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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

VALLEY

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Registration is open for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of Lehigh Valley’s Ready, Set, Gold 8K Run/5K Walk to take place April 13 at Ironton Rail Trail, Coplay.

Run begins 8:30 a.m. The 5K walk begins 9 a.m. Registration at 7 a.m.

Come early and look at the merchandise table and take a chance at the raffle.

Visit with various characters and listen to music before the event.

Run/walk on April 13

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

PCFLV

The Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley is hosting its 10th annual Ready, Set, Gold 8k Run/5k Walk on April 13 at the Ironton Rail Trail, Coplay.

Registration opens at 7 a.m. with the opening ceremony at 8 a.m.

The 8k Run will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the 5k Walk starting at 9 a.m.

Kid’s Fun Run and obstacle course begins at 10:30 a.m.

Also featured at the event will be music, games, raffles, food, coffee and fun.

All participants are welcome to enjoy a free lunch.

Consignment sale April 16-18

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

KIDS CLOSET

The 2019 Spring-Summer Kids Closet Sale will be held April 16 through 18 at Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe.

The sale 5-9 p.m. April 16 is for VIP passholders and new moms.

The sale will be open to the public 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. April 17 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 18.

The longtime community resource that helps families save money on children’s necessities has a new owner.

Egg hunt on April 20

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

OREFIELD

Jordan Evangelical Lutheran Church, Orefield, will host its annual community Easter Egg Hunt on April 20.

All children from infant up to and including sixth grade (age 12) are invited to participate.

Registration begins at 11 a.m. with the event beginning at 11:30 a.m.

There will be crafts, jelly bean and candy guessing games, goody bags and complimentary snacks and water for all the kids.

The hunt will take place rain or shine. In case of bad weather, the hunt will move indoors.

Tavern night on April 12

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

GOV. WOLF

The last Tavern Night for the season at Governor Wolf Historical Society, 6600 Jacksonville Road, Bath, will be on April 12.

Doors open 6:30 p.m. and there will be music 7-10 p.m., provided by Pawnshop Bound. There will be food for sale by Macungie Farms.

Pawnshop Bound plays a mix of danceable rockabilly and old blues. The event is BYOB and you must be 21 years old to attend. Drinks and light snacks will be provided. Also featured will be a wine basket raffle.

There is an admission fee.

For information, go to govwolf.org.

Assistance hours on April 12

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

VETERANS

Appointments are available for veterans who have questions about benefits and services they have earned.

An outreach specialist from the American Legion will visit the Lower Macungie Township office of state Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, R-134th, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 12.

The office is in the Lower Macungie Township Administration Building, 3402 Brookside Road, Lower Macungie.

Town hall is planned

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Schlossberg

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 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.

Crush hunger fundraiser

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Parkland

Parkland Community Aid Reaching Every Student Food Pantry, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is hosting a Crush Hunger with Parkland C.A.R.E.S. fundraiser 6:30-11 p.m. April 26 at the Holiday Inn, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Breinigsville.

Party with the Slippery Band while enjoying light hors d’oeuvres served by butlers.

There will be an open bar with beer, wine and soda from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

A cash bar with spirits will be available throughout the evening.