50 Minutes with Elaine Mehalakes

January 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Allentown Art Museum, 31 N 5th St, Allentown, 18101

Every first Wednesday of the month at noon, artists, curators, or guest speakers present brief (about twenty fascinating minutes) gallery talks related to special exhibitions at the Museum followed by lunch in the Museum Café.

Tech Talk

January 4 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave, Northampton, 18067

Want to learn more about your mobile device, e-reader, or tablet? Come see us the first Wednesday of every month. We will have people on hand to teach you anything you want to know about your tech devices.

Women’s Sheltering Meal

January 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

St Thomas UCC, 902 E Macada Rd, Bethlehem, 18017

We are looking for people to help prepare and/or serve food to homeless women staying at a local shelter. If interested in helping, connect with Rebecca Weston Hess.

Charity Cask Night to Benefit NJBR!

January 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Fegley’s Bethlehem Brew Works, 559 Main Street, Bethlehem, 18018


Since June of 2006, the entire proceeds of the Bethlehem Brew Works first Thursday’s “CHARITY CASK NIGHT” has been donated to a local non-profit organization. Better still, the non-profit recipient has the opportunity to present literature and banners, and have representatives on hand for an informal Q&A and info-session about their community work.

January Monthly Meeting

January 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Carmel Kitchen and Wine Bar, 3750 Hamilton Boulevard, Allentown, 18103

Happy Holidays All!!! Please join us to kick off the new year with great eats and a fabulous speaker. Human Resources Specialist, Marna Hayden, will be speaking to our group about generational differences we encounter in the workplace and in our everday lives.

Henna Arts Party

January 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dell’s Kitchen, 1645 Washington St, Easton, 18042

Did you ever want to get a Henna Tattoo!! Come in this Friday to Dell’s Kitchen for a great meal and some fun! Pick a design and get it done!

WXPN Welcomes The Nerds

January 6 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, 18015

The Nerds

Price: In Advance: $7 – $10 Day Of Show: $10 – $13

Musikfest Cafe presented by Yuengling

On sale beginning Aug. 23, 10 a.m., to ArtsQuest Members and Aug. 26, 10 a.m., to the public.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Carlo’s Bakery Sands Bethlehem

January 7 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 pm

Carlo’s Bakery, 77 Sands Blvd, Bethlehem, 18015

Join Buddy and the famiglia in Bethlehem, PA at the Outlets at Sands Bethlehem as they celebrate the grand opening of Carlo’s Bakery! The ribbon cutting ceremony kicks off at 8:30am.

Holiday Fun in the Lehigh Valley

January 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join this event to follow along for the best guide to Free and affordable events for the upcoming months!

Like us on Facebook at Lehigh Valley Find and Go Seek! for even more great local family fun!

Comedy Without Limits

January 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Coffee House Without Limits, 707 N 4th St, Allentown, 18102

Hello there!

Comedy Without Limits is an accepting, creative environment for both stand-up and improv. This is a monthly open mic, every first Saturday.

Come test out some new jokes, polish old ones up, or try stand-up for the first time!

Alumni Night at the Phantoms

January 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

PPL Center, 701 Hamilton St, Allentown, 18101

Join Us for Alumni Night at the Phantoms

Saturday, January 7, 2017

7:05 pm Puck Drop

All tickets must be purchased by November 27th, no refunds after this date.

The Shining: First Saturday Horror Series

January 7 @ 9:45 pm – January 8 @ 12:15 am

Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, 18015

The Shining

Part of the First Saturday Horror Series

Price: $10.00 regular / $8.00 student & senior / $7.50 member

Venue: Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas

1980, Rated R, Runtime: 2 hrs 26 min

Directed by Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Shelly Duvall, Danny Lloyd

Jack Torrance (Nicholson) becomes winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping to cure his writer’s block.

Emmaus Farmers’ Market – Winter Market Opens

January 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Emmaus Farmers’ Market, 235 Main St, Emmaus, 18049

Winter Market 2017 kicks off on Sunday, January 8 at 10 AM! We will be open every other weekend from 10 AM to 2 PM through March!

Lehigh Valley’s Largest Winter American Bridal Show at Ag Hall

January 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Allentown Fairgrounds Agriplex, 302 N 17th St, Allentown, 18104

Getting married in the Lehigh Valley than attend Lehigh Valley’s Largest Winter American Bridal Show at Ag Hall – Nearly 100 exhibits.

East Penn Vendor Bingo benefiting Joshua’s FOP!

January 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Proceeds from the bake sale, raffles, admission fee & charity round go to Joshua’s FOP!


VEast Penn endor Bingo takes place once a month on the First Sunday of every month.

Winter Classes for Children Registration begins

January 9 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Northampton Area Public Library, 1615 Laubach Ave, Northampton, 18067-1597

Registration begins for all Winter Classes for children (Fenruary 7 – March 28) Sessions are filled on a first come, first served basis. Any questions about children’s programming please contact the library at info@northamptonapl.org or 610-262-7537.

First Monday at The Dime

January 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Dime, 12 N 7th St, Allentown, 18101

Join us for the First Monday of the New Year at The Dime! To give everyone a break from the holiday weekend, this event will take place on the following Monday – the 9th.

RSVP by emailing elizabethr@lehighvalleychamber.org 

Auditions for Les Miserables Student Edition

January 9 @ 6:30 pm – January 12 @ 9:30 pm

St John’s United Church of Christ Emmaus, PA, 139 N 4th St, Emmaus, 18049

Star of the Day is excited to announce auditions for : Les Miserables:Student Edition.

Auditions will take place on Monday, January 9, 2017 and Wednesday, January 11, 2017 6:30-9:30PM.

BW NICE LV – Jan Mtg: Get Up and Move Your Core and More

January 10 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Best Western Lehigh Valley Hotel & Conference Center, 300 Gateway Dr, Bethlehem, 18017

Join us for our monthly meeting! Registration opens at 8 a.m.

Sheryl Gerkovich

Business: Fit and Firm Forever

Phone number: 610-393-2769 Email: shegerkfit@gmail.com


Join us for the most fitting presentation of the New Year!

Friends & Family CPR Class for Infant/Child – January 10, 2017

January 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Lehigh Valley Breastfeeding Center, 1517 Pond Road, Allentown, 18104

The Lehigh Valley Breastfeeding Center would like to provide you with a “lifesaving class!”

Would you know what to do it your baby stopped breathing or if they were choking? Our American Heart Association Certified CPR Instructors will teach you, your family and friends the basics of what to do in the event that your baby or child encounters an emergency.

Answers to Your Thyroid Questions

January 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Kirshner Health Solutions, 825 N Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, 18104

Get answers to your thyroid questions and find out how to get your life back.

Are you tired of not getting answers about your thyroid symptoms?

Have you been told your tests are normal, but you don’t feel normal?

Art & Artists in Literature: The Art Forger: Adult Book Discussion Group

January 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Emmaus Public Library, 11 E Main St, Emmaus, 18049-4012

*Pre-Registration Required * Fall Book Discussion Group – considers the role of art in society as reflected in three novels & a collection of interviews. This Month’s Selection:The Art Forger…