BORDENTOWN JOTTINGS

Through Fri., Aug. 23
    Artist Michael Malzone will be part of the fourth annual exhibit, “Along the Delaware River and Crosswicks Creek.” at the Artful Deposit gallery, 201 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown City, through Fri., Aug. 23. Call 609-298- 6970 or visit the gallery blog at: www.artfuldeposit.blogspot.com/. Mr. Malzone has been a professional artist over 30 years and teaches painting, drawing, and cartooning at his studio, the Creators Workshop, located in Pompton Plains.
Thurs., July 18
    The Bike Night for Our Veterans, supporting the G.I. Go Fund will be held 6 to 9 p.m. at Dubh Linn Square, 167 Route 130, Bordentown. Cost is $10 registration fee to enter the Bike Show sponsored by WithumSmith&Brown, CPAs and Dubh Linn Square.Vote for your favorite bike; winning bike wins a gift card; live music by New Dawn. Contact Tanina Besecker 609-520-1188; tbesecker@withun.com.
Thurs., July 18
& Thurs. July 25
    Music in the Park at the Joseph Lawrence Park on Ward Avenue, Bordentown Township, is free and features the OMGB Band playing vintage rock and roll. The last concert in the series will feature two bands, The Lost Cause and Cynz Band. The music begins at 7 p.m. and will end at 9 p.m. There will be some food vendors at the shows. Contact the office of the mayor at 609-298-2800 ext. 2109.
Mon., July 22
to Thurs., July 26
    Vacation Bible School will be held at the First Baptist Church of Bordentown, 127 Prince St., for children in grades 4-6 from 6 to 8:15 p.m. This free program will include Bible stories, snacks, games, science experiments, singing and fun. The theme is “Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God.” Registration is Monday, July 22 at 5:45 p.m. or call the Rev. Rambo at 609-298-0487.
Sat., July 27
    The Roebling Museum fourth annual Car Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 100 2nd Ave., Roebling. Admission: $5. Children under 12 free. Rain date – July 28.
Mon., July 29
    Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 280 Crosswicks Road, Bordentown, holds its Summer Vacation Bible School, co-sponsored by Thrivent Financial, from Monday, July 29 to Friday, Aug. 2. There will be two sessions: 9 to 11:30 a.m. for preschool and kindergarten (age 3 by Sept. 30 and potty-trained) and 6 to 8:30 p.m. for kindergarten through sixth grade students. Register and volunteer online at www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/ HCLCrocks . For more information, contact Allie at VBS@hclconline.org.
And more . . .
    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 p.m. to 8 p.m. The price is $6 per person. Lodge 2085 hosts a breakfast the third Sunday of every month from 8 a.m. 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 may visit www.bordentown.k12.nj.us to download registration information or may contact either Clara Barton Elementary School or Peter Muschal Elementary School for a registration packet.
    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 the Child Study Team at 609-298-0025, ext. 1135.
    Bordentown Regional School District is offering a full-day, tuition- based early education program for children 4 or older. The Burlington County Community Action Program is being accepted. Contact Louise Sullivan at 609-298-0025, ext. 1129, 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 www.ddixuu.com.
    Every Wednesday night, St. ýPage=007 Column=004 OK,0018.09þ 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 cctown.com 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. Pickup day is the first Wednesday of every month from 2 to 6 p.m. in the school hall. Email Mary Miles at marymiles@comcast.net to place an order.
    Bordentown Township Seniors plan a trip to Bally’s Casino every third Tuesday of the month. For information 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. All township seniors age 55 and older are welcome.
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