Northwestern Press

Monday, May 27, 2019

WEISENBERG TOWNSHIP: Mei Liewe Freind,

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by MARY BITTNER HENRY in Columns

Uff der Himmelfardaag darf mer net im Grund schaffe.

Never till the soil on Ascension Day.

Uff der Himmelfardaag darf mer nix duh except fische geh.

The only thing you may do on Ascension Day is go fishing.

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Hope Community Church, 7974 Claussville Road, Fogelsville, will sponsor a yard and bake sale 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 25.

Free coffee, water and balloons for the kids will be available.

Hot dogs, ham or turkey sandwiches and Italian hoagies will be available for purchase.

UPPER MACUNGIE: Upper Macungie offering dog park etiquette class

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Upper Macungie Township, in partnership with Passion for Paws, is hosting a dog park etiquette class and fundraiser 2-3 p.m. on June 1 at Upper Macungie Park, 1625 Route 100, Fogelsville.

Proceeds go toward the maintenance of township dog parks.

A good citizen test is included in the fee for training. Seating is limited.

The township is offering a children’s business fair 5 p.m. June 7 at Lone Lane Park, 30 Lone Lane, Upper Macungie.

Young entrepreneurs can promote and sell their products at this fair and keep any revenue.

LOWHILL TOWNSHIP: Christ’s Church at Lowhill Food Pantry needs donations

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Christ’s Church at Lowhill Food Pantry is looking for donations of food items, such as cereal, soup, canned pastas, canned fruit and healthy snacks for children, such as fruit cups, pudding cups, granola bars, etc.

They are also in need of personal care items such as shampoo, deodorant, bath soap, as well as household cleaning supplies, including dishwashing soap, cleanser, etc.

The Blessings Shop needs new dish towels, bath towels and wash cloths, activity books for children and outdoor games for summer activities.

HEIDELBERG TWP: Lynda Randle concert May 17 at Heidelberg Union Church

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Raise the roof! All are invited to attend the Lynda Randle Concert 7 p.m. May 17 at Heidelberg Union Church, 5187 Irvin Road, Heidelberg Township. Doors open at 5 p.m.

Musical entertainment by Jack and Friends will be 5:30-6:30 p.m.

For tickets or additional information, call 610-298-2244 or 610-462-4246.

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A friendly reminder! On May 18, Lehigh-Northampton Grangers will be sponsoring a barbecue chicken dinner.

LYNN TWP: Powwow at Ontelaunee Park

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Special to The 12th annual Native American powwow will take place May 17-19 at Ontelaunee Park.

Then on May 25, the NWL Educational Foundation will sponsor a Tiger 5K Run and Fun Walk at the park beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Proceeds of the race will help to raise funds for special educational tools and other needed items for teachers and students.

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The clothing closet at Ebenezer UCC will be open 6- 8 p.m. June 13, and 10 a.m. to noon June 15.

Clothing is available for the entire family.

Take as much as needed. Proof of need is not required.

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WEISENBERG TOWNSHIP: Mei liewe Freind,

Thursday, May 9, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Wammer lang lebt, waert mer alt. If you live long, you’ll get old.

Es is eener so gut wie der anner: der wu der Sack uffhebt un der wu’s net dutt. The one who holds the bag is just as bad as the one who fills it.

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Heidelberg Union Church, 5187 Irvin Road, Heidelberg Township, will host a concert by well-known Gospel singer, Lynda Randle, on May 17.

Doors open at 5 p.m. Jack and Friends will entertain 5:30-6:30 p.m. Concert begins at 7 p.m.

Proceeds go to Family Promise of the Lehigh Valley.

LOWHILL TOWNSHIP: Lehigh Valley Zoo celebrating mothers

Thursday, May 9, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Lehigh Valley Zoo, 5150 Game Preserve Road, Schnecksville, will celebrate Mother’s Day May 11 and 12.

There will be hands-on activities and interactive experiences including a question-and-answer session at the kangaroo exhibit and giraffe and lorikeet feedings.

Local musician John Rodden will perform from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 11.

A meet and greet with Bean, the resident sloth, is set for 10:30-11:30 a.m. May 12.

There will be a K-9 Dog Walk 8-10 a.m. May 18 with proceeds going toward the zoo’s conservation efforts.

NORTH WHITEHALL: NOVA having indoor yard sale

Friday, April 19, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

The Auxiliary of Northern Valley EMS, 2375 Levans Road, Ormrod, will have an indoor yard sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 27 in the social hall.

Food will be available for purchase.

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Schnecksville Fire Company will sponsor an all-you-can-eat breakfast in the main hall from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on April 28.

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Parkland Community Library is having a new kind of fundraiser through Dan Schantz’s Greenhouse, 2031 29th St. S.W., Allentown.

WEISENBERG TOWNSHIP: Mei Liewe Freind,

Friday, April 12, 2019 by MARY BITTNER HENRY in Columns

Hallich Oschdre! Happy Easter!

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Lighthouse Baptist Church, 2096 Independent Road, Breinigsville, will host a Maundy Thursday service with the celebration of the Lord’s Supper at 7 p.m. April 18.

The Easter sunrise service will be at 6 a.m. April 21 followed by breakfast and then an Easter service.

For information, call 610-285-2235 or go to LighthouseBaptistlv.org.

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Weisenberg Lutheran Church, 7645 Weisenberg Church Road, New Tripoli, will have a Maundy Thursday service including Holy Communion 7:30 p.m. April 18.

LOWHILL TOWNSHIP: Churches offering Easter events

Friday, April 12, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Lowhill Church Road, New Tripoli, is hosting a free community breakfast and egg hunt with Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny April 13.

A breakfast of egg casseroles, hash brown casseroles, gluten free and regular pancakes, cream chipped beef, French toast, sausages, ham and beverages will be served from 9-11 a.m.

The egg hunt starts at 11 a.m. in the grove.

For information, call Sue at 610-395-0723 or Wanda 610-842-4781.