On Sunday, May 19, Inglesby & Sons Funeral Home, will host a fundraiser for the Friends of the Pennsauken Free Public Library. It will provide a wine and cheese tasting event along with a silent art auction to help raise funds for the Library’s Museum Pass program. The museum passes permit Pennsauken Library patrons to visit 16 different local attractions for free, including the Battleship New Jersey, Academy of Natural Sciences, Independence Seaport Museum, and Grounds for Sculpture. The Friends of the Free Public Library is the designated support organization for the Pennsauken Library. Membership is open to all those who wish to support the Pennsauken Public Library financially and/or as a volunteer at Friends of the Library events.
Walk-ins are Welcome for a Spring Break Kids Crafting Workshop this week at Ryan's retail in the old post office at 22 North Centre Street. Dannette Strader will host a three day drop-off program with crafts, games and more from 10am to 12pm this Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday. You can do one day for $12 or all three for $30. Please text the day or days, time and kids names to Dannette - the recycled craft lady - at 215-764-0959 or complete a registration form at Ryan’s Retail and drop off payment.
Be sure to join us for Art Walk in Merchantville on May 3rd, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This is our second annual Downtown Art Walk series where local artists display their art in our great businesses. This event is free and open to the public with no registration required to attend. This art event is hosted by eleven businesses in town, so stroll on by, stop in and take a peek. Visit the webpage for more information about the different locations and artists and sign up for updates and news.
Collective Arts is launching in New Jersey. Join us at Blue Monkey on April 1st starting at 5PM for our New Jersey premier! We will have an artist pop up with New Jersey Artist Sean Lugo. Collective Arts Brewing is a grassroots craft brewery that aims to fuse the creativity of craft beer with the inspired talents of emerging artists and musicians. Collective Arts Brewing was founded on two beliefs: The first that creativity fosters creativity. And the second, that creativity yields delicious pints. We feature limited-edition works of art on our beer cans and labels, and we work to make sure the liquid on the inside is as diverse and creative as the artists we profile.
There's always a chance to see something magical when strolling around the Borough and our community is chock-full of residents with creative ideas. "Villians and visitors will walk away with a smile on their face when they catch a glimpse of the artistic tree face and mouse house on a beautiful old tree on Linden Avenue. Stop by and take a peek!