If gardening is a favorite activity and if there is a desire to do volunteer work, now is the time to apply to be a Penn State Master Gardener with Penn State Extension in Lehigh and Northampton Counties.
The Penn State Master Gardener program in Lehigh and Northampton Counties will be training a new class of volunteers this fall.
The new training program will begin the week of Aug. 23 and continue 2:30-5:30 p.m. each Wednesday through mid-December.
Classes will be split between the Lehigh and Northampton County Extension offices in Allentown and Nazareth.
The Lower Milford Township Fire Company carnival will be held on the fire company grounds located at 1601 Limeport Pike, Limport, 6 to 10:30 p.m. June 12 to 15.
Scheduled entertainment includes the "Michael James Group" 7 p.m. Wednesday; "Clayton Moore Band" 7 p.m. Thursday and "Uncle Smiley" 7 p.m. Friday. Fireworks will be Friday with a rain date of Saturday and "Shake, Rattle & Soul" will perform 7 p.m. Saturday.
Envision Lehigh Valley will host a one-of-a-kind virtual public meeting 8 to 9 p.m. May 13 to garner feedback from residents of the Lehigh Valley about what they want to see in the Lehigh Valley in the next five, 10 or 20 years. The unique virtual meeting will allow anyone to jump into the broadcast through a specific link and chat live with a panel of city planners from Easton, Bethlehem and Allentown as well as a regional planner from the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission.
The Friends of the 1803 House are looking for local artists and crafters to participate in "A Very Merrie Halloween", a juried art and fall festival to be held Oct. 5 at the 1803 House at 55 S. Keystone Avenue, Emmaus. Applications can be obtained by emailing email@example.com. For additional information, visit www.1803House.org.
State Police Troop M Bethlehem will conduct its 29th Camp Cadet June 16-21 at Camp Fowler, Orefield.
This year 90 cadets will be selected to experience what it takes to become a law enforcement officer.
To be eligible for Camp Cadet, a boy or girl must be at least 12 years old but not older than 14 by May 1; be a resident of either Lehigh or Northampton counties; and must be in good physical condition.
Local members of the National Association of Letter Carriers will Stamp Out Hunger May 11, by collecting non-perishable food donations from their regular postal routes and delivering them to Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania for distribution to agencies serving area families in need in six counties. Letter carriers will be aided by volunteers from Teamsters Local #773, the Rutgers Alumni Club of the Lehigh Valley and the Northampton County Probation Department for this one day food drive event.
Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center, Luckenbill Road, next to Kutztown University is hosting its annual Glieder Fescht May 13. The community is welcome to attend.
Dr. William Woys Weaver, food historian and author of "As American as Shoofly Pie: The Foodlore and Fakelore of Pennsylvania Dutch Cuisine," will serve as the keynote speaker for the evening.
A book signing will follow the program. A delicious meal from salad to dessert will be served.
Doors open 5:30 p.m.
The Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania will be hosting lawyer, educator, lecturer Malcolm Gross May 7 at Day's Inn, 3400 Airport Road, Allentown.
He will be discussing "The Trial of John Brown."
Dinner will be 6:30 p.m. Program at 7:30 p.m.
Reservations are required for the dinner and must be made by May 2.
There is a fee for both the dinner and program.
Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, will be hosting teen author Claire J. Griffin at a meet and chat evert 2-3 p.m., May 4.
Griffin will be discussing her book "Nowhere to Run."
For more information, call 610-820-2400 or visit www.allentownpl.org.
Young Musicians of the Allentown Music Club will meet 2 p.m. May 4 at Cedarbrook Nursing Home, South Whitehall.
They will be performing a free concert as well as holding open auditions for the club.
New members are welcome.
The music club is open to all children ages 5-18, who desire opportunities to showcase their talents on musical instruments or with voice.
The Young Musicians promote music performance, education and enjoyment.
For more information, call Emily Reyes at 610-398-0781.