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UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP: Zion’s Union Church offering VBS program July 30

Thursday, July 19, 2018 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Zion’s Union Church Maxatawny, 329 Church Road, Kutztown, will be offering its annual Vacation Bible School from July 30- Aug. 3.

The theme this year is “Splash Canyon.”

Closing program will be during the 10:15 a.m. service Aug. 5.

For more information or to register, call the church at 610-683-7485.


Ziegels Church, 9990 Ziegels Church Road, Breinigsville, will have a Saturday Family Friendly Service 6-7 p.m. July 28 in the Fellowship Room.

The service will include a lesson, singing child friendly songs, a family project or activity, music and prayer followed by light refreshments.

The 12th annual Mission Team golf outing with a 7:30 a.m. shotgun start is scheduled for Aug. 4 at the Allentown Municipal Golf Course.

The fee per golfer includes green fees, lunch and prizes.

Foursome and sponsor forms are available in the main office or by calling Terry Oplinger at 610-462-5324.

Raffle tickets for the golf outing will be sold per ticket and the drawing will be held at 2 p.m. the day of the golf outing.

For information or to register, call the church office at 610-285-6157.


Parkland Community Library, 4422 Walbert Ave., South Whitehall Township, is hosting a Groovaroo Dance for kids 6 weeks and older at 10 a.m. July 20, 27 and Aug 3.

Groovaroo is a beginner friendly, baby wearing soul line dance class.

Summer story time with interactive books and rhythmic songs for kids 18 months to 4 years old will be 10:30 a.m. July 23 and 30.

Read to the Pups is being offered 6:30 p.m. on July 23 and 30.

Join the Lehigh Valley Therapy Dogs and practice reading allowed to these patient and gentle pups.

Stories in the Schools for kids in kindergarten and older are scheduled for 10 a.m. July 24 Fogelsville at Jaindl Elementary School, 1051 Weilers Road, Breinigsville and 2 p.m. July 25 at Parkway Manor Elementary, 768 Parkway Road, South Whitehall.

The library will be hosting a petting zoo from 2-4 p.m. July 26 with goats, bunnies, ducks and more from Peaceable Kingdom Petting Zoo.

In case of heavy rain, the event will be rescheduled.

Kids join library staff for a Harry Potter Birth Bash 7 p.m. July 31 in the meeting room at the South Whitehall Township Building.

Everyone is invited to make their own magical wands.

The library is hosting a Spanish story time for all ages 11 a.m. Aug 4.

This story time will be presented by Nadia from the Spanish Immersion Learning Center.

All these programs are free and held at the library except the Harry Potter birthday bash.

Registration is needed to attend the Groovaroo.

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