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Thursday, March 29, 2018 by NICHOLAS TOTO in Columns

Snow makeup days announced

Emmaus High School will be open March 29 and April 2 for snow make-up days. School will be closed March 30. School will also be open June 12 and 13 for snow makeup days.

Congratulations to the cast and crew of West Side Story – you all did an outstanding job!

There is no meeting March 27 or April 3 for Mud Club members. Regular meetings will resume April 10.

Seniors must make sure all debts are settled before April in order to purchase senior ball tickets online.


Thursday, March 29, 2018 by CORRINE DURDOCK in Columns

Earth Day community cleanup April 14

Earth Day is a great time to show your commitment to our community’s environment. Help out by cleaning up litter and debris. The Borough of Emmaus and Upper Milford Township Joint Environmental Advisory Council will hold a community cleanup and recycling event as part of its Earth Day 2018 effort 8:30 a.m. until noon April 14 at Emmaus Community Park, Shimerville Road at South 14th Street. Volunteers are invited to gather 8:30 a.m. for coffee and to get organized. The groups will begin cleanup 9 a.m. The event is held rain or shine.


Thursday, March 22, 2018 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER in Columns

Spotted Lanternfly public meeting March 28

The Emmaus High School Drama Department will present “West Side Story” 7 p.m. March 21, 22, 23 and 24 and 2 p.m. March 24 and 25. To purchase tickets online, visit www.eastpennsd.org/ehs; a link is available on the homepage.

Editor’s Note: The March 21 performance was postponed. The performance has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. March 26. The March 22 performance will go on as scheduled.

Concordia Lutheran Preschool will hold its annual Community Easter egg hunt March 24 with registration 9 a.m. There will be a pancake breakfast immediately following in fellowship hall.


Thursday, March 8, 2018 by MICHAEL FLECK in Columns

Allentown Central Catholic High School presents “Disaster!”

Tickets for Allentown Central Catholic High School’s spring musical Disaster! are now on sale. In the show, 1970s tunes take center stage in this homage to classic disaster films. The show runs 7 p.m. April 5, 6 and 7 and 2 p.m. April 7. Tickets can be purchased at acchs.info.


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.


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.


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.


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).