Catasauqua Press

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

County groups to co-sponsor 7th District candidates forum

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters of Northampton County and Lehigh County are co-sponsoring a candidates forum for the 7th Congressional District race 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 25.

The forum is being hosted at the Gracedale Nursing Home chapel, 2 Gracedale Ave., Nazareth.

Doors open 6:30 p.m. to allow some meet-and-greet time with the candidates.

There is plenty of parking.

Ladies fly fishing event is set

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Hokendauqua Chapter of Trout Unlimited

The Hokendauqua Chapter of Trout Unlimited is hosting the third annual ladies fly fishing educational instruction event Oct. 13.

Check-in begins 8 a.m., and the program starts 9 a.m.

There is no cost.

Women, age 18 and older, will be given instruction on fly fishing equipment, how to cast, tie a fly pattern and more.

You may bring your own equipment or use the equipment provided.

Trunk-or-treat event planned

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Chick-fil-A

The Chick-fil-A in Whitehall, 2610 MacArthur Road, is hosting its second annual trunk-or-treat event 5-7 p.m. Oct. 23.

This community event allows children to trick or treat in a unique way. Children will be able to walk around and receive treats at cars that were registered to participate.

There will be other activities as well, such as face painting, a deejay and a balloon artist.

Rain date for the event is Oct. 24.

Lasagna dinner set for Oct. 11

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 E. Pennsylvania Ave., will host a lasagna dinner 5-7 p.m. Oct. 11.

There will be salad, bread, desserts and beverages as well.

There is a cost. Children ages 3 and under eat for free.

The parish hall is handicapped accessible.

Come with a hearty appetite and bring your friends and neighbors.

For more information, call 610-865-3603 or email saec@ptd.net.

All profits benefit St. Andrew’s ministries.

Ham dinner is planned for Sept. 13

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Andrew’s

All are invited to take a night off from cooking and enjoy a ham dinner at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, held in the handicapped-accessible parish hall, 5-7 p.m. Sept. 13. The location of the church is 1900 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, on the border between Allentown and Bethlehem — two blocks south of Catasauqua Road. Turn from Pennsylvania Avenue onto Taft Street to enter the parking lot.

Scalloped potatoes, green beans, rolls, assorted desserts and beverages will also be served.

There is a cost. Children 3 and under eat for free.

Quilt guild plans Sept. 4 meeting

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Crazy Quilters

The Crazy Quilters Quilt Guild will meet 7 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 3461 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Emmaus.

Award-winning quilter Joyce Hughes will present “My Journey into Quilting,” featuring art quilts created with fabric panels and thread painting.

Visitors should arrive between 6:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.

There is a small fee for nonmembers.

For more information, visit crazyquilters.org.

Free license classes are being offered

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club

Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club offers free classes to prepare interested persons for the short entry-level FCC amateur radio license test and the start of enjoyment in amateur radio communications. For people currently holding the entry-level license, the club also offers free classes to prepare for the test to upgrade to the general class license.

Benefit event planned for Sept. 16

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Rally Through the Valley

Crime Victims Council of Lehigh Valley Inc. will hold its 19th annual Rally Through the Valley motorcycle poker run and pig roast event 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 16 to benefit local victims of crime. The 60-mile lined route will start with registration and check-in at Nazareth Borough Park, North Broad Street, and will end at Lone Lane Park, 30 Lone Lane, Allentown. Following the run, riders will be treated to an all-you-can-eat pig roast and live music by Dynamic Duo 1-3 p.m.