Whitehall-Coplay Press

Monday, February 18, 2019

Catasauqua: Christmas burlesque show scheduled for Dec. 15

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Mistletoe Nights: Who’s Naughty or Nice? burlesque show is set for 8-11 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Gas House Dance Hall, 311 Front St.

There is a cost. Bring a food donation for Manna on Main and receive a free gift.

The troupe consists of Miss China Doll, the Guinness record holder for largest fan dance; host and performer Geo; Ms. Sassy Chassis; and Diamond D’Light. Joining the group from Crufeli Sideshow and Circus Arts is Kiki Crufeli and Scorpino. Lehigh Valley comedian Tyler Rothrock will perform as well.


Hokendauqua: Operation Santa is coming Dec. 16

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Santa Claus is coming to Hokendauqua! Hokendauqua Park & Playground Association and Whitehall Fire Department Station 38 are teaming up to present the 2018 Operation Santa.

Santa will ride on a firetruck around the village noon-7 p.m. Dec. 16. As in previous years, Santa and his helpers will hand out oranges and bags of candy.

Anyone wishing to have a toy delivered to his or her child may drop off a gift — with the recipient’s name and address on it — at the Christmas tree farm at the Hokendauqua football field, Front and Lehigh streets, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 13 or 14.


Monday, December 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

DEC. 10

• Cupcake-decorating program for children (with Blondie’s Rebecca Zukowski-Gillespie), 6 p.m., at Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St. Information and registration (required): 610-264-4151

• Christmas craft (for adults), 6 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration (required): 610-262-7537

• Holiday chorus concert, 7 p.m., in the gymnasium of Moore Elementary School, 2835 Mountain View Drive, Bath

Coplay: Coplay tree lighting planned for Dec. 6

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The borough’s annual community tree lighting program, hosted by Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association, is set for 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

Coplay Fire Department will deliver Santa on a fire engine to meet with the children.

Lori and James will present holiday-inspired entertainment program inside borough hall.


The third annual O Come All Ye Faithful Social Call Christmas party will be held Dec. 7 at the American Club of Coplay pavilion, 300 Cherry St.

Fullerton: St. Elizabeth’s to host all-you-can-eat breakfast Dec. 9

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., will hold its next all-you-can-eat breakfast 8:30-11:30 a.m. Dec. 9 in the parish social hall.

Come fill up on all your favorites of bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, home fries, pancakes, cheesy Tater Tots, Danish, juice and coffee.

The special this month is Lourdes’ rice pudding.


St. Elizabeth’s youth ministry will be caroling with the choir at the Lehigh Valley Zoo during the Winter Spectacular 6-8 p.m. Dec. 14.

If needed, this time will count toward service hours.

Stiles: Be safe while holiday shopping

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The holiday season has begun!

Remember to take your time on the roads as you travel to complete errands and shopping. Try to be courteous to your fellow drivers, and leave the house early, so you have plenty of time to get to your destination. Be safe.


The Stiles neighborhood is merry and bright, thanks to neighbors adorning their houses with holiday decorations. The weather may be cold, but the spirit of the community is warm as the excitement builds for the holiday season.

Enjoy the beauty of the neighborhood!


Catasauqua: Salem to host Santa breakfast

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will be having a breakfast with Santa 9-11 a.m. Dec. 8.

All ages are welcome.

There is a fee for the breakfast, but those ages 3 and under eat for free.

There will be scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, home fries, pastries, fruit, juice, coffee and much more.


The Catty Club, 226 Pine St., will be having a chicken dinner bingo Dec. 8.

Doors open 4 p.m., and bingo starts 5 p.m.

Contact the club at 610-264-1771 for more information or to purchase tickets.


Whitehall Township Public Library: Barbershop quartet to perform holiday concert Dec. 6

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Join Whitehall Township Public Library 7 p.m. Dec. 6 for some holiday music! The barbershop quartet, ffourtissimo, will be at the library with songs of the season and some oldies, too!

If you enjoy a cappella music, come and enjoy this quartet as they deliver fun renditions of classic holiday songs as well as some newer tunes.


The library will be closing 5 p.m. Dec. 7 because of a staff Christmas party.


Holiday and family story and craft times will be held 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 12 and 19.

Kids will hear stories and do a holiday craft.

Northampton: AARP plans holiday party

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will hold its annual Christmas party Dec. 12 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

Doors open 11 a.m. Those planning to attend must have a ticket.

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


Northampton Area Chamber of Commerce and Roxy Theatre will hold a holiday mixer and movie night Dec. 13 at the Roxy, 2004 Main St.

The mixer will be 6-7 p.m., followed by the classic film “Holiday Inn” 7:30 p.m.


Tuesday, December 4, 2018 by The Press in Columns

DEC. 4

• Gentle chair yoga, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at Whitehall Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The class will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays until Dec. 27. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

• Tai Chi exercise, 12:30-1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The class will continue Tuesdays and Fridays until Dec. 21. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700