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Community Events

Date Event Description Time / Location

The Literacy Center - Storybook Theatre Fundraising Event

The Literacy Center changes lives through helping Lehigh Valley residents gain proficiency in the language skills needed to obtain a GED and eventual employment. Help them continue this mission by lending your support thru this premiere fundraisng event.

INFO Various, 801 Hamilton St., Allentown, PA 18101

Masonic Lodge Sunday Breakfast

 $7.00 per adult- all you can eat scrambled eggs, French toast, pancakes, bacon, sausage, toast, coffee,juice and  tea.  All profits go back into the community.  

INFO 2nd Sunday of every month, 8am to noon., Phillipsburg Masonic Lodge, 400 Hillcrest Blvd, Phillipsburg NJ 08865

Kettle Creek Environmental Center Events-Winter/Spring 2015

Find the full list of events here.

Please note:  Pre-registration is suggested for all programs offered.  For more information, or to register for a program please contact our office at 570-629-3061 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

INFO Dates and times vary., Locations vary.

Pocono Environmental Education Center - Winter Events 2015

Cross Country Skiing                              
Saturday, February 7, 21, 28 – 9:00-11:00am
Sunday, February 1, 8, 22 – 1:00-3:00pm

Eagle Watch      Sunday Feb. 1, 9am-3pm

Animal Tracking     Sat. Feb. 7,  10am-12pm
Winter Waterfalls Sun. Feb  8, 9:30am-12pm
“Winter Wonderland” Family Nature Getaway - President's Day Weekend   
Volunteer in the Greenhouse    Sunday, March 1 – 10:00am-12:00pm                                                                                                                                                    
Sugar Shack Scramble  Saturday, March 7 – 9:00am-12:30pm  
For Further Information or to register for an event call 570-828-2319
Pre-registration is requested unless otherwise noted. Fees may apply.
Find a full schedule of events at peec.org.




INFO Various, Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) 538 Emery Road Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328

Free Tax Preparation Service

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free, first-come first-served individualized tax preparation. Bring with you a government issued id,  last year's tax return; Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents; checkbook or pre-printed direct deposit information for your reloadable prepaid card, showing routing number and direct deposit account number if you want to do a direct deposit of any refund(s). You do not have to be a senior citizen or an AARP member. For additional information on the service check  AARP's website.

INFO 11am to 2pm, Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity

Kettle Creek Environmental Center 2015 Bog Walks

The Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center is proud to invite you to attend a guided publicwalk into the unique Tannersville Bog. Along the way, our Environmental Educators will explain the Bog’s formation, its interestingplant and animal life, and
the role the local Preserve Committee and the Nature Conservancy play in its continued protection. 

INFO Dates and times vary., Tannersville Bog 552 Cherry Lane Road, Tannersville, PA

ProJeCt of Easton - FREE Adult Basic Education Classes.

Learn to read, write, speak in English, solve problems and more. Prepare for the GED. Day and evening classes. Free pre-school for children aged 3 months to 5 years to children of parents attending ProJeCt’s adult education classes. All classes free to those who qualify. Classes  at 200 Ferry Street ,in Easton every 8 weeks throughout the year. Call 610-258-1100 ext. 13 or visit www.projecteaston.org to learn more.

INFO 8 week seesions throughout the year., 200 Ferry Street in Easton


Participants are asked to register online at www.lccc.edu/fafsanights as soon as possible since each session has limited computer terminal seating. Each session runs about an hour. Students and parents can see the list of required documents on this registration site. 

For more information, please contact LCCC’s Admission’s office at admissions@lccc.edu or 610-799-1575 or visit lccc.edu



INFO various hours, all campuses

Free GED, ESL Family Classes

Free GED, ESL Family class with pre-school day/evening, every 8 wks

Held at ProJeCt, on 200 Ferry St., Easton, PA

For more informtation call 610-258-1100 ext. 13 or visit www.projecteaston.org

INFO N/A, ProJeCt, 200 Ferry St., Easton, PA

Nazareth Council Knights of Columbus Fish Bakes

Feb 27, March 6th, 20th and 27th. 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. $10 per adult, $5 Child 6 to 12, Free 5 and under. Breaded and Non-breaded fish, chowder, stewed tomatoes, corn, beans, cole slaw, deserts & more. Take outs are available.

INFO 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Holy Family Club 515 W. Mauch Chunk St. Nazareth

YMCA Battle of the Bands Cancelled

The Battle of the Bands at the YMCA of Easton, Phillipsburg, and Vicinity scheduled for February 28th has been cancelled.

INFO Cancelled, YMCA of Easton, Phillipsburg and Vicinity

2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off and Vendor Fair

Come out and support the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life of East Penn. Enter your award winning Chili or come and taste all the yummy chili all while getting a head start on your Easter/Spring shopping from vendors like 31, Tastefully Simple, Pampered Chef, Sugar So Sweet and many more.
For more information contact Amanda Ritter 484-538-4043.

INFO 11am to 3pm, Trexlertown Grange

Pius X Rally Dance

The Blue & White Foundation is holding a fundraiser to help Pius X HS in Bangor, Pa remain open.  It's the Pius X Rally Dance at the Blue Ridge Estates Vineyard and Winery at 239 Blue Ridge Rd in Saylorsburg, Pa on Saturday, February 28 from 7 to 11pm.  Admission is $10.00 per person.  There will be light refreshments, wine available for purchase by the glass or bottle,  a 50/50 drawing, raffles and a DJ spinning tunes for the evening. Also, please feel free to bring your own snacks and non alcoholic beverages.  For directions to the winery visit their website at Blue Ridge Estate | Winery and Vineyards

INFO 7:00pm-11:00pm, Blue Ridge Estates Vineyard and Winery at 239 Blue Ridge Rd in Saylorsburg, PA

Eighth Annual Fisher House Benefit

Hosted by Second Brigade Motorcycle Club - Chap. L PA. Door Prizes, 50/50, Snacks, Finger Food, Beer and soft drinks. Cash Bar for Liquor or Mixed Drinks. Entertainment by DJ Hammer, live music by The Jesse Wade Band. Discount Hotel Room Rates $49.00, Please mention the Fisher House when making your reservation. TICKETS  $20.00 Per Person available at the door. For more info contact Domino: 610-573-9098 or Eveready: 610-442-6837

INFO 8pm, Econo Lodge Conference Center 1151 Bulldog Dr Allentown, PA 18104

Spring Concerts

The Lenape Chamber Ensemble's early spring concerts feature flutist Tanya Witek and pianist Marcantonio Barone on Friday, March 6th at 8:15 pm at the Upper Tinicum Lutheran Church in Upper Black Eddy, PA and on Sunday, March 8th at

3:00 p.m. in the Life Sciences Auditorium at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown. Chamber music by Schumann, Tovey and Dvorak. For tickets call 610-294-9363 or order online.

INFO 8:15pm, Upper Tinicum Lutheran Church in Upper Black Eddy, PA

Concert in the Round

The Lenape Chamber Ensemble presents a

Concert in the Round for children ages 4 to 12 on Saturday, March 7th at 10:00 AM in the Life Sciences Auditorium at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown. Musical excerpts are from Schumann's Violin Sonata, Tovey's Variations for Flute and Strings and Dvorak's Piano Trio in f minor.Musicians are from major New York groups with Philadelphia pianist, Marcantonio Barone.

Children $2 at the door. Parents free.

Call 610-294-9361 for more information.

INFO 10:00am, Life Sciences Auditorium at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown

BRAIN INJURY AWARNESS FAIR Sponsored by Phillipsburg Emergency Squad

Vendors, Food, Kid’s Corne,r Emergency Vehicles, Free Blood Pressure Screenings & Finger Printing. ALL MONEY WILL BE DONATED TO THE BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION.

INFO 1-4pm, Phillipsburg Emergency Squad 360 Prospect St. Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

LCCC Open House for Prospective Carbon County Students

The open house is an excellent opportunity for prospective students and their parents to learn about admissions and financial aid processes, academic programs and scholarship opportunities. Tours will also be provided.

Interested students should register on our website at www.lccc.edu/openhouse or by calling LCCC’s Jim Thorpe campus at 570-669-7010.

INFO 6-7:30pm, LCCC Carbon Campus,1100 Center Street, Jim Thorpe, Pa

Always Bet on Youth

Valley Youth House (VYH) will host a casino-themed fundraiser to support homeless and foster youth in Philadelphia on Friday, March 13, 2015 from 6 pm-10 pm at Union Trust. The Roaring 20’s themed event, presented by Liberty Property Trust, will include casino games, a silent auction, and recognition of several honorees.

Food for the event will be provided by Finley Catering and beer was generously donated by Iron Hill Brewery. Tickets for the event are $100 for individuals, $185 for couples, and $60 for young professionals age 30 and under. For more information about the event or to purchase tickets, please contact Valerie Johnson at vjohnson@valleyyouthhouse.org or (215) 925-3180. 

INFO 6:00pm-10:00pm, Union Trust, 717 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Bernardine May American Legion Post 457 1st Annual Chili Cook Off

 Drop off your favorite Chili Recipe at 2pm at the side door. Cash Award for 1st Place! Other food available for purchase along with Cash Bar. To register send $10 to Bernardine May American Legion; Attn: Ladies Auxiliary, 321 Marshall St., Phillipsburg, NJ 08865 and make check payable to Ladies Auxiliary. For info call: Jan 484-515-9043 or Lorraine 908-387-8967. $3 to taste. Benefits the Post and Ladies Auxiliary.

INFO 3-7pm, Bernardine May American Legion Post 457, 321 Marshall St., Phillipsburg, NJ 08865.

Christ Church of Bath Groundhog Wake-Up

 Groundhog, Wake Up!" a Pennsylvania Dutch Spring Fesitval! PA Dutch Buffet, Raffles, Polka Dancing with music by Alpine Express Adults-$20, Children 4-13-$10, under 4-Free Call Tricia at 610-762-7681 or ghwakeup@hotmail.com to reserve tickets

INFO 4-8pm, UCC 109 S. Chestnut Street Bath, PA 18014

Bridgeton Athletic Association's Beef & Beer Benefit

Adults 21 or older Only!  Tickets: $25 each pre-order

Call Ahead to Reserve Tickets & Tables.

Please Contact: Kerri Scheetz @ bridgetonaa@gmail.com or 484.325.1816

Tickets $35 @ the door. 

DJ, Dancing, Raffles, Silent Auctions

Fun & Fellowship for a great cause!

INFO 7-Midnight, Bridgeton AA Banquet Hall 1340 Bridgeton Hill Rd Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972

Diaper Drive

Weyerhaeuser Easton Distribution Center. Objective: To raise 25,000 diapers for two local homeless shelters for families in transition: Mary's Shelter in Bethlehem, PA and Sixth Street Shelter in Allentown, PA. Last year we donated 22,000 diapers. Help us meet our goal!

Drop off as many unused/closed packaged disposable diapers in any size to any one of the following locations in care of Operation Diaper Drive:

  • Weyerhaeuser, 4225 Braden Boulevard East, Easton PA 18040
  • Mary’s Shelter, Cay Galgon Center, 714 West Broad Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018
  • Mary’s Shelter, 325 South 12th Street, Reading, PA 19602
  • Sixth Street Shelter, 219 North 6th Street, Allentown, PA 18102
  • Ferry Street Apartments, Ferry Street, Easton, PA 18042  

"Love for Lincoln" Benefit

Help support local musician, Lincoln LaBar,  in his battle against Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Event includes 5 local bands and a Chinese Auction.

For tickets and more info call Kristen Bond 610-653-9885 or Ronnie Stoeckel 610-737-4916

INFO 2-10pm, Emmaus Fire Co. #1 Social Hall, 50 S. 6th St., Emmaus, PA

LCCC Open House

Schnecksville, Pa., Feb. 27, 2015 – Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) will host an open house for prospective students and their families on Thursday, April 9, from 6-8 p.m. in the Community Services Center, main campus, Schnecksville, Pa.

LCCC Admission and Financial Aid representatives, academic counselors as well as Academic Program coordinators will be on hand to answer your questions. The Open House is an excellent opportunity for prospective students and their parents to tour the campus, learn about scholarship opportunities, and learn how LCCC can pave the way for an exciting and rewarding career.

Interested students should register on our website at www.lccc.edu/openhouse or by calling the LCCC Admission Office at 610-799-1575.

INFO 6:00pm-8:00pm, Community Services Center, main campus, Schnecksville, Pa

4th Annual Basket Bingo sponsored by Brookline Lab Rescue

Ticket includes 20 games featuring Longaberger items anddoor prizes. Extras available for purchase include additional Bingo books, Special Bingo games, daubers, 50/50 and Chinese raffle tickets, and food and beverages. Tickets are $20 in advance (must be paid by April 17, 2015) or $25 at the door, if available. All proceeds benefit Brookline Lab Rescue.

INFO Doors at 12noon, Bingo at 1pm, Tylersport Vol. Fire Co., 125 Ridge Road, Tylersport, PA.

Phillipsburg High School Class of 2016 Stateliner Spring Classic

5k run, walk and children's fun run.

Request your application by email at springclassic@hotmail.com.

INFO 8:30am, Phillipsburg High School

Cruise for a Cure Poker Run

All Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles Welcome. PRIZES FOR BEST HAND & WORST HANDRAFFLE PRIZES & 50/50 RAFFLE Full info here.


INFO 9am, Nazareth Borough Park to Blue Mtn Ski Resort

Sellersville Fire Dept. Ladies’ Auxiliary 10th Annual Basket Bingo

Doors open at 11:30. Prizes are filled Longaberger products. Ticket includes 24 games and lunch. Extras include raffles, Chinese auction, grand prize game, 50/50 & bingo ball pull tabs. In honor of our 10th anniversary, all players receive a free gift. All entering hall, including children, must have a ticket. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door (if available). For ticket ordering instructions, please email sfdbasketbingo@yahoo.com or leave a message at 215-257-4028 EXT 58. We have sold out the last 6 years, so please get your tickets early.

INFO 1pm, Sellersville Fire House, 2 N Main St., Sellersville

KidsPeace 5k Family Fun Mud Run

You’re invited to the 250+ acre Orchard Hills Campus in Orefield, Pa., for a family friendly event! Fun for all ages & ability levels! Participants will follow a 3.1-mile scenic trail & traverse through 10 obstacles (sand pit crawl, a cargo net climb, a tunnel crawl, a slip 'n slide and a mud pit). Youth under the age of 18 can choose the 1-Mile Run/Walk or the 5k. Youth under age 13 must be accompanied by an adult during the 5k run/walk. Children ages 4-6 can participate in a FREE 100-yard dash.  Register here before April 15, 2015.

INFO 11am, KidsPeace Orchard Hills Campus-Orefield, PA

Horses 4 Hope OPEN HOUSE

Horses 4 Hope Equestrian Center has devoted its energy to passionately advocating to helping horses
& offering free therapy to people with Physical & Mental Disabilities, Victims of Abuse/Violence,
At-Risk-Youth, Battered Women, Our Military & Youth After-Drug Rehab.
There will be Vendors, FREE pony rides & 20 min. Lessons by appt, Door Prize, Bake sale,
Face painting and more.
 To make an appt for free lesson go to our homepage and click book online.
INFO 9am to 5pm, 927 Laurel Hill Rd., Mt Bethel, PA 18343

Miller-Keystone Blood Center "Cruise Aboard the LifeLine"

Be a part of the 21st annual signature fundraiser to benefit MKBC. This year, passengers will "Cruise to Woodstock," enjoying fabulous food, wonderful entertainment, exciting live/silent auctions. For more information visit the website.

INFO 6pm to 10pm, ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, Bethlehem

She Nailed It! Luncheon & Competition

Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley is hosting its 3rd annual She Nailed It! Luncheon and Competition. Last year, this event raised $30,000 to support affordable homeownership in the Lehigh Valley. Join us this year and help us reach our goal to raise $40,000. Please visit our website for more info.

INFO 11:30am to 1:30pm, Renaissance Allentown Hotel, 12 N 7th St, Allentown, PA 18101

Monroe County Conservation Camp

Are you interested in Pocono Wildlife, how about archery or fishing?  If you enjoy the out-of-doors then Conservation Camp is for you!

The 2015 Monroe County Conservation Camp is being held from Saturday, July 18, 2015 through Saturday, July 25, 2015.  Generously supported by the Kettle Creek Environmental Fund and numerous service organizations, conservation camp is a residential camp for students ages 14 through this year’s high school graduate.  The intensive schedule of classroom and hands-on instruction covers many aspects of the conservation and natural resource fields.  One highlight of the week is an overnight canoe trip on the Delaware River.

Conservation Camp is held at Stony Acres, a 119-acre Wildlife Sanctuary/Recreational Facility owned by the students of East Stroudsburg University in Marshalls Creek.  Cost: $200 per student, which includes a $75 application fee and $125 camp fee.  The application fee must be paid by the student and must accompany a completed application form.  The $125 camp fee may be paid by either the student, a sponsoring organization, or through a scholarship.  Scholarships are available each year upon request.

For application forms and more information, contact the Monroe County Conservation District at 570-629-3061, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or visit our website at www.mcconservation.org.

INFO N/A, Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Color Me Rad 5k Bethlehem

At the Color Me Rad 5K, participants run and walk through the Musikfest grounds while being doused with blasts of brilliant color as they visit sites such as Festplatz, Plaza Tropical and the SteelStacks arts campus.  Race registrations begin Feb. 4 at Color Me Rad and www.musikfest.org, and registrants can use promo code MFCMR2015 to save 10 percent off their entry fee. The 2013 Color Me Rad at Musikfest, which attracted 7,500 participants, sold out weeks before the race, so individuals are encouraged to register in advance.
INFO 8am, Steelstax Bethlehem

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