Learn about calendrics

Find out how other cultures measure time and how to convert dates between different calendars when Peter Zilahy Ingerman, an expert in computers and human and system symbiosis visits the Willingboro Public Library, 220 Willingboro Parkway. If you come from a place or culture where a non-Gregorian calendar is used, you will be especially welcome. Registration is requested. Free. 2 p.m. 609-877-6668.

Bassoon concert

Hear the bassoon like never before at the Perkins Center for the Arts, 395 Kings Highway, Moorestown. The South Jersey Bassoon Ensemble will perform swing, tango, classical, and jazz. $10 adult members; $8 student and senior members; $12 adult nonmembers and $10 student and senior nonmembers. 4 p.m. 856-235-6488 or




Educators meeting

Teachers, librarians, youth service providers and others interested in volunteering to help the Alice Paul Institute review and expand its educational initiatives are invited to attend the Educators Advisory Council Meeting. To join the Educators Advisory Council or for more information, please contact Kris Myers, director of heritage and outreach for the Alice Paul Institute, at 856-231-1885 or


. Paulsdale is at 128 Hooten Rd., Mount Laurel. 6 to 7 p.m.


Neighborhood noel

The Burlington County Advisory Council on Women will sponsor the Sisterhood Inc.'s "Neighborhood Noel" dinner for residents in need at the Slade Valentine American Legion, 149 Clarkson St., Burlington City. This covered dish dinner includes a sing-along, holiday program and educational materials from the Burlington County Health Department. Free. 6 to 8 p.m. 609-702-7086 or




Community band

Hear a musical celebration of Christmas performed by the Golden Eagle Community Band at the Burlington County Institute of Technology, 695 Woodlane Rd., Westampton. Featuring holiday songs and carols such as "Sleigh Ride," "Joy to the World," "Silent Night," and "March of the Toys." $7 in advance or $10 adults the day of the show and free for children 2 and under. 8 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday. 609-267-7529 or




"Scrooge & Marley Downtown"

Christmas comes alive as Main Street Burlington has "Scrooge & Marley Downtown," a sidewalk performance of Dickens' Christmas Carol by the Riddlesbrood Theatre Company. The first act begins in 424 High St. Folks should dress warmly, as this an outdoor performance. Time for shopping and strolling downtown is built into the schedule. 6 to 9 p.m. 609-239-1020.

Vocalist Tom Del Moore

The sounds of noted vocalist Tom Del Moore will fill Willingboro Public Library, 220 Willingboro Parkway, Westampton. His repertoire includes standards, jazz, and R&B hits, as well as holiday favorites, while attendees mingle and snack on light refreshments. No registration is required. Free. 3:30 p.m. 609-877-6668.