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Art show through Nov. 12

Thursday, November 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Gap Nature Center, 8844 Paint Mill Road, Slatington, is hosting its fifth Nature in Art Show at the Osprey House through Nov. 12.

Sixty-five works have been entered in the show, including a variety of media from watercolor to oil to acrylic to sculpture.

All the works are from local artists and most of the art is for sale during the show.

The exhibit is free and open to the public 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on both weekends.

Evening hours will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Concert on Nov. 21

Thursday, November 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Allentown Band, under the direction of Conductor Ronald Demkee, will perform 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Gala Dinner Concert at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, 7736 Adrienne Dr., Breinigsville.

The concert will feature many of the guest soloists who have appeared with the band over the years, including: Daniel Rodriguez, Patricia Risley, Frank Kaderabek, Scott Shelsta, Geoffrey Gallante, Stefan Xhori, Evelyn Stewart and Chet Brown.

For information and schedule, visit

Putz display

Thursday, November 2, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


The traditional Christmas Putz at The Lutheran Home at Topton will be open for the holidays.

The Putz will be open to the public from 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23 and 30.

A traditional miniature display that covers 560 square feet, the Putz is a collection of antique holiday displays, including working trains.

Mrs. Ida Henry, a matron of The Lutheran Home at Topton during its years as an orphanage, assembled the Putz between the years of 1909 and 1945.

Fraud seminar

Thursday, November 2, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Luther Crest

Luther Crest will host a financial fraud awareness seminar at 2 p.m. Nov. 7 in Crest Hall at the Luther Crest senior living community, 800 Hausman Road, South Whitehall.

Financial specialist Stephanie Miller will share strategies people can use to help prevent personal information from getting into the hands of scammers or other criminals.

To register, call 610-391-8229.

Holiday bazaar on Nov. 10

Thursday, November 2, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Cedarbrook Nursing Home, 350 S. Cedarbrook Road, South Whitehall, is having a holiday bazaar 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 10.

There will beautiful handmade crafts, decorations, fashion accessories, baked goods, plants, jewelry, a white-elephant sale and more.

Refreshments, including homemade cabbage and noodles, will be available.

The bazaar is open to the public.

Proceeds benefit Cedarbrook residents.

For information, call 610-336-5681.