Upcoming Community Events

Community Events

  Event Description Time / Location
11/30 Voices for a Child's Hope Benefit Concert

FREE benefit concert for needy children in the South Jersey and Philadelphia area.  Donations go to buying: coats, hats, gloves, books, toys and games to needy children.  Several acts will perform.

For more information: www.voicesforachildshope.org

-, Immanuel Baptist Church - Main Street and Poplar Ave, Maple Shade, NJ 08054
12/2 Michael Bengel Memorial Blood Drive

The holiday season brings the greatest need for blood donors. Michael Bengel was a faithful and devoted blood donor who was always ready to give back to others. With his passing in July, Michael left a void in his family that they will feel forever. To honor Michael and his love of giving, please join us on December 2 and give. For more information or to sign up, please call Elisha Elliott, Community Outreach Director, McGuinness Funeral Home at (856) 582-3800 or elisha.elliott@mcgfuneral.com.

For more information about the American Red Cross and how you can help in other ways, visit their website: www.redcrossblood.org.

2pm to 7pm, McGuinness Funeral Home, 573 Egg Harbor Rd., Sewell, NJ 08080
12/6 Jeeps For Joy's 2014 Christmas Event

Jeeps For Joy will be hosting our annual Christmas Event & Wish List drive benefiting the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware.  Please join us for food, music, raffles, and family fun.  Bring a donation for Ronald McDonald House's wish list.

For full details head to facebook.com/JeepsForJoy

12Noon - 3pm, Ruby Tuesday (Pike Creek Shopping Center) Wilmington, DE
12/6 The Humane League's Holiday Gala for the Animals

The Humane League will be hosting a Holiday Gala for the Animals. It will be on December 6, 2014 at 5:30 PM. The Gala will be hosted in The Philadelphia Ethical Society Building located at 1901 S. Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia, PA 19102. The Gala will feature inspirational speakers, food from local eateries, wine & beers, a silent auction, and dessert!

Tickets are $50 and are available at http://thehumaneleague.com/party/philly/

5:30pm, The Philadelphia Ethical Society Building - 1901 S. Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19102
12/7 Girls on the Run Philadelphia Fall 2014 5K

Join Girls on the Run Philadelphia as we cheer on our girls as they complete their end of season 5K! This fall, GOTR Philadelphia will be hosting our first celebratory 5k Run/Walk at the Philadelphia Zoo! The 5K (3.1 mile) course will loop through the interior and around the exterior of the zoo. The entry fee includes all day entry to the zoo, so plan to stay and enjoy the amenities! Gates open at 7 AM, race begins at 8:15 sharp!  Award ceremony to follow.

Friends and family who won't be running but want to come cheer, please register as a spectator. The $10 gains you entrance to the zoo for the whole day, and access to the entire event!

Can't join us, but still want to help? Make a tax-deductible donation! 
A $10 donation helps subsidize the cost of entry for a parent or volunteer, and $30 helps cover the cost of the race for a girl.

Register at gotrphiladelphia.org/gotr-5k.html

Registration: 7am | Race Start: 8:15am, Philadelphia Zoo - 3400 West Girard Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19104
12/21 Perkasie Fire Company All You Can Eat Breakfast with Santa

PFC is doing it again! Let us serve you our wonderful All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet! Enjoy some of the old time favorites like Waffles, Pancakes, Eggs, Cream Dried Beef, Sausage, Bacon, Scrapple, Home Fries, assorted Juice and more. Come hungry and make sure to bring your entire family for this hearty meal. 

We’ll also have a chance to win a raffle! Most importantly, you’ll know that you are supporting your local 100% volunteer fire company! For more information, please visit our website at www.perkasiefd.org. Thanks for your support!

Adults $7.00, Children (ages 4-12) $3.50, age 3 and under are free.

7:30am - 12:30pm, Perkasie Fire Company, 100 N. 5th Street, Perkasie, PA 18944
12/31 First Night Haddonfield

Ring in 2015 during First Night Haddonfield, a family-friendly, alcohol-free evening of fun in Downtown Haddonfield. First Night features a spectacular New Year’s Eve celebration complete with live entertainment, fireworks, family activities and fun for all ages. With the support of the entire South Jersey community – Haddonfield is proud to host one of the longest running, fiscally responsible and culturally significant First Nights in the Country. 

This 17-year tradition plans to offer something for every member of the family to enjoy with more than 40 performances in 20 unique venues on Kings Highway. Entertainment includes music, dance, theater, comedy and magic with special children’s performance in the KidZone located in the Central/Middle School. Other festivities taking place during the six-hour event include a family countdown and a spectacular fireworks display that will take place at 9 p.m. DJ Ray will host the countdown to midnight and a late night dance party at the Middle School.

For full details: firstnighthaddonfield.org

6pm - Midnight, Kings Highway Haddonfield, NJ 08033
3/7 Camden Comic Con 2015

Join us at the 2nd annual Camden Comic Con, featuring a full dealers room with comics, toys, and collectibles. Come check out the artist alley featuring industry professionals and local artists, as well as expert panels and workshops! Come in costume and join the cosplay contest and stick around for comic goodie giveaways!

The event is Free and Open to the Public.

10am - 4pm, Rutgers Camden Campus - 303 Cooper St., Camden, NJ