Savoring Sundays II
Celebrate cultural diversity at the West Deptford Free Public Library, 420 Crown Point Rd., Thorofare. A performance of "Journeys with Sound: Sounds of Ancient Civilizations" and exotic music, stories and instruments from around the world will be performed by Darius Kaufmann and Ron Pizzi from Arts Horizons. Participants can learn how to make the wild animal sounds of the Australian didjeridoo and hear the snake charmer, deer-hoof rattles and Persian ney. Refreshments will be provided. Registration is requested. Free. 2 p.m. 856-845-5593 or www.westdeptford.lib.nj.us.
Battleship New Jersey
All guests touring the Battleship New Jersey will get Six Flags Great Adventure coupons and can register to win free Six Flags passes, which will be given away throughout the day. Firepower Tours take guests up close to the ship's Weapons systems, guided tours and self-guided tours will be available as well. Visitors can climb inside the 16-inch gun turrets, explore the Combat Engagement Centers, and experience where the officers and crew of this floating city ate and slept. Tickets range from $12 to $19 depending on tour. Tours run 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1-866-877-6262 or www.battleshipnewjersey.org.
A showing of the film Blue Vinyl, The World's First Toxic Comedy will be shown at the Deptford Municipal Building, 1011 Cooper St.. Filmmakers Judith Helfand and Daniel B. Gold use humor in the search for the environmental truth about vinyl. The film is sponsored by Art Films in Deptford, and Old Pine Natural Land Trust. Refreshments will be available. Free, with donations accepted. Noon and 7 p.m. 856-384-6582.
Join others at the Logan Branch Library, 498 Beckett Rd., for chess night. Whether you are a pro or a beginner, you are welcome to join in this night of chess, which is open to folks of all ages and all skill levels. New members are always welcome and no registration is required. Free. 7 p.m. 856-241-0202 or www.gcls.org.
Spring is blooming at the Gallery of the West Deptford Free Public Library. The exhibit features the florals and landscapes of photographer Mimi Stevens, a former Mickelton resident for 28 years and is titled "Captured Creation." It will be on display through May 30. Free. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. 856-845-5593 or www.westdeptford.lib.nj.us.
The annual Gloucester County Art League art show will be at the Gloucester County College Art Gallery until June 5. The college is located on Tanyard Road in Deptford. The gallery is located in the College Center. Free. 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. 856-415-2236.
Dames at Sea
The Ritz Theatre Company presents Dames at Sea through June 2 at the Ritz Theatre, 915 White Horse Pike, Haddon Township. Set in New York City, the play is about a Broadway musical that is in rehearsal with leading lady Mona, chorus girl Joan, and stage manager Hennesy. Voted best musical by Time, Look, Newsweek and The New York Post, this camp musical has had two successful New York runs. The New York opening introduced a young Bernadette Peters. $17 to $30. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. 856-858-5230 or www.ritztheatreco.org.