Howard Hanna real estate services, The Frederick Group, is hosting a free pet adoption day and family festival titled, Homes 4 Hounds, to support The Sanctuary at Haafsville and other local animal shelters, noon to 4 p.m. May 19 at the Frederick Building, 3500 Winchester Road, South Whitehall. Rain date is June 2.
Shelters attending include The Sanctuary at Haafsville, SOAR, Paws 2 Freedom, Brookline Lab Rescue, K9 Kop Project, Duke’s Delights, Bow Wow Meow, No Nonsense Neuter and Purina Nestle.
The new Pennsylvania Redistricting Reform Commission is inviting the public to a regional meeting to talk about making the redistricting process fairer and nonpartisan 4-7 p.m. May 29 at Northampton Community College Alumni Hall, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem.
Gov. Tom Wolf created the 15-member bipartisan commission by executive order in November and appointed David Thornburgh, president and CEO of the nonprofit Committee of Seventy, as its chairman.
The 112th Bethlehem Bach Festival. Tickets: bach.org; 610-866-4382
Directions, parking: bach.org/directions-parking/
Friday, May 10, 17
Bach Outdoors: Festival Brass Choir, Bach Festival Orchestra principal violist Paul Miller, electric violin, noon, Payrow Plaza, Bethlehem City Hall, 10 E. Church St., Bethlehem. Free
Distinguished Scholar Lecture: Dr. Michael Marissen: “Significance of Calov Bible,” 2 p.m., Zoellner Arts Center, 420 E. Packer Avenue, Lehigh University, Bethlehem. Free.
The name of Kirsten Almeida (Helen) was spelled incorrectly in a theater review of Civic Theatre of Allentown’s “Fun Home” published May 8 on the Focus page of the eight Lehigh Valley Press newspapers’ websites.
Call 610 - 782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, May 8: Salisbury steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, banana, wheat bread.
Thursday, May 9 : Pork loin, mashed yams, braised red cabbage, oatmeal cookie, wheat bread.
Friday, May 10: Crab cake, tartar sauce, potato wedges, zucchini, applesauce, wheat bread.
Monday, May 13: Meatball sub, Capri blend vegetables, berry crisp, wheat roll.
Tuesday, May 14: Turkey and biscuit, peas and carrots, orange.
Wednesday, May 15: Beef stew, buttered noodles, broccoli and cauliflower, apple.
Going once: The Baum School of Arts” 34th Annual Art Auction is May 18 at the school. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. with a silent auction of more than 200 pieces of art displayed in the David E. Rodale and Rodale Family Galleries. During this time, attendees may enjoy a buffet dinner from Catering by Karen Hunter in the Fowler Community Room. Tickets are available for the dinner. Auctioneer Boris Wainio begins the live auction at 8 p.m. of more than 100 pieces of art up for bid, including, above, “Country Road,” William Weldon Swallow (oil; 19.5” x 23”). Preview Night, 6-8 p.m.
Call 610 - 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.
Wednesday, May 8: Roast turkey w/gravy, Pennsylvania “Dutch” stuffing, mixed vegetables, wheat bread with margarine, fruit cocktail.
Thursday, May 9 - Mother’s Day meal: Chicken Marsala, orzo with spinach, oven roasted fresh vegetables, wheat bread w / margarine, strawberry creme shortcake.
Friday, May 10: Apple juice, sausage sandwich w/green peppers and onions, pasta salad, chilled peaches.