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.
There will be a Father-Daughter Dance Hawaiian Luau for girls enrolled in kindergarten through sixth grade 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Lower Macungie Community Center. To register, call or go to the community center 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or call 610-966-6924.
There will be a free document shredding event 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 4 at the municipal building parking lot. The event is sponsored by State Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, R-134th, and Lower Macungie.
Editor's Note: The Press welcomes Colleen Grablick as the new Emmaus High School columnist. Grablick is a junior who runs cross country and track. She plays intramural basketball and is the associate editor for The Stinger, which is EHS' student run newspaper. She is part of Buzz Magazine, which is a student-run fashion magazine, the communications officer for Model Congress and a member of Key Club.
All Alburtis Borough residents are invited to the free electronics recycling event 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Alburtis Fire Department, 328 S. Main St., Alburtis.
For a list of accepted items, questions or additional information, call 484-641-5156 or visit www.responsiblerecyclingservices.com.
September is a busy month for local historical societies.
The quarterly meeting of the Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society will be 7 p.m. Sept. 23 in the Upper Milford Township building, 5671 Chestnut St., Zionsville. After a short business meeting, Joan Biehl will paint a picture of the Schubert-Graber log cabin while she tells attendees about growing up on a farm in Berks County. The painting will be raffled and the winner selected at the Nov. 25 meeting. Refreshments will be served. Guests are always welcome. For more information, visit the website at hivelunddahl.com.
The Main Street Partners will hold a Farewell to Summer Festival 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 13 at Triangle Park and various locations along Main Street. This event includes banana split, cupcake decorating and hotdog eating contests as well as a chili cook off. There is an entry fee for some contests. There will be a Name the Logo contest, kids' activities and more. The event includes a visit by Ronald McDonald and a free concert featuring The New Constitution beginning 5 p.m. on the Triangle. For information. visit emmausmainstreet. com.
The Lower Macungie Board of Commissioners and staff will hold the ninth annual troop support program to collect donated items to send to township residents in the armed services who won't be home for the holidays.
To register a loved one in the holiday program, call 610-966-6924 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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.
There will be a Wheels of Time Cruise Night 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 16 at Macungie Memorial Park. Cars can start arriving 5 p.m.
The 36th annual Wheels of Time Rod and Custom Jamboree will be held Aug. 22 to 24 at Macungie Memorial Park. The event helps support local charities and the scholarship program for local automotive technology graduates. Over 1,500 custom cars and street rods from all over the East Coast will be on display.
If it's August, it's time for the annual Vera Cruz Homecoming. The 63rd annual Homecoming, sponsored by the Vera Cruz Community Association will be held rain or shine at Mystic Chain Park on Main Road East 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 17. Homecoming is Vera Cruz's version of a community block party and is open to everyone (residents and non-residents of Vera Cruz).