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LOWHILL TWP: Activities offered at LV Zoo

Thursday, February 28, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Lehigh Valley Zoo, 5150 Game Preserve Road, Schnecksville, is hosting National Pig Day on March 2.

Stop by the barnyard at 12:30 p.m. for a chance to meet the zoo’s pot-bellied pigs, Helga and Penelope.

World Wildlife Day will be celebrated on March 3 at the zoo.

Experience a real-life wolf feeding at the Mexican Gray Wolf exhibit at 10:30 a.m.

There will be an interactive keeper chat at the Scimitar Horned Oryx exhibit at 12:30 p.m.

WEISENBERG TWP: Mei Liewe Freind,

Thursday, February 28, 2019 by MARY BITTNER HENRY in Columns

Die Esch, as es uff die Faasenacht gebt, soll mer der Eschemittwoch uff Vieh un Hinkel schtraehe, die Leis zu verdreiwe odder abzuhalde. The ashes you get on Shrove Tuesday [Fastnacht Day] should be spread on cattle and poultry on Ash Wednesday to keep lice from them.

Uff die Faasenacht kehrt mer die Scheier aus. On Fastnacht Day, sweep out the barn.

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Ziegels Church, 9990 Ziegels Church Road, Breinigsville, will start the Lenten season on Ash Wednesday, March 6 at noon and 7 p.m.

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP: Area churches preparing for Lenten season

Thursday, February 28, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Ziegels Church, 9990 Church Road, Breinigsville, will offer a soup meal after the noon Ash Wednesday service on March 6.

There will also be a soup meal at 6 p.m. followed by a 7 p.m. service the same day.

For more information, call the church office at 610-285-6157.

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St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8227 Hamilton Blvd., Trexlertown, will have Ash Wednesday services at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. March 6.

For more information, call the church office at 610-398-1000.

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HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Women of Faith to have movie day

Friday, February 22, 2019 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Calling all women! Heidelberg Church’s Women of Faith group welcomes ladies of all ages to come out and join them at their next meeting 1 p.m. Feb. 25 in fellowship hall.

After a short meeting, this fun group of girls will put their feet up and enjoy an afternoon of movie watching.

Any questions, call Susan Bickert at 610-767-5782.

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Spread the word! Heidelberg United Church of Christ is looking for a part-time (approximately 20 hours a week) church secretary/administration assistant.

LYNN TOWNSHIP: Fastnachts available at Jacob’s Church

Friday, February 22, 2019 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Jacob’s Church, Jacksonville, Lynn Township, is having its annual fastnacht sale on March 2.

Pre-order by Feb. 22 by calling Ruth Kaley at 610-562-7406 or Faye Billig at 610-298-2271.

Pick up 1-4 p.m. on March 2 or 8:30-10 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 3.

Choose plain or brown sugar and cinnamon.

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The Lynnport Fire Company, Behler Road, Lynnport, is having a gift card bingo 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 10.

To purchase tickets, go to facebook.com/lfcbingo.

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LOWHILL TOWNSHIP: L.V. Zoo offering family Valentine’s Day festivities

Thursday, February 14, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Lehigh Valley Zoo, 5150 Game Preserve Road, Schnecksville, is hosting a Wild at Heart Valentine’s Day event for families Feb. 16.

Enjoy a day of music, crafts, animal encounters and raffles.

Bagged lunches will be provided.

Space is limited, so call the zoo at 610-799-4171 to reserve a space.

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Members of Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Lowhill Church Road, New Tripoli, are accepting orders until March 10 for their hoagie sale.

WEISENBERG TOWNSHIP: Mei Liewe Freind,

Thursday, February 14, 2019 by MARY BITTNER HENRY in Columns

Scheib net ab bis Mariye was dir Blessier gebt Heit. Don’t focus tomorrow on the blessings you get today.

Es muss net viel Wahret sei, der Weg as deel es schtrecke. There must not be too much truth the way some people stretch it.

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Hope Community Church, 7974 Claussville Road, Fogelsville, will sponsor a soup, salad and spuds dinner 5-7 p.m. Feb. 23.

Everyone welcome to attend.

This buffet dinner features many delicious selections of soup, salad and potatoes.

No reservations are needed and takeout will be available.

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Potpie on the menu at Heidelberg Church

Thursday, February 7, 2019 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Labor of love! Requests for baked good donations for the Allentown Soup Kitchen are being made for Feb. 11.

Baked goods decorated for Valentine’s Day and cherry pies will be gratefully accepted and may be dropped off in Heidelberg Church’s Fellowship Hall 6-7 p.m.

According to Heidelberg Church soup kitchen Coordinator Linda Hausamann, 115 hot meals were served recently to the hungry and homeless at the soup kitchen.

LYNN TOWNSHIP: Meat, cash bingo Feb. 10 at Lynnport Fire Company

Thursday, February 7, 2019 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Lynnport Fire Company, Lynnport, is having a meat and cash bingo 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 10.

To purchase tickets visit facebook.com/lfcbingo.

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Jacob’s Church, Route 143, Jacksonville, Lynn Township, is having its annual fastnacht sale on March 2.

Order by Feb. 22 by calling Ruth Kaley at 610-562-7406 or Faye Billig at 610-298-2271.

Pick up fastnachts between 1-4 p.m. March 2, and from 8:30-10 a.m. or from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 3.

Choose either plain or brown sugar/cinnamon in half-dozen or a dozen sizes.

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WEISENBERG TOWMNSHIP: Mei Liewe Freind,

Thursday, February 7, 2019 by MARY BITTNER HENRY in Columns

Some Pennsylvania Dutchisms: My pie didn’t get. My mister works at Macks. Ach, I never liked her so as it was. I’d better broom out the house, once. They think they’re much. It’s nasty out today.

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Weisenberg Lowhill Township Historical Society, 4585 Werleys Corner Road, New Tripoli, will have its genealogy workshop open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 9. Wi-Fi is available. If you do not have a laptop, there is assistance at the site.

Call Deb at 610-285-2693 or go to weisenberglowhill.org for more information.

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