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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Gambet to be honored Sept. 6

Thursday, August 30, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

NMIH

The National Museum of Industrial History will hold a gala event 6 p.m. Sept. 6 at DeSales University Center Station Ave., Center Valley.

Father Daniel G. Gambet, O.S.F.S., President Emeritus of DeSales University, will be honored for his vision, leadership and dedication to NMIH and the Lehigh Valley community.

The fundraising event supports NMIH museum’s exhibits, educational programs, operations and the care and preservation of its collections.

The evening includes a cocktail reception, dinner, a silent auction and performances.

Dance classes offered

Thursday, August 30, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

YMCA

The YMCA offers a variety of recital classes for children of all ages. Classes range from Mommy & Me to Princess Ballet to various levels of Hip Hop & Acro, all culminating with an end of the year recital in June.

The eight month dance program is for boys and girls, and no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Financial assistance is offered to qualified applicants. YMCA dance is offered at six locations in the Lehigh Valley.

For more information or questions, contact the YMCA dance director, Patty Randolph at 610-264-5221 or email pattyrandolph@gv-ymca.org.

Donut Derby Sept. 3

Thursday, August 30, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

TREXLERTOWN

Lehigh Wheelmen are having its 2018 Donut Derby 9 a.m. Sept. 3, Labor Day, at Valley Preferred Cycling Center, Trexlertown.

The Donut Derby is a fun 36-mile race with a twist: riders get a 3-minute time credit for each doughnut eaten at stops positioned at mile markers 12 and 24.

Doughnut-adjusted time determines the winner in several age categories.

Lunch and an awards ceremony will follow the ride.

After the derby, children ages 10 and under are invited to ride the Munchkin Mile on the T-Town Velodrome.

There is a fee to ride.

Voting machines demonstrated

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

LEHIGH COUNTY ELECTIONS

The Lehigh County Elections & Voter Registration Office would like to invite the public to attend demonstrations of the next generation of voting machines. This is a three day event to be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 11, 12 and 13 at the Lehigh County Government Center, Public Hearing Room, 17 S. 7th St., Allentown, with the following schedule:

•Election Systems & Software: 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 11

•Clear Ballot: 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 11

•Unisyn Voting Solutions: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 12

Donut Derby Sept. 3

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

TREXLERTOWN

Lehigh Wheelmen are having its 2018 Donut Derby 9 a.m. Sept. 3, Labor Day, at Valley Preferred Cycling Center, Trexlertown.

The Donut Derby is a fun 36-mile race with a twist: get a 3-minute time credit for each doughnut eaten at stops positioned at mile markers 12 and 24.

Doughnut-adjusted time determines the winner in several age categories.

Lunch and an awards ceremony will follow the ride.

After the derby, children ages 10 and under are invited to ride the Munchkin Mile on the T-Town Velodrome.

There is a fee to ride.

Rehearsals begin Aug. 27

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

emmaus chorale

The Emmaus Chorale resumes its rehearsal schedule 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at Faith Presbyterian Church, 3002 N. Second St., Emmaus.

New members are welcome to join at this time. The Chorale meets weekly on Mondays.

This 45-member community choir, based in Emmaus, is open to participants throughout the Lehigh Valley and has a 35-year history of performing free biannual concerts of sacred, secular and contemporary music.

Cruise route

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

WHEELS OF TIME

The Wheels of Time Friday night cruise will be held Aug. 24.

Cars will leave Allen Organ on Route 100 6:30 p.m., turn left on Buckeye Road, turn left on Route 29 (Chestnut Street), go through Emmaus and turn left on Harrison Street, pass Emmaus High School and turn right on Cedar Crest Boulevard, turn left on Lower Macungie Road, turn left on Willow Lane and back to Route 100 and turn left back to the Macungie Memorial Park. Thanks to volunteers who offered to provide traffic control through Emmaus.

Frogs & Friends program open

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Da vinCI

Frogs and “Friends” live animal meet-and-greets runs through Sept. 3 at the Da Vinci Science Center, 3145 Hamilton Blvd., Allentown.

Professional animal handlers from Little Ray’s Reptiles will introduce guests to local and international animals on a daily basis. There are live shows 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. every Saturday and 1 and 3 p.m. every Sunday. An exhibit features up-close photography which captures the beauty of the natural world.

The Press invites readers to

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

STOCKINGS FOR SOLDIERS

The Lehigh Valley Press invites readers to share some of the warmth of the yuletide season with Keystone Military Families and their Stocking for Soldiers program.

Keystone Military Families’ mission is to provide caring support for deployed military members in all branches of service to our country; no matter where they are stationed in the world. “Our troops give us the freedom to be safe in our homes,” Keystone Military Families said.