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DAV Department of New Jersey Yearly Calendar of Events


January 2021

01/18/2021: Stuff the Bus Food Drive;
LOCATION: Food Bank of South Jersey, 1501 John Tipton Blvd, Pennsauken, NJ
TIME: 10:00 am;
EVENT DETAILS: Join us in the spirit of supporting the beloved community of South Jersey by dropping off nonperishable food items. Help us stuff the bus to feed our South Jersey community. .... More details click on Stuff the Bus Food Drive

01/22/2021: Food Distribution - Camden County NJ;
LOCATION: DePalma Complex, 2311 Egg Harbor Road, Lindenwold, NJ
TIME: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Camden County has partnered with Touch New Jersey and the Food Bank of South Jersey to
bring FREE food distribution to those in need throughout Camden County in January at the Charles J. DePalma
Complex, 2311 Egg Harbor Road in Lindenwold. This is a drive-up only event every Friday, January 15th, 22nd and
29th from 10 AM - 12 PM .... More details click on Food Distribution - Camden County NJ

01/22/2021: Guided Evening Tour of the Battleship's Guns, Engines, and Armor;
LOCATION: Battleship NJ, 62 Battleship Place, Camden, NJ
TIME: 6:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Join our curator for a special guided tour of New Jersey focusing on the core components of
a battleship: guns, engines, and armor. Guests will go through the Battleship's 6-inch armored deck into the citadel
that protects the most essential components of the ship. Once inside the citadel, guests will see one of the
Battleship's four-engine and boiler rooms made this the fastest battleship ever built. Guests will also see the
inside... .... More details click on Guided Evening Tour of the Battleship's Guns, Engines, and Armor

01/23/2021: OPEN House - Forgotten Angels Equine;
LOCATION: Forgotten Angels Equine Rescue, 288 Hartford Road, Medford, NJ
TIME: 11:00 am;
EVENT DETAILS: Forgotten Angels Equine invites military veterans to an open house at Equine Therapy Open
House - Date: Saturday, January 23rd, 2021 or Snow Date: Sunday, January 24th, 2021 - 11 am or 3 pm. To register
https://www.spectracarefoundation.org/equinetherapy/ .... More details click on OPEN House - Forgotten Angels
Equine

01/23/2021: Stand Down at American Legion Rochelle Park;
LOCATION: American Legion Rochelled Pk, 33 West Passaic St, Rochelle Park, NJ
TIME: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: American Legion Post 170 in Rochelle Park, N.J., will host a local stand down for homeless and
at-risk veterans from noon to 3 p.m. Jan. 23. Attendees will receive help with VA benefits and claims, housing, and
other services. Lunch will be provided and donated clothing will be available for those in need. Questions contact
Dennis at 973-842-5887. .... More details click on Stand Down at American Legion Rochelle Park

01/23/2021: The Winter Woods at Fort Mifflin;
LOCATION: Fort Mifflin on the Delaware, 6400 Hog Island Road, Philadelphia, PA
TIME: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Explore the unique natural environment of Fort Mifflin! Walk the top of the walls looking for animal
signs, check out the driftwood and shells on the Delaware River beach, check for tracks on the sea wall. Join a
guide for a trek to the Mortar Battery, a hidden piece of history nestled unseen in the woods behind the High Battery
(must be with guide, 1 pm, and 3 pm.) Wear boots and dress for the... .... More details click on The Winter Woods
at Fort Mifflin

01/27/2021: Student Day Aboard the Battleship;
LOCATION: Battleship New Jersey, 62 Battleship Place, Camden, NJ
TIME: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Join Battleship educators for a socially distanced day of learning aboard the Big J! On
Wednesday, January 27, at 9 am, students and their parents can experience a guided tour of the Battleship and a
classroom-style lesson. This two-hour session will feature the math behind aiming the Battleship's guns. Students
will be challenged to find the angles from their own "gun directors" to a target and calculate the distance from the
Battleship to the enemy. The... .... More details click on Student Day Aboard the Battleship

01/27/2021: PA National Guard Assoc Virtual Job Fairs;
LOCATION
TIME: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Pennsylvania National Guard Association Presents Virtual Job Fairs - Free for all Job Seekers,
Veterans and Non-Veterans. To register, go to https://pngas.org/missioin/jobs-board. Enter 11am - 2pm. Job Fair
Dates, January 27th, March 24th, May 26th, and July 28, 2021 .... More details click on PA National Guard Assoc
Virtual Job Fairs

01/29/2021: Food Distribution - Camden County NJ;
LOCATION: DePalma Complex, 2311 Egg Harbor Road, Lindenwold, NJ
TIME: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Camden County has partnered with Touch New Jersey and the Food Bank of South Jersey to
bring FREE food distribution to those in need throughout Camden County in January at the Charles J. DePalma
Complex, 2311 Egg Harbor Road in Lindenwold. This is a drive-up only event every Friday, January 15th, 22nd and
29th from 10 AM - 12 PM .... More details click on Food Distribution - Camden County NJ

February 2021

02/06/2021: Winter Photography Workshop at Fort Mifflin;
LOCATION: Fort Mifflin on the Delaware, 6400 Hog Island Road, Philadelphia, PA
TIME: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Are you looking to expand your photography skills? We’ve got you covered! Bring your camera,
tripod (we will have some to loan for the event), and accessories and enjoy learning tips and tricks from the pros and
then “shoot” the unique environment of the Fort. Capture the golden hour and sunset and even a blast from the
cannon! Explore the fire-lit Casemates and nature trail through the High Battery. Dress for the weather because
you... .... More details click on Winter Photography Workshop at Fort Mifflin

02/16/2021: Blood Drive at American Legion Blackwood;
LOCATION: American Legion Blackwood, 2101 Chews Landing Rd., Blackwood, NJ
TIME: 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: American Red Cross Blood Drive - Appointments are preferred. MAKE AN APPOINTMENT
ONLINE at www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code: Post 281 .... More details click on Blood Drive at
American Legion Blackwood

March 2021

05/26/2021: PA National Guard Assoc Virtual Job Fairs;
LOCATION
TIME: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Pennsylvania National Guard Association Presents Virtual Job Fairs - Free for all Job Seekers,
Veterans and Non-Veterans. To register, go to https://pngas.org/missioin/jobs-board. Enter 11am - 2pm. Job Fair
Dates, January 27th, March 24th, May 26th, and July 28, 2021 .... More details click on PA National Guard Assoc
Virtual Job Fairs

May 2021

05/26/2021: PA National Guard Assoc Virtual Job Fairs;
LOCATION
TIME: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Pennsylvania National Guard Association Presents Virtual Job Fairs - Free for all Job Seekers,
Veterans and Non-Veterans. To register, go to https://pngas.org/missioin/jobs-board. Enter 11am - 2pm. Job Fair
Dates, January 27th, March 24th, May 26th, and July 28, 2021 .... More details click on PA National Guard Assoc
Virtual Job Fairs

June 2021

06/05/2021: Fort Mifflin Paranormal Expo;
LOCATION: Fort Mifflin on the Delaware, 6400 Hog Island Road, Philadelphia, PA
TIME: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Join us on June 5th, 2021, 10 am – 5 pm, at Historic Fort Mifflin in Philadelphia for the 2nd annual
paranormal expo or “paracon” here presented by Haunted Explorations Events as a fundraiser for the fort. The event
will be highlighting the history of the “Fort that Saved America” as well as its haunted history. The fort gets 100% of
the profits from this expo! Ticket prices range from $6 to $10 for general admission. There are... .... More details
click on Fort Mifflin Paranormal Expo

July 2021

07/28/2021: PA National Guard Assoc Virtual Job Fairs;
LOCATION
TIME: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Pennsylvania National Guard Association Presents Virtual Job Fairs - Free for all Job Seekers,
Veterans and Non-Veterans. To register, go to https://pngas.org/missioin/jobs-board. Enter 11am - 2pm. Job Fair
Dates, January 27th, March 24th, May 26th, and July 28, 2021 .... More details click on PA National Guard Assoc
Virtual Job Fairs