@$:Plenty of animals can be found at The Great Allentown Fair
The Lehigh County Conference of Churches presents "Rise Up In Praise!," a Praise Band Showcase, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Third Day Worship Center, 1700 Hanover Avenue, Allentown.
Performing will be SwiM, The Blend from The Barn and groups from Calvary Moravian Church and Third Day Worship Center.
Admission is free. There will be a free-will offering. Refreshments will be available during intermission.
Information: Lehigh County Conference of Churches, lehighchurches.org, 610-433-6421.
A show of presidential woodcuts, never before seen in Pennsylvania, is on display weekdays through Sept. 21 at the Rotunda, City Hall, 10 E. Church St., Bethlehem.
The works, by artist Joe Illick, include all the presidents of the United States.
Raised near Coopersburg, he graduated from Bethlehem High School and earned a Ph.D. in American history from the University of Pennsylvania. He studied art and taught at San Francisco State University. He also taught at both Lehigh and Lafayette Universities.
For information, visit www.joeillick.com.
The D&L Trail Alliance will host the Eastern Pennsylvania Greenways and Trails Summit Sept. 19 and 20 at the DeSales University, University Center, 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley. The summit will focus on planning, building and promoting local and regional trails and greenways across eastern Pennsylvania.
The Lehigh Valley Chapter of SCORE offers a breakfast seminar, "Health Care Reform, Insurance and the Small Business Owner," 8 - 9:30 a.m. Sept. 21, Denny's Restaurant, Catasauqua Road, Allentown.
Rebekah A. Ruch, President, REBA Group, LLC, an employee benefits agency, and Jim and Maureen Whited, Source One Accountants, a certified public accounting firm, will lead the seminar.
There is no charge. Seating is limited. Advance registration is required. To register: SCORE website, lvscore. org. Information: Mitzi Colella, email@example.com, 610-266-3000
While I am a staunch supporter of the First Amendment and the original purpose of implementing limitations and barriers on the government in suppressing speech, I also feel we, as individuals, ought to have some self-restraint and common sense when we express our views.
A controversial video titled "Innocence of Muslims" incited protests beginning Sept. 11 which resulted in the tragic death of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, Information Management Officer Sean Smith and security personnel Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty.
To increase convenience and access to postal services, a new Contract Postal Unit has been opened at Emmaus Avenue Laundromat, 2825 W. Emmaus Avenue, Allentown.
A full line of postal products and services are available at the new CPU including postage stamps, Express Mail® service, Priority Mail® service, special services, packaging products and more.
Thanks to the help of Good Sheperd and a robotic exoskeleton, Kevin Oldt, of Alburtis, walks across the stage at Musikfest to introduce the Craig Thatcher Band Aug. 12
"This afternoon was a powerful culmination of a summer full of fun, friendship and active learning," Mary Jo Iorio, senior manager at The Cambridge Schools, said. "While camp has now ended at East Penn Cambridge, we look forward to the year ahead for our school age program, which offers before and after school enrichment for children aged 5 through 12."