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AHL hockey is back at Boardwalk Hall 5 p.m. Saturday, March 1.

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The Classics at the Taj Mahal

On Friday, Feb. 28, the auction activity will shift temporarily to the Etess Arena of Trump Taj Mahal Casino and Resort from 7 to 10 p.m as 50 “best of the best” automobiles will go up for bidding and sale by auction. A bidder registration fee of $150 is required. A preview will be open to the public at 7 p.m. The preview admission is $10 per person. This event features automobiles valued in excess of $1 million. For more information, go to GPKAuctions.com.

Albany Devils vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at Boardwalk Hall

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The American Hockey League’s Albany Devils will once again take on the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in the third of a series of four regular season games 5 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at Boardwalk Hall.

The game was originally slated for 7 p.m., but a time change was announced last week.

The Albany Devils serve as the top developmental team for the three-time Stanley Cup Champion New Jersey Devils. The Devils also played a four-game series at Boardwalk Hall last year, when the team had 15 players play in both the AHL with Albany and the NHL with New Jersey. Five of those players made their NHL debuts last season.

The Albany Devils next take on the Penguins 4 p.m. Sunday, March 23.

Tickets are $26 for the first two rows on the glass, $21 for the lower bowl and $16 for the upper bowl. Special rates are available for kids ages 2 to 12, seniors 65 and older, military, students, and groups of 10 or more. These discounted rates are $16 for the lower bowl and $11 for the upper bowl. A lower bowl “four-pack” is $80 and includes four tickets in the 100 level, four Dietz & Watson hot dogs and four soft drinks. The upper bowl four-pack is $65. Tickets can be purchased at the Boardwalk Hall box office, all Ticketmaster locations, by calling 800-736-1420 or at Ticketmaster.com. Go to TheAlbanyDevils.com or

‘Northside Mix’ at Carnegie Center in Atlantic City

In celebration of Black History Month, The Boys & Girls Club “Champions of Youth” program will bring together an inter-generational group of people from Atlantic City to learn of the rich history, redefine the present and embrace the future.

“A Northside Mix: Embracing the Future” will bring together a group of panelists at the Carnegie Center of The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27. Speakers will include Joanna LaSane, Ron Jordan, Michael Epps, Bruce Weekes, Brittney Blakeney, Rayuana Aleyce, Sparkle Prevard and Deon Davis.

The event is free to attend but seating is limited.

The Carnegie Center is located 35 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Those interested in attending should RSVP to Michael Everett, director of Champions of Youth, at Meveret@aol.com or by calling 609-513-2783. Go to Stockton.edu/Carnegie.

Towson University Lab Jazz Band in Somers Point

The Somers Point Jazz Society will kick off a Winter/Spring Jazz Series 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, with the Towson University Lab Jazz Band.

The series will feature some of the area’s best college jazz bands, including the Jazz Standard Youth Orchestra and the Peabody Jazz Orchestra. All performances take place at Clancy’s By the Bay, located at Maryland and Sunny avenues in Somers Point. Admission is $5 for Somers Point Jazz Society Members and $10 for non-members. Call 609-927-6677 or go to

Atlantic City Inaugural Ball 2014 at Resorts

The celebration of Atlantic City Mayor Donald A Guardian’s election will unfold at the “A New Beginning for Atlantic City Inaugural Ball 2014,” a scholarship event taking place 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at Resorts Casino Hotel.

The Inaugural Ball is a black tie event in the Resorts’ Ballroom, and the evening will include specialty food stations, hors d’oeuvres, dessert and entertainment by the Eddie Bruce Orchestra. A free fireworks display, presented by the Atlantic City Alliance, will begin outside of Resorts at 8 p.m.

Tickets to the inaugural ball are $250 per person. Free parking will be available for all guests. All proceeds support education for Atlantic City residents, and donations are tax deductible. To purchase tickets, go to MasterpieceAdvertising.com/mayorsball.

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