Thursday, May 9: Elem.: Baked chicken tenders or Parkland barbecue on whole grain roll, baked pierogies, vegetarian beans, chilled or fresh fruit, cereal meal. M.S.: Bosco sticks (SMS), Domino's pizza (OMS), or meatball sub on whole grain roll, tossed salad, sweet peas, assorted fruit, juice. H.S.: Bosco sticks or meatball sub on whole grain roll, bagged snack, bag of carrots, assorted fruit.
Harold W. Geiger, 80, of New Tripoli, died on May 3, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
He and his wife Ruth C. (Kutz) Geiger celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary last April 3.
He retired as a material handler and machine operator at Packaging Corp. of America, formerly Commonwealth Container, Trexlertown, for 40 years before retiring in 1998.
He also assisted his family in the operation of their farms in Heidelberg Township.
Sign-up for the Children's Services summer reading club at Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, starts May 28 at the library.
This free program to encourage children to read over the summer months ends Aug. 2.
Read books often, report titles in your reading log, and get prizes starting June 3.
Other events, including special programs and story times, will be presented throughout the summer.
Children who cannot yet read on their own may join the Read-To-Me Club and partner with a family member who reads to the child.
Edge of the Woods Native Plant Nursery, 2415 Route 100, Orefield, will be having staff guided tours of demonstration gardens at the nursery 10 a.m. Tuesdays through July, and in September, and at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month through July.
Each week will bring a new delight of blooms as well as insects and butterflies. Scout the gardens for inspiration.
Wear a hat and sunscreen, and bring drinking water.
No registration necessary.
If bringing a group of five or more people, advance notice would be appreciated.
helps with Relay
Visual Communication Design major April Moyer, a graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School, helped organize Stevenson University's 2013 Relay for Life Event.
This 12-hour overnight event, symbolizing a night in the life of someone fighting cancer, took place April 19-20 in the Owings Mills gym.
The committee began planning the details of this huge event during the fall semester and met frequently to ensure every detail was covered.
May 9: High school Band Concert and Senior Citizen Dinner. Doors open at 5 p.m. for the senior citizen dinner. Concert begins at 7 p.m.
May 10: Fogelsville Elementary School $10 Project/Spring Festival, from 5:30-8 p.m. Fogelsville PTO gave each classroom $10 and a poster board. Each class was challenged to come up with a plan to spend the $10. Only rule, was the $10 could not be spent on their classroom.
Lehigh County Triad, which provides information to senior citizens, invites the public to celebrate Parkinson Disease Month May 14 at Emeritus of Allentown, 1545 Greenleaf St., Allentown.
Free continental breakfast is served at 8 a.m. This is followed by a guest speaker and meeting at 8:30 a.m.
For information, call 610-967-5454.
To the Editor:
The Red Cross Greater Lehigh Valley Chapter would like to take this opportunity to thank all those involved in making the recent annual Cabaret and Cuisine fundraiser a huge success.
Just over $70,000 was raised to support the chapter's lifesaving programs and services such as disaster relief, health and human safety, blood services and service to the Armed Forces.
Neffs UCC holds annual Country Sale May 4 at the church.
Donald Breininger, Pa. German dialect speaker, will give a presentation at the Pennsylvania German Friends 22nd annual Fersammling at 1 p.m. May 11 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown.
This event is open to the public.
The Fersammling is a banquet, featuring traditional Pa. German fare and an address in the dialect.
Speaking Pa. Dutch is not a requirement to attend and enjoy the event, and no one is "fined" for using English words.
There is a per person fee to attend.