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Happenings

Monday, March 13, 2017 by The Press in Columns

MARCH 13

• St. John’s Friendly Fifties meeting, 1 p.m., in the church’s social hall, 1343 Newport Ave., Northampton.

• 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.

• Family storytime, 10 a.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. This program features stories, rhymes, music and movement to help develop a love of reading. No registration is necessary. Information: 610-262-7537

• Play K program, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. This program features play time and learning designed for children preparing for kindergarten. Information: 610-262-7537

• 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 March 22 and 29 and April 5. Afterward, there will be a worship service 7 p.m. in the sanctuary.

• Cash bingo, 7 p.m. (doors open 5:30 p.m.), at Catasauqua American Legion, 330 Second St. Information and reservations: 610-266-7170

• 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

• Hartzell Pharmacy’s presentation of “Health Talks: Sleep Problems,” 6 p.m., at Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St. Free blood pressure screenings will be offered. The library will provide healthy snacks. Information: 610-264-4151

• “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

MARCH 17

• Final day for submission of Coplay Borough Public Works Department part-time summer job application, at the municipal office, 98 S. Fourth St.

• Final day for East Allen Township’s spring baseball and soccer sign-ups, at the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd. Information: Chuck at 610-262-7961, ext. 306

• Lenten crabcake dinners, 5-7 p.m., at Grace United Church of Christ, 902 Lincoln Ave., Northampton. Chicken finger dinners also are available. Take-out meals can be purchased. Additional dinners are set for March 24 and 31. Information and cost: 610-262-7186

• Gift card bingo, 5 p.m. (doors open), at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 417 Howertown Road, Catasauqua. Tickets: at the church office between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday or at the door. Information and cost: 610-264-3221

• 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 18

• Open house and Miller-Keystone blood drive, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., at Manoquesy Lodge No. 413, 221 Penn St., Bath

• Music in Movement, 11 a.m., at Whitehall High School, 3800 Mechanicsville Road. There will be an admission cost. Enter through the cafeteria doors.

• Fish and chips dinner, 4-7 p.m., at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 3900 Mechanicsville Road, Whitehall. Information: 610-435-3901

• Pennsylvania Dutch spring festival, 4:30-8 p.m., at Christ Church United Church of Christ, 109 S. Chestnut St., Bath. Alpine Express will provide polka music. Information and cost: 610-837-0345

• St. Patty’s Day party featuring the Irish rock band Prugal, 7:30 p.m., at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Main Street and Laubach Avenue, Northampton. Information: northamptonvfw.com or 610-262-3891

MARCH 19

• All-you-can-eat breakfast brunch, 9 a.m.-noon, at Catasauqua Club, 226 Pine St. Information: catasauquaclub.com

• Northampton Exchange Club’s annual spring craft fair and tricky tray raffle, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

• Meat raffle and block shoot, 1-5 p.m., at Keystone Rod & Gun Club, 243 Mulberry St., Bath

MARCH 20

• Open mic and jam night, 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339