CDC Issues Warning Regarding MONKEYPOX
Kimmel Cultural Campus ShowStoppers Musical Theater Summer Camp Ends July 22

THINGS TO DO IN CAMDEN COUNTY

Deadline to Purchase A Memorial Paver in Memory of a Lost Loved One Approaching
Remembrance & Hope Vigil Planned for August 31st

The Camden County Remembrance and Hope Memorial at Timber Creek Park in Gloucester Township is offering a place for reflection to the families who have lost a loved one to the disease of addiction, showing them that they are not alone. Pavers are being offered as part of the Remembrance and Hope Memorial to honor the lives lost.

Please note pavers are available all year long but will not be completed and installed until August of each year. To be included in the 2021 vigil, all pavers must be purchased before August 1st. To purchase a paver or include your loved one in the 2021 vigil program and slide show, Click Here.

 

55th Annual Camden County Senior Citizens Juried
Art Exhibition
Inviting All Camden County Artists 60 and Older to Submit Their Original Work

The Camden County Cultural and Heritage Commission at Camden County College invites artists age 60 and older who currently reside in Camden County to submit their original work to the 55th annual Senior Citizens Juried Art Contest and Exhibition.

“This is a great opportunity for our seniors to share their talents with the county,” said Commissioner Melinda Kane, liaison to the Camden County Cultural and Heritage Commission. “We have some amazing senior artists in Camden County and this is their chance to have their works viewed and appreciated by a larger audience.” The registration deadline is July 29th. Click Here to learn more.

 

DisABILITIES Classes and Programs
Fun Activities to Stay Busy and Active

The Camden County Department of Disabilities and Special Needs is offering virtual and in-person programming. Visit www.CamdenCounty.com for a weekly listing of classes like dancing, yoga, boxing and fitness. Read More.

 

Virtual Senior Classes Available this Summer
Diverse Ways to Get Fit While Staying Safe

The Camden County Board of Commissioners presents a variety of activities for county seniors 55 and older, from learning how to dance and box, to meditation and yoga. The best part is, it can all be done from the comfort and safety of your own home. You must be a Camden County resident in order to participate. Click Here to learn more.

 

Branching Out to Caregivers
Support Group Providing Resources and Information for Caregivers

Branching Out to Caregivers is a caregiver support group that provides resources and health caregiving. Join us July 20th from 12 PM to 1 PM on Zoom to learn about caregiver stress, legal concerns, respite programs, adult medical day centers, Alzheimer’s and dementia education and much more. This event is presented by the Camden County Board of Commissioners, Department of Health & Human Services Division of Senior & Disabled Services and ADRC. Click Here to learn more.

 

Climb Aboard for a Battleship New Jersey Summer Tour
Take a Tour this Weekend Aboard the Historic Battleship

Now guests visiting the Battleship will get an extra hour to tour our nation’s most decorated and largest battleship! The Battleship’s Summer Tour Hours will open every day at 11am with the final tour departing at 4pm, which means you can stay aboard the ship to tour until 5:30pm.

That’s one more hour to climb inside the massive 16-inch gun turret, check out the bunks that the sailors used to sleep on, track a tomahawk missile in the Combat Engagement Center, and more!

The Summer Tour Hours of 11am to 4pm will be in effect until Labor Day, Sept. 6th. To learn more, Click Here.

 

R.E.A.L. Sports Continues to Support Individuals
Combating Addiction

R.E.A.L. Hosts Multiple Athletic Events Throughout the Year Including Golf, Yoga and More
 

The Board of Commissioner's Addiction Awareness Task Force hosts Recovery Encouragement Athletic Leagues (R.E.A.L.) to support individuals combating addiction.
“R.E.A.L. sports is about giving folks in recovery something healthy that they can focus their mind, body, and energy on,” Dyer said. “In addition to golf, we host R.E.A.L. yoga and other athletic leagues throughout the year. Our goal is to help make the recovery process a little bit smoother, and to help guide these individuals into a healthier, sustainable lifestyle.” Click Here to see all upcoming R.E.A.L. events.
  • July 20th, 6 PM - R.E.A.L. Yoga, Timber Creek Park, Blackwood
  • July 21st, 7 PM - R.E.A.L. Golf, Camden County Driving Range, Pennsauken
  • July 28th, 7 PM - R.E.A.L. Golf, Camden County Driving Range, Pennsauken

Comments