Kickoff for cancer event Jan. 27

The Kickoff Celebration for American Cancer Society Relay for Life will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 27 at Center Court at the Hamilton Mall, 4403 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing.

Learn more about the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Linwood, an overnight celebration scheduled for June 14 to 15. This year’s theme is Colors of Hope. The kickoff celebration will feature refreshments, speakers, and information on how you can become involved and make a difference. Volunteers of all ages are needed. The event is free and open to the public.

College offers culinary classes

The Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College offers amateur chefs and food enthusiasts the opportunity to learn how to prepare a variety of tasty meals this spring.

In Soups and Stews, learn how to prepare satisfying comfort food on Jan. 22 and 25. Chef Jon Davies will teach students how to prepare three- and four-course dinners from around the world with the “An Evening in” Series on Feb. 8, March 5 and 8, April 5 and 16 and May 3.

Classes will take place at Atlantic Cape’s Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike, and at the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, in Cape May Court House. All classes are from 6 to 9 p.m. For fees and to register, call 609-343-4829, or see atlantic.edu/conted.