2012 Mall & Teen Board Events Calendar
(all listings subject to change)
Lehigh Valley Zoo – Kidgits Event
February 18, Saturday 11:00am to 2:00pm
St. Jude Radiothon
February 24, Friday 5:00am to 7:00pm: CAT Country Radio 96FM is back to the Lehigh Valley Mall to support the St. Jude Children’s Hospital in a 14 hour radiothon!
Dr. Seuss 75th Anniversary – Kidgits
February 25, Saturday 11:00am to 2:00pm: Dr. Seuss is celebrating it’s 75th Anniversary with a tribute to the first book released “Mulberry Street.” It’s about the Who’s and Horton, The Cat in the Hat and many more books you can read, and that’s that! Dr. Seuss, Thing 1 and Thing 2 may make an appearance!
MDA Muscle Walk
February 26, Sunday 8:30am Registration; 9:15am Start: The MDA Muscle Walk will take place on Sunday, February 26th inside the Lehigh Valley Mall and we need you to help us make a difference in the lives of families living with neuromuscular diseases. Not only do we need you, but we need your friends and families, too! This fun walk event is not a speed or distance competition but is focused on raising awareness and funds for muscle wasting diseases. With your help, MDA is committed to ensuring that all Americans affected by muscle wasting diseases have access to expert and knowledgeable medical care. The 2012 MDA Muscle walk is expected to bring over 600 people to the Lehigh Valley Mall the morning of Sunday, February 26th. If you are interested in getting involved in this event please contact Courtney Angle at [email protected] or (610) 391-1977 at the MDA office. We hope to see you (and your team) at the MDA Muscle Walk when we Make a Muscle and Make a Difference! Join the MDA Muscle Walk today. Go to http://walk.mda.org/mda-muscle-walk-allentown. Marketing, volunteer and team development opportunities are available.
Lehigh Valley Zoo – Kidgits
March 3, Saturday 11:00am to 2:00pm: Details TBD
Easter Bunny Arrival
March 17, Saturday 10:30am – 12:00pm: Children of all ages are invited to make some special spring-time memories as Lehigh Valley Mall welcomes the Easter Bunny to his springtime residence. The Easter Bunny will settle into his magical garden in the mall’s promotional court, where visitors may purchase a keepsake photo. Children will enjoy Spring-themed activities, giveaways and more!
American Red Cross – March is Red Cross Month Event
March 10, Saturday 11:00am – 4:00pm: Details TBD
Dino Days – Dorney Park – Kidgits Event
March 17, Saturday Time and Details TBD
Pet Photo Night
March 25, Sunday from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Bring your furry friend to Lehigh Valley Mall on these nights for his or her close up with the Easter Bunny. Cats and Dogs only please.
Photos with the Easter Bunny
Saturday, March 3 through Saturday, April 7: The Easter Bunny arrives in his magical garden on Saturday March 17 at 10:30am! Visit him for a memorable keepsake photo. Photo set hours and more information may be found at www.facebook.com/shoplehighvalley. The Easter Bunny takes occasional carrot breaks.
Spring Fashion Show Presented by Lehigh Valley Mall Teen Board
April 14, Saturday shows at 1:00pm and 3:00pm: Join Us as Lehigh Valley Mall’s Teen Board models the latest in spring fashion including promwear. The best part? All of the modeled clothing you can pick up at Lehigh Valley Mall stores.
Mom’s Nite Out (TENTATIVE)
Thursday, May 12 Time TBD – National Mom’s Nite Out is the Ultimate Celebration of Motherhood! This Mall-Wide Event will include Makeovers, Entertainment, Fashion Tips, Refreshments, Goodie Bags & More!
Mini-Chef – Kidgits Event
May 26, Saturday 1:00pm to 4:00pm: Cooking demonstrations and interactive activities, including kitchen safety, food preparation and table manners. More details to come!
B104 Baby Olympics
June 16, Saturday 11:00am; registration at 10:30am: B104 returns to hold this annual event where babies and toddlers work their way through an obstacle course to win fun prizes! Pre-registration is required. Immediately following the event, Kidgits will host a Fit Summer event and Father’s Day crafts.
Fit Summer – Kidgits Event
June 16, Saturday, 12:00pm – 3:00pm: Come to the mall to learn about Safety and staying fit this summer! Interactive and educational stations offer a hands-on way for kids and parents to learn together. More details to come.
Pirate Adventures – Kidgits Event
July 21, Saturday 1:00pm to 4:00pm: Come abroad! Learn to talk like a pirate, dress like a pirate, create treasure maps and get pirate prizes! Be a pirate for the day at Lehigh Valley Mall!
Back to School Event and Fashion Show
August 11, Saturday 27 11:00am – 4:00pm: Details TBD
Lehigh Valley Mall’s Teen Board presents the Fall Fashion Show: –
August 18, Saturday 1:00pm and 3:00pm: Check-out the latest Fall styles from Lehigh Valley Mall stores, presented by Teen Board.
Fashion’s Night Out
September 6, Thursday: Time and Details TBD: FNO is an international initiative, taking place in 15 countries, with 30 states participating in the United States. The event was created by Vogue Magazine and the Council of Fashion Designers of America. FNO will be an evening filled with friendship, fun, fashion, beauty advice, styling sessions, shopping incentives, refreshments, live entertainment and prizes.
Music Mania – Kidgits Event
September 22, Saturday 11:00 to 2:00pm: Kids will move, groove and learn a variety of music! More details to come.
Kidgits Halloween Event
October 27, Saturday 11:00am to 4:00pm: Come to the mall for a safe and spooktacular Halloween event with a dance party, trick-or-treating and frightfully fun activities. Start spooking in the Mall’s Event Court to receive your Lehigh Valley Mall goodie bag. All super heroes, princesses and goblins are welcome join the Safe Mall Trick’o’Treat at 11am at participating retailers (marked with orange and black balloons). Join the Teen Board in Halloween crafts, pumpkin decorating and costume photos! Wear your cool costumer and have a safe place to haunt this Halloween! More details to come.
Toys for Tots
Dates TBD: Collecting toys for Toys for Tots at Guest Services
Friday, November 9, 2012 at 6:30pm in the Outdoor Shops: Welcome Santa to the Lehigh Valley as the Whitehall Fire Department escorts him by Fire Truck to the Outdoor Shops. Children will enjoy reindeer ears to help show Santa the way to his Workshop. First, Santa will light the 25-foot Mama and 15-foot Baby Reindeer, and then parade the children to light the 30-foot Holiday Tree. He will finish his parade upon arrival to his Workshop, located in the Mall Events Court, where he stays for the Holiday season.
(Radio Disney will be on-site with music, games and prizes. – TENTATIVE)
Kidgits Members Photo Discount
November 9 through December 24: Noerr Programs will be offering a discount for photos with Santa for Kidgits Members.
Pet Photo Night
Sunday, November 11 and Sunday November 18 from 6pm to 8pm: Cats and dogs will be allowed in the mall after hours on Sunday to get their photos with Santa! Please enter the mall via entrance K, in between Boscov’s and Macys near Subway and Lenscrafters. The line will start at Subway.
St. Jude’s Give Thanks. Walk
November 17, Saturday 6:30am to 10am: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is one of the world’s premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other childhood diseases. They return to the Lehigh Valley Mall to raise awareness and funds for the children of St. Jude. The 5K walk will take place in the lower level of the mall and will start at 8:00am. This event will also kick-off the St. Jude Thanks and Giving fundraising and awareness campaign in perfect time for the holidays.
Camelot for Children Gift Wrapping Station
Dates TBD: Upper Level Boscov’s Court
Friday, December 7 from 9am to 11am: Children with hearing impairments will get the chance to meet with signing Santa on Friday Morning.
Children’s Home of Easton Gifting Tree
Dates TBD: Children’s Home of Easton will have a gifting tree at Guest Services again this year. The ornaments will list a child’s first name, age and Christmas wish. Shoppers can purchase gifts and return them to Guest Services for collection.
Breakfast with Santa
December 1, Saturday 8:00am to 11am: Tentative location at Bravo! Details TBD.
Kidgits Craft Day
Saturday, December 15 from 11am to 2pm: Holiday crafts at the Santa Set or Macy’s Court.