Spring and summer recreation enthusiasts are learning about the multitude of leisure activities available throughout the City of Allentown in the newest edition of Adventure Allentown. Mayor Ray O’Connell announced today that the 2019 Spring/Summer edition of Adventure Allentown is being distributed city-wide beginning this week.
The city’s 36-page guide to spring and summer leisure activities will be sent home with Allentown School District students, will be available at various organizations and businesses in the city and placed in free outdoor publication racks throughout the park system. City subscribers to The Morning Call newspaper will receive a copy of Adventure Allentown in their newspaper on Thursday, April 4.
The Adventure Allentown guide contains information on special events, youth and adult programs; city parks and golf; music and theater; the library and museums; healthy living and other useful material for city park and recreation services. The guide also includes a list of park amenities, event schedules, and a comprehensive list of community agencies dedicated to youth, adults and senior citizens.
Again in 2019, an eight-page condensed version of Adventure Allentown is available in Spanish, with a distribution plan for 5,000 copies at various businesses and organizations targeting the Spanish-speaking population in Allentown.
New for 2019, an eight-page condensed version of Adventure Allentown will be available in Arabic, with an electronic distribution plan in the first year, to gauge interest and demand. The Arabic version is expected to be available on the city website beginning April 15.
“Adventure Allentown continues to grow in popularity each year,” said O’Connell. “It informs residents and visitors about our programs that emphasize the city’s commitment to fitness, healthy lifestyles, the arts, and economic vitality through events that capitalize on Allentown’s greatest assets. This latest edition sports a new look that should spur readers’ interest.”
Another fall and winter guide is planned for release in October 2019 and will include the distribution of 45,000 copies.
Residents may also pick-up the Spring/Summer edition of Adventure Allentown at City Hall, in publication racks in the city parks system, and other various locations throughout the city. For questions, please call 610-841-3506 or email Christy.Alvord@allentownpa.gov