“Teal is the new orange.”
That’s what the cover photo says on Teal Pumpkin Project’s Facebook page.
It’s Halloweentime, and although many of The Press’ coverage areas had trick-or-treat night a few days ago, some boroughs and townships hold the annual Halloween event Oct. 31. If you haven’t yet purchased your goodies to give out to community children, you might want to add some nonfood items, too, if you don’t already have them.
Down for The Count: The Allentown Band performs an original score to accompany a screening of the silent film, “Nosferatu,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown. It’s the perfect scene for Halloween. The film will be projected on a large screen while the Allentown Band performs an original score by composer and Allentown band member, Stephen Reisteter. The 1922 German Expressionist horror film directed by F. W. Murnau, is re-mastered in high definition format. Actor Max Schreck plays Orlok in the film, an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker’s novel, “Dracula” (1897).
“Jewish Film Nights at the J” begins at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Jewish Community Center, 22nd and Tilghman streets, Allentown.
The first film, “93Queen,” is described as “an upbeat, inspiring and revealing documentary that takes place in Brooklyn, N.Y.”
“93Queen” follows Rachel “Ruchie” Freier, a no-nonsense Hasidic lawyer and mother of six who is determined to shake up the “boys club” in her Hasidic community by creating Ezras Nashim, the first all-female ambulance corps in New York City.
The Euclid Quartet performs at 3 p.m. Oct. 27, Foy Hall, Moravian College, Main and Church streets, Bethlehem.
The quartet will be joined by cellist Adrian Daurov.
The Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem program is: Robert Paterson, “Quartet No. 2” (2018) and Schubert, “String Quintet in C Major, D. 956, Cello Quintet.
Tickets: at the door; cmsob.org; 610-435-7611
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) hosts a “Fall Job Fair,” 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Nov. 7, Lisa Scheller Community Services Center (CSC) on the college’s main campus in Schnecksville.
LCCC students and alumni are encouraged to attend. The public is also invited.
Bring resumes and wear professional attire.
More than 100 local and regional employers’ representatives are expected to be available to discuss full-time, part-time, seasonal and internship opportunities.
This event is free.
Joseph Patruno, MD, board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN), has been named Chief Wellness Officer of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN).
“Physician burnout is a vexing problem,” Thomas Whalen, MD, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of LVHN, said.
In the 2019 Medscape National Physician Burnout Report, 44 percent of physicians reported feeling burned out. Whalen said Patruno was appointed Chief Wellness Officer to address this pressing issue and promote well-being among health-care professionals.
High school students from the nine school districts in Lehigh County will have additional financial support to receive a college degree from Lehigh Carbon Community College while still in high school, thanks to funds from the Lisa Jane Scheller Technology Scholarship.
“The Scheller Early College Scholarships are a perfect example of combining funds from a private donor to leverage scholarships and move students into the pipeline of higher education early,” said LCCC president Dr. Ann D. Bieber.
Dr. Jeremy Zallen, an Assistant Professor of History at Lafayette College, Easton, speaks about and signs copies of his new book, “American Lucifers: The Dark History of Artificial Light, 1750-1865,” 1 p.m. Oct. 26, Lehigh County Historical Society’s Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.
“Far from telling a simple story of progress, Dr. Zallen investigates the dark changes brought by better lighting,” said Joseph Garrera, Executive Director of the Museum.
Allyson Lehr has been appointed Director of Professional Development for the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR).
Lehr is responsible for the educational training and professional development needs of GLVR membership, as well as the Professional Standards process.
She has extensive experience in grant writing and contract compliance, taught business classes at Northampton Community College and has more than 15 years in project management and compliance experience.