Civil War Days
On May 19 and 20, Friends of Camp Geiger will sponsor its 10th Lehigh Valley Civil War Days at the recreational area of Whitehall Parkway, Church Street. The event opens 9 a.m. Saturday.
The free monthly Cars & Coffee Lehigh Valley series, presented by Chevrolet 21, featuring up to 500 different vehicles of all makes and models, continues 9 a.m. May 20.
The featured automobile will be a custom-built Tucker 48, created by Rob Ida of Ida Automotive in New Jersey, along with Tucker family member Sean Tucker. One of the original 51 Tuckers is currently on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.
Lehigh Valley residents can safely dispose of personal financial documents and other sensitive records at an Operation: Stop Scams shredding event offered by AARP Pennsylvania May 5 at Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem.
The free event will be held 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley
Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley is holding a spring open house 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 28.
It will be held at 1988 Schadt Ave., Whitehall.
Guests are invited to a Q&A to learn about Islamic and Muslim culture, visit cultural stations, sample cuisine, take guided tours of the center and more.
Modest dress is requested of guests. Casual pants, jeans and long skirts are acceptable.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save water by installing a rain barrel! Rain barrels sit underneath a downspout to collect water from the roof each rain event. The water can be saved and used to water plants in your yard.
By using a rain barrel, you can help save drinking water resources, decrease water and sewer bills, utilize higher-quality water for plants and reduce polluted runoff from storms.
State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd, and state Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, invite area senior citizens to their upcoming senior fair.
The free event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon April 27 at Whitehall Mall.
“We have over 70 vendors scheduled to attend. There will be free blood pressure screenings, vision checks, giveaways, refreshments and door prizes,” McNeill said. “Last year’s event drew more than 500 seniors, so you don’t want to miss out on this great free event.
Greenleaf Lodge No. 561 F&AM will be hosting its 28th annual Stanley H. Roth Master’s Golf Tournament May 19 at the Allentown Municipal Golf Course.
The day’s activities include 7 a.m. registration with coffee and doughnuts, 7:20 a.m. putting contest and 8 a.m. shotgun start (rain or shine).
Immediately following the four-person scramble golf tournament, there will be a luncheon at the Allentown Municipal pavilion.
There is a cost per golfer.
Memorial Day parade
Organizers of Easton’s Memorial Day parade are calling for participants.
Participants will meet 10 a.m. May 28 at Sixth and Walnut streets, Easton, and step-off is set for 10:30 a.m.
The parade will end at Scott Park for closing ceremonies.
Before the parade, Brown & Lynch American Legion Post 9 will render honors at the Grand Army of the Republic plot in the Easton cemetery. This is set for 9 a.m., and the public is invited.
Stephens Funeral Home, 274 N. Krocks Road, Allentown, is offering a pet loss and grief seminar 2-3:30 p.m. April 29 at the funeral home.
The seminar, on coping with life after the loss of a pet, will be presented by Day by Day Pet Caregiver Support.
Learn about topics that address grief after the loss of a beloved pet.
Topics include human-animal bond, learning about grief, coping with grief, struggling with guilt and regrets, the need to mourn, healing after loss, memorialization, children and pets in grief and when to adopt again.
United Way’s 2-1-1 help line is a free, confidential, 24-hour information and referral service that connects 97 percent of Pennsylvanians with all the health and human services available to help.
In 2017, more than 199,000 Pennsylvanians turned to 2-1-1 for help. In our region, 2-1-1 calls for health and human services have more than doubled over the past three years, from approximately 2,800 in 2013-14 to 7,400 in 2016-17. Sixty percent of those calls were for homeless services and housing.