Sept. 27 to Oct. 4
Happenings at Pinelands Library at 49 Union Street, Medford. For more information about the events listed call 609-654-6113.
Sept. 27 – 10:30 a.m. – Storytime with Mr. Rick.
Sept. 27 – 2:30 p.m. – Microsoft Word II.
Sept. 28 – 4 p.m. – Lego Club.
Sept. 28 – 7 p.m. – Gentle Yoga.
Oct. 2 – 10 a.m. – Teen Grab n’ Go: Pumpkin Garland.
Oct. 2 – 2:30 p.m. – Word I.
Oct. 3 – 4 p.m. – Chess Club.
Oct. 3 – 7 p.m. – Books and Brews.
Wednesday, Sept. 27
Medford Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m., 91 Union St., Medford.
The American Red Cross is experiencing a national blood shortage. Fewer donors than needed gave this summer, drawing down the national blood supply and reducing distributions of some of the most needed blood types to hospitals. Hurricane Idalia further strained the blood supply with blood drive cancellations and reduced blood and platelet donations in affected areas.
Sept. 28 – 2-7 p.m. – Medford United Methodist Church, 2 Hartford Road.
Friday, Sept. 29
Back to School Night with the Medford Police Department from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 29, Peewee’s Ice Cream, 57 N. Main St.
Saturday, Sept. 30
Fine artists and craftsmen will be featured at the Medford Arts Center Fall Art and Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The rain or shine event will be held at the Medford Village (Gazebo) Park on Main Street at the Medford Arts Center, 8 N. Main Street in Medford.
A variety of artisans will be represented including fine art painters, wood turners, glass artists, potters, jewelry makers, photographers and much, much more! Food and artist demonstrations will also be on hand. Vendor spaces are still available. Go to MedfordArts.com for more information.
Tuesday, Oct. 3
Medford Township Council meeting at 7 p.m., 91 Union St.
Wednesday, Oct. 4
EDC meeting at 7 p.m., 49 Union St.
National Coffee with a Cop Day from 9-11 a.m., at Medford Care Center, 185 Tuckerton Road. RSVP at (856) 355-8345. Coffee from Bean Street Cafe.
Saturday, Oct. 14
Seneca High School’s Marching Band is excited to host its 19th annual USBands Competition on Saturday, Oct. 14 at Golden Eagles Stadium, 110 Carranza Road, Tabernacle. There are currently seven bands registered for the event. Deadline to register your band is Sept. 23 at https://usbands.org/events/details.php?ID=748 Gates open at 5 p.m.; event begins 6 p.m. Event is Rain or Shine… let’s hope for shine!
Deadline Nov. 20
Medford Arts Center announces its 2023 annual Poetry Contests.
High School students attending schools in Burlington County may submit up to three poems per entrant to firstname.lastname@example.org using “2023 High School Poetry Contest” in the subject line and including name, address, high school, grade and contact number. Residents of Burlington County over the age of 18 may submit up to three poems per entrant to email@example.com with “2023 Adult Poetry Contest” in the subject line, and including name, residential address and contact number. Submission Deadline is Nov. 20 and the celebration of awards will be held at 7 p.m., Dec. 11. For more information visit medfordarts.com for more details.
Medford Township is offering businesses and residents an opportunity to sponsor new banners for Main Street. This project originated with the Woman’s Club of Medford in 2015. Now, after eight years of proudly being displayed, it’s time to replace them. Each banner will include the name of the sponsor and will be attached to the light poles along Main Street. The new banners will be displayed beginning in September. For information visit the township’s Facebook page or contact the Clerk’s Office at (609) 654-2608 ext. 330.
Helping Hand Grief Support meets Mondays at Fellowship Alliance Chapel from 7-9 p.m. Meetings are hybrid with in-person at our church facility, and via Zoom Communications at the same time. Additional information can be found at: http://helpinghandgriefsupport.org or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Providence House is looking for eager and compassionate volunteers to continue the Medford Township Police Department’s partnership to end Domestic Violence. Please contact (856) 824-0599 ext. 8606, email email@example.com or you can also contact Corporal Kurt Denning, (firstname.lastname@example.org) who is the department’s police liaison with the Providence House with any questions regarding being a volunteer or any questions related to Domestic Violence.