Whitehall-Coplay Press

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Catasauqua: Final park concert to be held Sept. 7

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

To wrap up the summer concert series, Slicked Up 9s will take the stage Sept. 7 at Catasauqua Park Amphitheater, 501 American St.

The group will perform 7-10 p.m.

Come on out with your lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments for a fun music-filled evening!

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The Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St., is having a bag sale Sept. 10-15. Please stop in.

Donations of used, clean clothing are gratefully accepted during store operations: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Happenings

Monday, September 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

SEPT. 4

• Registration begins for preschool storytime (for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday sessions in September, October and November), during regular library hours, at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Registration will continue Sept. 5 for 1 p.m. Wednesday sessions in September, October and November. Information: 610-432-4339

• Half-price sale, during regular business hours, at Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St. The sale will continue until Sept. 8.

Catasauqua: Cunningham & Associates to take borough park stage Aug. 31

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Cunningham & Associates will perform 7-10 p.m. Aug. 31 at Catasauqua Park Amphitheater, 501 American St.

Come on out with your lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments for a fun music-filled evening.

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Catasauqua Fire Police will be having a flea market Sept. 1 at the fire training grounds on Race Street.

The event will be held 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

There will be food for sale.

There are still 10-foot-by-10-foot spaces available. Contact 484-951-6148 for more information.

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Whitehall Township Public Library: Whitehall library is closed Sept. 3 for Labor Day

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by The Press in Columns

We would like to remind our patrons the library will be closed Sept. 3 for the Labor Day holiday.

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Preschool storytime registration will be held Sept. 4 and 5.

For sessions held 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, registration will be Sept. 4. The storytime dates are Sept. 25, Oct. 9, 16, 23 and 30 and Nov. 6 and 13.

For sessions held 1 p.m. Wednesdays, registration will be Sept. 5. The storytime dates are Sept. 26, Oct. 10, 17, 24 and 31 and Nov. 7 and 14.

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The “Intro to Genealogy” program will be held 6-8 p.m. Sept. 12 and 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 15.

Coplay: Explorer post to meet Aug. 30

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Scouts of Model Railroad Explorer Post 101 meets 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30 in its second-floor quarters at borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

The public is invited.

The sessions mainly involve working on layouts and the miniature trains.

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Borough council convenes 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4 in council chambers at the municipal building for a workshop session.

Council will discuss and set the table for the Sept. 11 meeting, Patriot Day, where votes are taken on agenda items.

The public is invited.

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Fullerton: Movie night set for Aug. 31

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by The Press in Columns

There will be a movie shown at Fullerton Memorial Park, 901 Jefferson St., starting 7 p.m. Aug. 31. The film will be “Paddington 2.” Food, drinks and snacks will be available for purchase starting 5:30 p.m.

The movie night is presented by Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce, Fullerton Memorial Playground Athletic Association and Mobile Technology Graphics.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Wounded Warriors.

For more information, email rachelg@lehighvalleychamber.org or call 484-548-4090.

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Northampton: Assumption BVM plans Sept. 9 picnic

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church will hold its annual picnic Sept. 9 at Egypt Memorial Park, 4548 Main St., Egypt.

The picnic will begin with an 11 a.m. outdoor Mass.

A deejay will entertain noon-3 p.m. The Large Flowerheads will take the stage 4-7 p.m.

Other highlights of the event, which will run until 7 p.m., include children’s games, basket raffle, games of chance, ethnic foods and baked goods.

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Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet Sept. 12 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

Doors open 11 a.m.

Stiles: Church picnic is Sept. 2

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by The Press in Columns

St. John the Baptist Church will be holding its annual church picnic noon-9 p.m. Sept. 2 on the church grounds, 3024 S. Ruch St.

Bring your lawn chairs and stop by for some musical entertainment, delicious food and games of chance!

You are sure to bump into a friend or neighbor from the community here.

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Best of luck to all students who returned to school this week.

Also, drivers in our neighborhoods, please be alert to children walking to bus stops in the busy mornings. Drive safely!

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Happenings

Monday, August 27, 2018 by The Press in Columns

AUG. 27

• Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Community of Distinction award ceremony, 4-7 p.m., at Catasauqua Municipal Complex, 90 Bridge St. During the ceremony, there will also be an exhibit of the Bryden Horseshoe Works/Phoenix Forge Group history, sponsored by Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association and Phoenix Forge Group. Information: 610-231-0603 or catasauqua.org

• Game night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

AUG. 28

Hokendauqua: Hunger Initiative to meet Aug. 28

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by The Press in Columns

A Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative meeting is set for 11 a.m. Aug. 28 at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road.

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Mark your calendar for a spirit night fundraiser benefiting Operation Christmas Child (OCC). This organization collects shoe box gifts for children around the world.

The event will take place 5-8 p.m. Sept. 4 at Chick-fil-A, 2610 MacArthur Road. A portion of the evening’s sales will go directly to OCC.