Catasauqua Press

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Northampton: Jack Frost Parade to be held tonight

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Mayor Thomas Reenock has proclaimed today, Oct. 19, as Jack Frost Day in observance of the borough’s annual parade set for 7 p.m.

This 69th annual event is organized by Northampton Exchange Club.

Rain date is Oct. 26.

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Northampton Area Food Bank’s Halloween walkathon will be held Oct. 28, rain or shine.

Registration begins 8:30 a.m. at the food bank, 1601 Canal St.

The walk — approximately 4-1/2 miles — starts 9 a.m. in the food bank parking lot.

Those planning to participate are encouraged to come in costume.

The food bank will be open till noon for tours, donation drop-offs and volunteering information.

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Catholic War Veterans Post 454 is sponsoring a murder/mystery dinner theatre event titled “B.I.N.G. Ohh Murder” Oct. 29.

The show will be held at the Catasauqua American Legion, 330 Second St., Catasauqua.

Cocktails will be served 4 p.m., and the show starts 5 p.m.

The cost includes dinner and the show.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call Joan at 610-349-7991.

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Trick or treat in the Borough of Northampton will be held 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31. Homeowners wishing to hand out candy to the children are asked to keep their porch light on.

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Assumption of the Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 1301 Newport Ave., is holding a halupki sale. Orders can be picked up at the church 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 11.

Deadline to order is Nov. 4. Call Marty at 610-262-5292 or Linda at 610-837-3076.

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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1235 Main St., will host bingo featuring Longaberger, Vera Bradley and Coach items Nov.18.

Doors open 11:30 a.m., and bingo starts 1 p.m. There will be a Chinese auction and refreshments.

For tickets, call 610-262-2668.

Proceeds benefit the building fund of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

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The Cenacle to Divine Mercy at Queenship of Mary Church is sponsoring a trip Dec. 8 to Sight & Sound for “The Miracle of Christmas.”

The bus will leave the St. Joe’s parking lot 10 a.m.

The cost of the trip includes transportation, driver’s tip and the show. The group will have lunch at Shady Maple, but that is not included in the trip cost.

To reserve a seat, call Fran at 610-262-1663 or Rosie at 610-262-2838.

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