Parkland Press

Friday, November 22, 2019

Collection Nov. 18-25

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

SHOEBOXES

The Lehigh Valley is among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, Nov. 18-25.

The Samaritan’s Purse project partners with local churches across the globe to deliver shoeboxes filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene items for children affected by war, disease, disaster, poverty and famine.

Volunteers want to collect more than 44,137 gifts to contribute to the 2019 global goal of reaching 11 million children.

Akathist service

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Holy Trinity

Holy Trinity Orthodox Catholic Church, 1023 Fifth St., Catasauqua, is having a Akathist prayer service to honor the Pochaev Mother of God Icon at 6 p.m. on Nov. 16.

This service will honor the Icon, the original of which dates back more than four centuries and is well known for numerous miracles.

The Akathist prayer service will be heartfelt and meant for people of all faiths.

Light refreshments will be served after the service.

For more information, call 610-997-5459.

Bazaar on

Friday, November 8, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Cedarbrook

Cedarbrook Senior Care and Rehabilitation, 350 S. Cedarbrook Road, South Whitehall, is holding their annual bazaar Nov. 8 in the auditorium.

The bazaar will be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

It will feature crafts, bake sale, and a white elephant sale.

Food and refreshments such as cabbage and noodles and hot dogs will be available for purchase from the auxiliary.

All proceeds will benefit resident activities.

For more information, call 610-395-3727.

Flu clinics

Friday, November 8, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

LVHN

Lehigh Valley Health Network will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children 6 months and older during two sessions in November.

Shots will be all drive-thru 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 9 at Dorney Park, South Whitehall, and at Coca-Cola Park, Allentown, on Nov. 10.

LVHN is partnering with area food banks and shelters to accept donations of unexpired, nonperishable food items during each of the drive-thru sessions.

Food donations are optional and not required to receive a shot.

Basket party on Oct. 25, 26

Sunday, October 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Union Lutheran

Union Lutheran Church, 5500 Route 873, Schnecksville, is having a basket party 5-8 p.m. Oct. 25, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 26.

Basket themes include bed and bath, Italian dinner, movie night, pets, gourmet, chocolate, babies, kids, teens, outdoor fun, candy, kitchen, toiletries, small appliances, gift cards and more.

Kitchen will be open and serving barbecue, soup, baked beans, homemade desserts, hot dogs and more.

Bring a bag of nonperishable food items and receive a free sheet of tickets.

Basket party on Oct. 26, 27

Sunday, October 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Holy Trinity

Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 4456 Main St., Whitehall (Egypt), is having a basket party 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 26, and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 27.

Drawings begin 2 p.m.

There will be more than 400 amazing prizes.

Homemade food and baked goods will be for sale. Tickets will be available at the door.

Winners do not need to be present.

For info, call 610-262-9315 or 610-533-2794.

Shoofly pie sale on Nov. 2

Sunday, October 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Grange

Lehigh-Northampton County Pomona Grange members are having a shoofly pie sale fundraiser Nov. 2 at the Schnecksville Grange.

The recipe used for these delicious, 10-inch, wet-bottom shoofly pies is the same recipe Central Grange, Germansville, used for more than 60 years to bake its famous pies.

Pickup pies 1-3 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Schnecksville Grange, Route 873, Schnecksville.

Proceeds from this fundraiser will be used for various community service projects.

To place an order, call 610-767-4400 no later than Oct. 27.