Dining out

SECOND ANNUAL BEEF AND BEER by St. Vincent Pallotti Assembly 680 Knights of Columbus, 6:30-10 p.m. Sept. 28, KoC Hall, 243 St. Louis Ave. Egg Harbor City, benefits local VFW. Tickets $20, include DJ and live band, Chinese auction, door prizes. Call Mike at 609-412-0543, Bill at 609-705-5906 or George at 609-432-6231.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SPAGHETTI DINNER 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at Knights of Columbus Hall 243 St. Louis Ave., Egg Harbor City. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children. For tickets, call Joe 609-965-5071 or George 609-965-5441 or email jlg521@comcast.net. Eat in or take out. Local delivery is available by calling 609-965-9815 day of dinner. $1 from every ticket will be donated to Career Opportunity Development, Inc.

SPAGHETTI DINNER by First United Methodist Church of Mays Landing Youth Group, 4-7 p.m. Oct. 12, $8/adults, $4/kids. Takeout available. Tickets available at door. Call 609-381-8030.

LAURELDALE FIRE AND RESCUE LASAGNA DINNER 4 to 7 p m. Oct. 12 by the Ladies Auxiliary, 2657 Route 50, Mays Landing. Tickets are $10 per dinner, which includes white or meat lasagna, salad, garlic bread, drink and dessert. Call 609-965-4639 or 609-204-1393.

HISTORIC FRIENDSHIP CHURCH MACARONI DINNER 12 to 5 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Landisville Fire Hall on Route 40 and Arbor Avenue in the Landisville section of Buena Borough.Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 3 to 12. Take out is available or eat in. For tickets, email friendshipchurch1808@yahoo.com or contact us on Facebook at Friends of Historic Friendship Church. All proceeds are for the preservation of Historic Friendship Church.

TURKEY DINNER by Elks Lodge No. 2563, 1815 Somers Point-Mays Landing Road, Egg Harbor Township, 6 p.m. Oct. 23, tickets $10. For reservations, call Karen Fitzpatrick at 609-780-3058.

COLUMBUS DAY CAST-OFF noon-3 p.m. Oct. 26, St. Michael's Quaremba Hall, 15 N. Georgia Avenue, Atlantic City; plenty of parking available. Garden salad, antipasta, chicken parmigiana, baked ziti and meatballs, sausage and peppers, garlic bread and rolls, cheesecake. Entertainment by DJ Mike Custodio. Tickets $20/adults, $10/children, call 609-344-8536 or buy at door.

Education

COMPUTER LITERACY AND TRAINING for adults, call for appointment, Atlantic County Library System/Egg Harbor Township, 1 Swift Ave., call 609-927-8664.

ESL CLASSES St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 118 W. Bayview Ave, Pleasantville. Schedule TBD depending on needs. Call 609-646-1604 and leave contact information.

INTRODUCTORY COMPUTER WORKSHOPS for adults, Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, call 609-652-2352: Introduction to Computers, Oct. 3 and 17, Nov. 7 and 21, Dec. 12 at 10 a.m.; Introduction to the Internet, Oct. 3 and 17, Nov. 7 and 21, Dec. 12 at 11:15 a.m.; Introduction to Email, Oct. 3 and 17, Nov. 7 and 21, Dec. 12 at 12:30 p.m.; Introduction to Microsoft Word, Oct. 10 and 24, Nov. 14, Dec. 5 and 19 at 10 a.m.; Introduction to Microsoft Power Point, Oct. 10 and 24, Nov. 14, Dec. 5 and 19 at 11:15 a.m.; Introduction to Microsoft Excel, Oct. 10 and 24, Nov. 14, Dec. 5 and 19 at 12:30 p.m. Registration is required and begins two weeks before each session.

CULINARY CLASSES by Academy of Culinary Arts, Human Services Building, 310 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton. Soups, Oct. 24; Nontraditional Side Dishes, Nov. 14; Cookie Exchange, Dec. 12. All classes meet 6-9 p.m., include demonstration, tasting, some hands-on activity. Cost $85 per person per class. Call 609-343-4829 or see atlantic.edu/conted.

COMPUTERS FOR SENIORS, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 1, Nov. 12 and Dec. 3, registration required, begins two weeks before each session, Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, call 609-652-2352.

FREE COMPUTER TRAINING at Atlantic City Free Public Library, 1 N. Tennessee Ave. First-come, first-served, bring library card. Basic Typing, 1-3:30 p.m. Oct. 15, 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 28; Email Setup and Practice, 1-3:30 p.m. Oct. 1 and 22; Job Skills Workshop, 1-3:30 p.m. Oct. 8 and 29; 5-7:30 p.m. Sept. 30 and Oct. 21; Computer Fundamentals and the Internet (taught in Spanish), 1-3:30 p.m. Oct. 30. See acfpl.org or call 609-345-2269, ext. 3079.

COMPUTER CLASSES Atlantic County Library System/Pleasantville has a series of classes scheduled in the computer lab. All of the classes are free and open to adults. Registration is required for any session. Introduction to Email, at 10 a.m. Oct. 1, Nov. 12 or Dec. 10; Introduction to Facebook, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 24, and 6 p.m., Sept. 30, Oct. 28 and Nov. 25; Introduction to the Internet, 4 or 6 p.m. Oct. 9 and Dec. 18; Introduction to Microsoft Word, 4 or 6 p.m. Nov. 20; To learn more about any of these classes, call the library branch at 609-641-1778. Atlantic County Library System/Pleasantville is located at 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue.

PLEASANTVILLE’S PAGE TURNERS for adults, 1:30-3 p.m. Wednesdays Oct. 2, Nov. 6 and Dec. 4, Atlantic County Library System/Pleasantville, 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Registration requested. Call 609-641-1778.

BOOK CLUB for adults, Atlantic County Library System/Egg Harbor Township, 1 Swift Ave. offers a Book Club for adults: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3, ‘Birds of a Feather’ by Jacqueline Winspear; 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7, ‘Girl, Interrupted’ by Susanna Kaysen; 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5, ‘Still Life’ by Louise Penny. Call 609-927-8664.

HELP: TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT GROUP, 2 p.m. Oct. 5, Nov. 2 and Dec. 7, Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. Open to adults, registration requested for each session. Bring laptop, e-reader, smartphone or tablet, and learn to use them. Call 609-652-2352.

BOOK DISCUSSIONS for adults and teens, 7 p.m. Oct. 7, Nov. 18 and Dec. 9 at Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township. Registration required for each session. Real Book Talking is devoted to some of the best nonfiction titles. In October, ‘Out of Order: Stories from the History of the Supreme Court,’ by Sandra Day O’Connor. In November, ‘Fire in the Ashes: 25 Years Among the Poorest Children in America,’ by Jonathan Kozol. In December, ‘Identical Strangers: A Memoir of Twins Separated and Reunited,’ by Elyse Schein. Call 609-652-2352.

BOATING SAFETY COURSE 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 16 and 23 at AtlantiCare Life Center, 2500 English Creek Ave. Egg Harbor Township by the Absecon Island Power Squadron is offering a two-night class to certify South Jersey residents for safe boating. Cost is $60. Both classes must be attended. For information, contact Ashle Bernard, squadron education officer, at 609-412- 3524 or AEBernard@comcast.net.

EVOLUTION OF THE BLUES 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing. Presented by Joe Becton, the free event is presented in concert with Friends of the Parks and is open to adults. To learn more about the event, call 609-625-2776, ext. 6304.

SPEAKER’S SERIES: The Jersey Devil and Other Pinelands Folk Tales with Mark Demitroff, 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Atlantic County Park, Estell Manor. For teens and adults.

BOOK DISCUSSIONS for adults, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave., call 609-823-4614. 2 p.m. Oct. 18, ‘The Round House’ by Louise Erdich; 2 p.m. Nov. 15, ‘The Language of Flowers’ by Vanessa Diffenbaugh; 2 p.m. Dec. 13, ‘The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Eat’ by Edward Wesley Moore.

FINANCIAL LITERACY WORKSHOPS at Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, call 609-652-2352. Teens 13-18: 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 19 by Susquehanna Bank, registration required and begins Oct. 1.

RESUME SEMINAR for adults 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 21, Nov. 4 and Dec. 2 at Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township. 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. For more information, call the library branch at 609-652-2352.

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS ASSOCIATION TUTOR TRAINING at Royal Suites Healthcare and Rehabilitation, 214 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. Five consecutive Tuesdays, starts Oct. 22. Call 609-383-3377 or register at lvacapeatlantic.com.

HOW TO PREPARE FOR AN EMERGENCY 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 23 by TLC Rehab and Wellness, 1418 New Road, Suite 3 Northfield. Speakers from the Somers Point Office of Emergency Management will demonstrate ways to prepare and recover from catastrophic weather events. RSVP 609-645-8282. Seats are limited. Program is free to the public.

FREE INTERNET TRAINING in Reference Section of Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing, 40 Farragut Ave., Mays Landing, second floor, 11 a.m. Wednesdays to Oct. 23. One-on-one training sessions open to adults, registration is required. Call 609-625-2776, ext. 6310.

READ HEBREW AMERICA CLASS beginning Oct. 27 with Rabbi Aaron Gaber of Congregation Beth Judah. Consecutive Sundays at 10 a.m. through Nov. 24 at Congregation Beth Judah, 700 N. Swarthmore Avenue, Ventnor. Call 609-822-7116 or see BethJudah.org. To register, call Karen at 609-822-7116 or email karen.Mckinney@BethJudah.org. Free, but must register by Oct. 27.

HELP A CHILD TO READ, accepting all donations of ‘previously loved’ children's books to be donated to Women's Leadership Initiative of United Way for Success by 6 program, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. daily until Nov. 12 in lobby, Royal Suites Healthcare and Rehabilitation, 214 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. Call 609-748-9900.

INTERACTIVE TORAH STUDY CLASS led by Cantor Ralph Goren, 11 a.m. Mondays, all welcome. Beth El Synagogue, 500 N. Jerome Ave., Margate. Call 609-823-2725.

BIBLE AND PARSHA STUDY GROUP taught by Rabbi Aaron Krauss, Sunday mornings after 9 a.m. minyan, all welcome. Beth El Synagogue, 500 N. Jerome Ave., Margate. Call 609-823-2725.

BEGINNING CONVERSATIONAL HEBREW CLASSES taught by Mark Steiner in Beth El Synagogue’s Mary M. Davis library, 3 p.m. Tuesdays, everyone welcome. For more information, call 609-823-2725. Beth El Synagogue, 500 N. Jerome Ave., Margate.

DISCUSSIONS with Dr. Sylvan Kesilman, distinguished history scholar, following 7:30 p.m. Saturday services, everyone welcome. Beth El Synagogue, 500 N. Jerome Ave., Margate. Call 609-823-2725.

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. Call the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office at 609-909-7200.

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. Call 609-641-3600 or see bethisraelnorthfield.org.

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.

SCHOLARSHIPS offered by the Atlantic County Bar Association for Atlantic County law students attending any accredited law school. 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, call 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: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 29, AtlantiCare LifeCenter, Egg Harbor Township, to register, call 800-GIVE-LIFE or see pleasegiveblood.org; noon to 7 p.m. Thursdays and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, Atlantic County Community Donor Center, 850 N. Franklin Blvd., Pleasantville. Call 800-RED-CROSS.

TOUCH A TRUCK 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 28 by Family Service Association of South Jersey, Cardiff Shopping Center, 6718 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township, $2/person and $10/families (eight-person max). See fsasj.org/pdfs/tot2013.pdf.

WEYMOUTH VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY-ANNUAL YARD SALE 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 28 (rain or shine), 7372 Black Horse Pike Hamilton Township. To reserve a table, call Reginia at 609-476-2256 or Michelle at 609-377-4136.

ITALIAN FESTIVAL 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 28 (rain date Sept. 29), the Village Greene at Historic Smithville. Free admission and parking. Food, music, wine tasting, Bocce tournament (must register) and more. For information, see kofcitalianfest.org.

BAZAAR AND YARD SALE by Mount Zion Baptist Church, 353 S. New Road, Pleasantville, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 5, $15 for a space. Giveaways for earlybirds, baked goods, fish sandwiches, hot dogs and hot sausages for sale. Call 609-641-4337.

POLITICAL CANDIDATE FORUM hosted by VFW District 16, 2 p.m. Oct. 5, Mays Landing VFW Post, 1209 Route 50. Meet-and-greet follows.

BIANNUAL FLEA MARKET, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 5, Bayview Ladies Auxiliary, Bayview Fire House, Route 9, Galloway Township, space available. Call 609-652-7337 or 609-652-7385.

TALK TIME 6 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 21, Nov. 25 and Dec. 9 at the Buena Community Reading Center. The programs are open to adults and registration is requested. Participants engage in informal conversation with other non-native English speakers to practice their skills in a relaxed setting. Call Outreach Services at 609-625-2776, ext. 6338, for more information.

CRAFTERS NEEDED for craft show Oct. 26 by Egg Harbor Township High School cheerleading, call Patti at 609-432-7488.

ANNUAL FALL/CHRISTMAS CRAFT AND HOME SHOW 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 26, sponsored by Ladies Auxiliary of the South Egg Harbor Volunteer Fire Company, No. 5, Route 50 and Empire Street, Galloway Township. Indoor/outdoor event. Juried Show. Indoor tables and outdoor spaces available. The show is free and open to the public. It is handicap accessible. 609-652-1136 or 609-965-4672.

CRAFTERS WANTED for Assumption Regional Catholic School’s 24th annual Indoor Christmas Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 9-10 in Galloway Township. Cost per space is $90, includes 8-by-5-foot display area both days. Space limited, first-come, first-served. All jewelry vendor slots filled. Email arcscraftfair@gmail.com or call 609-377-8825. Applications at arcsgalloway.org. Deadline is Nov. 1.

ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 9 by Asbury United Methodist Women, 290 Asbury and Zion roads, Egg Harbor Township. Crafts, homemade baked goods, asbury vegetable soup, white elephant. Lunch available (hot dogs, etc.)

MAHJONG BRUNCH Nov. 1 for a bagel brunch spread and a chance to play Mahjong with other players in the community at the Katz JCC in Margate. All players and skill levels are welcome. Advance registration (on or before Oct. 25,) is $10 JCC members and $13 for nonmembers. After Oct. 25, the cost increases to $13 members and $16 nonmembers. Call Josh Cutler for more information or to register by phone 609-822-1167, ext. 138, or email JCutler@jccatlantic.org.

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

CAPE ATLANTIC RETIRED PHILADELPHIA POLICE meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. on the last Friday of each month at Dino’s Diner, 31 Route 50, Seaville. The cost is $12 per person, which includes a breakfast entree from a special menu with a bottomless cup of coffee or tea (includes tax and gratuity). The event has a guest speaker each month. No reservations needed. For more information and/or to be added to the email list for monthly notifications, contact Lee Rominiecki by email at Leonrom354@comcast.net.

CAR CRUISE 5 to 8 p.m. second and fourth Fridays, Historic Smithville, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, Smithville.

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. Call 609-287-4649 or 609-484-3413.

COMMUNITY GARDEN 10 a.m., Saturdays, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 118 W. Bayview Ave, Pleasantville. Vegetables free for gardeners.

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

FOOD PANTRY of Mount Zion Baptist Church of Pleasantville, 353 S. New Road. Hours are 5:30-6:30 p.m. third and fourth Wednesdays. Must bring ID. Call 609-641-4337.

FOOD PANTRY, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. third and fourth Thursdays, St. Andrew By The Sea Church, 936 Baltic Ave., Atlantic City. Call 609-344-7333.

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.

PLAYERS WANTED FOR THE 2013 10U SOUTH JERSEY SAND SHARKS BASEBALL TEAM, email coach Jim for more information at sjsandsharks@gmail.com.

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 for AARP Tax Aide Program, 2014 tax season, two days training in December and four days in January. If interested call 609-294-0730 (Southern Ocean County).

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. 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

HISTORIC SMITHVILLE EVENTS, Village Greene, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, Galloway Township. Call 609-748-8999. Car Cruise 5-8 p.m. Sept. 27; Italian Festival Sept. 28 (rain date Sept. 29) sponsored by Knights of Columbus Villa Marie Council No. 6342; Oktoberfest 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 5-6; Irish Festival 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 12-13; Halloween Train for children 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 8-31; Corvette Show 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 20 sponsored by Original Garden State Corvette Club, email johnred61@verizon.net; annual Costume Pet Parade 1 p.m. Oct. 26, must preregister, call 609-748-7110, nonrefundable donation of $5 to benefit Kibble Cupboard Food Bank of South Jersey; Zombie Walk 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 27, parade 6 p.m., call 609-652-5200 or see facebook.com/smithvillezombiewalk.

HAMMONTON CANOE CLUB EVENTS for seniors 50 and older: Needlecraft, 2-4 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Oct. 2, all levels welcome; Yard and Bake Sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 12, donations accepted 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays starting Oct. 1 (no electronics); Health lecture by Atlanticare, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 18, luncheon follows for $3; Bingo Day sponsored by Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1 p.m. Oct. 22, Lunch, dessert and bingo cards are all complimentary, prizes are retail store gift cards; Medicare and You by N.J. State Health Insurance Program, 11 a.m. Oct. 24, luncheon follows for $3; Put Your Debt on a Diet by SCOSA, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 31, luncheon follows for $3. For information or to register, call 856-322-7082 or email HammontonSeniors@gmail.com.

GLBT MIXER 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at Atlantic Club Casino Hotel’s Burger Bar in Atlantic City by the Atlantic City GLBT Alliance. Complimentary appetizers, cash bar, raffle drawings.

GATHERING WOOL for adults and all levels of experience, chat, snack and meet neighbors while knitting or stitching, 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays to Dec. 17 (no meeting Nov. 5), Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave., call 609-823-4614.

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. 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.

COUNTRY LINE DANCING, 7 to 11 p.m., first and third Saturdays, Studio 18, 90 Mays Landing Road, Somers Point (above Greate Bay Fitness), $10. Call 609-788-4021 or Studio18nj.com

DANCING: Studio 18, 90 Mays Landing Road (inside Greate Bay Racquet and Fitness), Somers Point, call 609-457-0883. Every Friday, ballroom and Latin dancing 6:30-9:30 p.m., free lesson at 6:30 p.m.; every Saturday, ballroom tea dance 1-2 p.m.; first Saturdays, country Western dancing 7-11 p.m.

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.

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 wifi 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.

SOMERS POINT HISTORICAL MUSEUM open to the public 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, 745 Shore Road, Somers Point. Call 609-927-2900.

SQUARE DANCE CLUB, 8 to 10:30 p.m. first, third and fifth Saturdays, Belcoville Fire Hall, 1201 Loretta Ave., Mays Landing. Call 609-399-4486.

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 youth

BASKETBALL CLINICS by Basketball Institute for boys and girls ages 8-18 at the Katz JCC in Margate, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, September-November. Call 609-822-1167, ext.133.

RADIO DISNEY JUNIOR rocks Hamilton Mall, 2 p.m. Sept. 28, Hamilton Mall Center Court, Mays Landing. Dance party for kids, games, prizes. See shophamilton.com.

TEEN MEET PROGRAMS for ages 13-18, Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, call 609-652-2352. Regular program 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 1, Dec. 3, discuss books and events, books and upcoming volunteer opportunities, registration recommended, starts two weeks prior; Mystery at the Library at 6 p.m. Oct. 29, registration required and begins three weeks prior, prizes for best costume and guessing the murderer; Chocolate Games at 6 p.m. Nov. 20, registration required, begins three weeks prior; Winter Crafts at 6 p.m. Dec. 18, registration required, begins three weeks prior.

YOUNG ADULT GROUP for ages 12 and older, free, , 6-8 p.m. Oct. 2 and 16, Nov. 6 and 20, Dec. 4 and 18, teens hang out, bring laptops or gaming devices to access free WiFi, check out new manga and books, with TV, video games and PlayStation available. Atlantic County Library System/Hammonton, 451 Egg Harbor Road, call 609-561-2264.

MEET AND GREET COOKOUT by Atlantic City NAACP Youth Council, 2-5 p.m. Oct. 5, 1619 Columbia Ave., Venice Park, Atlantic City. All under age 25 are welcome to attend and join the organization. Call Jackie Sharpe at 609-345-2725.

BASEBALL CLINIC by Mustang Baseball Camp for boys in grades 2-8, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Mainland Regional High School Baseball Field, Linwood. Space is limited. Cost $25 preregistered, $30/day of clinic. Contact Billy Kern at wkern@mainlandregional.net or 609-703-4466.

MAKE IT AND TAKE IT MONDAYS by Outreach Services Section of Atlantic County Library System, for children ages 3-8, Buena Community Reading Center, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7, Nov. 4 and Dec. 2. Registration required for any session. Call 609-625-2776, ext. 6338. The center is inside Buena Regional High School on Weymouth-Malaga Road.

BOOK ADVENTURES Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township offers Book Adventures: School Kids and Books at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10. Suggested for ages 6-12. Registration required for any session. Call 609-652-2352.

STORY TIMES WITH PENWORTHY for ages 2-5 with adult, registration requested, 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 8, 22, 29, Nov. 19, Atlantic County Library System/Pleasantville, 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Call 609-641-1778.

LEGO CLUBS: Wednesdays, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, Dec. 11 at 5:30 p.m. and Tuesdays, Oct. 15, Nov. 19 and Dece. 17 at 5:30 p.m., for 5 and older, registration required. Call 609-652-2352. Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road.

SECOND SATURDAY CRAFT SERIES for ages 6 and older (younger children with adult), registration required. Second Saturdays at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 12: cornflake pumpkins; Nov. 19, bottle people. Atlantic County Library System/Hammonton, 451 Egg Harbor Road, call 609-561-2264.

TEEN READ WEEK: TAKE OUT PROJECTS Oct. 15-19. The program is suggested for ages 12 to 18. Celebrate Teen Read Week by dropping by Galloway Township branch of the Atlantic County Library System and picking up a take out project in the Teen Section. For more information, call 609-652-2352.

FALL CRAFT AND STORIES 4:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor. The program is suggested for ages 5 and older, and registration is required by Oct. 15. Bring two or three leaves to make a leaf-rubbing fairy. Refreshments are provided. Call 609-823-4614 to learn more.

LITTLE LEARNERS CRAFT CLASS, 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Oct. 18, Atlantic County Park in Estell Manor, ages 3-5. Free, but must register in advance, space is limited, call 609-625-7000, ext. 5431, specify session.

AFTER HOURS TEEN HALLOWEEN PARTY Oct. 18 for teens ages 13 to 18, Oct. 25 for children 8 to 12. Both parties start at 4:30 p.m. at the Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library System. Registration is required and begins three weeks before each party. To learn more about the parties, call 609-927-8664.

ART PROGRAMS FOR TEENS 1 p.m. Oct. 19 and Nov. 16 at Atlantic County Library System/Pleasantville. Registration is requested. Discover the world of abstract art by creating your own masterpiece. On Oct. 26 celebrate the birthday of Pablo Picasso, with Paint Like Picasso @ Your Library. If you have questions about these programs, call 609-641-1778.

SATURDAY AFTERNOON CRAFTS for ages 6-12, free, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 19, Nov. 16 and Dec. 14, registration required and begins two weeks before each session. Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, call 609-652-2352.

ANIMATED FILM CLASSICS FOR KIDS 5:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Nov. 18 and Dec. 16 at Atlantic County Library System/Pleasantville. Suggested for ages 5 to 12. Children younger than 10 must be accompanied by an adult. To learn more, call the library branch at 609-641-1778.

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS at Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing, Story Time 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Oct. 29, and 10:30 a.m. Fridays to Nov. 1. Suggested for ages 3-6. Registration is required for either session. Play Date at the Library 10 a.m. Thursdays to Oct. 31. Suggested for ages 6 to 36 months. Registration required. Call 609-625-2776, ext. 6304.

STORYTIME Atlantic County Library System/Egg Harbor Township, Toddler Storytime offered 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays to Nov. 19 (no program Nov. 5); 10:30 a.m. Thursdays to Nov. 21; Bedtime Storytime offered 6 p.m. Wednesdays to Nov. 20, kids encouraged to dress in pajamas to hear stories and have cookies and milk; Saturday Storytime 10:30 a.m. Saturdays to Nov. 23. Open to ages 2-5. Registration required for any session. Call 609-927-8664.

THURSDAY PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for ages 3½-5, offers Thursday Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays to Oct. 31 and Nov. 21, Dec. 5-19, Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, registration required, call 609-652-2352.

ZUMBATOMIC FOR KIDS for ages 5-12 with instructor Joelle Motley, 11:30 a.m. Nov. 16, registration requested, Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing, 40 Farragut Ave., call 609-625-2776, ext. 6304.

READ AND PLAY BABY: LAPSIT for parents and caregivers of children 6 months to 42 months, 9:30 a.m. Thursdays to Nov. 21, registration required at beginning of each month, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave.

TUESDAY AFTERNOON IN THE LIBRARY early literacy fun, including songs, rhymes, fingerplays and reading for ages 3-5, 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Dec. 17, registration required by previous Monday, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Call 609-823-4614.

LEARN TO PLAY CHESS with Ken Esada for kids of all ages, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays to Dec. 21, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Call 609-823-4614.

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. Call 609-641-3600.

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.

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 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.

TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT THE LIBRARY, early literacy fun, including songs, rhymes, fingerplays and reading for children ages 3-5, 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Registration required. Call 609-823-4614.

Fundraisers

BEEF AND BEVERAGE FOR A PURPOSE, become a modern day abolitionist against human trafficking, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 27, Absecon United Methodist Church, 100 Pitney Road. Tickets $20/advance, $25/door, half-price for children ages 3-10, activities provided. Donations for fisherman’s auction or to make tax-deductible cash donation, see theheaatfoundation.org or call 609-277-3050.

LICK’S ANNUAL MEOW MIXER DINNER/DANCE/AUCTION 7-11 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Scullville Volunteer Fire Hall. Cost is $22 per person plus a canned cat food donation. Must be 21 or older. For information, call 609-926-4630.

ANNUAL YARD SALE fundraiser for Weymouth Volunteer Fire Co., rain or shine 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 28, 7372 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing. To reserve a table, call Regina at 609-476-2256 or Michelle at 609-377-4136.

FALL COMMUNITY YARD SALE, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 28, benefits Galloway Senior Center. Family Services Association will accept donations for thrift shop at end of day. Royal Suites Healthcare and Rehabilitation, 214 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. Call 609-748-9900.

BOARD ‘WALK’ FOR RECOVERY, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 28, registration 10 a.m. Albany Avenue and the Boardwalk, Atlantic City, sponsored by Join Together Atlantic County and Cape May County Health Community substance abuse prevention coalitions, two-mile walk on Boardwalk, first 150 registered receive T-shirt. 609-272-0101 or JTACNJ.org.

LITTLE PINK DRESS PARTY, 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 4, Ri Ra Irish Pub, The Quarter at Tropicana, Atlantic City, music, live and silent auctions, percentage of proceeds benefit Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation. lindacreedbreastcancer.org

ATLANTICARE 5K presented by the AtlantiCare LifeCenter, will take place Oct. 5 at Estell Manor Park in Mays Landing, and will include a 5K run and a one-mile walk to benefit AtlantiCare Heart Heroes. Registration is $25, and runners can sign up through the AtlantiCare Access Center by calling 1-888-569-1000. Registration the day of the run begins at 8 a.m. and is $30. The race begins at 9 a.m.

GIFT AUCTION Oct. 5, doors open at 3 p.m., drawing begins at 4:30 p.m. Cologne Fire House, by the Cologne Volunteet Fire Ladies Auxiliary. Baskets, gifts, sports memorbilia, gift certificates and more. For information, call Sandy at 609-839-1254.

ANNUAL DYSLEXIA WALK-A-THON 10 a.m. Oct. 12, Birch Grove Park, Northfield. Walker donation is $20. Free T-shirts, refreshments and water. Benefits Children’s Dyslexia Centers of NJ-Northfield Center at Northfield Community School, which provides tutoring for children with dyslexia. Sponsors needed, donations accepted, call Teresa Lee at 609-646-6095. See mlcnj.org.

PENNY AUCTION sponsored by St. Michael’s Mary Help of Christians on Oct. 18 at Quaremba Hall, 15 N. Georgia Ave., Atlantic City. Doors open 5 p.m. Good food, great prizes, and fun for all.

ZOMBIE WALK Oct. 19, registration 2 to 4 p.m. at Harry’s Oyster Bar/Ballys, Atlantic City Boardwalk. Walk begins at 5 p.m. Benefits Humane Society of Atlantic County, with portion of profits donated to no-kill animal shelter HSAC for help with operating costs. See aczombiewalk.com or facebook.com/AtlanticCityZombieWalk.

WINE TASTING, Soroptimist International Atlantic City, 7 p.m. Oct. 23, Gregory’s, Shore Road, Somers Point, $39. Proceeds benefit Soroptimist International Scholarship Fund. For tickets ir information, contact Liz at 609-272-9379 or muwarrior72@yahoo.com.

MILES FOR STUDENT SMILES 5K RUN Oct. 27 at the Atlantic County Special Services School District campus, 4805 Nawakwa Blvd., Mays Landing. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Race starts at 9 a.m. Registration available at acsssd.net.

31st ANNUAL PENNY AUCTION, 5 p.m. Nov. 9, William Davies Middle School, 1876 Dr. Dennis Foreman Drive, Mays Landing, benefits St. Vincent de Paul Regional School, $4 admission. 609-412-4395.

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 shop.

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.

Golf events

LIBT GOLF OUTING, 8 a.m. Sept. 29, McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links, 3016 Ocean Heights Ave., Egg Harbor Township, benefits AtlantiCare RNS Mobil Mammography unit, $125. 609-412-0641 or 610-212-1687 or FishLIBT.com.

JOHN W. MAZZEO MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT, 1 p.m. Oct. 2, Vineyard Golf Course at Renault Winery, Route 30, Egg Harbor City, food, prizes, sponsored by Greater Hammonton Chamber of Commerce. Call 609-561-9080 or see HammontonNJ.us.

REPAIR. REBUILD. RESTORE! GOLF TOURNAMENT by Habitat for Humanity Atlantic County, Oct. 3, Harbor Pines Golf Club, Egg Harbor Township. Call 609-487-9472 or email golf@achabitat.org.

ADOPT-A-SCHOOL GOLF TOURNAMENT by Somers Point Foundation for Education, Oct. 6 at McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links, Egg Harbor Township. Registration is $110 oer oerson, register individually or in teams, call 609-927-2053, ext. 3101 Prizes include longest drive, closest to pin, breakfast, lunch, more. Begins with 8:30 a.m. shotgun start with a warm-up breakfast at 7:30 a.m.; lunch will be served after. For information, contact 609-927-2053, ext. 3101, or sperkins@somersptschools.org.

COLUMBUS DAY OPEN Oct. 14, Harbor Pines Golf Club in Egg Harbor Township, by St. Joseph’s Church of Somers Point. Cost is $125, which inclues lunch, dinner and a round of golf. Holiday wine tasting and dinner for non-golfers $44. Call Mike Kunigonis at 609-653-4286 or Tony Cannata at 609-315-7442.

ATLANTIC COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION 2013 GOLF TOURNAMENT, Oct. 18 at Ballamor Golf Club in Egg Harbor Township. Shotgun start 9 a.m., $145 includes cart, continental breakfast, deluxe buffet lunch and open bar. Contact Tamara Lamb at 609-345-3444 or Tamara.Lamb@atcobar.org.

Groups

ABSECON HISTORICAL SOCIETY dinner meeting Oct. 7 at Gourmet Italian Restaurant, Jimmie Leeds and Pitney roads in Galloway Township. Cash bar begins 5:30 p.m., buffet dinner at 6 p.m., Tickets $22. Features Judith Courter, author of ‘Fred and Ethel Noyes of Smithville, New Jersey.’ Open to public. Call Nancy for reservations at 609-576-8103.

BRIGANTINE GREEN TEAM MONTHLY MEETING 7 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Brigantine Beach Community Center. Current projects will be discussed and the group is looking for people who would like to help.

YOUR CALM AFTER THE STORM: HURRICANE SANDY, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Dec. 17, free, Brigantine Beach Community Center, 265 42nd St. Call 609-266-0110.

101 WOMEN PLUS 6 p.m. third Thursdays at Atlantic County Library System/Pleasantville, 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., call 609-742-0679.

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. 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 Kenneth B. Hawkins Post 61 in Atlantic City, meets on third Thursdays, open 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.

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 AUTOIMMUNE DISORDER SUPPORT GROUP, includes all immune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, scleroderma. Meets 12:15 p.m. second and fourth Sundays in chapel of Central Methodist Church, Central Avenue and Shore Road, Linwood. Call Carol at 609-412-3687 or Robert at 609-646-3011.

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 Thursdays 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.

BARBERSHOP HARMONY SOCIETY Greater Atlantic City Chapter, rehearsals at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, St. Mark and All Saints Episcopal Church, 429 Pitney Road, Galloway Township. Contact Joe at 609-344-8133 or josmikefor@comcast.net.

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.

CALM AFTER STORM, Tuesdays, Brigantine Beach Community Center. Stress management tips 6:30-7:30 p.m. Yoga relaxation 7:30-8:15. Free and open to adults.

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 6:30 p.m. Mondays (except Memorial Day), Linwood Community Church, 1838 Shore Road, call 069-927-2950.

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. 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.

DEPRESSION SUPPORT GROUP, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Central Methodist Church, 5 Marvin Ave., Linwood. Park in back lot.

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.

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.

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.

HURRICANE SANDY SUPPORT GROUP, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Hooked on Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor Community Center. Find free local and county resources, learn ways to handle stress. No registration necessary, all are welcome. Call 609-652-3800, ext. 308.

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 of South Jersey, 6:30 p.m. third Tuesdays, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Jersey Shore, 75 S. Pomona Road, Galloway Township, for members, family and friends of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning community. See interweave.uucsjs.org.

LA LECHE LEAGUE OF GALLOWAY breastfeeding support group, 7 p.m. first Mondays, 855 Smith Bowen Road, Galloway Township. Call Renee at 609-545-7082.

LA LECHE LEAGUE breastfeeding support group, 7 p.m. third Wednesdays in the all purpose room at the Linwood Library. Call Kelly at 609-412-3623.

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.

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 Galloway Township Community Services, 621 White Horse Pike, Galloway Township. New members welcome, call 609-748-8491.

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP, 6 to 8 p.m. first Tuesdays, Atlantic County Library, 605 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. Call Linda Klersey at 609-484-0991.

NAACP, Mainland/Pleasantville chapter, covers all of Atlantic County except Atlantic City and Mizpah, and meets at 6:30 p.m. third Thursdays at various locations. Contact naacpmlpv@gmail.com or 609-407-0800.

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 7-8 p.m. Mondays, United Methodist Church, Bethel Road and Duran Avenue, Somers Point. Call Roger at 609-703-1975.

NORTHFIELD DEMOCRATIC PARTY, third Wednesdays at the American Legion on New Road in Northfield, with parking at library. For more information, call President Frank Perri at 609-646-0617.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, Bacharach Institute, Pomona Room, second floor, 61 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Pomona; 10 a.m. Fridays, AtlantiCare Healthplex, 1401 Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic City. Call Lori at 609-703-2135.

PERINATAL BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP, 6 p.m. third Tuesdays, meets in Surgical Pavilion Lobby at Shore Medical Center, Somers Point. Call 609-653-3238.

PLAYERS AND PLAYWRIGHTS BY THE JERSEY SHORE meets 1-4 p.m. third Saturday of each month, bring copies of your original work, usually meets at library in Margate or Ventnor. 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.

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. 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.

SOUTH JERSEY ANIMAL ADVOCATES 11:30 a.m., fourth Sundays, 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. Contact Mike Cluff at 609-652-1940 or 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.

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.

UNITED REPUBLICAN CLUB OF EHT, first Thursdays, new members and guests welcome. See ehtgop.org or email President Tom Prendergast at tapsurvey1@comcast.net.

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. Call Jaime Angelini at 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.

WOODTURNING CLUB, third Tuesdays of each month, Egg Harbor Township. Call Ron at 609-601-2663 for time and location.

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

Health, fitness

CHOOSE TO MOVE TRAIN AND LOSE program, K-Loc Healthy Kids Fitness individual, group or family classes to improve lifestyle and healthy living. Free fitness evaluation, referral to staff nutritionist for consultation and evaluation. Regular classes $5/session. Classes at K-Loc Education Center and Personal Training Studio, 904 S. Main St., Pleasantville. Call Kyle Lockett at 609-674-7605 or Vivian Lockett at 843-467-0068.

WALKING AND FLEXIBILITY GROUP meets noon Mondays through Fridays on the Dawes Avenue bike path in Somers Point. Nutritionist and trainer Stacey Venneman of Life the Evolution of Fitness leads a walking workout followed by gentle stretch and flexibility session at the Life facility. Free. Call 609-214-6249.

ATLANTICARE EVENTS, registration required for most, call 888-569-1000 or see atlanticare.org.

Oct. 1: 10-11 a.m. Medicare Coffee Klatch, Community Education Room, AtlantiCare LifeCenter AtlantiCare Health Park, Egg Harbor Township, call Kin San Ng at 609-272-6298; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Adult Diabetes Community Support Group, William L. Gormley AtlantiCare HealthPlex, Atlantic City; 6 p.m. Weight Loss Surgery Seminar, Center for Surgical Weight Loss and Wellness, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Egg Harbor Township; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Look Good, Feel Better Support Group, AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, Egg Harbor Township.

Oct. 2: 9-11 a.m. HIV Life Support Group, William L. Gormley AtlantiCare HealthPlex, Atlantic City; 2-3 p.m. Stroke Support Group, AtlantiCare LifeCenter, AtlantiCare Health Park, Egg Harbor Township; 5:30-6:30 p.m. Roger B. Hansen Center for Childbirth Tour for Expectant Parents, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Mainland Campus, Pomona; 7-9 p.m. AtlantiCare Breastfeeding Class, Roger B. Hansen Center for Childbirth, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Mainland Campus, Pomona, fee $20.

Oct. 3: 7-8 p.m. Perinatal Loss Support Group, AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, The Living Room, Gilda’s Club South Jersey, AtlantiCare Health Park, Egg Harbor Township.

Oct. 5: 9 a.m. registration followed by second annual AtlantiCare 5K, Atlantic County Park in Estell Manor, 109 State Highway 50, run $25 in advance, $30 day-of, proceeds benefit AtlantiCare Heart Heroes.

Oct. 7: 6-7 p.m. Gastric Bypass and Gastric Sleeve Surgery Support Group, Center for Surgical Weight Loss and Wellness, AtlantiCare LifeCenter, AtlantiCare Health Park, Egg Harbor Township.

YOGA FOR LIFE led by Janet Hahn, 10 a.m. Sept. 28, Oct. 26, Nov. 9 and 23, Dec. 14 and 28, free, open to older teens and adults. Registration requested. Wear loose clothing, bring mat or towel. No food should be eaten for three hours before class. Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing, 40 Farragut Ave., call 609-625-2776, ext. 6304.

PILATES: AN INTRODUCTION for adults and teens with Kristina Carr, 9:30 a.m. Oct. 5, Nov. 2 and 16, Dec. 21, register for each session. Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing, 40 Farragut Ave., call 609-625-2776, ext. 6304.

FREE JOINT REPLACEMENT SEMINAR 10 a.m. Oct. 5 by Dr. Joseph Harhay, Q&A, refreshments, Royal Suites Healthcare and Rehabilitation, 214 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, call 609-748-9900 for reservation.

INTRO TO T’AI CHI for teens and adults, 7-8 p.m. Oct. 7, Atlantic County Park in Estell Manor. Dress in loose fitting clothing and casual footgear, bring water. FREE, but must register in advance, space is limited; call 625-7000 x5431.

ADULT FITNESS CLASSES, by Brigantine CER, Tai Chi, Pilates, Zumba, Spin, Body Sculpting, Shape Up, Yoga, Qicong. For a complete schedule call 609-264-7350.

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 should contact Liz Matt at 215-627-0801, ext. 102, or liz@sf-pr.com. See nazhacancercenter.com.

CHI KUNG/TAI CHI EASY, 8 to 9 a.m. Thursdays, 314 Central Ave., Linwood. Cost $5.

CHOOSE TO MOVE TRAIN AND LOSE program, K-Loc Healthy Kids Fitness individual, group or family classes to improve lifestyle and healthy living. Free fitness evaluation, referral to staff nutritionist for consultation and evaluation. Regular classes $5/session. Classes at K-Loc Education Center and Personal Training Studio, 904 S. Main St., Pleasantville. Call Kyle Lockett at 609-674-7605 or Vivian Lockett at 843-467-0068.

MEDICAL TAI CHI-QIGONG with George Benner, 10 to 11 a.m. Thursdays, TLC Rehab and Wellness, 1418 New Road, Suite 3, Northfield. Introductory rate, $40. One class per week for four weeks. Call 609-645-8282.

MINDFUL MEDITATION 7 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Body in Balance, 314 Central Ave., Linwood. Free.

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

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP, 3 to 4 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays, 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. Email vozmore@yahoo.com.

TAI CHI EASY FOR LIFE: Linwood Library 609-926-7991, Monday 10:30 a.m.; Absecon Library, 609-646-2228, Tuesday 9 a.m.; Egg Harbor Township Community Center, 609-272-8120, Wednesday 5:15 and 6:30 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.; Margate Library, 609-822-4700, Monday and Thursday 6 p.m.; Congregation Beth Judah, Ventnor, 609-822-7116, ext. 102, Thursday 10:30 a.m.; Atlantic County Library/Mays Landing, 609-625-2776, Saturday 10 a.m.

WALK THIS WAY WITH LOU by Body in Balance, 10 a.m. Sundays, 314 Central Ave. down the bike path in Linwood. Free, everyone welcome, just bring sneakers and a friend. Free bottle of water for all.

YOGA CLASSES, 8 to 9 a.m. Thursdays, Atlantic City Aquarium, 800 N. New Hampshire Ave., Atlantic City. Cost $10 for members, $15 non-members. Participants must bring their own yoga mat, towel and water. Wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing. Class size limited, sign up prior to class. Arrive 10-15 minutes early for first-time registration. Call 609-348-2880, ext. 25, to reserve a space.

YOGA CLASSES 6 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays and 9:15 a.m. Saturdays, Vaikunth Hindu Jain Temple, 571 Pomona Road, Galloway Township. Donation-only. No registration required. Bring your own mat, blocks, water. Wear lose, comfortable clothing and silence your cell phone. Email steveewolos@gmail.com or call 609-287-0955.

ZUMBA, 6-7 p.m., Tuesdays, Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 1301 Columbia Ave., Pleasantville, $5. Call 609-335-3207.

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

Holiday events

HALLOWEEN PARADE sponored by Kiwanis Club of Hammonton, registration 6 p.m., parade 7 p.m. Oct. 23 (rain date Oct. 24). Starts at Orchard Street and Egg Harbor Road, proceeds on Bellvue Avenue to Atlantic County Human Services. To participate, call Bob Schenk during business hours at 609-561-0525.

Music, arts

WORLD ABOVE: FREE POETRY NIGHTS hosted by South Jersey Poets Collective at Dante Hall, open mic at 7 p.m. followed by readings from SJ Poet and featured guest. Dante Hall, 14 N. Mississippi Ave., Atlantic City. Free parking in church lot behind Dante Hall. Oct. 23, Cole Eubanks, TBA; Nov. 20, Peter Murphy, Lili Mendoza; Dec. 18, SJ Poet, James Richardson.

‘THE OFFICIAL BLUES BROTHERS REVUE,’ 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Stockton Performing Arts Center, Pomona. Call 609-652-9000

‘THE ARC OF AGES: DANCING THROUGH TIME,’ 2 p.m. Sept. 29, Milton and Betty Katz JCC, 501 N. Jerome Ave., Margate, performed by The Arc of Atlantic County’s Spotlight Players Group, $5 admission. 609-485-0800, ext.136, or arcatlantic.org

VICTOR GRASSO: ‘FABLE’ solo exhibit to Jan.5, opening reception 5-8 p.m. Oct. 4, Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, Oceanville. Call 609-652-8848 or see noyesmuseum.org.

BRIGANTINE COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND RECREATION FREE CONCERT SERIES: Cole Brothers, Oct. 10, North School Auditorium; Tony DeLuca, Nov. 14, Brigantine Beach Community Center; Bob Ferris Combo, Dec. 6, Fire House; Suite Inspiration, Dec. 10, North School Auditorium. Call 609-264-7350.

‘LOMBARDI’ to Oct. 12, Eagle Theatre, Hammonton, tickets $25/general admission and $30/front rows, see TheEagleTheatre.com or call 609-704-5012.

FOLK SINGER PETER MAYER, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Jersey Shore, 75 S. Pomona Road, Galloway Township, at the corner of Liebig Avenue, across from Stockton College. Doors open 7 p.m. Tickets $20 advance, $25 door. Call 609-965-9400 or 609-464-0413.

SACRED EARTH DESIGNS, photographic artwork by Liz Wuillermin, to Nov. 17, presented by Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College at the Gallery at Seaview Resort in Galloway, 401 South New York Road, free and open daily. See sacredearthfineart.com or noyesmuseum.com.

AFTERNOON ACOUSTICS 1 to 3 p.m. Sundays, Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, 733 Lily Lake Road, Oceanville. Call 609-652-8848.

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

CHRISTIANITY EXPLORED seven-week course, studies life and passion of Jesus Christ, Greentree Church, 125 Schoolhouse Road, Egg Harbor Township. Meets Thursdays 7-9 p.m. Free dinner with each session. To register or to learn more, call 609-927-3838 or see greentree.org/ce.

HEALING CLINIC by New Redeemed Deliverance Temple COGIC Inc., noon-4 p.m. Sept. 28, honoring memory and legacy of Elder Michelle Brown, 1714 Arctic Ave., Atlantic City. HIV/AIDS testing van on site for free testing, donation will be made in Brown’s name to help find a cure. Free refreshments and giveaways. To make a tax-deductible donation, call 609-428-5902 or email nrdcogic@gmail.com.

BLESSING OF THE PETS at Christ Church in Somers Point to celebrate feast of St. Francis, 3 p.m. Sept. 28 outdoors on Meyran Avenue side of the church.

PASSION FOR PRAYER, prayer chain for children, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 28, Dunamis Ministries, Inc., Heritage Square, 927 N. Main St., Pleasantville. 609-289-9713.

‘HEY, I’VE GOT A QUESTION’ SERIES at Linwood Community Church, 1838 Shore Road. Sept. 29 ‘What Happens When We Die?’

208th ANNIVERSARY, 2:30 p.m. Sept. 29, Weymouth United Methodist Church, off Black Horse Pike, Weymouth, outdoor service, bring chair. 609-476-3949.

FIRST PLACE 4 HEALTH BIBLE STUDY, new session begins 9:30 a.m. Oct. 2, open to the public, Bible study followed by exercise with personal trainer Sarah Ruppert. Linwood Community Church,1838 Shore Road, Linwood. Call 609-927-2950.

16TH PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY of Rev. John H. Martin, Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 1301 Columbia Ave., Pleasantville, 10:45 a.m. service Oct. 27 features Elder Kevin Ragland of Lighthouse Community Church, 4 p.m. service features Pastor Dana Green of New Life Ministries.

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.

FRIDAY NIGHT CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP: Like to sing? Meet other Christians for praise, prayer and fellowship, 7 p.m. Fridays, Presbyterian Church Annex, 111 Route 50, Mays Landing. Call 609-476-3481 or 609-457-0101.

FRIDAY NIGHT MAINLAND SERVICE by Congregation Beth Judah, lay-led Kabbalat Shabbat at 303 Central Ave., Egg Harbor Township, begins 6 p.m., followed by home hospitality Share Shabbat dinners. Cost $18 per person, $36 per family to five people. Confirm reservations by sending check, and indicate how many are attending, ages of any children. Send checks payable to Congregation Beth Judah, to 700 N Swarthmore Ave., Ventnor, NJ 08406. Call 609-822 7116.

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.

LINWOOD COMMUNITY CHURCH services and programs: Sunday morning worship 8:30 a.m.,contemporary service of worship and praise, followed by Sunday school for all ages; 11 a.m. worship service is blended music with choir, vocalists and instrumentals. Sunday evening service at 6 p.m.; Knit-N-Stitch group 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays; First Place 4 health group focuses on the whole person, registration required. Church, 1838 Shore Road. Call 609-927-2950.

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.

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. Call the temple office at 609-266-0403.

Reunions

OAKCREST/ABSEGAMI HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1973 40th reunion, 2-5 p.m. Sept. 29, Renault Winery, Tuscan House, Egg Harbor, $50 per person, portion of proceeds go to American Cancer Society in honor of Bill Petusky. RSVP to Scott Ruppert at basicidea@live.com. See oaksegami.wordpress.com.

ATLANTIC CITY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1953 60th reunion, 11 a.m. Oct. 5, The Palm, Atlantic City. Call 609-823-1242 or 609-822-8888.

PLEASANTVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1963 50th reunion, Oct. 11-12, Greate Bay Country Club, Somers Point. Tickets $75 per person, include Friday night cocktail party with hors d’oeuvres and Saturday night dinner with live music. Cash bar both nights. Contact dfwm8@comcast.net or 609-652-1266.

CLASS OF 1963 INFORMATION SOUGHT by Wildwood High School Fifty Plus Reunion Committee. Class of 1963 will be honored this year at the annual reunion, Oct. 13 at Wildwood Convention Center, all who attended Wildwood High School from 1963 and earlier are invited. Call Eileen Fausey at 609-465-9061 or email wecook@verizon.net.

OAKCREST CLASS OF 1968 45TH REUNION, Oct. 18, meet at 7 p.m. at Oakcrest-Mainland football game in Mays Landing, followed by cocktail reception at Cousin Mario’s Restaurant on Route 40 in Mays Landing. Cost $10. To RSVP or for details, email Gay Dagrosa Laubert at laubertg@comcast.net.

HAMMONTON CLASS OF 2003 10-year reunion, 6-10 p.m. Nov. 30, payment deadline Nov. 1, Tropicana Casino’s Salon 1-4, Atlantic City. Attendees encouraged to bring significant other, but no children permitted. Cost $65, includes appetizers, dinner, dessert. Cash bar. Tickets are nonrefundable. Email Shaina Amos at Amos.shaina@gmail.com.

BUENA REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1978 35th reunion, 7 p.m. Nov. 16, Merighi’s Savoy Inn. Email mbconvey@hotmail.com. Help needed to find missing classmates: see facebook/BRHSclassof’78 for list, email mbconvey@hotmail.com or call 856-466-4654.

ABSEGAMI CLASS OF 1983, 6-11 p.m. Nov. 30, Resorts Casino Hotel, Atlantic City. Cost $75/person, $145/couple, buffet dinner, must pay by Nov. 1. For details, contact Theresa Smith-Mitchell at 609-892-7236, Henry Wimberg at 609-748-6430, or Absegami1983@comcast.net.

MILLVILLE CLASS OF 1993 20TH REUNION 6-11 p.m. Nov. 30, Merighi’s Savoy Inn, $50 per person, for tickets contact Melanie Muse-Reynolds at melaniereynolds423@gmail.com.

ATLANTIC CITY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF ’64 planned for 2014. Email Eve Rose at ERose08021@aol.com for more information.

Trips

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 28 by Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department, see ehtgov.org.

GETTYSBURG DAY TRIP Oct. 2 by Brigantine Community Education and Recreation. Call 609-264-7350.

NEW YORK CITY, Oct. 2 by Temple Emeth Shalom in Margate, $35. Call Bebe Markman at 609-822-5682 or Carol Myerowitz at 609-822-3940.

INNER HARBOR BALTIMORE, Oct. 5 by Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department, see ehtgov.org or call 609-272-8120.

NEW YORK CITY Oct. 12 by Brigantine Community Education and Recreation, $45, call 609-264-7350.

NEW YORK CITY, Oct. 26 by Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department, see ehtgov.org or call 609-272-8120.

NEW YORK CITY Nov. 8 by Dividing Creek Historical Society in Millville, $45 includes bus fare and tip. Contact Linda at 856-785-2013.

RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SHOW Dec. 5 by Brigantine Community Education and Recreation, $100 for show and transportation. Call 609-264-7350.

‘PLAYHOUSE CHRISTMAS’ Dec. 5 at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse by Absecon AARP No. 705, $92 per person, call Edith at 609-641-0018 or Linda at 609-652-1104.

PEDDLERS VILLAGE, Pa., Dec. 7 by Brigantine Community Education and Recreation, $45, call 609-264-7350.

‘A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL’ in New York, Dec. 11 by Mary Help of Christians at St. Michael's Church, Atlantic City, $125 per person nonrefundable, lunch on your own at Grand Central Station. Call Marcia at 609-641-4634.

NEW YORK CITY Dec. 14 by Brigantine Community Education and Recreation. The cost is $45 for motor coach transportation. Call 609-264-7350.

SOUTHEAST ASIA CRUISE Feb. 27 to March 16, 2014, by Brigantine Community Education and Recreation. Call 609-264-7350.