City of Easton August Municipal Newsletter

August Cruise Night in Centre Square

The next Easton Cruise Nigh in Centre Square is TOMORROW - Saturday 8/19 from 6-9 pm!

Classic cars should arrive between 4 pm and 6 pm to get parked in reserved spaces. Look for meters with signs or bags over top of them. After 6 pm, all reserved spaces will become available to the general public if not already parked in.

The stage for this month's event will be located in the SE quadrant of Centre Square instead of in the 300 block of Northampton Street. See map graphic for details.

NOTE: the canceled July event has been rescheduled for September 16 featuring the band A Few Good Men.

Nesquehoning Street Park Cemetery Park Project

The City of Easton, in conjunction with residents and other community stakeholders, is actively seeking input from the public on the African American Cemetery that was discovered on the City’s south side at Nesquehoning Park. This important effort is intended to solicit public input on the future of the park as a memorial, as well as to help locate living descendants of those who are interred there. Click on the button below to learn more and to email your input to city hall.

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Just Be You Children's Festival of Easton

2nd Annual Just Be You Children's Festival of Easton

this weekend in Scott Park

Families are invited to have fun with music, arts & crafts, wellness, culture, and more at this weekend's Just Be You Children's Festival of Easton in Scott Park. It takes place 8/19 & 20 from 4 - 7 pm.

Festival Info

Pine Street Garage Demolition

Demolition of the Pine Street Garage is underway and will cause the 300 block of Ferry Street to be closed in BOTH directions from 7 am - 4 pm today, and again Monday - Friday of next week.

The roadway will be open in one direction (eastbound lane only) all day on weekends, and on weekday evenings after 4 pm during this time.

Project Impact Notifications

Senior Day 2023 is this coming Monday 8/21

The Mayor's Office of Special Events is proud to present Senior Day 2023 this coming Monday 8/21 from 11 am - 3 pm in Scott Park. This free community event for our city's senior citizens features:

  • Free food cooked by Easton Mayor Sal Panto and City Councilman Roger Ruggles.
  • Performance by the band Lucky 7 from 11 am - 2 pm.
  • Bingo with prizes from 2-3 pm.

Plus these great vendors:

  • Easton YMCA
  • Meals on Wheels Greater Lehigh Valley
  • Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley
  • United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley - Healthy Aging
  • St. Luke's University Health Network's Audiology and Physical Therapy offering free blood pressure checks
  • Free parking directly across the street from the park.

Easton Police Department now accepting applications

Apply to be an Easton Police Officer with the Easton Police Department.

Applications being accepted until October 6.

Go here to learn more about qualifications and requirements:


City of Easton's BRACE Program

for small business support

The third phase of the City's BRACE Program to support our small businesses is a new multifaceted Technical Assistance Program conducted by our partners with Lehigh University's SBDC.

Their services are offered at no cost to businesses that participate in the program.

BRACE Technical Assistance

The City of Easton is offering zero interest loans to its small businesses through the BRACE Small Business Retention Loan Program to assist with their ongoing recovery from the pandemic.

Funds must be used for working capital and to cover approved expenses, such as overhead and staff-related expenses.

BRACE Loan Program

City Electronics Recycling Event

The Department of Public Works will hold an Electronics Recycling Day event on Saturday 9/9 from 9-11 am at the Bushkill Drive Recycling Center.

Please read the flier for details on what items can be recycled free of charge and what items can be recycled for a fee (cash or check only).

This event is for CITY RESIDENTS ONLY. Bring along your photo ID as they will be checked at the entrance.

Free trolley rides around town on Fridays & Saturdays

Residents and visitors to the City of Easton are invited to hop on the city trolley on Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons and evenings. It's a convenient way to get around one of our neighborhoods or to visit the downtown business district. And best of all, it's FREE!

Loop 1 takes you from downtown to College Hill and West Ward. Loop 2 takes you from downtown to South Side.The full two-loop circuit takes approximately 40-45 minutes depending on traffic. Hours of operation are Fridays 4 -10 pm and Saturdays 2-10 pm now thru Labor Day Weekend. Hop on or off at any of the STOP locations listed in the graphic/pinned on the map.

The trolley has a built-in lift for people using wheelchairs and scooters to get on board.

Trolley Info

Fall Park Pavilion Rentals

Select dates for this fall are still available to rent a city park pavilion for birthday parties, baby showers, anniversary parties, bridal showers, reunions, graduation parties, and more. There are 7 pavilions at 5 city parks.

Pavilion Rentals

Final Weekend for Both City Pools

Get your final dips in this wekeend because it's the last weekend for both city pools - Heil on Saturday, and Eddyside on Sunday. Noon - 7 pm both days.

Community Yoga Classes on the KSAT

Check out these upcoming yoga events happening along the Karl Stirner Arts Trail with Easton Yoga. Advance registration online required.

Yoga For All at Living Willow Grove - September 16 - 10 - 11 am:

Breath-centered yoga and movement practices with a short mediation and active rest is perfect for all levels ages 16+. BYOM: Bring your own mats! $20 per person.

Guided Meditation & Labyrinth Walk - September 12 - 6 - 7:15 pm

Family Yoga Adventure and Labyrinth Walk - September 9 - 10 - 11 am:

Register & Learn More

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