All are invited and encouraged to take a night off from cooking and enjoy a homemade lasagna dinner in the handicapped-accessible parish hall of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 24. In addition to lasagna, salad, Italian bread, assorted desserts and beverages will also be served.
There is a cost. Children 3 and under eat for free.
Come with a hearty appetite and bring your friends and neighbors.
All profits will benefit St. Andrew’s ministries.
A year of celebrating Coplay Borough’s 150th birthday — which kicked off in April with a visit from Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, a gala, a parade, a daylong festival at Balliet Stadium with the release of 150 lighted lanterns and a fireworks display and a pub crawl — will come to an end Oct. 19.
The closing ceremony will be held noon-10 p.m. at Coplay Saengerbund, 205 S. Fifth St.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
All are invited to take a night off from cooking and enjoy a cheesesteak dinner 5-7 p.m. Sept. 25 in the handicapped-accessible parish hall of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown.
The menu will also include coleslaw, chips and a beverage, plus a make-your-own ice cream sundae. Come with a hearty appetite, and bring your friends and neighbors.
There is a cost. Children ages 3 and under eat for free.
PENN STATE EXTENSION
The Lehigh Valley Landscape Update will be offered Sept. 10 at the Lehigh County Agricultural Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall Township. Doors open 4:30 p.m., and the program will run 5-8:45 p.m. with a break for supper and networking.
Discussion will focus on strategies to reduce the impact of pests and diseases in ornamental plants and lawns. This course is for all people involved in the green industry, including landscapers, nursery operators, garden center employees, etc.
The fee to attend includes a networking meal and handouts.
State Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, recently announced Lehigh Valley International Airport has been awarded $2.8 million in state funds to continue the development of general aviation hangars.
“I’m pleased to announce the awarding of these funds to further assist Lehigh Valley International Airport with its development of general aviation hangars,” Boscola said. “Lehigh Valley International Airport is an important economic engine for the Lehigh Valley and our commonwealth, and these state funds will allow [the airport] to build upon its impact.”
Dining with Diabetes
Individuals who want to learn how to better manage diabetes are invited to participate in a course offered by Penn State Extension from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5, 12 and 19 and Oct. 10 and 24. There will be a follow-up class Dec. 5. The class will be held at Catasauqua Municipal Complex, 90 Bridge St.
Here’s a chance to learn about amateur radio as emergency communication, public service in community events or as a hobby for casual conversations with other “hams” locally or around the world, even astronauts in orbit. This is done using noncommercial radio transmissions; this is not CB radio.
Area veterans are invited to take part in the monthly support program at the office of state Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd.
A representative from the American Legion Service Office Outreach program will be in McNeill’s office at 1080 Schadt Ave., Whitehall, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 19 to provide information on services available to veterans and their families. The representative will be available to discuss education, health care and death benefits.
Drum and bugle corps
More than 3,000 of the finest musical athletes will once again take the field at J. Birney Crum Stadium in Allentown for the DCI Eastern Classic Drum and Bugle Corps Championship Aug. 2-3, marking the event’s 43rd anniversary.
The DCI Eastern Classic will be the final major competition before the 2019 DCI World Championship, to be held at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind., capping off the 100-event national tour for Drum Corps International.
Crazy Quilters Quilt Guild
The Crazy Quilters Quilt Guild will meet 7 p.m. Aug. 6 at Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 3461 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Emmaus.
Several guild members will participate in a show-and-tell switchup, displaying a number of their quilts and discussing the patterns, tools and techniques used to create them.
Visitors should arrive between 6:30 and 6:45 p.m.
There is a small fee for nonmembers.
For more information, visit crazyquilters.org.