Catasauqua Press

Sunday, December 17, 2017
PRESS PHOTOS BY AL RECKERMsgr. John J. Martin, pastor at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, blesses the new elevator — linking the main floor housing the church with the lower level hall — at a dedication held Nov. 12 at the Coplay location. PRESS PHOTOS BY AL RECKERMsgr. John J. Martin, pastor at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, blesses the new elevator — linking the main floor housing the church with the lower level hall — at a dedication held Nov. 12 at the Coplay location.
Anna Wechsler, who will be celebrating her 101st birthday soon, is the first parish member escorted onto the elevator. Anna Wechsler, who will be celebrating her 101st birthday soon, is the first parish member escorted onto the elevator.

Coplay: American Club plans Christmas party

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The second annual O Come All Ye Faithful Social Call Christmas party fundraiser for Coplay Community Plaza is Dec. 8. It will take place at the Coplay American Club pavilion, 300 Cherry St. Doors and kitchen will open 5 p.m.

Social Call will perform 7-10 p.m.

The kitchen will be operated by Samuel Owens Restaurant and Bar.

There is a cost. The first two drafts are compliments of Social Call.

Tickets are on sale at Reph’s Complete Auto Repair, 102 S. Second St., Coplay; Coplay Borough Hall, 98 S. Fourth St.; and Samuel Owens, 128 Chestnut St., Coplay.

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Raymond the Amish Comic returns from a sold-out show in May to Coplay Saengerbund, 205 S. Fifth St., Dec. 9. Tickets are limited, and there is only one show, beginning 7 p.m.

There is a cost, which includes beer and soda.

For more information, call 610-262-9937.

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The annual Coplay Sports Santa parade will take place Dec. 10. The parade begins 10 a.m. at Hokendauqua and Second streets. Rain dates are Dec. 16 and 17.

Gifts must be dropped off at Coplay Sports field house 6-8 p.m. Dec. 8 or 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec 9.

For more information, call Rick at 484-264-2968.

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Pictures with Santa at Community Plaza will take place Dec. 16. They are free for children 12 years and under.

There are two new additions to this event. Pets are welcome for their picture to be taken with Santa, and canned food donations for Coplay Food Bank will be accepted.

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I can be reached at 484-896-0514 for all your Coplay news and events. Only 18 days are left until Christmas! Stay safe and warm!