Northwestern Press

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Bus trip

Friday, March 13, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Slatington

Slatington History Preservation Committee is sponsoring a bus trip to Harrisburg 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 25.

The bus will leave the parking lot at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Slatington at 8 a.m.

Itinerary includes a guided tour of the Capital and the Civil War Museum.

Reservations must be made by March 15.

To secure a seat, payment must accompany your reservation.

Make checks payable to Slatington History Preservation Committee, 44 S. Walnut St., Slatington.

All proceeds will go towards The Slatington Historical Preservation Museum.

Bus trip

Thursday, March 5, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Slatington

Slatington History Preservation Committee is sponsoring a bus trip to Harrisburg 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 25.

The bus will leave the parking lot at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Slatington at 8 a.m.

Itinerary includes a guided tour of the Capital and the Civil War Museum.

Reservations must be made by March 15.

To secure a seat, payment must accompany your reservation.

Make checks payable to Slatington History Preservation Committee, 44 S. Walnut St., Slatington.

All proceeds will go towards The Slatington Historical Preservation Museum.

Presentation on April 19

Thursday, March 5, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

CLIMATE

The Lehigh County Republican Committee is hosting geologist and author Gregory Wrightstone for a presentation titled “Climate Change and Humanity: Is it the Catastrophe Portrayed by the Media?” 3 p.m. April 19 at Jetport Lounge Ballroom, 3400 Airport Road, Allentown.

The public is welcome to attend this free event.

For more information, call 610-435-3322 or visit lehighgop.com.

Book collection through April 9

Thursday, March 5, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

LV PRESS

The Lehigh Valley Press, its sister paper, the TIMES NEWS, Lehighton, and Vigilant Fire Company, Slatington, are hosting a used book sale to benefit the Newspapers In Education program that supplies newspapers to classrooms throughout the region on April 30 through May 3.

Books, paperbacks, Books on Tape, CDs, Blue-Ray and DVDs in good condition will be accepted at our offices through April 9.

No dictionaries, encyclopedias or magazines.

Meeting on March 10

Thursday, March 5, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Art league

Parkland Art League will meet 7 p.m. on March 10 at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 6667 Lower Macungie Road, Trexlertown.

Artist Dane Tilghman will be the guest demonstrator.

Tilghman is one of the premier painters of African American Golf Art and Negro League Baseball images.

For more information, call 610-533-5345 or visit sites.google.com/site/parklandartleague.

Schnecktucky Derby on April 25

Thursday, March 5, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

U.L. Lions

The Upper Lehigh Lions Club is sponsoring a Schnecktucky Derby April 25 at the Schnecksville Fire Company pavilion, 4550 Old Packhouse Road, Schnecksville.

A dinner buffet will be served 6-8 p.m.

Post time is 7 p.m. (10 races). Fun, raffles and prize giveaways will be held between each race.

Master of Ceremonies will be Raymond the Amish Comic.

There is a fee for admission.

For information, call Keith at 610-760-0956.

Preschool art show

Thursday, March 5, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Neffs UCC

Neffs UCC Preschool, is presenting its annual Coffee House Fine Arts Show 6:30-8 p.m. on March 18 in the first floor Memorial Hall at Union UCC Church, 5550 Route 873, Neffs.

Students are completing a month of fine arts and the preschool is culminating by holding an art show to display their masterpieces.

Along with the students’ work, the preschool will display art provided by community members and local artists.

Linda LaDue from Parkland High School will be giving a live demonstration where families can ask questions about the process.

Presentation on March 6

Thursday, March 5, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State

Lehigh and Northampton County Master Watershed Stewards are presenting a Tap Talk on Coldwater Fisheries, 6:30-8 p.m. March 5 at Eight Oaks Farm Distillery, 7189 Route 309, New Tripoli.

Conservation Officer Zachary Rudd, of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will be the presenter.

Learn about the fish that call local cold-water fisheries home, how to properly identify fish and the habitats they live in, and angling techniques and the regulations that help protect these fascinating species.

Run/walk set

Thursday, March 5, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Cancer

Pediatric Cancer Foundation of Lehigh Valley will hold its Ready, Set, GOLD Run/Walk which features an 8K run, a 5K walk and a kids fun run/obstacle course April 18 at the Ironton Rail Trail, Coplay.

The Coplay pavilion, Front and Keefer streets, is the site of registration. There will be raffles, music, food and special guests.

Registration at 7 a.m. with opening ceremony at 8 a.m. The 8K run begins 8:30 a.m., followed by the 5K walk at 9 a.m.

The kids fun run/obstacle course begins at 10:30 a.m.