Whitehall-Coplay Press

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Northampton: Historical program to be held April 6

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Northampton Area Historical Society will be presenting part two of the “Bygone Era — the Second Ward of Northampton” program 10 a.m. April 6 in borough hall, 1401 Laubach Ave.

Larry Oberly, vice president of the society, will be making the presentation. Slides of businesses and important events in the second ward and adjoining Allen Township will be shown.


Monday, April 1, 2019 by The Press in Columns


• Registration begins for Camp Whitehall (for children who have completed kindergarten through eighth grade as of June 2019), 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at the recreation office of Whitehall Township Municipal Building, 3219 MacArthur Road. Information and cost: Whitehall Township Recreation Bureau at 610-437-5524, ext. 165, whitehalltownship.org, campwhitehall@gmail.com or facebook.com/CampWhitehall


Catasauqua: Community lunch to be held March 30

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, 604 Fourth St., will hold a free lunch for the community March 30.

Lunch begins 11 a.m. and closes 12:30 p.m.

All are welcome!


Boy Scout Troop 94 will be holding a breakfast 8 a.m.-1 p.m. March 31 at the Catasauqua American Legion, 330 Second St.

The breakfast includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns, coffee, tea, milk and orange juice.

For pricing or other information, call 610-703-2722.


Fullerton: Drive-thru chicken dinner is April 4

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., will be having a drive-thru chicken dinner 4:30-6:30 p.m. April 4 prepared by Fairview House Catering.

The meal includes half of a chicken, vegetable, baked potato, coleslaw, roll with butter and dessert.

Tickets will be sold at the parish office and after all Masses March 30 and 31. Advanced tickets are a must. Only 250 tickets will be sold.

To pick up, drive into the parking lot and your order will be handed to you.

Call 610-264-0143 for more information.

Coplay: Garden club to meet March 28

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Garden Club will hold a meeting 6 p.m. March 28 in the social hall at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St.

The club will then head to North Catasauqua approximately 6:30 p.m. for a field trip at the Hickory Grove Greenhouses, 1096 Milton St.


Commitment to Family & Community is closing out the month with bingo and more March 29 at the hall, 165 Cherry St.

Doors open 5:30 p.m., and bingo begins 7 p.m.

There will be a Longaberger purse bingo, Chinese auction, basket bingo and bake sale.

The kitchen will be open.

Northampton: Festival of Bands is planned for April 28

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The 67th annual Festival of Bands will be held 2:30 p.m. April 28 in the auditorium of Northampton Area High School, 1619 Laubach Ave. The event, featuring the Allentown, Marine, Municipal and Pioneer bands, will present a pops concert with music from the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s. Enjoy selections from The Association, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Journey, Queen and The Beatles.

The NAHS jazz ensemble will be a special guest.

Admission is free. All freewill offerings collected will benefit Lehigh Valley children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Whitehall Township Public Library: Space rocks program is set for April 3 at Whitehall library

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Jolie Chylack, with Lehigh County Conservation District, will present the Buckets Full of Nature: Space Rocks program 1 p.m. April 3. Explore the mysterious rocks that travel through outer space.

After reading stories, creating art projects and experimenting, children will go home ready to “read” the night sky in a whole new way.


Join us for National Library Week programs 6:30 p.m. April 8.


Monday, March 25, 2019 by The Press in Columns


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

• Walk This Way to Better Health walking club (organized by East Allen Township Parks & Recreation), 10-11 a.m., at Bicentennial Park West, Colony Drive. The program will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays. Information: Chuck Frantz at 610-262-7961, ext. 306

Coplay: St. John’s plans community dinner

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., will host a chicken potpie dinner 4-6 p.m. March 23 in the social hall.

The public is invited to this community dinner.


Reservations and tickets for Coplay’s 150th anniversary gala, to be held April 6 at the American Club of Coplay pavilion, are now available at borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St., or by calling 610-262-6088.

The ticket price includes hors d’oeuvres, a family-style dinner, entertainment and more.


Hokendauqua: Basket social set for March 30

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Whitehall Lions Club will have a basket social 9 a.m.-2 p.m., with the prize drawing and pickup 2-4 p.m., March 30 at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road.

Food, bottled water and soda will be available for purchase.

If you would like to donate a basket, drop it off at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road.

For tickets, cost and other information, call Patty at 610-432-4339 or Judy at 610-262-7598.