Rep. Peter Schweyer, D-134th, will host an unclaimed property event 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at his district office, 1501 Lehigh St., Suite 206, Allentown. No appointments are needed for the event; however, residents are encouraged to contact the office and a staff member will help complete a search for unclaimed property over the phone. Unclaimed property may include closed bank accounts, uncashed checks, including paychecks, lost stocks and bonds, contents of safe deposit boxes, proceeds from demutualization of insurance companies and expired gift card/gift certificates, according to organizers. To contact the district office, call 610-791-6270.
Spring Fling presented by Macungie Town Beautification and The Macungie Institute 5-8 p.m. at The Macungie Institiute, 510 E. Main St., Macungie. Free photos with the Easter Bunny, free kids craft, plant sale, bake sale and local food truck are all part of the fun.
Candy scramble 11 a.m. at Grace Community Church, 1290 Minesite Road, Allentown, for ages one to 12. Children will be separated by age group. Bring a basket to collect all the goodies! Visit www.GraceCommunityAllentown.org or call 610-398-9250 for information.
A spring bazaar and soup sale will be held 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Peter’s Union Church, 7863 St. Peters Road, Macungie. Baked good, raffles, crafts and vendor merchandise will be offered. A light lunch will be available.
Family Promise of the Lehigh Valley Homecoming Gala fundraiser 5:30 p.m. at the Aster Event Center, 621 Grange Road, Allentown. For more information, visit www.fplehighvalley.org.
The Allentown Music Club program 2 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church, 1533 Springhouse Road, Allentown. Thomas Gilchrist, winner of the Dr. Albert Hofammann Scholarship for Young Pianist’s competition will be awarded $1,000 and will perform. The ensemble program will also feature The Flutations,The Quaranettes, The Asbury Praise Team and Sherman Cox, clarinetist. This program is free and is open to all music lovers. For more information, call 610-797-2582.
The Emmaus Garden Club will meet noon in Faith Presbyterian Church, 3002 N. Second St., Emmaus. Molly Schmaeling, site manager of the Rodale Institute Founders Farm will be the featured presenter. All are welcome.
Grief support group “Love Lives On” meets noon to 2 p.m. at The Macungie Institute, 510 E. Main St., Macungie. All are welcome; no RSVP required.
Grace Lutheran Church, 28 W. Main St., Macungie, will hold a free food distribution 2 to 4 p.m. Also April 12, 19 and 26. Signs will be posted regarding parking and which door to use to pick up food.
St. Peter’s Union Church, 7863 St. Peters Road, Macungie, will host a Maundy Thursday Worship Service 7 p.m. All are welcome.
St. Peter’s Union Church, 7863 St. Peters Road, Macungie, will host a Good Friday Worship Service noon. All are welcome.
Upper Milford Western District Fire Company No. 1 will host a free Easter Egg Hunt 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the station, 6341 Chestnut St., Zionsville. Fire truck tours, a coloring contest, pictures with the Easter bunny and raffle baskets will be offered as well.
The Vera Cruz Community Association will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt at Mystic Chain Park, rain or shine, starting promptly 1 p.m. The park is located at 3718 Main Road East. Weather permitting, the eggs will be placed on the lawn for the participants to find. In case of rainy weather, the egg hunt will be a drive-thru event. Come early.
The Mountainville/Alton Park Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt will be held 1:30 p.m. at Percy Ruhe Park. There are four age groups up to age 10 and special prize eggs.
The Allentown Garden Club will meet 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall at Emmaus Moravian Church, 146 Main St., Emmaus. The presentation will be on PHS, Gold Medal Plants. All are welcome.
Grace Lutheran Church, 28 W. Main St., Macungie, will hold a free community meal in the church fellowship hall 4 to 5:30 p.m. The menu is turkey barbecue, macaroni salad, chips and a dessert. Takeout meals will be available.
Cash bingo at Macungie Memorial Park, lower level, Route 100 and North Poplar Street, Macungie. Doors open noon. Games begin 1 p.m. Bingo benefits Friends of the Macungie Institute. For more information, call 610-966-7830.
April 21, 22
The Friends of the Emmaus Public Library will host the 23rd annual Spring Used Book Sale at Lower Macungie Middle School, 6299 Lower Macungie Road. A preview night for Friends members will be held 6-8 p.m. April 21. The public sale will begin 8 a.m. April 22 with a brown bag blowout 2 to 2:45 p.m. The sale includes children’s books, fiction and nonfiction books, puzzles and more. Purchases can be made by cash or check. Proceeds benefit the Emmaus Public Library. Visit the library website, www.emmauspl.org for additional details.
Free family movie night sponsored by Girl Scout Troop 6931 at the Macungie Institiute, 510 E. Main St., Macungie. Doors open 6:30 p.m.; movie begins 7 p.m. Snacks will be available for sale. The move will be “Puss In Boots The Last Wish.”
Local artisans and crafters fair at the Macungie Institute, 510 E. Main St., Macungie, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event includes handmade items by up to 65 local artisans and crafters. Friends of the Macungie Institute will sell hot dogs. There will also be a basket raffle with all proceeds going toward community events at the Macungie Institute.
The Friends of the Emmaus Public Library will host a bus trip to the Morgan Library and Museum in New York City. The bus will depart 8 a.m. from The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 3461 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. and return approximately 6 p.m. the same day. The trip includes a guided tour of the Morgan Library, as featured in the 2021 bestseller “The Personal Librarian,” lunch and sightseeing. There is a cost. Space is limited and reservations must be made by April 10. Proceeds benefit the Emmaus Public Library. Call 570-259-0200 with questions.
Macungie Flea Market 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. sponsored by the Friends of the Macungie Institute and Macungie Memorial Park (previously the Lions Club Flea Market) at Macungie Memorial Park, 50 N. Poplar St. Over 300 spaces for vendors. Free to the public.
May 13, 14
The Seed Farm, 5854 Vera Cruz Road, will host a spring plant sale 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 13 and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 14. A wide variety of vegetable, herb and flower plants will be available. For information, visit the website theseedfarm.org