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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by The Press in Local News

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 is “2009 Anniversary Celebration - A Look Back” and will be presented by Dr. Michael Waddell and Teri Sorg-McManamon as part of the 2019 program and exhibit theme of “Celebrate the Celebrations.” It is open to the public.

May 16

Ribbon-cutting ceremony for Macungie Farmers Market 4 p.m. at Macungie Memorial Park, 50 N. Poplar St., Macungie. The market will be in the grassy area closer to the park building parking lot near the gazebo. For more information, go to the market website at or call 215-421-1028.

May 18

Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society will have a plant and bake sale 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Upper Milford Farmers Market. All proceeds will benefit the Schubert-Graber log building restoration fund.

Bingo at Jerusalem Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury, 1707 Church Road, Allentown, 6 p.m. Doors open 5 p.m. Fun for the whole family. The kitchen will be open to purchase food, beverages and dessert. For more information, call Louise at 610-866-1611.

May 19

Spring planting 2 to 4 p.m. at the 1792 Bortz Log House in Wescosville. Children can plant vegetables and herbs similar to what would have been grown in the kitchen garden many years ago. For more information, visit

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

Homes 4 Hounds, a pet and family fun-filled festival, will be held noon to 4 p.m. at Howard Hanna The Frederick Group Building, 3500 Winchester Road, Allentown. Event includes pictures with puppies, kittens and attendees’ pets, microchiping pets and a group of cats, dogs, puppies and kittens up for adoption.

May 25

The Lehigh-Pocono Committee of Concern will hold its annual Peace-A-Thon walk and bike ride near Sand Island in Bethlehem. The walk/ride will depart 9 a.m. from the Christmas City Fairground at Main and Lehigh streets. Walkers and riders are invited to arrive as early as 8:15 a.m. for a light breakfast, a group body warm-up and stretch and a bike safety check.

Walkers will complete an 8 km (5 mile) route which includes urban streets, bridges and nature trails. Cyclists will ride a challenging 29 km (18 mile) route following the D&L trail east to Freemansburg, taking to the road and hills of Lower Saucon Township and returning along the extension of the South Bethlehem Greenway. There will be stops for rest and refreshments.

Participants are asked to obtain pledges to support LEPOCO and CeaseFirePA. Call the LEPOCO office at 610-691-8730 for pledge sheets and more information.

May 27

Allentown Band Memorial Day concert, 4 p.m., PA Music Preservation Society, near AG Hall on the Allentown Fairgrounds.

May 30

Upper Milford Historical Society meeting 7 p.m. at the Upper Milford Township Building, Old Zionsville. Herb Kaufman will present “The Music That Got Us Through World War II.” All are welcome and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 610-966-4376.

June 1

Military exhibit to honor and remember all those who served at Jerusalem Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury, 1707 Church Road, Allentown, noon to 5 p.m. Food, drinks and baked goods will be available for sale. For more information, call 610-797-6933.

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

Dedication of Heritage Courtyard outside the Lower Macungie Historical Society Museum at Camp Olympic, 2 to 4 p.m. Those who purchased a brick will be mailed an invitation to attend. For more information, visit

June 19

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