Salisbury Press

Thursday, June 21, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thursday, March 8, 2018 by The Press in Local News

March 9

Veterans assistance hours at the office of state Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, R-134th, Lower Macungie Township administration building, 3402 Brookside Road, Macungie, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone interested in speaking with the department service officer should call 610-965-9933.

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 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.

Emmaus Lions Club “Nite At The Races” and basket raffle fundraiser at Alburtis Area Community Center, 220 W. Second St., Alburtis. The donation fee gains entry to a night of fun, food, drinks and door prizes. The doors open 5 p.m. with the first race 6:30 p.m. For tickets, visit Buss Paints or the Alburtis Area Community Center. For information, call Lion Henry Heil at 610-966-5220 or any Lions club member. The snow date is March 11 (first race runs 2 p.m.).

March 11

“Music Among Friends” concert at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 474 Vine St., Bethlehem. Concert begins 3 p.m. A freewill offering will be received to support the concert series.

March 13

Artist and Emmaus resident, Margaret Kavchok, will be the guest presenter at the Parkland Art League meeting, 7 p.m., at the Macungie Institute, 510 E. Main St. (Route 100), Macungie. Kavchok will give a demonstration on the pen and ink method of drawing.

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.

Spring bazaar at Church of the Good Shepherd, 135 Quarry Road, Alburtis, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shoppers will find crafts, white elephant, Chinese auction, bake sale and food. For more information, call 610-966-2991.

All-you-can-eat breakfast at Old Zionsville United Church of Christ, 5981 Fountain Road, Old Zionsville. The breakfast will be held 7 to 11 a.m. and there is a charge; children under age six are free. For more information, call 610-966-5115.

March 18

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

March 22

Join Autumn Shaner with the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles as she talks about the history of bicycles and how bicycles were pivotal in the women’s movement 6 p.m. at the Lower Macungie Township Library. Register in advance by visiting the website www.lowermaclib.org/event or contact Lower Macungie Library at 610-966-6864.

Emmaus Historical Society meeting 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church parish hall, Fifth and Chestnut streets. The program is “The Emmaus School Excursions of 1954 and 1955.” The program is open to the public.

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 amertz922@gmail.com.

Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st, will hold a “Coffee and Conversation” event at his Emmaus district office, 191 Main St., Suite 104, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Simmons said his goal is to engage his constituents in an open dialogue and see where they stand on state and local issues.

March 24

The 43rd annual Easter Egg Hunt 1 p.m. at Quakertown Farmers Market, 201 Station Road, Quakertown. Age categories include infant to three years old, four to six years old and seven to nine years old. For more information, call 215-536-4115.

Artwork from the men of the Allentown Rescue Mission 7 to 9 p.m. at the Macungie Institute, 510 E. Main St. This free event includes wine and hors d’oeuvres. Raffles on local artist work and baskets will also be included and 100 percent of the proceeds go directly to the Allentown Rescue Mission. Sponsored by Out of Our Minds Art Studio.

March 26

Women’s Club of Emmaus will meet 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fifth and Chestnut streets, Emmaus. Girls of the Month will be honored.

March 29

Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st, will hold a “Coffee and Conversation” event at his Coopersburg district office, Village Center, 21 N. Main St., Unit 9, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Simmons said his goal is to engage his constituents in an open dialogue and see where they stand on state and local issues.

March 31

Emmaus Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt 1 p.m. at Emmaus Community Park for children one to 10 years of age. The hunt is held rain or shine.

April 14

Program “You Will be Found: Songs and Lessons of Cancer Survivorship” 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Allentown, Cedar Crest Boulevard and Tilghman Street. The event includes songs and stories geared toward cancer survivors and their loved ones. Each donation will support local and national cancer related charities. For tickets, visit http://catherineboulayfoundation.org or call 610-966-3466.

April 19

Women’s Club of Emmaus spring card party 11:30 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fifth and Chestnut streets, Emmaus.

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