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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by The Press in Local News

Nov. 2

Lower Macungie Library will host Ingrid Bohn and Robin Reichert from the Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild in a program of scary stories 6 p.m. This family-friendly event is open to all ages. Advance registration is required and participants are asked to bring a canned food item for the Second Harvest Food Bank. For additional information, contact Lower Macungie Library at 610-966-6864 or visit the library website at www.lowermaclib.org.

Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown. The program will be JFK and The Camelot Years. Non-members and guests are always welcome. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. For more information, call 610-437-4265.

Nov. 3

Upper Milford Mennonite Church, Kings Highway and Geissinger Road, Zionsville, will host the Ten Thousand Villages International Crafts Festival noon to 8 p.m. Also 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4. All income benefits Third World artisans by marketing their handicrafts in North America. The festival is wheelchair accessible. A bake sale also will be held. For information, call 610-966-2733; email the church at ummchurch@ptd.net; or visit the website www.ummchurch.org.

Nov. 4

Breakfast With Snoopy 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center for infants through 12 years old with a parent or caregiver. Advanced registration is required.

Annual White Elephant Sale and Bazaar 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Paul’s Parish Center, Third and Susquehanna streets, Allentown. Event features homemade food, attic treasures, baked goods, Christmas items, clothing and more. All proceeds benefit St. Vincent de Paul projects, including a weekly food pantry. For more information, call 610-797-9733.

Spaghetti dinner 4 to 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. There is a small cost; no cost for children under five. For more information, call 610-967-4916.

Holiday craft bazaar at Zion Lehigh Lutheran Church, 8269 Spring Creek Road, Alburtis, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Event includes crafts, quilts, basket raffle, bake sale, Grandma’s Attic and homemade food. All proceeds benefit Zion Lehigh Lutheran Church.

Nov. 5

The Carbon Model Railroad Society will host its fall train meet 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Diamond Fire Company bingo hall, 120 Main St., Walnutport. Highlights include a model railroad and a toy train. There is a cost for admission. Parking is free.

Nov. 7

MorningStar Moravian Church, 234 S. Main St., Coopersburg, will host an election day bazaar 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be available 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Luther Crest will host a financial fraud awareness seminar 2 p.m. at the senior living community, 800 Hausman Road. Financial specialist Stephanie Miller will share strategies people can use to help prevent personal information from getting into the hands of scammers or other criminals. The event will be held in Crest Hall. To RSVP, call 610-391-8229.

Nov. 10

Basket social at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury Township, 1707 Church Road, Allentown, 7 p.m. For more information or to donate a basket, call Louise at 610-866-1611 or the church office at 610-797-6933.

Nov. 11

Longswamp UCC, 200 Clay Road, Mertztown, will host a Pennsylvania Dutch Bazaar 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 11. Event will feature craft vendors, raffle baskets, PA Dutch desserts, apple dumplings and more. A Veterans Day prayer service will be held 11 to 11:15 a.m. All are welcome; for more information, visit longswampucc.org/bazaar.

Nov. 12

Veterans Day program 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Lower Macungie Community Center co-sponsored by the Lower Macungie Township Historical Society, Macungie Historical Society and Macungie VFW Post 9264. The speaker will be Richard Buss, a retired Navy captain and a native of the village of East Texas, who will present “The Four Chaplins” - the story of four Army chaplains who volunteered their services during World War II.

Nov. 14

Emmaus Garden Club meeting 12:30 p.m. at Faith Presbyterian Church, 3002 N. Second St., Emmaus. Deborah L. Pomroy Moyer will offer a presentation on organic design. For more information, call 610-554-0677.

Artist Donna Haney will be the guest presenter meeting of the Parkland Art League, 7 p.m. at Macungie Institute, 510 East Main St., Macungie. Haney will demonstrate painting trees, working in oils. The Parkland Art League is open to all residents of the Lehigh Valley and beyond.

Nov. 15

Emmaus Historical Society meeting 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church Parish Hall, Fifth and Chestnut streets. The program will include information about the Schwar Geneology Library which is housed in the museum. Society member Lynette Fink will talk about the history of the Schwar Genealogy Library.

Nov. 17

The Children’s Ball, “Journey to Oz,” a Wizard of Oz theme, will be hosted by Community Services for Children at Lehigh’s Mountaintop Campus, 6 to 9 pm. The ticket includes a reception, seated dinner, live jazz and an auction. Jon Stetson, a mentalist, is the special guest entertainer. Proceeds from the ball will support CSC’s early education programs, including Head Start. Contact Stacy Perlaki at 610-437-6000, ext. 2113 for additional information or visit www.cscinc.org/events.

Lower Macungie Township Library book sale. Also Nov. 18.

Nov. 18

Ninth annual craft/vendor fair 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center. Over 100 crafters and vendors will participate. Brookside Deli will offer lunch 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A free shuttle from the parking lot to the door will be provided by Corporate Limousine.

Nov. 19

Grand opening of the Bartholomew Center for the Preservation of Lower Macungie Township History at the barn at Camp Olympic Park, 3120 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Emmaus, noon to 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.LMTHistory.org. Presentations featuring Patrick Donmoyer, a book signing, museum tours, live entertainment and refreshments are part of the free event. Details can be found at www.LMThistory.org.

Dec. 11

Open house at the Wescosville Log House, 5047 Hamilton Blvd. Tours of the candle-lit house, warm drinks, cookies and harp music will be included in the event which is free and open to the public.

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