Whitehall-Coplay Press

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Coplay Public Library: Open house, movie night set for Dec. 16

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The library will host a holiday open house 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 16. Refreshments will be served, and everyone is welcome to stop by and help celebrate the holiday season.

Dec. 16 will also be our free movie Saturday. We will be showing “A Charlie Brown Christmas” 11:30 a.m.; the 1:30 p.m. movie will be “Elf” (PG).

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Reminder: Storytime and crafts with Miss Veronica will be held 11 a.m. Nov. 30 (today) and Dec. 7 and 14. All ages are welcome to attend, and preregistration is not necessary.

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Northampton: Liederkranz will hold vendor bazaar

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Liederkranz, 402 E. Ninth St., will hold a holiday vendor bazaar 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 2.

Food will be available for purchase.

For more information, call 610-704-2390.

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Quota Club of Northampton is again sponsoring Judy’s Little Santa Shop at East Allen Township Fire Company, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd. Last year, more than 100 children from the food bank were able to “shop” for Christmas gifts for their families and spend some time with Santa and Mickey Mouse.

This year’s event will be held Dec. 2 at the food bank, 1601 Canal St.

Hokendauqua: Christmas tea event Sunday at Faith Evangelical Lutheran

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, is planning its annual Christmas tea, to be held 2-4 p.m. Dec. 3.

Call Joanne at 610-434-7844 to see if tickets are still available.

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Hokendauqua Park & Playground Association is proud to announce Santa Claus will be riding through the streets of Hokendauqua on a fire company truck. He starts his visit noon Dec. 10. Santa and his helpers will be handing out oranges and bags of candy to the neighborhood children.

If you hear the sirens, feel free to come out and say hello to St. Nick!

Cementon/Egypt: Fire company to hold Dec. 1 all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Egypt Fire Company is hosting an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner 5-8 p.m. Dec. 1. The dinner will be held at the fire company social hall, 4099 Kuhn Lane.

The dinners will be held the first Friday of each month through March 2018.

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Boy Scout Troop 59 will be holding an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner fundraiser 4-7 p.m. Dec. 2 at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church. The church is located at 4331 Main St., across from Eberhardt Motors.

There is a cost, reduced for children ages 5-11. It is free for children 4 and younger.

Happenings

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by The Press in Columns

NOV. 28

• What Are You Reading Now? book club, 1 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Intro to A to Z the World database demo, 6 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Quilting and sewing, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Drop-in studio arts, 9-11:30 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

Fullerton: Thanksgiving service planned

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in Columns

St. John’s United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., will hold a Thanksgiving celebration worship service 7 p.m. Nov. 22. Local choirs will perform. All are welcome.

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Fellowship Community, 3000 Fellowship Drive, Whitehall, will host a Christmas carol sing-along with the Westminster Brass Nov. 26. A Christmas carol prelude with brass and organ will begin 6 p.m., and the sing-along starts 6:30 p.m. The event will be held in Zentz Community Center.

The event is sponsored by the Fellowship Community Church.

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Catasauqua: St. Paul’s to hold Nov. 25 craft fair

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in Columns

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 417 Howertown Road, will hold its annual Holly Craft Fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 25. The presence of crafters and vendors promises to be just what the shopper ordered!

In addition to the craft fair, there will be lots of homemade baked goods, plus a tricky tray, where one can bid on donated goods from the crafters and vendors.

The kitchen will also be open for good food and drinks.

There will be plenty of free parking.

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Whitehall library: Whitehall Township Public Library is thankful for its patrons

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The library board and staff would like to wish all of our patrons a blessed and happy Thanksgiving Day. We are grateful for our patrons and community and all of the people who make Whitehall Township a wonderful town.

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Our What Are You Reading Now? book club will meet 1 p.m. Nov. 28 and Dec. 26. We meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month.

Patrons are invited to chat about whatever books they are reading at the moment — the ones you loved, the ones you hated and everything in between. We always have a lively conversation.

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Northampton: Borough tree lighting set for Sunday

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The borough’s annual tree lighting will be held 5:30 p.m. Nov. 26 at Main Street and Laubach Avenue. Santa will arrive 6 p.m. aboard a Northampton Fire Department truck.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, located just across Main Street from the tree lighting, will open its doors after the event, serving hot chocolate and cookies.

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Northampton Liederkranz, 402 E. Ninth St., will hold a holiday vendor bazaar 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 2.

Food will be available for purchase.

For more information, call 610-704-2390.

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