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The Camden County Board of Freeholders host and sponsor a variety of community activities throughout the year. We offer concerts, educational and recreation opportunities Just for Seniors!


Healthy Meals for Healthy Seniors Cooking Classes

The Camden County Board of Freeholders is proud to announce the new Healthy Meals for Healthy Seniors cooking classes! Classes will take place on Wednesdays from 4 PM to 5 PM, April 2, 2014 through May 7, 2014 at the Camden County Technical School, 6008 Browning Road, Pennsauken, NJ.

This FREE workshop series is designed with the senior citizen lifestyle and dietary needs in mind. Participants will learn from trained chefs and culinary students how to plan and prepare healthy meals, and will participate in hands–on cooking demonstrations.

Dates and Sample Menu
April 2: Soup for the Soul
April 9: Mini Skillet Meatloaf
April 16: Healthy Cooking in a Foil Pack
April 30: Breakfast - Yogurt Parfait and Vegetable Omelet
May 7: Ultimate Baked Chicken with Steamed Vegetables

Limited Space is Available

To register call Tom Castellano at (856) 858-2986 or e-mail: tcastellano@camdencounty.com

 

Rutgers Master Gardener Association of Camden County 2014 Homeowners' Series

Backyard Beekeeping 
Learn about the state of beekeeping in South Jersey and discover what is involved with being a beekeeper from an experienced beekeeper! See an observation hive with live, contained bees (weather permitting) and see the inside of a real hive.

Speakers:

  • Ned Morgan, President of the South Jersey Chapter of the NJ Beekeepers Association
  • Doris Morgan, Rutgers Cumberland County Master Gardener

Advance registration requested.
For more information, call 856-216-7130 or email njgarden@camdencounty.com

Click here to download the registration form

Monday, May 5, 2014
Sign-In Begins at 6:30 PM with Lecture Promptly at 7 PM
 
Camden County Boathouse
7050 N. Park Drive
Pennsauken, NJ 08109

 

Organic Lawn Care

Learn how to have a healthy lawn while avoiding harmful chemicals to our environment.  The speaker is Dr. James Murphy, head of the Center for Turfgrass Science at Rutgers University.  Pre-registration strongly encouraged since the classes usually are sold out. The cost is $10 per household.

For more information, call 856-216-7130 or email njgarden@camdencounty.com

Click here to download the registration form

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Sign-In Begins at 6:30 PM with Lecture Promptly at 7 PM
 
Camden County Environmental Center
1301 Park Boulevard
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

 

FREE Senior Citizen Legal Workshops

The Camden County Board of Freeholders, the Department of Health and Human Services – Division of Senior & Disabled Services and the Surrogate’s Office announce the February schedule of free legal workshops for senior and disabled residents of Camden County.  Those attending this workshop receive, at no cost, a Last Will and Testament, an Advance Directive for Health Care (Living Will) and Power of Attorney.

Participants are required to be Camden County residents aged 60 and over.  Disabled citizens must be aged 18 and over and residents of Camden County.  Workshops are limited to 35 participants per session and pre-registration is required.

For more information about this program and about the other services provided by the Camden County Division of Senior & Disabled Services and the Surrogate’s Office, please call the Division of Senior & Disabled Services at 877-222-3737 or the Surrogate’s Office at 856-225-7282

The schedule of free legal workshops is as follows:

Monday, April 7, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Camden County Store at the Voorhees Town Center
To register please call (856) 566-2920
 
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Camden County Store at the Voorhees Town Center
To register please call (856) 566-2920
 
Monday, April 21, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Camden County Store at the Voorhees Town Center
To register please call (856) 566-2920
 
Monday, April 28, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Camden County Store at the Voorhees Town Center
To register please call (856) 566-2920
 
 

FREE Chair Yoga Classes for Seniors

This class is designed to bring yoga to your day, come as you are & utilize some of your time to maintain health & revitalize your body systems. Yoga develops a union connecting body, mind & breath… in essence, it’s a whole body tune-up!
This class is suitable for all experience levels.

* Class size is limited so please register early! *

Cherry Hill Chair Yoga Classes Gloucester Township Chair Yoga Classes

April 2nd - 1–2 pm - Cherry Hill Municipal Bldg.,
820 Mercer Street (2nd floor conference rm.),
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

April 2nd - 3–4 pm - Gloucester Twp. Rec. Center,
80 Broad Acres Drive (next to Cherrywood
development), Blackwood, NJ 08012

April 16th - 1-2 pm - Cherry Hill Municipal Bldg.,
820 Mercer Street (2nd Council Chambers), Cherry
Hill, NJ 08002

April 16th - 3-4 pm - Gloucester Twp. Rec. Center,
80 Broad Acres Drive (next to Cherrywood
development), Blackwood, NJ 08012

April 30th - 1–2 pm - Cherry Hill Municipal Bldg.,
820 Mercer Street (2nd floor conference rm.),
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

April 30th - 3–4 pm - Gloucester Twp. Rec. Center,
80 Broad Acres Drive (next to Cherrywood
development), Blackwood, NJ 08012

May 7th - 1-2 pm - Cherry Hill Municipal Bldg.,
820 Mercer Street (2nd Council Chambers), Cherry
Hill, NJ 08002

May 7th - 3-4 pm - Gloucester Twp. Rec. Center,
80 Broad Acres Drive (next to Cherrywood
development), Blackwood, NJ 08012

Additional date for Cherry Hill to be added at a
later time, for more information, please contact
instructor, Barbara “Teddy” Piotrowski by calling (609) 217-4018.

May 21st - 3-4 pm - Gloucester Twp. Rec. Center,
80 Broad Acres Drive (next to Cherrywood
development), Blackwood, NJ 08012

To register for Cherry Hill Classes
please call: (856) 488-7868
To register for Gloucester Township please call: (856) 435-5734

 

 

FREE Tai Chi Classes for Seniors

This class is designed to bring Tai Chi to your day. Come as you are and use some of your time to maintain your health and revitalize your body's systems. Tai Chi develops a union connecting body, mind and spirit... in essence it's a whole body tune-up!

Classes are held at the Wayne R. Bryant Community Center, 323 Charleston Avenue, Lawnside NJ 08045.

To register or for more information, please contact Tom castellano by called (856) 858-2986 or by email tcastellano@camdencounty.com

April 22 at 1:30 PM

April 29 at 1:30 PM

May 6 at 1:30 PM

May 13 at 1:30 PM

May 30 at 1:30 PM

June 3 at 1:30 PM

June 10 at 1:30 PM

 

Spring Fling Senior Dance

Join us for light refreshments, LIVE music and an evening of fun!

Wednesday April 30, 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Please do not arrive before 6:15 PM
 
Bellmawr Ballroom
29 Lewis Avenue (Next to the Bellmawr Municipal Building)
Bellmawr, NJ 08031
 
To register, please call Michael at (856) 216-2170.
No alcoholic beverages permitted.
 
 
 

Spring Parade Senior Prize Bingo

Thursday April 24th, 2014
Collingswood Community Center, 28 W. Collings Ave., Collingswood, NJ 08108

Doors will open at 11:00 AM at which time light refreshments will be served.
Please do not arrive before 10:45 AM - NO admittance prior

Bingo will begin at approx. 12:15 PM - if you have bingo dabbers, PLEASE bring them

There will be a PRIZE for best “SPRING BONNET”

Seating is limited and is on a first come, first served basis. To RSVP please contact Tom Castellano by calling (856) 858-2986 or by e-mail, tcastellano@camdencounty.com Registration is FULL for the Spring Bingo

 

Free Line Dancing Classes for Seniors

Life is a dance and you can learn as you go! These classes will keep the body moving and put a smile on your face! So let's dance and have fun with your feet!

Class sizes are limited and on a first come, first served basis so PLEASE register early by contacting Tom Castellano at (856)-858-2986 or by e-mail, tcastellano@camdencounty.com.

  • April 4 Lawnside 11:00-Noon
  • April 11 Respond 11:00-Noon
  • April 23 Pine Hill 11:00-Noon
  • April 25 Riverview 11:00-Noon
  • April 30 Audubon 11:00-Noon
  • May 7 Pine Hill 11:00-Noon
  • May 9 Lawnside 11:00-Noon
  • May 16 Riverview 11:00-Noon
  • May 21 Respond 11:00-Noon
  • May 28 Audubon 11:00-Noon

Site Locations:
Audubon Park Community Center
John Kerfoot Building
20 Road C
Audubon Park, NJ 08106
Pine Hill Senior Center
131 East 12th Avenue
Pine Hill, NJ 08021
Respond Community Elders
441 Erie Street
Camden, NJ 08102
Riverview Towers
130 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd.
Camden, NJ 08103
Wayne Bryant Community Center
323 E. Charleston Avenue
Lawnside, NJ 08045


All activities are FREE of charge unless otherwise noted.
For more information on joining your local senior club call 856-858-2986.

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