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Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Sept. 6

Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy’s Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown. Robin and Jim will entertain. Nonmembers and guests are welcome. Bring a nonperishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. For more information, call 610-437-4265.

The Emmaus Public Library, 11 Main St., will host its annual Community Heroes celebration 6 to 8 p.m. to give residents an opportunity to meet and thank first responders. Representatives from the Emmaus Police, ambulance and fire departments, as well as the Vera Cruz Fire Company from Upper Milford, will be on hand to give out information and answer questions. The parking lot will be blocked off 5 p.m. to accommodate emergency vehicles. The rain date is Sept. 13. For more information, contact Sue Monroe at or call 610-965-9284.

Sept. 9

Farewell to Summer event 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Triangle Park, Emmaus. Enjoy free family-friendly activities including live music, a circus train trail, craft and food vendors, Chalk the Walk with the Emmaus Arts Commission, “The Greatest Showman” at Emmaus Theatre and a mystery basket cake decorating challenge. For more information, visit

Rally Day Concert by Kira Shcherbakova 10:30 a.m. at Salem United Methodist Church, 6440 Powder Valley Road, Zionsville. A light lunch will be served and a free will offering will be taken. For information, call 610-965-6796.

Sept. 10

The League of Women Voters of Lehigh County hot topics lunch 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Superior Restaurant, Emmaus. The topic will be “Russia - Its Impact on U.S. Elections and Politics,” presented by Dr. Roger Whitcomb. To make a reservation, contact or call 610-432-1456.

Sept. 11

Parkland Art League meeting 7 p.m. at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 6667 Lower Macungie Road, Trexlertown. Artist Donna Needs will be the guest speaker for the evening, demonstrating and discussing “Exploring Color.”

Sept. 15

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 cost; children under six are admitted at no charge. For more information, call the church office at 610-966-3601 or Darlene at 610-966-5115.

Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society quarterly meeting 3 to 7 p.m. at the Schubert-Graber cabin, 6516 Powder Valley Road, Upper Milford Township. A gathering at the cabin will include information about the restoration project and picnic food. All are welcome.

Sept. 16

“A Tribute to Dorothy Knauss” at the Lower Macungie Township Historical Society museum, Bartholomew Center for the Preservation of Lower Macungie Township History, Camp Olympic barn, lower level, 3120 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Emmaus. Sarajane Williams will offer favorite stories memories and music of harpist Dorothy Knauss, a Macungie native.

Sept. 22

Fishing and fun in the park 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Little Lehigh Park, 1600 Park Drive, Allentown. No license or pole are needed. Activities include fishing (two fish per person), casting instructions for beginners, arts and crafts, demonstrations and a family friendly food truck. Register at

Sept. 23

Fundraiser “Pies and Pints” 4 to 7 p.m. at the 1803 House, 55 S. Keystone Ave., Emmaus. Switchback will fire up the brick oven at the 1803 House for all-you-can-eat pizza and salad as well as a sneak preview of their hard cider. Funk Brewing Company will provide beer served in a commemorative 1803 House glass. Russ Rentler will provide music. The donation will include a raffle ticket for the basket raffle. All donations will help rebuild the colonial era windows in the house. For more information, visit