Monday, November 11
Today is Veterans Day.
Formerly known as Armistice Day, November 11 is the anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I in 1918.
Federal, state, and most local government offices are closed. There is no mail delivery today, and post offices are closed, along with most schools.
LANTA Bus service will run on its regular schedule.
Free Car Wash for Veterans: Shammy Shine Car Washes will honor and recognize all retired and active members of the armed forces during regular business hours today. Click here for more details and locations in the Easton area.
City of Easton Veterans Day Service: 10:30 a.m. Upper Hackett Park, just off Hackett Avenue (make right on Mary Way), Palmer Township.
Maxim's Birthday Bash and Armistice Celebration: Begins at 4 p.m. Help the restaurant celebrate its first birthday. Music by Lelica Trio featuring Doug Hawk and BD Lenz playing from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Drink specials, oysters galore, and Maxim's (the owner's son) birthday. Maxim's 22, 322 Northampton St. 610-252-2622 or www.maxims22.com
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.
Trivia Night: 8 p.m. Two Rivers Brewing Company, 542 Northampton St. 610-829-1131 or www.tworiversbrewing.com
Tuesday, November 12
Duplicate Bridge: 11:30 a.m. Temple Covenant of Peace, 1451 Northampton St.
Easton Historic District Commission meeting: 5:30 p.m. (Date changed to Tuesday due to Veterans Day.) City Hall, city council chambers, 6th floor, 1 South Third St.
Easton City Council committee meeting: 6 p.m. 2014 city budget proposal review session. City Hall, city council chambers, sixth floor, 1 South Third St.
Easton Area School Board Standing Committee meeting: 6 p.m. Education Center, board room, 1801 Bushkill Drive, Forks Township.
Palmer Township Planning Commission meeting: 7 p.m. In the Palmer Library meeting room, at the Municipal Complex, 1 Weller Place (off of Newburg Road), Palmer Township.
Williams Township Recreation Board meeting: 7 p.m. Williams Township Municipal Complex, Community Building, 655 Cider Press Road, Easton (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 www.purecountrydancers.com
Trivia Night: 7 to 10 p.m. Hosted by comedienne Liz Russo. Rivals, 5 Lehn's Court. 610-392-2932 or www.rivalseaston.com
Bingo: 7 to 10:30 p.m. Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church, corner of South Fourth and Ferry streets.
Koresh Dance Company: 8 p.m. Includes the sensuous and beguiling Koresh Bolero (to Ravel), an indisputable masterpiece in the company’s recent touring repertory, and Koresh’s most recent work, "Come Together", that features intimate compositions for small ensembles of dancers—duos, trios and quartets, as well as vibrant and kaleidoscopic tableaus for the splendid company, shown in full force. Tickets are $18. Lafayette College, Williams Center for the Arts, 317 Hamilton St. 610-330-5009 or williamscenter.lafayette.edu
Blues Jam with Maria Woodford: 8 to 11 p.m. Riegelsville Tavern, 1274 Easton Road, Riegelsville. 610-510-3030 or www.riegelsvilletavern.com
Wednesday, November 13
Easton City Council meeting: 6 p.m. City Hall, city council chambers, sixth floor, 1 South Third St.
Williams Township Board of Supervisors meeting: 7 p.m. Williams Township Municipal Complex, 655 Cider Press Road, Easton (Williams Township)
Free Texas Hold'em: 7 & 9 p.m. Registration is 15 minutes prior to each game. La Pazza, 1251 Ferry St. 610-515-0888 or www.lapazza.com
Tower Suite: 7 p.m. Vintage Restaurant at The Club at Morgan Hill, 100 Clubhouse Drive. 610-923-8480 or www.vintagerestaurantandbar.com
Traditional Irish open jam session: 7:30 p.m. Porters' Pub, 700 Northampton St. 610-250-6561 or www.porterspubeaston.com
Brazilian Dreams: 8 p.m. Paquito D'Rivera and New York Voices. Composer's chat with Paquito D'Rivera, 7 p.m. Tickets are $22. Lafayette College, Williams Center for the Arts, 317 Hamilton St. 610-330-5009 or williamscenter.lafayette.edu
Hollywood 2: 8 p.m. Riegelsville Tavern, 1274 Easton Road, Riegelsville. 610-510-3030 or www.riegelsvilletavern.com
Waver Wednesday: 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. All new wave, dark wave, indie and electronica music with DJ Brad Scott Smith and DJ Mumbler. Two Rivers Brewing Company, 542 Northampton St. 610-829-1131 or www.tworiversbrewing.com
Thursday, November 14
Colonial Herb Gardening: 10:30 a.m. With Penn State Master Gardener Becky Short, who will portray a colonist, Mistress Rebecca, who arrived on the Mayflower in 1620. Travel back to the early days to discover how herbs were used in everyday life. Easton Public Library South Side Branch, 401 West Berwick St., room 102. www.eastonpl.org or 610-258-3121
Children's Health Insurance Program sign-up event: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sign up for free or low-cost health insurance for your children. Question and answer session from 6 to 6:30 p.m., sign up from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bring ID, Social Security numbers and birth dates for all applicants, proof of income, insurance information if your family has had insurance in the past six months, and car insurance info if applicable. Child care is available during the session. Paxinosa Elementary School, 1221 Northampton St. Call 484-546-6934 to preregister.
Forum - "The Lehigh Valley Local Food Economy": 6:30 to 9 p.m., doors open 6 p.m. Lynn Prior, director for Buy Fresh Buy Local of the Greater Lehigh Valley, will speak, and public input will be gathered to guide the creation of a Fresh Food Access Plan towards a healthier, more sustainable food environment in which fresh food is available to all Lehigh Valley residents, both now and in the future. A local foods reception will follow the forum. Free, but pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Nurture Nature Center, 518 Northampton St. Call Brooke Kohler at 610-253-4432 or email info@BuyLocalGreaterLehighValley.org to register. Click here for more details.
City of Easton Board of Health meeting: 6 p.m. City Hall, city council chambers, sixth floor, 1 South Third St.
Forks Township Supervisors 2014 budget work session: 6 p.m. Forks Township Municipal Complex, 1606 Sullivan Trail, Forks Township.
Forks Township Planning Commission: 7 p.m. Forks Township Municipal Complex, 1606 Sullivan Trail, Forks Township.
PBR Retro Thursday and Game Night: Available for your endless enjoyment and nostalgic lapses are a wide assortment games we all grew up playing, plus, Ring-the-Bull and Shut-the-Box. PBR cans are $1 from 4 p.m. to midnight. La Pazza Bar, 1251 Ferry St. 610-515-0888 or www.lapazza.com
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 www.blackandblueeaston.com
The Chris Cummings Standards Trio: 8 p.m. Porters' Pub, 700 Northampton St. 610-250-6561 or www.porterspubeaston.com
Karaoke: 8 p.m. Riegelsville Tavern, 1274 Easton Road, Riegelsville. 610-510-3030 or www.riegelsvilletavern.com
DJ Realion: 9:30 p.m. Pearly Bakers, 11 Centre Square. 610-253-9949 or www.pearlybakers.net
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