The Gloucester County Children's Choir holds its spring concert at the Trinity United Methodist Church today. The choir is made up of 25 children ages 9 to 16 from throughout Gloucester County. They will perform a variety of sacred music and secular selections by composers such as Andrew Lloyd Weber and Greg Gilpin. The special guest artists are the Shades of Harmony, a member of Sweet Adelines International, the largest female singing group in the world with over 25,000 members. A reception will follow the performance.
"Homeroom - A Musical Revue." Fusion Academy of the Performing Arts' production of Homeroom – A Musical Revue runs through May 12 at Fusion Academy. The show combines entertainment with education, as young teens explore growing up and the pursuit of themselves, experiencing life in the school world. Written by Andrea Green Feigenbaum and Selma Tolins-Kaufman, the show examines the various sides of growing up, including the fun, quiet, happy, sad and troubled times. The Revue is composed of kids from grades 6 through 10.
College Fun Fest. Something for everyone can be found at Burlington County College's Fun Fest today. There will be children's rides, games with prizes, a crafts fair, exhibits by area nonprofit organizations, fund-raisers by student clubs, a wrestling show featuring the stars of the United Wrestling Coalition, D.A.R.E. vehicles from area police departments, an Animal Welfare Association Adoption Van and costumed cartoon characters. There will also be a puppet show and dance presentation. Live music for the festival will be sponsored by WBZC-FM (Z88.9), BCC's radio station. Musicians including Edgardo Cintron's South Beach Band, Michael Makai, Paul Pugliese and Smash Palace will perform. The event will be held rain or shine.
Victorian Times Celebration. There will be tours, carriage rides and more at Smithville Park today, when the park is transformed to Victorian Times. Sponsored by the Burlington County Freeholders and the Division of Cultural Affairs and Tourism the event will include live entertainment, tea etiquette demonstrations, horse-drawn carriage rides, and walking tours of the Smithville industrial village complex. Folks will also see Hezekiah and members of his family and staff, portrayed by Bridge Players Theatre Company actors, walking the park grounds. Entertainment will be provided by the J.R. Pastin Brass Band, Pastoral Winds Woodwind Quintet, flutist Renee Fusco, and violinist Don Allen.
Auditions. Pitman Recreation Summer Theater holds auditions for the musicals Chicago and Oklahoma! and children's show Peter Pan on Saturday. Kids ages 6 to 12 who are interested should make an appointment to audition at the Dance Factory in Glassboro. Callbacks will be Sunday.