East Penn Press

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

LOWER MACUNGIE COLUMN

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Lower Macungie Library is updating its online library catalog. The online catalog will be unavailable Oct. 6-10 for searching, renewing items and placing holds. No items will be due Oct. 8-11. There will be changes to checkout limits and fines. The new catalog will be ready to use starting Oct. 11.

The Teen Advisory Board for grades six through 12 will meet 3:30 p.m. Sept. 21.

There will be a Banned Books Week mini book craft for teens and adults 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 24.

MACUNGIE COLUMN

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Lower Lehigh Lions Club flea market Sept. 8

The Lower Lehigh Lions Club will hold a flea market and garage sale 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at Macungie Memorial Park. The rain date is Sept. 9. To reserve a spot, call Ron at 610-966-3040 or go to www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/lowerlehigh/contact.php.

There will be an Allentown Dog Training Club Show Match Sept. 9 at Macungie Memorial Park. For information, call 610-966-4289.

The Lehigh Valley, Berks County and Pocono Mountain Kennel Club Dog Show will be held Sept. 13 to 16 at Macungie Memorial Park. For more information, go to www.lehighvalleykennelclub.com.

MACUNGIE COLUMN

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Das Awkscht Fescht Aug. 3 to 5 at Macungie Memorial Park

The 55th Annual Das Awkscht Fescht, one of the country’s largest antique and classic car shows, will take place Aug. 3 to 5 at Macungie Memorial Park. The featured car this year is the Packard. Gates open 6 a.m. for walk-ins and show cars enter after 7:30 a.m. The flea market remains open until dusk and craft vendors are open until 9 p.m. Musical entertainment continues until 10:30 p.m. Aug. 3 and 4 and until 3:45 p.m. Aug. 5. Fireworks will light up the sky 9:30 p.m. Aug. 4. For more information, go to www.awkscht.com.

LOWER MACUNGIE COLUMN

Thursday, June 21, 2018 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Lower Macungie Pool holds a summer kickoff party June 24

The Lower Macungie Pool is open daily noon to 8 p.m. through July 31. The pool will close 4:45 p.m. June 25 and July 2 and 12 for swim meets. For more information, check the website www.lowermac.org.

A summer kickoff party will be held 1 to 5 p.m. June 24 with Bar None Entertainment 1 to 3 p.m. and a mermaid visit 3 to 5 p.m. On July 13 there will be a disc jockey pool party with Wesley Works 5 to 7 p.m. The mermaid will be back at the pool 2 to 4 p.m. July 18.

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Thursday, June 7, 2018 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Lower Lehigh Lions to hold chicken barbecue June 16

The Lower Lehigh Lions will hold a chicken barbecue at the CVS parking lot in Macungie noon to 4 p.m. June 16. Wixon wet bottom shoofly pies will also be available. For tickets, call 484-431-0688.

The farmers market will be open 4 to 7 p.m. every Thursday through October except Aug. 23. The market features local family farmers providing homegrown food: fruits, vegetables, meat products, eggs, baked goods, plants and more. Parking is available at the Macungie Memorial Park lot and along North Walnut Street.

MACUNGIE COLUMN

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Macungie Farmers Market opens May 17

The Macungie Farmers Market will hold its 12th season grand opening 4 to 7 p.m. May 17. The market features local family farmers providing home grown fruits, vegetables, meat products, eggs, baked goods, plants and more. The farmers market will be open 4 to 7 p.m. every Thursday through October except Aug. 23. Parking is available at the park parking lot and along North Walnut Street.

LOWER MACUNGIE COLUMN

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Library spring book sale scheduled May 4, 5

The Lower Macungie Library Book Club will meet 10:30 a.m. May 2 to discuss “The Girl Who Wrote in Silk” by Kelli Estes. The book for June 6 will be “Harness the Storm” by Sharon Lee Villone.

The library is currently under construction. As part of the expansion of the community center, the library will add 4,400 square feet to house the children’s wing. This will allow for larger classes for children’s programs and allow for two meeting rooms for quiet study and tutoring.

MACUNGIE COLUMN

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Join the Great American Cleanup in Macungie April 14

The Parkland Art League will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. April 10 at the Macungie Institute. Artist Jeri Greenberg will demonstrate in pastels. She is a member of the American Pastel Society. For more information, visit sites.google.com.site/parklandartleague/ or parklandart@gmail.com.

Macungie Bears Swim Team will host a meet the team event 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. April 7 at the Emmaus High School pool. Swimmers interested in joining the team are welcome to come and meet the team and coaches. Team registration will also be taken at this event.