Catasauqua Press

Friday, June 23, 2017

Catasauqua: Salem UCC plans May 6 flea market

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will be having a flea market 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 6. A fantastic basket raffle with great prizes will be featured.

There also will be a bake sale with lots of good food to eat in or take out.

If you have items you would like to donate or have any questions, call the church at 610-264-4091 or Bev Werner at 610-248-2822.

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The youth group at Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, Fourth and Pine streets, is hosting a taco and potato bar 4-7 p.m. May 6.

Coplay: Ham, chicken meal planned at St. Peter

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Columns

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 4 S. Fifth St., is having a ham and chicken dinner with all the fixings 4-7 p.m. May 6 in the church’s social hall.

Coplay Public Library also will be at the church hall, holding its basket raffle, an annual popular event that coincides with the dinner.

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The community food bank operated by Coplay Recreation & Welfare Association will be open 8:30-10 a.m. May 9 at its pantry in the basement of borough hall, Fourth and Center streets.

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Northampton: Railroad station opens May 21

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Siegfried Railroad Station, the home of Northampton Area Historical Society, will begin its monthly open house May 21.

The station will be open 1-4 p.m. the third Sunday of each month through October.

The station, located on 21st Street, is a museum housing artifacts of Northampton and the surrounding area.

More restoration, funded by the Northampton County hotel tax, has been done at the station. The public is invited to see the work that was done.

Happenings

Monday, May 1, 2017 by The Press in Columns

MAY 2

• Moms in Prayer group meeting, 9:45-11 a.m., at Whitehall Bible Fellowship Church, 3300 Seventh St., Hokendauqua. Information: momsinprayer.org or Fawn at 610-262-0519

• Northampton Area Middle School concert, 7 p.m., in the auditorium of Northampton Area High School, 1619 Laubach Ave.

MAY 4

• Storytime and crafts with Miss Veronica, 11 a.m., at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fifth St.

• AARP Chapter 115 meeting, noon, at American Club of Coplay, 300 Cherry St. Bring a nonperishable item for the food bank. Information: 610-395-2820

Northampton: Pulled pork dinner planned for May 6

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Grace United Church of Christ, 902 Lincoln Ave., will hold a pulled pork sandwich dinner 4-7 p.m. May 6.

A basket raffle and bake sale will be held as well.

Tickets are available at the door.

Call 610-262-7186 for additional information.

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Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714 will host a Cinco de Mayo party, with music by Friends of Tom, 7:30 p.m. May 6 at the Post home, Main Street and Laubach Avenue.

The VFW hosts a polka and button box event 7:30-10:30 p.m. every Friday at the Post home.

Catasauqua: HCPA walking tour focuses on Bridge St. homes, mansions

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association (HCPA) is sponsoring a historic walking tour of the mansions and homes of Bridge Street tonight, April 27.

If interested, meet at the public library, Third and Bridge streets, 5 p.m. for the tour.

After the tour, there will be refreshments at the library and hands-on research of Catasauqua history through the Internet.

There is a cost; cash or check, made out to HCPA, will be accepted. Credit payment via Square will also be available.

Call Deb at 610-231-0603 for cost and other information.

Coplay: Garden club to hold meeting

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Garden Club is set to meet 7 p.m. tonight, April 27, at St. John’s Lutheran Church hall, 18 S. Third St.

The model train group also meets this evening 7:30 p.m. at the borough hall, Fourth and Center streets.

The public is invited to check out its second-floor digs.

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Trinity United Church of Christ will hold a spaghetti and meatball dinner 4-7 p.m. April 29 in the fellowship hall, 17 N. Third St. The event is open to the public.

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The Log Cabin, one of four taverns that over the decades lined Second Street, has closed.

HAPPENINGS

Monday, April 24, 2017 by The Press in Columns

APRIL 24

• Scrabble night, 5-7 p.m., at Coplay Public Library. 49 S. Fifth St.

• Coplay Community Days committee meeting, 7 p.m., in council chambers at borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

APRIL 27

• Storytime and crafts with Miss Veronica, 11 a.m., at Coplay Public Library. 49 S. Fifth St. Another session is scheduled for May 4. No preregistration is necessary, and all ages are welcome to attend.

Chicken paprikas is on the menu April 30

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Columns

St. John Fisher Catholic Church will be holding a chicken paprikas dinner 4-7 p.m. April 30.

On the menu will be the chicken, rice or noodles, salad, green beans, a beverage and dessert.

Children under the age of 5 eat free. There is a reduced price for advance ticket sales.

Advance tickets are available after Masses at the church the next two weekends or by calling either Fred Hutterer at 610-264-1439 or Peggy McCarty at 610-264-0307.

The church is located at 1229 Third St.

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Coplay: Trinity UCC will hold spaghetti, meatballs dinner

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Trinity United Church of Christ will hold a spaghetti and meatballs dinner 4-7 p.m. April 29 at Fellowship Hall, Third and Coplay streets.

The event is open to the public,

The kitchen will prepare the pasta dishes with all the sides, including salad, garlic bread and more.

There will also be flowers for sale at the event.

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West Coplay Maenner- chor, 3326 N. Ruch St., will hold an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet 8 a.m.-noon April 30.