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Heidelberg

Thursday, October 9, 2014 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY Special to The Press in Columns

H.A.R.P. to play miniature golf

Have a ball! Heidelberg Association of Retired Persons, better known as H.A.R.P., will meet 4 p.m. Oct. 9, at Spring Hill Golf, Schnecksville.

All are encouraged to come out for a fall afternoon of miniature golf followed by a bite to eat after the game. Kids are welcome to come along, too.

Those interested in participating, should call Eleanor Klevenhagen at 610-767-5065 or Katherine Blose at 610-336-0555.

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Hoagie happiness! Germansville Fire Company is selling Thompson's Hoagies once a month to benefit the 100th anniversary celebration.

Heidelberg

Thursday, September 11, 2014 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY Special to The Press in Columns

Grange wins 1st place at fair

All-time winner! Hats off to members of Central Grange 1650 of Germansville for bringing home a first place win with their exhibit titled, "Fun With Our Grange" at The 2014 Great Allentown Fair.

According to Program Coordinator Elaine Hoppes, each year in January, the grange members from Lehigh and North-ampton counties meet to plan the year's events.

At this meeting, the grangers choose a theme for their displays at the fair. Each grange then decides how to interpret the theme on the exhibit's backboard.

Heidelberg

Thursday, August 28, 2014 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY Special to The Press in Columns

Bowlers needed for league

Have a ball! Heidelberg Township's bowling league is searching for people in the area to join the team.

Men, women, couples and young adults of all ages are welcome to join this fun group of bowlers 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Slatington Bowling Center.

The league will start bowling Sept. 2 and continue through April 2015.

To sign up or for additional details, call Harold at 610-767-4400.

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Mark your calendar! Lehigh-Northampton County Pomona Grangers will meet 2 p.m. Sept. 2 as guests of the Trexlertown Grange.

Heidelberg

Thursday, July 31, 2014 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY Special to The Press in Columns

H.A.R.P group to visit Lockridge

The public is invited! On Aug. 10, the Heidelberg Association of Retired Persons, better known as H.A.R.P., will meet immediately after the 11 a.m. United Church of Christ worship service to take a day trip.

Car pooling will be available for anyone needing a ride.

Bring a friend or two and tag along to tour the Lockridge Furnace Museum, Franklin Street, Alburtis.

Before the tour, this busy bunch of retirees plans to stop first for a little lunch at the Starlite Diner, Route 100, Fogelsville.

Heidelberg

Thursday, July 17, 2014 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY Special to The Press in Columns

Heidelberg VBS starts July 21

Calling all kids! Heidelberg Church's Vacation Bible School will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 21-25.

Children in preschool through sixth grade are invited to learn about the love of Jesus through this year's program, "Gangway to Galilee."

To register or for those who are interested in helping or have any questions, contact Ann Flower at 610-216-1977 or email afflower@verizon.net.

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Open invitation! A friendship hour on the porch of Heidelberg Church continues through the summer Sundays following the 11 a.m. United Church of Christ service.

Heidelberg

Thursday, July 3, 2014 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY Special to The Press in Columns

Bloodmobile at church July 6

Mark your calendar! On July 6, the Miller-Keystone Bloodmobile will be at Heidelberg Union Church 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Every donor makes a difference and can save a life.

To donate, make an appointment by calling Robin Koch at 610-767-6859 or Pastor Karen Yonney at 484-554-9261.

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Mix it up! Hooks of Hope, a chapter of Crochet for Cancer, is looking for donations of yarn, knitted or crocheted items such as baby caps and blankets, afghans and lap robes to give to children's hospitals and chemotherapy patients.

Heidelberg

Thursday, June 19, 2014 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY Special to The Press in Columns

H.A.R.P. to picnic at church

Mark your calendar! Heidelberg Association for Retired Persons, better known as H.A.R.P., will meet 11 a.m. July 1 in Heidelberg Church's Fellowship Hall for its annual indoor picnic.

In addition to a covered dish to share, bring along a favorite game to play. Hot dogs will be provided. Plan to stay for an afternoon of food and fun.

For information, call Eleanor Klevenhagen at 610-767-5065 or Katherine Blose at 610-336-0555.

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Picture this! Heidelberg Church's 275th Anniversary History Book Committee is in search of old and new photos of the church.

Heidelberg Twp

Thursday, June 5, 2014 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY Special to The Press in Columns

Church to honor graduates

Hello again! Starting June 8, Heidelberg United Church of Christ will have a friendship hour on the porch following the 11 a.m. service.

This hour of friendship will continue Sundays during the summer.

All are welcome to come out, visit on the porch and enjoy a special time of fellowship and food.

If you would like to host this gathering or bake something sweet to eat, list your name on the sign-up sheet in the narthex.

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Heidelberg

Thursday, May 22, 2014 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY Special to The Press in Columns

Memorial Day salute at church

Mark your calendar! A Memorial Day salute will take place 9:45 a.m. May 25 at Heidelberg Union Church, in the parking lot. All are welcome to attend.

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Mix it up! Ladies of all ages are invited to meet with Heidelberg Church's Women of Faith group at 6 p.m. June 2.

Bring gardening gloves, watering cans, rakes and shovels and help make the church grounds prettier for the summer months.

Donations of any type of annual or perennial flowers are more than welcome.

Heidelberg Township

Thursday, May 8, 2014 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY Special to The Press in Columns

Hooks of Hope needs yarn

Mark your calendar! On May 10, Lehigh-Northampton County Pomona Grangers are sponsoring a chicken barbecue dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Schnecks-ville Grange, 5322 Route 873, Schnecksville.

Meal includes half a chicken, baked potato, pepper cabbage, applesauce and dinner roll. Eat in or take out.

Proceeds will be used to sponsor a $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to the 2014 Allentown Fair Queen. Come out and meet 2013 Queen Erin Schantzenbach, and enjoy a dinner, too.

Any questions, call Doris Koenig at 610-767-3778.

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