Whitehall-Coplay Press

Friday, June 5, 2020

Coplay: CFC plans March 8 bingo

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Commitment to Family and Community, 165 Cherry St., will be holding a bingo event 2 p.m. March 8 to benefit the Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative.

Doors open 1 p.m. The games begin 2 p.m.

A cash drawing is also part of the day.

Food and baked goods will be available to purchase.

Those planning to attend are asked to bring an item for the Snack Pack Pals program. A list of items needed can be found on the Facebook page, Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative.

For more information, call Lana Snyder at 610-533-1357.


Hokendauqua: First Presbyterian to host unique event March 7

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 by The Press in Columns

First Presbyterian Church of Hokendauqua, 3005 S. Front St., will host a talent(less) show 7 p.m. March 7 in the fellowship hall. Doors open 6:30 p.m.

The evening will include comedy, skits, musical numbers and other assorted acts.

The fellowship hall will be transformed into an artsy coffee house for the night, and ticket holders can enjoy a coffee/tea bar and desserts during the show.


Monday, March 2, 2020 by The Press in Columns


• Bingo, 7 p.m. (doors open 5:30 p.m.), at Northampton Banquet and Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.


• Read Across America/Dr. Seuss celebration, 6 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration: 610-262-7537

• Creation Station, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

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


Catasauqua: J4, reunion meeting is set for Feb. 27

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 by The Press in Columns

A planning meeting for the J4 Celebration and mega Catasauqua High School reunion will be 7 p.m. Feb. 27 in the community room on the main floor of North Catasauqua Borough Hall, 1066 Fourth St.

The celebration and reunion will be held July 4 at North Catasauqua William J. Albert Memorial Park, 701 Grove St.

Anyone interested in helping to plan the event is welcome to join.


Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, 604 Fourth St., will hold its next free community lunch 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 29.

Come on out and meet some new friends.


Northampton: Grace plans Lenten dinners

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Grace United Church of Christ, 902 Lincoln Ave., will be hosting Lenten crabcake dinners 5-7 p.m. March 6, 13, 20 and 27.

The meals include a baked potato, coleslaw, 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.

For more information, call 610-262-7186.


Holy Trinity Nursery School, 1235 Main St., is registering for the 2020-21 school year.

Coplay: Bicycles to be shared with needy

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Borough has more than 50 bicycles stored at borough hall.

Police Chief Vincent Genovese reported tracking down the owners is difficult since many of the bikes may have been stolen and then dumped at various sites in the borough, and the owners have not come forward and claimed them. Many of them have been there for several months.

Some of the bikes are in good condition and some need work. The bicycles are expected to be refurbished and given out to needy youths in the community.

Stiles: Fish bake nights scheduled

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Knights of Columbus Council No. 4050 will be holding fish bake nights 5-7 p.m. in the social hall of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 3024 S. Ruch St.

The dates are Feb. 28 and March 6 and 13.

The meal includes baked fish, two sides, desserts and drinks. Pierogi dinners will be available.

Those interested may order take-out meals.

There is a cost.


If you cannot wait to see beautiful flowers in bloom, travel to Philadelphia Feb. 29-March 8 to visit the Philadelphia Flower Show.

The theme this year is Riviera holiday.

Fullerton: Gift card bingo to be held Feb. 28

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 by The Press in Columns

St. John’s United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., is hosting a gift card bingo 7 p.m. Feb. 28 in Fox Hall.

Doors open 6 p.m.

For more information, call 610-264-8421.


St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church’s Golden Agers will hold the first meeting of 2020 12:30 p.m. March 6 in the parish hall, 618 Fullerton Ave.

A guest speaker from the office of state Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, will visit to discuss voting by mail.

If you are 55 or older, come join the group for lunch.

For more information, call 610-432-7562.


Whitehall Township Public Library: Register now for preschool, toddler storytime programs

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 by The Press in Columns

Preschool storytime will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays Feb. 25-April 14 and 1 p.m. Wednesdays from Feb. 26 to April 16. This program is open to ages 37 months to 6 years and will run for eight weeks.

Toddler storytime will be held Thursdays 10:30 a.m. The program runs March 5-April 9. This storytime is open to ages 12 to 36 months and will run for six weeks.

Register on the reading programs section of our webpage under Programs & Events.


Creation Station will be held 6:30-7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month.


Monday, February 24, 2020 by The Press in Columns

FEB. 24

• Greater Northern Lehigh Chamber of Commerce Winter Restaurant Week begins, during regular business hours, at participating restaurants, including Danielsville and Walnutport venues. The event will continue until Feb. 29. Information: lehighvalleychamber.org/greaternorthernlehighrestaurantweek.html

• Coplay Borough 150th anniversary committee meeting, 7 p.m., at Samuel Owens Restaurant and Bar, 128 Chestnut St., Coplay

• Bingo, 7 p.m. (doors open 5:30 p.m.), at Northampton Banquet and Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

FEB. 25