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Oct. 4 to 11

Happenings at Pinelands Library at 49 Union Street, Medford. For more information about the events listed call 609-654-6113.

Oct. 5 – 4-4:45 p.m. (15 min.) – Paws to Read with Winston.

Oct. 6 – 10:30 a.m. – Small Wonders Yoga.

Oct. 10 – 10 a.m. – Adult Grab & Go: Witch’s hat.

Oct. 10 – 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. – Baby and Toddler time.

Oct. 10 – 4-4:45 p.m. (15 min.) – Paws to Read with Winston.

Oct. 11 – 10:30 a.m. – Storytime with Mr. Rick.

Oct. 11 – 2:30 p.m. – Intro to Computers.

Oct. 11 – 6 p.m. – Howling Woods Farm.

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.

Meet your local firefighters at the Tabernacle Fire Department 431 Open House from 6:30-8:30 p.m., 76 Hawkin Road, Tabernacle. There will be fire station tours, live demonstrations and giveaways. Hot dogs and beverages will be provided.

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.

Monday, Oct. 9

All township municipal offices closed for the Columbus Day holiday.

Thursday, Oct. 12

Indian Mills Volunteer Fire Company annual Fire Prevention Open House will be held from 6:30-9 p.m. The open house will feature emergency vehicle exhibits, live demonstrations, fire safety information, community emergency response team, office of emergency management, community service information tables, the balloon man, Kona ice truck and refreshments.

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. 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 jrobertson@shamong.net. The deadline to receive nominations for consideration is Nov. 1.

After 100 years of service, the Sally Stretch Keen Memorial Library in Vincentown needs your help. Some crucial repairs to our historic building will keep our books dry and our doors open. To make this happen, we applied for and won a matching New Jersey Historic Trust Grant. This is a real honor. It means the Trust recognizes the importance of our building’s architecture, history, and role as your community library. We are thrilled to be preserving our historic building, but a matching grant means that we need our community to help us raise our share after the grant award, which is $57,000. The library is holding a brick fundraiser. Orders are due Nov. 1 For more information call (609) 859-3598.

Through November

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 imvfc281@yahoo.com.

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