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Friday, May 31, 2013

Michael Charles Kistler, 586 Ridge Road, Andreas, and Samantha Marie Parsons, 40 Oak St., Parryville.

Anthony Dylan Shetrompf and Katelyn Grace MacFarland, 668 Princeton Ave., Palmerton.

Luis Francisco Cruz and Kristina Marjorie DeFeo, 242 Claremont Ave., Tamaqua R.D.

Justin James Foster and Rachel Marie Andrews, 125 N. Chestnut St., Summit Hill.

Ryan Johannes Poeldnurk, 210 W. Columbus Ave., Nesquehoning, and Nicole Angela Matson, 214 E. Center St., Nesquehoning.

Friday, May 31, 2013
ABOVE: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901), Mademoiselle Eglantine's Troupe, 1896, color lithograph.  BELOW: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Eldorado: Aristide Bruant, 1892, color lithograph. Both are from the collection of Herakleidon Museum, Athens, Greece.

Crates containing more than 140 works on paper by French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) arrived recently at the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley in preparation for the summer 2013 exhibit, Toulouse-Lautrec and His World.

Friday, May 31, 2013

In support of the exhibition, the Allentown Art Museum will also offer several related events:

Ÿ Saturday, June 1 from 6-8 p.m. there will be an Exhibition Preview Party for Toulouse-Lautrec and His World. The party provides a first look at the exhibition and features cabaret-style performances at 6:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.; live music; sketch artists; French-inspired hors d'oeuvres; and a cash bar complete with absinthe and French-style varietal wines from Blue Mountain Vineyards. Admission is free for museum members.

Friday, May 31, 2013

The ninth annual All Alumni Family Day will take place at the New Orioles Park, Lehighton, on Saturday, Oct. 12.

Anyone who has attended LAHS or has been associated with LAHS or is a spouse, and/or child of alumni of LAHS are invited.

Monroe Berger will provide musical entertainment (DJ and KJ) from noon until 8 p.m. Those attending are asked to bring their own food and beverage. There will be a grill available for use. There will be raffles and activities throughout the day.

Thursday, May 30, 2013

The American Cancer Society will host a Look Good, Feel Better makeover workshop from 1-3 p.m., June 3, at Maple Shade Meadows, 50 E. Locust St., Nesquehoning.

Sessions are free and open to all female cancer patients undergoing cancer treatment.

During the sessions, trained cosmetologists will meet with patients to discuss ways of using makeup and accessories to minimize appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Allyson V. Chryst, 402 S. Centre St., Pottsville, and Eric S. Seibert, 3302 Center St., Whitehall.

Susan C. Bowers and Kevin M. Carroll, 316 New Philadelphia Road, New Philadelphia.

Amy L. Ney, 230 E. Biddle St., Gordon, and Cory M. Stauffer, 373 Faux Hill Road, Zion Grove, North Union Township.

Danielle M. Morgan and Jason Pasechnick, 242 Hillside Drive, Barnesville.

Michelle L. Bailey and Matthew R. Boyer, 1144 Summer Valley Road, New Ringgold.

Thursday, May 30, 2013
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Author and photographer Kathy Miller poses with her "Chippy Chipmunk" books and several OLOAA students: Jacob Trubilla, Julia Jurick, Sara Collevechio and Allison Slakoper.

Students at Our Lady of the Angels Academy were recently treated to a visit by local author and photographer Kathy Miller of the "Chippy Chipmunk" series.

Miller, a New Ringgold resident, visited OLOAA to teach students about the art of photography and how to turn photos of nature into stories.

Students were thrilled to see the variety of backyard visitors that Miller showcased in her photographs and throughout her books during the assembly. Another highlight of the assembly was a visit by Chippy Chipmunk himself.

Thursday, May 30, 2013
ANDREW LEIBENGUTH/TIMES NEWS The Tamaqua Community Art Center is hosting miniature houses and doll houses by Len Usalis. Usalis states he has a passion for building and collecting miniature hobby items. Usalis, who began designing and handcrafting Victorian Doll houses back 1996, noted that Doll houses are not just for young girls and women. He added also that enjoys building log cabins and other house variations. Paying close attention to detail is part of the artists creativity in building the homes as he uses molded tongue and groove pine clapboard siding, fancy silk screened windows along with hardwood floors and working front doors. The collection will be on display at the center, 125 Pine Street, for about two weeks. Usalis, of Tamaqua, utilizes old miniature items to add to his doll houses.

The Tamaqua Community Art Center, 125 Pine St., Tamaqua, is hosting an exhibit of miniature houses and doll houses by Len Usalis.

Usalis says he has a passion for building and collecting miniature hobby items. He began designing and handcrafting Victorian doll houses in 1996, and noted that doll houses are not just for young girls and women. He says he also enjoys building log cabins and other house variations.

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Matthew Mark Patrick DeMatto

DEMATTO A son, Matthew Mark Patrick DeMatto, was born at 7:45 a.m. on May 4, 2013 at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest, Allentown, to Trish and Mark DeMatto of Summit Hill.

He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 21 inches long.

He was welcomed home by his older brother, Mark Luke DeMatto, who is 15 months old.

Maternal grandparents are George and Ann Nalesnik of Nesquehoning.

Paternal grandparents are Donald and Aurelia DeMatto of Summit Hill.

The baby's great-grandmother is Eileen Bonner of Nesquehoning.

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Carbon County Art League Inc. has announced its 32nd annual art exhibit to take place Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2, from noon until 5 p.m. at the Anita Shapolsky Art Gallery, 20 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe.

The exhibit will showcase 138 works of art created by 46 artists. The artists will be in attendance to discuss their work with viewers.

The exhibit is free and the public is invited to select by vote, the winner of the "People's Choice Award."

All awards will be presented on Sunday at the artists' reception.