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Published May 15. 2013 05:03PM

Chorale to perform

The Bach and Handel Chorale will perform a free will offering concert at the Tamaqua Community Arts Center (TCAC), 125 Pine St., Tamaqua, on Saturday, May 18. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. and the concert will begin at 3 p.m. The concert is a freewill offering with all proceeds going to the TCAC.

Seating will be limited and available on a first come first serve basis. Handicap access and overflow seating is available on the first floor with closed circuit simulcast viewing. Street parking is available on Pine, Mauch Chunk, and Biddle streets. Light refreshments will be served at a meet and greet with chorale members immediately following the performance.

More information is available by calling TCAC at (570) 668-1192 or checking its website at

Science fair

The Tamaqua Area Middle School's annual Science Fair will be held from 5-7 p.m. this Thursday in the middle school gymnasium.


Tamaqua's South Ward Neighborhood Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the SW Community Center, located in the South Ward Playground. Anyone interested in working together to improve the ward is welcome to attend.

First Methodist

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

Activities for next week will include: Tuesday, quilters meet at 9:30 a.m.; Wednesday, chancel choir rehearses at 7 p.m..; Thursday, finance committee will meet at 6:30 p.m., SPRC committee will met at 6:30 p.m.

St. Peter's Union

The Rev. Cheryl Moore will officiate at the 9 a.m. worship services Sunday in St. Peter's Union Church, Mantzville. The service will include the Rite of Confirmation. The Sunday school class will meet at 10:15 a.m.

Also on Sunday, the church board will meet at 10:45 a.m., Daisies and Brownies will meet at 6 p.m., youth group will meet at 6 p.m.

Activities for next week include: Tuesday, called to care committee meets at 6 p.m.; Wednesday, preschool graduation at 7 p.m.; Thursday, prayer group meets at 4:45 p.m., preschool moving up ceremony at 6:30 p.m.

The choirs rehearse on Thursdays. Next week's schedule will include: junior choir at 6 p.m., senior choir at 7:30 p.m.

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