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.
July 12 – 10:30 a.m. – All Together Now Storytime!
July 13 – 10:30 a.m. – All Together Now Storytime!
July 13 – 2 p.m. – Thoughtful Thursday: Let’s Paint Together Now.
July 14 – 11:30 a.m. – Art at the Library: Watercolors.
July 15 – 10:30 a.m. – All Together Storytime – Saturday Edition!
July 15 – 1:30 p.m. – Tween Movie Matinee.
July 16 – 1:30 p.m. – Take a Seat: Yoga with Dana.
July 17 – 10:30 a.m. – All Together Now Storytime!
July 17 – 2 p.m. – Monday Funday: Butterfly Release.
July 17 – 6:30 p.m. – Computer Class: Introduction to Android OS.
July 17 – 6:30 p.m. – Mystery Book Discussion Group.
July 18 – 10:30 a.m. – All Together Now Storytime!
July 18 – 4 p.m. – Teen Book Club.
July 18 – 6 p.m. – Functional Foods for Life: Berries and You: Perfect Together.
July 19 – 5 p.m. – Library Board of Trustees.
July 19 – 6:30 p.m. – Truck Night!
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 12, 19 – 1-3 p.m. – Adult Vaccine Clinic at the Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell. By appointment only.
July 13, 18 – 8:30-11:30 a.m. – Child Vaccine Clinic at Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell. By appointment only. Note, there is another Child Vaccine Clinic from 1-3:30 p.m. on July 18.
July 12, 19 – 3-5 p.m. – STD/TB Clinic at the Gloucester County Health Department, 205 E. Holly Ave., Sewell. Note the time is from 3-4:30 p.m. on July 19.
July 13, 20 – 4-5 p.m. – HIV testing, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell.
Saturday, July 15
Tacos…Beer … Sangria … Bands from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Washington Lake Park Amphitheater.
Wednesday, July 19
Washington Township Council meeting at 6 p.m. at 213 E. Holly Ave., Sewell.
Friday, July 21
Movie – Minions the Rise of Gru – Gather the family and bring your blankets and chairs to catch a free moving at Washington Lake Park Amphitheater. The movie will begin at dusk (8-8:30 p.m.). For rain contact (856) 251-6738 after 4 p.m.
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.
Tuesday, Aug. 8
The Washington Township Schools seek local support at its American Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, Aug. 8, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Eileen Abbott Central Administration Building, 206 E. Holly Avenue, Sewell. Use https://www.redcrossblood.org/ and enter sponsor code WTPS to register online or contact Katherine Carey at (856) 589-6644 ext. 6321. Donors will receive a special gift from Dunkin.
There are summer orchestra camp opportunities for string students in Washington Township and the surrounding area happening at Bunker Hill Middle School this upcoming summer.
There are two more summer camp programs – 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. The Orchestra Workshop Camp is 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.