Lehigh Valley Press, Times News and Vigilant Fire Company, of Slatington, are hosting a used book sale to benefit the Newspapers in Education program, which supplies newspapers to classrooms throughout the region, April 30 through May 3.
We are accepting books, paperbacks, books on tape, CDs, Blu-ray and DVDs in good condition at our offices through April 9.
Please, no dictionaries, encyclopedias or magazines.
State Rep. Zach Mako, R-183rd, and state Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, have announced that $86,450 in Local Share Account grants were approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority for North Catasauqua Borough.
LSA grants support economic development, job training, community improvement and public interest projects through gaming funds under Act 71 of 2004. These specific grants come from Monroe County, which funds projects in Monroe and its contiguous counties.
Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services
Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services is accepting nominations for Unsung Heroes.
To celebrate Older Americans Month, Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Services recognizes Lehigh County residents, 60 years of age or older, who have displayed exceptional generosity with their time and talent to enhance the lives of others and their community.
The Unsung Hero finalists will be honored at a special awards ceremony 1:30 p.m. May 20.
Lehigh and Northampton County Master Watershed Stewards presents a fun, informative series of presentations on water quality topics.
These workshops are scheduled at various locations around the Lehigh Valley and highlight presentations by local water resource professionals and Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward volunteers.
The programs are typically scheduled for one and a half hours; however, time varies among presenters and venues.
Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, recently announced the awarding of $104,999 in competitive grants to local career and technical schools for the purchase of new equipment aligned to training students in high-demand occupations.
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.
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 piercingword.org or crosspoint.life or call 610-866-1388.
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 standrewsbethlehem.org.
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 northampton.edu/events.
NCC has locations in Bethlehem, Southside Bethlehem, Easton and Monroe County, serving 30,000 students each year. For more information or to apply, visit northampton.edu.
Stockings For Soldiers
The Lehigh Valley Press, a division of Times News LLC, a Pencor company, will once again partner with Keystone Military Families to act as a collection site for Stockings for Soldiers. The program generally ships 8,000 to 10,000 holiday stockings to American servicemen and women stationed around the world.