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Palmerton - Lehighton

Thursday, May 27, 2010

The Palmerton Area Historical Society invites everyone to join in a "Walk Around the Block with Betsy" at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 30.

The walk will highlight the history and architecture of the buildings around the perimeter of the town park including businesses in the 300 block of Delaware Avenue. To add to the interest and enjoyment, large photographs of the buildings as they once were, will be featured. The tour with Betsy Burnhauser will leave from the Palmerton Area Heritage Center at 410 Delaware Avenue, Palmerton.

The walk was rescheduled due to weather.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

The Lehighton Area Council of the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce will host a covered dish picnic at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 15. Meats and refreshments will be provided. Everyone should bring a covered dish or treats to share with everyone. A small donation is requested to cover the cost of miscellaneous expenses. Contact the LAC CCCC office at (610) 377-2191 for more information or to register.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Community meal

A free community meal will be held from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, May 27 at St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton.

Memorial Parade

A Memorial Day Parade will be held in Palmerton on Monday, May 31 beginning at 10 a.m. The parade will form at Second and Delaware Ave., between 9:30 and 10 a.m. The parade will proceed down Delaware to Fifth Street, and continue to Franklin Avenue to the borough park. Memorial services will be held in the park. The parade is organized by the Palmerton American Legion.

Heritage Center

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Baer Memorial Swimming Pool will officially begin their 2010 season with free admission from noon to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 29.

Lehighton Area Pool Pals will be dedicating a new pavilion and grill at 3 p.m. The pavilion will officially be called Blue Ridge Pressure Casting Pavilion recognizing the very generous donations received by Blue Ridge Pressure Castings towards not only the pavilion but also to the refurbishing of the pool. The grill was donated in memory of Wilbur (Cap) Bauschpies, former mayor of Lehighton by members of his family.

Saturday, May 22, 2010

The Palmerton Area Historical Society invites everyone to Walk Around the Block With Betsy, at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 23. The walk will highlight the history and architecture of the buildings around the perimeter of the town park, including the businesses in the 300 block of Delaware Avenue.

To add interest and enjoyment, large photographs of the buildings as they once were will be featured. The tour with Betsy Burnhauser will leave from the Palmerton Area Heritage Center, 410 Delaware Avenue, Palmerton. A raindate is scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 30.

Saturday, May 22, 2010

A meeting of Lehighton Borough Council will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Lehighton Municipal Building.

Council president Grant Hunsicker will be in charge of the meeting.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Walk Around the Block with Betsy

On Sunday, May 23, Betsy Burnhauser will conduct a "Walk around the Block," to point out, describe, and give the history of the various buildings that now or formerly encircled the Borough Park, including those on Delaware Avenue.

Attendance is free, and is in conjunction with the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Palmerton Area Historical Society.

Participants should gather at the Heritage Center, 410 Delaware Avenue, before 2 p.m.

The rain date is May 30.

For more information, call Betsy at (610) 767-2711.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Zumba

There will be a free Zumba class at the Lehighton Rec Center, from 7-8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18.

For more information, e-mail Danielle at djsumrell@hotmail.com.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Walk Around the Block

At 2 p.m., Sunday, May 23, the public is invited to join a "Walk Around the Block with Betsy," of the Palmerton Area Historical Society.

It will feature the history and architecture of the buildings around the Borough Park, including the businesses in the 300 block of Delaware Avenue.

Large photos of the buildings as they once were will be featured.

The walk will leave from the Palmerton Area Heritage Center, 410 Delaware Ave., at 2 p.m.

Rain date is May 30 at 2 p.m. There is no charge for this tour.

Library board

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Lehighton AMVETS

Lehighton AMVETS, Elwood Miller Post 106, will meet at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 16, at the Lehighton V.F.W. Election of officers will be held at the meeting.