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Community Columns

Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Free community


Meed's Methodist Church, 126 W. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, will offer a free community dinner from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Please use the basement door. The menu this month is chicken fingers and french fries, drinks and dessert.

All are welcome.

Summit Hill

Historical society

to meet

The Summit Hill Historical Society will meet tonight at 7 o'clock at the museum on West Ludlow Street.

Agenda items will include the Ludlow Park project, Hootenanny schedule, hoagie sale, bus trips and summer picnic.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Dems meet

The West End Democratic Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the West End Firehouse on 715 in Brodheadsville. Enter through the doors on the first floor.

President Julia Carter invites candidates for the election in November to come to share their vision for the West End and Monroe County.

School board

The Pleasant Valley School District Board of Education will meet at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Administrative Office Building in Brodheadsville.

Monroe Seniors

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Historical society

The Palmerton Area Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. July 13 at the Little White Church, Third and Columbia Avenue in Palmerton.

Chris Maxwell of Wild Creek Bee Farm will present a program on beekeeping and products made from honey and bees, including jams and skin cream.

The meeting is free and open to the public. Bring a lawn chair.

Call 610-824-6954 for more information.

Park concert

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Free Movie

The East End Playground Association will continue its popular free movie presentations this summer. The first film will be "The Princess Bride," which will be shown this Thursday.

The movie will begin at dusk, which is approximately 8:30 p.m. Rain date will be Friday, same time.

The park is located on Mountain Avenue in the East End section of Tamaqua. Movie lovers of all ages are welcome. There is no admission fee and the concession stand will be open.

Car Cruise

Friday, June 19, 2015

Golden Agers

The next meeting of the Panther Valley Golden Agers will be held on Monday at St. John Slovak Lutheran Church Social Hall beginning at 1 p.m.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Heisler's concerts

Heisler's Dairy Bar in the Lewistown Valley will continue its tradition of hosting "A Night in the Country Concert Series." Free concerts will be held on various weekend nights, featuring various artists.

The next event will be a concert by the "Blue Mountain Buccaneers," from 6-8 p.m. June 28.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Trinity Happenings

Sunday worship at Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, with Holy Communion and baptism begins at 9 a.m. The church is air conditioned. Designated pastor the Rev. Nancy Moore presides. Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

Free yoga sessions are available Fridays from 2-3 p.m. Enter at the Third Street office door to go to the youth room. Bring your own mat and water. No baby-sitting service is available.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Park concert

Sunday the group Who Knows will perform at 7 p.m. in Palmerton Borough park. This week's concert is sponsored by Horsehead Community Development Fund.

In the event of inclement weather, the Bandstand Committee reserves the right to cancel the concert.

On June 28 the Allentown Band will perform. Bring your own lawn chair.

Free movie in the park

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Relay for life

The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life Tamaqua and surrounding communities will be held this Friday and Saturday at the Tamaqua Area School District's Sports Stadium. Activities will begin at 2 p.m. Friday.

The 24-hour event will include a Survivor Ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday, Luminaria Ceremony at 9 p.m. Friday and a butterfly Release at 1 p.m. Saturday.

For more information, to form a team, register as a survivor, become a sponsor or purchase a luminaria bag or a butterfly, contact the Regional Hub Office at 570-874-1413.

Honor roll

Wednesday, June 17, 2015


Panther Valley Senior Center

The following are a listing of upcoming activities at the Panther Valley Senior Center, 90 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning.

All activities begin at 11 a.m. unless otherwise noted.

Sign in by 10:30 a.m. for the next day's lunch.

This week, Thursday, Shuffleboard; Friday, Mother's and Father's Day celebration.