5K Fun Run and Walk
Get up and go to the 5K Fun Run and Walk at the Spring Family Festival at Challenge Grove Park, Borton's Mill Road, across from Croft Farm in Cherry Hill. The event is designed to promote a healthy and active lifestyle and participants will receive a T-shirt, bottle of water and snack while supplies last. After the 5K, participants are invited to a Spring Family Festival from noon to 4 p.m. at Croft Farm. $15. 9:30 registration; 10 a.m. run or walk. 856-488-7868.
Randy Boyer, noted authority on Richard Jordan china, amateur historian and author, hosts a program called, "Richard Jordan: The Preacher & The Pattern" at the Camden County Historical Society, 1900 Park Boulevard. Richard Jordan was a globetrotting Quaker evangelist, abolitionist and farmer who ministered to the citizens of Camden in the early 1800s. The lecture and slide presentation explores Jordan's role in 19th-century Camden and Quaker history and tells the story of how English potters exported vast quantities of china to supply America's emerging middle class. Following the program, folks can view the Camden County Historical Society's collection of Richard Jordan china, then join Boyer for a visit to the site of the now-long-gone Jordan farmstead and adjoining Quaker burial ground, final resting place of Richard Jordan. Free to CCHS members; $5 for nonmembers. 1 p.m. 856-964-3333.
Battleship New Jersey
All guests touring the Battleship New Jersey will get Six Flags Great Adventure coupons and can register to win free Six Flags passes, which will be given away throughout the day. Firepower Tours take guests up close to the ship's Weapons systems, guided tours and self-guided tours will be available as well. Visitors can climb inside the 16-inch gun turrets, explore the Combat Engagement Centers, and experience where the officers and crew of this floating city ate and slept. Tickets range from $12 to $19 depending on tour. Tours run 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1-866-877-6262 or www.battleshipnewjersey.org.
The women or M'kor Shalom congregation are getting together for Ladies Night Out and invite others to join them. Sponsored by the Women's Connection and the Major Fundraising Committee, the night begins with a light dinner and dessert followed by Bingo. There will be raffles and prizes. Reservations are requested. $18. 6:30 p.m. 856-424-4220.
Decorating with Photography
Katherine Primus will be at the Cherry Hill Library, 1100 Kings Highway North, to teach folks to understand how photography and art can enhance the décor in their homes or offices as well as how the décor can enhance art in a room. Primus showcases photography by her late husband, Caesar J. Primus Jr., and will sell framed and unframed prints. The program will be held in the Multicultural Room, lower level of the library. Free but seating is limited so reservations are requested. 7 p.m. 856-903-1207 or www.chplnj.org.
Jenny Owens Young
The Sundown Music Series at Haddon Lake Park, 13th Avenue, Park Drive and Prospect Boulevard, Haddon Heights, begins with Jenny Owens Young. Her CD Batten the Hatches is a collection of 11 un-love songs. The CD has no shortage of cussing and Owens Young makes no apologies made for either, her thought is "Love is a mess." Free. 7:30 p.m. 856-216-2170 or www.CamdenCounty.com.
Dames at Sea
The Ritz Theatre Company presents Dames at Sea through June 2 at the Ritz Theatre, 915 White Horse Pike, Haddon Township. Set in New York City, the play is about a Broadway musical that is in rehearsal with leading lady Mona, chorus girl Joan, and stage manager Hennesy. Voted best musical by Time, Look, Newsweek and The New York Post, this camp musical has had two successful New York runs. The New York opening introduced a young Bernadette Peters. $17 to $30. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. 856-858-5230 or www.ritztheatreco.org.