Call 610- 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.
Wednesday, Nov. 21: Chicken Kiev, rice pilaf, Scandinavian vegetable blend, wheat bread w/ margarine, fresh pineapple tidbits.
Thursday, Nov. 22: Closed for Thanksgiving.
Friday, Nov. 23: Closed for Thanksgiving.
Monday, Nov. 26: Chicken noodle...
Q. What foods are good for keeping your cholesterol down?
Oatmeal contains soluble fiber that reduces your low-density lipoprotein (LDL), the bad cholesterol that can increase your risk of heart attacks and strokes. This type of fiber is also found in kidney beans, brussels sprouts, apples, pears, barley and prunes.
There are other foods that work against cholesterol. These include soy protein, walnuts and fatty fish.
Soy protein is found in tofu, soy nuts, soy milk and...
Call 610- 782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, Nov. 21: Roasted turkey, bread stuffing, sweet potatoes, green beans, pumpkin pie.
Thursday, Nov. 22: Thanksgiving. Centers closed.
Friday, Nov. 23: Black Friday. Centers closed.
Monday, Nov. 26: Chicken croquette, roasted potatoes, carrots, pineapple, wheat bread.
Tuesday, Nov. 27: Low salt baked ham w/ maple mustard, whipped sweet potato, Brussels sprouts, angel food cake.
Wednesday, Nov. 28: Turkey...
Dear Jacquelyn, A couple of weeks ago I attended a baby shower for a friend. I did not know most of the people there. I found myself watching everyone and not talking. I normally am not at a loss for words with my friends and family, but in this situation I was totally out of my comfort zone. I did not want to come across as disinterested, but I felt awkward. Do you have any suggestions about how to engage in small talk?
Dear Reader, Naturally, when we spend time with the people who...
The Thomas the Tank Engine “Fun Room,” complete with an operating model train, opens 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Nov. 24 and continues through Dec. 29, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.
Thomas the Tank Engine and his friend Percy travel the rails. Children can color pictures of Thomas, play with a wooden Thomas train set, and enjoy other railroad crafts and activities.
Information: lehighvalleyheritagemuseum.org; 610-435-1074
“Charles F. Stonewall: Between Silence and Light” explores the emotional aftermath of personal trauma captured through the camera lens, in an exhibition through Dec. 15, Ronald K. De Long Gallery, Penn State Lehigh Valley, Center Valley.
Each photograph, shot with models, some with acting experience, reflects emotions of sadness, hurt and betrayal experienced by people who had been severely traumatized. The powerful works provide a face for the anonymous victims.
Hot, hot hot: The Hot Club of Philadelphia, performs in the “Jazz Upstairs” series, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Rodale Community Room, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. The Hot Club of Philadelphia was started in 2001 by guitarist Barry Wahrhaftig. The group is an acoustic ensemble dedicated to playing “Gypsy Jazz,” a style pioneered by the Hot Club of France Quintet, led by guitarist Django Reinhardt and violinist Stephane Grappelli. Bassist Jim Stager has been with The Hot Club from the beginning....
“Playing with Color” explores the surreal through Yevette Hendler’s infrared photography and color manipulation in an exhibition through Dec. 2, with an artist’s reception, 6 - 8 p.m. Nov. 16, Civic Theatre 514 Gallery, Alentown.
The exhibition, curated by Deborah Rabinsky, features dreamlike landscapes, blossoms, and the human figure.
“We are surrounded by so much reality these days that we just can’t escape it. So rather than reflect back the reality that is readily available...
Q. A friend of mine was diagnosed with Jumping Frenchmen of Maine. Have you ever heard of this?
Not until now. Jumping Frenchmen of Maine is a rare, unexplained disorder that produces an extreme startle reaction to a sudden noise or sight.
Jumping Frenchmen of Maine was first identified during the late 1800s in Maine and the Canadian province of Quebec. It was discovered among an isolated population of French-Canadian lumberjacks. Since the discovery, the extreme startle...