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Thursday, May 29, 2014 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Mei Liewe Freind,

Heit iss Himmelfardaag. Today is Ascension Day. Let us remember the significance of what Jesus did for each of us, and now He sits at the right hand of God, the Father.


Claussville Garden Club will meet 7:30 p.m. June 2 at the Seipstown Grange, Claussville Road, Weisenberg Township.

Sue Kittek will speak on "Summer Garden: What You Can Still Plant, Garden Maintenance, etc."

For more information, call Rose at 610-285-4476.


Weisenberg Lutheran Church will host its annual two-day Sunday School picnic June 7 and 8.

The group, Jack Snyder and Friends, will perform 5 p.m. June 7. "Phat Boys" will perform from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

On June 8, there will be a hymn sing at 5 p.m. followed by the "Steel Creek Band," 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Come expecting good entertainment, good food, baked goods for purchase, door prizes and more.

Call 610-298-2437 for information.


Ziegels Union Church welcomes all men in the community to the men's breakfast 7 a.m. every Friday at the Cracker Barrel restaurant, Fogelsville. Good fellowship is included with the meal.


Lighthouse Baptist Church, 2096 Independent Road, New Smithville, will host its annual Community Picnic on the Hill June 21.

Entertainment and food are free. Wooden Nickel will perform 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Mike Hertzog and Keith Brintzenhoff will perform as strolling musicians 2-4 p.m.

There will be Christian clowns, face painting, mimes, balloon animals, children's games and activities, bounce house, Andy the Ambulance, and more. Bring lawn chairs.

Call 610-285-2235 for information.


Weisenberg Lowhill Historical Society will open its library to the public 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 2.

Call 610-298-2352 for information on membership and activities.

Mach's gut,

Mary Bittner Henry