Bulletin Board


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:  New 15th Limited Slatington 150th Ornament Now Available 

The Chamber

New 15th Limited Edition Ornament featuring: Slatington's 150th; Available for only $15.00 each.  Sold by the Greater Northern Lehigh Chamber of Commerce, a partner of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce. 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 15th Edition can be purchased at The Neffs National Bank and other locations which are listed on this Slatington Historical Brass Christmas Ornament order form .

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.


October 01:   Pioneer Festival @ Ontelaunee Park

Saturday, 9:30am - 4:30pm (Rain or Shine) at Ontelaunee Park, 7344 Kings Highway, New Tripoli. Join us for a day of fun for the Whole Family! FREE Admission! Sponsored by The Lynn-Heidelberg Historical Society (a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization). Interactive Pioneer Demonstrations ~ Guided Tours of Pioneer Village, the Tripoli Train Station, and Mail Pouch Tobacco Barn.

Featured Entertainment: 9:30am-12:00pm » Native American Traditions; 12:00pm-1:00pm » Antique Car & Farm Equipment Parade; 1:00pm-4:00pm » Kartune - A cover band for all ages!

Homemade PA Dutch Fare and Baked Goods ~ PA Dutch Silent Auction and Basket Raffle ~ eight oaks Various Vendors and Local Favorites. Visit us online at *www.lynnheidelberg.org


October 01: Fire Preventaion & Stafety Day

Saturday @ Citizen's Fire Co. #1 Slatedale Fire Department, 3922 Main St, Slatedale @ 10am-4pm. A family friendly fire and safety day hosted by Slatedale FD, Emerald FD, Friedens FD, Walnutport FD and Washington Township Emergency Management.

Come see the JAWS of LIFE in action as we show you how we take a car apart, Get hands-on and learn how to extinguish a fire with a fire extinguisher, Meet award winning "Judge", the Allentown arson detection K-9, Explore Walnuport's kid friendly smoke trailer to learn the "2 ways out" rule, Meet Sparky and Patches, and Learn how to stay safe.

October 02: Bingo Fundraiser Benefit "Starting Over Animal Rescue, Inc."

Doors open 12 noon; Game starts 1:00pm at the Schnecksville Fire Co. Pavilion. Baskets & Designer Bags ~ 20 Games plus 5 Specials ~ Huge Chinese Auction! ~ Refreshments; Tickets: $20 advance/ $25 Door; Bring a Pet Food Donation to be entered into a Special Prize Drawing. Mail your self-addressed stamped envelope & check payable to SOAR, P.O. Box 286, Schnecksville PA 18078. More information: *SoarNonProfitRescue@gmail.com or 610-762-9599.

October 02: Blessing of the Animals @ Union Lutheran Church, Schnecksville 

Sunday,4:00pm; Blessing of the Animals Worship Service at Union Lutheran Church, 5500 Route 873, Schnecksville PA 18078. To be held in the Outdoor Worship Area. In case of rain, the service will be held in the Family Life Center. All animals are welcome, provided they are under physical control (leash, harness, bridle or crate) and are safe to be around others. If your animal is unable to be present, an article representing them (picture, collar, a toy, halter, etc.) will be blessed on their behalf. Please bring a chair for your comfort.

October 12: Annual Basket Bash by Women of the Moose #379, Slatington

Wednesday, Doors open at 5:30pm; Drawing at 7:00PM; Held at Slatington Chapter 379, 716 Main Street, Slatington PA 18080; Tickets: $6 for 25 chances; Extra Tickets $3 for 26 chances; For more information contact: Debbie at 610-767-1082

October 15: Howloween Walk/Run 5K @ Saylor Park ~ Register Today!

Saturday, October 15th, 2016, Race Start: 9:30am; Start and Finish at Saylor Park, 245 North 2nd Street, Coplay. Registration/Packet Pick up Starts at 8:30am (Race day only). Mail Registration to: Howloween 5K, c/o Kate Gogel, 3910 Mountain View Drive, Danielsville PA 18038. Questions or Concerns Contact: Kate Gogel *ckg26@aol.com , Howloween 5K Coordinator & NHS DECA Student, Tara Mrazik *mrazit@nasdschools.org, NHS DECA Advisor.

Register by September 24th:$20 (*Register by September 24th guaranteed a short sleeve race shirt*); Register AFTER September 24th up until day of race: $25.00.

Race Day Festivities: Food, Drinks, Basket Raffle, Onsite parking available. Additional Info: All registrants will receive a race day goodie bag after completion of race. Awards given for Top 3 Males and Females after race. Not a chip time race. Racers with dogs will participate in the 1 Mile Dog Walk/Run OR 5K Race. All other racers will participate in the 5K Walk/Run. All participants and dogs are encouraged to dress in costumes. Awards will be given to the best dressed costumes for dogs and participants. Help support Peaceable Kingdom by bringing a pet item donation the day of race.

October 22: The 109th Annual Halloween Parade @ Main St, Slatington

Saturday (Rain Date October 23) 6:00pm Main Street Slatington to Walnutport. Movie Monsters Parade Theme • Presented by the Northern Lehigh Events Committee. For more information: *www.northernlehighevents.com or call 610-767-7667.

October 22: Trunk or Treat @ Union Lutheran Church

Saturday (Rain or Shine), 3:00 - 5:00pm; Union Lutheran Church invites you to our 5th annual Trunk or Treat at 5500 Route 873, Schnecksville PA 18078. A safe family trick or treat event. Decorate your car and hand out candy! Wear a costume! Have dinner with us! Trunk or treat with your family from car to car! Take a short walk through the cemetery and continue trunk or treating at Neffs U.C.C. Church in the grove. Vote for the best decorated and most creative trunks!

October 25: Basket Social @ Schnecksville Fire Co.

Tuesday, Doors Open at 5:30pm, Drawing @ 7:00pm; Sponsored by Upper Lehigh Lions, held at Schnecksville Fire Co., Rt. 309, 5 miles North of Rt. 22; Tickets at the Door $6.00, extra Tickets $3.00, 50/50 Drawing (Food & beverages are available for purchase.) For more information: Call Carol 484-262-0674, *krbpsu89@ptd.net. Please bring a nonperishable food item, and receive a free raffle ticket.

October 28 & 29: ULC Basket Party

Friday @ 5pm to 8pm and Saturday @ 9am to 3pm @ Union Lutheran Church, 5500 Route 873, Schnecksville PA.

Win a Basket Full of Goodies for just $5 per sheet of tickets. 26 chances - 1 sheet, Advanced sales is 5 sheets for $20, Purchase tickets at the church office or at the door. Winning tickets will be drawn on Saturday October 29th @ 3:00pm.

Basket themes: Bed&Bath, Italian Dinner, Movie Night, Pets, Gourmet, Chocolate, Babies, Kids, Teens, Outdoor Fun, Candy, Kitchen, Toiletries, Small Appliances, Gift Cards, etc. Kitchen will be open serving: BBQ, Soup, Baked Beans, Homemade Desserts, Hot dogs, etc.

A FREE sheet of tickets if you bring a bag of non-perishable food items. Come in Halloween costume and you'll get a chance to win a Halloween goodies basket. Call 610-767-6884 for more information.

October 29: Walk to End Alzheimer's @ArtsQuest Center At SteelStacks.

Saturday, Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem Areas, Walk to End Alzheimer's by Alzheimer's Association. Held at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks. Donate • Fundraise • Register ~ More information: *www.alz.org/walk#Walk2EndAlz or call 800-272-3900.

November 19: Holiday Craft Show @ Union Lutheran Church

Saturday, 9:00am - 3:00pm, Held at Union Lutheran Church, 5500 Rte. 873, Schnecksville PA 18078 (1 mile N. of intersection with Rte. 309). Chinese Raffle & Bake Sale ~ Breakfast & Lunch Available. Additional information call: Larry Snyder, 610-769-2410, E-mail: *ulcholidaycrafts@gmail.com, *www.ulclv.org or Church Office: 610-767-6884.

December 04: Winter Basket Bingo @ Sellersville Fire Dept.

Sunday, Doors open @ 11:30am and games begin at 1:00pm; held at the Sellersville Fire Dept., 2 N Main St, Sellersville, PA. Ticket includes 24 games and lunch. Extras include Raffles, Pull Tabs, Chinese Auction, Black Out Game, 3 Quickies, 50/50 & Grand Prize. Prizes are Longaberger basket, pottery and wrought iron filled to the top! Special drawing for pre-paid ticket holders. Tickets are $20.00 in advance or $25 at the door (if available). All entering hall (including children) must have a ticket due to limited seating. Tickets are non-refundable. To order advanced tickets, please email *sfdbasketbingo@yahoo.com or leave a message at 215-257-4028, Ext. 58. This is our first Winter Basket Bingo and we are hoping it will be as successful as our Spring Basket Bingo, which has sold out the last 8 years, so please get your tickets early.