Lemonade for Charity

The "Love in Motion" youth group will be hosting a bake sale and lemonade stand right in Merchantville on Saturday, May 11th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. across the street from Niagra Fire Station. They have also been working very hard on making homemade felt heart pins to sell for donations around town. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life in June. The group will be walking for this very important cause! Please watch out for the pins and most importantly, come out on the 11th to get some delicious lemonade and baked goods and show your support to this great group of kids! 

Sample Local Cuisine

The Woman’s Club of Merchantville’s Evening Membership Department (EMD) is hosting its fourth “Taste of Pennsauken 2019” and neighboring communities on Monday, April 29, at the Pennsauken Country Club, 3800 Haddonfield Rd., from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Come out, sample foods and experience the tastes of local restaurants. Tickets will be sold at the door, or purchased before the event from club members for just $20. There will be a cash bar available and all proceeds will go to local charities and scholarships. Vendors include: Macaro’s, H & H Deli, McFarlan’s Market, 45th Street Pub, Marco’s, Montegrillos, Chik-Fil-A, Tortilla Press Cantina, The Pennsauken Sweet Shop, La Cocina and The Station Coffee. For more information, to register a restaurant, sponsor a table for $40, or to order tickets, contact Jan at (609) 410-4650 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Home Run Derby

Merchantville little League will host their first annual Home Run Derby Fun Day at the Community Center's Roecker Field on Sunday, 4/28/19 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. There will be face painting, an obstacle course bounce house, speed pitch competition and food. Times for each age group for the home run derby have been posted here. Get ready for a fantastic day with friends and family at Roecker Field!

All Scale Swap Meet

The Cherry Valley Model Railroad Club will host an All Scale Swap Meet on Saturday, May 4th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This is a community swap meet featuring all scales including O, HO, N, and Z scale. There will be plenty of vendors with both new and used stock and plenty of rolling stock parts for your usual repair needs. The event will take place at Grace Church, 7 E Maple Ave, Merchantville, New Jersey 08109. Admission is $5.00. You may register for this event at

Spreading happiness

Today our youth group, Love in Motion, spent time with the residents at Golden Rehabilitation and Nursing in Salem, NJ. They talked and painted, passed out toiletries and magazines - thank you to those who donated - and gave out vases of flowers to brighten up their rooms. We plan to go back very soon to do more activities! We finished this beautiful day with a picnic to celebrate our wonderful youth volunteers for Global Youth Service Day. We are so proud of them and all they have been doing. Love in Motion is a place for young people to come together to engage in conversation, learn about community, give back, volunteer, and be a part of something bigger than themselves.

Daffodil Fest returns

Join Merchantville's Garden Club on Saturday, April 13th for their third annual Daffodil Fest. Activities will take place at the bike path by the gazebo and The Station Coffee from 12:00-3:00 p.m. Special events will include: Daffodil bulb sales; Floral Scavenger Hunt; Kid’s Crafts; the Little Engine That Could book trail; Railway Memorabilia Display; Pansy Sale and Tree Seedling Give Away; Potting Party Workshop. The garden club, Green Team, IE Merchantville and  Shade Tree commission will hand out information about their projects.  Additionally, the Cherry Valley Model Railroad Clubwill host an open house at Grace Church 7 East Maple Avenue. Merchantville's Market Off Centre will have hours from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Softball seniors rule

Last weekend the Senior Girls Mustangs team from Merchantville started their 2019 season with a really big bang! Great job taking the top spot at Voorhees Villians Spring Warmup Tournament!! The team went 6-0 on the weekend scoring a total of 65 runs, batting a team combined .497 and keeping a combined ERA of 1.12. What a great way to start your season. We want to wish ALL of our high school players good luck this week with the opening of your 5 different high school seasons. Go Garnets, Eagles, Irish, Green Wave and Panthers!

MES Garden Club kids

The Merchantville Library loves the Merchantville School’s Garden Club! Today they planted pansies in the beds by our entrance. The club is made up of 3rd graders - sprouts - and 4th graders - saplings - who meet after school on Thursdays from spring through fall to rake and plant. They have an annual plot at the Community Center community garden. Thank you Merchantville Garden Club for making the library look so welcoming!

New logo for town Dems

The Merchantville Democratic Club recently gave their logo a fresh, new look. Their motto, "Neighbor to Neighbor" - "N2N" - encapsulates their beliefs that guide the club as a place where residents interested in good government in Merchantville and service for the community can meet. The club was started in 1992 to create an opportunity for residents to engage in purposeful discussion of values and ideas around community service and social equality. They support candidates for election to borough offices who promote these principles.

Join Woodbine

Becoming a member is easy! In the summer of 1958, Woodbine Swim Club officially opened its doors and in the more than 60 years that followed, hundreds of families, just like yours, have found not just a pool to play in, but a home away from home for the summer where they have built friendships and memories that have lasted a lifetime. There are 3 pools designed to fit various levels of swimming ability, a spacious and shady recreation area, activities and events for everyone in the family including our Gators Swim Team. Join your friends and neighbors in the fun!

Spring swim starts

Spring Swim Starts on Sunday, April 7th and runs through June 9th on Sundays at WAHOOS, 4101 Church Road, Mt. Laurel, NJ, from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. All swim team age groups are welcome as well as new swimmers who have earned their blue/black bands. The cost is $60 for one swimmer and $100 for two. Additional swimmers are $30 each. Caps, goggles and swim fins are required. Any swim program questions can be directed to Coach Doug at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SPRING & SUMMER Registration will be ONLINE this year!

Please Note: We will no longer have a family form, you will need to register EACH swimmer individually. However, both Spring and Summer registration can be completed at one time. Payments for Spring Swim fees are due at first practice Sunday, April 7th. Please come prepared. Checks can be made out to the Woodbine Parents Committee. Summer swim registration fees are not due till after school practice begin in May. Any online registration issues can be directed to Colleen McCann This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We are looking forward to a great season!

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