March 29 to April 5
Happenings at Pinelands Library at 39 Allen Ave., Medford. For more information about the events listed call 609-654-6113.
March 29 – 10:30 a.m. – Storytime with Mr. Rick.
March 29 – 4 p.m. – Teen Advisory Board.
March 30 – 4 p.m. – Lego Club.
March 31 – 10:30 a.m. – Small Wonders Yoga.
April 3 – 10 a.m. – DIY Origami Dog Grab n’ Go for Teens.
April 3 – 11 a.m. – Intro to Computers.
April 3 – 4 p.m. – Chess Club.
Wednesday, March 29
Community Art Show Night will be held from 6-8 p.m. March 29 at Chairville School, 36 Chairville Road, Medford.
The Community Art Show runs through March 31.
Green team meeting at 7 p.m. March 29 at Cranberry Hall Senior Center, 17 North Main St.
Friday, March 31
Spring is here! As the seasons change, the American Red Cross is reminding the public that the need for blood doesn’t take a break. Blood and platelets remain at risk of running low this month. Donors are crucial to helping the Red Cross avoid a blood shortage in the weeks to come.
Donors of all blood types, especially type O donors and platelet donors, are encouraged to make and keep appointments to donate. Book a time to give by visiting RedCrossBlood.org, downloading the Red Cross Blood Donor App, or calling 1-800-RED CROSS.
March 31 – 2-7 p.m., Medford Lakes Colony, 79 Tecumseh Trail, Medford.
Saturday, April 1
Shredding event from 8 a.m. to noon at the Medford DPW Yard, 2 Commonwealth Drive, off of Gravelly Hollow Road behind Bob Meyer Park. For more information call Judy Scherf, recycling coordinator at 609-654-6791 ext. 322.
Thirteenth annual Medford Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 11 a.m. April 1 at Freedom Park, 86 Union St. The egg hunt is sponsored by the Medford Vincentown Rotary Club and Shawnee and Seneca High School Interact Clubs. Rain date is April 8.
Sunday, April 2
What: A community wide effort “Operation Integrity 2023” to boost morale of U.S. Service Members in the Middle East.
Where: A Rose In December Florist parking lot: 629 Stokes Road, Medford.
When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 2.
Why: To show our support of our brave U.S. Service members deployed to the Middle East.
Who: Local community businesses, staff/students from the Lenape Regional High School District, and the public.
Care package items from all over will be collected and then donated to Operation Yellow Ribbon to pack and ship to the military service members.
For a list of suggested and appreciated items you can donate to get shipped by Operation Yellow Ribbon, visit http://www.operationyellowribbon.org/donate-care-package-items/
Monday, April 3
Medford Township Board of Education meeting is scheduled at 7 p.m. April 3 at the Board of Education Office, 137 Hartford Road, Medford.
Tuesday, April 4
Medford Township Council meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Public Safety Building, 91 Union St.
Wednesday, April 5
Medford Economic Development Commission Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Medford Town Hall, 40 Union St.
Third Thursday Food Trucks on Main Street is returning from 5-9 p.m. Next date April 20.
Participating food trucks include Brotherly Love Cheesesteak Spring Roll Co., Cousin’s Maine Lobster, Dan Waffle’s, Dominic’s Tavern Food Truck, Jeremiah’s Custom Cuisine, Latin Bites, Matty G Dogz, and Smokin’ Addiction BBQ.
Deadline May 26
The Medford Township Police Department is hosting a week-long Junior Police Academy Day Camp, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily, from July 10-14. The purpose of the Junior Police Academy for kids ages 11-14 is to provide young citizens with an introduction to law enforcement.
Applications are available at www.medford-police.org. Deadline for applications, which must be sent in person, is 4:30 p.m. May 26. For more information contact Lt. James D’Averso at firstname.lastname@example.org at (609) 654-7511 ext. 160.