Catasauqua Press

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Northampton: VFW to host button box, polka music

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, 1204 Main St., will host button box and polka entertainment 7:30-10:30 p.m. Jan. 19, Feb. 9 and 16.

Tommy Zito will perform 7-10 p.m. Jan. 20. Doors open 5:30 p.m.

Karaoke nights with Crazy K are set for 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Jan. 26 and Feb. 2 and 23.

The Super Bowl party will kick off 6 p.m. Feb. 4.

Post 4714’s Valentine’s Day dance with DJ Flip is set for 7:30-10:30 p.m. Feb. 10. Tickets are on sale at the post.

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Happenings

Monday, January 15, 2018 by The Press in Columns

JAN. 15

• Registration begins for adult winter reading program, during regular hours, at Coplay Public Library, 49 S. Fourth St. Information: 610-262-7351

• Registration begins for adult winter reading program (for 18 years and older), during regular hours, at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

• Beading club, 1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

Catasauqua: St. Mary’s plans bingo for Jan. 14

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Bingo will be held at St. Mary’s Parish Center, 122 Union St., starting 1 p.m. Jan. 14. The kitchen will be open 11:30 a.m. to all for sit-in or take-out meals.

Call 610-264-0332 for more information and cost.

The event is sponsored by Assembled Men of St. Mary’s.

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The George Taylor House volunteers will hold their next meeting 7-8 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Catasauqua Municipal Complex meeting room.

Northampton: Fundraiser planned for Hanna Edelman

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Potts Doggie Shop, 2428 Cherryville Road, is holding a fundraiser for 13-year-old Hanna Edelman, a Northampton Area Middle School student who is battling leukemia.

The event is planned for 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Jan. 14. All proceeds from the day’s sales will be given to the family for Hanna’s medical expenses.

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Northampton Area Food Bank is sponsoring a Super Bowl gift card bingo Feb. 4 at Good Shepherd Catholic School gym, 1300 Newport Ave. Snow date is Feb. 11.

Doors open noon. Bingo starts 2 p.m.

Coplay: Two more days for tree pickup

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The last days for borough tree collection will be Jan. 12 and 19.

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A cash bingo will be held Jan. 14 at Commitment to Family and Community, 165 Cherry St. Doors open 1 p.m., and calling starts 2 p.m.

Food and baked goods will be available for purchase.

All proceeds will benefit Whitehall Area Hunger Initiative.

For more details and cost, call Shari Noctor at 610-266-5241.

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Happenings

Monday, January 8, 2018 by The Press in Columns

JAN. 8

• Registration begins for children’s winter program (for 10 months to fifth grade), during regular hours, at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information: 610-262-7537

• Registration begins for Harry Potter book night (to be held 6 p.m. Feb. 1), during regular hours, at Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave. Information: 610-262-7537

• Beading club, 1:30 p.m., at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road. Information: 610-432-4339

Catasauqua: American Legion has bingo

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Catasauqua American Legion Post 215, 330 Second St., has bingo every Wednesday night.

Now that the doldrums of winter have set in, come out Jan. 10 for a fun evening of bingo. The doors and kitchen open 5:30 p.m., and bingo starts 7 p.m.

There are 22 regular games, specials, 50/50 and two jackpots.

For questions or reservations, call 610-266-7170.

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Come out this winter and visit the Catasauqua library, Third and Bridge streets, and check out all the new reads as well as winter programs.

Northampton: AARP will meet Jan. 10

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet Jan. 10 at Northampton Banquet & Event Center, 1601 Laubach Ave. Doors open 11 a.m.

Entertainment will be provided. Those planning to attend are reminded to bring a baked good.

If Northampton schools are closed Jan. 10, 2018, the meeting is canceled.

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Coplay: 150th anniversary group continues plans

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

For the past year, a steering committee has been meeting to plan festivities and events for Coplay Borough’s 150th anniversary celebration.

The kickoff gala will take place April 6, 2019, at the American Club pavilion. Some of the events being planned are a community picnic at Sammy Balliet Stadium, block parties throughout the borough, a parade, pub crawl, scavenger hunt and a fireworks display.

There is still time to be involved in the planning of this once-in-a-lifetime event.

For more information, call borough hall at 610-262-6088. Ask for Kim or Sandy.

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