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Palmerton news for Nov. 24, 2021


Jerusalem United Church of Christ, 545 Church Drive, Trachsville will hold Sunday service at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary. Supply pastor Don Quayle will lead the worship service. If you would like to supply a baked item or snack for the Sunday refreshment table please sign the sheet in the back of the sanctuary for a date which is convenient for you. The annual congregational meeting will be held Nov. 28 at 9:30 a.m. before worship service.

The “hat and mitten tree” is in the Sunday school room ready for hats, mittens, gloves, scarves and socks. All items will be given to the food pantry at the Eldred Community Center for needy children and adults living in the area served by the center. The deadline to place items in the tree is this Sunday.

There are Christmas cards for shut-ins on the counter in the back of the sanctuary for friends/members to sign.

Palmerton Cookbook

Plans are in the works to create a Palmerton Cookbook. If you are interested in submitting your favorite recipe or two please send them to Denise Andrews, 108 Ave. A, Palmerton, PA 18071 or email to Jobittn@hotmail.com. She will be accepting recipes until Jan. 1 or later if needed.

Palmerton Lions Bingo

The Palmerton Lions Club Bingo has moved to the Trachsville Fire Company, Route 209, Interchange Road. It will be held every Tuesday. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. The kitchen will be open. For information call 610-657-4903.

Christmas in the Park

Palmerton Christmas in the Park will be held Dec. 4 from noon to 5 p.m. The rain date is Dec. 5. Will have live music, horse and carriage rides, over 25 food and craft vendors. Santa will visit with the children from 1 to 3 p.m. At 5 p.m. there will be the lighting of 155 Christmas trees.

Holiday Open House

The Carbon Model Railroad Society will hold its Holiday Open House at 529 Ore St., Bowmanstown on Thursdays, Dec. 2 and 9, and on Jan. 6 from 7-9 p.m. It will also be open on Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 27 and 29, Dec. 4 and 5, 11 and 12, and on Jan. 8 and 9 from 1-4 p.m.

The main HO scale display is in various stages of completion and is an excellent learning tool. The club’s portable HO and N displays will also be in operation and there will be a model railroad yard sale.

Admission is free; donations are welcome. For more information, call Garry at 610-826-6636.

PHS Drama Club

The Palmerton Area Drama Club will present “Clue” on stage Dec. 2, 3 and 4 in the Palmerton Area High School Auditorium. Doors open at 6 p.m. and curtain is at 7 p.m.

Basket raffle donations

BFAC will be hosting a basket raffle during Winterfest. They will begin accepting donations Dec. 1 and a portion of the proceeds will go to the Bowmanstown Volunteer Fire Co. Email eventsfac@gmail.com to donate or reach out to a Bowmanstown Family Activities Committee member.

Winterfest will be held Dec. 11 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Bowmanstown Fire Company.

Contact Lenora Robertson at 610-349-2436, lj123@ptd.net or 664 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, PA, 18071. Contact the Times News at 800-443-0377 or tneditor@tnonline.com.