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Thursday, September 4, 2014 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Library to host yard sale

The Friends of Northampton Area Public Library will be holding a community yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 6, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., on the library grounds, 1615 Laubach Ave.

Vendors can rent a 10 x 10 space. A limited amount of tables are also available to rent. Tarps and/or blankets are allowed.

Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

For rental costs and other information, call the library at 610-262-7537.


Northampton Chapter AARP 3915 will meet Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Northampton Memorial Community Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

Doors open at noon. Marvin Navarre will entertain. Refreshments will be provided.

Anyone interested in bus trips should call Sharon at 610-262-9182.


Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1904 Main St., will hold its annual basket social and flea market on Friday, Sept. 12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 13, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., in the church basement.

Those planning to attend are asked to use the red doors on 19th Street.

The drawing will take place on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. More than 300 items will be raffled off. You do not need to be present to win.

The event benefits the church and the Northampton Area Food Bank.


The borough's Sister Cities celebration will be held Saturday, Sept. 6, 1-5 p.m., at Municipal Park, Smith Lane and Laubach Avenue.

Joe Weber will perform.


The St. John's Friendly Fifties group will hold its 23rd anniversary meeting on Monday, Sept. 8, 1 p.m., in the St. John's social hall, 1343 Newport Ave.

Lunch will be served, and Mike Skweir will provide the entertainment.

The rosary will be prayed before the meeting, at 11:30 a.m. in the church.


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