Grundsau Lodsch Nu. 16 Am Jahden will welcome Jahde, the groundhog, and his nephew, Lee, 7 a.m. Feb. 2 at Wehr’s Dam Park, South Whitehall Township, to predict the weather for the next six weeks.
While waiting for the groundhogs to arrive, everyone is invited to say the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag and sing Pa. Dutch songs amidst several other happenings.
All are welcome to attend this family occasion.
For additional information, call 610-395-4282.
Allentown AARP Chapter No. 5415 will meet noon Feb. 7 at St. Timothy Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown.
The program will be Jeff “Elvis” Krick.
Nonmembers and guests are welcome to attend.
Bring a nonperishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank.,
For more information, call 610-437-4265.
Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will meet 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem.
The program will be “Therapy Dogs” presented by Joel/WB3IWC.
Members and others interested in ham radio are invited to attend.
For more information, visit dlarc.org, email KE3AW@ARRLnet or call 610-432-8286.
Want to become a beekeeper? Join experienced beekeepers of the Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association for their eighth annual Intro to Beekeeping classes 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13, 27 and March 13 and 27 at Lehigh Carbon Community College, 4525 Education Park Dr., Schnecksville.
Price includes all classes, book, course materials, refreshments, access to experienced beekeepers, and field trip to club apiary.
The classes are family friendly for all ages.
For more information call 610-737-7676 or visit lehighvalleybeekeepers.org.
Registration is now open for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of Lehigh Valley’s Ready, Set, Gold 8K Run/5K Walk to be held April 13 at the Ironton Rail Trail, Coplay.
Run begins 8:30 a.m. The 5K Walk will begin at 9 a.m. Registration and packet pickup begin 7 a.m.
Come early and check out the merchandise table and the raffle.
Visit with various characters and listen to music before the event.
Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, is running its popular Adult Winter Reading Program until March 3.
Participates are entered into weekly raffles to win great prizes such as gift certificates, museum passes and show tickets provided by local businesses and organizations.
They also have the chance to log books and attend library events such as the Library Cafe to gain entries into a grand prize drawing at the end of the program.
The more you read and attend, the more chances to win.
Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania Inc., will host author Dr. Cheryl Renee Gooch to discuss her newest book, “Hinsonville’s Heroes: Black Civil War Soldiers of Chester County, Pennsylvania,” Feb. 5 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Fogelsville.
The book traces and interprets the lives of 18 men from a black community, who served in the Civil War to end slavery, and their families’ efforts to ensure they are remembered for their role in reunifying the country.
New Jerusalem Zion UCC, 1456 Krumsville Road, Krumsville, (across from Greenwich Elementary school) is hosting cabin fever game night 6:30-9 p.m. Feb. 8 at the church.
Everyone is invited to a night of fun and fellowship playing board games for all ages.
Refreshments will be provided.
For more information, call 610-756-6892.
Members of Union Lutheran Church, 5500 Route 873, Schnecksville, are cooking up an all-you-can-eat Italian buffet dinner 4-7 p.m. March 16.
Menu includes salad, breadsticks, chicken Marsala, baked ziti, white vegetable ziti, pasta with Alfredo sauce, sausage or marinara.
Advance tickets are available at the church office. Proceeds benefit church youth.
Takeout will be available.
For more information, call the church office at 610-767-6884.
Members of Greenawalds United Church of Christ, 2325 Albright Ave., South Whitehall, are cooking up pasta for a dinner 4:30-7 p.m. Jan. 26. Proceeds will benefit Family Promise of Lehigh Valley, which assists homeless children and their families.
Meal includes a variety of pasta and sauces, meatballs, salad, roll, dessert and beverages.
Tickets will be available at the door.
For more information about pasta night, call the church at 610-435-1763 or visit uccgreenawalds.org.