Local high school string quartet to join touring Beatles vs. Stones show on Allentown stage

When the touring show Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown comes to the Miller Symphony Hall on November 30, the Liberty High School (Bethlehem) String Quartet will have the privilege of joining the professional musicians on stage to add some orchestral texture to the evening. LHS seniors Vivian Wong, Man Ngyuen, junior Julia Zheng and freshman Angela Rhee will join the bands for the songs "Eleanor [...]

Miller-Keystone Blood Center and Phantoms Charities Announce Bleed Orange High School

In partnership with the Phantoms Charities, officials at Miller-Keystone Blood Center (MKBC) have announced the 2017-2018 Bleed Orange High School Donor Recruitment Campaign, presented by Wegmans. “This collaboration with Phantoms Charities and Wegmans is designed to increase donations and engage high school student blood donors in Lehigh and Northampton counties,” says Michael McShane, Senior Director, [...]

Celebrate Hope with Miller-Keystone Blood Center

Miller-Keystone Blood Center is pleased to invite Lehigh Valley Happening to our next Celebrate Hope event, where we will be reuniting a local transfusion recipient with some of the actual blood donors responsible for saving her life. In 2003, Megan Bower of Allentown –then a young mother with children aged 4 and 1 – developed [...]

Blood Donors Needed to Bolster Texas Blood Supplies

Officials at Miller-Keystone Blood Center (MKBC) today confirmed that they are accepting blood donations to bolster blood supplies in the Texas region ravaged by Hurricane Harvey, now Tropical Storm Harvey. “Over the past several days, Harvey has caused mass destruction and forced evacuations throughout Houston and the surrounding region,” said Debra Otto, Director of Donor [...]

The Dives are Ready to Rock Easton

New York City based nationally renowned power pop rock band, THE DIVES, featuring Evan Stanley, is set to headline Easton’s new music venue, One Centre Square, on Fri. Sept. 29 from 10pm to 12:45am. Fans will have the opportunity to Meet-and-Greet with the band after the show for photos and autographs. THE DIVES are front [...]

Aquatic Body Therapy

A warm water Aquatic Body Therapy, pool opened this month in Coopersburg! This therapy is also known as Watsu. Simply being in warm water has long been known to relieve pain and reduce stress. Now, in addition to the benefits of simply being in the water, there is a healing modality that is similar to [...]

Volunteer Round-Up Week of July 2nd

THIS WEEK'S VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem is looking for volunteers for Musikfest from 8/4-8/13.  This is a volunteer-run festival, so they are counting on you to keep it “the best fest in the land.”  Various shifts and many ways to volunteer are available.  Age minimum is 16 years or 14 with [...]

Volunteer Round-Up Week of June 25th

THIS WEEK'S VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY ALLENTOWN RESCUE MISSION, Allentown is looking for volunteers to help plan their “Thanks for Giving” Food and Supply Drive.”  This is a major fall event, and you can help by serving on a committee, keeping event meeting agendas and minutes, overseeing event logistics and details, making sure [...]


Photo credit: South Italy Imports Raise a toast to summer as the popular SangriaFest returns to SteelStacks in Bethlehem Sat., July 15. Tickets for the festival, which sold out in its inaugural year, go on sale today at noon at steelstacks.org and 610-332-3378. At SangriaFest, attendees sample 10 different sangrias, all made with [...]