Haddonfield hosts events and town-wide happenings in April

Events include sculpture month celebrations and Earth Day bag giveaways.

Spring has sprung, and Downtown Haddonfield welcomes the new season with town-wide events and happenings throughout April.

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Outdoor Sculpture Month
Entire Month of April

Haddonfield Outdoor Sculpture Trust

Join the festivities each Saturday throughout the month of April as Haddonfield Outdoor Sculpture Trust (HOST) celebrates the 4th annual “Haddonfield Outdoor Sculpture Month”. Events include a viewing of famous local sculptor John Giannotti creating a polyurethane casting of “I Sing the Body Electric”, a DIY Sculpture in a Box at the Haddonfield Public Library, free professionally led walking tours of nearly two dozen figurative and abstract sculptures. Meet sculptors, watch the live casting of a famous Camden poet, Walt Whitman, and much more! All month long, children can pick up a “Haddy Snack” of pennies to feed the famous dinosaur, while supplies last at Melange Children’s Boutique, 45 Kings Highway East.

For more information, visit www.haddonfieldsculpture.org.

Sustainable Saturdays

April 16, 23, 30 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Maison Marcellé Boutique, The Lavish Loft, and Pure Couture have come together to introduce an April shopping program, Sustainable Saturdays! This program coordinates with April’s emphasis on Earth Day, sustainability, and green living. Each Saturday in April, Maison Marcellé Boutique, The Lavish Loft, and Pure Couture will each offer in-store specials, deals, and experiences.

Chef’s Beer Dinner

Wednesday, April 13

CRUMB at Kings Road Brewing Company

Haddonfield’s sandwich and salad joint, CRUMB, will be serving a special dinner at Kings Road Brewing Company, located at 131 Kings Highway East.

For more information, call 856-651-7891 or email crumbhaddonfield@gmail.com.

Girls’ Day Out

Thursday, April 21 from 1-8 p.m.

Gather up your gal pals and shop the latest in spring fashion, trends, and fare during Downtown Haddonfield’s Girls’ Day Out! – an all-day shopping event on Thursday, April 22 from 1-8 p.m. This semi-annual all-day event is the ultimate shopping spree! Many of the town’s shops will offer the latest in this season’s fashion, gifts, and décor during extended business hours, while restaurants offer the tastiest fare; and shoppers will enjoy in-store events and experiences. Spend a girls’ day exploring shops along Kings Highway and our side streets – which include Mechanic Street, Ellis Street, Tanner Street, Haddy Lane, Kings Court, and Haddon Avenue. Dine at award-winning restaurants, and discover in-store specials, product releases, events, and experiences at participating shops throughout the Downtown.

For more information and the most up-to-date list of participating businesses for Girls’ Day Out!, visit DowntownHaddonfield.com.

Earth Day Bag Giveaway

Friday, April 22 from noon – 5 p.m.

Members of the Partnership for Haddonfield (PfH) and the Haddonfield Environmental Commission (Sustainable Haddonfield) will be giving away 500 Haddonfield branded reusable shopping bags in Kings Court on Friday, April 22 from noon – 5 p.m. The giveaway is part of a campaign to make the Haddonfield community aware of the May 4, 2022, sing-use plastic bag ban going into effect in New Jersey. Shoppers and diners of Haddonfield are encouraged to “Bag Up” before visiting downtown by bringing their Kelly-Green Haddonfield shopping bags! Special thanks to Earth Day Sponsors: Pedego Electric Bikes Haddonfield, Lindsey Watch McCarthy, Weichert Realtors; and Haddonfield Go-Green Sponsors: Haddonfield Fine Jewelers, Haddon Culinary, Downtown Cookies, King’s Road Brewing Co.

Beginning May 4, 2022, all New Jersey retail stores, grocery stores, and foodservice businesses are prohibited from using single-use plastic carryout bags and polystyrene foam foodservice products. The New Jersey state plastic bag ban legislation was signed into law in November 2020, to phase out single-use plastic and paper bags and encourage the use of reusable bags throughout New Jersey. The Partnership for Haddonfield (PfH) is proactively promoting awareness of the ban throughout Downtown Haddonfield and guiding local business owners and customers on how to prepare for the upcoming change. The PfH is providing an informational campaign comprised of emails, a website page downtownhaddonfield.com/events/plastic-ban/ as well as virtual information meetings with business owners.

NJ Wool Walk

April 23 – May 1

Hooked NJ

Hooked NJ, located at 411 N Haddon Avenue, will take part in the two-week-long state-wide event that encourages local crafters to support yarn/wool shops throughout the state.

For more information, call 856-428-0110 or visit www.njwoolwalk.com.

For more information about Downtown Haddonfield, please visit DowntownHaddonfield.com.

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