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Great American Cleanup April 9 at Macungie Memorial Park

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

The Friends of the Macungie Institute are sponsoring an American Treasure Tram Tour bus trip to Oaks May 3. The trip includes a meal at Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant. For information, call 610-966-7830.

The next bus trips to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs are scheduled April 18 and May 16. Call the park at 610-966-4289 to reserve a seat.

Eyer Middle School presents ‘Pirates of Penzance, Jr.!’

Thursday, March 17, 2016 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Eyer Middle School will present “Pirates of Penzance, Jr.! March 17, 18 and 19. Stop by the Eyer Middle School main office for a ticket order form or print one out via the important forms page of the Eyer website. Tickets do not need to be ordered in advance, but seats are assigned and seating preference is given in the order requests are received.

Lower Macungie Middle School will present the musical “Cinderella” April 7, 8 and 9.

Friends of the Macungie Institute sponsoring bus trip

Friday, March 4, 2016 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

The Friends of the Macungie Institute are sponsoring an American Treasure Tram Tour bus trip to Oaks May 3. The trip includes a meal at Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant. For information, call 610-966-7830.

There will be an Eagle Arms Gun Show March 4 and 5 at Macungie Memorial Park Hall.

There will be a Macungie Spring Craft Show 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 12 at Macungie Memorial Park. For information, call Audrey Erb at 610-393-7116.

Enjoy a ‘Seuss-tastic Saturday’ March 5

Thursday, February 18, 2016 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday on Seuss-tastic Saturday with stories, crafts and games for the whole family 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 5 at the Lower Macungie Library. Dress up as your favorite character and bring your camera for pictures with a famous cat.

Throughout the month of February, the library will feature the paintings of Parkland Art League member Jill Stanley.

The Lower Macungie Library Book Club will meet 10:30 a.m. March 2 to discuss “Euphoria” by Lily King.

Shrove Tuesday pancake dinner Feb. 9

Thursday, February 4, 2016 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Local News

Concordia Lutheran Church will host a Shrove Tuesday pancake dinner 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 9. Pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage and beverages will be available. A freewill offering will be accepted. Everyone is invited. For information, call 610-965-3265.

There will be a Listen Live Music Open Mic Night 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13. Doors open 7 p.m. For more information, call 610-966-6419 or email info@listenlivemusic.org.

LOWER MACUNGIE COLUMN Blood drive scheduled for Aug. 26

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Miller-Keystone Blood Center and Lower Macungie Township will hold a blood drive 4 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center. Pre-register by calling 610-966-6924 for an appointment.

The Lower Lehigh Lions Club will hold a flea market and garage sale 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at Macungie Memorial Park. The rain date is Sept. 6. To reserve a spot, call Ron at 610-966-3040 or Bob at 610-966-4941 or go to www.e-clubhouse.org/ sites/lowerlehigh/contact.php.

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.