• Half-price sale on all clothing, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Catasauqua Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St. The sale will continue until July 29 during store hours, which are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday.
• Munchkin Music, 11 a.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information and registration (required): 610-262-7537
This evening, July 20, there is a family fun night at Parkway Pool, 2 Keefer St., 6-8:30 p.m. Freddie Frederick Jr., a local deejay, will play the music.
The evening includes games, contests and dancing.
The Bacon Strip will have food available at the concession stand.
Construction activity is underway at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St. A backhoe has moved mounds of ground as an elevator being installed there.
Seniors, in particular, are happy for the project, which has been discussed for years.
I wasn’t sure what to think or ultimately expect, despite the radiation oncologist doctor and other medical professionals explaining the process to me.
My first radiation appointment two weeks ago at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest consisted of meeting with the doctor and going over the goals of treatment and its side effects.
Northampton Area Public Library’s book sale is continuing July 20 and 22 at the library, 1615 Laubach Ave., with a bag sale on the final day.
The library will host a program titled “Source Water Protection Starts at Home” 6:30 p.m. July 19. Master well owner Chris Jones will discuss well basics such as annual maintenance and water testing.
Munchkin Music will he held 11 a.m. July 24. Kids can enjoy music, movement and fun!
The Catasauqua Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St., is having a half-price sale on all clothing July 24-29.
Donations of good, used, clean clothing are gratefully accepting during store operation hours, which are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday.
Proceeds from the shop are returned to the community through contributions that support youth and adult programs and services.
Last month, the Lehigh Valley celebrated a first when it became home to its debut construction camp for girls.
• Altered book art (for teens in grades 6-12), 2 p.m., at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave.
• Beading club (for teens and adults), 6:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road
• Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., Coplay. VBS will continue until July 21.
• Disney storytime, 12:30 p.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St.
• Vacation Bible School, 9 a.m.-noon, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 696 Johnson Road, Nazareth. VBS continues until July 14. Registration: vbsmate.com/holycrossnazareth
• Wildlife day camp (for kindergarten through eighth grade), 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at Wayne Grube Park, Pavilion 1, 1200 Willowbrook Road, Allen Township. Registration: 610-965-4397, ext. 131, or firstname.lastname@example.org
• St. John’s Friendly Fifties picnic (rain or shine), noon-5 p.m., at 26th Street Playground, Northampton
“Birthday Bash” is the theme at this month’s meeting of Catty Seniors Plus, held July 26 at the Slovak Center Social Club. It is handicapped-accessible. Doors open noon, and the meeting begins 1 p.m. This month, the group will celebrate the birthday of the country and of the club members.
A picnic lunch and birthday cupcakes will be offered to club members, along with entertainment by singer Sam Pantoni, and followed by bingo games and more fun. Please take an item to donate to the Catasauqua Community Food Bank.
St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., will hold its annual summer Vacation Bible School this coming week, July 17-21. The VBS program, 6:30-8:30 p.m., will take place in the church social hall.
Open to all children in the community, preschool through eighth grade, the theme is “Mighty Fortress: In Jesus, the Victory is Won.”
VBS superintendent Gail Yudt said crafts, snacks and fun will be part of the religious experience.
Then on July 23, there will be a closing program and church service at the Coplay Parkway pavilion.