Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

NMIH Press exhibit at Folk Festival

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

The National Museum of Industrial History will bring an historic printing press to the Kutztown Folk Festival from June 30 through July 8 at the Kutztown Fairgrounds, 450 Wentz St., Kutztown.

Visitors will be able to operate the 100-year-old printing press and talk to historians about the process and the machinery. They will be able to create a their own “Go Dutch” souvenir coaster for a suggested donation.

CITY Pools open, but Memorial closed

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

The City of Bethlehem’s Clearview, Stark, West Side and Yosko pools are open for the season daily from 12:30 to 7 p.m., weather permitting. The Splashpark at Yosko Park is open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Memorial Pool is closed for renovations.

Two-week swimming lesson sessions, for both preschool (ages four and five) and youth (age six 6 and up), are offered between June 18 and July 26. Pre-school lessons will be held at Stark pool; youth at West Side and Clearview Pools.

Da vinCI Frogs & Friends program open

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Frogs and “Friends” live animal meet-and-greets is now open and runs through Sept. 3 at the Da Vinci Center, 3145 Hamilton Blvd. bypass, Allentown.

Professional animal handlers from Little Ray’s Reptiles will introduce guests to local through international animals on a daily basis. There are live shows every Saturday at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m., and Sunday at 1 and 3 p.m. An exhibit features up-close photography that captures the beauty of the natural world.

Around Town

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 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: Fine Arts Commission mixed media exhibit, “All / Most”, by Danny Moyer. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Town Hall Rotunda 10 E. Church St.

Bethlehem Area Public Library: Call 610-867-3761(main) or 610-867-7852 (south side); Visit (main) or (south side); newsletter:

DOWNTOWN Restaurant week opens June 24

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Downtown Bethlehem Association’s Historic Bethlehem Summer Restaurant Week will be held from June 24 to 30.

Restaurants will offer fixed menus for lunch and dinner with varying price points. Scheduled to participate are The 1741 on the Terrace, Apollo Grill, Bethlehem Brew Works, Edge, McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub & Whisky Bar, Tapas on Main, Tavern at the Sun Inn, The Brick, The Flying Egg, The Melting Pot, Twisted Olive and Urbano.



Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, June 20

Fountain Hill Council, 7 p.m. 941 Long St.

Thursday, June 21

Bethlehem Redevelopment Authority, 4 p.m. city hall, 10 E. Church St.

Northampton Co. Council, 6:30 p.m. 669 Washington St., Easton.

Monday, June 25

BASD regular board, 7 p.m. East Hills auditorium, 2005 Chester Road.

Bethlehem Township Planning Commission. 7 p.m. Municipal building, 4225 Easton Ave.

Tuesday, June 26

NO Mayor’s SouthSide Task Force. Next meeting is July 24.

Hanover Twp. Supervisors, 7 p.m. 3630 Jacksonville Road.

RADIO CLUB Field Day 2018 runs June 23-24

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

National Amateur Radio Field Day-2018, will be held June 23 and 24 at Louise Moore Park, Easton

DLARC Station W3OK will be in operation. It is expected that approximately 40,000 amateur radio operators across North America will participate in this on-the-air event, making radio contacts with other hams throughout the United States and around the world.

NORCO Farmers Market coupons available

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Senior farmers market coupons worth a total of $20 will be available in June to Northampton County residents age 60 and older with proof of residence and age who meet income guidelines.

The Northampton County Area Agency on Aging will distribute the coupons, which persons may use only once during the program, for use from June 5 through Sept. 27. Proxy forms are available at senior centers and at the NCAA, 2801 Emrick Blvd., or by visiting