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Monday, January 6, 2014 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Focus

The Lehigh County Senior Center, 1633 Elm St., Allentown, has been renamed Lehigh Valley Active Life to better reflect its programs, classes and activities for the region's older and active adults.

The re-designation of the facility coincides with the organization's launch of a revamped website and redesigned logo. The rebranding was the result of consulting with The Anderson Group, Sinking Spring, Berks County.

Rick Daugherty, executive director of Lehigh Valley Active Life,...

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Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS

ALLENTOWN FAIRGROUNDS

Agri-Plex, 17th and Chew streets, Allentown. 484-553-2947

Lehigh Valley RV and Campground Show, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Jan. 10, 11; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Jan. 12, Agri-Plex

Automania, noon - 9 p.m. Jan. 17; 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Jan. 18; 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Jan. 19, Agri-Plex

@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST

SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

SmartsQuest Trivia, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Lee...

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Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CINEMA

ARTSQUEST CENTER

Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300

"Nebraska," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8; 8:30 p.m. Jan. 9

"Philomena," 4, 6:15 p.m. Jan. 9

"The Wolf of Wall Street," 7:15 p.m. Jan. 8; 4:15, 7:45 p.m. Jan. 9

"August: Osage County," 1:30, 4;15, 6:45, 9:15 p.m. Jan. 10; 12:15, 1:30, 3:55, 5, 7:15 p.m. Jan. 11; noon, 1:30, 2:30, 6:05 p.m. Jan. 12; 4:30, 7:15 p.m. Jan. 13, 14, 15; 2, 4;30...

'Ice House' series to screen film

Monday, January 6, 2014 by The Press in Focus

The film, "Let the Fire Burn," will be presented by the SouthSide Film Institute as part of the "Ice House Tonight" series, 8 p.m. Jan. 11, Charles A. Brown Ice House, Sand Island, 56 River St., Bethlehem.

In "Let the Fire Burn," director Jason Osder documents the May 13, 1985, climax of a longtime political dispute between the City of Philadelphia and controversial radical urban group Move.

First-time filmmaker Osder, using only archival news coverage and interviews, is said...

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Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS

ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM

31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333

Assemblage: Contemporary Fiber Art, through Feb. 23, Goodman Gallery

The Maiden Creek Series: Watercolors by Matthew Daub, through May 18, Payne Hurd Gallery

@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM

5 N. Front St., Allentown. 610-432-4200

Brilliant Brass Beauties, through April 30

Pieces by Carl Renner, through May 31

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Allentown Parks Winterfest

Monday, January 6, 2014 by The Press in Focus

Friends of the Allentown Parks presents the first Allentown Winterfest, noon - 5 p.m. Feb. 8.

Featured are horse and carriage rides along Lake Muhlenberg in Cedar Beach Park and along the Rose Garden, ski and snowboard demonstrations presented by Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center, wine-tasting, competitive snowman-snow sculpture building contests, ice sculpture, snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing, human dog sled race, bonfire, and food.

In addition, Bear Creek...

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Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS

ARTSQUEST

ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.610-297-7100

Kevin Devine, 8 p.m. Jan. 8, Musikfest Café

Blue Jersey Band, 8 p.m. Jan. 10, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons

Stanley Clarke, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10, Musikfest Café

Kim Edwards, 8 p.m. Jan. 11, Capital BlueCross Creativity Commons

Boogie Wonder Band, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Musikfest Café

Chickentown, 8 p.m. Jan. 17, Capital...

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Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by MIRANDA HEVER Special to the Press in Focus

@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS

ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400

Open Mic, 7 - 8:30 p.m. Jan. 8, Feb. 5

"Amador," 2 p.m. Jan. 25

"The Day I Saw Your Heart," 2 p.m. Feb. 22

Adult Winter Reading Program, through Feb. 28

Vellamo, 2 p.m. Jan. 11

Lap-sit Story Time, 10 a.m. Thursdays: Up to 2-year-olds

Time for Twos, 6 p.m. Wednesdays; 10:15 a.m. Fridays: 2-year-olds

Preschool Story Time,...

Growing Green: Voles create snowy runways

Monday, January 6, 2014 by The Press in Focus

As the snows of December melted, did you see small runways in your lawn?

The runways were probably made by voles.

Voles are small, chunky, ground-dwelling rodents. Voles have other common names, including meadow mice, ground moles, field mice and meadow moles.

The use of these terms can cause confusion when identifying rodents. It is important that small mammals be identified correctly before starting animal control activities, since materials and methods effective...

LEHIGH VALLEY STAGE

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by The Press in Focus

"A Bronx Tale," 8 p.m. Jan. 18: Chazz Palminteri one-man show. Post-show meet and greet with Chazz Palminteri for State Theatre benefit, State Theatre, State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton. 610-252-3132

Choose Your Own Misadventure, 11 p.m. Jan. 25, Blue Cinema, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378

Mandudebro, 10:45 p.m. Jan. 11, with High Dramma, Blast Furnace Room; 11 p.m. Jan. 17, Blue Cinema, ArtsQuest Center,...