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Things to do in South Jersey and region

Journal Staff Report | 6/27/2017, 6 a.m.
The following list is a guide to cultural and community events in South Jersey and region. Items for the calendar ...
The African American Museum in Philadelphia Celebrates the Black Arts Movement at The African American Museum in Philadelphia on July 14. Renowned poet Sonia Sanchez will be featured.

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.

July 8

Eight or 8

Run Amuck Timing LLC

National Park, West Deptford &Woodbury, NJ

On the 8th of July, join Run Amuck Timing for walk/run. Run 8 kilometers (or walk two miles!). The event will wind through Woodbury & West Deptford. A home-town walk/run! A portion of proceeds will be donated to the Food Bank of South Jersey. Close at 140 participants. Starts at 9:30 am – 8 a.m. for day of registration or packet pick up. 1003 N. Evergreen Ave, Woodbury, NJ 08096

For more information contact: Kelly 215-913-7032

www.runamucktiming.com

July 10

Caregiver Support Group

Rothkoff Law Group

245 Route 70 West

Cherry Hill, NJ

This is an opportunity to connect with others, and to learn of resources in the community that can help to ease some of caregiver’s burden.

The meeting will be held from 6 p.m. -7 p.m.

Contact: Samantha Steele 856-616-2923

July 11

Self-Defense Class

Logan Township Library

The class will be held from 10:30 a.m. to11:30 a.m. at Logan Township Library, 498 Beckett Rd, Logan Township, NJ. Please register for program at 856-241-0202 or www.gcls.org (events).

July 11, 18 &25

Yoga for Beginners

Logan Township Library

Classes will begin at 7 p. m. at Logan Township Library, 498 Beckett Rd, Logan Township, NJ.

Please bring a mat or towel to work off. Please register for program at 856-241-0202 or www.gcls.org (events).

July 14

The Ultimate Supa Sistas! With Ursula Rucker, Sonia Sanchez & Jessica Care Moore

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

Hosted by Philadelphia’s own Ursula Rucker, Supa Sistas brings three of the country’s fiercest women poets together on one stage for an incredible night of spoken word. For this can’t-miss event, Rucker will be joined by Black Arts Movement pioneer poet Sonia Sanchez and Detroit-based wordsmith and Black Women Rock! CEO, Jessica Care Moore. Together these powerful artists will weave their words into one unbelievable performance exploring issues of sexuality, women’s rights, technology, politics and spirituality.

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 event will begin at 8 p.m. at The African American Museum in Philadelphia

701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

Tickets are $15 in advance | $20 at the door

Learn more at www.aampmuseum.org/philaesthetic.

July 14-16

Wheaton Wide Open Weekend

Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, 1000 Village Drive, (GPS only), Millville, NJ 08332

Contact: Cathy Nolan 856-825-6800

Website: http://www.wheatonarts.org/

July 15-16

81st Annual Cat Show & Expo

Calling all Cat Lovers! Join us for the 81st Annual Cat Show 7 Expo! Fun for all ages! 35+ vendors with things for cats and people - Check out our Cats and Cars! Face painting! Agility Racing! 400 cats competing: Pedigreed, Household and Shelter Cats! Cats for adoption. Breed Show: Learn about the breeds! CFA-Affiliated. For more info, visit: Gardenstatecatclub.com Discount coupons and family rates available! Free Parking, AC, Handicap Accessible. - See more at: http://www.visitnj.org/nj-events/81st-annual-cat-show-expo-2017#sthash.H68qkAza.dpuf