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Published January 29. 2014 05:00PM

Newspaper drive

Members of St. John's Lutheran Church will hold their monthly newspaper drive Saturday. There will be one sweep of the Palmerton, Aquashicola, and Little Gap areas beginning at 8 a.m.

Papers should be bundled and placed within sight of the collectors. They are collecting papers only, no magazines. They also need grocery-size brown paper bags.

Persons missed, or those wishing to dispose of papers throughout the month, may take them to the garage across from the church on Fireline Road, which is always open. In case of bad weather, the drive will be held the following Saturday.

Holiday Lighting Committee

A meeting of the Palmerton Holiday Lighting Committee will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the borough hall.

Concourse Club

The Palmerton Concourse Club will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, in the Parish Hall of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 502 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton.

The meeting is open to the public. The program will be Hearty Healthy Cooking for one or two. The guest will be registered dietitian Lindsay Vaughan.

Knitting Club

The Knitting Club will meet from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, at the Palmerton Area Library.

It is free and open to anyone interested in knitting and crocheting on all skill levels.

Tail Waggin' Tutors

Tail Waggin' Tutors, where children read to dogs, will take place from 11 a.m. until noon Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Palmerton Area Library.

It is free, but parents must register for a time slot by calling the library at 610-826-3424.

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