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Coplay: Coplay Garden Club set to meet Sept. 29

Coplay Garden Club will next meet 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St.

A garden tip: Now is a great time to plant new perennials and shrubs. They have a better chance to establish themselves during the milder fall months than in spring.


Stereotype will perform Sept. 30 at Coplay Saengerbund, 205 S. Fifth St.

Doors open 5 p.m.


A note from the borough public works department: Brush pickup for 2022 ends Sept. 30, leaves will be picked up Oct. 1-Dec. 30, and grass will no longer be collected.

There is a drop-off location at 1 Bridge St. The drop-off hours are 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

If you have a street department question, call Paul at 610-262-8378.


Reminder: If you reserved tickets for shepherd’s pie dinners, your pickup is 4-6 p.m. Oct. 1 at St. John’s Lutheran Church. This is a free dinner, with donations requested. Proceeds will benefit the church renovation fund.

Orders were due by Sept. 25.

For further information, call Karen at 610-653-2816.


The Coplay Borough Park and Recreation Committee is planning to hold a craft fair event 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 1 and 2 at the Coplay Parkway pavilion.

Call Tiffany at cb.craft.vendors@gmail.com for more information.


If your pet has been misbehaving, St. John’s may have the remedy. It is holding its annual blessing of the animals service 2 p.m. Oct. 2 in the parking lot by the church.


Coplay Saengerbund’s heritage committee is planning to hold a Weinlesefest (grape dance) 3-6 p.m. Oct. 16. It is a celebration of the grape harvest and the making of new wine.

Music will be provided by the Emil Schanta Band.

There is an admission fee.


The Coplay Halloween parade is scheduled for 7 p.m. Oct. 18.

Coplay’s trick-or-treat night is 6-8 p.m. Oct. 28.


The Coplay Scholarship Fund Committee’s 2022 scholarship program is accepting applications for two $500 scholarships for high school seniors residing in Coplay who plan to attend a college, university, technical school or the police academy.

To apply, email billleiner@aol.com for an application.


Coplay Food Bank is open 8:30-10 a.m. the second Tuesday of every month. The food bank is located in the lower level of the municipal building, 98 S. Fourth St.

If unable to attend the Tuesday-morning time frame, call Jodi at 610-262-0928 to make other arrangements.


The American Club of Coplay has restarted its monthly hoagie sales. Options include regular or tuna hoagies or ham and cheese or tuna sandwiches.

Call 610-261-2884 to order, or order online via email at americanclub@rcn.com.


Coplay Athletic Club is seeking new and renewal members. A gym membership costs $90 per year and $80 for renewals.

The gym is located on the second floor of the municipal building.

Email coplayac@gmail.com for membership information.


To have an announcement or to share something in this column, email billleiner@aol.com or text 610-751-2745.