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Sep 30, 01:00pm

Thunderhead Farm, 7813 Springhouse Rd, New Tripoli, PA 18066

K9 Trials

Event Details

The event is open to handlers of both multi-purpose and single purpose dogs. Several of the events would include agility, bite-work, narcotics and explosive searches, obedience, and patrol activities.

Activities Include:

  • Call off
  • Fastest dog
  • K9 handler and K9 obstacle course
  • Narcotics detection
  • Explosives detection
  • Bonus event to be announces the day of the K9 trial
  • Some events will be held on "hard" sand and grass surfaces, providing additional safety for the K9's

Registration Deadline for K9 Handlers is September 25th. K9 officers registered by August 31st will receive a community sponsorship into K9 trials.

Sponsor an Officer

$75 sponsorship includes:

  • Entry fee
  • East Coast K9 t-shirt
  • $5 voucher for Geakers Tacos

As a sponsor you will receive:

  • East Coast K9 t-shirt
  • 8.5" x 11" photo of you and the K9 officer and partner
  • Thank-you in the 2018 East Coast K9 program guide

Money raised at this event will benefit K9 officers and departments through the US.

Oct 06, 02:00pm to 09:00pm

Ontelaunee Park, 7344 Kings Hwy, New Tripoli, PA 18066

Come rain or shine to the Lynn-Heidelberg Historical Society's 14th Annual Pioneer Apple Fest

From 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
at Ontelaunee Park, New Tripoli, PA 18066
Pioneer and Native American Demos, Live Music, Hayrides, tractor & car displays, dog agility, apple activities, food and more!

Suggested donation of $5 per car.

For more information visit

Oct 06, 05:00pm

Trout Run Covered Bridge, 7th Street, Slatington PA 18080

One of the highly anticipated events/festivals in Slatington is the Gathering. So if you are looking at visiting this borough in Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region, you should consider staying for a while and witness the fun of this festival.

It is actually an annual community festival organized by the Northern Lehigh Historical Society. It is traditionally held on the first Saturday of every October. It has been practiced and celebrated by the entire community every single year because it provides value to the people in the form of fun, celebration, food, and prizes.

The main feature or the center of the activity is situated along the Slate Heritage Trail at the Trout Run Covered Bridge, or specifically at the 7th Street in Slatington, PA.

There are several famous area food vendors as well as local-area craftsmen found by the Covered Bridge. This is also the area where the Northern Historical Society Information Tent is located. Aside from information, you can also purchase T-shirts and sweatshirts, both for the young and old.

Likewise, there’s a permanent stage that’s built from more than a ton of boulders coming from the General Morgan Bridge. The stage was built to accommodate and host Live Music and other related forms of entertainment.

At the Trout Run Covered Bridge meanwhile, you’ll find another bunch of interesting things, including a basket of goodies donated by many local businesses as well as community members in Slatington, Pennsylvania. After you’ve crossed the bridge, you will see The Biergarten. This area boasts a newly constructed pavilion and the place offers a wide range of beverages on tap, including food, frozen drinks, and entertainment.

This annual even will then close the evening out with an amazing fireworks display. It is something that has always been a part of the tradition, handing out excitement to kids and young ones. Right after the fireworks display, you can go back to Biergarten and resume on The Gathering celebration, highlighted by live music and a warm and cozy bonfire.

Oct 14, 02:00pm

Northwestern Recreation Field, 6499 NW Rd, New Tripoli, PA 18066

The Middle School PTO is hosting a Color Run at our very own Northwest Rec Fields on Sunday, October 14th at 10 am with registration beginning from 8:45 am - 9:45 am.  Join us for a fun, noncompetitive, untimed run around our very own Recreation Fields filled with LOTS of COLOR! The course will wind its way around the enclosed space, starting & finishing near the entrance. We will have music, post race snacks including KONA Ice and lots of COLOR! Early Bird Registration ENDS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24th so REGISTER TODAY! This event is open to the community!

To sign up:

Oct 20, 02:30pm to 09:30pm

Alburtis Lockridge Historical Society, 407 Franklin St., Alburtis, PA 18011

Rain date Sunday, October 21st, 2018

We rarely have this opportunity to visit some of the old industrial sites on our township’s border along South Mountain, where iron ore was extracted from deep mines. This field trip will be fairly strenuous, but well worth the effort!

Construction of the Catasauqua and Fogelsville Railroad commenced in the mid 1850’s to bring limonite iron ore from western Lehigh County to the iron furnaces along the Lehigh River. It was extended in the mid-1860’s to the magnetite ore mines at Rittenhouse Gap. This hike and tour includes Rittenhouse Gap and parts of the right-of-way along the Catasauqua and Fogelsville Railroad south of Alburtis.

We will meet at the Alburtis Lock Ridge Historical Society located at 407 Franklin Street in Alburtis between 10:00 am and 10:30 am. This is at the corner of Church and Franklin Streets at the Lock Ridge Memorial Presbyterian Church. Please enter the ALHS Museum at the rear of the building. At 10:30 am, we will have a brief orientation before embarking on our journey.

Our first stop will be off Gap Road to hike to some remains and follow the upper portion of the C & F right-of-way. From Gap Road we will travel to Bear Creek Mountain Resort where we will hike to the Rittenhouse Gap mines, visit the remains and navigate the C & F right-of-way. When we return to Bear Creek Resort, we will stop briefly at Trail’s End Café for lunch. Prices for lunch are average, and the meal is not provided by ALHS. Bring some cash with you.
After lunch we will visit a restored large stone culvert built to carry the C & F over a small mountain stream. If time permits, we will visit other sites along the right-of-way.

Wear comfortable and rugged shoes since we will be hiking over some rugged terrain. Also, please wear appropriate attire. Remember to bring your camera! All participants must sign a Liability Release Form to use the trails at Bear Creek and releases ALHS from any liability. This form will be available and downloadable from the ALHS website: We will have copies available at the orientation if you cannot download the form.

Reservations can be made by contacting Kevin Shoemaker at 484.366.9987 or email ALHS at

Light refreshments will be available at ALHS Headquarters before and after the event. Bottled water will be available.

Donations are welcome to help defray the costs of providing this wonderful opportunity.