"Off The Page, " a poetry and open-mike night, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 27, Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown.
Poets storytellers and musicians may share their works and the inspiration behind them. Those interested in performing are asked to sign up at the event.
Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem, the holiday festival celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, welcomed its one-millionth visitor, Autumn Gilbert, a resident of Weatherly, Carbon County, who was attending for the first time.
The Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) will bring in the holidays with special seasonal programming from around the state beginning at 7 p.m. Dec. 22.
This year's schedule includes a variety of holiday music courtesy of some of PCN's cable partners.
The tentative holiday schedule, including any additional airtimes, is:
:7 p.m. - Moravian College Vespers service (2012), courtesy of Blue Ridge TV13; also: 7 p.m., 11:30 p.m. Dec. 24; 4 a.m. Dec. 25;
"Hitchcock Week," screenings of films by legendary director Alfred Hitchcock, continues at Civic Theatre of Allentown, in anticipation of Civic's Dec. 21 opening of the film, "Hitchcock," at the 19th Street Theatre, Allentown.
The new film, which is being released nationally by Fox Searchlight, stars Anthony Hopkins as the master director and Helen Mirren as his wife, Alma.
Ronald W. Swinfard, MD, Lehigh Valley Health Network's (LVHN) president and chief executive officer, reported to the Board of Trustees, colleagues and members of the community that the health network's investment in community benefit was the highest ever in fiscal year 2012, which ended June 30.
Swinfard spoke to about 400 in attendance at LVHN's community annual meeting Dec. 5 in the Kasych Family Pavilion at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest, Salisbury Township.
ST. PAUL'S ANGLICAN CHURCH
25th & Livingston Streets
Allentown, 18104 - 610-435-0712
8:40 a.m. Morning Prayer
9 a.m. Holy Communion
'28 Book of Common Prayer
9 a.m. Church School
Wed., 10 a.m. Healing Service
Rev. Joseph S. Falzone
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
3449 Cherryville Road
Northampton - 610-262-5645
Daniel E. Lundmark, Pastor
Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.
Sunday Worship - 10:45 a.m.
Sunday Evening - 6:00 p.m.
Selecting a Christmas tree from a retail outlet may be convenient, but searching among the crowds of people and finding the perfect tree among the dozens of trees can be frustrating.
A "choose and cut" tree farm can turn a frustrating shopping trip into an enjoyable family outing. The trees are often less expensive, too.
Via is again offering Via Teen Winter Experience for teens and young adults with disabilities this December. Via Teen Winter Experience offers exciting and valuable experiences for participants between Christmas and New Year's when schools are typically closed.
Via Teen Winter Experience is Dec. 26, 27, 28 and 31, and is for teens and young adults from age 13 to 21. This program helps young adults with disabilities connect to their community through recreational, social, volunteer and educational activities to help prepare for adult life.
Trinity Wesleyan Church, 6735 Cetronia Road, Lower Macungie Township, is offering a free outdoor nativity with live characters and animals 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 13, 15 and 16 and 8 to 10 p.m. Dec. 14.
The 8-minute show runs continually each night.
A Christmas concert, "All Bow Down," will be presented 7 p.m. Dec. 14.
There will be free popcorn and hot chocolate.
For more information, call 610-398-1711 or visit twcallentown.org.
Arlene L. Faustner, 90, of Emmaus, died December 5, 2012, in her home. She was the wife of the late Joseph C. Faustner who died Nov. 18, 1995. Born in Salisbury Township, she was the daughter of the late Jonas Bord and Lillian L. (Acker) Bord Remaley.
She was a member of Old Zionsville United Church of Christ.
She enjoyed playing bingo, bowling and spending time with her family.
She is survived by children, Barbara Chapkovich, Barry and Jeffrey; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson.