The Camden County Historical Society has put together a collection of America's best newspaper comics to a book unraveling the mysteries of Freemasonry for its annual Rare and Used Book Sale, which ends today. The sale will be held at 1900 Park Blvd., just off Haddon Avenue behind Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center. It is open to collectors, dealers and the general public. All proceeds benefit the preservation of material in the society's library. With more than 20,000 books, newspapers, pamphlets, maps, deeds, diaries, photographs, illustrations, genealogical material and business records stretching back three centuries, the CCHS library is the single largest collection of Camden County historical records. Free. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 856-964-3333 or
Relax with an afternoon of saxophone quartets from Rowan University, the College of New Jersey, Conservatory of Musical Arts, and University of the Arts. The performance will be in the second floor auditorium at the Grace Episcopal Church, 19 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield. There will be six student quartets. Free. 2 p.m. 856-354-1432 or
Time management tips
Take some time to learn how to control your time - and your life - at the Cherry Hill Library, 1100 Kings Highway North. Sheri Desaretz, owner of Looking Forward Coaching, a professional, business and personal coach, will offer tips on changing your perspective about time and organization; properly valuing your time; focusing; prioritizing; dealing with deadlines; learning to say no; and managing paper, e-mail and phone calls. Registration is required. The workshop will be in the multicultural room, lower level of the library. Free. 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, call Eileen Tootle at 856-903-1233 or
Every Saturday morning, rain or shine, fresh produce is on sale at the Haddonfield Farmers Market in the Presbyterian Church parking lot, off Kings Highway at Chestnut Street. Items available include farm-fresh brown eggs, Amish cheeses, free-range heritage-bred poultry, grass-fed beef, asparagus. 8 a.m. to noon.
At the Shore
Blessing of the lifeguards
Who better to be blessed than those who protect us and our loved ones all summer down the shore? The blessing of the lifeguards is planned for Saturday at the St. Francis Aquatic Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township. The Long Beach Township Beach Patrol's swim tests, scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Francis, will take place immediately following the ceremony. Free. 5 p.m. 609-494-8861 or stfranciscenterlbi.com.
Charity Golf Classic
Play golf for a good cause June 9 during the Charity Golf Classic 2008 to benefit eight charities. The golf outing will be held at the Seaview Marriott Resort and Spa, 401 S. New York Rd., Galloway Township. The beneficiaries for 2008 are: Food Bank of South Jersey, American Cancer Society, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Easter Seals, Habitat for Humanity, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association and Samaritan Hospice. Over the last eight years, this event has contributed $3.3 million to the selected charities. For more donation information, contact Sue Dobbins at 800-446-0964, Ext. 74099, or e-mail
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