Monday, April 14, 2014

This Week in Easton, April 14 to 17

Spring? Oh, yeah...

Monday, April 14

City of Easton Historic District Commission meeting: 5:30 p.m. Easton City Hall, 1 South Third St., sixth floor.

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.

Film Screening - "Tanta Agua": 7 p.m. In this unrated film from Uraguay, Alberto, a divorced father, takes his children for a vacation at a hot springs resort. Things don’t turn out as planned when the non-stop rain forces them to stay indoors, away from the pools and without TV. In Spanish with English subtitles. The showing is free, open to the public, and handicapped accessible. Patrons are welcome to bring light refreshments. Additionally, "Tanta Agua" is available to Easton Public Library patrons for checkout. Easton Public Library, in the Catherine Drake Meeting Room, 515 Church St. 610-258-2917 ext 307

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

Open Mic hosted by Andy Killcoyne: 8 to 11 p.m. No cover. The Riegelsville Inn, 12 Delaware Road, Riegelsville. 610-749-0100 or

Tuesday, April 15

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 Area School Board meeting: 7 p.m. Easton Area High School Senior Cafeteria, 2601 William Penn Highway, Palmer Township.

Easton Recreation 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

Wednesday, April 16


Book Talk and Signing: Noon to 2 p.m. Ken Klabunde will talk about his book "This House I
s For the Ladies" in which he chronicles the history of Easton's Simon Mansion. The book will be available for purchase and signing. Free and open to the public, guests are welcome to bring a bag lunch. Desserts and beverages will be provided.  Easton Public Library, in the Catherine Drake Meeting Room, 515 Church St. 610-258-2917 ext 307 or click here for more information.

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

Easton Business Association mixer: 5:30 p.m. An informal gathering where people get to know each other a little better. Held on the third Wednesday of each month, open to all EBA members. (Anyone can be a member by filling out a membership form, free.)  Valenca, 64 Centre Square.

College Hill Neighborhood Association meeting:
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Easton Area School Board member town hall night, with EASB vice president Kerri Leonard-Ellison and members Dominick Buscemi and Thomas Monahan Jr. College Hill Presbyterian Church, in the basement, 501 Brodhead St. Submit questions to be answered by EASB members in advance to

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

Williams Township Planning Commission meeting:
7 p.m. Williams Township Municipal Office, 655 Cider Press Road, Easton (Williams Township)

Two Rivers Council of Government meeting: 7 p.m. Williams Township Community Building, 655 Cider Press Road, Easton (Williams Township)

Book Talk: 7 p.m. Featuring Piper Kerman, author of the best-selling book, "Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison". The talk is free and open to the public. Colton Chapel, Lafayette College. Click here for more information and a link to a campus map.

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

Dharma's Kindness: 7 p.m. Vintage Restaurant at The Club at Morgan Hill, 100 Clubhouse Drive. 610-923-8480 or

Richie Ray & Friends: 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, April 17

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

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Climate and Energy Forum: 6 to 9 p.m. A public forum for gathering feedback into a new Climate and Energy plan that the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission is putting together as part of the Lehigh Valley Sustainability Plan. Nurture Nature Center, 518 Northampton St. 610-253-4432 or

Wilson Borough Recreation Board meeting:
6:30 p.m. 2040 Hay Terrace, Wilson Borough.

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

Floral Bunny Topiary Workshop: 7 p.m. The Posey Peddler will have everything you need to make a fun, floral bunny topiary!$12 cash charge for materials, registration required. Easton Area Public Library, 515 Church St. Call 610-258-2917 ext. 310 to register by phone or click here to register online.

Game Night: Available for your enjoyment and amusing 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. Black & Blue, 683 Walnut St. 610-438-3604 or

Tyler Evans 10 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

Mike Frank: 9:30 p.m. Pearly Bakers, 11 Centre Square. 610-253-9949 or

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1 comment:

  1. Pretty sure there isn't any Bingo at the Church on 4th Street because of holy week.