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Thursday, November 1, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Nov. 1

Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy Church, 140 S . Ott St., Allentown. The program will be on Westminster Village. Non-members and guests are welcome. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. For more information, call 610-437-4265.

Nov. 3

“Breakfast with a famous mouse” for children ages infant through 12 years old with a parent or caregiver 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie. Preregistration is limited to 100 people. Bring a camera to take a picture. Breakfast includes: cereal, muffin, banana, milk and juice. For additional information, visit or call 610-966-6924.

Holiday bazaar 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Zion Lehigh Lutheran Church, 8269 Spring Creek Road, Alburtis. Crafts, basket raffle, bake sale and grandma’s attic will be available. The kitchen will be open for lunch. A free eye screening for children (10 a.m. to noon) will be provided by the Center for Vision Loss, sponsored by the Alburtis Lions Club. For more information, call 610-395-1215.

Spaghetti dinner 4 to 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. There is a small cost; no cost for children under five to attend. For more information, call 610-967-4916.

Nov. 4

The Philadelphia Brass will perform 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Allentown, 3231 Tilghman St., Allentown, as part of the 2018-2019 Gloria S. Snyder Concert Series. Jim Schmoyer paintings, art gallery reception 4 p.m. A free-will offering will be taken. For more information, call 610-395-3781.

Nov. 8

The Emmaus Public Library will hold a ribbon cutting for the new children’s wing 2 p.m. The addition has increased the library’s floor space by over 2,000 square feet, providing a flexible area for educational programs for children and gives the young adults designated space just for them and their collections. The previous children’s section will be transformed into an adult reading lounge with a permanent Friends of the Emmaus Public Library book sale area. Please RSVP to or by calling 610-965-9284, ext. 204 as space is limited.

Nov. 9

Basket social 7 p.m. at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury, 1707 Church Road, Allentown. Doors open 5 p.m. For tickets, call 610-866-1611.

Nov. 10

What happens when the shouting, accusations and campaign bragging is over and the 116th United States Congress convenes Jan. 3, 2019? The public is invited to hear the opinions of three locally-based experts on gender politics, gerrymandering and party tribalism in the Wesley Church auditorium, 2540 Center St., Bethlehem. The doors open 9:45 a.m. for a free talk 10 a.m. presented by the American Association of University Women. For more information, visit

Nov. 12

The League of Women Voters of Lehigh County will present “Election Results” with Bill White at the Superior Restaurant, 102 State St., Emmaus, 11:30 a.m. White has worked for The Morning Call since 1974, when he began as a reporter. He also was a copy editor, edition editor, Sunday editor and bureau chief before becoming a full-time columnist in 1992. To make a reservation, contact or call 610-432-1456 by Nov. 8. There is a cost for the buffet luncheon payable at the door or listen to speaker without lunch. For more information, visit

Nov. 13

Parkland Art League meeting 7 p.m. at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 6667 Lower Macungie Road, Trexlertown. Bucks County artist Christine McHugh will be the guest demonstrator for the evening. Her art work is included in private and public collections, locally, nationally and around the world.

Nov. 17

10th annual craft fair at Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 100 vendors and a raffle of 60 or more prizes. Refreshments by Brookside Deli, will be available for purchase throughout the day. Free shuttle will be provided from the parking lot to the front door, courtesy of Corporate Limousine. For additional information, visit or call 610-966-6924.

Nov. 18

Painting party (slate Snowman) 1 to 3 p.m. at Zion Lehigh Lutheran Church, 8269 Spring Creek Road, Alburtis. Arrive 15 minutes early. BYOB and food will be available for sale. Tickets must be purchased by Nov. 11. Call 610-395-1215 for more information.

Nov. 26

The Woman’s Club of Emmaus will host a program presented by the Wildlands Conservancy 1 p.m. in St. John’s Lutheran Church, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. Visitors are welcome.