Salisbury Press

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016 by The Press in Local News

Oct. 12

State Rep. Daniel McNeill, D-133rd, and guest speakers will hold a forum on heroin and opioid addiction 7 p.m. at Salisbury High School, 500 E. Montgomery St., Allentown.

Oct. 15

Old Zionsville UCC, 5981 Fountain Road, Old Zionsville, will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet 7 to 11 a.m. There is a cost. For more information, call 610-966-3601

Old Zionsville UCC will conduct a blood drive with the Miller Keystone Bloodmobile 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome. Registration is available at Donors are asked to eat a good breakfast before giving blood.

Craft bazaar at Church of the Good Shepherd, 135 Quarry Road, Alburtis, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crafts, attic treasures, gift basket auction, bake sale and food will be available.

Opioid and heroin epidemic seminar 3 p.m. at Emmanuel Church, 1431 Lehigh Parkway East, Allentown. The presenters will be members of Heroin Opioid Prevention and Education, the Salisbury Police Department, Teen Challenge and a parent who lost a child to drugs. Tobacco and alcohol abuse will also be addressed. A question and answer session with all the speakers will follow the presentation. There is no cost for this community event. For more information, email or call 610-432-0982.

St. Mark’s United Church of Christ’s annual fall bazaar and outdoor flea market, 52 E. Susquehanna St., Allentown, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Event includes basket raffle, baked goods, food and more. For more information, call 610-797-6346.

Oct. 16

The Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society will sponsor a bus tour to see eight homes in the central section of the Lehigh County Log Cabin Trail. There is a cost which includes transportation, hot dogs and beverages upon return. The bus leaves from the Shelter House, South 4th Street in Emmaus 1 p.m. and will return at approximately 4 p.m. For more information or to make a reservation, contact Bruce Mordaunt at 610-395-9836 or Carolyn Lagler at 610-966-3172. Make checks payable to Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society and mail to P.O. Box 416, Old Zionsville, 18068.

Breakfast 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Lehigh Temple, 2120 Route 100. There is a cost. For more information, call 610-398-9845.

Oct. 19

“Fried Chicken Dinner Fundraiser” 5 to 6:30 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church parish hall, Fifth and Chestnut streets, Emmaus. Purchase tickets at the Emmaus Historical Society museum noon to 4 p.m., Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays or call 610-966-6591.

Emmaus Historical Society meets 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church Parish Hall. The program, “The J.H. Mohr Emaus Photo Postcards” will be presented by Andrew Kerstetter and Bill Barto. Postcard photos sold at the J.H. Mohr store on Broad Street early in the 20th century will be displayed. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 610-966-6591.

Alburtis Area 55+ seniors meet noon at Church of the Good Shepherd, 135 Quarry Road, Alburtis. Pot luck luncheon plus bingo. There are many bus trips. For more information, call 610-966-4996.

Oct. 20

GFWC PA Woman’s Club of Emmaus card party 11:30 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. A light lunch will be served 11:30 a.m. There is a cost. For reservations for bridge, call Sandy at 610-395-6434 and for pinochle, call Ruth at 484-634-2468.

Oct. 22

Emmaus Lions Club fall chowder sale 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Oct. 22 at Emmaus Community Park. Order from any Emmaus Lion or call 610-965-7355.

Oct. 26

Lehigh Valley Active Life senior health fair 9 a.m. to noon. A number of free screenings will be offered by various providers. Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide flu shots and sleep screening; Hartzells Pharmacy will provide osteoporosis and blood pressure screenings; Good Shepherd Rehabilitation will provide stroke risk assessment and state Rep. Mike Schlossberg, D-132nd, will discuss unclaimed property. Radio personality Bobby Gunther Walsh of WAEB Radio 790 will be present with a live remote. Door prizes and lunch are part of the senior health fair. Call 610-437-3700 for information.

Nov. 4

Quakertown Farmers Market Christmas Craft Fair, 201 Station Road, Quakertown. Also Nov. 5 and 6. The market is seeking local artisans to add to the holiday shopping experience. For more information, contact Sara at 215-536-4115 or email

Nov. 5

Spaghetti dinner 4 to 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. There is a cost; no cost for children under five. For more information, call 610-967-4916.

Nov. 20

Re-Creation USA performing 8 and 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 139 N. Fourth St., Emmaus. The group provides an entertainment program for Veterans Affairs Medical Center in the United States. The public is invited; there is no admission charge. A freewill offering will be taken. For more information, visit

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