Parkland Press

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Workshop on April 25

Friday, April 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Country Meadows Retirement Communities, 460 N. Krocks Road, Upper Macungie, is hosting a lunch and lesson workshop, “Caring for the Caregiver,” on April 25.

There will be a free complimentary lunch at 11 a.m. followed by the workshop at noon.

Understand the benefits of self-care and learn the tools to put yourself first at times to create more joy for everyone.

Seating is limited. RSVP by April 19 to 610-395-7160 or

Events planned

Friday, April 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Senior center

Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W Elm St., Allentown, is offering the following programs for seniors in April.

Disc Jockey Jerry Deane will be playing oldies and requests from 7-10 p.m. April 27.

Per person fee includes light refreshments. Singles and couples welcome.

Instructor Ted LaRose is offering a history discussion titled “Great Mysteries of the Past” 2-3 p.m. April 22.

LaRose will also give a history discussion titled “Bizarre Tales for WWII from 1-2 p.m. April 29.

Child safety seat

Friday, April 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

S. Whitehall

South Whitehall Township police are offering free child safety seat checks between 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. April 24 in the parking lot of Target, 1600 N. Cedar Crest Blvd, South Whitehall.

Child passenger safety technicians will check to make sure the car seats are installed correctly and teach you how to use and install a car seat on your own.

For more information, call SWTPD at 610-398-0337.

Car show on June 1

Friday, April 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Allentown Area Corvette Club will host its 18th Springfest Car Show June 1 at the Penn State Lehigh Valley campus, across from the Promenade Shops, Center Valley.

This is a judged event featuring more than 50 awards.

Partial proceeds from this all-Corvette show go to the Angel 34 Foundation, which provides funding for pediatric cancer research.

Classes include street stock, modified and custom, as well as best-of-show and sponsor’s awards.

The first 125 preregistered cars will receive participation gifts and a commemorative dash magnet.

Town hall on April 18

Friday, April 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


State Rep. Mike Schlossberg, D-132nd, is inviting area residents to a town hall meeting where they may ask questions and voice concerns about state and local issues.

The town hall will be 7 p.m. April 18 at Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lehigh Valley, 41 S. Carlisle St., Allentown.

No registration or RSVP is required.

Staff will be on-hand to assist with state-related issues.

For more information, call Schlossberg’s office at 610-821-5577.