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Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by The Press in Local News

April 18

Spotted Lanternfly townhall meeting 7 to 9 p.m. at the Salisbury Township municipal building, 2900 S. Pike Ave., Allentown. Detailed information will be provided on successful methods of detecting these insects as well as proven ways of eradicating them. For more information, call 610-782-3002 or email joshuasiegel@lehighcounty.org.

Emmaus Lioness Lions Club will hold its 21st annual basket party at the Agri-Plex at the Allentown Fairgrounds, 301 N. 17th St., Allentown. Doors open 4 p.m.; drawings begin 7 p.m. There is an admission price. Food is available for purchase. To purchase tickets, call 610-967-3561.

Emmaus Historical Society meeting 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church Parish Hall, Fifth and Chestnut streets. Historian and author Aaron Heckler will present an illustrated PowerPoint program, “Route 100 through the Goshenhoppen Region in the early 1900s.”

April 19

Women’s Club of Emmaus spring card party 11:30 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fifth and Chestnut streets, Emmaus.

April 20

Bingo at Macungie Memorial Park building in the lower level on North Poplar Street, Macungie. All cash prizes; event benefits Friends of Macungie Institute. Doors open noon and games begin 1 p.m. For more information, call 610-966-7830.

April 21

The Shelter House Society will hold its annual Patriot’s Day Dinner, 6 p.m. at Emmaus Citizen’s Fire Company #2, Pennsylvania Ave. and S. 10th St. There is a cost and reservations are required. The guest speaker will be historian Scott Herring, a fifth generation underground coal mining family member and the last of the anthracite coal region photographers.

All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet 7 to 11 a.m. at Old Zionsville United Church of Christ, 5981 Fountain Road, Old Zionsville. There is a charge; there is no charge for children under age five. For more information, call the church office at 610-966-3601 or Darlene at 610-966-5115.

Wheels for H.O.P.E. event 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Alburtis Park and Fire Company, 328 S. Main St., Alburtis. Event includes vendors, information tables, presentations, a motorcycle ride, musical entertainers and more – all to raise money and awareness to fight addiction. All proceeds/donations will benefit the Center for Humanistic Change. For more information or to register, call Karen at 610-443-1595.

April 22

The Lehigh Valley Model A Club antique car show and swap meet 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Goodwill Fire Company in Trexlertown. For more information, call Morris Halpin at 610-395-8431.

St. Luke’s Singers annual spring concert 2:45 p.m. at Wesley Methodist Church, 2540 Center St., Bethlehem. Tickets are available at the gift shops at St. Luke’s Allentown, Anderson, Bethlehem and Warren campuses or by calling 610-759-6325. Proceeds will benefit St. Luke’s Hospice.

The Knauss Homestead Preservation Society Poker Bingo fundraising event 1 p.m. at Fire Company #1, Emmaus. For membership information and information about the preservation society, visit www.theknausshomestead.org.

April 26

Upper Milford Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. in the Upper Milford Township building. Linda Minarik, in authentic costume, will portray Mary Todd Lincoln. The public is welcome.

April 28

The Friends of the Emmaus Public Library will hold its 20th annual used book sale beginning 7 a.m. at Lower Macungie Middle School, 6299 Lower Macungie Road. The event will be held in the school cafeteria where an estimated 18,000 pre-enjoyed books go on sale. A Nutrition Health and Safety Fair, organized by Nutrition, Inc., the food service provider of the East Penn School District, will take place 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the school’s lobby. The book sale shuts down 2:45 p.m. and reopens 3 p.m. for a brown bag blowout.

The Emmaus Lions Club’s semi-annual Pennsylvania Dutch Chowder Sale at Emmaus Community Park. Containers will be available for pickup and purchase between 7 and 11 a.m. For more information, contact any Lion member or call 610-965-7355.

April 29

Pet loss and grief seminar 2 to 3:30 p.m. hosted by Stephens Funeral Home and Day by Day Pet Caregiver Support. The seminar will be held at Stephens Funeral Home, 274 N. Krocks Road, Allentown, and will include topics such as human-animal bond, learning about grief, coping with grief, struggling with guilt and regrets, the need to mourn, healing after loss, memorialization, children and pets in grief and when to adopt again. RSVP by April 27 by calling 484-453-8210.

“Show Me the Money Bingo!” presented by Emmaus Main Street Partners and the Emmaus Historical Society at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. Doors open 1 p.m.; event will be held 2 to 5 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at Emmaus Jewel Shop, 338 Main St., Emmaus and at David’s Electric, 314 Main St., Emmaus. Only 150 tickets are available. Proceeds will benefit the Emmaus Historical Society capital campaign and the Emmaus Main Street Partners.

The Church of the Good Shepherd UCC, 135 Quarry Road, Alburtis, will hold a “Journey of Faith” presentation during the 10:30 a.m. service. Charles Knerr will explain the religious symbolism for the church’s architecture and furnishings. All are welcome. Immediately following the service, a nickel carnival will be held 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. which includes games, food and fun for all.

May 1

Annual Community Day Event at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, 4 to 8 p.m. This Lower Macungie Township sponsored event has fun for everyone. Meet with local businesses and area groups; there will be free games and activities for the kids including a petting zoo, face painting, inflatables and more.

May 5

Springfest 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church, 6440 Powder Valley Road, Zionsville. Baked goods, light lunch, flea market items and flowers for planting/hanging are available to purchase. The event will be held rain or shine. For more information, call 610-965-6796.

May 12

Pure Health & Wellness Center will host a run event to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 9 to 11 a.m., rain or shine. There will be a 10K run, 5K Run/walk and a one-mile fun run/walk. The event will be held at Ontelaunee Park 7344 Kings Highway, New Triopli. For information and to register visit www.runsignup.com. Family and pet friendly, facilities, playground, free parking at or near event.

June 2

Lower Macungie Township’s free summer concert with The Outlaws featuring Crazy Elmer at East Texas Park, 5624 East Texas Road, East Texas 7 to 8:30 p.m.

June 8

Lower Macungie Township’s free summer concert with Johnny’s Jukebox Band at East Texas Park, 5624 East Texas Road, East Texas 6 to 9 p.m.

June 16

Lower Macungie Township’s free summer concert with Macungie Band at Hills at Lockridge Park, 7125 Scenic View Drive, Macungie 7 to 8 p.m.