Reel life comes to the stage with “Puttin’ On the Ritz: A Salute to the Golden Age of the Silver Screen,” through July 2, The Pines Dinner Theatre, Allentown.
The well-paced musical revue of movie themes and show tunes from the days of silent films through World War II is brought to the cozy stage by the cast of Monica Handwerk, Dante Hill, Taylor Hopkins and Katherine Tabisz.
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, May 31: Dijon chicken, lentils, carrots, sugar cookie, seasonal fruit.
Thursday, June 1: Pot roast, smashed potatoes, broccoli, strawberries.
Friday, June 2: White fish, cavatelli with roasted mushroom and asparagus, summer vegetables, oatmeal cookie.
Monday, June 5: Sloppy joes, warm berry crisp, side salad.
Tuesday, June 6: Sausage, sauteed noodles, sauteed cabbage, canteloupe.
Wednesday, June 7: Honey mustard chicken, roasted potatoes, vegetable, mini muffin.
The Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) Alumni Association nominating committee is seeking new officers for the Alumni Board.
Nominations may be submitted to the Office of College Relations, Student Services Center, Room 112, or to Jane Wilchak, email@example.com. The deadline is 5 p.m. June 18.
Call 610-559-3245 for locations.
Tuesday, June 6: Vegetable juice, battered haddock, seasoned potato wedges, cole slaw, wheat bread with margarine, cherry turnover.
Wednesday, June 7: Cranberry juice, fried chicken breast on bun w / lettuce, tomato and mayo, pasta salad, fresh canteloupe.
Thursday, June 8: Roast pork w / gravy, mashed sweet potatoes, roasted Fuji apples, rye bread with margarine, oatmeal cranberry cookie.
Friday, June 9: Closed. Senior games. Hoagie bag lunch to Slate Belt for games.
Three Dog Night is celebrating 50 years of sensational music. Since 1967, their distinctive-sounding hits, including “Mama Told Me (Not To Come),” “Joy to the World,” “Shambala,” and “One,” have been woven into the fabric of American television and film soundtracks, and still resonate with generations of fans.
Three Dog Night plays in concert, 8 p.m. June 11, Sherman Theater, 554 Main St., Stroudsburg.
Q. We’re about to have our first grandchild. I was wondering whether you are a grandfather and have any tips?
My wife, Gale, and I entered grandparenthood with a thud. We were given seven grandchildren in less than seven years. Let me give them all a plug. They are Morgan, 17; Carly, 15; Ethan, 13; Maggie, 13; Christian, 13; Aaron, 11, and Patrick, 10.
First, let me tell you what most grandparents know: you can’t imagine how happy these little people will make you. And I think grandkids improve your mental health by keeping you positive and forward-looking.
“Hair”here:The 50th anniversary of the rock musical “Hair,” above, June 14 - July 2, opens the 37th season of Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre (MSMT) at Muhlenberg College, Allentown. Join the Age of Aquarius and celebrate the freewheeling counterculture of the 1960s with a “tribe” of non-conformists as they groove to the music, including 1960s hits “Good Morning Starshine” and “Let the Sunshine In.” Director James Peck returns to MSMT following last season’s production of “In the Heights.” He’s reunited with music director Ed Bara and choreographer Samuel Antonio Reyes.
LV ACTIVE LIFE
Lehigh Valley Active Life performance groups will present a concert, “A Salute to the Flag,” 1 - 3 p.m. June 14, “Flag Day,” Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1533 Hamilton St., Allentown.
Performing will be the Lehigh Valley Pops Orchestra, Good Vibrations Chorus, Elm Street Jazz Ensemble and the Timely Tappers.
Ticket information: 610-437-3700
The arrival of June signals the start of “Valley Vivaldi,” a summer series of four chamber ensemble concerts by instrumentalists from the locally-based Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra.
The concerts showcase chamber music by 17th and 18th century composers (Vivaldi, J. S. Bach and Telemann are a few of the enduring favorites) presented by small ensembles of mixed instrumentalists. The qualities of each instrument and the virtuosic playing of each musician are easily heard in the clear, transparent textures.
“Tonys & Tapas” will be held 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. June 11 in Civic Theatre of Allentown’s historic Nineteenth Street Theatre and Theatre514.
The Civic Theatre fundraising event includes tapas from local restaurants and caterers, a stage performance, complimentary “Mar-Tony,” wine and beer open bar, and silent and live auctions.
The 2017 “Tonys & Tapas” Honorary Chairs are Charles and Ruth Marcon.
Volunteers to help with the event may email Zack Einstein, Volunteer Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org.