Whitehall-Coplay Press

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Coplay: Trail workday scheduled for July 13

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by The Press in Columns

There will be an Ironton Rail Trail workday starting 8 a.m. July 13 at the trailhead at Quarry and Portland streets, North Whitehall Township.

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Steve Brosky with Kenny Siftar and Mike Bracken will perform 6:30-9 p.m. July 17 at Coplay Community Plaza as part of the summer concert series.

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The first summer family splash and dance at Coplay Parkway Pool, Second and Keefer streets, is set for 6:30-9 p.m. July 18.

It is open to all ages.

Freddie Fredericks Jr. will provide the entertainment and lead the contests and surprises.

Hokendauqua: First Presbyterian Church hosts picnic for members

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by The Press in Columns

First Presbyterian Church of Hokendauqua, 3005 S. Front St., will host a church picnic for its members July 21 on the lawn next to the church. The event starts 11 a.m.

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Reminder: Hokey A.A. is offering free football and cheering camps at Bob Warke Field, 1351 Lehigh St.

The last football camp will be 6-7:30 p.m. July 14.

For more information, contact Coach Chris at wydockc@yahoo.com.

Pep squad welcomes the Whitehall Warriors competition squad. Camps will be held 6-8 p.m. July 15-17, also at Bob Warke Field.

Happenings

Monday, July 8, 2019 by The Press in Columns

JULY 8

• Cosmic bath bombs event (for grades 6-12), 2 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration (required): 610-262-7537

• Anniversary celebration (recognizing Pennsylvania State Police coverage for Bath Borough), 5-6:30 p.m., at Bath Borough Hall, 121 S. Walnut St.

• Movie: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

Fullerton: Church plans coffee, doughnut event

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., will be having coffee and doughnuts July 14 after the 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Masses.

The event is sponsored by the Men of St. Elizabeth’s group.

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St. Elizabeth’s Golden Agers is organizing a bus trip to Hollywood Casino July 18. The bus leaves 11 a.m. from the church parking lot.

Besides cost, there is free slot money and a food voucher.

Call Barb at 610-266-2874 for more information.

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Stiles: Enjoy the holiday

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Have a happy Fourth of July and enjoy the holiday! There are many different venues in our area to see fireworks and celebrate America’s birthday.

Be safe while celebrating, and do not drink and drive.

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We have just experienced our first heat wave of the summer of 2019. Surely we will have more!

Please check on your elderly friends, neighbors and relatives to make sure they are keeping cool. Keep pets cool and hydrated as well.

If you do not have air conditioning in your home, you can always go out shopping and keep cool that way.

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Whitehall Township Public Library: Library is closed for holiday

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

A reminder that the library will be closed July 4 for Independence Day but will be open regular hours the rest of the week.

From the library board and staff, we wish you all a happy and safe Fourth of July!

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Sign up now for the summer reading program for all ages — kids and adults!

The summer reading program is off to a wonderful start, and the sky is the limit.

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Jolie Chylack, from Lehigh County Conservation District, will present the Buckets Full of Nature program about the sun and moon 10 a.m. July 18.

Catasauqua: Holiday events are planned

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The reading of the Declaration of Independence will take place 10 a.m., followed by an Honor Guard salute from American Legion Post 215, at the George Taylor House, Lehigh and Poplar streets.

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Hunkajunk will perform July 4 at the amphitheater at Catasauqua Park and Playground, 501 American St.

The Large Flowerheads will be performing July 5.

Performances by both bands will be 7-10 p.m.

Don’t forget to bring lawn chairs, blankets and snacks.

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Northampton: Festival scheduled

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Community Days will be held July 10-13 at Municipal Park, Smith Lane and Laubach Avenue.

Hours are 6-10 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and noon-11 p.m. Saturday.

A fireworks display is set for 10:15 p.m. Saturday.

The festival is sponsored by the Northampton Exchange Club.

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Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet July 10 at Northampton Banquet and Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

Doors open 11 a.m.

Entertainment will be music by the Little Brass Band of the Lehigh Valley.

Refreshments will be provided.

Coplay: Pool lessons to start

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Coplay Parkway Pool lifeguards will provide swim lessons in two sessions. Each class is one hour.

The first session will be offered July 6, 7, 13 and 14.

The second session will be July 20, 21, 27 and 28.

For more information, call 717-809-6789.

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The free movies continue 5-7 p.m. at Coplay Public Library.

The July 8 movie is “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

The July 15 movie is “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.”

The July 22 movie is “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”

The July 29 movie is “Apollo 13.”

Happenings

Monday, July 1, 2019 by The Press in Columns

JULY 1

• Half-price sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St. The sale will continue until July 6 during regular business hours.

• Free community lunch, 11 a.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., Catasauqua

• Do-it-yourself paper lantern planets (for teens), 2 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration (required): 610-262-7537

• Movie: “Spaceballs,” 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351