The Shawnee Band Parents Association is hosting their annual indoor spring Craft and Gift Fair on Saturday, March 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Shawnee High School in Medford. Proceeds benefit the high school’s band programs.
There are not a lot of true “must do” events on the calendar this month. But there are at least a dozen that you’ll probably find interesting and worthwhile. For …
Amelia Frances Ryan, a 2010 Haddonfield Memorial High School graduate, recently co-authored a professional journal article published in GenBank.
Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation hosting several opportunities to get involved with raising money for teens with cancer
The foundation’s 10th Annual Wine and Food Tasting will take place on Thursday, March 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Virtua’s Barry D. Brown Health and Education Center, 106 Carnie Boulevard. Adults over 21 years of age are invited to wine and dine, for a good cause. The event will feature gourmet dishes, and over 250 fine wines, craft beers and spirits from around the world. Tickets cost $60 in advanced and $75 at the door. All proceeds go to the ARVF to support teens with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. Tickets can be purchased at www.arvf.org/tickets-goods/.
Jillian Palmere, a Voorhees Resident and graduate of Eastern Regional High School Class of 2011, is looking for donations to fund a service trip to Haiti, for her service group at Quinnipiac University.
A junior year of the nursing program at the university, Palmere has the opportunity to take an “alternative spring break,” in association with Restavec Freedom Alliance, a program run under the Bethesda Evangelical Mission Incorporated. Restavec is an organization dedicated to creating homes for restive children in Haiti.
On Tuesday, March 25 and Thursday, March 27 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m, a “Boat NJ” course will be held at the Brandywine facility at Moorestown Estates, 1205 North Church St. Adults looking to obtain a New Jersey boating safety certification are welcome to sign up.
The Kiwanis Club of the Haddons will host a pajama drive to support the New Jersey Chapter of the Pajama Program on Friday, March 7 at 12:15 p.m. The meeting will take place at Tavistock Country Club, 100 Tavistock Lane. New pairs of pajamas will be accepted for school age boys and girls. After the lunch meeting, club visitors will help sort the pajamas for charity. A three-course lunch is available for $12.50.
In an attempt to get kids active and excited about school during the mundane months of winter, parents and staff at E.T. Hamilton Elementary devised a plan.
Seven years ago, parent Bob Marshall brought the idea of a winter science fair to the Parent Teacher Association. After the first science fair garnered much success, the school has continued the tradition of overcoming winter blues with an annual science experiments fair. This year, the fair was held on Tuesday, Feb. 25. Due to its popularity, the fair was held at two different times, during the day from 1:30 to 3 p.m., and at night from 6 to 7 p.m.
“The children have a natural curiosity about science,” fifth-grade teacher Judy D’Antonio said.
European Masters are set to perform a free concert on Sunday, March 9. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church on 101 Bridgeboro Road. The American Guild of Organists will be presenting a concert highlighting organ and violin, performed by Danish organist Sven Mikkelsen and German violinist Jochen Brusch.
The American Color Print Society spring reception will be held on March 7 at the Markeim Arts Center in Haddonfield. More than 50 talented artists will be on display at the exhibit.