Catasauqua Press

Monday, August 19, 2019

Coplay: Garden club to meet June 27

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Garden Club meets 6 p.m. June 27 at St. John’s Lutheran Church social hall, 18 S. Third St.

The public is invited to attend, green thumb or not.

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St. John’s Lutheran Church is finalizing plans for its annual picnic, scheduled for July 28 at the Coplay Parkway pavilion, Second and Keefer streets.

The picnic committee said the event welcomes church members and friends to the picnic.

There will be fun programs, such as “Let’s Make a Deal” and bingo, as well as music by Freddie Frederick Jr. Entertainment and a cakewalk.

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Happenings

Monday, June 24, 2019 by The Press in Columns

JUNE 24

• Vacation Bible School (for age 3 through sixth grade), 9 a.m.-noon, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1335 Old Carriage Road, Kreidersville. VBS will continue until June 28. Information and registration: 610-262-9517 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Mondays through Fridays

• Crafts and Laughs program (for those who have completed kindergarten up to age 12), 9:30-11:30 a.m., at North Catasauqua William J. Albert Memorial Park, 701 Grove St. The event will continue until Aug. 2.

Catasauqua: Block party set for June 20-22

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 122 Union St., will be holding its annual block party 6-10 p.m. June 20-22.

For more information, call the parish office at 610-264-0332 or email kim.stmarys122@gmail.com.

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Scott Marshall and Marshall’s Highway will perform 7-10 p.m. June 21 at the amphitheater at Catasauqua Park and Playground, 501 American St.

Don’t forget to bring a lawn chair, blanket or snacks.

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Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association will be having a historic house and mansion tour 1-5 p.m. June 23.

Northampton: Queenship to hold festival June 23

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Queenship of Mary Catholic Church will hold its annual festival 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. June 23 on the church grounds, 1324 Newport Ave.

Food will include ethnic favorites like pierogies, longos (fried dough), cabbage and noodles and Vietnamese egg rolls. There will also be hot dogs, hamburgers, sausage sandwiches, turkey barbecues, “Aw Shucks” corn on the cob, funnel cake fries, french fries, Mario’s pizza, The Bayou macaroni and cheese, ice cream and assorted soft drinks, along with a beer and wine tent.

Coplay: Municipal groups meet at borough hall

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in Columns

The Coplay Borough Planning Commission convenes 7 p.m. June 25 in council chambers at borough hall, 98 S. Fourth St.

The park and recreation board will meet 7 p.m. June 26 at borough hall.

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As part of the summer entertainment series at Community Plaza, Social Call Lite will perform 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 26 at the gazebo.

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Coplay Senior Citizens continues its 50th anniversary celebration with a patriotic program scheduled for July and a picnic in September.

Happenings

Monday, June 17, 2019 by The Press in Columns

JUNE 17

• Summer day camp begins (for ages 5 to 14 and organized by Suburban North Family YMCA), 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., at Moore Elementary School, 2835 Mountain View Drive, Moore Township. Camp will continue Mondays through Thursdays until Aug. 9. Campers have the option of attending field trips and/or swimming at the pool at Catasauqua Park and Playground on Fridays. Information, registration and cost: gv-ymca.org or 610-264-5221

‘To whom is entrusted, much is expected’

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by ED PANY Curator, Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Columns

This final column concludes our visit to the Bath Museum.

Bath is a community with over 200 years of history. We were happy when Japan surrendered in August 1945, V-J Day. World War II was officially over.

Men and women returned to their homes, and family celebrations were held worldwide. In Bath, it was a return to civilian life. There was a G.I. bill to help veterans adjust to civilian life.

Catasauqua: Concert scheduled for June 14

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Groovitude will perform at the amphitheater at Catasauqua Park and Playground, 501 American St., 7-10 p.m. June 14.

Don’t forget your lawn chairs, blankets and snacks.

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St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 122 Union St., will be holding its annual block party 6-10 p.m. June 20, 21 and 22.

There will be homemade goods, bingo in the air-conditioned hall, a bake sale, basket and money raffles and games for adults and children.

There will be a children’s lip sync contest June 21 and a Minute To Win It event June 22.

Northampton: Municipal pool is open for the season

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Borough Municipal Pool, 1599 Laubach Ave., is now open for the season. Hours are noon-7 p.m.

Dip-N-Dances are planned for 1-3 p.m. June 25 and July 16.

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Holy Trinity Nursery School, 1235 Main St., is registering for the 2019-20 school year.

The 2-year-old play group class meets 9:30-11 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Class size is limited to 12 children. Children do not need to be toilet trained for this class.