Armed Forces Day Ceremony
Commemorative ceremony. Battleship New Jersey Museum, 62 Battleship Pl., Camden; 866-877-6262.
. Included with tour purchase. 5/20.
*FREE* An Evening of Poetry Terrance McGuire of Rowan University will moderate this event. Margaret Heggan Library, 208 East Holly Ave., Hurffville; 856-589-3334. www.hegganlibrary.org. 5/24 7 pm.
Fit & Fun Festival Festival showcases easy & fun ideas for a healthy lifestyle. Camden Children's Garden, 3 Riverside Dr., Camden; 856-365-8733. www.camdenchildrensgarden.org. Included in admission. 5/26 11 am-4 pm.
*FREE* Memorial Day Tribute Honor heroes past & present at this annual Memorial Day Tribute. Cherry Hill Municipal Building, 820 Mercer St., Cherry Hill; 856-488-7878. www.cherryhill-nj.com. 5/28 11 am.
Memorial Day Wreath Ceremony Memorial Day tribute. Battleship New Jersey Museum, 62 Battleship Pl., Camden; 866-877-6262. www.battleshipnewjersey.org. Included with tour purchase. 5/28 12:15 pm.
New Jersey's 2007 Hunterdon HorseXpo Products & services, demonstrations & seminars, food & fun for the horse enthusiast to the professional. Hunterdon County's South County Park, Route 179, Ringoes; 908-782-1158. $5 per vehicle. 5/20 9 am.
*FREE* Old Fashioned Tea Party Presented by Amelia Teas & Holly. Gloucester County Library - Logan Branch, 498 Beckett Rd., Logan Township; 856-241-0202. www.gcls.org/Libraries/Logan_Township_Branch. 5/26 11 am-noon.
*FREE* Spring Family Festival Croft Farm Arts Center, 100 Borton's Mill Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-488-7868. 5/21 noon-4 pm.
Camden County Historical Society
1900 Park Blvd., Camden; 856-964-3333.
. Richard Jordan: The Preacher & the Pattern - Includes a trip to Richard Jordan's one-time homestead & burial place. $5. 5/20. 1900 Park Blvd., Camden; 856-964-3333.
Collingswood AARP 500 S. Park Dr., Westmont; 856-854-1596. www.aarp.org. King Tut in Phila: Tut, Tastes & Tour - This Philadelphia tour is designed for locals. $159. 6/21. Eat Your Way Through France & Switzerland - Enjoy a culinary, wine tasting & European River Cruise to France & Switzerland. 7/15-7/29. Amish Adventure - Enjoy a show, dinner with an Amish family & a tour of Lancaster County. $149. 9/29. Holiday Decorations Tour - See the 'Radio City Christmas Spectacular' & many other holiday sights on this trip to New York City. 12/6. Christmas as You Like It - Enjoy Christmas markets & family fun in New York City. 12/15.
Congregation M'Kor Shalom 850 Evesham Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-424-4220. www.mkorshalom.org. New York City Trip - Visit the historic Central Synagogue & the Jewish Museum. $55. 6/14.
Glassboro Senior Citizens Center 17 Academy St. N., Glassboro; 856-881-8504. Catch Me If You Can Trip - Lunch & theatrical performance. $48. 5/24. Washington, DC Trip - 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. 6/21. Trip to the King Tut Exhibit - Lunch & King Tut exhibition viewing. $52. 8/9. San Francisco, Reno & Lake Tahoe Trip - Sightseeing, shopping, shows & tours. $1550 double occupancy. 11/12-11/19.
Kennedy Memorial Hospital - Washington Township University Medical Center 435 Hurffville-Cross Keys Rd., Turnersville; 856-582-2500. www.kennedyhealth.org. Atlantic City Cruise. $47. 5/22. Trip to Sight & Sound Theatre to See "In the Beginning". $109. 6/19. Trip to See "Dancing Queen" at Claridge. $48. 6/21. Trip to See the "Lawrence Welk Show". $74. 7/28. Contact Ann at 856-629-7264 to reserve your place.
Rowan University 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro; 856-256-4000. www.rowan.edu. Chestnut Branch Trip. 6/16. Call 856-845-7075 for more information.
Voorhees Middle School 1000 Holly Oak Dr., Voorhees; 856-795-2025. www.voorhees.k12.nj.us. NYC Trip: Mary Poppins. $150. 11/10.
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.
Markeim Art Center Lincoln Ave., Haddonfield; 856-429-8585. www.markeimartcenter.org. Building Bridges/Building Lives - This exhibit features artwork sponsored by UrbanPromise, an urban ministry in Camden, NJ. Closes 5/25. Tue.-Fri. 10 am-3 pm.
Palmyra Cove Nature Park 1300 Rte. 73 N., Palmyra; 856-829-1900. www.palmyracove.org. Kathy Shumway-Tunney: Our Natural Heritage - Paintings & drawings. Closes 5/30. Daily dawn to dusk.
Perkins Center for the Arts 395 Kings Hwy., Moorestown; 856-235-6488. www.perkinscenter.org. Watercolor Exhibition - Juried by well-known watercolorist, Nessa Grainger. Closes 5/20.
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. Closes 5/25. Student Thesis Exhibition. Closes 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.
Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge 4 Sawmill Rd., Medford; 856-983-3329. www.cedarrun.org. Elizabeth Woodford Pine Barrens Education Center - Hosts hands-on exhibits & programs. Ongoing. Open House - 50 year anniversary celebration. Dedication of bridge, animal visits & more. 5/20 2-4 pm. Mon.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm; Sun. 1-4 pm.
Beatles tribute show. Commerce Bank Arts Centre, 519 Hurffville - Cross Keys Rd., Sewell; 856-256-8660.
$25-$42. 5/31 8 pm.
Evanescence Tweeter Center at the Waterfront, One Harbour Blvd., Camden; 856-365-1300. www.tweetercenter.com/philadelphia. $49.50. 5/20 1 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.
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.
Burlington County Single Parents Society Social & Dance
Free refreshments & dance lessons. Thu. 856-829-3506. Stardust Ballroom, Rte. 73, Pennsauken; 856-663-6376.
Latin Dance Party Stardust Ballroom, Rte. 73, Pennsauken; 856-663-6376. www.time2dance.com/stardust. 5/26 9 pm.
Single Parents Society Dance Different theme each week. Fri. 8:30-11:30. American Legion Hall, Delsea Dr., Clayton; 856-694-9884. $8.
Rancocas Nature Center
794 Rancocas Rd., Mount Holly; 609-261-2495.
. Children's Nature Series: Little Sprouts. $8; $5 adult/child pair. 5/23 & 5/30 10-11 am.
1 Aquarium Dr., Camden; 866-451-2782.
. Aquarium Adventures: Sea Life Up-Close, Sea Turtles Up-Close, Seals Up-Close, Sharks Up-Close, Secrets of Africa, Swim With the Sharks - Call for times & prices. West African River Experience - Featuring the Aquarium's hippos, Button & Genny, porcupines & over 20 species of African birds in free-flight aviary. 4D Flight Simulator Ride. The Creature Lab - Exhibit featuring unique, creepy sea creatures. Meet-a-Creature - Hands-on animal exhibit. Penguin Island - Live penguin exhibit. $17.95; $14.95 children 2-11; free for children under 2. Daily 9:30 am-5 pm.
Barclay Farmstead 209 Barclay La., Cherry Hill; 856-795-6225. www.barclayfarmstead.org. Tue.-Fri. noon-4 pm; 1st Sun. 1-4 pm.
Camden Children's Garden 3 Riverside Dr., Camden; 856-365-8733. www.camdenchildrensgarden.org. Permanent - Butterfly house, maze, treehouse & more. $5; $3 ages 3-11; free for children 2 & under. Daily 10 am-5 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. 5/20. 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
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.
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. Make a Papier Mache Mask - Kids's craft activity. 5/22 7-8 pm.
4110 Nesco Rd., Hammonton; 609-561-0024.
. Batsto Quilt Festival - Demonstrations, live quilting bee, children's program, quilt appraisal & flag ceremony by BSA Venturing Crew 49.
Battleship New Jersey Museum 62 Battleship Pl., Camden; 866-877-6262. www.battleshipnewjersey.org. 4D Flight Simulator Ride. Firepower Tour. Guided & Self-Guided Tours Available - Experience what life was like aboard our nation's most decorated battleship. Stars Over New Jersey - Historical exhibit about William F. Halsey. Ongoing. $15-$19; $10.50-$13 veterans, seniors, ages 6-11; free active military in uniform, ages 5 & under. Daily 9 am-5 pm.
*FREE* Kuser Farm Mansion 390 Newkirk Ave., Hamilton; 609-890-3630. www.hamiltonnj.com. Guided Tours - Period rooms include "Theatre in the Dining Room," with its once state-of-the-art 18-foot curved Cinema-Scope screen. Sat.-Sun. 11 am-3 pm.
Washington Crossing State Park 355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Rd., Titusville; 609-737-0623. 18th Century Johnson Ferry House. 140-acre natural area. Wed.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm, Sun. 1-4 pm.
bold]William Trent House Museum 15 Market St., Trenton; 609-989-3027. www.williamtrenthouse.org. Colonial Kids - Participatory activities for children. Fri-Sat 1-3:30 pm. Reservations suggested. $3; $2 seniors & children. Daily 12:30 pm-4 pm.
Camden County Historical Society
1900 Park Blvd., Camden; 856-964-3333.
. Pattern Brick Houses of Western New Jersey - Join Bob Thompson to see some fine local examples of surviving pattern brick houses. $5. 5/20. Richard Jordan: The Preacher & the Pattern - Includes a trip to Richard Jordan's one-time homestead & burial place. $5. 5/20.
Gloucester County Historical Society Museum 58 N. Broad St., Woodbury; 856-848-8531. Silhouettes & Olde Lace - Cut-paper silhouettes & antique lace. Closes 6/29.