COMMUNITY CALENDAR 05/30

From the May 30 edition of the Register-News

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Soccer tryouts

   Florence Township Soccer U-11 girls travel soccer team, the Florence Tide, will be holding tryouts to fill four remaining roster spots for the upcoming South Jersey Girls Soccer League fall and spring seasons from 6 to 7:30 p.m., on May 30 and from 4 to 6 p.m., on June 1 at Veterans Field (Broad Street, near municipal building). For more information contact coach Steve Cubberley, 499-8278 or e-mail: Stevecubb@cs.com.
   Tryouts for the Northern Burlington Travel Soccer Club girls and boys teams for the 2002-2003 season will be held at 6 p.m., May 30 in Chesterfield Township behind the municipal building on Route 528. Tryouts for girls born between August of 1989 and July of 1993 and boys born between August of 1989 and July of 1991. For questions call Ed Nowak, 758-0989 or Rich Ungaro, 298-2913.
Strawberry festival

   The strawberry festival will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 1, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 280 Crosswicks Road, Bordentown. Strawberries, strawberry shortcake, ice cream, hot dogs, hamburgers, games, face painting, and entertainment for the kids. Kid’s art show until noon. Meet a local policeman and a fireman with his fire truck.
Players needed

The Bordentown Community Soccer Association currently is registering players for the upcoming fall recreational soccer season. In-person registration will be held from 9 a.m. until noon, June 1, at Friendship Field.
   The under 12 girls travel team for the fall will have open tryouts for all girls born between Aug. 1, 1990 through July 31, 1991. For information, e-mail MAT1013@aol.com
Ham dinner

   Trinity United Methodist Church, 339 Farnsworth Ave., Bordentown is having a buffet-style ham dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m., June 1. Adults $9.50, children 6-12 are $4 and children under five are free. A take-out dinner is $10. For tickets, call 298-2346 or the church office at 298-0158.
Ice cream social

   Bordentown Community Girl Scouts is having its 2nd annual ice cream social from 6 to 8 p.m., on June 2 at St. Mary’s School cafeteria on Crosswicks Street.
Historical society

   The Bordentown Historical Society’s regular board meeting begins at 7:30 p.m., on June 5 in the Old Friends Meetinghouse, 302 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown City. The meeting is open to all members, guests and anyone interested in Bordentown’s history and will include a presentation on women artists of Bordentown.
Music demo classes

   Free demo Kindermusik classes are being provided on June 7, and 14. Village demo (age 0 to 1½) 9 a.m.; Our Time demo (age 1½ to 3) 10 a.m.; and Imagine That! demo (age 3 to 5) 11 a.m. For more information call Julie Wilson, 291-7033.
Antique show

   Antique appraisal show and sale, sponsored by Four Seasons at Mapleton CPR/AED rapid response team, will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 8 at the Four Season community, 2 Ambrose Drive, Columbus. Rain or shine. General admission $1. Valuables appraised for $5 per item. All proceeds benefit Four Season at Mapleton CPR/AED. For more information call 291-8054.
Trash and treasure

   The Trinity United Methodist Church, 339 Farnsworth Ave. Bordentown will hold a special sale from 8 to 11 a.m., June 8 during Bordentown’s city-wide yard sale. Items will be displayed on Farnsworth Avenue as well as the second floor of fellowship hall.
Ethnic festival

   St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church will hold its annual Ethnic Festival from noon to 6 p.m., on June 9 at the St. Nicholas Picnic Grove, Norman Avenue, Roebling. This will be a mid-European festival, featuring the Dennis Ostopovicz Band. European foods including homemade cakes and pastries will be sold. Admission is $2. Children will be admitted free with parents. For more information or directions, please call 99-1544.
Casino trip

   The Knights of Columbus 570 is sponsoring a trip to the Showboat Casino in Atlantic City on June 9. The bus will leave St. Mary’s parking lot at 4:30 p.m. for a four hour stay at the casino. Cost is $15 per person (receive $13). For reservations call Bob, 298-5530.
Earth fair

   Burlington County Earth Fair is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on June 9 at Smithville Park, Eastampton, rain or shine. Admission and parking is free. A full day of family activities and entertainment including canoeing, nature walks, puppet and magic shows, and hands-on activities for kids of all ages.
   The fair is sponsored by the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders. For more information call (609) 265-5068.
Flea market

   The Friends of St. Mary’s School will hold its next flea market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., on June 22 at the School, 30 Elizabeth Street, Bordentown. Inside tables are $10; outside spaces are $5. A variety of vendors are selling old and new clothes, jewelry, collectibles, cosmetics, handmade articles, plus other surprises. Door prizes will be given away and refreshments will be available. For more information call Sally, 298-7768.
Information needed

   Information is needed to locate the descendants of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Ayres and Miss Elizabeth Ayres, residents of Bordentown in December, 1904, who may have been related to the Harold B. Ayres family in Asbury Park, N.J.
   This is for a personal research project. Please contact Mary Drader, 442 Bigelow St., Marlboro, MA 01752-1063. Or call (508) 481-1296, fax (508) 786-9983 or e-mail mdma201@aol.com.
Class reunion

   The Class of 1957 of William MacFarland High School in Bordentown has scheduled its 45th class reunion on June 29.
   The committee has been unable to locate the following classmates: David Brown, Fred Holloway, Dick Lister, Mary Green Richardson, David Seindel, and Dawn Lakatis Thompson.
   Anyone with information is asked to contact Leah Forman George at 324-1734 or Jack Norcross at 298-0761.
   All former classmates, whether graduates or not, are invited to attend the reunion.