Union Lutheran Church, 5500 Route 873, Schnecksville, is holding its eighth annual juried show with 85 crafters and holiday craft show 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 16.
There will be a raffle and bake sale.
Breakfast and lunch will be available
Admission is free.
For more information, call 610-767-6884 or 610-769-2410, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to ulclv.org.
The Lehigh Valley is among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, Nov. 18-25.
The Samaritan’s Purse project partners with local churches across the globe to deliver shoeboxes filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene items for children affected by war, disease, disaster, poverty and famine.
Volunteers want to collect more than 44,137 gifts to contribute to the 2019 global goal of reaching 11 million children.
Holy Trinity Orthodox Catholic Church, 1023 Fifth St., Catasauqua, is having a Akathist prayer service to honor the Pochaev Mother of God Icon at 6 p.m. on Nov. 16.
This service will honor the Icon, the original of which dates back more than four centuries and is well known for numerous miracles.
The Akathist prayer service will be heartfelt and meant for people of all faiths.
Light refreshments will be served after the service.
For more information, call 610-997-5459.
Cedarbrook Senior Care and Rehabilitation, 350 S. Cedarbrook Road, South Whitehall, is holding their annual bazaar Nov. 8 in the auditorium.
The bazaar will be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
It will feature crafts, bake sale, and a white elephant sale.
Food and refreshments such as cabbage and noodles and hot dogs will be available for purchase from the auxiliary.
All proceeds will benefit resident activities.
For more information, call 610-395-3727.
St Francis of Assisi Church Outreach Committee, 1046 W. Cedar St., Allentown, is holding a free children’s coat giveaway 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 9 at the church.
For more information, call 610-433-6102.
Lehigh Valley Health Network will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children 6 months and older during two sessions in November.
Shots will be all drive-thru 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 9 at Dorney Park, South Whitehall, and at Coca-Cola Park, Allentown, on Nov. 10.
LVHN is partnering with area food banks and shelters to accept donations of unexpired, nonperishable food items during each of the drive-thru sessions.
Food donations are optional and not required to receive a shot.
The Albany Township Environmental Advisory Council is presenting the second in its series of conservation talks aimed at enlightening the township’s residents about the remarkable environmental heritage of this beautiful area.
This talk “Thirty Years of Banding Wood Ducks in Albany Township” featuring Jeffrey Schucker will be held 7 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Kempton Fire Company Social Hall, 2461 Route 143, Kempton, Berks County.
Members of Morgenland Church, 3120 Weidasville Road, Orefield, are cooking up a spaghetti dinner 4-7 p.m. Nov. 2. All are invited to attend.
For more information, call the church office at 610-395-0067.
Union Lutheran Church, 5500 Route 873, Schnecksville, is having a basket party 5-8 p.m. Oct. 25, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 26.
Basket themes include bed and bath, Italian dinner, movie night, pets, gourmet, chocolate, babies, kids, teens, outdoor fun, candy, kitchen, toiletries, small appliances, gift cards and more.
Kitchen will be open and serving barbecue, soup, baked beans, homemade desserts, hot dogs and more.
Bring a bag of nonperishable food items and receive a free sheet of tickets.
Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 4456 Main St., Whitehall (Egypt), is having a basket party 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 26, and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 27.
Drawings begin 2 p.m.
There will be more than 400 amazing prizes.
Homemade food and baked goods will be for sale. Tickets will be available at the door.
Winners do not need to be present.
For info, call 610-262-9315 or 610-533-2794.