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    Sylvia Cutler asked that this message be posted in response to a request from a member during our meeting last Wednesday. Her message follows: One of the
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 21, 2009
      Sylvia Cutler asked that this message be posted in response to a request from a member during our meeting last Wednesday. Her message follows: 
      One of the members of Senior Memoirs asked me if I knew any poetry clubs. I do. And here's the list.

      I wonder if you could include this in your next mailing to the membership. Of course, I don't know her name. I suggested that she email me, but I haven't heard from her. Thanks.


      OPEN MIC POETRY: 3rd Tuesday, Barnes & Noble, 200 W. Rt. 70, Marlton, 7:30 pm, 856-569-7058POETRY IN THE ROUND: 3rd Monday, Barnes & Noble, Rt. 70, Marlton, 7:30 pm., 856-569-7058


      : 2nd Friday, Cherry Hill Library, 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Contact Katie Hardesty, 856-903-1207 or khardesty@.... You can email your poems to her before the meeting and she'll make copies.

      CALLING ALL POETS: Haddonfield Public Library

      , 1st Wed. of each month, 7 pm. Phone Homer 856-933-3637.




      I know that Yahoo doesn't take attachments. Ask members if they'd like the following list and would send me their email address: knightem@....

      The informative newsletter follows: 


      Cherry Hill & Vicinity

      The Playground of New Jersey

      Activities for Seniors and Everyone Else!

      March, 2009                                                              Sylvia S. Cutler


      The world is so full of

      Wonderful things

      I think we should all

      Be happy as Kings.



      Things to check out this month: Poetry Clubs, Bowling, Billiards, Cooking. Here’s something we’ve added that isn’t entertainment, but is important: Computer Repair. No one seems to know where to go with a computer or printer problem. We’ve run across somebody good. Check it out. If you’ve had good experiences or bad ones, let us know. 
      N E W ! A UNIQUE THEATER CONCEPT! Remix Theater offers a different perspective on theater. Located at  The Scottish  Rite  Auditorium, 315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood, NJ 08107 (856-858-1000). Their mission statement is as follows: “We take classic stories, fables, dramatic pPlays, and musicals and "REMIX" or "re-tell" them through a dynamic combination of drama, music, and urban dance.  Every performance is dedicated to meet the needs of the community it serves. All of the "REMIXES" are creatively adapted to appeal to a wide variety of audiences, and especially speak to raise awareness of dramatic themes among the youth and young Adults.” For example, their holiday version of “The Nutcracker” was billed as hip-hop ballet. Tickets, $18, $20, $15 for Seniors.

      AARP: Chapter 3176  meets the 2nd Monday of the month at the Mabel Kay House, 24 Walnut Street, in Haddonfield. Social hour begins at noon, and the general meeting at 1:00 pm. They often have speakers. 856-429-4666, or 856-665-4159.

      AARP Chapter 571 plans trips of all kinds. They’re at 500 Park drive S in Haddon Township. Phone 856-854-1596.

      AFRICAN AMERICAN CIVIC ASSOCIATION OF CHERRY HILL:  Meets 1stt Mon. 7:30 pm, Cherry Hill Public Library, 1100 Kings Hwy, N., Cherry Hill. For inf. 856-663-5987.

      AFTERNOON TEA:  Afternoon tea can be delightful. The tradition was started in the early 1800s, when Anna, 7th Duchess of Bedford, started a trend by serving tea in the late afternoon. “High tea” became the light meal that substituted for dinner. Have fun and invite friends for tea at your home, or visit the following venues: Picket Fence and Garden Tea Room, 103 Kings Highway E., Haddonfield; Mulberry Tea House, 60 South Main St., Medford, 609-714-0640; Victorian Tea Room at Lavender & Lace, 130 Bridgeton Pike, Mantua, 856-468-9326; White Rabbit Tea Room, 4 South Main St., Woodstown, 856-769-4429; Amelia’s Teas and Holly, 26 South Main St., Mullica Hill, 856-223-0404; Crescent Moon Coffee & Tea, Mullica Hill Plaza Shops, 141 Bridgeton Pike, Mullica Hill, 856-223-1237; Enchanted Cottage Tea Room, 41 S. Main St., Mullica Hill, 856-478-4900; Isabella’s Tea Room, 41 S. Broadway, Pitman, 856-256-8999; New Leaf Gift Shop and Tea Room, 606 Main St., Riverton, 856-786-0323.

      AMERICAN LEGION POST 38:  Meets 2nd Monday at 7:30 pm, at Veterans Lane, in Haddonfield. 856-429-5414.

      AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL:  This group tracks human rights abuses all over the world and makes an effort to contact leaders who might help to relieve the abuses. They meet the last Tuesday of each month 7:30 pm. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 401 N. Kings Highway. It’s the small building at the right as you drive in.  856-667-3618 or 856-547-8447. www.amnestyphilly.org.


      ANIMAL ORPHANAGE: 419 Cooper Rd., Voorhees, 856-627-9111. Adopt a pet, or be a volunteer. Your choice. You get to pet the kitties. 


      ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS OF NEW JERSEY: Group meets at the Osage School Library, 112 Somerdale Rd., Voorhees, 2nd Fri., 7:30 pm. For info, call Dave at 856-772-2521


      ART CLUBS:  Clementon Community Center offers an Art Club meeting 10:00 am Tuesdays through Dec. 16. 100 Gibbsboro Rd., Clementon. Dues are $3 per month. Call Dotty 856-782-1048.

      NORC offers Art Talk every Wednesday from 1-2:00 pm., in the Community Room at Toledo, to NORC members of Windsor Towers.


      ART GALLERIES: Like looking at pictures? Cherry Hill has quite a few. Check these out:

      13 North Gallery, 13 N. Centre St., Merchantville, NJ. Hours, 4-8 Thurs, Fri, Sat., noon-5 Sunday. 856-330-4760.

      Alexander Rose Gallery, 1200 Marlton Pike E., #1501, Cherry Hill. 856-216-2233

      By Hand Fine Craft Gallery, 142 Kings Highway E., Haddonfield, NJ, 856-429-2550

      Camdon County Cultural & Herritage Comm., 250 S. Park Drive, Collingswd, NJ. 856-869-3548.

      Cherry Hill Art Expo, 2000 Route 38, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002; 856-862-6170. This is on Kaighn Ave. near Cherry Hill Mall

      Evearts Gallery, 65 Kings Hwy E., Haddonfield, NJ. 856-354-3260.

      Fusion Gallery. 697 Haddon Ave., Collingswood. 856-858-1122. www.fusionnj.com.

      Gallery Land, Route 38, Cherry Hill, NJ, 856-488-6068. Phone for exact location.

      Gaiman-Lepow Assoc., 1679 Old Cuthbert Rd. #12, Cherry Hill. 856-354-0771.

      N.K. Thaine Gallery, 128 Kings Highway E. #A, Haddonfield, NJ. 856-428-6961.

      Perkins Center for the Arts. 30 Irvin Ave. Collingswood. 853-833-0003. www.perkinscenter.org.

      Pictureland-Shing Studio, Cherry Hill, NJ. 856-426-0183. Phone for location.

      Pitman Art, Inc., 14 Sbar Blvd., Moorestown, NJ. 856-273-1931.

      Red Lion Gallery, 1610 Marlton Pike, W., Cherry Hill. 856-661-8282.


      For other galleries, see Markheim Art Center, Hopkins House, and Perkins Art Center.


      ASTRONOMY: See Willingboro Astronomical Society.


      BACKROOM POTTERS: The Backroom Potters' Artist Co-Op has periodic exhibits of pottery, jewelry, and photography of local artists at its studio at 1001 Route 30, Oaklyn, NJ 08107


      BALLET NEW JERSEY:  This local company presents ballet at its best, working with organizations such as the Pennsylvania Ballet. Your presence may be valuable as a viewer, but even more valuable as a volunteer. Ballet Theater Company of New Jersey, Bloomfield Business Park, 401 Bloomfield Drive, #4, West Berlin, NJ 08091. 856-768-9503..


      BARCLAY FARMSTEAD: 209 Barclay Lane, Cherry Hill, 08034. 856-488-7868,  856-795-6225. The organization dedicated to the preservation of this 32-acre Quaker and agrarian property makes certain that it is an ideal place to visit. Tuesday-Friday 12-4 pm. Friends of Barclay Farmstead welcomes volunteers. Barclay Farms has many cultural and art programs as well as concerts going on a regular basis. Check their website, if you have a computer, or check the Municipal program, or the newspapers.


      BASEBALL: Rich Sarkisian is looking for baseball fans who would like to play in an organized baseball table game league. What fun! Phone Rich at 609-841-6163. rsarkisian@....


      BILLIARDS  Billiards is no longer a game that is reserved for millionaires with their own billiard rooms, nor is it just a game for thugs in smoke-filled saloons. Anyone can play and it’s fun and a way to socialize with friends. Check out the Billiard Room at Playdrome Bowling  Center on King Street near Ellisburg Circle, and speak to Stephen Pvlinko for more information. The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. The fees are $3.50 per hour per person during the day until 6:00 pm. The fees are $5.00 per person per hour after 6:00 pm. Phone 856-429.0672.


      BIRDWATCHING! “Beginning Birding for Adults” – every third Saturday from 9:00 to noon at Palmyra Cove Nature Park, on Route 73 under the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge. Reservations are required. $10. 856-829-1900, ext. 270. BRING YOUR BINOCULARS!




      CHERRY HILL PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK CLUB:  June 10, July 15, Sept. 2, 7-9 pm. Phone Juanita Ringer 856-667-0300 or jringer@....


      COLLINGWOOD MANOR BOOK CLUB: Last Friday of the month, 7 pm. Collingswood Manor, 480 Haddon Ave., Collingswood. 856-854-4331. www.umh-nj-org/cm.


      CONTEMPORARY FICTION READING GROUP: 2nd Wed.. 8 pm. Borders Books & Music, 515 Rt. 73 South, Marlton, 856-985-5080


      FIRST FRIDAY BOOK GROUP: 1st Fri. 11:00 am, Barnes & Noble, Rt 70, Marlton, 856-569-7058


      PAGE TURNERS: A book discussion group. Meets 4th Tues. Barnes & Noble, Rt. 70, Marlton, 7:30 pm


      READING FOR PLEASURE BOOK CLUB: 2nd Mon. 7:30 pm, Barnes & Noble, Marlton, 856-569-7058


      ROMANCE READING GROUP: 2nd Tue. 7 pm, Borders Books & Music, 515 Rt. 73 South, Marlton, 856-569-7058


      WOMEN IN TRANSITION BOOK GROUP:  3rd Thurs. 7:30 pm. Barnes & Noble, Rt. 70, Marlton, 856-569-7058


      YOURS IN CRIME MYSTERY GROUP: 4th Mon. 7 pm. Barnes & Noble, Rt. 70, Marlton, 856-569-7058


      BOOK DISCUSSION BLOG: Speaking Volumes—A Community Book Discussion Blog of the Cherry Hill Library. Reviews are posted by Cherry Hill librarians about books they’ve recently read. Community members are invited to comment about the posts or submit their own reviews.  The blog also features recommended reading lists, information about the Library’s Book Club, and links to other sites that readers may enjoy. www.chplnj.org. Phone 856-667-0300.


      BOWLING: Bowling Ladies’ Night. 6:00 pm Wednesdays through July 3. Pinsetter Bar & Bowl, 7111 Maple Ave., Pennsauken. All ladies 21 and older bowl free until closing. Contact Andrea Jaspan, 856-857-1440. ajaspan@.... Open Bowling or Leagues, men/women, Playdrome Bowling Center, Cherry Hill, 1536 N. Kings Highway, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034. Phone 856-429-8333.  Haddonfield 65 Club, Fridays at 9:30 a.m. Call for location, 856-429-1290.


      BRIDGE CLUBS: Duplicate bridge is played at the South Jersey Bridge Center, 1 West Barclay Pavilion, 856-795-7529. There is a membership fee and a playing fee of $8.00. Wedneday and Sunday noon. Good for all levels. Bridge classes are held at the Cherry Hill Community Center on Thursday mornings. Phone 856-488-7868 for information.


      BRIDGE FANATICS, CHECK THIS OUT!  Put www.bridgebaseonline.com, or just Bridge Base Online, and learn to play (or just watch on the Internet. An easy way to become an expert!


      BURLINGTON COUNTY FOOTLIGHTERS: 808 Pomona Rd., Cinnaminson, 856-829-7144. Get on their website: bcfootlighters.cm. Currently a comedy, but call and get a list of their offerings.


      CAMDEN COUNTY TOASTMASTERS:  Like to talk? Here’s your chance. This national organization is dedicated to helping people who want to be public speakers to be able to get up and give a speech without having a panic attack or falling apart. Meets first and third Tuesday at 7:45 pm, Lutheran Church of our Savior, 204 Wayne Ave., Haddonfield. 856-429-5122. Go down Kings Highway to Haddonfield, turn right at Haddon Avenue, go as far as Whelihan”s and turn left at Sunoco. It’s at Wayne and Wood Lane. For info contact Dave Balinski at dlbalinski@... or 856-380-4701.


      CAMERA CLUB: See South Jersey Camera Club.


      CERAMICS: Carman Tilelli Community Ctr., 820 Mercer St.  Work on a variety of useful and decorative projects. There is a fee for bisque and firing. Pre-registration required. Thursdays, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm.


      CHERRY HILL HISTORICAL COMMISSION: Meets monthly on the second Wed. at 7:30 pm at the Cherry Hill Public Library. Is seeking volunteers. Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume to: Cherry Hill Historical Commission, Room 102, 820 Mercer Street, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002.


      CHERRY HILL PUBLIC LIBRARY: 1100 Kings Highway North, 08034. 856-667-0300. You can belong to the library and check out books and films, but you can also join the Friends of the Cherry Hill Public Library and do volunteer work for them. Or you can participate in the many programs that are held there—lectures, films, music, all kinds of stimulating activities. Check out its website or stop in and pick up brochures. Sample events: Coffee and Conversation, Sharing Stories, Talking About Books, Slavery and the Underground Railroad, and a Potluck Brunch.


      CHERRY HILL ROTARY:  Every Mon. Ponzio’s, Rt. 70, 6:15 pm. For info, contact Bill Turner at wrt11@... or 856-424-3456.


      CHERRY HILL SENIOR LIFE: NORC is a Naturally Occurring Retirement Community, and organization whose mission is to bring individuals and communities together to create opportunities that promote quality of life for older adults while maintaining independence at home. If you do not have a NORC in the building in which you live, call 856-321-2124 to learn about the options. This program is administered by Samost Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Southern New Jersey, a non-profit agency of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey.


      CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP COMMUNITY PROGRAMS: Get this publication winter, spring, summer and fall for a full array of programs. Delivered to many buildings, this valuable publication can be obtained from the Cherry Hill Recreation Department, 820 Mercer St., Room 1002, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002. Mon-Fri, 9:00-5:00 pm. 856-488-7868. www.CherryHill-NJ.com. Recreation@....


      CHORAL SINGING: The Greater South Jersey Chorus, PO Box 3141, Cherry Hill, 08034, 856-482-8282 presents several concerts a year at various locations. Phone to find out where they rehearse, or see www.sjsings.org for information on this organization. Another way to have fun!.   


      COFFEE & CONVERSATION: Cherry Hill Public Library, Every Friday 10:30 am – 12 pm. Free, open to the public. Contact Miranda Van Horn at 856-903-1224.

      Senior Life (NORC), Windsor Towers Building Social Hall, Toledo Bldg. Wednesdays, 2-3:00 pm. Contact  856-321-2124. NORC members only.


      COFFEE HOUSES. OPEN MIKE. Budding entertainers take to the microphone at this showcase for newcomers and seasoned performers. Coffee Works Roastery & Café, 910 Berlin Rd., Voorhees, every Tuesday night at 7:00 pm. Sign-ups start at 7:15 pm. 856-784-5282. www.coffeeworks.co. If you have a yearning to perform, or just want to watch, try it. Through Dec. 23.

      Tree House Coffee Shop, 690 Haddon Ave., Collingswood. Singes, song-writers, poets and other artists perform every Wednesday night, 7-9:00 pm. Call to sign up starting at 5:00 pm. 856-833-0060. www.trehousecoffee.com. Christian Open Mic Night.  7:00-10 pm, Sundays through Dec. 28. The Tree House Coffee Shop, 690 Haddon Ave., Collingswood. Singers, musicians and others are encouraged to share their spiritual performances. 856-833-0060. www.treehousecoffee.com.


      COLLINGS-KNIGHT HOUSE: This historic home has a history of a family that occupied the land from the 1700s. The house dates to 1824, and is now used as a museum and a site for festive occasions. Look for its annual Victorian Christmas Tea, and an annual Christmas party, as well as other occasions. Be a volunteer. It’s fun. Located at the corner of Collings Ave. and Browning Road at the corner of Knight Park. Join the Friends of C-K Homestead: Contact Susan Verzella Phone: 856-858-0757. Web Site: http://www.collingsknighthouse.us

      COLLINGSWOOD SHAKESPEARE COMPANY: Each month on the 3rd Monday of the month the group hosts a discussion series at 7:00 pm.   Collingswood Public Library, 771 Haddon Ave., Collingswood. 856-858-0649. 215-990-9443. www.collingswoodshakespeare@....  They also do four plays a year.  Locale: American Legion Post #17, Atlantic Ave., across from Collingswood Public Works, and the Community Center.


      COMEDY CABARET:  Cherry Hill Comedy Cabaret at the Clarion Hotel: 1450 Route 70 East, Cherry Hill, 856-866-5653;  856-866-JOKE; comedycabaret.com.


      COMPUTER CHALLENGED? The JCC has computer classes; computers and classes are available at the Cherry Hill Public Library, and there are many opportunities to acquaint yourself with these sophisticated but fun typwriters1 Computer 101 for Seniors is presented on Thursdays from 10:00 to 12:00 at the Mabel Kay House in Haddonfield; Computer 103 for Seniors at 1:00 to 3:00 m. at Mabel Kay House; Phone 609-261-0246. Internet 301 for Seniors is presented on Fridays at the Mabel Kay House from 10:00 to 12:00; Phone 609-261-0246 to find out which Thursday or which Friday. Ask about the Over 50 Computer Club. The Mabel Kay House is at 24 Walnut Street right next to the Acme.


      COMPUTER BASICS: Haddonfield Public Library, 60 Haddon Ave., open to library cardholders: Wed., March 19, 10:30-11:00; Wed. March 26, 10:30-11:00. Call 856-429-1304 to register or to learn about other classes. Classes are also held at the Cherry Hill Library. Get its schedule online or stop in the library.


      COMPUTER REPAIR: It’s hard to know who’s reliable, who knows what he is doing, whether this mysterious contraption called a computer is getting qualified, professional help, or being bungled by someone who calls himself an expert. Here’s a reliable company that will do a good job, tell you the truth about your equipment, and won’t con you into something you don’t need and can’t afford. Computers Made Easy, Inc., 6 East Kings Highway, Haddonfield, NJ 08033-2002, 856-429-8878, or 215-731-4776, is owned by Lee Bitman, a local guy who tells it like it is, and can handle any kind of computer, new or old, printers, scanners, or whatever. When someone is telling you to throw out your old workhorse and buy new, he may be wrong. Lee will tell you the benefits of holding onto your old equipment versus the cost of new. Sometimes that fancy new gadget can cost you fortunes in maintenance! The salesman won’t tell you. Lee will.


      CONCERTS IN PARKS:  Concerts and various entertainments—String Bands, Jazz, Singers, Films, festivals and more--are offered at these parks all summer. Contact Camden County Board of Freeholders, 1301 Park Blvd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08002-3752, 856-216-2170, for your copy of the new 2008 Park Events Guide.

      Audubon Park, Soccer Field, corner of A& B Roads, 856-547-5236; Berlin Park, White Horse Pike & Park Drive; Camden Co. Boathouse, 7050 North Park Drive, Pennsauken, 856-661-3188; Camden Co. Golf Academy, 8001 South Route 130, Pennsauken, 856-661-3636; Challenge Grove, Corner of Caldwell & Brace Roads, along Borton Mill Rd., Charry Hill; Chesilhurst, Leanna Harris Park, Corner of Center and 4th Ave., 856-767-4153; Clementon, Garfield Ave., behind Wooster Towers, 856-783-0284, Ext. 191; Cooper River Park, Between Rt. 130 & Cuthbert Blvd, Pennsauken; Gloucester City, Prioprietor’s Park, King St., 856-456-0205, Ext. 10; Greenwald Memorial Park, Park Blvd. At Whitman Ave., Cherry Hill; Haddon Lake Park, McLaughlin-Norcross Dell, 13th Ave., Park Drive & Prospect Blvd; Hopkins Pond, Hopkins Lane, Haddonfield; Lakeland Complex, Lakeland and County House Rd., Blackwood, 856-566-2900; Lake Worth, White Horse Pike & Rosemond Ave., Lindenwold; Lawnside, Recreation Park, E. Charlston Ave., 856-573-6200; Lindenwold Park, United States Ave., 856-784-5602; Albertson Park, Magnolia, Evesham & Albertson Ave., 856-783-1520; Mt. Ephraim, Little League Field, Black Horse Pike & Valley Rd., 856-931-1546; Newton Lake Park, Cuthbert Blvd. & Lakeshore Dr., Haddon Township; Little Pond Golf Center, 1110 Chews Landing Rd., Laurel Springs, 856-435-3700; Timber Creek Park, Chews Landing Rd., Gloucester Twp; Waterford Rotary Park, Auburn Ave., Atco, 856-768-2300; Wiggins Waterfront Park, Foot of  Mickle Blvd, Camden City; New Brooklyn Park, Winslow, Erial-New Brooklyn Rd., 856-753-6210.

      COOKING!!  Try In the Kitchen Cooking School, at 10 Mechanic Street, Haddonfield, NJ. Kathy Gold is the founder and Executive Chef. 856-489-1682.  ChefKage@... . Open Mon. to Sat. 11am to 5pm; Sun 12noon to 5pm.  www.InTheKitchenCookingSchool.com.

      COOPER RIVER YACHT CLUB: Located on South Park Drive in Collingswood, the club has such events as Jazz concerts, etc. Check it out. 856-858-8914.

      CRAB HOUSES: Eating steamed crabs is not so much a meal as it is an entertainment. Crab lovers enjoy pulling the crustaceans apart to get at that lovely lump crabmeat. It isn’t fun unless you do it yourself.

      Blue Claw Seafood Restaurant & Crab Eatery, 4494 Rt. 130, N., or 1101 Burlington Pike, Burlington Twp.,, 08016.  3 minutes from the Burlington Bristol Bridge, 609-387-3700.www.crabeatery.com.

      Loupy’s Crabs, 795 Rt. 70 East, Suite C, Shoppes at  Elmwood, Marlton, 856-985-2006, 10-8 pm Monday to Sat.; 10-7:00, Sunday. Loupyscrabs.com.


      GREAT SEAFOOD! For superior seafood—clams, oysters, shrimp, show crab legs, king crab legs, and fish, try Dockhoppers, 124 Haddon Ave., Westmont, NJ, 856-869-4600. Tell ‘em Charlie sent you!


      CROCHET TIME: Voorhees Regional Branch of Camden County Library, 203 Laurel Rd., Voorhees, 3:-4:30 pm Mondays through August 11. Ages 10-adult. Free. 856-772-1636. programs@....


      CROFT FARM ARTS CENTER: Located at 100 Borton’s Mill Rd., 856-661-4810, this art center has classes of all kinds, juried art exhibits, craft shows, films, and more. Arts@.... Juried craft show in late April.  Afternoon with the Arts, late April.



      Delaware Valley Shag and Swing Club – Haddonfield School of Dance, 431 Crystal Lake Ave., Haddon Township, NJ, 08033. 856-854-2525.  Delvalshag.org. See this website for a list of upcoming dances.


      Dance Haddonfield:  Second floor of Grace Church, 19 Kings Highway E., every Sunday. Beginner lessons 7-7:45 pm; Intermediate, 7:45-8:15 pm. Open dancing  ,8:15-10:30 pm. Admission $12 for non-members, $10, members. Partners welcome but not required.  Inter- mediate West Coast Swing lessons are held periodically from 6-7:00 pm. Call 856-429-5355.


      Dance Party: Coastline, 1240 Brace Rd., has a dance party on Monday nights, 5:00 pm. Free buffet. No entry fee. It may not be every Monday night so phone 856-795-1773.  Also Friday nights at 9:00 pm. Entry fee, $5.00. www.coastlinerestaurantbar.com.


      Senior Line Dancing:  Carman Tilelli Community Ctr., 820 Mercer St., Wednesdays 11:00 am-12:00 pm, Free. Pre-registration is required.


      Stardust Ballroom’s Over 55 Dance, Wednesday and Sunday Evenings, 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm. Dancing to live bands. Singles and couples welcome. $9 admission. 363 West Browning Rd., Bellmawr, NJ 08031. 856-931-4000. www.stardustbellmawr.com.


      West Coast Swing Dance Lessons, 6:30 pm., Wednesdays through Dec. 17. The Atrium Dance Studio, 4721 N. Crescent Blvd, Pennsauken. Lessons from 6:30 pm. Social dancing 8:45 pm. DJ Rob and the Del Val Dancers. Contact Rob, 609-519-0793. www.robandsheiladance.com.


      DELAWARE VALLEY EARTH SCIENCE SOCIETY: This organization promotes knowledge and development in the earth sciences—mineralogy, paleontology, lapidary arts, archaeology, and the conservation of natural resources. It meets the 2nd Wed. of each month, from Sept. to June, at Rowan University, Wilson Hall, Glassboro, NJ, at 7:30. Meetings are open to the general public. It participates in gem and mineral shows. Memberships are $10 for seniors, $15 for others.  For further information check out www.dvess.org, or send an email todecuzzic@....

      ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCING: You can learn to dance like the characters in films such as Sense and Sensibility and Emma. Held every Tuesday (except the last of the month) from 8 to 10pm at Friends Meeting House, Haddonfield, English Dancing lessons are open to all. Singles and couples are welcome to join in the fun. The footwork isn’t too fancy, there is rarely any body contact, and you don’t need a perfect sense of timing or coordination. Friends Meeting House is located at Lake Street and Friends Ave. 856-429-9186; joanne@...

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