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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

July 5-12

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.

July 5 – 10:30 a.m. – All Together Now Storytime!

July 5 – 7 p.m. – K-5 Fun: Book Tasting.

July 6 – 10:30 a.m. – All Together Now Storytime!

July 6 – 11:30 a.m. – Novel Mornings.

July 6 – 2 p.m. – Thoughtful Thursday: Sponge Butterfly Feeders.

July 6 – 6:30 p.m. – S.M.I.L.E

July 7 – 11:30 a.m. – Computer Class: Introduction to CSS.

July 8 – 2 p.m. – Knitting and Crocheting Basics.

July 10 – 10:30 a.m. – All Together Now Storytime!

July 10 – 2 p.m. – Monday Funday: Chalk the Walk!

July 10 – 6:30 p.m. – Adult Computer Game Club: VR.

July 11 – 10:30 a.m. – All Together Now Storytime!

July 11 – 4:30 p.m. – Teen & Writing Club.

July 11 – 6:30 p.m. – NJ Writers Resource Group.

July 12 – 10:30 a.m. – All Together Now Storytime!

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

July 5, 12 – 1-3 p.m. – Adult Vaccine Clinic at the Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell. By appointment only.

July 6, 11 – 8:30-11:30 a.m. – Child Vaccine Clinic at Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell. By appointment only.

July 6, 13 – 4-5 p.m. – HIV testing, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell.

July 10 – 9-11 a.m. – PPD Placements, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell.

July 12 – 3-5 p.m. – STD/TB Clinic at the Gloucester County Health Department, 205 E. Holly Ave., Sewell.

Thursday, July 6 

Washington Township Board of Fire Commissioners meeting at 7:30 p.m., 213 E. Holly Ave.

Saturday, July 8

Concert – Cedar Creek Trio: Bob Dylan Tribute band at 7 p.m., James G. Atkinson Park, 138 Bethel Mill Road, Sewell.

Third Wednesday

The Washington Township Public Schools will continue its partnership with the Food Bank of South Jersey to stage a mobile food pantry behind the 9/10 wing of Washington Township High School off the Ganttown Road entrance from 8:30-10:30 a.m. on the third Wednesday of every month. Next distribution date is July 19.

Through 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.

Registration open

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.


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