• Basket raffle begins, during regular library hours, at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. The event ends noon Oct. 14. Information and cost: 610-432-4339
• Sip and Shop event (benefiting Lehigh County Humane Society), 5-6:30 p.m., at D&S Florist, 107 Chestnut St., Bath
• Game night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network hosts a Spinal Cord Injury Resource Fair, 1 - 4 p.m. Sept. 28, Good Shepherd Health and Technology Center, middle level, 850 S. Fifth St., Allentown.
Patients, families, friends and caregivers are welcome to attend to learn about the latest technology, services, community organizations and treatments available for those living with spinal cord injuries.
The Baum School of Art’s annual Fall Gala Oct. 19 honors Janet and Malcolm Gross.
The annual gala recognizes community members who have made significant contributions to The Baum School’s long history of enriching lives through arts education.
This year, the Gala will be held at the Barristers Club, 1114 W. Walnut St., Allentown, beginning at 6 p.m. Oct. 19, with a cocktail hour, performance by Pheobe Legere, and a silent auction with gift certificates, items and experiences from around the Lehigh Valley.
Historian Peter Kern presents a lecture, “Prohibition: America’s Attempt to Legislate Morality,” 1 p.m. Oct. 5, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, Allentown.
“Prohibition is a fascinating era. It transformed our nation,” said Joseph Garrera, Executive Director of the Museum.
One hundred years ago, in 1919, the United States ratified the Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution, banning the production, transportation and sale of intoxicating beverages. It went into effect one year later, along with companion legislation known as the Volstead Act.
The Lehigh Carbon Community College Foundation has received a $15,000 grant from The Provident Bank Foundation to support the Success, Engagement, Education and Determination (SEED) Program Scholarships for Students with Disabilities.
The SEED program was selected to receive the grant based on its impact on students and its mission to support students who need extra services transitioning from high school to college.
SEED offers intensive coaching, peer-support networks, and person-centered planning that increase capacity for success.
Editor’s Note: It’s been a five-year battle and counting in the Lehigh Valley region. It’s residents, business owners and farmers versus the Spotted Lanternfly.
The invasive species has caused damage to homeowners’ ornamental trees and plants, vineyards, orchards and nurseries.
At the front lines of the fight has been The Pennsylvania State University’s PennState Extension, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, and you.
Information and updates:
“We Love Mozart and Bach” opens the 2019-2020 season of the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Christ Lutheran Church, Allentown.
A snowstorm canceled a Mozart program in March by the Sinfonia. Dr. Allan Birney, Music Director of the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra, programmed two pieces from that program and added a third piece by J. S. Bach for the season-opening concert.
Wonder jazz: “Don Braden: Earth, Wind & Wonder,” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27, opens the “Jazz Upstairs” fall season, Rodale Community Room, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. With Braden on saxophone and flute, his latest CD, “Earth Wind and Wonder,” features his quartet performing jazz interpretations of songs by Earth Wind and Fire and Stevie Wonder. Braden has toured the world leading his own ensembles, and as a sideman, including for Betty Carter and Wynton Marsalis. He has recorded 21 CDs, and for film and television shows.
Call 610-829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.
Wednesday, September 25: Chicken bruschetta, wide noodles, oven roasted fresh vegetable blend, Italian bread w/ margarine, tropical fruit.
Thursday, September 26: Roast pork w/ gravy, maple sweet potatoes, cauliflower au gratin, wheat bread w/ margarine, fresh fruit cup.
Friday, September 27: Cranberry juice, fried haddock sandwich,w/ lettuce, tomato, tartar sauce; cole slaw, lemon meringue pie.
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, September 25: Herb roasted turkey, mashed sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, roll, fruit bread pudding.
Thursday, September 26: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, roll, cottage cheese and berries.
Friday, September 27: Oven baked chicken legs, roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables, roll, fresh melon.
Monday, September 30: Roast pork with sauerkraut, carrots, mashed potatoes, roll, baked apples.