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 [...]

POPULAR SANGRIAFEST RETURNS TO STEELSTACKS JULY 15

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 [...]

CYBER GAMBLING AWARENESS PROGRAM

The Center for Humanistic Change will be offering a fun, informative Cyber Gambling Awareness Program on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. This event is free and open to the public via pre-registration at www.thechc.org, then click on “event calendar”. Learn about how gambling “lights up” the brain like a drug and how, just like other addictions, [...]

CIRQUE IT! July 14-16, 2017

ArtsQuest, Touchstone Theatre and Zoellner Arts Center Collaborate CIRQUE IT! is a new three day festival showcasing the many faces of the circus arts involving internationally touring artists, visionaries and local artists on July 14-16, 2017. Centered on Bethlehem’s SouthSide and produced by ArtsQuest, Touchstone Theatre and Zoellner Arts Center, the free and low-cost shows [...]

LEGENDARY ROCK BAND CHICAGO HEADLINES MUSIKFEST AUG. 5

Band’s Concert in Bethlehem Part of 50th Consecutive Year of Touring Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Chicago, celebrating their 50th consecutive year of touring, will headline one of the largest music festivals in the nation when they perform, along with special guest Devon Gilfillian, at Musikfest on Aug. 5, 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the [...]

Premiere of All-ages Circus Production ‘Wild’

The circus is coming to Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre this summer — but don’t expect any elephants. “That’s not what circus is really about anymore,” says Noah Dach with a laugh.  “It’s about telling a story. And it’s about doing spectacular, amazing things like juggling, aerial acrobatics and magic.” Dach is the writer and director [...]

Volunteer Round-Up Week of June 18th

THIS WEEK'S VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM, Allentown is looking for summer volunteers (18+ years) to assist with a variety of fun activities at Summer Camp for children ages 6-12 on Tuesday through Friday for the weeks of July 11th (12:30-4pm), July 25th (8:30am-12pm), and August 1st (9am-12pm).   Volunteers will [...]

Downtown Easton Façade Grant Applications Now Available

In order to encourage rehabilitation of building façades and improve signage in the downtown business district, the Easton Main Street Initiative (EMSI) program announces the open application period for façade grant monies. EMSI has been awarded funds from the Keystone Communities Program, through the State of Pennsylvania’s Department of Community and Economic Development to assist [...]

Kutztown Folk Festival New Attractions for 2017

Celebrating its 68th year, the Kutztown Folk Festival showcases traditional Pennsylvania Dutch culture and continues to entice travelers from near and far with new events and features. The Kutztown Folk Festival announces a variety of new attractions for visitors to enjoy, including historic folklife presentations, an authentic Tinsmith Shop, 19-piece German Brass Band and functional [...]