Salisbury Press

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Community Appreciation Day postponed

Thursday, June 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

SYA

The Salisbury Youth Association’s “Community Appreciation Day” has been postponed.

The event was planned 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 29 in Devonshire Park.

SYA President Daniel Soria said due to some conflicting dates, the event will likely be held toward the end of the summer.

The event is to include a food truck from Randall’s on The Orchard, Orefield, North Whitehall Township; a DJ spinning recorded music and a meet-and-greet with SYA officials.

Projected attendance is 75-125 people.

PENN STATE

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State Extension is offering a class titled “Managing Invasive Plants” 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 24 at Penn State Extension Lehigh County, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.

“Managing Invasive Plants” will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to properly identify invasive plants and develop strategies for treatment and control.

A portion of the day will be spent in the field looking at invasive plants, the results of management and a calibration demonstration.

For information, contact Julianne Schieffer at jxs51@psu.edu or 610-489-4315.

FAIR QUEEN

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The search is on for the 2019 Great Allentown Fair Queen who will be selected to represent the fair’s mission during fair week and in the community throughout the year.

The Lehigh County Agricultural Society is looking for contestants from Lehigh, Northampton and Berks counties.

An ideal candidate will have the ability to communicate enthusiasm for the Allentown Fair, local farming and the agricultural industry. Young women ages 16 to 20 are encouraged to enter the competition that awards a $1,500 scholarship.

Deadline for applications is June 30.

Lung Force

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

aLA

The American Lung Association’s fifth annual Lung Force Walk Allentown will be held 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 13 at Lehigh Parkway, Allentown. Registration is 5:30 p.m. with a short welcome program 6:15 p.m.. The walk steps off 6:30 p.m.

The event, which celebrates valley lung cancer survivors, advocates and caregivers, is to raise vital awareness and $25,000 in funds for lung cancer research and advocacy.

American flag raising, concert and patriotic address, June 14

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in News Briefs

The historic 112-year-old Allentown Flag Day Association will have a flag raising noon June 14 at Allentown City Hall Plaza (rain or shine) with the Allentown Police Department’s Honor Guard and the Air Force Junior ROTC of Louis E. Dieruff High School participating.

This will be followed 7 p.m. by a patriotic concert by the Great Allentown Band in Allentown’s West Park at 16th and Turner streets. The concert rain site is in the auditorium of William Allen High School.

Events planned for June

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Senior center

Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W Elm St., Allentown, is offering the following programs for seniors in June.

The following groups and disc jockeys will be playing oldies and requests at the Saturday and Wednesday dances, so come out and enjoy the music with your friends.

·June 15: Dave Machetti

·June 22: Kato

·June 29: Jerry Deane Music mix

Saturday dances are 7-10 p.m. and Wednesday dances are 1-4 p.m. Per person fee includes light refreshments. Singles and couples are welcome.

FAIR QUEEN

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The search is on for the 2019 Great Allentown Fair Queen who will be selected to represent the fair’s mission during fair week and in the community throughout the year.

The Lehigh County Agricultural Society is looking for contestants from Lehigh, Northampton and Berks counties.

An ideal candidate will have the ability to communicate enthusiasm for the Allentown Fair, local farming and the agricultural industry. Young women ages 16 to 20 are encouraged to enter the competition that awards a $1,500 scholarship.

Deadline for applications is June 30.

FAIR QUEEN

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The search is on for the 2019 Great Allentown Fair Queen who will be selected to represent the fair’s mission during fair week and in the community throughout the year.

The Lehigh County Agricultural Society is looking for contestants from Lehigh, Northampton and Berks counties.

An ideal candidate will have the ability to communicate enthusiasm for the Allentown Fair, local farming and the agricultural industry. Young women ages 16 to 20 are encouraged to enter the competition that awards a $1,500 scholarship.

Deadline for registration is June 30.

PENN STATE

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State Extension is offering a class titled “Managing Invasive Plants” 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 24 at Penn State Extension Lehigh County, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.

“Managing Invasive Plants” will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to properly identify invasive plants and develop strategies for treatment and control.

A portion of the day will be spent in the field looking at invasive plants, the results of management and a calibration demonstration.

For information, contact Julianne Schieffer at jxs51@psu.edu or 610-489-4315.