Lehigh Valley Health Network will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children six months and older during two community sessions in November. Shots will be all drive-through at Dorney Park 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3 and at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4 each day.
PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch lauded the efforts of the more than 141,000 volunteers who cleaned 13,589 miles of roads, trails and shorelines in this year's Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania, which lasted from March 1 through May 31.
"The department is very thankful for the thousands of people who turned out this year to beautify Pennsylvania," Schoch said. "Pennsylvania is fortunate to have so many people who want to keep this state beautiful and combat the actions of litter bugs out there."
The Macungie Minstrelaires will present their annual family musical variety show with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the East Penn Angel Network.
"Souled on Motown" celebrates the hit songs of top Motown artists including The Four Tops, The Supremes, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, The Jackson 5 and more.
The event will be held 8 p.m. Oct. 26 and Nov. 2, 2 and 8 p.m. Oct. 27 and Nov. 3 at Lower Macungie Middle School, 6999 Lower Macungie Road, Lower Macungie Township.
An "Autumn Afternoon Cemetery Walking Tour," led by church and local historian Joshua A. Fink, will be held 1:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church, 3441 Devonshire Road, Allentown.
Forgotten Felines and Fidos will hold a shot clinic for dogs and cats from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 20 at 9645 Hamilton Blvd, Breinigsville.
There will be a cost for rabies and distemper vaccinations.
Dogs must be on leash and cats must be in carriers.
For more information, call 610-841-1736.
Court Administrator of Pennsylvania Zygmont A. Pines is urging residents across the Commonwealth to be wary of prank phone calls and text messages about jury duty.
The fifth National Take Back Day drug collection event has been scheduled 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 29 when Lehigh County residents can take expired and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications to police departments and other locations at 16 sites in the county.
County residents can dispose of capsules, pills, including pet medications and liquids. Syringes or sharps will not be accepted.
The program, as has been the case in the last four collections, will be anonymous, and no questions will be asked of individuals disposing of medications.
To increase convenience and access to postal services, a new Contract Postal Unit has been opened at Emmaus Avenue Laundromat, 2825 W. Emmaus Avenue, Allentown.
A full line of postal products and services are available at the new CPU including postage stamps, Express Mail® service, Priority Mail® service, special services, packaging products and more.
The fall 2012 curbside branch collection program is scheduled to take place Sept. 17 through 21.
Residents should place the branches at the curb after 6 p.m. Sept. 16. Branches may be no longer than five feet long and five inches in diameter. Branches should be bundled and tied with twine. Open containers (no lids) can be used for small branches.
For additional information, call the township building at 610-797-4000.
Lower Milford Township will hold their 10th annual fall festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 22 on the grounds of the Township Building, 7607 Chestnut Hill Church Road, Coopersburg. Great food, live bluegrass band - "The Forgotten Mountain Boys," free carriage rides, "FiddleKicks" cloggers, crafts, children's activities, vendors, demonstrations, silent auction and more are part of the festival.
Smokin' Smitty's returns this year with their mouth- watering barbecue and tantalizing baked goods will be available from Pappy's Orchard.