Coming Attractions

Thursday, March 15

BALLROOM DANCE LESSONS: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; all welcome; Seashore Gardens Living Center, 22 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, $6. 609-645-3269.

COMEDY NIGHT: 6 to 8 p.m.; Comedy Night with Michelle Tomko, light refreshments; Kramer Hall, 30 Front St., Hammonton, free. 609-626-3840 or

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: 5:30 to 8 p.m.; open to families; popcorn; Atlantic County Library, 1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township. 609-927-8664 or

RED CROSS THIRD ANNUAL RAISING SPIRITS EVENT: 6 to 9 p.m.; food, wine, silent auction; Buena Vista Country Club, 301 Country Club Lane, Buena, $50. 609-646-8330.

THANKFUL THURSDAY EVENT: 4 to 8 p.m.; raise a glass to Cape May Coast Guard families and personnel; portion of proceeds raised will be donated to the foundation; Cold Spring Brewery, 733 Seashore Road, Cape May. 609-898-2300.

THIRD THURSDAY EVENTS: 6 to 8 p.m.; food, music, art galleries, refreshments; Downtown Hammonton. 609-626-3420 or

Friday, March 16

COMEDY NIGHT SOCIAL: 7 to 10 p.m.; comedians Jim Dailakis, Erin Jackson, and Mike Speirs; food, drinks; Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May, $40. 609-884-9565 or

Saturday, March 17

BETH ISRAEL FUNDRAISER: 7:30 to 10 p.m.; drinks from Atlantic City's Little Water Distillery, performance by Klezmer/BlueGrass Allstars Band; Beth Israel Reform Congregation, 2501 Shore Road, Northfield, $36. 609-641-3600 or

ST. PAT'S BOARDWALK 10 MILER & 5K: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; benefits The Donny Fund and South Jersey Field of Dreams; LandShark Bar & Grille, 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, $30. 609-641-8666 or

Sunday, March 18

'PASSPORT AROUND THE WORLD': 1 to 3:30 p.m.; Girl Scouts will present displays for countries around the world; crafts, games, songs, traditions, foods, beverages, tours; Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, $1 adults, $7 girls. 856-795-1560 or

SPRING BRIDAL FAIR: noon to 4 p.m.; South Jersey's largest free bridal event; wedding vendors with planners, photographers, videographers, caterers, bakeries, florists, salons, and more; door prizes, giveaway, contests; Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, free. 609-465-7181 or

ST. PATRICK'S DAY BOOK EVENT: 4 to 6 p.m.; hosted by the Somers Point Unique Experiences Club; discuss James Joyce's "The Dead"; open to the public; Gregory's Restaurant, 900 Shore Road, Somers Point, reservations required. 609-233-1820.

Tuesday, March 20

DANCING: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tuesdays through March 27; social dancing, line dancing, dance mixers; light refreshments, live music; all ages welcome; Fire Co. #1, Bethel Road, Somer Point, $10. 609-408-3619.

SENIOR CITIZEN WALK & TALK TUESDAYS: 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays through March 27; walk indoors; wear sneakers, bring water bottle; Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May. 609-884-9565 or

Thursday, March 22

FIRESIDE CHATS: 4 to 5 p.m.; tasty brews and historical knowledge; discuss the rich heritage of fishing in Cape May County with Dan Dickinson; Cold Spring Brewery, 733 Seashore Road, Cape May. 609-898-2300.

KATZ JCC ANNUAL GALA: 6 to 9 p.m.; cocktails, dinner, live music; benefits Katz JCC; will honor the AMI Foundation of Atlantic Medical Imaging; The Noyes Arts Garage, 2200 Fairmount Ave., Atlantic City, $200. 609-822-1167, ext. 159 or

Friday, March 23

'ARTRAGEOUS': 7:30 p.m.; interactive art and music extravaganza; Stockton Performing Arts Center, Stockton University, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, $33. 609-652-9000 or

Wednesday, March 28

ADVANCED SOUL LINE DANCING: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. first and last Wednesdays; class for individuals who have a solid foundation in line dancing; Public Library, 6300 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood Crest. 609-463-6386 or

WORLD ABOVE POETRY NIGHT: 7 to 9 p.m. fourth Wednesdays; hosted by South Jersey Poets Collective; open mic, read a poem less than two minutes long; Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, 2200 Fairmount Ave., Atlantic City. 609-626-3463 or

Thursday, April 12

BEGINNER LINE DANCING: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. second Thursdays; taught by Susan Pennypacker; Public Library, 9516 Second Ave., Stone Harbor. 609-463-6386 or

Kids Stuff

Monday, March 19

PET PHOTOS WITH EASTER BUNNY: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through March 26; bring your pets for a picture with the Easter Bunny; Hamilton Mall, 4403 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing. 609-382-4727 or


Thursday, March 15

JIM 'KIMO' WEST: 7 to 9 p.m.; slack key guitarist and band leader for "Weird Al" Yankovic; Riverfront Renaissance Center For The Arts, 22 N. High St., Millville, $10. 856-327-4500 or

MUSIC OF GEORGE GERSHWIN: 6 to 7 p.m.; presented by Cape May MAC; Cape May City Library, 110 Ocean St., Cape May City. 609-463-6386.

Sunday, March 18

JERSEY SHORE JAZZ VESPERS: 4 to 6 p.m. third Sundays; light refreshments; Asbury United Methodist Church, 1213 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, free will offering taken. 609-703-7907 or

Saturday, March 31

IRISH CEILI: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. last Saturdays of the month through June 30; Mike Garvin Irish Ceili Band; ceili and set dancing, Irish singing with Joe McGonigle and Bob Galbreth; American Legion Hall Post #352, First and Pennslyvania avenues, Somers Point, $5. 609-626-1576.


Friday, March 16

'SHERLOCK HOLMES ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND': 8 to 9 p.m. March 16, 17; radio-style production; First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May, $28, $20, free ages 12 and younger. 609-884-5898 or

Monday, March 19

'AT NINETY-THREE': 6 to 8 p.m.; new adaptation of the poetry of Jan Slepian; presented by Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre; Ocean County Library, 380 Bay Ave., Tuckerton, registration required. 609-296-1470 or


Thursday, March 15

EVENINGS AT FORSYTHE: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Pat Sutton will showcase native trees, shrubs, vines, wildflowers, and weeds that are most beneficial to birds and other wildlife; Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville. 609-652-1665 or

Saturday, March 17

SCIENCE SATURDAY: 'TWELVE MONTHS OF BIRDS': 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; discuss what birds can be found in Southern New Jersey every month of the year; Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd., Loveladies, $5. 609-494-1241 or

Thursday, March 22

FROG WATCH AND WALK: 5 to 6:30 p.m.; learn about local frogs; lecture and field trip to listen to and identify calling frogs at Cox Hall Creek; bring flashlight, outdoor attire recommended; presented by Brian Williamson, Research Scientist at The Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor; Lower Cape Library, 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas. 609-463-6386.

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2016 graduate of Ramapo College. Interned at SDC Journal, a quarterly publication for members of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Union. Editor-in-Chief for the Ramapo News, 2015-2016.

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