"Super Moon" ~ Newport, NJ (photo above)
Things To Do Around Downe!
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Saturday, November 17, 2018 ~ 7pm
Hosted by the Dividing Creek Historical Society
Union Hall, 904 Main Street, Dividing Creek, NJ
Higbee's Heroes is a barbershop a cappella quartet providing a wonderful evening of live music.Tickets are $10 and will be sold at the door. Refreshments will be served after the program. Proceeds benefit the Dividing Creek Historical Society. For information
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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!
For more information or to donate click on the Alzhemier's Association logo to the left.
Weds., December 12, 2018
Downe Twp Community ARC Blood Drive ~ 2 pm to 7pm
Senior Center, DT Municipal, Complex, Newport, NJ
Blood supplies are at a low and donors are needed. The DT Seniors once again are acting as hosts and do a fantastic job making donors feel welcome and comfortable. Light refreshments served including home made baked goods and giveaways. Visit www.redcrossblood.org to sign up a head of time with RapidPass! Thank you and see you December 12th!
For information and appointments call Kary at 856-297-1699 or go to www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code "downetwp" to schedule your appointment.
Enjoy the Delaware Bay... Fish, Cruise, Explore!
Contact the Fortescue Captain's and Boat Owners Association for 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
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 14th at 7:30pm.
Mark these dates on your calendar!
2018 Meeting Dates
April 14, May 12, June 9, July 14,
August 11, September 8, October 13.
For more information and fishing tournament dates visit www.fortescueanglers.org
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
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..................856-447-3039
ANNETTE PERRY, Program Committee............... 856-447-5078
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, 2018
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
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,
Residents should attend to ask questions, comment: on zoning and land use issues, conditions effecting the quality of life of township residents.
Bayshore Center at Bivalve
For activities and a schedule of their ongoing events visit:
For information call 856 785 2060 www.bayshorecenter.org
Visit the Bayshore Center for "Second Fridays by the Bay"
Friday, July 13, 2018 ~ 5:30 to 8:30 pm
For Upcoming Events Visit: www.wheatonarts.org or call
856-825-6800 or 800-998-4552
Visit the WheatonArts site for a complete schedule of
Glasstown Arts District ~ Millville, NJ
MONDAY 11 • 12 • 19 • 26 • 2018 ~ 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 11 • 15 • 2018
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 11 • 10 • 2018 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 11 • 16 • 2018
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
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. For a schedule of performances and events call or visit www.levoy.net
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
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
Wildlife Preserves and Hiking
Glades Wildlife Refuge
Turkey Point Rd. and Maple Ave.
Newport, NJ - 2.68 miles
Harold N. Peek Preserve
S. 2nd Street, Millville, NJ - 9.86 miles
For more information vist www.natlands.org
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.