St. John the Baptist Church, Stiles, will be holding its annual church picnic, Sunday, Aug. 31, from noon-9 p.m.
The picnic is held on the church grounds located at Ruch and Chestnut streets.
Stop by for delicious food, entertainment and games.
Bring your lawn chairs and stay awhile.
The Great Allentown Fair will be held Tuesday, Aug. 26, through Monday, Sept. 1.
This is always a fun celebration at the end of summer.
Enjoy some delicious fair food, ride the rides, enjoy the entertainment and play some games.
The Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the schedule of events for August and September.
Thursday, Aug. 14 – 11:45 a.m., Membership luncheon: "The Future of the Lehigh Valley" presented by Becky Bradley, executive director, Lehigh Valley Planning Commission.
Friday, Aug. 15 – noon, Lunch and learn: "What Is a Public Adjuster and When Do You Need To Call One?" presented by Metro Public Adjustment Inc., at the WACC office.
There are still two more days for children ages 3 through fifth grade to attend Whitehall Bible Fellowship Church's Weird Animals vacation Bible school: Thursday Aug. 14 and Friday, Aug. 15, from 6:15- 8:15 p.m.
The event is free, and parents can register their child by calling the church at 610-434-8661 or going online at www.lehighbible.com.
Weird Animals is a high-energy, faith-building event that shows kids Jesus' unconditional love.
The Egypt Community Church is hosting a Fall Holiday Shop vendor fair 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6.
The church is located at 4129 S. Church St., Whitehall.
The Miller-Keystone Memorial Bloodmobile will be on the premises for those that want to donate blood. Call Sharon Shaver at 610-837-4229 for information.
The Laurel Fire Company Block Party is set for 2-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16. Vendors, games, food and entertainment will be fun for the whole family at this annual event.
Fullerton Fire Co., 851 N. Second St., Whitehall, will hold an end-of-summer luau Saturday, Aug. 9.
Doors open at 6 p.m. Music is by Steel Creek from 7 to 10 pm.
The event is sponsored by the ladies auxiliary. Call Denise at 610-295-2027 for tickets and more information.
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A few weeks of summer vacation are left for the students in our community. Hopefully, a safe and enjoyable summer has been had by everyone thus far. If you have not visited the township pools, there is still time this season. We are so lucky to have our three great community pools. Take a dip and enjoy what is left of the summer.
The Laurel Fire Company Block Party is set for 2-10 p.m. Aug. 16. Vendors, games, food and entertainment will be fun for the whole family at this annual event. Organizers are still seeking vendors. Call Jake at 610-657-7986 or email email@example.com.
The Egypt Memorial Park is taking reservations for its inside pavilion for winter events. The pavilion is heated and has ADA compliant restrooms. The pavilion can hold up to 150 people and has banquet tables and chairs. Visit the website at www.egyptpark. org for contact information and pricing.
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Fullerton Memorial Playground, 901 Jefferson St., Whitehall, is having sign-ups for the 2014 baseball and softball fall season Saturdays, Aug. 2 and 9, from 2-5 p.m.
The association will be fielding teams for girls ages 5 to 15 (cannot have turned 15 before Jan. 1) and boys ages 7 to 8.
For more information contact Fred Romano at romanoreddevil09@aol. com.
Ladies, are you looking to learn more about the fabulous game of football? If so, you are in luck.
The Second Annual Whitehall Zephyr Football Moms Clinic will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Zephyr Football Stadium.
Coach Gilbert and his staff invite all moms, aunts, grandmothers and sisters to come and learn more about the game. This is your opportunity to meet the coaches and other moms and relatives of the football players and also learn a lot about the Whitehall Zephyr Football program.