Sun., Feb. 17
   The Dorothea Dix Unitarian Universalist Community, 39 Park St., Bordentown City, will have a 10 a.m. service for all ages based on “Mariana and the Merchild,” Caroline Pitcher’s popular children’s book adapted from a Chilean folk tale. As Betsy Young tells the story of an elderly woman who shields the child of a mermaid from a storm — Roger Long, a professional artist, will bring the words to life with illustrations. Visit
   Mon., Feb. 18
   Mass and Healing Service will be held at St. Mary Church, Bordentown City, at 7 p.m. Father Jay Bowden, a retired priest from the Diocese of Trenton, will be offering a Mass. A reception for Father will take place in the cafeteria. For information call Pat Baylog at 609-298-4249.
Tues., Feb. 19
   Toastmasters Club in Bordentown is having an Open House from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 127 Prince St., Bordentown City. Toastmasters works to help people improve communication, leadership, listening and personal skills while in a supportive, self-paced, fun atmosphere. Contact 609-284-7000 or [email protected] for information.
   The Northern Burlington Regional Chamber of Commerce will be holding its Business to Business Networking Event from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. hosted by The Cool Cricket, 216 Foruth St., Fieldsboro. Bring plenty of business cards for networking. No fee for members to attend. Guest free for the first meeting or event. $10 fee thereafter. Members and Non-chamber members welcomed. RSVP by Feb. 15 to [email protected] or call the Chamber office at 609-298-7774.
Thurs., Feb. 21
   A Joanthan Richman BYOB concert will be held at 9 p.m. at the Consolidated Firehouse, 20 Crosswicks St., Bordentown Advance tickets are $15 online at and at The Man Cave, 15 Park St., Bordentown.
Sat., Feb. 23
   D&R Canal Watch light rail excursion will explore the path of the 19th century canal between Bordentown and Trenton. Meet 9:15 a.m. Bordentown River Line station, 100 W. Park St., Bordentown. Free with $1.50 adult or 70 cents senior fare. Call 609-924-2683 to register.
Sun., Feb. 24
   First-person interpreter Sam Davis, of Chesterfield, will bring George Washington to the 1740 Friends Meeting House at 302 Farnsworth Ave., Bordentown, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. to greet the good citizens and patriots of Bordentown and to answer any questions about his personal life and the Battles of Trenton. Free. Sponsored by the Bordentown Historical Society. Questions, call Diane 609 298-3779.
   Bordentown City Cats host its third annual Alley Cats Charity Bowling Tournament to support ongoing animal rescue and adoption efforts at 1 p.m. at Papp’s Bowling Center, 244 Route 130 South, Bordentown. Registration is $20 and registration deadline is due by Feb. 16. Visit
   The West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South Concert Choir will hold a concert at 3 p.m. at Bordentown Regional Middle School, 50 Dunns Mill Road, Bordentown Township. Tickets are $15 per adult; $5 per student. For information, call 609-954-8130. The a cappella groups also will be performing.
Thurs., Feb. 28
to Sat., March 2
   The tap-dancing 1920s musical “No No Nanette” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at the Bordentown Performing Arts Center on Feb. 28, attached to Bordentown Regional High School, at 318 Ward Ave., Bordentown. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and students. Dinner And A Show tickets are available for $20 for the Friday night performance only, and include salad, pasta dinner, beverage, and dessert in the cafeteria before the show and seating in the reserved section for the performance. The show will run until March 2. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Tickets will also be sold at the door. Call 609-496-1452.
March 1, 8,
16, 22, 29
   The Consolidated Fire Association at 20 Crosswicks St., Bordentown will hold Lenten Dinners from 4 to 8 p.m. Eat-in or Take-out, Delivery to local homebound. For pre-orders/reservations call 609-298-4761. All dinners include french fries, coleslaw, roll and soda. Cost: $12 for seniors, $13 for eat-in/take-out, $14 for delivery. Fired cod, fried chicken, fried cod, coconut shrimp.
Sat., March 16
   A St. Pat’s Dinner Dance will be held at 7 p.m. at Bordentown Elks Lodge 2085, 11 Amboy Road, Bordentown. Music by DJ Steve 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Make reservations by March 5 by calling Pete at 609-888-3374.
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   Bordentown Elks Lodge 2085 has bingo every Tuesday at 7:15 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. There is a progressive jackpot, and food is available for purchase. The lodge has sandwich night every Wednesday from 6 to 8. Price is $6 per person. Lodge 2085 hosts a breakfast the third Sunday of every month from 8 to 11 a.m. All proceeds benefit the Special Children’s Committee.
   Kindergarten Roundup is approaching for the Bordentown School District. Community members who have children who will be 5 or older by Oct. 1 to visit to download registration information or contact either Clara Barton Elementary School or Peter Muschal Elementary School to obtain a registration packet. You can reach Clara Barton Elementary School by calling 609-298-0676 ext. 3102, or Peter Muschal Elementary School by calling 609-298-2600, ext. 4100.Visit and selecting either Clara Barton or Peter Muschal’s school page.
   St. Mary’s Senior Citizens Club meets second Monday of the month at 1:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Parish Center, 45 Crosswicks St., Bordentown City.
   Any parent who suspect his or child may be slow in developing language, social, motor or cognitive skills may be eligible for the Bordentown Regional School District’s preschool disabilities program. Contact Child Study Team at 609-298-0025, ext. 1135, between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
   Bordentown Regional School District is offering a full-day, tuition-based early education program for children 4 or older. Burlington County Community Action Program is being accepted. Contact Louise Sullivan at 609-298-0025, ext. 1129, between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. for information.
   The Dorothea Dix Unitarian Universalist congregation of Bordentown City offers classes for children every Sunday at 10 a.m., 39 Park St. Contact the group via
   Every Wednesday night, St. Mary’s hosts a $1,000 bingo at 30 Elizabeth St., Bordentown City. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. Call Tony at 609-540-9017 for information.
   Church school classes for preschool through high school youth are being held at Christ Church, 130 Prince St., Bordentown. Call the parish office at 609-298-2348 or visit to register.
   St. Mary School, 30 Elizabeth St., Bordentown City, has established a fundraiser Market Day where roasts, snacks, breakfasts, lunch and meals for families can be ordered. Visit to place an order and choose St. Mary School as the pickup location. St. Mary School receives 10 percent of the purchase. Pickup day is the first Wednesday of every month from 2 to 6 p.m. in the school hall. Email Mary Miles at [email protected] to place an order.
   Bordentown Township Seniors plan a trip to Bally’s Casino every third Tuesday of the month. The cost is $25 and the return is $20. Be at the Senior Center by 8:30 a.m.; the return home is 6 p.m. For information and reservations call Chuck Klosinski at 609-298-2688 or Carol Panella at 609-298-4235. The club meets the first and third Monday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Senior Community Center on Municipal Drive. Call 609-298-4396 for information. All township seniors age 55 and older are welcome.
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