This Week in New Jersey’s Heartland – June 20
Happy 1st Day of summer! To celebrate the official start of summer, we are offering you a chance to win an NJ Heartland Summer Festival Pack that will include accessories to make your visit to summer festivals and events extra special!
This weekend, the NJ Heartland team is headed over to another festival on its summer tour, the 30th Annual Hammonton Red, White, and Blueberry Festival! Stop by and visit us for your chance to spin our “Pick Your Prize” wheel! Take a look at what else is happening this week in New Jersey’s Heartland!
This Week in New Jersey’s Heartland:
30th Annual Hammonton Red, White, and Blueberry Festival
Hammonton High School
566 Old Forks Road, Hammonton
Sunday, June 26 | 10am to 5pm | Free
Hosted by the Greater Hammonton Chamber of Commerce, this park gathering features live music, kiddie rides, a huge classic car show, arts and crafts, stilt walkers, jugglers, and of course the day would not be complete without all things blueberry: pie, muffins, fresh berries, lemonade and even a blueberry pie eating contest. Hammonton is the Blueberry Capital of the World and this festival is “one of the biggest and best around.”
Teen Dance Party at The mART
18 Central Ave, Hammonton
Wednesday, June 22 | 7:30pm to 11pm | $10; $8 with a friend
Kick off the Summer at The mART for their second student dance party with DJ Jilly! This event is for teens ages 18 and under.
Poetry Workshop with R.G. Evans
Bridgeton Public Library
150 E. Commerce Street, Bridgeton
Saturday, June 23 | 6:30pm to 8:30pm | Free
Improve your poetry skills by attending this workshop. You’ll have a chance to present your work and listen to others! Presented by South Jersey singer-songwriter and poet, R.G. Evans. Open to all ages and skill-levels.
Fitness and Film: Vineland Fourth Friday
Mini-park at Southwest corner of Landis Avenue and the Boulevard, Vineland
Friday, June 24 | 5pm to 10pm | Free
Visit Main Street Vineland for a fitness program and free viewing of the 2015 blockbuster film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Family Enrichment Network’s Annual Family Pool Party
Splash Swim Center
118 E. Pittsfield Street, Pennsville
Friday, June 24 | 6pm to 9pm | Pre-Registration Required 856-678-9400 ext. 304
Welcome Summer with your family at the Family Enrichment Network’s Annual Pool Party. You’ll have a chance to show off your dance moves at the dance contest, followed by a movie under the stars!
The Spot Open House
618 Landis Ave, Vineland
Friday, June 24 | 6pm to 9pm | Free
Visit The Spot for a night of live music, door prizes, food, drinks and more!
“Let’s Talk, Listen & Bond”
Rowan University – James Hall
Saturday, June 25 | 8:30am to 1:30pm | Free with code: Success1st
Presented by Success1st Inc. this event will focus on techniques to improve the likelihood of successful communication for Youth and Adults.
Mystic Realms Fantasy Faire
WheatonArts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Rd. Millville
Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26 | 10am to 5pm | $10 Adults; Children 5 and under free
WheatonArts is hosting this year’s Mystic Realms Fantasy Faire, which will include a variety of educational shows, performances, crafts and demonstrations. Shop for unique products, including jewelry, medieval and fantasy costumes and leather goods!
The last week to see the performance that The Inquirer calls “a strong, sincere production.”