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.
The program is available to everybody, regardless of residence. No appointment or insurance necessary. For more information please visit www.straighttotreatment.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 17 – 10: 30 a.m. – Babies Boogie Storytime.
May 17 – 11 a.m. – Wiggle Worms Storytime.
May 17 – 5 p.m. – Library Board of Trustees.
May 17 – 6:30 p.m. – Grossology – School age.
May 18 – 10 a.m. – Non Fiction Addiction: The Good Nurse by Charles Graeber.
May 18 – 10:30 a.m. – Music and Motion Storytime.
May 18 – 11:30 a.m. – Preschool Storytime.
May 18 – 6:30 p.m. – S.M.I.L.E.
May 19 – 10:30 a.m. – Stay and Play.
May 21 – 1:30 p.m. – Take a Seat: Chair Yoga with Dana.
May 21 – 3 p.m. – Family Movie Matinee: The Peanuts Movie.
May 22 – All Day – S.T.E.A.M on the Go: Paper Plate Marble Mazes.
May 22 – 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime.
May 22 – 6 p.m. – Art at the Library: Comic Jam!
May 23 – 10:30 a.m. – Preschool Storytime.
May 23 – 11:30 a.m. – Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime.
May 23 – 4 p.m. – Teen Crafts.
May 23 – 4:30 p.m. – Bookworms First Book Club.
May 23 – 4:30 p.m. – Teen Talk: Movies, Games, Music.
May 23 – 6 p.m. – Sounds of Scotland – Bagpipe Demonstration at the Library.
May 24 – 10:30 a.m. – Babies Boogie Storytime.
May 24 – 11 a.m. – Wiggle Worms Storytime.
May 24 – 6:30 p.m. – Art Adventures.
Important library news: Library officials are beginning their strategic planning process and they would like input from Washington Township residents on library services. Visit www.hegganlibrary.org to compete the survey.
Happenings around Gloucester County
May 17, 24 – 1-3 p.m. – Adult Vaccine Clinic at the Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell. By appointment only.
May 17 – 3-4:30 p.m. – STD/TB Clinic at the Gloucester County Health Department, 205 E. Holly Ave., Sewell.
May 18, 23 – 8:30-11:30 a.m. – Child Vaccine Clinic at Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell. By appointment only. On May 16 – the clinic also runs from 1-3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 17
Washington Township Public School District Blood Drive will be held from noon to 5 p.m. in the Eileen Abbott Central Administration Building, 206 East Holly Ave., Sewell.
Thursday, May 18
The Washington Township Board of Fire Commissioners Meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. at 213 E. Holly Ave., Sewell.
Saturday, May 20
Community Yard Sale at the Olde Stone House Village, 212 Egg Harbor Road, Sewell, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Deadline May 25
Join Washington Township Youth Cheer for a season of fun. Registration is open for football cheerleading and recreational competition cheerleading for ages 5-15 and grades K-8 as of Sept. 30.
Mandatory equipment/uniform sizing and parent meeting on May 30 and June 8 at the Senior Center, 315 Greentree Road. Interested cheerleaders ages 5-10 at 6 p.m. and ages 11-15 at 7 p.m.
Register online at https://leagues.bluesombrero.com/wtyouthcheer.
Monday, May 29
Washington Township Memorial Day Celebration will be held beginning at 11 a.m. at Franklin G. Atkinson Park, 138 Bethel Mill Road.
June 24 to Aug. 5
County library system hosts summer reading program
The Gloucester County Library System (GCLS) has announced its annual summer reading program with the theme, “All Together Now.”
The program runs from Saturday, June 24, through Wednesday, Aug. 5, and is open to readers of all ages. It is designed to encourage reading and lifelong learning, as well as to provide activities for the community. Participants will also be able to track their reading progress and earn weekly prizes.
Visit www.gcls.org for more information, or call the main branch library in Mullica Hill at (856) 223-6050.
The Washington Saves Lives Program is available for residents to use seven days a week between the hours 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. for a free ride from any bar or restaurant located within the township to their home. If you or if you know someone that may benefit from this program, please download the Uber application and use it during the designated hours.