Catasauqua Press

Friday, December 6, 2019

Kielbasi, nut roll sale is underway

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Holy Trinity

Holy Trinity Orthodox Catholic Church, 1023 Fifth St., North Catasauqua, is taking orders for kielbasi from the coal regions and nut and apricot rolls for Christmas.

Deadline to order is Dec. 11.

Pickup will be noon-3 p.m. Dec. 21 in the church hall. Use the side steps to the basement.

Call 610-417-0726 to place your order and obtain pricing.

Musical is planned for Dec. 15

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Piercing Word is proud to present “Christmas Through the Ages,” a musical remembrance of Christ’s birth.

The performance will take place 10:15 a.m. Dec. 15 at CrossPoint, 1414 Pennsylvania Ave., Bethlehem.

The event is open to the public.

A love offering will be taken.

For more information, visit or or call 610-866-1388.

Christmas cookie, bake sale to be held Dec. 14

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, is hosting a Christmas cookie and bake sale 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 14.

There will be homemade cookies, pies and cakes.

Most items are suitable for freezing.

Proceeds benefits St. Andrew’s ministries.

For more information, call 610-865-3603 or visit

Holiday concert set

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Northampton Community College will present its annual holiday choral concert 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at Lipkin Theatre in Kopecek Hall, located on the Bethlehem campus, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem Township.

This year’s theme is “Ice and Snow.”

Admission is a nonperishable food item and/or $5 donation to the NCC chorus concert.

For more information, visit

NCC has locations in Bethlehem, Southside Bethlehem, Easton and Monroe County, serving 30,000 students each year. For more information or to apply, visit

Homemade holiday sale set for Nov. 7-9 in North Catty

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Mrs. Nothstein’s Helping Hands

The ninth annual homemade holiday sale, benefiting Mrs. Nothstein’s Helping Hands, is planned for Nov. 7-9 in the church hall of St. John Fisher Church, 1229 Third St., North Catasauqua.

The event is open 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 7 and 8 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 9.

The sale will feature one-of-a-kind gifts from more than 30 local crafters. There will be food and baked goods for sale, including pierogies, halupkies, halushki, kiffles, turkey bowls, filling, chicken corn chowder, apple dumplings and more.

T-shirt design contest ends Nov. 15

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Breastfeeding Coalition

Lehigh Valley Breastfeeding Coalition announces its 2019 T-shirt design contest to promote breastfeeding awareness. The coalition’s panel of judges will select one winning image to be used on an upcoming series of T-shirts. Winners will be announced Dec. 1.

The rules include:

• Design must promote breastfeeding awareness and the coalition’s mission “to facilitate community efforts to promote, protect and support breastfeeding as a cultural norm across Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon counties.”

Art auction is Nov. 3 at WHS

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley Decorative Painters

Lehigh Valley Decorative Painters, a nonprofit organization, will present the 28th annual art auction Nov. 3 at Whitehall High School, 3800 Mechanicsville Road. Preview time begins 1:30 p.m., and bidding time starts 2 p.m.

Once a year, LVDP’s artists get together to have an auction of their hand-painted items — all unique and one of a kind.

For more information, call Bernice at 610-837-3854 or Rosalie at 610-261-0867.

Event to be held in Catasauqua

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Disability resource fair

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd, is hosting a disability resource fair 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 26 at Suburban North Family YMCA, 880 Walnut St., Catasauqua.

The event will feature vendors and organizations with programs and services available to disabled veterans.

“My resource fair is about bringing necessary products and services together under one roof for the community of people with disabilities, their families, caregivers, seniors and health care professionals,” McNeill said.

Weight management cooking class is Nov. 12

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State Extension

Penn State Extension invites you to learn how to better manage your weight through healthy eating as part of its Let’s Cook with Penn State Extension cooking class series.

Let’s Cook for Weight Management will take place 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at Catasauqua Municipal Complex, 90 Bridge St. This hands-on cooking class will teach participants how to use a variety of ingredients to make healthy meals and how to eat fewer calories while still feeling satisfied.