• Bag sale, during regular business hours, at Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St. The sale will continue until Sept. 15.
• Woman’s Club of Whitehall Township meeting, 11 a.m., at Friendly’s, 1491 MacArthur Road, Fullerton
• Anniversary meeting for St. John’s Friendly Fifties, 1 p.m. (rosary 11:30 p.m. with luncheon to follow), in the social hall of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, 1343 Newport Ave., Northampton
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1904 Main St., will have its annual basket social and flea market 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 7 and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 8.
There will be more than 350 items to take a chance on, and the drawing will be 3:30 p.m. Sept. 8. You do not need to be present to win.
The kitchen will be open both days for refreshments.
Call Florence Edelman with any questions at 610-262-4842 or 610-462-4261.
The annual Uptown Street Fair in Northampton is set for Sept. 8.
Today, we will look into the history of the village of Kreidersville. The village is on the old road from Bethlehem to Lehigh Gap. It consisted of a tavern, store, foundry and a score of buildings. It derives its name from Conrad Kreider, a native of Switzerland, who settled there during the colonial era.
Do you like to sing? Join the North Catasauqua We Sing! Community Chorus. No experience is necessary. Membership is open to men and women 18 years of age or older.
The chorus meets once or twice a month for rehearsals and performs annually for community and civic groups and at community concerts and nursing homes.
For information, call 610-264-1225 or email NorthCataWeSing@aol.com.
St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., will hold its annual rally day Sept. 9 at the morning worship.
There will be a hot dog social.
Sunday school teachers and staff will also be installed.
Coplay Saengerbund celebrates its Austrian heritage 3:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 with the traditional Oktoberfest in the lower-level ballroom, 205 S. Fifth St.
Josef Kroboth Band will provide the polka and ethnic sounds. The Schuhplattler Dancers will entertain.
The event is open to the public.
To wrap up the summer concert series, Slicked Up 9s will take the stage Sept. 7 at Catasauqua Park Amphitheater, 501 American St.
The group will perform 7-10 p.m.
Come on out with your lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments for a fun music-filled evening!
The Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St., is having a bag sale Sept. 10-15. Please stop in.
Donations of used, clean clothing are gratefully accepted during store operations: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays.
• Registration begins for preschool storytime (for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday sessions in September, October and November), during regular library hours, at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Registration will continue Sept. 5 for 1 p.m. Wednesday sessions in September, October and November. Information: 610-432-4339
• Half-price sale, during regular business hours, at Catasauqua Community Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St. The sale will continue until Sept. 8.
Cunningham & Associates will perform 7-10 p.m. Aug. 31 at Catasauqua Park Amphitheater, 501 American St.
Come on out with your lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments for a fun music-filled evening.
Catasauqua Fire Police will be having a flea market Sept. 1 at the fire training grounds on Race Street.
The event will be held 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
There will be food for sale.
There are still 10-foot-by-10-foot spaces available. Contact 484-951-6148 for more information.
Scouts of Model Railroad Explorer Post 101 meets 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30 in its second-floor quarters at borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.
The public is invited.
The sessions mainly involve working on layouts and the miniature trains.
Borough council convenes 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4 in council chambers at the municipal building for a workshop session.
Council will discuss and set the table for the Sept. 11 meeting, Patriot Day, where votes are taken on agenda items.
The public is invited.
As we get ready to bid goodbye to summer and we settle into the new school year, here are some highlights that took place at the Public Library of Catasauqua over the last few months.
Once again, the library invited children from Suburban North Family YMCA and St. Paul’s Child Care Center to join the library for several of our summer reading programs. In all, 184 area children participated in seven programs during the months of June and July.