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Holiday Events in Camden County

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12/13/19

Collingswood’s First Holly Jolly Trolley
December 13, 2019
Corner of Haddon Avenue and Woodlawn, Collingswood, NJ 08108
Collingswood’s first Holly Jolly Trolley lights tour! See the magnificently decorated business districts and homes registered for the residential decorating contest each Friday in December. Guests can take a free, festive trolley tour and enjoy block after block of homes trimmed in holiday cheer! The trolley will board in Collingswood’s downtown, giving guests an opportunity to plan a night to enjoy the trolley then shop and dine in the Borough’s “winter wonderland” which includes caroling, free visits with Santa and free parking!

 

12/14/19

Santa Brunch
Saturday, December 14th, 10 AM
Gloucester Twp.
Gloucester Township Recreation Center
On Saturday, December 14th, visit Santa and enjoy bagels, donuts, fun & games at the Gloucester Township Recreation Center. This event is FREE! Please bring a new, unwrapped toy for a child in need. https://www.facebook.com/events/538430613393995/

Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 14th, 9:00 AM
Magnolia
Donald E. Wilson Community Center, 425 W. Brooke Ave, Magnolia
On Saturday, December 14th, all Magnolia children and families are invited to our Breakfast with Santa. Starting at 9:00 AM, there will be food, crafts and other activities for all. This year’s theme is “Candy Land”. All children up to and including 8th grade will receive a gift. Seating is limited and tickets will need to be purchased in advance at the Borough Hall. There will also be a drop-off for expired or unused prescriptions all day. The event will be held at the Donald E. Wilson Community Center (425 W. Brooke Ave.). www.magnolia-nj.org

Holiday Resident Luncheon
Saturday, December 14th, 2:00 PM
Magnolia
Donald E. Wilson Community Center, 425 W. Brooke Ave, Magnolia
Also on Saturday, December 14th, the borough will hold its Holiday Resident Luncheon at 2:00 PM. There will be a drop-off for expired or unused prescriptions all day. This year’s entertainment will feature various performing arts groups from Sterling High School. There will be free gifts for those who attend. Any Magnolia resident who is at least 55 years “young” is welcome to attend consider this FREE event. Seating is limited and reservations need to be made in advance at the Borough Hall. The event will be held at the Donald E. Wilson Community Center (425 W. Brooke Ave.). www.magnolia-nj.org

Merchantville Breakfast with Santa
Saturday December 14th, beginning at 10:00 AM
Merchantville
Merchantville Senior Center, 212 Somerset Ave, Merchantville

Christmas Parade of Lights
Saturday December 14th, 7 PM
Mount Ephraim

 

12/15/19

Make It, Take It, Fry It, Try It – Chanukah Event
Sunday December 15th, 2-3:30 PM
Katz JCC
Katz JCC, 1301 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
At this inter-generational Chanukah family fun day with Chef Jerzy Gonzalez! Design a unique family latke recipe and recipe card, prep and take home to fry! Children will enjoy decorating aprons and an oil-themed STEM activity! https://katzjcc.org/event/make-it-take-it-fry-it-try-it-chanukah-event/

Holiday Parade of Lights
Sunday, December 15th at 6:00 PM
Magnolia
The parade will begin at Camden and Davis Ave. It will proceed down Camden Ave., make a left on Maryland Ave., a right on Warwick Rd., right on Evesham Ave., and right on Albertson Ave., and end at the Donald E. Wilson Community Center (425 W. Brooke Ave.). Another event which has become an annual tradition in Magnolia is our Holiday Parade of Lights . This year’s parade will begin at 6:00 PM on Sunday, December 15th. The Recreation Committee would like to encourage all fire departments, ambulance squads, residents, civic organizations, and local businesses to participate. Prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories. The parade will begin at Camden and Davis Ave. It will proceed down Camden Ave., make a left on Maryland Ave., a right on Warwick Rd., right on Evesham Ave., and right on Albertson Ave., and end at the Donald E. Wilson Community Center (425 W. Brooke Ave.). Please go to the Borough of Magnolia website ( www.magnolia-nj.org) or call the Borough Hall (856-783-1520) for more information.

 

12/17/19

Teddy’s Toys For Camden Kids
December 17th
Camden City
Adventure Aquarium, Camden

Enlightened Chanukah Cooking Class
Tuesday, December 17th, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Katz JCC
Katz JCC, 1301 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Enjoy the spirit and tradition of Chanukah with lighter and healthier ingredients! Potato latke cups with assorted fillings, Chickpea tacos with spicy sour cream, Nutty quinoa salad with tangy orange dressing, Banana bread donuts with chocolate, halvah and cinnamon glazes, Chocolate gelt for adults, Apple cider hot toddy. Space is limited
Instructors: Ruth Cohen and Vicky Fox, Authors of Tahini and Turmeric. COST: $40/JCC Member • $50/Guest

 

12/19/19

STEM LAB: Make an Electric Circuit Menorah
Thursday, December 19th, 1-3PM
Katz JCC
Katz JCC, 1301 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Join instructor: Michelle Carrera Foster, STEM Coordinator, Katz JCC. Impress your children and grandchildren by bringing home a circuit menorah that you make, all while learning about electricity!
COST: JCC Member: $10 / Guest: $15
REGISTER ONLINE https://katzjcc.org/event/stem-lab-make-an-electric-circuit-menorah/

 

12/20/19

Collingswood’s First Holly Jolly Trolley
December 20, 2019
Corner of Haddon Avenue and Woodlawn, Collingswood, NJ 08108
Collingswood’s first Holly Jolly Trolley lights tour! See the magnificently decorated business districts and homes registered for the residential decorating contest each Friday in December. Guests can take a free, festive trolley tour and enjoy block after block of homes trimmed in holiday cheer! The trolley will board in Collingswood’s downtown, giving guests an opportunity to plan a night to enjoy the trolley then shop and dine in the Borough’s “winter wonderland” which includes caroling, free visits with Santa and free parking!

 

12/25/19

Character Breakfast
Wednesday, December 25th, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Katz JCC
Katz JCC, 1301 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Enjoy a morning full of food and fun for the whole family at our annual character breakfast! Characters include Curious George, Elmo and a princess! Also enjoy special Chanukah crafts and games! EMAIL US TO REGISTER – erichman@jfedsnj.org https://katzjcc.org/event/character-breakfast/

 

12/26/19

Community Menorah Lighting and Chanukah Celebration
Thursday, December 26th, 6:00 PM
Collingswood
Lumberyard Garden found at the corner of Collings and N. Atlantic Ave Collingswood’s annual community Menorah lighting on Thursday, December 26 at 6 pm. The lighting takes place at the Lumberyard garden found at the corner of Collings and N. Atlantic Ave. Connect with the community and enjoy an evening of fun for the whole family with music, latkes, donuts, dreidels and choco-gelt! Sponsored by Chabad of Camden and Burlington counties For more information please visit www.thechabadcenter.org

 

12/30/19

Kwanzaa Celebration
December 30th
Camden City (location TBD)

 

Throughout the Season

Merchantville Santa House
Friday and Saturday Evenings
Merchantville
Park and Centre Street, Merchantville
Santa will be at his house for a photo

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