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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Senior adult lecture offered

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

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Senior Adults Gaining Enrichment, an outreach program of Penn State Lehigh Valley for adults age 55 and older, is offering a lecture — “Unraveling Medicare and Medicaid” — Nov. 3 in room 135 at Penn State Lehigh Valley, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley.

Anita Yuskauskas, program coordinator for the health policy and administration degree, will share her experience as a former technical director with the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The program begins with coffee at 10:30 a.m., speaker at 11 a.m., and lunch at noon.

Open house on Oct. 14

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Steel Fitness Premier, 250 Cetronia Road, Suite 100, Allentown, will have a Fit Fest Open House 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 14 to promote health and wellness.

The event will allow non-members to workout, sample classes and use the extensive facilities including three swimming pools.

With more than 18 one-hour classes to choose from between 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. along with 12, 30-minute demo classes, guests can try out everything from Pulse X heart rate training, TRX, TaiChi, Zumba and more.

Basket party on Oct. 28, 29

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 4456 Main St., Egypt, Whitehall, is hosting a basket party with more than 300 prizes 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 28 and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 29.

Drawing begins 2 p.m. Oct. 29. Winners do not need to be present.

Homemade food and baked goods will be available for purchase.

Tickets will be available at the door.

For more information, call 610-262-9315 or 610-533-2794.

Events planned for October

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Living Stone

Living Stone Fellowship, 6925 Flint Hill Road, New Tripoli, will host Apostle Everton and Pastor Tracy Weeks in bringing a supernatural conference to the New Tripoli area, with services 7 p.m. Oct. 12 and 13; and 10 a.m. and at 6 p.m. Oct. 15.

They will also be hosting a family and community get together with a dinner followed by noncash bingo 6 p.m. Oct. 14.

Menu includes meatloaf, potatoes, green beans, salad and dinner rolls.

Concerts on Oct. 15, Nov. 19

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

St. John’s

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1028 Church St., Fogelsville, will host a concerts in honor of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.

The first concert will feature a performance by Recordante (recorders and woodwinds) 3 p.m. Oct. 15.

The second concert will feature a brass quintet at 3 p.m. Nov. 19.

A freewill offering will be collected.

All are welcome to attend.

For more information, call 610-395-5535 or visit

New group being offered

Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Asbury United Methodist Church, 1533 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall, is hosting a small group called, Starting Point, led by Pastor Eric Yeakel from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays for eight weeks. The group started Sept. 28.

Starting Point is for those with questions about faith and those who want to learn more about the Bible and Christianity.

To register, email

For more information, visit or call 610-398-2577.