A Colonial Ball will be held 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Holiday Inn, 904 Hamilton St., Allentown. The event celebrates the 250th anniversary of Zion's "Liberty Bell Church" and the 50th anniversary of the Liberty Bell Museum.
Professional colonial re-enactors will talk with guests about what life was like in the colonial era. There will be live period music, colonial artifacts and dancers who will demonstrate and teach colonial dances popular in the 1770s, the time of Allentown's founding. There will be a colonial style meal.
Community Services for Children's 2012 Children's Ball will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Lehigh Country Club, 2319 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown.
Proceeds will support the "Building a SafeStart for Babies" campaign. The SafeStart program 's treatment facility, Donley Family Center for Infants, provides daily therapy for babies who have been abused and neglected. It is the only such treatment program in Pennsylvania.
Sponsorships are available. Call CSC at 610-437-6000, ext. 2101 for additional information.
The Celtic Classic is looking for talented fiddlers for its annual fiddle competition. The competition focuses on Celtic styles such as Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton, Orkney, Shetland and Galician. The contest is segmented into two divisions, novice, for ages 13 and under, and open, for ages 14 through 18 years.
Three cash prizes and medals will be awarded for the best fiddle performance in each category.
It will be an educational and entertaining event for participants and audience members alike.
The Saucon Valley Conservancy's sixth annual barn tour will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 15. The event will begin at the Beethoven Waldheim Club, 1984 Waldheim Road, Hellertown.
This year's tour includes two early twentieth century open frame dairy barns, a granary and a corn crib, an extended supported forebay barn, a unique posted forebay standard barn, a restored frame standard barn with an accompanying summer kitchen, and the Heller barn.
There will be a concert by the Bethlehem Baroque Ensemble 3 p.m. Sept. 9 at Wesley Church, 2540 Center St., Bethlehem A program on the Music at Wesley series will be presented.
The theme, A Grand European Tour, will include music of Telemann, Leclair, Froberger, Marini and Piani.
The performers are Linda Kistler, baroque violin; Christine Moulton, baroque flute; David Moulton, viola da gamba; and Lewis Baratz, harpsichord. For information, call 610-865-5715.
Salisbury Township is running a bus trip to Radio City Music Hall's Christmas Spectacular in New York City Dec. 8. The Rockettes are celebrating 85 years.
The ticket includes orchestra seating and transportation to and from New York. Lunch and shopping on your own.
The cost (non-refundable) is payable by cash, check or money order and payment is due at the time of registration.
Registration deadline is Sept. 26 at the Salisbury Township Municipal Building.
Crop Walk recruiters will rally 7 p.m. Aug. 26 at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, Ott and Walnut streets, Allentown.
This is the kick off for this year's Oct. 14 Crop Walk against hunger, also at St. Timothy's.
For more information, call the Rev. Diane Kareha at 610- 391-8210.
A Colonial Ball will be held 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Holiday Inn, 904 Hamilton St., Allentown. The event, which is open to the public, celebrates the 250th anniversary of Zion's "Liberty Bell Church" and the 50th anniversary of the Liberty Bell Museum.
Professional colonial re-enactors will talk with guests about what life was like in the colonial era. There will be live period music, colonial artifacts, and dancers who will demonstrate and teach colonial dances popular in the 1770s, the time of Allentown's founding. There will be a colonial style meal.
The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will hold free amateur radio license test prep classes for ages eight and older beginning Sept. 4. The sessions, which run 7 to 9 p.m. for nine Tuesday evenings, at Gracedale, 2 Gracedale Ave., Nazareth.
Several local supporters of the Cancer Support Community will be honored 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at the event center at Blue, 4431 Easton Ave., Bethlehem.
The awards, winners and projects include Philanthropy: Heather Rodale, Healing Through The Arts Women's 5K Classic; Distinguished Service: Heman Patel, East Penn Business Machines Inc. and Rob Vaughn, 69 News WFMZ-TV; and Distinguished Community Partner Award: Highmark Blue Shield-Sue Manela, Northampton Community College.
For information and reservations, call 610-861-7555.