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Thursday, May 3, 2018 by The Press in Local News

May 3

Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 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 8

Parkland Art League meeting, 7 p.m. at the Macungie Institute, 510 E. Main St., Macungie. Artist Wendy Steed is the guest speaker for the meeting, giving a demonstration in watercolor.

May 10

The Allentown Garden Club will hold its next meeting 12:30 p.m. at the Allentown Public Library – lower level. The program “Everything You Want to Know About Birds in the Lehigh Valley” will be presented by Barbara Malt, vice president of the Lehigh Valley Audubon Society. Malt will introduce the club to the beautiful and varied birds of the region, when and where to look for them and how to bring more birds to the backyard with bird-friendly garden features. For more information, contact Janice at 610-264-3045.

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, 1 mile fun run/walk. The event will be held at Ontelaunee Park 7344 Kings Highway, New Tripoli. For information and to register, visit www.runsignup.com. The park is family and pet friendly, has a playground and free parking at or near the event.

The annual Allentown Garden Club plant sale will be held at 207 N. 27th St. Allentown, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The sale will feature a wide variety of perennials at reasonable prices. Great gifts for Mother’s Day. All proceeds go to the Allentown Garden Club scholarship fund. For more information, call Mary Lou at 610-432-8451.

May 18

Meet and Greet Movie Night with the Lehigh Valley Steel Hawks 6 p.m. at Bethany Church, 429 Walnut St., Catasauqua. The movie starts 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. There will be a limited number of autographed footballs for children. Popcorn and water for the movie will be provided. Fans also may bring snacks and beverages.

May 19

Topton Community Street Fair “Topdog” festival 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. including hotdog eating and Whoopie pie maker contests; car show and cruise, tours of Topton, family fun, live music, yard sales, crafters, food, music by Woodside Avenue and more. Call Jonathan at 610-780-3666 for more information.

Spring Festivi-TEA presented by the Emmaus Garden Club, 2 to 4 p.m. at Faith Presbyterian Church, 3002 N. Second St., Emmaus. Event includes savories and sweeties along with door prizes and more. There is a cost for tickets. Call 610-928-3713 for reservations. The deadline for reservations is May 12. Family, friends and neighbors are invited to attend this lovely, afternoon tea.

May 20

The Church of the Good Shepherd UCC, 135 Quarry Road, Alburtis, will hold music ministry Sunday to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the church, 10:30 a.m. The choral choir, bell choir and ensemble will perform. A social hour will follow. All are welcome.

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.

June 2

Lower Macungie Township will hold a 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 will hold a free summer concert with Johnny’s Jukebox Band at East Texas Park, 5624 East Texas Road, 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.