A variety of area residences will be featured in The Swain School's 43rd annual Holiday House Tour Dec. 4 and 5.
Participants can enjoy the tour via a bus or luxury coach, or a self-guided, 'drive it yourself' option. The Holiday House Tour also includes the Swain Holiday Boutique as well as a pick-a-prize raffe, children's raffle and bake sale.
The "Snowflake Express" is a nighttime supper and bus tour Dec. 4. The serving of a light supper begins 4:30 p.m. at the Allentown school, 1100 S. 24th St., Allentown, and the buses depart 5:15 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. There is a cost.
Thanksgiving meals/baskets available
The staff at PA211 EAST has compiled a list of organizations providing Thanksgiving holiday meals and baskets for families in Lehigh County this season. For the most up-to-date listings, call 1-855-501-6785 or visit their website at www.uwlanc. org/holiday-resources.
THANKSGIVING FOOD BASKETS
ŸCity Limits Assembly of God, 302 Ridge Ave., Allentown, 610-776-8656, turkey and food bag distribution Nov. 20. Call for time.
Lower Macungie Middle School Theatre takes the stage with a first time ever performance of "Heroes in my Head." Performances will be held at the Lower Macungie Middle School 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 16 and 17 with tickets available at the door for general seating.
The Village of Willow Lane, 6488 Alburtis Road, Macungie, will host a free and informative seminar about the aid and attendance benefits for veterans 6 to 7 p.m. Thomas R. Dye, director of veterans affairs, will discuss how to apply for this benefit and what is needed to qualify. For additional information, call 610-421-8100.
Emmaus Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, 5th & Chestnut streets, Emmaus, for a regular meeting and program, "Honoring Emmaus World War II Veterans and the Making of Emmaus World War II Veterans Book."
PRESS PHOTOS BY TIM PATTERSON
The League of Women Voters of Lehigh and Northampton Counties will be conducting their seventh biennial "Running for Local Office Workshop" 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 17. It will be held at the Kiva Building at Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Road Bethlehem.
Several area Moravian Churches will display putzes to the general public again this year. The term putz is from the German word putzen, which has various meanings including to decorate, to place or to make beautiful. At one time, putzing was a Bethlehem holiday tradition during which people visited private homes to see their versions of the Nativity story.
PRESS PHOTO BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND
Adams Outdoor Advertising thanks all utility personnel for their help in the Lehigh Valley with this billboard found along Route 22 eastbound by Lehigh Valley Laser Tag.
PRESS PHOTOS BY SHARON SCHRANTZ
Lions Club holds flea market
East Penn Superintendent Dr. Thomas Seidenberger discussed make-up days for Hurricane Sandy at the Nov. 12 board of school directors meeting.
The district had two extra days built into its schedule to account for inclement weather, but will have to make up the two other days missed because of the storm. Seidenberger said those make up days will tentatively be Feb. 15, 2013 and March 28, 2013.
Feb. 15. 2013 is the Friday before Presidents Day weekend and the students will still have off the Monday of the following week. March 28, 2013 is the Thursday before spring break.