Local author Richard Osborne will give a presentation "Have You Read to Your Kids Lately?" 1 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Coplay Public Library.
Osborne will discuss the importance of quality time with your children at any age through reading and sharing the joy of a visit to your local library.
Osborne is the author of "How To Be Positive, Manifesting Your Dreams and Discovering Your True Self."
The Coplay Town Watch will meet 7 p.m. Nov. 20 in borough council chambers.
Coplay residents are encouraged to attend the meeting.
Northampton's annual Jack Frost Parade will be held 7 p.m. tonight, Oct. 24.
The rain date is Oct. 31.
Trick-or-treat night in the borough is 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31. Residents are urged to turn on their porch lights.
The Northampton Area Food Bank will hold its annual "Scare Away Hunger" walkathon this Saturday, Oct. 26. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the food bank, 1601 Canal St., and the walk begins at 9 a.m.
Assumption BVM Church will hold a breakfast 8:30 a.m.-noon Sunday, Oct. 27, in the social hall on East 22nd Street.
The Catasauqua Area Lions Club will hold an all-you-can-eat breakfast including sausage and pancakes 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Applebee's, off Catasauqua Road, Bethlehem.
For more information, contact Robert Zakos Jr. at 610-217-7360
Catasauqua American Legion, 330 Second St., will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Sunday, Oct. 27.
Served will be chipped beef, scrambled eggs, toast, home fries, bacon, sausage, American (formerly French) toast, juice, coffee and tea.
For more information, call 610-266-7170.
Trick-or-Treat night in Coplay is set for tomorrow, Oct. 25, between 6 and 8 p.m.
Residents are asked to turn their porch lights on if they want children to visit.
Children are also invited to visit the fire station on Cherry Street for the fire department's annual haunted house.
The event, which runs 6-8:30 p.m., is free and popular.
The Coplay Garden Club will meet tonight, Thursday, Oct. 24, at St. John's Lutheran Church, beginning at 7 p.m.
The North Catasauqua WE SING Community Chorus will be hold its annual fall concert Sunday, Oct. 20, at 3 p.m. at the Roxy Theatre, 2004 Main St., Northampton.
This year's annual concert will benefit Matt Globosits and his diabetic alert dog, Zuker.
In this third column, I am speaking to Mr. Sterling Rothrock up in Lehigh Township. Sterling is one of the most senior retirees of the Universal Atlas Cement Company. The hardy Pennsylvania Dutchman was born March 20, 1921.
Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., Catasauqua, will host a meatloaf dinner this Saturday, 4 to 7 p.m., not Friday, Oct. 18, as originally planned.
The meal will consist of meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables and salad, along with bread/rolls and desserts.
For pricing and information, call 610-264-4091.
It's time to clean out those closets!
The Stewardship Committee of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Catasauqua, will hold a coat and winter outerwear drive 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, and 8-11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 27.
Friday evening dances held at the Coplay Saengerbund's Fifth Street pavilion have officially ended for the season.
The Saengerbund, however, will host a Thanksgiving Eve dance.
Polka dances continue on Sundays for the older crowd.
Press editor Johanna S. Billings will make a presentation on taking better pictures at the Coplay Public Library 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19.
The Siegfried Railroad Station, the home of the Northampton Area Historical Society, will be open to visitors 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20. The station is open this extra Sunday because it was closed in July due to the heat.
The station is located on West 21st Street (Route 329).
For more information, call 610-262-4748.
Northampton's annual Jack Frost Parade will be held Thursday, Oct. 24, starting at 7 p.m.
The rain date is Oct. 31.
Can you judge a book by its movie? Should you?
Bill Wine, Commonwealth speaker and Emmy-winning KYW NewsRadio film critic, will help answer that question when he presents "Based on the Book: Bestseller Cinema" 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave.