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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Sept. 14

Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society is sponsoring “A Gathering at the Cabin” 3-7 p.m. The rain date will be Sept. 15. Stop by the Schubert-Graber log shop, 6561 Powder Valley Road, Zionsville and learn about the plans for the log shop. Get a free hot dog and drink. All are welcome. For more information, call 610-967-4836.

Free clothing and food giveaway at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury, 1707 Church Road, Allentown, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free lunch will be provided. Food to be given away includes produce, canned goods, dairy products and baked goods. There is a large selection of clothing: kids, women, men and plus sizes. For more information, call Louise at 610-866-1611 or 484-456-1148.

Sept. 15

St. Thomas More School’s 50th anniversary celebration golf tournament at Shepherd Hills Golf Course in Wescosville. Registration begins noon with a scramble format “shotgun start” 1 p.m. followed by dinner and prizes under the pavilion. The entrance fee includes greens fees, a golf cart, hot dogs at the turn and beverages for your group. Prizes will include a Pot-O-Gold, 50/50 raffle, closest-to-the pin, longest drive for both men and women and first, second and third place awards. For more information and to register online, visit https://stmschoolpa.com/golftournament. For more information or questions, contact Sonia Topiarz, advancement director, at advancement@stmteachers.org.

All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Lehigh Temple, 2120 Route 100. For more information, call 610-398-9845.

Sept. 18

The East Penn Chamber presents a municipal update luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Gather Meetings & Event Center, 5402 Chestnut St., Emmaus. East Penn School District Superintendent Kristen Campbell, Emmaus Borough Manager Shane Pepe, Macungie Borough Council President Chris Becker, Alburtis Borough Council President Ron DeIaco and Upper Milford Township Manager Bud Carter will be the featured speakers. For reservations, contact Ashley Lorah at AshleyL@LehighValleyChamber.org.

The Emmaus Historical Society will hold its September program 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fifth and Main streets, Emmaus. The program will continue this year’s theme of “Celebrate the Celebrations” and is titled “The 1909 Golden Jubilee Celebrating 50 Years of the Incorporation of the Borough of Emmaus.” It will focus on the various week-long events and parade and will be presented by Andrew Kerstetter. All are welcome to attend this free event.

Sept. 21

The Emmaus Main Street Partners will host a Farewell to Summer Festival 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 21 at Triangle Park. The festival features live music, kid’s activities, craft vendors, face painting, a dunk tank and food trucks. There will be a scarecrow trail and scarecrow decorating. The festival is held in conjunction with the Emmaus Historical Alliance for the Emmaus Heritage Festival 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. which is being held at the Emmaus Historical Society museum, 218 Main St. The Alliance members invite the public to attend the festival and enjoy food, entertainment, crafts and activities. The rain date for both festivals is Sept. 22. For information, visit Ashleyl@LehighValleyChamber.org and/or emmaushistoric-pa.org.

Bus trip to Winterthur Museum to see COSTUMING THE CROWN with the Friends of the Emmaus Public Library. There are a handful of seats left. The event includes a tour of du Pont’s majestic home, tram rides through the 1,000-acre garden and a special exhibit of costumes designed for the Emmy Award-winning Netflix drama, “The Crown.” Tickets are sold on a first come first serve basis. Contact the Emmaus Public Library, 11 E. Main St., Emmaus or call 610-965-9284.

Sept. 24

Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society quarterly meeting will be held 7 p.m. at the Upper Milford Township Building, 5671 Chestnut St., Zionsville. Michael Fegley will present a program about his bottle collection, most of which are from the local area. If you have a bottle you would like to share, please bring it to the program. Refreshments will be served after the program. All are welcome.

Sept. 27

A festive autumn social will be held 7-10 p.m. at Brookside Country Club to benefit the Emmaus Public Library. The evening will feature wine tasting with hors d’oeuvres and chocolate plus a silent auction. Tickets are now available at the Emmaus Public Library, 11 E. Main St.

Sept. 28

Salisbury High School Class of 1979’s 40th class reunion 1 p.m. at Lenape Park Pavilion, Lenape Park Road, Zionsville.

Annual bazaar, yard sale and basket raffle 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Mark’s UCC, 52 E. Susquehanna St., Allentown. For more information, call 610-797-4429.

Oct. 5

Father-daughter dance for girls ages four to 12, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie. Pre-registration is limited to 50 couples. Register online at www.lowermac.com or in person at the community center. This year’s theme is 50s Sock Hop. Come dressed in your favorite Sock Hop outfit or your favorite party dress. Dancing to the sounds of a local DJ, beverages, snacks and a special gift to take home are included. For additional information, visit www.lowermac.com or call 610-966-6924.

Apple Harvest Festival at Grace Lutheran Church, 28 W. Main St., Macungie, 1 to 4 p.m. Enjoy free food, games, prizes for children, face painting and cake walks. Donate a non-perishable food item to receive a free ticket for the basket raffle. All food donated will be given to the Zionsville Area Food Pantry. For more information, visit www.gracemacungie.org.

Oct. 18

Mother-son Halloween party for boys ages four to 12, 7-9 p.m. at the Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie. Registration is limited to 25 couples. Register online at www.lowermac.com or in person at the community center. Wear your favorite Halloween costume. Music will be provided by a local DJ. Beverages, snacks, spooky games, a costume contest and many more activities are planned. For additional information, visit www.lowermac.com or call 610-966-6924.

Nov. 2

“A Frozen Adventure” for children of all ages with a parent or caregiver 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie. Registration is limited to 250 people. Enjoy an enchanting date with your favorite ice queen and her sister plus some very special guests who will sing, dance and tell stories. Bring your camera to take pictures with the characters immediately following the show. For additional information, visit www.lowermac.com or call 610-966-6924.

Nov. 23

Annual craft fair at Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Event includes over 100 vendors and a raffle for 60 or more prizes. Wonderful holiday gift ideas. Refreshments by Brookside Deli will be available for purchase throughout the day. Free shuttle from parking lot to front door, courtesy of Corporate Limousine.