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BETHLEHEM social calendar

Published October 24. 2018 01:00PM

A full calendar appears on the Bethlehem Press website, but due to space constraints, for ongoing events, email, visit or call the following:

Bethlehem Area Public Library: Call 610-867-3761(main) or 610-867-7852 (south side); Visit (main) or (south side); newsletter:

Bethlehem Farmers Market: Thursdays weekly from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Farrington Square, New and Morton, Lehigh University. Visit (through Oct. 25).

Bethlehem House Contemporary Art Gallery, 2018 summer show through October 6. 459 Main St. Visit hours, more.

Bethlehem Town Hall Rotunda Gallery, Lehigh Valley Photography Club nature/ travel photographs juried members show, Monday to Friday,8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ends Dec. 6. Opening reception, 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 28.10 E. Church St.

Bethlehem Township Community Center, Senior drop-in, 1 to 3 p.m. Wed.; Golden Years group, 2 p.m. first Thursday. Visit

The Cancer Support Community of the Greater L.V.: Free education/support for cancer patients and their caregivers. Call 610-861-7555 or visit for schedules.

Cops ‘n’ Kids Reading Room: Fowler Center, 511 E. Third St. Call 610-861-5526; or visit

Free homework help. Drop in 4 to 6 p.m. Mon. and Thurs. Libraries, 11 W. Church St.; 400 Webster St. Visit or call 610-867-3761 (main) or 610-867-7852 (South Side).

Governor Wolf Historical Society. Public tours of three buildings, 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 17; 6600 Jacksonville Road, Bath. Information and events: visit

Historic Bethlehem Museum and Sites: Free admission every Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m., until the end of October. Call 1-800-360-TOUR or visit

#InVision 2018 Instagram Contest, ends at noon Nov. 3. Hashtag favorite photos to #InVision2018 and @bananafactory_pa for a chance to win.

Lehigh Valley Active Life: senior activities. Visit or call 610-437-3700.

Lehigh Valley Art Alliance events. Visit

Lower Saucon Twp. Sr. Center, 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike. For senior activities: call 610-625-8744.

Moravian Book Shop: 428 Main St. Call 610-866-5481or visit

Moravian Music Conference, Oct. 11 through 13. Information and to register, visit; full schedule, visit

National Museum of Industrial History: Visit; call 610-694-6644. 602 E. Second St.

New Bethany Ministries, 339 W. Fourth St. Visit

Penn State Lehigh Valley: Visit or call 610-285-5261.

Salvation Army: Call 610-867-4681 for senior activities and other schedules.

Saucon Valley, sr. activities, 323 Northampton St., Hellertown 610-838-0722;

Steelworkers’ Archives: Steeples and Steel tours (Nov. 3 - 9:30 a.m.: St. John AME Zion Church tour and 1 p.m.: cemetery tour, both with homemade Eastern European goulash lunch/open house, St. John’s Windish Lutheran Church, 617 E. Fourth St. Tickets: Call 610-861-0600.

For Halloween events, see the Haunted Happenings column.

Wednesday, October 24

Story times: toddler, 10:30 a.m. Preschool, 11:15 a.m. Free; no registration required. Bethlehem Area Public Library, 11 W. Church St. Visit or call 610-867-3761, ext. 399.

Preschool Snackbox Storytimes, 11:15 a.m. South Side Library, 400 Webster St. Visit

Salvation Army, Women’s Ministries, Bible study, 11 a.m. to noon; program, 1 p.m. 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681 for senior activities and schedules.

Breast Friends of PA cancer support: Apollo Grill dine to donate five per cent of total food/beverage sales. Call for reservations: 610-865-9600. 5 to 10 p.m. Apollo Grill, 85 W. Broad St.

Gentle Yoga, noon. Main Library, 11 W. Church St.

Homework Help, 4 to 6 p.m. Youth Services Dept., Main and SouthSide libraries, 11 W. Church St. and 400 Webster St.

Cultural Identity Film Series: I Am Not Your Negro, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Main Library, 11 W. Church St.

Thursday, October 25

Fourth Friday film series environmental program. The Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St, For information, visit call 610-866-7652.

The Leagues of Women Voters of Northampton County and Lehigh County Candidates’ Forum for the 7th Congressional District race with Republican Marty Nothstein and Democratic candidate Susan Wild and Libertarian candidate Tim Silfies, 7 to about 8:30 p.m. Gracedale’s chapel, 2 Gracedale Ave., Nazareth. For information, all 1-877-VOTESPA (1-877-868-3772).

Saturday, October 27

Animal rescue penny party, (cost) 11:30 lunch. Penny party, 1 p.m. Basket raffle, 50/50 drawing, more. Benefits The Sanctuary (no kill) at Haafsville. Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 323 Nazareth Pike (Hecktown). Call 484 239-3076 for information.

Valley Contra Dance, 7 p.m. Hilton Baxter calling; Tim Ball and Jill Smith. Unitarian Universalist Church, 428 Center St. Call 610-868-7432 or visit

Sunday, October 28

Still life drawing sessions; every second and fourth Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m. October through February, Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts. 427 N. New St. Call 1-800-360-tour or visit

Tuesday, October 30

Salvation Army, Bridge players, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681 re: senior activities.

Pinochle, 1 p.m. Lower Saucon Township Senior Center, 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike. Call 610-625-8744 for senior activities.

The Bethlehem Press calendar listings are, to the best of our knowledge, correct at the time of printing. We are not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of information submitted by external parties.

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