Does anyone ever wonder
why she never wears short sleeves
Does anyone wonder
why she never eats
She says it's too cold
It's been sunny all day
She says she isn't hungry
but her stomach is fading away
Her face is getting pale
It hurts when you touch her arm
She is always in the bathroom
She is always alarmed
She starts missing school
You have a bad thought in your head
Then you get a phone call...
Q. How important is exercise when you are a senior? Is it worth the risks of hurting yourself?
Scientific evidence shows that seniors should exercise, even though many older persons think it could harm them. Study after study demonstrates that seniors hurt their health a lot more by being sedentary.
If you're inactive, you deteriorate. Physical activity can help restore your capacity. Most older adults, regardless of age or condition, will benefit from increasing physical...
The second annual JCC Juried Indoor Fine Craft Show is 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. April 21, Jewish Community Center, 702 N. 22nd St., Allentown.
There is a catered preview, 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. April 20.
There will be 50 booths, featuring ceramics, fiber-wearable art, glass, jewelry, metalwork, wood, basketry, leather, judaica and furniture.
There is a children's art gallery featuring the work of JCC students.
The craft show is a fundraiser for children's programs at the...
A slideshow about and a signing of the book, "The Civil War in Pennsylvania: A Photographic History," is 1 p.m. April 20, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.
The book's editors have published extensively in the area of Civil War history.
Michael G. Kraus is Curator of Collections at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum, Pittsburgh.
David M. Neville is publisher of Military Images magazine.
He and Kraus co-wrote the DVD documentary...
As I settled in the grass
and watched the trees, the sky,
I noticed a calmness, with a soft breeze.
As if the world had just sat down
and taken a deep breath
to retreat from the rushing time.
Then suddenly, the branches I viewed
were not relaxing, but rustling,
and the clouds swirled about eagerly with passion.
The tranquil scene became restless before my eyes
without actually changing pace or tone,
"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," 10 a.m. April 18, 25; 12:30 p.m. April 18, May 2; Act 3 Children's Theatre Company of DeSales University, Schubert Theatre, Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, DeSales University, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley. desales.edu/act1, 610-282-3192
"Chicago," 8 p.m. April 24, 25, 26, 27; 30, May 1, 2, 3, 4; 2 p.m. April 28, May 4, 5; 9:45 a.m. April 29; talk back with director, cast follows 2 p.m. April 28 performance, Act 1, DeSales University...
Vouchsafe it to say that nothing like Touchstone Theatre's "Ulysses Dreams" was going on when the outdoor theater work was being presented for only its fourth performance April 14 at the Bethlehem Greenway Amphitheater no, not in any park, in any city, anywhere in the United States, or in any nation in the whole wide world.
"Ulysses Dreams," subtitled "an exploration of origin and destiny," will be presented again, noon, 4 p.m. April 20, 21 at the amphitheater. The impressionistic...
I hear my mom waking me up
Pork shoulder sizzling
Smelling the cookies,
three leche cake
Tasting the sweet sweet
pots and pans
in the kitchen
the glittery red bows
The cozy warm
Me seeing my presents
when you were called
I knew you wouldn't come back
I wait for you
weave as I wait
will you ever come back
I miss you
crying and crying
I can't wait any longer
where are you
Age 9, Grade: 4
Freemansburg Elementary School
Bethlehem Area School District
Richard Pawling, in the character of Cappy Hummel, a canal boat captain, presents "Canawling on America's Canals," a history of the United States' canal system, 6:30 p.m. April 23, Lower Macungie Township Community Center, Lower Macungie Library, 3450 Brookside Road, Lower Macungie Township.
The program is funded by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
To register: 610-966-6864