Catasauqua Press

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
PRESS PHOTOS BY AL RECKERNorah Rosentel, Tyler Selden, Connor Hood, Avery Somecek and Autumn Rosentel enjoy a puppet show July 20 during St. John’s Lutheran Church’s Vacation Bible School, Coplay. This year’s theme was “The Mighty Fortress.” PRESS PHOTOS BY AL RECKERNorah Rosentel, Tyler Selden, Connor Hood, Avery Somecek and Autumn Rosentel enjoy a puppet show July 20 during St. John’s Lutheran Church’s Vacation Bible School, Coplay. This year’s theme was “The Mighty Fortress.”
Mary Henninger, of Coplay, Debbie Kleckner, of Bethlehem, and Caron Fenstermacher, of Palmer Township, enjoy the sounds of Smith Compound during a recent concert and dance at Coplay Saengerbund. Mary Henninger, of Coplay, Debbie Kleckner, of Bethlehem, and Caron Fenstermacher, of Palmer Township, enjoy the sounds of Smith Compound during a recent concert and dance at Coplay Saengerbund.

Coplay: Picnic planned at American Club Sept. 9

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 by The Press in Columns

On Sept. 9, American Club of Coplay will hold one of the largest picnics in town, a family-orientated affair, at the pavilion at its grounds off Cherry Street and Stone Alley.

Attended by hundreds, the picnic, which includes a modest fee, features live bands, events for children and a huge variety of food. Enjoy everything from halupkies to hot dogs.

Also on Sept. 9, the club will celebrate its 81st anniversary.

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Sept. 13 will be the final outdoor twilight concert at the Community Plaza, Second and Chestnut streets. The free event, starting 6 p.m., features Chris Aguayo.

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs!

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Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association, which is wrapping up its 2017 fund drive, has begun planning its annual community Halloween parade. The parade is set for 7 p.m. Oct. 17. The rain date is Oct. 24.

The association is accepting reservations from groups and organizations. The deadline is Oct. 10.

Further information is available via email at coplayhalloweenparade@yahoo.com.