Oct. 16 – 10 a.m. – Teen Grab-n-Go: Halloween Decor.
Oct. 16 – 1:30 p.m. – Red Cross Blood Drive.
Oct. 17 – 10:30 a.m. – Baby Ballet.
Oct. 17 – 4 p.m. – Nintendo Wii Mario Kart.
Oct. 18 – 1:30 p.m. – Gentle Chair Yoga for Adults and Seniors.
Oct. 18 – 4 p.m. – Chess Club.
Friday, Oct. 13
Medford Fire and Emergency Medical Services Fire Prevention Night at the firehouse, 1 Firehouse Lane, Oct. 13. Highlights include the Medford Township Police Department, fire safety trailer, EMS Ambulances and Equipment, apparatuses from various fire departments, New Jersey Forest Fire Service, Smokey Bear, handouts and popcorn.
Saturday, Oct. 14
Seneca High School’s Marching Band is excited to host its 19th annual USBands Competition on Saturday, Oct. 14 at Golden Eagles Stadium, 110 Carranza Road, Tabernacle. There are currently seven bands registered for the event. Deadline to register your band is Sept. 23 at https://usbands.org/events/details.php?ID=748 Gates open at 5 p.m.; event begins 6 p.m. Event is Rain or Shine… let’s hope for shine!
Volunteers need to help with Medford Historical Society’s 44th annual Apple Festival inside the history Kirby’s Mill, 275 Church Road, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 16
Medford Township Board of Education meeting at 7 p.m., 137 Hartford Road, Medford.
Tuesday, Oct. 17
Medford Township Council meeting at 7 p.m., 91 Union St., Medford.
Wednesday, Oct. 18
Medford Township Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting at 7 p.m., 91 Union St.
Lenape Regional High School Board of Education meeting at 7:30 p.m., 93 Willow Grove Road, Shamong.
Thursday, Oct. 19
Food truck night on Main Street from 5-9 p.m. will feature Bake’n Bacon, Cousin’s Maine Lobster, Empanada Beast, Fit Chicks, Just Fork It, Karnival Foods, Maria’s Authentic Food, Moocheeze, Red’s Rolling Restaurant LLC, Smokin’ Addiction BBQ, and Twisted Steaks.
Saturday, Nov. 18
Survivors Day event for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention-New Jersey Chapter and Helping Hand Grief Support are hosting an annual event from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nov. 18 at Fellowship Alliance Chapel, 199 Church Road. For survivors of suicide only. Free event. Call (609) 953-7333 Ext. 309
Deadline Nov. 20
Medford Arts Center announces its 2023 annual Poetry Contests.
High School students attending schools in Burlington County may submit up to three poems per entrant to [email protected] using “2023 High School Poetry Contest” in the subject line and including name, address, high school, grade and contact number. Residents of Burlington County over the age of 18 may submit up to three poems per entrant to [email protected] with “2023 Adult Poetry Contest” in the subject line, and including name, residential address and contact number. Submission Deadline is Nov. 20 and the celebration of awards will be held at 7 p.m., Dec. 11. For more information visit medfordarts.com for more details.
By Tuesday, Nov. 21
The Medford Township Council is extending an open invitation to residents interested in serving on the Township’s Planning Board, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Economic Development Commission, Green Team Advisory Committee and Environmental Affairs Advisory Committee to fill annual appointments beginning in January 2024.
The completed application, along with a brief cover letter and/or statement of qualifications to serve, must be submitted to the attention of the Township Manager’s Office, 49 Union Street, Medford, NJ 08055 or by e-mail to Dawn Bielec, Deputy Clerk and HR Coordinator ([email protected]) by Tuesday, Nov. 21. For more info, contact the Manager’s Office at (609) 654-2608 ext. 334.
Medford Township is offering businesses and residents an opportunity to sponsor new banners for Main Street. This project originated with the Woman’s Club of Medford in 2015. Now, after eight years of proudly being displayed, it’s time to replace them. Each banner will include the name of the sponsor and will be attached to the light poles along Main Street. The new banners will be displayed beginning in September. For information visit the township’s Facebook page or contact the Clerk’s Office at (609) 654-2608 ext. 330.
Helping Hand Grief Support meets Mondays at Fellowship Alliance Chapel from 7-9 p.m. Meetings are hybrid with in-person at our church facility, and via Zoom Communications at the same time. Additional information can be found at: http://helpinghandgriefsupport.org or email: [email protected].
Providence House is looking for eager and compassionate volunteers to continue the Medford Township Police Department’s partnership to end Domestic Violence. Please contact (856) 824-0599 ext. 8606, email [email protected] or you can also contact Corporal Kurt Denning, ([email protected]) who is the department’s police liaison with the Providence House with any questions regarding being a volunteer or any questions related to Domestic Violence.