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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Events planned

Thursday, January 9, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs


The Lehigh Conference of Churches invites the Lehigh Valley community to a Martin Luther King Jr., interfaith prayer breakfast 9 a.m. Jan. 20 at First Presbyterian Church, 3231 Tilghman St., Allentown.

The theme will be “A Case for Reparations from the Faith Perspective” with featured speaker Sheryll Cashin, professor of law, civil rights and social justice at the Georgetown University Law Center.

This event follows a special screening of the feature documentary, “Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North” at 6 p.m. Jan. 19 at the church.

Diabetes class

Thursday, January 9, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State

For anyone struggling to manage diabetes, The Penn State Extension “Dining with Diabetes” program could be what you are looking for.

The class will be held at the Lehigh County Agricultural Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall, from 10 a.m. to noon March 4, 11, 18 and April 1 and 8.

A follow-up session will be on June 3.

This nationally accredited program is for adults with Type 2 diabetes.

Family members are also invited to attend the program.

Classes are offered weekly for five weeks and kicks off with an orientation session.

Discussion on

Thursday, January 9, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut S., Allentown, will host Kutztown University Professor Gregory Hanson at 1 p.m. on Jan. 11.

Dr. Hanson will be speaking about a local 1940s radio play featuring Asseba and Sabina, a fictional Pennsylvania Dutch couple.

He has studied the show extensively and translated many of the radio scripts from the original Pennsylvania Dutch to author his book “The Radio Adventures of Asseba and Sabina.”

PARKLAND lunch menus

Thursday, January 9, 2020 by The Press in School

Thursday, Jan. 9: Elem., M.S., H.S.: Italian hoagie, mini corn dogs, personal pizza, baked french fries. Elem.: Cucumber slices, also

Friday, Jan. 10: Elem., M.S.: Meatballs, spaghetti sauce, chicken tenders, pizzeria-style pizza, pasta, steamed broccoli. H.S.: Meatballs and spaghetti sauce on a roll, chicken tenders, pizzeria-style pizza, mini potato pancakes.

Monday, Jan. 13: Elem.: Sausage patties, yogurt, stuffed crust pizza, French toast sticks, Tater Tots, Fruitables juice. M.S., H.S.: Sausage patties, yogurt, pizzeria-style pizza, French toast sticks, Tater Tots.

Class for

Thursday, January 9, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Audobon society

The Lehigh Valley Audubon Society will host its fifth Christmas Bird Count for Kids 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 11 at Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St., Allentown.

Youth ages six to twelve are invited to join LVAS for this fun introduction to birding and citizen science that will teach them how to use binoculars, identify common birds, and collect scientific data.

The CBC4Kids is based on the National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count, a 120-year-old citizen science event that has become a cherished holiday tradition for birders nationwide.