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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

NORTH WHITEHALL: Clear toy sale at Schneck House

Thursday, December 12, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

The Upper Lehigh Historical Society will have a sale of clear toys and cookies at the Schneck House 1-4 p.m. Dec. 15.

Clear toys will be made by member Suzanne, using her extensive collection of molds to produce the interesting figures.

Choose homemade cookies to take home for a by-the-pound fee.


Jazz pianist Patrick Kerssen will join the Heidelberg Handbell Ensemble to present a concert at Union Lutheran Church 3 p.m. Dec. 15.

A freewill offering will be accepted.


LOWHILL TOWNSHIP: Morgenland breakfast with Santa

Friday, December 6, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Morgenland Church, 3120 Weidasville, Orefield, is accepting orders until Dec. 15 for its Remembrance Tree Christmas Ball sale.

Choose from red, blue, green, silver, gold and gold star.

The church will be having a pancake and sausage breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus from 8:30-11 a.m. Dec. 14.

To place a ball order or for more information, call the church office at 610-395-0067.


Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Lowhill Church Road, New Tripoli, is accepting orders until Dec. 8 for its hoagies and sandwich sale made by R&K Subs.


Friday, December 6, 2019 by MARY BITTNER HENRY in Columns

Schtille Nacht, Heiliche Nacht! Oll is ruhrich, gor ken Yacht — Hoch im Himmel blinzelt ‘n Schtarn; Weisst der Weg so dass yaeder Mann Wees wuh dass Christ-Kindli schloft, Wees wuh dass Christ-Kindli schloft.

Silent night, holy night! All is quiet, no noise at all — high in the sky the stars blink; showing the way so that every man knows where the Christ-child sleeps. Knows where the Christ-child sleeps.


LYNN TOWNSHIP: Lynn Heidelberg Historical Society hosting Christmas open house

Saturday, November 30, 2019 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Happy Thanksgiving to all. Hoping your day is filled with peace, happiness and good food!


Ebenezer’s Closet, New Tripoli, will be open 6-8 p.m. Dec. 12 and 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 14.

Clothing is available for the entire family.

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


New Jerusalem Zion UCC, 1456 Krumsville Road, Route 737, Krumsville (across from Greenwich Elementary School) will have its annual cookie and bake sale 9 a.m. to noon on Dec. 14.

For more information, call 610-756-6892.


HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Heidelberg Union Church offering Christmas handbell festival

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Melody makers! Heidelberg Union Church will present a Christmas Handbell Festival 11 a.m. Dec. 1.

All are welcome to come and enjoy a special time of worship as the Concert Handbell Choir presents an amazing arrangement of memorable Christmas carols.

Come and share the joy of the season and spirit of Advent through song, scripture and word.

For information, call 610-767-4740.


Cheer is here! On Dec. 3, Heidelberg Association for Retired Persons, better known as H.A.R.P., will have its annual Christmas party 11 a.m. in Heidelberg Church’s Fellowship Hall.

WEISENBERG TWP: Mei Liewe Friend,

Friday, November 8, 2019 by MARY BITTNER HENRY in Columns

Wann die Sunn Mittwochs hell unnergeht, gebt’s ken Regge vor Sunndaag. If the sunset on Wednesday is clear, there will be no rain until Sunday.

Wasser vum erschde Schnee im Winter is gut fer wehe Aage. Water from the first snow in winter is good for sore eyes.


Ziegels Church, 9990 Ziegels Church Road, Breinigsville, has a mission project during which the women make pillowcases for local children’s hospitals, dresses for “Dress a Girl Around the World,” and chemo port cushions.

Everyone is welcome to be a part of this activity.

LOWHILL TWP: Christ’s Church having hoagie sale

Friday, November 8, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Lowhill Church Road, New Tripoli, is accepting orders until Nov. 10 for its sale of hoagies and sandwiches made by R&K Subs.

Choose from Italian, ham, turkey, roast beef and American. Whole grain is available with turkey and all cheese sandwiches.

Pretzel sandwiches include Italian, ham, turkey, roast beef and cheese, ham and Swiss, bologna and cheese, all cheese, chicken, egg and tuna salad.

Orders maybe picked up at church 5-6 p.m. on Nov. 18.

For more information or to order, call Corin at 610-504-4902.

NORTH WHITEHALL: St. John’s UCC having basket social

Thursday, October 31, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Columns

St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1415 Rising Sun Road, Laurys Station, will host a walk-in basket social between 5-8 p.m. Nov. 1, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 2.

The drawing starts at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Winners will be notified.

Plenty of food and refreshments will be available for purchase to eat in or take out. There will also be a bake sale.

For information, call 610-262-8061.


Union Lutheran Church, Schnecksville, invites the public to purchase baked goods beginning 7 a.m. Election Day, Nov. 5.

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP: Calling all canines: Barktoberfest will be on Oct. 12

Thursday, October 10, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Upper Macungie Township and Keystone Consulting Engineers will host Barktoberfest 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 12 at Upper Macungie Park, 1625 N. Route 100, Fogelsville. Rain date is Oct. 13.

A demonstration by the police K-9 team will be presented 12:30 p.m., with music, activities, giveaways by vendors, a pet parade and costume contest with prizes.

Pet parade registration takes place 11 a.m. to noon at the welcome table. Winners will be announced at 1:10 p.m.

Admission is free. All pets must be on a leash to attend.

LOWHILL TOWNSHIP: Trunk or treat in the grove Oct. 19 at Christ’s Church at Lowhill

Thursday, October 10, 2019 by SUSAN BRYANT in Columns

Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Church Road, New Tripoli, will have a trunk or treat in the grove 3-6 p.m. on Oct. 19. Rain date is from 3-6 p.m. Oct. 26.

There will be a goodie walk, food and apple dumplings for sale, apple cider, piñata, s’mores at the fire pit, and prizes awarded for the best trunk. For more information, call Sue at 610-395-0723.

The church is accepting orders until Oct. 13 for the R&K Italian, turkey, ham, roast beef and American hoagie and sandwich sale. Also available are turkey and all cheese on whole grain hoagies and bread.