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Things to do in South Jersey and region

Journal Staff Report | 7/28/2017, 5:49 p.m.
Things to do in South Jersey and region - August 2017.

August 1

Fifth Collingswood Community Night Out

Collingswood will participate in the “34th Annual National Night Out” (NNO) program by hosting the 5th Collingswood Community Night Out.

On August 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. along West Collings Ave, Collingswood residents, families and guests from around the area can enjoy a festival that features community engagement, giveaways and crime prevention information and demonstrations as part of an effort to inform people and bring communities and their safety officials closer together. The festival begins at the corner of Haddon and West Collings Avenues in the center of town.

Teen Entrepreneurship

Carol Waties, Stockton University Director of Small Business Development, leads interactive workshops for teens on how to start their own businesses at the Atlantic City Free Public Library, main library -- Second Floor Meeting Room, Atlantic City Free Public Library, 1 North Tennessee Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401. For more information call (609) 345-2269

August 2

The Princess and The Magic Pea

Voorhees Theatre Company

Voorhees, NJ

856 206 3554

August 4

Tai Chi class for seniors

The Atlantic City Free Public Library will hold Tai chi class for Atlantic County residents, ages 60 and older from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the main library -- Second Floor Meeting Room, Atlantic City Free Public Library, 1 North Tennessee Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401. For more information call (609) 345-2269

August 5

Papermaking Children’s Workshop

Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, 1000 Village Drive, Millville, NJ

Millville, NJ

Contact: Sam Trembly 856 825-6800 or strembly@wheatonarts.org

Touch-a-Truck

This event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Ronald McDonald’s House of Southern New Jersey

The Promenade Shops

Marlton, NJ

Contact: Marissa Roney: 856 966-4663 or mroney@abccreative.com

August 7

Chess Lessons for beginners

The Chess lessons will be held from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Logan Township Library

For more information Contact: Carolyn Oldt

Contact Number: 856-241-0202

August 9

"Women Who Empower" - Science and Technology - Our Perspective

The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey will hold the empowerment forum from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Robert Treat Hotel

50 Park Place

The Crystal Room

Newark, NJ 07102

50 Park Place

The Crystal Room

Newark, NJ 07102

The Luncheon Keynote Speaker is Joylette Hylick, Daughter of "Hidden Figure" character "The Human Computer" - Katherine Johnson

Panel Discussion by distinguished women in Science from ATT, Bristol Myers Squibb, Colgate Palmolive, Johnson & Johnson.

August 11

The Freedom Papers

New Freedom Theatre presents an engaging production exploring major Black Arts Movement headlines connected to Philadelphia’s famous Broad Street. Covering a period spanning from the 1960s through recent times, The Freedom Papers includes movement, song and testimonies from community members who recall these events, and their impact in Philadelphia, and beyond.

This program is presented as part of the African American Museum in Philadelphia’s summer-long celebration, PhilAesthetic: The African American Museum in Philadelphia Celebrates the Black Arts Movement.

This program will be held at 8 p.m. at New Freedom Theatre, 1346 N Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

$15 in advance | $20 at the door

Make & Take Summer Memory Frame

Logan Township Library invites all ages to stop in anytime between 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. to make your own summer frame. All supplies and instruction will be provided. For more information contact: 856-241-0202

August 20

Health Fair at Bethany Baptist

Way of Escape Ministries invites you and your family to "A Family Affair Health Fair" on Sunday, August 20 after the 8:00 a.m. and 11 a.m. services at Bethany Baptist Church located at 1115 Gibbsboro Road in Lindenwold, New Jersey. This exciting and interactive event features health information for men, women, children and seniors, free health screenings, more than 30 vendors, a photo booth, face painting, giveaways, prizes and much more.

For more information call (856) 782-6751.

August 29

Teen Cooking

Learn how to make simple, healthy, good-tasting food using just a blender or microwave from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Logan Township Library. Advance registration required; limited to 20. Please bring your own mug. For more information call: 856-241-0202