The Freedom HS Theatre Company present the Mary Rodgers and Marshall Barer musical “Once Upon a Mattress” April 11, 12, 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. and April 15 at 2 p.m. in the school theater. Tickets are $10 plus processing fee and can be obtained by visiting www.showtix4u.com or by calling 610-867-6630.”Once Upon a Mattress” chronicles the pursuit of a princess bride for the prince in a fictional medieval kingdom, despite the efforts of his domineering queen mother.Jennifer Wescoe directs the performance, her last after 18 years leading Freedom’s theatre company.
Master Pysanky artist Donna Yob has been creating intricately designed pysanky eggs for nearly 50 years. Pysanky, meaning “to write,” is an egg decorating process that uses a wax-resistant process called batik.
She demonstrated her artistry at the Moravian Book Shop March 30 and 31, drawing many inquisitive shoppers to her work station.
Emmet Cahill normally performs with the well-known group Celtic Thunder, but the 26-year-old Irish tenor has also embarked on a solo career. On March 20 Cahill performed before nearly 300 at the First Presbyterian Church treating attendees to an assortment of traditional Irish songs, spiritual numbers and popular tunes including fielding a number of audience requests.
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In its sixth and final presentation during its 50th anniversary “Be the Spark” campaign, the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation awarded five grants totaling $50,000 to organizations with veterans related programs recently in the PBS-39 Studio A.
Featured speakers were two area veterans, Major Nathan Kline, a World War II bombardier and navigator who served 42 years in the US Air Force, and U.S. Army veteran Nicholas Ward, who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and spent three combat tours of duty in Iraq during his seven and one-half years of military duty.
The Beef Jerky Outlet has officially opened in the Shoppes at Sands and owner Michael Merritt and his wife Jennifer say if their soft opening before the December holiday is any indication, their business will be a great success.
Offering all sorts of jerky products, a selection of dipping sauces, unique and gourmet snacks, T-shirts and hats, and gift baskets, there’s a little something for everyone.