The South Camden Theater Company is excited to announce their 2023 Season! Artistic Director, Dawn Varava, has worked to bring new and exciting theatre to our stage and to the region. All the plays’ protagonists have one outstanding common quality - each is unafraid to live their own truth – bravely and without apology. Although the story lines wildly differ, this one unique theme stands out brilliantly. From the quirkiness of Lettice and Lovage and, the selfless strength of the small town librarian in Alabama Story,
The Pennsauken Township Environmental Commission is hosting its annual shredding event on Saturday, April 22, from 8:00 a.m. to noon, at Howard M. Phifer Middle School 8201 Park Avenue. This rain or shine event is a great way to safely and securely dispose of sensitive documents, such as legal or medical documents, old credit card statements, bills and more. No commercial documents, please. This event is open to residents of Pennsauken and Merchantville. Please remain in your car, have your I.D. ready and leave shredding items in the back seat or trunk of your car.
Campbell's Invests, Brings Jobs
Campbell Soup Co. plans to invest $50 million into its headquarters in Camden beginning in March to drive greater creativity, collaboration and career development, as well as to accommodate more than 1,600 employees that will now be located on its renovated campus - their first major investment in the Camden campus since 2010. Campbell's also plans to consolidate its snacks offices in North Carolina and Connecticut, into the Camden headquarters, having 330 roles move to the city. Camden has played home to Campbell since 1869, and has been at its current location since 1957. Relocation to Camden will happen in phases starting mid-2023.
2022 Parades & Fireworks
Planning your holiday weekend? Here's the 2022 South Jersey Fireworks Guide and Visit South Jersey. Maple Shade 4th of July Parade is on Saturday, July 2nd from noon to 1:00 p.m. Fireworks will be held July 2nd from 9:00-10:00 p.m. at Maple Shade High School, 180 Frederick Avenue, in Maple Shade. The Collingswood Independence Day Celebrations take place all day long on Monday, July 4, 2022 at Collingswood High School. The gates to the high school open at 6:30 pm. Guests can expect live entertainment at around 7:00 pm, and Fireworks at dusk. The Camden Freedom Festival takes place on Monday, July 4, 2022 at Wiggins Park. This free event kicks off at 5:00 pm and continues until 10:30 pm. Guests can expect food and beer, as well as three different live bands and a fireworks show; courtesy of Serpico Pyrotechnics.
Junior Police Academy
The Pennsauken Township Police Department is accepting applications for their 7th Junior Police Academy class. The academy will be held July 10-14, 2023. This year’s class will be open to ages 10-13. The class is limited to 25 applicants so please have your applications submitted by May 1, 2023. Applications can be picked up at Pennsauken Townships PD, 2400 Bethel Avenue. Participants will explore firsthand various aspects of law enforcement, with a curriculum developed by the Police Department that will emphasize the importance of
Fire & Ice Festival
Mark your calendars for the return of Mount Holly's 2023 Fire & Ice Festival on Saturday, January 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on High Street! It’s been a bumpy road for the festival these last couple of years, considering interruptions for Covid and the Blizzard of ’22. So you can imagine just how super-stoked we are to be coming back full strength at our festival this year. Check back here day by day as we add more and more details to the event-offerings this year. Yes, there will be a Chili Cook-off. We’ve got some great chefs lined up already. And yes, a bunch of beautiful ice blocks will be carved this year too. Attendees will once again be able to enjoy some hot eats while observing some frozen works of art and other activities at the annual Fire and Ice Festival. Scheduled for Saturday in the downtown area and Mill Race Village, on Church Street, this year's festival will feature more ice carvers than last year. Enjoy a pint at Village Idiot Brewing Company and watch the ice carvers right out our front window.
Pledge A Paw
The countdown is on for our Pet Costume Parade and 5K Run/Walk and Trunk or Treat Car Show. Join the fun at Cooper River Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 23rd. Bring your little love bug, or bee or pumpkin (or witch or goblin) and enter them in the parade! Fun for the whole family sponsored by Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center. Food trucks, craft vendors and entertainment, make this event a must not miss. Register here to walk - with or without your pup. Homeward Bound is the leading animal welfare agency in the region with the highest intake and SAVE rate. In 2020, we're proud to report that our save rate is over 95%. See you there!