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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Allentown

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Knitting club to meet April 13

Members of the Knitting Club of Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, will meet 2:30-4:30 p.m. April 13.

Knitters, with a lifetime of knitting and needlework experience, will teach others a stitch or two. In return, newer knitters can teach others some contemporary patterns and cutting-edge techniques.

Other needlework crafts would be welcome. The group will meet once a month.

Sign up at the reference desk to join.

Beekeepers

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Discussion set for April 18

With the honey flow season about to begin with nectar sources now in early bloom and bees beginning to perform collection flights on warmer days, the Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association will display and discuss the equipment and methods available throughout the year for the supplemental feeding of honeybees and to promote early egg laying by queens.

This roundtable discussion will be 7 p.m. April 18 at Lehigh County Agricultural Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whtiehall.

This event is free and open to the public.

the Stage

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

'Tom Sawyer' on April 25-27

Players of the Stage will be performing "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain at 7 p.m. April 25, 26 and 27 and 2 p.m. April 27 at Living Hope Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 330 Schantz Road, Lower Macungie.

The show was adapted for stage and is being directed by Sharon Barshinger Gerdes.

Tickets are free but reservations are required.

An offering will be taken to support the Care Net Centers of the Lehigh Valley.

To reserve tickets, call 484-515-3051 or go to potstickets@gmail.com.

For more information, visit playersofthestage.

Palmerton

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Concert features Roger's garden

Composer and performer Dr. Roger Latzgo, of Germansville, will bring "Music from Roger's Garden," his celebration of gardening and ecology, to Palmerton Library, 402 Delaware Ave., Palmerton.

The free performance will take place at 2 p.m. April 21. The library will accept donations at the door.

"Music from Roger's Garden" builds on generations of celebrating nature with song.

Latzgo will accompany his vocals on guitar and piano, as well as, some exotic instruments brought back from his travels.

Dyslexia

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Book fair on April 20

The Children's Dyslexia Center, Allentown, is sponsoring a book fair 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 20, at Barnes and Noble at The Promenade Shops, Center Valley.

Events include book signings by Author Eli Kowalski, appearance by Kushka, the real-life dog from the book "Kushka, the Dog Named Cat," musical performance by Ryan Leaver 1- 2 p.m.; special story times; crafts; face painting; and a store scavenger hunt.

FF&F

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Basket bingo on April 21

Forgotten Felines and Fidos animal shelter, Germansville, will be having a named-brand basket bingo April 21 at Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Bingo starts 1 p.m.

There will be a Chinese auction, 50-50 and door prizes.

Bring a cat or dog food donation and be entered in a special basket drawing.

Food and refreshments will be available.

Food provided by Kasey Lynn Caterers of the Meadows, Hellertown.

For information, contact Lori at 610-366-1393 or email lhamm66@verizon .net.

Preparedness

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Web page offers safety tips

There is a toll-free line,1-888-9-READYPA (1-888-973-2397), as part of ReadyPA, a public outreach campaign that includes a website ReadyPA.org to educate residents about the importance of making emergency kits and family emergency plans.

Home and car emergency kit checklists and emergency plan templates, are at ReadyPA.org and by calling 1-888-9-READYPA.