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Saturday, December 14, 2019

T-shirt design contest ends Nov. 15

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Breastfeeding Coalition

Lehigh Valley Breastfeeding Coalition announces its 2019 T-shirt design contest to promote breastfeeding awareness. The coalition’s panel of judges will select one winning image to be used on an upcoming series of T-shirts. Winners will be announced Dec. 1.

The rules include:

• Design must promote breastfeeding awareness and the coalition’s mission “to facilitate community efforts to promote, protect and support breastfeeding as a cultural norm across Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon counties.”

Art auction is Nov. 3 at WHS

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley Decorative Painters

Lehigh Valley Decorative Painters, a nonprofit organization, will present the 28th annual art auction Nov. 3 at Whitehall High School, 3800 Mechanicsville Road. Preview time begins 1:30 p.m., and bidding time starts 2 p.m.

Once a year, LVDP’s artists get together to have an auction of their hand-painted items — all unique and one of a kind.

For more information, call Bernice at 610-837-3854 or Rosalie at 610-261-0867.

Weight management cooking class will be held Nov. 12

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State Extension

Penn State Extension invites you to learn how to better manage your weight through healthy eating as part of its Let’s Cook with Penn State Extension cooking class series.

Let’s Cook for Weight Management will take place 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at Catasauqua Municipal Complex, 90 Bridge St. This hands-on cooking class will teach participants how to use a variety of ingredients to make healthy meals to help manage weight and how to eat fewer calories while still feeling satisfied.

Event to be held in Catasauqua

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Disability resource fair

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd, is hosting a disability resource fair 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 26 at Suburban North Family YMCA, 880 Walnut St., Catasauqua.

The event will feature vendors and organizations with programs and services available to disabled veterans.

“My resource fair is about bringing necessary products and services together under one roof for the community of people with disabilities, their families, caregivers, seniors and health care professionals,” McNeill said.

Lasagna dinner planned for Oct. 24

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Andrew’s Church

All are invited and encouraged to take a night off from cooking and enjoy a homemade lasagna dinner in the handicapped-accessible parish hall of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 24. In addition to lasagna, salad, Italian bread, assorted desserts and beverages will also be served.

There is a cost. Children 3 and under eat for free.

Come with a hearty appetite and bring your friends and neighbors.

All profits will benefit St. Andrew’s ministries.

Borough’s 150th anniversary to end Oct. 19 with Saengerbund event

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


A year of celebrating Coplay Borough’s 150th birthday — which kicked off in April with a visit from Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, a gala, a parade, a daylong festival at Balliet Stadium with the release of 150 lighted lanterns and a fireworks display and a pub crawl — will come to an end Oct. 19.

The closing ceremony will be held noon-10 p.m. at Coplay Saengerbund, 205 S. Fifth St.

Addiction, recovery education forum to be held Sept. 17

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Celebrate recovery, remember those lost to addiction and find help for those who still struggle at an addiction and recovery forum, to be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 17 at Northampton Community College’s Bethlehem campus, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem Township.

The event includes special programs, guest speakers and community outreach tables.

The schedule is as follows:

Guest speakers — 9-11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m., College Center, Room 220

Current drug trends — 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., College Center, Room 220