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Weisenberg

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.

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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.

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

Weisenberg

Thursday, September 18, 2014 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Mei Liewe Freind,

Wann's Bascht am Welschkaern dick is, gebt's en hadder Winder, wann's Welschkaern zum Bascht raus waxt, gebt's en gelinder.

When the husk on corn is thick, there will be a hard winter; when the husk is so short the ears protrude, the winter will be mild.

Wann'd der Schlixer hoscht, drink Wasser un denk an eens as dich gleicht.

When you have hiccoughs, drink some water, at the same time thinking of someone who loves you.

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Kids Fun Zone is being offered 6-9 p.m. Sept. 20 at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 2096 Independent Road, New Smithville.

Weisenberg

Thursday, September 4, 2014 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Mei Liewe Freind,

Duh net heit, was dich maerye reie kennt. Don't do today what you may rue tomorrow.

Die dumme waerre net all. Fools will never die out.

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Hope Community Church, Claussville Road, will host Friday Night in the Light 7 p.m. Sept. 5.

Praise bands, good food, and fellowship available for the family.

Everyone welcome to attend.

Call 610-285-6967 for more information on church events.

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Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department will be selling hoagies through Sept. 19, from Thompson's, Walnutport.

Weisenberg

Thursday, August 21, 2014 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Mei Liewe Freind,

Es is niemand so dumm as er net Leit finne kann graad so dumm wie er. There is no one so stupid he cannot find someone just as stupid as he is.

Die Lieb fallt graad so gern (leicht) uff en Keidreck wie uff en Ros. Love falls just as easily upon cow manure as it does on a rose.

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Friday Night at the Movies will take place 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at Lighthouse Church, 2096 Independent Road, New Smithville.

"The Grace Card" is about a policeman who loses his son in an accident and then damages his career, his marriage, and family.

Weisenberg

Thursday, August 7, 2014 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Mei Liewe Freind,

Wann die Schpinne Nescher baue, gebt's Regge. Cobwebs on the grass are a sign of rain.

Mer grickt ken Zaahweh wammer immer es erscht in der recht Rockaermel schluppt. You will not get a toothache if you always put on the right coat sleeve first.

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Girl Scouts in the Northwestern Lehigh area are hosting a Bridge to Daisies program for kindergarten and first-grade girls. Attend from 6:30-7:30 p.m. either Aug. 11 or 13 at Ziegels Church, Breinigsville.

Call Michele at 610-285-0352 or email ejmlk@ptd.net to register and inquire about the fee to attend.

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Weisenberg

Thursday, July 24, 2014 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Ziegels to present musical

Ziegels Union Church, Breinigsville, will present its second annual drama and music camp for those who have completed kindergarten to adults, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 4-8. Dinner will be served at 8:30 p.m.

The musical, "Once Upon a Parable," will be performed at 11:05 a.m. Aug. 10.

There is a men's breakfast 7 a.m. Fridays at the Cracker Barrel restaurant, Fogelsville.

Call the church office at 610-285-6157 for more information.

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Lighthouse Baptist Church, 2096 Independent Road, New Smithville, will host "Kids Fun Zone" from 6-9 p.m. July 26 for kids ages 5-13.

Weisenberg

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.

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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.

Weisenberg

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.

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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.

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

Weisenberg

Thursday, May 15, 2014 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Mei Liewe Freind,

Wann en Kind en Yaahr alt waert, gebt mer'm en Buch, no waert's gescheit. When a child is a year old, give him a book and he will be intelligent.

Wann en Yingers heiert, misse die eldre leddiche Gschwischdre imme Seidrock danze. If the youngest member of a family gets married, the older single members must dance in a pig's trough.

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Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department, 2500 Golden Key Road, is sponsoring a hoagie sale.

Order deadline is May 27. Pickup is 4:30-6 p.m. June 5 at the fire house.

Weisenberg

Thursday, May 1, 2014 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Mei Liewe Freind,

Die bezaahlt Schuld is die bescht. The debt that is paid is best.

Wer viel schwetzt, muss viel wisse odder liege kenne. He who talks much, must know much or be a good liar.

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Coming to Lighthouse Baptist Church, 2096 Independent Road, New Smithville, 6 p.m. May 3 are the Jacobs Brothers in concert.

Hailing from Dillsburg, they will give an unforgettable harmony in song. The concert is free. A love offering will be taken. Families are invited to attend.

Parents, do you need a night out without the kids?