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Northampton: Exchange Club plans craft fair

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Exchange Club will hold a fall craft fair and tricky tray 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 15 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

More than 70 crafters and direct sales vendors will have displays.

Admission and parking are free.

Luncheon foods and beverages will be available for purchase.


The Siegfried Railroad Station, home of the Northampton Area Historical Society, will be open to visitors for the last time this year Oct. 15. Hours are 1-4 p.m. The station is located on West 21st Street (Route 329).

The station is a museum housing artifacts of Northampton and the surrounding area. This year’s main exhibit is focused on Northampton’s first ward and its businesses — past and present.

There is no charge to visit the station, but donations are always accepted.

The society is always looking for new members.

For more information, call 610-262-8198.


Reminder: Grace United Church of Christ, 902 Lincoln Ave., will hold a halupki dinner 4-7 p.m. Oct. 14.

There is a cost. The meal — which can be enjoyed in the social hall or taken home — includes two halupkies, mashed potatoes, roll and butter, cupcake and beverages.

For details, call 610-262-7186.


Karaoke with Crazy K is set for 8-11 p.m. Oct. 14 at Northampton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Main Street and Laubach Avenue.

The VFW hosts polkas and button box music 7:30-10:30 p.m. every Friday night. Doors open 6:30 p.m.

The social hall is accepting new members. Membership is open to everyone; previous military service is not required.

For more information, call 610-262-3891.


Northampton Area Public Library is currently accepting donations for its autumn basket social, set for 6 p.m. Oct. 13. New or collectible items can be dropped off at the library.


Assumption of the Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 1301 Newport Ave., is holding a halupki sale. Orders can be picked up at the church 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 11.

Deadline to order is Nov. 4. Call Marty at 610-262-5292 or Linda at 610-837-3076.


The Cenacle to Divine Mercy at Queenship of Mary Church is sponsoring a trip Dec. 8 to Sight & Sound for “The Miracle of Christmas.”

The bus will leave the St. Joe’s parking lot 10 a.m.

The cost of the trip includes transportation, driver’s tip and the show.

The group will have lunch at Shady Maple, but that is not included in the trip cost.

To reserve a seat, call Fran at 610-262-1663 or Rosie at 610-262-2838.


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