Catasauqua Press

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Coplay column

Thursday, October 31, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

Local author to speak at library

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."

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The Coplay Town Watch will meet 7 p.m. Nov. 20 in borough council chambers.

Coplay residents are encouraged to attend the meeting.

Northampton column

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

Jack Frost parades through borough tonight

Northampton's annual Jack Frost Parade will be held 7 p.m. tonight, Oct. 24.

The rain date is Oct. 31.

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Trick-or-treat night in the borough is 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31. Residents are urged to turn on their porch lights.

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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.

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Assumption BVM Church will hold a breakfast 8:30 a.m.-noon Sunday, Oct. 27, in the social hall on East 22nd Street.

Catasauqua column

Thursday, October 24, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Lions Club to host breakfast

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

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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.

Coplay column

Thursday, October 24, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

Trick-or-treat night in Coplay is tomorrow evening

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.

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The Coplay Garden Club will meet tonight, Thursday, Oct. 24, at St. John's Lutheran Church, beginning at 7 p.m.

Catasauqua column

Thursday, October 17, 2013 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Salem meatloaf dinner date changed

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.

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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.

Coplay column

Thursday, October 17, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Columns

Saengerbund dances over for season

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.

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Press editor Johanna S. Billings will make a presentation on taking better pictures at the Coplay Public Library 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19.

Northampton column

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

Siegfried Station open Sunday

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.

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Northampton's annual Jack Frost Parade will be held Thursday, Oct. 24, starting at 7 p.m.

The rain date is Oct. 31.

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