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Thursday, January 31, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Food bank to hold Vera Bradley bingo

The Northampton Area Food Bank will hold a Vera Bradley bingo Sunday, Feb. 3, in the gym of Good Shepherd Catholic School, 1300 Newport Ave.

Doors open at noon. The games begin at 2 p.m.

A Chinese auction and a 50/50 cash drawing will also be held. Refreshments will be available.

Contact Barbara Budnik at 610-262-6156 for tickets or information.

The snow date is Feb. 10.

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Queenship of Mary Church will hold its annual Sweetheart Breakfast and MSC Sisters bake sale on Sunday, Feb. 10, 8-11:30 a.m., in the parish hall.

Northampton column

Thursday, January 24, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Food bank to host bingo Feb. 3

The Northampton Area Food Bank will hold a Vera Bradley bingo Sunday, Feb. 3, in the gym of Good Shepherd Catholic School, 1300 Newport Ave.

Doors open at noon. The games begin at 2 p.m.

A Chinese auction and a 50/50 cash drawing will also be held. Refreshments will be available.

Contact Barbara Budnik at 610-262-6156 for tickets or information.

The snow date is Feb. 10.

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Assumption BVM Church, East 22nd Street, will host a breakfast Sunday, Jan. 27, 8 a.m.-noon, in the social hall.

Northampton column

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Breakfast planned for Sunday

The Northampton Liederkranz, 402 E. Ninth St., will host a breakfast Sunday, Jan. 20, 8 a.m.-noon.

There is a cost.

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The Friends of the Northampton Area Public Library will be running a chartered bus trip to the 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show on Friday, March 8.

The bus will depart at 8 a.m. from the Northampton Recreation Center, 1 Lerchenmiller Drive, and will arrive back at approximately 6 p.m.

The cost of a ticket includes transportation and admission to the flower show.

Northampton Column

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Library winter programs to begin

Winter programs at the Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave., will be held Jan. 29 through March 21. Children living in the Northampton Area School District are invited to participate.

Toddler Storytime, age 2, will be held Tuesdays, 11-11:20 a.m., or Wednesdays, 10-10:20 a.m.

Creative Preschoolers Storytime, age 3 and up, will be held Tuesdays, 10-10:45 a.m., or Wednesdays, 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Family Toddler/Pre-school Storytime will be held Tuesday evenings, 6:30-7 p.m.

Northampton Column

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Gifts for Kids program successful

The Northampton Quota Club would like to thank all the businesses and individuals who supported Christmas Gifts for Kids. Quota was able to help 35 children in the Northampton area have a wonderful holiday. More than $1,000 in food and gift cards were provided.

The Quota Club also sponsored a second project. A Little Shopper Santa Shop was held for the children who use the Northampton Area Food Bank.

Northampton Column

Thursday, December 27, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Keep others warm by donating blankets

Happy New Year!

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The Gospel Chapel Missions Committee has partnered with Lehigh Valley Business Group, a nonprofit organization, for "Project Keep Warm." The goal for this project is to collect 500 new or gently used blankets by the end of 2012.

All blankets will be donated to various homeless shelters, family centers and animal shelters throughout the Lehigh Valley and Pocono areas. Blankets can be dropped off Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., or before/after the 10:30 service on Sunday.

The Gospel Chapel is located at 2022 Main St.

Northampton column

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Help others keep warm

Merry Christmas!

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The Gospel Chapel Missions Committee has partnered with Lehigh Valley Business Group, a nonprofit organization, for "Project Keep Warm." The goal for this project is to collect 500 new or gently used blankets by the end of 2012.

All blankets will be donated to various homeless shelters, family centers and animal shelters throughout the Lehigh Valley and Pocono areas.

Blankets can be dropped off Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., or before/after the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday. The Gospel Chapel is located at 2022 Main St.

Northampton column

Thursday, December 13, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Folk art carvers hosted every Sat.

The Simcoe Gallery will host an exhibit of two Northampton folk art carvers from the early- and mid-1900s. Both carvers had the same type of employment and the same love of "whittlin."

Stop by the gallery, 1925 Main St., on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. to see this unique display.

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The Gospel Chapel Missions Committee has partnered with Lehigh Valley Business Group, a nonprofit organization, for "Project Keep Warm." The goal for this project is to collect 500 new or gently used blankets by the end of 2012.

Northampton column

Thursday, December 6, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Donate blankets for Project Keep Warm

The Gospel Chapel Missions Committee has partnered with Lehigh Valley Business Group, a nonprofit organization, for Project Keep Warm.

The goal for this project is to collect 500 new or gently used blankets by the end of 2012. All blankets will be donated to various homeless shelters, family centers and animal shelters throughout the Lehigh Valley and Pocono areas.

Blankets can be dropped off Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., or before/after the 10:30 service on Sunday.

Northampton column

Thursday, November 29, 2012 by KELLY LUTTERSCHMIDT Special to The Press in Columns

Society hosting Christmas at the Station

The Northampton Area Historical Society will open the doors of the Siegfried Railroad Station for two weekends for its annual Christmas at the Station.

The event is scheduled for this weekend, Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 2, from 1-3 p.m. The second weekend will be Saturday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 9, 1- 3 p.m.

The station will be decorated for Christmas. The theme this year is angels and snowmen. Many of these will be collectibles and antiques. Anyone wishing to have their angels or snowmen on display is asked to call 610-262-4748.