Art & Things to Do

Special Events

*FREE*

Annual Spring Flower Show & Program

Presented by the Horticultural Society of South Jersey. Refreshments served. 856-428-5975. Cherry Hill Municipal Building, 820 Mercer St., Cherry Hill; 856-488-7878.

. 5/8 7:30 pm.

Beautiful Butterflies, Birds & Cinco de Mayo Camden Children's Garden, 3 Riverside Dr., Camden; 856-365-8733. www.camdenchildrensgarden.org. Included in admission. 5/12 11 am-4 pm.

Camp Jam in the Pines Music festival with overnight camping. Tony Trischka, Sharon Katz, Robert Hazard & more. Paradise Lake Campgrounds, 500 Paradise Dr., Hammonton; 609-561-7095. $40-$45, $20-$25 teens advance; $50-$55, $30-$35 teens day of event. 5/11 6 pm-midnight. 5/12 1 pm-midnight.

Eco-Fair Eco-friendly, hands-on activities for adults & kids, live music, presentations, tours. Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center, 1501 Glasstown Rd., Millville; 800-998-4552. www.wheatonarts.org. Included in admission. 5/12 10 am-5 pm.

*FREE* Franklin Carr Iris Festival & Art Show Downtown Bordentown, Farnsworth St., Bordentown; 609-298-0604. www.downtownbordentown.com. 5/12 10 am-7 pm.

Jump Start Summer Summer-themed activities: dig for seashells, fish for prizes, make summertime crafts. Garden State Discovery Museum, 2040 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-424-1233. www.discoverymuseum.com. Included in admission. 5/26-5/28 9:30 am-5:30 pm.

Trips

Chestnut Branch Trip

Call 856-845-7075 for more information. Rowan University, 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro; 856-256-4000.

. 6/16.

Glassboro Senior Citizens Center Trips Rice's Flea Market/Peddler's Village - Flea market, outlet shopping & lunch. $23. 5/8. Casino Trip - Bus trip to a local casino. $15. 5/11. Catch Me If You Can Trip - Lunch & theatrical performance. $48. 5/17 & 5/24. Washington, DC - Hillwood Museum, lunch at Mansion Cafe & Smithsonian museums &/or monuments. $62. 5/31. The Crossings Premium Outlets Trip - Outlet shopping trip. $3. 6/5. Broadway's Best Trip - Lunch, shopping & theatrical production. $69. Glassboro Senior Citizens Center, 17 Academy St. N., Glassboro; 856-881-8504.

Kennedy Memorial Hospital - Washington Township University Medical Center Trips Atlantic City Cruise. $47. 5/22. Sight & Sount Theatre to See "In the Beginning". $109. 6/19. "Dancing Queen" at Claridge Casino. $48. 6/21. Trip to See the "Lawrence Welk Show" - $74. 7/28. Contact Ann at 856-629-7264 to reserve your place. 435 Hurffville-Cross Keys Rd., Turnersville; 856-582-2500. www.kennedyhealth.org.

Art Exhibits

Deptford Township Municipal Building

1011 Cooper St., Deptford; 856-845-5300.

. Dino Sistilli: Landscapes, Still Lifes & Seascapes - Oil paintings. Closes 6/13. Glenn Hudson - Excavation: Ancient Influence in Clay - Works in clay. Closes 6/13. Richard Grotyohann: Industrial Cityscapes - NJ scenery in oil & watercolor. Closes 6/13. Mon.-Fri. 8:30 am-4:30 pm.

RiverWinds Community Center 1000 RiverWinds Dr., Thorofare; 856-251-0990. www.riverwinds.org/i. 2007 Juried Photography & Print Exhibition. Photography & prints by local artists. Closes 6/3. Mon.-Fri. 6 am-10 pm, Sat. 7 am-8 pm, Sun. 8 am-7 pm.

Rutgers University - Camden Center for the Arts 311 N. Fifth St., Camden; 856-225-2700. rcca.camden.rutgers.edu. Rutgers-Camden Alumni Artists. 5/14-5/25. Student Thesis Exhibition. 5/14-5/25.

Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center 1501 Glasstown Rd., Millville; 800-998-4552. www.wheatonarts.org. 2007 Creative Glass Center of America Fellowship Recipient Exhibition - Selection of work created by the 12 artists selected as Fellows in 2007. Closes 5/20. Folk Art Collections: Ukranian Riches - Ukrainian folk arts plus the collection & creations of Vera Nakonechny. Closes 8/31. $10; $9 seniors; $7 students; free for children 5 & under. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

In Concert

Academy of Vocal Arts: Manon

Massenet's opera in French with English supertitles. Commerce Bank Arts Centre, 519 Hurffville - Cross Keys Rd., Sewell; 856-256-8660.

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$48-$83; $38-$73; $28 students; $15 children. 5/12 7:30 pm.

Beatlemania Now Beatles tribute show. Commerce Bank Arts Centre, 519 Hurffville - Cross Keys Rd., Sewell; 856-256-8660. www.sjlivearts.com. $25-$42. 5/31 8 pm.

Dan Levinson & The Mama's Boys American Legion Hall - Brooklawn, Browning Rd. & Railroad Ave., Brooklawn; 856-234-5147. $20; $10 students. 5/13 2 pm.

Gwen Stefani Tweeter Center at the Waterfront, One Harbour Blvd., Camden; 856-365-1300. www.tweetercenter.com/philadelphia. $25-$69.50. 5/24 7:30 pm.

Star Shine Show With Rick Hubbard Family concert with Rick Hubbard "The King of Kazoo.". Camden County College - Dennis Flyer Theatre, College Dr., Blackwood; 856-227-7200. www.ccparks.com. $8. 5/11 7:30 pm.

StringNation New Acoustic Music Festival Concerts, jam sessions, workshops for string band music. Rutgers University - Camden Center for the Arts, 311 N. Fifth St., Camden; 856-225-2700. rcca.camden.rutgers.edu. $40-$45; $70-$75 for two-day pass; $10 for workshops only. 5/11 7 pm & 5/12 11 am.

Theater

Nunsense

The Little Sisters of Hoboken stir up trouble in this hilarious stage farce. Closes 5/12. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman; 856-384-8381.

. $25.

Theatreworks USA: Seussical Musical adventure by Broadway veterans Stephen Flaherty & Lynn Ahrens. Closes 5/25. Commerce Bank Arts Centre, 519 Hurffville - Cross Keys Rd., Sewell; 856-256-8660. www.sjlivearts.com. $10.

Nature & Outdoors

Gloucester County Library - Logan Branch

498 Beckett Rd., Logan Township; 856-241-0202.

. Birding Basics - Learn to identify & attract birds to your yard. 5/7 7-8:30 pm.

Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center 1501 Glasstown Rd., Millville; 800-998-4552. www.wheatonarts.org. Eco-Fair - Eco-friendly, hands-on activities for adults & kids, live music, presentations, tours. Included in admission. 5/12 10 am-5 pm.

Museums & Attractions

Garden State Discovery Museum

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

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Hands-on children's museum with 10 exhibit areas & workshops. $9.95; $8.95 seniors; free for children under 1. Daily 9:30 am-5:30 pm.

New Jersey State Museum 205 W. State St., Trenton; 609-292-6464. www.state.nj.us/state/museum. Annual Super Science Weekend - Science, nature, technology, demonstrations, live animals, astronomy & more. Donations accepted. 5/19/20. Tue.-Sat. 9 am-4:45 pm; Sun. noon-5 pm.

Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center 1501 Glasstown Rd., Millville; 800-998-4552. www.wheatonarts.org. 2007 Creative Glass Center of America Fellowship Recipient Exhibition - Selection of work created by the 12 artists selected as Fellows in 2007. Closes 5/20. Celebrating Connections: Contemporary Glass by Mid Atlantic Artists - Works by over 60 artists on display in the Museum of American Glass. Ongoing. $10; $9 seniors; $7 students; free for children 5 & under. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm

Kids & Teens

East Greenwich Library

535 Kings Hwy., Mickleton; 856-423-1149.

. Preschool Story Hour - Every Mon. 10 am. Story Hour - Stories & fun at the library. Every Tue. at 10 am. Teen Book Club - 3rd. Thu. 7 pm. Beginner's Knitting for 'Tweens. 5/10 6:30-7:30 pm.

Franklin Township Library & Community Center 1584 Coles Mill Rd., Franklinville; 856-694-2833. www.franklintownship.com/library. Mother's Day Craft - Children's craft activity. 5/12 11 am-1 pm. Family Fun Night - Crafts, stories, face painting & refreshments. 5/14 6:30-7:30 pm.

Gloucester County Library - Logan Branch 498 Beckett Rd., Logan Township; 856-241-0202. www.gcls.org/Libraries/Logan_Township_Branch. Baby's Way to Books - Stories, songs & a related activity for the under 2 set. Mon. 10:15-10:45 am. Toddler Time - Share stories, songs & a related activity. Mon. & Thu. 11-11:30 am. Preschool Storytime - Preschoolers will share a story, songs & a related activity. Fri. 11-11:30 am. Family Movie Night - Parental discretion is advised. 5/22 6:30-7:45 pm.

West Deptford Public Library 420 Crown Point Rd., Thorofare; 856-845-5593. www.westdeptford.lib.nj.us. Library Kids' Club - After-school program with stories, crafts & games. Tue. 4-5 pm. Pizza & Paperbacks - Book discussion for teens. 5/8 7-8 pm. Make a Papier Mache Mask - Kids's craft activity. 5/22 7-8 pm.