Northwestern Press

Monday, October 16, 2017

Open house on Sept. 23

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Islamic center

The Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley will host a fall open house 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sept. 23 at their Islamic Center, 1988 Schadt Ave., Whitehall.

Everyone is invited to meet your Muslim neighbors and it is a great way for everyone to get to know each other.

In addition to information about Islam and Muslims, there will be delicious ethnic food, Arabic calligraph, lady’s henna hand painting, guided tours of the center and more.

For information, email info@malv.org.

Events offered Oct. 5, 12

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

SENIOR FAIRS

State Rep. Gary Day, R-187th, invites senior citizens age 55 and older, family members and caregivers to learn more about services and programs available to them at two upcoming senior fairs.

The first is Day’s annual Senior Fair 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Kutztown Fire Company, 310 Noble St., Kutztown.

In addition to information tables and representatives from local, state and federal governments, and private agencies, the event will include door prizes and free refreshments.

Event offered

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

EMERGENCIES

North Whitehall, South Whitehall and Upper Macungie townships will host “Get Prepared Parkland,” an emergency preparedness event 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 30 at Lone Lane Park, 30 Lone Lane, Upper Macungie Township.

There will be demonstrations, presentations and training sessions to mark September as National Emergency Preparedness Month.

Events include gun, generator and bike safety, fingerprinting, hands only CPR, junior firefighter obstacle course, live and simulated fire extinguisher training, first aid and more.

Mini-golf tourney on Oct. 8

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

NWL SOCCER

Northwestern Lehigh High School Girls Soccer Booster Club is hosting its second annual mini-golf tournament 10:30 a.m. Oct. 8 at Bear Rock Junction, 8181 Route 309, New Tripoli. Rain date is Oct. 15.

There will be two 18-hole, par 48 courses for 36 teams, four per team with a shotgun start.

Every team can win prizes regardless of mini-golf ability.

Prizes will be awarded to the top, middle and bottom-third scoring teams and the player with the most holes-in-one in each group.

Basket bingo on Oct. 14

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown

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.

Senior adult lecture offered

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

PENN STATE

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.

Fun run on Oct. 14

Thursday, September 21, 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.