The Great Allentown Fair’s Premium List booklets detailing procedures and categories for entering the Fair’s blue-ribbon competitions are available at the Allentown Fair Office. PDF versions are available for downloading at: allentownfairpa.org.
Placement ribbons and cash prizes are awarded in each exhibitor category judged just prior and throughout fair week, Aug. 27 - Sept. 2. There are contests for youths in addition to the all-age categories.
Two guideline booklets are...
When I meet someone new, I always ask what they do for a living. This seems like good conversation starter, but I’m not sure if it’s polite. Is it rude to ask someone you just met what they do for living?
It’s not so much that the question in itself is rude as it is a matter of sensitivity of context.
I suggest starting off with an ice-breaking question to set the context so your question doesn’t come out of the blue. It’s better to...
Q. What increases my chances of breaking a bone?
For several reasons, seniors are in danger of breaking a bone. As we age, the power of our senses, reflexes and coordination diminishes. Maladies and the medicines we take for them can contribute to balance problems, which can lead to falls. Then there’s osteoporosis, a disease that makes bones more likely to snap.
You may be in danger of having weak bones and should check with a doctor if you: smoke, are in poor health, are over...
Lehigh Carbon Community College offers two new programs beginning in the fall 2019 semester: “Visual Arts A.A.S.” and “Health Care Office Coordinator A.A.S.”
“Visual Arts A.A.S.” is designed to teach students the skills needed to create, design and produce digital media, and is intended for students seeking careers in digital content production, visual journalism or commercial photography.
“Health Care Office Coordinator A.A.S.” provides the foundation for...
Lehigh Carbon Community College offers a one-credit class, “Mindfulness for Academic Success,” taught by Wendy Barron, professor of media communications and certified mindfulness instructor.
The class meets 2:20 - 3:41 p.m. Wednesdays, the first 10 weeks of the semester starting Aug. 28.
The course is designed to address stress that college students feel and will help them gain the tools to monitor their reactions to stressful situations, reduce worry about school...
Call 610-829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations; or visit www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.
Wednesday, July 24: Pork Rib-B-Q, cabbage and bow ties, pickled beets, wheat bread w/ margarine, fruit cocktail.
Thursday, July 25: Coconut-crusted chicken, scalloped potatoes, California vegetable blend, wheat bread w/ margarine, raspberry-filled cookie.
The Baum School of Art, 510 Linden St., Allentown, presents its 2019 Faculty and Staff Exhibition, Aug. 15 - Sept. 11 in The David E. Rodale and Rodale Family Galleries.
The Awards Reception will be held 6 p.m. Aug. 15 as part of Third Thursday, August 15, 2019
The biannual exhibition features the creative work of The Baum School of Art’s faculty and staff members. The exhibition includes work in a variety in media and subject matter, from fashion, to graphic design, to drawing...
Q. My husband and I have been arguing and not seeing eye to eye for a long time. We have tried counseling and nothing is working. We have two children, ages eight and three. I am not being abused and my husband is a great father. I really don’t want to be married to my husband anymore. Should I just put up with it until the children are older?
“I frequently hear the question, ‘Should we stay together for the sake of the children?’” panelist Chad Stefanyak said. “What I’ve never heard...
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, July 24: Chicken cordon bleu, roasted zucchini and yellow squash, mashed potatoes, roll, fruit sorbet.
Thursday, July 25: Fiesta pork chop, chuck wagon corn, oven roasted potatoes, roll, fresh fruit salad.
Friday, July 26: Open face roast beef sandwich, mashed potatoes, cream of broccoli soup, potato salad, rice pudding.
Monday, July 29: Herb roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts, roll, fruit bread pudding....
It’s called “Private Lives,” but the lives of two couples are on public display in the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (PSF) sparkling new production of the 1930 Noel Coward classic comedy of manners, or perhaps, of ill-manners, through Aug. 4, Main Stage, Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, DeSales University, Center Valley.
Sibyl Chase (Talley Gale) and Elyot Chase (Matthew Floyd Miller) are honeymooning at a hotel in Deauville, Normandy, on the northwest coast of France, when...