Parkland Press

Friday, June 23, 2017

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.

NORTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP

Thursday, May 4, 2017 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

Union UCC hosting country sale

Union United Church of Christ, Neffs, will stage its annual country sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 6.

The event includes a community yard sale, both inside and outside the church.

There will be a book sale and Santa’s Attic, which includes Christmas and other holiday items for sale.

Here’s a chance to stop by the geranium stand and purchase plants for your garden or Memorial Day displays.

Union UCC cooks will be serving up homemade soup, barbecues and various sides for your lunch time enjoyment.

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP

Thursday, April 27, 2017 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Upper Macungie offering junior emergency services academy

Upper Macungie Township is offering basketball for adults ages 21 and older from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays until June 8 at Jaindl Elementary School, 1051 Weilers Road, Breinigsville. Equipment is provided.

The township has partnered with USPTR certified tennis professional Brian Bleam to host adult, junior and pee-wee tennis clinics.

Session one will be May 8 to June 7. Session two is scheduled for July 10 through Aug. 9 and session three will be Aug. 14 to Sept. 14. There is a fee to attend and registration is required.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

Union UCC, Neffs, to welcome rabbi

Rabbi Daniel Swartz, spiritual leader of Temple Hesed in Scranton, will be the guest preacher April 23 for the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. worship services at Union United Church of Christ, Neffs.

His theme will be “Creation Care Beyond Blue or Red.”

The rabbi will join the adult education class 9:15 a.m. in Room 5 to share scriptural and practical guidelines for care of the planet. All are welcome to attend.

NORTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP

Thursday, April 6, 2017 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

Schnecksville Grange to have flea market

The Schnecksville Grange, 5322 Route 873, will have its spring flea market and bake sale from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on April 8. Vendors will be set up with toys, books, collectibles, household items and more.

The kitchen will be open with homemade soup, barbecues and hot dogs to purchase for lunch.

Adam Kern, who has taken over as organizer of the event, reports a few new items have been added to the day’s program.

There will be live acoustic music, games and children’s activities such as face painting, and an appearance by Pit Stop the clown.