Looking for a way to keep busy in and around the Lehigh Valley this weekend? Here are a few suggestions:
1. Be inspired. The Women's Ministry at Jordan's United Church of Christ in South Whitehall is hosting Christian motivational speaker Leslie Vernick beginning with breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Vernick will speak on the “Best Possible You.” Cost: $10.00. For more information, call 610-395-2218.
2. Take a Polar Plunge. The Lehigh Valley Polar Plunge returns to the Delaware River at Easton for it second year. The plunge itself happens at noon Saturday, with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m., followed by a costume contest. To learn more, and to register, visit the Polar Plunge's website.
3. Try new restaurants. Easton will celebrate Restaurant Week beginning Sunday. There will be fixed lunch and dinner mens at more than a dozen restaurants.
4. Celebrate Art. You can get a first look at the Allentown Art Museum's new exhibit, Paul Harryn: Essence of Nature, at a preview party from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. There will be food, drink, and entertainment by the PA Jazz Collective. Art Museum members are free, and nonmembers, $25. Call 610-432-4333 ext 129.