Catasauqua Press

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Happenings

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by The Press in Columns

MARCH 9

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

• George Taylor House gift shoppe meeting, 6 p.m., at the GTH, Lehigh and Poplar streets, Catasauqua

MARCH 10

• Friends of the Library group meeting, 10 a.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. The group meets the second Friday of each month. Information: 610-432-4339

Northampton: Friendly Fifties to meet March 13

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by The Press in Columns

St. John’s Friendly Fifties will meet 1 p.m. March 13 in the church’s social hall, 1343 Newport Ave. Parkland High School’s Strolling Strings will perform.

If Northampton schools are closed or delayed due to inclement weather, the meeting is canceled.

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Northampton Exchange Club will holds its annual spring craft fair and tricky tray raffle 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 19 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Admission is free.

Coplay: Volunteers to work on IRT Saturday

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Ironton Rail Trail Oversight Commission has a work party scheduled for Saturday on the Coplay portion of the trail. Volunteers should show up 8 a.m. in the area of North Second Street.

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American Club of Coplay has a hoagie sale on tap for March 14 and 15. Volunteers make thousands of hoagies monthly, most as fundraisers for youth groups and schools.

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Want a part-time job this summer with the public works department? The borough is accepting applications at the municipal office until March 17.

HAPPENINGS

Monday, March 6, 2017 by The Press in Columns

MARCH 7

• Moorestown Garden Club meeting, 7 p.m., at Salem United Church of Christ, 2218 Community Drive, Moore Township. Information: 610-759-1652

MARCH 8

• AARP Chapter 3915 meeting, noon (doors open), at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Bring a baked good for refreshment. In the case of inclement weather and schools are closed, there will be no meeting.

Catasauqua: GTH is discussing opening day plans

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by The Press in Columns

At the February meeting, George Taylor House (GTH) members and volunteers discussed a few items, such as Christmas cleanup, which is still underway. Several volunteers are putting in hours in the next few weeks but within their own schedules. There will not be a specific gathering for the cleanup.

If you are interested in helping, contact Emily at emily@georgetaylorhouse.com or 484-240-1034 to schedule a time.

There are three artists lined up for the gallery on opening day and another possibility.

Northampton: Veterans benefit set for Saturday

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The second annual Support the Veterans & Their Furry Friends Benefit will be held 6-8 p.m. March 4 at Hampton Lanes, 326 Main St.

Proceeds benefit Dog TAGS of the Lehigh Valley.

The cost of a ticket includes two hours of unlimited bowling, shoe rental and drink ticket for Wyerbacher Draft.

There also will be a bake sale, 50/50 raffle and silent auction.

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Happenings

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by The Press in Columns

MARCH 2

• 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

• Zephyr night, 6-8 p.m., at Barnes & Noble, Lehigh Valley Mall, 801 Lifestyle Center, Whitehall

Coplay: T-shirts, sweatshirts are now on sale

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Sweatshirts, hooded sweatshirts and T-shirts that say “A Little Town That Could” are available for purchase at the municipal building office, 98 S. Fourth St. The committee for the community plaza at Second and Chestnut streets is raising the money for the new municipal passive mini park.

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With spring lurking around the corner, signs of the season are beginning to blossom. With Major League Baseball in camps in Florida, the stadium lights at Coplay Sports complex shine in the evening sky as youngsters have begun their training.

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Northampton: Breakfast will be served Sunday

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 2181 Washington Ave., will hold a breakfast 8:30 a.m.-noon Feb. 26.

There is a cost. Tickets will be sold at the door.

For more information, call 610-262-2559.

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The second annual Support the Veterans & Their Furry Friends Benefit will be held 6-8 p.m. March 4 at Hampton Lanes, 326 Main St.

Proceeds benefit Dog TAGS of the Lehigh Valley.

The cost of a ticket includes two hours of unlimited bowling, shoe rental and drink ticket for Wyerbacher Draft.