Night Out for Parents, Therapy Animals: 5 Things to Do This Week

There's also a distribution from the St. Paul's food pantry, lacrosse sign-ups, and a St. Patrick's Day puppet show for children.

1. St. Paul's Food Pantry

St. Paul's United Methodist Church

Food baskets are given out to Gloucester County residents who have:

  • A photo ID
  • Social Security cards/birth certificates for all persons in household
  • Proof of Gloucester Country residency (utility bill, lease or mortgage statement)
  • Proof of income (pay stubs, unemployment, Social Security benefits, pension letter, etc.)

2. Boys Lacrosse Registration

Lacrosse Republic

"West Deptford boys youth lacrosse is currently seeking players in grades pre-K through eighth. 

  • West Deptford boys youth lacrosse is considered to be a top-tier program in the SJYLL, consistently challenging for league championships.
  • The West Deptford boys varsity high school team has won the Olympic Conference National Division 4 out of the last 7 years while sending players to compete at the NCAA Division I, II and III levels.

"For more information, please email Bill Keane at wpk1976@msn.com."

3. PAWS for Reading

Wednesday, March 13 at 6:30 p.m.—West Deptford Free Public Library

"Children can read aloud to a therapy dog or cat.... To register for a reading time slot, call the Library at 856-845-5593."

4. Parents Night Out at the RiverWinds

Friday, March 15, 6:30 p.m.—RiverWinds Community Center

"Parents, you deserve a night out! RiverWinds offers a unique child care package for members on the third Friday of every month where children ages 3-11 will participate in activities, games, and a night of movies. 48 hours notice is required. $16 for the first child, $6 for each additional sibling."

5. Irish Folk Storytelling for Children

Saturday, March 16 at 1 p.m.—West Deptford Public Library

"Tucker's Tales Puppet Theater presents two tales from the Emerald Isle. Featuring leprechauns, giants, and plenty of shenanigans, The Pot of Gold andFinn and the Giant will keep you laughing to the very end.

Registration is requested. Light refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the program."


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »