Flick n’ Float Free Movie Night ~ July 20th

The Harrison Township Recreation Department and Raccoon Valley Swim Club invite you to enjoy a Flick ‘n Float event on Friday, July 20th.  All are welcome to watch Boss Baby at Raccoon Valley while sitting poolside – or floating in the pool!

Doors will OPEN at 7 pm so everyone can enjoy swimming early and the movie will be shown at dusk (8:30 p.m.)

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Woodbury Fireworks ~ June 30th

The City of Woodbury will put on its annual Fireworks display on Saturday, June 30th.

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Festivities begin at 4:00 pm at Woodbury High School stadium where you’ll find food trucks of all varieties serving your favorite summertime treats – hot dogs, water ice and more.  There will be live entertainment from local band 88 MPH as well as a DJ playing your favorite hits.

Decorate your bike for the Bike Parade which begins at 4:30.

Fireworks are at Dusk.

4th of July Parade in Woodstown

Looking for a good old fashioned hometown parade to celebrate Independence Day? The Annual Woodstown 4th of July Parade has taken place since 1932 and many say it’s straight out of Norman Rockwell painting with spectators lining Main St. waving flags.  Appropriately, this year’s parade theme is Small Town Americana.

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Watch the Parade

The 2018 parade will take place at 10am on  Wednesday, July 4th, rain or shine. The parade route starts at Allen Avenue, go up South Main St. through the Center of town, up North Main St. and end at Marlton Park.  It usually lasts 1 1/2-2 hours. 
 
** All participants should park at Marlton Park (123 Marlton Rd., Pilesgrove) and a shuttle bus will drop you off at Memorial Lake Park.

Enter the Parade

 

There’s nothing better than a good old fashioned community parade complete with firetrucks, homemade floats and kids on decorated bikes or strollers!

All parade entries must be decorated and music accompaniment is encouraged!  You can have a vehicle, bike or walking entry – your choice – but all entries should be family friendly.  Participants must fill out this registration form.

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1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded to groups who best represent the Small Town Americana theme.

Judging will be based on the following criteria:

1. Creativity (design, music, participants, props etc.)
2. Unified theme:  Yankee Doodle Dandy
3. Eye Catching
4. Originality
5. Effort in Design
6. Patriotic Spirit
 

For more information visit http://www.woodstown4thofjulyparade.com/

 
 

15th Annual Car & Cycle Show ~ June 16th

The 15th Annual Car and Cycle Show will be held at Pitman Manor on Saturday, June 16th from 11am – 3pm.

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The show will feature approximately 100 vintage automobiles and motorcycles from throughout the region as well as music and an awards ceremony.

The show is a fundraiser for  United Methodist Communities.

Pitman Manor is located at 535 N. Oak Ave., Pitman, NJ

For more information call 856-286-1406.

June Festival of Antiques ~ June 9th

festical-of-antiquesThe Yellow Garage will host their 12th annual June Festival of Antiques at the Gloucester County 4-H Fairgrounds in Mullica Hill on Saturday, June 9th from 9am to 4pm, rain or shine.

The show will feature quality antiques dealers from throughout the Northeast set up under pavilion cover and on the lawn.  Items include antique country and formal furniture, pottery, fine art, glass, stoneware, textiles, quilts, dolls, Americana, jewelry, clocks, porcelain, sterling, toys, advertising, metal-ware, and much more.

Unlimited free parking and refreshments will be available throughout the day. Visitors can also shop and enjoy The Yellow Garage Antiques Center, as well as other antiques and specialty shops on Main Street in Mullica Hill.

Admission is $6.00 at the gate and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Harrison Township Historial Society.

Drive In Movie Night ~ June 15th

 

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Drive on over to the William Wilt Complex on Friday, June 15th for Harrison Township’s newest event – Drive In Movie Nightfeaturing Black Panther.  The whole family is sure to “dig it.”

Parking is limited, so come early.  The lot will open at 7:00pm and the Movie begins at Dusk.  Light refreshments will be available for purchase at the concession stand.

This FREE event is sponsored by Harrison Township Recreation.

Harrison Township Day 2018 ~ May 5th

 

Harrison Township Day 2018 is set for Saturday, May 5th (rain date May 6th) from 11am to 10pm at Ella Harris Park. 

The theme for this year is Superheros and residents are invited to come dressed as your favorite Superhero.

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Activities this year include:

 

  • Free Live concert from 1pm – 8pm
  • Fireworks at Dusk
  • Amusements
  • Pony Rides
  • Human Hamster Ball Races
  • Magician
  • Helicopters
  • Firetrucks
  • K-9 Demo
  • Dance and Karate performances
  • Hot Dog & Pig Races

…and much more!

Gather your friends and neighbors and come on out to celebrate our great community!

 

Annual Harrison Twp. Easter Egg Hunt ~ March 31st

As long as Mother Nature cooperates, the Harrison Township Easter Egg Hunt is on for its “snow date” of Saturday, March 31st at the William Wilt Soccer Complex on Walters Rd in Mullica Hill.

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The Easter Egg Hunt begins at 11:00 a.m.

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.

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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 Birthday Celebration ~ March 8th

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ 113th Birthday with the Harrison Township PTA on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at Harrison Township School.  (Note the new venue as this event was held at PVS last year)

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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.

New this year, children will be placed into predetermined groups, upon their registration. Every child attending MUST sign up in advance on the PTA website    No tickets for this event will be distributed in advance and children will receive their group assignment upon their check-in at the event.

Students will rotate through several fun Dr. Seuss themed stations with their assigned group and must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Tea Under the Sea ~ March 17th

The cast and crew of the Clearview Regional High School Spring Musical “The Little Mermaid” will host a “Tea Under the Sea” with Ariel and her Friends on Saturday, March 17th.

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The tea will be held at the Toscano Theater at Clearview High School from 11am to 1pm. Tickets are $7 each available online here

The event includes a Character Meet and Greet, photo opportunities with the cast, a small craft, light refreshments and a mini performance of your favorite Little Mermaid tunes.

Souvenirs will be available for purchase as well. Tickets are required for all who attend as a head count is required to conform to the occupancy limits of the venue.

The cast looks forward to meeting you Under the Sea!

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