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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Northampton: VFW Post 4714 hosts polka, karaoke nights through August

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Main Street and Laubach Avenue, has planned the following activities this month.

Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m., polka and button box

Aug. 24, 10 p.m., karaoke with Crazy K

Aug. 25, 8 p.m., music mix and dance party with DJ Flip Side

Aug. 31, 7:30 p.m., polka and button box

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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1235 Main St., will hold a flea market and bake sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 18.

Food will be available for purchase.

Proceeds benefit the church’s building fund.

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Stiles: St. John’s plans Sept. 2 picnic

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Stiles residents, please mark your calendar for St. John the Baptist Church’s annual picnic, scheduled for Sept. 2.

Stay tuned for more details.

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August is passing by quickly!

Soon it will be time for The Great Allentown Fair. The fair opens Aug. 28 and runs through Labor Day, Sept. 3. There are so many fun activities and forms of entertainment to enjoy at the fair, along with delicious food.

Plan on stopping by the fair with your friends and family for a nice end-of-summer celebration.

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Fullerton: St. Elizabeth’s has two aerobics classes starting soon at church

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Looking for a night out with friends? Instructor Karen Hoff is offering 10 weeks of aerobics in the parish hall of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 435 Pershing Blvd. The class will be held 6-6:50 p.m. Tuesday nights from Sept. 4 to Nov. 6.

The 10 weeks includes 50 minutes of aerobic exercises, followed by 20 additional minutes of toning and floor-work exercises for those who wish to stay.

Happenings

Monday, August 13, 2018 by The Press in Columns

AUG. 13

• Guitar Hero tournament (for grades 6-12), 2 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration: 610-262-7537

• Vacation Bible School (for age 3 to sixth grade), 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Whitehall Bible Fellowship Church, 3300 Seventh St., Hokendauqua. VBS will continue until Aug. 17. Information and registration: whitehall.lehighbible.com/activities/vacation-bible-school

AUG. 14

Cementon/Egypt: Historical society hosts event

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Local historian Karen Gensey will be leading an informative walk through Egypt beginning 10 a.m. Aug. 25.

The Whitehall Historical Preservation Society is hosting the event.

Gensey will share her knowledge about the history of this Whitehall village, walking to key areas with participants.

If interested, call 610-776-7280 for information on where to meet.

The walk is free to society members. There is a small fee for nonmembers.

Northampton: Flea market, bake sale is set

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1235 Main St., will hold a flea market and bake sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 18.

Food will be available for purchase.

Proceeds benefit the church’s building fund.

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Reminder: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Main Street and Laubach Avenue, has planned the following activities throughout the month.

Aug. 10, 9 p.m., karaoke with DJ PK

Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m., polka and button box

Aug. 24, 10 p.m., karaoke with Crazy K

Aug. 25, 8 p.m., music mix and dance party with DJ Flip Side

Catasauqua: Toga Party Band comes to Catty park

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Toga Party Band will perform 7-10 p.m. Aug. 10 at Catasauqua Park Amphitheater, 501 American St.

Come on out with your lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments for a fun music-filled evening!

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The Catasauqua High School Class of 1966 has completed its birthday party picnic plans. The picnic will take place 2 p.m. Sept. 15 at North Catasauqua William J. Albert Memorial Park, 701 Grove St.

It’s a BYOB, and the class will provide soda and water. It will be catered by Cathy’s Creative Catering & Cafe, and a cake will be provided.

Hokendauqua: VBS to start Aug. 13

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Whitehall Bible Fellowship Church, 3300 Seventh St., will have Vacation Bible School 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 13-17. The program, “Shipwrecked — Rescued by Jesus,” is free and open to children from age 3 to sixth grade.

To register, visit whitehall.lehighbible.com/activities/vacation-bible-school.

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Mark your calendar for Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church’s 10th annual Wheels of Faith car show and craft fair. It will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 18, with a rain date of 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 19, at the church, 3355 MacArthur Road.

Coplay Public Library: Enjoy Brit rock at the library

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Our final summer music theme weeks are here.

This week we are celebrating British rock. The week of Aug. 13, we will finish with good old rock ‘n’ roll.

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Our free Thursday storytimes for August will be 3-4 p.m.

The theme Aug. 9 will be Let’s Move Too, and Aug. 16 will be Let’s Sing Too.

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Our Wednesday youth programs for kids and teens will continue 6-7 p.m.

There will be a program for children Aug. 15 called “Rhythm, Rhyme & Repeat.” The teen program “Sound: Body and Mind” is scheduled for Aug. 22.

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Coplay: Charity event is planned for Saturday

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Each year, Sunday Pool League hosts a charity pool tournament and fundraiser to benefit a local cause or organization. This year, the league is pleased to announce that proceeds will be donated to Diakon Adoption & Foster Care, Lehigh Valley.

Diakon Adoption & Foster Care has one goal — to bring permanence to the lives of waiting children and youths. Through foster care, foster-to-adopt (legal-risk placements), special needs and domestic adoption, Diakon focuses on uniting children and youths with forever families.