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Saturday, May 25, 2019


Wednesday, April 25, 2018 by The Press in Local News

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 pick up and purchase between 7 and 11 a.m. For more information, contact any Lion member or call 610-965-7355.

Quakertown Farmers Market free spring concert on the outdoor stage, 201 Station Road, Quakertown. The band, Off R Rockers, a classic rock cover band, will perform 11:30 a.m. For more information, call 215-536-4115.

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 the 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 of 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 3

Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown. Mary Wozniak will discuss medical identity fraud. 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.

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.

All-you-can-eat spring ham and turkey dinner 4 to 7 p.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 6 to eat. For more information, call Annie at 610-966-5242, Betty Lou at 610-966-2842 or the church office at 610-966-3601.

May 12

Pure Health & Wellness Center will host a run event to raise fund for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 9 to 11 a.m., rain or shine. There will be a 10K run, 5K Run/walk, 1 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.

May 21

Recruitment meet and greet at the Western Salisbury Volunteer Fire Company, 950 S. Ott St. (adjacent to Green Acres Park), 6:30 to 8 p.m. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call

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.

Indoor and outdoor yard sale at St. John’s UCC, 139 N. 4th St., Emmaus, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Event will be held rain or shine. A bake sale and hot dog stand will also be available.

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.