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Thursday, June 21, 2018 by The Press in Local News

June 20

Alburtis area 55+ seniors will meet noon at Alburtis Rod and Gun Club, 3818 Gun Club Road, Alburtis. The meeting includes a pot luck luncheon (hot dogs provided) plus bingo. Many bus trips are planned. For more information, call 610-966-4996.

Emmaus Historical Society annual member picnic 5:30 p.m. in the Moser Pavilion at Emmaus Community Park. If planning to attend, leave a message at the office at 610-966-6591 with the number of persons attending and whether you will bring an appetizer, side dish or dessert. Non-members are welcome by paying 2018 membership dues.

June 21

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

June 23

Grace Lutheran Church Strawberry Festival and Community Fair 4 to 7 p.m. at 28 W. Main St., Macungie. Free event includes hot dogs, popcorn, strawberry sundaes, a cakewalk, kidswalk and a basket raffle. For more information, visit

National Amateur Radio Field Day 2018 weekend – also June 24. The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club station, W3OK, will be in operation at the Louise Moore Park near Easton and will welcome all amateur radio operators as well as anyone else interested in visiting the station. Approximately 40,000 amateur radio operators across North America will participate in this on-the-air event, making radio contacts with other hams throughout the United States and around the world. This is an emergency readiness drill operating 24 hours – 2 p.m. Saturday until 2 p.m. Sunday, under simulated emergency conditions using non-commercial generator power at our temporary location, the pavilion and field of the park. All are welcome. For more information, visit or call 610-432-8286.

June 24

Event at Lower Macungie Township pool 1 to 5 p.m. Liam Hughes, winner of first down the slide, will kickoff the event with a big splash. Bar None Entertainment will provide tunes and games 1 to 3 p.m. Mermaids from “A Storybook Party” will visit 3 to 5 p.m.

June 25

The Lehigh Valley Fibromyalgia Fellowship group will hold its monthly meeting 6 p.m. at Emmaus Moravian Church, 146 E. Main St., Emmaus. Doors open 5:30 p.m. This month’s featured speaker will be Dr. David Alan Gordon, a licensed MD and Pennsylvania certified medical marijuana physician based in the Lehigh Valley. Gordon will share with attendees the intent, scope and process of the commonwealth’s newly operational medical marijuana program. This timely presentation is intended to educate those patients and caregivers who manage chronic pain, of the medical marijuana program, so that they can make fully informed decisions best for themselves and their loved ones. Each monthly meeting focuses topically on tips, tools and resources for those challenged by fibromyalgia and its associated disorders. The meetings are open to anyone in the Greater Lehigh Valley who is seeking resources that may assist them in their individual healing journey. For more information, email Heather Browne at or call 610-704-5154.

June 26

The Emmaus High School Class of 1966 will hold a reunion buffet luncheon at Superior Restaurant, 2 to 5 p.m. June 26 in the upstairs dining room. The event is a “70” birthday celebration. For information, call Hope Stoneback DeIaco at 610-428-4180.

Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society quarterly meeting will be held 7 p.m. at the Upper Milford Township Building in Old Zionsville. Bill Barto of the Emmaus Historical Society will present a program about the May 1935 airplane crash in downtown Emmaus that claimed the life of Carl Iobst. Refreshments will be served after the program. All are welcome.

July 3

The Emmaus Garden Club will meet noon at Faith Presbyterian Church, 3002 N. Second St., Emmaus. The program will be “Introducing Ikebana” by Mary Jane Risch. Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arranging. Risch is a master in the Ichiyo School of Ikebana. She has served as program vice president and president of the Philadelphia Chapter of Ikebana International and regularly exhibits at the Philadelphia Flower Show and other places in the United States and in Japan. Guests are always welcome. For more information, call 610- 965-6109.