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Monday, August 16, 2010

Contemporary service

St. Matthew's UCC in Kunkletown will hold its monthly Contemporary Service on Sunday, Aug. 22 at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend.

Confirmation classes

St. Matthew's will register and begin Confirmation classes on Sunday, Sept. 12 at 10:30 a.m. in the Sunday School. If you would like to register your child, he/she should be at least in seventh grade. If you have any questions, contact the church office at (610) 381-2442.

Historical society

Monday, August 16, 2010

Golden Agers

The next meeting of the Panther Valley Golden Agers will be an indoor picnic at St. Joseph's Hall in Summit Hill. A reminder to those who previously registered for the picnic that it starts at 1 p.m. Bingo and games will be played.

At the Aug. 9 meeting, 11 July and August birthday celebrants were recognized and seated around a table with a summer theme. Nancy Conzoneri and Martha Ciarvella did the decorating.

Happy Birthday was sung by the group. Alex Shereba sang his birthday greeting, wishing all many happy years. He was recognized for his 90 birthday

Friday, August 13, 2010

Girl Scout news

Girl Scouts in the heart of Pennsylvania will hold a registration night on Aug. 26 at St. John United Church of Christ. Registration will be held from 6-8 p.m., at 150 Pine St. Registration is open to girls in kindergarten through grade 12.

Additionally, the girls will conduct a used clothing drive this weekend, also at the church. Donations may be dropped off on Friday, from 4-8 p.m., Saturday, 4-8 p.m. and Monday, 9-11 a.m.

For more information, contact Nancy Paisley at (570) 578-5176.

St. Jerome School

Thursday, August 12, 2010

All night party reminder

Reminder for all parents/guardians: All Night Party raffle tickets are due by Aug. 15. Please drop off ticket stubs and money at Simply Something, 312 Delaware Ave., Palmerton.

If additional tickets are needed, please contact Josann Harry at (610) 826-7859 or Michelle Mummey at (610) 377-9456.

If you wish to take advantage of the fundraising buyout, please return your unsold tickets along with your $100 check made payable to PHS Class of 2011 Parents' Club.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Zion Lutheran Church

Morning worship begins at 9 a.m. on Sunday. In addition to the regular sermon, a children's message is presented each week.

The Rev. John Hazel is pastor, (570) 645-3469.

There will be a brief meeting of council members immediately following the service on Sunday, Aug. 15.

Book bags will be blessed during the worship service on Sunday, Aug. 29.

All children and grandchildren of the parish and community are welcome to bring their book bags to be blessed.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Garden club news

The South Schuylkill Garden Club will meet Aug. 17, at 6:30 p.m., at Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Dock Street, Schuylkill Haven. Guest speaker will be Ken from Trail gardens, who will share his knowledge about which plants thrive in Schuylkill County. He will also share tips on ways to properly maintain and propagate such plants.

New members are always welcome.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Park Concert

The final Sunday in the Park Concert will be by the Palmerton Band on Aug. 15, at 7 p.m. in the borough park. In case of rain, the concert will be at the borough hall, 443 Delaware Ave. Bring a lawn chair. This week's concert is sponsored by the Bandstand Committee.

Health Fair

A Health Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 18 at the Village at Palmerton, 71 Princeton Ave., Palmerton.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Slatington Crime Watch

The next meeting of the Slatington Crime Watch will be Thursday, Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. in the borough hall board room.

New this year will be a community picnic, open to everyone in the area, on Saturday, Aug. 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Victory Park Pavilion, rain or shine. There will be free ice pops, lots of games, and more for the kids, and is fun for all ages.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Alzheimer's walk

The Second Annual Alzheimer's Family Fun Festival and Memory Walk is planned for Oct. 9 at Mauch Chunk Lake Park in Carbon County. As part of this year's festivities, a Wall of Memories pictorial display will feature photos of local people suffering with Alzheimer's disease.

To have a loved one included in the display, mail photos to 38 Chestnut Hill, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229. At this time, there are no provisions to have photos returned, so pease don't send original photos. For more information on the event, contact Kathy Ruff at (570) 645-3059.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Movie night

The C.H.O.S.E Recreation Organization of Coaldale held its meeting Monday, Aug. 9 with President Angela Krapf presiding.

Final plans were made for the third "Movie in the Park" on Friday, Aug. 20 at 7:30 p.m., to be held at the Sharpe/Raymer Park, 141 West High Street, Coaldale. There will be a movie for children up to 13 years of age.

Parents are asked to bring blankets or lawn chairs.