Leftover Musikfest 2013 food and beverage tickets may be used at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks through Sept. 2. Visit https://member.artsquest.org for conditions and restrictions.
The Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center will hold the fifth biennial Genealogy Conference Sept. 14 in the Academic Forum, Kutztown University. A preconference guided bus tour of the Allemangel area, Berks and Lehigh Counties, will be available to conference attendees Sept. 13.
Lehigh Valley Health Network's Via Marathon will be held Sept. 7 and 8 at ArtsQuest Center, Steel Stacks, 101 Founder's Way. There will be races for all abilities and ages. Events and start times are: 5K run 7:30 a.m.; Via walk 9 a.m.; kids's race 10:30 a.m.; Sept. 7 and marathon, 7 a.m.; team relay, 7 a.m.; and the half marathon, 7:15 a.m.; Sept. 8.
Eastern Salisbury Fire Department will host a Community Day 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 17. This will be an event where the community can come and take tours of the firehouse, meet many different types of first responders (including police, firefighters, EMS personnel and many others), explore the vehicles used and have fun. There will also be a craft/vendor fair at the same time. For additional information, call 610-797-5227.
The Wilhelm Brothers will perform 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown.
This Asheville, N.C. group combines the singer, songwriter talents of Chris Wilhelm with the sonic beauty and skill of cellist Cristof Ensslin.
Their sound emphasizes love of a good story delivered in song and employs folk, roots and indie influences.
No tickets are required and admission is free.
For more information, go to allentownpl.org or call 610-820-2400.
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission CEO Mark Compton joined Governor Tom Corbett at the Turnpike's Trevose Maintenance Facility in Bensalem July 30 to officially kickoff the start of the $500 million Stage 1 of the project to connect the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Interstate 95, finally completing the nation's original Interstate Highway System and improving travel through the Mid-Atlantic.
Senator Pat Browne, R-16th, will hold his annual community and family expo 3 to 7 p.m. Aug. 1 at Bucky Boyle Park, North Front and Gordon streets, Allentown.
The event is free and is held rain or shine.
The eighth annual expo, which is open to the public, is designed to provide valuable information to parents, grandparents and children about the myriad of programs, information and other services available to them from government and community groups, according to Browne.
The East Penn School District's fall 2013 Community Education classes are open for registration Go to the district website at www.eastpennsd.org, click on the Community tab, then Community Education to register for classes. A PDF of the class listings, including descriptions, is located on the right hand side of the page in a green box labeled Class Descriptions. Brochures can also be found in schools, local libraries, community centers, Emmaus borough hall, etc. The registration deadline is Aug. 26.
The Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association will sponsor Cumulus Media's "Putting the Greater Lehigh Valley Back to Work" job fair 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 30. Several local companies will be present and looking to hire. The event wil be held at ArtsQuest, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way.
Salisbury Township is running a bus trip to the Broadway Theatre's "Cinderella" in New York City Saturday, Oct. 19. The ticket includes orchestra seating and transportation to and from New York City. Lunch and shopping are on your own. The non-refundable cost is payable by cash, check or money order. You have the option of paying your ticket in full at the time of registration or pay for each ticket in installments.
Register at the Salisbury Township Municipal Building, 2900 S. Pike Ave., Allentown, 18103.