Grace Fall Fair – 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, October 14
Grace’s Fall Fair will feature community artisans and craftspersons, food, a silent auction, and more! Booth space is still available. Church members are encouraged to pick up posters and cards to help invite people to attend. You can also share the invitation on Facebook or use this meme, or print/share a flyer.
Pilates Fusion – 12:15-1 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning October 25
Come to beauty and light … Breathe deeply … Find strength, peace … Offering a lunchtime workout based on the principles of Joseph Pilates, concentrating on strengthening core muscles and maintaining flexibility. Includes stretching, light weight work, ballet movements, and yoga. Moves and positions can be modified for individual needs. Beginners through advanced students of all ages, genders, and conditions are welcome. Enter doors at 5th & Linden. Suggested donation of $5 per class, supports local refugee programs. [ details ]
Film: I Am Not Your Negro – 7 p.m. Thursday, November 2
Part of a Social Justice Film Series, the documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” is based on the work of James Baldwin, Remember This House, a personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King Jr. “Talkback Session” follows, with Dan Poresky and Camilla Greene of POWER Northeast, and Hasshan Batts of Allentown Promise Neighborhood. Freewill donation.
Film: Last Men Standing – 6:15 p.m. Thursday, November 30
In recognition of World AIDS Day (December 1), Grace hosts a showing of the 2016 documentary “Last Men Standing,” which chronicles long-time survivors with HIV/AIDS, from the struggles in the beginning of the epidemic to how they are handling it now. A panel of the AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display and a reception will follow the film. Donation proceeds will go to the local organization FACT: Fighting AIDS Continuously Together.
Film: Fix It – Healthcare at the Tipping Point – 7 p.m. Thursday, December 7
Part of a Social Justice Film Series, the powerful documentary “Fix It” reaches across the political and ideological divide, making the case for businesses and consumers to support major healthcare reform. “Talkback Session” follows, with film director Vince Mondillo, health care consumers, and local leaders. Freewill donation.
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