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Teens wanted

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State

Creative collaboration fuels innovation, and the Teen Entrepreneur Challenge is poised to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Penn State Lehigh Valley, Lehigh Valley LaunchBox, and Perkiomen School offer a 10-day summer camp for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in developing the foundation for a successful business or product idea.

Classes being

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Beekeepers

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.

Meeting on

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Quilters guild

The Crazy Quilters Quilt Guild meets 7 p.m. Jan. 8, at Faith Presbyterian Church, 3022 N. Second St., Emmaus.

This meeting will feature the guild’s annual quilt challenge, “Panel Play,” a friendly competition among members to design a winning quilted item from a fabric panel.

Entries will be displayed and guild members will vote for their favorites.

Entrants will then discuss their inspiration and techniques before the winner is announced.

Visitors should arrive between 6:30 and 6:45 p.m.

There is a small fee for nonmembers.

Accepting race

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

cancer

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.

Meeting on

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh County

The League of Women Voters of Lehigh County will present “Electoral College and Electoral Reform” by Dr. Kellen Gracey 11:30 a.m. Jan. 14 at Superior Restaurant,102 State Ave., Emmaus.

Dr. Gracey joined the DeSales political science faculty after receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa.

His research interests include religion and politics, electoral systems, and political behavior in both American and comparative contexts.

There is a cost for the buffet luncheon payable at door or listen to speaker without lunch.

Discussion on Jan. 8, 2019

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Civil War

Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania Inc., will host photographer Chris Heisey for a discussion titled “Photographing Our Civil War Battlefields,” Jan. 8 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Fogelsville.

Heisey will share 70 of his evocative contemporary battlefield images of hallowed grounds ranging from Vicksburg, Miss., to Gettysburg. He will provide battle historical anecdotes and share his personal experiences.

Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Program begins 7:30 p.m.