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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Happenings

Monday, November 13, 2017 by The Press in Columns

NOV. 13

• Come Write In, 6 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. This event will be held every Monday for the month of November.

• St. John’s Friendly Fifties meeting, 1 p.m., in the social hall of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Church, 1343 Newport Ave., Northampton

• Woman’s Club of Whitehall meeting, 7 p.m., at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Hokendauqua

NOV. 14

• Intro to A to Z World Food database demonstration, 6 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road

• George Taylor House meeting, 7 p.m., at Catasauqua Borough Municipal Building, 90 Bridge St.

• Governor Wolf Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m., on the society’s campus, 6600 Jacksonville Road, East Allen Township

• Quilting and sewing, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Drop-in studio arts, 9-11:30 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

• Cribbage, 1-5 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Mah Jongg, 1-5 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

NOV. 15

• Catty Seniors Plus meeting, 1 p.m. (doors open noon), at Slovak Center Social Club, 1223 Fifth St., North Catasauqua

• Dance featuring King Henry and Jacob, 1-4 p.m., in the Trexler Room at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

• Presentation: “Nazis in America,” 2-3:30 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

NOV. 16

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

• Dance featuring Tom Calvin’s Oldies, noon-2 p.m., at Whitehall Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

• Bingo, noon-2 p.m., at Whitehall Lifestyle Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

• Quilting and sewing, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Lehigh Valley Pops Orchestra, 9-10:30 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Knit and chat, 9-11 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Arts and crafts group, 9-11:30 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Presentation: “Try To See It My Way: Understanding Personality Differences Among Family, Friends and Loved Ones,” noon-1:30 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

• S.A.G.E. (Senior Activities for Growth and Enrichment), noon-2 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Current events informal discussion group, 2-3:30 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

NOV. 17

• New and gently used book sale, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. The event will continue 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 18, with a bag sale noon-3 p.m. Nov. 18.

• Wine and cheese reception, 5 p.m., at Bridge Street Studio and Gallery, 123 Bridge St., Catasauqua. The event continues with a pop-up shop 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 18 and 25. Information: 484-201-6140

• Polka and button box music event, 7:30-10:30 p.m., at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Main Street and Laubach Avenue, Northampton

• Jazz band workshop, 9-10 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Drop-in studio arts, 9-11:30 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

• Arts and crafts group, 9-11:30 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Big band rehearsals, 10-11 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Opera: “The Masked Ball” by Verdi, 12:45-4 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

• Life sharing discussion group, 1-3 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Scrabble, 1:30 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Pinochle, 1:30 p.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

• Social line dance, 1:30-3:30 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

NOV. 18

• Breakfast, 8-11 a.m., at Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, 604 Fourth St., Catasauqua

• Fall craft fair and basket raffle, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., Catasauqua

• New and gently used book sale, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (bag sale noon-3 p.m.), at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road

• The Bath museum is open, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., in the borough building, Penn and Washington streets

• Pop-up shop, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at Bridge Street Studio and Gallery, 123 Bridge St., Catasauqua. The event will continue Nov. 25. Information: 484-201-6140

• Bingo and Chinese auction, 1 p.m. (doors open 11:30 a.m.), at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1235 Main St., Northampton. Information and tickets: 610-262-2668

• The Governor Wolf Historical Society museum is open (with tours offered), 1-3 p.m., at 6600 Jacksonville Road, East Allen Township. Information: govwolf.org

• Lehigh Valley Vegan s’MAC DOWN (macaroni and cheese tasting), 2-5 p.m., at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Hokendauqua. Information and cost: Hilari Stahler at hilari.stahler@gmail.com; tickets (12 and younger are free): lvsmacdown.ticketleap.com/lv-vegan-smac-down

• Thanksgiving dinner, 5-8 p.m., at Point Phillips Rod & Gun Club, 1035 Smith Gap Road. Information and cost: 610-837-0310

• Dance featuring Dance Time Trio, 7:30-10:30 p.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

NOV. 19

• Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, at Lappawinzo Rod and Gun Club, 25 Lappawinzo Road, Allen Township

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

• Breakfast, 9 a.m.-noon, at Catasauqua Club, 226 Pine St. Information, cost and reservations (suggested): 610-264-1771

• Tool bingo and Chinese auction, 1 p.m. (doors open 11 a.m.), at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive. Information, cost and to reserve tickets: 610-759-9449, ext. 3

• Designer purse bingo, basket auction and 50/50 drawing, 1 p.m. (doors open noon), at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 4331 Main St., Egypt. Information, cost and tickets: 610-262-4053

• Hokendauqua Legion Knee-Hi Athletic Association designer purse bingo fundraiser, 2 p.m. (doors open noon), at the pavilion of American Club of Coplay, 300 Cherry St. Information, cost and tickets: hokeyaa.org or Cheryl at idontknowfamily@hotmail.com

• Ecumenical Thanksgiving service, 7 p.m., at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., Coplay

NOV. 20

• Half-price sale on women’s slacks, jeans and blouses, during store hours, at Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St. The sale will continue until Dec. 2.

• Miller-Keystone blood drive, 4-7 p.m., at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Hokendauqua. Schedule a time to donate: Judy Ehret at 610-767-5061

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

• Arts and crafts group, 9-11:30 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Good Vibrations Chorus, 9:30-11 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700