South Jersey chorus
More than 60 adults raise their voice in song as the Greater South Jersey Chorus performs at the historic United Methodist Church, 36 W. Broad St., Burlington City. Sponsored by the Burlington Township Community Arts Foundation, with help from the Bergen Foundation, the chorus will sing a variety of light and classical pieces, plus a section of Haydn's The Creation. $10 adults; $5 students. 4 p.m. 609-298-9610 or 609-386-8643.
Burlington County seniors and caregivers can learn how to prepare for a natural disaster or other emergency during a seminar at the Emergency Services Training Center in Westampton, 53 Academy Dr., behind the county library and animal shelter off Woodlane Road. The seminar includes several speakers, lunch, giveaways and door prizes and is co-sponsored by the Burlington County Freeholders, Office on Aging, Long-Term Care Network, Health Department and Office of Emergency Management. Speakers include Emergency Management Coordinator Kevin Tuno, Sheriff Jean Stanfield and Mary Ann Flatley, senior public health nurse with the Health Department. Free. 9:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. 609-265-5069.
Waterway to history
Did you know the Delaware River's largest tributary is a river of many names: to the Indians, the Ancocas; to the colonists, the Northampton River; to us, the Rancocas Creek? If not, come listen as Burlington County historian Joe Laufer speaks about the Rancocas Creek at the Medford Historical Society meeting. Laufer will also relate the history of the 14 Burlington County towns that grew up along its three branches, from 1677 when the first Quaker settlers arrived in Burlington, through their halcyon days as commercial and cultural centers. The lecture explores the ecological and recreational as well as commercial uses of the Rancocas through the centuries. The meeting will be held at the Medford Friends Meetinghouse, 14 Union St. Refreshments will be served. Free. 7:30 p.m. 609-654-6485.
Poet Barbara Daniels reads from her works at Barnes & Noble, 200 W. Route 70, Marlton. Daniels' collection The Woman Who Tries to Believe won the Quentin R. Howard Prize from Wind Publications. Her poems have appeared in the Massachusetts Review, the Seattle Review, Poet Lore, and Slant. She and her husband work at Camden County College and contributed to the book English Grammar and Persuasive Writing. Free. 7:30 p.m. 856-225-6627.
Car lovers have a chance to see hundreds of vintage cars on High Street from Garden/Rancocas to Levis Drive during Mount Holly's 10th annual car show. The show features cars from 1982 and earlier, as well as Corvettes and Mustangs of all ages. Nine peer-judged categories include: antique cars to 1962, antique cars 1963 to 1982, Corvettes 1953 to 1982, Corvettes 1984 to 2007, Mustangs 1964 to 1986, Mustangs 1987 to 2007, street rods pre-1949, modified high performance, and truck/foreign/special interest. Trophies will be awarded in each class. Refreshments will be available. $15 registration; $20 on the day of the show. Free for observers. 11 a.m. show begins; 3 p.m. trophies are given out. 609-914-0811 or www.mounthollycarshow.org.
Bird enthusiasts of all ages can participate in the 2007 Burlington County Bird Quest at Palmyra Cove Nature Park, 1335 Route 73 North under the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge. Teams will have five hours to visit sites of their choice throughout Burlington County on their quest. The goal is to identify as many bird species as possible. At the end of the five hours, teams will gather at the park to report results and determine a winner. There will be a complimentary lunch and participants will be eligible to win door prizes. $12. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. 856-829-1900 or www.palmyracove.org.