The Emmaus Historical Society will hold its October program 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. The program is titled “Carved in Stone: The Interpretation of Pennsylvania Dutch Tombstone Inscriptions and Decorations” and will be presented by Patrick Donmoyer, director of the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center at Kutztown University. It will focus on some of the earliest examples of decorated and inscribed Pennsylvania Dutch gravestones, examining common trends and content and offering advice for genealogists and historians as well as best practices for graveyard preservation. All are welcome to attend this free event.
Alburtis Area 55+ seniors meet noon at Church of the Good Shepherd, 135 Quarry Road, Alburtis. Event includes a potluck luncheon plus bingo. Many bus trips are planned. For more information, call 610-966-4996.
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, call 610-820-2400 or visit www.allentownpl.org.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
“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.
The Lehigh Valley Therapy Dogs “Paw-sta” dinner fundraiser 4-8 p.m. at Lehigh Lodge, Route 100, Macungie. There is a cost. For additional information, call 610-428-4213.
Election day food sale including barbecue sandwiches, soup and baked goods noon to 8 p.m. at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury, 1707 Church Road, Allentown.
The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will hold its monthly meeting 7:30 p.m. in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem. The program will be “Filming ‘Across the Pacific’ and ‘Radios of Pan AM’.” The presenter is Brian / KN4R. Members and others interested community members are always invited. For directions, visit https://tinyurl.com/y852acvn. For more informaton, visit www.dlarc.org, KE3AW@ARRLnet or call 610-432-8286.
Basket social 7 p.m. at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury, 1707 Church Road, Allentown. Doors open 5 p.m. Tickets are available now. To purchase tickets, donate a basket or for more information, call Louise at 610-866-1611.
Salisbury Falcon Twirlers designer purse and Thirty-One bingo, at Salisbury Middle School, 3301 Devonshire Road, Allentown. Doors open noon; bingo begins 1 p.m. Tickets are discounted in advance. Tickets will also be available at the door. The event includes raffles, refreshments and door prizes. For tickets or more information, contact Salisburytwirlingboosters@gmail.com.
The Emmaus Garden Club will meet noon at Faith Presbyterian Church, 3002 N. Second St., Emmaus. The program will be “Colors of the Season” with Macungie’s Posey Patch. Wanda Drey and Constance Sholl will show attendees how to create an array of designs featuring traditional and contemporary colors. Holiday pieces for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year will be featured. Their designs will be given as prizes for lucky winners. Guests are always welcome. For more information, call 610 965-6109.
Allentown Garden Club general meeting 12:30 p.m. at the Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St. Lindsay Parks, executive director, Seed Seem Farm will present the history and mission of Seed Seem Farm, a Lehigh County facility for training new farmers in our area. For more information, email email@example.com.
Harry S Truman Elementary School fall vendor fair at Salisbury High School, 500 E. Montgomery St., Allentown, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission. The PTO will be collecting nonperishable food donations for the school’s harvest food collection efforts. For more information on becoming a vendor, email Devon Dredge at firstname.lastname@example.org or Lisa Crocus at Shrewdog12@aol.com.
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.