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MORAVIAN Musicum lecture set for Feb. 18

Monday, February 17, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

There will be a lecture on the Lititz Collegium Musicum, with Jeffrey Gemmel, of Millersville University of Pennsylvania / Moravian Congregation at Lititz, from 7 to 8 p .m. on February 18 at the Moravian Archives, 41 W. Locust St. The snow date is February 25.

The Musicum was founded in late 1760s when the congregation established a fund for music and supplies. The instrumental group regularly enhanced worship with music. They provided an opportunity for musicians to rehearse and perform for practice, entertainment and enlightenment outside of worship.

MEETING BOARD

Monday, February 17, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Wednesday, February 19

Hellertown Borough Zoning Hearing Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. 685 Main St.

Hanover LeCo Council meeting, 7:30 p.m. 2202 Grove Road, Allentown.

Thursday, February 20

Bethlehem City Community Development meeting, 5:30 p.m. City hall, 10 E. Church St.

Monday, February 24

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

Regular Board Meeting, 7 p.m. East Hills MS auditorium, 2005 Chester Road. Snow date: February 26

Tuesday, February 25

LEPOCO Potluck & Politics set for Feb. 23

Monday, February 17, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

The Lepoco Potluck and Politics series will present “The Poor People’s Campaign: Heading Toward the June 20 Moral March on D.C.” with The Reverend Beth Reed faith leader for the Pennsylvania Poor People’s Campaign and an Episcopal priest in the diocese of Bethlehem.

She is a supply pastor with Lutherans and Episcopalians, has served as a solo pastor in downtown Allentown and as a hospital and hospice chaplain.

volunteers

Monday, February 17, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

ALLENTOWN SYMPHONY ASSOCIATION needs Lyric Society Volunteers to work all three levels of Miller Symphony Hall: Orchestra, Mezzanine, Balcony. We hold ASO, Allentown Band, outside artists and Jazz Upstairs. All prospective volunteers must attend a 1-hr. orientation session at the Hall. Parking is reimbursed for orientation and all events. Ticket scanning, ushering, program folding, stuffing and distribution. Call Cheryl Haughney, 610-432-7961, chaughney@allentownsymphony.org

BAPL Tuskeegee Airmen talk set for Feb. 19

Monday, February 17, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Historian Dr. Robert J. Kodosky, of West Chester University, will present a book talk and signing of “Rising to the Challenge: Tuskegee in Philadelphia” at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 19 in the main building of the Bethlehem Area Public Library, 11 W. Church St. Alma Bailey, a Tuskegee Corps African-American member of the Tuskegee University Cadet Nurse Corps, will be the special guest.

For information, visit www.bapl.org/events/book-signing-and-talk-rising-to-the-challenge-tuskeg... or call 610-867-3761, extension 276.

Around Town

Monday, February 17, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

A full calendar appears on the Bethlehem Press website. 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. Homework help through April 30 (visit website).

PBS 39 Million minute challenge issued

Monday, February 10, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley Reads, a regional literacy campaign powered by PBS39 and the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, have challenged area residents to read 1 million minutes during the month of March.

There are no age restrictions so anyone can join, including organizations.

Lehigh Valley Reads hopes to mobilize the valley to build a community of readers to make the area a place of opportunity for all.

The challenge begin March 1. Interested parties can register on the PBS39 website.

volunteers

Monday, February 10, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

AMERICAN RED CROSS, Allentown is looking for volunteers to help Sound the Alarm on Saturday, April 25, 2020 as they work alongside local fire department personnel, community leaders, and members of the public distributing and installing free smoke alarms, sharing critical fire-safety tips, and helping to save lives! Equipment, supplies & training provided along with breakfast and lunch. For details, call Ned Bloom at 484-403-4721, ned.bloom@redcross.org.

LVHM Black African History display through Feb. 20

Monday, February 10, 2020 by The Press in News Briefs

A special exhibit about the history of the local African American community will be on display at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum during regular museum hours from Saturday February 1st – Saturday, February 29th. The Lehigh Valley Black African History Project Exhibit pays tribute to the achievements of local African Americans.