East Penn Press

Monday, October 23, 2017

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Aug. 9

Salisbury Fire Co. #1 Ladies Auxiliary Matey’s American Pie Co. Gourmet Frozen Pizza sale through Aug. 24. Pizzas will be delivered Aug. 31. Pickup up will be at the club after 7 p.m. To place an order or for questions, call Juli’ at 484-264-8010 or email SFC1LadiesAuxiliary@yahoo.com.

Aug. 12

The Salisbury Athletic Booster Club is conducting a clothing and more drive 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Salisbury Middle School, 3301 Devonshire Road, Allentown. Items to be collected include clothing and shoes, accessories, household items and toys. VCR tapes, CDs, books, box televisions, monitors, car seats, oversized playsets or outdoor playsets will not be accepted. For more information, contact mdeeb@salisburysd.org or call 610-797-4107, ext. 2504.

Aug. 16

Alburtis Area 55+ seniors meet noon at Alburtis Rod and Gun Club for a pot luck luncheon (hot dogs provided) plus bingo. Many bus trips are also scheduled. For more information, call 610-966-4996.

Aug. 17

A free informational session on adoption and child foster care will be held 6 p.m. Aug. 17 at Diakon Adoption & Foster Care, located on the campus of The Lutheran Home at Topton, One S. Home Ave., Topton. People interested in attending the session are asked to call 888-582-2230 or 610-682-1504 to register. Diakon Adoption & Foster Care staff will explain foster parenting as well as the processes involved in adopting a child. Attendees also will learn about children available for adoption as well as the foster-to-adopt program and a new service providing foster care for medically fragile children.

Luther Crest will host a free public concert by the Macungie Band 7 p.m. at the senior living community, 800 Hausman Road. The band will perform a variety of patriotic music, Broadway hits, movie tunes, overtures, classics and more. People interested in attending are asked to bring a lawn chair. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held in Crest Hall in the senior living community. Because seating is limited, people interested in attending are asked to call Luther Crest at 610-398-8011.

Aug. 19

Emmaus Historical Society apple dumpling and shoofly pie sale. Deadline to order is Aug. 11. Pick up will be at the Emmaus Historical Society, 218 Main St., Emmaus. Call 610-966-6591 to place orders.

Aug. 22

Emmaus Historical Society sponsored bus trip to American Music Theater, Lancaster, to see “Vegas Legends.” Ticket includes bus transportation, lunch at Shady Maples and the 3 p.m. show. All are welcome. For tickets, call Nancy at 610-967-5715.

Aug. 24

Upper Milford Historical Society Meeting 7 p.m. at the Upper Milford Township Building, Old Zionsville. Speaker Richard Hujsa will talk about antique rifles. All are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 610-966-4376.

Penn State Lehigh Valley, Ronald K. De Long Gallery, Exhibit: DIGEST: Daisuke Shintani & Atsuko Tajima, through Oct. 17. Reception held 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 7. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Ann Lalik at 610-285-5261 or annlalik@psu.edu.

To have your event listed in the community calendar, send an email to dgalbraith@tnonline.com.

Sept. 9

Schpotyaahr Fescht (Fall Festival) – Weisenberg Lowhill Township Historical Society, 4585 Werleys Corner Road, New Tripoli, noon to 6 p.m. Also Sept. 10. Food, bake sale, children’s activities, crafters, animals, antique engines, tours of historic hotel and grounds and more. Free miniature horse buggy rides are available (Sunday only). Entertainment: “Big Valley Bluegrass” Saturday, “We3” Sunday. Free parking and free family fun. Call 610-395-0763 or 610-285-2693. Non-perishable food items for the Lowhill Food Pantry will be collected.

Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society 25th Anniversary Celebration. Stop by the Schubert-Graber log cabin at 6561 Powder Valley Road, Zionsville 4 to 7 p.m. to help the society celebrate its 25th anniversary. Take a look inside the cabin and enjoy free hot dogs, drinks and cake. Parking at Salem United Methodist Church on Powder Valley and on Highfield Drive. Raffle for signed, dated and numbered commemorative redware plate (number 1) will be held 7 p.m. Rain date is Sept. 10.

Sept. 10

2017 Emmaus Main Street Partners Farewell to Summer Festival at Triangle Park, 332 Main St., Emmaus, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Event includes family friendly activities for kids, teens and adults including: live music, A Troll Trail Hunt, children’s and teen entertainment, artisan, nonprofit and service vendors, the EMSP beverage bar, the Mystery Basket Family Cooking Challenge, a free showing of the Trolls Movie at the Emmaus Theatre and more. There is no charge to attend. For more information, call Meghan at 610-739-1273, visit http://emmausmainstreet.com/2017-emmaus-main-street-partners-farewell-to..., or email meghanr@lehighvalleychamber.org.

Sept. 12

Watercolorist Karen Benco will be the guest demonstrator at the Parkland Art League meeting, 7 p.m. at the Macungie Institute, 510 E. Main St., Macungie. Benco has won numerous awards and will again be featured in the August/September issue of the International Artist Magazine.

Sept. 16

Emmaus Kiwanis/Quest Diagnostics Health Screening 7 to 10 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. There is a cost. Optional testing includes thyroid screening, PSA and Vitamin D. Payment by check or cash. Pre-register by calling 800-776-6342, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Blue Star Mothers of America Lehigh Valley Chapter #201 fourth annual Denim to Diamonds Dance, 6 to 11 p.m. at Leithsville Social Hall, 1995 Leithsville Road, Hellertown. Show your support for active duty military, veterans and their families as well as the Blue Star Mothers of Amercia. For tickets or more information, contact Judith Miller at 610-428-0778 or jmillerbsmx2@gmail.com.

Sept. 23

Lower Milford Township 15 annual Fall Festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lower Milford Township building, 7607 Chestnut Hill Church Road, Coopersburg. Event held rain or shine. For more information, visit www.lowermilford.org or call 610-967-4949.

Oct. 6

Emmaus Historical Society World War II Happy Hour 6 to 8 p.m., 218 Main St., Emmaus. Event includes appetizers, wine tasting, tour of the museum and special displays. Each ticket holder will receive a complimentary copy of the Emmaus, PA World War II Veterans book. There is a charge. For tickets, call 610-966-6591 or visit www.emmaushistoric-pa.org.

To have your event listed in the community calendar, send an email to dgalbraith@tnonline.com.