Monday, June 3, 2013

This Week in Easton, June 3 to 6

After a taste of summer early, it looks like spring may make a reappearance this week. Enjoy it while you can!

Monday, June 3

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.

Tuesday, June 4

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.

Easton Area School Board Committee meetings: 6 p.m. Education Center, board room, 1801 Bushkill Drive, Forks Township.

Bingo: Doors open at 5:30 p.m., bingo starts at 7 p.m. Refreshments available. Williams Township Fire Company, 2500 Morgan Hill Road, Williams Township.

Frys Run Watershed Association meeting: 7 p.m. Williams Township Municipal Complex, Community Building, 655 Cider Press Road, Williams 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

Palmer Township Zoning Hearing Board meeting: 7:30 p.m. In the Palmer Library meeting room, at the Municipal Complex, 1 Weller Place (off of Newburg Road), Palmer Township.

Wednesday, June 5

Weyerbacher Wednesdays Kickoff: 4 to 7 p.m. Join the Easton Farmers' Market in their launch of a new weekday evening market. Twenty producer-only vendors will offer fresh locally grown produce, herb, flowers, raw milk, cheese and yogurt, pasture-raised meat and eggs, artisan breads and baked goods, prepared foods, and vegan specialties. Opening night festivities include a welcome by Easton Mayor Sal Panto, live music, a farm-to-table cooking demonstration featuring Maxim’s 22 and hourly prize drawings. Centre Square. or click here for more information.

Batuque Grand Opening party: 5:30 p.m. Stop by for the opportunity to sample the cuisine of Easton's newest restaurant, which features authentic Brazilian barbecue. State Representative Bob Freeman and Mayor Sal Panto are also expected to make appearances. 154 Northampton St. 610-250-7171

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

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

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

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

Thursday, June 6

Williams Township Landfill Advisory Committee meeting: 8 a.m. Williams Township Municipal Complex, 655 Cider Press Road, Williams Township.

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

Easton Area Public Library Book Sale: 2 to 7 p.m. Runs daily, except Sunday, through Tuesday, June 11. Easton Area Public Library, Catherine Drake Meeting Room, 515 Church St. (Use the lower level entrance) 610-258-2917 ext. 393 or click here for more information.

Strawberry Festival: 5 to 8 p.m. College Hill Presbyterian Church, Monroe & Broadhead streets.

Film Screening - "A Place at the Table": 6 p.m. A "true portrayal of what it is like to be 'food insecure' in America today". Presented by The Peanut Butter Project, the event includes a local food reception catered by Balasia. Attendees are asked for a $10 donation to cover the cost of the reception and film and to bring a jar of peanut butter (any kind, any size) or jelly (plastic jars) to be donated to ProJeCt’s interfaith food pantry. All are welcome, but seating is limited. RSVPs are appreciated. Please call 610-253-4432 or email Nancy Walters at "nancywalters" at to RSVP. Nurture Nature Center, 518 Northampton St. Click here for more information.

Easton Planning Commission meeting: 6:30 p.m. City Hall, city council chambers, 6th floor, 1 South Third St.

Northampton County Council meeting: 6:30 p.m. County Council Meeting Room, third floor, Northampton County Courthouse, 669 Washington St.

Forks Township Board of Supervisors meeting: 7 p.m. Forks Township Municipal Complex, 1606 Sullivan Trail, Forks Township

Yan Carlos Sanchez: 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

Mitchell Truen: 9 p.m. Riegelsville Tavern, 1274 Easton Road, Riegelsville. 610-510-3030 or

TBA: 9 p.m. Two Rivers Brewing Company, 542 Northampton St. 610-829-1131 or

Open Mic with Nick Levinos: 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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Last updated on Tuesday, June 4 at 10:18 p.m.

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