The inaugural South Side Bethlehem bike show will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. Aug. 18 along Third, Fourth and New Sts.
The event, for Harleys, Cruisers, Classics and Sports bikes, is presented by the Downtown Bethlehem Association SouthSide Arts District merchants. There will be prizes, a chili pepper eating contest, live entertainment, a poker walk and more.
50 per cent of the registration fee will be given to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. To register, email email@example.com or call 610-739-1273.
"Canines, Cocktails, and Rockin' Like a Robin." The first annual Co-Fund Raiser for the Fox Environmental Center and The Center for Animal Health and Welfare will be held Aug. 16 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Illick's Mill, 100 Illick's Mill Road in Bethlehem.
The dinner-dance event will feature a silent auction, live music, great food, a cash bar and multiple contests such as "Best Original Pet Pic" and "Finest Photo of Nature."
The Community Action Development Corporation ( CADC) of Bethlehem will hold entrepreneurial training classes from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Thursdays for 18 weeks beginning Sept. 6. THe program will be held at Broughal Community School, 114 W. Morton St.
There will be one-on-one assistance and guest presenters. Topics cover starting and operating a business, including marketing, finance, insurance, legal and real estate considerations. Graduates will have a written business plan complete with financial considerations.
The Bethlehem Area Public Library will host a get ready for Kindergarten program at 11 a.m. on August 16 at the Main Library, 11 W. Church St. There will be stories, activities and a film for any five-year-old resident of Bethlehem, Bethlehem Township, Fountain Hill, Hanover Township (Northampton County) or Lower Saucon.
Registration is not required. For information, visit www.bapl.org or call 610- 867-3761, ext. 499.
The Bethlehem Area Public Library (BAPL) is participating in the Pennsylvania One Book Every Young Child initiative.
This year's selection, "Stop Snoring, Bernard," by Zachariah O'Hora, will be read on the hour throughout the day on Aug. 15 at the Main Library, 11 W. Church St. The story is about a little otter whose snoring bothers the other animals. There will be crafts.
For information, visit www.bapl.org or call 610- 867-3761, ext. 499.
There will be free salsa and hip hop lessons for residents of the SouthSide (ages 13 to 19) from 3:30 to 5 p.m. starting Aug. 7. The Tuesday and Wednesday sessions run to August 29 at the Fowler Hispanic Youth Center, 502 E. Fourth St. Call 610-868-7800.
Bethlehem water and sewer customers can now pay utility bills through eGovPlus on the city's website www.bethlehem-pa.gov.
The online payment also allows customers to pay using a Visa credit card, an option which was not previously available. A service fee, which is listed on the website, is attached to each online transaction. Customers may still pay bills at City Hall.
Police arrested 28-year-old Daniel Falcon, of South 13th Street in Allentown, for allegedly driving while intoxicated around 11:30 p.m. July 20.
According to police, Falcon's vehicle made an illegal left turn directly in front of a police patrol car on West Fourth Street and was pulled over.
Police said Falcon had an open container of beer in the car and was driving while under suspension.
Falcon is charged with several driving and DUI violations.
Police arrested 31-year-old Angel Nieves during separate, unrelated incidents at local fast-food restaurants late July 21.
According to police, around 11:30 p.m. Nieves, of Ramblewood Lane, was at the Easton Avenue McDonald's trying to sell a necklace to a woman. When she refused to buy, he allegedly spat in her face.
Nieves was arrested for harrassment.
About two hours later a woman at the nearby Arby's saw a man inside her parked car, allegedly attempting tampering with the controls.