Salisbury Press

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Nov. 7

The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will hold its monthly meeting 7:30 p.m. in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem. The program will be “Filming ‘Across the Pacific’ and ‘Radios of Pan AM’.” The presenter is Brian / KN4R. Members and other interested community members are always invited. For directions, visit https://tinyurl.com/y852acvn. For more informaton, visit www.dlarc.org, KE3AW@ARRLnet or call 610-432-8286.

Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown. Marc Berson is the guest speaker. Non-members and guests are welcome. Bring a nonperishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. For more information, call 610-437-4265.

Nov. 8

Basket social 7 p.m. at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury, 1707 Church Road, Allentown. Doors open 5 p.m. Tickets are available now. To purchase tickets, donate a basket or for more information, call Louise at 610-866-1611.

Nov. 10

Salisbury Falcon Twirlers designer purse and Thirty-One bingo at Salisbury Middle School, 3301 Devonshire Road, Allentown. Doors open noon; bingo begins 1 p.m. Tickets are discounted in advance. Tickets will also be available at the door. The event includes raffles, refreshments and door prizes. For tickets or more information, contact Salisburytwirlingboosters@gmail.com.

Designer purse and gift card bingo 11:30 a.m. to benefit St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church at Fearless Fire Company, Allentown. Fore more information, call Robin at 717-926-7045 or email standrewssummit@aol.com.

Veterans Day program 2-3:30 p.m. at the Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, to honor veterans past and present. The event is held jointly with the Lower Macungie Historical Society, the Macungie Historical Society and VFW Post 9264, Macungie. The speaker is Capt. Richard “Dick” Buss, U.S. Navy (Ret.). Refreshments will be provided.

Witting Tree Ceremony, 11:30 a.m., a free public community remembrance acknowledging veterans’ 22 suicides each day. Event includes the playing of taps, a brief service of witness and hanging sets of dog tags on the pine tree at Coopersburg Fire House, Coopersburg. The event is sponsored by St. John’s United Church of Christ. For more information, call 717-654-4044.

Nov. 12

The Emmaus Garden Club will meet noon at Faith Presbyterian Church, 3002 N. Second St., Emmaus. Jane Kruse, president of South Schuylkill Garden Club, will present a PowerPoint program on “White House Landscape Trends.” Landscape design is Kruse’s passion. She will discuss landscape design changes in the United States over the last 200 years by sharing information about the lawns at the White House. Her talk was inspired by the book “All the Presidents’ Gardens” by Marta McDowell. Guests are always welcome. For more information, call 610-965-6109.

Nov. 14

Allentown Garden Club general meeting 12:30 p.m. at the Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St. Lindsay Parks, executive director of Seem Seed Farm will present the history and mission of Seed Seem Farm, a Lehigh County facility for training new farmers. For more information, email aegall2@verizon.net.

Nov. 16

Harry S Truman Elementary School fall vendor fair at Salisbury High School, 500 E. Montgomery St., Allentown, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission. The PTO will be collecting nonperishable food donations for the school’s harvest food collection efforts. For more information on becoming a vendor, email Devon Dredge at dmdredge52408@gmail.com or Lisa Crocus at Shrewdog12@aol.com.

The Friends of the Macungie Institute will hold a holiday tea; tickets are still available for the 2 p.m. seating. Call Tim Brown at the Macungie Institute 610-966-7830, for more information.

Nov. 17

All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Lehigh Temple, 2120 Route 100. For more information, call 610-398-9845.

Nov. 20

Alburtis Area 55+ seniors meet noon at Church of the Good Shepherd, 135 Quarry Road, #1, Alburtis. Event includes pot luck luncheon and bingo. Many bus trips are planned. For more information, call 610-966-4996.

Nov. 23

Annual craft fair at Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Event includes over 100 vendors and a raffle for 60 or more prizes. Wonderful holiday gift ideas. Refreshments by Brookside Deli will be available for purchase throughout the day. Free shuttle from parking lot to front door, courtesy of Corporate Limousine.

Dec. 8

Christmas at the Bortz Log House, 4-7 p.m., Wescosville. Tours by candlelight, warm drinks and cookies will be available.