Parkland Press

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

NORTH WHITEHALL: Union Lutheran kids buy chicks and piglets

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

Children at Union Lutheran Sunday School are collecting pennies as their contribution to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America World Hunger program.

They showed up at the God’s Work, Our Hands event last fall with piggy banks, pots, coffee cans and plastic bags all filled with pennies.

At that time, the group had amassed $120 for the ELCA World Hunger piglet campaign.

The amount enabled needy families to receive piglets.

NORTH WHITEHALL: U.L. Lions Club celebrates 71 years

Thursday, December 27, 2018 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

The Upper Lehigh Lions Club is celebrating its 71st year with 62 members dedicated to serving the local community and some national and worldwide endeavors.

Recently, the club presented a check for $3,000 to the Center for Vision Loss to help screen children for eye issues and to assist with expenses of the organization.

The club donated $200 to Family Promise to help families who are homeless, decorated the township Christmas tree and sponsored a spaghetti supper to benefit the Schnecksville Fire Company kitchen rebuilding fund.

UPPER MACUNGIE: New Year’s Eve fun for kids

Thursday, December 20, 2018 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Upper Macungie Township will host a Kids Noon Year’s Eve 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Dec. 30 at Good Will Volunteer Fire Company, 7723 Hamilton Blvd., Trexlertown.

This free event will have something fun to do for the entire family.

There will be a balloon drop at noon, Dazzling Doodles face painting, games, giveaways and DJ JJ Sands.

Light refreshments will be available for purchase.

For information, go to uppermac.org.

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NORTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP: Schneck House featuring cookies and clear toys

Sunday, December 16, 2018 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

The Upper Lehigh Historical Society will sell homemade Christmas cookies and clear toy candy at the Schneck House 1-4 p.m. Dec. 16,

Everyone is invited to visit the historic Schneck log house along Route 873 across from McDonald’s in Schnecksville and purchase the special holiday treats.

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Bingo has resumed Monday nights in the Schnecksville Fire Company.

Doors open 5:30 p.m. Early bird bingo begins 6 p.m. Regular games start at 6:45 p.m. The kitchen will be open.

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP: Zion’s Union Church, Maxatawny, having live nativity on Dec. 8

Friday, December 7, 2018 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

The Sunday School at Zion’s Union Church Maxatawny, 329 Church Road, Kutztown, will have a live nativity 5-7:30 p.m. Dec. 8.

Shows will be every half-hour with the final show at 7 p.m.

Refreshments will be served.

Everyone, from third grade through adult, is welcome to help, Sunday School member or not.

For more information, call the Sue Haas at 610-683-6099.

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St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1027 Church St., Fogelsville, will show the movie “Star” 6:30 p.m. Dec. 15.

Refreshments will be provided. This event is free and open to the public.

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP: St. John’s UCC Busy Bees selling sticky buns

Friday, November 23, 2018 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

The Busy Bees of St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1027 Church St., Fogelsville, is having a plain and fancy sticky bun sale.

Orders are due Dec. 2. Pickup is Dec. 6.

For more information or to order, call Marilyn Roth at 610-395-3083.

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Upper Macungie Township will host a Jingle Bells holiday show at 6 p.m. Dec. 7 at Independent Park Community Center, 150 Independent Road, Breinigsville.

Pictures will be taken with Santa Claus for a small fee. Space is limited.

To register or for more information, go to uppermac.org/holidayshow.

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NORTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP: Union Lutheran Church to host craft show on Nov. 17

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

Union Lutheran Church, Schnecksville, will present its seventh annual holiday craft show 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 17.

The event includes 85 crafters with homemade items such as jewelry, bird houses, floral arrangements, greeting cards, purses, hand-woven baskets, crocheted children’s apparel, chocolates, and more.

This is a great time to enjoy fellowship, do some Christmas shopping, and hear music of the season.

Breakfast, lunch, and baked goods will be available.

Admission is free.

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UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP: Churches having Thanksgiving Eve services

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

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.

NORTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP Basket social Nov. 2 at St. John’s UCC

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1415 Rising Sun Road, Laury’s Station, will host a walk-in basket social from 5-8 p.m. Nov. 2 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 3,

The drawing begins 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Plenty of food and beverages will be available for purchase to eat in or take out.

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The Auxiliary of Northern Valley EMS, NOVA, will have a bake, soup, and sandwich sale in the social hall, 2375 Levans Road, Ormrod, on Election Day, Nov. 6.

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP: Psychic medium to visit park on Nov. 8

Thursday, October 25, 2018 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

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.

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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.

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