Northampton Press

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Moore Township: Turkey dinner scheduled for Nov. 16 at Point Phillips club

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Point Phillips Rod & Gun Club, 1035 Smith Gap Road, is planning to hold a turkey dinner buffet 5-8 p.m. Nov. 16.

There is a cost.

For more information, call 610-837-0310.


Moore Township is having a children’s toy bingo 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 17 at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive.

Seating is limited.

The kitchen will be open. No outside food or drinks are allowed.

Proceeds benefit Moore Township Community Days.

Northampton: Church plans bag bingo for Nov. 16

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1235 Main St., is planning a designer bag bingo Nov. 16, featuring Kate Spade, Fossil, Michael Kors, Vera Bradley and Coach items. Doors open 11:30 a.m., and bingo starts 1 p.m.

A ticket includes 20 games of bingo. Specials will be sold separately.

A Chinese auction will also be held.

Refreshments will be available for purchase.

For tickets, call 610-262-2668.

Proceeds benefit the church’s building fund.


Catasauqua: Pick up St. Mary’s soup orders Nov. 15

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Don’t forget to pick up your soup orders from St. Mary’s Church 4:30-6 p.m. Nov. 15 in the parish center kitchen, 122 Union St.



There is a craft show scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 16 in the gymnasium of Catasauqua Area High School, 2500 W. Bullshead Road, Northampton.

There will be many crafters and vendors, as well as food and baked goods available in the cafeteria.

All proceeds benefit Catasauqua Music Arts Booster Association.


Catasauqua Club, 226 Pine St., will hold its next all-you-can-eat breakfast 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 17.

Lehigh Township: Drug education program set for Nov. 17 at Hope Lutheran

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Center for Humanistic Change will be presenting the HOPE (Heroin and Opioid Prevention Education) program 9 a.m. Nov. 17 at Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville.

HOPE, developed in response to the growing concern around heroin and opioid abuse in the Lehigh Valley, builds awareness through the stories of local families coping with the effects of addiction.

Coplay: All-you-can-eat breakfast planned

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Commitment to Family & Community, 165 Cherry St., will have an all-you-can-eat breakfast 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 17.


Coplay Lions Club meets 7:15 p.m. Nov. 19 at Coplay Saengerbund, 205 S. Fifth St.

The organization is open to anyone who wants to join its ranks.


St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., is holding a blood drive Nov. 30 for Miller-Keystone Blood Center.

The drive starts 8 a.m. in the church social hall.

Donors must be at least 17 years old.



Monday, November 11, 2019 by The Press in Columns

NOV. 11

• Come Write In program (a quiet space for you to write your novel), 5 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information: 610-262-7537 or

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

• Land preservation open house (organized by Moore Township Land and Preservation Board), 7 p.m., at Moore Township Municipal Building, 2491 Community Drive. Information: 610-759-9449

Northampton: St. Paul’s UCC to host breakfast

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Women of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 19th Street and Lincoln Avenue, will hold an all-you-can-eat breakfast and quilt raffle 8-11:30 a.m. Nov. 9.

Breakfast includes eggs, pancakes, hash browns, sausage, toast and a beverage.

There is a cost.

Call 610-262-3813 for tickets or information.


An all-you-can eat spaghetti dinner will be held 4-7 p.m. Nov. 9 at Grace United Church of Christ, 902 Lincoln Ave.

The dinner includes spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, rolls, ice cream and beverages.

Northampton Area Public Library: Work on your novel Monday nights

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

November is National Novel Writing Month. For the month of November, Northampton Area Public Library will offer Come Write In, a quiet space for you to write your novel, beginning 5 p.m. Mondays.


There will be a book bingo for children and their families 6 p.m. Nov. 12. Play to win new or slightly used books.

Any child up to and including fifth grade is invited to play.


Don’t miss the no-sew emoji pillow program for teens 3 p.m. Nov. 13. Make emoji pillows and keep them for yourself or give them as gifts.


Coplay: Coplay food bank seeking donations

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association’s food bank has a dwindling supply of food staples on its shelves with schools back in session.

The food bank is asking for donations of boxed cereal, peanut butter, jelly, macaroni and cheese, fruit cups, canned pasta and spaghetti sauce.

The pantry in the basement of borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St., will be open 8:30-10 a.m. Nov. 12.

The food bank is open to borough residents with proof of residency.


Catasauqua: Craft, vendor fair planned

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., is hosting a craft and vendor fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 9.

The event features a variety of crafters and vendors, a basket raffle, food to eat in or take out and a delicious bake sale.


Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St., will be having a storytime for children ages 3 to 5 starting 10:30 a.m. Nov. 12.


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