APRIL 17, 2019:

Friends Bus Trip to Longwood Gardens and Mendenhall Inn!

Join the Friends of the Macungie Institute as we travel to beautiful Longwood Gardens! 

There will be a guided tour, followed by time to explore the 1,077 acres of beauty, and lunch at the award winning Historic Mendenhall Inn. 

Tickets are $95 per person, and can be obtained by mailing a check to Friends of the Macungie Institute, 510 E. Main Street, Macungie, PA 18062. Please include your name, address, and phone number.

Tickets and more info can also be received by calling the Institute directly at 610-966-7830.

Join us for what promises to be a WONDERFUL spring trip!

The Friends of the Macungie Institute is a non-profit organization supporting the Macungie Institute.


The “Friends of Macungie Institute” organization has received tax exempt status under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue code.  Contributions to the “Friends” are deductible under section 170 of the Code.  The “Friends” are qualified to receive tax deductible bequest, devises, transfers or gifts under section 2055, 2106 or 2522 of the Code.  The “Friends” have been classified as a public charity. 

Past Events


Friends of the Macungie Institute

Macungie Institute

Since 2012, the "Friends of the Macungie Institute" have donated/pledged  over $24,000 for the direct benefit of the Macungie Institute.

2019 Membership Renewal applications have been mailed out.  Please call 610-966-7830 if you have not received renewal forms .

APRIL 28, 2019:

Friends of the Macungie Institute sponsor Bingo, held at Macungie Memorial Park - Rt. 100 & N. Poplar Street, Macungie, PA    Doors open at 12:00PM, and games begin at 1:00PM.  20 Games of BINGO plus 1 “coverall” Jackpot Game BINGO Tickets:  $20   Gift Basket Raffles too!

Become a member of the Friends of the Macungie Institute to help support the Macungie Institute.  Complete and submit the application to get the benefits of being a member.

Some benefits:

  • Early notification and priority registration for "Friends of MI" sponsored programs/events/trips.
  • One time yearly 20% discount on room rentals for private events.
  • Invitation to the November Annual Meeting with light refreshments.
  • Business Memberships include advertisement listing in "Friends of MI" Event Programs for attendees

NOV. 16, 2019:
The Friends of the Macungie Institute proudly present an annual tradition...

The Elegant Holiday Tea

First Seating - 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Second Seating - 2:00PM - 4:00PM

An annual celebration at The Macungie Institute! Delicious tea sandwiches, scones, desserts, and flavorful teas. Fundraiser to benefit The Macungie Institute.


TICKETS WILL GO ON SALE FIRST TO FRIENDS OF THE MACUNGIE INSTITUTE on July 24, 2019, and will then go on sale at a later date to the general public.  Make sure to renew you Friends Membership to guarantee early access to tickets for the Tea!

Tickets are $25 and may be purchased at The Macungie Institute, 510 E. Main Street, Macungie, PA - more information at 610-966-7830.

Please get your tickets early, as this event sells out every year.

Board Members of the “Friends of Macungie Institute” are:


John Albright

Jane Leeser

Laura McCready

Sandy Saylor

Robert Young


Board Meetings are held usually held  at the Macungie Institute, at 1 pm on the last Wednesday of the odd numbered months

(Jan., Mar., May, Jul., & Sep.)  The Annual Membership Meeting is held in November.  Meetings are open to the public.