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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Hokendauqua: Last chance to register for HPPA basketball

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Hokendauqua Park and Playground Association will hold a final girls and boys basketball registration for the 2017-18 season 6-8 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 6, at Hokendauqua Fire Company, 3022 S. Second St.

Online registration will also continue until Oct. 6. Visit hokeypark.org.

For more information, email Martin Donohue at donohuema33@gmail.com.


Coplay Public Library: Library book/bake sale to be held Friday, Saturday

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Our fall book/bake sale is finally here! Join us 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 6-7 for great bargains and delicious treats.

We have many books in need of a good home, and our team of local bakers has promised a wide variety of goodies that enchant you!


Reminder: Storytime and crafts with Miss Veronica will be 11 a.m. Oct. 5, 12, 19 and 26. All ages are welcome, and there is no preregistration required.


Cementon/Egypt: All-you-can-eat pasta dinner planned for Oct. 6

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Egypt Fire Company is hosting its first all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner of the season 5-8 p.m. Oct. 6. The dinner will be held at the fire company social hall, 4099 Kuhn Lane.

The dinners will be held on the first Friday of each month through March 2018.


Egypt Community Church will host an all-you-can-eat ham dinner Oct. 14. The public is invited to the dinner, which will be served 4:30-6:30 p.m., at the church, 4129 S. Church St.

Tickets will be available at the door. Take-out meals will also be available.



Monday, October 2, 2017 by The Press in Columns

OCT. 2

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

OCT. 3

• Mini and junior youth groups (K-5) meeting and dinner, 5:30-7 p.m., at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., Fullerton. The event will continue the first Tuesday of each month until April 2018.

• Moorestown Garden Club meeting, 7 p.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 2218 Community Drive. Information: 610-759-1652

OCT. 4

• Catasauqua Garden Club meeting, 1 p.m., at Slovak Center Social Club, 1233 Fifth St., North Catasauqua

Whitehall library: Thanks for making fundraiser a success

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The library board and staff would like to thank all of the patrons who responded to our fundraiser letter and made a donation. You can see a copy of it in the most recent edition of the Whitehall Township newsletter, read it on our website or pick up a copy at the front desk of the library.

It is not too late to donate. Once a year, we do a fundraiser letter to help us with the children and adult programs we do at the library. Donations can be made via check, PayPal or credit card while in the library.


Northampton: Friendly Fifties to meet

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by The Press in Columns

St. John’s Friendly Fifties group will meet 1 p.m. Oct. 9 in the church’s social hall, 1343 Newport Ave.

Country-western singer Donna Parsons will entertain.


Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet Oct. 11 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Doors open noon.

Entertainment and refreshments will be provided.

Those interested in trips should call Sharon at 610-262-9182.


Stiles: Haunted hayrides start soon

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by The Press in Columns

October is only a few days away — that means Halloween, football, raking leaves and pumpkin-flavored treats!

The month of October also means every Friday and Saturday, Whitehall Township Bureau of Fire will be holding its haunted hayrides at Whitehall Parkway 7-11 p.m. The Parkway’s address is 4689 S. Church St., Whitehall.

Tickets are sold at the Parkway on the day of the ride.

Get into the spooky spirit of the fall season with a scary trip through the Parkway and support the fire department!


Catasauqua: Hartzell’s will present family program

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by The Press in Columns

A free program on family care-giving — and deciding when it’s time to get help — will be presented 6 p.m. tonight, Sept. 28, by Hartzell’s Pharmacy. The event will take place at Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St.

Putting a senior care plan in place can be a difficult task to handle alone. Knowing which options to choose from becomes overwhelming at times. Learn about the best options available to address your loved one’s medical and safety needs at this event.


Fullerton: Candles for sale as fundraiser

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Members of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic’s choir are selling Yankee candles beginning this weekend. Go to yankeecandlefundraising.com and enter the group number 990034634 in the “Start shopping” block on the lower right corner of the page (seller ID is not required).

All items will be shipped directly to you.

The choir receives 40 percent of all sales, which helps with the purchase of needed materials and supports the cost of the special programs, such as vespers, the Christmas program and spring concert.