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Healthy Living program is April 7

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State Extension

Individuals who are interested in learning more about how healthy living habits can benefit your brain and body are encouraged to participate in a workshop offered by Penn State Extension 10-11:30 a.m. April 7 at Catasauqua Municipal Building, 90 Bridge St.

The Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research program is designed for individuals of any age who are interested in healthy living and aging well.

Mediterranean cooking class is offered

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State Extension

Penn State Extension invites you to take a tasty trip to the Mediterranean as part of its Let’s Cook with Penn State Extension cooking class series.

The Mediterranean way of eating is considered one of the healthiest diets worldwide and focuses on plant-rich cuisine, with less focus on meats and sweets. In this hands-on cooking class, participants will create an authentic Mediterranean meal that’s healthy and delicious.

Let’s Cook Mediterranean will take place 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 24 at Catasauqua Municipal Complex, 90 Bridge St.

African violet workshop is planned

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Master Gardeners

Penn State Master Gardeners will hold a workshop on the African violet 10 a.m.-noon March 14 at Blocker’s Coffeehouse, 309 Front St., Catasauqua.

African violet plants are readily available with a variety of leaf and flower colors and patterns. Workshop participants will learn about soil, light and fertilizer requirements, common issues and propagation techniques.

With registration, participants will be given a pot, soil and an African violet to take home.

The deadline to register is March 6. There is a cost.

Free classes to begin March 3 in Nazareth

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club Inc.

Amateur radio (ham radio) is a popular hobby and service that brings people, electronics and communication together. People use ham radio to talk across town, around the world or even into space, all without the Internet, land-line phones or cellphones. It’s fun, social and educational and can be a lifeline during times of need.

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.

Rehearsals to start March 3

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Emmaus Chorale

The Emmaus Chorale is seeking additional voices for its spring concert, “It’s a Grand Night for Singing.” Weekly rehearsals begin 7 p.m. March 3 at Faith Presbyterian Church, 3002 N. Second St., Emmaus, and will culminate in a public concert at the church, set for 3 p.m. June 7.

All voice parts, particularly low voice, are welcome.

This 45-member community choir, which is based in Emmaus, is open to participants throughout the Lehigh Valley. Auditions are not required. Membership is $25 per rehearsal set.

Pancake supper planned

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, will have a Fat (Shrove) Tuesday pancake supper in its handicapped-accessible parish hall 5-7 p.m. Feb. 25.

There is a cost. Children under the age of 3 eat for free.

Served will be pancakes, sausage, applesauce, juice, coffee and tea.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church is 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.

Apostle presentation is planned

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Zion United Church of Christ

There will be a special presentation of “I Am Paul,” where the apostle speaks from prison, 10:45 a.m. Feb. 23 at Zion United Church of Christ, 620 W. Hamilton St., Allentown.

It is open to the public.

The production will be in honor of the many years of service by the church’s senior pastor, the Rev. Bob Stevens, who is retiring May 31.

The role of Paul will be enacted by Sunny Sweigart, of Act 1 Productions LLC. Local singer and actor Dan Rambo will voice the role of Jesus.