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Egypt column

Thursday, January 31, 2013 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Egypt park to host famiy bingo event

The Egypt Memorial Park will be hosting a kids/family bingo on Sunday, Feb. 17.

Doors will open at noon and bingo starts at 1 p.m. For tickets and more information, call Donna at 610-262-9010 or Tracy at 610-841-6886.

The final sign-up date for the Egypt Memorial Park baseball and softball program for this spring will be Saturday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m. until noon, at the park snack stand.

Visit the park's website at egyptpark.org for information about upcoming events and also about pavilion rental.


Egypt column

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Organist to present recital

Jacqueline Kuba, organist of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Whitehall, will present an organ recital of Advent and Christmas music on Saturday, Dec. 29, at 4 p.m.

The concert will be presented at the church, which is located on Main Street in the village of Egypt.

Organ works will include selections by Bach, Pachelbel, Daquin, Held and Purvis, along with some favorite seasonal carols.

A freewill offering will be taken to benefit the music program at Shepherd of the Hills.

A reception will follow.

Egypt column

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Church youth are selling hoagies

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church Youth Group in Egypt is taking orders for hoagies and sandwiches during a fundraiser sale.

Orders will be taken until Sunday, Oct. 14.

The hoagies, which will be assembled at Milander's Market in Coplay, will be delivered Oct 21.

Call 610-262-4053 or 610-262-1600 for more information or to place an order.

Coming up next, the youth group will be having a penny party on Nov. 11.

For that event, doors open at 1 p.m., and the party begins at 2. Start saving your change now!

Oldies Night tickets available

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

The Egypt Memorial Park will be hosting an oldies night on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the park.

Freddie Frederick Sr. will be the deejay and Bad Bones BBQ will be catering this event. Snacks will be provided.

For tickets and information, call Donna at 610-262-9010 or Lynn at 610-261-9058. You can also visit the website at egyptpark.org.


At Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Egypt, members are being sought for the chancel choir, the handbell choir and the youth choir.

Egypt column: Laurel Fire Company to host block party

Thursday, August 16, 2012 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Local News

After months of planning by a committee of volunteers, the Laurel Fire Company block party will take place on Saturday.

The event will run from 2 to 10 p.m. and will offer children's games, refreshment stands, vendors, music and a basket raffle, along with crafters and an additional prize raffle.

Musical entertainment will be provided by the Birds of Prey in the afternoon and The Large Flowerheads in the evening.

This year's raffle prizes include a patio set, a Kindle Fire, a $250 gas card, a barbecue grill and a Kornfeinds meat special.