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April 10

Food Trucks in the Park! is scheduled 4-8 p.m. at Macungie Memorial Park, 50 N. Poplar St., Macungie. Also April 24.

The Lower Macungie Garden Club will host master gardener Steve Fluharty who will share how to grow new plants from cuttings 1-3 p.m. For details, visit LMGC2.shutterfly.com or email lmgctoday@yahoo.com.

April 12

Grace Lutheran Church, 28 W. Main St., Macungie will hold a free community meal 4-5:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. A takeout option also will be available. The meal will include a chicken patty, tater tots, green beans, roll and butter and dessert.

April 13

Second Harvest Food Bank will host its Empty Bowls fundraiser 6-10 p.m. at the organization’s warehouse, 6969 Silvercrest Road, Nazareth. There is a cost for tickets. The evening will include music performances and an auction. The menu will feature produce grown at The Seed Farm located in Upper Milford Township. Visit the website https://www.theseedfarm.org/events for details.

An indoor yard sale 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury Township, 1707 Church Road, Allentown. If interested in a table, call 484-456-1148.

An indoor craft show will be held 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Macungie Memorial Park, 50 N. Poplar St., Macungie.

The Salisbury Township Environmental Committee is sponsoring a tree planting event and volunteers are needed. Everyone will meet 9 a.m. at Lindberg Park for assignments. Contact Michelle Lopez at mlopez@salisburylehighpa.gov for details.

April 17

The Emmaus Historical Society’s program will be held 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Emmaus. The program is titled: “History of Jefferson School, Part 1” and will be presented by Jim Schwar. The program is free to the public. Refreshments will be served after the program.

April 18

Lehigh Valley Health Network will offer the free virtual session “Empowered Relief Training for Patients” for those living with chronic pain 6-8 p.m. Participants will develop a personal plan for pain relief. The course is open to those 18 years and older. Attendees will be emailed a link to the virtual class including instructions on logging into the class. Participants will need a computer or smart device and speakers to listen to the session. Registration is available online. Visit the LVHN website for additional details.

April 19, 20

The Friends of the Emmaus Public Library will host the 24th annual Spring Used Book Sale at the library, 11 E. Main St., Emmaus. A ‘Friends-Only’ preview night is scheduled 6-8 p.m. April 19. ‘Friends’ memberships will be available at the door for a fee. The public sale is scheduled 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 20 with the popular ‘Brown Bag Blowout’ set for 2-3 p.m. Shoppers fill a brown paper or other recyclable grocery bag with as many books at they can for a small fee. Cash and checks will be accepted for purchases. In addition to books, items for sale traditionally include puzzles, DVDs and CDs. Proceeds benefit the Emmaus Public Library. Visit the library website, www.emmauspl.org for additional details or stop by the front desk at the library.

Emmaus Lioness Lions 26th annual creative basket party at St. John’s UCC, 139 N. Fourth St., Emmaus, 4-7 p.m. April 19 and 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 20. Bring an unexpired canned good to this walk through event and you will receive an extra ticket to win. Event includes a bake sale, 50/50 drawing and lottery ticket wreath raffle. Follow them on Facebook for updates at Emmaus LIoness Lions Club.

April 20

Miller-Keystone Blood Center will hold a blood drive 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Macungie Institute, 510 E. Main St., Macungie. Visit www.macungieinstitute.com for information.

Concordia Lutheran Preschool will hold an Earth Day Clothes Recycling Event 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, 2623 Brookside Road, Macungie. Needed items include new and gently used clothing, shoes, coats, bedding and towels.

Earth Day cleanups are scheduled in Lower and Upper Milford townships and Emmaus borough. Visit www.lowermilford.org, www.uppermilford.net and/or www.emmauspa.gov for details.

April 21

The Upper Milford Historical Society will host an open house 1-4 p.m. at the Upper Milford Township municipal building, 5671 Chestnut St., Emmaus. Visit the website www.uppermilford.org for details.

Bingo at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eastern Salisbury Township, 1707 Church Road, Allentown. Doors open 1 p.m.; games begin 2 p.m. For more information, call 610-866-1611.

April 26

Second annual STEAM Night at The Hillside School, 2697 Brookside Road, Macungie, 5:30-6:30 p.m. The event highlights students’ projects across science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics disciplines.

April 27

Wildlands Conservancy will host a daytime camp out 10 a.m. to noon at Trexler Nature Preserve, 4935 Orchard Road, Schnecksville. Participants will learn how to pitch a tent, start a campfire and other basic skills needed to survive a night outdoors. The event is free, however, space is limited and registration is required. Email Arianna Kohler at AKohler@wildlandspa.org with questions about the event.

“Cruisin’ for a Groovin’ Gala” to benefit Camelot for Children 6-10 p.m. at the America on Wheels Museum, Allentown. The fundraiser benefits children with special needs. For more information, sponsorship opportunities or to purchase tickets, visit https://groovingala.givesmart.com.

The Great Macungie Cleanup will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers and local Boy Scouts will pick up litter and trash at sites in and around the borough. Visit the website https://cleanup.keeppabeautiful.org/ for information.

April 28

A cash bingo to benefit the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley will be held 1 p.m. at Macungie Memorial Hall. Doors open 11:30 a.m.

May 2, 3, 4

The Friends of the Lower Macungie Library will host the Spring 2024 Book Sale at the library, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie. A ‘Friends-Only’ preview night will be held 5-7:30 p.m. May 2. Memberships will be available at the door for a fee. The public sale will be held 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 3 and May 4. The bargain bag sale starts 2:30 p.m. May 4. Items for sale will include fiction and nonfiction books, children’s books and other media. For additional details, visit the library website at www.lowermaclib.org.

May 5

Pink Pumpkins Coins 4 Chemo bingo at the Alburtis Area Community Center, 220 W. Second St., Alburtis. Doors open 10:30 a.m.; bingo starts noon. Event includes cash prizes, raffle baskets and more. Get your tickets ahead of event for a discounted price at PPC4C.org.

May 7

Lower Macungie Community Day is scheduled 4-8 p.m.

The Crazy Quilters Quilt Guild meets 6;30 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 4601 Tilghman St., Allentown. Guest speaker Barbara Dann of Alleycat Quilts, who is celebrating her 25th anniversary in the quilting business, will present a live lecture and trunk show. Visitors should arrive between 6:30-6:45 p.m. There is a small fee for nonmembers. Visit www.crazyquilters.org for more information.

May 11, 12

The Seed Farm will host its annual spring plant sale at the farm, 5854 Vera Cruz Road, Emmaus, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 11 and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 12. The sale features a wide variety of plants, including vegetable, herb and flower plants grown at the farm without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides.

May 16

The Macungie Farmers Market opens for the season 4-7 p.m. The market is located along Lumber Street, just off Main Street, in Macungie borough.

June 2

Kiwanis Club of Emmaus’ 49th annual Pancake and Sausage Festival 8 a.m. to noon at the Emmaus Fire Co. #1, Sixth and Broad streets, Emmaus. Event includes all you can eat pancakes, raffles, music and mascots. Children age 8 and under enjoy breakfast for free. For tickets, visit www.emmauskiwanis.org.

June 8

The Emmaus High School Class of 1969 will celebrate 55 years with a reunion 7-11 p.m. at Emmaus Fire Company #1 50 S. Sixth St., Emmaus. There is a cost and reservation deadline is May 1. For additional information, email ehsclassof69@ptd.net or text 484-951-8138.

June 30

Old Zionsville United Church of Christ will host the annual Dillingersville School House service 10:30 a.m. at the school house, 7226 School House Lane, Lower Milford Township. The Heidelberg Brass Band will present a polka service.