Community Events

Community Events

Date Event Description Time / Location

2014 Warrior Sport Camps

Applications are being accepted for the 2014 Warrior Sport Camps, held at East Stroudsburg University. For more information contact Sarah Goodrich at 570-422-3061, or visit their website at\camps.

INFO See Website for Details, East Stroudsburg University in East Stroudsburg, PA

Farmers Market

Non-profit Environmental Group Air Soil Water will be hosting a weekly Farmers Market at River Rock Inn at 210 2nd Street in Milford, PA. Supporting Tri-State local farmers and businesses, there will have a huge range of fresh picked organic produce, meats, cheeses, breads and more. Live music from local bands and educational presentations. Kid friendly. Every Sunday 11am–3pm rain or shine from May 25th to Nov 2nd.

INFO Sunday 11am-3pm, River Rock Inn in Milford, PA

Hawk McDonald's Bike Nights

Sundays from 6 to 8pm (registration from 5:30-7:30pm)

                Sunday, June 1    6 to 8pm                                Cedar Crest Blvd. /Allentown

                Sunday, June 22  6 to 8pm                                Route 222/Trexlertown

                Sunday, June 29  6 to 8pm                                Route 191/Bethlehem

                Sunday, July 20   6 to 8pm                                Route 100/Macungie  

                Sunday, July 27   6 to 8pm                                (Rain Date #1 if needed)

                Sunday, Aug 3     6 to 8pm                                N. Macarthur Rd. /Whitehall

                Sunday, Aug 24   6 to 8pm                                25th St. /Easton 

Sundays from 4 to 6pm (registration from 3:30-5:30pm)

Sunday, Sept 21  4 to 6pm                Route 873/Schnecksville

Sunday, Sept 28  4 to 6pm                                (Rain Date #2 if needed)

Sunday from 2:30 to 6pm (registration 2-4pm)

                Sunday, Oct 5      2:30-6pm              FINALE at Cedar Crest Blvd. /Allentown

            Sunday, Oct 12    2:30-6pm              (Rain date if needed) FINALE  

INFO 6-8pm *See Website For Details, Various McDonald's Locations Across the Region

Annual Young Artists' Exhibition

A diverse array of artwork by talented student artists from throughout the region is on display in the Banko Family Room Gallery of ArtsQuest’s Banana Factory, 25 West Third Street in Bethlehem, through July 27 as part of the Annual Young Artists’ Exhibition. This year’s show features more than 55 two- and three-dimensional works including watercolors, pencils, acrylics and digital photography created by students in 9th through 12th grades.

The Annual Young Artists’ Exhibition is open to students in Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Montgomery, Lehigh and Northampton counties. First place in this year’s exhibit went to Lauren Edsall, a junior at Lehighton High School, for her charcoal and chalk drawing, “Matronly.” The complete list of 2014 award winners will be announced during the exhibit’s opening reception taking place June 6, from 6 to 9pm, as part of the Banana Factory’s First Friday celebration. Gallery hours for the Annual Young Artists’ Exhibition are Monday-Friday, 8:30am-9pm and Saturday-Sunday, 9am-5pm. 

For more information on the Young Artists’ Exhibition, please visit

INFO M-F 8:30am-9pm; S-S 9am-5pm, Banana Factory in Bethlehem, PA

Guided Weekly Tannersville Bog Walks

Wednesdays through September 10, 2014, the EE Center will be offering weekly walks through the Tannersville Bog at 10 a.m. These 2½ hour walks will be guided by an Environmental Educator from the Center who will teach you about the Bog, a very unique boreal bog for this area, owned by the Nature Conservancy. Public walks are open to anyone, while private walks for organizations and school groups are scheduled on request. Cost is $6/non-member, $4/EE and Nature Conservancy members and children under 12. Please wear appropriate shoes for walking in the woods and through fields (no open-toed shoes, please). Pre-registration is required. 

To pre-register, please call the E. E. Center at (570) 629-3061, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and most Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  For more information on other programs, we offer visit our website at

INFO Every Wednesday 10am, Tannersville Bog in Tannersville, PA

Trade Solid Fats for Healthier Oils

Trade your solid fats for heart-healthy oils in your cooking! Oils like Canola, olive and other vegetable oils can actually lower your chances for heart disease!

Learn more at


Power Wheels Harly-Davidson Raffle

Win  a Power Wheels Harley-Davidson Rocker and help out some great causes in the process! Drawing will be held at the McDonald's Bike Night Grand Finale on Cedar Crest Boulavard Sunday October 5, 2014. (rain date: Sunday October 12, 2014) Tickets are on sale for $5.00 each.

INFO n/a, See Bike Night page for dates

Nature & Our Surroundings Exhibit

The public is invited to the reception to view ELWC’s exhibit “Nature and Our Surroundings”, meet the artists, and enjoy some light refreshments - all free of charge.  Join us for the Opening Reception: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Visit the exhibit from July 2 through July 30, 2014 during regular business hours, which are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and most Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information about other programs we offer, visit our Facebook page, website at, or call the EE Center at 570-629-3061.

INFO Visit Website, Environmental Education Center in Stroudsburg, PA

Musikfest Needs Volunteers!

There's still time to sign up to volunteer for Musikfest, the annual music festival in Historic and Downtown Bethlehem, coming August 1-10! In fact, they've just released some new opportunities in food & beverage ticket sales, Coca-Cola booths, EcoSquad, children’s crafts and street team. Volunteering is a great way to experience the festival, meet new friends and make some amazing memories! Sign up today at

INFO N/A, See Website For Details

Lenape Chamber Ensemble’s

Lenape Chamber Ensemble’s series of Summer Gala Concerts continues July 19th with music by Haydn, Hindemith and Tchaikovsky, performed by a lineup of noted artists, including the Wister Quartet and celebrated flutist Pamela Guidetti.  Two remaining concerts are to be held on Saturday July 19th and 26th at 8 pm, in the new air-conditioned Life Sciences Building Auditorium at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown.


Outdoor tables in the Delaware Valley College courtyard are available for pre-concert picnics, and a champagne punch reception following each concert will enable the audience to meet the performers.  The College’s new Life Science Auditorium is located at 700 E. Butler Avenue (old Route 202) in Doylestown, near the State Street exit of Route 611.


Tickets at $18 for adults, $15 for students and seniors, are available at the door, online at, or by calling (610) 294-9361.             

INFO 8PM, Delaware Valley College

Pocono Raceway Annual "Drive Triangle"

Pocono Raceway will host the third-annual “Drive the Triangle” event, benefitting the United Way of Monroe County. Donors will have the opportunity to take their personal vehicles, for a $10 donation, per lap, around the 2.5-mile Raceway between the hours of 12 Noon – 7 pm on Saturday, July 26.

The “Drive the Triangle” event will begin inside the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Garage area, inside Pocono Raceway. Attendees will enter through the Gate 1 Tunnel, located off Long Pond Road. Signs inside the facility will guide individuals to the Garage area.

Cash and checks will be accepted.  Check should be made out to The United Way of Monroe CountyThere is no limit on the amount of times a vehicle can go through the process, but each lap will require a $10 donation. All adults inside the vehicle will be required to sign a waiver, for insurance purposes. This event is rain or shine.

INFO 12 PM - 7 PM, Sprint Cup Series Garage

New Jersey State Fair

Come to the 2014 at the Sussex County Fairgrounds from August 1-10 for the famous New Jersey State Fair. Enjoy the new events and rides for all ages. Circus Hollywood is a part of the fair this year and is free with admission to the fair! Come out with friends and family and experience the magic!

INFO -, Sussex County Fairgrounds

The Center for Animal Health and Welfare

The Center for Animal Health and Welfare  is hosting a low cost vaccination clinic for pet dogs and cats on Saturday August 2nd from 11am-2pm at the Easton Community Center located at 901 Washington Street in Easton.

INFO 11 AM- 2 PM, Easton Community Center

Two-day canoe trip on the Delaware River

Join Environmental Educators Roger Spotts and Jenifer Rituper for a two-day canoe trip on the Delaware River scheduled for Tuesday, August 12 and Wednesday, August 13, 2014. This is an enjoyable experience for individuals, couples and small family groups, this trip includes canoe/kayak rental, 4 meals, river interpretation and a good time! Tents and gear dry bags are available to borrow at no extra cost.

 To pre-register for the program, please call the Center by Monday, August 5, 2013 at 570-629-3061. Our office is open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and most Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information on other programs we offer, visit our website at

INFO Contact number listed, Delaware River

The Summer Kettle Creek for Kids


The Summer Kettle Creek for Kids program runs every Tuesday through Tuesday, August 12, 2014. Programs for ages 4 - 6 is from 10 - 11 a.m. (Parents must attend with their child.) Cost: $5/Non-member, $3/E.E. Center member. Programs for ages 7 - 9 will run from 10-11:30 a.m. Cost: $6/Non-member, $4/E.E. Center member. 

 Pre-registration is required and limited to 25 kids per program and will only be accepted one week in advance by signing up at the Gift Shop or calling the E. E. Center at (570) 629-3061, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and most Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more information on other programs we offer visit our website at

INFO 10 AM - 11 AM, Visit Contact Information Below

2014 Ride For Adam

Come out, support, and enjoy live entertainment and activities for the entire family as W. Casey Stengel Trucking presents the 2014 Ride for Adam on Saturday August 16 at Schnecksville Fire Company Pavilion. Tickets are on sale for $25 and free to kids 15 and under.  Registration begins at 10AM followed by the non-stop ride from 12 noon to 2PM and picnic takes place immediately following the ride till 8PM.


Volunteers are needed.  For more information for volunteering or the event, please contact Carol at: (610) 760- 2832 or (610) 417-5012.

INFO 10 AM - 8 PM, Schnecksville Fire Company Pavilion

Car Wash & Blood Drive

Allen Township Volunteer Ambulance Corps at 4945 Nor-Bath Blvd Northampton is hosting a car Wash & blood drive on Saturday, August 16th from 10AM to 3PM.  Donate blood and receive a car wash or just come to get your car washed and enjoy Rita’s Ice, hot dogs and soda while you wait. Bring the kids too! There will also be an open house with their station, ambulances, and fire rehab trailer on display as well as St Luke’ss University Health Networks Penn Star Helicopter. For more information visit the website: or contact Joseph Light at 610-297-0738.

INFO 10 AM -3 PM, East Allen Township Volunteer Ambulance Corps

International Homeless Animals’ Day

Kospia Farms will be hosting the International Homeless Animals' Day on August 16, 2014 on the newly renovated farm located on 2288 State St. Alburtis, PA 18011. The event will raise awareness of the tragedy of dog and cat overpopulation. The event memorializes the unwanted dog and cats that have been euthanized last year because there are not enough homes available to adopt these animals.

Our event will begin Saturday morning around 11AM with local veterinarians, groomers, kennels and pet stores used to raise awareness of local facilities and the services they provide. There will be plenty of food and music to enjoy to newly renovated farm! Around 7PM we will have an animal blessing and around 8PM we will begin our candlelight vigil, first with an awareness speech followed by a memorial of floating candles on a pond located at the farm in remembrance of the animals euthanized this past year.

Please bring your pets to the event! We will have plenty of great food and music for the event!

INFO 11:00 AM to 8:30 PM, Kospia Farms 2288State St. Alburtis, PA 18011

Lehigh Valley Heart & Stroke Walk

Put your sneakers on for the Lehigh Valley Heart & Stroke Walk on Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 8:30am–noon at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, PA. Registration begins at 8:30am and the walk begins at 10am. Team up with family, friends or co-workers and take strides to fight our community’s #1 and #4  killers, heart disease and stroke, at the 2014 Lehigh Valley Heart & Stroke Walk, sponsored by Easton Hospital. The Heart Walk is a family and pet-friendly charity walk to raise awareness about heart health and raise funds for the American Heart Association. The event will feature a 2-mile fitness walk, entertainment, activities for kids and health information. Register at

INFO 8:30am-Noon, Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, PA

Cetronia Fire Department 90th Anniversary Parade

Everyone loves a parade and this is no exception for the Cetronia Fire Department 90th Anniversary Parade at 3950 Broadway in Allentown on Saturday, August 23 beginning at 1pm.  Rain or shine.

INFO 1 PM, 3950 Broadway in Allentown

Doylestown Arts Festival

Come to the 23rd Annual Doylestown Arts Festival on Saturday, September 13th - Sunday, September 14th from 10am-5pm daily in Downtown. Don’t miss the largest outdoor, juried arts and crafts show in the Doylestown area! Hosted by the Doylestown Alliance and sponsored by The Thompson Organization, the Doylestown Arts Festival is a weekend of original arts and crafts, live entertainment and diverse food. Mark your calendars now for this FREE unique Bucks County celebration in beautiful, historic downtown Doylestown!

For more information, visit, call 215-340-9988  or email

INFO 10am-5pm, Downtown Doylestown, PA

BENG of the Greater Lehigh Valley presents: Member discussions

Business Executives Networking Group (BENG) of the Greater Lehigh Valley presents “Member discussions” on Tuesday September 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ben Franklin TechVentures - 4th floor, Room 4408 at the Mountaintop campus of Lehigh University in Bethlehem. Come out and share a recent business story or idea you read, saw or heard that inspired, informed and enlightened you.   This event is free and open to all business leaders but registration is required at Go to for more information.

INFO 6 PM - 8 PM, Mountaintop campus of Lehigh University

"Calling all Crafters" Craft Show

Come out to the Calling All Crafters on Saturday, September 27 at the Bernardine May American Legion Post 457 in Philipsburg from 8am-4pm. They will have food and baked goods for sale throughout the show. Proceeds benefit the Ladies Auxiliary. For more info, call Jan Bartholomew at 484-515-9043 or Judy Garrison at 908-213-1608.

INFO 8am-4pm, Bernardine May American Legion Post 457 in Philipsburg, NJ

Inaugural Yuengling Oktoberfest 5k Run/Walk

The Inaugural Yuengling Oktoberfest 5k Run/Walk is Sunday, October 5 at 10:30am, at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. Registration includes an official race beer stein, official race shirt, and for participants over the age of 21, two Yuengling Oktoberfest beers following the race. Participants can look forward to German-themed elements throughout the course. At the finish line, all finishers will receive a custom edible lebkucken (gingerbread) heart medal. A portion of the proceeds from the Yuengling Oktoberfest 5k Run/Walk will benefit ArtsQuest, an organization dedicated to providing access to artistic, cultural and educational experiences. For more information and to register visit,

INFO 10:30am, ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem, PA


Saturday, November 15, 9 am $90 Back by popular demand, Frank T. Smith, Olympus Trailblazer Visionary and local photographer, presents a rare opportunity to photograph the many intricacies of the beautiful historic State Theatre. Participants will be afforded uninterrupted access to the many unique and ornate components of this historic site including rarely seen artifacts and “Behind the Curtain” architecture. Class size is limited to 24 students. More info: To order DVDs or register for the workshop, visit or at the State Theatre Box Office, 453 Northampton Street, Easton, 610-252-3132. Proceeds of all sales benefit the non-profit State Theatre and FREDDY© Awards program.
INFO 9:00 AM, State Theatre

Submit your event!

To add a Community Event to our calendar, please complete the following form in the format below:

  • Name of Event:
  • Date/Time:
  • Location:
  • Brief Description of Event:
  • Link to event website: (Optional)

Due to the large number of requests, please allow 3-5 business days for your event listing to appear.

Information sent through this form is never retained or shared.