Northwestern Press

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Bookfest on Sept. 9

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

FREE BOOKS

Union Lutheran Church, Schnecksville, is seeking book donations for its annual Book Fest 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 9.

Used or unwanted new books may be taken to the main entrance of the church 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Sept. 4; and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and from 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 6; or between 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 8.

Textbooks or encyclopedias will not be accepted. Children’s books are especially desired.

Book Fest is free and open to the public. Items will be set up in the gathering space outside the nave and down the hallway.

Donut Derby on Sept. 3

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

TREXLERTOWN

Lehigh Wheelmen are having its 2018 Donut Derby 9 a.m. Sept. 3, Labor Day, at Valley Preferred Cycling Center, Trexlertown.

The Donut Derby is a fun 36-mile race with a twist: get a 3-minute time credit for each doughnut eaten at stops positioned at mile markers 12 and 24.

Doughnut-adjusted time determines the winner in several age categories.

Lunch and an awards ceremony will follow the ride.

After the derby, children ages 10 and under are invited to ride the Munchkin Mile on the T-Town Velodrome.

There is a fee to ride.

Cat adoptions on Aug. 18, 25

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

FF&F

Forgotten Feline and Fidos animal shelter, 6022 Mountain Road, Germansville, will have cat and kitten adoptions noon-4 p.m. Aug. 18 and 25 at the shelter.

Adopt a kitten, adult or foster one. To adopt that day, veterinarian records from past pets would be helpful in completing the adoption.

To adopt on any other day, contact Therese at 610-248-7399.

The shelter only accepts cash or checks, no credit or debit cards.

For more information, call 610-760-9009.

Concerts are rescheduled

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown

The City of Allentown’s 2018 Summer Concert Series and Saturday in the Park series have rescheduled three dates so far due to inclement weather.

Rescheduled concerts will be made up on the following dates:

The Municipal Band has been rescheduled to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at West Park;

Crazy Hearts “Saturday in the Park” series is rescheduled to 7 p.m. Sept. 8; and

Municipal Band is rescheduled to 7 p.m. on Sept. 11 at West Park.

For more information, contact the City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation at 610-437-7750.

Celebration set for Aug. 18

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

LEHIGH GAP

Lehigh Gap Nature Center, 8844 Paint Mill Road, Slatington, will celebrate its 15th anniversary 1-4 p.m. Aug. 18.

Activities include debut of a Lehigh Gap Nature Center mini documentary; Lynn Shupp’s photo exhibition: NJZ Remains: The West Plant; Chad and Brian’s History of the Lehigh Gap; ice cream and fellowship.

For more information, call 610-760-8889.

Workshop on Aug. 11

Thursday, August 9, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State

Penn State Extension Master Gardeners are offering a workshop on plant propagation 9 a.m. to noon on Aug. 11 at the Trexlertown Environmental Center, 4931 Orchard Drive, Schnecksville.

The session will start with a PowerPoint presentation on the propagation of rhododendrons and will be followed by a hands-on session on how to root favorite annuals, houseplants and other soft tissue plants.

Participants will be given cuttings, pots, and soil to put together at the workshop and take home to grow.

There is a per person fee. To register, call 877-345-0691.

Concerts are rescheduled

Thursday, August 9, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown

The City of Allentown’s 2018 Summer Concert Series and Saturday in the Park series have rescheduled three dates so far due to inclement weather.

Rescheduled concerts will be made up on the following dates:

The Municipal Band has been rescheduled to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at West Park;

Crazy Hearts “Saturday in the Park” series is rescheduled to 7 p.m. Sept. 8; and

Municipal Band is rescheduled to 7 p.m. on Sept. 11 at West Park.

For more information, contact the City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation at 610-437-7750.

Donut Derby on Sept. 3

Thursday, August 9, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

TREXLERTOWN

Lehigh Wheelmen are having its 2018 Donut Derby 9 a.m. Sept. 3, Labor Day, at Valley Preferred Cycling Center, Trexlertown.

The Donut Derby is a fun 36-mile race with a twist: get a 3-minute time credit for each doughnut eaten at stops positioned at mile markers 12 and 24.

Doughnut-adjusted time determines the winner in several age categories.

Lunch and an awards ceremony will follow the ride.

After the derby, children ages 10 and under are invited to ride the Munchkin Mile on the T-Town Velodrome.

There is a fee to ride.