Miller-Keystone Blood Center has issued an Emergency Appeal for blood and platelet donations, as our community blood supply has reached critical levels. Approximately 450 donations are needed every day for lifesaving transfusions to those in need, including cancer patients, accident victims & premature infants. Be the one to make a difference, because JUST ONE MORE donation truly does matter. To schedule your donation, call 800-B-A-DONOR or visit giveapint.org today.
February 29, 2020: Since the early 1960s, five-year survival rates for many blood cancer patients have doubled, tripled or even quadrupled. And many LLS supported therapies not only help blood cancer patients but are helping patients with other cancers and serious diseases. In fact, drugs first approved for blood cancers are now approved to treat patients with stomach cancers, skin cancers, and autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. For more information about LLS click here.
March 4th, 2020: The Sword Tag Society’s 8th Annual All You Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner, Basket Raffle & Bake Sale. The event will be held at the Lehighton Recreation Center on South 8th Street in Lehighton. The dinner will be from 4:00pm until 8:00pm. The price covers unlimited spaghetti served plain, with butter, homemade plain sauce or meat sauce, drinks, dinner rolls, and salad. There will also be free musical entertainment. The proceeds from this event are to benefit the Sword Tag Society, the Police Unity Tour (a foundation that helps to support the family of fallen officers) and assistance in helping support a variety of local non profit organizations through the Sword Tag Society program itself.
March 4th, 2020: Lehigh Valley LaunchBox (LVLB) continues its educational event series focusing on the unique challenges and victories of female entrepreneurs who impact the Lehigh Valley and beyond with a program called “Groundbreaking Women Breaking Ground” on Wednesday, March 4. The speakers will share how the construction industry has influenced their entrepreneurial pursuits and business careers. For more info, click here.
March 5th, 2020: Actor, writer, producer, and director, Daniel Roebuck, a Bethlehem native, will speak at Penn State Lehigh Valley at 1 p.m. on March 5 in room 135. Roebuck will discuss his 35-year span as an actor in Hollywood and his new charity, A Channel of Peace through which he plans to bring more family/faith-based films to the Lehigh Valley. He will also be discussing the film “Getting Grace” which he co-wrote, produced, starred in and directed in the summer of 2016. Admission is free but seats are limited. MORE INFO…
March 6th, 2020: Senior Adults Gaining Enrichment (SAGE), an outreach program of Penn State Lehigh Valley for adults ages 55 and older, has announced the schedule for its spring 2020 four-part lecture series. Each SAGE session begins with coffee at 10:30 a.m., a talk by the featured speaker at 11 a.m., and lunch at noon. All SAGE lectures are held in Room 135 at Penn State Lehigh Valley, located at 2809 Saucon Valley Road in Center Valley. Click HERE for more info.
March 7, 2020: 34th Anniversary Celebration of the Annual Magic Night Gala, UCP’s black tie dinner and dance. Magic Night 2020 – A Magical Night at the Met– will be held at the Hershey Country Club on Saturday, March 7, 2020, and will feature The Uptown Band—back by popular demand!
There will be a scrumptious dinner, fine drink, great music, and spectacular auction items. But what really makes Magic Night so magical is the people—the commitment of caring individuals and good corporate citizens throughout Central PA—who support this event. More info CLICK HERE
March 15th, 2020: 90+ crafters and direct sales vendors. Held at Northampton Community Center on Laubach Avenue. FREE admission. FREE parking. PLUS a Tricky Tray Raffle held in conjunction with the Craft Fair. Food and beverages available for purchase. More info…
March 21st, 2020: – The sixth annual Raising the Paw Bingo will be held at Lehigh Carbon Community College’s main campus in Schnecksville on Saturday, March 21, in the Lisa Jane Scheller Community Services Center (CSC). The event benefits the Jennifer L. Snyder Memorial Veterinary Technician Scholarship Fund. Rothrock is the presenting sponsor for the event. To purchase tickets and more info, click here.
March 21, 2020: American Hose Fire Company Vendor Fair/ crafts and basket raffle.Come and enjoy a day of shopping with our local vendors and crafters. We will have a basket raffle along with a bake sale. Food and refreshments will also be available for purchase. Event is from 10am to 3pm. All proceeds go to the American Hose Fire Company.For more info, CLICK HERE.
March 21st, 2020: Come out to support a night of charity fundraising for local cancer patients while enjoying a live concert by High ⚡Voltage The Nation’s Premier AC/DC Tribute Band. Join us at The Gin Mill in Northampton, PA . Doors open at 7:00 pm with music starting at 7:30 by The Bryant Brothers Trio. MORE INFO..
March 26th, If you’re looking to grow your business and career, join us for the Allentown Business Breakfast at Riverbend Community Church in Allentown, PA. We’ll discuss two questions that every organization and individual should leverage to create professional and personal growth. Our speaker will be Jeff Henderson, the author of “Know What You’re FOR.” Jeff is an entrepreneur, speaker, pastor and business leader who was recently named by Forbes Magazine as one of twenty speakers you shouldn’t miss. More info click here
March 27, 2020: ST. MARY’S BASKET SOCIAL
MARY’S PARISH CENTER
122 UNION ST. CATASUQUA
FRIDAY MARCH 27 6-9PM
SATURDAY MARCH 28 9AM-6PM
SUNDAY MARCH 29 9AM-1PM
TICKETS ON SALE AT THE DOOR
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE PRESENT TO WIN
KITCHEN OPEN PLUS BAKE SALE
FOR MORE INFO: 610 264-0332 OR 610 264-9383
April 4th, 2020: Tails of Valor’s Heroes in Disguise Gala is our annual fundraising event and a night you do not want to miss! Meet our service dogs, mingle with sponsors, volunteers and our board of directors and enjoy delicious food paired with beer from Sage Alley and wine from Black River Farms & Winery. We have great entertainment by the Cody Templeton Band, a silent auction with fantastic items, a raffle with more great items, compelling stories about Tails of Valor and what’s happening in the future at Tails of Valor plus much more! Proceeds from the Gala benefit Tails of Valor Paws of Honor. More Info…
April 5th, 2020: To raise awareness and spotlight suicide prevention, Lehigh Carbon Community College has partnered with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to sponsor an Out of the Darkness campus walk on Sunday, April 5, on the Schnecksville campus.
Check in will start at 10 a.m. in the Community Services Center, and the walk will begin at 11 a.m. The route will take walkers around the rural Schnecksville campus. Fee to sign up is $10. All proceeds from the walk will go to the Lehigh Valley chapter of AFSP, supporting research, educational programs, public policy changes and support for survivors of suicide loss. Click here for more info.
April 18, 2020: The Students and Staff at Moore Elementary School are organizing an Autism awareness event titled “Moore for Autism.” This is our first event for this cause, and we are really excited to bring it to life. We are expecting to have over 500 participants (which will include students, staff, families and friends) join our movement. The Moore for Autism Event is a celebration of people who have been diagnosed with Autism, an event to increase awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorder, a fundraiser for the Lehigh Valley chapter of Autism Speaks, and a fun-filled night of movement, music, games and food! Participants will walk/stroll around the high school track while enjoying music and fun, for 2 hours. Click here for more info.
April 18th, 2020: PCFLV- 11th Annual Ready, Set, Gold 5K Walk, 8K Run, and kIDS’ fUN rUN To benefit The Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley. This is a fun and exciting event that brings the community together to help local families that are battling childhood cancer. It’s a remarkable day filled with love and friendship, and we are delighted that you are looking forward to participating…either for the first time or once again. This year’s event will take place on April 18th, 2020, at the Ironton Rail Trail in Coplay and features an 8K run, a 5K walk, a raffle with fabulous prizes, music, food, entertainment, and a kids’ fun run and obstacle course for kids 12 and under. For More Info, Click HERE.
April 18th, 2020: This year the Saucon Valley Lions and the Gilman’s, from Lost River Cavern, will be celebrating our 50th year Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show. The show was started by Bob Gilman in an era where collecting rocks and minerals was a passion. The shows started at the Marine training center in Bethlehem and in 1982 moved to the Saucon Valley High School. For many years Lion Ray Campbell was running the show and he has turned over the reigns to his daughter Amy. Under Amy’s guidance the show has grown, and this year’s show promises to be the best ever. The show is no longer just for rockhounds over the years it has expanded to include other areas. The show now has vendors in the jewelry and fossils. The show includes a fully stocked food stand with something for everyone. For more info, Click HERE.
April 18th, 2020: The Great Balls of Fire Dodgeball Tournament is the primary fundraiser for the Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) Regional Burn Center’s survivor programs. It will be run by burn center staff and burn survivors, and hopes to host more than 20 local community teams as they compete to win the champion’s trophy. All funds – 100% – raised by this event will be used to support various survivor programs, including our monthly support group and sending survivors to the annual World Burn Congress with scholarships. MORE INFO
April 24/25th, 2020: Please join us for Tamaqua Elementary PTO’s 2nd Annual Basket Raffle fundraiser! This year, the Basket Raffle will be held at our very own Tamaqua Elementary School, on April 24th and 25th, 2020. On Friday, April 24th, you will be able to shop and drop your tickets from 6pm – 8pm.
On Saturday, April 25th, the Main Event will be held from 11am – 4pm! Prizes will be drawn shortly after the conclusion of the event and you do not need to be present to win. Along with our Basket Raffle, we will have a variety of food trucks in our parking lot and various vendors set up throughout the hallways. MORE INFO
April 27th, 2020: Upper Lehigh Lions – Schnecktucky Derby
Schnecksville Fire Company Pavilion
Paddock Admission $20.00
Dinner Buffet 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Post Time 7:00 PM (10 races) – friendly para Mutual Betting
Fun, Raffles & Prize Giveaways between each race
Special Guest Master of Ceremonies – Raymond the Amish Comic
FMI: Call Keith 610-760-0956 More info CLICK HERE
May 17th, 2020:A free music festival to celebrate recovery as a community concept, Rally in the Valley brings light to the many strengths that accompany a recovering lifestyle. We join together to offer hope and demonstrate vibrancy in our community’s revitalization through great music, dynamic speakers, good food, fun family activities and many resources and support. Click HERE to read more.
July 18th, 2020: Celebrate 100 years of Wilson Pride! The Borough of Wilson was incorporated into a borough on July 12, 1920 and was named after President Woodrow Wilson.The borough celebrated its rich history with a Golden Jubilee in 1970 and a Diamond Jubilee in 1995.
Come celebrate100 years with Wilson during a number of planned celebrations. Click HERE for more information.
February 5th, 2021: Riverbend Community Church has pledged to provide an unforgettable prom night experience called Night to Shine, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs ages 14 and older. February 5, 2021, Riverbend will be celebrating its 5th Night to Shine. We have the opportunity with partnering with churches around the world hosting around 100,000 honored guests through the support of 200,000 volunteers! We invite you to partner with us in this experience. Together, we can love people with special needs in our community and collaborate to grow our Allentown-based businesses! Our event unites schools, businesses, and non-profits as well 200+ volunteers in one evening where those who have special needs will receive royal treatment! We make sure everyone who enters the prom walks the red carpet, enjoys the flashing lights of the paparazzi. More Info click here.