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Senior expos

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

Day

State Rep. Gary Day, R-187th, is inviting senior citizens and their caregivers to join him at two upcoming senior fairs.

The first Senior Fair will be held 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Kutztown Fire Company, 310 Noble St., Kutztown.

This senior fair will offer free flu shots, blood pressure checks, grip strength tests and screenings for balance.

Vendors representing government agencies, businesses and not-for-profit organizations will be there to provide older residents with information about programs and services tailored to meet their unique needs.

Register by Sept. 21

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

Herbstfest

Everyone is invited to welcome fall at the Herbstfest (fall festival) 2-6 p.m. Oct. 6 at Schnecksville Fire Hall, 4550 Old Packhouse Road, Schnecksville. Doors open at 2 p.m.

A German-style light lunch will be served from 2-3 p.m. and there will be music, dancing and entertainment with Joe Kroboth from 3-6 p.m.

Reservation deadline is on Sept. 21. To purchase tickets, call 610-767-6981.

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 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.

Book sale

Thursday, September 26, 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.

Resource fair on Sept. 28

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network will host a free spinal cord injury resource fair from 1-4 p.m. Sept. 28 at the health and technology center, 850 S. 5th St., Allentown.

Information on the latest technology, services, community organizations and treatments will be available.

Patients, families, friends and caregivers are welcome to attend.

There will be demonstrations of the Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton®, which helps individuals with lower extremity weakness walk again.

Register by Sept. 24. Email ckreider@gsrh.org or call 610-776-9231.

Car seat checks

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown

The Allentown Health Bureau and its partner agencies will conduct a car seat check event as part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, which runs from Sept. 15-21.

The safety check will take place 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 21 at Lehigh Valley Pediatrics, 401 N 17th St, Allentown.

For appointments at this safety check, call 484-523-5254.

The car seat check event is open to the public.

Register by Sept. 21

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Herbstfest

Everyone is invited to welcome fall at the Herbstfest (fall festival) 2-6 p.m. Oct. 6 at Schnecksville Fire Hall, 4550 Old Packhouse Road, Schnecksville. Doors open at 2 p.m.

A German-style light lunch will be served from 2-3 p.m. and there will be music, dancing and entertainment with Joe Kroboth from 3-6 p.m.

Reservation deadline is on Sept. 21. To purchase tickets, call 610-767-6981.

Basket social on Sept. 28

Thursday, September 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Peter’s

St. Peter’s Lynnville Church, 5129 Schochary Road, New Tripoli, is hosting a basket social 1-3 p.m. Sept. 28.

There will be a variety of baskets, craft vendors, baked goods, food, and kids activities.No need to be present to win.

One sheet will give a player 26 chances to win and five sheets offers players 130 chances to win.

For information, call 610-298-8064 or go to stpeterslynnvill.com.