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Nature Center

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh River is topic Nov. 29

Jerry McAward will be the 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29, speaker at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center, Slatington.

He will discuss "Laughing and Learning on the Lehigh River."

McAward is an American Canoe Association instructor-trainer-educator and past chairman of ACA's River Kayak Committee.

He has degrees in physical education-exercise physiology and commercial recreation.

The free presentation is open to the public.

Laurys Station

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Santa Claus is coming to town

Santa Claus is coming to the Laurys Station area again this year.

He will travel atop a fire truck about 20 miles or so to visit homes and businesses.

The Jolly Ol' Elf also visits private parties for one child or a large group of children but not on Christmas Eve, as Santa is very busy delivering presents.

The visit is done with great love for all children, no matter the age (6 months to 80 years young).

Santa will visit large gatherings with parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents and friends from near and far.


Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Vaccination clinic Dec. 8

Forgotten Felines and Fidos animal shelter will be holding a vaccination clinic 8 a.m. to noon Dec. 8 at 9645 Hamilton Blvd, Breinigsville.

Cats must be in carriers; dogs must be on leashes.

For more information, call 610-301-5025.

Forgotten Felines and Fidos will be hosting photos with Santa at Petsmart at Northampton Crossings, 3794 Easton Nazareth Highway (Route 248), Easton,11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec 1 and 2.

For more information, call 610-365-3087.


Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Church having penny party

Heidelberg Lutheran Church, Church Road, Heidelberg Township, invites everyone to a penny party at 1 p.m. on Nov. 17. Doors open at noon.

Bring pennies and loose change to win groceries, household and personal items, holiday decorations and more. The kitchen will also be open for lunch and refreshments.

For information, call 610-767-9086.


Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

League offering political workshop

League of Women Voters is onducting a "Running for Local Office Workshop" from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 17, in the Kiva Building of North-ampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem.

This workshop is designed to give individuals thinking of running for local office or working on a campaign an understanding of how to qualify and run for local office.

The fee will cover the cost of materials, including a workbook.

Additional information and application form can be obtained at or by calling Ken Mohr at 610-282-1921.

Living Stone

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Collecting clothes, food

Living Stone Fellowship, 6925 Flint Hill Road, New Tripoli, is collecting clothing and food 1-3 p.m. Nov. 17 and 18 for Hurricane Sandy survivors at The Abiding Word Ministries and Project Hope Charities, Jamaica, N.Y.

The following list of items is needed:

·Blankets, comforters, sheets and pillowcases;

·Heavy coats, jackets, outer wear, gloves, hats and scarfs;

·Heavy sweaters and warm socks;

·Underwear and other undergarments in adult and children's sizes;

·Toiletries, diapers, feminine products.

·Canned goods, non-perishable food and rice;

Albany TWP.

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Kempton on Internet

Albany Township Historical Society is having a meeting 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19, at its headquarters in Trexler, Old Philly Pike, next to Kempton.

Following a short business meeting, President Jon Bond will discuss "Kempton on the Internet," a fun and informative slide show and discussion on how Kempton and the srurounding area is portrayed in Internet searches.

Historical society meetings are free and open to the public. More information is available at