Tonight, Thursday, Oct. 30, we will have a Halloween Trivia Challenge and costume contest at 6 p.m.
You do not need to be in costume to participate. Questions are geared for adults, but teens and older kids may participate too. The contest is limited to 31 contestants, so register today. See the handout on the circulation desk.
The Knitting Guild will meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 6 at the library. The group meets the first Thursday of every month in the library community room.
The Laurel Fire Company is having a spaghetti dinner 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, hosted by students from the Muhlenberg College. There is a cost.
There will also be a 50/50 raffle and bake sale. The fire company is located at located at 5114 Third St., Whitehall.
Laurel is also planning a turkey raffle 2-6 p.m. Nov. 9. Ticket holders qualify for 20 turkey drawings, with additional raffles offered during the day.
Refreshments and one meal are included with each raffle ticket. For more information or tickets, call Jake at 610-657-7986.
A craft fair and quilt sale will take place at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
There will be over 100 craft tables, quilts, baked goods, refreshments and a Chinese auction.
Visa and MasterCard will be accepted for quilt purchases.
For more information, call the church office at 610-435-0451.
A blood drive will take place Monday, Nov. 10, from 4-7 p.m. at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church.
To schedule a time to donate, contact Judy Ehret at 610-767-5061.
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A cash and prize bingo will benefit the Fullerton Girls 18U softball team Saturday, Nov. 1, at the playground recreation building., 901 Jefferson St., Whitehall.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and games start at 6 p.m.
For more information, contact Fred Romano at Romanoreddevil09@aol.com.
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The Stiles playground is holding a sandwich sale.
Turkey, roast beef and ham are available and all sandwiches come with American cheese on a Kaiser roll.
Orders are due by Monday, Oct. 27, and the pick-up is Tuesday, Nov. 4, from 5 to 5:30 p.m. at the playground.
If you would like to place an order and support the playground, contact Marie at 610-261-4679.
Trick or treat in Whitehall is slated for Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church Youth Group will be hosting a Longaberger Basket Bingo and Chinese auction Nov. 9. Doors open at noon and bingo starts at 1 p.m.
There will be homemade food and baked goods, specials and raffles, as well as Chinese auction items.
Tickets are available at the door or you may call 610-262-4053 to order ahead of time.
The Shepherd of the Hills youth group will be selling nut rolls beginning Oct 19. Orders must be placed by Nov. 2. They will be delivered Nov. 16.
The Hokendauqua Park & Playground will hold its final registration for boys and girls basketball at the Hokendauqua American Legion in Whitehall this Saturday, Oct. 11, from 2-4 p.m.
Bring a copy of your child's birth certificate, insurance information and contact information with phone numbers and an email address.
Visit www.hokeypark.org for more information and to download registration forms.
The Whitehall Township Public Library would like to thank all of the patrons who donated and help make our Basket Silent Auction Fall Fundraiser a big success. The library raised $1,250 and the funds will be used for family programs, guest speakers and other items for the library. We hope to do another basket silent auction in 2015 and have 50 baskets in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the library.
Halloween is not too far away! Get into the spirit and take a ride though the Haunted Woods in the Whitehall Parkway.
The Whitehall Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring its annual Haunted Woods, once again, on Friday and Saturday nights in October. Gather up some friends and have some scary fun at the Whitehall Parkway, located off Church Street.