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Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Feb. 14

Luther Crest will a hold a free Valentine’s Day luncheon, noon at the senior living community, 800 Hausman Road, Allentown. The event is held to introduce older adults to the Continuing Care Retirement Community environment, says Matt Petrauskas of the Luther Crest staff. Because seating is limited, interested people should RSVP to 610-391-8229.


The Lower Macungie Library will celebrate Chinese New Year 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with one of its festive cultural programs for the whole community. Join them for Chinese cultural shows, Chinese calligraphy, paper cutting, red envelopes, raffle, displays and food. Register for special events including a Hulusi performance (Chinese musical instrument) 6 p.m. which will be followed 6:15 p.m. by a recitation of the Dizigui (Chinese classic book). Register in advance by visiting or contact Lower Macungie Library at 610-966-6864.

Feb. 16

Muhlenberg College, in partnership with the Higher Education Alliance, will host Conference on the United Nations and Women, a day-long series of presentations and discussion sessions led by directors and advisors from the United Nations Population Fund, the Development Operations Coordination Office and the High Commissioner for Refugees. The program is free and open to the public; no registration is required. The event runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will take place in the Seegers Union Event Space at Muhlenberg College. For more information, visit

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

Feb. 17

All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet 7 to 11 a.m. at Old Zionsville United Church of Christ, 5981 Fountain Road, Old Zionsville. There is a charge; children under six eat free. For more information, call Darlene at 610-965-5115 or the office at 610-966-3606.

Introduction to snowshoeing with Wildlands Conservancy 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Louise More Park, Pavilion 2, 151 Country Club Road, Upper Nazareth Township. Discover animal tracks and winter wonders on the trails. Wear hiking books or insulated waterproof boots. Wildlands will provide snowshoes including kids’ sizes and post-walk hot cocoa. For ages eight and older. The event is free; however, registration is required. Visit or call 610-965-4397 to register.

Feb. 18

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

Feb. 21

The Swain School, 1100 S. 24th St., Allentown, will host Dr. Michael “Mykee” Fowlin 7 p.m. for a presentation, “You Don’t Know Me Until You Know Me.” Fowlin’s one-man performance will deal with such issues as race, discrimination, violence prevention, suicide, gender equality, homophobia and strategies to address them. “Mykee” takes on the personas of several different characters, including a high school athlete dealing with his sexual identity, a young adult using a wheelchair and a student with behavior challenges, among others. The presentation is appropriate for adults and students in fifth grade and above, is free and open to the public. Reservations are requested by visiting

Alburtis Area 55+ seniors meet noon at Church of the Good Shepherd, 135 Quarry Road, #1 , Alburtis. Enjoy a potluck luncheon and bingo. Many bus trips are offered. For more information, call 610-966-4996.

Feb. 22

Emmaus Historical Society meeting 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church Parish Hall, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. The program will be, “Who’s Who in Emaus - 1909,” the year of the grandest celebration of all – the great Emaus Golden Jubilee of 1909. Focus will be on prominent residents at that time, including Dr. Wickert, Dr. Backenstoe, Chief Burgess Miller, Fire Chief H. Kratzer, Police Chief W. Kratzer, R.S. Stoneback, Will Jarrett, E.A. Stansfield, Rev. Able and others.

Upper Milford Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m. at the Upper Milford Township Building, Old Zionsville. Bob Wood will present his talk titled “The Tragic Story of Bill Howe, a local Civil War deserter.” Refreshments will be served and all are welcome. For more information, call 610-966-4376.

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 the 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.

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March 1

Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will hold its meeting 7:30 p.m. in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem. The program, “Common Mode Noise Problems and Solutions” will be presented by Ken/KB3MDT. Hams and others interested are always welcome. For directions, visit For more information, visit or call 610-432-8286.

March 4

Hamburg Automotive Swap Meet and Car Corral 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hamburg Field House, 127 S. 4th St. (rear), Hamburg. Over 100 indoor spaces and unlimited outdoor spaces, handicap friendly and refreshments will be available. Event will be held rain or shine. Children under 12 free. For vendor spaces, call 610-262-9718; for general information, call 610-823-4656.

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.

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.” Advance registration is required. Contact the community center for more details at 610-966-6924

March 23

Soroptimist International of Emmaus will host the seventh annual Designer Purse Bingo and Basket Raffle at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 139 N. 4th St., Emmaus. Doors open 5:30 p.m.; games start 7 p.m. Food, additional raffles and 50/50 are available for purchase during the event which supports women and girls in the community. Contact Ann for more information at