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Egypt/Cementon: Cement Belt Fair scheduled to run June 27-July 2 at park

The 2022 Cement Belt Fair is scheduled for June 27-July 2 at Cementon Park, 5185 Dewey St.

Discounted advance sale tickets are available at King Kone, Routes 145 and 329, Whitehall.

For more information, contact Steve Nemeth at 484-597-1550.


Holy Trinity Catholic Church’s parish picnic will take place July 10 at Egypt Memorial Park, 4548 Main St.

The event will begin with Mass 11 a.m. Food stands open 12:15 p.m. The picnic will conclude 6:30 p.m.


There will be a bike ride along the Delaware & Lehigh Trail hosted by Easy Does It Walking/Running/Hiking/Biking in the Lehigh Valley 8:30 a.m. July 10.

The ride is open to the public.

Meet at the Cementon trailhead on Main Street/Route 329 near Northampton-Cementon Bridge.

The trail is flat, well maintained, and much of it is shaded. The group will ride at an easygoing pace, with breaks as needed.

Bring a beverage, snacks or lunch for a picnic along the way.


Registration has been extended for the Shepherd of the Hills’ Vacation Bible School program - “Monumental, Celebrating God’s Greatness!”

The program, which is open to children ages 3 through completed sixth-graders, will run 6-8:30 p.m. July 11-15.

To register your child, visit vbspro.events/p/events/sothlc or soth-egypt.org as soon as possible.


Registration for the fall 2022 field hockey season at Egypt Memorial Park is open through July 15.

Instructional sessions in field hockey fundamentals are available Aug. 7-Dec. 1 for girls in kindergarten through second grade. Practice sessions will take place once a week, and games will be Sundays.

Girls in grades 3-6 may register for competitive field hockey. There will be practice sessions twice a week with games on Sundays.

The competitive season begins Aug. 7 and ends Nov. 1.

To register your child, go to egyptpark.org and click Online Registration. Email questions to egypt.fieldhockey@gmail.com.


Aqua aerobics classes will be offered 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays July 21-Aug. 16 at Cementon Pool.

For information, contact Whitehall Township Parks and Recreation Bureau at 610-437-5524, ext. 1135, or whitehalltownship.org.


Parkview and Cementon pools are open for the 2022 season.

The pools are available to Whitehall Township residents only. Proof of identification is required.

Because of a shortage of lifeguards, the pools are open on a rotating basis.

Parkview Pool is open noon-7 p.m. Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Cementon Pool is open noon-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Cementon Pool will be closed the week of the Cement Belt Fair - June 27-July 2.


Is your organization planning an event to be held in Egypt or Cementon? To have information about the event published in this column, email the details to me at sassamanm@gmail.com.