Whitehall-Coplay Press

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Hokendauqua: HPPA holds registration

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Hokendauqua Park and Playground Association is accepting girls and boys basketball registrations for the 2019-20 season. Online registration continues until Oct. 8 at hokeypark.com.

For in-person registration, visit Hokendauqua Fire Company, 3022 S. Second St., 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 8.

Registration forms and information are available on the website. For questions about the boys program, email Tom Mullin at tommullin8@gmail.com; for information on the girls program, email Stephanie Snyder at stephaniesnyder80@gmail.com.

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Happenings

Monday, September 30, 2019 by The Press in Columns

SEPT. 30

• Basket raffle begins, during regular library hours, at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. The event ends noon Oct. 14. Information and cost: 610-432-4339

• Sip and Shop event (benefiting Lehigh County Humane Society), 5-6:30 p.m., at D&S Florist, 107 Chestnut St., Bath

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

OCT. 1

Stiles: Hayrides will start Sept. 27, 28

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Whitehall Township Fire Department will be holding its annual Haunted Hayride 7-11 p.m. Sept. 27 and 28 and continuing every Friday and Saturday through October.

The event will take place in the Whitehall Parkway, 4689 S. Church St. Tickets are sold at the parkway on the day of the ride.

Parking is free.

Refreshments will be available for purchase.

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The Whitehall Zephyrs varsity football team will travel to the Bethlehem Area School District stadium to take on the Bethlehem Catholic Golden Hawks Sept. 28. Kickoff is slated for noon.

Coplay: Garden club plans Sept. 26 meeting

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Garden Club meets 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St.

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Explorer Scout Post 101 meets 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 on the second floor of borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

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St. John’s Lutheran Church is encouraging its congregation to bring nonperishable food items during morning worship Sept. 29. The items will be distributed to Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association’s food bank.

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Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St., is gearing up for its popular book and bake sale Oct. 4 and 5.

Fullerton: Pet blessing to be held Oct. 2

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., will hold its annual blessing of the pets 7:45 a.m. Oct. 2 in the church parking lot.

All animals must be on a leash or in a carrier.

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St. John’s United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., will be having a basket social 8:30 a.m. Oct. 6.

The church needs people to make baskets for the social. Let Kenda Catalini know if you can help out. All baskets will need to be at the church by Oct. 5.

Call the church office at 610-264-8421 with questions or for more information.

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Northampton: Troop 93 to hold spaghetti dinner

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Boy Scout Troop 93 is planning a spaghetti dinner 4-7 p.m. Oct. 5 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 19th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

There is a cost. Children ages 6 and under eat for free.

Drinks, salad and ice cream are included in the meal price.

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Grace United Church of Christ, 902 Lincoln Ave., will hold a halupki dinner 5-7 p.m. Oct. 12.

The meal includes two halupkies, mashed potatoes, roll and butter, a cupcake and a beverage. Takeouts are available.

Tickets can be purchased at the door.

For more information, call 610-262-7186.

Whitehall Township Public Library: Basket social runs Sept. 30-Oct. 14

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The library’s annual basket raffle begins Sept. 30. The event ends noon Oct. 14.

You do not need to be present to win. Winners must pick up their basket by Oct. 21.

Special basket themes include IronPigs, Halloween, autumn, Christmas, baby, cat, dog and more.

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Stop by and see us at the Whitehall Fall Festival, to be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 5 at Whitehall High School, 3800 Mechanicsville Road.

The library’s booth will have free books, stickers, candy, bookmarks and other goodies for folks to take home.

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Catasauqua: Community lunch served Sept. 28

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, 604 Fourth St., will hold its next free community lunch 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 28.

There is no cost for lunch, but donations are accepted.

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A Pennsylvania Master Gardener will discuss “compost, the single most important supplement you can give your garden,” according to Catasauqua Garden Club. The meeting is set for 1 p.m. Oct. 2 at Slovak Center Social Club, 1233 Fifth St., North Catasauqua.

Members should have their artistic and horticultural entries in place early, so the meeting can start on time.

Happenings

Monday, September 23, 2019 by The Press in Columns

SEPT. 23

• Tickets go on sale for fall basket raffle, to be held Sept. 30-Oct. 14, at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information and cost: 610-432-4339

• Beading club meeting, 1:30 p.m., in the reference area of Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

SEPT. 24