Aug. 16 will mark the 75th anniversary of the commissioning of the USS Intrepid (CVS-11), the World War II-era Essex class aircraft carrier that is now home to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City.
To mark the occasion, the Intrepid Museum is putting out a coast-to-coast “all call” for former Intrepid crew members to be reunited in a special 75th Commissioning Anniversary Celebration Weekend from Aug. 16-19 on board the Intrepid.
The museum is also accepting donations of personal artifacts and memorabilia from former crew members and their families.
Forgotten Feline and Fidos, 6022 Mountain Road, Germansville, will be having a Kitten Kapers adoption event noon-4 p.m. April 28 at the shelter.
Adopt a kitten, adult or foster one. To adopt that day, vet records from past pets would be helpful in completing the adoption. For information, call 610-760-9009. To adopt other days, call Therese at 610-248-7399.
Lehigh Valley Torch Club will meet 6:30 p.m. May 3 at the Hamilton Family Restaurant, 2027 Hamilton St., Allentown.
The lecture topic will be Security Trumps Liberty.
Korematzu vs. US. was a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case concerning the constitutionality of Executive Order 9066, which ordered Japanese Americans into internment camps during World War II regardless of citizenship.
Advanced registration is required.
To inquire about the club or attending the meetings, call 484-619-3655.
The Emmaus Police Department will have a child passenger safety technician at Cetronia Ambulance Corps, 4300 Broadway, South Whitehall, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 2, 14 and June 20 to check child restraint systems for proper installation.
To schedule an appointment, call 610-967-3113.
Forgotten Feline and Fidos, 6022 Mountain Road, Germansville, will be having Kitten Kapers adoptions noon-4 p.m. April 21 at the shelter.
Adopt a kitten, adult or foster one.
To adopt that day, vet records from past pets would be helpful in completing the adoption.
For more information, call 610-760-9009.
To adopt any other day, call Therese at 610-248-7399.
The Penn State Extension Tree Climbing School will be holding an intensive three-day class designed to teach the fundamentals of safe tree climbing and maintenance 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 7-9 at Cedar Beach Park, 2600 Parkway Blvd., Allentown.
Major emphasis will be placed on learning the skills required to climb and prune trees.
March of Dimes Lehigh Valley March for Babies, presented by Lehigh Valley Health Network, will take place April 29 at Cedar Crest College, Allentown.
Registration begins at 9 a.m. The 2.5-mile walk will start 10:30 a.m.
There will also be the annual 5k Run for Babies in conjunction with the walk.
For information, go to marchforbabies.org.
Trexlertown Grange, 1183 Grange Road, Wescosville, across Route 222 from Walmart, will have a monthly Saturday night concert and dance featuring The Honky-Tonk Dukes, playing live classic country music and ’50s rock ’n’ roll.
The dance will be from 7-10 p.m. on the last Saturday of every month, starting April 28 at the grange.
All ages are welcome to attend. There is an entry fee at the door.
Snacks will be provided. Bring a potluck dish.
Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 1547 Chew St., Allentown, will have a penny party April 28.
Kitchen opens at 4:30 p.m. Drawing starts at 5:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
For more information, call Diane at 610-398-0258.
The Allentown Band will present a special concert 3 p.m. April 22 at the historic Zion’s Reformed United Church of Christ, 622 W. Hamilton St., Allentown.
This unique program was created by conductor Ronald Demkee to coincide with the special exhibit “Last One In: American Ideals in Conflict with American Attitudes,” on immigration at the Liberty Bell Museum, which is housed within the church.
The exhibit will feature editorial cartoons about each wave of immigrants to America.