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Colonial Ball

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Celebration set for Sept. 22

A Colonial Ball will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. on Sept. 22 at the Holiday Inn, 904 Hamilton St., Allentown.

The event, which is open to the public, celebrates the 250th anniversary of Zion's "Liberty Bell Church" and the 50th anniversary of the Liberty Bell Museum.

Professional colonial re-enactors will talk with guests about what life was like in the colonial era. Guests will enjoy live period music, colonial artifacts and dancers who will demonstrate and teach colonial dances popular in the 1770s, the time of Allentown's founding. There will also be a colonial style meal.

Muslim Fun Day

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Event set for Sept. 1

The Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley, in conjunction with Islamic Education Center of Pennsylvania, Al Ahad Islamic Center and Easton Phillipsburg Muslims Association, will host its fifth annual Lehigh Muslim Fun Day noon-6 p.m. Sept. 1 at Lone Lane Park, Upper Macungie Township.

This event will include tournaments in soccer, cricket, volleyball, basketball and Taekwondo.

The mix of family fun is open to all faiths.

Teams from the Lehigh Valley area and New Jersey will compete at 10 a.m.

In addition, there will be food, games, vendors and rides for children.

LCCC

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Volunteer fair Sept. 11, 12

Lehigh Carbon Community College's Career Development Center and Student Life office will host a volunteer fair 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 11 and 12 in the Student Union and lower level Alcove area of the Administration Building, main campus, Schnecksville.

This event is designed to provide LCCC students with an opportunity to discuss volunteer opportunities with organizations from the Lehigh Valley and surrounding area.

It will feature a remembrance of 9/11 and celebrate the National Day of Service.

Come both days to see different organizations.

Catasauqua

Thursday, August 30, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Reunion set for Nov. 24

Members of Catasauqua High School classes 1982 and 1983 are having a combined class reunion 6-10 p.m. Nov. 24 at the Blue Monkey Sports Bar and Restaurant, 1094 Howertown Road, Catasauqua. The per person fee includes dinner.

For information, mail questions to 8809 Grady Drive, Breinigsville, PA 18031.

The deadline to reply is Sept. 30.

Senior bowling

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

New members invited to join

The Playdrome Rose Bowl Golden Agers Senior Mixed Bowling League is seeking new members.

The 40-member league, which plays at 15th Street and Sumner Avenue in Allentown, would like to increase the membership in order to add more teams and players.

Most of the current members live in the Allentown and Whitehall areas but new members can come from anywhere.

All league members must be age 55 or older.

The 32-week winter bowling season starts at 12:30 p.m. Aug. 30.

There is a small cost.

Amateur radio

Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

FCC test prep classes offered

The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will help operators prepare for the FCC test to earn an amateur radio license and begin talking on the radio with other amateur radio operators locally and around the world.

Free classes will start Sept. 4 and run for nine consecutive Tuesday evenings, 7-9 p.m., at Gracedale, located near Nazareth.

Anyone with an interest in amateur radio is invited to attend.

For more information, call 610-432-8286 or email KE3AW@ARRL.net.