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Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by The Press in Local News

Nov. 11

Ten Thousand Villages International Crafts Festival, Upper Milford Mennonite Church, Kings Highway and Geissinger Road, Zionsville, noon to 8 p.m. Also 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 12. All income benefits Third World artisans by marketing their handicrafts in North America. For more information, call 610-966-2733, email or visit

Basket social at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury Township, 1707 Church Road, Allentown. Doors open 5 p.m.; basket social begins 7 p.m. Call 610-866-1611 for more information.

Nov. 12

Holiday craft bazaar 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church, 535 W. Emaus Ave., Allentown. Event includes a special raffle, bake sale and food available for purchase.

Barkswalk 2016 at the Artswalk in Allentown, 701 Hamilton St., noon to 3 p.m. Free community event to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - pets fighting blood cancer. Event includes raffle gift baskets, demonstration by area K-9 officers, DJ and photo booth, face painting, adopt a pet from local shelters and more. Rain date is Nov. 19.

Family movie night at Hope UCC – Allentown, 1031 Flexer Ave., Allentown. Doors open 6:30 p.m.; movie, “Finding Nemo” begins 7 p.m. Event includes free popcorn and juice. For more information, call 610-439-8118.

Holiday craft bazaar 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 8269 Spring Creek Road, Alburtis. Event includes crafts, a basket raffle and bake sale. Homemade food will be available for lunch or carry out. There will be a visit with Santa 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Nov. 13

ShareCare charity auction will be held 2 to 4 p.m. at The Cathedral Church of the Nativity, 321 Wyandotte Street, Bethlehem. Bill and Carol Yale will receive the “Faith In Action Award” for their years of service to ShareCare. The auction will feature items for bid as well as appetizers and desserts.

Nov. 16

Emmaus Historical Society meets 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church parish hall. The program is “Lehigh Valley Covered Bridges – Past & Present” presented by Ray Finkelstein of the Theodore Burr Covered Bridge Society. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 610-966-6591.

Alburtis Area 55+ seniors meet noon at Church of the Good Shepherd. Potluck luncheon plus bingo. Various bus trips are planned. For more information, call 610-966-4996.

Nov. 19

All-you-can-eat breakfast 7 to 11 a.m. at Old Zionsville UCC Church, 5981 Fountain Road, Old Zionsville. There is a cost; children under six eat free. For more information, call 610-966-5115.

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser 5 to 7 p.m. at Hope UCC - Allentown, 1031 Flexer Ave., Allentown. All proceeds benefit Turning Point of Lehigh Valley. For more information, call 610-439-8188.

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

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

Nov. 23

Old Zionsville UCC will host a Thanksgiving service 7 p.m. The service will feature the singing group Sing For America and includes all six churches in the ministerium. The Rev. Bob Klersy will be preach a short homily.

Nov. 28

GFWC Woman’s Club of Emmaus meeting 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. The program will be “Celebrate with Music with Mike Evans.”

Nov. 29

The Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society will hold its quarterly meeting 7 p.m. at the Upper Milford Township municipal building, Old Zionsville. The program will be presented by Leslie May, a volunteer at the Mercer Museum in Doylestown and a fellow of the American Folk Art Museum in NYC. She has collected antique Christmas ornaments for over 30 years and is a Christmas historian and will speak about Vitorian Christmas decorations and traditions. Refreshments will be served after the program and all are welcome.

Dec. 4

Elvis impersonator Jeff Krick will perform a Christmas show 3 p.m. at Emmaus Moravian Church, 146 Main St., Emmaus. There is a cost for tickets.

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