The Emmaus Public Library will host Dr. Ziad Munson for a program 7 p.m. titled, "The Great Red Herring: How al-Qaida Blinds us to Terrorism." Munson, a sociology professor at Lehigh University, will deliver the talk about terrorism for adults and mature teens in the Gardner Room of the library. He will include what a terrorist group looks like, how it forms and develops and how our obsession with al-Qaida over the last 10 years has blinded us to other forms of possible future terrorism.
The Alburtis Lockridge Historical Society, Franklin and Church streets, resumes its monthly meetings 7 p.m.
The Exchange Club of Western Lehigh will host their fifth annual Sporting Clays Shoot with a continental breakfast 8:30 a.m. and a shooting start of 9:30 a.m. There will be a fee which will pay for 100 targets, 100 shells, breakfast, lunch, awards and souvenirs. Proceeds will be used to support local child abuse prevention programs. For registration form or more information, visit www.welsternlehighxc.com.
The Catherine Boulay Foundation will host a 5K Run/Walk and Family Fun Day at the Lehigh Parkway. Registration will start 9 a.m. and the race will begin 10:30 a.m. Proceeds will benefit the Prager Fund. Register online at CatherineBoulayFoundation.org.
The Great Lehigh Valley Train Meet 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Merchants Square Mall, 1901 South 12th St., Allentown. Enjoy over 10,000 square feet of model and toy trains, die cast, repair parts and other railroad themed merchandise.
The hoagie sale for the Camp Fire Girls resumes today. To order a hoagie, call 610-966-4663. Kindergarten, first and seocnd grade girls interested in joining the Camp Fire Girls may call Katie DeIaco at 610-966-4663.
The Emmaus Lions Club will present "Judge Judy: The Final Verdict!" with doors opening 6 p.m. at The Masters at Shepherd Hills, 1160 S. Krocks Road, Wescosville. The show will be "A comedy with a murder thrown in." There will be a cost and proceeds will benefit Emmaus Lions charities. Cost will include a hot dinner buffet. Call 610-965-7355 or contact any Lion to purchase tickets.
Old Zionsville UCC Church, 5981 Fountain Road, Old Zionsville, will host an all you can eat breakfast 7 to 11 a.m. There will be a cost for guests six and over. The public is welcome to attend.
The Lehigh Temple, 2120 Route 100, between Macungie and Trexlertown, will host a breakfast 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and everyone is welcome. There will also be a bake sale. Call 610-398-9845 for more information.
The Quakertown Farmers Market, 201 Station Road, Quakertown, will host a blood collection by the American Red Cross Bloodmobile 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot at the north entrance.
Wendy Littner Thomson Counseling Services will present the "Five Wishes" program 2 p.m. at the Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden St., Bethlehem. "Five Wishes" is an easy to use legal document written in everyday language that lets adults of all ages plan how they want to be cared for in case they become seriously ill.
The Emmaus Garden Club is sponsoring a bus outing to the New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, N.Y. The bus will leave 7 a.m. from Weis Market, Emmaus, and will return 8:30 p.m. There will be a cost which includes admission to the special exhibition "Monet's Garden," inspired by the famous Giverny garden and lily pond of the master French Impressionist painter. For information, call Diane at 610-554-0653 or Sue at 610-395-5788.
Team Megan will host a fundraiser for VisionWalk 2012 at Rita's, 100 W. Main St., Macungie, 5 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Sue at 610-965-6796.
The GFWC PA Woman's Club of Macungie will host a membership drive at Kalmbach Memorial Park, Macungie, with a 6 p.m. meet and greet and a 7 p.m. meeting. The program will be "Goodbye Summer-Hello Fall."
The D&L Trail Alliance will host the Eastern Pennsylvania Greenways and Trails Summit Sept. 19 and 20 at the DeSales University University Center, 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley. The summit will focus on planning, building and promoting local and regional trails and greenways across eastern Pennsylvania.
Emmaus Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church. Evan Burian presents the history of football in Emmaus and Lehigh Valley. Apple dumplings can be ordered at this meeting, or call the museum at 610-966-6591 no later than Oct. 10. They will be available to pick up at the Oct. 17 meeting. Emmaus Historical Ghost Tales Tours will be Oct. 5, 6, 7, 12 and 13. Call the museum for information and tickets.
The Quakertown Farmers Market, 201 Station Road, Quakertown, will host a winter coat drive now through Oct. 14. This is the 17th year of the drive and over 500 coats were distributed last year. Coats will be donated to the local Salvation Army and the Milford Square Women's and Children's Shelter.
Lower Milford will host their 10th annual fall festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 7607 Chestnut Hill Road, Coopersburg. There will be a silent auction with over 300 items including gift baskets, culinary, craft and sport items. The event will be held rain or shine. Crafters, artisans and vendors can register for the event by calling 610-967-4949.
The Alburtis Lockridge Historical Society, Franklin and Church streets, open house 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Rodale Institute will host its 4th annual Organic Apple Festival at their farm, 611 Siegfriedale Road, Kutztown. Visitors will be able to pick their own apples from the farm's 1,100 organic apple trees. There will be live music, farm tours, games and cider making. A wide variety of food vendors will be on site. More information can be found online at www.rodaleinstitute.org/organic_apple_festival.
Emmanuel UCC Church, 16th and Chew streets, Allentown, will sponsor a penny party with the kitchen opening 5:30 p.m. and the drawing beginning 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Diane at 610-398-0258.
The Lehigh Valley Therapy Dogs will host a "Paw'sta Dinner Fundraiser" 4 to 8 p.m. at the Lehigh Lodge, Route 100, Macungie. There will be a cost. For more information, call 610-349-1886.
The Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center at Kutztown University will host Harvest Fescht 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be hearth cooking, sauerkraut making, hex sign painting, wool and flax spinning demonstrations, children's activities and more.
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