Come downtown on Friday, October 4th from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m., to help Merchantville kick-off a month of Monsterville events at our First Friday Night Market. Vendors and activities include Tara’s Cozy Kitchen, Bear Soaps & Honey, Earth Crafts by Ami, Dannette’s Kids Zone - full list here. For kids there's a special appearance by "A Wish for Winellda the Witch" and her friends, face painting, a Pumpkin Patch/Pumpkin Painting Contest and a showing of "Casper" the movie at 7:30 p.m. There's live music from The Pink Angels, The Sparklers & The Merchant Villains, food trucks - Red's Rolling Restaurant and Just Fork It Food Truck and Catering will also be joining us. Eclipse Brewing will feature their new 8% Pumpking on tap at their outdoor beer garden where Cigar Alley will have a table. Stop in to meet the artists and view the gallery at Eilandarts Center's Mystical and Magical - Dark and Light art show between 7:00-9:00 p.m. where Mat Eiland will be performing live. Don't forget to sign up for the 2019 Merchantville Turkey Trot on November 28th.
Summer Reading Fun continues in the Merchantville Library in July. Happy Mail, Rock and Rhyme with Mr. Jon, DIY Paper Mache Telescopes, Candy Sushi, and more! We are halfway through summer and still having fun including lots of programs for little ones. Enjoy Rock and Rhyme with Mr. Jon on Wednesday, July 17th at 2:30 p.m., The Family Magic Show: Just Joshin' on Wednesday, July 24th at 2:30 p.m. featuring highly interactive routines, filled with comedy and amazing magic or create and eat candy sushi and then make a candy necklace to take home at a Teen Candy Party on Thursday, July 18th at 3:00 p.m. Sign up for events here.