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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Northampton: Museum open second, fourth Sundays for tours

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum, 1401 Laubach Ave., will be open for tours 1-3 p.m. Aug. 11.

It is open the second and fourth Sundays of the month through September.


Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet Aug. 14 at Northampton Banquet and Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Doors open 11 a.m.

The Irish Stars, from Parker School of Dance, will perform.

Refreshments will be provided.

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


Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1235 Main St., will hold a flea market and bake sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 17. Food will be available for purchase.

Proceeds will benefit the church’s building fund.


Northampton Liederkranz, 402 E. Ninth St., will hold its Summerfest 2-9 p.m. Aug. 17.

Outdoor entertainment includes Kate & Those Guys, 2-5 p.m., and Rock Solid, 6-9 p.m. Peter Johann Band will perform 9 p.m. inside the club.

The club will offer drink specials and food for purchase.

There is an admission fee.

For more information, call 610-704-2390.


Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714 has recently sold its building and is looking for a new location in Northampton or the surrounding communities to house the honor guard.

VFW Post 4714 has been located in Northampton since 1945 and, during that time, served all veterans and the local community. Due to the lack of active members and the ongoing costs to maintain the VFW building, the building was sold. The VFW intends to keep the honor guard, but a location is needed to house uniforms and equipment as well as conduct monthly meetings.

Do you have a space for the VFW in your community? Call and leave a message at 610-262-3891.


The Northampton Farmers Market is open 3-6:30 p.m. every Tuesday through Oct. 1 at Municipal Park, Smith Lane and Laubach Avenue.


Email information to, and I’ll include it in an upcoming column.