Churches celebrating Saint Francis Day with a blessing of the animals are:

All Saints Episcopal Church, at the corner of North Second and Coal streets, Lehighton, 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3. Bring your dogs, cats, hamsters, etc. Refreshments to follow. For additional information, call (610) 377-2675.

Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Third and Coal streets, Lehighton, 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4. For additional information, call (610) 377-4466.