Monday, November 19, 2012

This Week in Easton, November 19 to 22

This is a short work week for most folks, but that's definitely not the only thing to be thankful for. Several Easton traditions happen this week, including the annual pre-game bonfire, the 106th Easton Rovers versus the Phillipsburg Stateliners Thanksgiving Day game, and, looking ahead, the lighting of the newly refurbished Easton Peace Candle on Black Friday! Take your pick of events--we'll see you there!

Monday, November 19

Right to Education Task Force Meeting: 9:30 a.m. Intermediate Unit 20, 6 Danforth Drive, Forks Township. 610-515-6449

Easton Zoning Hearing Board meeting: 7 p.m. Easton City Hall, 1 South Third St., sixth floor.

Wilson Area School District Board meeting: 7 p.m. William P. Tollinger Administration Building, 2040 Washington Blvd., Wilson Borough.

Williams Township Land Preservation Board meeting: 7 p.m. Williams Township Municipal Building, 655 Cider Press Road, Williams Township.

Film Showing of "My Perestroika": 7 to 10 p.m.  Screening of the documentary following five Russians living in extraordinary times. Q&A with director Robin Hessman follows. Lafayette College, Oechsle Hall, High and Hamilton streets. 610-330-5120

Tuesday, November 20

Got Wood? : 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wood for this year's Easton pre-Thanksgiving Day football game bonfire can be dropped off today. No tree wood or treated wood will be accepted. Thank you! Drop off at the bonfire site, Easton Area High School, corner of 25th Street and William Penn Highway.

Duplicate Bridge: 11:30 a.m. Open Game. Temple Covenant of Peace, 1451 Northampton St.

Easton Redevelopment Authority meeting: 5:30 p.m. Easton City Hall, 1 South Third St., sixth floor.

Palmer Township Recreation Board meeting: 7 p.m. In the Palmer Library meeting room, at the Municipal Complex, 1 Weller Place (off of Newburg Road), Palmer Township.

Wednesday, November 21

Easton Thanksgiving Pregame Bonfire!: Festivities begin at 6 p.m., fire is usually lit around 6:30 p.m. Easton Area High School, corner of 25th Street and William Penn Highway. See you there!

Texas Hold'em: 7 & 9 p.m. Free. La Pazza, 1251 Ferry St. 610-515-0888 or

Schubert & Binder: 9 p.m. Colonial Pizza & Spaghetti House, 136-138 Spring Garden St. 610-252-3033 or

Open Mic with Scott Harrington: 9:30 p.m. Porters' Pub, 700 Northampton St. 610-250-6561 or

Easton Peace Candle Imperial Illuminator eBay Auction Ends: At 10:55 p.m., your chance to be the lucky winner who gets to pull the switch and light the Easton Peace Candle on Friday ends forever. Click here for more details. Click here to go directly to the auction and bid! (Proceeds benefit the Peace Candle's refurbishment and lighting festivities.)

Thursday, November 22

Happy Thanksgiving!
May you have much to be thankful for, and a delicious turkey too!

106th Annual Easton Rovers vs. Phillipsburg Stateliners Thanksgiving Day Game: Kickoff is at 10:30 a.m. at Lafayette College's Fisher Stadium. Tickets have been sold out for some time, but if you don't have yours, don't despair! You can see the game from the comfort of home via pay-per-view for $4.95. Game coverage begins at 9 a.m.--for more details, click here. 

Go Rovers!

Juan Carlos Sanchez of the Subtle Experience: 8 to 11 p.m. Porters' Pub, 700 Northampton St. 610-250-6561 or 

Save the Date!

The Easton Peace Candle Lighting is this Friday, November 23, from 5 to 9 p.m. on the Centre Square. Performances by the Easton Area High School Brass Ensemble, EAHS Chamber Singer & String Ensemble, Easton Municipal Band, Uptown String Band, and Tuba Christmas. Photos with the real Santa A. Claus, ice sculpting competition, horse drawn carriage rides, crafters, kids rides and attractions, and more. Candle lighting ceremony takes place at 8 p.m. For the full schedule of events, click here. See you there!

"This Week in Easton" lists what's happening during the weekdays, from special events to who's playing to government meetings, all in one handy place. Not just in the City of Easton, but for the entire greater Easton area...Published every Monday morning!

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