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Published June 07. 2012 05:01PM

Summer Reading Program

A Summer Reading Program at the Palmerton Area Library: Dream Big Read! will be held Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. from June 14 through July 26 for Preschool Circle Time (ages 3-5) and includes stories, music and more.

Summer Reading Club (grades K-6) includes stories, games, crafts and more, and will be held Fridays at 10:30 a.m. from June 15 through July 27.

The Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation Center will be at the library on Friday, June 15, with lots of nighttime animals.

There is no Summer Reading in the first week of July.

Concerts in the Park

Palmerton Borough Park will offer Sunday evening concerts, beginning at 7 p.m., unless otherwise stated. In case of rain, concerts will be held in the Borough Hall, 443 Delaware Ave., Palmerton.

Kicking off the concert series will be the Palmerton Band on Sunday, June 10. Shake, Rattle and Roll will perform on June 17. Bring a lawn chair.

Check this column for future concert dates.

Community meal

A free community meal will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, at St. John's United Church of Christ, 891 Columbia Ave., Palmerton. Enjoy a free meal and fellowship.


At 7 p.m., Monday, June 11, Palmerton Memorial VFW post 7134 will hold its monthly meeting at the Palmerton VFW, 2020 Forest Inn Road, Palmerton. Current active members, veterans, and active duty personnel from all service branches are invited to attend. New members are welcome.

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