Parkland Press

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP: Good Will Fire Co. cooking up breakfast

Thursday, May 9, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Good Will Fire Company No. 1, Trexlertown, 7723 Hamilton Blvd., Breinigsville, is cooking up breakfast 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 12.

Breakfast includes two eggs, choice of two meats (bacon, ham, sausage or mackerel) and one to three pancakes, home fries, toast, coffee, juice and water.

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Upper Macungie Township has partnered with certified tennis professional Brian Bleam to host tennis clinics for all levels at Ricky Park, 5875 Ricky Ridge Trial, Orefield, and Blue Barn Park, 5770 Snowy Orchid, Allentown.

UPPER MACUNGIE: Ziegels Church having sale May 4

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Ziegels Church, 9990 Ziegels Church Road, Breinigsville, is having a community yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 4.

There will be baked goods and food for sale.

All proceeds go toward Wreaths Across America.

The church Mission Team is having its annual shrimp boil 4-6 p.m. May 5.

Meal includes salad, half-pound of shrimp, sausage, potato, corn on the cob, drink and dessert.

A kid’s meal includes salad, quarter-pound of shrimp, sausage, potato, half a corn on the cob, drink and dessert.

NORTH WHITEHALL: NOVA having indoor yard sale

Friday, April 19, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

The Auxiliary of Northern Valley EMS, 2375 Levans Road, Ormrod, will have an indoor yard sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 27 in the social hall.

Food will be available for purchase.

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Schnecksville Fire Company will sponsor an all-you-can-eat breakfast in the main hall from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on April 28.

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Parkland Community Library is having a new kind of fundraiser through Dan Schantz’s Greenhouse, 2031 29th St. S.W., Allentown.

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP: Churches offering Easter activities

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Ziegels Union Church, 9990 Ziegels Church Road, Breinigsville, will have an Easter Egg Hunt for kids ages 1 through sixth grade at 2 p.m. on April 14, rain or shine.

An adult challenge course will also be offered.

Refreshments will be served in the grove following the egg hunt.

The church will observe Maundy Thursday with a Union Agape potluck meal (a form of Love Feast) 6:30 p.m. April 18 in fellowship hall.

For more information, call the church office at 610-285-6157.

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NORTH WHITEHALL: NOVA to have bazaar, theme baskets

Thursday, April 4, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

The Auxiliary of Northern Valley EMS, NOVA, will have its annual bazaar with theme baskets from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 6.

The event features lunch, baked goods, attic treasures and theme baskets. Drawing for the baskets will be at 2 p.m.

NOVA volunteers are preparing for the Easter bread, paska, fundraiser which will offer 1- or 2-pound loaves, with or without raisins.

Call Julie at 610-262-7749 by April 10 to reserve Easter bread for pickup on April 19.

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Upper Macungie: Electronics recycling April 6

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Upper Macungie Township is hosting an electronics recycling day for residents from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine, April 6 at Grange Road Park, 360 Grange Road.

Items are limited to microwaves, household batteries, fluorescent lights, computers, monitors, televisions (limit three TVs or monitors).

Proof of residency will be checked. Yard waste cards will not be accepted.

The township is offering adult basketball for adults ages 21 and older 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays April 4 to June 13 at Jaindl Elementary School, 1051 Weilers Road, Breinigsville.

NORTH WHITEHALL: Men of Union UCC cooking pasta dinner

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

The men’s group of Union United Church of Christ, Neffs, will host a spaghetti dinner 5-7 p.m. March 30.

The all-you-can-eat meal includes spaghetti with meatballs or sausage, salad, bread, dessert and beverage.

Tickets will be available at the door.

Proceeds will go to Family Promise of Lehigh Valley, an organization committed to improving the lives of homeless children and families.

The goal is to provide meals, lodging and mentorship while the families work toward achieving stability.

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP: Area churches preparing for Lenten season

Thursday, February 28, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Ziegels Church, 9990 Church Road, Breinigsville, will offer a soup meal after the noon Ash Wednesday service on March 6.

There will also be a soup meal at 6 p.m. followed by a 7 p.m. service the same day.

For more information, call the church office at 610-285-6157.

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St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8227 Hamilton Blvd., Trexlertown, will have Ash Wednesday services at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. March 6.

For more information, call the church office at 610-398-1000.

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NORTH WHITEHALL TWP: Union UCC church members to flip flapjacks on March 5

Friday, February 22, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

Union United Church of Christ, Neffs, will serve free pancakes, sausage, applesauce and fastnachts at 6 p.m. March 5.

This tradition of eating heavy food on Shrove Tuesday, before the start of Lent, will be hosted by the fellowship committee and served by the youth group.

On Ash Wednesday, March 6, all are welcome to stop by noon to 12:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for a time of prayer, communion and reception of ashes in the sanctuary.

Staff will distribute ashes 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. and 5-6 p.m. at drive-thru locations in the parking lot.

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UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP: Library offering Valentine’s Day programs for kids, adults

Thursday, February 14, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Parkland Community Library, 4422 Walbert Avenue, South Whitehall Township, will be offering a restorative yoga class with Karen Klubertanz from Five Paths at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 19.

The library is hosting an Anti-Valentine’s Day party for kids in grades six through 12 at 1 p.m. Feb. 16.

Create a rude heart craft and take a swing at a piñata while munching on plenty of snacks.

Everyone is invited to play bridge, pinochle, canasta or chess at the library’s Games We Love program 1 p.m. Feb. 15.

Library staff will provide the games.