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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by The Press in Local News

April 24

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day at Let’s Play Books, 224 Main St., Emmaus, with multiple author and special guests, free activities, specials, balloons and cupcakes to celebrate their five year anniversary. To see the complete schedule of events and all current information, visit

April 25

Upper Milford Historical Society meeting 7 p.m. at the Upper Milford Township Building, Old Zionsville. Ed Quinter will present “The Story of the Liberty Bell” and its historic journey to safety. All are welcome and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 610-966-4376.

April 27

Harry S Truman Elementary School, 1400 Gaskill Ave., spring craft and vendor fair 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Included will be a basket raffle, 50/50 raffle, bake sale and food for sale. There is a small entrance fee for all adults. The event is sponsored by the PTO.

29th annual Spring Plow Days sponsored by Old Tire Plow Boys at the PA German Cultural Heritage Center, 22 Luckenbill Road, Kutztown, 10 a.m. to 5 p.. Also 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 28.

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April 28

Friends of Macungie Institute cash bingo at Macungie Memorial Park, lower level, Route 100 and North Poplar Street, Macungie. The doors open noon and games start 1 p.m. Food is available for purchase. For more information, call 610-966-7830.

Spaghetti dinner to benefit Wreaths Across America Cedar Hill Memorial Park, 3 to 6 p.m. at Fullerton Memorial Playground, 901 Jefferson St., Whitehall. There is a charge. For more information, email

May 2

Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy’s Church. 140 S. Ott St., Allentown. Doug Peters, The Trolley Man will attend. Non-members and guests are welcome. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. For more information, call 610-437-4265.

May 4

Springfest at Salem United Methodist Church, 6440 Powder Valley Road, Zionsville. Event includes flea market items, bake sale, variety of flowers, light lunch and a woodworking demonstration. Rain or shine event. For more information, call 610-965-6796.

May 7

Lower Macungie Township’s ninth annual Community Day event for residents of Lower Macungie Township 4 to 8 p.m. at the Lower Macungie Community Center. This event is held rain or shine and includes fun, food, entertainment and a variety of free activities for the entire family and residents of all ages. This is an opportunity for residents to see all that the township has to offer.

May 9

Allentown Garden Club meeting 12:30 p.m. at the lower level of the Allentown Public Library, 12th and Hamilton streets, Allentown. Jack Jones, J.J. Woodcrafts, will present unique, one-of-a-kind, birdhouses and bird feeders crafted from old barn wood. Many birdhouses will be offered for sale. The public is welcome.

May 11

Allentown Garden Club’s annual plant sale 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 207 N. 27th St., Allentown, just north of the Allentown Rose Garden. The greatest volume of the plants are perennials and come from our members’ gardens.

Purse bingo fundraiser for Boots & Saddle Riding Club at the Alburtis Area Community Center, 220 W. 2nd St, Alburtis. Doors open 1 p.m. Games start 2 p.m. Groups of eight or more can reserve a table and receive a special thank you gift. Advance reservations include extra door prize tickets. BYOB permitted and refreshments will be available. For tickets, text, call or email Amber at 610-730-2870 or or Rachel at 484-553-7290 or

May 14

Parkland Art League meeting, 7 p.m. at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 6667 Lower Macungie Road, Trexlertown. Artist Adriano Farinella will be the guest demonstrator for the evening. For more information, call 610-533-5345.

May 15

Emmaus Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church parish hall, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. Annual elections will be held at the meeting prior to the program. The program following the meeting is “2009 Anniversary Celebration - A Look Back” and will be presented by Dr. Michael Waddell and Teri Sorg McManamon as part of our 2019 program and exhibit theme of “Celebrate the Celebrations.” It is open to the public.

May 19

Sips and Strings at The 1803 House 2-5 p.m. Rain or shine. Tickets can be purchased online at Limited to 100 adults.

June 2

Kiwanis Club of Emmaus 46th annual all-you-can-eat pancake festival 8 a.m. to noon at Emaus Fire Company #1, Sixth and Broad streets, Emmaus. There is a cost; children under the age of 10 enjoy breakfast for free. For tickets and further information, call 610-395-4818 or visit