Whitehall-Coplay Press

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Northampton: Pork, sauerkraut on the menu

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Alliance Fire Company, 717 Washington Ave., will hold a pork and sauerkraut dinner 4-7 p.m. Feb. 17.

A basket social will also be held.

For cost and other information, call 610-262-2123.

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Lenten crab cake dinners will be held 5-7 p.m. Feb. 23 and March 2, 9 and 16 at Grace United Church of Christ, 902 Lincoln Ave.

The meal includes a baked potato, cole slaw, roll and butter, dessert and a beverage.

Chicken finger dinners will also be available for adults and children.

Takeouts are available.

Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Catasauqua: Breakfast brunch is planned

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Catasauqua Club, 226 Pine St., will be holding its breakfast brunch 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 18.

The menu includes eggs, bacon, ham, sausage, crepes, French toast, potatoes, soup, fruit cup and drinks. Eggs Benedict and omelets made to order are also on the menu.

Reservations are suggested. Call the club at 610-264-1771.

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The Catasauqua Garden Club still has a few spaces left for its annual bus trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show.

This year’s trip is scheduled for March 6. Don’t miss out on this colorful and inspiring early taste of spring!

Stiles: Tricky tray set for Feb. 17, 18

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Remember to stop by St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 3024 S. Ruch St., this weekend for its annual tricky tray event. The event is open 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Feb. 17 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 18 in Ruffenach Hall.

You just might win some exciting and fun prizes to brighten up your winter!

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The 2018 Winter Olympics are in full swing! Tune in to watch your favorite winter sport and catch the competitive action.

This is a nice way to get through the cold days and nights of winter.

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Fullerton: Food being accepted after Masses Feb. 18

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Columns

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., will be collecting food for the ecumenical food bank after all Masses Feb. 18. Please bring nonperishable food to the church foyer.

Cereal, macaroni and cheese, peanut butter, beans and rice are always a big hit.

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St. John’s United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., will be having Lenten worship services 6:30 p.m. Wednesday nights. Join the church for soup, bread and healthy desserts in Fox Hall.

Whitehall Township Public Library: Library plans next open mic and jam event for Feb. 19

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Join us 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month for open mic and jam night. Come in Feb. 19 to hear some cool music and other entertainment.

Thank you to Rocking the Valley online radio.

Entertainers interested in performing three songs or a 15-minute set are asked to sign up just before 6:30 p.m. Musicians, singers, poets, comedians, actors, writers, storytellers, etc., come show off your stuff — or just come and be part of the audience.

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Happenings

Monday, February 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

FEB. 12

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

• Quota Club of Northampton meeting, 6:30 p.m., at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Information, cost (for dinner) and reservations: 610-262-5070

• Woman’s Club of Whitehall Township meeting, 7 p.m., at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Hokendauqua

FEB. 13

• Gentle chair yoga, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at Whitehall Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. Information: 610-437-3700

Cementon/Egypt: Dutch breakfast will be held Feb. 10

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Whitehall Mennonite Church, 4138 Wilson St., Egypt, will hold a Dutch breakfast 8:30-11 a.m. Feb. 10.

The event is free, but donations are gratefully accepted.

For information, call 610-262-7013.

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The community is invited to a roast beef dinner hosted by Egypt Community Church, 4129 S. Church St., 4-6:30 p.m. Feb. 24.

Tickets will be available at the door. Takeout meals also will be available.

In case of snow, it will be postponed until March 3 at the same time.

For ticket information, call 610-262-4961.

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Catasauqua: Salem UCC holding soup, salad event

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will be having a soup, salad and sweets event 4-6 p.m. Feb. 10. The soups are ham and string bean, chili, beef vegetable, potato, chicken corn chowder and chicken orzo.

This is an all-you-can-eat dinner complete with salads and desserts. Takeout is also available.

For more information, call 610-264-4091.

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Just a reminder that the Woman’s Club of Catasauqua will be having a lively new program, “Living on a Shoestring with Fashions and Food,” starting 6 p.m. Feb. 15 at Salem UCC.

Northampton: Recreation center to hold Feb. 10 dance

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Recreation Center, 1 Lerchenmiller Drive, will hold a valentine dance for fourth- and fifth-grade students 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 10.

A photo booth will be available.

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Northampton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, 1204 Main St., will hold a valentine dance with DJ Flip 7:30-10:30 p.m. Feb. 10. Tickets are on sale at the post.

The VFW will host button box and polka entertainment 7:30-10:30 p.m. Feb. 9 and 16.

Karaoke with Crazy K is scheduled 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Feb. 23.

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Coplay library: Animal tracks program to be held Feb. 9

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Join us 11 a.m.-noon Feb. 9 for a “Tracks and Traces” presentation sponsored by Lehigh County Conservation District.

Come solve some of winter’s mysteries as we learn about tracks, traces and animal signs — proof that our animal friends are out and about even during the winter months.

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Reminder: Storytime and crafts with Miss Veronica will be 11 a.m. Feb. 8 and 15, with Miss Cadie filling in Feb. 22. All ages are invited to attend.

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Valentine’s Day is almost here, so we’ve brought back our Blind Date with a Book program.