Things to do in South Jersey and region

Journal Staff Report | 8/31/2017, 9:18 p.m.
The following list is a guide to cultural and community events in South Jersey and region.
Camden County Fair will be held September 23-24 at the County Fairgrounds at 508 Lakeland Road in Gloucester Township.

The following list is a guide to cultural and community events in South Jersey and region. Items for the calendar should be sent at least three weeks in advance to editor@southjerseyjournal.com. Information should be sent in a Word document format.

September 5

Job Help! Job Interviewing Skills

The workshop will be held 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Logan Township Library. Please register for programs at 856-241-0202 or www.gcls.org (events).

September 9

Human Trafficking

SHE IS NOT FOR SALE, Help Stop Human Trafficking! Join Heart 2 Heart Services' WALK 4 FREEDOM on September 9, 2017 at 9 a.m., Cooper River Park, Camden, NJ - Columbus Statue. Register Online: https://runsignup.com/Race/NJMerchantville/Walk4FreedomSheIsNotForSale, 856-352-5424

Hearts United Against Cancer Vendor and Craft Fair

The fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pitman United Methodist Church, 758 N. Broadway, Pitman, NJ. The fair is free to the public.

For more information contact: 856-981-0960

The Un/Sung Stories of We Shall Not Be Moved

Hear the real stories behind the World Premiere production of We Shall Not Be Moved. The opera uses two historic Philadelphia events to tell its story: the 1985 Philadelphia Police Department bombing of the MOVE house on Osage Avenue and the 2013 School District of Philadelphia budget crisis which caused the closure of 24 schools.

“The Un/Sung Stories of We Shall Not Be Moved” gives real-life accounts of those affected by these infamous events in Philadelphia history through an evening of short oral history films and live poetic performances from strong and diverse Philadelphia voices. This evening will be curated by Nina “Lyrispect” Ball.

This free event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Registration recommended but not required. Seating is general admission and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration does not guarantee admission.

September 15

Tai Chi for Seniors

Tai chi class for Atlantic County residents, ages 60+, taught through the Milton & Betty Katz JCC from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on second floor meeting room at Atlantic City Free Public Library, 1 North Tennessee Ave, Atlantic City, NJ For more information call (609) 345-2269

September 16

Drum Circle

The free event will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Herban Legend/ Historic Smithville, 1 North New York Road, Smithville, NJ

September 23

Paulsdale Uncorked

The Alice Paul Institute will host the 10th annual Paulsdale Uncorked. This fabulously fun fine wine and food pairing event is held on a beautiful late summer evening. Sip a good wine and sample gourmet creations on the charming wrap-around porch or surrounding lawn at historic Paulsdale in Mt. Laurel. More than 175 people attended the 2016 event, which raised nearly $12,000 to support girls’ leadership workshops and the continued preservation of our beloved historic landmark. Reserve your spot for this year to help us meet a goal of raising another $15,000!

The splendid evening will feature great wines paired with gourmet food prepared by highly-trained certified chefs. API is delighted to provide guests with live jazz performed by the Tom Moon Trio!