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June 19

A celebration of the National Negro Baseball League with the IronPigs is scheduled 7:05 p.m. at Coca-Cola Park, Allentown.

Emmaus Historical Society annual member appreciation picnic at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 510 Chestnut St., Emmaus, 5:30 p.m. This is a new location due to the extreme heat advisory. Entrees and drinks are provided by the society. Members are asked to bring an appetizer, side dish or dessert. Nonmember guests are welcome and asked for a fixed contribution which pays for 2024 membership dues. Call the office at 610-966-6591 to RSVP with the number attending and what type of appetizer, side dish or dessert you will bring.

June 20

The Friends of the 1803 House will host a fundraiser 5:30-8 p.m. at Stone Farm Cellars & Vineyard, 5831 Vera Cruz Road, Center Valley. There is a cost for tickets. Highlights include a lottery ticket wreath, a 50/50 raffle and performances by musician Hannah Violet. For tickets, call 484-264-8645. Tickets also will be sold at the door.

June 22

Upper Milford Western District Fire Company will host its “Kauffman’s” chicken barbecue takeout event 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or until sold out. Dinner includes half a chicken, baked potato, applesauce and dinner roll and will be available for pickup at the rear of the firehouse, 6341 Chestnut St., Zionsville. There is a charge for tickets. To purchase tickets in advance, call Rosie at 610-966-3367 or the fire company nonemergency number at 610-966-3541. Tickets will be available for purchase at the pick up location unless sold out.

June 25

Hivel Und Dahl Preservation Society quarterly meeting will be held 7 p.m. at the Upper Milford Township Building, 5671 Chestnut St., Zionsville. The program is “The Moving Traditions of the PA Germans.” Larry Roeder, editor of the Town and Country will present the program. Hear about the PA German traditions, superstitions and how they moved out of their home and into a new one. The program is free and all are welcome. For questions, email Isabel Miller at isbarmill@ptd.net.

June 27

The Upper Milford Historical Society will host a presentation by John Fegley titled “Exploring the Jasper Pits” 7 p.m. at the township building 5671 Chestnut St., Old Zionsville. Fegley will talk about the history of the Jasper pits and explain the importance they played in the lives of the Lenape. Doors open 6 p.m. for those who would like to browse the archives or visit the displays.

June 29

The Emmaus Garden Club extends an invitation to all for a garden tour where garden enthusiasts may stroll through nine beautiful, interesting and unique area gardens. The event will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and there is a cost for tickets. Tickets purchased in advance are discounted and all ticket sales are cash only. Lunch and a plant sale are included in the price of a ticket and are available only to ticket holders. A wide variety of plants will be available for purchase, most of which are from members’ gardens. The event will be held rain or shine. For additional details, visit emmausgardenclub.com or on Facebook.

MOPAR MADNESS of the Lehigh Valley will host a cruise night 5-8 p.m. in Emmaus Community Park, 1375 Shimerville Road, Emmaus. All makes and models of vehicles are welcome. Donations benefit the children’s charity Dream Come True. Cruise nights are weather permitting. Visit the Mopar Madness of the Lehigh Valley Facebook page for details.

Wildlands Conservancy and Lehigh Valley Health Network will host a free “Get Out For Wellness” walk 10 a.m. to noon at the Ironton Rail Trail, 3853 Chestnut Street, Whitehall. This is an all-ages event and participants should dress appropriately for the weather including comfortable footwear. The “Get Out For Wellness” series is designed to encourage outdoor exercise and movement. Registration is available through the website www.wildlands.org.

June 29-July 7

The Kutztown Folk Festival is held daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Kutztown Fairgrounds. The festival traditionally includes quilt exhibits, craft displays, artisan demonstrations, food, kids’ events and other attractions. Visit the website kutztownfestival.com for details.

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.

Join the Macungie Band at the Arts Pavilion at Emmaus Community Park 6 p.m. The park is located at 1330 Chestnut St., Emmaus. There are benches under the pavilion roof and also room for lawn chairs there and out in the shade of the park’s big trees. Associate Director Douglas Bolasky will conduct the concert.

July 2

Heather Andrews, also known as “the thoughtful gardener,” will talk about developing sustainable native pollinator habitats at the next meeting of the Emmaus Garden Club noon at Bethel Bible Fellowship Church, 418 Elm St., Emmaus. Participants are asked to use the entrance at the rear. Parking will be available at the church and at St. John’s UCC, 139 N. Fourth St., Emmaus. Andrews will share useful information and resources for making the case for municipal ordinances that are friendlier to nontraditional landscapes, including pollinator plantings and lawn-to-meadow designs. All are welcome. Light refreshments will be available.

July 8-14

St. John’s UCC, 139 N. Fourth St., Emmaus, invites anyone ages 4-14 to enjoy an exciting summer Vacation Bible School 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. “What A Mess!” will teach kiddos how Jesus deals with life’s messes while making a mess! VBS participants will make a special presentation at the 9:15 a.m. church service July 14.

July 13

MOPAR MADNESS of the Lehigh Valley will host a cruise night 5-8 p.m. at Emmaus Community Park, Shimerville Road. Also July 27. All cruise nights are weather permitting. All makes and models of cars are welcome to participate. Donations benefit the children’s charity Dream Come True. Visit the Mopar Madness of the Lehigh Valley Facebook page for details.

Aug. 25

The premiere screening and a gala celebrating the release of the local film “The Fries Rebellion” will be held 4-8 p.m. at the resort casino Wind Creek, Bethlehem. There is a cost for tickets. For information and/or to buy tickets visit the website www.Friesmovie.com.