• Miller-Keystone blood drive, 4-7 p.m., at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Hokendauqua. Information and to schedule a time to donate: Judy Ehret at 610-767-5061
• Open mic and jam night, 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339
• Gentle chair yoga, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at Whitehall Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. Information: 610-437-3700
Submissions are now being accepted for the 13th annual award-winning Lehigh Valley Press Student Poetry Project.
In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, poems will be selected in each of the Elementary School, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 25 and April 26 Focus section in the eight Lehigh Valley Press newspapers and web sites.
Dr. Andrew Felkay, Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies at Kutztown University, presents a talk, “Putin’s Russia: An Update,” 1 p.m. Feb. 17, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.
Felkay is author of “Yeltsin’s Russia and the West,” and other books.
Information: lehighvalleyheritagemuseum.org; 610-435-1074
Tape Swap Radio and the Bethlehem Area Public Library host “Lehigh Valley Punk Rock Flea Market,” 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 17, at the library, 11 W. Church St., Bethlehem.
Expected are 20 vendors from Lehigh Valley businesses, artists, and crafters, 21,000 CDs and vinyl records on sale, and music by DJ Reverbiscar in a benefit for renovation of the library’s Bob Cohen Room.
If the shoe fits: “Rodgers And Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, plays the State Theatre Center for the Arts for two performances, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16 and 17. The musical, starring, above, Leslie Jackson and Tatyana Lubov, originally written for television, debuted in 1957 starring Julie Andrews. The show, which made its Broadway debut in 2013, with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, new book by Douglas Carter Beane, original book by Hammerstein, was directed by Mark Brokaw and choreographed by Josh Rhodes.
This is the entry form for the Lehigh Valley Press Focus section “Readers Pick The Oscar Recipients Contest” for the 90th Academy Awards.
- “Darkest Hour”
- “Phantom Thread”
- “Get Out”
- “The Post”
- “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
- “The Shape of Water”
- “Lady Bird”
- “Call Me by Your Name”
- Paul Thomas Anderson, “Phantom Thread”
- Guillermo del Toro, “The Shape of Water”
- Christopher Nolan, “Dunkirk”
- Greta Gerwig, “Lady Bird”
Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards have been announced.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present the Academy Awards for 2017 outstanding film achievements, 8 p.m. (EST) March 4, Dolby Theatre, Hollywood and Highland Center, Los Angeles, televised live on the ABC-TV.
Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.
In the 400 block of Bridge Street, police sought vehicle repossession information.
A dead deer in the 200 block of North 14th Street was reported.
A sinkhole on Faith Drive was reported to police. Public works was notified.
At V M Installations Corporation, 610 Front St., an officer stood by while a former employee retrieved paperwork.
Tires were dumped in the 200 block of Lehigh Street.
In the 100 block of Howertown Road, a streetlight was out. PPL was notified.
Coplay Borough’s 150th celebration committee meets 7 p.m. Feb. 15 at council chambers, 98 S. Fourth St.
The American Club of Coplay will host a post-valentine dance Feb. 17 at the social quarters, 32 N. Third St.
There will be music by DJ Scotty 7-10:30 p.m. with no cover charge. The kitchen will be open.
For more information, call 610-261-2884.
Coplay Saengerbund, 205 S. Fifth St., will host the Dynamic Duo 7-9 p.m. Feb. 17.
Coplay Garden Club will be meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St.
Thursday, Feb. 15: Elem. — Hot dog or PB&J, baked beans, banana, chilled peaches, milk. M.S. — Chicken patty, baked beans, celery sticks, banana, peaches, milk. H.S. — Chicken patty, hummus, carrots with dip, banana, orange, milk.
Friday, Feb. 16: Elem. — Breaded mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce, steamed corn, carrots with dip, apple wedges, milk. M.S., H.S. — Four-cheese pizza, broccoli with cheese sauce, celery sticks, apple wedges, orange, milk.
Monday, Feb. 19: No school. No meals served.