Community meal

A free community meal will be held from 5-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 8, at St. John's United Church of Christ, 891 Columbia Ave., Palmerton.

The public is welcome to enjoy a free meal and fellowship.

Holy Trinity Lutheran

On Ash Wednesday, March 9, services will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 502 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton. Services will also be held at 11 a.m. at the Village at Palmerton, located at Princeton Avenue.

Knitting Club

From 6-8 p.m., Monday, March 7, the Knitting Club will meet at the Palmerton Area Library. The club is for all area residents interested in knitting, crocheting, and other crafts.

Ideas will be discussed about knitting for various charities.

New members are always welcome. See what's new in the crafts and share stories.

The club is free.

Newspaper drive

The men and boys of St. John's Lutheran Church will hold their monthly newspaper drive on Saturday, March 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 grocery size brown paper bags.

Persons missed, or those wishing to dispose of papers throughout the month, may 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.