About 220 students from 23 middle, intermediate and junior high schools from multiple counties are registered to compete in the 34rd annual Lehigh Valley MATHCOUNTS® Feb 10 at the new Nitschmann Middle School, 1002 W. Union Blvd., Bethlehem. The snow date is Feb. 11.
Students will take written tests 9:15 to 11:45 a.m. in the gymnasium. The top 10 scoring students will face off in the countdown round, a “Jeopardy” style oral competition, 1 p.m. in the school auditorium.
FRIENDS OF THE EPL
Lovers of good books and local ales over the age of 21 are invited to Books ‘N’ Beer at Yergey’s Brewing Nano-Brewery and Triple Sun Spirits, 518 Bank St., Emmaus, 6 to 8 p.m. March 7.
lv active life
Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown, has opportunities for residents who like to sing or play a musical instrument.
The “Good Vibrations” Chorus, led by Nancy Shumaker, invites all singers to have fun and make some new friends, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26.
“Latin Salsa Band,” led by Hector Rosado, is looking for musicians to join this newly formed band, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27. Bring your instrument.
The Small Business Council of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Jaindl Properties, AmericanBank and Capital BlueCross will host the 29th annual Snow Ball 6 to 11 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Sands Bethlehem Events Center, 77 Sands Blvd.
There will be a black-tie dinner, silent and live auctions, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment.
The fundraiser will benefit Camelot for Children projects for seriously, chronically, terminally ill, handicapped or disabled children.
For information and tickets, visit http://www.lehighvalleychamber.org/.
CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK
St. Thomas More School, 1040 Flexer Ave., Allentown, will host an open house 10:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 28 in celebration of Catholic Schools Week.
St. Thomas More School offers a Christ-centered education to children of all faiths, as well as a comprehensive academic education. In addition to the standard curriculum, St. Thomas More School offers a 1:1 iPad program, advanced math, music, art, physical education and Spanish classes.
ALLENTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION – Allentown School District Health Service is looking for RNs and/or LPNs to volunteer for their screening team. All school districts in Pennsylvania are mandated to perform screenings on their students from kindergarten to 12th grade every school year. Screenings consist of height, weight, vision, hearing and scoliosis. Call Dr. Kim Brannan at 484-765-4059 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CRIME VICTIMS COUNCIL
The Crime Victims Council will offer a new trauma processing yoga group for female adolescent survivors of interpersonal violence.
In addition to counseling, physical activity such as yoga can help a survivor heal. This program will focus on breathing, movement and mindfulness to help heal the mind and body.
All classes will be held at Kula Heart Yoga and Wellness, 3400 Bath Pike Suite 201, Bethlehem.
The group will meet 6 p.m. every Tuesday beginning Feb. 6.
The Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley offers the following free education and support programs for cancer patients and their caregivers in January. These programs are offered free of charge to people affected by cancer.
Call 610-861-7555 to register.
9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Jan. 23 and 30
Practice mild stretching accompanied with breathing techniques to quiet the mind and promote healing. The class is a combination of chair and mat work.
Reiki for Balancing Life
The East Penn School District’s 2018 spring community education classes are now open for registration. Visit the district website at www.eastpennsd.org and click on the district and community news tab to register for classes. The registration deadline is Jan. 19 and most of the classes begin the week of Feb. 5. If you do not have access to a computer, call 610-966-8335 to register.
The Girl Scouts of Eastern PA and ArtsQuest will host the annual Girl Scout Cookie Crunch fundraiser 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 25 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.
The event benefits both the Girl Scouts and ArtsQuest’s Art Education Fund which provides quality arts and education programs for area students.
Regional chefs and restaurants will create dishes made with Girl Scout Cookies. Attendees will vote for their favorites. For tickets and information, visit www.steelstacks.org or call 610-332-3378.