• East Allen Township summer camp (for ages 5 to 12), 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at Bicentennial Park, 5351 West Park Lane. Camp will continue until Aug. 3. Information and cost: Chuck Frantz at 610-262-7961, ext. 306; registration: municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd., 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
In an attempt to eradicate the Spotted Lanternfly, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) has issued a quarantine order for 75 municipalities in portions of and-or all of Lehigh, Northampton, Bucks, Montgomery, and Chester counties.
Officials are trying to protect landscape and agricultural businesses.
Residents in affected areas are being asked to help with the quarantine.
“Evita” already a PSF hit:Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s highly-anticipated production of “Evita” opens June 16 with record-breaking ticket sales at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University in Center Valley. “Evita,” with its cast of 40 the largest ever at PSF, is directed by PSF Associate Artistic Director, Dennis Razze. “Evita” previews June 14 and 15, opens June 16, and continues through July 2. Leading the cast is Broadway veteran and Easton native Dee Roscioli, above, as Eva Peron.
Call 610-559-3245 for locations.
Wednesday, June 14: Father’s Day meal- Barbecue pork “Hawg Wing”, oven roasted potato medley, flame roasted corn, wheat roll with margarine, red velvet cake.
Thursday, June 15: Macaroni, ham and cheese; stewed tomatoes, Raomaine salad with ranch dressing, wheat bread with margarine, tropical fruit.
Friday, June 16: Orange juice, chicken Kiev, rice pilaf, glazed carrots, wheat bread with margarine, fresh pineapple tidbits.
Representatives of The Press newspapers attended the annual Pennsylvania Media Association Keystone Press Awards Banquet in the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square, Lancaster.
Lehigh Valley Press received 20 Professional Keystone Press Awards in the 2017 contest for work published in 2016.
Of the 20 awards received by The Press newspapers, the Bethlehem Press and its contributors received 17 Keystones. The Bethlehem Press received the Sweepstakes Award in its division for the fourth year in a row.
The Great Allentown Fair’s Premium List booklets detailing the procedures and categories for entering the Fair’s Blue-Ribbon competitions are now available at the Allentown Fairground’s main and box offices. PDF versions are available for downloading at allentownfairpa.org.
Placement ribbons and cash prizes are awarded in each of the exhibitor categories judged just prior and throughout Fair week, Aug. 29 - Sept. 4. There are contests for youth entrants in addition to the all-age categories.
Touchstone Theatre presents a sensory-friendly performance of “DaPooch, or The Story of Poochie’s Three Hundred and Seventy-Second Birthday and How the Hunga Munga Munga Saved His Life,” 11 a.m. June 20, Touchstone Theatre, 321 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem.
“DaPooch” is performed by master storyteller and Touchstone co-founder Bill George, who conceived of the fictional world of Poochie as a story for his children.
“Country Scenes … Blue Ribbon Dreams” is the theme for the 34th annual Schnecksville Community Fair, June 20 - 24, Schnecksville Fire Company, Route 309, near Lehigh Carbon Community College, North Whitehall Township.
“There will be plenty of amusement rides, live entertainment, food and exhibits, so be sure to mark your calendars,” says Fair president Emory Minnich.
The Fair opens at 5 p.m. June 20 - 23 and at 3 p.m. June 24
Judging day is June 19 when the Fair is not open to the public.
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, June 14: Salisbury steak, whipped potatoes, Brussels sprouts, cookie.
Thursday, June 15: Turkey with gravy, biscuit, peas and carrots, Mandarin orange.
Friday, June 16: Chicken Caesar salad, oatmeal cookie, fresh fruit.
Monday, June 19: Pulled pork, vegetable medley, peaches.
Tuesday, June 20: Crab cake, roasted potatoes, diced beets.
Wednesday, June 21: Barbecued chicken, lentils, carrots, tropical fruit.
Patricia A. Dillman, 69, of Salisbury Township, died June 10, 2017, in St. Luke’s Hospice House after a two-plus-yearlong battle of mediastinal liposarcoma. She was a wife, mother to two and a grandmother to five.
She was a 1965 graduate of William Allen High School and a graduate of the Allentown School District practical nursing program. She dedicated her life as an LPN for 40 years and would have been married 48 years June 14.