Monthly Archives: October 2014
On Saturday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., New Beginnings Worship Center, located at 3014 Marlton Pike, Pennsauken, will host a free, interactive fire safety and prevention workshop for the community.
Members of the Willingboro Fire Department will be on hand to provide invaluable information on fire safety practices and how to plan for a fire emergency. Demonstrations, fire safety materials, and refreshments will be provided at no charge to all who attend.
For more information, please contact the church office at 609-200-NBWC (6292) or visit their web site.
The countdown to “Operation: Trick or Treat” has begun.
This Sunday, thousands of local breast cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers, businesses and community members unite at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken to fight breast cancer
What better way get in the Halloween mood than a visit to an old house? On Sunday, Oct. 26 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., the historic Griffith Morgan House, located off of River Rd. in Pennsauken, will host a day of Halloween lore full of games, activities and crafts for the kids, along with seasonal refreshments and tours of the circa 1693 home of the Morgan family, early settlers of Pennsauken. There will even a presentation by our very special guest of honor: The Jersey Devil! Admission is free. For more info, e-mail GriffithMorganHouse@yahoo.com, or call (856) 486-9561.
Merchantville School’s annual Haunted House Tour will be held at 130 S. Centre St. on Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25. The tour begins each night at 7 p.m. Price of admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children. It’s fearful fun for everyone!
This year’s Youth Action Committee Haunted Hay Ride will be held from 6:15 to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at the softball field behind the Pennsauken Police Administration Building at Rt. 130 and Bethel Ave. Live ghosts, ghouls, goblins and the walking dead will greet you as you ride around in a hay wagon pulled by a tractor. It’s scary fun for the whole family. The cost is $1.50 per person. For more information, call 856-665-1000 x151.
The Friends of the Free Public Library are also helping residents get into the Halloween spirit by hosting a special late night horror movie marathon on Saturday, Nov. 1 beginning at 7:00 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Hosted at the Pennsauken Free Public Library, attendees will enjoy several cult movie classics: “The Little Shop of Horrors,” “The House on Haunted Hill,” and the original “Night of the Living Dead.” Soda and water are available for $1 apiece. Popcorn is also $1, but the first bag is free for attendees in costume. Admission is $5 per person and all proceeds benefit Library programs. For more information, e-mail FriendsofLibrary@yahoo.com.
Please join the Pennsauken Fire Department on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 12 to 4 p.m. at the Howard M. Phifer Middle School on Park Ave. for the annual Fire Prevention and Community Awareness Day.
Open to all residents of Pennsauken Township, members of the fire department, public safety and municipal services, as well as civic organizations, will be on hand to provide valuable fire safety practices and information of the service provided to our residents. Demonstrations, activities, fire safety materials, food and drinks will be provided at no charge to all who attend.
Please mark your calendars, bring your family and friends, and experience the spirit of our community through the efforts of our dedicated personnel. For more information, please contact Public Education Officer Robert Chester at 856-665-0774 x4.