Monday

A rocking good eve

The Paul Green School of Rock All-Stars will cap off their annual winter tour with a special New Year's Eve matinee Holiday Spectacular. The show at the Fillmore at TLA (334 South St.) will be a fund-raiser for local resident Andrea Collins, who has been battling cancer for the last year. Her twins were prominently featured in

Rock School,

a Sundance Film Festival documentary. The All-Stars are composed of students ages 13-17 from the East Coast, including Philadelphia, Cherry Hill, Bucks County, Downingtown and Fort Washington. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 on the day of the show. Information:

» READ MORE: www.schoolofrock.com

or

» READ MORE: www.livenation.com

Today-Monday

Patriot exercises

Patriots' Week 2007 in Trenton will honor the Battles of Trenton and General Washington's brilliant coup. Through Monday, the Trenton Downtown Association will coordinate what it describes as the largest Revolutionary War festival in America. More than 50 events include reenactments of the Battles of Trenton, lectures, puppet shows, colonial teas, walking tours, Revolutionary sword fights and a concert on an instrument designed by Ben Franklin and rumored to drive men mad. This event, held in the Capitol Complex area (West Lafayette and Barracks Streets), drew more than 4,000 people last year. Most events are free; registration is needed for a few. Information and maps: 1-877-728-9335,

» READ MORE: www.patriotsweek.com

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Saturday-Sunday

Last chance

This is the final weekend of "Amazon Voyage: Vicious Fishes and Other Riches" at the Academy of Natural Sciences (1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway). The two naturalist shows each day, 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, give visitors a trip on the most biologically diverse river on the planet. An Amazon fish craft can be made to take home. Admission: $10, $8 children ages 3 to 12, $8.25 for seniors and the military. Information: 215-299-1000,

» READ MORE: www.ansp.org

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Monday

Community countdowns

Haddonfield is among several communities that offer annual First Night events on New Year's Eve. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. in the downtown area and end at midnight, including two countdown shows at 8:15 and 11:15 p.m. followed by fireworks. Admission requires a $10 First Night Haddonfield Button for everyone, except babes in arms. Buttons are available online at

and

» READ MORE: www.ticketweb.com

or in person at the Haddonfield Information Center at Kings Court, open noon-9 today and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.