Angel therapy

Learn how to call upon angels for help and guidance during a workshop the Willingboro Public Library. Renée Olee-Davis, a certified angel therapy practitioner, introduces will explain how to use the power of angels to heal and unlock the magical gifts within oneself. The library is at 220 Willingboro Parkway, just off Route 130 and Levitt Parkway, next to Burlington County College. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required. Free.

2 p.m. 609-877-6668.

Mozart slideshow

Join Mozart expert Catherine Sprague for a musical slideshow of Mozart masterpieces at the Mount Laurel Library, 100 Walt Whitman Ave. (next to the post office). The program features selections of Mozart's compositions, along with a discussion of Mozart's personal circumstances at the time of each masterpiece. Sprague is a pianist and presenter of Mozart's music and life history. Free. 2 p.m. 856-234-7319 or


Quilt display

Quilters' art will fill historical Kirby's Mill as the Medford Historical Society presents "Quilting on the Farm." In addition to old and new quilts, the display will include a boutique by the Berry Basket Quilters and the Pastimes Quilt Shop. Flutist Barbara Mullineaux will play. Quilters can bring scissors to be sharpened. Refreshments will be available. Kirby's Mill is at 275 Church Rd. at Fostertown Road in Medford. Free, although donations are welcome. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 856-983-0883 or


Earth Fair

Learn the latest in "green" living or how to reduce pollution by recycling or using nontoxic paints or cleaners at the annual Earth Fair at Smithville Park in Eastampton, sponsored by the county freeholders. Children can participate crafts, including trash sculpting, paper making and clay pot decorating. Visitors also can get a peek at Smithville's ongoing streetscape improvements, which will restore the site to the way it looked when entrepreneur H.B. Smith owned the estate in the late-1800s. Work includes reconstruction of the gazebo, framing of the conservatory, landscaping, and period-style lighting. Smithville Park is on Smithville Road, 3/4 of a mile off Route 38. Free. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 609-265-5068, or



Birding Bob

Learn more about Asian birds at Palmyra Cove Nature Park during a presentation by Robert "Birding Bob" DeCandido. Since the late 1990s, DeCandido has made several trips to Asia, primarily to study raptor migration. His presentation "Asia Birds: From West to East (and Back Again)," features photos from his various excursions, including images of hornbills, bee-eaters, babblers, sunbirds, exotic pigeons and raptors. Palmyra Cove Nature Park and Environmental Discovery Center is on Route 73 North under the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge in Palmyra. $8 per person; free for nature park members. 7 p.m. 856-829-1900 or




Workout for St. Jude

In recognition of its second anniversary, Butterfly Life, a women-only fitness and wellness center in the Towne Square Center on Union Mill Road in Mount Laurel, is holding a "Workout for St. Jude" on Friday and Saturday. Butterfly Life will donate $10 (up to $1,000) to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for every member or nonmember who participates in the benefit. Individuals are welcome to make donations as well. The two-day event will feature premier live classes, including Zumba; door prizes, and refreshments. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. 856-234-6422 or



Wine and wildlife

The Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge hosts its seventh annual Wine and Wildlife Festival, presented by Murphy's Marketplace. The wine tasting, coordinated by Canal's Wines Unlimited, will offer dozens of choices from growing areas around the world and a gourmet "picnic dinner" prepared by sommelier and chef Tony Lawrence. The event is held at the refuge, giving guests ample opportunity to meet the "animal ambassadors," see live animal compound, wander the trails, and learn about nature in the education center. Bluesbox, featuring lead singer/songwriter Joe ("JD") DiBartolo, with back-up singer Frank Barbera on bass, Frank Kozak on guitar and Shawn Robinson on drums and percussion, will perform, as will the Pinelands Flute Ensemble. All proceeds from silent auctions benefit the refuge. Participants must be 21 or older. $45 per person. 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. 856-983-9702.

Learn to fish

Wharton State Forest is sponsoring "Basics of Freshwater Fishing in the Pines." Learn how to equip your tackle box and perfect your casting technique under the guidance of a veteran fisherman. Free. Door prizes. Noon-2 p.m. Meet at Batsto Historic Village, Route 542, about eight miles east of Hammonton. 609-567-4559.

At the Shore

Miss New Jersey

Get your cameras ready. The Miss New Jersey Pageant comes to the Music Pier in Ocean City from Wednesday to Saturday. Contestants will appear in a parade, preliminary competitions and finals. The crowning will take place Saturday. Free. Times vary.


- Jennifer E. Wichterman