Whitehall-Coplay Press

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Coplay: Committee meeting planned for Aug. 16

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Borough’s 150th anniversary committee will meet 7 p.m. this evening, Aug. 16, in council chambers at the borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

A parade with a historical theme will be held May 18, 2019, with the line of march beginning at Second and Chestnut streets, which was the same route the 100th centennial parade took in 1969.

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From 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 20, Coplay Public Library will have a free music movie for all to enjoy. “Mary Poppins” is the featured film.

Also, a teen program called Sound: Body and Mind is set for 6-7 p.m. Aug. 22.

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Whitehall Township Public Library: Reading program is ending soon; log your books

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Libraries Rock summer reading program will be ending this week. Please make sure you log all of the books you have read or listened to this summer.

Children from pre-K to 12th grade need to log all books before 5 p.m. Aug. 18. Adults can log books until 5 p.m. Aug. 24.

Thank you to all who participated in the program!

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We will have the third Monday open mic and jam night 6:30 p.m. Aug. 20.

Entertainers interested in performing three songs or a 15-minute set are asked to sign up just before 6:30 p.m.

Catasauqua: YMCA registering children for fall

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Register your 4- or 5-year-old for one of Suburban North Family YMCA’s early childhood programs. The preschool program is geared for children ages 3 and 4. It is held 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and emphasizes social interaction, cooperation and cognitive development.

The pre-K program is held 9 a.m.-noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and is for children ages 4 and 5.

Call the YMCA at 610-264-5221 for questions or to register your child. The programs begin the week of Sept. 4. Financial assistance is offered to qualified applicants.

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Northampton: VFW Post 4714 hosts polka, karaoke nights through August

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Main Street and Laubach Avenue, has planned the following activities this month.

Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m., polka and button box

Aug. 24, 10 p.m., karaoke with Crazy K

Aug. 25, 8 p.m., music mix and dance party with DJ Flip Side

Aug. 31, 7:30 p.m., polka and button box

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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1235 Main St., will hold a flea market and bake sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 18.

Food will be available for purchase.

Proceeds benefit the church’s building fund.

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Stiles: St. John’s plans Sept. 2 picnic

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Stiles residents, please mark your calendar for St. John the Baptist Church’s annual picnic, scheduled for Sept. 2.

Stay tuned for more details.

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August is passing by quickly!

Soon it will be time for The Great Allentown Fair. The fair opens Aug. 28 and runs through Labor Day, Sept. 3. There are so many fun activities and forms of entertainment to enjoy at the fair, along with delicious food.

Plan on stopping by the fair with your friends and family for a nice end-of-summer celebration.

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Fullerton: St. Elizabeth’s has two aerobics classes starting soon at church

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Columns

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.

Happenings

Monday, August 13, 2018 by The Press in Columns

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• 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

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Cementon/Egypt: Historical society hosts event

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Local historian Karen Gensey will be leading an informative walk through Egypt beginning 10 a.m. Aug. 25.

The Whitehall Historical Preservation Society is hosting the event.

Gensey will share her knowledge about the history of this Whitehall village, walking to key areas with participants.

If interested, call 610-776-7280 for information on where to meet.

The walk is free to society members. There is a small fee for nonmembers.

Northampton: Flea market, bake sale is set

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1235 Main St., will hold a flea market and bake sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 18.

Food will be available for purchase.

Proceeds benefit the church’s building fund.

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Reminder: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Main Street and Laubach Avenue, has planned the following activities throughout the month.

Aug. 10, 9 p.m., karaoke with DJ PK

Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m., polka and button box

Aug. 24, 10 p.m., karaoke with Crazy K

Aug. 25, 8 p.m., music mix and dance party with DJ Flip Side

Catasauqua: Toga Party Band comes to Catty park

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Toga Party Band will perform 7-10 p.m. Aug. 10 at Catasauqua Park Amphitheater, 501 American St.

Come on out with your lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments for a fun music-filled evening!

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The Catasauqua High School Class of 1966 has completed its birthday party picnic plans. The picnic will take place 2 p.m. Sept. 15 at North Catasauqua William J. Albert Memorial Park, 701 Grove St.

It’s a BYOB, and the class will provide soda and water. It will be catered by Cathy’s Creative Catering & Cafe, and a cake will be provided.