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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Light show in December

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Christ’s Church

Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Lowhill Church Road, New Tripoli, will be having its annual Lowhill Lights of Wonder to benefit two local families at 6 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 9, 16, 17, 20-23 and 26-30.

There will be a Christmas carol sing-along at 5:45 p.m. before each light show.

Join church members at 5 p.m. for a special light show with extra music before the Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m.

One-hundred percent of the donations will be presented to the Robert Kline and Brett Snyder families. Kline has cancer. Snyder has ALS.

Church having annual craft fair

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Jordan Lutheran Church, 5103 Snowdrift Road, Orefield, will have its 25th annual craft fair 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 18 in the family center.

There will be more than 50 crafters, delicious soups, barbecues, pies and other baked goods. Eat in or take out will be available

This year’s Chinese auction proceeds will be donated to Tails of Valor which provides rehabilitation through nonmedical therapy with service canines to veterans suffering from PTSD, traumatic brain injury and physical disabilities.

Concert on Dec. 2

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


The Allentown Band, under the direction of Conductor Ronald Demkee, will present an “Americans We” concert, a tribute to veterans 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown.

Special recognition honors include WWII veterans. The concert will also feature favorite holiday music.

Guests include Daniel Rodriguez, America’s Tenor; David Macbeth, director of Lehigh Valley Charter High School of the Arts; and the El Sistema Chorus of Allentown with Director Kyle Keller.

Meeting on

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

German Friends

The regular monthly meeting of the Pennsylvania German Friends will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Avenue, Allentown.

Developing skills to build simple “Dutch” sentences will be the main focus.

The public is invited to this free meeting.

The Pennsylvania German Friends organization meets the third Thursday of the month at the church, except the month of April and the summer months of July and August.

Parking is available in the lot across Tacoma Street; use ground floor “Office” entrance.

Candy sale orders are due

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

St. John’s UCC

St. John’s UCC, 1027 Church St., Fogelsville, is taking orders for candy supplied by Annette’s Candy Kitchen.

Candy is available in both milk and dark chocolate. Orders must be placed by Nov. 19.

For more information or to place an order call Beulah Snyder at 610-285-6608.

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran, 1028 Church St., and St. John’s UCC will be having a joint Thanksgiving Eve service at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22 at St. John’s UCC.

For more information, call St. John’s UCC at 610-398-7015 or St. John’s Lutheran at 610-395-5535.

Art show through Nov. 12

Thursday, November 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Gap Nature Center, 8844 Paint Mill Road, Slatington, is hosting its fifth Nature in Art Show at the Osprey House through Nov. 12.

Sixty-five works have been entered in the show, including a variety of media from watercolor to oil to acrylic to sculpture.

All the works are from local artists and most of the art is for sale during the show.

The exhibit is free and open to the public 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on both weekends.

Evening hours will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.