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Palmerton - Lehighton

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Community supper

A free community supper will be held from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, July 22 at St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton. Come enjoy a free meal and fellowship. No meal to cook or dishes to wash in the heat.

Park concert

The band Crazy Heart will perform on Sunday, July 25 in the Palmerton Borough Park. The concert begins at 7 p.m. In case of rain, the event will be held in the borough hall, 443 Delaware Ave. Bring a lawn chair. This week's concert is sponsored by the First National Bank of Palmerton.

Palmerton Library

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Anniversary surprise

Congratulations to Lois and Eugene Strohl, who celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary on June 9. They surprised everyone at their annual 4th of July picnic with a simple and casual ceremony in renewing their wedding vows held outdoors on their covered bridge.

Their son, Kevin Strohl and his wife, Carol also renewed their vows. They will be celebrating their 20th anniversary on Sept. 8. The Strohls were attended by their other children, Wade and Jason Fisher and grandchildren Emily Fisher and Amber and Zach Strohl.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Covered dish supper

The Big Creek Grange and their members, and the 4-H members and their families, are invited to a covered dish supper at the Big Creek Grange, Monday July 19 at 6:30 p.m.

Those attending should bring a covered dish.

The grange is providing hot dogs.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Open House

The Carbon Model Railroad Society will hold a Christmas in July Open House at 529 Ore St. in Bowmanstown July 10-11, and July 17-18, from 1-5 p.m. The main HO scale display is in various stages of completion and is an excellent learning tool. The clubs portable HO and N Scale displays will also be in operation on the second floor. Admission is free. The building is air-conditioned. For more information, call Garry at (610) 826-6636.

Park Concert

Thursday, July 1, 2010

The Sixth Annual Lehighton Area High School All Alumni Family Day will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 10, at the new Orioles Park. Music will be provided by Monroe Berger. Everyone who has ever attended classes in the Lehighton Area School District and their family are invited to attend.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Newspaper drive

The men and boys of St. John's Lutheran Church will hold their monthly newspaper drive on Saturday, July 3. 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 need grocery size brown paper bags.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Dial-a-Devotion

Dial-a-Devotion speakers for June are: Sunday, Martha Cox; Monday, Jenny Keiper; Tuesday, Shirley Radler; Wednesday, Rose Marie Austin; Thursday, Vicky Kocher; and Friday, Jean Mertz.

Call (610) 377-1612 24 hours a day for an inspirational message.

Dial-a-Devotion is ministry LIFE (Lehighton Interfaith Fellowship).

Monday, June 28, 2010

LAHS class of 1970 seeking classmates

Friday, June 25, 2010

The Palmerton Area Library, 402 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, has started a volunteer program.

Volunteers may be asked to work in the book sale, summer reading program, be a weekly reader or work with special projects. A volunteer may also adopt a shelf, work on a scrapbooking project, or help shelve materials. Volunteers can be a family group, adult, student, or social group.

Please call the library at (610) 826-3424 or come into the library for more information and a volunteer application.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Park concert

Remember When will be the band performing at this week's Sunday in the Park concert.

The band will begin at 7 p.m., June 27 in the Palmerton Borough Park Bandshell.

In case of rain, the event will be held in the Borough Hall, 443 Delaware Ave. Please bring a lawn chair.

The concert is sponsored by Keystone Nazareth Bank & Trust.

Bible School

Vacation Bible School will be held at First United Church of Christ from 6-8 p.m. July 12-16. This year's theme is Rainforest.