Do Something: Polar Bear Plunges, Haddonfield Uncorked and more this weekend

Locals can also travel through Neverland with a performance by the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts.

There are multiple polar bear plunge events taking place this weekend. But if you don’t want to do dive into freezing cold water, don’t worry! Check out what other events are taking place around the region this weekend.

In Marlton

  • On Feb. 26, the Evesham Library, 984 Tuckerton Road, will host a “Seuss Family Fun” event for families with children ages 3 and older. According to the library, families are encouraged to drop by anytime between 2 to 4 p.m. for some “Seuss-tastic” activities perfect for the whole family. Visitors can make Thing 1 and Thing 2 puppets, test theirs wits with Seuss trivia or try one of the library’s other stations.To learn more about this event, visit http://www.bcls.lib.nj.us/.

Around South Jersey

  • Cherry Hill Township and the Philharmonic of Southern New Jersey are teaming up to host a master class featuring cellist Joshua Roman on Saturday. The class will be held at the Croft Farm Arts Center beginning at 1 p.m. Roman and three local cellists will lead the class. The event is free to attend. For more information, call (856) 488–7868 or email arts@chtownship.com.
  • On Saturday afternoon, enjoy some food and drinks for a good cause at P.J. Whelihan’s on Route 70. Catholic Partnership Schools is hosting its 11th annual James Gillespie Sr. Memorial Beef and Beer fundraiser to benefit CPS’ athletic programs on Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m. The all-you-can-eat event includes beer, soft drinks, a 50–50 raffle, and a silent auction. Tickets are $35 at the door. To purchase tickets in advance or for more information, visit www.catholicpartnershipschools.org.
  • Wine and shopping lovers will want to be in Haddonfield on Saturday for Haddonfield Uncorked. This fourth annual event will take place throughout downtown Haddonfield from 1 to 4 p.m., rain or shine. Visitors can enjoy wine tastings while shopping in Haddonfield’s many downtown stores. For a full list of participating shops and specials, visit http://www.downtownhaddonfield.com/events-entries/haddonfield-uncorked.
  • In Bordentown, take a plunge in Liberty Lake at the Liberty Lake Foundation’s first ever Polar Bear Plunge on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will include a plunge into the lake, DJ, fire, hot chocolate and refreshments. The cost is $25 per person. The entry free includes a t-shirt. Visit www.libertylakefoundation.org/polar-bear-plunge for more information.

At the Jersey Shore

  • Another polar bear plunge will be taking place down the shore this weekend. Seaside Heights will host its plunge on Saturday at 1 p.m. in front of the Spicy Cantina. Registration will be open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 63 Grant Avenue in Seaside Heights. The minimum registration fee is $25. All proceeds from the event go to Special Olympics New Jersey. Registration will be open on site prior to the plunge. For more information, visit www.plungeseaside.org.

In Philadelphia

  • World Café Live will host its annual Beats, Brews and BBQ festival on Saturday. The event will take place starting at 1 p.m. at 3025 Walnut Street in Philadelphia. Attendees can sample more than 30 local and regional breweries. There will be live music at the event. The cost is $50 for general admission and $60 for VIP early admission at noon. The event is only for adults 21 years and older. For a list of participating breweries, visit www.worldcafelive.com/event/1390976-beats-brews-bbq-philadelphia.
  • Go on a journey to Neverland with the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts this weekend. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the school will perform, “Neverland: Origins Youth Circus Soiree.” Travel through Neverland before Peter Pan and discover adventure, danger, acrobatics and what it means to be a pirate. Performances will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, 3:30 and 7 p.m. on Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for kids 4 to 17 years old. Kids 3 and under are admitted for free. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://phillycircus.com/performances.

To see more events taking place in Philadelphia this weekend, visitwww.philadelphiaweekly.com.