Atlantic City

Library celebrates Black History Month

The Atlantic City Free Public Library will celebrate Black History Month by offering special programs for people of all ages in February. The library will present its photo exhibit “The Atlantic City Experience: Magic of Kentucky Avenue” at a grand opening 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Main Library meeting room. The exhibit will feature about 40 images from the library’s Atlantic City Heritage Collections.

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African-American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey founder Ralph E. Hunter Sr. will discuss the library’s exhibit, which will highlight popular Kentucky Avenue venues, such as Club Harlem, the Paradise Club and Alan Theatre. Hunter will share his memories — and the public is invited to do the same — about the entertainment, people and places that made Kentucky Avenue such a hot spot.

The public can view this exhibit in the library meeting room from 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 7 and 8 and 9:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 9. Call 609-345-2269, ext. 3112, for more information.

NAACP meeting set for Feb. 11

The Atlantic City NAACP will hold its general membership meeting at 6 p.m. Feb 11 at Jethro Church, 423 N. Ohio Ave.

The meeting open to the public.


Stranding Center to hold info session

The Marine Mammal Stranding Center will hold an informative presentation about how the center works at 10 a.m. Feb. 9 at the Brigantine VFW, 121 31st St.

During the program, you will learn about the species of marine mammals and sea turtles that visit New Jersey every year, why they may become sick or injured, and how the MMSC helps in their rescue, rehabilitation, and release.

Seal adoptions will be available for purchase.

Space is limited. RSVP to or call 609-266-0538 by Feb. 7.

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