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
July 26 to Aug. 2
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 26 – 10:30 a.m. – All Together Now Storytime!
July 26 – 2 p.m. – Afternoon at the “Drive-In” Paw Patrol: The Movie.
July 26 – 7 p.m. – K-5 Fun: Glass Marble Magnets.
July 27 – 10:30 a.m. – All Together Now Storytime!
July 27 – 2 p.m. – Thoughtful Thursday: Letters Against Isolation.
July 27 – 2:30 p.m. – Librarian by Appointment.
July 28 – 10:30 a.m. – Stay and Play – children 5 and under.
July 29 – 1:30 p.m. – Teen and Tween Movie Matinee.
July 31 – 10:30 a.m. – All Together Now Storytime!
July 31 – 2 p.m. – Monday Funday: Obstacle Courses.
Aug. 1 – 10:30 a.m. – All Together Now Storytime!
Aug. 1 – 7 p.m. – Show and Tell for Adults.
Aug. 2 – 10:30 a.m. – All Together Now Storytime!
Aug. 2 – 7 p.m. – K-5 Fun: Suncatchers.
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 26, Aug. 2 – 1-3 p.m. – Adult Vaccine Clinic at the Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell. By appointment only.
Aug. 1, 3 – 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 Aug. 1.
July 26, Aug. 2 – 3-4:30 p.m. – STD/TB Clinic at the Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell.
July 27, Aug. 3 – 4-5 p.m. – HIV testing, 204 E. Holly Ave., Sewell.
Sunday, July 30
Concert – Goodman Fiske Band at 7 p.m., Washington Lake Park Amphitheater.
Tuesday, Aug. 1
Washington Township Police Department’s National Night Out will be held from 6-9 p.m. Aug. 1 at Washington Lake Park. There will be touch a truck, pony rides, petting zoo, free BBQ, Hot air balloon rides, bounce houses and slides, drunk driving goggle golf cart simulator, vendors and giveaways.
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 – 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 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 Aug. 16.
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.