Monday, May 27, 2013

This Week in Easton, May 27 to 30

It's always great to start the week with Monday off, isn't it? Don't forget to thank a vet!

Monday, May 27

Today is Memorial Day, a federal holiday. Schools and government offices are closed, as well as many businesses.

Easton Memorial Day Parade: Begins at 10:30 a.m. Main route is along Northampton Street, running Easton from Sixth Street.

Comedy Show: 8 p.m. Rivals, 5 Lehn's Court. 610-392-2932 or

Tuesday, May 28

Bird Walk: 7:30 a.m. to noon. Join Preserve Manager and Natural Lands Trust Wildlife Coordinator Tim Burris to hunt for the chestnut-sided warbler, eastern bluebird, and other species that call Mariton Wildlife Sanctuary forests and meadows home. Wear sturdy walking shoes, and bring a water bottle. No preregistration is necessary. Free. Walks will meet in the parking lot. Walk will proceed in misty conditions but cancel in case of downpour or lightning. Mariton Wildlife Sanctuary, Sunnyside Road (from Rte.611, take Spring Hill Road, make a right onto Sunnyside, follow it to the end), Williams Township. Click here for more information or email

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

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

Forks Township Planning Commission workshop meeting: 7 p.m. Forks Township Municipal Complex, 1606 Sullivan Trail, Forks Township.

Line Dancing: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Beginner lessons 7:15 p.m. Open dancing follows. $5 per person. Tatamy Fire Company, 164 Bushkill St., Tatamy. 610-759-2786 or

Williams Township Athletic Association meeting: 8 p.m. Williams Township Municipal Complex, 655 Cider Press Road, Williams Township.

Wednesday, May 29

"Rebuilding in the Aftermath of the Sandy Hook Tragedy": 1 p.m. Newtown Police Chief Michael Kehoe and First Selectman E. Patricia Llodra will talk about the challenges of leading a community rocked by violence. Free and open to the public. Lafayette College, Kirby Hall of Civil Rights, Room 104. Click here for a Lafayette College campus map. Click here for more information about the talk.

Non-fiction Book Group Discussion: 7 p.m. This month's book is "The Richest Woman in America: Hetty Green in the Gilded Age" by Janet Wallach, who chronicles the life of the financially shrewd, personally eccentric "Witch of Wall Street." New members are welcome. Easton Public Library, Marx Room, 515 Church St. For more information, call the Library at 610-258-2917 ext 393 or email

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

Brosky & Meyers: 7 p.m. The Widow's Tavern, 200 Main St., Stockertown. 610-365-8890 or

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

Jam Session: 8 p.m. Hosted by Lou Franco. Rivals, 5 Lehn's Court. 610-392-2932 or

Thursday, May 30

Cops 'n Kids Reading Room open: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Children receive three free books for visiting. Easton Area Community Center, back entrance, 901 Washington St. 610-250-6562

The Ojespa Jazz Project: 8 p.m. Porters' Pub, 700 Northampton St. 610-250-6561 or

Bring (or wear) Your Own Vinyl night: 8 p.m. to midnight. With the Easton Record Exchange. Black & Blue, 683 Walnut St. 610-438-3604 or

Karaoke with Off the Grid Entertainment: 8 p.m. Rivals, 5 Lehn's Court. 610-392-2932 or

Karaoke: 8 p.m. Riegelsville Tavern, 1274 Easton Road, Riegelsville. 610-510-3030 or

Lelica and BD Lenz: 9 p.m. Two Rivers Brewing Company, 542 Northampton St. 610-829-1131 or

Zoo Zoo & The Capsized: 9:30 p.m. Pearly Bakers, 11 Centre Square. 610-253-9949 or

"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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