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.

 

Harrison Twp Halloween Parade ~ Oct. 29th

The annual Harrison Township Halloween Parade is Saturday, October 29th (rain date Oct. 30th) from 11am to 3pm at Ella Harris Park. This fun-filled fall event includes hayrides and costume and pumpkin contests and in addition to the parade:

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Pumpkin Decorating Contest: winners will be awarded by age group in two categories:Pumpkin Contest

  • Carved, stenciled or free-hand (please bring from home)
  • Painted (bring from home or paint in park -adults included)

Halloween Costume Contest:  winners will be awarded by age group

Schedule of Events: 

11:00 a.m. Pumpkin Painting and Hayrides begin.  
12:30 p.m. Deadline to register for Parade if you wish to participate in costume judging
1:00 p.m. (prompt!)  Parade begins
3:00 p.m. Hayrides end

The Halloween Parade is sponsored by Harrison Township Recreation, assisted by Harrison Township Police Department, Gloucester Clounty 4-H and The Mullica Hill Exchange Club.

 

Designer Bag BINGO ~ Nov. 19th

Kingsway Regional Band Boosters (KRBB) will host a Designer Bag BINGO event on Saturday, Nov. 19th to benefit the Kingsway Regional bagHS Marching Band.

The event will be held at St. Michael’s Social Club, 114 Giammarino Ave. in Gibbstown.   Doors open at 6pm and BINGO begins at 7pm.

Your $35 ticket donation includes 10 BINGO games (cards included), coffee, tea, soda and dessert.  Hoagies can be pre-ordered as well.  Be sure to bring some extra cash for the Basket Raffle, 50/50 and Cash Bar.  (Outside alcohol is not permitted)

To purchase tickets, please email Antoinette at apgomingue@yahoo.com

 

Harmony Fire Company Pancake Breakfast ~ Oct. 16th

The Harmony Fire Company will host a Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, October 16th from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Harmony Fire House, 4 S. Main St. in Mullica Hill.

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The breakfast includes All You Can Eat Pancakes with sausage, courtesy of Botto’s Genuine Italian Sausage.

Regular Admission is $8, Senior Citizens $7 and Children (12 and under) $6.  For tickets Contact Harmony Fire Company at 856-478-6266.  Tickets will also be sold at the door!

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It’s a great opportunity to visit with friends and neighbors while showing your support for our local firefighters.

 

2016 Mullica Hill Ghost Walk ~ Oct. 8th

It’s Baaack!   The Harrison Township Historical Society ‘s annual Mullica Hill Ghost Walk will be held on Saturday, October 8th from 6:30-11:30p.m.  The 1 1/2 hour guided tours depart every ten minutes from outside the blueplate restaurant at 47 S. Main St.  This ever popular tour showcases Mullica Hill’s haunted history as guests are guided through historic houses and public buildings on Main Street.

Ghost WalkThe Jersey Unique Minds Paranormal Society (JUMPS) will conduct an investigation in blueplate’s basement, the starting location of the tour. Before your tour departs will be able to view a live video feed from the infrared camera. Doug Hogate Jr. will also be doing a live broadcast of his paranormal radio show “Paradelphia.”

Both blueplate and Naples will be serving food during the event.  Naples will host a special Ghost Walk all-you-can-eat buffet.  View the menu here.

Tickets are on sale now for $7 per person – children in strollers are free.

  • Tour #1- 6:30pmghost 2
  • Tour #2- 6:40pm
  • Tour #3- 6:50pm
  • Tour #4- 7:00pm
  • Tour #5- 7:10pm
  • Tour #6- 7:20pm
  • Tour #7- 7:30pm
  • Tour #8- 7:40pm
  • Tour#9- 7:50pm
  • Tour#10- 8:00pm
  • Tour #11-  8:10pm
  • Tour #12- 8:20pm

Be sure to book in advance as tours (especially the early time slots) fill quickly.  Purchase Tickets online here.

This is a family friendly event.  Bring your flashlights and walking shoes and get ready for a spook-tacular time!