Salisbury Press

Friday, November 17, 2017

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Local News

May 4

Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy Church, 140 S. Ott St.. Allentown. The Happy Boombadeers (rescheduled) will perform. Non-members and guests are welcome. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. For more information, call 610-437-4265.

Learn more about gardening and meet neighbors noon at the AARP Chapter #4150 meeting in the community room of the Lower Macungie Library building, 3450 Brookside Road. The presentation is by Jane Miller from Home Depot Garden. Guests are welcome. Call 610-285-4563 for more information. Hoagies are served with coffee/tea for a small charge.

Town hall meeting with state Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Coopersburg Borough Hall, 5 N. Main St. The doors open 6 p.m.

May 6

Springfest 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church, 6440 Powder Valley Road, Zionsville. Event will feature a light lunch, homemade baked goods, flea market items, plus a variety of flowers to purchase and will be held rain or shine in an enclosed pavilion. For more information, call 610-965-6796.

Emmaus Historical Society will accept yard sale donations during regular museum hours. Also May 7, 13 and 14. If unable to bring items during those times, call the museum at 610-966-6591 to make a mutually convenient drop-off time. Donations will not be accepted after 2 p.m. May 14.

Ham and turkey dinner 4 to 7 p.m. at Old Zionsville United Church of Christ, 5981 Fountain Road, Old Zionsville. For information, contact Annie at 610-966-5242.

Additional events can be found on our website at thelehighvalleypress.com.

May 7

“Downsizing and Decluttering” noon to 1:30 p.m. at Old Zionsville United Church of Christ, 5981 Fountain Road, Old Zionsville, lower social hall, Village School entrance.

If you are downsizing or just want to clear out extra items, this is a must for you to attend. Learn tips to make the process easier and more organized. The guest speaker is Jill D. Kearney, founder and president of Senior Moves By Design, a service provider for seniors and their families who are looking for senior move management, clean out and staging or home modifications for aging-in-place. The event is free. For more information, call 610-966-3601.

All-you-can-eat breakfast at Upper Milford Western District Fire Company, Route 100 and 29, Old Zionsville, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There is a cost. For more information, call the fire company at 610-966-3541 or Carol at 610-966-3902.

May 8

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network will offer a free stroke screening event 9 a.m. to noon at the Health and Technology Center, 850 S. 5th St., Allentown. The public is welcome to attend. Screening stations are available to assess fall risk, glucose and cholesterol, blood pressure, height and weight values, as well as health and wellness education with personalized stroke risk assessments. An appointment is required. Call Good Shepherd at 610-776-3393 to schedule. Free parking is available in the Good Shepherd parking garage on South 5th Street. Enter the Health and Technology Center from the third floor of the garage.

May 12

Children’s consignment sale at Faith Presbyterian Church, 3002 N. Second St., Emmaus, 8 a.m. to noon and 5 to 8 p.m., 8 to 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 13. For more information, email consign@faithchurchemmaus.org.

May 17

Emmaus Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 5th and Chestnut streets. There will be an election of board directors, followed by the program by Bill Barto on “The Emaus Band Goes to War-Part II.” The Emaus Band, led by John Z. Iobst, marched to Doylestown in September 1861 and enlisted in the 104th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. Part Two will answer the question of where the band was while the regiment was under heavy attack at the 1862 Fair Oaks battle. For more information, call 610-966-6591.

May 20

The Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society plan sale at Upper Milford Farmers Market, 5671 Chestnut St., Old Zionsville. Baked goods will also be offered for sale. Vitis hivelunddahl.org for more information.

June 3

Lower Macungie Township free summer concert series with The Outlaws featuring Crazy Elmer, East Texas Park, 5575 East Texas Road, East Texas, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 610-966-6924.

June 4

Kiwanis Club of Emmaus 44th Annual Pancake Festival, 8 a.m. to noon at Emaus Fire Company #1, 6th and Broad streets, Emmaus. Children under age 10 eat free. One price includes all the pancakes you can eat. For tickets and further information, call 610-395-4818 or visit www.EmmausKiwanis.org.

June 17

Lower Macungie Township free summer concert series with Macungie Band at Hills at Lockridge Park, 7125 Scenic View Drive, Macungie, 7 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 610-966-6924.

July 8

Lower Macungie Township free summer concert series with Pioneer Band at East Texas Park, 5575 East Texas Road, East Texas, 7 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 610-966-6924.

July 29

Lower Macungie Township free summer concert series with School’s Out Band at East Texas Park, 5575 East Texas Road, East Texas, 6 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 610-966-6924.

Aug. 12

Lower Macungie Township free summer concert series with Marine Band at Prater Park, 4496 Hedgerow Drive, Allentown, 7 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 610-966-6924.

To have your event listed in the community calendar, send an email to dgalbraith@tnonline.com.