Harrison Township Day ~ May 6th

Bring the whole family to Ella Harris Park on Saturday, May 6th  (Rain Date May 7th) for the annual Harrison Township Day event! Enjoy amusements, refreshments and live entertainment from 10am-9pm.

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  • DJ in the Gazebo from 10am to 5pm
  • Local Dance & Talent Performances 11am to 2pm
  • South 47 Country Band 2pm-8pm
  • Book Signing and Demonstration by Food Network Celebrity Chef and author Aaron McCargo Jr. 1pm
  • Magician at Gazebo 4pm

Vendor Booths and Refreshments

  • Crafters and Vendors open at 10 a.m. and run through 5 p.m.
  • 322 BBQ from noon to 6 p.m.

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  • Amusement Rides 11am-8pm
  • ALL DAY: Games, pony rides, pig races, K-9 demo, helicopters, firetrucks pony rides, petting zoo & more!

 

Avoid the Lines!  Purchase Wristbands Online in advance or at the Recreation Office until 4pm on May 5th and pick them up at the booth beginning at 10a.m. on Saturday.

  • BIG KIDS Wristbands include 3 mechanical rides and 3 blow ups and are $15 ($20 event day).
  • KIDDIE Wristbands include 2 mechanical rides and 2 blow ups and are $7 ($10 event day.)

This fun-filled community day will come to a close with the traditional fireworks display at dusk.

Sponsored by:  Harrison Township Recreation Commission.  For additional information please call 223-8777.

Coombs’ Barnyard Egg and Veggie Hunt ~ April 8th & 15th

What better way to celebrate Spring than to get outdoors and enjoy some fun on the farm? Coombs’ Barnyard on Route 77 in Elmer has fabulous  springtime activities for the whole family!

Come on out to celebrate the season with their Egg and Veggie Hunt on Saturday, April 8th and 15th from 10am – 4pm (rain date April 9th)

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This unique experience includes  fun for the whole family:

  • Egg and Veggie Hunt
  • Hayrides  (departing every 30 minutes – last ride leaves at 3pm)
  • Visit with the Easter Bunny
  • Barnyard Animals
  • Real Bunnies
  • Barrel Train Rides
  • Egg decorating stations
  • Games and Farmyard Fun

The cost for all of the above is  $10 per child and $5 per adult.  Kids under 2 are free!

This is an Open House style event so all are welcome to come at any time.  (Allow approximately 2 hours to participate in all of the activities.)

To locate the Coombs’ Barnyard with GPS, enter 20 Pole Tavern Rd, Elmer, NJ.

For more information email Amanda@coombsbarnyard.com or call (609)364-2520 and be sure to tell them Mullica Hill Mom sent you!

 

 

  

 

 

Harrison Township Easter Egg Hunt ~ April 8th

The Annual Harrison Township Easter Egg Hunt is planned for Saturday, April 8th  at 11:00 a.m. at the William Wilt Soccer Complex on Walters Rd. in Mullica Hill.  (Rain Date:  April 9th at 1:00 p.m.)

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Bring your Easter Baskets to gather the eggs.  The children will be divided by age group with each group hunting for eggs one at a time so that parents can accompany children to their designated areas.

Bring your best Easter Smiles and grab a photo opp with the Bunny before or after the Egg Hunt!

This event is sponsored by the Harrison Township Recreation Commission and the Harrison Township Police Department.  For more information call 856-223-8777.

 

 

Dr. Seuss Celebration ~ March 2nd

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday with the Harrison Township PTA on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at Pleasant Valley School.

This annual celebration is FREE and it’s going to be LOTS of fun!  Dress up with a friend as Thing 1 and Thing 2!  All you need are blue wings and red jumpsuits.  All costumes must be in good taste and in accordance with our District’s STARS program and dress code.  There will be prizes for the TOP 3 costumes.

Multiple stations will be set-up thought PVS (cafetorium, library, music room, etc.) and each student will rotate through the stations with the group they are assigned to.Rotating Dr. Seuss themed stations include:

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  • Art
  • Science
  • Reading/Literacy
  • Eating
  • Technology and more

Students MUST be accompanied by their supervising adult as they rotate through the stations.  The PTA is committed to making this event fun and exciting for each person participating and cannot do this without your assistance and support.

To attend this event you MUST sign up in advance on the PTA website:  Space is limited to the first 180 students.

We look forward to seeing you there to help celebrate, the one and only, Dr. Seuss!

 

Designer Bag Bingo ~ March 10th

mk bagThe Clearview Regional High School PTO will host its 4th annual Designer Bag Bingo event on Friday, March 10th to support Project Prom.  Come out to try your luck at bags from Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Coach and more.  There will also be a 50/50 raffle and basket auction.

The event will be held at the Catholic Community of the Holy Spirit Church, 2 Lamplighter Lane in Woodstown. Doors open at 5:30pm and BINGO will be played from 7-10pm.  Must be 18 or over to play.

Tickets are $35 each and count as a tax deductible donation.  Table reservations are also available for groups of 8 or more.

For ticket information please call Sharon at 856-478-4850.

Groundhog Day Dinner ~ Feb 4th

Harrison Township Historical Society’s 13th Annual Groundhog Day Dinner and Silent Auction is set for Saturday, February 4, at 6 pm, at the Ewan Fire Hall, 312 Ewan Rd.GHD14.7

This annual event features “Down Jersey” sausage links, sausage gravy and biscuits, cole slaw, mashed potatoes, candied yams, fried apples, green beans, and a dessert buffet.  

“The menu entrée is a play on words,” said Society president, Suzanne Grasso.  “We serve sausage –  the ‘ground’ hog – to celebrate the holiday.”

The dinner is a fun-filled evening for the entire family.  In addition to the home-cooked menu, the program includes an emcee decked out in tails and top hat, a popular silent auction and perhaps the only opportunity in South Jersey to sing Groundhog Day songs.

Tickets for the event are $15 and available at the Amazing Grace Resource Center, 46 South Main St., Mullica Hill (856-478-9800), on-line at the Society’s website (www.harrisonhistorical.com), and at the door.  Advance purchase is recommended since seating is limited.

All proceeds benefit the Society’s exhibitions and educational programs at the Old Town Hall Museum, located at the intersection of S. Main St. and Woodstown Rd. in the heart of the Mullica Hill Historic District.  

Valentine BINGO ~ February 16th

The Harrison Twp Recreation Dept. will sponsor Valentine BINGO at the Pleasant Valley School on Thursday, February 16th from 6:00-8:00p.m.  This event is fun for the whole family and a great way to kick off the long President’s Day weekend.

Admission and BINGO are FREE and refreshments will be provided.  Families are asked to bring a non-perishable food donation for the local food bank.

For more information, contact the Recreation Office at 856-223-8777.

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Lights on Main ~ Nov. 26th

The Mullica Hill event that’s been voted Best of Gloucester County for the past three years in a row is back and better than ever!  Lights on Main – a celebration of the Christmas Season will be held on November 26th from 6pm to 10pm on Main St.  Admission is free for all and it’s a great way to enjoy visiting with friends and neighbors while kicking off the season and getting in the holiday spirit!

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Enter the Lights on Main Christmas Trivia Giveaway for some festive fun and a chance to win a gift card for a delicious night of Main Street dining.

The highlight of Lights on Main is the annual Tree Lighting.  Gather in front of the Historical Society to watch as the giant tree is lit, signaling the start of the holiday season.  After the Tree Lighting, step inside Old Town Hall to warm up with some apple cider and holiday cookies.

Gingerbread Man decorating, sponsored by Harrison Township Recreation Commission, is just one of the fun-filled activities available at this year’s Lights on Main!  Kids can also visit the Mullica Hill Art Center for some fun holiday crafting!

Hop on the Christmas train at Folwell & Main St. for a relaxing ride up and down Main Street.  Or, sit back, relax and experience horse-drawn carriage rides.

There will be plenty of vendors offering food and refreshments up and down the street and your favorite shops and restaurants will be open late.

Holy Tomato Too will be hosting an early bird special on North Main Street – stop in before 6pm – and you can also stop by blueplate for some Holiday Cheer!

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Be sure to bring your camera and don’t miss out on these awesome photo opportunities:

1. Show your holiday spirt with Mr. and Mrs. Claus in Old Town Hall
2. Take a seat on Santa’s Magical Sleigh
3. Hang out with the Elf on the Shelf

Lights on Main 2016 is sure to be the best one yet!  We hope to see you there!

Clearview Holiday Craft Fair ~ Dec. 3rd

The Annual Clearview Holiday Craft Fair will be held at Clearview High School on Saturday, December 3rd.

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Stop by to check out the selection of terrific holiday decorations, hair accessories and other items.  Great for gifts – (or for yourself!)

Proceeds support the Clearview Marching Band.

 

Halloween Pancake Breakfast ~ Oct. 29th

Kick-off Halloween Weekend at Clearview High School for their Halloween Pancake Breakfast from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00  p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29th

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This all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast includes Chocolate Chip Pancakes, Pumpkin Pancakes, Traditional Pancakes and Gluten Free Pancakes as well as fruit, muffins and cookies.  Crafts, face painting and Halloween games for the kids are also included in the ticket price.

Come in your costumes – there will also be a Costume Contest at 10:30 a.m.

 

Tickets are $7 in advance or $9 at the door.  Clearview students and Senior Citizens pay just $6 in advance or $8 at the door. Click here o reserve your tickets.

This event is sponsored by the Clearview Regional Humanitarian Studies Class & SURE.  Proceeds go toward building a sister school in Kenya – AwakenKibera.org.