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Upper Macungie

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by SUSAN BRYANT sbryant@tnonline.com in Local News

Parkland Library offering technology petting zoo

Parkland Community Library, 4422 Walbert Ave., South Whitehall, is offering drop-in storytime for families with children of all different ages 10:30-11 a.m. Oct. 5. No registration is required.

Movie night will take place 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 9 in the South Whitehall Township Building, 4444 Walbert Ave.

A technology petting zoo for hands-on interaction with gadgets such as iPad, iPod, Kindle, Nook is being offered in the library 1:30-6 p.m. Oct. 10.

Staff will be available to answer questions and share tips.

There also is a 6 p.m. eReader presentation by Lehigh University Librarian Heather Simoneau.

Bingo for books for the whole family will be played 1-3 p.m. Oct. 13 at the library. Play bingo and earn books as prizes. Registration is needed.

Book Quest for adults will meet 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 17 to discuss "In the Garden of Beasts" by Erik Larson.

New members are always welcome.

For more information about any of these events at the library, call 610-398-1361.

The library will be closed Oct. 12 for staff development.

Friends of Parkland Community Library are holding a fun pasta fall fundraiser until Nov. 9 to benefit the library.

For more information, call Lorna Rabe at 610-395-4881.

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The Mission Response Team at Ziegels Union Church, 9990 Ziegels Church Road, Breinigsville, is sponsoring a pancake breakfast 9:30-11 a.m. Oct. 14.

The menu includes plain, chocolate chip, banana hazelnut, buckwheat pumpkin pancakes (all made from scratch), sausage links and scrambled eggs, and orange butter.

A free-will offering will be taken to benefit the mission team.

For more information, call 610-285-6157.

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Jordan United Church of Christ, 1837 Church Road, South Whitehall, is having its annual Autumn Glory bazaar 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 13.

There will be two floors of attic treasures, a raffle, Chinese auction, little shopper's shop, baked goods, books, crafts, vendors and lunch.

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Busy Bees at St. John's United Church of Christ, 1027 Church St., Fogelsville, are having their second hoagie sale.

Order deadline is Oct. 7 with pick up Oct. 17.

To place an order, call Marilyn Roth at 610-395-3083.

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Members of Robert M. Fegely VFW Post 8282, 1522 Butz Road, Breinigsville, will be cooking breakfast from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Oct. 7.

Menu includes eggs, pancakes, French toast, choice of two meats, coffee, tea and hot chocolate.

This event is open to the public.

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Upper Macungie Parks and Recreation will be holding a 5K run and 1 mile walk from 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 7 at Lone Lane Park.

All proceeds from the event will benefit park and recreation efforts in the township.

For more information, visit uppermacrun@ live.com.