Northampton Press

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Northampton: Head to Roxy for holiday fun

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Area Chamber of Commerce and Roxy Theatre will hold a holiday mixer and movie night Dec. 13 at the Roxy, 2004 Main St.

The mixer is 6-7 p.m., followed by the film “Holiday Inn” 7:30 p.m. Admission is a nonperishable food item, to be donated to Northampton Area Food Bank.

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Northampton Fire Department will hold its Santa Run Dec. 15. Gifts may be dropped off 6-8 p.m. Dec. 13 and 14 at the fire department, 4 Lerchenmiller Drive.

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Send in your news! Email the information to tklutter@ptd.net, and I’ll include it in an upcoming column.

Moore Township: Point Phillips club to host block shoot, ham raffle

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Point Phillips Rod & Gun Club, 1035 Smith Gap Road, is having a .22-caliber block shoot and ham raffle 7-10 p.m. Dec. 14.

Tickets are available at the bar.

Point Phillips will be hosting the Banned from the Ranch band for a Christmas carol sing-along 7-10 p.m. Dec. 24.

For more information, call 610-837-0310.

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Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, is having a fill-the-box cookie sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 16.

There is a cost.

For more information, call 610-837-1901.

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Allen/East Allen townships: Lappawinzo to serve breakfast

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Lappawinzo Fish & Game, 25 Lappawinzo Road, will host a breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Dec. 16.

The event is open to the public. There is a cost.

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Reminder: Kreidersville Covered Bridge Association will hold a holiday tree-lighting celebration 4:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at the covered bridge.

Highlights of the event include holiday carols, hot chocolate, cookies, a bonfire and, of course, a special visit from Santa!

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Allen Township firefighters will be delivering gifts to residents beginning noon Dec. 16.

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Catasauqua: Christmas burlesque show scheduled for Dec. 15

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Mistletoe Nights: Who’s Naughty or Nice? burlesque show is set for 8-11 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Gas House Dance Hall, 311 Front St.

There is a cost. Bring a food donation for Manna on Main and receive a free gift.

The troupe consists of Miss China Doll, the Guinness record holder for largest fan dance; host and performer Geo; Ms. Sassy Chassis; and Diamond D’Light. Joining the group from Crufeli Sideshow and Circus Arts is Kiki Crufeli and Scorpino. Lehigh Valley comedian Tyler Rothrock will perform as well.

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Happenings

Monday, December 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

DEC. 10

• Cupcake-decorating program for children (with Blondie’s Rebecca Zukowski-Gillespie), 6 p.m., at Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St. Information and registration (required): 610-264-4151

• Christmas craft (for adults), 6 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration (required): 610-262-7537

• Holiday chorus concert, 7 p.m., in the gymnasium of Moore Elementary School, 2835 Mountain View Drive, Bath

Allen/East Allen townships: Tree lighting to be held at Kreidersville bridge

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Kreidersville Covered Bridge Association will hold a holiday tree-lighting celebration 4:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at the covered bridge.

Highlights of the event include holiday carols, hot chocolate, cookies, a bonfire and, of course, a special visit from Santa!

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Lappawinzo Fish & Game, 25 Lappawinzo Road, will host a breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Dec. 16.

The event is open to the public. There is a cost.

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Allen Township firefighters will be delivering gifts to residents beginning noon Dec. 16.

There is a cost to participate.

Northampton Area Public Library: Adult craft event is Dec. 10

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Area Public Library will hold a Christmas craft for adults 6 p.m. Dec. 10. Registration is required.

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The crochet group will meet 6 p.m. Dec. 11. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

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There will be a teen gingerbread house event 3 p.m. Dec. 12. Teens will create houses, and the most creative wins a prize! Registration is required.

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The library book sale is Dec. 12-15. The sale includes books for children, teens and adults. There will also be DVDs, TV series and CDs.

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Coplay: Coplay tree lighting planned for Dec. 6

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The borough’s annual community tree lighting program, hosted by Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association, is set for 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

Coplay Fire Department will deliver Santa on a fire engine to meet with the children.

Lori and James will present holiday-inspired entertainment program inside borough hall.

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The third annual O Come All Ye Faithful Social Call Christmas party will be held Dec. 7 at the American Club of Coplay pavilion, 300 Cherry St.

Bath: Decorating party is planned at Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, is having a decorating party 10 a.m. Dec. 13.

Come and help decorate the worship spaces for Christmas.

Emmanuel’s is also helping the Bath Area Food Bank by collecting canned fruit, toilet paper and paper towels. Also appreciated will be canned yams or sweet potatoes and Stove Top stuffing.

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Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, is having a cookie sale. Come to the firehouse 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 16 and fill a box with cookies.

Lehigh Township: Send in your news

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Is your church or organization having a fundraiser or event in Lehigh Township you want to let the community know about? Send the information to kristinaheschgrover@rcn.com, and I will be happy to announce it in a future column.

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Reminder: The Festival of Trees will be held 4-9 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 15 at the red barn above the north parking lot at Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive.

Come out and see a live nativity, Christmas videos and Christmas trees and enjoy some refreshments.

All proceeds benefit Bethany Wesleyan Church’s missions.