Northwestern Press

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Watershed fest on April 7, 14

Thursday, April 5, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Conservation

Lehigh County Conservation District, with the help of youth leaders from the Allentown area, will host several Traveling Watershed Festivals in the Allentown park system this month.

These fun-filled programs are for kids, families and everyone who wants to have fun while learning to keep water resources clean.

Through large group team building games, water chemistry and biology activities, eco-crafts and up-close encounters with the urban “Enviroscape Model,” participants will be fascinated by the watershed and inspired to keep it clean.

Events planned

Thursday, April 5, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Trexlertown

Trexlertown Grange, 1183 Grange Road, Wescosville, across Route 222 from Walmart, will have a homemade chicken potpie dinner 4-7 p.m. April 6.

Meal includes chicken potpie, corn, salad, applesauce, bread and butter, dessert and beverage. Takeout will be available.

There also will be a monthly Saturday night concert and dance featuring The Honky-Tonk Dukes, playing live classic country music and ’50s rock ’n’ roll.

The dance will be from 7-10 p.m. on the last Saturday of every month, starting April 28 at the grange.

Vaccine clinic on April 8

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

FF&F

Forgotten Felines and Fido’s animal shelter, 6022 Mountain Road, Germansville, will be offering a vaccination clinic for dogs 10 a.m. to noon; and cats noon to 2 p.m. April 8.

They will be offering one-year and three-year canine rabies, distemper, adenovirus, leptospirosis, parvovirus and Lyme disease vaccines.

They will also be offering heart worm/Lyme, anaplasmosis, Ehrlichia testing, Bordetella (Kennel Cough) and microchips for dogs.

Earth Day event on April 21

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Allentown

The City of Allentown is hosting Earth Day in the Park noon to 4 p.m. April 21, rain or shine, at Jordan Park, 1001 N. 6th St., Allentown.

As part of this event, youngsters can climb aboard a dump truck, street sweeper, garage truck, fork lift, fire truck and police car.

Wahlburgers food truck will have food available for purchase.

This event is free and open to the public.

Discussion on April 3

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Civil War

Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania Inc., will host Dave Bastian, author, for a discussion titled “Grant’s Canal: The Union Attempt to Bypass Vicksburg” April 3 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center Lehigh Valley, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Breinigsville.

Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Program begins 7:30 p.m.

Reservations for the dinner must be made by March 29.

Reservations are not required for just the program.

There is a fee for both the dinner and program.

Volunteers needed on May 1, 3

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Conservation

Lehigh County Conservation District is looking for volunteers with an interest in the environment for the 2018 Lehigh County Envirothon.

The high school event will take place May 1, and the middle school event will take place on May 3, both at the Pool Life Sanctuary at Wildlands Conservancy, Emmaus.

Volunteers may assist either or both days. Help is needed 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Expertise in the topics is not required.