Five Things to Do in Collingswood This Week: 1/14/13 to 1/20/13
This week is full of interesting events, including GLBTQ Night Out, a free concert, dollar desserts at The Pop Shop, GMO-Free meet-up and a new way to work outside the office.
Monday, Jan. 14 from 7 to 9 p.m.—The Treehouse Coffee Shop
Members of the local GLBTQ community and its supporters can socialize in a friendly, welcoming environment the second Monday of every month at the Treehouse Coffee Shop on Merchant Street in Audubon, just outside of Collingswood.
Monday, Jan. 14—Friday, Jan. 18—Wegmans
"The purpose of Jelly Week is "to foster the emerging culture of new forms of work and collaboration, to strengthen local communities of all kinds and to build new friendships and collaborative structures between them globally.
"Our complimentary coworking days are the perfect time for all types of solo-preneurs, freelancers, developers, bloggers, professionals looking for a change of work environment, even those unemployed searching to learn something new—all are welcome to check out the value of coworking, and learn the new wave of work coming to South Jersey."
3. Wacky Wednesday at The Pop Shop
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 5-7:30 p.m.
"Free face painting for kids from 5 to 7:30 p.m. All kids sundaes are $1 off with purchase of a Squirts meal."
4. GMO Foods
Thursday, Jan. 17, 7-8 p.m. at the Collingswood Library
"Study the impact of the genetically modified organisms (GMOs) that are in our food supply, learn how to avoid them, and explore ways to increase awareness about this serious global crisis.
"Come join us at the Collingswood Library on Thursday, Jan. 17 from 7 to 8 p.m. as we welcome sustainable living and local food writer Allie Pope Burger. Allie will lead a discussion on sourcing fresh organic foods throughout the seasons."
5. Fridays Live at Grooveground
Friday, Jan. 18, 8:30 p.m. at Grooveground
"Four friends gathered together in a room making the music they love, that is now known as The Front Porch Quartet. Equal parts, loose and disciplined, the band plays anything from Coltrane to Chet Atkins to Brian Ceno."