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Cherry Hill Township Weekly Briefing for July 18 to 25, 2014

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Welcome to the latest installment of the Mayor's Weekly Briefing, which contains a recap of events and news happening around town, upcoming events and community activities. I hope you will join us at these community events, sign up to receive e-mail updates, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.            
                                   
'Savor' the Date: Cherry Hill Restaurant Week kicks off Aug. 10!  Restaurant Week for Briefing.jpg           
Cherry Hill Restaurant Week is just three weeks away, and our residents and restaurants alike are gearing up for a week of delicious deals at some of Cherry Hill's best eateries! From Aug. 10-16, all participating restaurants will offer patrons a special 3-course dinner menu for $25 or $35, with several offering lunch options, as well. It's an exciting opportunity to promote local businesses, while giving our residents a chance to enjoy a special meal at a great price. Visit www.CherryHill-NJ.com/RestaurantWeek today to view a list of participating restaurants and their specially selected lunch and dinner menus - and don't forget to make your reservations! Restaurant Week is sponsored by NFI and supported by the participating restaurants. Be sure to like Cherry Hill Restaurant Week on Facebook, and follow @CHRestaurantWk on Twitter. We hope to see you there!             

        
Enjoy 'Music Under the Stars' this Tuesday at Barclay Farmstead!MUTS 2014.jpg
The Music Under the Stars summer concert series continues for its fifth week this Tuesday, as The Mango Men present their summer favorites, including the sounds of Jimmy Buffett and other "island"-style tunes! Remember: As an added bonus, this year's concert series has been extended by one week, with RB Express set to close out the series on Tuesday, Aug. 5!
Every Tuesday, Music Under the Stars promises music fans of all ages a front-row seat to exciting headliners and up-and-coming opening acts, brought to you by NFI and Republic Bank. Local food trucks will offer on-site dinner options, while the Friends of Barclay Farmstead will offer free guided tours of the farmhouse. Bring your blanket, a chair, and even a picnic dinner - just don't forget your appetite for great music! Click here for additional information. 

Woodcrest Swim Club to host Cherry Bowl on Saturday Cherry Bowl 2013.jpg
Good luck to the hundreds of swimmers getting set to compete in the 55th annual Cherry Bowl Swim Meet tomorrow at Woodcrest Swim Club! Residents who live in Woodcrest are advised that traffic restrictions will be in place on streets surrounding the swim club, to accommodate the anticipated crowds. Cranford Lane will be closed to through-traffic between Astor Drive and Tearose Lane, and Garwood Road will be closed from Cranford to Birch Drive from 6 a.m. to approximately 6 p.m. Additionally, parking will be restricted to one side of the street along portions of Nature Drive and Tearose Lane. Closures and detours will be clearly marked; motorists should use caution when traveling in the area. 
  
            
Traffic alert: Lane restrictions on Haddonfield Road this weekend
Please be advised that PSE&G will be continuing emergency repairs on Haddonfield Road near Dudley Avenue throughout this weekend. Lane restrictions will likely remain in place for the duration of the work period. Drivers should expect delays and avoid the area if possible, and as always, please use caution when traveling through the work zone.
           
                       
Free fitness  classes on tap during July's Park and Recreation Month celebrationFamily Boot Camps.jpg
July is National Park and Recreation Month, and in celebration, the Cherry Hill Recreation Department and the Cherry Hill Mayor's Wellness Campaign are proud to offer several free and family-friendly events that will help residents of all experience levels to stay fit while having fun! 
  • Yoga in the Park, 8 a.m. every Sunday through Aug. 24, Croft Farm: Enjoy this free beginner yoga class, led by instructor Michelle Carlino. The class is perfect for all levels of yoga; just bring your yoga mat and some water! The class will take place inside the Croft Farm Arts Center in the event of rain. This class began Sunday, July 6, and will continue for six weeks. Registration is preferred, but not required. To register, e-mail events@chtownship.com, or call (856) 488-7868.
  • Family Fun Boot Camp, 7:30 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 25, Croft Farm: The whole family will enjoy this free class that features cardiovascular conditioning, energizing circuits targeting major muscle groups, and flexibility training. Squat, lunge, dip, push-up, pass the medicine ball, battle rope, crunch and stretch your way to optimal health as a family. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian; all experience levels welcome. Class will be held in the Arts Center in case of inclement weather. Registration is preferred, but not required. To register, email events@chtownship.com, or call (856) 488-7868.

The theme of this year's Park and Recreation Month is "Out is In," and with 52 parks and playgrounds and a vast system of local nature trails, Cherry Hill is the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors. Visit the Township Website and follow the Mayor's Wellness Campaign and Cherry Hill Recreation Department on Facebook to stay up-to-date on upcoming events and activities.
                                                          
Opera in the Park: Enjoy 'Romanza,' 8 p.m. Thursday, July 31 Romanza2.jpg
Cherry Hill Township is proud to partner with the Camden County Board of Freeholders to present the New Jersey State Opera's "Romanza," at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at the Garden State Rotary Complex, Evesham and Cropwell roads. Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy the music of romance and love with this free outdoor performance. For more information, call the Cherry Hill Township Recreation Department at (856) 488-7868, or email Events@chtownship.com.
                        

Free programs and events at the Cherry Hill Public Library
Please join us for these free special events at the Cherry Hill Public Library, 1100 N. Kings Highway:                   
            Library logo color.jpg                                    
  • Entrepreneur Fair            
    4-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30
    Be the Boss. Build Your Empire. Take the first step in turning your business idea into reality. Existing business owners are also invited to explore how to maximize the potential of their business. Exhibitors will be on hand showcasing their services, expertise and support to help you succeed. Exhibitor List includes PNC Bank, NJ Association of Women Business Owners, Rutgers Small Business Development Center, the Camden County Chamber of Commerce, the Latin America Entrepreneur Development Association, the Cherry Hill Public Library, and the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Keynote speaker Alex Freund will present "How to Staff Your First Employees" at 6:30 p.m. This event is funded by a grant awarded by Library Link NJ and the Technology and Entrepreneurship Talent Network. Event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.chplnj.org or contact Andy Woodworth at (856) 903-1222.
             
  • Lunch and a Movie: "Her"
    Noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, July 31

    Bring your lunch and enjoy a free film at the Cherry Hill Library. Movie begins at noon, and doors open at 11:30 a.m. Adults of all ages welcome; no registration required. About the movie: Joaquin Phoenix stars in Spike Jonze's soulful sci-fi drama about a lonely writer, Theodore Twombly, who falls in love with his computer's highly advanced operating system. Adopting the name Samantha, the perceptive software slowly begins to bring Theodore out of his shell by encouraging him to start dating again. Very quickly, their relationship turns intimate, with Theodore teaching Samantha what it means to feel human, and Samantha giving him strength to walk away from a failed marriage. Things soon get complicated, however, when Samantha's rapidly evolving knowledge base begins to alter the very core of their relationship. (Rated R; 136 minutes; 2013)
                          
  • Lego Club - Freestyle *Children*
    2-3 p.m. Monday, July 28
    Let your inspiration guide you at this freestyle build, open to children. Registration not required.

  • Club Anime *Teen*
    6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 30
    Watch anime, trade book/movie selections and enjoy snacks and crafts inspired by anime. Open to grades 8-12.

               
This is just a snapshot of the hundreds of events, classes, activities and cultural programs held at the Cherry Hill Library throughout the year. Click here for the full events calendar, and visit www.chplnj.org to sign up for CHPLink, the library’s e-newsletter. Reminder: The Library is closed on Sundays through Sept. 21. You can renew books, place holds, pay fines and much more 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through the Library website. Stay connected by following the Library on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. For more information on any library program, call (856) 667-0300 or email info@chplnj.org.

Protect your yard from mosquitoes this summer Mosquito.png
The Camden County Mosquito Commission is in the midst of its 2014 spraying season, and has already treated several areas in Cherry Hill in an effort to reduce the mosquito population. The Commission sprays areas throughout Camden County on an as-needed basis based upon the results of their surveillance efforts.
Click here to report a mosquito issue in your neighborhood. The Township posts an updated spraying schedule on our website as it becomes available, along with tips for safeguarding your property against mosquito infestation.
               
The latest news from the Cherry Hill School District

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Are you following Cherry Hill on Facebook, Twitter and by e-mail? 
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For up-to-the-minute updates on any subject, call my office at (856) 488-7878, visit our municipal Web site at www.CherryHill-NJ.com, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter (@CherryHillTwp). If you know someone who would like to receive this weekly briefing, please refer them to the "notify me" section of our website.

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Welcome to the latest installment of the Mayor's Weekly Briefing, which contains a recap of events and news happening around town, upcoming events and community activities. I hope you will join us at these community events, sign up to receive e-mail updates, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.


'Savor' the Date: Cherry Hill Restaurant Week kicks off Aug. 10!

Cherry Hill Restaurant Week is just three weeks away, and our residents and restaurants alike are gearing up for a week of delicious deals at some of Cherry Hill's best eateries! From Aug. 10-16, all participating restaurants will offer patrons a special 3-course dinner menu for $25 or $35, with several offering lunch options, as well. It's an exciting opportunity to promote local businesses, while giving our residents a chance to enjoy a special meal at a great price. Visit www.CherryHill-NJ.com/RestaurantWeek [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/RestaurantWeek] today to view a list of participating restaurants and their specially selected lunch and dinner menus - and don't forget to make your reservations! Restaurant Week is sponsored by NFI and supported by the participating restaurants. Be sure to like Cherry Hill Restaurant Week [https://www.facebook.com/CherryHillRestaurantWeek?ref=hl] on Facebook, and follow @CHRestaurantWk [https://twitter.com/CHRestaurantWk] on Twitter. We hope to see you there!

Enjoy 'Music Under the Stars' this Tuesday at Barclay Farmstead!

The Music Under the Stars summer concert series continues for its fifth week this Tuesday, as The Mango Men present their summer favorites, including the sounds of Jimmy Buffett and other "island"-style tunes! Remember: As an added bonus, this year's concert series has been extended by one week, with RB Express set to close out the series on Tuesday, Aug. 5!

Every Tuesday, Music Under the Stars promises music fans of all ages a front-row seat to exciting headliners and up-and-coming opening acts, brought to you by NFI and Republic Bank. Local food trucks will offer on-site dinner options, while the Friends of Barclay Farmstead will offer free guided tours of the farmhouse. Bring your blanket, a chair, and even a picnic dinner - just don't forget your appetite for great music! Click here for additional information. [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=552]

Woodcrest Swim Club to host Cherry Bowl on Saturday

Good luck to the hundreds of swimmers getting set to compete in the 55th annual Cherry Bowl Swim Meet tomorrow at Woodcrest Swim Club! Residents who live in Woodcrest are advised that traffic restrictions will be in place on streets surrounding the swim club, to accommodate the anticipated crowds. Cranford Lane will be closed to through-traffic between Astor Drive and Tearose Lane, and Garwood Road will be closed from Cranford to Birch Drive from 6 a.m. to approximately 6 p.m. Additionally, parking will be restricted to one side of the street along portions of Nature Drive and Tearose Lane. Closures and detours will be clearly marked; motorists should use caution when traveling in the area.


Traffic alert: Lane restrictions on Haddonfield Road this weekend
Please be advised that PSE&G will be continuing emergency repairs on Haddonfield Road near Dudley Avenue throughout this weekend. Lane restrictions will likely remain in place for the duration of the work period. Drivers should expect delays and avoid the area if possible, and as always, please use caution when traveling through the work zone.

Free fitness classes on tap during July's Park and Recreation Month celebration

July is National Park and Recreation Month, and in celebration, the Cherry Hill Recreation Department and the Cherry Hill Mayor's Wellness Campaign are proud to offer several free and family-friendly events that will help residents of all experience levels to stay fit while having fun!


Yoga in the Park, 8 a.m. every Sunday through Aug. 24, Croft Farm: Enjoy this free beginner yoga class, led by instructor Michelle Carlino. The class is perfect for all levels of yoga; just bring your yoga mat and some water! The class will take place inside the Croft Farm Arts Center in the event of rain. This class began Sunday, July 6, and will continue for six weeks. Registration is preferred, but not required. To register, e-mail events@chtownship.com [mailto:events@chtownship.com] , or call (856) 488-7868.

Family Fun Boot Camp, 7:30 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 25, Croft Farm: The whole family will enjoy this free class that features cardiovascular conditioning, energizing circuits targeting major muscle groups, and flexibility training. Squat, lunge, dip, push-up, pass the medicine ball, battle rope, crunch and stretch your way to optimal health as a family. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian; all experience levels welcome. Class will be held in the Arts Center in case of inclement weather. Registration is preferred, but not required. To register, email events@chtownship.com [mailto:events@chtownship.com] , or call (856) 488-7868.


The theme of this year's Park and Recreation Month is "Out is In," and with 52 parks and playgrounds and a vast system of local nature trails, Cherry Hill is the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors. Visit the Township Website [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/] and follow the Mayor's Wellness Campaign [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cherry-Hill-Mayors-Wellness-Campaign/186080851562062] and Cherry Hill Recreation Department [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cherry-Hill-Recreation-Department/153392904854925] on Facebook to stay up-to-date on upcoming events and activities.





Opera in the Park: Enjoy 'Romanza,' 8 p.m. Thursday, July 31

Cherry Hill Township is proud to partner with the Camden County Board of Freeholders to present the New Jersey State Opera's "Romanza," at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at the Garden State Rotary Complex, Evesham and Cropwell roads. Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy the music of romance and love with this free outdoor performance. For more information, call the Cherry Hill Township Recreation Department at (856) 488-7868, or email Events@chtownship.com [mailto:Events@chtownship.com] .


Free programs and events at the Cherry Hill Public Library

Please join us for these free special events at the Cherry Hill Public Library, 1100 N. Kings Highway:








Cherry Hill Letter Writers Alliance

7-8 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of every month

Next date: Tuesday, July 22

If you enjoy written correspondence and are passionate about keeping the art of letter-writing alive, attend this meeting to learn more about LWA. The group will also discuss upcoming events and have time to write letters! Some supplies will be provided, but attendees are encouraged to bring their favorite letter-writing materials.











Beginner Microsoft Word 2007

Free Computer Class

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 23

Would you like to learn how to use Microsoft Word to write letters, papers, resumes, and much more? Learn the basics of word processing in this hands-on class, which introduces how to edit and enter text, control cursor movement, select text, save and open documents, use shortcuts like cut and paste, and choose and format fonts. Click here [http://host6.evanced.info/cherryhill/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=5705&rts=&disptype=&ret=eventcalendar.asp&pointer=&returnToSearch=&num=0&ad=&dt=mo&mo=7/1/2014&df=calendar&EventType=ALL&Lib=&AgeGroup=ALL&LangType=0&WindowMode=&noheader=&lad=&pub=1&nopub=&pa] to register before spots run out! Prerequisites: Basic mouse and keyboard skills, Beginner Windows XP or equivalent experience.











The Legendary Pine Barrens: Stories and Songs by Paul Evans Pederson

7-9 p.m. Wednesday, July 23

Meet author, storyteller and musician Paul Evans Pedersen for an evening of stories and songs inspired by South Jersey folklore and the rich storytelling tradition of the Pine Barrens. Pedersen puts his unique spin on such legendary subjects as the immortal Jersey Devil, and has emerged as southern New Jersey's most exciting new storyteller in decades. Click here [https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7135572.Paul_Evans_Pedersen_Jr_] to learn more.



Kaplan SAT/ACT Practice Test

Noon-4 p.m. Thursday, July 24

This practice test is designed to help students decide which test is right for them. The test contains representative sections from both exams. Presented by Kaplan. Please note: Attendees must be in grades 9-12. Click here [http://host6.evanced.info/cherryhill/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=5710&rts=&disptype=&ret=eventcalendar.asp&pointer=&returnToSearch=&num=0&ad=&dt=mo&mo=7/1/2014&df=calendar&EventType=ALL&Lib=&AgeGroup=ALL&LangType=0&WindowMode=&noheader=&lad=&pub=1&nopub=&page=&pgdisp=] to register while openings are still available!



Old Navy Community Storytime

Noon-12:30 p.m. Friday, July 25

CHPL presents a community storytime in partnership with Cherry Hill Old Navy. Join us in the library's conference center, as volunteers from Old Navy share a favorite book and craft.





This is just a snapshot of the hundreds of events, classes, activities and cultural programs held at the Cherry Hill Library throughout the year. Click here [http://host6.evanced.info/cherryhill/evanced/eventcalendar.asp] for the full events calendar, and visit www.chplnj.org [http://www.chplnj.org/] to sign up for CHPLink, the library’s e-newsletter. Reminder: The Library is closed on Sundays through Sept. 21. You can renew books, place holds, pay fines and much more 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through the Library website. Stay connected by following the Library on Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/CHPLibrary?ref=search&sid=1520477213.2684015648..1] , Twitter [https://twitter.com/CHPLibrary] and Pinterest [http://www.pinterest.com/chplnj/] . For more information on any library program, call (856) 667-0300 or email [mailto:info@chplnj.org.Mayor] info@chplnj.org [mailto:info@chplnj.org] .





Protect your yard from mosquitoes this summer

The Camden County Mosquito Commission is in the midst of its 2014 spraying season, and has already treated several areas in Cherry Hill in an effort to reduce the mosquito population. The Commission sprays areas throughout Camden County on an as-needed basis based upon the results of their surveillance efforts. Click here to report a mosquito issue in your neighborhood [http://www.camdencounty.com/government/offices-departments/mosquito-commission?utm_source=] . The Township posts an updated spraying schedule on our website [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/] as it becomes available, along with tips for safeguarding your property against mosquito infestation.


The latest news from the Cherry Hill School District

Click here [http://www.cherryhill.k12.nj.us/news/news/enews.cfm] for the latest edition of the Cherry Hill School District’s e-news update, which contains news, information and events from around the district.

Are you following Cherry Hill on Facebook, Twitter and by e-mail?

There are many avenues for you to get updates on what's going on in Cherry Hill:





You can like us on Facebook;



You can follow us on Twitter at @CherryHillTwp;



You can sign up to receive e-mail updates on our website by clicking "notify me."





For up-to-the-minute updates on any subject, call my office at (856) 488-7878, visit our municipal Web site at www.CherryHill-NJ.com [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/] , like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter (@CherryHillTwp). If you know someone who would like to receive this weekly briefing, please refer them to the "notify me" section of our website.


Sincerely,

Chuck Cahn

Mayor
































































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