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Monday, September 25, 2017

8 DAYS A WEEK Your look ahead at Valley Arts

Friday, September 22, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Power Pop:Pop star and actor Rick Springfield, above, is in concert at 8 p.m. Sept. 21, Penn’s Peak Jim Thorpe. The creator of some of the finest power-pop of the 1980s, a Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, and musician who has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 United States Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart,” “I’ve Done Everything for You,” “Love Somebody,” and “Human Touch.” He most recently starred opposite Meryl Streep in the feature film, “Ricki and the Flash,” gave a chameleonic performance as the creepy Dr.

Northampton County senior menus

Friday, September 22, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-559-3245 for locations.

Wednesday, Sept. 20: Breaded pork chop, cabbage and bow ties, pickled beets, wheat bread w/ margarine, chilled apricots.

Thursday, Sept. 21: Baked lasagna, seasoned roasted cauliflower, Caesar salad, Italian bread w/ margarine, sliced pears.

Friday, Sept. 22: Cranberry juice, smoked turkey-salami and provolone on roll /mustard, carrot raisin salad, peanut butter cookie.

Monday, Sept. 25: Calves’ liver w/gravy, red potatoes, roasted Brussels sprouts, wheat bread w/ margarine, ambrosia.

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, September 22, 2017 by The Press in Focus

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, Sept. 20: Chicken with gravy, roasted potatoes, vegetable, mini muffin.

Thursday, Sept. 21: Meatloaf, mashed potato, broccoli, banana.

Friday, Sept. 22: Meatball sub w/ tomato sauce, wax beans, warm peach crisp.

Monday, Sept. 25: Veal patty w/gravy, pasta, mixed vegetable, fresh fruit.

Tuesday, Sept. 26: Smoked sausage, pasta, carrots, pineapple.

Wednesday, Sept. 27: Salisbury steak, whipped potatoes, Brussels sprouts, cookie.

‘Poconos’ author;‘Museum Day’

Friday, September 22, 2017 by The Press in Focus


Dr. Lawrence Squeri, author of “Better in the Poconos: The Story of Pennsylvania’s Vacation Land,” presents a lecture and book-signing, 1 p.m. Sept. 23, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.

Vacationing in the Poconos dates to 1829 when the first tourist hotel was built, according to Squeri, Professor Emeritus of history at East Stroudsburg University. His book will be available for purchase, and he will sign copies.

K-9 trials on Sept. 24

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

New Tripoli

The K-9 Kop Project is hosting the Lehigh Valley K-9 Trials 9 a.m. Sept. 24 at Thunderhead Farm, 7813 Springhouse Road, New Tripoli.

The K-9 Trials is an event where officers and their police dogs will be competing in events, including obstacle courses and narcotics and explosives detection.

The event is open to the public, and all proceeds will be used to benefit K-9 officers and K-9 units.

Benefit concert on Oct. 8

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Friedens Lutheran Church, 9727 Red Road, Stony Run, Kempton, will host a benefit concert for Steven Wasser at 2 p.m. Oct. 8.

Pastor David Reinwald from Kissinger’s Church, Wyomissing, and other members of his Rocky Mountain Band will perform the rich and majestic music of the beloved John Denver, Elvis and others.

The concert is to benefit Wasser, the 34-year-old sexton of Friedens Lutheran Church.

Wasser had a major stroke in July and has been hospitalized and in rehabilitation since then.

Event offered

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


North Whitehall, South Whitehall and Upper Macungie townships will host “Get Prepared Parkland,” an emergency preparedness event 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 30 at Lone Lane Park, 30 Lone Lane, Upper Macungie Township.

There will be demonstrations, presentations and training sessions to mark September as National Emergency Preparedness Month.

Events include gun, generator and bike safety, fingerprinting, hands only CPR, junior firefighter obstacle course, live and simulated fire extinguisher training, first aid and more.