For their annual children’s show, Parkland High School thespians will perform “Mary Poppins Jr.,” Nov. 9-11 at the high school.
“Mary Poppins Jr.” tells the tale of a magical English nanny who is blown by an east wind to 17 Cherry Tree Lane in London, and into the lives of George and Winfred Banks and their children.
This two-act musical is based on a series of children’s books written by P.L. Travers and the 1964 classic Walt Disney film of the same title.
Ian Bower, who portrays George Banks, and Megan Brenkert, who plays Winifred Banks, commented on their roles.
St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1028 Church St., Fogelsville, will be having a Christmas craft night at 6 p.m. Nov. 10 in fellowship hall.
All ages are welcome to participate. Bring favorite snacks. Beverages will be provided.
For more information, call the church office at 610-395-5535.
St. John’s Lutheran and St. John’s United Church of Christ will have a combined Thanksgiving Eve service 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at St. John’s Lutheran.
The Busy Bees of St. John’s UCC are having a candy sale.
Choose from milk or dark chocolate.
Upper Macungie police, along with Trexlertown, Upper Macungie and Fogelsville firefighters responded 12:33 a.m. Oct. 27 for a mobile home fire at 1036 Cherry Tree Crossing in the Green Acres Mobile Home Park.
Police say upon their arrival the front of the mobile home was engulfed in flames.
Police attempted to enter the home but flames and smoke prevented their doing so.
After the fire was extinguished, the mobile home was cleared by firefighters and found to be unoccupied, police say.
Upper Macungie Township police, Trexlertown and Upper Macungie Township firefighters, and Cetronia Ambulance Corps personnel responded 12:54 p.m. Oct. 30 for a report of a bomb threat at Lineage Logistics, 7132 Ruppsville Road, Upper Macungie.
When police arrived, they were advised graffiti had been written on a bathroom stall saying an individual had an explosive device.
The building was evacuated as a precaution and a search was conducted by K-9 units from Upper Macungie and South Whitehall police departments and the cities of Bethlehem and Allentown police departments.
Upper Macungie will host psychic medium Lauri Moore 7-8:30 p.m. on Nov. 8 at Independent Park Community Center, 150 Independent Park Road, Breinigsville.
Space is limited and there is a fee to attend.
For information, visit uppermac.org.
Zion’s Union Church Maxatawny, 329 Church Road, Kutztown, will host the Miller-Keystone Bloodmobile for a blood drive 3:30-7 p.m. Nov. 6.
To donate, go to giveapint.org or call 1-800-223-6667.
For more information, call the church at 610-683-7485.
A 37-year-old Carbon County man was struck and killed in a hit-and-run crash around 9:08 p.m. Oct. 21 in the 1700 block of Mauch Chunk Road, South Whitehall Township.
A South Whitehall police spokesperson talked with The Press Oct. 23.
“We know who the driver is but are not releasing the name,” the spokesperson said. “It is still under investigation.”
Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim said Scott T. White of Palmerton was pronounced dead 9:38 p.m. Sunday by Deputy Coroner Cassandra Schiffner. An autopsy was performed Oct. 23.
Upper Macungie Township will host its sixth annual Barktoberfest 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 13 at Upper Macungie Park, 1625 N. Route 100, Fogelsville. Rain date is Oct. 14.
This free event will feature a pet parade, DJ, shows, demonstrations, costume contest, food and plenty vendors.
The township is having a photo scavenger hunt until Oct. 15 for residents to display their love of the community’s parks.
Contestants with the most cumulative points will win a prize.
Approximately 200 Lehigh, Bucks, Montgomery, Northampton, and Schuylkill counties residents participated in the 2018 Greater Allentown Walk for Apraxia Sept. 23 to raise funds and awareness for kids with apraxia of speech.
According to an Apraxia Kids news release, “Childhood apraxia of speech is a very challenging and complicated neurological speech disorder.
“This little-known disorder makes it difficult or impossible for children to accurately produce sounds, syllables, and/or words despite having a good understanding of language.
South Whitehall Township can now share its Community of Distinction honor with motorists entering the municipality with road signs presented by Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Sept 19 at the township building.
LVPC Executive Director Becky Bradley said during the unveiling of the road signs South Whitehall has consistently distinguished itself through comprehensive planning, land use regulations and plans that enhance community facilities and transportation corridors.
“26 Pebbles” tells the story of how the residents of Newtown, Conn. healed following the Dec. 14, 2012, massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in which 20 students and six teachers were slaughtered.
This one-act play is based on interviews done by Broadway performer and playwright Eric Ulloa with Newtown residents.
Before students rehearsed their parts Sept. 26, they listened via Skype as former Sandy Hook Elementary teacher Abbey Clements shared her story about the shooting.