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Thursday, June 12, 2014 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Mei Liewe Freind,

Wer's wennichscht wees, hot's menscht zu saage. He who knows the least, has the most to say.

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


Ziegels Union Church, Breinigsville, is having its annual picnic June 14, rain or shine.

Refreshment stand opens at 4 p.m. Entertainment will be by Jesse Wade Gang from 6-9 p.m. Good food, a cake walk and games for kids are all part of a delightful evening.

Call 610-285-6157 for information.

Camp E.D.G.E. (Experience and Discover God Everywhere) is coming to Ziegels 8:45-11:45 a.m. June 23-27.

Call Lori at 610-573-9764 for information.


Lighthouse Baptist Church, 2096 Independent Road, New Smithville, is sponsoring a Picnic on the Hill for the community 2-6 p.m. June 21.

Food and entertainment are free. Keith Brintzenhoff and Mike Hertzog will be strumming 2-4 p.m. Wooden Nickel will be on the main stage 4-6 p.m.

Clowns, kids activities, a bounce house, water games (bring a towel), Andy the Ambulance, a mime, and much more will be available for your enjoyment.

Bring lawn chairs and experience good food and entertainment. Remember, everything is free.

The church will host a Kids Fun Zone 6-9 p.m. June 28 for kids ages 5 to 13.

Children will receive supper and have fun, fellowship, crafts, snack, and a short devotional.

This will give the parents a night out. Call 610-285-2235 or go to for information and to leave a contact name.

Register for Push the Rock Sports Camp, a coed camp for children ages 6 to 13 at Lighthouse Baptist Church July 14-18.

Camp begins 8:30 a.m. and is followed by lunch at noon and Vacation Bible School from 12:30-3 p.m.

Register by calling Sandy at 610-366-7151 or visit lighthousebaptistlv .org.


The 110th annual Bittner and Werley Reunion will be at Earl Adams Memorial Park, Brein-igsville, June 22.

The reunion begins with a meet and greet at 12:30 p.m. followed by a potluck lunch at 1 p.m.

There will be games, activities, a family photo, raffle and much more. Bring lawn chairs.

Call 610-298-2675 for more information.


Weisenberg Lowhill Historical Society will host a genealogy workshop and the library will be open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 14.

Bring lunch and learn local history and genealogy.

Call Deb at 610-285-2693 or Gloria at 610-395-0763 for information.

Mach's gut,

Mary Bittner Henry