Northwestern Press

Monday, January 27, 2020

Pork dinner

Sunday, December 22, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Emmanuel UCC

Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 16th and Chew Sts., Allentown, will be having a pork and sauerkraut dinner 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 1.

The cost of the dinner includes pork, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, dessert and beverage.

For more information, call Jennifer in the church office at 610-437-2531 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Auditions being scheduled

Sunday, December 22, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Bach Choir

Bach Choir of Bethlehem is scheduling auditions for Zimmermann’s Coffee House during the 113th Bethlehem Bach Festival 7-9:30 p.m. on May 9 and 16, 2020, at Peter Hall, Moravian College, Bethlehem.

Auditions for college and high school students will be 1-5 p.m. on Feb. 14 and 21, 2020, at The Bach Choir Offices, 440 Heckewelder Place, Bethlehem.

Auditions are open to individuals and ensembles who play or sing Baroque music, and live or study in PMEA District 10.

Bus trip to Farm Show

Sunday, December 22, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State

The Pennsylvania Farm Show is a great way to learn about farming, agriculture, and where your food comes from and you don’t want to miss it.

Lehigh County 4-H and Penn State Extension are coordinating a bus trip to the Pennsylvania Farm Show on Jan. 6, 2020.

The bus will depart Lehigh County Ag Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall, at 8 a.m.

The bus will depart Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, at 3:30 p.m. and arrive back at the ag center around 5 p.m.

Auditions being scheduled

Sunday, December 22, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Bach Choir

Bach Choir of Bethlehem is scheduling auditions for Zimmermann’s Coffee House at the 113th Bethlehem Bach Festival 7-9:30 p.m. May 9 and 16, 2020, at Peter Hall, Moravian College, Bethlehem.

Auditions for college and high school students will take place 1-5 p.m. on Feb. 14 and 21, 2020, at The Bach Choir Offices, 440 Heckewelder Place, Bethlehem.

Auditions are open to individuals and ensembles who play or sing Baroque music, and live or study in PMEA District 10.

Pip the Mouse

Sunday, December 22, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown

As per Liberty Bell Museum tradition, Allentown historical icon, Pip the Mouse, will ring in the New Year at noon on Dec. 31 at the Liberty Bell Museum located at historic Zion’s Church, 622 W. Hamilton St., Allentown.

The Liberty Bell Museum will open at 11:30 a.m.

Pip the Mouse will ring the Liberty Bell Replica, and be available to pose for pictures.

At 12:30 p.m. the museum will hold its regularly scheduled performance of “Pip: The Mouse Before Christmas.”

Hiker website now offered

Thursday, December 12, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

TrailS

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy announces the launch of A.T.CAMP, a website that allows groups of six to 10 hikers to find and register for campsites along the Appalachian Trail.

This system is designed to help groups plan their hikes while avoiding overcrowding and the related natural and social impacts at camping areas.

A.T.CAMP is designed to help minimize the amount of crowding at campsites and shelters along the Appalachian Trail, which causes damage to the environment and interrupts the solitude many seek in the backcountry.

Holiday concert on Dec. 15

Thursday, December 12, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Band

The Allentown Band, under the direction of Conductor Ronald Demkee, will perform an Americans We: Tribute to Veterans holiday concert 3 p.m. Dec. 15 at Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown.

Special recognition honors will include local WWII veterans.

The concert will feature patriotic and holiday music.

Guests will include Daniel Rodriquez, “America’s Tenor,” Master Sgt. Michael Mergen, trumpet soloist with U.S. Marine Band, and the El Sistema Chorus of the Lehigh Valley, under the direction of Steven Paszkowski.

Events planned

Thursday, December 12, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Senior center

Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W Elm St., Allentown, is offering the following programs for seniors in December.

The following groups and disc jockeys will be playing oldies and requests at the Saturday and Wednesday dances, so come out and enjoy the music with friends.

Dec. 14: King Henry Duo

Dec. 18: Blue Notes

Dec. 28: DJ Jerry Deane

Saturday dances will be held 7-10 p. m. and the Wednesday dance will be 1-4 p.m. in the Trexler Room.

Per person fee includes light refreshments. Singles and couples welcome.