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Things to do in South Jersey and region

March 2017 Events

Journal Staff Report | 2/26/2017, 7:07 p.m.
The following list is a guide to cultural and community events in South Jersey and the region. Items for the ...
The African American Museum in Philadelphia at 701 Arch Street at the corner of N. 7th Street was founded in 1976 as part of the Bicentennial. It was the first museum funded and built by a municipality to help preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage of African Americans. The museum will celebrate its 40th anniversary celebration Friday, March 24, 2017 at Philadelphia Marriott Downtown 1201 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. -- Wikipedia Photo

The following list is a guide to cultural and community events in South Jersey and the 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.

March 4

The South Jersey Chapter of the Links, Inc. to host discussion on domestic violence and human trafficking

As part of its efforts to reduce incidents of domestic violence and human trafficking amongst women and girls of color, the Women's Issues Committee of The South Jersey (NJ) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated will present "On The Menu," a reception and round table discussion featuring remarks by Anti-Trafficking Advocate Denise Poole, and other experts, to highlight the effects of various forms of violence perpetrated against women and girls in New Jersey, and the resources available to safeguard them.

The event will be held from 1 p.m. – 2:30 pm. at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 1989 Marlton Pike East, Cherry Hill, NJ

While there is no cost to attend, guests are encouraged to bring donations of used cell phones and/or accessories from any provider, and in any condition, to benefit victims of domestic violence in support of a drive spearheaded by the Eastern Area Links to collect 300 cell phones for Verizon HopeLine. For more information and to register, email SJLinksOntheMenu@gmail.com.

March 7

Health Information Technology (HIT) Information Session

The information session will begin at 4:00 p.m. at Rowan College at Burlington County Pemberton Campus in the Lewis Parker Center

Room 313, Pemberton, NJ

Contact: Rowan College at Burlington County 856-222-9311

http://www.rcbc.edu/evevt/hit-information-sessions-3

March 8

Celebrate International Women's Day with Hope and Happiness

The celebration will begin at 10:00 a.m. at West Deptford Free Public Library, 420 Crown Point Road, Thorofare, NJ 08086

Contact: 856-845-5593 www.westdeptford.lib.nj.us cwood@westdeptford.lib.nj.us

March 9

Tango with Dances by Diane

The class will start at 7:00 p.m. at West Deptford Free Public Library

420 Crown Point Road, Thorofare, NJ 08086

Contact: 856-845-5593 www.westdeptford.lib.nj.us cwood@westdeptford.lib.nj.us

March 10

Workshop: Compassion Fatigue & Secondary Trauma- Implications for Educators

The Training Institute will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. at Garfield Park Academy,

24 Glenolden Lane, Willingboro, NJ 08046

Contact: Event Coordinator 609-877-4111 Ext: 203 http://gpa2017spring.evenbrite.com

March 11

South Jersey Book Expo

The book expo will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Deptford Mall, 1750 Deptford Center Rd., Deptford, NJ 08096

Contact: Ronnie C. Dawson 856-534-2682 www.brokenbarspublishing.com

Children's Storytime with Deptford Free Public Library 11 am & 1 pm Center Court

Young Alumni Klub Book Discussion: George Orwell’s 1984

Our brand new group for high school graduates up to 25 years of age. Young Alumni Klub or YAK is a group where post grads can gather and have fun, but also learn important life skills such as money management and resume building. This month’s book discussion is on George Orwell’s 1984. The discussion will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the Bridgeton Public Library, 150 E. Commerce Street, Bridgeton, NJ 08302.

Please call in and register to receive a copy of the book. Registration is required.