The Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce scheduled the following events for October and early November:
Thursday, Oct. 3 – 5-7 p.m., New member Mixer.
Sunday, Oct. 6 – 2 p.m., Whitehall Halloween parade.
Monday, Oct. 7 – 11 a.m., Saladworks ribbon cutting, 2419 MacArthur Road.
Wednesday, Oct. 9 – 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Lehigh Valley Business Expo, chamber pavilion, AgHall, Allentown.
Wednesday, Oct. 9 – 7:30 a.m., board of directors' meeting.
AARP Chapter 3115 will meet at noon today, Thursday, Oct. 3, at the American Club, 300 Cherry St., Coplay.
Refreshments will be available between noon and 1 p.m.
Flu shots will also be given.
Rob Ballonoff will entertain with vocals and acoustical guitar.
New members are welcome.
For more information, call 610-395-2820.
St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church, 435 Pershing Blvd., will host a basket social 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12; and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13.
Hokendauqua Park & Playground (HPPA) boys and girls basketball registration will be held at the Hokendauqua American Legion, 3739 American Legion Drive, Whitehall, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26; Tuesday, Oct. 1; and Tuesday, Oct. 8.
Coaches and those interested in coaching are asked to attend the Oct. 8 meeting.
The Cementon Athletic Park Association's new basketball program is available to all boys and girls in kindergarten through the second grade.
The 2013-14 basketball season will run from the beginning of November to the end of January.
Sign-ups will be held in the Cementon Park meeting room 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and Oct. 19.
Practices will be held at the Cementon Park building and multiple gyms on the Whitehall-Coplay School District campus. Days and times are to be determined.
St. John's United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., Whitehall, will hold a Longaberger basket bingo Friday, Oct. 4.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and bingo begins at 7 p.m.
The event will feature 20 games, three specials and a Chinese auction.
Food will be available to purchase.
Proceeds will benefit the church's general fund and Phoebe Ministries.
Tickets will be sold in advance for a discount but will also be available at the door.
To purchase in advance send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the church.
If you are looking for something fun to do next weekend, plan on stopping by the Celtic Classic in nearby Bethlehem.
The festival runs from Sept. 27-29.
There will be highland games to watch and great musical entertainment, too. Also, interesting ethnic foods will be available for purchase.
The first day of autumn is fast approaching.
On Sept. 22, we will say goodbye to the summer. Enjoy the cooler, brisker weather we are having right now.
Don't miss the changing of the leaves which will take on colors quickly!
The Hokendauqua Park & Playground will hold basketball registration for boys and girls at the Hokendauqua American Legion, 3739 American Legion Drive, Whitehall, 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 18; Thursday, Sept. 26; Tuesday, Oct. 1 and Tuesday, Oct. 8.
Coaches and those interested in coaching are asked to attend.
You may visit www.hokeypark.org for registration forms and for more information.
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church will observe Harvest Home Sunday, Sept. 22.
Members of the congregation will be bringing offerings of nonperishable foods to church that day to be donated to the Whitehall Food Pantry at St. Stephens Episcopal Church.
Also at Shepherd of the Hills this month, rehearsals for the chancel choir, handbells and youth choir will resume after the summer hiatus, as will Monday and Wednesday morning and Monday evening Bible study programs.
Children beginning third grade will be presented with Bibles at Sunday worship Sept. 29.
Now that Labor Day has come and gone, we are moving full speed into autumn.
Football season is upon us, along with all fall sports. Most football enthusiasts will undoubtedly be watching high school games and tuning in via television to college and professional games.
Our own Whitehall Zephyr varsity football team will travel to Bethlehem to take on the Liberty High School Hurricanes tomorrow at 7 p.m.
Come out and support the Zephyrs and enjoy the football action!
This Sunday is National Grandparents Day.
The Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce scheduled the following events for September and early October:
Thursday, Sept. 5 – 5-7 p.m., Lehigh Valley Easy Pages "Back to Business" mixer at the Ramada.
Wednesday, Sept. 11 – 11:45-1 p.m., membership luncheon featuring Pennsylvania Chamber President Gene Barr at Iron Lakes Country Club.
Monday, Sept. 16 – 10:30 a.m., Saladworks grand opening and ribbon cutting, 2419 MacArthur Road. A portion of the purchases that day will benefit the Whitehall Food Pantry.