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Posted: Friday, September 28, 2012 12:01 am

Dining out

APPLE PANCAKE BREAKFAST, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 29, St. John’s United Church of Christ, 307 London Ave., Egg Harbor City, $6 adults, $3 children. Call 609-965-0659.

SUPER SATURDAY CHICKEN BBQ AND FUN DAY, noon to 7 p.m. Sept. 29, Our Lady of the Lakes Church, 19 Malaga Road, Collings Lakes. Food, face painting, games, silent auction, crafters and more. For tickets call 609-561-8313 or email ourladyofthelakesparish@comcast.net.

ROAST BEEF DINNER, 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 30, St. Mark and All Saints Episcopal Church, 429 S. Pitney Road, Galloway Township. Adults $9, children under 11 $4.Takeout available. Call 609-652-6222.

SPAGHETTI DINNER BY KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 14, 243 St. Louis Ave. Egg Harbor City. Adult $9, children under 12 $4. BYOB. For tickets or information, call Joe at 609-965-5071 or George at 609-965-5441. Eat in or takeouts; also local delivery available. $1 from every ticket will be donated to Miss New Jersey, Lindsey Petrosh, for the Miss America Pageant.

TURKEY DINNER 6 p.m. Oct. 17, Egg Harbor Township Elks Lodge, Mays Landing and Somers Point Road. Donation: $10. Call Karen Fitzpatrick at 609-780-3058.

ALL-U-CAN-EAT SPAGHETTI DINNER, 4 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20, benefits Mainland Choral Society, at Christ Church, Shore Road and Meyran Avenue, Somers Point, $10 adults, $5 children. 609-927-0688.

Education

COMPUTER SKILLS WORKSHOPS: Introduction to Computers, 10 a.m., Introduction to the Internet, 11:15 a.m. Introduction to Email, 12:30 p.m. Oct. 11 and 25, Nov. 8 and 29 and Dec. 13; Computers for Seniors, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 23, Nov. 13 and Dec. 11; Introduction to Microsoft Word, 10 a.m. Oct. 4 and 18, Nov. 1 and 15, Dec. 6; Introduction to Microsoft Power Point, 11:15 a.m. Oct. 4 and 18, Nov. 1 and 15, and Dec. 6; Introduction to Microsoft Excel, 12:30 p.m. Oct. 4 and 18, Nov. 1 and 15 and 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.

‘HEADLINERS’ CURRENT EVENTS DISCUSSIONS, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Fridays, Sept. 28; Oct. 5, 12, 19; Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30; Dec. 7; Richard Stockton College, Campus Center lounge, top floor, main campus off Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, open to community. e-mail servicelearning@stockton.edu.

FREE COMPUTER TRAINING CLASSES: Setting Up E-Mail, 10 a.m. Sept. 29; Fundamentos de Computacion, 10 a.m. Oct. 9; Introduction to Word, 1 p.m. Oct. 20; Computer and Internet Fundamentals, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 24. Atlantic City Library, 1 N. Tennessee Ave. Call 609-345-2269, ext. 3060.

FREE LECTURE BY DR. BIRUTE MARY GALDIKAS world expert on orangutans, 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sept. 28, Richard Stockton College, Campus Center Theatre, Galloway Township. The event is part of a schedule of events presented by Orangutan Foundation International, which also includes a fundraiser at Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point on Sept. 29, and a brunch on Sept. 30. For more information and ticketing for the fundraiser and brunch, email ofioffice@gmail.com.

ROYAL SUITES HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION EVENTS: Joint Replacement Seminar, 10 a.m. Sept. 29; Community Yard Sale, 9 a. m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 6, benefits Community Food Bank, call 609-748-9900 to reserve a table before Oct. 4. Royal Suites Healthcare and Rehabilitation, 214 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township.

LIVING HEALTHY SEMINARS 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 29, New Hope Baptist Church, 704-706 Lexington Ave., Atlantic City. Cost $22, includes lunch. Call Pauline at 609-498-4778.

OASIS PROGRAMS FOR SENIORS, all programs start at 10:30 a.m. Mondays and light refreshments and all supplies are provided. Classes include: Arts and Crafts, Origami, Oct. 1; Tai Chi, Oct. 15; Cancer Prevention, Oct. 22; Get Involved with the Atlantic County Animal Shelter, Oct. 29. Atlantic City Library, 1 N. Tennessee Ave. Call 609-345-2269, ext. 3119.

WINTERIZING YOUR GARDEN, 7 p.m. Oct. 2, Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing, 40 Farragut Ave. Call 609-625-2776, ext. 6304.

R.E.A.D. PROGRAM WITH WILLOW THE FOX TERRIER ages 4 to 8, 2-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 3-Dec. 26, Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. In person registration and an application are required. Call 609-652-2352.

YOUNG ADULT GROUP ages 12 and older, 6 p.m. Oct. 3 and 17, Nov. 14 and 28 and Dec. 12 and 26, Atlantic County Library System/Hammonton, 451 Egg Harbor Road. Registration required, call 609-561-2264.

AMERICA’S BOATING COURSE, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 3, 10, 17, and 24, AtlantiCare Life Center, Building 200, 2600 English Creek Ave, Egg Harbor Township. Call 609-909-9435 or e-mail jerseygal341@verizon.net.

CANDYMAKING WITH SUE, 6:15 p.m. Oct. 3, Atlantic County Library System/Brigantine, 201 15th Street South. Registration required, call 609-266-0110.

DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 4 and Nov. 14, Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing, 40 Farragut Ave. Call 609-625-2776, ext. 6304.

FOUL WEATHER FOWL WITH FORSYTHE, 1 p.m. Oct. 6, Atlantic County Library System/Brigantine, 201 15th Street South. Registration required, call 609-266-0110.

COMPUTER CLASSES FOR JOB SEEKERS AT ATLANTIC COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM/HAMMONTON: Windows Basic, 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 9; Internet Basics, 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 10; Email, 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 16; Word Basics, 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 17. 451 Egg Harbor Road. Registration required, call 609-561-2264.

LEARN ABOUT YOUR LIBRARY: Meet the Librarian, 1 p.m. Oct. 18; Library 2.0, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9, 3 p.m. Nov. 3 and 6:30 p.m. Nov. 28; 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. Oct. 16, Nov. 13 and Dec. 11; Computer Basics, 4 and 6 p.m. Dec. 19; Introduction to the Internet, 4 and 6 p.m. Oct. 10; Introduction to Microsoft Word, 4 and 6 p.m. Nov. 7; Atlantic County Library System/Pleasantville, 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Call 609-641-1778.

OPEN HOUSE, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 16, Charter-Tech High School for the Performing Arts, Somers Point. Parents and students will learn about artistic majors, meet performing arts teachers, learn about college prep academics and dual credit (college) courses, attend a showcase performance sampler, take a tour and sign up for a shadow visit. Call 609-926-7694.

BIRD WATCHING BASICS AND BOOK SIGNING 7 p.m. Oct. 17, Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. Registration required, call 609-652-2352.

BOOK DISCUSSIONS, 10 a.m. Oct. 19, Nov. 16 and Dec. 14, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Call 609-823-4614.

PLACE NAMES OF THE JERSEY SHORE BY THE LINWOOD HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 7 p.m. Oct. 22, Linwood Library, 301 Davis Ave. Free to the public, refreshments will be served. Call 609-927-8293.

RESUME SEMINAR, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Nov. 19 and Dec. 17, Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. Registration is required and begins two weeks before each session. Participants should bring a list of previous employers with addresses and dates of employment and a list of schools attended with dates. Call 609-652-2352.

FREE JOB HELP SEMINARS AT LIBRARY BRANCHES 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 24, Atlantic County Library System/Egg Harbor Township, 1 Swift Ave., call 609-927-8664; 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 30, Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, call 609-652-2352; 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 5, Atlantic County Library System/Hammonton, 451 Egg Harbor Road, call 609-561-2264; 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 15, Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing, 40 Farragut Ave., call 609-625-2776; and 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 26, Monday, Nov. 26, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave., call 609-823-4614.

OLDER AND WISER IN THE 21ST CENTURY: Broken Trust: Responding to Financial Abuse, 11 a.m. Oct. 24; Family Caregiving, 11 a.m. Nov. 27; Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. Registration recommended, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Etc.

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

NEIGHBORHOOD CLEANUP, 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 29, starting points at Pennsylvania and Reading avenues, Tennessee and Magellan avenues, Tennessee and Caspian avenues, Tennessee and Arctic avenues and Artic and Delaware avenues, Atlantic City. Barbecue to follow at Fisherman’s Park. For more information and group registration, call Libbie Wills at 609-344-5648 or Natalie Devonish at 609-572-6443.

HISTORIC SMITHVILLE PROGRAMS: Italian Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 29, call Robert Luke at 609-652-7990; Oktoberfest, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 6 and 7; Irish Festival, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 13 and 14; Halloween Train, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily Oct. 8 to 31, cost $2; Corvette Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 21, email John at johnred61@verizon.net; Costume Pet Parade, 1 p.m. Oct. 27; Zombie Walk, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 28, call 609-652-5200.

RUMMAGE SALE 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 29, Ventnor Community Church, Ventnor and Victoria Avenues, Ventnor. Roast Beef Sandwich Lunch, $5 and Chicken Pot Pie Dinner with dessert, $12 per person. Eat in or take out. Call 609-822-5937 for takeout orders. Also baked goods and soup for sale by the quart.

VETERANS APPRECIATION EVENT, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 29, Hamilton Mall, Center Court, 4403 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing. Information for veterans and their families such as health care, prescriptions, and housing for homeless veterans. Contact Kim DeAnnuntis at 609-646-8326 or kimdeannuntis@kravco.com.

15TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION FOR REV. JOHN H. MARTIN JR., 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 12, Tuscany House, Renault Winery Resort, 72 N. Bremen Ave., Egg Harbor City. Cost $60, children 12 and under, $20. Payment due Oct. 1. Call Sister Theresa Mitchell at 609-892-7236 or the church office at 609-641-4342.

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH EVENTS: Putting Your Garden to Sleep, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3; Cool Jazz with Benny Munoz, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10; Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Call 609-823-4614.

FIRE HOUSE FASHION BOUTIQUE 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 6, Dorothy Volunteer Fire Company, 70 Tuckahoe Road, Dorothy. Features gently used clothing for the whole family and household items. Prices will range from $.25 to $5. Bargain bags will be available from 2 to 3 p.m., when all clothing will be $1 per bag. Bags will be provided. For more information call 609-476-2436 or 856-875-7548.

BOOK AND BAKE SALE 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 6, Northfield Library, 241 W. Mill Road. Children’s books are .25/.50, adult paperbacks are .50, adult hardcovers are $1, new bestsellers are $2, and oversize books are $2 and up.

YARD SALE AND BAZAAR, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 6, Mount Zion Baptist Church, 353 South New Road, Pleasantville. Tables $25, table included. Call 609-641-4337 for more information.

SOMERS POINT CITYWIDE YARD SALE Oct. 6 and 7, Somers Point. To register your yard sale call the Office of Community Education and Recreation at 609-927-2053, ext. 3101. Cost $8 to register

LATINO PARADE AND STREET FAIR Oct. 6, Philadelphia Avenue, Egg Harbor City. Authentic Latino food, vendors, music, dancing and more, parade will begin at noon.

VENTNOR AUTO FEST 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 13, Ventnor Library, 6301 Atlantic Ave. Features live music, food, and automotive entertainment as well as a collection of custom cars, trucks, cycles, and hot rods. For more information, see ventnortourism.org/.

ANTIQUE AND FLEA MARKET 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 13 and 14, Germania Gun Club, 722 W. Moss Mill Road, Galloway Township. Call 609-9651884 .

BOOK DISCUSSIONS: Read Book Talking, 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Nov. 5 and Dec. 3. Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. Registration required. Call 609- 652-2352.

ABSECON LIGHTHOUSE SELLING DISCOUNT SHOPPING PASSES, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 16, Boscov’s, Shore Mall, Egg Harbor Township. Discount shopping passes for as much as 75 percent off items in the store will be available only from participating nonprofit organizations. Each organization will sell $5 shopping passes with all proceeds supporting the selling organization.

SOUTH JERSEY GHOST RESEARCH LECTURE 7 p.m. Oct. 16, Atlantic County Library System/Egg Harbor Township,1 Swift Ave. Call 609-927-8664.

SPECTERS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT 7 p.m. Oct. 17, Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing, 40 Farragut Ave. Call 609-625-2776, ext. 6304.

ANTIQUE APPRAISAL 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 18, Northfield City Hall. $5 first item, additional items $3. Refreshments served while waiting. Sponsored by Northfield Historical Society. Call 609-641-4607.

MAYS LANDING GHOSTS REVEALED 7 p.m. Oct. 18, Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing, 40 Farragut Ave. Call 609-625-2776, ext. 6304.

SUNSET T’AI CHI 5 to 6 p.m. Oct. 18 and 25, Atlantic County Lake Lenape Park East, 753 Park Road, Mays Landing. Participants should dress in loose fitting clothing, casual footgear, and bring water. Free, but must register in advance, call 609-625-7000, ext. 5431.

FALL BOOK AND BAKE SALE 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19 and 20, Linwood Library, 301 Davis Ave., Linwood. Call 609- 926-7991.

FLEA MARKET, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 20, Dorothy Fire Company, 70 Tuckahoe Road. Spaces $10. Call 609-476-2403 or 609-476-2436.

YARD SALE SEEKING VENDORS, by Catholic Daughters Court Stella Maris No. 288, Oct. 20, St. Gianna Beretta Molla church, Route 9, Northfield. All are welcome. Call Diane Jannone at 609-909-3848.

TEAM ABSECON BEEF AND BEER 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 21, Skelly's Hi Point Restaurant and Bar, Absecon. Meet the candidates. Cost $25. Call 609-646-4490.

LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDERED VETERANS: WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN CONFERENCE 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 25, Richard Stockton College’s Office of Veterans Affairs and the School of Education, Pomona. A continental breakfast will be provided to attendees. To register, or for more information, call Patrick Shields at 609-652-4315 or Jason Babin at 609-626-3419.

CRAFTERS WANTED for Craft Show at Egg Harbor Township High School on Oct. 27. Contact Patti at 609-432-7488 or pattifottrell@comcast.net for more information.

PET PARADE AND COSTUME CONTEST 1 p.m. Oct. 27, Historic Smithville, Village Greene. Must register by Oct. 23 at Paw Dazzle or by mail to: 615 E. Moss Mill Road, Smithville, NJ 08205. $5 each, nonrefundable entry donation. Make checks payable to Kibble Cupboard, Food Bank of New Jersey. Call 609 748-7110 for information.

INDOOR FLEA MARKETS, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27, Jan. 5, Feb. 2 and March 2, Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Wabash Avenue, Linwood. Six-foot tables rent for $20 and 8-foot tables rent for $25. Call 609-927-0569 for more information.

KATZ JCC DINNER AND MOVIE EVENT 5 p.m. Oct. 30, Center, Margate. Reservations should be made at least one week in advance and paid for either in person or by phone with a credit card. The early bird cost is $12 for JCC members and $15 for nonmembers up to one week before the event. Afterwards, the price increases to $15 members and $20 nonmembers. Call 609-822-1167, ext.113, to register.

CRAFTERS WANTED FOR ASSUMPTION REGIONAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL INDOOR CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR, Nov. 10 and 11, Galloway Township. Cost per space is $90 and includes 8-by-5-foot display area table space (for both days). Space is limited and is first come, first served. Email arcscraftfair@gmail.com or call 609-377 8825. Deadline for applications is Nov.1.

CRAFTERS WANTED FOR ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON CHURCH 2012 CHRISTMAS BAZAAR Noon to 8 p.m. Nov. 2, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3. New Jersey Avenue, Absecon; 8-foot space with 6-foot table and 2 chairs $50 for both days. Call Mimi Deleener at 609-226-5974 for more information.

BAZAAR, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4, Beth El Synagogue ,500 N. Jerome Ave., Margate. Call 609-823-2725.

SMITHVILLE BARBER SHOPPE OFFERS FREE HAIRCUTS FOR VETERANS, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 12, Historic Smithville. Call 609-338-3873 or see smithvillebarber.com.

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.

ART IN THE PARK fourth Fridays each month behind Ventnor Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor. Regional artists will demonstrate, discuss and sell their work. Free children’s activities from 3 to 8 p.m. Event is free and food will be available.

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.

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.

ENTERTAINMENT BOOKS ON SALE BY BETH EL SYNAGOGUE’S MEN’S CLUB, $30 each. Call the office at 609-823-2725 for more information or stop by the office at 500 N. Jerome Ave., Margate.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

For fun

KOREAN HARVEST MOON FESTIVAL, noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 29, Korean United Methodist Church, 5340 White Horse Pike, Egg Harbor City. Korean food, games, arts and crafts, Tae Kwon Do, Korean dance. Call 609-652-0809.

CHILI CONTEST, noon-7 p.m. Sept. 29, Nesco Fire Co., Nesco Road, Hammonton. Contestants needed, prizes for best. Event includes live music, food, vendors and Chinese auction, and benefits homeless veterans. Sponsored by American Legion Post 186. Email Steve Weber at S_Weber108@comcast.net.

SCARECROW CONTEST SEEKS ENTRANTS FOR FALL FESTIVAL, Sept. 29, War Memorial Park, Main Street and Route 50, Mays Landing. Scarecrows must be brought to the park no later than Sept. 28. Call John Kurtz at 609-625-5529 to submit a scarecrow. Cash prizes will be awarded.

FALL FESTIVAL, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 29, War Memorial Park, Main Street and Route 50, Mays Landing. For vendor space call Sue at 609-625-4941. For information call John at 609-625-5529.

FAMILY FUN FEST, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 29, Birch Grove Park, Northfield. Food, vendors, games, pie eating contest, displays and more. Fishing tournament for ages 15 and younger, 9 a.m. to noon (register 8 a.m.) Interested vendors call Eileen Pantalena at 609-641-6149. Anyone interested in volunteering at the event can call Bill Coulter at 609-513-3911.

FUN DAY SUNDAYS AT ATLANTIC CITY LIBRARY for all ages, children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult: Mexican Metal Tooling, 2 p.m. Sept. 30; Story Board Quilt Squares, 2 p.m. Oct. Collage Journal, 2 p.m. Oct. 14; Button Tree Canvas Painting, 2 p.m. Oct. 21; Halloween Mask Making, 2 p.m. Oct. 28. 1 N. Tennessee Ave. Call 609-345-3060.

‘FOLLOW ME!’ in celebration of National Coming Out Day, 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 6, Steel Pier, Atlantic City. Includes vendors, music, live entertainment and food. Free and open to the public. It is recommended that people bring bubbles and blankets. Donations will be accepted on behalf of the South Jersey AIDS Alliance.

BOOK DISCUSSIONS, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 9, Nov. 13 and Dec. 11, Atlantic County Library System/Brigantine, 201 15th Street South. Call 609-266-0110.

FALL GAME DAY AND LUNCH, noon Oct. 10, Beth El Synagogue, 500 N. Jerome Ave., Margate. Cost $8 per person. Call Sandi at 609576-0550, 609-822-3497 or Joyce at 609-823-2725.

ATLANTIC CITY FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY FILM SOCIETY: ‘Gone with the Wind,’ noon Oct 13; The ‘Gone with the Wind’ Phenomenon, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 15; Monday, Oct. 15, at 5:30 p.m. Call 609-345-2269, ext. 3112, for more information.

HISTORY HIKE 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 14, Atlantic County Park, 109 Boulevard Route 50, Estell Manor. Call 609-645-5960 for information and registration.

HALLOWEEN PARADE, 7 p.m. Oct. 24, rain date Oct. 25, from Orchard Street and Egg Harbor Road to Bellevue Avenue, Hammonton. Information: 609-561-0525.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

For youths

ATLANTIC CITY LIBRARY YOUTH PROGRAMS: Comic Drawing, ages 9 to 17, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 11, 18 and 25; Creative Craft Fridays, ages 6 to 16, Sept. 28 and Oct. 12, 26; Tween Days in the Teen Lounge, ages 9 to 12, 11 a.m. Oct. 6; Children’s Book Club, ages 8 to 11, 3 p.m. Sept. 29 and Oct. 13. 1 N. Tennessee Ave. Call 609-345-2269.

TIME FOR 3S, ages 24 to 40 months, 10:30 a.m.Oct. 4 to 25, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Registration required, call 609-823-4614.

LITTLE LEARNERS NATURE CLASS ages 3 to 5, 10 to 11 a.m. or 1 to 2 p.m. Oct. 4, Atlantic County Park, 109 Boulevard Route 50, Estell Manor. Free but registration required, call 609-645-5960 for information and registration.

STORYHOUR PROGRAMS, ages 3 to 6, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 4 to Dec. 13 and 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, Oct. 6 to Dec. 15, Atlantic County Library System/Somers Point, 801 Shore Road. Call 609-927-7113.

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS AT THE LIBRARY: Story Time, ages 3 to 6, 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Oct. 16, 10:30 a.m. Fridays to Oct. 19, 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 13 to Dec. 11, and 10:30 a.m. Fridays, Nov. 16 to Dec. 14; Play Date, ages 6 to 36 months, 10 a.m. Thursdays to Oct. 18 and 10 a.m. Thursdays, Nov. 15-Dec. 13; Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing, 40 Farragut Ave. Call 609-625-2776, ext. 6304.

SPECIAL MOVIE EVENT: KATNISS AND PEETA IN PANEM, ages 13 and up, 6 p.m. Oct. 10, Atlantic County Library System/Brigantine, 201 15th Street South. Bring your own takeout or $3 for pizza. Beverage, utensils and dessert from Mellark’s Bakery are provided. Call 609-266-0110.

CREATIVE CRAFTS, ages 5 and older, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10, Nov. 7 and Dec. 5, Atlantic County Library System/Hammonton, 451 Egg Harbor Road. Registration required. Call 609-561-2264.

STORY TIMES WITH PENWORTHY, ages 2 to 5, 10 a.m. Oct. 11 and 25, Atlantic County Library System/Pleasantville, 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Registration requested, call 609-641-1778.

PAL CENTER BOWLING FOR YOUTH, grades K-five, 1 p.m. and grades six-12, 3 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 13 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 AND A PIZZA, 6 p.m. Oct. 15, Nov. 19 and Dec. 17, Atlantic County Library System/Somers Point, 801 Shore Road. Call 609-927-7113.

CUENTOS FUNTASTICOS/FUNTASTIC STORIES CLUB ages 6 to 12, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 15, Nov.19 and Dec. 17, Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. Registration required, call 609-652-2352.

OCTOBER MOVIEFEST 5 p.m. Oct. 15 and 22, Atlantic County Library System/Pleasantville, 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Call 609-641-1778.

INBETEEN GROUP, ages 12 to 14, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 17, Nov. 14 and Dec. 12, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Call 609-823-4614.

TEEN MEET ages 13 to 18, 6 p.m. Oct. 18 and Nov. 8, Atlantic County Library System/Egg Harbor Township, 1 Swift Ave. Call 609-927-8664.

LITTLE LEARNERS CRAFT CLASS ages 3 to 5, 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Oct. 19, Atlantic County Park, 109 Boulevard Route 50, Estell Manor. Free but must register in advance, call 609625-7000, ext. 5431 (specify session).

HAMMONTON ARTS CENTER YOUTH PROGRAMS: High School Art Classes, grades nine to 12, 2:15 to 4:15 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays through January, call Annette Rinker, at 856-768-0954; Let’s Play with Clay, ages 7 to 12, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 25, contact instructor Mary Beth Spiegel at 609-567-0779. Center, 219 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton.

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD MEETINGS, 11 a.m. Oct. 27, Nov. 10 and Dec. 22, Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Call 609-823-4614.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Fundraisers

FRIENDS OF CHUCK DONOVAN GOURMET WINE DINNER AND AUCTION 6:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Hidden Creek Golf Club, Asbury Avenue, Egg Harbor Township. All proceeds benefit Egg Harbor Township Schools through the Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools Inc. Call 609-646-8441, ext. 1017, or see partners4ehtschools.org.

POINTE BLANK COMEDY NIGHT, benefits Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, 9 p.m. (seating 8 p.m.) Sept. 28, Sandi Pointe, 908 Shore Road, Somers Point. Tickets $15. See acrocksolid.com.

TOUCH A TRUCK FUNDRAISER 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 29, Cardiff Shopping Center, 6718 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township. Sponsored by Family Service Association. Admission $2 per person and $10 for families. Includes vendors, games, entertainment, food, children’s activities. For more information, call 609-569-0239 or email fsa.development@fsasj.org.

LA FIESTA fundraiser for The Arc of Atlantic County, 1-4 p.m. Sept. 30, Gregory’s Restaurant and Bar, 900 Shore Road, Somers Point. Food, happy hour drinks, prizes and football. Tickets $15, available at door. Call or text Joe Hogan at 609-369-3173 or James Boney at 609-385-6245.

MARTY WILSON JR. ART AND MUSIC FOUNDATION HARVEST BRUNCH 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Stockton’s Dante Hall, Atlantic City. Tickets $40 per person advance or at the door. See artsinac.org for more information or call 609-347-4500.

SOUL FOOD MEMORIAL FUNDRAISER, 2 p.m. until food runs out, Oct. 5, Millennium Cuts and Beauty Salon, 1724 Atlantic Ave., Atlantic City, to help funeral expenses of the family of 25-year-old James D. ‘Tink’ Jordan Jr., who was shot and killed in August in Atlantic City. The dinner features a five-course soul food buffet with desserts, donation $10. Call Sarah Hardy at 609-348-0937.

BOOK AND BAKE SALE, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 6, Northfield Library, 241 W. Mill Road. Children’s books are 25 cents to 50 cents, adult paperbacks are 50 cents, adult hardcovers are $1, new bestsellers are $2, and oversize books are $2 and more.

RICHARD STOCKTON COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY ALUMNI LEGACY FUND 5K RUN AND WALK, 8 a.m. Oct. 7, G. Larry James Stadium, Pomona. Registration is $20 until Oct. 5; after that $25. Online registration is also available at www2.stockton.edu/ofans. Call 609-626-3604 or email ofans@stockton.edu.

YOGA BENEFIT FOR THE MICHAEL J. FOX FOUNDATION FOR PARKINSON’S RESEARCH, Oct. 7, Atlantic Club Casino Hotel Beach and Boardwalk. Registration fee $15 before Oct. 5 and $20 after, includes T-shirt and water bottle. To register or donate, see yogaforparkinsons.webs.com.

CHILDREN’S SEASHORE HOUSE AUXILIARY OF ATLANTIC COUNTY CARDS AND GAMES FUNDRAISER LUNCHEON 11:30 a.m. Oct. 10, Greate Bay Country Club, 401 Mays Landing Road, Somers Point. Tickets $38 per person, reservations due by Oct. 1. For reservations or more information, call Betty Shearer at 609-927-3928.

JAN-AI SCHOLARSHIP FUND FUNDRAISER, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Dante Hall Theater of the Arts, 14 North Mississippi Ave., Atlantic City. Includes silent auction, live entertainment, dinner. See jan-aischolar.org or call Cynthia Walker at 609-823-3153.

PENNY AUCTION 5 p.m. Oct. 19, Mary Help of Christians, Quaremba Hall, 15 N. Georgia Ave., Atlantic City. Auction begins at 7 p.m. Food and prizes.

FUNDRAISER FOR POEMS SYNDROME noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 21, Clancy’s by the Bay, 101 E Maryland Ave., Somers Point. Cash bar, food, music. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at door. Call Susan Thompson at 609-457-3070. Volunteers needed, donations needed for Chinese auction.

LINWOOD SHORE FEST 5K RUN, benefits Shore Medical Center, 10 a.m. Oct. 27, Commerce Center, Linwood. Rain date Oct. 28. Includes Halloween fun for children. Call 609-927-6131, ext. 123.

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

ST. MONICA ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH GALA NIGHT, Nov. 25, St. Trump Taj Mahal Casino Hotel, Tiara Ballroom, Atlantic City. Dinner and dancing, tickets $75 per person. Call 609-345-1786.

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.

Golf events

CAPE ATLANTIC CHAPTER OF THE SUNSHINE FOUNDATION GOLF CLASSIC, 12:30 p.m. Oct. 1, Harbor Pines Golf Club, Egg Harbor Township. Cost $125, includes golf, lunch, dinner and prizes. For more information call Carmen D’Angelo at 609-399-6639 or Frank Pizzutilla at 609-398-8327 or email Capeatlantic@sunshinefoundation.org.

CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION GOLF TOURNAMENT 7 a.m. Oct. 3, Greate Bay Country Club, Somers Point. Includes continental Breakfast and 7:30 a.m. Shotgun Start. There will also be a 1 p.m. Shotgun Start with an Hors d’oeuvres, light fare reception and awards ceremony at 6 p.m. Donation is $150 per golfer. To participate in the event, to make a donation or for sponsorship or volunteer opportunities, call Myra Corcoran at 609-399-7890 or email cfgolf@comcast.net.

SPONSOR A WOUNDED WARRIOR FOR WOUNDED WARRIOR/WARFIGHTER GOLF OUTING, Oct. 4, McCullough’s Emerald Golf Course, Egg Harbor Township. Cost $150. Send donations to Wiser Charitable, EIN # 45-2884801, 6654 Black Horse Pike, Building B, Suite A, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234. Call Donna Clementoni at 410-812-6677.

WOUNDED WARRIOR GOLF TOURNAMENT, Oct. 5, McCullough’s Emerald Links Golf Course, Egg Harbor Township. Players needed as well as sponsors, auction donors and program book advertisers. See wisercharitable.org or contact Donna Clementoni at 410 812-6677 or poet4pop@aol.com.

ST. JOSEPH’S COLUMBUS DAY OPEN, Oct. 8, Harbor Pines, Egg Harbor Township, lunch, dinner, golf for $125. For information about the tournament and volunteer and sponsorship opportunities call the parish office at 609-927-3568, ext. 23. Proceeds benefit St. Joseph Church, Somers Point.

ATLANTIC CAPE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SCRAMBLE ‘FORE’ SCHOLARSHIPS GOLF TOURNAMENT 11 a.m. Oct. 12, Cape May National Golf Club, Lower Township. Cost $125 per golfer and $500 per foursome, includes gift bags, lunch and a dinner awards banquet. For sponsorship or player information, call Lauren Canzanese at 609-463-4672 email lcanzane@atlantic.edu, or see atlantic.edu/golf.

SOMERS POINT FOUNDATION FOR EDUCATION ADOPT-A-SCHOOL GOLF TOURNAMENT AND BBQ 1 p.m. Oct. 18, Greate Bay Country Club, Somers Point. Fee $125 per golfer; players are encouraged to enter as a foursome. Registration includes green fees, cart, lunch a BBQ dinner and complimentary snacks and soft drinks; tickets for dinner only are available for $25. Call 609-927-2053, ext. 3101.

ATLANTIC COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION GOLF TOURNAMENT noon Oct. 19, Ballamore Golf Club, Egg Harbor Township. Cost is $145 per golfer, includes cart, lunch, buffet dinner and open bar. There will also be an Ethics CLE Seminar (two credits) preceding the tournament for a separate fee. For information call Tamara Lamb at 609-345-3444 or email Tamara.Lamb@atcobar.org.

Groups

UNITED REPUBLICAN CLUB OF EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP 7 p.m. Oct. 4, Campaign Headquarters, Cardiff Center, 6718 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township. Email Len Dagit at lendagit@aol.com.

FIRST FRIDAY NETWORKING MIXER, Oct. 5, Scales Grill and Deck Bar, Atlantic City. Call 609-214-2002.

CAPE-ATLANTIC CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S CONNECTION 11:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Oct. 10, L’s Restaurant, 119 Route 50, Corbin City. Cost $16.50. A free nursery is available by reservation. To reserve your place, call Pat at 609-965-4840 or Joyce at 856-765-3775.

101 WOMEN PLUS INC. ANNUAL PRESIDENTS’ RETREAT, breakfast meeting, 8 to 11 a.m. Oct. 27, Golden Corral Restaurant, 6725 Black Horse Pike, Shore Mall, Egg Harbor Township. Cost $10 per person. Call 609- 277-7010 or 609-705-2434.

RUBBER STAMPERS GROUP 6:15 p.m. Oct. 27 and 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CELIAC SUPPORT GROUP, email SHPR@comcast.net, see atlanticgastro.com or Facebook.com/atlanticgastroassociates.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Health, fitness

YOGA FOR LIFE, 10 a.m.Oct. 6 and 20, Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing, 40 Farragut Ave. Call 609-625-2776, ext.6304.

ZUMBA CLASSES, 9 a.m. Oct. 12, Dec. 14, Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing, 40 Farragut Ave. Call 609-625-2776, ext. 6304.

FREE INFORMATION SESSIONS ON 2013 MEDICARE PLANS AND BENEFITS, 10 a.m. Oct. 16 and 18, Jewish Family Service, 607 N. Jerome Ave., Margate. Refreshments will be served. Registration recommended, contact Amanda Reese at 609-872-0001, ext. 127, or reese@srhafetz.com.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

YOGA AT NIGHT, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 38th Street Beach, Brigantine. Cost is 18 sessions for $60. Call 609-266-3323.

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

Music, arts

ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD PRESENTATION to Nelson Johnson, author of ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ 7 p.m. Sept. 29, Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton. Tickets are $30.

ART IN THE PARK, 3 to 8 p.m. fourth Fridays through September, behind Ventnor library, 6500 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor. Regional artists will demonstrate, discuss and sell their work. Children can have fun at the free arts and crafts booth and there will be free puppet shows, dance and music presentations.

ART EXHIBIT BY VICKY THURLOW-LEWIS through September, Hammonton Branch of the Atlantic County Library System, 451 Egg Harbor Road, Hammonton.

ARTWORK OF PHYLLIS C. LONDON, Oct. 1 through December, the Studio, Latz’s By the Bay Restaurant, 801 Bay Ave., Somers Point. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 10. Call 609-788-8838 or see LatzsByTheBay.com.

ARTIST TALK BY SANDRA BLOODWORTH 3:30 p.m. Oct. 5, Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, Oceanville. Call 609-652-8848 or see noyesmuseum.org.

FINDING HOME: SETH CAMM EXHIBIT Oct. 5 to Jan. 27, 2013, Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, Oceanville. An opening reception with the artist in attendance will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5.

FREE CONCERT SERIES by Brigantine Community Education and Recreation: Oct. 11, Cole Brothers, North School Auditorium; Nov. 15, Ragtime with Valerie Jean, BB Community Center; 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.

TAKE BETTER PICTURES, CRITIQUE WORKSHOP for older adults, 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 17, Noyes Museum of Art, 733 Lily Lake Road, Oceanville, Galloway Township. Pre-registration required, call 609-652-8848.

LOOSE THREADS: KNIT, CROCHET, FIBER ARTS AT GALLOWAY, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 8, Dec. 6, Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. Call 609-652-2352.

THE ART OF FOOD EXHIBIT to Jan. 13, 2013, Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, 733 Lily Lake Road, Oceanville. An opening reception with the artists in attendance is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m .Oct. 5. Call 609-652-8848 or see noyesmuseum.org.

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

BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS, Oct. 2, Grace Lutheran Church, 11 E. Dawes Avenue, Somers Point. Dogs must be on a leash and small animals in carriers. Donations of pet food will be collected for local animal shelter. Call 609-927-3082.

BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS 6 p.m. Oct. 3, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Jersey Shore, 75 S. Pomona Road, Galloway Township. Local animal shelters and rescue organizations are invited to attend, as are local veterinarians, pet supply houses, and other pet-related businesses, but arrangements must be made in advance by contacting cynthiagrzy@comcast.net. For more information, see uucsjs.org.

ST. GIANNA’S 90TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION, 7 p.m. Oct. 4, St. Bernadette Church, 1421 New Road, Northfield. Prayer service, benediction with hospitality following, dedication of shrine to St. Gianna, unveiling of relief sculpture.

UNIFIED IN CHRIST CONCERT EVENT, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 (indoor), noon-5 p.m. Oct. 6 (outdoor) with prayer stations and refreshments for purchase, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 7 (indoor). Redeeming Love Fellowship, 506 S. Pomona Road, Galloway Township. Call 609-804-1574.

GOSPEL EXPLOSION 2012 4 p.m. Oct. 14, Grace Assembly of God, 201 Atlantic Ave., Atlantic City. Call 609-345-2730.

HEALING OPEN WOUNDS PROPHETIC BREAKTHROUGH CONFERENCE, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 and 5 p.m. Oct. 21, Center of Deliverance and Empowerment, 900 West Leeds Ave., Pleasantville. Call 609-892-4991 or 609-892-3079.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Reunions

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

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

OCEAN CITY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1957 REUNION Sept. 29, Harbor Pines Country Club, Egg Harbor Township. Cost $75 per person includes dinner, DJ, dancing, Friday night get together and Sunday afternoon pool party. Email Donald Eisenhardt at ddeisenhardt@yahoo.com or call 727-385-9569 or email Joan Weigel at Hennysfishing@comcast.net.

ATLANTIC CITY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1962, seeking classmates for 50th reunion Sept. 28-30 at the Atlantic City Hilton. If you know phone number/address of former classmates contact Ruth Johnson Byard at 609-347-0146 or email monyah7verizon.net.

WILDWOOD HIGH SCHOOL MULTICLASS REUNION, 1963 to 1973, Sept. 28-30, see whs2012.com or contact Harry Hayward at 734-478-6062 or chair@whs2012.com.

BARNEGAT HIGH SCHOOL, Sept. 30, Holiday Inn, Stafford Township, also includes classes of 1958-60 of Southern Regional High School. If you haven’t heard from the committee, call Jeanne at 609-693-4562.

FORMER NATION OF ISLAM members, reunion to record their history in Atlantic City and southern New Jersey, 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 6, All Wars Memorial Building, 1510 Adriatic Ave., Atlantic City, donation of $20 includes dinner and keepsake. RSVP to Andrew Park at 609-204-4396 or Kaleem Shabazz at 609-344-2590.

PLEASANTVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1962 will hold its 50th class reunion Oct. 12 at Blue Heron Pines Country Club. Call Lorraine at 609-653-1907 or email jbro777@comcast.net.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP CLASS OF 2002, 10-year reunion, 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 24, Atlantic City Country Club, $55 per person includes open bar, Italian buffet dinner. Cost increases to $60 after Oct. 27. Tickets must be purchased in advance, see tinyurl.com/EHTHS2002. For information, email EHTHS2002@gmail.com.

Trips

PENNSYLVANIA RENAISSANCE FAIRE, Sept. 29. Cost $35, fair admission $20. Call 609-272-8120.

AMERICAN BATTLEFIELD WWII CEMETERIES IN ITALY, October, contact Sy Canton, Executive director, 5th Army Association, 14130 Nesting Way, Suite C, Delray Beach, FL 33484, or call 561-865-8495.

‘JONAH’ Oct. 12 at Sight and Sound Theater, Lancaster, Pa., by Living Waters Ministries, leaves from rear of Shore Mall in Egg Harbor Township. Cost is $110 per person, call Cathy at 609-892-7965.

BRIGANTINE CER TRIPS: New York City day trips, Oct. 13 and Dec. 8; Christmas in Hershey, Dec. 1; Mediterranean Cruise, May 5-17. Call 609-266-3323.

BARNES MUSEUM, PHILADELPHIA, by FELS, Oct. 15. Cost $75 includes transportation, museum entrance fee, lecture and headphones. Call Phyllis Trackman at 609-365-2628.

PEDDLER’S VILLAGE, PA. Oct. 16. Cost $65, all proceeds go to support the not-for-profit East Lynne Theater Company. For information and reservations, call Frank Smith, at 609-898-9508 or ELTC at 609-884-5898. Optional side trip to The Mercer Museum in Doylestown is available for an additional charge of $9. Peddler’s Village brochures will be sent to people with confirmation of reservation.

ST. KATHERINE DREXEL MISSION CENTER AND PEDDLER’S VILLAGE by Forever Young group of Notre Dame de la Mer Parish, Oct. 17. Cost $65, includes donation to Mission Center and lunch at the Cock N Bull Restaurant. Call Doris at 609-522-5830.

ISRAEL TRIP by Beth El Synagogue, Oct. 28-Nov. 6. For information and applications, call Rabbi Krauss at 609-823-2725. To download itinerary and application see israeltours.com/rkrauss2012.php.

BUS TRIPS TO NEW YORK CITY by Volunteers in Medicine of Cape May County: August Wilson Theatre for ‘Jersey Boys,’ the behind-the-music story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Oct. 28, cost $125; Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall, Nov. 29, cost $115. Call 609-463-2846 to register or register at vimcmc.org.

SHOPPING OUTLETS AND CASINO in Delaware, Nov. 3 bus trip by Pleasantville Travelers Club, $50, leaves 7 a.m. from rear of Shore Mall in Egg Harbor Township. Call 609-645-2239 or 609-442-3243.

DELAWARE PARK RACETRACK AND GAMING VENUE by EHT Recreation, Nov. 3, cost $35, receive $30 of free slot play. Call 609-272-8120.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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