Northwestern Press

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Craft fair on Nov. 17

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

OREFIELD

Jordan Lutheran Church, 5103 Snowdrift Road, Orefield, will have its 26th annual fall craft fair 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 17.

There will be more than 50 crafters, Christmas gifts, delicious soups, barbecue, pies and other baked goods.

Eat in or take out will be available.

This year’s raffle will benefit Family Promise of Lehigh County, an ecumenical and interfaith effort to provide transitional housing and meals to homeless families, allowing them to stay together.

For more information, call 610-554-0677.

Coffee with

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Upper Macungie

The Upper Macungie Township Police Department would like to invite everyone to join them for Coffee with a Cop 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 17 at Dunkin Donuts, 7721 Glenlivet Drive Fogelsville.

Coffee with a Cop brings police officers and the community members they serve together–over coffee–to discuss issues and learn more about each other.

For more information, contact William Rohrbach, Community Service Division at 484-661-5911 or email wrohrbach@uppermac-pd.org.

Youth 4-H

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh County

Boys and girls interested in learning about veterinary medicine are invited to attend the first meeting of the Lehigh County 4-H Veterinary Science Club 7:30-9 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Lehigh County Agricultural Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.

Members, ages 12 to 19, will learn practical skills such as what makes an animal healthy, decision making, public speaking and responsibility.

Parents should attend the first meeting.

An annual fee will be collected at the time of enrollment.

Riding challenge on Nov. 11

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

POWER UP

Girls on the Run is partnering with St. Luke’s Health Network and local athletes noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 11 for the Girls on the Run Power up Challenge.

The event will be presented by Jill Helmer Consulting and hosted by St. Luke’s West End, 501 Cetronia Road, South Whitehall.

Over the course of several hours, athletes will be riding bikes indoors to raise scholarship money for Girls on the Run program participants.

Beat the competition by riding the most miles in a particular time slot.

Book signing on Nov. 17

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

SPRINGHOUSE

Parkland Community Library will be hosting award-winning children’s book illustrator and author Rosemary Wells for a Max and Ruby Celebration and book signing 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17 in the auditorium at Springhouse Middle School, 1200 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall.

Everyone is invited to hear Rosemary Well’s stories about her writing and illustrating process of her beloved characters including Max and Ruby.

Buy signed Rosemary Wells books, sold by Barnes & Noble Booksellers, with a percentage of proceeds benefiting the library.

Craft fair on Nov. 17

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

OREFIELD

Jordan Lutheran Church, 5103 Snowdrift Road, Orefield, will have its 26th annual fall craft fair 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 17.

There will be more than 50 crafters, Christmas gifts, delicious soups, barbecue, pies and other baked goods.

Eat in or take out will be available.

This year’s raffle will benefit Family Promise of Lehigh County, an ecumenical and interfaith effort to provide transitional housing and meals to homeless families, allowing them to stay together.

For more information, call 610-554-0677.

Shoeboxes in need of filling

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

VOLUNTEERS

The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley, 2158 Ave. C, Suite 201, Bethlehem, has launched its 2018 Holiday Hope Chests program: Happiness in a Shoe Box.

This year there are 35 nonprofit organizations that have put in a total request for 7,500 shoe boxes.

The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley’s goal is to meet their needs.

Help is needed to wrapped and filled 7,500 shoe boxes. Every shoe box benefits a child in the Lehigh Valley.

· Complete a 2018 Donor Pledge Form. To see a list of agencies receiving the shoe boxes, visit their website.