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Palmerton - Lehighton

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Volleyball league

The Lehighton Recreation Center is starting a mixed volleyball league. Teams or persons interested should call Tom Evans at (570) 294-4532.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Relay for Life

At 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 16, a meeting will be held at the Palmerton High School for Relay for Life of Palmerton and Surrounding Communities 2011. The snow date is Feb. 21.

For information, call Connie Smith at (610) 577-5087 or visit

Newspaper drive

Due to bad weather the monthly newspaper drive by St. John's Lutheran Church has been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 12, beginning at 8 a.m. The garage across from the church is always open for anyone wishing to take papers there.

Historical society

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Newspaper drive

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

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Nutrition Education Classes

Adele Argot, a nutrition education adviser with the Monroe County Extension office, is interested in holding a basis nutrition education class in Palmerton, as was held last year at Holy Trinity Church. The program is designed to help families and individuals with low incomes stretch their food dollars to achieve a healthy diet.

Families with young children learned tips on food preparation, meal planning, food storage and sanitation, shopping skills, nutrition for family members and managing a healthy weight.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Lehighton AMVETS, Elwood Miller Post 106, will hold their monthly meeting at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16 at the Lehighton V.F.W.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Over 60 Club

The Palmerton Over 60 Club will meet at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 18 at Palmerton Borough Hall. The program will be bingo and cards.

Camera Club

From 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Jan. 15, the Palmerton Camera Club will hold a free camera workshop at the Palmerton Area Library, 402 Delaware Ave., Palmerton. Did you get a new camera for Christmas and don't know how to use it? Bring your camera and manual, and get your questions answered. Call the library at (610) 826-3424 for information.

Library board

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

A book discussion group is forming at the Lehighton Area Memorial Library. The club will meet on the third Tuesday of every month and will discuss a different book each month. Come join us for a rewarding and fulfilling experience. The next meeting will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18. The book to be discussed is "Last Night at the Lobster," by Stewart O'Nan. For more details, contact the library at (610) 377-2750 or

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Palmerton Area Historical Society

At 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 10, the Palmerton Area Historical Society will meet at the Palmerton Library. John Gunnser will challenge those present to identify antique items from his collection. Members and guests are encouraged to bring their own unusual or unidentified antiques for him and the audience to recognize. The public is invited to attend without cost or obligation.

Newspaper drive

Monday, January 3, 2011

The Palmerton Area Historical Society is starting off the new year with a bang-up program. Jack's back- Jack Gunsser, that is!

Jack will be sharing some of his treasures, and he encourages those attending to bring along some "goodies" of their own. The meeting will be held Monday, Jan. 10 in the Knight's Gallery of the Palmerton Area Library. A brief business meeting will start at 7 p.m., followed by the presentation.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Men's basketball league

The Lehighton Recreation Center is starting a men's basketball league in January.

For more information, call Tom Evans at (570) 294-4532.