Catasauqua Press

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Northampton: Railroad station open to visitors

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Siegfried Railroad Station, home of the Northampton Area Historical Society, will be open to visitors 1-4 p.m. Sept. 16. The station is located on West 21st Street (Route 329).

The station is a museum housing artifacts of Northampton and the surrounding area. This year, the society is highlighting the second ward of Northampton. Artifacts from businesses of the second ward are on display at the station.

The society will have its fall garage sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 29 at the station.

Happenings

Monday, September 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

SEPT. 10

• 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

Northampton: It’s a busy weekend in the borough!

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

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.

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The annual Uptown Street Fair in Northampton is set for Sept. 8.

North Catasauqua: Sign up to sing in chorus

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

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.

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Coplay: Rally day is Sept. 9

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

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.

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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.

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Catasauqua: Final park concert to be held Sept. 7

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in Columns

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!

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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.

Happenings

Monday, September 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

SEPT. 4

• 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.

Catasauqua: Cunningham & Associates to take borough park stage Aug. 31

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by The Press in Columns

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.

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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.

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Coplay: Explorer post to meet Aug. 30

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by The Press in Columns

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.

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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.

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