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Monday, October 16, 2017

Basket bingo on Oct. 14

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


The Ladies Fellowship of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 340 E. Hamilton St., Allentown, will host a basket and gift card bingo on Oct. 14.

Doors open at 11 a.m. Games begin 1 p.m.

There will be raffles, a silent auction and door prizes.

Refreshments will be available for purchase.

A ticket includes 20 games and four specials.

Bring a food item for the food bank and be entered into a drawing for a ticket to the winter bingo.

Call 610-433-1489 for more information.

Open house

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

Fitness Center

Steel Fitness Premier, 250 Cetronia Road, Suite 100, Allentown, will be holding its first ever Fit Fest Open House from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 14 to promote health and wellness.

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

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

Senior adult lecture offered

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


Senior Adults Gaining Enrichment, an outreach program of Penn State Lehigh Valley for adults age 55 and older, is offering a lecture Oct. 6 in room 135 at Penn State Lehigh Valley, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley.

The lecture is “Engaging Workplace Wisdom: Tapping Your Experience.”

Sybil Stershic, author and thought leader in employee and volunteer engagement, will lead a discussion on what is important in taking care of those who mean the most to people in the workplace and in daily relationships.

Autumn bazaar on Oct. 14

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

Jordan UCC

Jordan United Church of Christ, 1837 Church Road, South Whitehall, will have its Autumn Glory Bazaar Craft and Vendor Show 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 14.

There will be two floors with more than 70 tables of crafts, and vendors will attend.

Lunch, pies, pumpkin rolls, mums, treasures, Christmas and yard decorations, party, books, and a Chinese auction will be available.

For more information, call the church office at 610-395-2218.

Meeting on

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

Torch club

Lehigh Valley Torch Club will be meeting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Hamilton Family Restaurant, 645 Hamilton St, Allentown.

The meeting includes dinner and a lecture.

The topic will be “The Life and Times of Harry Trexler.”

For inquires about the club and attending the meeting call 484-619-3655.

Upcoming talks can be found at the Lehigh Valley Torch Club Facebook site under events.

Fundraiser gala on Nov. 11

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


The Pediatric Cancer Foundation of Lehigh Valley and Bennett Maserati of Allentown will host the Hearts of Gold Gala 6-11 p.m. Nov. 11 at Iron Lakes Country Club, 3625 Shankweiler Road, North Whitehall Township.

The evening will feature a live auction of stunning artwork created by local pediatric cancer patients, wine tree, silent auction, live painting by local artist Lauren Kuhn (which will then be auctioned off during the live auction) and much more.

Black tie optional. Gold attire preferred.

To purchase tickets and register to bid, go to

Fun run on Oct. 14

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

Lily’s Hope

Lily’s Hope Foundation, to aid premature babies, is hosting a 5K Family Fun Run, Walk or Stroll Oct. 14 at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center, Breinigsville.

Registration starts 8 a.m. Run, walk or stroll starts at 9 a.m.

Run will be timed by Pretzel City Sports.

Post run/walk events in the Sunshine Celebration Zone include kids coloring area sponsored by Crayola, balloon artist, games, face painting, Moon Bounce, vendors, raffles and Lily and Aidan’s Lollipop Loop. Music will be provided by DJ Koolie Kirk.

Dogs are welcome but must be leashed.