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Do Something: Polar bear plunges, mall walks for good cause

Find out what other activities are happening around the region this weekend.

Polar bear plunges will be taking place in multiple Jersey Shore towns this weekend and an annual German beer festival returns to Philadelphia. Find out what other activities are happening around the region this weekend.

Around South Jersey

  • On Sunday, the On Sunday, Feb 25, the Voorhees Town Center will host its annual Mall Walk in partnership with the Interfaith Homeless Outreach Council. Registration will start at 1:30 p.m., and the walk will kick off at 2:30 p.m. Participants will meet at the East Entrance of the Town Center. Any questions or for more information, contact Fred Astmann at (856) 424–3820 or NJAllens@verizon.net.
  • Moorestown will be celebrating the Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl win on Saturday. Township Council will honor Eagles head coach and Moorestown resident Doug Pederson in a special ceremony beginning at 10 a.m. on the front lawn of the Moorestown Community House, located at 16 East Main Street in Moorestown. For more information, visit http://www.moorestown.nj.us.
  • Author and former TV producer Abigail Pogrebin will visit Congregation M’kor Shalom in Cherry Hill on Sunday at 4 p.m. Pogrebin will speak about her book, “My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew,” at the event and will autograph copies of her book following the presentation. Tickets are $15 at the door and $10 in advance. Visit www.mkorshalom.org to purchase tickets or for more information.
  • Fans of The Beatles will want to be at Dennis Flyer Theater in Blackwood on Saturday evening. “Beatlemania Again” will be performed beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the theater, located on the campus of Camden County College. The show takes audiences on a musical journey through the career of The Beatles. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for senior and children. Premium seating is available for $30. For tickets, visit www.mainstage.org or call (855) 936–2467, ext. 3.
  • The Mt. Laurel-based Curtain Call Performing Arts Center will debut its production of Disney’s “Freaky Friday” on Feb. 24. The show will also run on Feb. 25. Based on the Mary Rogers novel and two Disney films, Curtain Call officials say “Freaky Friday” tells the story of a mother and daughter who magically swap bodies for 24 chaotic hours. Curtain Call Performing Arts Center is set to present “Freaky Friday” on Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. and on Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. The performances will be held at Harrington Middle School’s theatre, 514 Mt. Laurel Road. Tickets are being sold online at www.showtix4u.com and are $5 each, reserved seating. Tickets will also be available at the door beginning one hour prior to the start of each performance.
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At the Jersey Shore

  • Seaside Heights will hosts its 25th annual Polar Bear Plunge on Saturday at 1 p.m. on the beach in front of Spicy Cantina. All are invited to join the thousands of brave jumpers from around New Jersey. Funds raised from the event will support Special Olympics New Jersey programming and events. Check-in begins at 9 a.m. and the plunge will begin at 1 p.m. Registration is available the day of the event for $125 per person. For more information, visit www.classy.org/event/2018-plunge-at-seaside/e137113.
  • Another Polar Bear Plunge will take place on Saturday in North Wildwood. The Fallen Heroes Polar Bear Plunge will begin at 11 a.m. at 15th Street and the beach in North Wildwood. Proceeds will benefit the Philadelphia Police Fallen Heroes Fund, MRSA Awareness and local scholarships. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m. The cost to register the day of the event is $30 for adults and $15 for children. For more information, visit http://fallenheroplunge.com.

In Philadelphia

  • The seventh annual Philly Bierfest will take place from 2 to 5:30 p.m. at The German Society of Pennsylvania, 611 Spring Garden Street in Philadelphia. Nearly two dozen Pennsylvania craft and legacy brewers will participate. There will also be more than two dozen brands of imported beers from Germany. Guests can also enjoy six floor of activities spread across two buildings. General admission tickets are $49 per person. Visit www.phillybierfest.com to purchase tickets and for more information.
  • This weekend is the last chance to enjoy the Dilworth Park Wintergarden for the season. The Wintergarden’s last day of operation is Sunday. Guests can enjoy ice skating, garden maze exploration, a chance to enjoy food and drink in the Rothman Institute Cabin and more. Activities are pay as you go. Visit https://centercityphila.org/parks/dilworth-park/wintergardenfor more information.

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

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