Art & Things to Do

Special Events

Afternoon Sail Aboard the A.J. Meerwald

Experience a sailing adventure on a restored oyster schooner & learn about New Jersey maritime history. Res. required. Bayshore Discovery Project, 2800 High St., Port Norris; Reservations required: 856-785-2060.

» READ MORE: www.ajmeerwald.org

. $30; $25 seniors; $15 children 3-12. 5/18 1:30-4 pm. 5/24 1:30-4 pm. 5/25 1:30-4 pm.

Champagne Sunday Brunch

Every Sun. 10:30 am-1 pm. Mansion on Main Street, Kresson Rd., Voorhees; Reservations required: 856-751-1717.

. $32.95; $15 children 10 & under; free for children 3 & under. 5/18 10:30 am-1:30 pm. 5/25 10:30 am-1:30 pm. 6/1 10:30 am-1:30 pm.

Coleman Green/John Kensil/Robin Fox

Comedy Cabaret, 1450 Route 70 East, Cherry Hill; 856-866-5653 (JOKE).

» READ MORE: www.comedycabaret.com

. $17.50. 5/31 9 pm.

Cross Country Corvette Car Show

Monthly Corvette show. Coastline, 1240 Brace Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-795-1773.

. 6/1 10 am-2 pm.

Dish & Dazzle

Fashion show with chance to win gift certificates. Javier, 208 Kings Hwy., Haddonfield; Reservations required: 856-428-4220.

. 5/23 noon-1:30 pm.

Evening Sail

Experience a sailing adventure & learn about New Jersey maritime history. Res. required. Bayshore Discovery Project, 2800 High St., Port Norris; Reservations required: 856-785-2060.

. $35. 5/18, 5/24, 5/25 & 5/31 5-7:30 pm.

Family Special Sail

Families will experience a sailing adventure & learn about New Jersey maritime history. Reservations required. Bayshore Discovery Project, 2800 High St., Port Norris; Reservations required: 856-785-2060.

. $25; $20 seniors; $12 children 3-12. 5/24 & 5/31 10 am-12:30 pm.

Fit & Fun Festival

Festival showcases easy & fun ideas for a healthy lifestyle. Crafts, entertainment, a planting activity & educational activities. Camden Children's Garden, 3 Riverside Dr., Camden; 856-365-8733.

. 5/24 noon-4 pm.

Mike Clements/John Kensil/Robin Fox

Comedy Cabaret, 1450 Route 70 East, Cherry Hill; 856-866-5653 (JOKE).

» READ MORE: www.comedycabaret.com

. $17.50. 5/30 9 pm.

NJ State HorseXpo

Vendors & help from experts. Hunterdon County 4-H & Agricultural Fair, Route 179, Ringoes; 908-735-5955. 5/18 9 am-4 pm.

Trips

Church of the Resurrection

200 Tuckahoe Rd., Marmora; 609-390-0664. Canadian Rockies by Rail - Alberta & British Columbia. $3,324 pp/do; $100 down. 5/19-5/28. Tuscany & Rome Trip - Visit Assisi, Basilica of St. Francis, Florence, Siena, San Gimignano & more. Call 609-390-0664 for information.$2,949 pp/do; $250 down. 10/7-10/16.

Collingswood AARP

500 S. Park Dr., Westmont; Reservations required for all trips: 856-854-1596.

» READ MORE: www.aarp.org

. Trip to Washington DC - Tour WWII Memorial, Smithsonian Museums, Union Station & more. $89 without cruise; $139 with lunch cruise. 6/11 7 am-9 pm. New York City - See 'Legally Blonde' on Broadway & have lunch at Tavern on the Green. $249. 9/10 8 am-7:30 pm. Europe in a Nutshell - Visit Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy & France. $4,799. 10/4-10/17. Chocoholics Tour - Dine on the elegant Moshulu, activities connected to chocolate & more. $139. 11/8 8 am-5:30 pm. New York: Radio City Rockettes & Elegant Tea at the Waldorf Astoria - Holiday decorations tour, French Christmas market, Radio City Christmas show, tea, behind the scenes tour of the Waldorf Astoria. 12/4. Christmas as You Like It - Enjoy Christmas markets & family fun in New York City. 12/13 6:30 am-9:30 pm.

Laurel Hill Bible Church

1260 Blackwood-Clementon Rd., Clementon; 856-784-6200.

. Trip to St. Michael's, MD - Boatride & lunch. Call 856-435-3921 for reservations & information. $74. 6/17 8:30 am-6 pm.

St. Peter Celestine Parish

402 N. Kings Highway, Cherry Hill; 856-667-4531.

» READ MORE: www.stpetercelestine.org

. St. Peter Celestine Leisure Club Trip: Niagara Falls - Maid of the Mist Ride, tour of the Niagara area & Niagara on the Lake. Call 856-667-4531 for information. $635. 6/22-6/25.

Art Exhibits

Hopkins House

250 S. Park Dr., Haddon Township; 856-868-0040. arts.camden.lib.nj.us. Object/Desire - Group show. Closes 6/7. Tue.-Fri. 10 am-1 pm & 2 pm-4 pm, Sat. noon-4 pm.

Perkins Center for the Arts

395 Kings Hwy., Moorestown; 856-235-6488.

» READ MORE: www.perkinscenter.org

. Members & Faculty Exhibition. Opens 6/1 with reception - Diverse exhibition that includes work in a variety of mediums. Closes 6/22.

Rutgers University - Camden Center for the Arts

311 N. Fifth St., Camden; 856-225-2700. rcca.camden.rutgers.edu. Generation to Generation - Work by Rutgers seniors & alumni. Closes 5/28.

In Concert

It's a Sinatra Thing

Coastline, 1240 Brace Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-795-1773.

. 5/21 & 5/28 6-9 pm.

The Joyful Noise Singers

Chorus open to all adults with physical & neurological challenges. Garden State Discovery Museum, 2040 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-424-1233.

» READ MORE: www.discoverymuseum.com

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5/31 2 pm.

Stone Temple Pilots/Everclear/Ashes Divide/Staind/The Hooters/Airbourne

Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Blvd., Camden; 856-365-1300; 215-336-2000;

. $37.25-$65. 5/18 1 pm.

Theater

Bat Boy: The Musical

'Bat Boy' is a musical horror spoof about a half boy/half bat creature. Closes 5/31. Haddonfield Plays & Players, 957 E. Atlantic Ave., Haddonfield; 856-429-8139,

. $16-$18.

Cheaper By the Dozen

The story of a man's commitment & undying love for his 12 children. Reservations required. Closes 6/7. Ritz Theatre Company, 915 White Horse Pike, Haddon Township; 856-858-5230;

» READ MORE: www.ritztheatreco.org

. $25-$30; $10 student rush.

The Old Settler

A moving story of one woman's last chance at love. Closes 5/18. Sacred Heart Church, 1739 Ferry Ave., Camden; 856-456-2850;

. $15; $12 students & seniors.

Dance

Friday Night Dance Party

Fri. 9 pm. Dance party broadcast live on 106.1 with music by DJ Robbie Rob. Coastline, 1240 Brace Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-795-1773.

. $5.

Friendly Singles 50 Plus

Fri. 8 pm. (Open dance 3rd. Fri.) Berlin VFW, 34 Chestnut Ave., Berlin; 856-767-9728. $8.

*FREE*

Monday Night Dance Party

Mon. 5 pm. Dance party with free buffet. Coastline, 1240 Brace Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-795-1773.

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Professional & Business Singles Network: DJ Dance Party

Tue. 8 pm. DJ Dance Party for Singles preceeded by a dance class. Rhythms of the Night, 729 S. Main St., Manville; 908-707-8757.

. $12 cover, two drink minimum; $15 cover, two drink minimum includes dance lesson. Dance instruction 6:45 pm.

Saturday Night Dance Party

Popular night for Bachelorette parties. Coastline, 1240 Brace Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-795-1773.

. $5 cover after 9 pm.

So. Jersey Chapter: Single Parents' Sunday Dance

DJ spins tunes &/or a live band performs at weekly dance party. Different theme each week. 856-912-6499. Woodland Fire Hall, 524 Beechood Ave., Cherry Hill; 856-795-9805. $14.

West Coast Swing Dance Lessons

Weekly beginner & intermediate classes. Drop-ins welcome. Atrium Dance Studio, 4721 N. Crescent Blvd., Pennsauken; 856-661-9166.

» READ MORE: www.atriumdance.com

. $10. Call for days & times.

West Coast Swing Party

Wed. 8:45-11:30 pm. Swing & country dancing. Atrium Dance Studio, 4721 N. Crescent Blvd., Pennsauken; 856-661-9166.

» READ MORE: www.atriumdance.com

. $5.

Nature & Outdoors

Outdoor Club of South Jersey

Not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing opportunities for outdoor activities that extend awareness, appreciation & enjoyment of the environment. For a schedule of hikes, bike rides & more throughout the area, please see

» READ MORE: www.ocsj.org

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Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge

4 Sawmill Rd., Medford; 856-983-3329.

» READ MORE: www.cedarrun.org

. Elizabeth Woodford Pine Barrens Education Center - Hosts hands-on exhibits & programs. Ongoing. Mon.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm; Sun. 1-4 pm.

Museums & Attractions

Adventure Aquarium

1 Aquarium Dr., Camden; 866-451-2782.

. Ongoing: 4D Theater - Call for film titles & screening times; Aquarium Adventures - Call for times & prices; Caribbean Currents; Creature Feature; Interactive Inlet; Irazu Falls; Jules Verne Gallery; Ocean Realm; Rainforest Rendezvous; Seal Shores; Shark Realm; Touch-a-Shark; West African River Experience (featuring the Aquarium's hippos, Button & Genny). $17.95; $14.95 children 2-11; free for children under 2. Daily 9:30 am-5 pm.

Camden County History Museum

1900 Park Blvd., Camden; 856-964-3333.

» READ MORE: www.cchsnj.com

. Lenape Indians, Civil War artifacts, weaving, blacksmithing, farming, local industrial history. Wed.-Fri. 12:30-4:30 pm; Sun. noon-5 pm. $5; $4 seniors & students.

New Jersey State Museum

205 W. State St., Trenton; 609-292-6464.

. Annual Super Science Weekend - Science, nature, technology, demonstrations, live animals, astronomy & more. 5/18 11 am-4 pm. Donations accepted. Tue.-Sat. 9 am-4:45 pm; Sun. noon-5 pm.

Kids & Teens

Camden Children's Garden

3 Riverside Dr., Camden; 856-365-8733.

. Butterfly house, maze, treehouse & more. $6; $4 ages 3-11; free for children 2 & under.

Garden State Discovery Museum

2040 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-424-1233.

» READ MORE: www.discoverymuseum.com

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Fairy Festival - Weekend of fairy-themed stories, crafts & activities. 5/18 9:30 am-5:30 pm. Open Arms - Evening of open play & resource information for families with autistic children. 5/18 6-8 pm.

Haddonfield Plays & Players

957 E. Atlantic Ave., Haddonfield; 856-429-8139.

. Stage Kidz - Children will learn the ins & outs of theater. Registration required. $420. Call for schedule.

Hope United Methodist Church

700 Copper Road, Voorhees; 856-753-7355.

» READ MORE: www.meethope.org

. HOPE's Extreme Dodge Ball - 3rd. Fri. 7 pm. For middle & high school students. More info email Dave Falcone:

» READ MORE: youth@meethope.org

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Historic Homes & Museums

Batsto Village

4110 Nesco Rd., Hammonton; 609-561-0024.

» READ MORE: www.batstovillage.org

. Batsto Quilt Festival - Unlacing The Victorian Woman - Quilting demonstrations, live quilting bee, interactive children's program, quilt turning, verbal quilt appraisals & more. 856-768-2222. $5 appraisals. 5/18 10 am-4 pm.

Battleship New Jersey Museum

62 Battleship Pl., Camden; 866-877-6262.

. The Holocaust & Genocide: The Betrayal of Humanity - Exhibit on the history of the Holocaust & its continuing legacy. Closes 6/15. Family Encampment - Spend a night on the legendary Battleship New Jersey. Reservations required. $50.95 inlcudes dinner, tour & breakfast. Fri. or Sat. thru 5/31. Regular admission: $15-$19; $10.50-$13 veterans, seniors, ages 6-11; free active military in uniform, ages 5 & under. Daily 9 am-5 pm.

Downtown Bordentown

Farnsworth St., Bordentown; 609-298-0604.

. "In the Footsteps of Thomas Paine" Walking Tour. 2nd Sat. 4 pm thru Dec.

Kuser Farm Mansion

390 Newkirk Ave., Hamilton; 609-890-3630.

» READ MORE: www.hamiltonnj.com

. Period rooms include "Theatre in the Dining Room," with its once state-of-the-art 18-foot curved Cinema-Scope screen. Thu.-Sun. 11 am-3 pm.

Peter Mott House

26 Kings Ct., Lawnside; 856-546-8850.

» READ MORE: www.petermotthouse.org

. House constructed in 1845 that was used as an Underground Railroad station. $5; $2 students. Sat. noon-3 pm.

Pomona Hall

1900 Park Blvd., Camden; 856-964-3333.

» READ MORE: www.cchsnj.com

. Georgian-style mansion, built in 1726 by Joseph Cooper, Jr., grandson of Camden's 1st European settler. Restored & furnished in 18th-century period furnishings. $5; $4 seniors & students. Thu. & Sun. 12:30-4 pm.

Peter Mott House

26 Kings Ct., Lawnside; 856-546-8850.

» READ MORE: www.petermotthouse.org

. Tours of the Peter Mott House - House constructed in 1845 that was used as an Underground Railroad station. $5; $2 students. Sat. noon-3 pm.

Historical Societies

Camden County Historical Society

1900 Park Blvd., Camden; 856-964-3333.

» READ MORE: www.cchsnj.com

. One of the area's largest public history facilities including Research Library, Camden County Museum & Pomona Hall. $5, $4 senior/students; $8, $6 senior/students for Pomona Hall & Museum combo tour. Library & Museum hours: Wed.-Fri. 12:30-4:30 pm & Sunday noon-5:00 pm.

Historical Society of Haddonfield

Regular meetings feature programs about local history. Greenfield Hall, 343 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield; 856-429-7375.

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Historical Society of Winslow Township

1st. Mon. 7 pm. Bud Duble Senior Center, 33 Cooper's Folly Rd., Atco; 856-767-0645.

Lawnside Historical Society

2nd Thu. 7 pm. Lawnside Public School, 426 E. Charleston Ave., Lawnside; 856-546-4850.

» READ MORE: www.lawnside.k12.nj.us

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