The American Red Cross will giving eligible donors between November 18 and December 18 a $5 Amazon.com gift card (via email), courtesy of Suburban Propane.
For more details, location search by ZIP code, and to make an appointment, use the Red Cross Blood Donor App online at RedCrossBlood.org; or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767); or by enabling the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device.
Putz displays: (Moravian traditional retelling of the story of Christ’s birth through narration, music, illuminated miniature scenes).
Friday, Nov. 29 - Tuesday, Dec. 31
Central Moravian Church Putz: 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day. After Christmas: 1 to 5 p.m. daily to Dec. 31. Showings every half hour. Visit www.centralmoravianchurch.org/whoweare/the-christmas-community-putz-and-...
Sunday, Dec. 1 - 29
Animals are available for adoption at the Center for Animal Health & Welfare no-kill shelter, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton. The shelter is working to end pet overpopulation by running a clinic so animals can be spayed or neutered before they go home. For more information, call 610-252-7722 or visit www.healthyanimalcenter.org.
The Downtown Bethlehem Association and Lehigh Valley with Love will co-host a local a capella choir competition, “Clash of the Carols,” in December in the Sun Inn Courtyard, 564 Main Street.
Middle and high school divisions will compete Dec. 7, college and adult choirs on Dec. 14, and the finals will take place Dec. 21. The competitions will be viewable at www.getdowntownbethlehem.com and the Heart of Bethlehem Facebook page. After competing, the choirs will sing in front of Central Moravian Church.
Bethlehem’s Christkindlmarkt has been nominated as one of the top holiday markets in North America in USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice competition.
A full calendar appears on the Bethlehem Press website, but due to space constraints, for ongoing events, email, visit or call the following:
Bethlehem Area Public Library: Call 610-867-3761(main-11 W. Church St.) or 610-867-7852 (south side- 400 Webster St.); Visit www.bapl.org (main) or www.bapl.org/ssmain.htm (south side); newsletter: http://bit.ly/2bTICeZ.
The 54th Annual Community Advent Breakfast, a nondenominational Bethlehem tradition,will be held at 8:30 a.m. on December 7 in Moravian Village, 526 Wood St.
The will be a guest speaker, holiday music, candle lighting and a served breakfast. The event is presented by the Citizens Christmas City Committee.
Information / tickets: call 610-739-3385 or visit christmascity.org/events/54th-annual-community-advent-breakfast/.
Saturday, November 16
Autumnfest 2019: Food, bake sale, lottery tree, baskets, lekvar (prune), apricot, poppyseed, raspberry and nut rolls: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. St. Theresa R.C. Church, 1408 Easton Road, Hellertown. Call 610-838-7045 for information.
Outlets at Wind Creek: Inaugural Holiday Kick-Off Craft & Vendor Show. 40 crafters and vendors, raffle prizes, swag bags to first 100 guests. noon to 5 p.m. 77 Wind Creek Blvd. Information: visit www.outletsatwindcreekbethlehem.com/Sales_and_Events
Sunday, November 17
Free meter parking this month Stay all day and pay nothing in Bethlehem on Thanksgiving, November 28, and on Black Friday, November 29. For more information on meter parking in Bethlehem visit Bethlehem Parking Authority website.
Thursday, November 14
Paperback Pumpkin workshop, 1 p.m. BAPL, SouthSide, 400 Webster St. www.bapl.org/events/paperback-pumpkin-workshop/.Visit www.bapl.org.
November 15 through December 22
Archivist elected to board
Nicholas P. Zmijewski, archivist at the Industrial Archives & Library, has been elected vice chair of the Governance Board of ArchivesSpace. Built for archives by archivists, ArchivesSpace is the open source archives information management application for managing and providing web access to archives, manuscripts and digital objects.