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Northampton: Cement museum will be open for tours Sunday

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum will be open 1-3 p.m. Aug. 27. It is located next to borough hall, 1401 Laubach Ave.

The museum will be open the second and fourth Sunday through September.


Northampton Area Food Bank will hold its annual volunteer appreciation picnic 6:30 p.m. Aug. 29 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Indianland, 787 Almond Road, Walnutport. Volunteers from throughout the year are invited.

Meat and beverages will be provided. Those planning to attend are asked to bring a side dish or dessert to share.

An RSVP is necessary. Send name and number of guests to or call the food bank at 610-262-8030 or Pamela Kametz at 610-439-4814.


Northampton Area Historical Society is having its annual mum sale. Color choices are white, yellow, burgundy, purple and orange.

The deadline for ordering mums is Sept. 5. Call 610-767-8420.

The flowers will be available for pickup at the station, on 21st Street, 8-11 a.m. Sept. 30, during the society’s fall garage sale.

For more information, call 610-262-8198.


Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1904 Main St., will hold its annual basket social and flea market 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 8 and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 9 in the church basement. The drawing will be 3:30 p.m. Saturday. You don’t need to be present to win.

There are more than 350 items, including many local gift certificates, to be raffled off, so there will be something for everyone.

This event benefits Northampton Area Food Bank and the church.

The kitchen will also be open the same hours for food and beverages.


Friends of the Northampton Area Public Library will hold a Lehigh Valley wine tour Sept. 16. This all-day event includes stops at Franklin Hill Vineyard, Tolino Vineyard & Winery and Amore Vineyards & Winery. Light snacks will be provided throughout the tour. Dinner at Buca di Beppo, Whitehall, is included.

The tour is for those 21 and older.

There is a cost. Deadline for tickets is Aug. 30.

Call the library, 610-262-7537, for cost, tickets and other information.


St. John’s Friendly Fifties group will have its 26th anniversary meeting 1 p.m. Sept. 11 in the church’s social hall, 1343 Newport Ave.

The rosary will be prayed 11:30 a.m. in the church. A luncheon will follow.


Northampton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714 hosts polkas and button box music 7:30-10:30 p.m. every Friday night at the Post home, Main Street and Laubach Avenue. Doors open 6:30 p.m.

DJ Flip Side will entertain with oldies music 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sept. 30.

The social hall is accepting new members. Membership is open to everyone; previous military service is not required.

For more information, call 610-262-3891.


Northampton Area Public Library is currently accepting donations for its autumn basket social, set for 6 p.m. Oct. 13. New or collectible items can be dropped off at the library.


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