The Coplay Garden Club, one of the borough's more active organizations, meets this evening 7 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church social hall, South Third Street.
The organization's sessions include workshops. Tonight's program titled "Floral Design Workshop - Crescent Arrangements" will be presented by Linda Kortz. The hostesses for the program are Kathy Burits, Helen Humanick, Mary Smith and Marilyn Seyfried.
The monthly meeting of Northampton VFW Post 4714 will be held Monday, March 31, 6 p.m., at the post home, 1204 Main St.
All active members are encouraged to attend.
Northampton's Easter egg hunt will be held Saturday, April 12, 11 a.m., at the municipal park, Smith Lane and Laubach Avenue. Rain date is Sunday, April 13, 1 p.m.
The event is open to borough children up to age 10. No registration is necessary. Prizes will be given to all participants.
Area students on dean's list
Kayla Anderson of Whitehall and Chelsea Aguila of Northampton were named to the dean's list for the fall 2013 semester at Clarion University. Students must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 for placement on the dean's list.
Local students on dean's list
Three area residents were named to the dean's list for the fall 2013 semester at Messiah College. Bath resident Zachary Galloway is a junior majoring in economics and accounting.
The Kiwanis Club of Allentown Northeast meets Wednesdays at noon, at the Denny's restaurant on Airport Road. Anyone interested in the activities of this civic organization is welcome to attend a luncheon meeting.
The Hanover Township Council meets the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 7:30 p.m., at the township building on the corner of Grove and Airport roads. The public is always encouraged to attend these meetings. The next one is Wednesday, April 2.
The Catasauqua and North Catasauqua J4 organization will hold a cash bingo Sunday, March 30, at the Catasauqua American Legion Post 215, 330 Second St., from 1 to 4 p.m.
There will be a Chinese auction.
Tickets are available at Schlegel's Dry Cleaners, 120 Race St., or by calling Judy Kisthart at 610-266-5144.
The Catasauqua Garden Club will launch the 2014 garden season 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, with or without snow, at the Slovak Center Social Club, 1233 Fifth St., North Catasauqua.
Char Smith will offer a mixed bag of garden goodies.
· Woman's Club of Catasauqua – 7 p.m., Salem UCC, Third and Walnut streets, Catasauqua. Program titled "A Good Cup of Joe with Reverend Schmoyer" will be presented.
· AARP Chapter 3115 meeting – noon, American Club, 300 Cherry St., Coplay. Information: 610-395-2820.
· Lehigh Valley Beekeepers meeting – 7 p.m., Lehigh County Agricultural Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, Allentown. Round table discussion titled "Bring your beekeeping questions ... Share your hive observations." Information: 610-298-3254 or www.lehighvalleybeekeepers.org.
Recently, I received 40 years of Cement Workers Union memorabilia from Mr. James Roth of Nazareth who, with his father, Roland, was active in the old United Cement, Lime and Gympsum Workers International Union.
As a college student, I was a member of this union with my father, almost 60 years ago. We were proud members of Local #115 U.S.L.G.W. at the Universal Atlas Portland Cement Company in Northampton.
One of the first Cement Workers organizers was Mr. Roland Roth. I asked Jim about his father's youth.
Assumption BVM Church, East 22nd Street and Washington Avenue, will host a breakfast this Sunday, 8:30 a.m.-noon, in the social hall.
The menu includes French toast, pancakes, scrambled eggs or omelet; ham, sausage or bacon; hash browns; toast; juice, coffee or tea.
There is a cost. Tickets will be sold at the door.
For more information, call 610-262-2559.
Holy Trinity Slovak Lutheran Church, 14th Street and Washington Avenue, will be selling Country Cottage nut rolls for the Easter season. Orders must be placed before March 21 by calling 610-837-0953.
The Woman's Club of Catasauqua will meet 7 p.m. today at Salem United Church of Christ, Third and Walnut streets.
A program titled "A Good Cup of Joe with Reverend Schmoyer" will be presented.
Monthly donations for the Catasauqua Food Pantry will be accepted.
St. Mary's Church, 122 Union St., Catasauqua, will host a basket social Friday, March 28, from 6 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, March 29, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, March 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tickets will be sold at the door. You do not have to be present to win.
A local Girl Scout troop, based at Trinity United Church of Christ, is considering having a food bank for pets that would operate from Coplay Recreation and Welfare Association's food bank, quartered in the basement of borough hall. The association board said it needs specific information on the request before its members make a decision on the matter. The information sought includes the dates and times when its food bank would be turned over for such a project, adult supervision, eligibility and other particulars.