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Thursday, September 5, 2019 by The Press in Local News


·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 610-398-9272.

·Model Railroad Explorer Post 101 at Coplay Municipal Building, Room 201, 96 S. Fourth St., 7-9 p.m. Call 610-965-2598 or 610-262-7013.

·Al-Anon Family Support group for adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families at First Presbyterian Church, Tilghman St. and Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, 7-9 p.m.; Alcoholics Anonymous, 8-9 p.m.

·Alcoholics Anonymous at New Life Lutheran Church, 6804 Weiss Road, New Tripoli, 7 p.m. Enter at far end of church. Call 610-298-2710.

·Cetronia Senior Center, 12:30 p.m., in the social hall behind the Cetronia Fire Company, 3950 Broadway. Pinochle and bingo. Beverages and doughnuts served. Must be age 55 or older. For residents of all areas. For info, call 610-751-0912.

·New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 6804 Weiss Road, New Tripoli, 7-8:30 p.m. Women’s Bible Study. Baby sitting for small fee. Call 610-298-2710 for information.

·Whitehall AARP Chapter 3115 at The American Club, 300 Cherry St., Coplay, meets 1 p.m.; refreshments at noon. For info, call 610-395-2820.

·Senior Friends Group meets at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, Old Route 22 and Long Lane near Krumsville, Berks County. Lunch at noon. Donation is requested. Anyone age 55 and older is welcome.

·Allentown AARP Chapter 5415 meets at noon in St. Timothy Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown. Program will be by Bob Alexander. Nonmembers and guests welcome to attend. Bring nonperishable food item for Allentown Food Bank. For information, call 610-437-4265.



·Men’s Prayer Breakfast 7 a.m. at Cracker Barrel Restaurant, Fogelsville. All men are welcome.

·MOM’S Club meeting for stay-at-home moms, 10 a.m. Children welcome. For more information, email

·Lutheran Church Women of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 4118 Main St., Slatedale, yard and bake sale 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 6, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 7. Event will be held rain or shine. Fresh baked cakes and goodies for sale. Homemade chicken noodle, ham and bean soup and halushki will for sale by the bowl or quart. Menu of barbecues, hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans and strawberry shortcake will be available. Many tables of “something for everyone” items and attic items and treasures. Profits used for major repairs to the church.


·Forgotten Feline and Fidos cat and kitten adoptions noon-4 p.m. at the shelter, 6022 Mountain Road, Germansville. Adopt a kitten, adult or foster one. Call 610-760-9009. To adopt that day, vet records from other pets would be helpful in completing adoption. To adopt any other day, call Therese at 610-248-7399.

·Ontelaunee Region AACA at New Jerusalem Zion Church, Krumsville, Berks County, (south of the intersection of Route 737 and I-78/Route 22, across from Greenwich Elementary School), 7 p.m. Participants are members of regional and national car clubs.

·Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 1547 Chew St., Allentown, penny party. Kitchen opens 4:30 p.m. Games start 5:30 p.m. Bring plenty of pennies to play. For information, call Diane at 610-398-0258 or the church office at 610-437-2531.

·Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley all-you-can-eat flapjack fundraiser 8-10 a.m. at Applebee’s, 7150 Hamilton Blvd., Trexlertown. Meal includes pancakes, sausage, coffee, orange juice, soda and tea. Proceeds will benefit PCFLV. For information, call 610-297-7292.

·Morgenland Church, 3120 Weidasville Road, Orefield, picnic 4-8 p.m., rain or shine. Music by Midnight Special. Basket raffle with proceeds going to the church. Hamburgers, hot dogs, barbecues, sausage sandwiches, soup, french fries, soft drinks, ice cream, cakes and candy will be available for purchase. There will be a cake walk and activities for children. For information, call the church office at 610-395-0067.



·Allentown Band, under the direction of Conductor Ronald Demkee, presents a concert to salute Bert Myers, the former conductor for 50 years at 3 p.m. at West Park, 16th and Turner Sts., Allentown.

·Jordan Lutheran Church, 5103 Snowdrift Road, Orefield, Rally Day, 9:15-10:15 a.m. as part of the church’s 285th anniversary celebration. Interactive entertainer Ari Paul, comedy mentalist and magician, will entertain. For information, call the church office at 610-395-5912.


·Alcoholics Anonymous at Ziegels Church, Breinigsville, 7:30 p.m.

·Alcoholics Anonymous at First Presbyterian Church, Tilghman St. and Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

·Moms In Touch International prayer group, 9:40-10:30 a.m. Call 610-760-2306.

·Parkland Garden Club 7 p.m. at Jordan Lutheran Church, 5103 Snowdrift Road, Orefield. Call 610-691-3480.

·HUG nondenominational mother’s group, at Union UCC, Route 873, Neffs. Call in advance for child care, 610-530-9821.


·Stepping Stones Al-Anon Family support group 7 p.m. in Room 15 at Neffs UCC, Route 873, Neffs.

·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Main St., Slatedale. Weigh-in begins at 6 p.m.; meeting follows. Call 610-767-6804.

·SPADE International, 9077 Steinsville Road, Kempton, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Women’s Bible Study. Call 610-756-6510 for information.

·Greenawalds Senior Citizens, 12:30 p.m. at Greenawalds Fire Co., 2500 Focht Ave. Pinochle, bingo and refreshments available. For information, call 610-395-4261. New members always welcome.

·Trexlertown Senior group, meets 1 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 8227 Hamilton Blvd., Breinigsville. Light refreshments are served. Occasional guest speaker, entertainment. Piano player is needed. Seniors are invited to play bingo, cards, joke telling and interesting stories. New members welcome. For info, call Charlie at 610-391-0549.

·Lehigh Valley Mothers of Twins Club support group 7:30 p.m. at Woodlawn Fire Company, 2217 Belmont St., South Whitehall. Mothers of multiples are welcome to attend. For information, go to

·Claussville Garden Club hosts Fred Buse for presentation on “A Day in the Fall: Setting the Stage for the Birds,” 7 p.m. at Ziegels Union Church, Breinigsville. For information, call 484-857-3144.


·Fogelsville Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary bingo, 7850 Lime St., 6:30 p.m. Doors open 5 p.m.; kitchen opens 5:45 p.m. For more information, call Evelyn Bell at 610-655-5497.

·Sertoma Club at Knights of Columbus, 1519 Greenleaf St., Allentown, noon.

·Fogelsville Senior Citizens at Fogelsville Firehouse, 1 p.m.

·Allentown West Rotary Club, 7:30 a.m. at Luther Crest, 800 Hausman Road, South Whitehall Township. Call 610-298-2250 for information.

·Depression Bipolar Support Alliance at First Presbyterian Church, Cedar Crest Blvd. and Tilghman St., 7-9:30 p.m. Call 610-437-2741.

·Busy Bee Quilters of Union UCC, Neffs, meets 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. New quilters welcome. Call 610-767-6961.