Los Tres Reyes Magos (The Three Kings) return, 3 - 7 p.m. Jan. 5, SteelStacks,101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, to celebrate El Dia de los Reyes (Three Kings Day). The event is free and open to the public.
Donations to the "Three Kings Gift Drive" may be dropped off fnoon - 9 p.m., through Jan. 3., at the front desks of ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, and the Banana Factory, 25 W. Third St., Bethlehem. Gifts should be toys, books or other presents appropriate...
@Body.8 Days: DANCE
ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY
Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 610-797-2542
15th Anniversary Winter Ball, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4
West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Jan. 7, 14
Hustle, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11
Cha-Cha, 7 p.m. Jan. 21, 28, Feb. 18
Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays
@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION
Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St., Allentown 610-433-4150
First of two parts
It can't be.
But it is.
And I know I say this every year and it certainly seems to be true, but yet I know it's impossible.
Does each year pass more quickly than the previous one?
How could I possibly be writing my 15th annual "Bud's View: Looking Back" column? Didn't I just write about looking back at 2012 a few months ago?
Do you remember how most everyone was worrying about the arrival of the New Millennium and what might happen...
@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS
Agri-Plex, 17th and Chew streets, Allentown. 484-553-2947
Peace, Love Bully Fest 3, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Jan. 4, Harris Hall
Lehigh Valley RV and Campground Show, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Jan. 10, 11; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Jan. 12, Agri-Plex
Automania, noon - 9 p.m. Jan. 17; 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Jan. 18; 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Jan. 19, Agri-Plex
@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST
SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem...
The Bach Choir of Bethlehem begins its 2014 Winter-Spring "Bach at Noon," Jan. 14, Central Moravian Church, Main and Church streets, Bethlehem.
Greg Funfgeld's "Bach at Noon" programming for 2014 continues to explore the music of Bach and Mozart.
The Jan. 14 concert opens with Thomas Goeman performing Johann Sebastian Bach's Toccata and Fugue in F Major BWV 540 for organ and continues with members of the Bach Choir and Bach Festival Orchestra performing the "Kyrie" and "Gloria...
PRESS PHOTOS BY JOIE JACKSON WENNER
The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Emmaus, Sunday school classes presents The Pageant of the Miracle Births Dec. 22.
Bonner performs a concert, 7 p.m. Jan. 3, Hope Community Church, 7974 Claussville Road, Fogelsville.
The event includes praise and worship with Rez Music Ministry followed by Bonner, a Christian rock group of three brothers and their sister.
Bonner includes Zac Bonner, vocals, guitar; Jesse Bonner, vocals, guitar; Jake Bonner, vocals, guitar; Morgan Bonner, vocals, ukulele, tambourine; and Luke Desiato, drums.
Bonner released its self-titled EP in 2012.
Q. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was in the news a while ago for getting obesity surgery. What exactly did he have done and does it work?
Governor Christie had Adjustable Gastric Band (AGB) surgery which limits food intake with a band around the top of the stomach. The size of the restriction can be adjusted with a circular balloon inside the band. AGB works mainly by decreasing food intake. The snugger the band, the less hungry people feel.
AGB is one form of obesity, or...
@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS
ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400
Open Mic, 7 - 8:30 p.m. Jan. 8, Feb. 5
"Amador," 2 p.m. Jan. 25: Free Film Series
"The Day I Saw Your Heart," 2 p.m. Feb. 22: Free film Series
Adult Winter Reading Program, Jan. 2 - Feb. 28
Vellamo, 2 p.m. Jan. 11
Lap-sit Story Time, 10 a.m. Thursdays: Up to 2-year-olds
Time for Twos, 6 p.m. Wednesdays; 10:15 a.m. Fridays: 2-...
The year 2013 was one of galas and fund-raisers galore for good causes in the Lehigh Valley.
While it's not known if the number of annual benefits for nonprofits in the Valley is more than those held each year in other areas in the United States of comparable geographic area and population, it seems as though on any given weekend, there are one or more benefits to attend in the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton region.
The events range from formal, such as the Allentown Symphony Ball...