About Ernie Reed

Ernie Reed is publisher of Lehigh Valley Happening and owner of Lehigh Valley Advertising LLC, a local advertising agency specializing in helping small to medium sized businesses realize their marketing and branding goals. Ernie has degrees in journalism and marketing. For comments and suggestions email [email protected]

STEELSTACKS HOSTING INAUGURAL GO-KART GRAND PRIX ON FATHER’S DAY

It’s a high-speed, winner-takes-all race through the streets of SteelStacks as up to 30 teams compete in the first SteelStacks Grand Prix June 18. The event, presented by Lehigh Valley Grand Prix and ArtsQuest, includes four hours of fast-paced go-kart racing (noon-4 p.m.), fun family activities, food and more, making it the perfect event to [...]

Free Sensory-Friendly Children’s Film Series This Summer

Series focuses on providing welcoming environment for children with autism This summer, the nonprofit ArtsQuest is offering a free Sensory-Friendly Kids Film Series, geared toward children with autism, Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m., in the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas of the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks. The film series is designed to provide a welcoming environment and afternoon [...]

City of Bethlehem & ArtsQuest Announce Winners of New SouthSide Bike Rack Project

From a Bethlehem resident’s tribute to the Bethlehem Steel, to a coffee bar designed just for bicyclists, the City of Bethlehem will come alive this summer with seven vibrant, new bike racks installed throughout the SouthSide. The functional yet highly artistic racks were selected from the numerous entries received by the City of Bethlehem and [...]

Single Sisters Series: Songs For Sisters

Celebrating Creative Women of the Lehigh Valley Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites celebrates the creative women of the Lehigh Valley with Songs for Sisters, a one night only, coffeehouse-style concert on Thursday, June 15 from 6 to 8 pm on the second floor of the Single Sisters’ House. Paying tribute to the artistic Single Sisters [...]

Volunteer Round-Up Week of June 11th

THIS WEEK'S VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY ALLENTOWN RESCUE MISSION, INC., Allentown needs an organized, energetic volunteer to oversee one or both of their major fall events:  Spaghetti Dinner and the Thanks for Giving Food & Supply Drive.  Hold weekly meetings with committees; keep meeting agendas/minutes; oversee event logistics/details; ensure tasks are completed timely; [...]

A Tail of a Happy Home

Join Coldwell Banker Heritage Real Estate for the Homes For Dogs Project to drive awareness and adoptions to our furriest family members.  This event was one of the most successful projects that Coldwell Banker offices had across the country. What does the international real estate brand Coldwell Banker and the pet adoption website Adopt-a-Pet.com have [...]

Barenaked Ladies Performing June 19 as Part of Yuengling Summer Concert Series

GRAMMY nominated, chart-topping group Barenaked Ladies will rock SteelStacks June 19, 7:30 p.m., as part of the 2017 Yuengling Summer Concert Series. Tickets for the concert, which takes place at the Levitt Pavilion at the base of the former Bethlehem Steel blast furnaces, are $35 in advance and $39 day of show. Tickets are on [...]

Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley Announces Winners of 2017 Volunteer Challenge

The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley announced winners of the 2017 Volunteer Challenge at its annual fundraiser held at ArtsQuest SteelStacks in Bethlehem on May 16. The Volunteer Challenge is an invitation-only corporate competition in which company-sponsored teams conceive, design and complete projects for local nonprofit agencies. Projects are either self-selected by the organization [...]

Free Family Movie Series Begins June 7th

Series kicks off June 7, 7:30 p.m., with ‘Secret Life of Pets’ Families can relax under the stars while watching some of their favorite films during the free Levitt Pavilion Family Movie Series Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m., starting June 7. Highlights of the series include the critically acclaimed 3D computer-animated superhero comedy film “The LEGO Batman [...]

Volunteer Round-Up Week of June 4th

THIS WEEK'S VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY EQUI-LIBRIUM, INC., Nazareth is looking for volunteers (14+ years) to help with their Horse Summer Camps.  Equi-librium enables people with disabilities to ride horses and do horse related activities.  Side Helpers needed to walk next to the rider during riding lessons, as well as horse leaders and [...]