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Sunday, August 25, 2019

Coplay Public Library: Coplay library showing season 1 episodes of ‘Doctor Who’

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The free movies continue at Coplay Public Library. The entertainment begins 4:30 p.m.

The Aug. 12 showing is episodes 4-6 of season 1 of “Doctor Who.”

The Aug. 19 showing is episodes 7-9 of season 1 of “Doctor Who.”

The Aug. 26 showing is episodes 10-12 of season 1 of “Doctor Who.”

Episode 13 of season 1 of “Doctor Who” will be shown Aug. 28.

Everyone is welcome. Feel free to bring popcorn.

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The library’s game nights are scheduled for 5-7 p.m. Aug. 12, 19 and 26. Try the library’s favorite, Scrabble, or bring your own game.

Northampton: Museum open second, fourth Sundays for tours

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum, 1401 Laubach Ave., will be open for tours 1-3 p.m. Aug. 11.

It is open the second and fourth Sundays of the month through September.

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Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet Aug. 14 at Northampton Banquet and Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Doors open 11 a.m.

The Irish Stars, from Parker School of Dance, will perform.

Refreshments will be provided.

Those interested in bus trips should call Sharon at 610-262-9182.

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Happenings

Monday, August 5, 2019 by The Press in Columns

AUG. 5

• Television show: “Doctor Who” (episodes 1-3 of season 1), 4:30 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Pinochle, 7 p.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

AUG. 6

• Gentle chair yoga class, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at Whitehall Active Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The class will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays until Aug. 29. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

Coplay: Church picnic is set for Aug. 4

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church will have its homecoming picnic noon-10 p.m. Aug. 4 on the church grounds, 4 S. Fifth St.

Families from nearby neighborhoods and even across the country renew bonds at the picnic, which has tradition going back decades.

The event begins with the 10:30 a.m. polka Mass celebrated by Monsignor John Martin and the Emil Schanta Band in the church choir loft.

There will be food, including pierogies, halushki, clam chowder, burgers, pizza and more.

Catasauqua: Music group set to perform

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Sunshine Symphony will be performing 7-10 p.m. Aug. 2 at the amphitheater at Catasauqua Park and Playground, 501 American St.

As always, don’t forget your chairs, blankets and snacks.

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Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will be having its next free community lunch 11 a.m. Aug. 5. All are welcome.

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The next meeting of Catasauqua Garden Club will be 1 p.m. Aug. 7 at Slovak Center Social Club, 1233 Fifth St., North Catasauqua. Bonnie Pancoast will present a brief tutorial on Pennsylvania native bees.

Fullerton: St. John’s learning center gets director

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. John’s United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., is excited to announce the addition of Laurie Dovico as the director of the quickly growing Christian Leaning Center.

Dovico is a graduate of Kutztown University with a degree in psychology.

The learning center is open to children 3 to 5 years old.

Open houses are scheduled for 6-8 p.m. Aug. 6 and 20. There will also be a meet-the-teacher night 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 29.

For more information or to register your child, contact Dovico at 610-443-0254 or visit stjohnslearningcenter.com.

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Stiles: Homecoming picnic planned for Aug. 4

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Mark your calendar for St. Peter Roman Catholic Church’s annual picnic and homecoming scheduled for noon-10 p.m. Aug. 4 on the church grounds, 4 S. Fifth St., Coplay.

Bring your lawn chairs and stop by. Most likely, you will run into friends and acquaintances from the community.

There will be a variety of delicious food fare to enjoy along with entertainment and games of chance.

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Musikfest begins 5 p.m. Aug. 2 and runs through Aug. 11 in Bethlehem. A preview night is held Aug. 1. Visit the festival and enjoy some of the fabulous entertainment.

Northampton: VFW Post 4714 searching for new home for honor guard

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714 has recently sold its building and is looking for a new location in the Northampton or surrounding communities to house the honor guard.

VFW Post 4714 has been located in Northampton since 1945 and, during that time, served all veterans and the local community. Due to the lack of active members and the ongoing costs to maintain the VFW building, the building was sold. The VFW intends to keep the honor guard, but a location is needed to house uniforms and equipment as well as conduct monthly meetings.

Whitehall Township Public Library: Kids’ program ending Aug. 3

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in Columns

A reminder to all that the children’s summer reading program will end 4 p.m. Aug. 3. All reading logs must be submitted online or by paper copy at the front desk by that time.

The children’s wrap-up party will be 1-3 p.m. Aug. 10. Andy Armadillo, from Texas Roadhouse, will be here to say thank you for the wonderful summer reading.

Keep reading, and enjoy your summer!

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Creation Station will be held 6:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 6. The program runs the first Tuesday of each month.

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The Simply Play program is planned for 1:30-2:30 p.m. Aug. 7.

Happenings

Monday, July 29, 2019 by The Press in Columns

JULY 29

• Movie: “Apollo 13,” 4:30 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Out of This World game night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Arts and crafts, 9-11:30 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Cards and games, 11:30 a.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700