Join the North Catasauqua Fire Department for a hot roast beef dinner and 15 games of cash bingo at their bingo extravaganza Saturday. Doors will open at 3:30 p.m. and the first game of bingo will start at 4:30 p.m. Dinner will be served around 6 p.m.
To obtain a ticket, contact the North Catasauqua Fire Department by calling 610-266-1969 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. You could also ask any fire department member or just buy tickets at the door.
The Northampton Liederkranz, 402 E. Ninth St., will hold a spaghetti dinner Friday, Sept. 14, 5-8 p.m.
Karaoke will follow at 9 p.m.
A breakfast will be held Sunday, Sept. 16, 8 a.m.-noon. There is a cost.
The Siegfried Railroad Station, home of the Northampton Area Historical Society, will be open to visitors on Sunday, Sept. 16, 1-4 p.m. The station is located on West 21st Street.
This year's special exhibits include Rotary International, the Laubach family and a World War II display featuring the Capkovic family.
Mr. Sherwood Reber was born in Reading graduating from Muhlenberg High School in 1969. As a youth he developed a keen interest in electricity. This culminated when he earned an electrical engineering degree from Penn State University. He recalls, "I was very impressed by the knowledge of my professors, they were excellent."
By all accounts summer is unofficially over in Coplay.
Community Days is in the past. The borough parkway pool is officially closed. St. Peter's large family picnic is a now a memory. Another National Night Out program ended and picnics by the dozens have been held.
Placing a further exclamation mark on summer's ending is the American Club of Coplay's annual family picnic, which was held Saturday. It was a smashing success.
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 417 Howertown Road, will hold Applefest 2012 on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
There will be games, food, contests and bingo. Child ID kits will be available from the Catasauqua Police Department. And, of course, there will be apples!
The Catasauqua Club, 226 Pine St., will serve brunch on Sunday, Sept. 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is open to the public and is non-smoking.
As the Borough of Coplay joins with the nation next Tuesday in remembering the thousands of lives lost on Sept. 11, borough officials are asking residents to display U.S. flags.
Flags can be small or large and flown on porches or lawns. Fewer flags have been flown each passing year since the tragedy.
Although the borough no longer has luminaria packages available, the Sept. 11 project "Light Up Your Neighborhood" continues.
Residents need only a paper bag, candle and sand or litter to balance the candles. Place them in front of the home or walkway as dusk sets in.
The Catasauqua Club, 226 Pine St., will hold a beach party and vacation giveaway Saturday, Sept. 8, beginning at 4 p.m.
A raffle will be held to win a weeklong vacation at the Sandy Beach Resort in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Traditional summertime fare will be served and guests are encouraged to wear their favorite beach attire.
Tickets are available for purchase in advance or at the door.
Call 610-264-1771 for more information.
Don't forget Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will host a flea market this Saturday, Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The St. Andrew's 2nd Annual Tricky Tray/ Basket Social is planned for Saturday, Sept. 29. There will be baskets to bid on, great gifts, food, baked goods, and fun for everyone at this fundraising event. Organizers say patrons will enjoy eating and shopping with friends and neighbors at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 1900 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown. This church is located in Hanover Township, two blocks south of Catasauqua Road., on the border of Allentown and Bethlehem.
The Northampton Area Public Library will hold its annual autumn basket social Friday, Oct. 19, 6 p.m., at the Northampton Memorial Community Center, 16th Street and Laubach Avenue.
Donations of new or collectible items, gift certificates/cards and money to help defray expenses are being accepted.
Food will be available for purchase.
Call the library at 610-262-7537 for more information.
Assumption BVM Church will hold its annual picnic Sunday, Sept. 9, at Egypt Memorial Park, beginning with a Mass in the pavilion at 11 a.m.
Mark your calendar now for the Charotin Hose Company Bingo Extravaganza. Enjoy a homemade dinner and 15 games of cash bingo on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Slovak Center in North Catasauqua. For tickets and information, email email@example.com or call Susan at 610-554-4308.