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Northern Lehigh

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Walnutport Canal Festival

The Walnutport Canal Association will hold its annual Canal Festival Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 20-21.

Activities will begin Saturday morning with the running of the Towpath Trot, a 6K run along the towpath. The run starts at 9:30 a.m., with registration at 8 a.m.

For more information contact Jan at (610) 737-3900 or JanetS63@gmail.com. Registration forms are available on the website http:walnutportcanalassociation.tripod.com/.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Believers Baptism

On Sunday, Oct. 14, at 10:45 a.m., the Slatington Baptist Church, 509 Main St., will hold a Believers Baptism for five individuals. The event is open to the public. A reception will follow.

Slatington Lions Club

The Slatington Lions Club will hold a board meeting at 7 p.m. this evening at the Skeet Club.

Lions celebrating birthdays are Lloyd Hopkins, Jr. (Oct. 10) and Chip Hausman (Oct. 11).

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

The Gathering

The Gathering, the annual autumn community festival sponsored by the Northern Lehigh Historical Society, will be held Saturday, starting at 1 p.m.

The main festivities will be located at the Trout Run Covered Bridge along Seventh Street in Slatington, although the entire Slate Heritage Trail will be open.

Events and activities include live music throughout the day, food and beverages from area vendors, the Great Slatington Duck Race and more.

A grand fireworks display will take place at 9:30 p.m. Entertainment will continue afterward.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

The Gathering

The Gathering, the annual autumn community festival sponsored by the Northern Lehigh Historical Society, will be held Saturday, Oct. 6, starting at 1 p.m.

The main festivities will be located at the Trout Run Covered Bridge along Seventh Street in Slatington, although the entire Slate Heritage Trail will be open.

Events and activities include live music throughout the day, food and beverages from area vendors, the Great Slatington Duck Race and more.

A grand fireworks display will take place at 9:30 p.m. Entertainment will continue afterward.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Slatington Lions Club

The Slatington Lions Club will hold its last outdoor meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18.

The Beacon Lodge work weekend will be held Sept. 21-23.

Those who plan to attend should contact Ted Harlan by Sept. 15.

Lions Club members celebrating birthdays are Raymond "Jack" Follweiler (Sept. 22) and Roger Sell (Sept. 27).

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Slatington Lions Club

A board meeting will be held at the Skeet Club at 7 p.m. Sept. 12.

Lions celebrating birthdays include: Jim Layland (Sept. 1), Steve Walden (Sept. 7) and Thomas Nicholson (Sept. 13).

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Antique/Collector Car Show

The Slatington Lions Club will hold its 24th annual Antique/Collector Car Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 2, at the Slatington Airport along State Route 873. The rain date is Monday, Sept. 3.

Parking will be at Walker Bus Garage, and across the street at Emerald Dragon Karate. Parking after 11 a.m. will be in the airport.

Registration of cars is from 9 a.m. to noon.

The first 200 preregistered cars will receive a custom dash plaque, while the first 150 preregistered will receive a special participation award.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Meet the Teachers Night

This evening, Northern Lehigh School District's first- and second-grade students and their parents are invited to visit Peters Elementary School from 6:30-8 p.m.

Peters Elementary School is located at 4055 Friedens Road in Slatington.

This is an extremely important evening when teachers will introduce the curriculum and discuss the class schedule.

Meet the Teacher Night provides an opportunity for parents and children to meet the child's teacher, and to visit the environment that students will be involved in on a daily basis.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Kindergarten orientation

The Northern Lehigh School District, in conjunction with the Northern Lehigh PTO, will hold its annual kindergarten orientation at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 21 at Peters Elementary School.

Kindergarten students and their parents are encouraged to attend. Invitations will be mailed to all families who have registered a child for kindergarten for the 2012-2013 school year.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Meet the Teacher Night

On Wednesday, Aug. 22, from 6:30-8 p.m., Northern Lehigh School District's first- and second-grade students and their parents are invited to visit Peters Elementary School, 4055 Friedens Road, Slatington.

This is an extremely important evening when teachers will introduce the curriculum and discuss the class schedule. Meet the Teacher Night provides an opportunity for parents and children to meet the child's teacher and to visit the environment students will be involved in on a daily basis.