Northampton Press

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Lehigh Township: Historical society plans open house

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Lehigh Township Historical Society is holding an open house 1-4 p.m. July 1 at the Historical Centre Museum, 3811 Lehigh Drive (Route 248 in Pennsville).

Visitors will receive a small American flag and can participate in a museum scavenger hunt.

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Hope Lutheran Church’s Vacation Bible School runs July 9-13 and is offered to children 3 years old and potty trained to children who just completed sixth grade.

The theme this year is “Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus.”

Moore Township: Comedian takes stage June 29

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Point Phillips Rod & Gun Club, 1035 Smith Gap Road, is hosting Raymond the Amish Comic 8-9:30 p.m. June 29. There is a cost.

Point Phillips is having an all-you-can-eat breakfast 8-11:30 a.m. July 8. There is a cost.

There will be a 3-D archery shoot July 8 as well. Registration begins 8 a.m.

Point Phillips is offering a hunter’s safety course 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July 14. All participants must register online at register-ed.com/events/view/121957 before attending.

For more information, call the club at 610-837-0310.

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HAPPENINGS

Monday, June 25, 2018 by The Press in Columns

JUNE 25

• Movie: “School of Rock,” 5 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Game night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Cement Belt Fair, 6-11 p.m., at Victor Talotta Park, Fornaciari Drive and Dewey Street, Cementon. The event will continue until June 30.

• Good Vibrations Chorus practice, 9:30-11 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

Catasauqua: St. Mary’s Catholic Church to host block party June 21-23

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Columns

St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Second and Union streets, will be holding its annual block party 6-10 p.m. June 21-23.

There will be delicious homemade food, a bake sale and money and basket raffles as well as games for adults and kids. Bingo will be played in the air-conditioned church hall.

Music for all three nights will be provided by D.H. Productions.

In addition, you can enjoy the children’s lip sync contest Friday and hourly “Minute to Win It” games Saturday. Register for these at the disc jockey booth.

For more information, call 610-264-0332.

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Bath: Study group to meet June 21

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Sacred Heart Church’s men’s Scripture study group will meet 7-8:30 p.m. June 21 in the Burkhardt building of the church, 210 E. Northampton St. The study is the Second Book of Kings, using Dr. Scott Hahn Ignatius Catholic Bible study.

There will be no meetings in July and August, so see you in September.

Email Lew Ferris, deacon, at lferris_2000@yahoo.com for any questions.

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Allen/East Allen townships: Township offices closed July 4

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Allen Township and East Allen Township municipal buildings will be closed July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

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The fourth annual Northampton Area School District Student Council car show will be held July 28 at Bicentennial Park West, 5351 Park West Lane (off Colony Drive), East Allen Township. The rain date is July 29.

Time of the event is 9 a.m.-3 p.m., with registration 9 a.m.-noon. Awards will be distributed 3 p.m.

Lehigh Township: Open house is set for July 1

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Lehigh Township Historical Society is holding an open house 1-4 p.m. July 1 at the Historical Centre Museum, 3811 Lehigh Drive (Route 248 in Pennsville).

Visitors will receive a small American flag and can participate in a museum scavenger hunt.

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Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, announces registration for Vacation Bible School is now open. VBS runs July 9-13 and is offered to children 3 years old (potty trained) to children completing sixth grade in June 2018.

Classes will be held 9 a.m.-noon, with a closing program 7 p.m. July 13.

Northampton: Queenship of Mary will hold festival

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Queenship of Mary Church will hold its annual festival noon-8 p.m. June 24 on the church grounds, 1324 Newport Ave.

Traditional picnic foods — hot dogs, hamburgers, French fries, sausage sandwiches, turkey barbecues, corn on the cob, sno-cones, ice cream and funnel cakes — will be sold.

There will also be a variety of ethnic foods, such as cabbage and noodles, Vietnamese egg rolls, Mario’s pizza, pierogies and longos (Hungarian fried bread dough).

A bake sale, a basket raffle and other raffles will be held.

There will be activities for the kids and bingo as well.

Coplay: Library planning wilderness program

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Public Library is hosting the Wilderness Rocks program with the Lehigh County Conservation District 1 p.m. June 21.

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The Edward M. Kennedy Democratic Association is hosting an event 1:30 p.m. June 24 at Paulie’s Restaurant, 1214 Chestnut St.

Organizers hope to develop a Democratic association, possibly referred to as the Cement Belt Democratic Association.

The group could include Democrats from Whitehall, Coplay, Catasauqua, Northampton and North Catasauqua.

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Happenings

Monday, June 18, 2018 by The Press in Columns

JUNE 18

• Vacation Bible School (for age 3 through fifth grade), 5:30 p.m. (light dinner) and 6-8 p.m. (program), at Emmanuel’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, Moore Township. VBS will continue until June 22. Information: church office at 610-837-1741 or vbspro.events/p/e4b084

• Open mic and jam night, 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Aqua Zumba classes start, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Coplay’s Parkway Pool, Second and Keefer streets. The program will continue Mondays and Wednesdays.