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
Free Tech Help Class from 2-3:45 p.m. at the Shamong Municipal Building, 105 Willow Grove Road. The class is hosted by the Burlington County Mobile Learning Lab. Register online or call the Evesham Library at (609) 267-9660 ext. 3075 or (856) 983-1444.
Shamong Rent Control Board meeting at 7:30 p.m., 105 Willow Grove Road.
Friday, Sept. 29
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. 29 – 1-6 p.m. – Church of the Holy Eucharist, 520 Medford Lakes.
Monday, Oct. 2
Southampton Historical Society will hold “Campbell’s” More Than Just Soup” program by Marisa Bozarth, museum curator, Burlington County Division of Parks at 7:30 p.m. at Old Town Hall, 25 Plum St., Vincentown.
The program follows the company from its humble beginnings as a small canning company through to becoming a multi-million-dollar global food company. Bozarth will discuss Joseph Campbell and others who worked to make the company what it is today, as well as how Burlington County farmers played a role in its success. This program is free and open to the public. For more information contact Kathy Rosmando at (609) 859-0524.
Tuesday, Oct. 3
Shamong Township Committee meeting at 7:30 p.m., 105 Willow Grove Road.
Wednesday, Oct. 4
Tabernacle Land Development board meeting at 7 p.m., 163 Carranza Road.
Thursday, Oct. 5
Southampton Regular Planning Board at 6 p.m., 5 Retreat Road.
Saturday, Oct. 7
The Southampton Chapter of Deborah Hospital is having an Artisan, Vendor, and Craft Fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is being held at the Evergreen Dairy Bar, 1643 Route 70, Southampton.
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!
By Wednesday, Nov. 1
Shamong Township is seeking nominations of Veteran’s (living or deceased) who can be honored in Shamong and be added to the War Memorial at 106 Indian Mills Road located in front of the Indian Mills 1921 School building.
The war memorial was placed in front of the school sometime after World War II to honor those who served our country, while residing in Shamong, in World War I, World War II and “Those Who Served After.” In 1972 the memorial was expanded to add the two outer wings. These new additions were added to provide sufficient space to continue to honor those who serve/served our Country.
Eligible candidates, or their survivors, must provide a DD214 Military Service Record, and proof that the Veteran was a resident of Shamong Township at the time of deployment.
Shamong Township current and former residents who qualify may contact the Clerk’s office at (609) 268-2377 Ext. 304 or email email@example.com. The deadline to receive nominations for consideration is Nov. 1.
The Atsion Mansion will open for daytime tours through November: Saturdays and Sundays at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets for daytime tours can be purchased at the Atsion Office and are $3 for visitors over the age of 12, $1 for visitors ages 5-11 and free for visitors under 5 years old.
From Oct. 20-22 – Atsion Mansion Flashlight tours.
Atsion Mansion is located at 744 US 206, Shamong. For more information or to confirm Atsion Mansion tour availability, please call the Atsion Office at (609) 268-0444.
The Indian Mills Volunteer Fire Company serving Shamong Township, is currently conducting a sneaker recycling program. Partnering with Got Sneakers!, they will collect and recycle used sneakers and athletic shoes, and return a small donation per pair to the local fire company.
The program is fairly simple. Collect your used sneakers or athletic shoes (must be a matched pair) and drop them off at one of the following collection sites:
- Indian Mills Volunteer Fire Company, 48 Willow Grove Road (lobby open 24/7).
- Shamong Township Municipal Building 105 Willow Grove Road (outside the tax collector window.
- Indian Mills Memorial School 295 Indian Mills Road (front lobby, please refer to the school newsletter for details).
- Indian Mills Elementary School 112 Indian Mills Road (front lobby, please refer to the school newsletter for details).
- Crossroads Church of Shamong 445 Oakshade Road.
The Fire Company will handle the logistics of getting the sneakers to Got Sneakers!, who will handle recycling and will send a small donation back to the fire company for all qualifying pairs.
If you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org.