Catasauqua Press

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Northampton: Veterans Day events planned

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The Northampton Joint Veterans will present a Veterans Day service 11 a.m. Nov. 11 at the memorial plaza, 14th Street and Washington and Dewey avenues. Members of Fred A. Snyder American Legion Post 353, Catholic War Veterans Post 454 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714 will preside. All are invited to attend.

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Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714 will hold a veteran appreciation night Nov. 11 at the post home, Main Street and Laubach Avenue. Doors open 7 p.m.

State Rep. Zach Mako, R-183rd, will be the guest speaker. He is currently serving in the Pennsylvania National Guard.

The event is open to the public. Complimentary draft beer, soda and food will be provided 7-9 p.m.

A New Year’s Eve party is planned for 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 31.

There is a cost. Music, food and draft beer are included in the ticket price.

Call 610-262-3891 for price, reservations and other information.

The post hosts polka and button box music events 7:30-10:30 p.m. every Friday night.

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St. John’s Friendly Fifties will meet 1 p.m. Nov. 13 in the church’s social hall, 1343 Newport Ave.

Mary Wozniak, from AARP, will speak about the PA Care Act.

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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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