The Quakertown Farmers Market, 201 Station Road, Quakertown, will host a winter coat drive 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.
The Upper Milford Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. in the Upper Milford Municipal Building. The event will be a celebration of the publication of their recent book on the history of Upper Milford Township. For more information, call 610-966-4851.
The Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will conduct their monthly meeting noon in the St. Peters Lutheran Church community room, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown. Lunch will be served for a cost. Congressman Charlie Dent, R-15th, and a representative from Senator Robert Casey's office will give brief presentations. A business session will conclude the meeting. All current and former Federal workers are invited to attend. First time attendees should contact Ken Zeiner at 610-837-7246.
The 25th annual Celtic Classic Highland Games and Festival will be held Sept 28, 29 and 30 at 532 Main St., Bethlehem. There will be various events, vendors and entertainment celebrating Celtic heritage. For more information or a list of programs, visit www.celticfest. org.
Luther Crest and St. Luke's University Health Network will host a senior expo 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Luther Crest, 800 Hausman Road, Allentown. Flu shots, health screenings and vision tests will be available. Local senior service organizations and nonprofit groups will be on hand. Ryan Mackenzie, R-134th, will be in attendance to discuss seniors' concerns about state government.
Salem United Methodist Church, 6440 Powder Valley Road, Zionsville, will host Harvest Fest 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be lunch available along with baked goods, flea market items and painted pumpkins. For more information, call Sue at 610-965-6796.
The Emmaus Special Entertainment Commission will present "Bluegrass in the Park" noon to 7 p.m. at Emmaus Community Park. The event is free and four bands will keep guests' toes tapping throughout the day. Guests can enjoy food and sweets from local businesses including Creamery on Main and Rita's of Emmaus, along with many interesting stands from handmade goods from Guatemala to locally made alpaca fiber products. Caricaturists, face-painters and henna tattoo artists will also be available to keep the children occupied when they're not dancing to the sounds of the banjo. The event will be held rain or shine as the pavilions offer plenty of shelter.
The Friends of the Macungie Institute will host multi-vendor bingo with gift basket raffle 1 p.m. at Macungie Memorial Park. There is a cost.
Team Megan will host a fundraiser for VisionWalk 2012 at Saladworks, 1403 North Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, 5 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Sue at 610-965-6796.
In celebration of the autumn harvest season, the Emmaus Garden Club invites you to attend their meeting with doors opening noon at Faith Presbyterian Church, North 2nd and Cherokee streets, Emmaus. Guest speaker Bill Baird, chef and owner of Baird's Catering in Gilbertsville will present the program "Vegetable Bouquets." The public is welcome to attend. For more information, call 610-966-4181.
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