Northwestern Press

Monday, September 23, 2019

Resource fair on Sept. 28

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network will host a free spinal cord injury resource fair from 1-4 p.m. Sept. 28 at the health and technology center, 850 S. 5th St., Allentown.

Information on the latest technology, services, community organizations and treatments will be available.

Patients, families, friends and caregivers are welcome to attend.

There will be demonstrations of the Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton®, which helps individuals with lower extremity weakness walk again.

Register by Sept. 24. Email ckreider@gsrh.org or call 610-776-9231.

Car seat checks

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown

The Allentown Health Bureau and its partner agencies will conduct a car seat check event as part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, which runs from Sept. 15-21.

The safety check will take place 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 21 at Lehigh Valley Pediatrics, 401 N 17th St, Allentown.

For appointments at this safety check, call 484-523-5254.

The car seat check event is open to the public.

Register by Sept. 21

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Herbstfest

Everyone is invited to welcome fall at the Herbstfest (fall festival) 2-6 p.m. Oct. 6 at Schnecksville Fire Hall, 4550 Old Packhouse Road, Schnecksville. Doors open at 2 p.m.

A German-style light lunch will be served from 2-3 p.m. and there will be music, dancing and entertainment with Joe Kroboth from 3-6 p.m.

Reservation deadline is on Sept. 21. To purchase tickets, call 610-767-6981.

Basket social on Sept. 28

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Peter’s

St. Peter’s Lynnville Church, 5129 Schochary Road, New Tripoli, is hosting a basket social 1-3 p.m. Sept. 28.

There will be a variety of baskets, craft vendors, baked goods, food, and kids activities.No need to be present to win.

One sheet will give a player 26 chances to win and five sheets offers players 130 chances to win.

For information, call 610-298-8064 or go to stpeterslynnvill.com.

Child seat check on Sept. 21

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

SAFETY

The Allentown Health Bureau and its partner agencies will conduct a car seat check event as part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, which runs from Sept. 15-21.

The safety check will take place 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 21 at Lehigh Valley Pediatrics, 401 N 17th St, Allentown.

For appointments at this safety check, call 484-523-5254.

The car seat check event is open to the public. In Pennsylvania, children under the age of two must be secured in a rear-facing car seat, and children under the age of four must be restrained in an approved child safety seat.

Halloween bash on Oct. 19

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Kempton

The Kempton Community Center is presenting its fourth annual trunk or treat event 6-9:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the center, 83 Community Center Drive, Kempton.

There will be hayrides, games, music and prizes.

Costume parade starts at 6 p.m. Set up your vehicle trunk between 4:30-6 p.m.

Admission is free to attend. Food and drinks will be available to purchase.

Bring a carved pumpkin to enter for a prize.

Group to meet on Sept. 19

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

PA German

Pennsylvania German Friends will meet 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown.

Creating simple Dutch sentences will be the focus of this free meeting. The public is invited to attend.

The group meets the third Thursday of each month at the church, except April, July and August.

Parking is available in the lot across Tacoma Street. Use ground floor office entrance.

For further information, call 610-767-7140.

VIN etching on Sept. 17

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

AAA

AAA East Central is partnering with the Lehigh County Auto Theft Task Force to host a free vehicle identification number etching event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 17 at AAA East Central, 2072 Downyflake Lane, Allentown.

AAA members and the general public can receive the VIN etching on their vehicle windows to make them a less likely target for car theft.

Thieves generally avoid VIN-etched vehicles as all of the glass must be stripped and replaced before the vehicle can be unloaded or resold.