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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Around Town

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

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

Bethlehem City Hall Rotunda: Printmakers Society of the Lehigh Valley exhibit: ”Fourth Year Anniversary Impressions” Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. September 5 to October 13. City Hall complex, 10 E. Church St. Visit http://bfac-lv.org/.

Bethlehem Area Public Library: daily. Call 610-867-3761(main) or 610-867-7852 (south side); Visit www.bapl.org (main) or www.bapl.org/ssmain.htm (south side); newsletter: visit http://bit.ly/2bTICeZ.

BAPL storytimes: Call 610-867-3761, ext.499 or visit www.bapl.org for information. 11 W. Church St. (main location) and 400 Webster St. (south side branch).

Banana Factory Resident Artists Exhibition, through Oct. 22. 11:15 a.m. to close. Banana Factory, 25 W. Third St. Visit www.bananafactory.org. Visit www.bananafactory.org

Bethlehem Farmers’ Market: Every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Farrington Square, New and Morton Sts. Ends October 26.

The Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley free education and support programs for cancer patients and their caregivers. Call 610-861-7555 or visit www.cancersupportglv.org for schedules.

Cops ‘n’ Kids Reading Room: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays; select Saturdays. Room 403, Fowler Family Southside Center, Northampton Community College, 511 E. Third St. Call 610-861-5526 or email lvcops-n-kids@att.net or visit www.copsnkidslv.org.

Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites: from October 6 forward. Gilded: Objects of Luxury items from the HBM&S vault. Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St.; Death and Dying Cemetery Tour, through Nov. 12, 66 W. Church St. Moravian Museum. Call 1-800 - 360 - TOUR or visit http://historicbethlehem.org.

Moravian Book Shop: Historic Haunts of Bethlehem candlelight walking tour. Bethlehem Historic District. 428 Main St. Call 610-866-5481or visit www.moravianbookshop.com.

National Museum of Industrial History: Young Reader’s program: Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine interactive show and tell,10 to 11 a.m. Oct. 14. Making America’s Pastime- the creation of the bats, balls, gloves and uniforms that make the game; ends October 31. Visit http://nmih.org/ or call 610-694-6644. 602 E. Second St.

Penn State Lehigh Valley: Exhibits: Visit http://lehighvalley.psu.edu/gallery, call 610-285-5261 or email annlalik@psu.edu.

Salvation Army: Call 610-867-4681 for schedule.

The Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley: free education and support programs for cancer patients and caregivers. Call 610-861-7555 or visit www.cancersupportglv.org.

Wednesday, October 11

Beginner Computer Classes, 10 a.m. to noon. Lower Saucon Township Senior Center, 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike. For information, call 610- 625-8744.

Family story time; no registration needed. 10:30 a.m.; Bethlehem Area Public Library, 11 W. Church St. Visit www.bapl.org or call 610-867-3761, ext. 399.

Baby story time, 10:30 to 11 a.m. Registration required. Bethlehem Area Public Library, 11 W. Church St. Visit www.bapl.org or call 610-867-3761, ext. 399.

Salvation Army, adult Bible study, age 14 and up, 11 a.m. to noon; program, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania!, 1 p.m. 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681.

YWCA Bethlehem Great Decisions Series preview. Eric Fair: free lecture, “A reading from Consequence: A Memoir”, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Kirkland Village, 1 Kirkland Place. Call 610-867-4669, ext. 101.

Thursday, October 12

Salvation Army, fellowship for seniors 50 and up; Tai Chi, 9:45 a.m.; program: Bethlehem Fire Department- Capt. Landis, 10:45 a.m., followed by lunch (donation). 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681.

Bethlehem Farmers Market, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Farrington Square, New and Morton streets. Local veggies, fruits, bread, lunch, eggs, chicken and pastries.

LEPOCO Peace Vigil: Every second Thursday from 4:30-5:30 p.m. vigil for peace at the south approach to the Hill-to-Hill Bridge, Third and Wyandotte steets. Visit http://www.lepoco.org/.

The Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group free Writers Café Craft Discussion with Read & Critique, ages 18 and older, 7 to 9 p.m. Palmer Branch, Easton Area Public Library, 1 Weller Place. Visit www.glvwg.org

Friday, October 13

Veterans outreach assistance: Northampton County Veterans Director, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.;Hope for Veterans, 10 a.m. to noon. Rep. Steve Samuelson’s office, 104 E. Broad St. Call 610-867-3890.

Oktoberfest, 5 to 10 p.m. Brewers’ Village hand-crafted beers of the Keystone State’s award-winning craft breweries, food, fun and games. SteelStacks, 101 Founders’ Way. Visit www.steelstacks.org/ festivals/oktoberfest/.

Witches’ Ball for Charity, 8 p.m. Comfort Suites, 120 W. Third St. Information: call 610-462-1780.

Live music, magic, Mary the Witch, costume contests. Benefits Star of Bethlehem Festival for Kids.

Saturday, October 14

Oktoberfest, Noon to 10 p.m. Brewers’ Village hand-crafted beers of the Keystone State’s award-winning craft breweries, food, fun and games. SteelStacks, 101 Founders’ Way. Visit www.steelstacks.org/ festivals/oktoberfest/. Saturdays: noon-10pm

Songbird: A Tribute to Emmylou Harris featuring Dina Hall and Jenn McCraken. 8 p.m. Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St. Call 610-867-2390 or visit www.godfreydaniels.org/home.aspx.

Sunday, October 15

Oktoberfest, noon to 6 p.m. Brewers’ Village hand-crafted beers of the Keystone State’s award-winning craft breweries, food, fun and games. SteelStacks, 101 Founders’ Way. Visit www.steelstacks.org/ festivals/oktoberfest/.

Monday, October 16

Learn and Grow, 11:15 a.m. to noon. Ages one to three with adult. Play, art, circle time, music. Bethlehem Area Public Library, 11 W. Church St. Visit www.bapl.org or call 610-867-3761, ext. 399. No registration needed.

MORA chorus rehearsal, men age 60 and older welcome to join. 1 p.m. Advent Moravian Church, 3730 Jacksonville Road. Information: call 610-867-1870.

Tuesday, October 17

Breast Friends Breakfast, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. free for people affected by cancer. Call 610-861-7555 to register. 944 Marcon Blvd., Suite 110, Allentown.

Salvation Army bridge players program, seniors 50 and up, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681.

Wednesday, October 18

Beginner Computer Classes, 10 a.m. to noon. Lower Saucon Township Senior Center, 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike. For information, call 610- 625-8744.

Family story time (ages two to three and a half) ; no registration needed. 10:30 a.m.; Bethlehem Area Public Library, 11 W. Church St. Visit www.bapl.org or call 610-867-3761, ext. 399.

Baby story time, 10:30 to 11 a.m. Registration required. Bethlehem Area Public Library, 11 W. Church St. Visit www.bapl.org or call 610-867-3761, ext. 399.

Salvation Army, adult Bible study, age 14 and up, 11 a.m. to noon; program, “My Calling as a Missionary” with Gloria Hilbert, 1 p.m. 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681.

The Lehigh Valley Arts Council ArtsCount 2017, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. NMIH, 602 Third St. Supported by Weyerbacher and Yocco’s donations. Cost for non L.V. Arts Council members. Visit www.lvartscouncil.org.

Favorite Poem Project of Bethlehem free public readings, 7 p.m. City Hall rotunda, 10 E. Church St. Call 610-762-2461 or visit http://favpoembeth.weebly.com/.

Thursday, October 19

Salvation Army, fellowship for seniors 50 and up; Tai Chi, 9:45 a.m.; program: “New England in the Fall” with Bob and Madelaine Brown, 10:45 a.m., followed by lunch (donation). 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681.

Bethlehem Farmers Market, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Farrington Square, New and Morton streets. Local veggies, fruits, bread, lunch, eggs, chicken and pastries.

Bethlehem Garden Club, 1 p.m. meeting; 1:30 p.m. program: Florence Rodale -“The Lavender Farmette”. Advent Moravian Church, 3730 Jacksonville Road. Visit www.bethlehemgardenclub.org.

Thirsty Thursday and Theology series, “Civil Conversations: What gets in your way of listening to different perspectives?” 7 to 8 p.m., 1774 Grille & Tap, 605 Main St., Hellertown.

Monday, October 23

Learn and Grow, 11:15 a.m. to noon. Ages one to three with adult. Play, art, circle time, music. Bethlehem Area Public Library, 11 W. Church St. Visit www.bapl.org or call 610-867-3761, ext. 399. No registration needed.

Tuesday, October 24

Salvation Army bridge players program, seniors 50 and up, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681.

STEM workshop, 4:30 p.m. Grades two to eight. Robotics, physics, chemistry, circuits, keva planks and more. Snacks are provided. No registration required. BAPL SouthSide, 400 Webster St. Visit www.bapl.org/southside/ssprograms.htm for information.

Wednesday, October 25

Beginner Computer Classes, 10 a.m. to noon. Lower Saucon Township Senior Center, 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike. For information, call 610- 625-8744.

Family story time (ages two to three and a half) ; no registration needed. 10:30 a.m.; Bethlehem Area Public Library, 11 W. Church St. Visit www.bapl.org or call 610-867-3761, ext. 399.

Baby story time, 10:30 to 11 a.m. Registration required. Bethlehem Area Public Library, 11 W. Church St. Visit www.bapl.org or call 610-867-3761, ext. 399.

Salvation Army, adult Bible study, age 14 and up, 11 a.m. to noon; program, Painting Party with John Weaver, 1 p.m. 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681.

Thursday, October 26

Salvation Army, fellowship for seniors 50 and up; Tai Chi, 9:45 a.m.; program: George Washington in Valley Forge with Dr. Sarah Nytroe, DeSales University, 10:45 a.m., followed by lunch (donation). 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681.

Bethlehem Farmers Market (last one for season), 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Farrington Square, New and Morton streets. Local veggies, fruits, bread, lunch, eggs, chicken and pastries.

Northampton County executive candidates Democrat Lamont G. McClure and Republican John Brown, meet and greet 6:30 p.m., forum 7 p.m. forum, room 220, College Center building, Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Road.

Sunday, Oct. 29

Bethlehem Palette Club, 70th anniversary fall juried exhibition. Closing reception, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cost. Allentown Art Museum, 31 N. Fifth St. Allentown. Visit http://bethlehempaletteclub.org.

Monday, October 30

Learn and Grow, 11:15 a.m. to noon. Ages one to three with adult. Play, art, circle time, music. Bethlehem Area Public Library, 11 W. Church St. Visit www.bapl.org or call 610-867-3761, ext. 399. No registration needed.

Tuesday, October 31

Salvation Army bridge players program, seniors 50 and up, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681.

Wednesday, November 1

Salvation Army, adult Bible study, age 14 and up, 11 a.m. to noon; program, 1 p.m. 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681.

Family story time (ages two to three and a half) ; no registration needed. 10:30 a.m.; Bethlehem Area Public Library, 11 W. Church St. Visit www.bapl.org or call 610-867-3761, ext. 399.

Baby story time, 10:30 to 11 a.m. Registration required. Bethlehem Area Public Library, 11 W. Church St. Visit www.bapl.org or call 610-867-3761, ext. 399.

Thursday, November 2

Salvation Army, fellowship for seniors 50 and up; program: man, 10:45 a.m., followed by lunch (donation). 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681.

Friday, November 3

Senior Adults Gaining Enrichment (SAGE), 10:30 a.m. coffee; 11 a.m. speaker Anita Yuskauskas: Unraveling Medicare and Medicaid. Age 55 and older, cost (includes lunch). Call 610-285-5066 or email dmcaloon@psu.edu. Penn State Lehigh Valley, 2809 Saucon Valley Road.

HGSK Law Firm, Allentown, free legal clinics - first Friday of every month from 1 to 4 p.m. at New Bethany - Mollard Hospitality Center, 341 W. Fourth St. First come-first-served, no registration is needed. Call 484-223-4743 for information.

First Friday, South Bethlehem, 6 to 10 p.m. between Third, Fourth and South New streets. Call 610-841-5831.

Exhibit - Charter Arts - ck on title of exhibit -Corpora Gallery at Charter Arts, 6 to 9 p.m. 321 E. Third St.

Saturday, November 4

Steeples & Steel guided tour and homemade Eastern European goulash lunch, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. St. John’s Windish Lutheran Church, 617 E. Fourth St. Church free open house at 12:15 p.m. Tickets: www.steelworkersarchives.com. Information: call 610-861-0600.

Friday, November 10

Veterans’ Day Celebration Bethlehem Township Officials as we honor local veterans for the sacrifices they have made for our country! 11 a.m. Ceremony will take place at the Municpal Park Veterans’ Memorial. Light luncheon immediately following the ceremony at BTCC. Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road. Visit www.bethlehemtownship.org/btcc/forms/newsletter.pdf or call 610-332-1900.

Friday, November 24

Music in the Park: Lehigh Valley Italian Band, noon, Main St.

Music in the Park: Flutations, 1 p.m. Main St.

Music in the Park: Lehigh Valley Italian Band, 3:30 p.m. Main St.

Saturday, November 25

Music in the Park: Flutations, 1 p.m. Main St.

Music in the Park: Lehigh Valley Italian Band, 2 p.m. Main St.

Friday, December 1

HGSK Law Firm, Allentown, free legal clinics - first Friday of every month from 1 to 4 p.m. at New Bethany - Mollard Hospitality Center, 341 W. Fourth St. First come-first-served, no registration is needed.

Call 484-223-4743 for information.

First Friday, South Bethlehem, 6 to 10 p.m. between Third, Fourth and South New streets. Call 610-841-5831.

Exhibit - Charter Arts - ck on title of exhibit -Corpora Gallery at Charter Arts, 6 to 9 p.m. 321 E. Third St.

Saturday, December 2

Music in the Park: Flutations, 1 p.m. Main St.

Music in the Park: Lehigh Valley Italian Band, 2 p.m. Main St.

Music in the Park: Mother Jones, 4 p.m. Main St.

Tuesday, December 5

Salvation Army bridge players program, seniors 50 and up, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681.

STEM workshop, 4:30 p.m. Grades two to eight. Robotics, physics, chemistry, circuits, keva planks and more. Snacks are provided. No registration required. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. .BAPL SouthSide, 400 Webster St. Visit www.bapl.org/southside/ssprograms.htm for information.

Wednesday, December 6

Salvation Army, adult Bible study, age 14 and up, 11 a.m. to noon; program, 1 p.m. 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681.

Toddler storytime (ages two to three and a half) 10:30 a.m.; snack box storytime, 11 a.m. Free; no registration required. Bethlehem Area Public Library, 11 W. Church St. Visit www.bapl.org or call 610-867-3761, ext. 399.

Snack box storytime, 11 a.m. Free; no registration required. Bethlehem Area Public Library, 11 W. Church St. Visit www.bapl.org or call 610-867-3761, ext. 399.

Thursday, December 2

Salvation Army, fellowship for seniors 50 and up; program: man, 10:45 a.m., followed by lunch (donation). 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681.

Friday, November 3

Senior Adults Gaining Enrichment (SAGE), 10:30 a.m. coffee; 11 a.m. speaker Anita Yuskauskas: Unraveling Medicare and Medicaid. Age 55 and older, cost (includes lunch). Call 610-285-5066 or email dmcaloon@psu.edu. Penn State Lehigh Valley, 2809 Saucon Valley Road.

HGSK Law Firm, Allentown, free legal clinics - first Friday of every month from 1 to 4 p.m. at New Bethany - Mollard Hospitality Center, 341 W. Fourth St. First come-first-served, no registration is needed. Call 484-223-4743 for information.

First Friday, South Bethlehem, 6 to 10 p.m. between Third, Fourth and South New streets. Call 610-841-5831.

Exhibit by Matt Halm: Lehigh Valley Murals. Corpora Gallery at Charter Arts, 6 to 9 p.m. 321 E. Third St.

Saturday, December 8

Craft and Russian boutique vendors; food and baked goods. Church tours. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, 980 Bridle Path Road. Call 610-867-0402.

Saturday, December 9

Music in the Park: Flutations, 11 a.m. Main St.

Music in the Park: Lehigh Valley Italian Band, 2 p.m. Main St.

Saturday, December 16

Music in the Park: Lehigh Valley Italian Band, 10:30 a.m. Main St.

Music in the Park: Flutations, 1 p.m. Main St.

Saturday, December 18

Music in the Park: Bethlehem Brass, 6 p.m. Main St.

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.