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March 15-22

Happenings at the Free Public Library at 713 Marsha Ave., Williamstown. For more information about the events listed below contact 856-629-1212 or email info@monroetpl.org.

March 15-18, March 20-22 – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Can you find Lucky the Leprechaun? If you see him, let the librarian staff know. Get a small prize before you go.

March 15-18, March 20-22 – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Teen Take-and-Make Bags: Diamond Painting Art Kit.

March 15 – 1-2 p.m. – Bookworms Book Club.

March 15 – 6-8 p.m. – I wrote a book! Now What? Writing Workshop.

March 15 – 6:30-8:30 p.m. – Needles Arts Group.

March 15 – 7-8:30 p.m. – Library Board meeting.

March 16 – 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Core Balance Yoga with Relax Mind and Body.

March 16 – 1-6 p.m.  – Blood Drive.

March 16 – 1:30-2:30 p.m. – Crafts for Adults: Shamrock Topiary.

March 16 – 7-8 p.m. – Netflix Discussion Club of Where the Crawdads Sing.

March 21 – 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (one hour sessions) – ABC Story Time.

March 21 – 6-7 p.m. – Read to a Therapy Dog.

March 22 – 2-3 p.m. – Horror Book Club: Silent Reading in the Library.

Two notable upcoming library events:
April 15 – 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Friends of the Library Book Sale. There is a $5 early bird sale starting at 9 a.m. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/724541659230150/ or the library’s website calendar at https://monroetpl.libcal.com/event/10038868

The Friends of the Library are always looking for volunteers to help set up the sale from 3-5 p.m. April 14. Visit the library’s calendar website for volunteering details https://monroetpl.libcal.com/event/10038889

April 22 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Meet the Author Book Festival in the library’s back parking lot. The event is expected to feature 50 authors as well as some food trucks and craft vendors. Some of the authors will be giving brief half hour presentations in the library’s meeting rooms. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1171597980299652/ and the library’s website at https://monroetpl.libcal.com/event/10320097

Wednesday, March 15, 22

Happenings around Gloucester County

March 15 , 22 – 1-3 p.m. – Adult Vaccine Clinic at the Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell. By appointment only.

Thursday, March 16

Happenings in the Monroe Township School District

March 16 – 7 p.m. – Monroe Township Public Schools Board of Education meeting at the Williamstown High School Theater, 700 N. Tuckahoe Road.

Saturday, March 18

March is Tire Amnesty Month. Participate in Gloucester County Tire Amnesty’s program with tire drop offs from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday at the Gloucester County Solid Waste Complex, 493 Monroeville Road (Route 694), South Harrison Township. There is a special Saturday drop off from 8 a.m. to noon March 18.

Participation is limited to Gloucester County residents only. Limit 10 per residence. For more information call the GCIA/Office of Recycling at 856-478-6045.

Thursday March 23, Wednesday March 29

College-bound students can explore 100 plus programs of study offered at Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ) during Open House events from 6-8 p.m. March 23 at the Gloucester campus and March 29 at the Cumberland campus.

The Gloucester campus Open House will be held in the Physical Education Center gymnasium. The Cumberland campus Open House will be held in the Student Services Center gymnasium. For directions and to RSVP, visit RCSJ.edu/OpenHouse.

Saturday, March 25

Monroe Township Community Affairs presents 2023 Spring Arts and Crafts Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 25 at the Pfeiffer Community Center, 301 Blue Bell Road, Williamstown.

Interested vendors can contact mtcommunityaffairs@monroetownshipnj.org.

Thursday, March 30

Dine to donate from 6-9 p.m. at Applebee’s Grill and Bar, 1830 S. Black Horse Pike, Williamstown. Percentage of proceeds will go towards Williamstown High School Project Graduation.

Saturday, April 1

Monroe Township’s Parks and Recreation Commission and Community Affairs will hold its annual East Egg Hunt April 1 at the Owens Park, 690 N. Tuckahoe Road. Enjoy pics with the Easter Bunny, special prizes and face painting.

Egg hunt for children with special needs will start at 11 a.m. on the softball field. The egg hunt for children 12 and under will begin at noon on the football and baseball fields.

Rain date is April 2.

April 3 to May 1

Monroe Township Public Schools’ Preschool Lottery opens from April 3 to May 1 for children turning three or four before Oct. 1. Appy at www.monroetwp.k12.nj.us.

Saturday, April 22

Monroe Township will hold its second annual Autism Awareness event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pfeiffer Community Center, 301 Bluebell Road, Williamstown. The event will feature music and games, bounce houses, face painting, a lot of balloons, a photo center, sensory tables, snacks and informational tables.

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