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.
June 7 – 10:30 a.m. – Babies Boogie Storytime.
June 7 – 11 a.m. – Wiggle Worms Storytime.
June 10 – 2 p.m. – Knitting and Crocheting Basics.
June 11 – 1:30 p.m. – Take a Seat: Chair Yoga with Dana.
June 12 – 6:30 p.m. – Art at the Library: Acrylics.
June 13 – 4:30 p.m. – Teen and Tween Writing Club.
June 13 – 6:30 p.m. – NJ Writers Resource Group.
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
June 7,14 – 1-3 p.m. – Adult Vaccine Clinic at the Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell. By appointment only.
June 7,14 – 3-4:30 p.m. – STD/TB Clinic at the Gloucester County Health Department, 205 E. Holly Ave., Sewell. Note clinic time on June 14 is from 3-5 p.m.
June 8, 13 – 8:30-11:30 a.m. – Child Vaccine Clinic at Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell. By appointment only. On June 13, the clinic also runs from 1-3:30 p.m.
June 12 – 9-11 a.m. – PPD Placements at Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell.
Sunday, June 11
Join the Sustainable Washington Township Creative Team 4-6 p.m., June 11 for their event, Meet the Artists! Reception and Art Show. This event will take place at the Washington Township Amphitheater in Washington Lake Park, alongside the outdoor Gallery in the Park, Natural Elements exhibit.
Wednesday, June 14
Washington Township Councill meeting will be held at 7 p.m.
The American Red Cross asks people to book a time to give blood or platelets now to address a recent drop in donation appointments that could lead to fewer transfusions for patients in the weeks ahead. Type O blood donors are especially needed to ensure a strong blood supply.
Noon to 5 p.m. – Cardinal Village, 455 Huffville-Crosskeys Road.
1-6 p.m. – Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Maturo, 309 Fries Mill Road, Suite 15.
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.
Monday, June 26
The fun and friendship that has been fostered for a quarter century through the Washington Township Education Foundation (WTEF) will continue when the WTEF hosts its 26th Annual Golf Classic on Monday, June 26 at the White Oaks Country Club in Newfield. For more information contact Classic Chairman Charlie Doud at (856) 534-4268 or email email@example.com.
There are three summer orchestra camp opportunities for string students in Washington Township and the surrounding area happening at Bunker Hill Middle School this upcoming summer.
Students can participate in one of three summer camp programs – the Rock and Pop Strings Camp (July 10 – July 20) for grades 5-9, the Orchestra Workshop Camp (July 24 – August 3) for grades 5-9, and the Elementary Orchestra Camp (August 7 – August 10) for grades 4 to 5.
All camps run Monday to Thursday at Bunker Hill. Both the Rock and Pop Strings Camp and the Orchestra Workshop Camp are from 10 a.m. to noon. The Elementary Orchestra Camp hours are 10 am to 11:30 am.
A final performance will be given in the community at Bison Coffee Shop in Washington Township.
Registration is through the Washington Township Parks and Recreation Department and is open.
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.