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get on the inside track to Holiday fun!  The holidays will bring trains, trees, parades, and Santa to Collingswood. This year, enjoy a few timehonored traditions while creating some new ones! Grab a turkey sandwich and head to Borough Hall on Fri Nov 25 at 7pm. As always, the borough will greet the season with a Tree Lighting Ceremony. Santa will climb down from atop Borough Hall once the switch is flipped. Revelers will be treated to candy canes and song – and perhaps even some snow – on Haddon Ave. Then, on the morning of Sat Nov 26, gather your family and friends, bundle up, pour some hot cocoa, and head out to Haddon Ave for the 2011 Collingswood Holiday Parade. The procession will step off at 10am on Haddon Ave, beginning at Zane Ave and continuing to Linden Ave W. See why this tradition was voted

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“Best Main Street Experience” by South Jersey Magazine! The parade’s 2011 theme is “Through the Eyes of a Child.” Let the Phillie Phanatic and his mascot friends, the Mummers, the floats, the antique cars, and the bands bring out the kid in you! After the parade, venture to the First Baptist Church of Collingswood (Frazer and Maple Aves) for the annual South Jersey S Gaugers Train Display. The awe-inspiring display will be showcased from 10am to 4pm at the church. The rain-or-shine event will feature cookies, hot chocolate, coffee, Christmas crafts, and coloring. Make the South Jersey S Gaugers Train Display part of your holiday tradition. This year, in celebration of the First Baptist Church of Collingswood’s 100th anniversary, a free stained glass window tour will take place at the church on Sat Nov 26. Also after the parade, sports caster and writer “Big Al” Meltzer will be on hand at Main Street Realty (730 Haddon Ave, Collingswood) signing copies of his book, Big Al: Fifty Years of Adventures in Sports Broadcasting. Stop by between 11am to 12:30pm to meet Big Al. A portion of the book sales will help fund the holiday parade.

› Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians & Gays – also known as PFLAG – generally meets on the fourth Monday of each month, from 6:30 to 9pm, at the Collingswood Public Library (771 Haddon Ave). During the next monthly meeting of PFLAG Collingswood, on Mon Nov 28, guest speaker Steve Berman – a South Jersey resident, and former member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America – will address the group (Berman was originally scheduled to speak in October). Berman has been a Gaylactic Spectrum Awards finalist seven times and a Lambda Literary Award finalist on three occasions. During the meeting, there will also be a brief observance honoring November’s Transgender Day of Remembrance. A support group session will follow. Refreshments will be served PFLAG is made up of individuals who have come to terms with a gay/lesbian/bisexual/ transgendered family member as well as those who are seeking to better understand a friend or relative’s sexuality. No one is turned away from PFLAG meetings. All questions are valid and confidentiality is respected. PFLAG Collingswood is a chapter of the national Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. Those who attend PFLAG meetings are given the opportunity to engage in dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity. PFLAG’s goal is to increase tolerance for diversity. 609-202-4622, pflag.org

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Begin a holiday tradition this season. Visit the South Jersey S Gaugers Train Display at the First Baptist Church of Collingswood on Sat Nov 26.

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• Aspiring writer JASMINE JONES quickly answered, “On Christmas we cook a huge feast, we sit around, laugh, and have a great time.” Jasmine, a high school sophomore, spent an afternoon in Collingswood helping the editor of What’s On meet a looming deadline.

• The owner of Collingswood’s Arts Plus Gallery, SAM CARUSO, replied, “Our favorite family holiday tradition is not really during the holiday! We enjoy taking a spring break vacation each year to the islands. Our island of choice is Grace Bay at Turks and Caicos.”

• Pop Shop patrons JENNIFER and NANCY GIORDANO are pictured strolling Haddon Ave with two-year-old GIANNA and fiveyear-old ROBERT. Jennifer reported, “Each year, we dress up in our Christmas pajamas and go to Nancy’s house on Christmas morning.”

• BRIAN PEEKE, a server at the Pop Shop as well as the choreographer for recent shows at Collingswood’s Perkins Center and Haddonfield’s Plays & Players, revealed, “My family gets together before each holiday to watch the corresponding Peanuts special.”

• Collingswood residents EMILY and ANDY PAULL will surely be busy this holiday season creating new family traditions with their daughter, ABBY. The Paulls are pictured enjoying an afternoon in downtown Haddonfield. • The owner of Charm in Collingswood, DAWN BURKE SENA, explained, “Each year we have a big, family Pollyanna. I love the anticipation and the surprise of who has who. For details about the boutique’s upcoming charity event, see page 5.

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 Collingswood Junior Women’s Club will sponsor Wish Trees at Sun Bank (627 Haddon Ave, Collingswood) and First Colonial Bank (1040 Haddon Ave, Collingswood) this holiday season. Look for the trees beginning on Mon Nov 21. Pull a tag, help yourself to an ornament (new this year), and bring a gift back to donate at the bank. The Juniors are making it easy to make a child’s wish come true this year! Donations are distributed to various local charities. donna1193@comcast.net

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 The Borough is bringing back its most popular promotion for the holidays, which means there are bargains to be had all over town. This year, shoppers can score $20 in free Bonus Cash for every $50 of Collingswood Cash purchased (up to $500 for a total of $200 in free cash). Collingswood Cash is similar to a mall gift card and can be used at all restaurants and retail establishments in Collingswood. Shoppers can use Collingswood Cash for items big and small – gifts, dinner out, floral arrangements, vacations. The benefits of buying Collingswood Cash don’t end there! Those who take advantage of the promotion will receive a holiday coupon book from local businesses, deepening the discounts! The promotion will kick-off on Mon Nov 21. Don’t be late! Bonus cash is doled out on a firstcome, first-served basis. A sell-out is expected! Stop by the second floor of Borough Hall (678 Haddon Ave), 1st Colonial National Bank (1040 Haddon Ave), or Sun Bank (627 Haddon Ave) to line your pockets with Collingswood Cash. The standard certificates can be redeemed indefinitely. Bonus Cash will expire on Sat Mar 31. Be sure to review the rules at collingswood.com before purchasing certificates. Happy shopping! 29 Warwick Road Haddonfield, NJ 856-429-0403

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 Good Shepherd School, located at 100 Lees Ave in Collingswood, will host a Christmas Bruncheon on Sun Dec 11 from 9 to 2pm. Arrive hungry! The food fest will commence with a variety of homemade breakfast casseroles, bagels, and donuts. A lunch featuring homemade soups, chili, meatballs, porchetta and sausage sandwiches, hot dogs, and homemade desserts will follow. Bring the entire family. Santa will be on hand for pictures with the kiddies. And, wear your lucky socks! There will also be an opportunity to win an iPad. For further information, call 858-1562.

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 Charm Boutique (697 Haddon Ave, Collingswood) is showing its holiday spirit. The boutique – which was recently voted Best of the Best in South Jersey Magazine and Best of New Jersey in New Jersey Monthly – will host a Girls’ Shopping Charity Event on Sun Nov 27 from 12n to 4pm. Charm is calling on local fashionistas to support the fight against childhood cancer. A portion of each purchase will be donated to the Sara’s Smiles Foundation (saras-smiles.org) Light refreshments will make the afternoon complete. For more information about the boutique, visit charmnj.com.

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 The Kiwanis Club of the Haddons will conduct its annual Florida Fruit Sale. Support the Kiwanis Club – and reap the health benefits of citrus fruit this winter – by placing an order by Sun Nov 20. This year, 20-pound boxes of navel oranges, Ruby Red grapefruit, Tangelos, and the mixed cases of oranges and grapefruit, will be sold  The Haddon for $18 per box. The Township Youth 23- to 25-pound boxes Wrestling Program will host a registration apples, oranges, and event on Sat Nov 19 in grapefruit will be sold the Haddon Township for $23 per box. The 23- to 25-pound boxes High School Cafeteria tangelos, oranges, and (406 Memorial Ave, grapefruit will also be Westmont). Stop by sold for $23 per box. between 9am and 12n To place an order, call to learn about the program and complete Kiwanis Club Secretary John Wilson at 858registration materials. 1640 or e-mail willaw1@ Wrestling practice sessions will commence verizon.net. Orders must be received no on Tue Nov 29. Practices for first-year/ later than Sun Nov novice and experienced 20. Fruit delivery is expected on Thu Dec wrestlers will be 15. held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. The The Kiwanis Club meets each Friday at fee is $85 per wrestler. 12:15pm Tavistock Unavailable on Nov 19? Online registration Country Club. is open at htaasports. org. Coach Hoover: 858-3818

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 Could you use some inspiration when it comes to holiday decorating? Never fear! The Haddon Township High School PTA’s 16th annual Holiday House Tour will take place on Thu Dec 1 from 12n to 9pm. Spend the day visiting Township homes decorated for the holiday season. Tickets will be sold in advance at Blue (43 Haddon Ave), Rohrer Library (15 MacArthur Blvd), and at Haddon Twp High School for $15. Tickets will be sold at the tour homes on the day of the tour for $20 ($15 for senior citizens). Proceeds will benefit Project Graduation. In the event of inclement weather, the Holiday House Tour will take place on Sun Dec 4, from 12n to 6pm. For more information, call Merri Griese at 609-792-3276, Carole Wright at 609-313-1219, or Amy Foley 577-4232.

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 Rohrer Library (15 MacArthur Blvd, Haddon Township) is making the most of fall! • Teens are encouraged to let their creativity soar during Creative Crafters on Fri Nov 18 from 3:30 to 4:30pm. • Kids, ages 12 and up, are invited to get their game on at Rohrer Library on National Gaming Day, Sat Nov 12, from 10am to 1pm. Register by calling 854-2752. • The next installment of the Lego Club for children (eight and up) will be held on Mon Nov 14, at 4pm. • Rock on with Haddon Township’s own Sara O’Brien! The local singer-songwriter will present tunes from her “Community Rocks” CD on Mon Nov 14 at 7pm. O’Brien’s newest album stresses the importance of both reading and the community. • Tween Snack and Read Book Club (ages nine and up) – Young bibliophiles will meet on Tue Nov 15, at 4pm, to discuss My Life as a Book by Janet Tashjian. • Preschoolers (ages three to five years old) will celebrate puppies during storytime on Tuesdays – Nov 15 and Nov 22 – at 10:30am. • Collette Bogie will return to the library with her legion of rescued animals on Wed Nov 16 at 4pm. • During the Thursday Evening Book Chat, on Thu Nov 17 from 7:15 to 8:45, bibliophiles will examine The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. • The Quilt Club, for crafters ages eight and older, will meet on Sat Nov 19, from 10:30am to 12n, to begin work on a micro-fleece blanket decorated with appliqués. The project can be completed at home. Register by calling 854-2752. • Book Buddies (ages five thru seven/ages 12 and up) – On Tue Nov 22, from 5:30 to 6:30pm, teens will be paired with elementary schoolers to inspire the youngsters to read.

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 A Sunday breakfast will be hosted by Santa Maria Council, Knights of Columbus (350 Crystal Lake Ave in Haddon Township) on Sun Nov 13, from 9 to 11:30am. The menu will includes eggs, potatoes, pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee. Admission will be $7 for adults and $5 for children ages six to 12. Children under age six will dine for free. For more information, call Jim Horan at 609-8281764.

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 Did you know that monthly youth nights are held at the Westmont United Methodist Church (200 Emerald Ave, Haddon Township)? On the first Saturday of each month – from 6 to 9pm – area tweens and teens (ages 11 and up) are invited enjoy pool, ping-pong, Wii, games, music, and dancing. Those who attend youth nights are also treated to a light meal, beverages, and dessert. Westmont United Methodist Church is greeting the holiday season with a slew of festive activities: • The church’s Christmas Gift Drive is already in full swing. Area residents are invited to drop off gift packages (valued at $15 to $20) at the church thru Sat Nov 19. Gifts will be given to Camden youth during the holiday season. The church requests that stuffed animals not be donated. Packages should be marked to indicate the ideal recipient’s gender and age. • On Sat Nov 19, the church will host a Movie Night – featuring the comedy Daddy Day Care – from 6:30 to 8:30pm. • On Sat Nov 26, at 10am, greens will be hung at the church. • The church’s Children’s Christmas Play will take place on Sun Dec 11 at 11am during the worship service. • Bolster your Christmas spirit with the Christmas Cantata. This musical service will take place on Sun Dec 18 at 11am. • The Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be held on Sat Dec 24 at 5:30pm. . • On Sun Dec 25, a Christmas morning service will be held at 11am. For further information, call Church Secretary Ginny Jackson at 854-4916. westmont-umc.org

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Attn: greenies Take a trot!  Township’s Green Team is partnering with Sustainable Cherry Hill and the Division of Environmental Affairs to sponsor a screening of Bag It on Tue Nov 15, at 7pm, at the county’s Environmental Education Center in Cherry Hill. RSVP: bprince@ haddontwp.com.

 Show those Thanksgiving calories who’s boss during the fifth annual Turkey Trot 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run/ Walk on Sat Nov 26, rain or shine. Race-day registration will begin at 7:30am. The 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk will step off at 8:45am. The 5k race will commence at 9am. A breakfast reception and awards ceremony  Join members of Jubilate Deo Chorale and will take place at Orchestra at their annual fundraiser on Sat Nov the Pour House (124 19, from 7 to 11pm, at Antony and Cleopatra Haddon Ave, Westmont) Caterers (2379 Black Horse Pike S, Williamstown). following the race. The Tickets cost $30 in advance and $35 at the door first 400 entrants will (each guest will be given $25 in casino coin). receive t-shirts. Package deals are available. Participants can The event will be reminiscent of an evening on register online at the Vegas Strip. The evening’s prizes will include dqtridu.com/ or in a trip to Myrtle Beach SC, jewelry, sports tickets, person at the Pour Lenox items, theater tickets, and more. House on Wed Nov Reservations: 858-0693; jdco@comcast.net. 23 from 5 to 8pm. The entry fee is $20 for pre-registration and $25 on race day. Proceeds will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. For details or to volunteer, contact Inspections Repairs Relining Small Home Repairs Commissioner John Gutter Cleaning and Repair Foley at 854-1176 x4156 Brick Pointing Dryer Vent or jfoley@haddontwp. Cleaning Power Washing com.

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 NBC 10’s Chief Meteorologist, Glenn ‘Hurricane’ Schwartz, will discuss Global Warming and its possible connection to extreme weather on Sat Nov 19, from 1:30 to 3:30pm, at the Rohrer Library (15 MacArthur Blvd, Westmont). A native of Philadelphia, Schwartz joined the NBC 10 news team in 1995. He was named the station’s chief meteorologist in 2002. Schwartz coauthored the Philadelphia Area Weather Book and was inducted into the Philadelphia Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame in 2010. Schwartz earned the name ‘Hurricane’ when a former colleague in New York saw footage of him being blown around during a storm. The moniker stuck with Schwatz throughout his career. Advance registration is required: 854-2752

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 The Jubilate Deo Chorale & Orchestra, headquartered in Haddon Township, has announced its 2011 Christmas Concert, A Son! A Savior! – The Heart of Christmas. The extravagant musical event will be presented at the Paul VI Auditorium, located at 901 Hopkins Road, on Sun Dec 18 at 2:30pm. To purchase tickets,  The Haddon Towncar provides free shopping and recreational transporta- call the JDCO Box office tion to Township seniors – aged 60 and over – and those who are certified at 858-0693, go to jdco. disabled. Call 854-1176 x4125 for details. org, or e-mail jdco@ • Mon Nov 14 – Wegmans first pick-up at 10am; second pick-up at 11am. comcast.net. • Wed Nov 16 – Moorestown Mall Tickets cost $15, $25, • Thu Nov 17 – Superfresh, Acme, Thriftway, Library and $30. Sponsorship • Mon Nov 21 – Superfresh first pick-up at 10am; Wegmans second pickopportunities are up at 11am. available. • Tue Nov 22 – Echelon Mall Hurry! With just one • Wed Nov 23 – Superfresh, Acme, Thriftway, Library show, tickets will sell • Mon Nov 28 – Wegmans/Shoprite first pick-up at 10am; second pick-up out quickly. at 11am.

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 Why not start a new family tradition at the Ritz Theatre this year? Bob Cratchit’s Extraordinary Christmas Extravaganza, As Produced by Ebenezer Scrooge will dominate the stage on Thu Dec 8, Fri Dec 9, Sat Dec 10, Fri Dec 16, and Sat Dec 17 at 7:30pm. Matinee shows will take place on Sundays, Dec 11 and Dec 18, at 2pm. The extravaganza, presented in association with The Center Stage Performance Dance Ensemble, will take the form of a holiday musical variety show reminiscent of the TV variety programs like The Carol Burnett Show. There will be lots of fun and laughter as the Cratchet family prepares for the holidays. Special guest vocalists include Ritz favorites Sarah Pearson Duvall (Thoroughly Modern Mille, Hairspray, and Evita) and Steven Calakos (All Shook Up). Tickets cost $15 for the matinee performances and $18 for the evening performances. The show on Thu Dec 8 will be presented as a Pay-What-You-Can performance (bring a non-perishable food item for donation). The Ritz Theatre is located at 915 White Horse Pike in Haddon Township. 858-0812; ritztheatreco.org


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 On Sat Nov 19, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (Haddon and Fern Aves, Collingswood) will host its annual Roast Beef Dinner and Bake Sale. The extravaganza will be held in the church’s Parish Hall. Reservations are required. Three seatings are offered: 4:30pm, 5:30pm, and 6:30pm. Tickets for the dinner are $12.50 for adults; $10 for seniors (65 and up); and $6 for children (ages five to 11). Children under age five will dine for free. For tickets, call the church at 858-0491. Save room for plenty of dessert! The bake sale will feature a variety of homemade goodies.

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Hey, celebrate clay at Perkins  Perkins Center for the Arts will present ClayFest 2011 – featuring the artwork of nationally known and regional artists – from Fri Dec 2 thru Sun Dec 4. The event will highlight ceramic objects representing a variety of styles and techniques, including both decorative and functional work. An Opening Reception will be held on Fri Dec 2, from 5 to 9pm, at the Perkins Center (30 Irvin Ave, Collingswood). There will be a $5 admission fee for this meet-the-artists event; Perkins’ members and WXPN members will be admitted free. The show will continue on Sat Dec 3 from 10am to 6pm and Sun Dec 4 from 12 to 5pm with free admission and pottery demonstrations. Free workshops will be held on Saturday from 11am to 4pm and on Sunday from 1 to 3pm. Visitors will learn clay-forming techniques and creative ways to use pottery at home. Also on Sat Dec 4, an Empty Bowls Fundraiser will be held. From 12n to 3pm, visitors will be invited to purchase one-of-a-kind bowls and have them filled with soup or salad from participating local restaurants. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the South Jersey Food Bank and Perkins’ scholarship program. Details: Call 833-0009 or visit perkinscenter.org.

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 Area parents with an interest in natural health and mindful parenting are encouraged to consider joining the Holistic Moms Network. The group is open to parents, grandparents, and caregivers living in West Jersey (Camden, Burlington, and Gloucester counties) and eastern Philadelphia. The goal of the Holistic Moms Network is to develop a nurturing, supportive, and respectful community of parents. The chapter holds monthly meetings which include lively discussion and guest speakers. The Holistic Moms Network meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 6pm at the Collingswood Public Library. Up next: The Dec 6 meeting will be the group’s Winter Potluck. For additional information, e-mail hmnwestjersey@ gmail.com or visit holisticmoms.org.

Meet the potters

 On Fri Dec 9 from 7 to 10pm, and on Sat Dec 10 from 11am to 5pm, the Backroom Potters’ Co-Op (1001 White Horse Pike) will hold its annual Holiday Open House. Peruse the oneof-a-kind pieces of pottery, jewelry, and photographs created by co-op and guest artists. Like what you see? Items will be available for purchase. Friend the potters on Facebook at “Backroom Potters.”


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 The Collingswood Junior Women’s Club will host a free women’s selfdefense course on Fri Nov 18, from 7:30 to 9:30pm, at Kenkojuku Karate of South Jersey (614 Haddon Ave, Collingswood). The club has partnered with Chief Instructor Andrew Faupel of Kenkojuku Karate to offer this class as a public service to local females. Women – ages 21 and older – will enjoy a fun and informative evening with club members and Sensei Andrew Faupel. Wine and finger foods will make the evening complete. Class size is limited and pre-registration is required. Contact Donna Shourds at donna1193@comcast.net. For more information about the Collingswood Junior Women’s Club, visit collsjrs.net. For information about Kenkojuku Karate of SJ, visit kksj.net

shopping in a winter wonderland  Holiday shoppers will be pleasantly surprised by Collingswood’s enchanting holiday streetscape. Haddon Ave will be decked out with 300,000 sparkling lights. During the entire month of December, Friday and Saturday nights will bring extended shopping hours, singers, and snow. Yes, snow is in the Collingswood forecast thanks to the machines that will be set up downtown this holiday season. And, there’s more good news! Collingswood’s parking meters will be taking a holiday this December. The borough will offer free parking throughout the entire month. For more information, visit collingswood.com.

A toy-drop hot spot

 The Collingswood Fire Department, in partnership with the Borough of Collingswood, is collecting toys to share with families in our community. New, unwrapped toys may be donated at the Collingswood Fire Department (20 W. Collings Ave W) thru Thu Dec 15. “We realize that the economic climate is difficult for everyone, there are those in our community who are truly in need of assistance,” said Collingswood firefighter and organizer Ted Aurig. “We wish to provide a means to allow these families to experience the joy of receiving gifts at Christmas, and also the knowledge that their community stands behind them in their time of need,” he added. For more information, contact Firefighter Aurig at 854-7447 x0 or Madalyn Deets at 8540720 x115

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 The fall line up at the Scottish Rite offers something for all (315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood). The following shows remain: • The Priests, a classical music group comprised of three Catholic Priests from Northern Ireland, will treat music lovers to a concert on Sun Nov 27 at 7:30pm. • Let Little Feat take you back to the ’70’s – in a good way! – on Fri Dec 30 at 8pm. Tickets: $47, $39, $29. For information on these shows, visit brepresents.com. For tickets: ticketmaster.com.

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What’s On: Recurring Events & Activities AdUlTs Book Club Last Wed 3:30p Collingswood Manor, Library 854-4331 x204 Book Discussion Group 1st Tue 7:00p St John’s Parish 858-4737 Card Group Every Mon 11:00a to 3:00p Community Center 858-6111 Celebrate Recovery Every Wed 7:00p to 8:00p First United Methodist Church

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Swing Dance Lessons 3rd Sat 6:30p; 7:30p Open Swing Dance 3rd Sat 8:30p to 12:30a Collingswood Cloud Lodge Delaware Valley Swing Club 609-519-0793; 858-6753 West Jersey Numismatic Society 3rd Thu 7:00p St Paul’s Lutheran Church 783-8619 Writers’ Series 2nd Tue 7:00p Public Library 858-0649

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Audubon Wildlife Society 2nd Mon 7:30p Public Library patbrundage@comcast.net Bike Share Garage Open Every Tue 6:00p to 8:00p Every Sat 10:00a to 12:00n Next to Community Center 609-440-6977

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What’s On: Recurring Events & Activities KIds Children’s Storytime Every Thu 10:00a Public Library 858-0649 Crafternoons 2nd Thu 3:30p Public Library, Teen Area 858-0649 Cub Scouts Pack 3001 Every Sun 6:00p to 7:30p St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 456-5815 Pajama Party Every Sat 7:30a to 10:30a The Pop Shop 869-0111 Teen Advisory Board 3rd Thu 3:30p Public Library 858-0649 Tiny Tots Storytime Every Fri 10:00a Public Library 858-0649 Toddler Playgroup Every Tue 9:30a to 11:00a Every Wed 9:30a to 11:00a Presbyterian Church 796-0251

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Commissioners’ Meeting 1st Mon 7:00p Community Center Historic Board 2nd Thu 7:00p Borough Hall Housing Authority 3rd Mon 4:00p (Dec: 2nd Mon) Collingswood Arms 854-1077 Planning Board 4th Mon 7:00p Borough Hall Shade Tree Commission 3rd Wed 7:30p Community Center 854-0720 x125 Zoning Board 1st Wed 7:00p Borough Hall

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AARP Tax-Aide Every Fri 12:00n to 3:00p (thru Apr 15) Public Library 858-0649

American Legion Ladies Auxiliary 2nd Mon 8:00p Tatem Shields Post 17 (Atlantic Ave) 854-7402

Alzheimer’s Association Support Group 4th Mon 4:00p (except Jul Aug Dec) Collingswood Manor 854-4331 x302 Legal Advice for Seniors (by appointment) Every Tue 9:00a to 11:00a Parkview on the Terrace Camden County Division of Senior Services 1-800-955-AGING Line Dancing for Seniors Every Fri 3:00p to 4:00p Collingswood Manor 854-4331 x303 Senior Citizens Meeting 3rd Wed 1:30p Community Center 854-4440

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Collingswood Chapter of Deborah Hospital 3rd Tue 7:00p Rohrer Library, Haddon Twp 546-8841 Junior Women’s Club 3rd Tue 7:30p Public Library 858-0980 Lions Club 1st Tue 6:30p (except Jul Aug) 3rd Tue 6:30p Tap Room, Haddon Twp 854-4700 Order of the Eastern Star 2nd Thu 7:30p Collingswood Cloud Masonic Temple Chapter 150 722-9150 Rotary Club Every Wed 12:15p Cafe Antonio 854-1043

Holistic Moms Network 1st Tue 6:00p Public Library hmnwestjersey. holisticmoms.org

sPIRITUAl CoUPoN Thomas Merton: Discovering the Hidden Ground of Love 2nd and 4th Tue 10:00a to 11:30p (Thru Dec 13) Lourdes Wellness Center, Little Portion lourdeswellnesscenter.org Taizé Prayer Service 3rd Sun 2:00p St. Luke’s Lutheran Church 858-1819 Thomas Merton: Becoming Who You Already Are Select Thu evenings, 7:00p to 8:30p (thru Dec 1) Lourdes Wellness Center, Little Portion lourdeswellnesscenter.org The Discernment of Spirits 1st Sat 10:00a to 12n (thru Jun 2012) Lourdes Wellness Center, Little Portion lourdeswellnesscenter.org Christian Meditation 1st Tue 10:00a to 11:00a (thru Dec) Lourdes Wellness Center, Little Portion lourdeswellnesscenter.org Walk with Jesus Program 4th Wed 6:30p St. Luke’s Lutheran Church 858-1819

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Business Directory ACCoUNTANTs CKZ BOOKKEEPING Customized accounting and bookkeeping for individuals and businesses. 20 years’ experience. www.ckzbookkeeping.com 856 858-2023 Cynthia Zippilli PARKER & RUSSO ASSOC. Small-business and financial consulting. Payroll. Individual, partnership, and corporate accounting and tax returns. 132 Kings Hwy E, Haddonfield 856 795-7976 SINCLAIR ASSOCIATES LLC Tax and accounting service. Small business and individual. 101 Windsor Ave, Haddonfield www.1040.pro 856 354-2266 APARTMENTs ROGER’S WALK Brand new, one- and twobedroom apartments. 2100 Deal Drive, Mt. Laurel rogerswalk.com 856 778-1750 ARCHITECTs JAY REINERT Architectural design and project management for fine residential, commercial, retail. Historic preservation. jrarchitecture.co (no “m”) 856 383-9003 THOMAS B WAGNER AIA Architecture, interior design, preservation, consulting. wagnerarchitect.com 856 795-4550 (Haddonfield) AUTo sERVICE GROVE AUTO SERVICE Foreign and domestic. ASE master technicians. 75 Grove Street, Haddonfield 856 616-8140 Jim or John PRO IMPORTS Specializing in repairs to all foreign cars. 309 Haddon Ave, Collingswood 856-751-9400 Tim Mauro BATH & KITCHEN DESIGN WEINSTEIN’S SHOWROOM Come in and browse our bath and kitchen designs. 816 Haddon Ave, Collingswood weinsteinsupply.com 856-833-1576 BATHTUB REFINISHING ARS TUB REFINISHING Quality workmanship 20 years tub and tile refinishing. 856 854-6350 Steve CHILD CARE NEIGHBORHOOD NANNIES In-home care. Full-time, parttime, temporary, occasional. Members, Int’l Nanny Assn. neighborhoodnannies.net 856 795-5833 S. Costantino CHIMNEY SWEEPS CLEAN SWEEP Chimney repairs and relining. Animal removal. Duct cleaning. 856 354-0675 546-4606 Harry Haeffner III CHIROPRACTORS DR SHARI SALUCK From auto to sports injuries, arthritis or back pain, kids thru seniors. Handling all your needs. westmontchiro.com 340-A Haddon Ave, Westmont 856 833-9390C

CLEANING SERVICES BUDGET CLEANING We take the industrial approach to cleaning your home! budgetcleaningco.com 609 792-8709 COVENANT CLEANING Residential and commercial. Dedicated to excellence. Affordable. Fully insured. 856 769-3536 Rich and Linda GREEN-N-CLEAN Concerned about your health? Call for a FREE 2-hour cleaning on your first service with our non-toxic products. 856 625-1094 Chrisoula HOME CLEANING SERVICES Reliable. Responsible. Reasonable rates. References. Free estimates. 856 770-9231 LINDA’S SPARKLING CLEANING Fall special. $80 whole house! 856 742-1862 Linda UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS OF HADDONFIELD Since 1980. Housework getting you down? Try us. You won’t be disappointed. Bonded. 856 428-9153 Stefanie Stevens CoMPUTER sERVICEs SIEBOLD IT SERVICES Certified residential computer repair, networking. Part-time hours, low rates. Haddonfield. sieboldit.com 856 873-5821 Dan Siebold CoNCRETE ALL-PHASE MASONRY LLC Brick, block, concrete step repairs, pointing, pavers, patios, driveways. No job too small. Visa MasterCard. Insured. NJ Lic # 13VH00676600 856 933-1436 Carmen Sarno GABRIEL MURACA CONCRETE 30 years’ experience. Residential concrete, walks, driveways, curbs, patios, steps, and crack repairs. Reasonable rates. 856 423-6891 CoUNsElINg MIRIAM BRODERICK Counseling for individuals, couples, families. Substance abuse & addiction treatment. 856 520-8737 Haddonfield Miriam M Broderick MTS LCADC CCS DUCT SERVICES CLEAN SWEEP Duct cleaning. Chimney repairs and relining. Animal removal. 856 354-0675 546-4606 Harry Haeffner III ELECTRICIANS CHET’S ELECTRIC LLC Residential design, repair, installation. Free estimates. All calls returned. Small jobs welcome. Insured, bonded. Lic: 15747 856 931-0201 Chet Rietheimer S & V ELECTRIC Residential, commercial, contracting. Design, repair, installation. Insured, bonded. Lic: 11797 856 786-7961 Randy Shipley SPOTLIGHT ELECTRIC LLC Residential, commercial. No job too small. We put your electrical needs in the “spotlight.” Insured, bonded. Lic: NJ 9484 PA: 37989 856 429-3339 Chris Davis GUTTER SERVICES CLEAN SWEEP Gutter cleaning and repairs. Chimney and duct cleaning. 856 354-0675, 546-4606 Harry Haeffner III

FINANCIAL ADVISORS SCOTT GUTMAN Representing EdwardJones. Making sense of investing. 810 Haddon Ave, Collingswood edwardjones.com 856-833-1099 JIM PECKA Member, Ed Slott Elite Advisor Group 36 Tanner Street, Haddonfield jpecka@ptsbrokerage.com 856-354-0988 FRAMING TRAVELING FRAMER We give new customers $25 off first custom framing order. 554 Haddon Ave, Collingswood travelingframer.com 856-854-3727 Stan FURNITURE REPAIR FURNITURE REPAIR SERVICE Free estimates. Upholstery, seams, springs, broken frames, recliner mechanisms, minor touch-up and leather repairs. 856 858-5620 Bob HAVE A SEAT CANING CO All types of seat weaving. Hand and pressed cane, natural and fibre. Rush and flat reed work Satisfaction guaranteed. 856 224-1047 Diane Wagner HANDYMEN & WOMEN BRIGHT STAR HANDYMAN Home maintenance since 1998. Repairs to remodeling. brightstarhandyman.com 856 858-2957; 856 448-6148 Lic: 13VH01392900 JOSEPH NEEL Christian handyman. No job too small. Local references. 609 405-5355 or 856 429-4495 NEIGHBORHOOD HANDYMAN Affordable, reliable. No job too small! Handyman/carpenter. Bob Kitch 609 922-0098 rfkitch@comcast.net rfkitch.homestead.com HEALTH INSURANCE PEAK FINANCIAL SERVICES Specializing in small business (2 to 20 employees), AFLAC, Medicare Advantage plans. Ask for a free evaluation of your existing plan. 609 790-4940 Mark Murphy HOME HEALTH CARE FREEDOM/CAREMORE NJ’s premier home hleathcare resource. Licensed, bonded, insured. Free RN assessment. 856 346-4484 HOMEWATCH CAREGIVERS Hourly and live-in. Caregivers are insured, bonded, and licensed. homewatchcaregivers.com 856 833-9449 HOME IMPROVEMENT LEONETTI BUILDERS Custom kitchens and baths, addition specialists for over 60 years! 856 428-4190 Rich NUSS CONSTRUCTION CO. Additions, basements, kitchens, bathrooms, playrooms. nussconstruction.com 856-988-9982 INSURANCE CONNELLY INSURANCE Need to lower your car insurance premium? Call us! Friendly, independent broker. 44 W. Atlantic Ave, Audubon 856 547-3135 JOHN KOCH / ALLSTATE Auto, home, life, commercial. 316 Haddon Ave, Westmont 856 833-1820

INTERIOR DESIGN INTERIOR ART AND DESIGN Decorative painting. Faux finishes. Venetian plaster. 856 663-2914 Moss Marris LAWN & LANDSCAPE ALPINE LAWN CARE Complete lawn maintenance. Residential and commercial. Call now for seasonal clean-ups. 856 795-9868 HORTICULTURALIST FOR HIRE Design, custom installation, garden maintenance horticulturalistforhire.com 856 220-0049 Aimee KYLE WRIGHT’S LAWN CARE Lawn care done wright! A locally rooted company. You name it – we do it. 856 547-0101 Kyle Wright RUTNYA LANDSCAPING INC Complete lawn, landscaping maintenance. Custom landscape design and construction. 856 547-5040 Charles Rutnya MUSIC INSTRUCTION KATHLEEN MAYES Lessons and performance on guitar and lute. mayesk@comcast.net 856 858-8902 NICHOLAS WATTS STUDIO Suzuki and traditional piano instruction for age 3 and up. nickwattspiano.com 609-706-7012 OPTOMETRISTS HADDONFIELD VISION Eye exams, contact lens fitting. Contacts, eyewear. 856 427-0788 NJ Lic OA-04481 Dr Judson Moon OD PAINTERS DAVINCI PAINTING Quality work, reasonably priced. Licensed and insured. Free estimates. 856 341-4861 davincipaintingcompany.com TOM’S CUSTOM PAINTING 30 years’ experience in quality interior/exterior work. Power washing. Small home repairs. 856 220-1131 PASTA ETC SEVERINO HOMEMADE Pick up dinner on your way home! 110 Haddon Ave, Westmont severinopasta.com 856 854-7666 PAYROLL SERVICES USA PAYROLL Celebrating over 14 years of service. Complete payroll, tax, and human resource services. Personalized service with cutting-edge technology. usapayrollnj.com 856 665-5600 Mary or Frank PERsoNAl TRAININg SCHOCK FITNESS Personal training services. Call Rebecca for a free consultation. schockfitness.com 215 356-5500 PEST CONTROL UNITED EXTERMINATING CO Visit our website for a free online estimate: unexco.com 856-428-2511

PET SERVICES ANIMAL LOVERS Daily dog walks and puppy care in Haddonfield and Collingswood areas since 2005. Insured and bonded. animalloversllc.com 856 428-3200 ARFER (Always Ready For Every Rover) Exercise. Play dates. Meds. 19 years of service. Insured. 856 429-3712 Joan, Steve Chovit SCAMPER’S PALS Loving pet care in your home. Serving Haddonfield only! Walks, feed, meds, play dates. 856 354-9216 Maryann Campling DOG DIRT DOCTOR “Pooper-Scooper” service. From $10 per week. dogdirtdoctor.com 856 488-7151 Brian PHOTO RESTORATION CUSTOM PHOTO SERVICES Restorations on the premises. Hours by appointment only. yourcustomphoto.com 856 854-7318 Carol Sweeney PHOTOGRAPHY SILVER IMAGE PHOTOGRAPHY Family/children’s portraits, weddings and special events. www.silverimagephotos.com 120 N Haddon, Haddonfield 856 616-0094 SWEIGART PHOTOGRAPHY Portraits, family, children, engagements, weddings, more. sweigartphotography.com Located in Collingswood 856 220-9859 Jon Sweigart PLASTER & DRYWALL JOHN BAPTISTE PLASTER Specializing in interior walls, custom plaster/drywall repairs, home renovations. Insured. 856 546-7979 POWERWASHING PRESTIGE POWERWASHING “Get rid of mildew.” Homes, decks, patios, fences, etc. Fully insured. Free estimates. 856 547-5098 PRINTING & COPIES KWIK KOPY PRINTING Printing, color copies, blueprints, banners. Rubber stamps, business cards, legal forms. 8 Haddon Ave S, Haddonfield (a few doors from Starbucks) 856 428-7391 Dan and Peg PROFESSIONAL PRINTING Printing, copying, color copies, digital printing, large document copies. Free parking. 116 Haddon Ave N, Haddonfield 856 429-8644 Joe McElroy REAL ESTATE SUSAN GARRA At Prudential Fox & Roach. Real estate expertise plus home staging flair can help your home sell sooner and for a higher price. 856 616-7046 DAVID GOTTARDI At Prudential Fox & Roach. Your old home specialist. 856 616-7017 LENNY, VERMAAT & LEONARD Since 1954, the area’s fullservice real estate broker. 90 Tanner Street, Haddonfield lvlrealtors.com 856 428-5150 MAIN STREET REALTY Area specialists. 730 Haddon Ave, Collingswood MainStRealty.com 856 858-2200

REAL ESTATE continued CONNIE NELSON At Lenny, Vermaat & Leonard. lvlrealtors.com 856-428-5150 PRUDENTIAL FOX & ROACH Averaging two transactions a day, every day, 7 days a week! 41 S. Haddon Ave, Haddonfield 856 428-2600 KATE MASTER SIEDELL Prudential Fox & Roach haddonfieldrealtor.com 856 616-7040 JEANNE “LISA” WOLSCHINA Haddonfield-area specialist. It’s time to love your Realtor! Keller Williams, Cherry Hill 856 321-1212; Cell 856 261-5202 ROOFING & SIDING R KALLER & SONS Repairs, replacement, historical restoration. rkiroof.com 856-429-8841 WURSTER ROOFING CO Since 1919. All types of asphalt roofing, low-slope roofing, skylights, gutters, windows, siding, slate, copper, and tin. 227 Highland Ave, Westmont 856 854-2783 SCHOOLS THE BEECHWOOD SCHOOL Half- and full-day classes. 2-1/2 years thru Kindergarten. 441 Beechwood Ave, H’field 856 429-0303 Marge McElroy TANK REMOVAL MOORE’S TANK SERVICES INC Residential oil tank removals and installations. Free estimates. NJDEP-certified. 856 662-2002 Jim Moore TITLE INSURANCE SURETY TITLE AGENCY Title insurance agent. Searches, settlement services. 9 Tanner Street, Haddonfield 856 429-0900 Karen Stevenson TUTORING CONFIDENT KIDS One-on-One Tutoring Learn, gain confidence, have fun Reading, math, writing, subjects, learning differences 518 Maple, Haddonfield email: mskcats@gmail.com 856 216-1153 Mindy Klarin, MA, M. Ed JOY OF LEARNING TUTORING Need an academic boost in reading, math or science? Certified PA and NJ teachers Julia or Anthony, 856-962-9428 POWER TUTORING One-on-One Assistance in reading, writing, comprehension and language arts. Kindergarten readiness. Never settle for B’s and C’s — Achieve academic excellence. Call 609-332-0203 TREE SERVICES C. C. TREE EXPERTS Tree removal. Pruning. Hazard tree evaluation. Two NJcertified tree experts on staff. 856 858-1165. THE HADDON TREE COMPANY Local tree service company for all your arbor needs. 24-hour emergency service. 856 795-3333 WRIGLEY TREE SERVICE Trimming of trees and shrubs. Free estimates and consultation. Insured. 856 429-1899 Stan


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“Telikin features a bold, simple user interface

Easy to set up: that’s far easier for beginners than any Windows • Quick and easybox. Users get painless, instant access to the out-of-the-box set-up, even for the computer novice. • Software is preloaded. Updates are automatic ... and free! computer’s most valuable services simply by touching a few on-screen icons. • Internet connection can be wired or wireless. you see the latest news headlines, • Works with most“At HPstart-up, printers. the weather, notices of any incoming messages, • Free, friendly, US-based telephone support for 30 days. and even a lovely landscape photo and an inspiring • 30-day money-back guarantee. quote for the day.

“Along the left edge of the screen are icons to Easy to use: activate Telikin’s key features. Touch an icon, and • Large (18.6”) touch-sensitive screen. “Elite” model (20”) also available. there’s your e-mail box. Touch another, and you • Screens are easy read, navigate, and magnify. seeto a selection of popular websites about news, • Elegant on-screen keyboard ... plus regular keyboard and mouse. weather, entertainment, or religion. Pick the site • On-screen helpyou available atathe touch version of a button, in both text and video! want, and simplified of the Firefox browser brings it to you. Want to video chat with • Tech Buddy enables a trusted friend or family member tothe access the grandkids? Another icon launches the Skype Internet Telikin from their computer and provide personal assistance. chat service and a directory of friends and relatives. • Software updates are free ... and installed automatically.

A webcam and microphone are built into the MSI computer; touch the screennot to place the call.” 4 Virus-resistant. Operating system is Linux, WIndows.

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Hiawatha Bray, Boston Globe 4 Affordable. Just $699. To arrange a demonstration, contact To Free UPS Ground shipping in the US. see the Telikin in Haddonfield, Collingswood, and vicinity, call 856-428-3399 David J. Hunter

Representative To learn more about the Telikin, and to purchase Authorized online, visitSales www.Telikin.com/3399

* These functions require an Internet connection.

321hunter@comcast.net 856-428-3399


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