Catasauqua Press

Monday, October 21, 2019

Coplay: Coplay’s 150th anniversary parade is set for May 18

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by The Press in Columns

With expectations the weather will cooperate, the 150th anniversary parade will step off 1 p.m. May 18.

The parade begins at the corner of Ninth and Chestnut streets. The route will proceed down Chestnut Street, take a right onto Second Street, to Hokendauqua Street and up to Fifth Street.

The bands, floats and other participants are to be at the staging area by 12:30 p.m.

Taking part in the parade are musical groups, law enforcement personnel, churches and borough organizations.

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St. Peter Roman Catholic Church will hold a ham and chicken dinner 4-7 p.m. May 18 in the church hall, 4 S. Fifth St.

Dessert and fixings are included.

The dinner is open to the public. There is a cost.

The drawing for the Coplay Public Library basket raffle will be 7 p.m. at the dinner. You don’t have to be present to win.

The baskets will be on display for the event, and tickets may be purchased during dinner.

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Commitment to Family & Community, 165 Cherry St., will have an all-you-can-eat breakfast 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 19.

The event is open to the public.

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Residents are reminded that grass clippings are not to be blown into the roads when mowing.

The grass clippings cause clogs in the stormwater drains.