Things to do in South Jersey and region

Journal Staff Report | 11/26/2017, 6 a.m.
The following list is a guide to cultural and community events in South Jersey and the region. Items for the ...
The Willingboro Kwanzaa Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at John F. Kennedy Center, 429 John F Kennedy Way, Willingboro, NJ. In photo, a woman lights kinara candles. -- Wikipedia photo

The showing is free and open to the public.

The Sandwich Generation: A Discussion

Aleph Home Care & Jewish Community Foundation, Inc.

Cherry Hill, NJ

Contact: Judy Spillane 856-685-5700 jcfsnj.org/sandwich

December 7

USS New Jersey Launch Anniversary

Battleship New Jersey

Camden, NJ Free 10 a.m. Ceremony

Contact: Battleship New Jersey 856-966-1652


Anger Management Workshop for Special Education Educators

The Training Institute @ Garfield Park Academy

Willingboro, NJ

Contact: Garfield Park Academy 609-877-4111 GPADec2017@Evenbrite.com

December 9

Atlantic City’s Annual Winter Wonderland Block Party

The City of Atlantic City will hold its Winter Wonderland Block Party for children Saturday, Dec. 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the City Hall courtyard at 1301 Bacharach Blvd. (located between City Hall and the Atlantic City Free Public Library). Tickets are free and required to gain admission.

This seventh annual holiday event is for Atlantic City children ages 3 to 12 and will be held outdoors. The event will include rides, games, arts and crafts, chance to meet Santa Claus and other special guests, magic show, and performances by the Atlantic City High School Choir and Xclusive Drill Team.

Tickets are limited and will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. Tickets will be distributed at City Hall on the following dates: Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Dec. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Tickets will be distributed only to adults, who must show a proof of Atlantic City residency and photo ID. Each adult can receive a maximum of three children’s tickets.

For more information please call the City’s Division of Recreation at (609) 347-5643.


Wheaton Arts

Millville, NJ Saturdays 11a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Contact: Wheaton Arts 856-825-6800


Perkins Pottery Associates Holiday Show & Sale

Perkins Center for the Arts

Moorestown, NJ

Contact: 856-235-6488 Open Reception 1pm-4 pm

Valley Forge - There is But One Option for the Winter

Medford Leas

Medford Leas Campus Theater 11 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Medford, NJ

Contact: Medford Leas 609-654-3000 www.medfordleas.org

December 12

Collingswood Community Chorus Winter Concert

Scottish Rite Theater 7:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.

Collingswood, NJ

December 17

Hooray for Hanukkah

Discovery Museum

Cherry Hill, NJ

Contact: Discovery Museum 856-424-1233


December 23

December 28

Kwanzaa Celebration with Queen Nur

Discovery Museum

Cherry Hill, NJ

Contact: Discovery Museum 856-424-1233


December 30

Willingboro Kwanzaa Festival

The festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at John F. Kennedy Center, 429 John F Kennedy Way, Willingboro, NJ 08046.

For more information call: 609-680-4831

December 31

Battleship New Jersey Fireworks

Battleship New Jersey

Camden, NJ

Contact: www.battleshipnewjersey.org

New Year's Eve Fireworks on the Camden Waterfront

Camden Waterfront 6 p.m. and 12 a.m.

Camden, New Jersey

Contact: Cooper's Ferry