Thursday, Jan. 24: Elem.: Whole grain Eggo mini pancakes or whole grain bagel meal with yogurt, sausage links, sliced cucumbers with low-fat dip, applesauce, bag of carrots, cereal meal. M.S.: Bosco sticks (OMS), Domino's pizza (SMS), or meatball sub on whole grain roll, vegetable soup, celery sticks with low-fat dip, assorted fruit, juice. H.S.: No lunch.
Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, is offering a variety of noncredit fitness classes this semester.
The following classes will take place at LCCC's main campus, unless noted otherwise.
·Balance and Mobility: 1-2 p.m. Feb. 4-March 11;
·Belly Dancing: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 5-March 26;
·Ballroom Sampler I: 7-8:30 p.m. March 1-22;
·Ballroom Sampler II: 7–8:30 p.m. Feb. 25-March 18;
·Ballroom Latin III: from 7-8:30 p.m. April 9-30;
·Couch Potato: 7-7:45 p.m. Feb. 7-March 14 and March 21-April 25;
Meetings are held in municipal buildings unless otherwise noted.
Parkland Library Board, 7 p.m. in the library, 4422 Walbert Ave., South Whitehall.
Leaser Lake Heritage Foundation and Lehigh County Bureau of Parks and Recreation, 7 p.m. public forum at Lynn Township Municipal Building, 7911 Kings Highway, Lynnport, to discuss planning of Leaser Lake accessible recreation area at western access to lake.
A quintet of Pete Smyser, seven-string guitarist; Larry McKenna, saxophone; Tom Lawton, piano; Madison Rast, bass; and Dan Monaghan, drums, present "Jeepers Creepers!," a music tribute to Harry Warren, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, Foy Concert Hall. Hurd Campus, Moravian College.
The concert will be recorded for a future CD release. Smyser's previous concert at Moravian, "The Jerome Kern Concert," was released on CD last year and rose to the Top 50 in jazz radio play nationally for several weeks.
Here is the entry form for the Lehigh Valley Press Readers Pick the Oscar recipients contest for the 85th Academy Awards.
@$: 5 "Amour"
5 "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
5 "Django Unchained"
5 "Les Misérables"
5 "Life of Pi"
5 "Silver Linings Playbook"
5 "Zero Dark Thirty"
@$: 5 Michael Haneke, "Amour"
5 Benh Zeitlin, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
5 Ang Lee, "Life of Pi"
5 Steven Spielberg, "Lincoln"
5 David O. Russell, "Silver Linings Playbook"
Submissions are now being accepted for the eighth annual award-winning Student Poetry Project.
In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, three poems will be selected in each of the Elementary, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 24 and 25 Focus section in the Lehigh Valley Press newspapers.
The student whose poem is selected as the best poem in each category may have his or her photo published with the selected poem.
Data released by the Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors (LVAR) Jan. 15 supports 2012 as a year of recovery for the local housing market.
As of December 2012, year-to-date sales were recorded at 5,701, up 13 percent over 2011 year-to-date sales of 5,046.
LVAR's research shows there were 6,374 pending sales year-to-date, which indicates transactions in process that have not yet closed. This figure marks an increase of 30 percent over 2011 year-to-date pending sales of 4,891.
Coordinated Health celebrates the opening of its Women's Health facility, 6 - 8 p.m. Jan. 24, Suite 201, 1405 Cedar Crest Boulevard, Allentown.
Gynecologists Bruce Viechnicki, MD; Gayllyn Faust Rakos, DO; and Deborah Villeneuve, MD provide a full-range of care throughout the spectrum of a woman's life, from adolescent gynecology through menopausal management and geriatric medicine.
Cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon Gregg Guilfoyle, DO, joins the women's health team in Allentown.
Fire destroys Youell's Oyster House.
The Salesian Center for Faith and Culture will host the 8th annual Heritage Week at DeSales University, Center Valley, a series of events celebrating the legacy of St. Francis de Sales, patron of DeSales University. All events are free and open to the public and run Jan. 20 - 24. No tickets are required.