Dining out

CAPE MAY COUNTY ARMY NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION BREAKFAST, 9 a.m. Oct. 27, Villas Diner, 2100 Bayshore Road, Villas. Call 609-729-1596.

SCHOLARSHIP DINNER: DINING AROUND THE WORLD, 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 1, Ocean City High School, 501 Atlantic Ave. Adults $25, children 10 and under, $10, children 3 and under, free. Call Mrs. Maguire at 609-399-1290 ext. 1372, email mmaguire@ocean.city.K12.nj.us, call Mrs. Vicari-Fulton at 609-399-1290 ext. 4222 or email jvicari@ocean.city.K12.nj.us.

COVERED DISH DINNER, 6 p.m. Nov. 2, Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Boulevard, Stone Harbor. A photographic journey through earth, air, fire and water. Cost is $7 for members; $12, nonmember, plus a covered dish. Reservations required by Nov. 1. Call 609-368-1211.

Education

NATIVE PLANTS LECTURE, 6 p.m. Oct. 29, Main Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. Call 609-463-6350.

WETLANDS INSTITUTE PROGRAMS: Aquarium Feedings, 2:15 p.m. Saturdays; Salt Marsh Safari, 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. Saturdays. Free with admission. 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd. Middle Township. Call 609-368-1211.

QIGONG AND TAI CHI FOR YOUR HEALTH CLASSES, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Lower Cape Branch Library, 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas. Call 609-886-8999.

HEAD START/EARLY HEAD START early childhood development program by Atlantic Human Resources Inc., recruiting preschool children for 2011-12. No cost to families who qualify. Head Start has centers throughout Cape May and Atlantic counties. Call 609-861-2804 (Cape May County) or 609-348-4166 (Atlantic County).

Etc.

TUCKAHOE CARS, CRUISE AND CRAFTS SHOW 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 27, Amanda’s Field, Route 50, Petersburg. Rain date Oct. 28. Car, craft and food vendors applications and information is available at tuckahoenj.com. Day includes pumpkin pie bakng contest, decorated pumpkin contest, moon bounce, live music, food and much more. Admission free but group is collecting non-perishable food for the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. Call 609-628-2829.

FLAG RETIREMENT CEREMONY 1:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Cape May County Park South, 1010 Bayshore Road, Del Haven. Anyone with a worn, tattered flag can drop them off at the park that day or at the mail box of the DAV Chapter 44 in Del Haven. Call Johnnie Walker at 609-425-8606.

CARD PARTY AND LUNCHEON 11:30 a.m. Oct. 31, Beth Judah Temple, Spencer and Pacific avenues, Wildwood. Tickets $20 per person. There will be a 50/50 and door prizes. Call 609-522-7541 for more information.

HOLIDAY FAIRE 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 30th and Bay Avenue, Ocean City. Baked goods, crafts, attic treasures, jewelry, plants, silent auction and more.

FALL ARTS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3, Cape May Convention Hall, Beach Avenue. Admission $2 adults, free for children 12 and under. Call 609-884-5404.

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR, ATTIC TREASURE AND BAKE SALE, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3, Petersburg Wesley Methodist Church, 400 Route 610, Petersburg. Lunch will be available. Call Jackie at 609-402-7372.

FREE FAMILY BIRD AND NATURE WALKS 9 a.m. Saturdays through Nov. 3, Two Mile Beach Unit of the Cape May National Wildlife Refuge, 12001 Pacific Ave., Wildwood Crest. Guided walks will leave from the Visitor’s Contact Station. Free parking. Free loaner binoculars are available. Sponsored by Friends of Cape May National Wildlife Refuge. Call 215-341-1044 or see friendsofcapemayrefuge.org.

CASA FOR CHILDREN INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS: 6 p.m. Nov. 8, Atlantic Cape Community College — Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House. For more information, call 609-601-7800 or see AtlanticCapeCASA.org.

JERSEY SHORE STRIPER TOURNAMENT Nov. 9-11, Sea Isle City. Call 609-778-8418.

OCEAN CITY EASTERN STAR No. 83 HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10, Masonic Lodge, Tenth and Wesley, Ocean City. Bring your broken, bent (gold or silver) in any condition and our gold buyer will buy it for cash. Baked goods, food for sale, children’s activities.

HOLIDAY BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10, St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 13 W. Bates Ave., Villas. Lunch served, homemade soups and barbecue and open-faced turkey platter. Call 609-886-2625.

OCEAN CITY ARTS CENTER FALL CRAFT SHOW, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10, 1735 Simpson Ave., Ocean City. Tables $25, provided by the center. Call 609-399-7628.

MAC - SENIOR SEMINAR 11:30 a.m. Nov. 14, Community Lodge, Sea Isle City. Register by Nov. 5, Sea Isle City residents only. Call 609-263-0050.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GIRLS’ WEEKEND Nov. 16-18, Sea Isle City. Call 609-263-9090.

HARVEST FLING 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 18, Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, Cape May. Dinner, music, raffles, silent auction, hat contest. Cost $50. Call Center for Community Arts at 609-884-7525.

MAYOR’S ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY AND SANTA’S ARRIVAL, 6 p.m. Nov. 23, Excursion Park, Sea Isle City. Call 609-263-4461, ext 245.

HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA: Ice Skating, 5 to 10 p.m. Nov. 23; Christmas Parade, 5:30 p.m., Nov. 23 Promenade, Sea Isle City; Visit with Santa, 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 24, Sea Isle City. Call 609-263-0090.

HOLIDAY CRAFTS FAIR, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 23-24, Cape May Convention Hall, Beach Drive, Cape May. Admission $2 adults, children 12 and under free. Call 609-884-5404.

COL. HOWARD ‘AL’ CORSON, JR. 5K MEMORIAL RUN 10 a.m. Nov. 24, Sea Isle City. Call 609-624-1010.

CAPE SHORE CHORUS OF SWEET ADELINES looking for new members. Women who love to sing can visit a rehearsal from 7:15 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at the Abundant Life Church, Route 50, Seaville. Call Cheryl at 609-463-0134.

DANCING GRANNIES, tap for mature adults, beginner sessions on Thursdays, Cape May Dance Co., 3305 Breakwater Plaza, North Cape May. Information call 609-889-1856.

For fun

HARVEST FESTIVAL CAR SHOW, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27, Secluded Acres Farm 1042 Route 47, Rio Grande. Benefits First United Methodist Church of Wildwood Crest. Registration forms for cars/trucks can be picked up at Secluded Acres or call Bill Frank at 609-886-8574 or Bob Paterson at 609-522-5256.

WILDWOOD CREST RECREATION PROGRAMS: Gymnastics/Dance, 3:30 p.m. grades pre-K and K and 4:30 or 6 p.m. grades one-five, Tuesdays, cost $50 per child; Zumba Classes , 9 a.m. Saturdays, cost $5 per class or 12 for $50; Adult Yoga Classes, 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, cost $5 per class or 12 for $50; Adult Wiffle Ball League, ages 28 and older, Wednesday evenings late October through early December; Crest Recreation Pool Party, grades four to eight, 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 27, Joesph Von Savage Pool, 8800 New Jersey Ave., cost $5, includes pizza; Halloween season Trunk or Treat, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Crest Pier, free but decorated automobiles must pre-register. All programs at Crest Pier unless otherwise noted. For more information or to register, call 609-523-0202.

CROWNING OF DOG OF THE YEAR, 11:30 a.m. Oct. 28, Port O’Call, 15th and Boardwalk, Ocean City. Silent auction, plus a Howling For Hounds Best Dressed Doggie Contest starting at 12:30 p.m. Register pet for free contest at oceancitydogpark.org. For sale will be 2013 calendars with photos of all Dog of the Year contestants.

MOVIE NIGHT, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Sea Isle Branch Library, 4800 Central Ave.. Call 609-263-7301.

INDOOR YARD SALE, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 30 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 2, Beth Judah Temple, Spencer and Pacific Avenues, Wildwood. Call 609-522-7541 for more information.

COLONY CLUB OF OCEAN CITY GAME NIGHT, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 1, Union Chapel, 55th and Asbury Avenue, Ocean City. Dinner will be catered by Yianni’s; cost $16 per person. For more information or to play Bonko, call Eileen Adams at 609-398-9754.

THE SNORE AT THE SHORE, 11 a.m. Nov. 10, Senior Center in the Library Complex, 17th and Simpson Avenue, Ocean City. Participants will lie on a cot or if they prefer sit in a chair and have adequate time to perfect a quiet snore. Entry is free and prizes will be awarded. Call 609-525-9300 for information.

FREE CLASSIC FILM SERIES: Nov.12, You Can’t Take it With You; Nov. 26, Arsenic And Old Lace; Dec. 10, It’s A Wonderful Life; Jan. 14, Obsession; Jan. 28, The Age of Innocence; Feb. 11,Roxanne; Feb. 25: The Color of Money. All held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Ocean City Library, 1735 Simpson Ave. Call 609-399-2434.

FREE PRE-SCREENED FILMS: America’s Heart and Soul, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 and Agatha, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4; Ocean City Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave. For more information, contact the Ocean City Fine Arts League at 609-814-0308 or the Ocean City Public Library at 609-399-2434.

HOLIDAY PREVIEW WEEKEND, Nov. 16-18, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May. Tree lighting, 7 p.m. Nov. 17 with Santa. Call 609-884-5404.

AQUARIUM FEEDINGS with Wetlands Institute staff, or just watch turtles chase minnows and the horseshoe crab gobble shrimp, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. Free with general admission; members are free. 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Middle Township. Call 609-368-1211.

BOOK SALE 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays and 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, CitiFinancial, 20 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House. Paperback books $2 each or three for $5; hardback books $4 each or three for $10. Call 609-463-3535.

GAME NIGHT, ages 13 to 26, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Cape May County Library, Main Branch, 30 Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. Call teen librarian at 609-463-6350.

YUMMY YOGA with Christina Newdeck, morning and evening classes throughout the week at the Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Middle Township, with classes for every level. Great for golfers, athletes, weekend warriors and baby boomers. Check the calendar at just-breathe-yoga.com.

For youths

PRESCHOOL STORY TIMES ages 3 to 5: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 31, Cape May City branch, Ocean and Hughes Streets; 11 a.m. Oct. 30, Main branch, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House; 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Oct. 29, Lower Cape branch, 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas; 10 a.m. Oct. 30, Sea Isle City branch, 4800 Central Ave.; 11 a.m. Oct. 31, Upper Cape branch, 2050 Route 631, Petersburg; Registration is not required. Call the Children’s Room at 609-463-6354 or see cmclibrary.org.

TEENY WEENY STORYTIME, up to age 2, 10 a.m. Oct. 31 Upper Cape Library, 2050 Route 631, Petersburg. Call 609-628-2607. Call 609-463-6354.

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT, ages 6-12 and families, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Lower Cape Branch Library, 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas. Call 609-463-6354.

AFTER SCHOOL BOREDOM BUSTERS, ages 8 to 12, 3 p.m. Oct. 29, Lower Cape Library, 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas. Call 609-886-8999.

ART AT THE LIBRARY, ages 6 to 10: 2:45 p.m. Oct. 29, Woodbine Branch, 800 Monroe St., call 609-861-2501; 3:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Sea Isle City Branch, 4800 Central Ave., call 609-263-7301; 3:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Wildwood Crest Branch, 6301 Ocean Ave., call 609-522-0564; 3:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Lower Cape Branch, 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas, call 609-886-8999. For more information, call 609-463-6354.

STUFFED ANIMAL SLUMBER PARTY, ages 2 to 8, 6 p.m. Oct. 26, Main Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. Space is limited and registration is required. Call 609-463-6354.

ZUMBA CLASSES, ages 5 to 12, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Lower Cape Branch Library, 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas. Call 609-886-8999.

AUTHOR KATIE KLISE, grades K-6, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Lower Cape Library, 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas and 4:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Main Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. Call 609-463-6354.

WRITING WORKSHOP for homeschoolers grades 3-6, 1 p.m. Oct. 30, Main Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. Call 609-463-6354.

MOTHER GOOSE TIME birth to age 1, 9:30 a.m. Oct. 30, Main Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. Call 609-463-6354 or see cmclibrary.org.

TODDLER TIME ages 2 to 3, 10 a.m. Oct. 30, Main Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. Call 609-463-6354.

TEENY WEENY STORYTIMES, 10 a.m. Nov. 7, 14 and 28, Upper Cape Branch Library, 2050 Route 631, Petersburg; 10 a.m. Nov. 8, 15 and 29, Wildwood Crest Branch, 6301 Ocean Ave. Call 609-463-6354. Registration is not required.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIMES, ages 3 to 5, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 7-28, Cape May City Branch; 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 13-27, Main Branch, Cape May Court House; 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 5-26, Lower Cape Branch, Villas; 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 13-27, Sea Isle City Branch; 11 a.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 7-28, Upper Cape Branch, Petersburg; 11 a.m. Thursdays, Nov. 8-29, Wildwood Crest Branch; 10 a.m. Thursdays, Nov. 8-29, Woodbine Branch. Registration not required. Call 609-463-6354.

TODDLER TIME, ages 2 to 3, 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Nov 13, 20 and 27, Main Library, Cape May Court House. Registration is not required. Call 609-463-6354.

AFTER SCHOOL LEGO CLUB AT THE CAPE MAY COUNTY LIBRARY, ages 5 to 12: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month, Main Branch, 30 Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. No registration required. Call the Children’s Room at 609-463-6354.

CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINMENT AT GILLIAN’S FUNLAND, 6 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, Marina Park, 42nd Place and Bay, Sea Isle City. Call 609-263-8687.

MUSIC TOGETHER: Join Miss Lelah at the Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor for a musical hour to help children explore melody and rhythm. See musictogetherofcapemay.com for a complete schedule and to sign up.

OCEAN CITY LIBRARY FALL CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS: Rhythm and rhymes, birth to age 2, 11 to 11:20 a.m. Tuesdays; Family Craft Time, ages 7-12, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Toddler Time, ages 2-3, 10:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays; Story Train, ages 3-5, 1:30 to 2 p.m. Wednesdays; Book Surfers, fourth and fifth grades, 2:30 p.m. Thursdays; Seashore Story Time, ages 3-5, 10:30 a.m. Fridays. All at the library, 1735 Simpson Ave., Ocean City. Call 609-399-2434.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME, 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Sea Isle City Public Library, 126 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Sea Isle City. Call 609-263-8485.

Fundraisers

CURING CONNER SOFTBALL FUNDRAISER 9 a.m. Oct. 28, Pitney Recreation Park, Absecon. Donation $20 includes t-shirt. Come alone or bring your own team; minimum ten players and two must be female. Benefits Conner Keefer Lai, local boy diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Call Eric Allen at 609-289-0720.

OCHS BAND FRESH FRUIT SALE through Oct. 30. Fruit shipped from Florida directly to the high school Dec.1 and band members will deliver it to you. Order at freshfruitorder.org/ochsbandboosters or or call 609-399-1290.

OCEAN CITY HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP DINNER 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 1, Ocean City High School, Sixth Street and Asbury Avenue, Ocean City. Adults $25 per person, children 10 and under $10, age 3 and under free. Buffet of international foods prepared by local chefs. Call Mrs. Maguire at 609-399-1290, ext. 1372 or Mrs. Vicari-Fulton at 609-299-1290, ext. 4222, or email mmaguire@ocean.city.k12,nj.us.

QUIZZO TOURNAMENT, benefits CONTACT Cape-Atlantic, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Shore Diner, 6710 Tilton Road, Egg Harbor Township. Donation $10, prixes awarded. Call 609-823-1850 or 609-463-4564 to sign-up.

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3, Bishop McHugh Regional School, 2221 Route 9 North, Ocean View. Call 609-624-1900, ext. 31.

BIRDSEED SALE, Nov. 3-4 and Dec. 1-2, Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., Cape May. Call 609-898-8848.

COLD SPRING PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN’S SOUP AND SANDWICH LUNCHEON, CHRISTMAS BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE,10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10, Price Hall, Academy and Seashore roads, Cold Spring. Call 609-884-4065.

INAUGURAL SOLEMAN 5K RUN FOR CHARACTER AND ONE-MILE FUN WALK Nov. 10, Cape May beachfront. For more information, see solemanrun.com. Benefits the Gene Sole Scholarship Fund.

WINE FUNDRAISER benefits the Cape May Tech Lady Hawks Girls Basketball Team, 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 11, Natali Vineyards, 221 N. Delsea Drive, Goshen. Tickets $20 and can be purchased at the event or by emailing groma@capemaytech.com. Call 609-465-0075.

EVERY BREATH COUNTS WALK, RUN, SURVIVE 5K RUN 10 a.m. (register 8 a.m.) Nov. 11, Ocean City Civic Center, Sixth and Boardwalk. Registration fee is $25 before Oct. 31 and $30 after. Children under 12 are $15. Lung cancer survivors are free. There are discount rates for groups of ten or more and students. Register online at active.com/running/ocean-city-nj/every-breath-counts-walk-run-survive-2012. For more information, call 609-653-3750.

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.

OPERATION FIRST RESPONSE STICKER FUNDRAISER, cost $5 each, available at the Ocean City Fire Department, Sixth Street, Fire Station 2, 29th Street and Fire Station 3, 46th Street. Also online at ocfire.org, or call 609-525-9183.

AUXILIARY OF SHORE MEDICAL CENTER shops are located 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.

COAT DRIVE to benefit Atlantic City Rescue Mission by Mike and Pam Cardinale, owners of Mrs. Brizzle’s Buns and Deli. Donations of gently worn and new winter coats and jackets for adults and children needed; place in collection bin at eatery, 4601 Landis Ave., Sea Isle City, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Call 609-263-2773.

Golf events

CHRISTMAS EXPRESS AND TROMBETTA FAMILY GOLF TOURNAMENT, 8 a.m. Nov. 3, Avalon Golf Club, 1510 Route 9 North, Swainton. Cost $100, inludes beer on course, dinner reception and awards. Make checks payable to Christmas Express and mail to 1416 Burleigh Road, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210. Call Amy McGarrity at 609-465-9419 or email wmylynmartin@yahoo.com.

Groups

SEA ISLE GARDEN CLUB 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1, Community Lodge, JFK Boulevard and Park Road, Sea Isle City.

PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB OF CAPE MAY 7 p.m. Nov. 1, Cape May Beach Property Owners’ Association, 201 Clubhouse Drive, North Cape May. Tony Sweet will speak. Free for members, $6 nonmembers. Call Dottie Rogers at 609-898-8182.

CAPE-ATLANTIC CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S CONNECTION, 11:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Nov. 14, L’s Restaurant, 119 Route 50, Corbin City. Cost $16.50. A free nursery is available by reservation. To reserve a place, call Pat at 609-965-4840 or Joyce at 856-765-3775.

AA AND AL-ANON SUPPORT GROUPS at Cape Regional Medical Center, Stone Harbor Boulevard, Cape May Court House. Call 609-463-4043.

ANGELUS CHORUS seeks new singing members. The group rehearses at the Middle Township High School during the school year and performs concerts in the winter and spring. For more information call Carolyn at 609-898-0324.

ART HISTORY DISCUSSION GROUP, 3 p.m. every other Tuesday, Cape May County Library Lower Branch, 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas. Call 609-886-8999.

CAPE ATLANTIC WOODTURNERS: Learn to Turn. Meets 7 p.m. every third Tuesday at Upper Township Library. Call Ron at 609-601-2663 for details.

CAPE MAY COUNTY ADVISORY COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN, 5:30 p.m. first Tuesdays, Old Courthouse building, 11 North Main St., Cape May Court House.

CO-DEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS (CODA) 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Seaville United Methodist Church, 3100 Shore Road, Seaville. Call 609-408-8033. Also, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Trinity United Methodist Church, 20 N. Shore Road, Marmora. Call Yvonne at 609-408-8033.

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.

GREAT CLASSICS BOOK CLUB, 4 p.m. third Thursdays, Main Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. Call 609-463-6350.

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.

PLAYERS AND PLAYWRIGHTS BY THE JERSEY SHORE meets last Saturday of the 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.

SALVATION ARMY SEEKS VOLUNTEERS to help low income families in Cape May County. Call 609-231-5565 or 609-231-3109.

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.

SUICIDE SURVIVORS group for bereaved by Seaville United Methodist Church, 6 to 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at the church, 3100 Shore Road, Seaville.

Health, fitness

CAPE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAMS: Free blood pressure screenings, 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 2 and 16, Outpatient South Lobby; Grief Support, 3 p.m. Nov,. 7 and 21; Caregiver Support, 1 p.m. Nov. 6; Diabetes Management Series, Nov. 1, 8, 15 and 29, call Cindy Kraemer at 609-463-2249; Peripheral Artery Disease Screenings, 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 9, call 609-463-4043 for appointments; CPR Certification, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10, fee $42 with manual, $30 without, pre-registration required, call 609-463-4043; CPR Recertification, 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 15, $32 class and manual, $20 without, pre-registration required, call 609-463-4043; Stroke/Brain Injury Support, 1 p.m. Nov. 15; Breast Cancer Support, 2 p.m. Nov. 13; Smoking Cessation, 3 p.m. Nov. 7, 14, 21 and 28, fee $25, $15 refunded upon completion of class; Pulmonary Support, 11:30 a. m. Nov. 15; Hard of Hearing Support, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 21; Amputee Support Group, 1 p.m. Nov. 27. Hospital, 2 Stone Harbor Blvd., Cape May Court House. Call 609-463-4043 for information about any program.

TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR HEALTH, six-week workshop for people with any ongoing or long-term health conditions, 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Nov. 6 , Cape Regional Medical Center, 2 Stone Harbor Blvd., Cape May Court House. Free but registration required. Call Bonnie Kratzer at 609-463-4043.

CHILDBIRTH CLASSES, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays to Nov. 15, Cape Regional Medical Center, Cape May Court House. Cost $90. Pre-registration required, call the Center for Lifestyle Management at 609-463-4043.

INTRODUCTION TO YOGA, 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Stone Harbor Recreation Center, Second Avenue and 82nd Street. Call 609-368-6809.

WEEKLY YOGA CLASSES at Sea Isle City’s Community Lodge, 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 7:30 a.m. Fridays at the Community Lodge, JFK Boulevard and Park Road, led by Teri O’Connor, E-RYT. Cost is $10 per student. Walk-ins welcome, all are invited. Call 609-602-3398 or see njbeachyoga.com.

FITNESS CLASSES IN CAPE MAY: Ballet Sculpt, uses ballet barre and light weights to create strong lean muscles. Beginners welcome; 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, instructor Karen Manette Bosna; Ballet Sculpt Pilates Fusion, uses ballet and Pilates exercises that work the entire body. Beginners welcome, 11 a.m. to noon Fridays, instructor Karen Manette Bosna; Transformational Pilates, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sundays, instructor Tammy Decker. All at Franklin Street Civic Center, 720 Franklin St., Cape May. Call 609-884-9565 or see capemayrecreation.org.

EXERCISE CLASSES by Cape May Recreation at the Franklin Street School gym in Cape May: Jazz Aerobics, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 classes, $30 or $4 per class; Chair Aerobics and Stretching, 9 to 9:45 a.m. Tuesdays, 10 classes $30 or $4 per class; Zumba with Kelly, 6 to 6:45 p.m. Thursdays, cost $5 per class.

FIT SENIORS EXERCISE CLASSES, age 60 and older, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Crest Pier, 5800 Ocean Ave., Wildwood Crest. Cost $5 per class or 12 for $50, call 609-523-0202.

JUMBA GOLD, low impact workout, 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays and 10:45 a.m. Thursdays, First United Methodist Church of Wildwood Crest, 6700 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood Crest. Cost $5 per class. Call 609-827-5924 or 609-729-4265.

YOGA CLASSES, 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. and 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesdays and 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. Thursdays, Crest Pier Recreation Center, 5800 Ocean Ave,. Wildwood Crest. Cost $5 per class or $50 for 12 sessions. All ages are welcome. Attendees are encouraged to arrive five minutes prior to start time and to bring their own mats. Call 609-523-0202.

Holiday events

FRIGHT NIGHT, 7 p.m., Oct. 26, Ocean City Yacht Club, Bay and Battersea Road, Ocean City. Prizes for best costumes. Tickets $65 per person, includes costume portrait. Benefits Community Art Projects. Call 609-425-2687 or see communityartprojects.com.

BOO AT THE ZOO, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27, Cape May County Zoo, Cape May Court House. Features activities for children, games, candy, entertainment, animals, a stiltwalker, a strolling magician and a Freeze Frame Dance Contest at 11 a.m. Call 609-465-5271 or see capemaycountygov.net.

HALLOWEEN COSTUME BALL, 8 p.m. to midnight Oct. 27, North Wildwood Community Center, Tenth and Central avenues. Donation $10 at door. Raffle prizes and food donations sought. Call Maureen at 609-602-3951. Sponsored by the Twelfth Step House.

HALLOWEEN DOG COSTUME CONTEST 10 a.m. Oct. 27, Sixth Street practice field off Boardwalk, Ocean City. Categories include scariest, cutest, most creative, most original, ugliest, etc. Entry fee is $10 per dog. Snacks and hot beverages will be available for purchase. Sponsored by the Ocean City PTA. Call 609-517-5049.

HAUNTED HOUSE, 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 27, City Hall, Ninth and Asbury Avenue, Ocean City. Adults $10, children $5. Call 609-525-9300.

TRICK OR TREAT, 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 27, Sixth to 11th Streets on Asbury Avenue, Ocean City. Participating merchants will hand out treats to children.

OCEAN CITY REPERTORY THEATER KID-FRIENDLY HAUNTED HOUSE 4 to 7 p.m. to Oct. 28, 813 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Cost $5 per child. Dressing up is not mandatory, but it is encouraged. There will be Goblin Gift bags for all children. For more info or to make reservations, call 609-457-6668.

TRUNK OR TREAT, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Crest Pier, Heather and Pacific avenues, Wildwood Crest. Adults decorate vehicles for Halloween and distribute candy to children in costume from the trunks of their vehicles. Prizes awarded to best-decorated vehicles. Decorated automobiles must be preregistered, forms available at Crest Pier Recreation Center. Call 609-523-0202.

TRICK OR TREAT, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31, Wildwood Crest, Wildwood and North Wildwood. Call 609-522-5176 or 609-523-0202.

TRICK OR TREAT AT THE PHYSICK ESTATE, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31, 1048 Washington St., Cape May. Call 609-884-5404.

VETERANS DAY CEREMONY 11 a.m. Nov. 11, Veterans Park, Sea Isle City. Call 609-263-4461, ext. 245.

VETERANS DAY SERVICE, 10 a.m. Nov. 11, North Wildwood Veterans Monument, New York and Spruce avenues. Call Joe Orlando at 609-729-5832.

Music, arts

CAPE MAY COUNTY ART LEAGUE MEMBERS ONLY SHOW to Oct. 26, Beesley House, 605 Route 9 North, Cape May Court House. Call 609-884-8628.

FREE CONCERT CHELSEA MUSICK, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Tabernacle United Methodist Church, 702 Seashore Road , Erma. Call 609-884-3574.

MOTOWN MUSIC, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Performing Arts Center of Middle Township, 212 Bayberry Dr., Cape May Court House. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 on the night of performance. Call 609-463-1924.

THE BELLE OF AMHERST 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 27, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, 405 Lafayette St., Cape May. Tickets are $35 adults, $30 seniors (62+), and $15 students. Call 609-884-1341 for reservations and information, or see capemaystage.org.

CHOWDER II BAND, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Sea Isle City Library, 4800 Central Ave. Call 609-263-7301.

‘A FAMILY REUNION TO DIE FOR’ by Greater Ocean City Theatre Company, 7:30 p .m. Oct. 27 and 2 p.m. Oct. 28, Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. Tickets are $10, reserve by calling 609-525-9300 or see ocnj.us/boxoffice. Children who come in costume will receive a special treat.

HOLIDAY ARTIST MARKETPLACE, meet the artists, 6 p.m. Nov. 2, Harbor Gallery, Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., Cape May. A portion of sales will support the Nature Center. For more information call 609- 898-8848.

EAST LYNNE THEATER ‘SHERLOCK HOLMES’ ADVENTURES OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER,’ 8 p.m. Nov. 2-3, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., Cape May. Tickets $25 general, $15 students, age 12 and under free. Call 609-884-5404.

CAPE MAY’S 20TH CENTURY RENAISSANCE: FROM THE PAGES OF THE FIRST RESORT EXHIBITION, through Nov. 4, Carriage House Gallery, 1048 Washington St., Cape May. 609-884-5404.

BIG BAND DANCES, 8:30 to 11 p.m., doors open 8 p.m., Avalon Community Hall, 30th Street and Avalon Avenue, Avalon, $7.50, reservations suggested, dates: Nov. 10, Dec. 8. Call 609-967-3066.

OCEAN CITY FINE ARTS LEAGUE FREE PRE-SCREENED FILMS, all start at 6:30 p.m. at the Ocean City Library, 1735 Simpson Ave. Films include: ‘America’s Heart and Soul’, Nov. 13; ‘A fictional solution to the real mystery of Agatha Christie’s disappearance after her husband informs her that he is leaving her’, Dec. 4. For more information, call 609-814-0308 or 609-399-2434.

POE TIMES TWO by Cape May Stage, 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday through Sunday through Nov. 16, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, 405 Lafayette St., Cape May. Adults $35, seniors $30, students $15. Call 609-884-5404.

‘JOY TO THE WORLD’ starring Broadway Soprano Jacklyn Buckingham, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17, Middle Township Perofrming Arts Center, 212 Bayberry Dr., Cape May Court House. Advance tickets range from $25 for balcony seats to $40 for orchestra center seats. Student tickets are available along with group tickets for $22. To purchase tickets call 800-838-3006 or 609-463-1924 or order online at JerseyShorePops.org.

FRED HALL ORCHESTRA, 8 p.m. Nov. 17, Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May. Admission $5. Call 609-884-9565.

LOUISA MAY ALCOTT’S CHRISTMAS, 8 p.m. Nov. 23-24, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., Cape May. Tickets $25, students $15, children 12 and under free. Call 609-884-5404.

‘A TUNA CHRISTMAS’ by Cape May Stage, 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 23-Dec. 30, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, 405 Lafayette St., Cape May. Adults $35, seniors $30, students $15. Call 609-884-5404.

SHORE MEMORIES IN WATERCOLOR II, 1:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sea Isle City Branch Library, 4800 Central Ave., Sea Isle City. Registration required, call 609-263-7301 or see cmclibrary.org.

MUSICAL MONDAYS, 3RD ROCK, 7 p.m. third Monday of each month, Ocean City Repertory Theater, 813 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Call 609-457-6686 or see facebook.com/oceancityrepertorytheater.

Religion

REGISTRATION FOR FREE CHRISTIAN PRESCHOOL PROGRAM ages 2.5 to 5, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays, Greater Vision Bible Fellowship, 172 Route 50, Seaville. Biblical themes are explored through music art, literacy, math, science, and snack activities. See greatervisionbf.webs.com or call Missy at 609-463-9067.

INTERDENOMINATIONAL CHRISTIAN MEN’S GROUP, 9:15 a.m. first and third Wednesdays, Price Hall, Academy and Seashore roads, Cold Spring. Call Rob Riehl at 609-889-3538 or email robriehl@verizon.net.

JUDAISM 101, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Beth Judah Temple, Spencer and Pacific avenues, Wildwood. Fee for nonmembers $5 per class. Call 609-522-7541.

PURPOSE-DRIVEN LIFE SERIES, 10:15 a.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Cold Spring Presbyterian Church, Academy and Seashore roads, Cold Spring. Call Rob Riehl at 609-889-3538 or email robriehl@verizon.net.

CHURCH SERVICES, Worship, 9:30 a.m. and Church School, 9:30 a.m. Sundays, The First United Methodist Church of Wildwood Crest, 6700 Atlantic Ave. Call the church office at 609-729-4265 or Parsonage at 609-522-6439.

FREE CHRISTIAN PRESCHOOL PROGRAM 9:30 to 11:0 a.m. Mondays, Greater Vision Bible Fellowship, 172 Route 50, Seaville. Preregister anytime at greatervisionbf.webs.com or call Missy at 609-463-9067.

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 of 1962 or have information that would help the committee find class members, email Judy Sacco Watson at jrw44@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

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.

WASHINGTON, D.C., by Ocean City Tabernacle, Nov. 1. Cost $95 fee includes coach bus, admissions, dinner, lunch is not included. For reservations and information call 609-399-1915 or see OCTabernacle.org.

PHILADELPHIA, Rosenbach Museum and Mayan 2012 at Penn Museum by Linwood Public Library, Nov. 1. Cost $70. Call 609-926-7991, ext. 1.

NEW YORK CITY Nov. 3 by Northfield Educational Foundation. Cost $35. Call Lisa Alper-Russo 609-289-2384 to reserve seat.

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.

‘SOUTH PACIFIC’ at the Ritz Theater by Forever Young group at Notre Dame de la Mer Parish in Wildwood, Nov. 4. Cost $75. Call Doris at 609-522-5830.

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, 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.

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

NEW YORK CITY, Dec. 8, by Stone Harbor Lions Club, $45. Information: 609-545-0252.

KIMMEL CENTER HOLIDAY GALA with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops, Dec. 9, $85 includes transport, show ticket, driver tip. Call Kathy at 609-484-8989.

CONGREGATION BETH ISRAEL BUS TRIPS: Metropolitan Opera, Dec. 12; New York City Center to see Moses in Egypt, April 14; For ticket prices, reservations or information call 609-641-3600, ext. 22.