“Evita” already a PSF hit:Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s highly-anticipated production of “Evita” opens June 16 with record-breaking ticket sales at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University in Center Valley. “Evita,” with its cast of 40 the largest ever at PSF, is directed by PSF Associate Artistic Director, Dennis Razze. “Evita” previews June 14 and 15, opens June 16, and continues through July 2. Leading the cast is Broadway veteran and Easton native Dee Roscioli, above, as Eva Peron.
Call 610-559-3245 for locations.
Wednesday, June 14: Father’s Day meal- Barbecue pork “Hawg Wing”, oven roasted potato medley, flame roasted corn, wheat roll with margarine, red velvet cake.
Thursday, June 15: Macaroni, ham and cheese; stewed tomatoes, Raomaine salad with ranch dressing, wheat bread with margarine, tropical fruit.
Friday, June 16: Orange juice, chicken Kiev, rice pilaf, glazed carrots, wheat bread with margarine, fresh pineapple tidbits.
Representatives of The Press newspapers attended the annual Pennsylvania Media Association Keystone Press Awards Banquet in the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square, Lancaster.
Lehigh Valley Press received 20 Professional Keystone Press Awards in the 2017 contest for work published in 2016.
Of the 20 awards received by The Press newspapers, the Bethlehem Press and its contributors received 17 Keystones. The Bethlehem Press received the Sweepstakes Award in its division for the fourth year in a row.
Touchstone Theatre presents a sensory-friendly performance of “DaPooch, or The Story of Poochie’s Three Hundred and Seventy-Second Birthday and How the Hunga Munga Munga Saved His Life,” 11 a.m. June 20, Touchstone Theatre, 321 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem.
“DaPooch” is performed by master storyteller and Touchstone co-founder Bill George, who conceived of the fictional world of Poochie as a story for his children.
“Country Scenes … Blue Ribbon Dreams” is the theme for the 34th annual Schnecksville Community Fair, June 20 - 24, Schnecksville Fire Company, Route 309, near Lehigh Carbon Community College, North Whitehall Township.
“There will be plenty of amusement rides, live entertainment, food and exhibits, so be sure to mark your calendars,” says Fair president Emory Minnich.
The Fair opens at 5 p.m. June 20 - 23 and at 3 p.m. June 24
Judging day is June 19 when the Fair is not open to the public.
Call 610-782-3254 for locations.
Wednesday, June 14: Salisbury steak, whipped potatoes, Brussels sprouts, cookie.
Thursday, June 15: Turkey with gravy, biscuit, peas and carrots, Mandarin orange.
Friday, June 16: Chicken Caesar salad, oatmeal cookie, fresh fruit.
Monday, June 19: Pulled pork, vegetable medley, peaches.
Tuesday, June 20: Crab cake, roasted potatoes, diced beets.
Wednesday, June 21: Barbecued chicken, lentils, carrots, tropical fruit.
The following members of the Salisbury High School Class of 2017 received scholastic awards May 30 in a ceremony at the school.
The Collaborative Leadership Award: James Hadinger, Ethan Heydt, Benjamin Wiener
The School Board Representative Awards: Agostino D’Ancona, Rania Nimeh
The Robert R. Gross III Leadership Award: Casey Laudadio
The Robert R. Gross “Never Give Up” Award: Zefeng Deng
The Race for Adam Scholarship Foundation Award: James Hadinger
The Pat Tillman Leadership Award: Rania Nimeh
Harry S Truman Elementary School has announced the names of students who had no missed homework assignments during the month of April.
William G. Lauffer Jr., 85, formerly of Emmaus, died Feb. 10, 2017, at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall. He was the husband of Joan (Balze) Lauffer.
He is survived by his wife; children, Nancy Anderson, John and Karen; three granddaughters; one great-grandson.
A Celebration of Life service will be held 2 p.m. June 17 at the Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 3461 Cedar Crest Blvd. A visitation will be held 1 to 2 p.m. in the church.
Arrangements were made by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Emmaus.
Clair B. “The Skipper” Hallman, 85, of Emmaus, died June 8, 2017, at the Lutheran Home at Topton. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth (Godusky) Hallman who died in 2006. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Miles and Annie (Engleman) Hallman.
He was employed at Air Products and Chemicals until retiring.
He was a true outdoorsman who enjoyed deep sea and ice fishing, hunting and vegetable gardening.
He was a United States Army veteran who served during the Korean War.