Love the Lehigh Valley

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 29th, 2020: Join us Leap Day 2020 from 1 – 4pm at Vigilance Hose Social Hall! Shake off those winter blues and sample some fabulous Chili & Chowder by Lehigh Valley restaurants, and amateur chefs. Sample and vote for your favorite Chili & Chowder, then await the announcement of winners at the bar. Cash Bar, Live Music! More Info…

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: 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 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: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 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 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 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

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.