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Thursday, November 29, 2012 by The Press in Local News


·Schnecksville Senior Citizens at Schnecksville Fire Co., 1 p.m. lunch; meeting 1:30 p.m. Call 610-432-0260.

·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 395-1006.

·Model Railroad Ex-plorer Post 101 at Coplay Municipal Building, Room 201, 96 S. Fourth St., from 7-9 p.m. Call 610-965-2598 or 610-262-7013.

·Al-Anon Family Support group for adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families at First Presbyterian Church, Tilghman St. and Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, 7-9 p.m.; Alcoholics Anonymous, 8-9 p.m.

·Ziegels Union Church, 9990 Ziegels Church Road, Breinigsville, Bible study, 10 a.m. Call 610-285-6157.

·Alcoholics Anonymous at New Life Lutheran Church, 6804 Weiss Road, New Tripoli, 7 p.m. Enter at far end of church. Call 610-298-2710.

·New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 6804 Weiss Road, New Tripoli. 7-8:30 pm Women's Bible Study. Babysitting provided for small fee. Call 610-298-2710 for information.

·Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of National Active and Retired Federal Employees, noon lunch at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown. Ron Nelson will describe his Peace Corps experiences. Business session follows. For information, call Ken Zeiner at 610-837-7246 There is a fee for lunch.

·Lehigh Gap Nature Center, Slatington, 7:30 p.m. Jerry McAward will discuss "Laughing and Learning on the Lehigh River." The event is free and open to the public.


·Men's Prayer Breakfast at Cracker Barrel Restaurant, Fogelsville, 7 a.m. All men welcome.



·Lehigh Gap Nature Center, Slatington, holiday open house 1-3 p.m. Afternoon of fun, crafts and refreshments. Santa, 1-2 p.m. Workshop in using greens and grape vines to make holiday wreaths and swags. Demonstration on how to turn paper into tree decorations and gift tags. Bring plate of holiday snacks or cookies to share. For directions or information, log onto or call 610-760-8889.

·Twisted Reed, 7998 King's Highway, Lynnport, holiday open house from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Handwoven baskets, handpainted Old World Santas, handloomed scarves, handknitted hats and accessories, pottery, jewelry, stained glass, handmade organic soaps, handcrafted cutting boards and other fine crafts. Parking in rear of store. For information, call 610-298-2256.

·Heidelberg Church Women of Faith nativity display in Heidelberg Church's fellowship hall, 2-6 p.m. Dec. 1 and from 9:45 a.m.-4 p.m. tomorrow. Free cookies and punch. For information, call Eleanor at 610-767-5065

·Forgotten Feline and Fidos Kitten Kapers at 9645 Hamilton Blvd., Breinigsville (weather permitting), 1:30-4 p.m. Adopt a kitten, adult or foster one. Call 610-841-1736.

·Cedar Lutheran Church, 3419 Broadway, Cetronia, Visit with Santa 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Children's photos with Santa and then light lunch. Menu includes hot dog or chicken barbecue with chips and lemonade, iced tea or water. Babysitting available 1-3 p.m. for per child fee. There is a fee for photo and lunch, or for lunch only. No personal cameras allowed. Reservations needed to attend. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. For reservations, email or call 610-392-2152.


·NAMI CAN support group for parents of children with a mental illness at NAMI LehighValley, 802 W. Broad St., Bethlehem, 7 p.m. Call 610-882-2192.

·Auxiliary of Northern Valley EMS holiday shop 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the NOVA social hall, 2375 Levans Road, Ormrod. Vendors with toys, accessories, cosmetics, flowers, baskets, kitchen goods, purses and insulated bags and jewelry. Kitchen will be open for lunch, and homemade baked goods will be available. Call Sally at 610-262-2602 for more information.

·Allentown Band Holiday and Pearl Harbor Remembrance Concert with Susan Boyer, soprano; Michael Toth, piano; Summer Harmony Men's Chorus and Clair Neamand, conductor 3 p.m. at Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown. Tickets available at door or by calling Jeff Krause at 610-439-3303.

·Allentown Music Club's "A Sacred December" 3 p.m. at Hope United Church of Christ, 1031 Flexer Ave., Allentown. Performers are Helen Beedle, Susan Smith, Jeanne Harakal, Camille Vernarr, Rebekah Graver and Santa Peters.

·Robert M. Fegely VFW Post 8282, 1522 Butz Road, Breinigsville, breakfast 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Menu includes eggs, pancakes, French toast, choice of two meats, coffee, tea and hot chocolate.


·Schnecksville Fire Co., Route 309, bingo. Food available 5 p.m. Warm-ups 6 p.m. Bingo 6:45 p.m.

·Alcoholics Anonymous 7:30 p.m. at Ziegels Church, Breinigsville.

·Alcoholics Anonymous at First Presbyterian Church, corner of Tilghman St. and Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

·Moms In Touch International prayer group, 9:40-10:30 a.m. Call 610-760-2306.

·Alzheimer's Adult Children support group at Center of Healthy Aging, Lehigh Valley Hospital, 17th and Chew sts., Allentown, 6:30 p.m.


·Stepping Stones Al-Anon Family support group 7 p.m. in Room 15 at Neffs UCC, Route 873, Neffs.

·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Main St., Slatedale. Weigh-in from 6-6:30 p.m.; meeting follows. Call 610-767-6804.

·SPADE International, 9077 Steinsville Road, Kempton, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Women's Bible Study. Call 610-756-6510 for more information.

·Woman's Club of Allentown at 1114 Walnut St., Allentown, 1 p.m.

·South Parkland Youth Association at Nativity Lutheran Church, 4004 Tilghman St., Allentown, 8 p.m.

·Odd Fellows at Schnecksville Fire Company, 7:30 p.m.

·Heidelberg Association for Retired Persons, 11 a.m.Christmas party in Heidelberg Church fellowship hall. Bring covered dish to share and $5 wrapped gift. (no candy). Play the game "Now you have it … now you don't!" For information, call 610-336-0555 or 610-767-5065


·Fogelsville Fire Co. bingo, 6:45 p.m. Doors open 5:30 p.m.; kitchen opens 6 p.m.

·Sertoma Club at Knights of Columbus, 1519 Greenleaf St., Allentown, noon.

·Fogelsville Senior Citizens at Fogelsville Firehouse, 1 p.m.

·Allentown West Rotary Club at Luther Crest, 800 Hausman Road, South Whitehall Township, 7:30 a.m. Call 610-298-2250 for information.

·Depression Bipolar Support Alliance at First Presbyterian Church, Cedar Crest Blvd. and Tilghman St., 7-9:30 p.m. Call 610-437-2741. Adolescent support group in the Youth Lounge.

·Busy Bee Quilters of Union UCC, Neffs, from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. New quilters welcome. Call 610-767-6961.

·Ontelaunee Lions, Lioness Clubs at Northwestern Ambulance Corps, Route 309, New Tripoli, 7 p.m. Call 610-298-2246.

·Allentown Hiking Club at St. Timothy's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown, 7 p.m.

·Lady Lillie Rebekah Lodge at Schnecksville Fire Company, 7:30 p.m.

·Sunrise Toastmasters, 7:25 a.m. at Parkland Restaurant, Walbert Ave., South Whitehall. Learn to build speaking skills. For information, email