East Penn Press

Monday, November 19, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thursday, November 8, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Nov. 9

Basket social 7 p.m. at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury, 1707 Church Road, Allentown. Doors open 5 p.m. For tickets, call 610-866-1611.

Holiday bazaar 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cedarbrook Fountain Hill, 724 Delaware Ave. Event includes crafts, raffles, door prizes, book and CD sale. Baked goods and lunch will be available for purchase. For more information, call 610-691-6700.

Nov. 10

What happens when the shouting, accusations and campaign bragging are over and the 116th United States Congress convenes Jan. 3, 2019? The public is invited to hear the opinions of three locally-based experts on gender politics, gerrymandering and party tribalism in the Wesley Church auditorium, 2540 Center St., Bethlehem. The doors open 9:45 a.m. for a free talk 10 a.m. presented by the American Association of University Women. For more information, visit https://bethlehem-pa.aauw.net.

Nov. 12

The League of Women Voters of Lehigh County will present “Election Results” with Bill White at the Superior Restaurant, 102 State St., Emmaus, 11:30 a.m. White has worked for The Morning Call since 1974, when he began as a reporter. He also was a copy editor, edition editor, Sunday editor and bureau chief before becoming a full-time columnist in 1992. To make a reservation, contact lwvlehigh@yahoo.com or call 610-432-1456 by Nov. 8. There is a cost for the buffet luncheon payable at the door or listen to the speaker without lunch. For more information, visit http://www.lwvlehighcounty.org.

Nov. 13

Parkland Art League meeting 7 p.m. at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 6667 Lower Macungie Road, Trexlertown. Bucks County artist Christine McHugh will be the guest demonstrator for the evening. Her art work is included in private and public collections, locally, nationally and around the world.

The Emmaus Garden Club will meet, noon, at Faith Presbyterian Church, 3002 N. Second Street, Emmaus.  The program will be Nocturnal Nostalgia:  Fireflies in our backyard Gardens by Victoria (Vicki) Trucksess, who has a bachelor of science degree in environmental science from Rider University where she helped to make raised garden beds on campus out of sustainable materials. She also worked on research projects with EGC member Dr. Michael Davis.  Trucksess' presentation will explain the Clemson, SC firefly project.  She will also discuss planting sweet nectar-producing plants and watering gardens regularly to attract slugs, snails, and worms. These activities will help to sustain firefly population in the current difficult environment. Guests are always welcome. For more information, call 610 965-6109.

Nov. 17

10th annual craft fair at Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair will feature over 100 vendors and a raffle of 60 or more prizes. Refreshments by Brookside Deli, will be available for purchase throughout the day. A free shuttle will be provided from the parking lot to the front door, courtesy of Corporate Limousine. For additional information, visit www.lowermac.com or call 610-966-6924.

Nov. 18

Painting party (slate Snowman) 1 to 3 p.m. at Zion Lehigh Lutheran Church, 8269 Spring Creek Road, Alburtis. Arrive 15 minutes early. BYOB and food will be available for sale. Tickets must be purchased by Nov. 11. Call 610-395-1215 for more information.

Breakfast at Lehigh Temple, 2120 Route 100, Macungie, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There is a charge. For more information, call 610-398-9845.

Nov. 26

The Woman’s Club of Emmaus will host a program presented by the Wildlands Conservancy 1 p.m. in St. John’s Lutheran Church, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. Visitors are welcome.