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Senior fair

Thursday, October 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Browne, Day

State Senate Appropriations Chairman Pat Browne, R-16th, and state Rep. Gary Day, R-187th, will have their annual senior information fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 10 at Country Meadows in Building 4, 410 Krocks Road, Upper Macungie. Cetronia Ambulance Corps is again a partner for this free event.

There will be a variety of programs and services offered to seniors by the state and numerous local organizations.

Car seat

Thursday, October 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Schweyer

State Rep. Peter Schweyer, D-22nd, and the Allentown Health Bureau are partnering to host a car seat safety check event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 16 at St. Luke’s Church, 417 N. Seventh St., Allentown.

Pennsylvania’s child passenger safety law requires children under the age of 4 to be restrained in an approved child safety seat anywhere in the vehicle.

Children under two must be secured in a rear-facing car seat until they outgrow the maximum height and weight limits designated by the car seat manufacturer.

Fall craft

Thursday, October 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Bethany Wesleyan

Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Dr., Cherryville, will be holding its fabulous fall fest craft show 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Oct. 26.

All proceeds benefit Through These Hands, which is a non-profit organization that acquires and distributes medical and non-medical supplies primarily, but not limited to developing countries through other non-profit organizations.

For more information or to donate to Through These Hands, contact Dorene at 610-428-2786 or email her at dorene@throughthesehands.org.

Book sale

Thursday, October 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown Library

The Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, is hosting a used book sale on Oct. 17-19.

The hours are: Thursday 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

There will be a large assortment of used books on all topics to choose from at the sale.

It’s a great bargain and all proceeds benefit the library.

For more information, call 610-820-2400.

Spaghetti dinner on Oct. 12

Thursday, October 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

ASBURY

The Allentown Rescue Mission will host its 17th annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser 4-7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 1533 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall Township.

People are needed to help support the mission and there are many ways to get involved.

WAEB, AM 790, will be hosting a radiothon from 5:30-10 a.m. Oct. 2-4, 7 and 11.

Call the station and “sponsor” a meatball to support the mission.

To sign up to become a sponsor or for more information visit allentownrescuemission.org.

Spaghetti dinner on Oct. 12

Thursday, September 26, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

ASBURY

The Allentown Rescue Mission will host its 17th annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser 4-7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 1533 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall Township.

People are needed to help support the mission and there are many ways to get involved.

WAEB, AM 790, will be hosting a radiothon from 5:30-10 a.m. Oct. 2-4, 7 and 11.

Call the station and “sponsor” a meatball to support the mission.

To sign up to become a sponsor or for more information visit allentownrescuemission.org.

Fall craft

Thursday, September 26, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Bethany Wesleyan

Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Dr., Cherryville, will be holding its fabulous fall fest craft show 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Oct. 26.

All proceeds benefit Through These Hands, which is a non-profit organization that acquires and distributes medical and non-medical supplies primarily, but not limited to developing countries through other non-profit organizations.

For more information or to donate to Through These Hands, contact Dorene at 610-428-2786 or email her at dorene@throughthesehands.org.

Lanternfly training

Thursday, September 26, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State

The spotted lanternfly, an invasive plant hopper, was discovered in Berks County in 2014.

Native to China, India and Vietnam the spotted lanternfly has the potential to greatly impact the stone fruit, grape, hops and logging industries.

Damage to blueberries, basil, cucumbers and horseradish has been seen.

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is offering a training class 9-11 a.m. Oct. 29 at the Penn State Extension Lehigh County office, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.