Now is the time to purchase your North Catasauqua small Town USA merchandise.
Available items include T-shirts, sweatshirts, umbrellas, rain ponchos, drawstring bags, stadium blankets, duffel bags, back packs, car and refrigerator magnets and wooden replicas of North Catasauqua landmarks.
These items make great stocking stuffers and Christmas gifts.
All items may be shipped.
All items are available for sale at North Catasauqua Borough Hall, 1066 Fourth St.
Email NCataCentennial@aol.com for more information.
St. Andrew’s Church
St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, is hosting a breakfast with Santa Dec. 15.
The event will run 9 a.m.-noon.
All children under age 12 are welcome, with adult supervision. Each child will be treated to a breakfast and have the opportunity to make crafts.
The event is free, but registration is required. Call 610-865-3603 to register.
State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd, said three municipal recycling programs in her legislative district have been awarded state grants totaling $582,325.
“Recycling programs help to lessen the burden on our landfills and, in turn, help to maintain our environment for future generations to enjoy,” McNeill said. “It’s great to see that successful programs being conducted in Salisbury Township, Whitehall Township and Fountain Hill are being rewarded with these state grants.”
Local grants include:
Whitehall Township — $299,827
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, is hosting a Christmas cookie and baked goods sale 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 15.
The sale will be held in the Harry Large common room and will feature a variety of homemade sweets.
Bring a friend and get some homemade treats just in time for the holidays.
The church is on the border between Allentown and Bethlehem, just two blocks south of Catasauqua Road. Turn from Pennsylvania Avenue onto Taft Street to enter the parking lot.
The public is invited to the dedication of the sign commemorating the archaeological dig of the Fort Deshler site. The event will be held 11 a.m. Nov. 9 along the Ironton Rail Trail.
Fort Deshler was owned by Adam Deshler. It was provisioned as a place of refuge during times of unrest by the Pennsylvania Assembly and Benjamin Franklin. It was the only Colonial fort utilized for refuge during the 1763 Indian uprising.
Alpha Delta Kappa
Alpha Delta Kappa International Honorary Society of Women Educators has celebrated its 64th anniversary.
This group is dedicated to educational excellence, altruism and world understanding. Members serve their communities in many ways, including volunteering, tutoring, offering scholarships and giving donations to community projects.
The Alpha chapter, organized in 1954 in the Allentown School District, was the first chapter of the organization established in Pennsylvania.
For more information, visit adkalpha54.wixsite.com/paalpha.
A homemade meatloaf dinner at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, is set for 5-7 p.m. Nov. 8.
Come to the church’s handicapped-accessible parish hall to enjoy meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans and rolls. Assorted desserts and beverages will also be served.
Children 3 and under eat for free.
The 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.
League of Women Voters
The League of Women Voters of Northampton County and Lehigh County are co-sponsoring a candidates forum for the 7th Congressional District race 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 25.
The forum is being hosted at the Gracedale Nursing Home chapel, 2 Gracedale Ave., Nazareth.
Doors open 6:30 p.m. to allow some meet-and-greet time with the candidates.
There is plenty of parking.
Rep. Zach Mako, R-183rd, will host a Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) seminar 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Blue Mountain Fish and Game Association, 4190 Wood Drive, Walnutport.
Hokendauqua Chapter of Trout Unlimited
The Hokendauqua Chapter of Trout Unlimited is hosting the third annual ladies fly fishing educational instruction event Oct. 13.
Check-in begins 8 a.m., and the program starts 9 a.m.
There is no cost.
Women, age 18 and older, will be given instruction on fly fishing equipment, how to cast, tie a fly pattern and more.
You may bring your own equipment or use the equipment provided.