Lower Milford Township is welcoming spring April 27 with its annual cleanup day and inaugural "Spring Fling," with a kite building workshop/ exhibition, a Solehi lacrosse exhibition and bake sale.
Beginning at 8 a.m., volunteers gather in Lower Milford Township to collect litter from township roads helping to keep trash out of streams and waterways. The township provides trash bags and safety vests. Around noon following the cleanup, there will be free grilled hot dogs and beverages for all the cleanup volunteers.
A fundraising event for Emmaus Fire Victims will be held 8 to 11 p.m. April 20 at the Emmaus VFW, 316 Main St. Emmaus. The cover charge will benefit the Woomer Family. The band "The Acoustic Project"
will play classic rock favorites for dancing. There will be a cash bar. For additional information, call Laurie at 610-573-3800.
An "Entrepreneurial Communities; Increasing Regional Prosperity through Entrepreneurism" seminar will be held April 12 at the Fowler Center, South Bethlehem.
The speaker for the all day event is Dr. Michael Fortunato, research associate and lecturer at Penn State University. Four local individuals will discuss how they get input about needs from entrepreneurs and what challenges they encounter.
To register, visit http://extension.psu.edu/ecd/events and scroll to April 12 where the conference details and registration are listed.
The Women's 5K Classic is holding a T-shirt design contest. All entries must be camera ready, be original and include specific information found on the website www.womens5kclassic.org. All entries must be submitted by May 17. The winner will have their design and name printed on the front of the participant and volunteer T-shirts. The winner will also receive a sweatshirt with the design. The winner will be announced after judging. For additional design specifications or information, visit the website or call 610-395-2438.
In a direct response to the widespread, prolonged power outages following Hurricane Sandy and other major storms, PPL Electric Utilities will rebuild a key power line that serves tens of thousands of homes and businesses in Northampton, Lehigh and Bucks counties.
The project will make this power line much less likely to be knocked out by storm damage such as tree strikes, lightning and high winds.
Forgotten Felines and Fido's animal shelter, Germansville, will be holding a Kitten Kaper 1:30-4 p.m. April 13 at 9645 Hamilton Blvd., Breinigsville.
Adopt a kitten, cat or foster one.
For more information or to make reservations contact Wanda or Stephanie at 610-841-1736.
For information on the low cost neuter and spay program, call the shelter at 610-760-9009.
Salisbury Township is running a bus trip to Atlantic City, N.J. Sunday, June 9. The ticket price includes transportation, a one hour Back Bay Cruise, followed by a lunch buffet at the Resorts Casino where you will also get a coin package for slot play. Shopping and the enjoyment of the Atlantic City Boardwalk is on your own. The non-refundable ticket price is payable by cash, check or money order and payment is due at the time of registration. Register at the Salisbury Township Municipal Building, 2900 S. Pike Avenue, Allentown, 18103 by May 9.
The Sanctuary at Haafsville, Fogelsville, has the following animals available for adoption. For more information or to make an appointment, call the sanctuary at 484-788-8062.
AAA East Central, East Penn Region, is holding a free workshop, "Dare to Prepare," for parents and their pre-permit teens 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 11 at AAA East Central, East Penn Region, 2072 Downyflake Lane, Allentown.
Since crashes are the leading cause of death for teen drivers, AAA developed a program to help reduce teen crashes and also to help families prepare for the "learning-to-drive" process.
The Spring 2013 curbside branch collection program is scheduled to take place April 15 through 19. Residents should place the branches at the curb after 6 p.m. Sunday. Branches may be no longer than 5 feet long and 5 inches in diameter. Branches should be bundled and tied with twine. Open containers (no lids) can be used for small branches.