Monday, November 25, 2013

This Week in Easton, November 25 to 28

A short week, turkey, and hopefully another win over P'burg...yup, lots to be thankful for!

Monday, November 25

Affordable Care Act Town Hall meeting: 1 to 2 p.m. A chance for constituents to get answers to questions about the health care law, Congressman Matt Cartwright will be joined by Jim Palmquist, director of the Pennsylvania chapter of the AARP, and Athena Ford, advocacy director for the Pennsylvania Health Access Network. Wilson Community Center, 2100 Liberty St.484-546-0776

Open Mic Night: 6 to 10 p.m. P.A. will be provided, please bring yourself, your songs and your instruments. Come to play or just come to enjoy the music. BYOB ok, but please, no soda or food. New Seasons Event Center, 905b Line St. Email for more info.

Palmer Township Shade Tree Committee meeting:
6:30 p.m. In the Palmer Library meeting room, at the Municipal Complex, 1 Weller Place (off of Newburg Road), Palmer Township.

Wilson Borough Council meeting: 7 p.m. 2040 Hay Terrace, Wilson Borough.

Forks Township Historical Society Meeting:
7 p.m. Morris Metz will present the program, "150th Anniversary of Lincoln' Gettysburg Address".All are welcome, handicap accessible. Faith Lutheran Church, 2012 Sullivan Trail, Forks Township. 610-253-1035

Trivia Night: 8 p.m. Two Rivers Brewing Company, 542 Northampton St. 610-829-1131 or

Tuesday, November 26

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

Easton City Council meeting: 6 p.m. City Hall, city council chambers, sixth floor, 1 South Third St.

Palmer Adult Book Group: 6 to 7:30 p.m. This month's book is "I'll Be Seeing You" by Suzanne Hayes. Informal discussion, open to the public. New members welcome. Palmer Branch of the Easton Public  Library at the Municipal Complex, 1 Weller Place (off of Newburg Road), Palmer Township. Click here for more information.

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 

Trivia Night: 7 to 10 p.m. Hosted by comedienne Liz Russo. Rivals, 5 Lehn's Court. 610-392-2932 or

Bingo: 7 to 10:30 p.m. Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church, corner of South Fourth and Ferry streets.

Wednesday, November 27

Easton Area High School Bonfire and Pep Rally: The lighting happens after dark in this annual tradition preceding the Easton-Phillipsburg Thanksgiving Day football game. Easton Area High School, 25th Street and William Penn Highway, Palmer Township.

Menorah Lighting Ceremony: 6:30 p.m. The menorah on Centre Square will be lit for the first night of Chanukah. Centre Square.

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

Annual Thanksgiving Eve Karaoke Party: Come hang out and get a few tunes going on in-between the cooking, chopping and baking. La Pazza, 1251 Ferry St. 610-515-0888 or

Tower Suite: 7 p.m. Vintage Restaurant at The Club at Morgan Hill, 100 Clubhouse Drive. 610-923-8480 or

Traditional Irish open jam session: 7:30 p.m. Porters' Pub, 700 Northampton St. 610-250-6561 or

Thanksgiving Eve Party: 9 p.m. Drinky's, 5 Centre Square. 610-252-3800 or

DJ No Clue: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Spinning Top 40, Hip Hop, R&B and more. Wear Easton or P'burg gear and get 15 percent off your tab too. Mellow Hookah Lounge, 17 South Second St. 610-829-1195 or

Thursday, November 28

Happy Thanksgiving!

Easton Rovers vs. Phillipsburg Stateliners Thanksgiving Day Game: Pre-game ceremony is at 10 a.m., kickoff at 10:30 a.m. Game to be broadcast live on RCN and ServiceElectric, and via radio on WGPA Sunny 1100AM ( Fisher Stadium at Lafayette College, Hamilton and West Pierce streets. Go Rovers!

Save the Date!

The Easton Peace Candle lighting ceremony happens on Friday, November 29 from 5 to 9 p.m. on Centre Square. Numerous Downtown Easton shops will be open late, a parade will bring the official arrival of Santa Claus to the city at 7 p.m., and ice sculpting demonstrations, a craft show, kids' activities, live music, and horse-drawn carriage rides for a fee will also be part of the evening's entertainments. 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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