Well, there's no Mac-Off this year (boo!—Ed.), but in lieu of that, five of Collingswood's homiest kitchens are collaborating to bring you a multi-course, prix fixe comfort-food jamboree. (For menu details, see Dave Valiante's column here.) It's not time to think about your beach figure for at least another two months, right?
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 6-8 p.m.—Collingswood Public Library
Led by Patch film blogger Bob Castle, Collingswood Movie Night welcomes cinema fans of every stripe on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Collingswood Library. Note the change in time. Get a brief introduction to the film, a fun chat after, and light refreshments. It's free!
Tuesday's showing is the "voodoo noir" film Angel Heart, starring Mickey Rourke.
Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 11:30 a.m.—20 W. Atlantic Ave., Audubon (The Kove, formerly Thommy G's)
The Collingswood-based chapter of Business Networking International (BNI) invites "individuals who will bring enthusiasm and integrity to our meeting." The 30-member group is looking for fresh blood, and will buy lunch for first-timers. Contact Christina McNamara, President of Emperor Accounting, LLC, for more information. 609-519-4188 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 1:30 p.m.—Gallery at 792 Haddon Ave.
Opening Wednesday, the works of local artists Karen Titus Smith, Dolores Poacelli and others in "a large still life installation" with artifacts on loan from places like Ellis Antiques and Dig This. Workshops and open painting sessions will coincide with this exhibition, which runs through Feb. 24.
Friday, Jan. 25 at 8:30 p.m.—Grooveground
"Leave all stage fright and winter blues at the door, and come belt out showtunes with us as Grooveground presents a night of show stopping delight and merriment!"
Frugal Ladies Night is this Friday: the store shuts down, the wine's uncorked, and ladies try on fancy clothes with the personal attention of local experts Morgan Robinson and Stella Bonaparte. Reserve your spot by Wednesday!