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Friday, May 24, 2019

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Monday, May 13, 2019 by The Press in Columns

MAY 13

• Registration begins for summer reading programs, which will be held 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays from June 18 to July 30 at Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St. Registration: at the library; information: 610-264-4151

• Blood drive, 4-7 p.m., at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Hokendauqua. Appointments: Judy Ehret at 610-767-5061 or judyae@ptd.net

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

• Spring concert (featuring Good Vibrations Chorus), 9:30-10:30 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and reservations: 610-437-3700

• Cards and games event, 11:30 a.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Paint pouring, noon-3 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. The class will continue 9 a.m.-noon May 24. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

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

MAY 14

• Gentle chair yoga, 9:30-10:30, at Whitehall Active Community Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The classes will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays until June 27. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

• Adult coloring club, 11 a.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Tai Chi exercise, 12:30-1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Active Community Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The classes will continue 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 1-2 p.m. Fridays until June 28. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

• Opening day for Northampton Farmers Market, 3-6:30 p.m., at Municipal Park, Smith Lane and Laubach Avenue, Northampton

• Annual plant auction and sale (organized by Indianland Garden Club), 6 p.m. (sale begins) and 7 p.m. (auction starts), at Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville. Information: Doris at 610-657-0864

• Governor Wolf Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m., at the society’s campus, 6600 Jacksonville Road, East Allen Township. Information: govwolf.org

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

MAY 15

• Strength training, 10:30-11:30 a.m., at Whitehall Active Community Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The classes will continue Wednesdays and Fridays until June 28. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

• Luncheon and sing-along event (for senior adults), noon, in the family life center dining room of Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive, Cherryville. Bring a side dish or dessert to share. Information: 610-767-1239 or bethanywes.org

• Teen Chocolate Olympics program, 3 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration (required): 610-262-7537

• Spring band concert, 7 p.m., at Catasauqua Middle School, 850 Pine St.

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

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

• Karaoke, 12:30-2:30 p.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

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

• Presentation: “World War II: The African American Experience in World War II,” 2-3:30 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

• Diamond painting, 2-4 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

MAY 16

• Gentle chair yoga, 9:30-10:30, at Whitehall Active Community Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The classes will continue Tuesdays and Thursdays until June 27. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

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

• Beading club meeting, 1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Lehigh Valley Knitting Guild meeting, 6 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Meet the candidates event (organized by Catasauqua Main Streets), 6:30-8 p.m., at Catasauqua Municipal Complex, 90 Bridge St. Information: 610-266-0255

• Lasagna dinner, 5-7 p.m., in the church’s handicapped-accessible parish hall of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown. Information and cost (children 3 and under eat for free): standrewsbethlehem.org, saec@ptd.net or 610-865-3603

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

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

• Lehigh Valley Pops Orchestra practice, 9-10:30 a.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

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

MAY 17

• Communities That Care meeting, 8:30 a.m., at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, Hokendauqua

• South Catasauqua annual neighborhood yard sale (rain or shine), 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at locations south of Race Street up to and including Circle Drive, Catasauqua. The sale will continue May 18. Information: Eugenia at 610-264-2018 or emert4us@rcn.com

• Strength training, 10:30-11:30 a.m., at Whitehall Active Community Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The classes will continue Wednesdays and Fridays until June 28. Information, registration and cost: 610-437-3700

• Tai Chi exercise, 1-2 p.m., at Whitehall Active Community Center, 2301 Pine St., West Catasauqua. The classes will continue 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 1-2 p.m. Fridays until June 28. Information and cost: 610-437-3700

• Opening day of Bath Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m. (ribbon cutting 4 p.m. with Greater Bath Area Chamber of Commerce members and Bath Borough officials), at Keystone Park, 250 Green St., Bath. The farmers market will continue every Friday, rain or shine, through the end of September. Information: Facebook.com/BathFarmersMarketPA or Sarah Fulton at bathmarketmanager@gmail.com

• “Game of Thrones”-themed escape room (for adults 18 and over), 6 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration (required): 610-262-7537

• Alias concert, 7-10 p.m., at the amphitheater at Catasauqua Park and Playground, 501 American St.

• Elm Street Jazz workshop, 9-11 a.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

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

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

• Genealogy presentation and research, 1-4 p.m., at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost (for nonmembers): 610-437-3700

• Pinochle, 7 p.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

MAY 18

• Spring yard sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information: 610-262-7537

• Flea market (organized by Whitehall Historical Preservation Society), 8 a.m.-2 p.m., behind the Peter Grim Homestead, at the corner of Mickley and Lehnert roads, Whitehall. Rain date is May 19. Information: 610-776-7280

• Household hazardous waste event (for Northampton County residents), 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., at Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem. Proof of residency is required. Information: mooretownship.org/forms/2019HHWEvent.pdf

• Yard sale (benefiting Catasauqua Borough Police Department’s K-9 fund), 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at Fireman’s Field, Second and Race streets, Catasauqua

• South Catasauqua annual neighborhood yard sale (rain or shine), 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at locations south of Race Street up to and including Circle Drive, Catasauqua. Information: Eugenia at 610-264-2018 or emert4us@rcn.com

• Bath Museum is open, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Bath Borough Hall, 121 S. Walnut St.

• Wheels on the Canal, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at Canal Street Park, Northampton. Rain date is May 19. Information: wheelsonthecanal@gmail.com or Wheels on the Canal on Facebook

• Movies, 11 a.m. (“Nanny McPhee”) and 1 p.m. (“Stalag 17”), at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Governor Wolf Historical Society Museum is open, 1-3 p.m., at the GWHS campus, 6600 Jacksonville Road, East Allen Township. Information: govwolf.org

• Parade (celebrating 150th anniversary of Coplay Borough), 1 p.m., starting at the corner of Ninth and Chestnut streets and will end on Fifth Street, Coplay

• Ham and chicken dinner, 4-7 p.m., at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St., Coplay. Baskets for Coplay Public Library’s raffle will be on display during the dinner, with the drawing 7 p.m. You do not have to be present to win; winners will be called May 20.

• Taco and baked potato bar, 4-7 p.m., at Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, 604 Fourth St., Catasauqua. There is no charge, but any donations will go to Public Library of Catasauqua. Information and tickets (encouraged) Diane at 610-739-6006

• Cash bingo, 7 p.m. (doors open 4 p.m.), at Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company, 2718 Mountain View Drive, Moore Township. Information and cost: Stacy at 610-837-3465

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

MAY 19

• Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, at Lappawinzo Fish and Game, 25 Lappawinzo Road, Allen Township

• All-you-can-eat breakfast, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at Commitment to Family & Community, 165 Cherry St., Coplay

• Siegfried Railroad Station is open, 1-4 p.m., at West 21st Street, Northampton. Information: 610-262-8198

• Summer Sizzler raffle, 2-6 p.m., at Laurel Fire Company, 5114 Third St., Cementon. Information, cost and tickets: at the fire hall bar during regular hours or 610-262-2077

• Spring concert (performed by the adult choir of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church), 6 p.m., at the church, 618 Fullerton Ave., Fullerton

• 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

• Homes 4 Hounds pet and family festival, noon-4 p.m., at Howard Hanna of the Frederick Group Building, 3500 Winchester Road, Allentown. Rain date is June 2.

MAY 20

• Morning Glories meeting, 10 a.m., at Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, 604 Fourth St., Catasauqua. Information: 610-264-2641

• Beading club meeting, 1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Open mic and jam night, 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

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

• Cards and games event, 11:30 a.m., in the Trexler Room of Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: 610-437-3700

• Pinochle, 7 p.m., in the Trexler Room at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information and cost: 610-437-3700