• Cupcake-decorating program for children (with Blondie’s Rebecca Zukowski-Gillespie), 6 p.m., at Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St. Information and registration (required): 610-264-4151
• Christmas craft (for adults), 6 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration (required): 610-262-7537
• Holiday chorus concert, 7 p.m., in the gymnasium of Moore Elementary School, 2835 Mountain View Drive, Bath
Not unlike a child on tiptoes taking a peak in wide-eyed wonderment at Santa’s toys, Christmastime performances of the beloved classic, “Nutcracker,” get ballet dancers en pointe.
If you haven’t seen the “Nutcracker” on stage, there are again several opportunities, including the Ballet Guild of the Lehigh Valley’s 50th anniversary performance (for that preview, see the Dec. 12 and 13 Focus section).
Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Loch celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary Nov. 17.
Farmers all of their life in Loch Valley, they also owned a milk-hauling business, K&R Loch Hauling, for 22 years.
They are members of St. Paul’s Church, Seiberlingsville, Albany Township, Lehigh County.
The Lochs also are members of Weisenberg, New Tripoli, Kempton and Kutztown fire companies.
They were married at the home of the late Rev. William Wolford.
They are both retired.
Call 610- 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.
Wednesday, Dec. 5: Spaghetti and meatballs, parmesan cheese, tossed salad with Italian dressing, Italian bread with margarine, chilled pears.
Thursday, Dec. 6: Smoked sausage, grilled potatoes w/egg, three bean salad, fruit biscuit w/margarine, apple walnut crumb cake.
Friday, Dec. 7: Navy bean soup, apple juice, tuna salad hoagie, potato chips, carrot raisin salad, peanut butter cookie.
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, Dec. 5: Chopped steak w/ gravy, scalloped potatoes, carrots, tropical fruit, wheat dinner roll.
Thursday, Dec. 6: Roasted turkey breast, bread stuffing, green beans, orange.
Friday, Dec. 7: Battered fish with tartar sauce, confetti rice, Mediterranean medley, apple, wheat bread.
Monday, Dec. 10: Spaghetti w/ meat balls, broccoli, fruit cocktail.
Tuesday, Dec. 11: Veal w/mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes, creamed spinach, pears.
Kenny G at Christmas: For the first time ever, Kenny G is in concert at the State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6. On his highly-anticipated holiday tour, the phenomenal saxophone instrumentalist performs some of his greatest hits, including songs from 1994’s “Miracles: The Holiday Album.” His two other holiday albums are “Faith,“ 1999, and “Wishes,” 2002.
Suburban Dart League
Star of Beth 28 8 ,778
St. Paul’s 20 13 .606
Christ UCC 21 15 .583
Bath Luth 19 14 .576
Emmanuel 18 18 .500
Ebenezer 16 20 .444
St. Stephen’s 16 20 .444
Dryland 15 21 .417
Light of Christ 15 21 .417
Salem UCC 12 21 .364
Farmersville 12 21 .364
Dryland (12-8 11in, 6-3) at
Light of Christ (5-3)
D - Butch Silfies 9-13, Earl Sigley 7-14, Larry Golick 6-15 cycle 2HR, Al Gilbert 5-13.
Wilfred S. Jacoby, 96, died Nov. 27, 2018, at Gracedale Nursing Home, Nazareth. He was the husband of the late Gladys V. (Miller) Jacoby for 56 years.
Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Verna R. (Jacoby) Young and a stepson of Charles Young.
He was a clerk for the A&P Tea Company Inc. for 30 years before he retired in 1983.
He was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Northampton.
He was also a shop steward for 25 years for UFCW Local 1776.
He was a member of the Masonic lodge.
Janet Louise Duchala, 88, died Nov. 30, 2018. She was the wife of the late Stephen Duchala Jr.
Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Dorothy (Jones) Fia and Charles Hippert.
She was a 1948 graduate of Allentown High School and graduated from Sacred Heart School of Nursing.
She was a registered nurse, and worked at the Allentown Hospital for several years before taking a job with Bethlehem Visiting Nurse Association. In 1981, she became a health care specialist in Nuremberg, Germany, until her retirement in 1994.
Whitehall-Coplay School Board meets 7 p.m. at the school district administration building, 2940 MacArthur Road.
Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.
Coplay Borough Council meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St.
Whitehall Township Legal and Legislative Committee meets 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road.