The Bethlehem Food Co-op will hold its fourth annual free, open to the public, craft fair and Earth Day festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 22 at the St. Francis Center for Renewal, 395 Bridle Path Road.
There will be a raffle and more than 50 local artisans, crafters, food vendors and community organizations. The first five new members to join the co-op during the event will receive an Italian basket with wine, bread, cheese, pasta, and more.
For more information, visit www.bethlehemfood.coop/annual_craft_fair_earth_day_festival
KUTZTOWN Summer music
The Kutztown University Department of Music will host a large ensemble festival for orchestra, wind ensemble and jazz band July 9 through 15. The festival is open to students entering freshman year of high school through graduating seniors with at least three years of music studies.
Numerous faculty and student concerts will be held daily. In addition, students can take elective classes in
•Introduction to Improvisation
State Senator Lisa Boscola announced recently a total of $98,667 of the local share gaming proceeds will benefit a Hellertown project.
The funds will be used to improve the Dimmick Park play area. Workers will be replacing old play equipment with new multi-age play structures. Safety, parking and handicapped access areas will be improved.
The Bethlehem Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. April 20 at Advent Moravian Church, 3730 Jacksonville Road.
Elaine Schaughnessy will discuss using Feng Shui to create a harmonious garden. This art of placement enhances Chi (energy force) that creates change in health, wealth and relationships.
The talk is free and open to the public. Visit http://bethlehemgardenclub.org/ for information.
Penn State Lehigh Valley will hold a Walk A Mile in Her Shoes event at noon on April 24 at the campus sports court, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley.
About 50 male faculty, staff and students will wear red heels on a symbolic march at to stand up against sexual assault while other student groups cheer them on.
The event is held to raise awareness of and to protest against gender violence.
Zanelli announces L.C. candidacy
Amy Zanelli, candidate for Lehigh County commissioner in District 3, has announced that she will seek the Democratic endorsement in the May 16 primary race. The district includes, Hanover Township and parts of Bethlehem.
The West Bethlehem resident is a licensed real estate agent with Keller Williams. “Reclaiming our democracy is a marathon, not a sprint,” she said. “The starting line is local politics.”
There will be a flea market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 6 at the Salvation Army, 521 Pembroke Road.
There will be household furnishings, toys, books, new and used clothing, linens, appliances and more for sale.
For information, call 610-867-4681.