Volunteer Round-Up Week of December 4

THIS WEEK'S VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, Greater Lehigh Valley needs volunteers (age 21+) to step up to the "wheel" and drive cancer patients to scheduled treatments. "Road to Recovery" drivers must have a valid driver's license, a good driving record, a reliable vehicle and proof of insurance, complete a background check [...]

National Museum of Industrial History Hosting Holiday Train Display and Events

The National Museum of Industrial History is kicking off the holiday season with a special train display and events highlighting the history of railways in the region.  From December 10th through December 31st the Museum will host a large display of 1/2” scale model railroad stations featuring Phillipsburg, West Portal, Easton, Freemansburg, and Bethlehem as [...]

Local Non-Profit announces its 95th Library in its 18th Country

Children’s Library Opens in Zambia Judith’s Reading Room, a local literacy nonprofit organization founded in 2010 recently announced that it opened its 95th library in the world in its 18th country. The Mukwashi Trust School, serving 385 children in grades Pre-K through 9th, near Lusaka, Zambia is the latest recipient of a custom, hand-picked collection [...]

Feel Good Holiday Stories Unfold at Lehigh Valley Mall

Photo by KYW-CBS Channel 3 Whether you prefer wagging tails or warm hearts, Lehigh Valley Mall shoppers are in for a treat! This Sunday, December 4th, join the Mall as they bring back two cherished holiday events: Caring Santa and Pet Photo Night. That morning from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., children with [...]

Kids Can Meet the Just Born PEEPS® Chick This Saturday at Christkindlmarkt

Make your holiday sweeter than ever with a trip to see St. Nick and the Just Born Quality Confections PEEPS® Chick Mascot at Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem this year. For two days only - Dec. 3 and 10 - the PEEPS® Chick will make appearances at the holiday marketplace, located at PNC Plaza at SteelStacks, from 12-4 [...]

Martin Sexton & Rob Stoneback Big Band Coming to Musikfest Café

This winter will get off to a hot start at SteelStacks, when singer-songwriter Martin Sexton and the popular Rob Stoneback Big Band perform at the ArtsQuest Center’s Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling this December. Tickets for the shows are on sale at www.steelstacks.org and 610-332-3378. On Dec. 10, 7:30 p.m., the Musikfest Café is pleased [...]

Volunteer Round-Up Week of November 27

THIS WEEK'S VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY CAMELOT FOR CHILDREN, INC., Allentown needs volunteers to help wrap gifts at gift wrap booths at the Lehigh Valley Mall or at Sands Outlets in Bethlehem from 12/2 through 12/24.  Make this a fun event with your family, friends, and co-workers.  Spread Holiday Cheer while you wrap [...]

Muhlenberg College ‘New Visions’ Festival Nov. 30 – Dec. 4

Two talented Muhlenberg College senior directing students will present their work in Muhlenberg Theatre & Dance's "New Visions Directors' Festival: Falling," Nov. 30 – Dec. 4. The evening includes 19th century playwright Oscar Wilde's "Salome," based on the biblical tale of the beheading of John the Baptist, and 20th century playwright Sam Shepard's ominous exploration [...]

Breakfast with St. Nicholas Returns to Christkindlmarkt

Photo by Craig Roberts ’Tis the season for all things jolly in the Christmas City. Christkindlmarkt’s annual Breakfast with St. Nicholas is back with more holiday fun than ever, so put on your Christmas sweater, throw on your boots and bring the children and grandchildren to SteelStacks. Tickets for the event, which takes place [...]

Volunteer Round-Up Week of November 20

THIS WEEK'S VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY ALLENTOWN RESCUE MISSION needs volunteers for “Thanks for Giving Food & Supply Drive.”  Help sort and put donated items into the pantry.  Times of need are 9am-noon and 1-4pm Monday11/21, Tuesday11/22, and Wednesday 11/23.  Call Deirdre Federico, 610-740-5500 x22, dfederico@armpa.org. ALLENTOWN YMCA needs volunteers to help with [...]