Newspaper drive

The men and boys of St. John's Lutheran Church will hold their monthly newspaper drive on Saturday, March 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.

Persons missed, or those wishing to dispose of papers throughout the month, may take them to the garage across from the church on Fireline Road, which is always open. In case of bad weather, the drive will be held the following Saturday.

Knitting Club

The Knitting Club will meet from 6-8 p.m., Monday, March 5, at the Palmerton Area Library. The club is for all area residents interested in knitting, crocheting, and other crafts. The club is free and is held the first and third Monday of each month.

In-service day

Palmerton Area School District will not have classes on Friday, March 2, because of a teacher in-service day.

Lutheran World Relief Quilters

The quilting group at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 502 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, will meet on Saturday, March 3, from 9 a.m. to noon. Anyone interested in joining the group is invited to attend.

Lenten service

Beginning Feb. 29, Wednesday evening Lenten soup and sandwich and services return to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 502 Lafayette Ave. Supper is from 6-7 p.m., with service from 7-7:30 p.m. All are invited to attend.

Lions plan meeting

Palmerton Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, March 5, at the Palmerton Library. Any club member interested in club officer training being sponsored by the District is asked to contact secretary Bob Silliman at (570) 325.8685. Training will be conducted in March.

Anyone interested in learning more about Lionism or attending a club meeting may contact membership chairman Nick Hawkey at (610) 826-6465 or you may email him at hawkeys@gmail.com [1].