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ALBURTIS COLUMN Borough to hold special meeting

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 by PATRICIA PLOUFFE Special to The Press in Columns

The Alburtis Borough Council will hold a special meeting regarding resident mailboxes at borough hall 7 p.m. Oct. 15.

The Alburtis Lockridge Historical Society will hold an open house 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 1. A meeting will be 11 a.m. The program, Paranormal Program will be held 7 p.m. All events are held at the former Lock Ridge Presbyterian Church. The society is continuing raising funds by recycling new and used printer cartridges, cell phones and small electronics. For more information, call 484-366-9987 or email alhs18011@aol.com.

ANCIENT OAK COLUMN Ancient Oak garage sale to be held Sept. 27

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 by PATRICIA PLOUFFE Special to The Press in Columns

The next meeting of the Ancient Oak Women's Organization is 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 1249 Trexlertown Road, Trexlertown.

The group is holding its hoagie sale with a delivery date of Oct. 21. Contact members of the club to place your order or call Irene at 610-336-4115.

The Ancient Oak garage sale will be held 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 27 with no rain date.

A fall and holiday bazaar will be held 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 135 Quarry Road, Alburtis. For more information, call Judy at 610-395-0939.

ALBURTIS COLUMN Camp Fire Girls welcome new members

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 by PATRICIA PLOUFFE Special to The Press in Columns

The summer is passing quickly! It is almost time for school to open.

Girls interested in joining the Camp Fire Girls or who want information about times and meeting place are asked to call Hope DeIaco at 610-966-4663. Meetings will begin in September.

The Alburtis Senior Citizens meet noon Aug. 20 at the Rod and Gun Club on Gun Club Road.

Call Doris at 610-966-3653 for information about her trips: Aug. 28, Dutch Apple Theatre; Sept. 18, Rainbow Dinner Theatre; Sept. 10 to 11, Horsehaven Curve.

The borough office will be closed Sept. 1 in observance of Labor Day.

ALBURTIS COLUMN

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 by PATRICIA PLOUFFE Special to The Press in Columns

Alburtis swimming pool opens Memorial Day

May is here with all its beautiful flowers, fair weather and outdoor activities. It started in Alburtis with the annual May Day Festival in Lock Ridge Park May 4. How fortunate the townspeople are to have such a beautiful historical park within walking distance with entrances on Church Street and Franklin Street.

The Alburtis swimming pool will be open noon to 8 p.m. Memorial Day weekend. For the summer schedule beginning in June check at the pool or call the community center at 610-966-2954 or www.aacconline.org.

ANCIENT OAK COLUMN Ancient Oak garage sale April 26

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 by PATRICIA PLOUFFE Special to The Press in Columns

Another month is flying by. They seem to pass by so quickly. Do you think we will have another surprising snow duster in May?

The Ancient Oak women's organization will have its annual dinner at Morgan's Restaurant May 7. The ladies want to thank everyone who contributed to the success of the hoagie sales, food for the needy, high school scholarship fund, etc. They will be meeting again in the fall.

The annual Ancient Oak garage sale will be held 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26. There is no rain date.

ALBURTIS COLUMN May Day Festival planned for May 4

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 by PATRICIA PLOUFFE Special to The Press in Columns

May 4 is the annual May Day Festival at Lock Ridge Park, noon to 5 p.m. The May Queen crowning will be 2 p.m.

With the change of seasons comes a change in activities. This is the last month for Camp Fire hoagie sales. The girls and their leaders thank all those who made the monthly sales such a huge success. They will start the sales again in the fall.

The Alburtis Senior Citizens meet noon April 16 at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Penn Avenue and Quarry Road. After a short business meeting, guests play bingo and other games.

ALBURTIS COLUMN Spring is on the way

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 by PATRICIA PLOUFFE Special to The Press in Columns

Looks like we are on our way to warmer weather.

Daylight saving time began last Sunday. Spring will be with us in another week and St. Patrick's Day next Monday. All signs of putting away the shovels and thinking of rakes and gardening.

The Church of the Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, 135 Quarry Road will hold its annual spring bazaar 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 15. Try your luck at the Chinese Auction. Visit the crafts and white elephant booths, enjoy delicious foods and bring home tasty desserts for a late night snack.