Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th, is urging middle and high school students to help find solutions to the growing heroin and opioid epidemic facing the state by producing a video aimed at focusing greater awareness on the crisis.
“Talk to Your State Senator,” a statewide video competition, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Senate with support from members of the Drug and Alcohol Service Providers Association of PA, is intended to get students involved in legislative efforts to fight heroin and opioid abuse.
The Worship Praise Band of Asbury United Methodist Church, 1533 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall, will perform a concert of holiday favorites 7 p.m. Dec. 1. All are welcome to attend.
Visit asburylv.org to purchase tickets or they may be purchased at the door.
The Jubilation Ringers and the Elysium String Quartet at Asbury United Methodist Church will also be presenting a Christmas concert “Ring a Heavenly Christmas” 4 p.m. Dec. 9.
Purchase tickets at JubilationRingers.Asburylv.org or they may be purchased at the door.
Luther Crest will host a public holiday open house 2 p.m. Dec. 7 at the senior living community, 800 Hausman Road, South Whitehall.
Participants will tour residents’ homes, decorated for the holiday season.
The event also will include holiday-related cookies and other treats.
People interested in attending are asked to call Luther Crest at 610-391-8229.
Orefield Middle School has joined with South Whitehall Township police for their doughnut fundraiser to raise funds and bring awareness to pediatric cancer.
Buckets have been placed in classrooms for students to deposit loose change until Nov. 30 for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley. Totals will be counted Dec. 1.
The homeroom class from each grade that brings in the most change will be treated to doughnuts delivered by South Whitehall Township police officers the week of Dec. 4.
AARP Chapter 4150 will meet noon Jan. 4, 2018, in the Community Room of the Lower Macungie Library, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie. Guests are welcome to attend.
Meet neighbors and learn more about senior 50-plus programs and issues.
The Christmas party will be on Dec. 7. Tickets are required.
For information, call 610-285-4563.
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Senior Adults Gaining Enrichment, an outreach program of Penn State Lehigh Valley for adults age 55 and older, is holding a lecture Dec.1 in room 135 at Penn State Lehigh Valley, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley.
The lecture is “Practicing Our Civic Values: Re-Imagining 20th Century Writing for the Purpose of Peace.”
The Young Musicians of the Allentown Music Club will present its next recital 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Hope UCC, 1031 Flexer Ave., Allentown.
New members are welcome.
This event is open to kids ages 6 to 18 who are studying with a private teacher and want to showcase their talents on a musical instrument or voice.
The Lehigh Valley Press is accepting donations of yarn for a Parkland School District resident who makes throws for patients in Phoebe Nursing Home and local hospitals.
Anyone willing to donate yarn may contact Susan Bryant, editorial assistant for the Parkland Press at 610-740-0944, ext. 3726.
The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs wants to help pay tribute to all of the men and women from Pennsylvania who died as a result of the Vietnam War.
For the past two years, the DMVA has partnered with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Washington, D.C., to find a photo of every Pennsylvanian whose name appears on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.
Parkway Manor Elementary School, 768 Parkway Road, South Whitehall, will be having a Holiday Shoppe 5:30-8 p.m. Nov. 30.
The evening will include: a children’s shop, cooking decorating, raffle prizes, and a vendor fair including, LuLaRoe, doTERRA, Thirty-One Bags, Mary Kay, Nu Skin, Touchstone Crystal and so much more.
Pizza and snacks will be available for purchase. This event is free and open to the public.
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