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Thursday, October 2, 2014 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Mei Liewe Freind,

Was mer gern dutt, is kenn Druwwel. What we willingly do is no trouble.

Mer grickt ken Hunnich aus me Essichfass. You can't get honey from a vinegar barrel.


Claussville Garden Club will meet 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Seipstown Grange, Claussville Road. Doug Files will speak on "The History and Care of Roses." Everyone is welcome to attend.

Call Rose at 610-285-4476 for more information on the club.


The library at the Weisenberg Lowhill Historical Society will be open 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 6.

A genealogy workshop is being offered 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 11.

Bring lunch and gather information while researching family and events in the area.

Call Deb at 610-285-2693 or Gloria at 610-395-0763 with any questions.


Northwestern Lehigh School District is working with Market Day for families to purchase good food from soup to desserts.

Proceeds benefit the schools, such as equipment, supplies, etc.

Go to and enter account 24729 for Weisenberg School.

Orders must be entered by Oct. 15. Pickup is between 4:45-5:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 in the cafeteria.

If you need help, call 610-751-2475 or email Happy eating!


Weisenberg Lutheran Church will host a name-brand basket bingo Nov. 9 at the Schnecksville Fire Company.

Doors open at noon. Bingo starts at 1:30 p.m. Children will not be permitted without a ticket. Call Nancy at 610-298-8550 or Eileen at 610-298-2328 to purchase your tickets.


The Blessing of the Animals will take place 1 p.m. Oct. 5 at Ziegels Union Church in the grove.

Bring pets for a blessing. Call 610-285-6157 for more information.


The last Kids Fun Zone for the year will take place 6-9 p.m. Oct. 18 at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 2096 Independent Road, New Smithville.

The kids will be given supper and will have fun, fellowship, crafts and a snack.

The event is for children ages 5 through 13. Go to or call 610-285-2235 for information.

Mach's gut,

Mary Bittner Henry