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Thursday, December 7, 2017 ~ 7 pm Old fashion Christmas Sing-A-Long and Chinese Auction Dividing Creek Historical Society Union Hall, 904 Main Street, Dividing Creek, NJ Miss Amber Sparks will be featured on the keyboard. Doors open at 6:30 pm for the Chinese Auction. We are sharing our bounty with others. Please bring nonperishable boxed and/or canned food for the Commercial Township Food Bank. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Dividing Creek Historical Society. For more information call 856-785-2013 or 856-447-4470.
Monday, December 11, 2017 ~ 7 pm The Next Chapter Chorus Concert Dividing Creek Historical Society Union Hall, 904 Main Street, Dividing Creek, NJ This is a mixed acapella chorus led by Gene Tubertini. They will be singing songs of the season. The concert is free and is being held for your enjoyment. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Dividing Creek Historical Society. For more information call 856-785-2013 or 856-447-4470.
Saturday, December 16, 2017 Trip to American Music Theater, Lancaster, Pa Sponsored by the Dividing Creek Historical Society $75 includes bus, show, driver’s gratuity. Bus leaves the Millville Walmart at 10:15 am returning around 7:30pm. Prior to show we will stop at the Olive Garden for lunch. Lunch is on your own.Deadline for tickets is November 4. Make checks payable to the "Dividing Creek Historical Society". All proceeds benefit the DCHS. For more information call Linda at: 856-785-2013.
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 2 pm to 7 pm Downe Township Holiday Community ARC Blood Drive Senior Center - 288 Main Street, Newport, NJ Hosted by the Downe Township Seniors and community volunteers. Call, email or sign up online. Longsleeve t-shirts for all donors and light refreshments. Sign up at www.redcrossblood.org or call Kary at 856-297-1699
THANK YOU! WE REACHED & EXCEEDED OUR GOAL !!!! Downe Twp. Seniors Walk to End Alzheimer's Association Fund Raising Drive Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease!
Thank you for your donation and your support. We are still accepting donations if you would like to donate.
For more information or to donate click on the Alzhemier's Association logo to the left. Thank You!
Enjoy the Delaware Bay... Fish, Cruise, Explore! Contact the Fortescue Captain's and Boat Owners Associationfor more information about charters, daily schedules for open boat fishing trips, evening dinner cruises, lighthouse cruises and more! Buy your ticket and get on board! For information call; 856-462-7314: Don Stein or 609-381-7263: Dave Sharpless or 609-381-2978: Mike Rothman or visit www.fortescuemarina.com
FORTESCUE ANGLERS Meetings are held April through October on the 2nd Saturday of each month at the Fortescue Fire Company #1 Hall located at 10 Vassar Avenue, Fortescue, NJ 08321. The meetings begin promptly at 7:30 PM and feature guest speakers when available along with refreshments at the end of each meeting. We hope to see you all at the first meeting on April 8th at 7:30pm. 2017 Meeting Dates April 8, May 13, June 10, July 8, August 12, September 9, October 14.
For more information and fishing tournament dates visit www.fortescueanglers.org
Youth Fun Nights Zion United Methodist Church, 959 Main St., Dividing Creek, NJ 6 to 7 pm every first and third Wednesdays of the month. For more information call 856-421-3112
Places to Visit
Dividing Creek Historical Society 904 Main Street, P.O. Box 23 Dividing Creek, NJ 08315 For information and scheduled events call: 856-447-4470 or 856-785-2013
Fortescue Chapel Ongoing events scheduled. 157 New Jersey Avenue, Fortescue, NJ Call Rev. Dr. Fred Goos at 609-805-8234 for more information.
Other Things to Do.
DOWNE TOWNSHIP SENIOR CENTER 288 Main Street, Newport (Municipal Hall adjacent to municipal offices) For information on senior activities such as monthly dances, meetings and other events call: DOWNE TOWNSHIP SENIOR CENTER..................447-3039 ANNETTE PERRY, Program Committee............... 447-5078 DOUG COOK, President............................... 210-846-9750 If you are a resident of Downe Township and are at least 50 years of age, consider joining and sharing your ideas. Dues are $5 per member per year. For more information, call the Senior Center at 447-3039.
Downe Township Senior Center Dance 3rd Monday each month, April to December, 2017 288 Main Street, Newport ~ 7:30 pm Ages 50 & over. Check schedule. Admission is free donations accepted. For more information, call the Senior Center at 447-3039.
Downe Township Seniors Weekly on Tuesdays “Zumba Class” Downe Township Senior Center, 288 Main St., Newport, NJ 10am - $5 per session. For other events or how to join call 447-3039!
"The Downe Yarners and Sewers" Meet from 1 to 3 p.m. every Wednesday at the Downe Township Senior Center and welcome crocheters, knitters, and sewers to join them. For more information call 447-3039
DOWNE TOWNSHIP Committee Public meetings at 7 p.m. SECOND Monday of each month at the municipal building, 288 Main St., Newport, NJ Next meeting: Call township office to confirm meeting dates, 856-447-3100. Residents should attend to receive updates and ask question and comment on: taxes, zoning issues, projects in progress and planned, environmental issues, budget and financial commitments.
DOWNE TOWNSHIP Zoning & Planning Board Public meetings at 7 p.m. second Tuesday each month at the municipal building, 288 Main St., Newport, NJ Next meeting: Call township office to confirm meeting dates, 856-447-3100. Residents should attend to ask questions, comment: on zoning and land use issues, conditions effecting the quality of life of township residents.
Things To Do Not Far Away!
Friday, December 8, 2017 ~ 5:30 to 8:30pm Saturday, December 9, 2017 ~ 11:00 am to 3:00 pm Holiday Marketplace at Bayshore Center at Bivalve 2800 High Street Port Norris, NJ 08349 Artisans and crafters just in time for the holiday season as well as a visit from Santa and a variety of holiday music. Friday BCB’s monthly event features a Holiday Marketplace with artisans and crafters in time for holiday shopping. There will be holiday ornament crafts for children and adults; a special visit and presentation from Santa and friends; and holiday music by the Maurice River Township Elementary Choir. The Oyster Cracker Café will be open with lots of specials that evening. Saturday Can’t make it out Friday? The Bayshore Center’s holiday marketplace will remain open Saturday from 11 am-3 pm featuring local crafters, artisans, and more. Holiday Music by Haleyville Mauricetown Elementary School Choir. Come down to visit our museum, explore all that the marketplace has to offer and have lunch at the Oyster Cracker Café open 11 am- 4 pm For information call: 856-785-2060, email: Info@BayshoreCenter.org or visit: www.bayshorecenter.org
Saturday, December 9, 2017 ~ 6 to 9 pm 17th Annual SOUL of the SEASON High Street, Millville, NJ Bring the family or just yourselves to this traditional arts district holiday event! Horse & Carriage Rides - $5 adults, kids $1 (must be accompanied by an adult). Tickets on sale at 5:30 p.m. at each carriage start point. Carriages at High & Sassafras and at Village on High. FREE Trolley 6--9:00 pm Strolling Carolers, musical performances by Off Broad Street Players, St. Paul's Choir and more! Santa's Cottage at the Village on High. Galleries, Shops & Eateries open LATE. For information call: 856-293-0556.
Saturday, December 9, 2017 ~ 3pm to 7pm Mauricetown Historical Society Candlelight House Tour 9544 Nobel Street, Mauricetown, NJ A tour of festively decorated houses in Mauricetown. Many residents open their homes and invite you to enjoy the old-time spirit of Christmas. Food provided by the Port Norris Historical Society will be available for purchase at the fire house. There will be lots of vendors in the MAURICETOWN Fire Hall, 9544 Noble St., Our Crafts Fair as well as homemade soup, sandwiches, and sweets by the Port Norris Historical Society will be available at the Fire House from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. The homes will be open from 3:00 until 7:00. Tickets $20.00 per person in advance. Call 856-785-0457
Bayshore Center at Bivalve For activities and a schedule of their ongoing events visit: For information call 856 785 2060 www.bayshorecenter.org
WheatonArts For Upcoming Events Visit: www.wheatonarts.orgor call 856-825-6800 or 800-998-4552 Visit the WheatonArts site for their Holiday Events!
Glasstown Arts District ~ Millville, NJ Events
MONDAY 11• 30• 2017 ~ 11 am Monday Mah-Jongg at Bogart's. Every Monday learn to play and join in on the fun for a Mah-Jongg game. It is a Free event. While your at Bogart's, enjoy refreshing beverages, lunch or a snack. Thousands of books to browse and enjoy when you're done playing.856-327-3714 THIRD THURSDAY 12 • 21 • 2017 Every Third Thursday @ Carlisle ~ 6pm to 8pm Carlisle School of Glass Art, 412 S. Wade Blvd, Millville, NJ 08332 Introduction to Flame-working Glass, every third Thursday. Learn to operate a mini-torch and create a bead with soft glass. Call to register: 856-825-0627
SECOND SATURDAY 12 • 9• 2017 6-8 pm Second Saturday Wine Tasting Village on High, 501 N High Street, Millville, NJ Every 2nd Saturday of the month, the Village on High holds a wine tasting and food pairings. Cost is $15 per person. There is also an optional Chinese Auction. Live music is in abundance and the garden courtyard and cottage shops are enticing. Whether this is a regular stop on your social calendar or a first-time experience, you are bound to have a great time! Call for reservations: 609-254-3021
THIRD FRIDAY FOR THE HOLIDAYS! 12 • 15 • 2017 Welcome to Third Friday in the Arts District! Every Third Friday of every month. Art exhibitions, live music, theater, dining, and shopping. As you are browsing the galleries and shops, enjoy the live music on the sidewalks and public spaces (weather permitting). Live music is abundant in many, many businesses. Reservations are suggested for some of our restaurants. Plan your fun evening with friends or family! 856-293-0556
The Levoy Theater 126-130 N. High Street, Millville, NJ 08332 856-327-6400 Millville’s Levoy Theatre is a first-rate performing arts center which engages, educates and serves a wide audience in Southern New Jersey through diverse programming.
NJ Motorsports Park For more information on their schedule of events and activities call (856) 327-7202 or visit www.njmp.com
Places to Visit
East Point Lighthouse 10 Lighthouse Road Heislerville, NJ Open Saturday and Sunday, first and third weekend of each month. For information and scheduled events call: 856-785-9927 www.lhchallengenj.org www.eastpointlight.info
Gibbon House c.1730 960 Ye Greate Street, Greenwich, NJ Mansion with 18th and 19th century furnishings contains a walk-in fireplace in which open fire cooking demonstrations are given. In The Barn Museum on property is display of gardening tools and agricultural implements. For more information call Cumberland County Historical Society 856-455-8580 or www.cchistsoc.org
Hancock House State Historic Site 3 Front Street, Hancock’s Bridge, NJ 18th century patterned brick end manor house. Site of British-led massacre during American Revolution. Site includes Swedish Cedar Plank Cabin where hearth cooking demonstrations take place. 856-935-4373
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