Birthday Fiesta

Celebrate Perkins Center’s 40th year at a birthday dinner with our friends at Tortilla Press Cantina in Merchantville.

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Lunch & Learn : Roses from the Forest to the Garden

Join us for lunch on Valentine’s Day. Drew Lehrian is coming to talk with us about the roses in our gardens, and identify native roses that can be seen in South Jersey.

Drew Lehrian is the Head Gardener for the Barnes Foundation, overseeing the Arboretum Department. Drew has worked there since May of 2010 and is a graduate of The Ohio State University. He previously working as a Research Assistant at the Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center and interned at Longwood Gardens.

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Distributing Dignity

Join Perkins Center for the Arts, The Courier Post, and Distributing Dignity as we partner in an event to provide awareness for women in need. Perkins Center for the Arts, Collingswood 30 Irvin Avenue  Admission: Please bring one brand new bra and a $5 donation to the event. This is a 21+ event. Vendor Partners | Beer for Babes | Camden County | Cathedral Kitchen | Community Rocks/Breastfest | Devil’s Creek | Forgotten Boardwalk | Frugal | Human Village | Lower Forge | One Funny Mother/ChardonnayGo! | Our Yards Farm | Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice | The Square Meal | Treehouse Coffee Shop and Café  

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5th Annual Wiffle Ball Cup

The 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, Corn Hole tournament, and Clothesline Art Exhibition. 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.

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7th Annual Handcrafted at Perkins Center

7th Annual Handcrafted at Perkins Center

Join us for an evening of artistry celebrating the unique and handmade at Perkins Center for the Arts, Collingswood. The award-winning tasting will feature over two dozen regional craft micro brews, a distillery, a gourmet food cart fare, handmade beer steins, live music and more!

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Billy Hector and Band-SOLD OUT

Billy Hector and Band-SOLD OUT

Billy Hector and Band SOLD OUT A prolific songwriter and composer, Billy Hector has more than 14 albums to his credit in electric and acoustic blues and Americana rock.  With over 35 years of performing under his belt, Billy is recognized as one of the hottest guitarists and songwriters playing on the original circuit and serves up what more than one reviewer has called, “One of the best shows you’ll ever see.” Billy is a two-time invitee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s American Music Master’s series, a winner of the Asbury Park Music Awards “Best Guitarist,” “Best Blues Band,” and “Living Legend” awards, and a two time winner of East Coast Rocker’s “Best Guitarist” award. www.billyhector.com   Doors open at 7:30pm. Show Starts at 8:15pm. Individual tickets are priced at $20 a piece and can be purchased individually from the button below. $20 admission includes light refreshments.

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Photography 35 Awards Exhibition

MARCH 11 – APRIL 8 Artist Reception March 11th, 6-9pm   Perkins Center for the Arts in Collingswood Photography  35  Award Winners Exhibition featuring three outstanding artists in their field of photography from last year’s Photography 35 Exhibition. Philip Carroll, curator and Karen Chigounis, Director selected each artist, “ For their level of professionalism and mastery of the medium through Photography”, which has been the mainstay  of our Photography Exhibitions now in its 36th year. Howard Brunner says of his work, “My favorite thing to do is to walk through the urban environment and photograph whatever grabs my interest. Over the years, these urban walks have evolved into a spiritual practice— a walking meditation of sorts.” Barbara Warren says, “What are dreams? Some feel that dreams are messages from our subconscious; some feel that they are the brain’s way of sweeping out the detritus of the day. Whatever they are,

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Lunch & Learn: South Jersey Watersheds

Lunch & Learn: South Jersey Watersheds

South Jersey Watersheds Locally Produced Water with Tim Robinson, Natural Resource Specialist Burlington County Soil Conservation District Burlington County Soil Conservation District (BCSCD) strives to educate and assist the public in achieving a higher responsibility to protect our natural resources. In cooperation with state and federal agencies, the BCSCD helps to ensure proper soil health and water quality by using various management tools. Whether you are a farmer, developer, teacher, or an environmentally minded citizen, the BCSCD offers a variety of services, assistance and information for Burlington County residents. When building, amending, or altering property in any way, soil erosion control is an extremely important practice that can improve land investments in various ways.  Not only is soil erosion control important to maintain the health of local and global waterways, the proper control can sustain and improve crop yields, reduce drainage costs, retain nutrients when applied and reduce hazards of

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