AARP Chapter 3115 will meet noon Nov. 5 at American Club of Coplay, 300 Cherry St.
Guitarist Dan Flok will entertain with songs from the ’60s through the ’80s.
Refreshments will be available.
Please bring a nonperishable item for the food bank.
For information, call 610-395-2820.
Visitors are welcome.
In my last column, I wrote about the “Wizard of Menlo Park,” Thomas Edison, and his interest in the cement industry. A man of a million interests, Edison decided to build a cement plant, which he designed by his own hand in 24 hours.
• Current events informal discussion group, 2-3:30 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Free. Information: 610-437-3700
• Drop-in studio arts class, 9-11:30 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700
• Piloxing (mixes pilates and boxing movements), 10-11 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700
Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, will hold a blood drive 4-7 p.m. Nov. 9.
Contact Judy Ehret at 610-767-5061 to schedule a time to donate.
Mark your calendar for Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church’s craft fair and quilt sale, set for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 14. In addition to crafts and quilts, there also will be baked goods for sale.
Contact the church office at 610-435-0451 for more information.
Catasauqua American Legion, 330 Second St., will hold its next all-you-can-eat breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 25. On the menu is the “best SOS in the Valley,” scrambled eggs, toast, home fries, bacon, sausage, American (formerly French) toast, juice, coffee and tea.
The Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group has a treat in store for the community 6 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St.
Three of the group’s authors will be competing for your vote for best book.
Commitment to Family and Community (CFC), 165 Cherry St., will have a Longaberger basket bingo 7 p.m. Oct. 23.
Other planned events for CFC are a meat raffle 1 p.m. Nov. 1 and a craft show 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 8.
Borough children are anxious for Oct. 30 when Coplay holds Trick-or-Treat Night 6-8 p.m.
Costumed boys and girls will go to homes that have porch lights on. Borough police will have extra officers out patrolling, ensuring the safety of young ones.
The rain date is Oct. 31.
Holy Trinity Catholic Church is hosting a two-day basket raffle party, with more than 300 gift baskets and prizes. Attend 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 31 or 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 1. Bid on your favorite prizes with raffle tickets, purchased at the door. The drawing will be 2 p.m. Nov. 1. Bidders do not need to be present to win.
The church is located at 4102 S. Church St.
Laurel Fire Company is hosting its annual turkey raffle 2-6 p.m. Nov. 15. The organization will be offering 20 turkeys on the main ticket, with many more raffles throughout the day.
The Northampton Area Food Bank will hold its annual Halloween walkathon, rain or shine, Oct. 24. Be creative and come in costume. Bring the dog, kids and friends, and get sponsors. If you can’t walk, make a donation or sponsor a walker.
Registration will begin 8:30 a.m. at the food bank, 1601 Canal St. The 4-1/2-mile walk will kick off 9 a.m. along Canal Park Walkway to Community Park and back.
To donate, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assumption BVM Church, Washington Avenue and East 22nd Street, will hold a breakfast 8:30 a.m.-noon Oct. 25.
Storytime with Miss Jo will be held 11 a.m. on the following days: Oct. 22 and 29 and Nov. 5. All ages are welcome, and no preregistration is required.
If you have any questions, call the library at 610-262-7351.
Stop in for our game nights. Scrabble night will be 5-7 p.m. Oct. 26. Also, trivia Saturday will be noon-2 p.m. Nov. 7.
Try to stump our experts!
You still have time to enter our October guessing game: how many candy pumpkins are in the container?
The lucky winner who comes closest will receive a Barnes & Noble gift card.
There will be a benefit cash bingo held by Ladies of the Catasauqua American Legion on Saturday, Oct. 17 in the legion social hall.
Come out and support 11-year-old Wyatt Newhard, who has neuroblastoma.
The event starts at 1 p.m., but doors open at noon. The kitchen will be open.
Call Judy at 610-266-5144, Becky at 610-841-7807 or the legion at 610-264-1606 for tickets or other information.
The Catasauqua Club, 226 Pine St., will hold its next all-you-can-eat-breakfast 9 a.m.-noon on Sunday, Oct. 18.