Calendar of local events for December

Journal Staff Report | 12/1/2015, 6:01 p.m.
December Calendar
A woman lighting kinara candles. The Atlantic City Free Public Library will host its 28th annual Kwanzaa celebration at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19. Wikipedia photo

December 1

Festival of Trees

The festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Tuckerton Seaport,

Seaport and Baymels Museum

120 West Main Street, Tuckerton, NJ

For more information call: 609-296-8888 www.tuckertonseaport.org

Elegy for Telsa Art Exhibit

The exhibit is held at Rowan University Art Gallery West

Glassboro, NJ 08028

For more information: 856-256-4521

December 2

NJ 2015 Non-profit Conference

The Center for Non-profits will host the conference at The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, NJ.

For more information: 732- 227 0800

Jersey Sound Chorus Returns to the

Franklin Township Library

The Jersey Sound Chorus of Sweet Adelines International, Inc. returns to the library for a special performance of holiday favorites from 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. The Jersey Sound Chorus is a non-profit all women’s barbershop chorus with more than 50 vocal musicians from all parts of the Delaware Valley. The Chorus has performed throughout the area at such venues as Eagles football and Phillies baseball games, Longwood Gardens and Trenton Thunder baseball games, as well as area Women’s Clubs, Masonic Lodges, and various charitable, cultural and community events. Join us for an old-fashioned evening of holiday music and light refreshments. No registration required. The Franklin Township Library is located at 1584 Coles Mill Road in Franklinville.

December 3

Pajama Storytime at the Franklin Township Library

Prepare to have a “roaring” good time at the library in your pajamas and slippers! We will listen to dinosaur stories and do a craft. There may even be a dig for dinosaur eggs! Bring along a story time pal to share the fun. Your pal may spend the night for an exciting sleepover experience! Open to ages 3 to 8 with a caregiver. Space is limited and registration is required. This event will be held between 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Please stop by or call the library to register by December 1. (856) 694-2833. The Franklin Township Library is located at 1584 Coles Mill Road in Franklinville.

Holiday Wreath Decorating Workshop

The workshop will be held at the Grounds for Sculpture

Hamilton, NJ

Contact: Carolyn McCormack at 609-586-0616


December 4

HGTV Celebrates The Holiday

Deptford Mall

Deptford, NJ

Rutgers Alfredo Santiago

Endowed Scholarship Fundraising Gala

The Community Leadership Center will hold the gala at

Rutgers University Camden, Camden, NJ

Contact: Simmy Kumer 856-225-2958


Annual Christkindmarket

This event will be held at the Tuckerton Seaport,

120 West Main Street, Tuckerton, NJ 08087

For more information: 609-296-8868 or www.tuckertonseaport.org

Hear The Holidays

Garden State Discovery Museum

Cherry Hill, NJ

For more information contact: Melissa 856-424-1233


Just Walk, Walk with a Doc.

Kennedy Health Alliance will hold this event from 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m.

at Washington Lake Park Fireman Memorial, Washington Twp., NJ.

Participants are encouraged to bring water and lunch bag.

For more information: 1-800-522-1965 www.kennedyhealth.org/class

December 6

Carols En Mass

West Jersey Chamber Music Society

101 Bridesboro Road, Moorestown, NJ

Contact: Pat Chamberlin 856-296-0037


Hooray for Hanukkah

This event will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Garden State Discovery Museum, Cherry Hill, NJ