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Friday, August 18, 2017

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by The Press in Local News

June 14

Community blood drive at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury, 1707 Church Road, Allentown. The blood drive, 4 to 8 p.m., is in memory of Wayne Leibensperger Jr. Call Deana for an appointment at 610-217-3155.

Lower Milford Fireman’s Carnival, 1601 Limeport Pike, Limeport, through June 17. Grounds open 6 p.m. each night; music begins 7 p.m. each night. Proceeds benefit emergency services in Lower Milford Township.

Lehigh Valley Active Life performance groups will hold a concert 1 to 3 p.m. at Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1533 Hamilton St., Allentown. Enjoy music by Lehigh Valley Pops Orchestra, Good Vibrations Chorus, Elm Street Jazz Ensemble and the Timely Tappers. There is an admission charge. For information, call 610-437-3700.

The Emmaus Flag Day Association will hold it’s annual Flag Day Program in the Emmaus Community Park 6 p.m. The program will include presentations of fifth grade students who wrote winning poems and eighth grade students who wrote winning essays that address the question, “What does the American flag mean to me?” The Emmaus Chorale, directed by Laura Rabenold, will present musical selections. Monsignor Edward Coyle, pastor, St. Ann Church, Emmaus, will give the invocation and benediction. The featured speaker is Emmaus Chief of Police Charles Palmer. Nathan Brown, Emmaus Borough Council member will preside and Emmaus Mayor Winfield Iobst will present proclamations to the winning students.

Allentown Flag Day Association patriotic concert by the Great Allentown Band 7 p.m. in Allentown’s West Park, 16th and Turner streets. The rain site is the auditorium of William Allen High School. Three winners from Allentown middle schools will present winning essays. The concert is free. A free will offering will be taken to perpetuate the programs of the Allentown Flag Day Association.

June 16

Antique Truck Club of America Show at Macungie Memorial Park, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also June 17. For more information or to volunteer, call 610-966-4289.

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.

Breakfast buffet at Old Zionsville United Church of Christ, 5981 Fountain Road, Old Zionsville, 7 to 11 a.m. There is a charge; children under six are free. For more information, call 610-966-5115.

June 18

Breakfast 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Lehigh Temple Association, 2120 Route 100, Macungie. There is a charge. For more information, contact Marvin Diehl at 610-398-9845.

June 19

Wednesday Karaoke at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Trexler Room. Karaoke is led by host Bobby James. Join us for fun and entertainment and have a blast singing along to your favorite tunes. The event is free; everyone is welcome. For more information, call 610-437-3700 or visit www.gracemacungie.org.

June 24

The Alburtis Police Department and the Alburtis Area Community Center will host a first responder/military appreciation day to honor and support local heroes. There will be displays, raffles, games and food available. The event will start noon. Raffle items, financial contributions and volunteers are needed. Contact Officer Chris Lubenetski at 610-966-4778 for more information.

Strawberry festival and community fair 4 to 7 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 28 W. Main St., Macungie. For more information, call 610-966-3325.

June 26

Discovering Jesus Vacation Bible School through June 30, 6:15 to 8 p.m. at Grace Community Church, 1290 Minesite Road, Allentown, Nursery is available. Register online at GraceCommunityAllentown.org or call 610-398-9250.

June 27

The quarterly meeting of the Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society will be held 7 p.m. in the Upper Milford Township Building, 5671 Chestnut St., Old Zionsville. After a business meeting, Larry Roeder will give a talk about the 117-year history of the Town and Country Newspaper. Refreshments will be served; guests are welcome. For more information, visit hivelunddahl.org.

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.

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