Northampton Press

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Fireworks planned for July 6 at Earl Adams Memorial Park

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Breinigsville

Upper Macungie Township, in partnership with the Schmoyer, Trexler and J.S Burkholder funeral homes, will be hosting the Village of Breinigsville Independence Day fireworks spectacular July 6 at Earl Adams Memorial Park, 8935 Breinigsville Road, Breinigsville. Rain date is July 7.

Concession stands will open 3 p.m.

WTAP TV personality Uncle Jeffery will also begin broadcasting live 3 p.m.

There will be live music by the Municipal Band of Allentown beginning 7 p.m. with an old-fashioned patriotic sing-along 8:15 p.m.

Meeting set for June 4

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Quilting guild

The Crazy Quilters Quilt Guild will meet 7 p.m. June 4 at Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 3461 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Emmaus.

Quilt designer and teacher Heather Kojan will present a trunk show of her quilts, ranging from traditional to improvisational to modern.

Visitors should arrive between 6:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.

There is a small fee for nonmembers.

For more information, visit crazyquilters.org.

Trauma blood donations needed

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

RED CROSS

The American Red Cross needs blood donations to trauma centers during Trauma Awareness Month this May and throughout the year.

One car accident victim might use as many as 100 units of blood.

Donor appointments may be scheduled by downloading the free app at RedCrossBlood.org or by calling 1-800-RedCross (1-800-733-2767).

Red Cross blood, platelets or plasma donors through June 10 will receive a $5 Amazon.com gift card via email (restrictions apply).

For more information, visit RedCrossBlood.org/Together.

Korea/Vietnam Memorial program set for April 28

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in News Briefs

The Korea/Vietnam Memorial Inc. will have a special commemorative program 2 p.m. April 28 at the U.S. Armed Forces Plaza, Lehigh Carbon Community College, Route 309, Schnecksville.

Veterans whose names have been added to the plaza, a Purple Heart recipient, members of the Allentown Veterans Outreach Group and the Fleet Reserve will be honored.

Special recognition will be given to the longtime KVM officers, CEO Frank Ginther and President Robert Wolfe.

LCCC President Dr. Ann Bieber and Director of Veterans Services Leslie Bartholomew will give presentations.

Summer camp dates announced

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

NMIH

The National Museum of Industrial History summer camp 2019, “We Built This City: Engineering a City from the Ground Up,” will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 8-12 and 15-9 for grades 4 through 6. The daily programs begin at the museum, 602 E. Third St.

Campers will learn to think critically and strategically about topography and infrastructure such as terrain and waterways, urban, suburban and rural features and how utilities are distributed.

Book sale set for April 25-29

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

aAUW

The American Association of University Women, Bethlehem, will hold its annual book sale April 25-29 at the Bethlehem Ice Rink, 345 Illick’s Mill Road, 18017. There will be preview, half-price and bag days.

Checks and cash are accepted. Proceeds from the event benefit scholarships and educational programs.

For information, schedules and hours, visit bethlehem-pa.aauw.net/.

Candidates’ night set for April 22

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Northampton County

A candidates’ night will be held 7-9 p.m. April 22 at United Steelworkers Union (Van Bittner) Hall, 53 E. Lehigh St., Bethlehem.

It is free and open to the public.

The event will feature Northampton County candidates for judge, district attorney, county council, Bethlehem City Council and others.

Refreshments will be served.

The program is sponsored by Bethlehem NAACP.

Meeting planned for March 5

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Crazy Quilters

The Crazy Quilters Quilt Guild meets 7 p.m. March 5 at Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 3461 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Emmaus.

Guest speaker Barb Vedder will discuss the use of color, contrast and composition in designing scrap quilts and will display her own quilts and a collection of antique scrap quilts.

Visitors should arrive between 6:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.

There is a small fee for nonmembers.

For more information, visit crazyquilters.org.