ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem – Volunteers (age 15+; age 14 with adult) are needed at Christkindlmarkt to make this one of the best Christmas markets in the nation. Sign up at www.artsquest.org/volunteer or call Courtney, 610-332-1354.
GRACEDALE NURSING HOME, Nazareth, is looking for volunteers to help the residents and staff get in the holiday spirit by helping to decorate Christmas trees Dec. 4. Call Jennie Repsher, 610-829-3823.
Wednesday, November 13
Bethlehem Twp. Municipal Authority meeting, 6:30 p.m. Municipal Building, 4225 Easton Ave.
Hellertown Borough Water Authority Board meeting, 7 p.m. 685 Main St.
Lehigh Co. Board of Commissioners, 7:30 p.m. Public hearing room, Gov’t. Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.
Thursday, November 14
City of Bethlehem Planning Commission, 4 p.m. City hall, 10 E. Church St.
Northampton Co. County Energy, Environmental and Land Use meeting, 5 p.m. 669 Washington St., Easton.
Wednesday, November 6
HARB - Historical Architectural Review board, 4 p.m. City hall, 10 E. Church St.
Bethlehem City Council, meeting, 7 p.m. City hall, 10 E. Church St. (change of date due to November 5 elections)
Freemansburg Council, 7 p.m. 600 Monroe St.
Hanover Twp. LeCo Council, 7:30 p.m. 2202 Grove Road, Allentown.
Thursday, November 7
Rep. Bob Freeman, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. council chambers, 685 Main St., Hellertown.
Northampton Co. Human Services Committee meeting, 3:30 p.m. Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.
Tickets are now available for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of Lehigh Valley’s Hearts of Gold Gala, 5-11 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Centennial Event Center in Center Valley.
This sparkling evening will feature a silent auction, cocktail hour, music, dancing and the much-anticipated live auction featuring artwork created by local cancer kids.
All proceeds go toward helping local pediatric cancer patients and their families.
For more information, call 610-297-7292.
Lehigh Valley Breastfeeding Coalition announces its 2019 T-shirt design contest to promote breastfeeding awareness.
The coalition’s panel of judges will select one winning image to be used on an upcoming series of T-shirts.
The rules include:
• Design must promote breastfeeding awareness and the coalition’s mission “to facilitate community efforts to promote, protect and support breastfeeding as a cultural norm across Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon counties.”
• Design will be printed as a maximum of 8 inch by 8 inch.
St. Luke’s Health Network
New Bethlehem PICU to open
St. Luke’s University Health Network is opening a new, 24/7 eight bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at St. Luke’s University Hospital, Bethlehem, in early 2020. The expansion will provide advanced care to critically ill children suffering from a variety of illnesses such as severe respiratory distress, infections, serious injury and heart disease.
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.
Penn State Extension invites you to learn how to better manage your weight through healthy eating as part of its Let’s Cook with Penn State Extension cooking class series.
Let’s Cook for Weight Management will take place 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at Catasauqua Municipal Complex, 90 Bridge St. This hands-on cooking class will teach participants how to use a variety of ingredients to make healthy meals to help manage weight and how to eat fewer calories while still feeling satisfied.
The 34th annual meeting of the South Bethlehem Historical Society will be held 7 p.m. Nov. 12 in the Monsignor Billinger Hall, Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 417 Carlton Ave.
Meet board members. Learn about the history of the Jewish Community of South Bethlehem from Rabbi Emeritus Allen I. Juda of Congregation Brith Sholom.
The free event is open to the public. For information, visit www.facebook.com/SouthBethlehem/.