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Straight… to Treatment

Those who are struggling with substance abuse and have been thinking about seeking help can do so at the Washington Township Police Department on Mondays from noon to 2 p.m.

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The program is available to everybody, regardless of residence. No appointment or insurance necessary. For more information please visit www.straighttotreatment.com

April 26 to May 3

Happenings at the Margaret E. Heggan Free Public Library at 606 Delsea Dr., Sewell. For more information about the listed events call 856-589-3334 or email info@hegganlibrary.org.

April 26 – 10:30 a.m. – Babies Boogie Storytime.

April 26 – 11 a.m. – Wiggle Worms Storytime.

April 26 – 6:30 p.m. – Art Adventures.

April 27 – 10:30 a.m. – Music and Motion Storytime.

April 27 – 10:30 a.m. – Typing Lessons for Adults.

April 27 – 11:30 a.m. – Preschool Storytime.

April 27 – 7 p.m. – The Timeless Connection of People and Trees: Tales from the Wood-Wide-Web.

April 28 – 10:30 a.m. – Stay and Play.

April 29 – 10:30 a.m. – Teddy Bear Picnic Storytime.

April 29 – 2 p.m. – Knitting and Crocheting Basics.

May 2 – 10:30 a.m. – Preschool Story time

May 2 – 4 p.m. – Teen Art Cub.

May 3 – 10:30 a.m. – Babies Boogie Storytime.

May 3 – 11 a.m. – Wigle Worms Storytime.

May 3 – 6:30 a.m. – Are You there God? It’s me Margaret.

Wednesday, April 26, May 3

Happenings around Gloucester County

April 26, May 3 – 1-3 p.m. – Adult Vaccine Clinic at the Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell. By appointment only.

Wednesday, April 26

Washington Township Council meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at 523 Egg Harbor Road, Sewell.

Thursday April 27

April 27 – 7 p.m. – The Timeless Connection of People and Trees – Tales from the Wood-Wide Web – Margaret E. Heggan Free Public Library.

We see trees as individuals. But like us, each tree is part of a social network, relying on that network for growth, health and success. The forest network is largely invisible to us, but recent studies show a Wood-Wide-Web (WWW) of relationships. That WWW that has been critical to our survival … has built empires and cartels … inspired revolutions and national conservation movements. Join Erik Mollenhauer as he shares the natural and cultural history of some trees found here in Gloucester County. Advanced registration required: https://www.hegganlibrary.org.

Friday April 28 

April 28 – Arbor Day – Have you thanked a tree today?

The Open Space Advisory Committee, Environmental Commission and friends will be planting 30 Atlantic White Cedar seedlings to boost the species’ population in Washington Lake Park.

Friday, April 28

The Washington Township Police Department is holding a Free Women’s Safety and Self-Defense class for women 17 years of age and older. This class will discuss risk avoidance, preparedness, threat assessment and the basic principles of self-defense. The course will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. April 28 at The Growth Dojo (across the street from Edge Fitness). Police officers and gym owner Marc Moore will be the class instructors.

For more information contact Cathy in the Chiefs Office 856-589-6664 or at cfiorile@pd.twp.washington.nj.us.

Saturday, April 29 

April 29 – 7:30 a.m. – Bird Walk in the Park at Washington Lake Park.

Come out to see and hear our beautiful resident feathered friends and others who are migrating through, with naturalist Marie Hageman. Bring your own binoculars, if you have them, and your enthusiasm. This program is presented in partnership with the Gloucester County Nature Club. Registration not required, but requested, by email to: WTEC@twp.washington.nj.us, write “Bird Walk” in the subject line, and provide your name and phone number.

April 29 – 9 a.m. to noon – Milkweed & Marigold Giveaway – Washington Lake Park, Parking Lot J (near Greentree Road entrance).

Plants for Pollinators. Milkweed is the only food young Monarch butterfly caterpillars eat, and you need some in your garden. Marigolds provide nectar, too, and keep some garden pests away. Pick up free plants and join our Monarch Rescue project.

Saturday, April 29

Washington Township Public Schools Department of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) will host its inaugural Convening/Career Fair “Creating, Centering and Sustaining Equity” at 8:30 a.m. on April 29 at Washington Township High School, 529 Hurffville-Crosskeys Road, Sewell.

The event is free and open to students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members. Looking to attend, to submit proposals or to host a table at the career fair, reach out to Angela McGeehan at anmcgeehan@wtps.org.

A classic car show will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 29 at the Olde Stone House Village.

Through Sunday, April 30

Exhibit: Climate Change at Margaret E. Heggan Free Public Library, 206 Delsea Dr.

Learn about the effects of climate change, both forecast and observable and both a global scale and more locally, in New Jersey. An exhibit in the “New Books” area describes some of the impacts of increasing temperatures and rising sea levels on health, economy and the natural world. Get leads to additional information and resources, and tips on what you can do to reduce your carbon footprint, and adapt to changes that are already underway.

Tuesday, May 2

Washington Township Battle of the Badges Blood Drive between the Washington Township Police and Washington Township Fire will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Washington Township Senior Center, 315 Greentree Road, Sewell.

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