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Feb. 24

1803 House fundraiser at Yergey Brewing, 235 Main St., Emmaus, 2-6 p.m. Event includes special ale brewed by Yergey Brewing, food provided by Why Not Burgerz! and acoustic sounds from Russ Rentler. A gift card board, lottery ticket board and 50/50 raffle will also be available.

Feb. 25

East Penn Restaurant Week opens and continues through March 2. A program of the East Penn Chamber of Commerce and the Emmaus Main Street Partners, the event highlights restaurants and eateries in and around Alburtis, Emmaus and Macungie boroughs and Lower Macungie and Upper Milford townships.

Feb. 27

Pharmaceutical executive Alfred Chester is scheduled to present a talk on the history of clinical trials in the black community 2 p.m. at the Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. Visit the website www.allentownpl.org for details and to register.

March 2

The Allentown Music Club will present a free concert 2 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church, 1533 Springhouse Road, Allentown. The theme will be “All the World’s a Stage” which is a tribute to Broadway. The performers are: Robert Torres, tenor, Stephen Molloy, tenor, Lynn German Long, mezzo-soprano, Monika Short, soprano and Jacqueline Ballerin, soprano. Piano accompanists are: Patricia Alercia, Jonathan Beitler, Shaumik Phadke and Santa Peters. The annual String Award sponsored by the National Federation of Music Clubs will be presented.

There will be a Hoppy Easter Craft and Vendor Show 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Macungie Memorial Hall in Macungie Memorial Park.

March 3

Alburtis Sportsmen’s Flea Market 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Alburtis Area Community Center, 220 W. Second St., Alburtis. Event incldes new and used fishing, hunting and trapping equipment and collectibles. There is a suggested donation and children under 12 are admitted at no charge. All proceeds will benefit Alburtis Boy Scout Troop 86. For information and table reservations call 610-762-9292 weekdays between 6-9 p.m.

March 8, 9

Emmaus Public Library will host its fourth annual Tee Time at the Library fundraiser 6 to 9 p.m. March 8 for those 21 and older and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 9 for families. There is a cost for tickets. Participants will play miniature golf throughout the library. Tickets are available online and at the library main desk. For information, call 610-965-9284.

March 9

The 17th annual SnowBlast Winter Arts Festival will be held throughout Emmaus borough noon to 4 p.m. The event will feature local artists, arts related vendors, live music, community art projects, ice sculpting, local food trucks and a variety of family-friendly events throughout downtown.

YWCA Bethlehem will present its annual pop-up prom shop 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Venture X, 306 S. New St., Suite 110, Bethlehem. New and gently used prom dresses will be available for purchase. Accessories including shoes, jewelry, evening purses and shawls will be offered as well. High school students and their families from throughout the Lehigh Valley are welcome. Proceeds benefit Y programs for teens, young women and seniors.

The Emmaus Lions Club presents “A Nite At The Races.” Test your luck as you try to predict the winner of actual past horse races. Tickets include a hot and cold buffet, chips, pretzels, snacks, coffee, soda, beer, wine and bottled water at the Alburtis Community Center, 220 W. Second St., Alburtis. Doors open 5 p.m.; first race runs 6:30 p.m. Contact Lion Don Kaufman for tickets at 610-776-7477 or email at drkcasper@gmail.com. The deadline to reserve a table (minimum of six people) is March 1.

March 10

Emmaus Main Street Partners and the Emmaus Historical Society host the annual Lucky Bucks Bingo fundraiser 2 to 5 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. Highlights include a basket raffle and cash prizes. There is a cost for tickets. Tickets are available at Emmaus Jewel Shop and David’s Electric and online at the website lehighvalleychamber.org.

March 17

Allentown’s 65th St. Patrick’s Day parade will be held 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. According to organizers, the parade will feature eight divisions and 10 pipe bands. Numerous school and community groups, clubs and organizations are expected to participate as marchers and more. The parade will form at the Allentown Fairground track near the Liberty and 19th streets gate.

May 11

The Seed Farm will host its annual spring plant sale at the farm, 5854 Vera Cruz Road, Emmaus. Also May 12. The sale features a wide variety of plants, including vegetable, herb and flower plants grown at the farm. All plants are grown without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides.