ARTS Reaching the Students Open House

Perkins Center has been a provider of In-School Arts Residencies for over 25 years. Join us to learn more about the experiences we can offer your school and teachers. – Meet our teaching artists. – Learn how residencies are customized to fit school themes like cultural diversity, environmental sustainability, social responsibility, character values and yearlong study areas. – See how Perkins Center can inspire educators through artist-led Professional Development sessions. We invite school leaders, administrators, and parents to join us to connect and learn more about the programs we offer K-12 schools throughout the year. RSVP requested. Refreshments will be served. Questions? Call Allison Hunt 856.235.6488 *305 or ahunt@perkinscenter.org.

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Wiffle Ball Cup

Evergreen Lawn, Moorestown Perkins Center’s Wiffle Ball Cup is the largest event featured on the Evergreen Lawn in Moorestown. The day features family friendly competition with the Wiffle Ball Cup and Corn Hole tournament. While on deck, enjoy concessions, art activities, and more! All funds raised through the event support the community arts & education programs and services at Perkins Center for the Arts, a 501 (c)3 organization.   *Registration Fee Required for Wiffle Ball and Corn Hole players. 2018 Tournament Schedule: 9AM-12PM – AM Wiffle Ball Bracket 12PM-3PM – PM Wiffle Ball Bracket 3PM-5PM – Championship Games 6PM-9PM – Corn Hole Tournament 2018 Festival Schedule: 9AM-10AM – Yoga with SHINE Power Yoga 9AM-1PM – Pottery Second Sale 9AM-2PM – Party Moon Bounce 1PM-5PM – Caricatures with Tiffany Case 2PM-5PM – Art Activity with Jenni Deets 2PM – Mister Softee Truck PLUS All Day Concessions featuring Bacio and Manhattan Bagel.  

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Taste of the Caribbean

Hosted by South Jersey Caribbean Cultural Organization featuring Steel Pan Performance and Workshop Island Delights and Differences Panel Discussion Food Tasting SocaFitness

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Becoming American: It’s not a Melting Pot… It’s Pot Luck 

Take a seat at the table as we discuss Becoming American. Evening includes: Viewing Tastefully South Jersey Documentary       Dinner: Cultural Fare Discussion Led by Bill Westerman What does it mean to be American? What does it mean to become American? What does it mean to break bread with your neighbor? What does your family bring to the table to make this community special?   Admission:  Bring one Family Recipe. Limited Availability.  

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Taste of Mexico and Peru

Eco Del Sur: Music from the Andes and Latin America Food Demonstrations Felix Pitre Storytelling Heritage Preservation Day: A Free Community Digitization Project   Bring in family heirlooms relating to cultural foodways traditions. Aged photos, negatives, slides, handwritten recipes, heritage cookware, ancestral linens, back-dated newspaper articles and more. We will digitally preserve your memories and record your stories. You will take home a flash drive as a keepsake for generations to come. All families, all cultures are welcomed.    

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Taste of Poland and Turkey

Monique Legare International Folk Dance Performance and Workshop Food Tasting Tea-for All Demonstration Turkish Lace-making Workshop (Limited, registration required)

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Tastefully South Jersey Exhibition

An exploration of food traditions from Caribbean, Eastern European, West African, African-American Southern and Latino cultures and how they are sustained in our communities. Featuring documentary of tradition keepers, artifacts, photography, visual art and interactive exhibits. Special Events: Opening Reception – July 12, 2018 – 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Interpretive Tour of Exhibit, Tastefully South Jersey Presentation, Food Tasting Taste of West Africa and African-American Soul – July 14 – 10:00 – 2:00 p.m. Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble, Food Demonstrations, Soul Line Dancing with I am Kenny J, Broomcorn Doll Making Workshop with Alma May (Limited, registration required) Taste of Poland and Turkey – July 28 – 10:00 – 2:00 p.m. Monique Legare International Folk Dance Performance and Workshop, Food Tasting, Tea-for All Demonstration, Turkish Lace-making Workshop (Limited, registration required) Taste of Mexico and Peru – August 18 – 10:00 – 2:00 p.m. Eco Del Sur: Music from the Andes and Latin America, Food Demonstrations, Heritage Preservation Day Becoming American: It’s not a Melting Pot… It’s Pot Luck – August 23 – 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Take a seat at our community table to discuss and celebrate America’s immigrant fortune and delight in cultural food fare (Free, RSVP Required) Taste of the Caribbean – August 25 – 10:00 – 2:00 p.m. Hosted by South Jersey Caribbean Cultural Organization featuring Steel Pan Performance and Workshop, Island Delights and Differences Panel Discussion, Food Tasting, SocaFitness Tastefully South Jersey Press Release

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