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Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Oct. 3

Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy Church, 140 S. Ott St. Allentown. Erin Yasenchak will attend to explain the 2020 census. Non-members and guests are welcome. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. For more information, call 610-437-4265.

Oct. 5

Father-daughter dance for girls ages four to 12, 7-9 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 1950s 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 nonperishable 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.

Upper Milford Township Fire Company will host an Emergency Services Community Day at the Upper Milford Township building, 5671 Chestnut St., Zionsville, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event will feature the many resources available to the township residents, medevac landing noon, live demonstrations, fun and games for kids, handouts, food and much more.

Oct. 8

Parkland Art League meeting 7 p.m. at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 6667 Lower Macungie Road, Trexlertown. Artist Hilary Peirce will be the guest presenter for the evening. For more information, visit https://sites.google.com/site/parklandartleague or call 610-533-5345.

Oct. 10

St. Luke’s Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery’s third annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness event 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Homewood Suites in Center Valley. The event is focused on providing a fun evening for breast cancer survivors and also on educating them about their options following a mastectomy and/or lumpectomy. Proceeds will support the St. Luke’s Breast Cancer Compassion Fund, established to provide charitable support for programs and services that help St. Luke’s patients throughout their cancer journeys. To register for the event and purchase tickets, visit http://www.sluhn.org/GirlsNightOut or call InfoLink at 1-866-STLUKES (785-8537) option #4. There is a cost.

Oct. 17

Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, used book sale 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sale also 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 18 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19. For more information, call610-820-2400 or visit www.allentownpl.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. Wear your favorite Halloween costume. Music will be provided by a local DJ. For additional information, visit www.lowermac.com or call 610-966-6924.

Annual trunk or treat event 6-7 p.m. at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury, 1707 Church Road, Allentown. Children should come to the church in costume for special treats and move inside to enjoy activities and refreshments. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Louise at 610-866-1611.

Oct. 19

Fall craft show, Church of the Good Shepherd, 135 Quarry Road, Alburtis, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crafts, attic treasures, basket auction, bake sale and food will be available.

Oct. 20

Second annual Camelot for Children bingo fundraiser at Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. Doors open 11:30 a.m. and the games start 1 p.m. Prizes include designer handbags, gift cards, brand name housewares including KitchenAid, Cuisinart, Keurig, Ninja, Ugg and more. Register online at camelotforchildren.org in advance for a lower price. Tickets will be available at the door. For more information, call Emily Knudson at 610-791-5683.

Emmaus Kiwanis Club paddle bingo “Quarters for a Cause” 2 to 5 p.m. at Macungie Fire Company #1, 32 S. Walnut St., Macungie. All proceeds go to local Kiwanis charities for children. Each admission ticket includes one numbered paddle. Spend one quarter to bid on any of the prizes of your choice. Food and snacks are available for purchase. For more information, email thomas.moessner53@gmail.com.

Oct. 24

The Salisbury chapter of PAGE will host Matthew J. Zakreski, PsyD who will present “Table Top! SEL Games that your Kids Will Actually Enjoy” 7-9 p.m. at Salisbury Middle School, 3301 Devonshire Road, Allentown. Zakreski will present using games to help teach and model social and emotional learning. RSVP to PAGEsalisbury@gmail.com.