Parkland Press

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

K-9 trials on Sept. 24

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

New Tripoli

The K-9 Kop Project is hosting the Lehigh Valley K-9 Trials 9 a.m. Sept. 24 at Thunderhead Farm, 7813 Springhouse Road, New Tripoli.

The K-9 Trials is an event where officers and their police dogs will be competing in events, including obstacle courses and narcotics and explosives detection.

The event is open to the public, and all proceeds will be used to benefit K-9 officers and K-9 units.

Benefit concert on Oct. 8

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

STONY RUN

Friedens Lutheran Church, 9727 Red Road, Stony Run, Kempton, will host a benefit concert for Steven Wasser at 2 p.m. Oct. 8.

Pastor David Reinwald from Kissinger’s Church, Wyomissing, and other members of his Rocky Mountain Band will perform the rich and majestic music of the beloved John Denver, Elvis and others.

The concert is to benefit Wasser, the 34-year-old sexton of Friedens Lutheran Church.

Wasser had a major stroke in July and has been hospitalized and in rehabilitation since then.

Event offered

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

EMERGENCIES

North Whitehall, South Whitehall and Upper Macungie townships will host “Get Prepared Parkland,” an emergency preparedness event 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 30 at Lone Lane Park, 30 Lone Lane, Upper Macungie Township.

There will be demonstrations, presentations and training sessions to mark September as National Emergency Preparedness Month.

Events include gun, generator and bike safety, fingerprinting, hands only CPR, junior firefighter obstacle course, live and simulated fire extinguisher training, first aid and more.

Fundraiser gala on Nov. 11

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

PCFLV

The Pediatric Cancer Foundation of Lehigh Valley and Bennett Maserati of Allentown will host the Hearts of Gold Gala 6-11 p.m. Nov. 11 at Iron Lakes Country Club, 3625 Shankweiler Road, North Whitehall Township.

The evening will feature a live auction of stunning artwork created by local pediatric cancer patients, wine tree, silent auction, live painting by local artist Lauren Kuhn (which will then be auctioned off during the live auction) and much more.

Black tie optional. Gold attire preferred.

To purchase tickets and register to bid, go to pcflv.org.

Open house on Sept. 23

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Islamic center

The Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley will host a fall open house 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sept. 23 at their Islamic Center, 1988 Schadt Ave., Whitehall.

Everyone is invited to meet your Muslim neighbors and it is a great way for everyone to get to know each other.

In addition to information about Islam and Muslims, there will be delicious ethnic food, Arabic calligraph, lady’s henna hand painting, guided tours of the center and more.

For information, email info@malv.org.

Events offered Oct. 5, 12

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

SENIOR FAIRS

State Rep. Gary Day, R-187th, invites senior citizens age 55 and older, family members and caregivers to learn more about services and programs available to them at two upcoming senior fairs.

The first is Day’s annual Senior Fair 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Kutztown Fire Company, 310 Noble St., Kutztown.

In addition to information tables and representatives from local, state and federal governments, and private agencies, the event will include door prizes and free refreshments.

Event offered

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

EMERGENCIES

North Whitehall, South Whitehall and Upper Macungie townships will host “Get Prepared Parkland,” an emergency preparedness event 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 30 at Lone Lane Park, 30 Lone Lane, Upper Macungie Township.

There will be demonstrations, presentations and training sessions to mark September as National Emergency Preparedness Month.

Events include gun, generator and bike safety, fingerprinting, hands only CPR, junior firefighter obstacle course, live and simulated fire extinguisher training, first aid and more.

Mini-golf tourney on Oct. 8

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

NWL SOCCER

Northwestern Lehigh High School Girls Soccer Booster Club is hosting its second annual mini-golf tournament 10:30 a.m. Oct. 8 at Bear Rock Junction, 8181 Route 309, New Tripoli. Rain date is Oct. 15.

There will be two 18-hole, par 48 courses for 36 teams, four per team with a shotgun start.

Every team can win prizes regardless of mini-golf ability.

Prizes will be awarded to the top, middle and bottom-third scoring teams and the player with the most holes-in-one in each group.