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UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP: Upper Macungie offering junior emergency services academy

Thursday, May 10, 2018 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Upper Macungie Township is accepting applications for its 2018 Junior Emergency Services Academy, a week-long experience for kids to learn the fundamentals of first-responder professionals.

The academy will take place 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 23-27 at Upper Macungie Station 56, 6510 Schantz Road, Upper Macungie Township.

Enrollees must be township residents who are 12- to 16 years old by July 23. Class sizes are limited.

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Good Will Fire Company No. 1, Trexlertown, 7723 Hamilton Blvd. is cooking up breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 13.

Breakfast includes two eggs, choice of two meats (bacon, ham, sausage and Mackerel) and one to three pancakes, homefries, toast, coffee, juice and water.


Fogelsville Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, 7850 Lime St., Fogelsville, will host bingo 6:30 p.m. May 16 and 23 in the social hall.

Doors open 5 p.m. Kitchen opens 5:45 p.m.

For more information, call Evelyn Bell at 610-655-5497.


Ziegels Church, 9990 Ziegels Church Road, Breinigsville, is beginning a new sewing ministry May 17 to make dresses for Dress a Girl Around the World, a campaign under Hope 4 Women International, a nonprofit organization bringing dignity to women around the world.

They will also be making pillow cases for children who are ill in area hospitals.

If interested in helping, contact Shelley Daniels at, 610-704-4500 or call the church office at 610-285-6157.


St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 340 E. Hamilton St., Allentown, is having an oven-fried chicken dinner 5-6:30 p.m. May 19 at Chez St. Paul.

Meal includes oven-fried chicken, bread filling, vegetables, homemade cranberry sauce, coffee or tea and dessert.

For more information, contact the church at 610-437-2260.


Parkland Community Library, 4422 Walbert Ave., South Whitehall Township, is offering Lil’ Builders for kids ages 2 and up, with an adult, 11 a.m. May 11.

Youngsters are invited to play and build with the library’s amazing block collection, magnatiles, and more.

Join library staff to make tissue paper flowers and decorate a jar for a special Mother’s Day gift 10:30 a.m. May 12.

This event is for children and adults of all ages.

Kids in first grade and up, join library staff for a fun science workshop exploring chemistry, physics, and biology with hands-on activities 5 p.m. May 14.

Come and learn travel tips and insights by an experienced travel enthusiast Ann at the Travel with Savvy presentation 7 p.m. May 14.

For more information or to register, call the library at 610-398-1361.