Parkland Press

Monday, June 18, 2018

Plant auction on May 7

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Garden club

Claussville Garden Club will have a plant auction 6:30 p.m. May 7 at Zettlemoyer’s Fogelsville Auction Center, 820 Nursery St., Fogelsville. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

There will be a wide variety of perennials, hostas, day lilies, etc. as well as houseplants available for purchase.

The sale of the plants, grown by the club members, will benefit the club’s scholarships, which each year is awarded to a Northwestern High School senior who is pursuing an education in agricultural or environmental studies, and other club activities.

Resource fair on May 5

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Parkland School District and the Education Foundation are hosting a community resource fair 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 5 in the cafeteria at Parkland High School, 2700 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., South Whitehall Township.

More than 50 different agencies will be on hand to discuss transportation, disabilities, health care, mental health, employment, housing, aging, and women’s, children, veterans and emergency services, churches, food banks and more.

There will be snacks, prizes and giveaways. All are invited to attend.

Safety seat checks May 17

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

S. Whitehall

South Whitehall Township police will be conducting a National Seat Check 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 17 at Target, 1600 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., in Crest Plaza shopping mall.

Certified child passenger safety technicians will be on hand to check car seats for proper installation and advise parents and caregivers how to choose the right car seats and install them properly in their vehicles.

Concerts on May 6, 13, 27

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Allentown Band, under the direction of Conductor Ronald Demkee, will perform a “Side-By-Side” concert with guest conductor Dr. Virginia Allen and Carol Jantsch, principal tuba with the Philadelphia Orchestra 7:30 p.m. May 6 at Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown.

The band will also give a Mother’s Day concert 7 p.m. May 13 and a Memorial Day concert 7 p.m. May 27, both at Springhouse Middle School, 1200 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall Township.

For information, call 610-434-7026 or go to

Group to meet on May 1

Thursday, April 26, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Civil War

Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania Inc., will host author Carleton Young for a discussion titled “Voices From the Attic: The Williamstown Boys” May 1 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center Lehigh Valley, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Breinigsville.

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

Reservations for the dinner must be made by April 26. Reservations are not required for just the program.

There is a fee for both the dinner and program.

Open house is planned

Thursday, April 26, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley will have a spring open house 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 28 at 1988 Schadt Ave., Whitehall.

Guests are invited to a question-and-answer session to learn about Islam and Muslim culture, visit cultural stations, sample cuisine, take guided tours of the center and more.

Modest dress is requested of guests. Casual pants, jeans and long skirts are acceptable.

For information, contact