Summit Hill

SHCIO plans

The Summit Hill Community Improvement Organization has changed the date of its monthly meeting due to the upcoming Labor Day holiday.

The group will meet on Monday, Aug. 30, at 7 p.m. in the borough building. Persons interested in improving the community are encouraged to attend and present new ideas to the organization.

Free magic show

A free magic show entitled "It's Magic With Magician Joe Keppel" - "Explore the World and Read," will be held on Saturday, Aug. 21, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Summit Hill Heritage Center, Chestnut and Hazard streets.

In addition to the show, hot dogs, drinks and treats will be given to the children.

For free tickets, e-mail info@summithillheritagecenter.com or call (570) 645-9133 or 645-9160.

The event is sponsored by Mile and Ike's and Zours (Just Born Candy), the TIMES NEWS, Boyer's Food Markets and the First National Bank of Palmerton.

OLOA schedule

Our Lady of the Angels Academy, Lansford, has announced important dates associated with the opening of the 2010-2011 school year.

On Wednesday, Aug. 25, a "Teacher Organization Day" will be held, followed the next day (Aug. 26) by a faculty retreat.

Students will report for the opening of the school year on Monday, Aug. 30.

Lansford

St. Ann Society

The Frances C. Jakabcin District of the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Auxiliary will hold its fall meeting on Sunday, Sept. 19.

The event will be hosted by the Hazleton branches 45 and 105 and will be held in the Lobitz Catering Hall, Rt. 940, Hazleton, beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Members of the St. Ann Society of St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, Lansford, and other local branch members who are planning to attend should call President Veronica Bazik, (570) 645-5253, to make reservations. The deadline is Friday, Sept. 3.

Parenting class

The Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Allentown will sponsor a free parenting class on Friday, Aug. 20, from 11 a.m. to noon in the social hall of St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, Lansford.

The class is open to anyone parenting an infant or toddler. Moms, dads and grandparents are encouraged to attend.

For more information, call Mary at (570) 645-2282 or 1-800-458-5505.