Salisbury Press

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Salvation Army

Thursday, August 17, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

bethlehem

The Salvation Army hosts an open to the public “Jrock Community Day Festival” noon to 8 p.m. Aug. 19 at the 521 Pembroke Road, Bethlehem location.

There will be carnival games, kids and family activities, costume characters, face painting, health screenings, hair cuts for boys and men, food, prizes and giveaways.

Performing groups include Teen Challenge Christian Rap, Sam and Uni Lopez, The Rev. Timothy Smith and the Men of the Faith Works House, Christian creative arts and various solo artists. Call 610-867-4681 for details.

Advance tickets available

Thursday, August 17, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Celtic classic

The Celtic Cultural Alliance will offer a 10 percent discount for the advance purchase of Celtic Classic food and beverage tickets for the Sept. 22 through 24 event.

Patrons will receive a certificate to redeem at a special booth for advanced ticket purchasers on the festival grounds along Spring, Conestoga, Lehigh and S. Main streets, Bethlehm.

Tickets may be purchased until Aug. 25.

For more information, visit www.celticfest.org; Twitter, @CelticClassic and at facebook.com/CelticClassic.

Telephone scammers

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

LC SHERIFF’S OFFICE

In a press release to The Press Aug. 1, Sheriff Joe Hanna said citizens have reported receiving telephone calls from a male professing to be Sgt. Todd Sullivan of the Lehigh County Sheriff’s office. The caller admonishes the citizen for failure to appear for jury duty or respond to a warrant and then advises them that they are subject to a fine. Failure to pay the fine will result in their apprehension and incarceration. He then directs them to purchase a disposable debit card and call him with the access and pin number.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

BETHLEHEM SPECIAL OLYMPICS is in need of coaches for several different sports: rhythmic gymnastics head coach, aquatics, bowling, basketball, softball, soccer, volleyball and young athletes. Volunteers should be able to make most weekly practices, have basic skills and know how to play that particular sport. For more information, contact Dana Lindsey at 267-221-7740 or bso.dana@gmail.com.

Events through Aug.13

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

HBM&S

Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites will host several activities in different areas during Musikfest 2017 through Aug. 13. They are:

•Blacksmith, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 1750 Smithy; professional blacksmiths demonstrate how Moravians forged hooks, hinges and door handles.

•Springhouse Exhibition and store, noon to 7 p.m. Original Springhouse, built by the Moravians to enclose a high-volume spring. Store items for purchase.

St. Timothy holding praise band worship

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

allentown

St. Timothy Lutheran Church will be holding their WOW Service Aug. 2 at 140 S. Ott St., Allentown.

The Blend, the Praise Band from The Barn, will be playing.

WOW (Worship on Wednesday) is the church’s midweek praise band worship.

St. Timothy’s partners with several churches throughout the Lehigh Valley, as they bring their Praise Bands and The Word of God to this unique and God – centered music service. Bands include REZ Music, Bethany United Methodist Church, The West End Collaborative Churches, and Grace Notes Big Band, plus others.

Information session Aug. 3

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

cedar crest

Cedar Crest College’s School of Adult and Graduation Education will host an information session for adults interested in advancing their careers through continuing education 5:45 to 7 p.m. Aug. 3 at Cedar Crest College, 100 College Dr., Allentown.

Program directors and faculty will be on hand to meet with prospective students and share details about SAGE programs.

Cedar Crest’s SAGE undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs are designed to meet the educational needs of today’s busy adult student.

Telephone scammers

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

LC SHERIFF’S OFFICE

In a press release to The Press Aug. 1, Sheriff Joe Hanna said citizens have reported receiving telephone calls from a male professing to be Sgt. Todd Sullivan of the Lehigh County Sheriff’s office. The caller admonishes the citizen for failure to appear for jury duty or respond to a warrant and then advises them that they are subject to a fine. Failure to pay the fine will result in their apprehension and incarceration. He then directs them to purchase a disposable debit card and call him with the access and pin number.