The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is inviting college-bound high school seniors across the country to enter its 2019 Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship Essay Contest for the chance to earn money for college.
The annual program has awarded more than $250,000 in college scholarships since its inception.
The essay competition asks high school seniors to describe how Alzheimer’s has affected their lives, as well as share how they plan to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease in the future.
Creative collaboration fuels innovation, and the Teen Entrepreneur Challenge is poised to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Penn State Lehigh Valley, Lehigh Valley LaunchBox, and Perkiomen School offer a 10-day summer camp for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in developing the foundation for a successful business or product idea.
Want to become a beekeeper? Join experienced beekeepers of the Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association for their eighth annual Intro to Beekeeping classes 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13, 27 and March 13 and 27 at Lehigh Carbon Community College, 4525 Education Park Dr., Schnecksville.
Price includes all classes, book, course materials, refreshments, access to experienced beekeepers, and field trip to club apiary.
The classes are family friendly for all ages.
For more information call 610-737-7676 or visit lehighvalleybeekeepers.org.
The Crazy Quilters Quilt Guild meets 7 p.m. Jan. 8, at Faith Presbyterian Church, 3022 N. Second St., Emmaus.
This meeting will feature the guild’s annual quilt challenge, “Panel Play,” a friendly competition among members to design a winning quilted item from a fabric panel.
Entries will be displayed and guild members will vote for their favorites.
Entrants will then discuss their inspiration and techniques before the winner is announced.
Visitors should arrive between 6:30 and 6:45 p.m.
There is a small fee for nonmembers.
The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will meet 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 3, 2019, in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem.
The program will be “3D Printing and Amateur Radio” presented by George/N3SQD.
Members and others interested in ham radio are invited to attend.
For more information, visit dlarc.org, email KE3AW@ARRLnet or call 610-432-8286.
Registration is now open for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of Lehigh Valley’s Ready, Set, Gold 8K Run/5K Walk to be held April 13 at the Ironton Rail Trail, Coplay.
Run begins 8:30 a.m. The 5K Walk will begin at 9 a.m. Registration and packet pickup begin 7 a.m.
Come early and check out the merchandise table and the raffle.
Visit with various characters and listen to music before the event.
The League of Women Voters of Lehigh County will present “Electoral College and Electoral Reform” by Dr. Kellen Gracey 11:30 a.m. Jan. 14 at Superior Restaurant,102 State Ave., Emmaus.
Dr. Gracey joined the DeSales political science faculty after receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa.
His research interests include religion and politics, electoral systems, and political behavior in both American and comparative contexts.
There is a cost for the buffet luncheon payable at door or listen to speaker without lunch.
Allentown AARP Chapter 5415 will meet noon Jan. 3, 2019, at St. Timothy Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown.
The program will be by Poet Shirley Binkley.
Nonmembers and guests are welcome to attend.
Bring a nonperishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank.
For more information, call 610-437-4265.
Parkland Cheerleading Booster Club is hosting a designer purse bingo Jan. 13, 2019, in the Parkland High School cafeteria, 2700 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., South Whitehall Township.
Doors open 11:30 a.m. Bingo starts at 1 p.m.
Each ticket includes 20 games of bingo. Preorder deadline is Jan. 5.
For information, go to email@example.com.
Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania Inc., will host photographer Chris Heisey for a discussion titled “Photographing Our Civil War Battlefields,” Jan. 8 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Fogelsville.
Heisey will share 70 of his evocative contemporary battlefield images of hallowed grounds ranging from Vicksburg, Miss., to Gettysburg. He will provide battle historical anecdotes and share his personal experiences.
Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Program begins 7:30 p.m.