Happenings

Thursday, Dec. 13

Cape May, Coffee and Conversation at Cape May Stage, 5 to 6:30 p.m., "A Tuna Christmas: How Two Actors Play a Multitude of Characters," Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, meet the cast and director, free coffee and pastries, for all ages. 609-884-1341 or

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Cape May, Music and Play Reading Event, with Dr. Bert Greenspan, professor Emeritus, Rowan University, 7 p.m., Southern Mansion, 720 Washington St., "The English Renaissance: Political Intrigue, Sexual Misadventures, and a Musical Miscreant," lecture, question and answer session, music, wine, performance, $25 adults, $20 seniors, students. 609-465-3963 or go to

www.accesstoart.org

Galloway Township, Holiday Light Show, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursdays to Sundays, to Jan. 6, on Lake Meone, Historic Smithville Village Greene, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, free. 609-748-8999 or go to

www.ColonialInnSmithville.com

Vineland, Movies at the Landis, "White Christmas" (1954), 7:30 p.m., Appel Farm at the Landis, Landis Theater, 830 East Landis Ave., $5. 856-691-1121 or go to landistheater.com

Friday, Dec. 14

Cape May, Mad Batter Wine Dinner, 7:30 p.m., Mad Batter restaurant and bar, 19 Jackson St., limited to 60 people, advance reservations, $75. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or go to

www.capemaymac.org

Brigantine, Holiday photos with "Santa Seal," 2 to 6 p.m. Dec. 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 15, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 16, Marine Mammal Stranding Center, Sea Life Museum, 3625 Brigantine Blvd., $5 donation. 609-266-0538.

Egg Harbor Township, Holiday model train display, 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, through Jan. 20, Atlantic County 4H Model Railroad Club, Shore Mall, Black Horse Pike, across from Children's Museum and DMV. 609-703-5975.

Ocean City, Hospitality Nights, 5 to 8 p.m., Fridays, Dec. 14-21, in the Downtown. 609-525-9300.

Ocean County College, "Laser Holidays," family laser light show, 8:15 p.m. Dec. 14, 15, 21, 22, 28; 3 p.m. Dec. 24, 26, 27, 28, 31; Robert J. Novins Planetarium, main campus, College Drive, Toms River, holiday music, special effects, $10. 732-255-0343 or go to tickets.ocean.edu

Somers Point, Pointe Blank Comedy Series, 9 p.m., Fridays, Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, seating 8 p.m., national headliners and local showcase, $15 advance, $20 door. Go to www.acrocksolid.com

Somers Point, "A Somers Point Christmas," 7 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, Shore Road and Dawes Avenue, $15, proceeds benefit renovation of Gateway Playhouse, bring non-perishable food or toiletry item for Grace Lutheran Food Pantry. 609-653-0553.

Saturday, Dec. 15

Atlantic City, Diving Santa Claus, 11 a.m., Dec. 15, 22, live diver feeding show, Atlantic City Aquarium, Historic Gardner's Basin, 800 N. New Hampshire Ave., visitors watch and interact with Santa in scuba gear inside 25,000-gallon tank, show included with admission, aquarium open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., $8 adults, $6 seniors, $5 ages 4 to 12, free to ages 3 and younger, coupons for discounted admission available on website. 609-348-2880 or go to www.acaquarium.com

Atlantic City, Inaugural Black & White Ball for Seashore Gardens Foundation, 7 p.m., Resorts Casino Hotel, Ballroom, 1133 Boardwalk, dinner, dancing, Eddie Bruce Orchestra, $250, benefits arts and technology programs for residents of Seashore Gardens Living Center. 609-748-4614 or go to www.seashoregardens.org

Cape May, Homespun Holiday traditions, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, through Dec. 23, Historic Cold Spring Village, Route 9, meet Father Christmas noon to 2 p.m. at Country Store, model railway exhibit, carriage rides through village. 609-898-2300 or go to www.hcsv.org

Cape May, 39th Annual Christmas Candlelight House Tours, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Washington Street Mall Information Booth, Washington and Ocean streets, heated trolley shuttle to Victorian inns, homes, churches, hotels, carols by candlelight, strolling musicians, vintage holiday decorations, hospitality centers for refreshments, $25 adults, $20 ages 3 to 12, limited seating, advance tickets recommended. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or go to www.capemaymac.org

Dennisville, Historic Dennisville Christmas House Tour, 5 to 9 p.m., walking tour of several historic homes, public buildings and churches, start at Dennisville Post Office, 24 Hall Ave., $10; soup and sandwich supper 4:30 p.m. until food runs out, South Dennis Trinity United Methodist Church, $8 adults, $3.50 children 12 and younger. 609-861-1338 or go to www.dennistwp.org

Galloway Township, Live Nativity display, 5 to 8 p.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Assumption School Grounds, 146 S. Pitney Road, drive by or walk up, indoor and outdoor entertainment, carolers, dancers, Atlantic County 4-H Train Club model train display, refreshments available, Saint Nicholas meets with children for photos. 609-457-1086.

Ocean City, Photos with Santa in lifeguard boat, noon to 3 p.m., Dec. 15, 16, Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $10. 609-399-1412.

Ocean County College, Planetarium show, "Wonders of the Holiday Sky," for ages 10 and older, 1 p.m. Dec. 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30; 1:30 p.m. Dec. 24, 26, 27, 28, 31; Robert J. Novins Planetarium, main campus, College Drive, Toms River, $10 adults, $8 seniors, 7 children. 732-255-0343 or go to tickets.ocean.edu

Vineland, Honor and Remember Wreath Laying Ceremony, Rolling Thunder Chapter 4 NJ, 11 a.m., Vineland Veterans Home, 524 N. West Blvd. 609-432-8282.

Wildwoods, Youth Wrestling Tournament, South Jersey Wrestling Association, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 15, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 16, Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, $10 adults, $7 senior adults, $5 age 12 and younger. 800-992-9732 or go to

www.sjwrestling.com

Sunday, Dec. 16

Cape May, Tour of Cape May churches, 1 to 4 p.m., self guided tour, start at Memucan Hughes Colonial House Museum, 653 ½ Washington St., for list of participating churches, addresses and map, free. 609-846-7834.

Galloway Township, "A Very Merry Victorian Day," noon to 4 p.m., rain or shine, Historic Smithville and Village Greene, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, vendors, live entertainment, performances courtesy of New Jersey Renaissance Faire, free. 609-748-8999 or go to

www.ColonialInnSmithville.com

Monday, Dec. 17

Vineland, Music lecture, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Community Event Room, Public Library, 1058 E. Landis Ave., history on music during the last two centuries, free. 856-794-4244

Tuesday, Dec. 18

Millville, Tuesdays with Tricia, 7 p.m., Tuesdays through Feb. 12, Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, 22 North High St., series of films on a known artist or genre led by Tricia Dufford, free. www.rrcarts.com

Thursday, Dec. 20

Hammonton, "Downtown Hammonton Lights up the Season!," 6 to 9 p.m., Third Thursday event, downtown shopping district, art, food, music, shopping. www.downtownhammonton.org

Margate, Music lecture, 6 to 7:30 p.m.,Public Library, 8100 Atlantic Ave., history on music during the last two centuries, free. 609-822-4700 or go to

bayatlanticsymphony.org

Pleasantville, Family Bingo Night, 6 p.m., Pleasantville High School cafeteria, 701 Mill Road, prizes, giveaways, bring canned good or non-perishable item to support JROTC food drive. 609-287-2943.

Saturday, Dec. 22

Atlantic City, "Off The Mat, Into New Jersey," yoga for Hurricane Sandy Relief, noon to 3 p.m., doors open 11 a.m., Convention Center, One Convention Blvd., suggested donation $25, proceeds benefit Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund and Global Green USA.

Ocean County College, Planetarium show, "Bad Astronomy: Myths & Misconceptions," for ages 10 and older, 7 p.m., Dec. 22, 29, Robert J. Novins Planetarium, main campus, College Drive, Toms River, $10 adults, $8 seniors, $7 children. 732-255-0343 or tickets.ocean.edu

Tuesday, Dec. 25

Margate, "Lo Mein, Latkes & Laughter," 6:30 to 8 p.m, Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center, 501 N. Jerome Ave., kosher Chinese buffet, comedic hypnotism show by Ronny Romm, refreshments, open to community, $15 adults, $10 children. 609-822-1167, ext. 138, or go to www.jccatlantic.org

Wednesday, Dec. 26

Atlantic City, Family Winter Break at Atlantic City Aquarium, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 26-31, Historic Gardner's Basin, New Hampshire Avenue, 11 a.m. Live Diver Feeding Show, noon and 3 p.m. feeding time for juvenile cow nose rays and bat rays (hand feed these species by purchasing cups of food), 2 p.m. Exotic Animal Show, activites included with admission, $8 adults, $6 seniors, $5 ages 4 to 12, coupons for discounted admission on website. 609-348-2880 or www.acaquarium.com

Saturday, Dec. 29

Cape May, Cape May Wine Trail, noon to 5 p.m., board trolley at Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., lunch at Lucky Bones Backwater Grille, visits to Natali Vineyards and Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery, $60 includes lunch, wine tastings at each vineyard, wine tasting glass, limited seating, early reservations recommended. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or go to

www.capemaymac.org

Monday, Dec. 31

Ocean City, First Night, non-alcoholic New Year celebration, 4 p.m. to midnight, various venues throughout the city, free jitney service to venues from 5 p.m. to midnight, $15 admission button includes rides on Wonderland Pier from 5 to 9 p.m., miniature golf at Gillian's Adventure Golf 2 to 9 p.m., fireworks at midnight from 6th Street off Boardwalk. 609-399-1412 or www.firstnightocnj.com

Vineland, New Years Eve Dinner & Dance, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church Hall, 2211 West Landis Ave., Russian cuisine buffet, live music, entertainment for kids, Russian beverages available, $35 adults, $15 age 12 and younger, limited seating, reservations. 856-692-2805 or 856-690-1449.

Tuesday, Jan. 1

Atlantic City, Polar Bear Plunge, promptly at noon, meet 11 a.m., on beach in front of Resorts Casino Hotel, event benefits Multiple Sclerosis Association of America. Go to

atlanticcitypolarbearclub.com

Brigantine, Polar Bear Plunge, 11 a.m., 14th Street South Beach, live music, refreshments, proceeds benefit Fisher House for wounded military members and their families, post-plunge party at Laguna Grill 1400 Ocean Ave. 609-892-7339.

Saturday, Jan. 12

Atlantic City, "A Night at The Speakeasy - Musical Journey Through the 1920's," 8 p.m., Dante Hall Theater of the Arts of Richard Stockton College, 14 North Mississippi Ave., entertainer Beth Tinnon and guests, $20. www.BethTinnon.com

Monday, Jan 14

Ocean City, Classic film series, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Free Public Library, 17th and Simpson Avenue, Jan. 14: Obsession; Jan. 28: The Age of Innocence; Feb. 11: Roxanne; Feb. 25: The Color of Money. 609-399-2434, ext. 5238, or go to

www.oceancitylibrary.org

Friday, March 29

Richard Stockton College, 2nd Annual S.T.A.R talent show, 7 to 10 p.m., H.O.P.E organization, campus theater, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. 856-426-8987.

Kids

Saturday, Dec. 15

Atlantic City, Winter Wonderland, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Convention Center, Hall A, One Convention Blvd., for Atlantic City children ages 3 to 12, must be accompanied by adult, magic shows, rides, games, moon bounces, face painting, arts and crafts, cookie decorating, free, but ticket required, given on first-come, first-served basis. 609-347-5643.

Cape May, Breakfast with Santa, 10 a.m., Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St., $15 adults, $10 ages 3 to 12. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or www.capemaymac.org

Galloway Township, Magical Talking Tree, noon to 5 p.m., Saturday, Sunday through December, Historic Smithville and Village Greene, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, free. 609-748-8999.

Galloway Township, Christmas Train Ride, 10 a.m. to closing, Saturday, Sunday through Dec., Historic Smithville and Village Greene, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, $2. 609-748-8999.

Galloway Township, Story Time with Mrs. Claus, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Sunday through Dec., Historic Smithville and Village Greene, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, Christmas Cottage, free. 609-748-8999.

Galloway Township, Breakfast with Santa, Fred & Ethal's Lantern Light, Historic Smithville and Village Greene, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, buffet breakfast and photo with Santa, reservations required. 609-652-0544 or www.ColonialInnSmithville.com

Mays Landing, Breakfast with Santa, 8:30 to 9:45 a.m., Hamilton Mall, food court, 4403 Black Horse Pike, meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, holiday characters, magic of Chad Juros, $5, proceeds benefit Spread the Magic Foundation. 609-646-6392.

Ocean County College, Planetarium show, "Legends of the Night Sky: Orion," for ages 10 and younger, 11:30 a.m. Dec. 15, 22, 29; noon Dec. 24, 26, 27, 28, Robert J. Novins Planetarium, main campus, College Drive, Toms River, $10 adults, $8 seniors, $7 children. 732-255-0343 or tickets.ocean.edu

Ocean County College, Pajama Night: Story telling Under the Stars, 6 and 7 p.m., Robert J. Novins Planetarium, main campus, College Drive, Toms River, bring pillow or blanket, $8, reservations recommended. 732-255-0343 or tickets.ocean.edu

Somers Point, Brunch with Santa, two seatings, 9 a.m. and noon, Great Bay Country Club, 90 Mays Landing Road, $6.95 children, $16.95 members, $18.95 nonmembers. Reservations required. 609-927-5071, ext. 127.

Somers Point, Breakfast with Santa, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Latz's By The Bay, 801 Bay Ave., entertainment by Northfield Choir, donation of children's gift for Salvation Army requested, $17.95 adults, $12.95 children, portion of proceeds donated to NEF. 609-788-8838.

Sunday, Dec. 16

Ocean County College, Planetarium show, "The Stars From My Backyard," for ages 10 and younger, 11:30 a.m., Dec. 16, 23, 30, Robert J. Novins Planetarium, main campus, College Drive, Toms River, $10 adults, $8 seniors, $7 children. 732-255-0343 or go to tickets.ocean.edu

Tuesday, Dec. 18

Atlantic City, Holiday Tales and Crafts, preschool story time, 11 a.m. Atlantic City Aquarium, Historic Gardner's Basin, 800 North New Hampshire Ave., includes craft or activity, free with regular admission, Dec. 18: The Night Before Christmas; aquarium open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., $8 adults, $6 seniors, $5 ages 4-12, coupons for discounted admission on website. 609-348-2880 or go to www.acaquarium.com

Friday, Dec. 28

Mays Landing, Holiday Magic, 12:30 p.m., Atlantic County Library, 40 Farragut Ave., second floor, magic by the "Great Haldini," free, but register early, space is limited. 609-645-5960.

Music

Friday, Dec. 14

Atlantic City, Rock 4 Recovery, 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Hard Rock Cafe, Taj Mahal, 1000 Boardwalk, live bands, benefit concert for Restore the Shore, Hometown Heroes, WHY Hunger, $20 advance or door. www.acrocksolid.com

Ocean City, Holiday Spectacular, musical revue, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, 2 p.m. Dec. 16, Music Pier stage, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $18 adults, $15 seniors, children 12 and younger. 609-525-9300.

Somers Point, Sandy Relief Benefit Concerts, 7 p.m. Dec. 14, 15, Heavenly Health Cafe, 581 Ocean Heights Ave., live music, food, $5, donation of family-sized canned good requested, benefits Ocean City C.A.R.E. Project. 609-601-1700.

Vineland, Steel Magnolia, 8:00 p.m., country Christmas show, Appel Farm at the Landis, Landis Theater, 830 East Landis Ave., $25 orchestra, $40 mezzanine. 856-691-1121 or go to

landistheater.com

Saturday, Dec. 15

Atlantic City, Benefit concert, 4 to 6 p.m., Shiloh Baptist Church and Community Life Center, 701 Atlantic Ave., R&B vocalist Terri Showers, The Stylistics, Gospel Duo Duncan & Rachelle, Bubby Fann and Praise Beyond, Jodi Harris and friends, Darchell Todd-Scott, donations aid victims of Hurricane Sandy, admission one non-perishable food item or new, unwrapped toy. 609-741-1071.

Cape May, Elisabeth von Trapp and The Empire Brass, 8 p.m., Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., $35. www.capmaycity.com or 855-708-9699.

Little Egg Harbor Township, Guitarist David Paul, 7:30 p.m., Pinelands Regional High School, 565 Nugentown Road, proceeds benefit Hurricane Sandy Victims Relief Fund, $15. www.ticketderby.com or at the door.

Sea Isle City, Angelus Chorus, 4 p.m., Methodist Church, 4102 Central Ave., sacred and secular holiday music, free will offering. 609-263-3353.

Vineland, Grammy winner Shawn Colvin, 8 p.m., Appel Farm at the Landis, Landis Theater, 830 East Landis Ave., $40, $60. 856-691-1121

Waretown, Pinelands Cultural Society Holiday Show, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., Albert Music Hall, 131 Wells Mills Road, $5 adults, free for children 11 and younger. www.albertmusichall.org

Sunday, Dec. 16

Absecon, Suite Inspiration, "An American Christmas," 3:30 p.m., St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 603 New Jersey Ave., sing-along session, visit from Santa Claus, refreshments following concert, free admission, donations collected benefit Free Military Child Tutoring Program. 609-748-1583.

Cape May, Songs for Sandy Benefit Concert, jazz vespers all stars, 3 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hughes and Decatur streets, proceeds benefit church building fund, $10 minimum donation required. 609-884-0680 or www.capemayjazzvespers.com

Cape May Court House, Angelus Chorus, 3 p.m., Our Lady Of The Angels R.C. Church, 35 East Mechanic St., sacred and secular holiday music, free will offering. 609-465-5432.

Ocean City, Benefit concert, 4 to 6 p.m., St. Peter's Methodist Church, 501 E. 8th St., performers include R&B vocalist Terri Showers and Chosen, Mandy Decker, Teddy Dawkins, Leon Hart, Gina Roche, donations aid victims of Hurricane Sandy, admission one non-perishable food item or new, unwrapped toy. 609-399-2988.

Sunday, Dec. 30

Millville, Trout Fishing in America, 4 p.m., Levoy Theater, 126 N. High St., $18 adults, $15 students, senior adults. 856-327-6400 or www.levoy.net

Sunday, Jan. 6

Ocean City, Cape Shore Chorale, Epiphany Concert, music of Bach and Vivaldi, 3 p.m., Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 30th and Bay Avenue, free will offering. Go to

www.capeshorechorale.org

Wednesday, Jan. 16

Ocean County College, Midweek Jazz Series, 8 p.m., Arts and Community Center, main campus, College Drive, Toms River, clarinetists Dan Levinson, Will Anderson and Pete Anderson; $18 adults, $15 seniors. 732-255-0500 or tickets.ocean.edu

Theater

Thursday, Dec. 13

Cape May, "A Tuna Christmas," comedy, 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays; to Dec. 30, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. 609-884-1341 or www.capemaystage.org

Cape May, "Scrooge, The Musical," dinner theater, 7:30 p.m., various dates through Dec. 30, Elaine's, 513 Lafayette St., matinee shows available, $44.95 adults, $34.95 teens, $24.95 children, reservations required. 609-884-1199.

Stafford Township, "Home for the Holidays," 3:30 p.m. Dec. 13, 14; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14, 15; 2 p.m. Dec. 15, 16; Ocean Professional Theatre Company, OceanFirst Theatre, Stafford Township Arts Center, 1000 McKinley Blvd., Manahawkin, $35 adults, $20 children 12 and younger. 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org

Vineland, Classic movie "White Christmas" (1954), 7:30 p.m., Apple Farm at the Landis, Landis Theater, 830 E. Landis Ave., $5. 856-691-1121 or go to www.landistheater.com

Friday, Dec. 14

Cape May, Louisa May Alcott's Christmas, 8 p.m., performed by Gayle Stahlhuth, East Lynne Theater Company, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., $25 general admission, $15 students, free to age 12 and younger when accompanied by adult; $5 from every ticket sold benefits Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. 609-884-5898 or go to www.eastlynnetheater.org

Ocean City, Christmas Holiday Spectacular, musical revue, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15; 2 p.m. Dec. 16; Greater Ocean City Theatre Company, Music Pier auditorium, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, $18 adults, $15 seniors, age 12 and younger. 609-525-9300 or go to www.ocnj.us

Vineland, "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play," 7 p.m. Dec. 14, 15; 2 p.m. Dec. 16, Cumberland Players, The Little Theatre, Sherman Avenue and the Boulevard. 856-692-5626 or www.cumberlandplayers.com

Saturday, Dec. 15

Cape May, "Carl's Kris Kringle," 3 p.m., Dec. 15, 16, Cape Island Theatre Company, Old Grange Restaurant, Historic Cold Spring Village, Route 9, family-friendly theme, doors open 2:30 p.m., seating limited, in lieu of ticket sales donations collected for Volunteers in Medicine of Cape May County. 609-408-6595.

Ocean County College, "Broadway Tonite," musical revue, 8 p.m., Arts & Community Center, main campus, College Drive, Toms River, $28 adult, $25 senior, $10 student. 732-255-0500 or www.ocean.edu

Cumberland County College, "The Nutcracker," Vineland Regional Dance Company, 1 and 5 p.m. Dec. 15, 2 p.m. Dec. 16, Frank Guaracini Jr. Performing Arts Center, main campus, College Drive, Vineland, $25-$35 adults, $20 seniors, students. 856-691-6059 or www.vrdc.org

Sunday, Dec. 16

Atlantic City, "Scrooge Unplugged!" dinner theater, 1 p.m. Dec. 16, 23, 30, three course matinee lunch and show, $55, $35 age 12 and younger; 6 p.m. Dec. 16, 17, 23, three course dinner and show, $85; Palm Restaurant, 2801 Pacific Ave., The Quarter in Tropicana Casino and Resort, reservations required. 609-344-0483.

Vineland, "Beauty And The Beast," 2 p.m, Landis Theater, 830 East Landis Ave., Appel Farm at the Landis Family Matinee Series, $12. 856-691-1121 or www.landistheater.com

Saturday, Dec. 22

Ocean City, "Yours Truly, Jack Frost," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Ocean City Theatre Company, Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, fully staged play featuring students from third to eighth grades, $10. www.ocnj.us or 609-525-9300.

Friday, Jan. 11

Stafford Township, Music Man Jr., musical, 7 p.m. Jan. 11, 12; 2 p.m. Jan. 13, Our Gang Players Junior Division, OceanFirst Theater, Stafford Township Arts Center, 1000 McKinley Ave., Manahawkin, $15 adults, $12 seniors, students, $8 age 12 and younger. 609-597-0553 or www.ourgang.org

Friday, Jan. 18

Hammonton, "A Chorus Line," musical, 8 p.m. Jan. 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, Feb. 1, 2, 7, 8, 9; 3 p.m. Jan. 27, Feb. 3, Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., $25 general admission. 609-704-5012 or www.theeagletheatre.com

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