Newspaper drive

The men and boys of St. John's Lutheran Church will hold their monthly newspaper drive on Saturday, Oct. 6.

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.

Concourse Club

The Palmerton Concourse Club will hold a meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4, at Holy Trinity Parish Hall, 502 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton.

The program will be "Helping You Find Your Style," featuring Susan Bella Jewelry.

Halloween Parade

The Palmerton Halloween Parade will be held at 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 21. The rain date is Monday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m.

Trick-or-Treat night

Trick-or-Treat night will be held in Palmerton from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31. Persons wishing to participate in this fun event are asked to turn on their porch lights during this time.

Community meal

A free community dinner will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at St. John's United Church of Christ, 891 Columbia Ave., Palmerton. All are welcome to enjoy a free meal and fellowship.