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CIVIC NEWS

Civic news is due Thursday at 5 p.m. the week before publication. Any changes in meeting times and locations can be submitted directly to The Hammonton Gazette. Civic news and announcements can be submitted by sending an e-mail to: editor@hammontongazette.com


 

Wednesday, April 16

The Hammonton Planning Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Hammonton Town Hall, located at 100 Central Ave.
Girl Scout Troop #6045 will meet at 2:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, located at 326 E. Bellevue Ave.
The Hammonton Senior Citizens will meet at noon at the Fire Co. No. 2, located on the White Horse Pike.
The Exchange Club will meet at 7 p.m. at Rocco’s Town House, 21 N. Third St.
The Hammonton Ministerium Good Samaritan Center will provide meals at the Atlantic County Human Resources Building, 310 Bellevue Ave., from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

 

Thursday, April 17

The Rotary Club of Hammonton will meet at 7 p.m., location TBA. Call 561-8316 for more information.
The American Alzheimer’s Association will meet at 7 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, located at 326 Bellevue Ave. For more information call Susan Reitmeyer at 704-8166.
 

Friday, April 18

Masons M.B. Taylor Lodge 141 F. & A.M. will hold its dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m., with regular communication at 7:30 p.m., at the Lodge, located on 205 Central Ave. . For hall rental information please contact Tom Costa at 567-1941 or 481-1427.

 

Monday, April 21

The Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, located at 100 Central Ave.
 

Tuesday, April 22

Boy Scout Troop 58 and Cub Scout Pack 58 will meet at 7 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, located at 326 Bellevue Ave.
The Hammonton Home and School Association will meet at 7 p.m. For more information, call 567-7070, ext. 707.
The Kiwanis Club of Hammonton will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Maplewood, located at 470 S. White Horse Pike.
The Knights of Columbus Pallotti Council #3471 will meet at 7:30 p.m. at its home, located on 226 Pratt St.
 

Wednesday, April 23

The Hammonton Senior Citizens will meet 8:30 a.m. at Fire Co. No. 2 on the White Horse Pike. For more information, call Pat Campanella at 561-8570.
Girl Scout Troop #6045 will meet at 2:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, located at 326 E. Bellevue Ave.
The Exchange Club will meet at 7 p.m. at Rocco’s Town House, located at 21 N. Third Street.
The Hammonton Ministerium Good Samaritan Center will provide meals at the Atlantic County Human Resources Building, 310 Bellevue Ave., from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The MainStreet Hammonton Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Hammonton Train Station, located at 10 S. Egg Harbor Rd
 

Other Events

The Hammonton Canoe Club will host the following events: Every Monday and Friday at 1 p.m. is Senior Exercise sponsored by Atlanticare Regional Medical Center. Led by Carol Martynuik, a certified instructor in Senior Fitness. Join us for fitness, friends and fun at the Canoe Club; Every Wednesday at 1 p.m. is Chair Yoga for Seniors, sponsored by Hammonton Recreation Department. Relieve mental stress and relax body tension with this gentle exercise that is designed for the limitations that age places on the body. Taught by Carol Martynuik; Every Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. is crocheting with Suzi Deininger. Start a new project or complete an old one with this happy group of crochet enthusiasts. All skill levels are welcome. Instruction available. Donations of extra crochet materials you may have are always needed. Call Suzi at 704-5752 for more information; On Thursday, April 17 at 11 a.m. Atlanticare sponsors a lecture on a senior-related health issue. A luncheon follows lecture at noon, for a requested donation of $3; On Tuesday, April 22 at 1 p.m. is Bingo at Hammonton Health & Rehab on the White Horse Pike with complimentary lunch. Game prizes are local retail store gift cards. Join the fun; On Thursday, April 24 at 11 a.m. Bill Parkhurst of the Hammonton Historical Society presents “The History of the Parkhurst Family.” Bill’s family is one of the earliest settlers in the town of Hammonton. Lunch follows for a requested donation of $3; The Hammonton Canoe Club spring bus trip to the American Music Theater in Lancaster, Pa. will be on Saturday, May 10. See the production Music of the Night and hear the songs of Andrew Lloyd Weber. A complete luncheon at the Eden Resort is included for only $90. Call Carmela at 561-4734 for more information and to reserve your place on the luxury bus; Card players gather every afternoon (pinochle is always a favorite). The coffee and tea pot is always on so come out and greet old friends and make new ones at the Canoe Club! For more information or to register for any event, stop by or call the club (M-F from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) at (856) 322-7082 or e-mail at HammontonSeniors@gmail.com (Be sure to register for lunch events).
The Green Committee is collecting old tee shirts for a “make a reusable bag” activity during the Boutique Week Wrap Up event Saturday, April 26. They have some cute collection containers and hope to have them located around town, at the schools, etc. Collection sites will be listed at www.hammontongreencommittee.com. The Green Committee, in partnership with the Environmental Commission, will also be offering free trees to Hammonton residents. The trees were provided as part of a statewide effort to replace trees since many communities experienced loss following Superstorm Sandy. Trees will be available at the Green Committee’s table at Third Thursday, at the screening of “A Fierce Green Fire” and other upcoming events. There are two species of Pine, a Silky Dogwood and Ash saplings. Check their website for more details.
Napa Auto Parts will have a free car show, hosted by Cruisin’ Classics Auto Club Inc. and Val-U Auto Parts LLC on Sunday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (raindate Sunday, May 4), located at 301 S. White Horse Pike in Hammonton. The fundraiser will benefit local food banks. Help reach the goal of $1,500.
The Knights of Columbus Pallotti Council #3471 will sponsor a casino bus trip on Thursday, May 1. The bus will depart from the carnival grounds at 5:15 p.m. Cost is $20 per person and will include the bus transportation, a $25 meal voucher good at various tropicana restaurants, plus a $10 slot credit. For more information or to reserve your seat call Steve Cappuccio at 377- 4489.
The second Annual Hammonton Wine Festival, sponsored by the Hammonton Rotary Club, will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 3 and 4 from noon to 5 p.m. The event will be held at 298 Tilton St. in Hammonton and will feature many South Jersey wineries, live music, vendors and food by the Mt. Carmel Society. Tickets are $20 for a one-day pass, $30 for a two-day pass. Admission is $5 for those under age 21. Vendor spaces are still available. See www.hammontonwinefestival.com for more information. Special presale prices are available online.
The Knitting Club will meet the first and third Wednesday of each month at Casciano Coffee Bar & Sweetery (crocheters welcome). For more information you can e-mail Heather at heather.l.knapp@hotmail.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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