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 Toys for Tots USMC blue sm We are proud to support the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve "Toys for Tots" program in conjunction with the Salvation Army. We hope you will join us in bringing the joy and wonder of Christmas to so many deserving young girls and boys in our community. Please drop-off your New, Unwrapped Toys in the designated box located in the bank lobby throughout the month of November to be distributed as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in our community. Thank you for making a difference!
If you have questions on the events listed below or if you would like to have your organization's meetings/events published, please contact us by calling 610-767-3875 or e-mail us by clicking here. Thank you for your continuous support of the community!

Ongoing:  Quilt Tops By Hand @ Union Lutheran Church 

Busy Bee Quilters

A Quilt top isn't really a quilt until it's sandwiched with batting and backing, quilted or tied, and bound around the edges.  This lost art is hard to come by, but at Union Lutheran Church they still quilt tops by hand, no machines
If you have a quilt top that needs to be finished, they can do it for you.  Call the church office at 610-767-6884 for more information and pricing  (Union Lutheran Church, 5500 Rte. 873, Schnecksville, PA 18078 ~ 610-767-6884).

Ongoing:  Lehigh Gap Nature Center

2016 Calendar of Events

The Lehigh Gap Nature Center offers year round events, projects, programs, clubs, walks, hikes and so much more. Please visit the website at *www.lgnc.org and/or check out the *LGNC 2016 Calendar of Eventspdf. There is something for everyone and every age. The Lehigh Gap Nature Center is a non-profit, member-run conservation organization located in the Lehigh Gap of Pennsylvania at the foot of the Kittatinny Ridge, between the towns of Slatington and Palmerton. The mission is to preserve wildlife and habitat through conservation, education, and research for the benefit of the earth and all its inhabitants.


Ongoing:  Images of America Book Series

Images of America

Introducing the New Images of America Book Series: Slatington, Walnutport & Washington Township by Sean & Johanna Billings for Northern Lehigh Future Focus at $20.00 each. Available at D. L. Stevens Antiques, Pop's Beverage, Slatington Beverage, Slatington Library, and Walnutport Canal Locktender's House. For More Information Call 610-760-0685.


Ongoing:  Leaser Lake Heritage Foundation, Inc.

Leaser Lake

The following is an excerpt from their Mission Statement: "The Leaser Lake Heritage Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization established to promote the historical, agricultural, and conservation heritage of Leaser Lake and the surrounding park lands owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the County of Lehigh..." To find out more information, and how you can join in their efforts to repair the dam at Leaser Lake and restore the lake to its original splendor, please visit the website *www.leaserlakeheritage.org.

Ongoing:  Be Creative @ Your Library


There is an exciting schedule of events happening at your library that you won't want to miss! For more information on various events offered at library call 610-397-1361 or go to *www.parklandlibrary.org.  You'll be glad you did!



Ongoing: The 2016 Historic Christmas Ornaments Now Available

The Chamber

>The Greater Northern Lehigh Chamber of Commerce (GNLCC) partner of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce (GLVCC) would like to announce the 2016 Limited Edition Historical Christmas Ornament which is now available through the Chamber office and other retailers in the Greater Northern Lehigh area. The ornament is the final in a series that has been an annual tradition since 1999.

The 2016 pewter ornament features an image of the historic Trexler Game Preserve buffalo, includes a description card and keepsake box for just $15. The fundraiser helps the Chamber to host community events and promote local businesses, nonprofit organizations and community events.

Limited Edition...Locally Historic... Collector  Christmas Ornament.  Give your family a keepsake gift with meaning...   For anyone who enjoys Slatington Area's Heritage Or any collector of Christmas Ornaments.  Support Your Community. The profits from the ornaments assist in providing community activities and events in the Greater Northern Lehigh Area. The new 2016 Edition can be purchased at The Neffs National Bank and other locations which are listed on this Slatington Historical Brass Christmas Ornaments list .

Ongoing:  Lehigh County 4-H Calendar of Events & Donor Form

The Lehigh County 4-H Program relies heavily on private donor support to provide its many programs and activities. You can make a tax deductible contributions by returning the form attached to bottom PDF form along with your donation check made payable to: Lehigh County 4-H Development Fund, Lehigh County Ag Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road,  Room 104, Allentown, PA 18104.  Thank you for your support!

Ongoing:  North Whitehall Township  9 1 1  Reflective Address Signs

North Whitehall Township Emergency Services Organization is selling green metal address signs with white reflective numbers for a cost of $10.00.

During a heavy downpour, a blinding snow storm, or a foggy night your house number may not be visible from the street as well as you think it is.

When the fire company, ambulance or State Police are trying to locate your house in response to an emergency call, minutes matter.

These 9 1 1 address signs are highly visible at night and during bad weather, and will save precious minutes when First Responders are looking for an address.

The signs will have your address displayed on both sides and can be attached vertically or horizontally.

If you want to place an order or would like more information, you can contact the NOVA (Northern Valley Ambulance Corp) business office at 610-262-1075 during business hours, Monday throughout Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm.

Your fire company will contact you when your sign is ready. They will have more information on where and how to install the sign.

Ongoing:  Neffs UCC Preschool ~ Where School Memories Begin!

Neffs UCC Preschool (5550 Route 873, Neffs PA 18065 • 610-767-5327)has begun Registration 2016-2017, but they also offer Rolling Registration which accepts new students anytime throughout the year as space is available. You can download an application form from the website **www.unionucc.org/preschool/ or call for a tour.

Curriculum aligned to PA Early Learning Standards. Utilizing Developmentally Appropriate Practices to engage children in active learning. Whole child focused: academically, socially and physically. allergy friendly classrooms.


December 10: Heidelberg Concert Handbell Choir ~ A Christmas Celebration

Saturday, December 10th(Snow date: December 11th) 4:00pm; Heidelberg Concert Handbell Choir with Andrea Langkamer-Smith, organist and Hannah Langkamer-Smith, violinist held at Union Lutheran Church, 5500 PA Route 873, Schnecksville, PA 18078. No ticket required - a free will offering will be taken. For more information, call 484-553-9037. Website: http://www.uccheidelberg.org/

December 24: Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Services @ Union Lutheran Church

Saturday, Christmas Eve Services, 3:00pm, 7:00pm, & 11:00pm; Holy Communion and Candlelight will be offered at all services.
Sunday, Christmas Day Service, 10:00am Worship Service.
Services held at Union Lutheran Church, 5500 Route 873, Schnecksville, PA 18078; 610-767-6884 - *http://www.ulclv.org/ Please plan to join us at one of these services and celebrate the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ.

January 14, 2017: Chicken Pot Pie Dinner @ Union Lutheran Church

Saturday,4:30 - 7:00pm (Snow Date Jan. 21) at Union Lutheran Church, 5500 Route 873, Schnecksville, PA 18078 - 610-767-6884 - *http://www.ulclv.org/ Dinner will be served buffet-style and will include biscuits with honey butter, pickled cabbage, macaroni and cheese, applesauce, assorted beverages and cake for dessert. A limited number of dinners will be sold, so buying tickets in advance is highly recommended or you may miss out! COST: Adults-$10 advance; $12 at the door; Children 3-12 - $5; Children under 3 - Free. NO Tickets will be reserved. Discounted advance tickets can be purchased in the Church's Gathering Space before and after both services on Dec. 18th and Jan. 8th, or in the Church Office during normal business hours until Jan. 9th. All proceeds will be used for the Journeymen's charitable outreach ministry.