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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Coplay library: June 20 fundraiser planned for library at Samuel Owens

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Don’t forget about our fundraiser at Samuel Owens Restaurant 4-9 p.m. June 20 for dine-in-only meals. Our friends at Samuel Owens will donate 10 percent of your check to the library.

You won’t have any dishes to do, and the library will get a donation — a win-win for everyone!

Stop by the library for a voucher to present to your waiter or waitress.


Reminder: Our regular storytime and crafts with Miss Veronica will be 11 a.m. today, June 15. No preregistration is necessary, and all ages are welcome to attend.

Northampton: Science program planned at library

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Registration is underway for the Northampton Area Public Library’s summer learning programs and summer reading challenge. This year’s theme is “Build a Better World.”

A “Design It, Build It” science session will be held 10 a.m. June 21. Children ages 4-10 and their caregivers are invited to attend. No registration is required.

A program titled “Eyes of the Wild” is planned for 6 p.m. June 22. Families can meet rescued animals and hear about the beautiful creatures and habitats we share this world with. No registration is required.

Coplay: Anniversary committee will meet tonight

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by The Press in Columns

This evening, the borough’s 150th anniversary celebration committee meets 7 p.m. in the council chambers of borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St. The celebration occurs in 2019.

Also this evening, Model Railroad Explorer Post 101 convenes 7:30 p.m., usually for a workshop of sorts, on the second floor of the municipal building.


Aqua Zumba debuts for the summer at Parkway Pool 6:30 p.m. June 19 and each Monday evening thereafter.


Catasauqua: Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church to hold sale Saturday

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, 604 Fourth St., will be having its annual yard and bake sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 17. The event is rain or shine.

There will be a wide variety of merchandise, and all of the delicious baked goods are made by the members.

Food and refreshments also will be available.


Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association’s Biery House, 8 Race St. will be open 1-4 p.m. June 18. There will be a PowerPoint presentation and discussion titled “Architecture of Catasauqua’s Historic Homes.”

Parking is at Deily Coal Yard, 5 Union St.

Hokendauqua: Carwash set for this Saturday

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Whitehall Bible Fellowship Church, 3300 Seventh St., will be holding a carwash 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 17.

All proceeds will go to American Cancer Society in support of the church’s Relay for Life team.


Hokendauqua Park & Playground Association will be holding sign-ups for fall baseball, softball and Whitehall Zephyr youth field hockey at the pavilion on the following days.

6-7:30 p.m. June 19

6-7:30 p.m. June 28

6-7:30 p.m. July 7


Monday, June 12, 2017 by The Press in Columns


• St. John’s Friendly Fifties meeting, 1 p.m., in the social hall of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Church, 1343 Newport Ave., Northampton

• Christ United Church of Christ, Little Moore, Vacation Bible School (VBS), 6:15-8:15 p.m., at 913 S. Mink Road, Danielsville. VBS continues until June 16. Information and registration: 610-837-3526

• Poetry reading and book signing by Gail Zimmerman Thomas, 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339


Whitehall library: Poetry reading is planned at library

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The Press in Columns

At 6:30 p.m. June 12, Gail Zimmerman Thomas, a graduate of Whitehall High School and Kutztown University and former English teacher, will visit the library for a poetry reading and book signing.

Thomas has published four books of poetry and has had many other pieces included in various anthologies and journals.

Check out samples of her work at gailthomaspoet.com.


Fullerton: St. Elizabeth’s plans parish festival

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The Press in Columns

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, Fullerton Avenue, will hold its annual parish festival 6-10 p.m. June 9 and 5-10 p.m. June 10 on the parish grounds. There will be lots of fun, food, drinks and games.

Activities for Friday evening include music by Lo & Behold Band and balloon entertainment. The Chaz Band, a magician and balloon entertainment are on Saturday’s lineup.

Come out and enjoy the big event!


Northampton: Historical society, Quota plan spring sales

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The Northampton Area Historical Society will be having its annual spring garage sale in conjunction with the Quota Club of Northampton. Both sales will be held 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 10.

The society’s sale will be held at the station. Donations from the public for the sale can be dropped off 6-8 p.m. June 8 and 9.

There is no rain date for this event.

For information, call 610-851-0154 or 610-262-8198.

Quota Club’s sale will be held at Canal Park. The rain date is June 11.