Weekly Roundup: Resident to star as Pinocchio on stage, Think Pink Day for breast cancer awareness…

Weekly Roundup: Resident to star as Pinocchio on stage, Think Pink Day for breast cancer awareness and more

Rowan College at Burlington County’s “Give Kids A Smile” day is also returning on Feb. 3.

Photo courtesy of Dave Dabour, Dave Dabour Photography Emma Nasto, 10, of Mt. Laurel is set to appear as Pinocchio, along with Tom Newman, of High Bridge, as the patriarch puppeteer Geppetto, in ShowKids Invitational Theatre’s upcoming production of Disney’s ‘My Son Pinocchi: Geppetto’s Musical Tale.’

A young Mt. Laurel residents will soon take the stage as Pinocchio, The Mt. Laurel Girls Travel Basketball Team will soon hold a “Think Pink Day” for Breast Cancer Awareness and Rowan College at Burlington County’s “Give Kids A Smile” day is also returning on Feb. 3. Catch up on the week that was with the weekly roundup.

Young Mt. Laurel resident to perform as Pinocchio in play ‘My Son Pinocchio’

On Jan. 21, ShowKids Invitational Theatre will debut its production of Disney’s “My Son Pinocchio: Geppetto’s Musical Tale,” with 10-year-old Mt. Laurel resident Emma Nasto ready to perform as one of the show’s titular leads. Catch up on details of the show and Emma’s work as a performer.

Mt. Laurel Girls Travel Basketball Team to host breast cancer awareness day Jan. 28

On Saturday, Jan. 28, Mt. Laurel Girls Travel Basketball will hold its “Think Pink Day” for breast cancer awareness. From 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., locals are invited to Harrington Middle School to take their place among the pink balloons and pink posters to watch players wearing pink uniforms play basketball all day long.

Appointments open for Rowan College at Burlington County’s “Give Kids A Smile” day Feb. 3

Children in need are eligible to receive free dental care through Rowan College at Burlington County’s 13th annual “Give Kids A Smile” day, Friday, Feb. 3. The one-day program is part of the American Dental Association’s annual push to bring attention childhood tooth decay.

Mt. Laurel School District reminds families to subscribe to weather emergency alerts

With the recent amount of snowfall, the Mt. Laurel School District is remind residents to subscribe to the district’s weather emergency alert system. Those who subscribe can receive a call, e-mail and or text to learn if schools close or there is a delayed opening. In the event of a delayed opening or closing, such status will also be posted on the district’s website and Facebook page.

Mt. Laurel Area Women’s Club moves monthly meetings from library to community center

The Mt. Laurel Area Women’s Club has announced the club has moved its monthly meetings from the Mt. Laurel Library to the Mt. Laurel Community Center. The club will still meet on the third Tuesday of each month, September through May, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Annual dues continue to be set at $20, which goes to charity after expenses.