Catasauqua Press

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Northampton: VFW Post 4714 plans oldies dance

Friday, February 10, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Main Street and Laubach Avenue, has planned the following events:

• Sweetheart oldies dance with DJ Flip Side, 8-11 p.m. Feb. 11

• Performance by Tommy Zito, 7-10 p.m. April 8

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

VFW canteen is now accepting new members for 2017. Membership is open to the public.

For more information, call 610-262-3891.

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Sign-ups for children’s classes at Northampton Area Public Library are underway.

Working at the Allentown State Hospital farm in Weaversville

Friday, February 10, 2017 by CURATOR, ATLAS CEMENT COMPANY MEMORIAL MUSEUM in Columns

Recently, I had the pleasure of renewing an old friendship with a gentleman who I worked for 25 years ago at the Allentown State Hospital farm. Many East Allen residents know him as a dedicated fireman at the East Allen Township Fire Company. His name: Mr. John McDevitt.

John was raised in Feasterville, Bucks County, and graduated from Father Judge High School. He later earned an agricultural degree from Penn State University. The young man gained employment as assistant farm manager at the Weaversville farm.

Happenings

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 by The Press in Columns

FEB. 9

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

FEB. 10

• George Wolf Elementary School PTA’s Founders Day celebration, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the elementary school, 300 Allen St., Bath

• Polka and button box event, 7:30-10:30 p.m., at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Main Street and Laubach Avenue, Northampton. Information: 610-262-3891

FEB. 11

Happenings

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 by The Press in Columns

FEB. 9

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

FEB. 10

• George Wolf Elementary School PTA’s Founders Day celebration, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the elementary school, 300 Allen St., Bath

• Polka and button box event, 7:30-10:30 p.m., at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Main Street and Laubach Avenue, Northampton. Information: 610-262-3891

FEB. 11

North Catasauqua: Catty Seniors Plus to meet Feb. 22

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Catty Seniors Plus will again meet 1 p.m. Feb. 22, at the Slovak Center Social Club in North Catasauqua.

A guest speaker, Cathy Heinsoth, will talk about vibrant living at any age.

Refreshments will be served, and bingo games will be called.

Doors open noon.

The club is planning a trip to the Mohegan Sun Casino Feb. 24.

On April 25, the club will sponsor a trip to see the dinner show “The Magic of Las Vegas,” at the American Music Theatre. Lunch will be at Shady Maple Restaurant.

Northampton: Last call for halupki orders

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Assumption of the Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 1301 Newport Ave., is taking halupki orders. Orders must be placed by Feb. 4, and pickup will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 11 at the church.

Call Marty at 610-262-5292 or Linda at 610-837-3076.

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Reminder: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Main Street and Laubach Avenue, has planned the following events:

• Karaoke with DJ Bubba, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Feb. 4

• Sweetheart oldies dance with DJ Flip Side, 8-11 p.m. Feb. 11

Catasauqua: Legion to hold Valentine’s Day dance

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by The Press in Columns

On Feb. 11, Catasauqua American Legion, 330 Second St., will be holding a Valentine’s Day dance, and the public is invited! Doors will open 6 p.m.

There will be a cash bar, and the price includes light luncheon items served 6:30 p.m.

For more information, call 610-264-1606.

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Suburban North YMCA, 880 Walnut St., is pleased to present Snowshoeing and Stone Soup with The Wildlands Conservancy Feb. 12. The event will be held noon-2 p.m.

Happenings

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by The Press in Columns

FEB. 2

• Miller-Keystone blood drive, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at Re/Max Unlimited, 1080 Schadt Ave., Whitehall. Information and appointments: donor.giveapint.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/36709

• 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

Coplay: Super Bowl events planned

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Coplay Lions Club will host its 20th annual Super Bowl breakfast buffet 8 a.m.-noon Sunday at Coplay Saengerbund, 205 S. Fifth St.

No reservations are needed. Tickets will be available at the door.

The event is a major fundraiser for the organization.

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Also on Sunday, the youth group at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., will host a “Souper” Bowl event. The youth will enjoy a day of food, games and activities in connection with the NFL Super Bowl game. The event is a tradition for the church’s boys and girls.

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Happenings

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by The Press in Columns

JAN. 19

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

• “Health Talk: Diabetes” presentation and free blood pressure screening presented by Hartzell’s Pharmacy, 6 p.m., at Public Library of Catasauqua, 302 Bridge St.

• Resident registration for East Allen Township Recreation Department’s spring sports program, 6-7:30 p.m., at the municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd. Open registration will be held 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 24 and 26 and 9:30-11 a.m. Jan. 28. Information and cost: Chuck at 610-262-7961, ext. 306