The Runners World Half-marathon and Festival will be held Oct. 19 -21 in Bethlehem. There will be races for runners of all levels, a kids’ run and a dog run through historic neighborhoods, Moravian College and the former Bethlehem Steel complex.
The weekend event will include seminars, live music, a pre-race dinner with Runner’s World editors, 3.8 mile trail run Oct. 19, 5K and 10K races, a dog run, free kids’ races and events on Oct. 20, and the Half- marathon Oct. 21 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way.
Thursday, October 18
Bethlehem City Redevelopment, 4 p.m., 10 E. Church St.
Northampton Co. Council, 6:30 p.m., Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.
Monday, October 22
Bethlehem Twp. Budget hearing, 5 p.m. Planning commission, 7 p.m. Municipal Bldg., 4225 Easton Ave.
BASD regular Board, 7 p.m. East Hills MS auditorium, 2005 Chester Road.
Tuesday, October 23
Mayor’s SouthSide Task Force, 4 p.m. Forte Bldg., 1337 E. Fifth St.
Hanover Township Supervisors, 7 p.m., 3630 Jacksonville Road.
State Rep. Jeanne McNeill said three municipal recycling programs in her legislative district have been awarded state grants totaling $582,325.
Lehigh County-Fountain Hill will receive a recycling development and implementation grant of $60,999.
It is distributed by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
The Lehigh Valley Photography Club will be exhibiting a juried members show, featuring nature and travel photographs, at the Bethlehem Town Hall Rotunda Gallery from Oct. 24 to Dec. 6.
There will be an opening reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 28 in the gallery, which is located at 10 E. Church Street. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 :30 p.m.
For information, visit https://lvphotographyclub.org/
The National Museum of Industrial History has launched an online store featuring Bethlehem Steel logo, museum exhibits products and handcrafted items, such as I-Beam and stainless steel designs by Lehigh University students.
All purchases benefit the museum’s mission of forging a connection between America’s industrial past and the innovations of today. The museum offers adult and youth education programs, restores important historical artifacts and serves the community as a historical institution.
Wednesday, October 17 and Thursday, October 18
Northampton Community College pumpkin carving with master carver Dave Dion.6:30 p.m. Cost includes a 30-40 lb. pumpkin to take home. Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. Third St. Information / to register, visit www.northampton.edu/fablab or call 610-332-8665.
Saturday, October 20
Bethlehem Area Public Library late opening at noon today. 11 W. Church St. Visit www.bapl.org.
Bethlehem Area Public Library opens at noon today. 11 W. Church St. Visit www.bapl.org.
A full calendar appears on the Bethlehem Press website, but due to space constraints, for ongoing events, email, visit or call the following:
Bethlehem Farmers Market: Thursdays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Farrington Square, Lehigh University. Visit www.facebook.com/BethlehemFarmersMarketPA/ (end Oct. 25).
Road work in the City of Bethlehem for the week of Week of October 15 includes the following:
New Street: The City’s contractor will continue to pave the area between Goepp Street and Elizabeth Avenue.
Union Blvd: A contractor will be installing a waterline on Union Blvd. between Main and Monocacy Streets. Traffic will be shifted to the south side of the street. Two-way traffic will be maintained.
CEDARBROOK SENIOR CARE AND REHAB, Allentown, is having its Annual Holiday Bazaar on Friday, November 16th. Volunteers are needed 9:30-3:30 to assist residents with their shopping. Contact Kerry Magliane, (610) 336-5684, email@example.com.
CENTER FOR HUMANISTIC CHANGE, Allentown, is looking for someone with a pleasant, outgoing personality to volunteer in its office for about 12 to 20 hours a week. Contact Pam James, 610-443-1595, firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Miners Campus has been awarded $200,000 by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to create a Rural Communities Opioid Response Plan.