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Kenesth Israel

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Walkers needed Oct. 14

Congregation Keneseth Israel Social Action Committee is looking for walkers to join Rabbi Seth's Keneseth Israel Cares Team at 1 p.m. Oct. 14 for the Allentown Crop Walk at Saint Timothy's Lutheran Church, corner Ott and Walnut streets, Allentown.

There will be two walks, a one mile and six mile.

Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. with the walks starting at 1:30 p.m.

To register online go to


Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Dinner, show Nov. 3

Union Lutheran Church will be holding a dinner buffet and show "Judge Judy: The Final Verdict," a White Rose Production Nov. 3 at 5500 Route 873, Schnecksville.

Dinner will be at 6:30 p.m., show will be at 7:30 p.m.

There is a cost for the dinner and show for adults and children.

The buffet will be cooked and served by the Fellowship Committee.

Call the church office at 610-767-6884 for tickets and questions.

Nature Center

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Lectures being offered

Lehigh Gap Nature Center will be holding the following speaker series at the Osprey House.

·Oct. 11: Brandon Ruhe, president of the Mid-Atlantic Center for Herpetology and Conservation will discuss "Helping the Herps" at 7:30 p.m.

·Oct. 28: Jim Rowland, a semi-retired structural engineering consultant who has trekked major trails throughout the world will talk about his experience on the Appalachian National Scenic Trail with special emphasis on the Pa section at 3 p.m.

Flu shots

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Drive-thru inoculations

Lehigh Valley Health Network will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children 6 months and older during two sessions in November.

Shots will be given drive-thru 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 3 at Dorney Park, South Whitehall, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 4 at Coca-Cola Park, Allentown.

Optional donations of non-perishable food items that have not expired will be accepted.

Register online in advance for hourly slots. Reservation times are estimates and not guaranteed.


Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Craft show on Nov. 3, 4

Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen will be having its 27th annual Holiday Marketplace Fine Art and Craft show 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 3 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 4 at Swain School, Salisbury Township.

The show will feature more than 40 local artisans associated with the LVPGC along with selected others, each offering handmade high quality art and fine crafts made within the greater Lehigh Valley area.

Artisans will be on hand to discuss their work as they offer jewelry, pottery, woodcraft, photography and a variety of art for sale.


Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Naval reunion set for Oct. 18

SALTS trained at and members of Sampson World War II Naval Station, Seneca Lake, N.Y., and retired Navy veterans of other conflicts are invited to a fall luncheon noon Oct. 18. The event will take place at Haag's Hotel, Third and Main Sts., Shartelsville.

The station's latest status will be presented. Reservation deadline is Oct. 17. Call 610-562-8253.


Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Harvest fest set for Oct. 6

New Bethel Church, 135 New Bethel Church Road, Kempton is having a Harvest Fest 2-8 p.m. Oct. 6

There will be delicious food including walking tacos and pierogies.

Bingo, games, Chinese auction, cake walk, hay rides, pumpkin pie eating contest, DJ dance party and more will be available.

The Chaz Band will perform.

There will be two talks by Charlie Adams, the famous expert on ghost stories and bizarre happenings.

For more information, call 610-756-6589.