Education

FREE JOB HELP SEMINARS: 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 26, Monday, Nov. 26, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave., call 609-823-4614.

ASTRONOMY EVENTS, 8 p.m. Nov. 16, Atlantic County Library System/Egg Harbor Township, 1 Swift Ave. Call 609-927-8664.

BOOK DISCUSSIONS, 10 a.m. Nov. 16 and Dec. 14, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Call 609-823-4614.

‘HEADLINERS’ CURRENT EVENTS DISCUSSIONS, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Fridays, Nov. 16, 30; Dec. 7; Richard Stockton College, Campus Center lounge, top floor, main campus off Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, open to community. email servicelearning@stockton.edu.

ATLANTIC CITY LIBRARY PROGRAMS: Computer Training: Introduction to Word, 1 p.m. Nov. 17 and Job Applications and Resumes, 4:30 p.m. Nov. 27; ESL Classes: Intermediate Class, 1 p.m. Nov. 19 and Pronunciation for ESL Learners, 4:30 p.m. Nov. 28; Fun Day Sunday Arts and Crafts, 2 p.m. Nov. 18 and 25.

RESUME SEMINAR, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 19 and Dec. 17, Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. Registration is required and begins two weeks before each session. Participants should bring a list of previous employers with addresses and dates of employment and a list of schools attended with dates. Call 609-652-2352.

BOAT NEW JERSEY COURSE, 6:30 to 10 p.m. Nov. 26 and 28, Brandywine Assisted Living Facility, 432 Central Ave., Linwood. Cost $65 fee, covers the cost of the course and all materials. For more information call Janet at 201-291-5976 or see njboat.org.

OLDER AND WISER IN THE 21ST CENTURY: Family Caregiving, 11 a.m. Nov. 27; Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. Registration recommended, call 609-652-2352.

LEARN ABOUT YOUR LIBRARY: Library 2.0, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 28; Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. Call 609-652-2352.

COMPUTER SKILLS WORKSHOPS: Introduction to Computers, 10 a.m., Introduction to the Internet, 11:15 a.m. Introduction to Email, 12:30 p.m. Nov. 29 and Dec. 13; Computers for Seniors, 10:30 a.m. Dec. 11; Introduction to Microsoft Word, 10 a.m. Dec. 6; Introduction to Microsoft Power Point, 11:15 a.m. Dec. 6; Introduction to Microsoft Excel, 12:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Registration is required for all classes and begins two weeks before each session. All classes at the Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. Call 609-652-2352.

BILL AND MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION COMPUTER LAB CLASSES: Introduction to Email, 10 a.m. Dec. 11; Computer Basics, 4 and 6 p.m. Dec. 19; Atlantic County Library System/Pleasantville, 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Call 609-641-1778.

GATHERING WOOL 10 a.m. Tuesdays to Dec. 18, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Call 609-823-4614.

PAWS TO READ all ages, 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 19, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Call 609-823-4614.

ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES by Brigantine CER , Ballroom Dancing, Intro to Piano, Digital Photography, Dog Obedience, Decorative Crafts, Bridge, Ukulele, Jewelry Making and CPR. For a complete schedule, call 609-266-3323.

CHILD SAFETY SEAT INSPECTIONS 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. second Saturdays at Bennett Chevrolet, 6721 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township, call 609-641-0444; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. third Saturdays at Action Auto Body, 14 12th St., Hammonton, call 609-561-0736. For more information, call the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office at 609-909-7200.

CURRENT EVENTS DISCUSSION GROUP 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays at Atlantic County Library, Ocean Heights Avenue and Swift Drive, Egg Harbor Township. Call 609-927-8664.

EXHIBIT FEATURING ARTIFACTS FROM THE LIFE OF A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR, Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center, Richard Stockton College, Pomona. Directions online at stockton.edu.

FRIENDS OF ENCORE LEARNING, formerly Brandeis University Women’s Committee, offers study groups with professional leaders. Call 609-348-3401 or 609-822-9595.

HANDWRITING WITHOUT TEARS at Congregation Beth Israel Nursery School in Northfield, children learn alphabet letters based on shape and length of lines. For more information, call 609-641-3600 or see bethisraelnorthfield.org.

HEAD START/EARLY HEAD START early childhood development program, by Atlantic Human Resources Inc., recruiting preschool children for 2011-12. There is no cost to families who qualify. Head Start has centers throughout Atlantic and Cape May counties. For information call 609-348-4166 (Atlantic County) or 609-861-2804 (Cape May County).

LEARN TO PLAY CHESS noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays at Atlantic County Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor. Call 609-823-4614.

MAJHONG CLASSES, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, and 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Katz Jewish Community Center, 501 N. Jerome Ave., Margate, $75 members, $100 nonmembers. Call 609-822-1167, ext. 138, email JCutler@jccatlantic.org or see jccatlantic.org.

OLDER ADULTS SPECIAL INTEREST SERIES 10:30 a.m. Mondays at Atlantic City Free Public Library, 1 N. Tennessee Ave. Call 609-345-2269 for topic of week.

ONE-ON-ONE COMPUTER TUTORING, by appointment only, Atlantic County Library System/Egg Harbor Township, 1 Swift Ave. Call 609-927-8664.

QUILTERS 2 p.m. Thursdays at Atlantic County Library, 201 15th St. South, Brigantine.

SCHOLARSHIPS offered by the Atlantic County Bar Association for Atlantic County law students attending any accredited law school. For more information, see atcobar.org or call the Bar Association Office at 609-345-3444.

SWIM LESSONS, for adults and children in group or individual sessions, Tilton Fitness, Galloway Township. All swim instructors are Red Cross certified. Lessons are designed for beginner, intermediate and advanced swimmers, and are available to Tilton Fitness members and non-members. To register, or for more information, contact Katrina Abbott, certified trainer/swim instructor, at 609-385-8904.

VETERANS BENEFIT INFORMATION, ASSISTANCE 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m first Wednesdays at Ruby Tuesday entrance, Hamilton Mall, Hamilton Township. Call 609-407-1332.

WOMENSOURCE TRAINING, various topics at the Women’s Center, 1201 New Road, Suite 240, Linwood. Call 609-601-9925, ext. 207, or see acwc.org.

Etc.

BLOOD DRIVES: noon to 7 p.m. Thursdays and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, Atlantic County Community Donor Center, Pleasantville Donor Center, 850 N. Franklin Blvd., Pleasantville. Call 800-RED-CROSS.

HOLIDAY CANNED FOOD DRIVE, Nov. 19, Seashore Gardens Living Center, 22 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township.

RUMMAGE SALE, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17, Woodview Estates Assisted Living, 5030 Unami Blvd., Mays Landing. Call 609-625-4878.

FALL FINE ART/ANTIQUE AND CRAFT SHOW, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17, Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Wabash Avenue, Linwood. Call 609-927-6349.

HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17, Egg Harbor Township Community Center, English Creek Avenue. See ehtgov.org/recreation or call 609-272-8120.

MISTLETOE MART, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17, St. Mark and All Saints Episcopal Church, 429 S. Pitney Road, Galloway Township. Gourmet luncheon 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., adults $8, children under 11 $4. For information call 609-652-6222.

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 17, Absegami High School, Galloway Township. Vendors sought, fee $30 provides 6-foot table. For more information, email Ed Friend at efriend@geh.nj.k12us.com or call 609-652-1372, ext. 5024.

CRAFTERS NEEDED FOR HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR, Nov. 17, Community Center, English Creek Avenue, Egg Harbor Township. To get a vendor application, see ehtgov.org/recreation or call 609-272-8120.

CREATE A THANKSGIVNG CENTERPIECE 6 p.m. Nov. 19, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor offers adults and teens a chance to Create A Thanksgiving Centerpiece. Registration is required by Nov. 16. A $15 materials fee payable by check is required the night of the program.

COAT DRIVE by Galloway Women’s club, Coats will be distributed to patrons of Community Food Bank and provided to Kathleen’s Closet Thrift Store to benefit the FoodBank. Coats can be dropped off at the Galloway Township branch of the Atlantic County Library System, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. A dropoff bin will be there until Nov. 18. Call Mary at 609-748-5010.

BETH EL HOLIDAY BAZAAR rescheduled to Nov. 25. Vendors wanted. Call 609-823-2725 for information or application.

HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1, Oakcrest High School, Mays Landing.

CRAFTER SPACE AVAILABLE FOR HOLY SPIRIT MOTHERS GUILD CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW, Dec. 2. Cost per space $60. Applications available at holyspirithighschool.com. For more information email tboneyfav@aol.com or call 609-646-2201.

BOOK DISCUSSIONS: Read Book Talking, 7 p.m. Dec. 3. Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. Registration required. Call 609- 652-2352.

KNIT AT ATLANTIC COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM/BRIGANTINE, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays to Dec. 27, Atlantic County Library System/Brigantine, 201 15th St. South. Call 609-266-0110.

BEACON’S HOPE CHEST for those in need of food or clothing assistance, 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays at Beacon Evangelical Free Church, 420 S. Sixth Ave., Galloway Township. Call 609-748-0001.

CELL PHONES FOR SOLDIERS DROP-OFF at First United Methodist Church of Mays Landing, 6011 Main St. Call 609-625-9446 or 609-625-7265.

CLOTHES CLOSET OUTREACH MINISTRY 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and 3 to 5 p.m. Saturdays at Faith Baptist Church, 815 Tilton Road, Pleasantville. Call 609-646-1881.

CLOTHING DONATIONS in good condition needed by United Methodist Church of Somers Point, Bethel Road and Doran Avenue, Somers Point. Clothing may be dropped off at church any morning during the week. Call 609-927-2075 with questions.

COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at New Hope Community Center, 301 N. Woodland Ave., Pleasantville. Proof of income required. Must have proper ID. For information, call 609-287-4649 or 609-484-3413.

FOOD, CLOTHING GIVEAWAY third Sundays at Proclaiming His Word Church, 101 N. First St., Pleasantville. Call 609-407-1750.

FOOD PANTRY 1 to 3 p.m. third Thursday of each month at Union Baptist Temple Church, 335 N. Pennsylvania Ave., use Drexel Avenue entrance, Atlantic City. Call 609-345-4314.

FOOD PANTRY 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. third and fourth Wednesdays at Price Memorial AME Zion Church, 525 Atlantic Ave., Atlantic City. Call 609-344-1751.

FOOD PANTRY 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Fridays at Masjid Muhammad Inc., 300 Albany Ave., Atlantic City. Call 609-347-0788.

FOOD PANTRY noon to 3 p.m. second Thursdays and 3 to 6 p.m. fourth Thursdays at St. James AME Church, 101 N. New York Ave., Atlantic City. Call 609-345-0179.

FOR SENIORS ONLY, by Brigantine CER, Basic and Intermediate computers, Senior Lite, Yoga, Zumba Toning and Basic Zumba. For a schedule call Brigantine CER at 609-266-3323.

FREE GARDASIL, MENINGOCOCCAL, TDAP, PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINATIONS from Atlantic County Division of Public Health in Northfield and Hammonton. Call 609-645-5933 to schedule an appointment.

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE by Mainland Lions. Call 609-652-5115 or 609-641-5988.

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE by Somers Point Jazz Society. Call 609-927-6677.

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE by American Business Women’s Association. Call 609-317-5101 or email peh53@comcast.net.

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE by Gilda’s Club, 700 New Road, Linwood. Call 609-926-2699.

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE for Downbeach Film Society, 405 Berkshire Dr., Margate. Call 609-823-9159.

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE by American Legion Post 352 Ladies Auxiliary, Somers Point. Call 609-927-7145.

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE by Friends of Encore Learning of Stockton. Call 609-822-9595.

SEASHORE HEALING ARTS CENTER PROGRAMS: Ego Free Flow Yoga, 6 p.m. Mondays, Kripalu Yoga, 6 p.m. Thursdays and Yin Yoga, 6 p.m. Thursdays, suggested donation $5; Vipassana Meditation, 5 p.m. Thursdays, suggested donation $5. Center, 501 New Road, Groveland Center, Somers Point. Call 609-601-9272.

VETERANS ADVOCATE/VOLUNTEERS WANTED to offer assistance to veterans. Contact Lou Green, 609-407-1332.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED as companions for elders with Alzheimer’s or related dementias by Project SAVE with Family Service Association, 609-569-0239, ext.1148.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to staff CONTACT Cape-Atlantic’s reassurance program that provides daily telephone calls to the elderly and disabled. Call Ann P. Magee at 609-823-1850 or see contactcapeatlantic.org.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for a variety of opportunities by Family Service Association, 609-569-0239.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED by South Jersey AIDS Alliance for its syringe exchange program at its Oasis site, 32 S. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City. Call 609-347-1085.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED by Meadowview Nursing Home snack and gift shop, 225 Dolphin Ave., Northfield. Open seven days, two shifts available: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 12:30 to 3:15 p.m. For more information, call Joe Martin at 609-822-5857.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED by Environmental Educational Committee of the Friends of Forsythe, Great Creek Road, Galloway Township. Call 609-748-1535.

VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT, for Atlantic Adult Day Healthcare in Northfield to help seniors and disabled in crafts, men’s group and Spanish group. Open from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. Call Beth or Diane at 609-383-3313.

VOLUNTEERS WANTED by Atlantic County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to organize and run fundraising activities. Call 609-927-9059.

VOLUNTEERS WANTED by T. Byrd Leadership Academy and Tri-County Score, Pleasantville. Call 609-484-9356.

VOLUNTEERS WANTED by Heartland Hospice, Northfield. Training provided. Call 609-641-4675.

VOLUNTEERS WANTED by Mainland Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 930 Church St., Pleasantville. Call 609-646-6900, ext. 137.

VOLUNTEERS WANTED by the Alcove Center for Grieving Children and Families for Northfield Thrift Shop. Call 609-484-1133.

For fun

FALL FESTIVAL OF THANKSGIVING, 6 p.m. Nov. 17, United Methodist Church, Linwood. Pizza, crafts, dancing, contests and movie.

OCEAN CITY-SOMERS POINT TRAIL OF TWO CITIES 5K RUN AND WALK, moved to 8 a.m. Nov. 17, Ocean City Transportation Center, 10th and Haven Avenue. Same day registration starts 7 a.m. call 609-525-9300 or 609-927-2053, ext. 3101.

HIKE ESTELL 1:30 p.m. Nov. 24, Fox Nature Center, Atlantic County Park, Estell Manor. Advanced registration is encouraged. Call 609-625-7000, ext. 5431

BOOK DISCUSSIONS, 3:30 p.m. Dec. 11, Atlantic County Library System/Brigantine, 201 15th Street South. Call 609-266-0110.

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS ENCOUNTERS tabletop role-playing game, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays to Dec. 19, Fairy Glen, Shoppe 60 at Smithville, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, Galloway Township. Call 973-653-5147 to join.

BALLROOM DANCING on the Seashore Gardens Boardwalk, 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Seashore Gardens Living Center, 22 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. Call 609-645-3269.

BALLROOM AND LATIN DANCING, Wednesday Night Dance Group Class by Gene and Connie, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Christ Church Parish Hall, 157 Shore Road, Somers Point. For more information, call Gene Hildner, 609-344-5366.

BRIDGE 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays at Linwood Library, 301 Davis Ave. Call 609-601-9109 or 609-927-6501.

CARDIO DANCE-LINE DANCE 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at Ventnor Educational Community Complex, Lafayette Avenue, gymnasium entrance. Call 609-823-7950.

CEILI 8 p.m. last Saturdays of month except July and August at American Legion Hall, First and Pennsylvania avenues, Somers Point. Call 609-823-3757 or 609-398-8636.

JERSEY SHORE BALLROOM DANCE CLUB dances with instruction, 7 to 10 p.m. selected Saturdays at Christ Church Hall, 157 Shore Road, Somers Point. Call Sharon at 609-926-1654.

KNITTERS 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Atlantic County Library, 201 15th St. South, Brigantine.

OPEN MIC NIGHT, 7 to 9 p.m. fourth Fridays, Greenlight Coffeehouse, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Jersey Shore, 75 S. Pomona Road, Galloway Township, entertainment, free light refreshments, free Wi-Fi access, to perform contact Steve Fiedler at 609-464-0413. For directions see uucsjs.org.

PINOCHLE GAMES 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays at Senior Center, Ambler Avenue, Somers Point. Call 609-927-8641.

SATURDAY MATINEES 2 p.m. Saturdays at Atlantic County Library, 134 Philadelphia Ave., Egg Harbor City. Call 609-804-1063.

WII, XBOX, PLAYSTATION 3, 6 p.m. Mondays at Atlantic County Library, 451 Egg Harbor Road, Hammonton. Call 609-561-2264 for schedule.

VIPASSANA (MINDFULNESS) MEDITATION, 5:15 p.m. Thursdays at Seashore Healing Arts Center, 501 New Road, Groveland Center, Somers Point. Call 609-601-9272. No preregistration is required. Cost is a donation request only.

For youths

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS AT THE LIBRARY: Story Time, ages 3-6, 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Dec. 11, and 10:30 a.m. Fridays, Nov. 16-Dec. 14; Play Date, ages 6 months-36 months, 10 a.m. Thursdays to Dec. 13; Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing, 40 Farragut Ave. Call 609-625-2776, ext. 6304.

INBETEEN GROUP, ages 12 to 14, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 12, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Call 609-823-4614.

LITTLE LEARNERS CRAFT CLASS, ages 3 to 5, 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. Nov. 16, Atlantic County Park, Estell Manor. Free but must register in advance, space is limited. Call 609-625-7000, ext. 5431, specify session.

BOYS PIRATE PARTY age 10 and younger, 1 p.m. Nov. 17, Northfield Library, 241 W. Mill Road. Boys should dress as pirates. The library will provide free gifts and pizza. Space is limited to the first 24 boys. Call 609-646-4476 to register.

THANKSGIVING CRAFT ages 6 to 11, 11 a.m. Nov. 17, Atlantic County Library System/Egg Harbor Township, 1 Swift Ave. Registration required, call 609-927-8664.

CORNUCOPIA PLATE CRAFT, ages 12 and older, 1:30 p.m. Nov. 17, Atlantic County Library System/Hammonton, 451 Egg Harbor Road. Registration required, call 609-561-2264.

BOYS PIRATE PARTY, age 10 and under, 1 p.m. Nov. 17, Northfield Library. 241 W. Mill Road. Boys should dress as pirates. The library will provide some free gifts and pizza. Space is limited to the first 24. Call 609-646-4476 to register.

TRYOUTS FOR EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP BASEBALL for residents who will not turn 13 before May 1, 2013 for the 2013 spring U12 Eagles travel team, 2 p.m. Nov. 18, Veteran’s Memorial Park Field 4. Email bweber0820@comcast.net with any questions.

TURKEY TIME CRAFT, ages 5 and older, 5 p.m. Nov. 19, Atlantic County Library System/Pleasantville, 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue. Call 609-641-1778.

CUENTOS FUNTASTICOS/FUNTASTIC STORIES CLUB ages 6 to 12, 4:30 p.m. Nov. 19 and Dec. 17, Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. Registration required, call 609-652-2352.

MOVIE AND A PIZZA, 6 p.m. Nov. 19 and Dec. 17, Atlantic County Library System/Somers Point, 801 Shore Road. Call 609-927-7113.

LEGO CLUB, ages 3 and older, 2 p.m. Nov. 24 and Dec. 8, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Call 609-823-4614.

LUNCH WITH SANTA AND MRS. CLAUS 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 1, any Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union office in Atlantic and Cape May Counties. Tickets $9. Call 609-646-3339, ext. 210. For more information on Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union, see jerseyshorefcu.org.

CREATIVE CRAFTS, ages 5 and older, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5, Atlantic County Library System/Hammonton, 451 Egg Harbor Road. Registration required. Call 609-561-2264.

PAL CENTER BOWLING FOR YOUTH, grades K-five, 1 p.m. and grades six-12, 3 p.m. Saturdays to Dec. 8, Strike Zone, Egg Harbor City. Registration $60 per child, includes two games and rental shoes. Call 609-442-6082 or see htpalml.org.

MOVIE IN PAJAMAS: ‘The Polar Express,’ sponsored by Hammonton Mothers Club and DiDonato Family Fun Center, includes watching movie, 3 p.m. Dec. 9, Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton. Tickets $8 general admission, can be purchased at the door. Call Julie Fink at 609-561-1989 or email hammontonmoms@comcast.net.

STORYHOUR PROGRAMS, ages 3 to 6, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Thursdays to Dec. 13 and 10:30 a.m. Saturdays to Dec. 15, Atlantic County Library System/Somers Point, 801 Shore Road. Call 609-927-7113.

STORYTIME PROGRAMS: Toddler Storytime, 10 a.m. Tuesdays to Dec. 14; Preschool Storytime, 12:30 p.m. Thursdays to Dec. 13; Atlantic County Library System/Hammonton, 451 Egg Harbor Road. Call 609- 561-2264.

STORYTIME WITH MISS BONNIE, ages 3 to 5, 10:30 a.m. Mondays to Dec. 17, Atlantic County Library System/Brigantine, 201 15th Street South. Call 609-266-0110.

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD MEETINGS, 11 a.m. Dec. 22, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Call 609-823-4614.

R.E.A.D. PROGRAM WITH WILLOW THE FOX TERRIER, ages 4-8, 3 p.m. Wednesdays to Dec. 28, Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. Call 609-652-2352. Registration required.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE ANNUAL WINTER FESTIVAL, 6 to 9 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in December, 2590 Ridge Ave. Animated light show, crafts for the children, pictures and visits with Santa, s’mores-making, food and refreshments. Proceeds benefit EHT PAL holiday programs for kids. Call 609-645-8413.

CHESS FOR KIDS, ages 6 to 18, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Brigantine North School. Eight sessions for $35. Call Brigantine CER at 609-266-3323.

CHESS CLUB 4:30 p.m. Thursdays at Atlantic County Library, 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Pleasantville. Call 609-641-1778.

CONGREGATION BETH ISRAEL PRESCHOOL EXTENDED HOURS ‘Before care’ 7:30 a.m., Monday through Friday, and ‘after care’ 3 to 5 p.m. each day, except Fridays, which end at 4:30 p.m. in honor of Shabbat. Congregation Beth Israel is located at 2501 Shore Road, Northfield. For more information, call 609-641-3600.

CREATIVE CRAFTS FOR CHILDREN 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays at Atlantic County Library, 451 Egg Harbor Road, Hammonton. Call 609-561-2264.

NEPTUNE’S GUARD DRUM AND BUGLE CORPS 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at All Wars Memorial Building, 1510 Adriatic Ave., Third Floor, Atlantic City. Call 609-345-6876.

PHOTOGRAPHY FOR KIDS, grades five to eight, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Brigantine North School. Eight sessions for $60. Call Brigantine CER at 609-266-3323.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Atlantic City Aquarium, Gardner’s Basin, Atlantic City. Call 609-348-2880 or see acaquarium.com.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Atlantic County Library, 134 Philadelphia Ave., Egg Harbor City. Call 609-804-1063.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursdays at Atlantic County Library, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at Atlantic City Free Public Library, 1 N. Tennessee Ave. Call 609-345-2269, ext. 3050.

RECREATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE REGISTRATION, ages 8-17, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Recreation Office, Community Center, Egg Harbor Township. Call 609-272-8100.

Fundraisers

DIVA BINGO, 8 p.m. Nov. 16, presented by Ladies Invitational Bluefish Tournament, hosted by cast of Divas Do AC, at Resort Casino Hotel, Superstar Theater, Atlantic City, $10 donation benefits AtlantiCare’s Mobile Mammography Assistance Fund. For information, email fishlibt@hotmail.com.

PENNY PARTY by the Fire Auxiliary of Somers Point Fire Co. 1, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 17, Bethel Road Firehouse. Refreshments will be available. Call 609-927-7169.

LOVE THY NEIGHBOR BENEFIT CONCERT for victims of Hurricane Sandy, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 17, Safe Haven Cafe, 701 New Hampshire Ave., Somers Point. Donation $5. Bedding, toiletries, clothing, coats, money donations will be accepted to help the Southern Shore Chapter of the American Red Cross in Pleasantville. For more information, see oneofsixmusic.com or facebook.com/oneofsixmusic.

HOLIDAY BAKE SALE, Alma Daley Mainland Marching Band Scholarship Foundation, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17, Shop-Rite, Somers Point, baked goods or donations accepted.

FIGHT LEUKEMIA FISHING TOURNAMENT, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17, back bays, surf and boats to three miles out off Absecon Inlet to Hereford Inlet, North Wildwood. Registration cost $30, includes awards party from 6 to 10 p.m. at Somers Point VFW, 500 Bethel Road. Preregister at Tackle Direct or by calling 609-602-8957. Late registration will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Anchorage Tavern in Somers Point. See artshed.com/fight.

NORTHFIELD CULTURAL FALL GARAGE SALE AND FLEA MARKET, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17, Northfield Community School. Proceeds Benefit Northfield’s museum. For table information, call 609-646-1092.

ST. JUDE GIVE THANKS WALK, Nov. 17, Atlantic City Boardwalk outside Trump Taj Mahal Casino. Registration begins at 9 a.m., walk begins at 10 a.m. Pre-register at givethankswalk.org and sign up under Atlantic City. Registrants can email people and set up online donations with tracking. Local businesses also sought for sponsorship. Contact Marli Grossman at 212-239-3239 or marli.grossman@stjude.org or Gene Sherban at esherbsan@yahoo.com for more information and sponsorship or signup forms.

DOROTHY VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY LADIES AUXILIARY SELLING FRUIT FROM FLORIDA, to Nov. 19. Fruit will be delivered direct from Florida to Dorothy in December. To order fruit, see any ladies auxiliary member, or call 856-875-7548 or 609-476-2436.

CONTACT CAPE-ATLANTIC WALK IT OFF three miles, 9 a.m. Nov. 24, Ventnor Boardwalk at Newport Avenue. Early registration $20, same day $25. Call 609-823-1850 or see contactcapeatlantic.org.

ST. MONICA ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH GALA NIGHT, Nov. 24, St. Trump Taj Mahal Casino Hotel, Tiara Ballroom, Atlantic City. Dinner and dancing, tickets $75 per person. Call 609-345-1786.

BENEFIT FOR GILDA'S CLUB SOUTH JERSEY, 6-10 p.m. Nov. 29, Hard Rock Cafe, Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City. Live performance by DION, auction featuring VIP experiences, swag bag, celebrities, more. Tickets $200 per person. Call Lauren Crenshaw at 609-926-2696, email Lauren@gildasclubsouthjersey.org or see gildasclubsouthjersey.org.

750 CLUB sponsored by St. Michael’s Church, Atlantic City. Tickets $30 each; first prize is $10,000 contingent upon all tickets being sold. Drawing is Dec. 8. Call St. Michael’s at 609.344.8536 for tickets and information.

AUXILIARY OF SHORE MEDICAL CENTER shops at: Marmora South Shore Plaza, 232 South Shore Road, Marmora, call 609-390-0913; Somers Point Shopping Center, Route 9, Somers Point, call 609-653-8374. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays to Fridays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. All proceeds go to the Auxiliary’s pledge to Shore Tomorrow, an expansion project of Shore Medical Center. For information, to donate or to volunteer, call any of the three shops.

DONATIONS OF GENTLY USED CLOTHING WELCOME for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Atlantic and Cape May Counties. All sizes, infants to adults and shoes accepted, bright green box located at William Davies Middle School, 1876 Dr. Dennis Foreman Drive, Mays Landing. To schedule a free home pickup, call 877-336-8828.

Groups

BRIGANTINE RECREATION COMMISSION meeting Nov. 19, Brigantine Beach Community Center, 265 42nd St., starting at 7 p.m.

SEASHORE MOTHERS OF TWINS, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20, Atlantic County Library, Somers Point Branch, 801 Shore Road, Somers Point. Moms with twins or multiples of all ages are invited to attend. For more information, contact Stacey Clapp, president, at SMOTC@hotmail.com.

ABSECON HISTORICAL SOCIETY INSTALLATION DINNER, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 3, Gourmet Italian Restaurant, Jim Leeds and Pitney Road, Galloway Township. Cost $22. For reservations, call Nancy at 609-576-8103 by Nov. 29. Items for food bank accepted. For more information, call Ann at 609-645-3023.

CAPE-ATLANTIC CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S CONNECTION, Christmas at the Flanders Luncheon, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 5, Flanders, Boardwalk and 11th Streets, Ocean City. Cost $25. A free nursery is available by reservation. To reserve your place, call Pat at 609-965-4840 or Joyce at 856-765-3775.

RUBBER STAMPERS GROUP 6:15 p.m. Dec. 19, Atlantic County Library System/Brigantine, 201 15th Street South. Registration required. Most materials are provided; $3 materials fee requested. Call 609-266-0110.

101 WOMEN PLUS 6 p.m. third Thursdays at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Complex, 1700 Marmora Ave. Atlantic City. Call 609-645-7196 for information.

ABSECON DEMOCRATIC CLUB, 7:30 p.m. third Tuesdays at the American Legion Hall on New Jersey Avenue, Absecon. All are welcome to attend.

ABSECON LIONS CLUB 6:30 p.m. first Tuesdays at Smithville Inn, Galloway Township, and 6:30 p.m. third Tuesdays at John D. Young Blind Center, Pitney Road and Crestview Avenue, Absecon. Call 609-646-6848.

ABSECON WOMAN’S CLUB, 7:30 p.m. third Thursdays at members’ homes. Club goals are to support charitable and educational community projects. The club is starting a two-year state project supporting Family Promise. For membership information call 609-645-1739 or email wc_absnj@yahoo.com.

ACHS CLASS OF ’59 BREAKFAST GROUP 8:30 a.m. second Tuesdays at Shore Diner, 6710 Tilton Road, Egg Harbor Township.

AL-ANON, 9 to 10 a.m. Saturdays, Ventnor Public Library, second floor, 6500 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor.

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP, 1 p.m. third Thursdays, Royal Suites Healthcare and Rehabilitation, 214 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway. Call Stacy DiFilippo at 609-748-9900.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN, ATLANTIC COUNTY BRANCH, meets on the third Monday at various locations. Prospective members and visitors are welcome. For information call 609-398-6367 or 609-965-4360.

AMERICAN BUSINESS WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION ATLANTIC CITY CHARTER CHAPTER holds its dinner meetings at East Bay Crab and Grill in Egg Harbor Township on the first Monday of each month. Networking begins at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. For information and reservations, call 609-965-2622.

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, UNIT 254 1 p.m. second Mondays. Call 609-909-1518 for location.

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, UNIT 352 7 p.m. third Wednesdays, First and Pennsylvania avenues, Somers Point.

AMPUTEE SUPPORT GROUP, 6 to 7 p.m. second Wednesdays at the Health Center at Galloway, 66 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. Call 609-748-9100, ext. 105.

ATLANTIC AUDUBON SOCIETY 7:30 p.m. fourth Wednesdays, except November and December, at Atlantic County Library, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. Call 609-645-1470.

ATLANTIC, CAPE MAY COUNTY COIN CLUB 7 p.m. first Wednesdays at Linwood Library, 301 Davis Ave. Call 609-398-4486.

ATLANTIC CITY ALUMNI CHAPTER OF KAPPA ALPHA PSI FRATERNITY, 7:30 p.m. second Fridays, Richard Stockton College, West Quad Building, Pomona. Call Joey Gaynor at 609-289-2946.

ATLANTIC CITY ARTS COMMISSION 5:30 p.m. third Mondays at Carnegie Library Center, 18 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Atlantic City.

ATLANTIC CITY NEW REPUBLICAN CLUB, 7 p.m., third Wednesdays at Chelsea Pub and Inn, 8 S. Morris Ave., Atlantic City. 609-345-4700 or chelseapubandinn.com.

ATLANTIC COUNTY POST-POLIO SUPPORT GROUP, third Wednesday of each month, Ye Old Mill Street Pub, Main Street, Mays Landing. For information or directions, call Marge Disbrow 609-909-1518.

ATLANTIC COUNTY RETIRED POLICE, FIREMEN ASSOCIATION second Thursdays at PBA Headquarters, 520 N. Annapolis Ave., Atlantic City. Call 609-266-7647 for time. No August meeting.

ATLANTIC COUNTY SKYBLAZERS 7 p.m. first Wednesdays Atlantic County Library, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. Call 609-625-3472.

ATLANTIC COUNTY WOMEN’S CENTER VOLUNTEER AUXILIARY 6 p.m. second Wednesdays at Cornerstone Commerce Center, 1201 New Road, Linwood. Call 609-601-9925, ext. 238.

BARGAINTOWN AARP 1 p.m. second Fridays at Grace Lutheran Church, 11 E. Dawes Ave., Somers Point. Call 609-927-2675 for program details. No meetings in July, August.

BEACH BUM BOOK CLUB various dates, locations. See beachbumbookclub.com.

BOARDWALK TOASTMASTERS, 7 p.m. every other Wednesday at Atlantic County Recycling Center, 6700 Delilah Road, Egg Harbor Township. Contact Rich Catando at rfcatando@aol.com or 609-296-7048, or see boardwalktoastmasters.org.

BOY SCOUT TROOP 177, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Scullville Fire House, 1708 Somers Point Road, Egg Harbor Township. Open registration; Webelo scouts are welcome to come and visit. Call 609-287-9149 or email 177scouting@comcast.net.

BUENA HISTORICAL SOCIETY 7:30 p.m. third Wednesdays at Buena Vista Township Municipal Building, Harding Highway. Trustees meet at 7 p.m.

BUNGALOW PARK CIVIC ASSOCIATION 6:30 p.m. second Thursdays at Davenport Center, 600 N. New Jersey Ave., Atlantic City. Call 609-345-3877. No meetings in July and August.

CAPE-ATLANTIC ROCKHOUNDS CLUB meets 7 p.m. first Thursday every month, on Cologne Avenue between Routes 322 and 30, Mays Landing. Call 856-776-1739.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY PROGRAM welcomes men and women ready to change their lives and experience peace, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Mission Point Church, 900 West New York Ave., Somers Point, parking lot entrance. For more information, call 609-927-6512.

COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS, 6:30 p.m. second Tuesdays, at Lighthouse Church, Route 9, Cape May Court House, for bereaved parents, grandparents, siblings. Call 609-886-2118.

DIVORCECARE SUPPORT GROUP, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Seaview Baptist Church, 2025 Shore Road, Linwood. See divorcecare.org or call Karen or Ned at 609-457-6050. The cost of the series is $30, includes a workbook and a weekly coffee/snack break.

EGG HARBOR CITY HISTORICAL SOCIETY 7:30 p.m. last Mondays of month (except July and December) at Roundhouse Museum, 533 London Ave. Call 609-965-9073.

EPICUREAN SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY 6 p.m. first Mondays of month at various locations. Call 609-513-3215.

EGG HARBOR CITY ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, meets 7 p.m. fourth Tuesdays at City Hall Council Chambers, 500 London Ave., Egg Harbor City.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY, open to the public. Contact June G. Sheridan at 608-927-8314 or junesheridan115@comcast.net.

EPILEPSY SUPPORT GROUP at Shore Medical Center, Somers Point. Call Marian at 609-822-8783 or Debbie at 609-646-6320, or email epilepsygroup@aol.com.

EWOMENNETWORK 8 a.m. third Fridays at Atlantic City Country Club, Shore Road, Northfield. Call 609-484-1859.

FILM SOCIETY MEETINGS twice per month at Atlantic City Free Public Library, 1 N. Tennessee Ave. Call 609-345-2269, ext. 3112, for dates and topics.

GALLOWAY BUSINESS NETWORKING GROUP 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Gourmet Italian Cuisine Restaurant, Pitney and Jimmie Leeds roads, Galloway Township. Call 609-748-1387.

GALLOWAY WOMEN’S CLUB 7 p.m. first Mondays at Atlantic County Library, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. Call 609-652-5499.

GOLDA MEIR HADASSAH 11:30 a.m. third Wednesdays at Beth El Synagogue, 500 N. Jerome Ave., Margate. Call 609-822-5370. No meetings in July and August.

GOLDEN CIRCLE OF SOUTH JERSEY INC. 1 p.m. second Tuesdays at Atlantic City Police Athletic League Building, Mediterranean and New York avenues, Atlantic City. Call 609-348-3398.

GREAT EGG HARBOR RIVER COUNCIL 7 p.m. third Wednesdays in June, August, October and December at Atlantic County Park, Fox Nature Center, Route 50, Estell Manor. Call 856-697-6114.

GREATER ATLANTIC CITY CHAPTER OF BARBERSHOP HARMONY SOCIETY, rehearsals at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, St. Mark’s and All Saints Episcopal Church, 429 Pitney Road, Galloway Township. For more information, contact Joe at 609-344-8133 or josmikefor@comcast.net.

GREEN THUMB GARDEN CLUB OF SOMERS POINT 7 p.m. first Tuesdays at Senior Center, Ambler Road, Somers Point.

HAMMONTON ARTS CENTER at 219 Bellevue Ave. offers new art exhibits monthly and conducts art classes and workshops for children and adults. See hammontonartscenter.org for more information.

HEARTBREAK TO HEALING GRIEF SUPPORT for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. Call 609-345-3230 for literature and information, or just to talk.

HELPING OUT TOGETHER MATURE VOLUNTEER SOCIAL GROUP 6:30 p.m. fourth Thursdays at Somers Point Diner, MacArthur Boulevard and Circle Drive. Call 609-641-4512.

HISPANIC ALLIANCE OF ATLANTIC COUNTY 6 p.m. second Wednesdays in August, October and December at Carnegie Library Center, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City. Call 609-412-7421.

IRISH AMERICAN CULTURAL SOCIETY 7:30 p.m. third Tuesdays at American Legion Hall, New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road, Absecon. Call 609-927-1234.

INTERWEAVE GLBT OF SOUTH JERSEY 6:30 p.m. third Tuesdays at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Jersey Shore, 75 S. Pomona Road, Galloway Township. Call 609-965-9400.

KNITTERS GROUP, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Atlantic County Library System/Brigantine, 201 15th Street South. Call 609- 266-0110.

LA LECHE LEAGUE breastfeeding support group, 7 p.m. third Wednesdays in the all purpose room at the Linwood Library. For information, call Kelly at 412-3623.

LINWOOD HISTORICAL SOCIETY 7 p.m. third Mondays at 16 W. Poplar Ave., Linwood.

MAINLAND LIONS second and fourth Tuesdays at Smithville Inn, Route 9, Galloway Township. Call 609-652-5115 or 609-641-5988.

MAINLAND/PLEASANTVILLE BRANCH NAACP 7 p.m. second Thursdays at Pleasantville High School, 701 Mill Road. Call 609-407-0800. Youth Council 6 p.m. second Mondays, also at Pleasantville High School.

MARINE CORPS LEAGUE 7:30 p.m. second Thursdays at 731 E. Great Creek Road, Galloway Township. Call 609-442-2552.

MAINLAND ROTARY CLUB 7 a.m. first and third Tuesdays at Friendly’s Restaurant, Route 9, Northfield. Call 609-432-5347.

MID-ATLANTIC AARP CHAPTER 4191 meets 12:45 p.m. third Tuesdays at Atlantic County Library, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. New members welcome, call 609-748-8491.

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP, 6 to 8 p.m. first Tuesday each month, Atlantic County Library, 605 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. For more information call Linda Klersey at 609-484-0991.

NATIONAL ACTIVE AND RETIRED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES CHAPTER 1664 1 p.m. third Wednesdays at East Bay Crab and Grill, 670 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INSURANCE WOMEN, ATLANTIC COUNTY 6 p.m. third Wednesdays at Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, Shore Road, Somers Point. Call 609-884-6917.

NICOTINE ANONYMOUS 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Shore Medical Center, Somers Point; 7:45 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Mark and All Saints Episcopal Church, 429 South Pitney Road, Galloway; and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, United Methodist Church, Bethel Road and Duran Avenue, Somers Point. For more information call Suzie at 609-365-2447.

PLAYERS AND PLAYWRIGHTS BY THE JERSEY SHORE meets last Saturday of each month, bring copies of your original work to the second floor of the Ventnor Library at 1 p.m . New members (playwrights and actors) and the public always welcome. Call 609-601-9191.

PLEASANTVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1958 at Shore Diner, Egg Harbor Township. Call 609-641-8287 for information about quarterly gatherings.

PROFESSIONAL CHEFS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH JERSEY 6 p.m. monthly at various locations. Call 609-374-6558.

PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, 7 p.m. second Tuesdays at Shore Medical Center’s cancer center in Somers Point. Call Don Shur, 609-965-4550.

QUILT OR KNIT GROUP, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Atlantic County Library System/Brigantine, 201 15th St. South. Call the library at 609-266-0110.

REFORMERS UNANIMOUS ADDICTIONS PROGRAM meets at 7 p.m. every Friday at Mainland Baptist Church, 512 S. Pitney Road, Galloway Township. The program is free as is the child care and area transportation. For more information, call 609-652-7507.

SANDPIPER ORCHID SOCIETY, 7 p.m. fourth Thursdays, Atlantic County Library System/Galloway, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. Call 609-884-9232.

SHORE MALL WALKERS GROUP, come as an individual or join the group at the Shore Mall in Egg Harbor Township. Doors open Monday-Saturday 7:30 a.m., Sunday 9 a.m. Group meets 8:45 on first Mondays within the food court, joining costs $1 per year.

SOUTH JERSEY ANIMAL ADVOCATES 11:30 a.m., fourth Sunday of the month, 75 S. Pomona Road at the corner of Liebig Street, Galloway Township. SJAA is open to anyone interested in working to advance animal welfare. See uucsjs.org/social_action.html or call 609-652-1940.

SOUTH JERSEY HUMANISTS, 10:30 a.m. last Saturday each month, Linwood Library. For more information, contact Mike Cluff at 609-652-1940, or email michael.cluff@gmail.com.

SOUTH JERSEY SANDY ROLLMAN OVARIAN CANCER ADVOCACY GROUP meets fourth Thursday of each month except November and December at Life Guard Headquarters, 33rd Street and Atlantic Avenue, Longport. See sandyovarian.org or email alicemartin20@comcast.net for more information.

SCARLETT SASSYS RED HAT GROUP noon second Tuesdays at Olive Garden, Hamilton Mall, Mays Landing.

SEASHORE MOTHERS OF TWINS CLUB 7:30 p.m. third Tuesdays at Somers Point Library, 801 Shore Road. email Robeth2@verizon.net.

SEX AND LOVE ADDICTS ANONYMOUS 12-step recovery program, 7 p.m. Mondays at Trinity Methodist Church, 20 Route 9 North, Marmora, use side door off parking lot, not affiliated with any religions and confidentiality and privacy respected, serving Cape May and Atlantic counties.

SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF ATLANTIC CITY 6:30 p.m. second Wednesdays at Shore Diner, Tilton Road, Egg Harbor Township. Call 609-927-1415.

SOUTH JERSEY CHAPTER NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS 7 p.m. third Wednesdays at Atlantic County Library, Ocean Heights Avenue, Egg Harbor Township. Call 609-926-8458 or 609-601-2611 for time and location.

SOUTH JERSEY STAMPERS, 7 p.m. second Monday of each month, Estell Manor Park, Recreation Building. For information and directions call Marge Disbrow 609-909-1518.

SOUTH JERSEY SUBMARINER ASSOCIATION for U.S. submarine veterans, call Tom Carty at 609-625-0267.

SOUTH JERSEY SWEEPERS noon third Saturdays at Mill Street Pub, Main Street, Mays Landing.

SUBMARINE VETS 1 p.m. fourth Saturdays at VFW Post 2189, 500 Bethel Road, Somers Point. Call 609-927-7549.

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS OF SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. second Wednesdays, Gourmet Restaurant Terrace Room, Galloway Township. Call 609-703-5274 for information.

TELCOM PIONEER RETIREES noon fourth Tuesdays at Crab Trap, Somers Point. No meetings June, July or August.

THIRD WARD CIVIC ASSOCIATION 7 p.m. third Tuesdays at Martin Luther King School, Martin Luther King Boulevard, Atlantic City.

TINNITUS SUPPORT GROUP 7 p.m. first Thursdays in Barry Brown Educational Building, campus of Virtua Hospital, Voorhees and Evesham Road, Voorhees. 856-429-5055, ext. 2008.

VENICE PARK CIVIC ASSOCIATION 6:30 p.m. first Tuesdays at Venice Park Methodist Church, 2015 Morningside Ave., Atlantic City. Call 609-345-5298.

VENTNOR AARP NO. 1724 1:30 p.m. second Mondays at Ventnor Community Building, Newport and Atlantic avenues. Call 609-572-1960.

VETERANS, Mental Health Association in Atlantic County for newly repatriated Operations Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom military veterans and their families, 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, at MHAAC office, 1127 North New Road (Route 9 between Leeds and California avenues), Pleasantville. For more information contact Jaime Angelini, 609-272-1700, ext. 308.

VETERANS ADVOCATE/ASSISTANCE, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. first Wednesdays, Hamilton Mall, Mays Landing (Ruby Tuesday entrance). Lou Green will assist with federal, state, county benefits. Call 609-407-1332.

WEST END DEMOCRATIC CLUB 2 p.m. third Saturdays at Atlantic County Library, 40 Farragut Ave., Mays Landing. Call 609-625-2776.

WESTSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION 6 p.m. first Mondays at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Complex, 1700 Marmora Ave., Atlantic City. Call 609-442-7284.

ZONTA CLUB OF ATLANTIC CITY AREA Meeting 6 p.m., second Mondays. Call 609-391-1657 or email ljwatts4@aol.com for more information.

Health, fitness

OASIS SERIES: Influence of Nutrition on Alzheimer’s Disease, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 19; Get Involved with Atlantic County Animal Shelter, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 26, by the Atlantic City Free Public Library. Call 609-345-2269 for more information or to register.

OPEN HOUSE, Nov. 19 to 23, Total Hearing Care, 450 Tilton Road, Suite 212, Northfield. Participants receive free hearing screening, demonstration of Oticon Intiga hearing device and ConnectLine. To make a reservation, call 609-641-1963.

FAMILY CAREGIVING WORKSHOP, 11 a.m. Nov. 27, Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 East Jimmie Leeds Road. Open to the public. See stockton.edu/scosa or call 609-626-3591.

ZUMBA CLASSES, 9 a.m. Dec. 14, Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing, 40 Farragut Ave. Call 609-625-2776, ext. 6304.

ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL PROGRAM, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, North Middle School Gym, Brigantine. Sponsored by the Brigantine Community Education and Recreation Department. Open to players beyond high school age. Ten sessions, $40. Call 609-266-3323.

ADULT FITNESS CLASSES, by Brigantine CER, Tai Chi, Pilates, Zumba, Spin, Body Sculpting, Shape Up, Yoga, Qicong. For a complete schedule call 609-266-3323.

ASK THE DOCTOR/ASK THE NURSE SPEAKING PROGRAMS, sponsored by Nazha Cancer Center of Northfield and Galloway Township, educational program to make doctors and nurses available as speakers for local organizational meetings in South Jersey shore communities. Community organizations that wish to host Ask the Doctor/Ask the Nurse programs should call Liz Matt at 215-627-0801, ext. 102, or email her at liz@sf-pr.com. For more information on Nazha Cancer Center, see nazhacancercenter.com.

CHI KUNG/TAI CHI EASY, 8 a.m. Tuesdays and 11 a.m. Saturdays, 314 Central Ave., Linwood. Cost $5.

PARKINSON GROUP EXERCISE CLASS, 2 to 3 p.m. Saturdays, 314 Central Ave. Linwood. Cost $15.

PARKINSON SUPPORT GROUP, 3 to 4 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays each month, 314 Central Ave., Linwood. Free.

SHORE CYCLE CLUB FITNESS RIDES, 8 a.m. Saturdays, three pace groups, start at Beacon Bike Shop in Northfield, weather permitting. Helmets required. For more information contact vozmore@yahoo.com.

SHORE MEDICAL CENTER EDUCATION PROGRAMS in Somers Point: Medical Explorers for high school students interested in medical careers, must be 14 and at least a freshman. Free, first and third Wednesdays, call 609-653-3724; Diabetes Self Management Education, physician referral is required, most insurance plans accepted. One-hour individual session precedes four two-hour group classes. To register, call 609-653-4600 and select option 1; Basic Life Support Training, for schedule of courses and fees see shoremedicalcenter.org. Call 609-653-3962; Nutrition Counseling, Shore’s registered dietitians help come up with a nutrition plan for your personal health needs. Physician referral required, most plans accepted. To make an appointment, call 609-653-4600 and select option 1; Neck and Spine Surgery Education, free, second Thursdays. To register, call 609-653-4600 and select option 4; Joint Replacement Education Program, free, 10 a.m. first and third Mondays, or 5 p.m. second Wednesdays. To register, call 609-653-4600 and select option 4; Tobacco Prevention and Treatment Program, for an information packet, call 609-653-3440; Mom to Mom, group facilitated by a social worker and a registered nurse, and refreshments are served, free, 1-2 p.m. Mondays.

SHORE MEDICAL CENTER WELLNESS PROGRAMS: Free blood pressure screening, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays, SMC Outpatient Services Building; free blood pressure screening, second Wednesdays, Shore Medical Center Thrift Shop, Somers Point Shopping Center, Route 9, call 609-653-8374; free screenings for breast, cervical colon, and prostate cancer. To qualify, you must be age appropriate, uninsured or underinsured and have a limited income. Call 609-653-3484.

TAI CHI CLASSES, Wednesdays, Egg Harbor Township Community Center, English Creek Avenue. Call 609-272-8120.

TAI CHI AND QIGONG CLASSES: 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, Ventnor Cultural Arts Center; 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, Margate library; 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Linwood library. To find a class near you, see taichieasyforlife.com or call 609-432-4243.

YOGA 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:15 a.m. Saturday at Hindu Jain Temple, 571 S. Pomona Road, Galloway Township. Cost is $3 donation. Call 609-407-9098 or 609-652-2102.

ZUMBA CLASS, 10 to 11 a.m. Thursdays, Brigantine Beach Community Center. Cost $70 for 8 weeks. To register call 609-266-3323.

Holiday events

SAW MILL PARK TREE LIGHTING, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 17, Saw Mill Park, Richland Village. For more information call Joan at 856-697-2100 ext. 8. Bring a canned food or nonperishable item for the Food Bank. For each item received, a ticket will be given for a chance to win a prize.

HISTORIC SMITHVILLE EVENTS: Holiday Light Show, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays to Sundays, Nov. 23 to Jan. 6; Hospitality Night and Frostbite Car Cruise, 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1; Breakfast with Santa, Dec. 15 and 22, Fred and Ethel’s Lantern Light, call 609-652-0544 for reservations, cost $10.95. Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, Smithville. Call 609-748-8999.

ATLANTIC YOUTH ORCHESTRA HOLIDAY CONCERT, 3 p.m. Nov. 25, Central United Methodist Church; Central Avenue and Shore Road, Linwood. Free and open to the public. Call Sandy Miller at 609-646-4762 or Susanne DiVincenzo at 609-926-9474.

MAKE A WINTER DECORATION, ages 8 to 12, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 28, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Call 609-823-4614.

HOLIDAY DECORATING, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 29, Northfield Public Library, 241 W. Mill Road. Floral arranging, wreath-making along with bow-making demonstrations. Refreshments will be served by the Friends of the Library. Seating is limited. To register call 609-646-4476.

EAGLE THEATRE CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, 8 p.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 6 and 7 and 3 p.m. Dec. 8, Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton. Adults $12, children ages 12 and under $8. For tickets and information, see TheEagleTheatre.com or call 609-704-5012.

FAMILY COLONIAL HOLIDAY CRAFT, 11 a.m. Dec. 1, Atlantic County Library System/Egg Harbor Township, 1 Swift Ave. Call 609-927-8664 to register.

A DICKENS CHRISTMAS: CELEBRATING 200 YEARS, 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 1, Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. Call 609-652-2352.

BUILD A GINGERBREAD HOUSE, ages 5 and older, 1:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Atlantic County Library System/Hammonton, 451 Egg Harbor Road. Participants can pick up the gingerbread recipe and directions at the library branch prior to the event, and then bring their unassembled house to the library with a knife and a 1-foot-square foil-covered piece of cardboard. The library provides the mortar for the walls and decorations for the outside of the house. Call 609-561-2264.

CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Atlantic Christian School, 391 Zion Road, Egg Harbor Township. Includes vendors, family photos, crafts, a concert and more. See acseht.org.

MAINLAND CHORAL SOCIETY, ‘A Glorious Christmas,’ 8 p.m. Dec. 7, Christ Episcopal Church, Shore Road and Meyran Avenue, Somers Point. A free-will offering will be taken. Call Elaine King, Conductor, at 609-266-8912.

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA by Kiwanis Club of Egg Harbor City, 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 8, Knights of Columbus Hall, 243 St. Louis Ave. Adults and children older than 7, $5, free for children younger than 7. Register by Nov. 28 by calling Betty Wenzel at 609-965-3380 or Janine Brown at 609-965-0886.

DICKENS OF A HOLIDAY CELEBRATION, noon-5 p.m. Dec. 8, War Memorial Park, Main Street and Route 50, Mays Landing. Crafters, food vendors and activities for the children plus an opportunity to visit with Santa. Train ride, 2 to 5 p.m. Breakfast with Mr. and Mrs. Santa, 8 to 11 a.m., Masonic Lodge,-82 Mill St. Adults $7, children $4. Free Holiday Concert, 5 p.m., Presbyterian Church. Call 609-625-5529.

CHANUKAH SPECTACULAR, 9:45 a.m. Dec. 9, Congregation Beth Judah, 700 N. Swarthmore Ave., Ventnor. Includes crafts, Chanukah concert, lunch and more. For information or to make a reservation, call 609-822-7116, ext. 104.

Music, arts

FREE CONCERT SERIES by Brigantine Community Education and Recreation: Dec. 7, Bob Ferris Combo, Christmas Tree Lighting, Fire House; Dec. 11, Suite Inspiration, ‘A Christmas Concert,’ North School Auditorium. Shows 7-8:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Call 609-266-3323.

ART ON ASBURY RECEPTION, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Shore Medical Center, Somers Point. All artwork on display was created by local artists. Call 609-814-0308.

WATOTO CHILDREN’S CHOIR OF UGANDA, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Central United Methodist Church, Central Avenue and Shore Road, Linwood. Call 609-927-4882.

ARTWORK BY DONNETTA IRVIS ON EXHIBIT through November, Hammonton Arts Center, 219 Bellevue Ave. See hammontonartscenter.org.

WORKSHOP FOR OLDER ADULTS ON MAKING HOLIDAY BIRD ORNAMENTS, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 8, Noyes Museum of Art, 733 Lily Lake Road, Oceanville. Materials $15, advance registration required. Call to register at 609-652-8848.

CRAFTERS WANTED FOR JURIED ARTISAN EVENT, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 8, Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing, 40 Farragut Ave. Percentage of event proceeds benefit Atlantic County Library Foundation. Call Sue or Lisa at 609-625-2776, ext. 6304.

ARTWORK OF PHYLLIS C. LONDON through December, the Studio, Latz’s By the Bay Restaurant, 801 Bay Ave., Somers Point. Call 609-788-8838 or see LatzsByTheBay.com.

THE ART OF FOOD EXHIBIT to Jan. 13, 2013, Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, 733 Lily Lake Road, Oceanville. Call 609-652-8848 or see noyesmuseum.org.

FINDING HOME: SETH CAMM EXHIBIT to Jan. 27, 2013, Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, Oceanville.

CULTURAL ARTS CLASSES by Brigantine CER, Intermediate Watercolors, Pastel Portraits, Painting in Acrylic and Soft Pastels. For a complete schedule call Brigantine CER at 609-266-3323.

Religion

ADVENT WREATHS, family activity, following each Mass Nov. 17, 18, St. Joseph Church, 606 Shore Road, Somers Point, $10 for each kit, public invited to participate. Call 609-927-3568, ext. 21.

128TH CHURCH ANNIVERSARY, celebration service, 10 a.m. Nov. 18, Asbury United Methodist Church, 1213 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, guest speark Bishop John R. Scol, all welcome.

THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION, breakfast, 9:30 a.m., worship service, 10:45 a.m. Nov. 18, United Methodist Church of Somers Point. All are invited and encouraged to bring food to donate to those in need.

GUEST SPEAKER, Rev. Dave Bailey, 10 a.m. Nov. 18, Pinelands United Methodist Church, 4200 Nesco Road, Mullica Township. All welcome. Call 609-804-1844 or see pinelandsumc.org.

CANDLELIGHT SERVICE AND HOLY COMMUNION, 5 p.m. Dec. 2, Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Fernwood and Columbia avenues, Pleasantville.

NEW LOCATION ANNOUNCED, Living Waters Christian Fellowship now holding services at Praise Tabernacle, 2235 Ocean Heights Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, 6:30 p.m. Sundays. See livingwatersnj.org.

BIBLE STUDY 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Katharine Drexel, 6077 West Jersey Ave., Egg Harbor Township. 609-645-6831.

DESTINY FAMILY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, a new multicultural, nondenominational ministry, at Atlantic Christian School, 391 Zion Road, Egg Harbor Township. Call 609-412-1449.

GOOD SHEPHERD CHURCH PROGRAMS: Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m.; church school, 9:30 a.m. Sundays; Bible 101 classes, 7:30 p.m. Mondays; Revelation Exploration, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Youth Group for high school age, 6 p.m. Sundays; Zumba classes, 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; Yoga, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Church located at 207 Northfield Ave., Northfield. Call 609-641-3219.

MIDWEEK WORSHIP SERVICES noon and 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Resurrection Ministries, 936 Baltic Ave., Atlantic City. Call 609-348-5161.

SERVICES 6 p.m. Sundays at Central United Methodist Church, Central Avenue and Shore Road, Linwood. Call 609-927-4882.

SERVICES at First United Methodist Church, 6011 Main St., Mays Landing. Adult Sunday school 9 a.m., nursery 9:45 a.m. and worship 10 a.m. Call 609-625-9446.

SERVICES at Christ’s Wesleyan Church, Philadelphia Avenue and Duerer Street, Egg Harbor City. Services at 10 a.m., and Sunday school for both adults and children at 9 a.m. Call 609-965-5835.

SATSANG SOCIETY OF NJ, affiliate of Eckankar, 10:30 a.m. fourth Sundays, Sunrise Assisted Living, 46 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. Call 609-645-2512.

TAIZE SERVICE 7:30 p.m. second Mondays at Moravian Church, 235 Boston Ave., Egg Harbor City. Call 609-965-1920.

‘RELENTLESS’ SERIES, 10:45 a.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Lakewood Chapel, 6155 Harding Highway, Mays Landing.

SHUL BY THE SEA in Brigantine at Temple Beth Shalom, a conservative synagogue led by Rabbi Gerald R. Fox, at 45th and Brigantine Avenue. Services every Friday at 8 p.m., followed by an Oneg Shabbat. Services also held at 10 a.m. second Saturday of every month, followed by Kiddush. For more information, call the temple office at 609-266-0403.

Reunions

MAINLAND REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1969, call 609-625-0566.

ST. JOSEPH’S HIGH SCHOOL HAMMONTON CLASS OF 1962 50TH REUNION, this fall. If you were in the class of 1962 or have information that would help the committee find class members, email Judy Sacco Watson at jrw44@comcast.net.

ATLANTIC CITY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1982, 30 year reunion, 7 to 11 p.m. Nov. 24, Carriage House, 25 South Pitney Road, Galloway Township, $65. RSVP by Nov. 17. Call 609-816-2007.

BUENA REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CLASSES 1990-2000, 7 to 11 p.m. Nov. 17, Merighi’s Savoy Inn, 4940 E. Landis Ave., Vineland. Call 856-691-8051.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP CLASS OF 2002, 10-year reunion, 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 24, Atlantic City Country Club, $60 per person includes open bar, Italian buffet dinner. Tickets must be purchased in advance, see tinyurl.com/EHTHS2002. For information, email EHTHS2002@gmail.com.

Trips

MUSICAL CHRISTMAS SHOW, Hunterdon Hill Playhouse, Nov. 16 by Absecon AARP. Call 609-646-0018 or 609-652-2580.

‘CHRISTMAS IN PARADISE,’ Rainbow Dinner Theater, Lancaster, Pa., Nov. 17 by the Granny Club. Call 609-965-0696.

CHRISTMAS SHOW at American Music Theater, Lancaster, Pa., Nov. 17, by Mary Help of Christians of St. Michael’s Church, Atlantic City. Lunch at Good and Plenty, free time to shop at Bird-in-Hand Farmer’s Market. Tickets $90. Call Marcia at 609-641-4634.

NEW YORK CITY, Nov. 17, by Northfield Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary, $35. Reservations call 609-641-0995 or 609-641-3353.

NEW YORK CITY, Christmas show at Radio City Music Hall, Nov. 29 by Volunteers in Medicine. Tickets $115. Call 609-463-2846.

NEW YORK CITY, Christmas show, Nov. 29, by Cold Spring Presbyterian Church. Cost is $120, with $60 deposit due immediately. Cost includes bus fare, show and dinner. Call Marge at 609-465-2651.

NEW YORK CITY by Volunteers in Medicine of Cape May County: Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall, Nov. 29, cost $115. Call 609-463-2846 to register or register at vimcmc.org.

BRIGANTINE CER TRIPS: New York City day trip, Dec. 8; Christmas in Hershey, Dec. 1; Mediterranean Cruise, May 5-17. Call 609-266-3323.

HOLIDAY SHOPPING: VANITY FAIR OUTLETS, Reading, Pa., Dec. 8, $45 per person, call Kathy at 609-892-7965.

NEW YORK CITY, Dec. 8, by Stone Harbor Lions Club, $45. Information: 609-545-0252.

KIMMEL CENTER HOLIDAY GALA with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops, Dec. 9, $85includes transport, show ticket, driver tip. Call Kathy at 609-484-8989.

CONGREGATION BETH ISRAEL BUS TRIPS: Metropolitan Opera, Dec. 12; New York City Center to see Moses in Egypt, April 14; For ticket prices, reservations or information call 609-641-3600, ext. 22.

ULTIMATE WINTER WEEKEND GETAWAY to Gettysburg, Pa., by Pleasantville Travelers Club, Feb. 15-17, 2013. Lodging at A-1 Eisenhower Hotel and Conference Center; show includes Patti LaBelle, the Whispers and more. Space is limited, $50 deposit due immediately, to reserve and more for information, call 609-645-2239, 609-442-0598 or 609-442-3243.