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Tuesday, December 11, 2018


Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Jan. 11

A free informational session on adoption and child foster care will be held 6 p.m. at Diakon Adoption & Foster Care, located on the campus of The Lutheran Home at Topton, One S. Home Ave., Topton. People interested in attending the session are asked to call 888-582-2230 or 610-682-1504 to register. Diakon Adoption & Foster Care staff will explain foster parenting as well as the processes involved in adopting a child. Attendees also will learn about children available for adoption as well as the foster-to-adopt program.

Jan. 12

Presentation “Lehigh Valley: Why Gerrymandering is Bad, And How to Fix It” 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall, 3231 Tilghman St., Allentown. Carol Kuniholm, co-founder and chair of Fair Districts PA, will discuss how gerymandering is bad for government, bad for business and bad for the Lehigh Valley. The event is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Lehigh County, the Justice and Advocacy Committee of the Lehigh Conference of Churches and Fair Districts PA. RSVP at

The Governor Wolf Historical Society will hold its January Tavern Night 6:30 to 10 p.m. on The Governor Wolf Historic Campus, 6600 Jacksonville Road, Bath. “The Midnight Shift,” a band from Reading, will play 50s and 60s music and rock-a-billy in The Academy. Steve Myers will play keyboard in the Ralston McKeen House, with Debbie Evans singing everything from standards to oldies to popular tunes from today. There will be tastings by a local brewery or winery and an exhibit of works by a local artist. BYOB! There is a donation. You must be 21.

Jan. 18

The public is invited to attend a forum with the Democratic candidates for Congress in PA’s 15th district, 7 p.m. at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Candidates will discuss the current state of healthcare in America and what they believe needs to be done to fix it. Sponsored by Lehigh Valley Medicare for All

Jan. 20

Antique appraisal fair at the Quakertown Farmers Market, 201 Station Road, noon to 2 p.m. in Dept. #201. Members from the Pennsylvania Antiques Appraisal Association will appraise items and share interesting historical facts and stories. Appraisals are verbal only, given on a first come, first serve basis. There is a cost per item and a two item maximum for appraisals. For more information, call 215-536-4115.

Jan. 21

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

Jan. 28

Red Cross blood drive 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Quakertown Farmers Market, 201 Station Road. The bloodmobile will be parked outside Entrance #18 near the garden center. Appointments are preferred but not needed. Register at and enter sponsor code: qmart or call 1-800-RedCross. All blood types are needed but there is a critical need for O Negative and B Negative donors.

Feb. 8

Miller-Keystone Blood Center will be in the parking lot of Western Salisbury Elementary School, 3201 Devonshire Road, Allentown, 1 to 7 p.m. Appointments are encouraged by calling 610-691-5850 or 800-223-6667.

Feb. 24

“Cherries, Chocolate and Jazz” 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. for a delightful evening of food and jazz at the Lower Macungie Library. Appetizers, desserts and beverages are provided with music by “Austin Kruczek and The Modern Missive.” Each attendee will receive two tokens for complimentary wine. There is a charge with proceeds benefiting the Lower Macungie Library. For more information, contact Lower Macungie Library at 610-966-6864 or visit the website

Free shredder event noon to 2 p.m. at Quakertown Farmers Market, 201 Station Road. Richter Mobile Shredding will safely shred documents on site, free of charge. Richter is a member of the National Association for Information Destruction. For more information, call 215-536-4115.

March 10

Magic show 2 to 2:45 p.m. at the Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie. Join in an all new magical adventure of… magic, illusions, doves, rabbits, Houdini type escapes and tricks, along with lots of audience participation. The event is fun for the entire family. Contact the community center for more details at 610-966-6924.

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March 17

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie. Spend a morning with the Easter Bunny. Sing, dance and bring your camera to get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Color a picture of the Easter Bunny and take home a prize; play “Easter Bunny Bingo.” Advanced registration is required. Contact the community center for more details at 610-966-6924.

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