Articles, activities for boomers & seniors
A Veterans Day concert featuring the Lehigh Valley Pops Orchestra begins at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 11 at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. 610-437-3700. The United Veterans of the Wars Lehigh County will hold a Veterans Day ceremony at 10 a.m. Nov. 11 at the Lehigh County Government Center, 17. S. Seventh St., Allentown.The Penn State Lehigh Valley veterans fraternity, Omega Delta Sigma, will hold a Veterans Day commemoration at 12:45 p.m. Nov. 11 in Room 135, Penn State Lehigh Valley Campus, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley.
The Joint Veterans Council, Forks of the Delaware, along with the Easton Memorial Day Parade Council, will conduct its annual Veterans Day ceremony starting at 10 a.m. Nov. 11 at the Oak Grove Memorial Garden, Upper Hackett Park, Easton.
A Veterans Day ceremony beings at 10 a.m. Nov. 11, at the Steelworkers Veterans Memorial, Third and Filmore streets, Bethlehem.
Williams Township will hold services at 11 a.m. Nov. 11, at the Veterans Memorial on the township municipal campus, 655 Cider Press Road
The Northampton Joint Veterans will hold services at 11 a.m. Nov. 11, at the Memorial Park, 14th and Washington streets, Northampton.
The Northampton County Detachment, Marine Corps League, along with Brown & Lynch American Legion Post 9, will render military honors at 1 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Four Wall Memorial, Washington Boulevard, between South 17th and South 21st streets, Wilson. The Wilson Area High School Drum and Bugle Corps, as well as elementary school students, will participate.
Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden St., Bethlehem, will hold a memorial service honoring veterans who have died in the last year at 2 p.m. Nov. 11.
ArtsQuest Center will host “The Greatest Generation — Conversations with Our Veterans of World War II” at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 11. The free, public event will include conversations and questions and answers with the Rev. Kenneth Dearstyne, a resident of Phoebe Berks Village who served as a radio operator with the Army in the Pacific Theater, and former Navy Seaman Tony Cisek of Phoebe Berks Village, who was stationed on the destroyer minelayer USS Tolman in Pearl Harbor and also landed in Japan, witnessing the impact the atomic bomb had on the nation. Tickets at ArtsQuest Center Box Office 610-332-3378 or visiting the box office, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.