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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Holiday shop on Nov. 30

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Parkway Manor

Parkway Manor Elementary School, 768 Parkway Road, South Whitehall, will be having a Holiday Shoppe 5:30-8 p.m. Nov. 30.

The evening will include: a children’s shop, cooking decorating, raffle prizes, and a vendor fair including, LuLaRoe, doTERRA, Thirty-One Bags, Mary Kay, Nu Skin, Touchstone Crystal and so much more.

Pizza and snacks will be available for purchase. This event is free and open to the public.

For information, email

Church having annual craft fair

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Jordan Lutheran Church, 5103 Snowdrift Road, Orefield, will have its 25th annual craft fair 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 18 in the family center.

There will be more than 50 crafters, delicious soups, barbecues, pies and other baked goods. Eat in or take out will be available

This year’s Chinese auction proceeds will be donated to Tails of Valor which provides rehabilitation through nonmedical therapy with service canines to veterans suffering from PTSD, traumatic brain injury and physical disabilities.

Concert on Dec. 2

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


The Allentown Band, under the direction of Conductor Ronald Demkee, will present an “Americans We” concert, a tribute to veterans 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown.

Special recognition honors include WWII veterans. The concert will also feature favorite holiday music.

Guests include Daniel Rodriguez, America’s Tenor; David Macbeth, director of Lehigh Valley Charter High School of the Arts; and the El Sistema Chorus of Allentown with Director Kyle Keller.

Meeting on

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

German Friends

The regular monthly meeting of the Pennsylvania German Friends will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Avenue, Allentown.

Developing skills to build simple “Dutch” sentences will be the main focus.

The public is invited to this free meeting.

The Pennsylvania German Friends organization meets the third Thursday of the month at the church, except the month of April and the summer months of July and August.

Parking is available in the lot across Tacoma Street; use ground floor “Office” entrance.

Candy sale orders are due

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

St. John’s UCC

St. John’s UCC, 1027 Church St., Fogelsville, is taking orders for candy supplied by Annette’s Candy Kitchen.

Candy is available in both milk and dark chocolate. Orders must be placed by Nov. 19.

For more information or to place an order call Beulah Snyder at 610-285-6608.

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran, 1028 Church St., and St. John’s UCC will be having a joint Thanksgiving Eve service at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22 at St. John’s UCC.

For more information, call St. John’s UCC at 610-398-7015 or St. John’s Lutheran at 610-395-5535.

Art show through Nov. 12

Thursday, November 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Gap Nature Center, 8844 Paint Mill Road, Slatington, is hosting its fifth Nature in Art Show at the Osprey House through Nov. 12.

Sixty-five works have been entered in the show, including a variety of media from watercolor to oil to acrylic to sculpture.

All the works are from local artists and most of the art is for sale during the show.

The exhibit is free and open to the public 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on both weekends.

Evening hours will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.