Catasauqua Press

Monday, August 21, 2017

Happenings

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by The Press in Columns

MARCH 9

• Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• George Taylor House gift shoppe meeting, 6 p.m., at the GTH, Lehigh and Poplar streets, Catasauqua

MARCH 10

• Friends of the Library group meeting, 10 a.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. The group meets the second Friday of each month. Information: 610-432-4339

• Lenten fish dinner, 4-7 p.m., in the parish center of St. Mary’s Church, 122 Union St., Catasauqua. Take-out meals are available as well. Information and cost: kim.stmarys122@gmail.com or 610-264-0332

• Fundraiser for Coplay Public Library, 4-10 p.m., at Texas Roadhouse, 4463 Southmont Way, Easton (Route 33 and Freemansburg Avenue). Texas Roadhouse will donate 10 percent of your food purchases to the library. Stop by the library for a flier or use its Facebook post.

• Lenten crab cake dinner, 5-7 p.m., at Grace United Church of Christ, 902 Lincoln Ave., Northampton. Dinners also are planned for March 17, 24 and 31. There is a cost. Take-outs are available. Information: 610-262-7186

• Basket raffle, 5-8 p.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 2218 Community Drive, Moore Township. The event will continue 9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 11. Information and advance tickets (necessary): church office at 610-759-1652

• Polka and button box event, 7:30-10:30 p.m., at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Main Street and Laubach Avenue, Northampton. Information: northamptonvfw.com or 610-262-3891

MARCH 11

• Ironton Rail Trail Oversight Commission’s work party, 8 a.m., in the area of North Second Street on the Coplay portion of the trail

• All-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Boy Scout Troop 59, 4-7 p.m., at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 4331 Main St., Egypt. Children under the age of 5 eat for free. Take-out meals also are available.

• Basket raffle, 5-8 p.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 2218 Community Drive, Moore Township. Information and advance tickets (necessary): church office at 610-759-1652

• Northampton Area School District faculty versus Harlem Wizards, 7 p.m., at the high school, 1619 Laubach Ave. This is a fundraising event that benefits the Dakota Galusha Fund. Tickets: in schools, harlemwizards.com or at the door

MARCH 12

• All-you-can-eat breakfast, 8-11:30 a.m., at Point Phillips Rod & Gun Club, 1035 Smith Gap Road, Moore Township. Information and cost: 610-837-0310

• All-you-can-eat breakfast, 8:30-11:30 a.m., in the social hall of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 435 Pershing Blvd., Fullerton

• Basket social, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., Fullerton

• Ballpark refreshments for the congregation, after the 10:30 a.m. worship service, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Fourth and Pine streets, Catasauqua

• Bingo, 1 p.m., in the parish center of St. Mary’s Church, 122 Union St., Catasauqua. Information and cost: 610-264-0332

• North Catasauqua Fire Department’s bingo, 1:30 p.m. (doors open 12:30 p.m.), at Slovak Center, Fifth and Grove streets. Lunch and 15 games of bingo are included in the ticket cost. An auction raffle, drinks and 50/50 are an additional cost. Information and tickets: 610-554-4308

MARCH 13

• St. John’s Friendly Fifties meeting, 1 p.m., in the church’s social hall, 1343 Newport Ave., Northampton. If Northampton schools are closed or delayed due to inclement weather, the meeting is canceled.

• Woman’s Club of Whitehall Township meeting, 6 p.m., at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Hokendauqua

MARCH 14

• Hoagie sale, at American Club of Coplay, 300 Cherry St. The sale continues March 15.

• Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association’s Walking Tours for Sitters program, 7 p.m., at the Biery House, 8 Race St. Feel free to bring refreshments to share. Information: 610-231-0803

MARCH 15

• Hoagie sale, at American Club of Coplay, 300 Cherry St.

• Soup and bread Lenten meal, 6 p.m., in Fox Hall of St. John’s United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., Fullerton. Other dates are 6 p.m. March 15, 22, 29 and April 5. Afterward, there will be a worship service 7 p.m. in the sanctuary.

• Family storytime and craft time, 7 p.m., in the community room of Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Other dates are March 22 and 29 and April 5, 19 and 26. Information: 610-432-4339

MARCH 16

• Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Knitting Guild meeting (for anyone who knits, sews, crochets or does any type of needle work), 6 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. The group meets the first and third Thursday of each month. Information: 610-432-4339

• “Everything You Know About Fairy Tales Is Wrong!” by local author and illustrator Christopher D. Ochs, 7 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Lehigh Township Rails to Trails meeting, 7 p.m., at the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road, Walnutport

• Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association meeting, 7 p.m., in room 130 A-D, Alumni Hall, Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem. Information: lehighvalleybeekeepers.org or 610-767-0306