Students are encouraged to wear blue Oct. 7 in honor of the World Day of Bullying Prevention.
The eighth-grade Lehigh Career and Technical Institute assembly is scheduled for Oct. 9.
The fifth-grade Weller Health Education Center presentation will be Oct. 10.
Catasauqua Middle School will be closed Oct. 14 for the Columbus Day holiday.
CMS is participating in the Boscov’s Friends Helping Friends event.
Purchase a shopping pass now through the school and receive 25 percent off when you shop at Boscov’s Oct. 16.
Boy Scout Troop 93 is planning a spaghetti dinner 4-7 p.m. Oct. 5 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 105 E. 19th St.
There is a cost. Children ages 6 and under eat for free. Drinks, salad and ice cream are included.
Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet Oct. 9 at Northampton Banquet and Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Doors open 11 a.m.
Entertainment will be provided by Maria Santacoloma. Refreshments will be served.
Those interested in bus trips should call Sharon at 610-262-9182.
Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua, 210 Pine St., will be holding a basket social, flea market and bake sale 4-7 p.m. Oct. 4 and 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 5.
Browse tables for treasures, and buy some tasty treats from the bake sale.
Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will be holding its 150th anniversary celebration service 5-7 p.m. Oct. 5.
Come out and celebrate this memorable occasion.
Salem UCC will be hosting its next free community lunch 11 a.m. Oct. 7.
This is open to all.
Michael E.P. Wolfe, 55, of Catasauqua, died Sept. 26, 2019, in Easton.
He was a mechanic for Simon’s Garage.
Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Catasauqua.
I haven’t been following the news coming out of Washington, D.C., until I read an article from The Washington Post titled “State Department intensifies email probe of Hillary Clinton’s former aides,” dated Sept. 28.
Porter Chapman Masonic Temple, 1103 Sixth St., is planning a blood drive 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 12.
To schedule a donation time, email PHermany@gmail.com.
The North Catasauqua Betterment Committee’s Autumnfest and car show will be held 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 13 at North Catasauqua William J. Albert Memorial Park, 701 Grove St.
The rain date is Oct. 19.
Porter Chapman is planning an afternoon of bingo with cash prizes Oct. 27.
The fun begins 1 p.m. when the kitchen opens with a menu including items from Grumpy’s Roadhouse. Bingo begins 3 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 3: Elem. — Whole-grain macaroni and cheese, side salad, assorted fresh fruit, milk choice; M.S., H.S. — Whole-grain ham and cheese pretzelwich, assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, Tater Tots (H.S.: potato wedges instead, side salad also), milk choice
Friday, Oct. 4: Elem. — Whole-grain Maxx stix with tomato sauce, green beans, assorted fresh fruit, milk choice; M.S., H.S. — Cheesesteak on whole-grain roll, steamed peas (H.S.: french fries), assorted fresh fruit, baby carrots, milk choice
Catasauqua Borough Recreation Committee meets 6 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
Catasauqua Borough Council meets 7 p.m. in the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.
North Catasauqua Borough Council meets 7 p.m. in the borough building, 1066 Fourth St.
Catasauqua Area School Board meets 7 p.m. in the administration office board room, 251 N. 14th St.
Sheckler Elementary School’s spirit night at Chick-fil-A, 2610 MacArthur Road, Whitehall, is scheduled for 5-8 p.m. Oct. 7. Sheckler Home and School will receive 15 percent of sales this evening.
Make sure to mention you are there for spirit night.
Don’t forget to come on out and show your support!
Fire Prevention Day takes place at Sheckler Elementary Oct. 11.
Local firefighters will visit with students and go over fire safety, as well as what it’s like to be a firefighter.