East Penn Press

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

MACUNGIE COLUMN

Thursday, February 8, 2018 by MARY PATRICIA FLETCHER Special to The Press in Columns

Free community meal Feb. 9

Grace Lutheran Church will host its next free community meal 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 9 in the Fellowship Hall. The church is located at 28 W. Main St., Macungie.

The Parkland Art League will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Macungie Institute. Artist Robert Barber will do a figure painting in oils. Barber is a plein air and studio painter and a signature member of the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association. For more information, visit sites.google.com.site/parklandartleague/ or parklandart@gmail.com.

Tennis lessons will be offered at the Macungie Memorial Park gym 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday afternoons Feb. 9 through April 6. The program is designed for children ages six to 11 years old and focuses on tennis fundamentals with games and fun. All lessons will be held indoors. For more information, contact Bruce Kisthardt at 610-395-4923 or at bkisthardt@msn.com.

Grace Lutheran Church in Macungie will hold Ash Wednesday service 7 p.m. Feb. 14.

Grace Lutheran Church will share Lenten worship with Solomon’s UCC at 82 S. Church St. Services will be held 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at Solomon’s; Feb. 28 at Grace; March 7 at Solomon’s; March 14 at Grace; and March 21 at Solomon’s.

Concordia Lutheran Church, 2623 Brookside Road, will host a Shrove Tuesday pancake supper 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 13 in the Fellowship Hall on the lower level. Pancakes, bacon, sausage, pastries, fruits and beverages will be available. A freewill offering will be accepted. Everyone is invited. For information, call 610-965-3265.

Concordia Lutheran Church will hold Ash Wednesday services 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 14. Lenten worship services will be held 7 p.m. Feb. 21 and 28 and March 7, 14 and 21. There will be a Lenten supper 6 p.m. For information, call 610-965-3265.

There will be a fundraiser bingo for ARC of Lehigh and Northampton counties Feb. 18 at Macungie Memorial Hall.

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.

The Emmaus Lions Club is holding a “Nite at the Races” and basket raffle starting 6:30 p.m. (doors open 5 p.m.) March 10 at the Alburtis Area Community Center. Tickets are available at Buss Paints and the Alburtis Community Center. For more information, call 610-966-5220. The snow date is 1 p.m. March 11.

The Lower Lehigh Lions will meet 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13 and 27 at the Macungie Institute.

Macungie Fire Company meets 7 p.m. Feb. 14 at the social quarters.

Macungie VFW Post 9264 meets 7 p.m. Feb. 12 at the post home on Lehigh Street.

The Ladies Auxiliary of Macungie VFW Post 9264 meets 1 p.m. Feb. 15 at the post home.

The Macungie Rod and Gun Club Board meets 7 p.m. Feb. 15 at the club.

Macungie Borough Council meets 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 and March 5 at borough hall, 21 Locust St., Macungie.

The Macungie Park Board of Directors meeting will be held downstairs 7 p.m. Feb. 27. The public is welcome.

Bingo is held weekly Saturday evenings at Macungie Memorial Park. Doors open 5 p.m. and games begin 6:45 p.m. For more information, call 610-966-4289.

The next column will be published March 7; copy deadline is March 1.