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Published December 02. 2013 05:00PM

Final registration dates

This Friday and Saturday will be the final days for residents of Carbon County to register for the Toys for Tots Campaign. Registration is held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Salem Bible Fellowship Church, 1105 Frederick's Grove Road, Lehighton. No telephone calls will be accepted. Only parents or legal guardians are permitted to register children. For more information, call Ed at 570-325-2408. Distribution of toys will take place at the church from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14.

Nativity display

St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue, will host its sixth annual indoor nativity display from noon until 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Transportation will be provided by trolley leaving the train station every half hour from noon until 3 p.m.

Set up date for the display is 3-7 p.m. Thursday and Friday.


The next scheduled visit of the American Red Cross bloodmobile has been set for 1-6 p.m. Dec. 18 at Memorial Park.

Bible study

The Women's ecumenical Bible study will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4 at St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue. The group, under the direction of Joan DeAcetis, is studying the Gospel of Mark. The group is open to all women of the community.

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