Northwestern Press

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Purse bingo on Dec. 8

Friday, December 6, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Kempton Youth Baseball Association is having a Coach purse bingo Dec. 8 at the Kempton Community Center, 83 Community Center Drive, Kempton.

Doors open 11:30 a.m. and games begin 1 p.m.

The price of tickets include 20 regular games and entry for door prizes.

Additional cards, special games, raffles, and more available for purchase during the event.

Lunch, refreshments and baked goods will also be available.

For tickets email or call/text 814-577-8645.

Holiday bazaar on Dec. 6

Friday, December 6, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Weisenberg Elementary School, 2665 Golden Key Road, Kutztown, will present its student holiday bazaar 6-8 p.m. Dec. 6.

Get a start on holiday shopping while supporting the students of the Northwestern Lehigh School District.

Shop from more than 50 student crafters.

Have a picture taken with Santa.

Snacks and drinks will be available for sale throughout the evening.

Admission is free to attend.

The Weisenberg PTO will also be hosting its holiday shoppe at the same time and date.

Auditions being scheduled

Friday, December 6, 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 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.

Christmas party on Dec. 9

Friday, December 6, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

St. John’s

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church Ladies Aid, 1028 Church St., Fogelsville, will have its annual Christmas party with a visit from St. Nick 6:30 p.m. Dec. 9.

Bring a covered dish to share. There will be singing and lighting the tree on the corner of the property.

Parents are responsible for gifts for their children, marked with the child’s name.

There will be an optional adult gift exchange.

Everyone is encouraged to bring a nonperishable item for the food bank.

For more information, call the church office at 610-395-5535.

Holiday concert on Dec. 15

Friday, December 6, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


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 for December

Friday, December 6, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


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 your friends.

Dec. 14: King Henry Duo

Dec. 18: Blue Notes

Dec. 28: DJ Jerry Deane

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

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