Miller-Keystone Blood Center will conduct a bloodmobile visit to the First United Church of Christ, next to Palmerton Borough Hall, on Friday, June 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. This visit is sponsored by the Palmerton Lions Club. Previous donors should receive a reminder phone call and/or e-mail asking them to make appointments. Although there are many faithful donors who appear nearly every time, new donors are always needed. Minimum requirements are: 17 years of age, 110 pounds, general good health, and no tattoos or body piercings within the last year. You will receive a free mini-physical: temperature, pulse, blood pressure, hemoglobin (iron level), and, if you donate, total cholesterol. There will be refreshments. Please bring photo ID, such as a driver's license. Previous donors should bring their Miller cards. For more information, or to make an appointment, call (610) 826-2097.
The men and boys of St. John's Lutheran Church will hold their monthly newspaper drive on Saturday, June 5. There will be one sweep of the Palmerton, Aquashicola, and Little Gap areas beginning at 8 a.m.
Papers should be bundled and placed within sight of the collectors. They are collecting papers only, no magazines. The shiny inserts are acceptable. They also need brown grocery-size paper bags.
Persons missed, or those wishing to dispose of papers throughout the month by take them to the garage across from the church on Fireline Road, which is always open. In case of bad weather, the drive will be held the following Saturday.
The Palmerton Lions Club will hold a meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, June 7 at the Palmerton Community Center, 217 Franklin Ave., Palmerton.
At 6 p.m. Monday, June 7, the Knitting Club will meet at the Palmerton Area Library, 402 Delaware Ave., Palmerton. The club is free and open to anyone interested in needle crafts, regardless of skill level. Beginners are welcome.
A free community meal will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, at St. John's United Church of Christ, 891 Columbia Ave., Palmerton. Come enjoy a free meal and fellowship.
At 7 p.m., Friday, June 11, the Palmerton Area Library will present an evening of classical music and Broadway show tunes featuring Joseph Plechavy and Randall Perry. Call the library at (610) 826-3424 for more information about this and other events at the library. You may visit the library at www.palmertonarealibrary.com.