New Tripoli and Lynnport volunteer firefighters remind all residents to check the batteries in their smoke detectors during National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 6-12. It only takes about five minutes and can save your life.
Ebenezer UCC, New Tripoli, will host its annual fall bazaar 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 12.
There will be a huge flea market, plus a smaller flea market for kids' games and toys.
The bake sale will include a wide array of baked goods, as well as homemade soups, jams and more.
Morgenland Church, 3120 Weidasville Road, Orefield, will have a special worldwide communion service 9 a.m. Oct. 6.
There will be a gathering with a praise band starting at 8:45 a.m. Guest speaker will be CS Heinz, author of "Made to Pray."
Children will be sharing their music during the service and there will be refreshments served afterward.
Game night is schedule for 4 p.m. Oct. 20. Bring along a covered dish or dessert.
Morgenland Church and Cemetery will be participating in "Wreaths Across America" Dec. 14.
Besser zu frieh as ze schpot. Better too early than too late.
Du kannscht ken Blut aus me Schtee griege. You can't get blood out of a stone.
Food for the Weisenberg Elementary School Market Day sale must be ordered by Oct. 16. Pick up will be 5:30-6:15 p.m. on Oct. 22 in the cafeteria.
Order food online at marketday.com and enter code 24729.
Proceeds benefit the school for playground and kitchen equipment, and other school needs.
Call Charlene at 610-751-2475 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Spread the word! On Oct. 2, Heidelberg Association for Retired Persons, better known as H.A.R.P. invites any retiree in the area to join them as they take a road trip to the Lehigh Gap Nature Center, Slatington.
H.A.R.P. members will first enjoy a leisurely lunch at Bert's Restaurant, Delaware Avenue, Palmerton, and then travel to the nature center for a one-hour tour.
Those interested in joining them may call Katherine Blose at 610-336-0555 or Eleanor Klevenhagen at 610-767-5065.
Jacob's Church, 8373 Kings Highway, Jacksonville, Lynn Township, will be having its annual pig roast 4-7 p.m. Oct. 5.
The menu includes roasted pork, baked potato, baked beans, pepper cabbage, applesauce and homemade desserts.
For information, call Faye Billig 610-298-2271.
New Bethel Church, 135 New Bethel Church Road, Kempton, will be having its Harvestfest noon-8 p.m. Sept. 28.
De alde Leit ihr Rot sott mer nemme. You should take old folks' advice.
Wann der Wind iwwer die Hawwerschtopple geht, no waerre die Owed lenger. When the wind blows over the oats stubble, the evenings get longer.
A car cruise will take place 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 21 at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 2096 Independent Road (Route 863, New Smithville.
There also will be a bake sale and a community flea market. Bring items and set up a table free to display your treasures. Refreshments will be available to purchase.
Neighborhood Voter Network is inviting interested residents to a press rally 12:30-2 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Capitol Rotunda, N. Third and State sts., Harrisburg, to get the Property Tax Elimination Bill (HB 76 and SB 76) out of the committee for a vote this fall.
The NVN steering committee will travel by van 11 a.m. that day from Albany Township Elementary School, Route 737 Kempton.
Email the NeighborhoodVoterNetwork @verizon.net for more information and to arrange a carpool.
Better safe than sorry! On Sept. 14, Paramedic Craig Deppe will be at Heidelberg Union Church 9 a.m.-2 p.m. offering CPR and first aid training to church or community members interested in obtaining certification.
There is a fee to attend. Lunch will be provided.
Register by emailing email@example.com or calling 610-216-1977.
The Lutheran Church Women of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 4118 Main St., Slatedale, are sponsoring a yard and bake sale 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 13 and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 14.
Fall is in the air and this is a beautiful time of the year, especially in Lynn Township.
Check out these local events to celebrate the season.
Kempton Rod and Gun Club, Pine Creek Road, Kempton, is having a Haas card party 7 p.m. Sept. 14. All are invited to attend.
Jerusalem Red Church, 15 Red Church Road, Kempton, will be having a basket social and bingo Sept. 15.
Doors open 2 p.m. for bidding. Basket drawing at 4 p.m. Basket bingo starts 3:30 p.m.
Tickets include sandwich, drink and dessert.
Wammer Dreck in en Aag grickt, soll mer's anner Aag reiwe. If you get dirt in one eye, rub the other eye.
En Waarz kammer mit me seidne Faadem abbinee. Get rid of a wart by tying it with a silken thread.
Schpotyaahr Fescht (Fall Festival) will be presented by the Weisenberg Lowhill Township Historical Society Sept. 14 and 15 at the former Zimmerman's Hotel, 4590 Werleys Corner Road. Musical entertainment begins at 2 p.m. each day with Nicole Donatone and the Hawks on Saturday, and The Majestics on Sunday.
Miller-Keystone Bloodmobile will be there Sunday.