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Concordia Lutheran Preschool to host spaghetti dinner Jan. 28

Lower Macungie Library hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The book drop is open 24/7. The library now offers notary service.

There will be a Penguins and Polar Bears story time 10:30 a.m. Jan. 21 for ages 2-6 years. There will be stories, songs and rhymes as well as a take home craft.

There will be a Build It! Block Party for ages 2-6 years 10:30-11:15 a.m. Jan. 26.

Creation Station Crafts for ages 2 and up will be held 6:30-7:15 p.m. Jan. 23.

There will be a Homeschool Hour for kindergarten through fifth grade students 2 p.m. Jan. 24. This month’s class will be block building.

The Builders Club for grades K-5 will be held 6:30-7:15 p.m. Feb. 13.

AARP Tax-Aide Appointment Scheduling Day is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 26.

Lower Macungie Library Night at the Phantoms will be Jan. 28.

“Get In The Game,” an evening of board games for all ages, will be held 6:30 p.m. Jan. 30.

The Lower Macungie Library Book Club book for 10:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 1 is “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane” by Lisa See. The book club meets virtually.

Teen Book Tasting for grades 6-12 will be held 10:30 a.m. Feb. 11. This is an opportunity to explore new genres and preview book titles. Dessert will be available.

There are many toddler and preschool story times. Check the website for dates and times.

For more information on library events, visit the website www.lowermaclib.org or call 610-966-6864.

It’s back! Concordia Lutheran Preschool will hold its annual spaghetti dinner 4-8 p.m. Jan. 28 with seating times from 4-7 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased by calling the church office at 610-965-3265.

The next meeting for the Lower Lehigh AARP will be held noon Feb. 2 in the lower level of Macungie Memorial Hall. For more information, contact Dot at 610-967-3284.

The Lower Macungie Township Senior Citizens will meet noon Feb. 7 and 21. At the Feb. 7 meeting, Ted Moyer will give a talk on historic Bethlehem.

For information on Lower Macungie Garden Club events, go to LMGC2.shutterfly.com or email lmgctoday@yahoo.com.

Tom Yurasits will present a magic and illusion show 2-2:45 p.m. March 18 at the Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road. Registration is available online at lowermac.com.

The Lower Macungie Township building is open for business. Staff is available by phone 610-966-4343 or email info@lowermac.com for information.

Open gym is available at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center. Residents must purchase an annual membership to use the gym.

Lower Macungie Township offers many programs for adults and children. For more information, go to http://www.lowermac.com/recreation/activities-programs/. Classes include adult yoga and dance, baking classes, Kindermusik, Safesitter and children’s sport classes.

The Lower Macungie Community Center is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Staff will be available by phone 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday at 610-966-6924. Updates will also be posted on Facebook and www.lowermac.com.

Winter yard waste center hours for January and February are noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Yard waste permits are required for drop-off. The center is located at 5536 Indian Creek Road, Macungie.

Matt, Ben and I were discussing music over dinner last week. With the death of icons such as Christine McVie, some of the older rock songs have been getting more attention lately. Ben said he liked the oldie “Landslide” by Fleetwood Mac. I said, “Hey, watch what you’re calling an oldie. It’s younger than I am.” Ben replied, “You guys aren’t old …” to which Matt said, “Oh, that’s sweet” and Ben finished his sentence “ … yet.”

The next township column will be published Feb. 15; copy deadline is Feb. 9.