The Lower Macungie Library will be closed April 14 for a spring holiday.
The library is now accepting book donations for the spring 2017 book sale at the donations counter to the left of the information desk. Acceptable donations include gently used books, DVDs, music CDs and audiobooks on CDs. Unacceptable items include damaged, dirty or incomplete items, magazines, newspapers, textbooks, encyclopedias and Reader’s Digest condensed books.
Concordia Lutheran Church, 2623 Brookside Road, Macungie, will hold Ash Wednesday services 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. March 1. Lenten worship services will be held 7 p.m. March 8, 15, 22 and 29 and April 5. There will be a Lenten supper 6 p.m. prior to the service. For information, call the church at 610-966-3265.
There will be an indoor flea market at Macungie Memorial Park 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 11. The deadline to register is March 4.
There will be a “Cherries, Chocolate and Jazz” event 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 25 (snowdate Feb. 26) at the Lower Macungie Township Library. Appetizers, desserts and beverages will be provided with music by the Kutztown University Jazz Quartet. Tickets (adults only) can be purchased online at lowermaclib.org, at the library, or by mailing a check payable to Lower Macungie Library, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie, 18062. Tickets are not available at the door. Proceeds benefit the library.
The Parkland Art League will hold its next meeting at the Macungie Institute 7 p.m. Feb. 14 with artist Lee Baldwin demonstrating in watercolors.
The next bus trips to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs are scheduled March 20 and April 17. Call the park at 610-966-4289 to reserve a seat.
ARCH of the Lehigh Valley will hold a benefit bingo 1:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at Macungie Memorial Park. Prizes include bags, baskets, purses and jewelry. Doors open noon. For more information, email email@example.com or call 610-573-2500.
The Emmaus High School orchestra will host a coffeehouse 7 p.m. Jan. 20 in the cafeteria. A wide variety of musical entertainment will be provided by the students. Coffee, hot chocolate and desserts will be available for purchase. There is a cover charge. All proceeds benefit the orchestra department. The snow date is Feb. 3.
The Macungie Public Works Crew will collect Christmas trees Jan. 9 and 16, for recycling at the Emmaus Compost Center. All ornaments, lights and tinsel must be removed.
The Parkland Art League will hold the next meeting at the Macungie Institute 7 p.m. Jan. 10 with artist Lee Baldwin exhibiting in watercolor.
The eighth annual craft/vendor fair will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center. Over 100 crafters and vendors will be participating. Brookside Deli will offer lunch 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Lunch can be purchased 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A free shuttle from the parking lot to the door is available.
Nov. 8 is Election Day. Don’t forget to exercise your right and responsibility to vote.
The Macungie curbside leaf collection will take place weekly during the month of November. Residents should rake their leaves to the curb by 7 a.m. Leaves can also be taken to the borough garage on South Church Street.
The Parkland Art League will hold its meeting 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Macungie Institute, 510 E. Main St. Internationally known artist Hong Tatt Foo will be the guest demonstrator for the meeting.
Back by popular demand, local author Charlie Adams will present an evening of spectacular ghost stories 7:13 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Lower Macungie Township Library.
There will be Halloween Fun with “Jack” the Mack Truck 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 29 outside the library, weather permitting. There will be trunk or treating and photo opportunities. A special Halloween storytime will be held in the library 10:30 a.m.
Library League – a monthly program for students in third to fifth grades meets 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24. The program includes a story, exploration and problem-solving.
The Macungie Minstrelaires will present “Lyrics and Laughter” at Lower Macungie Middle School 8 p.m. Oct. 21, 22 and Oct. 28 and 29. Matinees are 2 p.m. Oct. 22 and 29. Part of this year’s proceeds will benefit Gift of Life. For tickets and information, order online at www.macungie-minstrelaires.org or call 610-770-6845.
The Parkland Art League will meet at its new location 7 p.m. at the Macungie Institute, 510 E. Main St, Macungie. Anyone with an interest in art is invited to attend a demonstration in oil by Bethlehem artist Sandra Corpora. Refreshments will be served.