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NORTH WHITEHALL: Union Lutheran Church offers manger scene open house


Special to The Press

Union Lutheran Church, Schnecksville, welcomes the public to a display of manger scenes 3-7 p.m. Dec. 3, and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 4.

Crafts will be available for kids of all ages, a variety of musical performances will lend a nice holiday atmosphere, and light refreshments will be provided.

The church will be accepting donations for community food pantries.


Union United Church of Christ, Neffs, will celebrate Lights in the Grove from 3-5 p.m. Dec. 3.

Hot chocolate and snacks will provide warmth. Live Christmas music and crafts for everyone will be available.

Children are invited to bring Letters to Santa, or they can write them at the event.

The lights will be lit for everyone to enjoy throughout December.

The church invites people to bring hats, gloves and scarves for the Sixth Street Shelter, Allentown.

Rain date is Dec. 4.


Copeechan Fish and Game Club, 4460 Washington St., Schnecksville, invites children to have breakfast with Santa 9-11 a.m. Dec. 4.

Festivities continue until 1 p.m.

There is a fee for the event, but kids under age 5 are admitted free.

Call 610-735-2074 for information.


The Schnecksville Fire Company regrets it will have to cancel the Nov. 27 breakfast due to shortage of workers.

Organization would like to have its next breakfast Jan. 29, 2023.


The 2023 edition of the Save Around/Enjoy the city book is now available at the Parkland Community Library.

A project of the Friends of PCL, the books include money saving coupons for grocery shopping, dining, rental cars, area attractions, retail, services, recreation sites and more.

Examples include America on Wheels, Legoland, The Crayola Experience and Crystal Cave.

Food coupons range from McDonald’s, KFC, and TGI Fridays, to The Udder Bar and lots more.

All profits are used to supplement the library services of PCL.

A mobile app for your phone provides instant savings wherever you go.

The books make great gifts for anyone or any special occasion.

Editions for places outside the Lehigh Valley are available which can be gifts for out-of-town families and friends.

Call Lorna at 610-395-4881 for information on the books from other regions.