Looking for a night out with friends? Instructor Karen Hoff is offering 10 weeks of aerobics in the parish hall of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 435 Pershing Blvd. The class will be held 6-6:50 p.m. Tuesday nights from Sept. 4 to Nov. 6.
The 10 weeks includes 50 minutes of aerobic exercises, followed by 20 additional minutes of toning and floor-work exercises for those who wish to stay.
• Guitar Hero tournament (for grades 6-12), 2 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration: 610-262-7537
• Vacation Bible School (for age 3 to sixth grade), 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Whitehall Bible Fellowship Church, 3300 Seventh St., Hokendauqua. VBS will continue until Aug. 17. Information and registration: whitehall.lehighbible.com/activities/vacation-bible-school
The Great Allentown Fair is extending hours at its Main Box Office to accommodate increased demand for show, ride and Fair admission tickets for the Fair, Aug. - Labor Day, Sept. 3.
Starting Aug. 6, box office hours were 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Monday - Saturday through Aug. 21. The satellite Liberty Street Box Office takes over Aug. 22 with additional hours when the Allentown Fairgrounds gates are closed in preparation for the Fair.
Bach at Noon
Now in it 95th year in Bethlehem, this free monthly concert features soloists, along with members of the Bach Choir and Bach Festival Orchestra. For the past four years, it has expanded to Allentown for the summer. 12:10 p.m. Aug. 14, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 37 S. Fifth St., Allentown
12:10 p.m. Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, Jan. 8, Feb. 12, March 12, April 9, Central Moravian Church, 73 W. Church St., Bethlehem
Bach Choir Gala Concert, 4 p.m. Nov. 3, Central Moravian Church, 73 W. Church St., Bethlehem. Performing is pianist Peter Serkin.
Concluding concert: Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz performs the final Musikfest headliner concert, 7 p.m. Aug. 12, Sands Steel Stage at PNC Plaza, SteelStacks, Bethlehem. Since getting his start 15 years ago performing in coffeehouses in San Diego, Mraz has brought his positive message and soulful, folk-pop sound to audiences around the world. He has received two Grammy Awards and platinum and multi-platinum album sales certifications. He’s performed in The Hollywood Bowl, Madison Square Garden and London’s O2 Arena.
Terry Hart wasn’t about to let painful degenerative osteoarthritis hold him down. Not much could hold him down, anyway.
Over a span of five years, Hart underwent joint replacements for both hips, shoulders and finally his knees, and bounced back quickly at St. Luke’s Orthopedic Care and Physical Therapy at St Luke’s - Hellertown.
“By the time I finished the surgeries, I felt like I was 10 years younger,” Terry, now 71, said.
New and returning adult students to Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) will be able to meet with service areas in preparation for the fall semester at LCCC. Fall classes begin as early as Aug. 25.
Adult learner orientation sessions are 4 - 6 p.m. Aug. 16, LCCC Allentown and 4 - 6 p.m. Aug. 21, LCCC Main Campus. Students may sign up for orientations at: surveymonkey.com/r/2018LCCC-ALO.
The new 2018 Allentown Fair Queen to reign over the upcoming 166th agricultural and entertainment exposition will be crowned during the contest finals, 3 p.m. Aug. 12, Christopher’s Restaurant at the Columbian Home, 1519 Greenleaf St., Allentown.
The event is free and open to the public for this pre-Fair event. The Allentown Fair runs Aug. 28 through Labor Day Sept. 3.
Kristina Moditch, a Russian classical pianist, performs at noon Aug. 14 in the final concert of the 2018 summer “Bach At Noon” concert series at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 37 S. Fifth St., Allentown.
The fourth summer of Bach’s music in Allentown concludes in August with the third “Bach At Noon” performance by The Bach Choir of Bethlehem. In collaboration with the Arts at St. John’s series, the “Bach At Noon” program is presented on the second Tuesday of the month in June, July and August. The event is free and open to the public. A free-will donation is accepted.
With the fall course registration deadline right around the corner, Kutztown University is reminding the local community of the KU Advant*age program, which allows retired Pennsylvania residents 62 and older the ability to access free tuition at KU for college-level courses, while only being responsible for minimal fees.