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Northampton: Soup tasting event planned for Oct. 13

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Women of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ will be having a soup tasting 4-7 p.m. Oct. 13 at the church, 105 E. 19th St.

Salad, bread, beverages and dessert are included.

There is a cost.

For more information, call Brenda at 610-262-3813.


Mark your calendar for these fun Halloween events:

The annual Jack Frost Parade, organized by Northampton Exchange Club, will be held 7 p.m. Oct. 18.

Trick-or-treat night in the borough is planned for 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31.


Grace United Church of Christ, 902 Lincoln Ave., will hold a halupki dinner 4-7 p.m. Oct. 20.

The price includes two halupkis, mashed potatoes, roll and butter, dessert and beverages.

Take out is available.

Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Call 610-263-7186 for cost or additional information.


Northampton Exchange Club will hold its fall craft and vendor fair 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 21 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

Admission and parking are free.

More than 85 crafters and direct sales vendors will have displays.

A tricky tray raffle will also be held.

Food and beverage items will be available for purchase.


Halloween Wheels on the Canal will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 27 at Canal Street Park. Rain date is Nov. 3.

The car show is open to all vehicles. Event organizers are seeking independent sales vendors, craft vendors and food vendors to participate.

There is a registration fee. All vendors must be preregistered.

Vehicles can either preregister or register at the event. Registration begins 8 a.m.

Other highlights of the day include a basket raffle, deejay and a toy collection to benefit Toys for Tots.

This is a not-for-profit event with all proceeds going to help veterans. All proceeds will be split between Mission 22 and Blue Star Mothers of America, Lehigh Valley Chapter No. 201.

For more information, email HalloweenWheelsOnTheCanal@gmail.com; call 610-440-2407; or visit the group’s Facebook page, Halloween Wheels on the Canal.


Quota Club International of Northampton will be celebrating 90 years of existence and service to the community at an Oct. 28 dinner and program at Northampton Banquet & Event Center.

This group undertakes several projects each year to benefit needs within our communities, such as Northampton Area Food Bank, Santa shopping, speech and hearing scholarships and more.

For cost and information on attending the event, contact Anita at 610-984-5187.


The Civil War round table discussions, held the third Wednesday of the month at Northampton Area Public Library, are on hold until January.

If you are interested in joining or need more information, call Peggy at 610-837-1757.


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