YOUNG ADULT GROUP ages 12 and older, 6 p.m. Dec. 12 and 26, Atlantic County Library System/Hammonton, 451 Egg Harbor Road. Registration required, call 609-561-2264.
COMPUTER SKILLS WORKSHOPS: Introduction to Computers, 10 a.m., Introduction to the Internet, 11:15 a.m. Introduction to Email, 12:30 p.m. 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.
BETH JUDAH TEMPLE PROGRAMS: ‘The Real Story of Chanukah,’ 7 p.m Dec. 11, Beth Judah Toll Memorial Chapel, 700 N Swarthmore Avenue, Ventnor; Conservative Judaism At Its Best, 7 p.m. Dec. 17, cost $36 for entire year, 700 N. Swarthmore Ave., Ventnor; Walking With History, 7 p.m. Dec. 20, cost $36, Makom Mainland, 303 Central Avenue, Egg Harbor Township. These classes welcome the entire community regardless of background or faith. To reserve your spot, email Karen at email@example.com, or call 609-822-7116, ext 101.
RESUME SEMINAR, 5:30 p.m. 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.
GATHERING WOOL 10 a.m. Tuesdays to Dec. 18, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Call 609-823-4614.
HOMEWARD PATH SEMINAR program provides credit and budget education, information on how to combat predatory lending practices, information on community down payment assistance programs, educational resources, and affordable housing opportunities, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19, 912 Mediterranean Ave., Atlantic City. Register by calling 609-344-1107, ext. 204.
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.
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.
COACH OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS SOUGHT all volunteer coaches are eligible from any Egg Harbor Township Organization. To nominate, get a nomination form at ehtgov.org/recreation or call 609-272-8120 to get a form mailed to you.
NORTHFIELD LIBRARY PROGRAMS: Wetlands Institute Traveling Turtles, 1 p.m. Dec. 1, register; Special Holiday Story Time, 11 a.m. Dec. 15, children will make crafts and hear stories; Quilting Workshop, ages 12 and up, 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 3 and 10, register; Zumba Workout, 6 p.m. Dec. 6, register; Ceol Binn Holiday Concert, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 17. 241 Mill Road, Northfield. To register call 609-646-4476.
ORIENTEERING 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 2, Atlantic County Park, Estell Manor. Free but must register in advance, call 609-645-5960.
FROM PAGE TO SCREEN 5 p.m. Dec. 3, 10 and 17, Atlantic County Library System/Pleasantville, 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Call 609-641-1778.
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.
BE A CASA VOLUNTEER, CASA for Children of Atlantic and Cape May Counties information session, 6 p.m. Dec. 3, Mays Landing Library, 40 Farragut Ave., Mays Landing, free. Interested individuals should register by calling 609-601-7800 or e-mail julie@AtlanticCapeCASA.org. For more information about CASA visit AtlanticCapeCASA.org
BLACK AND WHITE TIE BALL Dec. 15, Resorts Casino Hotel, Atlantic City. Hosted by the Seashore Gardens Foundation, tickets are $250 each and sponsor tables can be purchased for $3,500 and $5,000. Black and white attire is requested. To receive an invitation, call Sharon D’Angio at 609-748-4614, firstname.lastname@example.org or seashoregardens.org.
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.
HOLIDAY MAGIC 12:30 p.m. Dec. 28, Atlantic County Library, 40 Farragut Ave., Mays Landing. Magic show sponsored by Atlantic County Parks featuring the ‘Great Haldini.’ Free, but register early, space is limited. Call 609-645-5960.
HIKE ESTELL 1:30 p.m. Dec. 31, Atlantic County Park, Estell Manor. Meet at the Fox Nature Center. Pace geared to ability of group. Advanced registration is encouraged, and made by calling 609-645-5960.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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.
FREE PUPPET SHOW, ‘JINGLE BELL THE CAT,’ 6 p.m. Nov. 30, Shore Mall, 6725 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township. Call 609-434-9500.
MUSIC TOGETHER OF OCEAN CITY AND EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP CONCERT FOR YOUNG CHILDREN up to age 8, 5 p.m. Dec. 2, Congregation Beth Judah, 700 N. Swarthmore Ave., Ventnor. Tickets $10 per person or $25 per family. Proceeds go directly to benefit Jewish Family Services of Atlantic County and St. Peter’s United Methodist Church of Ocean City. For information or tickets see Weejammers.com.
MAKE A REINDEER CRAFT ags 5 to 9, 3:30 p.m. Dec. 5, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Call 609-823-4614.
LITTLE LEARNERS NATURE CLASS ages 3 to 5, 10 to 11 a.m. or 1 to 2 p.m. Dec. 6, Fox Nature Center, Atlantic County Park, Estell Manor. Registration required, call 609-645-5960.
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, through 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.
HOLIDAY STORY NIGHT ages 3 and older, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10, Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing, 40 Farragut Ave. Registration is required. Children are asked to wear their jammies and head to the library to hear holiday stories and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies. Call 609-625-2776, ext. 6304.
MAKE COCOA CONES ages 12 to 14, 5:45 p.m. Dec. 12, register by Dec. 10; ages 14 to 16, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 17, register by Dec. 14 and ages 14 to 16, 11:30 a.m. Dec. 22, register by Dec. 20; Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Call 609-823-4614.
INBETEEN GROUP, ages 12 to 14, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 12, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Call 609-823-4614.
HOLIDAY CRAFT FOR KIDS ages 6 and older, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 13, Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing, 40 Farragut Ave. Call 609-625-2776, ext. 6304.
LITTLE LEARNERS CRAFT CLASS ages 3 to 5, 10 a. m. or 1 p.m. Dec. 14, Atlantic County Park, Estell Manor. Free but must register in advance, space is limited, call 609-625-7000, ext. 5431, (specify session).
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE WINTER FESTIVAL, 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 14-16, 21 to 23 and 28 to 30, 2590 Ridge Ave. Call 609-645-8413.
CUENTOS FUNTASTICOS/FUNTASTIC STORIES CLUB ages 6 to 12, 4:30 p.m. 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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
READ 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.
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.
CASA FOR CHILDREN OF ATLANTIC AND CAPE MAY COUNTIES INFORMATION SESSION, 6 p.m. Dec. 3, Mays Landing Library, Farragut Avenue, Mays Landing. Gives overview, shows how CASA volunteers advocate in court on behalf of abused and neglected children. Register by calling 609-601-7800 or email julie@AtlanticCapeCASA.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.
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 4, Galloway Branch of Atlantic County Library, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. Call Jackie at 609-266-8561 or email email@example.com.
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.
UNITED REPUBLICAN CLUB OF EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP 6 p.m. Dec. 6, Library Pub and Grille, McCullough’s Emerald Links, Ocean Heights Avenue, Egg Harbor Township. Email Ken Dagit at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
EPILEPSY SUPPORT GROUP at Shore Medical Center, Somers Point. Call Marian at 609-822-8783 or Debbie at 609-646-6320, or email email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com for more information.
ZUMBA CLASSES, 9 a.m. Dec. 14, Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing, 40 Farragut Ave. Call 609-625-2776, ext. 6304.
RNS MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY VAN 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 18, Royal Suites Healthcare and Rehabilitation 214 W. Jimmie Leeds Road Galloway Township. Call 1-800-246-2404 for appointment and information.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.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.
CHRISTMAS TREE AND WREATH SALE by Galloway Pack 634 Cub Scouts and Troop 634 Boy Scouts, corner of Route 30 and Pomona Road, Galloway Township, 5-9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays. Raises funds for camping trips and acitivites. Trees are $50 and wreaths are $15. For questions, call Jon at 215-341-7533.
HOLIDAY EVENTS IN SOMERS POINT, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1: Holiday Parade, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Shore Road from Dawes Avenue to City Hall, followed by tree-lighting ceremony, refreshments; holiday craftmaking, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 1, Senior Citizens’ Building, 22 Ambler Road, with Evening of Cheer beginning at 6:30 p.m.; Bay Avenue and Shore Road stroll, cocktails, refreshments and fun available at bars and restaurants. Strolling bluegrass music by Home Cookin’. Call 609-927-9088.
ADOPT A RESIDENT FOR GIFT GIVING THIS HOLIDAY SEASON Royal Suites Healthcare and Rehabilitation 214 W. Jimmie Leeds Road Galloway Township. Call Alicia Scaglione at 609-748-9900, ext. 1727.
HISTORIC SMITHVILLE EVENTS: 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; Holiday Light Show, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday-Sunday to Jan. 6. Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, Smithville. Call 609-748-8999.
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.
BOWLING AND BREAKFAST WITH SANTA 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 1, King Pin Lanes, Egg Harbor Township. Cost $10 for children younger than 5 and $15 older than 5. Pictures with Santa will be available at an additional cost.Proceeds will benefit the Egg Harbor Township High School Bowling Team. Call 609-927-4331.
BREAKFAST IN BETHLEHEM, 8:30 and 11 a.m. Dec. 1 and 8, Greentree Church, 125 Schoolhouse Road, Egg Harbor Township. Children are taken on a special journey through the streets of Bethlehem with crafts and games. Tickets required, call 609-927-3838.
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 PERFORMANCE by LeGrande Music Academy, 7 p.m. Dec. 1 and 3 p.m. Dec. 2, Dorothy Volunteer Fire Hall, 70 Tuckahoe Road, Dorothy. Free Admission. Refreshments will be served. Donations will be accepted to benefit the Dorothy Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. Bring a non-perishable food item for food baskets that will be distributed by the Ladies Auxiliary during the month of December. Call 856-875-7548.
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.
HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1, Oakcrest High School, Mays Landing.
KWANZAA PERFORMANCE Afro-One Dance, Drama and Drum Theatre, 2 p.m. Dec. 1, Atlantic City Free Public Library Main Library, 1 N. Tennessee Ave. Call 609-345-2269, ext. 3115, for more information.
HOLIDAY MAGIC, MUSIC AND MISLETOE 6 p.m. Dec. 1 and 2 p.m. Dec. 2, Dante Hall, 35 South Dr. MLK Boulevard, Atlantic City. Adults $15, seniors and students $12, children $7. Call 609-347-2162.
SPECIAL HOLIDAY STORY TIME, 11 a.m. Dec. 1 and 15, Northfield Public Library, 241 W. Mill Road. Children can enjoy holiday stories and create 3D foam gingerbread houses and handprint reindeer crafts.
CHRISTMAS CONCERT, 3 p.m. Dec. 2, St. John’s United Church of Christ, 307 London Ave., Egg Harbor City, open to community.
INDOOR CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR by the Holy Spirit High School Mothers’ Guild, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 2, high school, 500 S. New Road, Absecon. Call 609-646-3000.
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.
HOLIDAY CONCERT, 7 p.m. Dec. 6., William Davies Middle School Premier Band, Concert Band, Treble Choir and Show Choir, Hess Education Complex Auditorium, 700 Babcock Road, Mays Landing, free and open to public. Donations accepted annual toy drive program and for local food bank. 609-625-6600, ext.1013.
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, 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Dec. 8, Hamilton Mall, 4403 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing. The chefs and students at the Atlantic Cape Culinary Academy will prepare breakfast. Tickets are $5 a person and can be purchased now at the customer service desk at Hamilton Mall or the day of the event, based on availability. All proceeds benefit the Spread the Magic Foundation, which aims to spread hope and possibility to children battling cancer and their families and supports the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
DICKENS OF A HOLIDAY CELEBRATION, noon to 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.
LIGHT UP THE HOLIDAYS, 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 8, Absecon Lighthouse, 31 S. Rhode Island Ave., Atlantic City. Tickets $20 per person, includes night climb, lighting of Christmas tree, caroling and more. Call 609-449-1360.
PICTURES AND VISITS WITH SANTA CLAUS noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 8, Pomona Volunteer Fire Company, 225 W. White Horse Pike, Galloway Township. Call 609-652-7675 or 609-412-1534.
SANTA CLAUS TO DIVE DURING THE LIVE DIVER FEEDING SHOW, 11 a.m. Dec. 8, Atlantic City Aquarium, Gardner’s Basin. Call 609-348-2880.
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.
SOUTH JERSEY AREA WIND ENSEMBLE ‘THE BELLS OF CHRISTMAS’ CONCERT, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10, Performing Arts Center of the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Galloway Township. Admission $10. To order tickets call 609-652-9000. See sjawe.com or call 609-402-5575.
WILLIAM DAVIES MIDDLE SCHOOL HOLIDAY CONCERTS choir, Mays Landing, recorded live for the TV 40 Christmas Chorale, their performance will be televised several times on TV during Christmas week; choir heard live on WFPG 96.9 radio at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 10. Call Donna Marie Berchtold at 609-625-6600, ext. 1013, or email berchtoldd@hamiltonschools.
LIVE NATIVITY, 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 16, by Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish at Assumption Regional Catholic School, 146 S. Pitney Road, Galloway Township. Christmas tree lighting at 5 p.m., live nativity with animals, choirs, dancers, train display, food and Santa. See arcsgalloway.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SANTA SEAL 2 to 6 p.m. Dec. 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 15 and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 16, The Marine Mammal Stranding Center, 3625 Brigantine Blvd. in Brigantine. For a suggested donation of $5, children and families will be able to have their picture taken with one of the volunteers dressed up as Santa Seal. All donations support the Center’s work to rescue, rehabilitate and release sick and injured marine mammals in New Jersey. Call 609-266-0538 or see mmsc.org.
HOLIDAY MOVIE NIGHT AT THE LIBRARY ages 8 and older, 6 p.m. Dec. 17, Atlantic County Library System/Hammonton, 451 Egg Harbor Road. Call 609-561-2264.
‘JULIUS CAESAR’ by Absegami Drama Club 7 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 and 3 p.m. Dec. 2, Absegami High School Performing Arts Center, Galloway Township.
ARTWORK BY DONNETTA IRVIS ON EXHIBIT through November, Hammonton Arts Center, 219 Bellevue Ave. See hammontonartscenter.org.
MADRIGAL CONCERT AND DINNER 5 p.m. Dec. 2, Christ Episcopal Church, Somers Point. Donation $35. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the church office at 609-827-6262.
ARTIST TALK BY DECOY CARVER HARRY VINUCKSON SHOURDS II 1 to 2 p.m. Dec. 5, The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, 733 Lily Lake Road, Oceanville. Admission $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students. Members, children 6 and younger, and Stockton students receive free admission. For more information, see noyesmuseum.org or call the museum at 609-652-8848.
‘DAMN YANKEES’ by St. Augustine Prep School, 7 p.m. Dec. 6-8, Forum Dining Hall, 611 Cedar Ave., Richland. Tickets $10 for students and $15 for adults. Call 609-226-7787.
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.
BAY-ATLANTIC SYMPHONY HOLIDAY CONCERT: 2 p.m. Dec. 9, Richard Stockton College Performing Arts Center, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. For tickets, call 609-652-9000.
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.
WINTER CONCERT 7 p.m. Dec. 19, Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 207 Northfield Ave., Northfield. Tickets $10. Refreshments will be available. Advance purchase recommended, call 609-641-3219.
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.
CHANUKAH PROGRAM FOR YOUNG FAMILIES 8:30 to 10 a.m. Dec. 2, Congregation Beth Israel of Northfield, 2501 Shore Road. Register by email at email@example.com or call 609-641-3600.
PJ LIBRARY CHANUKAH ages 4 to 8, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Dec. 2, Jewish Family Services, 607 N. Jerome Ave., Margate.
CANDLELIGHT SERVICE AND HOLY COMMUNION, 5 p.m. Dec. 2, Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Fernwood and Columbia avenues, Pleasantville.
LINWOOD COMMUNITY CHURCH PROGRAMS: Finding Hope in the Midst of a Crisis, a series of teaching and sharing for those affected by superstorm Sandy, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Dec. 5; Children’s Christmas Musical Program, 6 p.m. Dec. 9; A Christmas Cantata, 6 p.m. Dec. 16; Candlelight Christmas Eve Service, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 24. Linwood Community Church, 1838 Shore Road, Linwood. Call 609-927-2950 for more information.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
BUS TRIP TO NEW YORK by the Ocean City Arts Center, Dec. 6. The trip is set for the Metropolitan Museum of art where George Bellows and Andy Warhol are being featured. Cost is $39, by cash, check or credit card. Admittance to Museum is by voluntary donation. Call 609-399-7628.
‘JONAH’ at Sight and Sound Theater by The A.C. Townehouse, Dec. 6. Cost $80, includes lunch. Call 609-348-9001.
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, cost $380 per person based on two per room, $370 on three per room, $350 on four per room; $50 deposit due immediately, to reserve and more for information, call 609-645-2239, 609-442-0598 or 609-442-3243.