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Monday, October 16, 2017

Barbecue on Sept. 23

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Lions club

The Kuhnsville Lions Club is having a chicken barbecue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 at Jordan United Church of Christ grove, Walbert Avenue and Route 309, South Whitehall Township.

Meal includes half a chicken, baked potato, apple sauce, roll with butter and dessert.

Eat in or take out is available.

Deadline to order is Sept. 15.

Proceeds to go to local hearing and sight-related charities.

For more information, call Lion Dave Daniel at 610-799-9046.

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

The Allentown Band, under the direction of Conductor Ronald Demkee, will be perform 3 p.m. Sept. 10 at West Park, 16th and Turner St., Allentown.

The 4-H is selling tickets for the Professional Bull Riders Allentown Classic Sept. 16.

Meet 5 p.m. at PPL Center, 701 Hamilton St., Allentown.

Kids’ meet-and-greet starts 5:30 p.m. Show begins 7 p.m.

For more information and order forms, contact Eva at 610-489-4315 or

German classes being offered

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


The Berks County Parks and Recreation Department will host an eight-week course on the Pennsylvania German language taught by noted local educator and musician, Keith Brintzenhoff.

This weekly beginner course will be held on Tuesdays 6:30-8 p.m. from Sept. 12 to Oct. 31 at the Berks County Heritage Center, 2201 Tulpehocken Road, Wyomissing.

Registration required by Aug. 29.

For more information or to register, call 610-374-8839.

Fundraiser on Sept. 8, 9

Thursday, August 31, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Holy Trinity

The Lutheran Church Women of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 4118 Main St., Slatedale, are sponsoring its annual yard and bake sale from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 8 and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 9 downstairs in the social room. The sale will take place rain or shine.

There will be fresh baked cakes and goodies for sale.

Hamburgers, hot dogs, barbecues, baked beans and strawberry shortcake will be available for hungry yard sale shoppers, while browsing through the many tables of something for everyone.

Group to meet on Sept. 5

Thursday, August 31, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


The Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania will meet Sept. 5 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Breinigsville.

The program will be “Kill Jeff Davis: The Kilpatrick-Dahlgren Raid on Richmond, 1864” given by Bruce Venter, educator, historian and author.

Dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. Reservations are required by Aug. 31.

The program will be 7:30 p.m. Reservations are not required.

For more information or to make a reservation, contact James Duffy at 610-253-4549 or