Catasauqua Press

Friday, March 24, 2017

Happenings

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by The Press in Columns

FEB. 2

• Miller-Keystone blood drive, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at Re/Max Unlimited, 1080 Schadt Ave., Whitehall. Information and appointments: donor.giveapint.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/36709

• Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• AARP Chapter 3115 meeting, noon, at American Club of Coplay, 300 Cherry St. Bring a nonperishable item for the food bank. Information: 610-395-2820

Coplay: Super Bowl events planned

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Lions Club will host its 20th annual Super Bowl breakfast buffet 8 a.m.-noon Sunday at Coplay Saengerbund, 205 S. Fifth St.

No reservations are needed. Tickets will be available at the door.

The event is a major fundraiser for the organization.

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Also on Sunday, the youth group at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., will host a “Souper” Bowl event. The youth will enjoy a day of food, games and activities in connection with the NFL Super Bowl game. The event is a tradition for the church’s boys and girls.

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Happenings

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by The Press in Columns

JAN. 19

• Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• “Health Talk: Diabetes” presentation and free blood pressure screening presented by Hartzell’s Pharmacy, 6 p.m., at Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St.

• Resident registration for East Allen Township Recreation Department’s spring sports program, 6-7:30 p.m., at the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd. Open registration will be held 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 24 and 26 and 9:30-11 a.m. Jan. 28. Information and cost: Chuck at 610-262-7961, ext. 306

Hanover Township: Parents class offered at church

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Parents are invited to Calvary Wesleyan Church for a free partenting class, 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

The class will focus on issues families are dealing with at the toddler- and elementary-age levels and offer resources, encouragement, factual information and Biblical truth.

“Our hope is that this parent class would help you on your parenting journey,” said church spokesperson Dawn Weghahrt. “Your voice of influence is the loudest in the life of your child, and we see this as a great way to be your biggest cheerleader.”

Public Library of Catasauqua: Catasauqua library launches new website

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Chock full of useful information, the Public Library of Catasauqua invites you to spend some time browsing its new website’s many categories of resources.

Made possible by the generosity of board of trustees member Del Bollinger and the commitment to excellent service of site developer DAY Vision Marketing, the library’s web site hopes to be your go-to resource.

Catasauqua: Legion plans Jan. 22 breakfast

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by The Press in Columns

From 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 22, Catasauqua American Legion, 330 Second St., will be holding a 100-percent homemade breakfast buffet consisting of all-you-can-eat eggs, bacon, sausage links, SOS, home fries, American toast, juice, coffee and tea.

For more information, call 610-264-1606.

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My email is lhahn775@verizon.net if there is any information you would like published in this column. Have a great week!

Coplay: Meetings set in the borough

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by The Press in Columns

With the holidays now over, meetings are back on the agenda for several borough groups.

The 150th anniversary committee meets 7 p.m. this evening, Jan. 19, at Samuel Owens Restaurant, 128 Chestnut St.

Coplay Community Days gets back in full swing with a meeting in council chambers of borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St., 7 p.m. Jan. 23. Steve Burker retains his post as the committee’s chairman. Much of the programs for the late August weekend bash are already in place.

The borough planning commission meets 7 p.m. Jan. 24 in council chambers.

Northampton: Public library seeks volunteers

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The Northampton Area Public Library is seeking a volunteer to bring library materials to homebound individuals in Lehigh Township one or two times a month.

Volunteers also are needed to monitor the teen lounge 2:30-5 p.m. Tuesdays and 2:30-4 p.m. Thursdays.

For more information, call the library at 610-262-7537.

The library will hold its second annual “Harry Potter” night for kids and teens 6 p.m. Feb. 2. Join the library for games, treats and magical spells as they celebrate “Harry Potter”!

Registration is required for this program. Stop by or call the library.

North Catasauqua: Senior group forms, old organization disbands

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Residents of North Catasauqua and Catasauqua surrounding communities are being invited to join a newly formed seniors organization called Catty Seniors Plus. The group will hold an organizational meeting 1 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Jednota Club, 1223 Fifth St., North Catasauqua.

Residents 55 and older are welcome to come.

Officers elected at the St. John Fisher seniors meeting in November will preside over the meeting to organize the new group. The St. John Fisher group disbanded Dec. 31, 2016.

Happenings

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 by The Press in Columns

JAN. 12

• Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 meeting, noon (doors open), at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Those planning to attend are reminded to bring a baked good. In case of bad weather and Northampton schools are closed, there will be no meeting.

• Coplay Public Library Board of Directors meeting, 7 p.m., in council chambers at Coplay Borough Hall, 98 S. Fourth St.