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Farmers Market open Thursdays

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

The Macungie Farmers Market will be open 4 to 7 p.m. every Thursday through October except Aug. 27 at Macungie Memorial Park, 50 North Poplar St.

Macungie Pool will be open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Labor Day. On weekdays there is toddler time 11 a.m. to noon. Swim lessons are available. For information, call 610-966-5757.

There will be a Wheels of Time Cruise Night 5 to 10 p.m. Aug. 15 at Macungie Memorial Park. Cars can start arriving at 3 p.m. Refreshments will be available.

MACUNGIE COLUMN Annual Old-Fashioned Fourth of July will feature a bike parade and duck races

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

There will be an Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Picnic starting 10 a.m. July 4 at Macungie Memorial Park.

The bicycle/wagon parade begins 10 a.m. There will be a duck race in the creek 11 a.m. Macungie Band will perform 11:30 a.m. in the bandshell. There will also be games and contests for children as well as the annual Bear Swamp Derby/Firecracker 500. Bring your own matchbox type car or purchase one at the picnic. The fire department and ambulance corps will have equipment on display. Macungie Pool will host events outside the pool 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

LOWER MACUNGIE COLUMN

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Summer kickoff party at the pool June 28

The Lower Macungie Pool will be open noon to 8 p.m. daily. The pool will close 4:45 p.m. June 22 and 25 and July 9 and 13 for swim meets. A summer kickoff party will be held 1 to 5 p.m. June 28 featuring D.H. Productions Dip-N-Dance 1 to 3 p.m. and a magic show by Tom Yurasits 4 p.m. There will be a Wildlands Conservancy presentation 2 p.m. July 12. There will be a Dip-N-Dance 5 to 7 p.m. July 17. For more information, check the website www.lowermac. org.

MACUNGIE COLUMN

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Plan to spend Independence Day in Macungie

There will be an Old Fashioned Fourth of July Picnic starting 10 a.m. July 4 at Macungie Memorial Park. The bicycle/ wagon parade begins 10 a.m. There will be a duck race in the creek 11 a.m. The Macungie Band will perform 11:30 a.m. in the bandshell. There will also be games and contests for children as well as the annual Bear Swamp Derby/Firecracker 500. Bring your own matchbox type car or purchase one at the picnic.

LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP COLUMN LMT Library searching for superheroes

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

The Lower Macungie Library summer reading club, "Every Hero has a Story," will begin registration 9 a.m. May 30. There will be programs for school age superheroes in kindergarten through seventh grade Tuesdays June 23 to July 28. Reading incentive programs are available for pre-readers, independent readers and teen readers. Drop-by preschool storytimes will be held 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. There will also be family fun nights on Mondays from June 22 to Aug. 3. Teen Time will be offered Thursdays.

MACUNGIE COLUMN

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Macungie Farmers Market opens May 14

The Macungie Farmers Market will hold the ninth season grand opening 4 to 7 p.m. May 14. The market features local family farmers providing homegrown food: 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. 27. Parking is available at the park parking lot and along North Walnut Street.

MACUNGIE COLUMN

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Easter bunny arrives in Macungie April 4

Egg decorating for the Easter egg hunt will take place 9 a.m. April 4 at Macungie Memorial Park.

There will be photos with the Easter Bunny 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 4 at the Flower Park. The event is sponsored by the Town Beautification Committee.

The Macungie Easter egg hunt will take place 2 p.m. April 5 at Macungie Memorial Park.

Macungie Bears Swim Team will hold registration for the 2015 swim season 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 16 downstairs at Macungie Memorial Hall. For more information, go to www. macungiebearsswimteam.com.

LOWER MACUNGIE COLUMN National Library Week April 12 to 18

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

The Lower Macungie Library will celebrate National Library Week April 12 to 18.

As part of the week's celebration, Ann Bartholomew of the Lower Macungie Township Historical Society will give a presentation on local history 6 to 7 p.m. April 15. Copies of Bartholomew's book, "A History of Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania," will also be available for purchase. Registration is required.

MACUNGIE COLUMN

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Meet the Macungie Bears Swim Team March 21

Macungie Bears Swim Team will host a Meet the Team event noon to 2 p.m. March 21 at Emmaus High School Pool. Swimmers interested in joining the team are welcome to come and meet the team and coaches.

Community Music School offers private piano instruction Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons at the Macungie Institute. For more information, contact 610-435-7725.

Valley Music Together holds Tuesday and Thursday morning parent/child classes at Macungie Institute. For more information, go to www.valleymusictogether.org or call 484-330-6723.