Bethlehem Press

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Around Town

Thursday, December 6, 2018 by The Press in Local News

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 www.bapl.org (main) or www.bapl.org/ssmain.htm (south side); newsletter: http://bit.ly/2bTICeZ.

Bethlehem House Contemporary Art Gallery, 2018 summer show through October 6. 459 Main St. Visit www.bethlehemhousegallery.com/exhibits/2018-summer-show/ hours, more.

Bethlehem Town Hall Rotunda Gallery, Bethlehem Palette Club juried members show, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday; opens Dec. 12; ends Feb. 3, 2019 with closing reception, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. 10 E. Church St. Visit www.bethlehempaletteclub.org. Sponsor: Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission. www.bfac-lv.org.

Bethlehem Township Community Center, Senior drop-in, 1 to 3 p.m. Wed.; Golden Years group, 2 p.m. first Thursday. Visit www.bethlehemtownship.org/btcc/senior.html.

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

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

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

Governor Wolf Historical Society. 6600 Jacksonville Road, Bath. Information: visit www.govwolf.org/.

Historic Bethlehem Museum and Sites: Call 1-800-360-TOUR or visit http://historicbethlehem.org.

Lehigh Valley Art Alliance events. Visit www.lehighartalliance.org.

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

Moravian Book Shop: 428 Main St. Call 610-866-5481; www.moravianbookshop.com.

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

New Bethany Ministries, 339 W. Fourth St. Visit www.newbethanyministries.org.

Penn State Lehigh Valley: Visit http://lehighvalley.psu.edu/gallery or call 610-285-5261.

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

Saucon Valley, senior activities, 323 Northampton St., Hellertown. Call 610-838-0722 or visit http://svcommctr.org/seniors/activities/.

Steelworkers’ Archives: Tours, events. Visit www.steelworkersarchives.com. Call 610-861-0600.

Ongoing through December 7:

The Recreation Department of the City of Bethlehem annual coat drive. Drop off in one of the bins located at City Hall, 10 E. Church St. (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon. through Fri.) and the Ice Rink is open most of the day since we have staff there starting at 8am-10pm. I, and the Earl E. Schaffer Municipal Ice Rink, (8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily), 359 Illick’s Mill Road.

Ongoing through January 11:

Lehigh County and VALOR new clothing and new critical necessities collection for male and female homeless veterans. Drop-off: Lehigh County Government Center, 17 S. Seventh St.; County Courthouse lobby, 455 Hamilton St., Allentown, 18101. Visit https://www.lehighcounty.org/ or email JoshuaSiegel@lehighcounty.org for hours and list of items.

Wednesday, November 28

BAPL book sale: books, movies, CD’s, DVDs, comics, graphic novels, music. Noon to 8 p.m. Main Branch, 11 W. Church St. . Most credit/debit cards accepted; www.bestbooksale.org or call 610- 867-3761, ext. 235.

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

Ongoing through December 7:

The Recreation Department of the City of Bethlehem annual coat drive. Drop off in one of the bins located at City Hall, 10 E. Church St. (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon. through Fri.) and the Earl E. Schaffer Municipal Ice Rink, (8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily), 359 Illick’s Mill Road.

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.

Wednesday, December 5

Tuesday, December 4

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

Wednesday, December 5

A Night in Paris - Liberty H.S. French Club, stories in French and English, French holiday songs, make a greeting card, build a LEGO Eiffel Tower. No registration required. All ages. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Youth Services, Bethlehem Main Library, 11 W. Church St. Visit www.bapl.org or call 610- 867-3761.

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.

St. Anne Catholic Church Parish Mission: “Walking in the Dark, Living in the Light “; 7 p.m. Fr. James A. Wallace, C.Ss.R., San Alfonso Retreat House director/ rector. 450 E. Washington Ave.Visit www.stannechurchbethlehem.org/.

Thursday, Dec. 6

Salvation Army, seniors 50 and up; Tai Chi, 9:45 a.m. program, 10:45 a.m. 521 Pembroke Road. Call 610-867-4681 for senior activities and schedules.

Festivus; music.7 p.m. Charter Arts Theatre, 321 E. Third St. Visit www.charterarts.org/

Friday, December 7 through Sunday, December 9

Annie- the Musical, with Pennsylvania Youth Theatre. Friday, 7 p.m.; Sat. 1 and 5 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. Charles A. Brown Ice House, 56 River St. Tickets; visit https://123pyt.tix.com/Schedule.aspx?OrgNum=745.

Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9

Railroad Days model train display, Black Diamond Society of Railroad Engineers. 1 to 4 p.m. 900 E. Macada Road. Cost. Visit www.bdsme.org.

Friday, December 7

First Friday: Home for the Holidays” Christmas tree lighting, caroling, cookie decorating, Santa. SouthSide arts district. Information, call 610-419-9180; https://southsideartsdistrict.com/event/first-friday-home-for-the-holidays/

Charter Arts Winter Student Exhibit opens. Works by Visual Art students, grades nine to 12. Through January 9. 7 p.m. Charter Arts Theatre, 321 E. Third St. Visit www.charterarts.org.

Saturday, December 8

Flutations, 1 p.m. Main St. Historic Downtown.

Lehigh Valley Italian Band, 2 p.m. Main St. Historic Downtown.

New Bethany Ministries holiday benefit: Cheek2Cheek (Mike Dugan, Jenny McCracken), Dave Frey, Alex Radus, Jayden Kline. 8 p.m. Free. Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St. Visit www.godfreydaniels.org; 610-867-2390. Please bring personal toiletry items to donate. Financial contributions welcome.

Sunday, December 9

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 http://historicbethlehem.org.

Monday, December 10

Charter Arts Winter Choral Concert, 7 p.m. featuring “From Earth to Heaven” (Craig Courtney); Cantata BWV 36 (J. S. Bach). Charter Arts Theatre, 321 E. Third St. Visit www.charterarts.org.

Tuesday, December 11

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

Charter Arts Winter Choral Concert, 7 p.m. featuring “From Earth to Heaven” (Craig Courtney); Cantata BWV 36 (J. S. Bach). Charter Arts Theatre, 321 E. Third St. Visit www.charterarts.org.

Wednesday, December 12

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.

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.