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Published June 16. 2010 05:00PM

Palmerton Area Library

Through the generosity of the Horsehead's Resource Development Grant program, two day camps are being offered for children in grades K-5 at the Palmerton Area Library in July. The camps are being presented by teachers from Super Science and Amazing Art. The first camp is called "Super Science - Inventors Workshop" and will run from July 12-16 from 1-4 p.m. During the week, campers will use recycled materials and try to develop eco-friendly "green" inventions. Activities will include learning about great inventions, building balloon cars, making mineral paints and exploring the science of sound.

The second week, July 19-23, also from 1-4 p.m., will be "Amazing Art - Creative Minds of Music." Campers will learn the basics of music, set production, and how to produce their own musical sensation. An original musical production will be presented to family and friends on Friday evening the last day of camp. Children may attend one week of camp or both. They must have completed kindergarten. Class size is limited. No phone registrations will be accepted. Parents must come into the library to sign up their children. If you would like more information about these camps, please call the library at (610) 826-3424.

Community meal

A free community dinner will be held from 4-6 p.m., Thursday, June 24 at St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton. Enjoy a free meal and fellowship.

Holy Trinity Lutheran

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 502 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, has begun its summer worship services. Services will be held at 8 and 9:30 a.m. On Father's Day, June 20, the 9:30 a.m. worship service will be held in Fellowship Hall, and will include a brunch.

Park concert

Bring dad to the Palmerton Park on Sunday, June 20, for a concert by the Johnny Dee Polka Band. The concert begins at 7 p.m. In case of rain, the concert will be held in the Borough Hall, 443 Delaware Avenue. Bring a lawn chair. This week's concert is sponsored by the Palmerton Lions Club.

Knitting Club

The Knitting Club will meet at 6 p.m., Monday, June 21, at the Palmerton Area Library. The club is free and open to anyone interested in needle crafts regardless of skill level.

Camera Club

The Palmerton Camera Club will hold their monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, June 24 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 502 Lafayette Ave.

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