Free seminars

Lehigh Carbon Community College is offering a number of free educational seminars at its Morgan Campus, 234 High St., Tamaqua. The seminars are being offered in cooperation with several local businesses.

On Sept. 25, the seminar, which will begin at 6:30 p.m., will be titled "Making Your Nest Egg Last." Juliann Longhi and Stan Warner will offer strategies for sustainable income during retirement.

Attorney William Brown will offer a seminar on "Estate Preservation" at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 9. The discussion will include tips on preserving your assets from nursing home care expenses.

A seminar on "Privacy Protection" will be presented at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 15, by Jason Brown and Theodore Denbow of Prudential.

Seating is limited. For further information, or to register, contact Juliann Longhi at (570) 668-0765 or visit the website www.LonghiFinancial.com [1].

Garden program

Penn State Extension's Master Gardener program will provide local gardeners with information on the best way to prepare garden beds for the winter. The session will be held Sept. 27, at 1 p.m., at the Orwigsburg Free Public Library, 214 E. Independence St., Orwigsburg. Local gardeners are welcome to attend this free program.

Seating is limited so pre-registration is suggested.

For more information, or to RSVP, call the library at (570) 366-1638.

First Methodist

The Rev. James Cavallero will officiate at the 10:45 a.m. worship service this Sunday in First United Methodist Church. The service will include a children's message offered by Marge Kropp. Sunday school will be held following the message.

Also on Sunday, the final presentation of the Summer Film Festival will be the movie "Courageous." The film presentation will begin at 7 p.m. Admission and refreshments are free.

Activities for next week will include:Tuesday, the quilters will meet at 9:30 a.m., worship meeting at 6:30 p.m., MOM meeting at 7 p.m.; Wednesday, the chancel choir will rehearse at 7 p.m.