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DEC. 5

• Northampton Area Middle and High School holiday orchestra concert, 7 p.m., in the auditorium of the high school, 1619 Laubach Ave.

• Moorestown Garden Club meeting, 7 p.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 2218 Community Drive. Information: 610-759-1652

DEC. 6

• St. John’s Friendly Fifties Christmas luncheon, 11:30 a.m. (doors open), at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

• Family storytime and crafts, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Whitehall Township Recreation Bureau tree lighting, 6:30 p.m., at the township municipal building, 3219 MacArthur Road. Information: 610-437-5524, ext. 160, or

• Bingo, 7 p.m. (doors and kitchen opens 5:30 p.m.), at Catasauqua American Legion, 330 Second St. Information, cost and reservations: 610-266-7170

• Moore Township Athletic Association meeting, 7:30 p.m., in the all-purpose room of Moore Elementary School, 2835 Mountain View Drive. Information:

DEC. 7

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

• Catasauqua Middle School winter band concert, 7 p.m., in the school auditorium, 850 Pine St.

• Whitehall-Coplay Middle School holiday band concert, 7 p.m., in the high school auditorium, 3800 Mechanicsville Road

• Local barbershop quartet ffourtissimo performance, 7 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Deadline to reserve tickets for presentation on gender wage gap in the Lehigh Valley, to be held 11:30 a.m. Dec. 11 at Superior Restaurant, 102 State Ave., Emmaus. Information, cost and reservations: or 610-432-1456

DEC. 8

• Deadline to order kiffles and kielbasa, to be picked up 4-6 p.m. Dec. 14 at Holy Trinity Orthodox Catholic Church, 1023 Fifth St., North Catasauqua. Information, cost and order: 215-407-7336

• Egypt Memorial Park Christmas party (for any park member with current paid yearly dues), 6-8 p.m., at the park, Hillcrest Lane and Curt Simmons Drive. Bring a dessert to share. Information and to RSVP: 610-262-9841

• Northampton Area Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade holiday chorus concert, 7 p.m., in the auditorium of the high school, 1619 Laubach Ave.

• Christmas party fundraiser (for Coplay Community Plaza), 7-10 p.m. (doors and kitchen open 5 p.m.), at the Coplay American Club pavilion, 300 Cherry St. There is a cost. Tickets: Reph’s Complete Auto Repair, 102 S. Second St., Coplay; Coplay Borough Hall, 98 S. Fourth St.; and Samuel Owens Restaurant and Bar, 128 Chestnut St., Coplay

DEC. 9

• Christmas cookie sale and holiday variety shop, 9-11 a.m. (or until sold out), at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1335 Old Carriage Road, Kreidersville. Variety shop items will be offered at half price 11 a.m.-noon.

• Northampton Area Band Parents Association craft and vendor fair fundraiser, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., in the cafeteria of the high school, 1619 Laubach Ave. Information: Lacey Reiss at or 610-573-1541

• Northampton Borough Fire Department Santa Run, noon, around the borough. Drop off items 6-9 p.m. Dec. 6, 7 or 8 at the fire department, 4 Lerchenmiller Drive. Information: Nick at 484-225-7075

• “Doctor Who” teen escape room, 1 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration: 610-262-7537

• Ecumenical community choral Christmas concert, 4 p.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., Catasauqua

• Tree lighting, 4:30-5:30 p.m., at Kreidersville Covered Bridge, 100 Covered Bridge Road

• Raymond the Amish Comic performance, 7 p.m., at Coplay Saengerbund, 205 S. Fifth St. Information, cost and tickets: 610-262-9937

DEC. 10

• All-you-can-eat breakfast, 8-11:30 a.m., at Point Phillips Rod & Gun Club, 1035 Smith Gap Road. Information and cost: 610-837-0310

• All-you-can-eat breakfast, 8:30-11:30 a.m., at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., Fullerton

• Coplay Sports Santa parade, 10 a.m., around Hokendauqua and Second streets. Drop off gifts at Coplay Sports field house, Potter Terrace, 6-8 p.m. Dec. 8 or 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec 9. Rain dates are Dec. 16 and 17. Information: Rick at 484-264-2968

• Christmas pageant, during the 10:15 a.m. service, at Salem United Church of Christ, 2218 Community Drive, Moorestown. Information: church office at 610-759-1652

• Cookie sale, at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive. Information and time: Stacy at 610-837-3465

• Basket social, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., at Petersville Rod and Gun Club, 550 Club Road. Information: 610-261-2210 after 4 p.m.

• Santa Claus visits Hokendauqua, starting noon, around the village. In case of bad weather, Santa will visit Dec. 17.

• Lunch with Santa, noon, at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 575 Grape St., Fullerton. Information, cost and tickets: Michelle Funk at

• Bingo, 1 p.m. (doors open 11:30 a.m.), at St. Mary’s Parish Center, 122 W. Union St., Catasauqua. Information and cost: 610-264-0332

• Gingerbread house-making party, 3 p.m., at Covenant United Methodist Church, 2715 Mountain View Drive, Moore Township. Information: church office at 610-837-7517

• Christmas candlelight concert, 4 p.m., at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 417 Howertown Road, Catasauqua

• Governor Wolf Historical Society Christmas concert, 7 p.m., in the Wolf Academy on the society grounds, 6600 Jacksonville Road, East Allen Township. There is a suggested donation. Information and advance reservations (tickets will also be available at the door): or 610-837-9015

DEC. 11

• Northampton Borough Schools holiday concert, 7 p.m., in the auditorium of the high school, 1619 Laubach Ave.

• Moore Elementary School holiday concert, 7 p.m., at the school, 2835 Mountain View Drive, Bath

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