East Penn Press

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

UPPER AND LOWER MILFORD COLUMN

Thursday, March 8, 2018 by JULIA F. SWAN in Columns

St. Peters Union Church to hold spring bazaar

It doesn’t feel like spring as I write this, but spring is in the air!

St. Peter’s Union Church, 7863 St. Peter’s Road, Macungie, will hold its spring bazaar 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 24. The bazaar features raffles, barbecue, baked goods, craft and vendor tables, a light lunch and the church’s popular homemade soup.

You can pre-order quarts of chicken pot pie, beef vegetable soup or chicken corn noodle soup before March 18 by calling Ron at 610-845-2525 during the day or Deb in the evening at 610-367-8307.

Vendors are welcome. Call Janet at 610-845-8070 to rent a table.

MACUNGIE COLUMN

Thursday, March 8, 2018 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Mark your calendars for area egg hunts

The Parkland Art League will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. March 13 at the Macungie Institute. Artist Margaret Kavchok will give a demonstration on the pen and ink method of drawing. For more information, visit sites.google.com.site/parklandartleague or email parklandart@gmail.com.

There will be a Beer Memorabilia Show 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 10 at Macungie Memorial Park. For information, call 610-966-4289.

HORNET HAPPENINGS

Thursday, March 1, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

College visits offered March 23

The health and wellness/fitness club will host a dodgeball tournament 6 to 9 p.m. March 1 in the main and auxiliary gyms at the school. Come out and support your favorite team! There is a cost for spectators and tickets will be available at the door. Students who are playing in the tournament are asked to meet 5:30 p.m. for team check-in and rules.

The next Buzz magazine meeting will be held 2:30 p.m. Feb. 28 in the learning lab.

EMMAUS COLUMN

Thursday, March 1, 2018 by CORRINE DURDOCK in Columns

Woman’s Club to honor Girls of the Month March 26

The Woman’s Club of Emmaus will honor the accomplishments of the Girls of the Month at its March meeting. The club meets 7 p.m. March 26 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 501 Church St. The honorees have been selected by the specific curricular departments within Emmaus High School. The girls to be honored are Julia Norelli (music); Andrea Klick (journalism); Clair Boty (art); Lindsey Miller (family and consumer science); Talyn Wimmer (business and computer science); Grace Flood (drama); Isabella Wegner (science) and Sandhya Sriram (math).

LOWER MACUNGIE COLUMN

Thursday, March 1, 2018 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

AARP Taxaide counselors at Lower Macungie Township Library

The Lower Macungie Library Book Club will meet 10:30 a.m. March 7 to discuss “The Last Castle” by Denise Kiernan. The book for April 4 will be “Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance.

Carly’s Craft Corner will offer a re-purposed card and envelope craft activity 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 for ages 13 and older.

Teen Advisory Board members are invited to sign up for an interactive murder mystery party lock-in 5 to 8 p.m. March 2. Dinner and dessert are provided. Contact Youth Services Director Lisa Underwood at lisau@lowermaclib.org or 610-966-6864 if interested.

HORNET HAPPENINGS

Thursday, March 1, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

College visits offered March 23

The health and wellness/fitness club will host a dodgeball tournament 6 to 9 p.m. March 1 in the main and auxiliary gyms at the school. Come out and support your favorite team! There is a cost for spectators and tickets will be available at the door. Students who are playing in the tournament are asked to meet 5:30 p.m. for team check-in and rules.

The next Buzz magazine meeting will be held 2:30 p.m. Feb. 28 in the learning lab.

VIKING VOICES

Thursday, February 22, 2018 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Dodgeball tournament Feb. 24 to benefit pancreatic cancer

Allentown Central Catholic High School basketball continues to have success this season. Both the boys and girls teams won during the first round of leagues Feb. 12, with a 64-48 Viking win over Northampton and a 46-34 Vikette victory over Nazareth. The teams then advanced to the semifinals Feb. 14, where they played back-to-back at Liberty. During the double-header, the Vikettes beat Freedom 49-32 and the Vikings won against East Stroudsburg South with a score of 54-51. Both teams played in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference championship Feb. 16.

HORNET HAPPENINGS

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Tickets now available for ‘West Side Story’

Tickets can now be reserved for Emmaus High School’s production of “West Side Story” 7 p.m. March 21 through 24 and 2 p.m. March 24 and 25 in the EHS auditorium. Visit www.eastpennsd.org/ehs and click on “West Side Story” for the link to order tickets.

A complimentary performance for senior Gold Card members will be held 6 p.m. March 20. Gold Card members must present East Penn School District gold cards at the door on the evening of the performance. The gold card will serve as the ticket. Gold cards will not be accepted at other performances.

VIKING VOICES

Thursday, February 8, 2018 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Allentown Central Catholic High School hosted the 44th Annual Allentown Diocesan Music Festival Jan. 27. The day featured band and chorus members from the diocesan high schools: Berks Catholic, Bethlehem Catholic, Central Catholic, Marian Catholic, Nativity BVM, and Notre Dame. Central’s performers were Thomas Cope, Meghan Cowen, Snow Du, Chris Elwert, Elena Kreger, Justine Magalona, Maria Romero, Danica Schofer, Ty Tran and Amanda Wechsler.

UPPER AND LOWER MILFORD COLUMN

Thursday, February 8, 2018 by JULIA F. SWAN in Columns

Registration is open and volunteers are needed

It may be cold outside, but the Upper Milford Youth Association reminds us it’s time to think spring! Registration for recreational spring soccer, ages five to nine, is now open. Register at www.umya.org using the “Register Online” link in the upper left hand side navigation menu. Details for the soccer programs can be found on the home page as well as the under the “Register Online” link.