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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Northampton: ‘Old Northampton’ photo program set for March 10

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Area Historical Society will hold a special program on “Old Northampton” 10 a.m. March 10 at borough hall, 1401 Laubach Ave.

Larry Oberly will share photos of the early business community.


Reminder: Grace United Church of Christ, 902 Lincoln Ave., will hold Lenten crab cake dinners 5-7 p.m. March 2, 9 and 16. The meal also includes a baked potato, coleslaw, roll and butter, dessert and a beverage.

Chicken finger dinners will also be available for adults and children. Takeouts are available.

Tickets can be purchased at the door.

For cost and other information, call 610-262-7186.


Northampton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, 1204 Main St., will host polka nights, featuring button box music, 7-10:30 p.m. March 2 and 16.

Karaoke with Crazy K is planned for 10 p.m.-1 a.m. March 9 and 23.

DJ PK will hold a karaoke night 10 p.m.-1 a.m. March 30.


St. John’s Friendly Fifties will meet 1 p.m. March 12 in the church’s social hall, 1343 Newport Ave. Singer Glenn Kakowski will entertain.

If Northampton schools have an early dismissal, late start or a cancellation, there will be no meeting.


Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet March 14 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

Doors open 11 a.m. Entertainment will be provided. Those planning to attend are asked to bring a baked good.

In case of bad weather and schools are closed, the meeting will be canceled.

Those interested in trips should contact Sharon at 610-262-9182.


Hampton Lanes, 326 Main St., will host a bowling benefit for the Dog TAGS Program of the Lehigh Valley 12:30-2:30 p.m. March 31.

The Dog TAGS organization works with veterans to get the service dogs they need to help with injuries caused by serving our country.

A bake sale, basket raffle and a T-shirt and wristband sale will also be a part of the day.


Northampton Area Konkrete Kids Educational Foundation will hold an oldies dance April 7 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave.

Doors open 5:45 p.m. A hot buffet will be served 6-7:30 p.m., followed by oldies doo wop music by Desire 7:30-10:30 p.m.

A basket raffle and 50/50 drawing will also be held.

Deadline to order tickets is March 31. They will not be sold at the door.

Call Paulette at 610-509-8173; Barry at 610-767-9098; or Kathy at 610-262-7811, ext. 20030.


Local residents are invited to bring sensitive documents for shredding to Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave., 10 a.m.-noon April 14.


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