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Whitehall Township Public Library column

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by The Press in Columns

Saturday event will benefit library

If face painting, story times, "make 'n' take" craft activities, and prize drawings are your idea of fun for kids, then mark your calendar for this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Fiends of the Whitehall Township Public Library and the Teen Advisory Board (TAB) will join library staff members and volunteers in hosting the day's activities.

Oldies Night tickets available

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

The Egypt Memorial Park will be hosting an oldies night on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the park.

Freddie Frederick Sr. will be the deejay and Bad Bones BBQ will be catering this event. Snacks will be provided.

For tickets and information, call Donna at 610-262-9010 or Lynn at 610-261-9058. You can also visit the website at egyptpark.org.


At Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Egypt, members are being sought for the chancel choir, the handbell choir and the youth choir.

Hokendauqua column

Thursday, September 13, 2012 by MIKE BODNYK Special to The Press in Columns

Hokey playground to host sports sign-ups

Hokendauqua Park & Playground (HPPA) basketball registration for boys and girls will be held at the Hokey Legion on Front Street Tuesday, Sept. 11, Wednesday, Sept. 19, Tuesday, Sept. 25, and Tuesday, Oct. 9. The time for each night will be 6-8 p.m.

Visit www.hokeypark. org for registration forms and information. The registration form may be downloaded and completed before coming to the legion for sign-ups.

Bring a copy of your child's birth certificate, health insurance and contact information including phone numbers and email addresses.

Northampton column: Library to host basket social Oct. 19

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

The Northampton Area Public Library will hold its annual autumn basket social Friday, Oct. 19, 6 p.m., at the Northampton Memorial Community Center, 16th Street and Laubach Avenue.

Donations of new or collectible items, gift certificates/cards and money to help defray expenses are being accepted.

Food will be available for purchase.

Call the library at 610-262-7537 for more information.


Assumption BVM Church will hold its annual picnic Sunday, Sept. 9, at Egypt Memorial Park, beginning with a Mass in the pavilion at 11 a.m.

Catasauqua column: Club to host beach party Saturday

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

The Catasauqua Club, 226 Pine St., will hold a beach party and vacation giveaway Saturday, Sept. 8, beginning at 4 p.m.

A raffle will be held to win a weeklong vacation at the Sandy Beach Resort in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Traditional summertime fare will be served and guests are encouraged to wear their favorite beach attire.

Tickets are available for purchase in advance or at the door.

Call 610-264-1771 for more information.


Don't forget Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will host a flea market this Saturday, Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Programs to be presented to WACC

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by The Press in Columns

The Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce announces upcoming events.

Thursday, Sept. 6 – 5 p.m., Lehigh Valley Easy Pages Mixer at Poolside, Ramada.

Thursday, Sept. 13 – 11:45 a.m., Membership luncheon at Fellowship Community, 3000 Fellowship Drive. Speaker: Bob Weaver, HR for Hire, will discuss "Twelve Potential Areas of Liablility for Small Businesses Under Employement Law."

Tuesday, Sept. 18 – noon, WOW: "Taking Care of our Elderly Parents and Loved Ones" at Amore Restaurant, 2449 Mickley Ave.

Coplay column: Borough asks residents to display flags Sept. 11

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

As the Borough of Coplay joins with the nation next Tuesday in remembering the thousands of lives lost on Sept. 11, borough officials are asking residents to display U.S. flags.

Flags can be small or large and flown on porches or lawns. Fewer flags have been flown each passing year since the tragedy.

Although the borough no longer has luminaria packages available, the Sept. 11 project "Light Up Your Neighborhood" continues.

Residents need only a paper bag, candle and sand or litter to balance the candles. Place them in front of the home or walkway as dusk sets in.

Fullerton column: AARP to meet Sept. 13, get flu shots

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

AARP Chapter 3115 will meet at noon on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the American Club, 300 Cherry St. in Coplay.

After the social hour and refreshments, musician Shep will entertain the group.

Flu shots also will be given. New members are always welcome.

For information, call 610-264-4874.


The Woman's Club of Whitehall Township will hold its first meeting of the season Monday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, MacArthur Road.

Entertainment will be provided by Ellie Laub-ner, Crinoline to Crinoline.

Sunday school resumes Sept. 9

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI Special to The Press in Columns

At Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Egypt, Sunday school classes will resume at 8:50 a.m. Sept. 9.

Classes are available for all ages. Fellowship hour will also resume after a summer hiatus, beginning Sept. 9, after the 10:15 a.m. worship service.

Fourteen youth and two adults from Shepherd of the Hills recently went on a trip to New Orleans where they helped a neighborhood which continues to recover from the damage done by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Fullerton column: St. John's to hold concert Sept. 8

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

St. John's United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., will hold a wandering singers concert Saturday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m.

This cappella group offers Renaissance music, folk songs and newly composed works.

Call 610-264-8421 for any questions. Come on out for an enjoyable Saturday evening.


My e-mail address is lhahn775@verizon.net if there is any information you would like published in this column. My next column will be in the Press Sept. 6, so I would need any information no later than Aug. 31.

A Happy Labor Day to all! Where did summer go?