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Published January 18. 2017 11:44AM

Food pantry

The Food Pantry for Palmerton Area families in need will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fridayat St. John's Lutheran Church, 2915 Fireline Road, Palmerton. The CACPAC-sponsored pantry serves households in Palmerton and Towamensing and Lower Towamensing townships, and the Palmerton Area School District including Bowmanstown. For information, call Barbara Brader at 610-377-4768 or Kenneth Kaiser at 610-826-6133.

The Palmerton Food Bank is in need of canned goods, nonperishable food items and monetary donations. If you can help, please bring food items to any CACPAC member. Most area churches collect on a regular basis. Your help is greatly appreciated.

Community meal

A free community meal will be served from 4-6 p.m.Jan. 26 at St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Lafayette Ave. in Palmerton. All are invited to join together for food and fellowship.

American Legion

Palmerton American Legion Post 269 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdayat the VFW Post, 2020 Forest Inn Road in Palmerton. The group meets the fourth Tuesday of each month. Call Ed Moyer at 610-504-6680 for information.

Class of 1948

Palmerton Area High School Class of 1948 will hold its reunion luncheon at noon Thursday. The luncheon is held at Bert's Steakhouse.

Art show

The Palmerton Area Library, 402 Delaware Ave., will host its 11th annual art show and lunch from noon to 3 p.m. Sundayin the library's gallery. Ticketsmay be purchased at the door or in advance. The lunch, provided by The Friends of the Library, includes soups, sandwiches, salads, fruit, drinks and desserts. For information about the show or about entering artwork, call the library at 610-826-3424.

Breakfast at fire company

Breakfast will be served from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Jan. 27. The breakfast will be held at the Bowmanstown Volunteer Fire Company, 259 Lime St., Bowmanstown.

Sew-cial Guild

The Sew-cial Guild will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Jan. 26 in the Gallery of the Palmerton Area Library. Call 610-900-4700 for information.

Holy Trinity news

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 502 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton will hold worship services at 10:15 a.m. Sunday. Immediately following worship at 11:15 a.m. Holy Trinity will hold its annual congregational meeting. All active voting members are encouraged to be present.

Contact Lenora Robertson at 610-826-4913 or 664 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, PA, 18071. Contact the Times News at 800-443-0377 or

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