Northern Lehigh column
Centennial birthday greetings
Elisa DelGreco of Washington Township will celebrate her 100th birthday on Sunday, Oct. 25. Wishing you a very happy birthday, Elisa.
Walnutport Canal Festival rescheduled
Walnutport Canal Festival was cancelled last week due to inclement weather and is rescheduled from noon to 6 p.m. this Sunday, Oct. 25. It will be held along the canal. There is no admission fee and parking is free. Entertainment includes on the Canal Street Stage: 12-1:30 p.m. Tom Ruch (minstrel), 2-3:30 p.m. Forgotten Mountain Boys, 4-5:30 p.m. Jay Smar; 429 S. Canal Street 12-6 p.m. A Mighty Fine Lines String Band; strolling the grounds will be 12-6 p.m. The Breaker Boys, 2-4 p.m. Ken Purcell & Sons, and 2-5 p.m. Tom Ruch; and in the Children's Creativity Corral 1-4 p.m. Jolly Holly the Clown. Free attractions include Lehigh Valley Zoo Birds of Prey, Lenni Lenape Culture, Gov. Wolf Historical Society, New Tripoli Historical Society, Carbon County Friends of Animals, and Equestrian Demonstrations.
Welsh Hymn Sing
United Presbyterian Church, 6750 PA Rt. 873 Slatington, will welcome the public on Sunday, Nov. 8 for its 51st Annual Gymanafa Ganu (Welsh Hymn Sing). The afternoon session will begin at 2:30 pm and is open to everyone.
The conductor is Robert A. Jones from New York, the organist is Robert Miller from Maine, and the pianist is Anna Mary Milot, choir director/organist of the Slatington United Presbyterian Church.
Special music will be by the "Tri-Cees Chorale" from the Schnecksville Campus of Lehigh Carbon Community College under the direction of Dr. David A. McConnell. Please join them for this annual tradition. Music is sung mostly in English and some Welsh, if you are able. An expanded "Te Bach" (Welsh Tea) will follow the program. For more information call the church at (610) 767-8113 or Milot at (610) 767-8337.