Monday, February 17, 2014

This Week in Easton, February 17 to 20

Repeat after me: no more snow, no more snow...

Monday, February 17

Today is Washington's Birthday, also known as Presidents Day, a federal holiday.
Federal and state offices, as well as the US Postal Service, are closed, along with many local government offices. Most schools and many banks have the day off too. 

Zoning Hearing Board meeting: 6:30 p.m. Easton City Hall, 1 South Third St., sixth floor.

Williams Land Preservation Board meeting: 7 p.m. Williams Township Municipal Complex, Community Building, 655 Cider Press Road, Easton (Williams Township)

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

Tuesday, February 18

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

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.

Safe Harbor Medical Clinic: 6 to 10 p.m. Free, for those without health insurance and in need of medical care. Advance appointments are requested. Safe Harbor Easton, 536 Bushkill Drive. To schedule an appointment, call 610-258-5540, email, or stop by in person Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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

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

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

Palmer Township Recreation 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, February 19

Easton Redevelopment Authority meeting: 5:30 p.m. City Hall, city council chambers, 6th floor, 1 South Third St.

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

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

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

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

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

Thursday, February 20

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 Parking Authority meeting: 6 p.m. City Hall, city council chambers, 6th floor, 1 South Third St.

"Pour It Forward": 6 p.m. We’ll be pouring La Trappe Oak Aged Quad into La Trappe glasses.  The first 40 pours are free, and then you have the opportunity to buy the glass.  Lanny Hoff, owner of Artisanal Imports, and Dean Young, executive director of the Easton Boys & Girls Club will be on hand helping us pour. All proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Easton. Event is part of Lehigh Valley Beer Week. Black & Blue, 683 Walnut St. 610-438-3604 or

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

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

Lehigh Art Alliance Opening Reception: 6 to 9 p.m. Featuring works by Louise Cosgrove, Kay Frederick, Deborah Hamburger, Femi J. Johnson and Brenda Voll. Nurture Nature Center, 518 Northampton St. 610-253-4432 or 

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

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. La Pazza Bar, 1251 Ferry St. 610-515-0888 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

Ten Strings Duo: 8 p.m. Porters' Pub, 700 Northampton St. 610-250-6561 or

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

Serene Green: 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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Updated at 11:42 a.m.

1 comment:

  1. Actually, Washington's birthday is February 22....a Saturday this year. Presidents' Day was created so we don't have to choose between Lincoln or Washington for a holiday.
    But I bet you knew that.