December 6, 2013
All December Long!
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Make it a Very Merry Movie-thon with all your favorite holiday titles
Choose from 2 different gift sets to suit your family's taste. From Santa Claus to Shrek, the Original Christmas Classics and DreamWorks Holiday Collection are meant to be shared with family and friends.
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1. Shared Air and Surface
Flu illness levels increase in winter because people spend more time indoors, sharing more space with others, touching more surfaces, and breathing more “shared” air. The high occupant density and the proximity of passengers in small spaces increase the chance of coming into contact with someone with flu. Reduce your chances by avoiding contact ...
Where: Lehigh Valley Mall 250 Lehigh Valley Mall, Morning Call Event Court, WhitehallWhen: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (8:30 - 10am Saturday & 7:30 - 9am Sunday)Who: Children and Families of All AgesHow: Call Bravo! (610) 266-4050 for Breakfast with Santa reservations. Kidgit’s members receive an extra special gift. Participants are encouraged to RSVP for the Caring Santa event at Lehigh Valley Mall by going to www.CaringSanta.com.Cost: FREE
Where: Allentown Parkway (GPS: 1700 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Allentown)When: 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM (Closed Christmas Day)Who: AnyoneHow: Just show up to drive throughCost: $10 per vehicleFor more info: http://www.lightsintheparkway.com/
Where: Firefly Bookstore, 230 W. Main Street, kutztownWhen: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: Free to attendFor more info: http://www.fireflybookstore.com/
Where: Civic Theatre of Allentown, 527 N 19th Street, AllentownWhen: 7:00 PM (Sunday at 2pm)Who: AnyoneHow: Purchase tickets online or at the box officeCost: $26/adults, $12/under 12For more info: http://www.civictheatre.com/category/live-theatre/
Where:Let's Play in a Book, 379 Main St., EmmausWhen: 11:00 AMWho: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: Free to attendFor more info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Kutztown High SchoolWhen: 4:00 PM (Sunday at 2pm)Who: AnyoneHow: Call for tickets 610.683.7725 or email email@example.comCost: $15/adult, $10/child (10 and under)
Where: Kutztown Middle SchoolWhen: 7:00 PM (2pm Sunday; doors open 30 mins prior to shows))Who: AnyoneCost: $12.00/ticket (includes show and post performance "tea party".)For more info: http://www.rimdco.com/#!snowwhite/ciej
Where: Pines Dinner Theatre, 448 North 17th Street, AllentownWhen: See website for specific times: Matinees: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday; Evenings: Friday, SaturdayWho: AnyoneHow: Purchase tickets online or at the theatreCost: $48.50/adult, $20/child, prices include dinner (less for show only)For more info: https://www.pinesdinnertheatre.com/index.html
Where: WK&S Railroad, KemptonWhen: Story Time with Mrs. Claus: 6:30pm 12/6; Santa Claus Special 12/7 & 12/8 hourly 11am - 3pmWho: AnyoneHow: Reservation is required for Story Time 610-756-6469; Purchase tickets online.Cost: Story Time: Adults $15.00, Children (3-11) $10.00, Ages 2 & Under $5.00; Santa: $10, $2 Ages 2 & underFor more info: www.kemptontrain.com
Where: Charles A. Brown Ice House, 56 River Street, BethlehemWhen: check website for specific timesWho: AnyoneHow: Purchase tickets onlineCost: $12 - $20/ticketFor more info: http://www.123pyt.org/Season.aspx
Where: DeSales UniversityWhen: See website for specific dates and timesWho: AnyoneHow: Purchase tickets onlineCost: $21 - $26/personFor more info: http://www.desales.edu/default.aspx?pageid=638#1
Where: Liberty Bell Museum, 622 W. Hamilton Street, AllentownWhen: Monday - Saturday 12:30, 1:30 & 2:30pmWho: AnyoneHow: Just show up.Cost: FreeFor more info: http://libertybellmuseum.org/pip-the-mouse
Where: SteelStacks, BethlehemWhen: 5:30, 6:30 & 7:30pmWho: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: FreeFor more info: http://www.artsquest.org/free/
Where: PA Farm Show Complex, 2300 North Cameron Street, (Cameron & Maclay Sts.), HarrisburgWhen: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM (Sunday 10a - 4p)Who: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: $7/ticket, Children under 12 are free (must be with a paying adul)For more info: http://www.pachristmasshow.com/index.html
Friday, December 6 through Thursday, December 12 - 2012 Holiday Train Exhibit at America On Wheels Museum
Where: 5 North Front Street, AllentownWhen: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed Monday, opens at noon Sunday)Who: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: $8/adult, $4/ages 6 - 16, 5 and under freeFor more info: www.americaonwheels.org
Where: Spring and Main Streets, BethlehemWhen: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM (Thurs & Sun 11am - 6pm)Who: AnyoneHow: Just show up or purchase tickets onlineCost: $9/single day (13+)/$15/season pass; $5/single day (6-12)/$10/season pass; 5 and under freeFor more info: For more information on Christkindlmarkt and all of Bethlehem’s holiday attractions, visit www.christmascity.org.
Where: Main Street, BethlehemWhen: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM (Sunday 11 - 6 (everyday 12/27 - 12/29))Who: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: Free
Where: Reading Public MuseumWhen: 4:00 PMWho: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: $7 for adults (18-59) and $5 for children, seniors and students w/ID. Members and children 3 and under free.For more info: http://www.readingpublicmuseum.org/calendar/index.php
Where: Historic Joanna Furnace, 2 Mark Bird Lane, Elverson off of Route 10. DirectionsWhen: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: $5/adult, Kids 12 and under freeFor more info: http://www.haycreek.org/festivals.htm
Where: Gring's MillWhen: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Open Wednesday - Sunday, Closed 12/24 & 12/25)Who: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: $5/car
Where: 782 Christmas Village Rd, BernvilleWhen: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Sat 5:30 - 9:30, Sun 5:30 - 9 Everyday after Thanksgiving)Who: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: $9/adult, $7/child (4-10), 3 and under freeFor more info: http://www.koziarschristmasvillage.com/home.html
Where: Triangle Parking lot in Downtown QuakertownWhen: 7:00 PMWho: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: FreeFor more info: www.quakertownalive.com
Where: Reading Community Players, 403 N. 11th Street, ReadingWhen: 7:30 PMWho: AnyoneHow: Purchase tickets online or call 610.375.9106Cost: $10/personFor more info: http://www.readingcommunityplayers.com/
Where: PA Playhouse, Illicks Mill Road, BethlehemWhen: 8:00 PM (Sunday at 3pm)Who: AnyoneHow: Purchase tickets onlineCost: $19 - $22/personFor more info: http://www.paplayhouse.org/
Where: Alpha Omega Players, 301 East First Street, BirdsboroWhen: 8:00 PM (3PM Sunday)Who: AnyoneHow: For reservations call 610-404-4844Cost: Adults $22.00 Children (12 & under) $15.00For more info: http://www.alphaomegaplayers.org/
Where: Touchstone Theatre, 321 E. 4th Street, BethlehemWhen: 8:00 PM (2pm Sunday)Who: 6+How: Purchase tickets onlineCost: $25/adult, $15/students&seniors; Every Thursday is "pay what you will at the door"For more info: http://www.touchstone.org/our-productions/current-season/
Where: Hawk Mtn Sanctuary, 1700 Hawk Mountain Rd., Kempton.When: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PMWho: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: Free to enterFor more info: http://www.hawkmountain.org/events/events~default.aspx
Where: Macungie Christian Community, 126 S. Church St, MacungieWhen: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: FreeFor more info: http://www.theclosetofhope.com/
Where: Northampton Community College Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. 3rd Street, 4th Floor, Bethlehem, PA 18015.When: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Kids and thier grown upsHow: Register by calling 610-861-5526Cost: FREEFor more info: http://copsnkidslv.org/whats_happening.html
Where: World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St, PhiladelphiaWhen: 10:30 AM (Doors open at 10am)Who: AnyoneHow: Purchase tickets onlineCost: $10/person, under 1 is free
Where: SteelStacks - TD Community Stage, 101 Founders Way, BethlehemWhen: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PMWho: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: FREEFor more info: Peas & Qs is ArtsQuest's series just for families and kids! It's all about good, clean fun, as ArtsQuest presents some of the most talented musicians, magicians and clowns around! http://www.artsquest.org/family/
Where: Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans FerryWhen: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: $5/personFor more info: http://www.peec.org/programs/ecozone
Where: Reading Public Museum Planetarium, 500 Museum Rd., ReadingWhen: See website for exact timesWho: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: Prices for each show: Non-Members $7; Members $5For more info: http://www.readingpublicmuseum.org/calendar/index.php
- Children may make a cloth doll tree ornament and a pine cone bird seed ornament for the yard Father Christmas will visit between 12 and 3, Wassailing the Orchard at 1 and 3 (a Plantation Tradition). Textile, candlemaking, woodworking, and long rifle demos
Where: Ridley State Park, Media http://www.colonialplantation.org/contactus.html#DIRECTIONSWhen: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just show upCost: $10/adult, $8/child, 3 and under freeFor more info: http://www.colonialplantation.org/eventsandactivities.html
Where: Allentown Art Museum, 31 North Fifth Street, AllentownWhen: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: Sunday Museum entry is freeFor more info: http://www.allentownartmuseum.org/
Where: 1892 Public School Building, Whiteoak St & Normal Ave, KutztownWhen: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: Free
Where: Sovereign Center, ReadingWhen: 5:30 PMWho: AnyoneHow: Purchase tickets online or at the box officeCost: $29.50 - $49.50/personFor more info: www.sovereigncenter.com
Sunday, December 8 - Family Movie Night with Original Christmas Classics and/or DreamWorks Holiday Collection
Where: Your homeWhen: 7:00 PMWho: The whole family!How: Watch Rudolph, Frosty, Shrek and Alex as they get into the Christmas spirit. Both DVD gift sets available for purchase at http://www.walmart.com/ip/29156659Cost: DVD gift sets start at $19.94For more info: http://www.walmart.com/ip/The-Original-Christmas-Classics-Full-Fram...
Where: Hershey Theatre, 15 E. Caracas Avenue, HersheyWhen: Check website for specific timesWho: AnyoneHow: Purchase tickets onlineCost: start at $28/personFor more info: www.hersheytheatre.com
Where: Forrest Theatre, PhiladelphiaWhen: See website for specific dates and timesWho: Recommended ages 6+How: Purchase tickets onlineCost: $42 - $137+/personFor more info: http://www.kimmelcenter.org/broadway/
Where: 605 Strawberry Square, HarrisburgWhen: 10:15 AM (Saturday at 1pm)Who: AnyoneHow: Reserve your tickets onlineCost: $8/ticketFor more info: http://www.gamutplays.org/popcorn/season
Where: Fourth floor, room 403, Northampton Community College Fowler Family Southside Center, BethlehemWhen: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PMWho: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: FREE!For more info: Phone: 610-861-5526
Where: St. John's UCC Church, 1027 Church Street, Fogelsville (large white church across the street from St. John's ECC)When: 7:30 PM (Doors open at 7pm)Who: All moms of multiple birth children and anyone expecting multiples. Nursing and bottle-fed babies also welcome to attend meetings with their mother.How: Just show upCost: Membership dues are $30 annually; moms are welcome to attend two meetings for free before joining.For more info: www.mmlv.org
Where: Holy Trinity Church:514 3rd Ave, BethlehemWhen: 10:00 AMWho: Moms and their kidsHow: e-mail Gloria Gonsalves, VP Membership, at Gonsalves75@gmail.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about joining our chapter.Cost: FREE to meet the group! Annual dues are $25 per year and are due when you join.For more info: check out: http://sites.google.com/site/bethlehemmomsclub/
Where: Parade: starts at Fleetwood high school to Richmond Street, Main Street, Laurel Street and then Arch Street. Santa Breakfast: Fleetwood Community Center on Arch StreetWhen: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AMWho: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: $6/adult, $10/child including bracelet pass (a picture with Santa, a gift from Santa, access to the inflatable obstacle course, cookie decorating, and other craft activities)For more info: http://www.fleetwoodboro.com/
Where: PA German Cultural Heritage Center, KutztownWhen: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: FreeFor more info: https://sites.google.com/site/pagermanchc/calendar
Opportunities to build basic items to enjoy at home with Da Vinci Science Center educator and handyman Joe Schoenly. As they build, the visitors learn basic scientific and mathematical concepts. (3/8/2014)
Where: Da Vinci Science Center, 3145 Hamilton Blvd Bypass, AllentownWhen: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PMWho: 14 and underHow: Registration is recommended 484.664.1002, Ext. 121Cost: Museum entrance + $19.95/child; Museum fees: $11.95/adults, $8.95/child (4-12), 3 and under free
Where: 20 Wilderness Trail, Hamburg; 2650 Macarthur Rd, Whitehall; 1235 Martin Ct., BethlehemWhen: 10:00 AMWho: 3+ and a guardianHow: Registration required see websiteCost: FREE!For more info: www.lowes.com/buildandgrow
Where: World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street, PhiladelphiaWhen: 11:00 AMWho: Kids and their grown-upsHow: Purchase tickets online or just show upCost: $14/person (includes processing fee)For more info:FOR MORE INFO check: http://babylovesdisco.com/
Where: Dryland Church, 4415 Newburg Rd, NazarethWhen: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AMWho: MomsHow: Email Monika, our Membership VP, at email@example.com if you are interested in attending the meeting or to inquire about possibly joining the MOMS Club of NazarethCost: Attend first meeting FREE, join for $25/yearFor more info: http://momsclubofnazareth.webs.com/
Where: Oley, exact location will be given after initial contactWhen: 9:45 AMWho: Moms and children in the Fleetwood, Oley, and Brandywine school districts, and Temple/Laureldale areasHow: Let Denise, Membership VP 610-781-1305 or Oleyvalleymoms@gmail.com know you are coming.Cost: Free
Where: The Lutheran Home at Topton, One South Home Avenue, Topton (Children's Services Building)When: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: Parents and potential parents/foster parentsHow: Just show upCost: FREEFor more info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Address given upon registrationWhen: 10:30 AMWho: Moms and children in the Hamburg AreaHow: Jennifer @ email@example.comCost: Free
Where: ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, BethlehemWhen: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (10 - 6 on 12/31)Who: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: FreeFor more info: http://www.artsquest.org/peepsfest/
Where: Craoyla Factory, 30 Centre Square, EastonWhen: 12:00 PM - 7:00 PMWho: Kids and their grown upsHow: Purchase tickets onlineCost: $19.99/person
Where: Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center, North Cameron and Maclay Streets, HarrisburgWhen: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PMWho: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: Free to enter, $10 parkingFor more info: http://www.farmshow.state.pa.us/
Where: Godfrey Daniels, 7 East Fourth Street, South BethlehemWhen: 2:00 PMWho: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: $4.50/personFor more info: www.lvstorytellers.org
Where: Allentown Symphony, 23 N. 6th St., AllentownWhen: 7:00 PMWho: Anyone, but most suitable for 4-10 year olds.How: Purchase tickets onlineCost: $10 - $20/personFor more info: http://allentownsymphony.org/
Where: Muhlenberg College, Baker Theatre, 2400 Chew Street, AllentownWhen: 8:00 PM (2 & 8pm Saturday)Who: AnyoneHow: Purchase tickets onlineCost: $15/adult, $8/student
Where: Schauffer Auditorium, Kutztown UniversityWhen: Time: TBA (afterschool hours), Child must be available for Monday - Saturday of this week for audition, rehearsals and performanceWho: 5-18 year olds (children must be in kindergarten to participate)How: For Audition Information and Registration, please call 610-683-4092 or email firstname.lastname@example.orgCost: Free to audition
Where: Schaeffer AuditoriumWhen: 2:00 PMWho: AnyoneHow: Purchase tickets onlineCost: $12/personFor more info: http://www.kutztownpresents.org/
Where: Allentown Fairgrounds, Ag Hall, 302 North 17th Street, AllentownWhen: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Sunday 9-3pm)Who: AnyoneHow: Just show upCost: $7/13+, 12 and under are freeFor more info: http://www.allentowntrainmeet.com/
December 1 through the end of the Ski Season
Here are some of the rules from the Ski PA website:
"The 2013-2014 Pennsylvania 4th & 5th Grade Snowpass Program is a non-transferable and non-refundable document which entitles the 4th & 5th grader to whom it is issued to obtain their complimentary one-day lift ticket, subject to the terms and conditions (see SKI PA), at participating Pennsylvania Ski Resorts during the 2013-2014 season. The following resorts are participating for the 2013-2014 season (subject to ...
Here is a listing of Free Story Times in our area (See library websites for their specific dates and times)
Lehigh Libraries: Allentown Public Library (registration required), Lower Macungie Library, Parkland Community Library, Emmaus Library, Southern Lehigh Publick Library, Coplay Public Library, Hellertown Public Library, Northampton Area Public Library, Whitehall Township Public Library
Berks County Libraries: Brandywine Library, Kutztown Community Library, Fleetwood Community Library
Firefly Bookstore, 230 W Main Street, Kutztown: Saturday 1-2pm
Barnes and Noble: Tuesdays, 10am, 2960 Center Valley Parkway, Center Valley; Thursday & Friday, 10:30am, Saturday, 11am ...
Roller Motion, 1609 Trexlertown Road, Macungie; Friday 7-10pm, Saturday 1 - 3:30pm & 7 - 10pm, Sunday 1 - 3:30pm, Wacky Wed 5:30 - 8pm, Thurs 7:30 - 10pm; $7/Friday, Saturday and Thursday evenings, $6/Saturday afternoon, Sunday and Wednesday; Skate rentals $3
Skateaway Whitehall, Lehigh St. & Macarthur Rd, Whitehall; Friday 7-10pm $7, Saturday 11-1 $4, 2-5 $5, 7-10 $7, Sunday 2-5 $5, Wednesday 6-9 $5 (or item of the week - see website), Thursday 10a - 12 $3, Skate rentals $2
Fantasy Skate, 500 George St, Reading; Friday 7:00 ...
There's No Better Way to Eat Fresh!
Lehigh Farmer's Markets:
Allentown: 17th and Chew Street, Allentown. Year round: Thursday 9am - 8pm, Friday 8am - 8pm, Saturday 8am - 6pm http://www.fairgroundfarmersmkt.com/
Elias: 101 W Tilghman St Allentown. Year round: Monday - Saturday 8am - 8pm (610) 776-1030
Easton: Centre Square, Easton. May - October: Saturday 9am - 1pm Winter Mart, Nov - Apr Saturdays 9am - 1pm (518 Northampton Street) http://www.eastonfarmersmarket.com/
Saucon Valley, Water Street Park, Hellertown. May - November: Sunday 9am - 1pm http://www.svfarmersmarket.org/
Berks Farmer's Markets:
Shillington: 10 S. Summit Ave, Shillington. Year Round ...
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