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Thursday, September 19, 2013 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Mei Liewe Freind,

De alde Leit ihr Rot sott mer nemme. You should take old folks' advice.

Wann der Wind iwwer die Hawwerschtopple geht, no waerre die Owed lenger. When the wind blows over the oats stubble, the evenings get longer.


A car cruise will take place 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 21 at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 2096 Independent Road (Route 863, New Smithville.

There also will be a bake sale and a community flea market. Bring items and set up a table free to display your treasures. Refreshments will be available to purchase.

For information on the car cruise, call Sandy at 610-366-7151.

Friday Night at the Movies will be 7 p.m. on Sept. 27. "Fireproof" is about a firefighter who lives by the rule "never leave your partner behind," but does the very same thing in his marriage. Families are invited. Admission is free.

The Harmenaires, a Southern Gospel group, whose roots are in Zion, Centre County, will present a free concert 6 p.m. Sept. 29. Everyone is welcome to attend. A free-will offering will be taken.

Call 610-285-2235 for more information.


Ziegels Union Church's two-day bake sale will take place from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 27 and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 28 at Renninger's Market, Kutztown. Come out and take home some homemade goodies.

Call Karin at 610-285-2803 for information.

The church will have a blessing of the animals service 1 p.m. Oct. 6 in the church grove. Bring your pets to receive a blessing.

Call 610-285-6157 for more information.


Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring an apple dumpling sale. Dumplings are low-fat.

To order, call Pat at 610-285-2488. Order deadline is Sept. 24. Pickup is from 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 3 at the fire station.

Help to support your local fire department.


Weisenberg Lowhill Historical Society's library will be open 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at its Werleys Corner headquarters.

Call 610-285-6682 for information on the genealogy and other local information in the library.


Heemet Fescht (Home Festival) will take place 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center adjacent to Kutztown University.

Folklife demonstrations, wagon rides, music, kids' activities, food, craftsmen and more will be available.

Call 610-683-1589 for information.


The Northwestern Lehigh Alumni Association is having a basket bingo 1 p.m. Sept. 22, at the Lynnport Fire Hall.

There will be a Chinese auction and hostess raffle.

For information, go to

Proceeds benefit the NWL Education Foundation teachers' mini-grants.


Claussville Garden Club will meet 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Seipstown Grange, Claussville Road.

Doug Files will speak about "The History and Care of Roses." Everyone welcome to attend.

Call Julie at 610-756-6874 for more information.

Mach's gut,

Mary Bittner Henry