Catasauqua Press

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Happenings

Monday, March 20, 2017 by The Press in Columns

MARCH 20

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

MARCH 21

• 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.

• Play K program, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. This program involves playing and learning designed for children preparing for kindergarten.

• Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative free community meal, 4-6 p.m., at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., Fullerton. Information: Janice Stavrou at 610-767-7014

• Movie night: “Dr. Strange” (PG-13), 6:15 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• George Taylor House meeting, 7 p.m., at Villa Grande Restaurant, 7 Lehigh St., Catasauqua

• Lenten Bible study, 7:15 p.m., at Emmanuel’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, Moore Township. Information: 610-837-1741

MARCH 22

• Catty Seniors Plus meeting, 1 p.m. (doors open noon), at Slovak Center, Fifth and Grove streets, Catasauqua

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

• “Lazarus Out of the Tomb,” Lenten service, 7 p.m., at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., Fullerton

• 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 29 and April 5, 19 and 26. Information: 610-432-4339

MARCH 23

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

MARCH 24

• Lenten crabcake dinner, 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. An additional dinner is set for March 31. Information and cost: 610-262-7186

• Basket social, 6-9 p.m., in the parish hall of St. Mary’s Parish, 122 Union St., Catasauqua. The event continues 10 a.m.-7 p.m. March 25 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 26. Information and tickets (also available at the door): 610-264-0332

• Deadline to order tickets for Northampton Area Konkrete Kids Educational Foundation’s oldies dance. The event will be held April 1 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Doors open 5:45 p.m.; a hot buffet will be served 6-7:30 p.m.; and music will follow 7:30-10:30 p.m. Attendees must be 21 or older. Information and tickets: Paulette at 610-509-8173; Barry at 610-767-9098; or Kathy at 610-262-7811, ext. 20030

• Sportsman bingo and Chinese auction, 6:30 p.m. (doors open 5 p.m.), at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, Bath. Bring your own beer or wine. Advanced tickets: 610-759-9449, ext. 3

MARCH 25

• Annual spring basket social and bake sale, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., in the social hall of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 4412 W. Mountain View Drive, Lehigh Township. The event will continue 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 26. Information: 610-767-3107 or 610-767-9892

• Spring bazaar, white elephant and bake sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at Christ Church United Church of Christ, Little Moore, 913 S. Mink Road, Danielsville. Information and to reserve your spot: 610-837-6051

• Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, 9:30-11 a.m., in the fellowship hall of Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, Bath. Bring your own camera. Information and to sign up: 610-837-1741

• Basket social, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., in the parish hall of St. Mary’s Parish, 122 Union St., Catasauqua. The event continues 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 26. Information and tickets (also available at the door): 610-264-0332

• “All About Occupational Therapy” program presented by Lehigh Carbon Community College students, 11 a.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• All-you-can-eat ham and dandelion dinner, 4-7 p.m., at Salem United Methodist Church, 1067 Blue Mountain Drive, Danielsville. Information and cost: 610-767-8003

• Moore Elementary School’s spaghetti dinner and basket raffle, 4-8 p.m., at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, Bath. Tickets are available at the school or at the door the day of the event. Information: school office at 610-837-1859

• Loving Angels Relay for Life Team of Whitehall’s craft/vendor show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Vigilant Fire Company, 110 S. Walnut St., Slatington. All proceeds go to American Cancer Society.

MARCH 26

• All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, 8 a.m.-noon, at Catasauqua American Legion, 330 Second St. Information and cost: 610-264-1606

• Breakfast, 8:30 a.m.-noon, at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 2181 Washington Ave., Northampton. Tickets will be sold at the door. Information: 610-262-2559

• Basket social, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., in the parish hall of St. Mary’s Parish, 122 Union St., Catasauqua. Information and tickets (also available at the door): 610-264-0332

• Annual spring basket social and bake sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., in the social hall of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 4412 W. Mountain View Drive, Lehigh Township. Information: 610-767-3107 or 610-767-9892

• Evangelist David Brady, of Central City, guest speaker, 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, at Northampton Assembly of God, 3449 Cherryville Road. Services continue until March 31.

• Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative’s cash bingo, 2 p.m. (doors open 1 p.m.), at Commitment to Family & Community, 165 Cherry St., Coplay. Bring an item for Whitehall-Coplay School District’s Snack Pack Pals program. Information and advanced tickets ($5 cheaper): Shari Noctor at 610-266-5241

• Deadline to order tickets for ham and dandelion dinner, set for 3:30-6 p.m. April 8 at Christ Church United Church of Christ, Little Moore, 913 S. Mink Road, Danielsville. Advance tickets (required): 610-837-0680

MARCH 27

• Catasauqua Thrift Shop half-price sale, at the shop, 113 Bridge St. The sale continues through April 1. Store hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday.

• Scrabble night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Quota Club of Northampton’s annual men’s night program, 6:30 p.m., at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Information, reservations and cost: 610-262-7828

• Coplay Community Days Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.