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Haddonfield’s family-friendly, alcohol-free Celebration of the Arts on NEW YEAR’S EVE. Presenting Sponsor:

Featuring: MICHEL LAUZIère (as seen on Jay Leno, David Letterman, and live stages around the world) Philadelphia Boys Choir Screaming Orphans InfoLine: 856-429-4700 x 300

Scores of world-class performances appealing to every age and taste, at a dozen indoor venues in downtown Haddonfield. Admission Buttons $15 ($12 until Christmas Eve)

FREE SHUTTLES Two buses run from 5:30pm to 12m with stops at the rear of the Methodist Church, Central/Middle School, the rear of Kings Court, opposite Starbucks, Indian King Tavern, Haddon Fortnightly, and the High School.

FACILITIES All venues are accessible to those in wheelchairs. All have restrooms that will be open to the public.


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n PATCO l Episcopal Church Republic Bank HADDY LANE TANNER

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PARKING Parking in Haddonfield is free in December and in the PATCO lots on New Year’s Eve. Suggestion: travel by train!

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Performances take place along the Kings Highway “spine.” It takes about ten minutes to walk from Starbucks (Kings Hwy and Haddon Avenue) to the Methodist Church, at one extreme, and to the High School, at the other.



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First Night is a family-oriented celebration of the arts that takes place in Haddonfield, NJ on New Year’s Eve. From near and far, thousands of revelers descend on the downtown to enjoy an alcohol-free evening of fun, world-class entertainment, and earlybird fireworks at 9pm. The regular price for admission buttons is $15, but if you purchase yours by December 24 you’ll get them for just $12 each ... plus a chance to win a weekend for two in New York, Atlantic City, or Haddonfield. We look forward to seeing you in Haddonfield for Candlelight Shopping during the holiday season ... and again on New Year’s Eve. InfoLine: 856-429-4700 x 300


• Accommodations 4 • Admission Buttons 5 • Buy Early and Win! 9 • Ambulance 6 • Changes 16 • Committee 29 • Facilities 2 • Lost Children (etc.) 6 • Map 2 • Parking 2 • Performance Grid 16 • Police 6 • Restrooms 6 • Seating 4 • Shuttle Buses 2 • Sponsors 29 • Thank You! 7 • Updates 4 • Venues 2 • Volunteer! 6 • Weather 4

• Al Belmont 10 • Kyle Brody 10 • Jennifer Fritz 11 • “Henry Box Brown” 12 • Jersey Sound 12 • KidZone! 24 • Kings Court Strings 13 • Kneehigh Spunk 14 • H’field Martial Arts 25 • Michel Lauzière 15 • LittleSPORT 25 • Taylor Mason 15 • Kathleen Mayes 15 • Joseph Mikolko 18 • Paisley Pickles 25 • Phila Boys Choir 19 • Toni Richards 20 • Meg Russell 25 • Tony Salicandro 20 • Screaming Orphans 21 • Brett Speesler 22 • Stoney the Llama 23 • Teen Dance! 23 • Christopher Westfall 27 • Lijun Wu 27 • Charlie Zahm 27 © Copyright 2010, Haddonfield Cultural Events Commission Inc. All rights reserved.



Out-of-town visitors seeking accommodations in the area are urged to contact our Hospitality Partner, Holiday Inn on Route 70 in Cherry Hill: 856-663-5300.

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SEATING First Night is a firstcome, first-served event. To avoid disappointment, seasoned First Nighters choose a few must-see performances and arrive at each venue well before the starting time.

WEATHER First Night is a “rain-orshine” event. No refunds.

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YOUR BUTTON IS YOUR TICKET First Night Haddonfield 2011 buttons serve as admission “tickets” for all indoor performances.

BUTTON PRICES Sep 1 to Oct 31: $10 Nov 1 to 30: $12 Family Pack: 4 for $40 Dec 1 to 24: $12 Dec 25 to 31: $15 Buttons are required for all but babes-in-arms.

BUY IN PERSON • Information Center 2 Kings Court Open daily 12n to 4pm Credit cards and checks accepted • Haddonfield Memorial High School, Main Office 401 Kings Hwy E. • Republic Bank 30 Kings Highway E (at Chestnut) Open 7 days • Susquehanna Bank 110 Kings Highway E Open 6 days

• TD Bank 100 Haddon Avenue N (at Euclid) Open 7 days • Professional Printing 116 Haddon Avenue N • Beechwood School 441 Beechwood Avenue

BUY ONLINE Go to www.FirstNight Click on “Buy Buttons” Charge to Visa, MasterCard, American Express

BUY BY MAIL Add $1 per button for postage and handling, make checks payable to “First Night Haddonfield” and mail to Haddonfield Information Center, 2 Kings Court, Haddonfield NJ 08033. Orders received after December 24 will be held at the Information Center for collection on or before New Year’s Eve. Questions? Call 856-216-7253

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In exchange for service before the event or on the night, volunteers receive free admission buttons. Register online or call 856-429-1525 for details. Join the fun!

Available at all indoor venues and at the Information Center in Kings Court. Please note that restrooms in restaurants are for the use of patrons only.

Lost children (if found) will be cared for at the Countdown Stage on Kings Highway at Tanner. Lost property will be held at the Information Center in Kings Court.

• POLICE: Rear of the Borough Hall. • AMBULANCE: At the Fire House on Haddon Avenue N, just off Kings Highway.

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THANK YOU! The organizers of First Night Haddonfield 2011 express their thanks to the many individuals and organizations that contributed generously of their time, talent, and treasure to make this event possible. Borough of Haddonfield: • Mayor Tish Colombi, Commissioners Jeff Kasko and Ed Borden • Information Center • Police, Volunteer Police, Fire, Ambulance, and Public Works Our Venues: • Baptist Church • Central School • Christian Science Church • Episcopal Church • Haddon Fortnightly • High School • Indian King Tavern • Masonic Temple • Methodist Church • Middle School • Presbyterian Church • Republic Bank • Starbucks Our Sponsors: • See page 29 InfoLine: 856-429-4700 x 300

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BUY BUTTONS BY DEC 24 – AND YOU COULD WIN ... • FIRST PRIZE – Weekend in New York! One night at Trump International Hotel & Tower, dinner for two at Jean Georges restaurant, two tickets to Broadway show, stretch limousine both ways from winner’s home (within 15 miles of Haddonfield). • SECOND PRIZE – Weekend in Atlantic City! Two nights at Trump Taj Mahal, dinner for two at Il Mulino restaurant, two tickets for the Arena showroom, stretch limo both ways from winner’s home (within 15 miles of Haddonfield). • THIRD PRIZE – Weekend in Haddonfield! Bed and breakfast at Haddonfield Inn, dinner for two at The Little Tuna, two tickets to Plays & Players, brunch at The British Chip Shop, $100 townwide gift certificate. See entry form for conditions.

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AL BELMONT Middle School, Gymnasium 7:00 to 7:30 and 8:15 to 8:45 and 10:15 to 10:45 Don’t miss Al Belmont’s special kind of magic. This awardwinning illusionist and magician will bring stunning showmanship to the stage, thrilling the entire family with spectacular tricks. This show is fast-moving, lots of fun and packed with fantastic magic and illusions. Get ready for an exciting performance where audience participation mixes with spectacular surprises, astonishing mysteries and beautiful costumes. Sponsor: PJ Ward & Sons

KYLE BRODY Haddon Fortnightly, Downstairs 8:00 to 8:45 and 10:00 to 10:45 Brody will performs songs from musical greats: Springsteen, Billy Joel, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Michael Bublé and Garth Brooks. You’ll adore this exceptional entertainer who is sure to please with his ensemble of piano, keyboard, harmonica and guitars. Kyle offers the ultimate in song memorabilia, bringing the biggest and most unforgettable hits from much-loved legends of the last three decades. Whether he’s singing a ballad or rock, you’ll be moved to sing along. Sponsors: Earp Cohn, Rotary Club of Haddonfield

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JENNIFER FRITZ Presbyterian Church, Chapel 7:00 to 7:45 and 10:15 to 11:00 Countdown Stage 8:30 to 8:40 and 11:30 to 11:40 This girl can rock! Jennifer has been described simply as “Big Voice.” This 2009 winner of South Jersey Magazine’s Top Talent competition will perform pop, R&B favorites, and rock classics. Rock in 2011 with music for the whole family – from The Beatles to Aretha to Sarah Bareilles. Sponsors: Camden County Parks, Haddonfield Y’s Men’s Club, Henry D. Bean & Sons Insurance, Holman & Frenia, Hutchinson Plumbing, JADS Construction

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“HENRY BOX BROWN” Indian King Tavern 7:00 to 7:30 and 8:00 to 8:30 Masonic Temple – 9:15 to 9:45 Join actor Keith Henley as he takes you on the journey of slave Henry Box Brown who boldly finds freedom by mailing himself in a box to Philadelphia. Mr. Henley’s re-enactment is featured at the Betsy Ross House in the summer. On New Year’s Eve, the entire family will enjoy the talented Henley’s provocative depiction of one of the most important issues of our country’s history. You’ll leave feeling entertained by an inspiring actor who will win your heart while taking you on an intriguing journey into American history. Sponsors: Virtua, Remington & Vernick

JERSEY SOUND CHORUS Methodist Church, Sanctuary 6:15 to 7:05 and 7:45 to 8:35 This high-energy, vivacious all-women’s chorus has more than 50 vocalists from all over the Delaware Valley. Their infectious barbershop harmony is a true art form, and their repertoire of old-time classics, pop, jazz, patriotic, Broadway and holiday favorites will have you singing along in your seat. Sponsor: Brown & Connery LLP 12

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• We function primarily as a service club for the YMCA and youth. • We support other worthy organizations (such as First Night Haddonfield). • We encourage justice in civic and international affairs, abstaining always from party politics. • We keep members informed on, and actively involved in religious, civic, economic, social and international matters. • We cultivate good fellowship. • We support international, area and regional projects of Y’s-dom. To earn more, call Andy Levering: 856-429-8513

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KINGS COURT STRINGS Masonic Temple 8:00 to 8:45 and 10:30 to 11:15 Sit and enjoy a string-quartet repertoire spanning several hundred years: Christmas Concerto by A. Corelli, several works by Mozart, Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins, Scott Joplin’s Ragtime Waltz, and Eleanor Rigby by the Beatles. Experience a rich diversity of styles and genres from the Renaissance era to Coldplay, explored on two violins, a viola and a cello. Sponsors: Virtua, Remington & Vernick


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KNEEHIGH SPUNK High School, Auditorium 5:30 to 5:50 and 7:20 to 7:40 Serving as the opening act for Michel Lauzière, these winners of South Jersey Magazine’s 2010 Top Talent competition will delight with the irresistibly upbeat harmonies that have made them a local favorite, thanks to their stylish “mash-ups” of some great old songs, new “classics” and “feel good” music. Their original tunes are an intriguing fusion of oldies, modern pop, and jazz influences – think of the Beach Boys mixed with Jason Mraz and Elvis Costello. Sponsor: Beneficial Bank

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Michel Lauzière

Headliner High School, Auditorium 6:00 to 7:00 and 7:45 to 8:45 This master of the unusual will grab your attention from the moment he makes his entrance in a huge bubble. Michel Lauzière is a visual humorist, a fantasy artist, a musician who dazzles audiences all around the world. He’ll draw you into his funny, imaginative world, making music out of the most unexpected things. His performance is sure to delight audiences of all ages. Seating is first-come, first-served, so arrive early! Sponsor: Beneficial Bank

TAYLOR MASON Haddon Fortnightly, Upstairs 6:15 to 7:00 and 9:00 to 9:45 You’ll love this ventriloquist, musician, stand-up comic, writer, and star of the Internet TV show ChildrenTalk. Taylor Mason is the anti-depressant who can be absorbed through the eyes and ears. He’s performed around the world, at every major comedy club, on Disney cruise ships, college campuses and Carnegie Hall. An act for all ages, Taylor Mason will help the whole family laugh their way into the New Year. The real star of Sponsor: TD Bank the show, Romeo

KATHLEEN MAYES Starbucks 7:00 to 10:00 Come in from the cold and enjoy the warm sounds of Kathleen Mayes’ classical guitar. Close your eyes, wrap your hands around a hot cup of joe and take in Kathleen’s soothing and romantic music as she strums away on Renaissance instruments, 19th century guitars and the modern acoustic variety. Kathleen’s sound will warm you right down to your toes. Sponsor: Ivymont Construction Company InfoLine: 856-429-4700 x 300


PERFORMANCE GRID 5:30 5:45 6:00 6:15 6:30 6:45 7:00 7:15 7:30 7:45 8:00 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________

Methodist Church, Sanctuary JERSEY SOUND CHORUS JERSEY SOUND ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Masonic Temple, Upstairs KINGS C ALL ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Episcopal Church, Auditorium ADULT ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Episcopal Church, Sanctuary CHRISTOPHER TEEN ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Presbyterian Church, Chapel JENNIFER FRITZ LIJUN W KID ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Presbyterian Church, Downstairs ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Presbyterian Church, Sanctuary PHILA B ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Republic Bank JOSEPH MIKOLKO ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Central School, All-Purpose Room Kid one! PAISLEY PICKLES • MEG RUSSELL • LITTLESPORT • ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Middle School, Auditorium ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Middle School, Gymnasium AL BELMONT ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Countdown Stage DYNAMITE DJs CHANGES: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ First Night reserves the Baptist Church, Sanctuary TONY SALICANDRO TONY SALICANDRO right to substitute or ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ cancel performances, Kings Court STONEY THE PARTY LLAMA fireworks, or venues as ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ necessary and without Starbucks KATHLEEN MAYES notice. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Indian King Tavern BOX BROWN BOX BRO ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Haddon Fortnightly, Downstairs KYLE B TONI RICHARDS ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Haddon Fortnightly, Upstairs TAYLOR MASON ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Christian Science Church BRETT SPEESLER ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ High School, Auditorium SPUNK MICHEL LAUZIèRE SPUNK MICHEL LAUZIè ______________________________________________________________________________________________________



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8:15 8:30 8:45 9:00 9:15 9:30 9:45 10:00 10:15 10:30 10:45 11:00 11:15 11:30 11:45 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ ND CHORUS _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ COURT STRINGS BOX BROWN KINGS COURT STRINGS _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ CHARLIE ZAHM CHARLIE ZAHM _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ WESTFALL CHRISTOPHER WESTFALL _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ WU LIJUN WU JENNIFER FRITZ _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ TEEN DANCE _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ PHILA BOYS CHOIR BOYS CHOIR _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________ • MARTIAL ARTS See page 25 for individual times _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ SCREAMING ORPHANS SCREAMING ORPHANS _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ AL BELMONT AL BELMONT _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ FRITZ FRITZ DYNAMITE DJs FIREWORKS _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ NDRO _____________________________________________________________________________________________________


_____________________________________________________________________________________________________ ROWN _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ BRODY KYLE BRODY TONI RICHARDS _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

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JOSEPH MIKOLKO Republic Bank 6:00 to 8:45


Take a musical trip around the world with Joseph Mikolko. You’ll love listening to international music played on accordion, keyboard and melodica. You’ll be moved to dance or just close your eyes and enjoy as he plays music from all over the globe and his native country of Russia. Sponsor: Republic Bank

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The addonfield FOUNDATION Your contributions to The Haddonfield Foundation help make First Night possible. Thank You! visit our website: InfoLine: 856-429-4700 x 300

Headliner Presbyterian Church 8:00 to 8:50 and 10:30 to 11:20 Celebrated around the world, the Philadelphia Boys Choir is a mustsee. Their achievements include world tours with performances for heads of state, recordings with internationally renowned orchestras, and praise from critics worldwide. Hear spectacular arrangements by director Jeffrey R. Smith of Shenandoah, Circle of Life from “The Lion King,� Amazing Grace, as well as some of your favorite holiday songs. Sponsor: Archer & Greiner 19

TONI RICHARDS Haddon Fortnightly, Downstairs 7:00 to 7:45 and 10:45 to 11:30 Sophisticated, sultry, and sassy, Toni Richards will entertain you with timeless classics penned by some of the great composers of the 20th Century. She injects a dose of warmth, style, elegance, and charm that can only be compared to the likes of Streisand, Sinatra and Ella. For an evening of romance and sizzle, Toni is sure to deliver. Sponsors: Earp Cohn, Rotary Club of Haddonfield


featuring Gina Roché Baptist Church, Sanctuary 6:30 to 7:20 and 7:45 to 8:35 Jazz with a Brazilian flair! Gina Roché’s unique blend of jazz, blues and original compositions will conjure up images of sultry nights in Brazil. Roché will be joined on saxophone by Tony Salicandro, who has performed with Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Natalie Cole, Johnny Mathis and Sammy Davis. Award-winning instrumentalist Alejandro Lucini, vibraphonist Tony Miceli, and bassist Tony Marino will round out the quartet. Sponsor: The Haddonfield Foundation

PACT Construction is honored to serve as THE PROGRAM SPONSOR for First Night Haddonfield The Past is History. Focus on the Future! Best Wishes to All for 2011, from Vincent P. Russo. 20

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WE SERVE Honored to support First Night and many other community pojects in Haddonfield and the region. PRE-SCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN Check our Website Frequently for News & Important Dates!

• Half- & Full-Day Classes • Ages 21/2 thru Kindergarten • Summer Camp • Family-owned & directed • Licensed since 1951 • Large fenced-in yard in wooded setting • Small classes with appropriate curriculum

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Headliner Middle School, Auditorium 9:15 to 10:05 and 11:00 to 11:50 Four fun, high-spirited, musically-obsessed sisters from Ireland will bring their edgy, melodic rock and tight harmonies to the stage. Their musical influences range from the Beatles, REM, Indigo Girls, and ABBA to traditional Irish music, the Bangles and the Cranberries. If you enjoy contemporary Irish music and love pub singa-longs, you won’t want to miss the Orphans. Sponsor: Comcast

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First Night’s printer-of-choice since Day One.

PROFESSIONAL PRINTING SERVICES • 856-429-8644 Joseph P. McElroy, President 21

BRETT SPEESLER Christian Science Church 7:00 to 7:50 and 9:30 to 10:20 South Jersey Magazine’s “top talent” winner returns to the First Night stage by popular demand. Brett has been compared to Clay Akin and Josh Grobin, yet he has a style of his own. The spirit and vitality in his performance “reaches in and touches people’s hearts.” He brings people to their feet with “New York, New York,” “This is the Moment,” and soulstirring renditions of Broadway favorites. Sponsors: Bancroft, Carlisle & Associates, Cooper Health, Haddonfield Lions Club, Charles Marandino LLC

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Custom Home Building Additions Bathroom Renovation Kitchen Renovation Deck Installation Hardwood Flooring Tile Installation Finished Basements Install Staircases Replace Windows Install Siding Roof Repair or Installation

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STONEY THE PARTY LLAMA Kings Court 7:00 to 8:30 Looking for a unique and fun way to remember the coming of the New Year? Have your picture taken with Stoney the Llama. Stoney loves “kids” of all ages! He’ll be dressed for the occasion in his tuxedo and ready to celebrate! Sponsors: The Beechwood School, Legnola Builders, Magellan Hill Technologies, Professional Printing, Shannon Transport

TEEN DANCE Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall (Downstairs – use side entrance) 9:15 to 12:00 Come dance into the New Year at this First Night event for middle and high school students. The party begins immediately after the fireworks end and runs until the balloons drop at midnight. The cost is $5 at the door, a small price for a great night! Note: You do not need a First Night button to attend the Teen Dance. Sponsors: Haddonfield Municipal Alliance, Council of Churches

CONCRETE: • Sidewalks • Driveways • Aprons • Curbs • Flat Work • Slabs ASPHALT: • Driveways • Roads • Aprons OTHERS: • Brick Pavers • Belgium Blocks InfoLine: 856-429-4700 x 300


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KIDZONE! Central School, All Purpose Room 6:00 to 8:45 Note that First Night admission buttons are required for all but babes-in-arms. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times. With help from the Junior Women’s Club of the Haddon Fortnightly, the First Night team has designed an evening of fun for our youngest revelers. Children 7 and under will be entertained with music, movement and crafts, and parents will appreciate the proximity to the 9pm fireworks show. Sponsor: Republic Bank


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MusicZone: MusicZone: PAISLEY PICKLES MEG RUSSELL 6:15 to 7:00 and 7:45 to 8:30 Catch these soon-to-be PBS Kid Show stars on stage with their catchy pickle tunes and handsome pickle attire. The Paisley Pickles appeal to young “Pickle Heads” and the fully-grown variety. Help them write a Paisley Pickle song and go on a wild musical ride where the whole family can dance to Jazz, pop and rock and roll – Picklestyle.

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7:00 to 7:45 Children’s singersongwriter Meg Russell will light up the KidZone with kid’s classics and original tunes from her CD “Hat Parade.” Meg’s songs combine a unique blend of Latin, reggae, rock, big band and heart-warming ballads – leaving a lasting impression on the young and youngat-heart. Meg will get her audience marching, dancing, singing and using their imagination while teaching valuable life-lessons through her music.

6:00 and 7:00 and 8:00 Three sessions of energetic, healthy fun! Little ones will enjoy creative stretching and imaginative agilities – how many animals can your children turn into? The laughter caused by our innovative games will be contagious! They’ll enjoy interactive parachute play and, of course, an amazing bubble time!

ActivityZone Children will enjoy a chance to make their own noisemakers before the 9:00pm countdown and fireworks at the town clock.

FoodZone Pretzels, fruit and cookies will be on sale to benefit charities supported by The Junior Women’s Club of the Haddon Fortnightly.

MovementZone: H’FIELD UNITED MARTIAL ARTS 6:30 and 7:30 and 8:30 Mr. Brian from the Haddonfield United Martial Arts Academy will teach kicks, punches, rolls and basic selfdefense. HUMAA instructors have years of experience in martial arts and fitness and instruct in the arts of Tang Soo Do and Jiu Jitsu, healthy eating habits, cooperative social skills, teamwork, goal-setting, and lifelong fitness habits. Participants will have the chance to win a free week of martial arts training by performing a wood-break under the watchful eye and safe supervision of Mr. Brian. 25


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CHRISTOPHER WESTFALL Episcopal Church, Sanctuary 7:45 to 8:45 and 9:45 to 10:45 Singer-songwriter Christopher Westfall returns to the First Night stage with his pure, clear voice and uplifting songs. A little John Denver, a little James Taylor, a little Gordon Lightfoot – he’ll perform old favorites and his own memorable pieces that have earned him an incredibly loyal following. You’ll leave feeliing entertained in a very special way. Sponsor: Cozen O’Connor Attorneys

LIJUN WU Presbyterian Church, Chapel 8:00 to 8:30 and 9:15 to 9:45 Join this exceptionally talented artist as she plays traditional Chinese folk music on authentic instruments including the Erhu, a Chinese violin. It’s been said that Lijun Wu “possesses a stage presence that fills her with romance and enthusiasm. Perhaps it’s the singer’s inspiration that makes her voice soft and strong.” A worldclass performer, Professor Wu is the Director of the Philadelphia Chinese Arts Center. Sponsors: Haddonfield Y’s Men’s Club, Henry D. Bean & Sons Insurance, Holman & Frenia, Hutchinson Plumbing, JADS Construction


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Episcopal Church, Auditorium 9:15 to 10:05 and 10:45 to 11:35 With a baritone voice “coming along once in a generation,” Charlie Zahm will weave magical moments of Scottish and Irish history with passion and a repertoire that’s sure to please. Charlie brings an authentic love and respect for the music he sings – and with dashes of humor and a light in his eyes, he will draw you into the stories of his songs. Charlie will be joined by Tad Marks, one of the finest fiddlers on the East Coast. Sponsors: Hyland Levin LLP, Shannon Transport, SNJ Business People, Vincent P. Russo, Andres & Berger


Andres & Berger South Jersey’s Award-Winning Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury Attorneys

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Haddonfield Cultural Events Commission Inc Jack Tarditi President Tish Colombi VP Gene D’Orazio Treasurer 2011 Committee Executive Director: Maureen Eyles Entertainment Director: Jane Mathers Finance Committee: Jack Tarditi (chair) Lynne Bartholomew Sharyn Vogelson Bucci Charles Chelotti Ralph Ciallella Gene D’Orazio Arlene Fiorilli Stuart Harting Joseph McElroy Christine Messina Coley Jenny Ryan Volunteers Committee: Cathy Smith Chris Thomas Hospitality Committee: Susan Isaacs Marketing Consultants: The Gumnut Group K Ruffin & Associates Web Site Management: Raphael Webscapes InfoLine: 856-429-4700 x 300

PRESENTING SPONSOR • Subaru FIREWORKS SPONSOR • allRisk Property Damage Experts MARQUEE SPONSORS • Archer & Greiner • Beneficial Bank • Republic Bank MAIN PRIZE SPONSOR • Trump Entertainment Resorts EVENT SPONSORS • Brown & Connery LLP • Comcast • Cozen O’Connor Attorneys • The Haddonfield Foundation • P.J. Ward & Sons Construction • TD Bank COUNTDOWN STAGE SPONSOR • Camden County Parks PROGRAM SPONSOR • Pact Construction SPOTLIGHT SPONSORS • Earp Cohn PC • Ivymont Construction Company • Remington & Vernick Engineers • Rotary Club of Haddonfield • Virtua FOOTLIGHT SPONSORS • Andres & Berger • Anonymous • Bancroft • The Beechwood School • Carlisle and Associates • Charles Marandino LLC

Footlight Sponsors, continued • Cooper Health • Haddonfield Lions Club • Haddonfield Municipal Alliance • Haddonfield Y’s Men’s Club • Henry D. Bean & Son Insurance • Holman & Frenia PC • Hutchinson Plumbing • Hyland Levin LLP • JADS Construction • Legnola Builders • Magellan Hill Technologies • Professional Printing Services • Vincent P. Russo • Shannon Transport • SNJ Business People STAGE DOOR SPONSORS • Christine T. Clancey OD LLC • Gregg Fortino Cardiovascular Assoc. • Gerald D. Levin • Green Lundgren & Ryan PC • Six of Haddonfield • Steve’s Hot Dogs/Cheesesteak Guy • James C. Tassini MD PA MEDIA PARTNERS • KYW Newsradio • SJ Magazine • What’s On Haddonfield/Collingswood HOSPITALITY PARTNER • Holiday Inn Philadelphia-Cherry Hill PRIZE SPONSORS • The British Chip Shop • Haddonfield Inn • Haddonfield Plays & Players • The Little Tuna • Partnership for Haddonfield



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