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Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Garden class set for Sept. 14

A full-day workshop for home gardeners will be held 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 14 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Nazareth.

Horticulturist, author and devoted bug lover Jessica Walliser is the keynote speaker. She co-hosts "The Organic Gardeners" on KDKA radio, Pittsburgh, is a contributing editor for Organic Gardening magazine and writes two weekly gardening columns for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Call Northampton County Extension at 610-746-1970, or Lehigh County Extension at 610-391-9840 for information.


Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Farewell Summer Festival Sept. 7

Emmaus Main Street Partners will host their Farewell Summer Festival On Main Street 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 7 in Emmaus. All events are free unless noted otherwise.

Ÿ10 a.m. Farewell Summer Festival Opening featuring the Emmaus Sentinels Alumni Drum and Bugle Corp. on the Triangle.

Ÿ10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children's activities, face painting, live music, martial arts and Parkour demo on the Triangle.

Ÿ10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cupcake decorating at Buss Paint and Wallpaper.


Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Leader program set for September

Leadership Lehigh Valley, which identifies and trains emerging leaders from the region, is now accepting applications for the September 2014 program.

The group will explore personal and community issues and broaden their knowledge of the greater Lehigh Valley during the monthly one day sessions.

LLV graduates find placement on a broad spectrum of the region's nonprofit boards, providing strategic direction, financial oversight and philanthropic support in health care, education, social services, environmental and arts organizations.


Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Classes to start Sept. 11

The Colonial Regional Police Department CItizen's Police Academy will be held Sept. 11 through Nov. 20. Classes will cover topics such as accident investigation, crimes code and use of force. There will be demonstrations and tours. Registration deadline is Sept. 4. Call 610-861-4820 or visit www.colonialregionalpd.org and click on link on left or email info@colonialregionalpd.org for application and information.


Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Walk, fun day Sept. 28

The Eastern Pa. Down Syndrome Center will be hosting the 14th annual Lehigh Valley Buddy Walk and Family Fun Day to promote acceptance and inclusion of individuals with Down Syndrome 2 to 6 p.m. Sept. 28 at Valley Preferred Cycling Center and Rodale Park, Breinigsville.

There will be activities for children, raffle, live music as well as the Buddy Walk.

Process will benefit the Eastern Pa. Down Syndrome Center.

To preregister online until Sept. 3 or for more information, go to www.lvbuddywalk.kintera.org or call 610-402-0184, email the EPDSC@ gmail. com.

FARMERS market

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Annual picnic Aug. 23

The Emmaus Farmers Market annual family picnic will be held 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 23 in the Arts Pavilion at Emmaus Community Park. All of the food will be provided by the market vendors, featuring grilled meats and vegetables, a full spread of vegan organic dishes, desserts and beverages.

The Emmaus Public Singing Society will provide the music and activities for kids. Tickets are available by emailing info@emmausmarket.com.