In today’s column, Mr. John McDevitt, former assistant manager of the Allentown State Hospital Farm in Weaversville, recalls its sad closing:
• Moms in Prayer group meeting, 9:45-11 a.m., at Whitehall Bible Fellowship Church, 3300 Seventh St., Hokendauqua. Information: momsinprayer.org or Fawn at 610-262-0519
• Northampton Area Middle School concert, 7 p.m., in the auditorium of Northampton Area High School, 1619 Laubach Ave.
• Storytime and crafts with Miss Veronica, 11 a.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St.
• AARP Chapter 115 meeting, noon, at American Club of Coplay, 300 Cherry St. Bring a nonperishable item for the food bank. Information: 610-395-2820
Indianland Garden Club will hold its annual plant auction, conducted by Dotta Auctions, 7 p.m. May 9 in Kuntz Fellowship Hall at Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville.
Doors open 6 p.m.
There will be a small plant sale and a raffle.
Light refreshments will be available throughout the evening.
This popular event is open to the public. It is a great opportunity to buy some healthy plants for your home or garden at reasonable prices.
It is recommended you bring a box for your purchases.
For more information, call 610-767-1622.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1335 Old Carriage Road, Kreidersville, will celebrate the food and culture of the Pennsylvania Dutch with an evening of dining and entertainment April 29.
Doors will open 4:30 p.m.; the meal will be served 5 p.m.
The menu will feature traditional Pennsylvania Dutch foods. Keith Brintzenhoff will entertain with a program of Pennsylvania German music, stories, folklore and humor.
A basket raffle will also be held.
Seating is by reservation and is limited to 125 persons. There is a cost.
Call 610-502-1965 to reserve a seat.
Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, Bath, will hold a beef dinner 3-7 p.m. April 29.
The meal includes beef, homemade filling, mashed potatoes, vegetables, roll, salad, pie and drinks.
For more information, contact Stacy at 610-837-3465.
Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, Bath, will hold a flea market 8 a.m.-1 p.m. May 6 in and around the church pavilion.
If you have something to sell, reserve a space and bring your own table(s), or just come out and see what treasures you can find.
Grace United Church of Christ, 902 Lincoln Ave., will hold a pulled pork sandwich dinner 4-7 p.m. May 6.
A basket raffle and bake sale will be held as well.
Tickets are available at the door.
Call 610-262-7186 for additional information.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714 will host a Cinco de Mayo party, with music by Friends of Tom, 7:30 p.m. May 6 at the Post home, Main Street and Laubach Avenue.
The VFW hosts a polka and button box event 7:30-10:30 p.m. every Friday at the Post home.
Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association (HCPA) is sponsoring a historic walking tour of the mansions and homes of Bridge Street tonight, April 27.
If interested, meet at the public library, Third and Bridge streets, 5 p.m. for the tour.
After the tour, there will be refreshments at the library and hands-on research of Catasauqua history through the Internet.
There is a cost; cash or check, made out to HCPA, will be accepted. Credit payment via Square will also be available.
Call Deb at 610-231-0603 for cost and other information.
Coplay Garden Club is set to meet 7 p.m. tonight, April 27, at St. John’s Lutheran Church hall, 18 S. Third St.
The model train group also meets this evening 7:30 p.m. at the borough hall, Fourth and Center streets.
The public is invited to check out its second-floor digs.
Trinity United Church of Christ will hold a spaghetti and meatball dinner 4-7 p.m. April 29 in the fellowship hall, 17 N. Third St. The event is open to the public.
The Log Cabin, one of four taverns that over the decades lined Second Street, has closed.
• Scrabble night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library. 49 S. Fifth St.
• Coplay Community Days committee meeting, 7 p.m., in council chambers at borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.
• Storytime and crafts with Miss Veronica, 11 a.m., at Coplay Public Library. 49 S. Fifth St. Another session is scheduled for May 4. No preregistration is necessary, and all ages are welcome to attend.
Moore Township Lions Club will be holding a block shoot and meat raffle 1-5 p.m. April 23 at Point Phillips Rod & Gun Club, 1035 Smith Gap Road, Bath. There is a 30-inch barrel-length limit, 12 gauge only. Shells will be furnished.
There will be free refreshments with a raffle ticket.
For more information, email Lois Iasiello at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Point Phillips Rod & Gun Club, 1035 Smith Gap Road, Bath, has a block shoot planned for 7-10 p.m. April 28.
For more information, call 610-837-0310.