Salisbury Press

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Parkland Garden Club to host annual garden tour

Thursday, July 11, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in News Briefs

Enjoy a relaxing day experiencing the sights and sounds of various gardens at Parkland Garden Club’s 21st annual garden tour, “Kaleidoscope of Color Around the Lehigh Valley,” 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 13 rain or shine.

This self-guided event features eight residential gardens, which can be seen in any order.

“This year’s garden tour reflects the idea that gardeners are always including color, textures, patterns and different forms and shapes into their gardens,” Barbara Campbell, chairman of the tour, explained.

Events planned for July

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Senior center

Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W Elm St., Allentown, is offering the following programs for seniors in July.

The following groups and DJs will be playing oldies and requests at the Saturday and Wednesday dances, so come out and enjoy the music with your friends.

·July 3: KATO

·July 13, 17: King Henry Duo

·July 20: WE3 Band

·July 27: DJ Jerry Deane

Saturday dances are 7-10 p.m. Wednesday dances are 1-4 p.m. Per person fee includes light refreshments. Singles and couples welcome.

Founders Day events planned

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The public is invited to attend a Founders Day dinner planned in celebration of Emmaus’ heritage. The dinner will be the debut of an annual Founders Day celebration in the borough.

The dinner will be held 6 p.m. July 27 in the outdoor pavilion of the Emmaus Moravian Church, Keystone and Main streets, weather permitting. The dinner will be catered by Licensed to Grill and will include typical fare for a dinner of the late 1700s.

Teen volunteer

Thursday, June 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs



Hawk Mountain Sanctuary will hold a volunteer weekend for teenagers (14 through 18 years old) 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 29 and 30 at the sanctuary, 1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton.

Trail maintenance, managing and clearing out some invasive species so native plants can properly flourish and preventing spotted lantern fly infestations. Registered teenagers may be able to log their volunteer service hours.

Property tax/rent rebate program application deadline extended to end of year

Thursday, June 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The deadline for older adults and Pennsylvania residents with disabilities to apply for rebates on rent and property taxes paid in 2018 has been extended from June 30 to Dec. 31, the Department of Revenue announced June 10.

Each year the Department of Revenue evaluates the program as the statutory June 30 application deadline approaches to determine if funds are available to extend the deadline.

To date, funding has been available to allow all who qualify to benefit from the program.

As of June 1, the department had received 432,411 rebate applications.

Community Appreciation Day postponed

Thursday, June 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The Salisbury Youth Association’s “Community Appreciation Day” has been postponed.

The event was planned 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 29 in Devonshire Park.

SYA President Daniel Soria said due to some conflicting dates, the event will likely be held toward the end of the summer.

The event is to include a food truck from Randall’s on The Orchard, Orefield, North Whitehall Township; a DJ spinning recorded music and a meet-and-greet with SYA officials.

Projected attendance is 75-125 people.