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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Local News

June 13

The American Lung Association’s fifth annual LUNG FORCE Walk Allentown will attract over 200 people, aiming to raise vital awareness and $25,000 in funds for research and advocacy for lung cancer, the number one cancer killer in the U.S. The walk around the Lehigh Parkway will be held 5:30 to 8 p.m. Registration begins 5:30 p.m.; opening ceremony starts 6:15 p.m. Walk starts 6:30 p.m. Register for the event and learn more at lungforce.org/Allentown.

June 14

The Emmaus Flag Day Association will hold its annual Flag Day Program in the Emmaus Community Park 6 p.m. The program will include presentations of the fifth grade students who wrote the winning poems and the eighth grade students who wrote the winning essays that address the question, “What does the American flag mean to me?” The Emmaus Chorale, directed by Janet Davis, will perform musical presentations. Pastor Brian Dixon from the Emmaus Moravian Church, will give the Invocation and Benediction. The featured speaker is Patrolman Adam Polster of the Emmaus Police Department. Nathan Brown, Lehigh County commissioner for District 5 will preside and Emmaus Mayor Lee Ann Gilbert will present proclamations to the winning students.

June 15

The Emmaus Public Library summer reading program helps young readers maintain and improve their reading skills when school is out. Volunteers can help kick off the program by volunteering a few hours at a fun celebration on the grounds of the Emmaus Public Library. Assignments are available at the following link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B054EAEAF2CABF85-summer.

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. For more information, call 610-966-3601.

June 16

An all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet will be held 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Lehigh Temple, 2120 Route 100, between Macungie and Trexlertown. A bake sale also will be held. There is a cost. For information, call 610-398-9845.

June 17

GiddyUp Junction Vacation Bible School, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Grace Community Church, 1290 Minesite Road, Allentown, through June 21 for children age three through sixth grade. Nursery will also be available. Register online at GraceCommunityAllentown.org or call 610-398-9250.

June 19

Community blood drive in memory of Wayne Leibensperger Jr. at Jerusalem Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury, 1707 Church Road, Allentown, 4 to 8 p.m. For an appointment, call Deana Leibensperger at 610-217-3155.

Alburtis Area 55+ seniors meet noon at the Alburtis Gun Club. Hot dogs are served with pot luck luncheon plus bingo. Many bus trips are planned. For more information, call 610-966-4996.

June 22

Strawberry festival and community fair 4 to 7 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 28 W. Main St., Macungie. Event includes food, drinks, games, strawberry shortcake, a cake walk, kids walk, face painting and a basket raffle. Visit www.gracemacungie.org for more information.

June 23

Emmaus Theatre, 19 S. 4th St, Emmaus, will present “Icons of Music” 2:30 p.m. June 23. The event includes live music by Chuck Rissmiller on vocals and guitar performing tunes from legendary rock and country artists Elvis Presley, Everly Brothers, Hank Williams, Neil Diamond, Johnny Cash, Ray Charles, Chuck Berry and Jerry Lee Lewis. For advanced tickets and further information, visit www.emmaustheatre.com.

June 29

An all-you-can-eat pig roast will be held 1-6 p.m. at Lehigh Lodge, 2120 Route 100. There will be entertainment. There is a cost for tickets. For information and tickets, call 484-695-2866.