Parkland Press

Sunday, July 23, 2017

SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP Friends of Parkland Library having book sale July 28-30

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by SYMAN HIRSCH in Columns

Friends of the Parkland Library will be hosting it 27th annual book sale 9 a.m.-7 p.m. July 28 and 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. July 29 at St. Joseph the Worker Center, 1879 Applewood Road, Orefield.

Bag day will be held 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 30.

They will be accepting book donations from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. between July 24-26 at St. Joseph the Worker Center.

They will be accepting donations of hardcover and paperback books, games, video games, puzzles, CDs and DVDs only.

No textbooks, Reader’s Digests, magazines, encyclopedias, VHS tapes or law books will be accepted.

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP ‘Moana’ on the big screen Aug. 4

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by SUSAN BRYANT SBRYANTTNONLINE.COM in Columns

Upper Macungie Township will be showing the movie “Moana” Aug. 4 at Grange Park, 360 Grange Road.

Pre-movie activities start 7 p.m.

The township has partnered with certified tennis professional Brian Bleam to offer adult and junior tennis clinics Aug. 14-Sept. 14 at Ricky Park, 5875 Ricky Ridge Trail, Orefield, and Blue Barn Park, 5770 Snowy Orchid Road.

Junior level 1 for ages 7-9 will be offered 4:30-5:30 p.m. with junior level 2 for ages 9-12 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and adults from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.

There is a fee for the clinics.

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP

Thursday, July 6, 2017 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP: Events offered for kids, adults

Upper Macungie Township will be showing the movie “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” July 7 at Earl Adams Memorial Park, 8935 Breinigsville Road, Breinigsville. Activities start at 7 p.m.

The township is offering its junior golf by The First Tee of Lehigh Valley for children from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays July 17 to Aug. 9 at Independent Park, 150 Independent Road, Breinigsville.

NORTH WHITEHALL

Thursday, June 29, 2017 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

NORTH WHITEHALL: Agape Church to have flea market

Agape New Testament Fellowship Church, 5229 Route 873, Schnecksville, is having a flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 30, and from 8 a.m.-noon July 1.

There will be an assortment of items for sale, including clothing and refreshments.

Proceeds will benefit youth ministries.

Agape Church invites young people ages 11-19 to a VBS camp out 6 p.m. July 14 to 10 a.m. July 15.

Attendees will share time together for breakfast.

The theme, “God is Not Dead,” includes teaching, games, crafts, snacks, a rock-a-thon, and a movie.

NORTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP: Union Lutheran Church VBS to begin June 25

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Union Lutheran Church, Schnecksville, will offer “Maker Fun Factory” for Vacation Bible School 6-8 p.m. June 25-30 for children ages 3 through fifth grade.

The evening begins with a free meal 5:45 p.m. for participants, their families and any interested adults.

While the children are attending their fun and learning sessions, adults are invited to a Bible study at the same time.

In order to have sufficient materials, preregister by June 19.

Call 610-767-6884 for more information.

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UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP

Thursday, June 8, 2017 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP ‘Pete’s Dragon’ on screen June 9

Upper Macungie Township will be showing the movie “Pete’s Dragon” June 9 at Lone Lane Park, 30 Lone Lane. Activities start at 7 p.m.

Junior golf will be offered by The First Tee of Lehigh Valley for children 9 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays at Independent Park, 150 Independent Road, Breinigsville.

Session 1 runs from June 19 to July 12. Session 2 will run July 17 to Aug. 9.

NORTH WHITEHALL

Thursday, June 1, 2017 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

NORTH WHITEHALL: Union UCC having barbecue bash

Union United Church of Christ, Neffs, is launching the summer season June 10 with a Backyard BBQ Bash.

Chicken and pork dinners will be available from Lorah’s, starting at 3:30 p.m. Meals include french fries, coleslaw and beverage.

Scott Marshall and Marshall’s Highway, winner of 12 Lehigh Valley Music awards, will entertain 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Come, enjoy the music and fellowship free of charge. Food tickets may be purchased that day or in advance.

For information, call 610-767-6961.

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Fogelsville churches having community Memorial Day service

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1028 Church St., and St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1027 Church St., Fogelsville, are hosting their annual joint community Memorial Day service at 10 a.m. May 29 in Fogelsville Union Cemetery.

The service will be led by the Rev. Nelson Quinones and the Robert M. Fegely VFW Post 8282, Breinigsville.

The Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will assist at the service.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

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NORTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP Union Lutheran Church having multifamily yard sale May 20

Thursday, May 18, 2017 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

Union Lutheran Church, Schnecksville, will host a multifamily yard sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. May 20.

Come and shop for baby items, toys, household things, books and more. The kitchen will be open.

Call 610-767-6884 for more information.

On May 29, Lutheran leaders will conduct a Memorial Day service 9:30 a.m. in Union Cemetery.

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Union United Church of Christ, Neffs, will recognize individuals who lost their lives while serving in the U.S. military during the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services on May 28 .

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UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP

Thursday, May 11, 2017 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Library offering programs for kids, teens, adults

Parkland Community Library, 4422 Walbert Ave., South Whitehall Township, is hosting a block party for kids ages 2 and older with an adult 6 p.m. May 13.

Youngsters are invited to play with the library’s new block collection.

The library staff will show the movie “Julius Caesar” at its Brown Bag Classics at 1 p.m. May 15.

Bring a lunch and the library will provide beverages.

Bring tablets, smartphones or devices and explore some great online resources and tools all available for free through the library at its Cool Online Tools event 5 p.m. May 16.