BETHLEHEM social calendar 1-26
BETHLEHEM CITY EXHIBITS: Hub Willson Paintings and Photography. Till Feb. 13. Rotunda Gallery, 10 E. Church St. Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday. Masks optional. Covid regulations enforced. Visit www.bfac-lv.org for more information. Upcoming: Printmakers Society of the Lehigh Valley members exhibition, Feb. 23 till March 30. Artist reception: 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 26.
CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE OF EASTERN PA: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Delta Hotels by Marriot (former Holiday Inn), 7336 Adrienne Dr., Breinigsville. Programs: March 7: Andy Waskie: The History of the Grand Army of the Republic; April 4: Unique Looks at the Strange, Unusual, and Comical Side of America’s 19th and Early 20th Century with Adam Shefts; May 2: Ron Kirkwood: Nurses/Women of Gettysburg Who Came to the Rescue at George Spangler Farm; June 6: “Mourning Customs and History” by Gretchen and James Kennedy. Information: Call 610-391-1000 or visit http://www.cwrteasternpa.org/calendar-1
LEHIGH VALLEY WRITERS GROUP: New York Times bestselling author Maria V. Snyder will serve as keynote speaker for the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group (GLVWG)’s 2023 Write Stuff Conference, one of the premier events for writers in the greater Lehigh Valley. The event is scheduled for March 23-25, at the Best Western Lehigh Valley Hotel, 300 Gateway Drive, Bethlehem. The Write Stuff will be a live, in-person event with virtual options available for individuals who are unable to attend. The Write Stuff is sponsored in part by the MFA Program in Creative Writing and Publishing at DeSales University.
The 3-day event will include 14 breakout sessions, a book fair, critique opportunities, a flash fiction contest, and plenty of networking.
Until January 29
Southside Arts District Winter Restaurant Week. Participating restaurants include Dinky’s Ice Cream Parlor, Roasted, Social Still, Bonn Place Brewing, ZEST bar + grille, The Flying V Poutinerie, The Colony Meadery, F&A Grog House and more. For more information, visit https://southsideartsdistrict.com/restaurant-and-retail-week/
Wednesday, January 25
Free Karaoke with Bobby James, 1 p.m. 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: call 610-437-3700 or visit https://lvactivelife.org/
Thursday, January 26
Lehigh Valley Pops Orchestra rehearsals, 9 to 10:30 a.m. Conductor: George Fennell. 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: call 610-437-3700 or visit https://lvactivelife.org/
Vocalist Cafe at Godfrey Daniels with Music Department students of Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts. 7 p.m. Reservations recommended; visit www.godfreydaniels.org
Friday, January 27
Elm Street Jazz Workshop rehearsals, 9 a.m. Director: Allan Meyerson. 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: call 610-437-3700 or visit https://lvactivelife.org/
January 27, 28, 29
1752 Apothecary (collections original to the site and medicinal garden) - and Moravian Museum of Bethlehem, Gemeinhaus tours. 3 p.m. Moravian Museum of Bethlehem, 66 W. Church St. Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites. Tickets: call 1-800- 360- tour or visit https://historicbethlehem.org/the-1752-apothecary-tour/
Saturday, January 28
Cops ‘n’ Kids Lehigh Valley- Let’s Discover You! We will read the books Already Beautiful by Kelly Harkcom and How Do You Fix a Bad Day? by Pam Cantone. Create a craft to learn how to pause, take a breath, and relax on a bad day. Age four and up. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cops ‘n Kids Reading Room. Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. Third St. Masks may be required. Information: visit http://copsnkidslv.org/
Saturday night dance with Country Dance. Nominal cost; light refreshments. 7 to 10 p.m. 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: call 610-437-3700 or visit https://lvactivelife.org/
Wednesday, February 1
Great Decisions Foreign Policy Lecture: “China’s Foreign Policy: China’s Push for Global Dominance” by Dr. Chris Herrick, professor emeritus of Political Science, Muhlenberg College, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Kirkland Village auditorium; Information: call 610-866-2655. Masks required, cost.
Free Karaoke with Bobby James, 1 to 2:30 p.m. 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Information: call 610-437-3700 or visit https://lvactivelife.org/
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