Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Five things to do today - marble tournament, scrapbooking, weird Pennsylvania

Don't be shy, the events don't bite.

Five things to do today – marble tournament, scrapbooking, weird Pennsylvania

Cooper Fisher (left), 12, of Middletown Valley, MD watches with the audience below the boardwalk in Wildwood Thursday, June 20, 2013, as Luke Gaffigan, 12, his teammate on the Frederick County Knucklers, a marbles club in Maryland, takes a shot in the championship round of the 90th annual National Marbles Tournament. Fisher went on to win the Boys Championship. ( TOM GRALISH / Staff Photographer )
Cooper Fisher (left), 12, of Middletown Valley, MD watches with the audience below the boardwalk in Wildwood Thursday, June 20, 2013, as Luke Gaffigan, 12, his teammate on the Frederick County Knucklers, a marbles club in Maryland, takes a shot in the championship round of the 90th annual National Marbles Tournament. Fisher went on to win the Boys Championship. ( TOM GRALISH / Staff Photographer )

Don’t be shy, the events don’t bite.

For straight shooters: The first day of the National Marbles Tournament is today in Wildwood, NJ. More than 1,200 games will be played over the course of the tournament and you’ll have a chance to witness some when the competition gets underway at 8 a.m. at Ringer Stadium.

For a pocket-sized picture: Wish you were here. The ever-popular postcard featuring Philadelphia locations is on display at the Center for Architecture on Arch Street. The space is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today.

For crafters: Get snippy at the Willingboro Public Library’s scrapbooking class. Turn your memories into something concrete at 6 p.m. in Willingboro, NJ.

For continued education: The first class in Camden County College’s “mini-class” on roller derby begins tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Blackwood, NJ campus.

For fans of the peculiar: Pennsylvania has a few odd stories to its name. Hear them from Rochelle Christopher of Victorian Vanities, an historical program organization at her Weird Pennsylvania talk at the Phoenixville Public Library in Phoenixville, PA at 7 p.m. 

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