Upcoming Community Events

Community Events


  Event Description Time / Location
5/4 - 5/31 Audrey's Medical Fund

Audrey is a 5 years old girl who is severely disabled and has been from birth. Audrey and her family is in need of a wheelchair lift. 

To help Audrey and her family, please visit gofundme.com/qeecqrc

on-going, online
5/27 King of Pizza Day

It’s Pizza Day at King of Pizza in Cherry Hill! Come eat and take a bite out of cancer with

20% of the proceeds going to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in honor of the owner’s nephew, Alec Kazandjian, who is currently battling leukemia.

-, King of Pizza - 2300 W. Marlton Pike Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
5/30 Corn Hole Tournament

The Mount Laurel Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 191 is hosting their first annual Corn Hole Tournament to benefit our Lenape High School Scholarship Fund. There will be Music, food, drink and games. 

The tournament is double elimination.

Cost is $80 per team and includes Food, drinks, T-shirt and commemorative mug; $10 for spectators that includes food, drinks, and mug.

Proceeds will go to the Mount Laurel Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 191 Scholarshio Fund (for Lenape High School).

Registration: 11am | Tournament: 12Noon, Ev-Ry Farm, 655 Walton Ave, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
5/30 PurpleStride 2015

The Delaware Affiliate of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is hosting its third annual PurpleStride 5K Walk on Saturday, May 30, 2015. Registration begins at 8am, and the opening ceremonies are at 9am.

Adult timed registration is $30 in advance, and $35 day of. Untimed registration is $25 in advance, and $30 day of.
Youth (ages 3-12) timed registration is $15 in advance, and $20 day of. Untimed registration is $10 in advance, and $15 day of.
Pancreatic Cancer Survivors are free.

Registration is now open at: www.purplestride.org/delaware

Pancreatic cancer survivors, families, friends and supporters are invited to attend the walk to help advance research, support patients and create real hope. 

8am, Dravo Plaza at Riverfront Wilmington
5/30 Canine Partners for Life’s Pawty at the Preserve

Join Canine Partners for Life as we celebrate 25 years of creating life-changing canine partnerships! This pawesome event will unfold at the gorgeous Lenfest Center at ChesLen Preserve, one of the largest private nature preserves in southeastern PA.  Guests will nibble on fantastic culinary delights from John Serock Catering, sip local libations, test their luck in lawn games, and receive plenty of puppy kisses at the puppy meet-and-greet! Tickets are $50 per person. Proceeds benefit CPL’s mission to raise and train service dogs. Learn more at k94life.org

3pm - 7pm, The Lenfest Center at the ChesLen Preserve - 1199 Cannery Road, Coatesville, PA 19320
5/31 Philadelphia NEDA Walk

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) will hold its second annual NEDA Walk in Philadelphia and in many of other cities around the country to raise awareness and much needed funding to battle anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorders. The funds will be used to support the educational and advocacy programs NEDA offers to support families affected by eating disorders.

Register at: nedawalk.org/PHILADELPHIA2015

Registration: 8am | Opening Ceremony: 9am, Philadlephia Zoo
5/31 Dine and Donate at Chilis (Rockville, MD)

Come dine out at Chilis! Enjoy some great food and 20% of the proceeds will go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in honor of Alec Kazandjian, who is currently battling leukemia.

5pm - 9pm, Chilis - 11428 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852
6/5 Dine for A Cure

Please join us for a fun filled night of entertainment in support of Mt. Laurel NJ resident, Alec Kazandjian, who is currently battling leukemia. The night will include dinner, dancing, cash bar, and a silent auction. Proceeds will go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to fight blood cancers.

Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at: https://dineforacure.eventbrite.com

7pm - 11pm, Indian Spring Country Club - 115 S Elmwood Road Marlton, NJ 08053
6/6 Tour de Cure 2015

Enjoy a beautiful day of cycling on Saturday, June 6, 2015 in Ambler, PA at this year’s Tour de Cure, one of the American Diabetes Association’s signature fundraising events.  With over 200 volunteers taking care of your day-of-event needs you are sure to enjoy an excellent day of riding whether you choose one of our road routes (3-mile Family Fun Ride, 12-, 35-, 63-, & 100-mile rides).

The Tour de Cure starts and finishes at Temple University’s Ambler Campus.  It includes stocked rest stops, on-course medical and SAG support, a complimentary catered lunch, complimentary massage and live entertainment at the finish.  An additional lunch stop will be provided on our 63 & 100-mile routes. 

A minimum goal of $200 in fundraising is required per rider, and all funds go to support research, education and advocacy for all types of diabetes.  If you have diabetes, be sure to register online as a RED RIDER and be recognized for your courage in living with diabetes every day. 

All riders will also receive a T-shirt and goodie bag the day of the ride.  Ride for an excellent cause and help to STOP DIABETES in our region. 

For more information please visit www.diabetes.org/tourdecurephilly or call 610-828-5003, ext. 4624.

-, Temple University’s Ambler Campus
6/6 Easter Seals Walk With Me Philadelphia

Enjoy a morning of music, face painting, food and fun while we raise funds and awareness for Easter Seals! Registration takes place by the Zoo Balloon, then participants will proceed to Impala Lawn to meet our Ambassadors, pick-up a t-shirt, meet our sponsors and snack before we hit the trail!

For more information or to register, visit easterseals.com/sepa/get-involved/walk-with-me

7:30 a.m. Check In | 8:30 a.m. 5k Race Start | 9:15 a.m. Walk Start, Philadelphia Zoo
6/6 Perkasie Fire Company's Free Smoke Detector Installation Day

The Perkasie Fire Co. No.1 will be distributing free smoke detectors to residents of Perkasie Borough on Saturday, June 6, 2015. Members of our Fire Education Team will come to your residence and install new working smoke detector during the time listed above.  Our Fire Company annually participates with WPVI Channel 6 Operation Save a Life Smoke Detector program and receives a generous allotment of free Kidde Smoke Detectors with 10 year lithium batteries. If you are in need of a new smoke detector and would like one installed for free, please call us at (215) 257-6950 or e-mail our Public Information Officer at pio2676@gmail.com to schedule a time.

9am - 12Noon, -
6/6 2nd Annual Philly Veg Fest

The Humane League of Philadelphia presents the second annual Philly Veg Fest! Veg Fest is a celebration of the health, sustainability, and compassion encompassed by a vegetarian lifestyle. This event is free and open to the public. The event will feature live music, speakers, a cooking demo, food vendors, non-profits, and commercial vendors all associated with compassionate living. There will be a kids section and a dog station, so feel free to bring the whole family!

For more information: thehumaneleague.com/vegfest/philly/

11am - 4pm, Clark Park in West Philly
6/6 Shoot for a Cure Basketball Tournament

Outdoor Basketball Tournament – Come Shoot for a Cure. Open to kids of all ages. Food, Raffles, Prizes, & Music – Fun for EVERYONE! 100% of the donations will go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in honor of Mt. Laurel NJ resident, Alec Kazandjian, who is currently battling leukemia. 

Suggested Donation is $10.

Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at: https://shootsforacure.eventbrite.com

1pm - 3pm, Springville Elementary School - 520 Hartford Road, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
6/6 Markie's Pork & Pints

Please come out to celebrate the memory of Mark Ruskoski on the 2nd annual day dedicated in his honor. This fun, family friendly event will be full of food, music, & beverages. There will also be a Chinese auction, 50/50 raffle, face painting and bouncers supplied by K&M Party Bouncers; All proceeds going into a Trust for his two children. 

Tickets are $30 for adults; 12 for kids 11 & under. To purchase your tickets, head to one of the locations below:

South Jersey Glass & Door - 2732 S.W. Blvd., Vineland, NJ
Aliano Brothers GC, Inc. - 2560 Industrial Way, Vineland, NJ
Archetto Construction - 1400 W. Landis Ave., Vineland, NJ
Giordano's Recycling - 110 N. Mill Rd., Vineland, NJ
Online at crowdrise.com/markiespokpints/fundraiser/markie

4pm - late, Uncle Ricky's Outdoor Bar & Grill - 470 Wheat Rd., Vineland, NJ 08360
6/13 5th Annual Governor Printz Antique Car Show

The 5th Annual Governor Printz Antique Car Show in Essington, PA. is Saturday June 13th on the Riverfront, in Historic and Scenic Governor Printz Park.

The show is open to Cars and Trucks up to 1990.

Day of Show entry fee $15 and the  proceeds benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Trophies for the Top 25 Vehicles, PLUS Best of Show. Dash Plaques for first 50 Vehicles. Peer ballot judging.

Park opens at 9AM, no early arrivals please. Arrive by 11AM for best chance of winning.

Due to limited parking in lot, NO trailered vehicles, sorry.

The show is held in conjunction with the Tinicum Township Annual Flea Market & Community Day. For Flea Market info, call - 610-521-9002. Food, Music, 50/50, Door Prizes and more!

No charge for Spectators. Please help to support a Great cause! Rain Date 6-20.

To view map, pics, videos, show flyer and more, search us on facebook.

Questions? E-mail us at - govprintzcarshow@yahoo.com 

Day before/day of Show weather check: 215-796-4426 or facebook. Old Cars Rule!!

9am, Governor Printz Park- 101 Taylor Ave., Essington, PA, 19029
6/13 2nd Annual Beef & Beer for Involuntary Breath Holding Spells Awareness

Tickets are $30 per person, $50 per couple and include 3 hour open bar, buffet, and raffle table. Tickets can be purchased in advanced or at the door. 

Money raised from this event will help fund Cuddle Me Calm Comfort Bags program. The program provides a bag of comfort items to children worldwide who suffer from Involuntary Breath Holding Spells.

For more information, or to purchase tickets - contact Jennifer and JenLHorne928@aol.com

To learn more about Involuntary Breath Holding Spells, please visit BHSAwareness.com

7pm - 10pm, Casey's of Ridley Park - 601 Chester Pike, Ridley Park, PA 19078
6/14 Walk and Roll for GBS|CIDP: Philadelphia

The Walk & Roll for GBS|CDIP helps to raise vital dollars and build a community of caring.

Funds raised through the walk will help achieve their vision that every person who has been affected by GBS, CIDP, MMN or their variants has convenient access to early and accurate diagnosis, affordable treatments and dependable support services.

For more information and to register, visit walkandroll.kintera.org/Philadelphia2015 

Registration: 9am | Walk: 10am, Wilson Farm Park - Chesterbrook, PA
6/14 Swing For Charity Golf Tournament

“Swinging for Charity” is a Non-Profit organization that was founded by two friends Vince Barrilli and Vince Rotondi, who host an annual golf tournament in the Philadelphia area. In addition to supporting great causes, we encourage golfers of all skill levels to team up and experience golf the way it was intended, for fun!

Proceeds from this year’s tournament will benefit two great causes; The Philadelphia Chapter “Make-A-Wish” and “The Gift of Life”.

Tickets are $150 per golfer and includes, event shirt, a round of golf with cart rental, and a buffet dinner with 2 hour open bar.

For more information, visit swingingforcharity.com 

Registration: 10:30am, Bensalem Country Club.
6/20 Bruce's Par for the Cause

Bruce's Par for the Cause, first annual memorial golf outing and charity fundraiser is a 4-person scramble, memorial golf outing and charity fundraiser supporting hemophilia programs at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) including patient support, education and research. Bruce would be honored to know that his friends and family are carrying on his selfless spirit by raising awareness and funds for a cause that was near and dear to his heart. And what better way to celebrate a great man and his life than a golf outing in his name!

Tickets: $125 and include greens fees, cart rental, gift bag, on-course challenges, buffet dinner, and awards banquet.

For more information: Please visit BrucesParForTheCause.com

Registration: 12Noon | Start time: 1:30pm | Dinner: 6:30pm, Reading Country Club
6/20 BBQ Cook-Off for a Cure and Horseshoe for Hemophilia Tournament

Come out for an all you can eat BBQ and great day of family fun!  In addition to a BBQ cook-off and horseshoe tournament, there will be live music, raffles, children’s games, and more. 

Admission to the event includes all you can eat BBQ! For an additional $20 get an all you can drink commemorative mug!

All proceeds from this event benefit the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation and go directly to helping children and families in the area affected by bleeding disorders.

For more information - visit bbqcookoff4acure.com

12Noon - 7pm, Hatfield American Legion, 2100 Koffel Rd, Hatfield, PA 19440
6/20 7th Annual Talk While You Walk/5K Run (USTA certified) for Peggy Spiegler

Raffles and Kids’ events start after the Walk/Run

Register on-line or by mail by June 1st and get a free event tee shirt  

See our website  www.psmrf.org for registration information

Pre-registration:  Adults $25, kids 12-18 $10, under 12 free

On-site registration:  Adults $30, kids 12-18 $10, under 12 free

Funds raised at this event will benefit our medical partners, Abramson Cancer Center, Penn Medicine, Philadelphia PA and MD Anderson at Cooper Cancer Center, Camden NJ

Registration: 7:45am | Run/Walk: 9:15am (Rain or shine), Cooper River Park, N. Park Drive and McClellan Drive, Pennsauken, NJ
6/20 Indian Creek Foundation’s 24th Annual Roll & Stroll

Participants of all ability levels can ride or walk for this event.  With scenic and challenging courses of 64, 39, 20 and 10 miles, this event has something for cyclists of all skill levels.  There is also a 10k, 5k, and 1k course for walkers or runners! Afterwards, participants can enjoy an all-you-can-eat picnic buffet, live music, and a raffle with great prizes.  This event is sure to be fun for the entire family.  All net proceeds from this event go towards programs and services for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Registration Info:  rollandstroll.com

-, Indian Creek Foundation, 420 Cowpath Road, Souderton, PA 18964
6/27 Milford Township Volunteer Fire Company No. 1's 2nd Annual Jr. Firefighter Day Camp

With the end of the school year fast approaching, the Officers and Members of the Milford Township Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 are invested in keeping our communities children learning about safety through our  fire prevention / educational program.  We are hosting our 2nd annual Jr Firefighter Day Camp for kids!

This program will teach the children in fun ways the basics of being a firefighter, along with fire prevention tips.  The day camp will be held at the fire station located at 2185 Milford Square Pike, Quakertown, PA 18951, on June 27, 2015 (Rain Date is Sunday, 6/28/15).

The program is for children ages 5-13. The cost for each child is $25.00 which includes the program, lunch, t-shirt, and other small goodies.  We are asking for parents to preregister their child prior to June, 13, 2015.

For more information, visit mtfd5775.com

Sign-in: 9:30am | Event: 10am - 3pm *Rain date 6/28/15, 2185 Milford Square Pike, Quakertown, PA 18951
8/1 Sports Night

The 2015 Sports Night is the largest event of its kind in the Mid-Atlantic Region.  Funds raised at the event go to support youth sports teams. charitable organizations and Collegiate Scholarships across the Mid-Atlantic Region. 

All you can eat and drink

Live & Silent Auctions and tons of raffles

One attendee is walking away with a Caribbean cruise for 2 to the Bahamas

Any local area sports teams / organizations or non-profit organizations can fundraise from Sports Night.  Participating teams receive the money raised through their ticket sales to the event as well as the top 10 teams / organizations with the most amount of people in attendance on August 1st get to participate in one of the 10 raffles, keeping %0% of the raffle money raised with the other 50% going towards the Collage Scholarships.  2 (one male and one female) student athletes from each: Philadelphia area, Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey will be awarded scholarships  to help assist with their college education.

To sign your youth sports team or non-profit organization up to receive funds from the event or For tickets to Sports Night 2015 - Contact Phil Gaughan at Phil@TSSUnlimited.com or 302-241-6573

Follow the event on Facebook - facebook.com/events/450390655123373/

7pm - 11pm, Dover Downs Hotel & Casino
8/2 6th Annual 4UDREW Benefit Car Show & Festival

The 4UDREW Foundation is holding its 6th Annual Festival and Car Show to support soup kitchens/pantries and scholarship fund. Enjoy a Sunday afternoon with family and friends at Doylestown Central Park viewing a variety of unique cars, bikes and trucks from Bucks County and beyond. 

Enjoy vendors, games, music, raffles and of course, a variety of food! Fun for everyone! Trophies will be awarded at 3 PM. Rain date is Sunday, August 9th. 

Vehicle pre-registration online is $15; Day of event $20. - FREE admission to public. – Pre-Register online by July 29th at 4udrew.org

For vendor & sponsor information, please contact Suzanne Panettieri, 267-218-2866 or info@4udrew.org.

10am - 3pm, Doylestown Central Park – 425 Wells Road, Doylestown, PA 18901
8/16 Perk Up Half Marathon

The Perk Up Half Marathon is a chipped timed, challenging course combining rolling hills and beautiful scenery in the Upper Perkiomen Valley.   Proceeds from the run benefit the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation.

For more information, visit perkuphalfmarathon.com

8am, The Perkiomen School, 200 Seminary Ave, Pennsburg, PA 18073
9/19 The Vereinigung Erzgebirge (VE Club) is presents: BOOB-B-Q

The Vereinigung Erzgebirge (VE Club) is presenting its third annual BOOB-B-Q (which has raised over $12,000.00), Barbeque for Breast Cancer. It will take place on Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 11am – 6 pm.  This event will be held on the VE Club's 60+ acres campus in Warminster, PA.

The majority of proceeds raised at this event will benefit The Cancer Support Community of Greater Philadelphia  and the Rosenfeld Cancer Center at Abington Memorial Hospital. Both organizations will be present to promote awareness and education for Breast Cancer.

FAMILY FUN ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:

A BBQ Cooking Class
Breast Cancer Awareness and Education
A BBQ Competition with 35 BBQ Competitors
A Memorial Banner that all are welcome to sign
Kids Zone with ALL FREE games and events for the kids
The Phillie Phanatic
The Eagles Swoop
Plenty of BBQ Food
Many other types of food and beverages
Live Music
2 Magic Shows
Balloon Animals
Roving Magicians
VIP BBQ Judges
Game and Ride Video Game Trailer

$10 per person, ages 12 and under are free.

Tickets for event are available in advance through the VE club or at VEBBQ.com

11am - 6pm, VE Club's Campus - Warminster, PA
 

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