Rutgers Environmental Stewards training: Registration is open for the Atlantic County Utilities Authority’s Rutgers Environmental Stewards Training in Egg Harbor Township. The program educates the public about the science behind pressing environmental issues and helps participants create positive change in their communities. Weekly classes focus on climate change, soil health, energy, waste management, water resource protection, invasive species management and habitat conservation. Classes will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 24 through June 6. The cost is $250. For information, call 609-272-6950 or visit

Pet-owner workshops: Alley Cat Allies will hold two free training workshops for pet owners Saturday at the Hampton Inn, 338 E. White Horse Pike, Absecon. CPR training for owners of cats and dogs will be held from 10 a.m. to noon, followed by Trap-Neuter-Return for feral and community cats from 1 to 3 p.m. For information, call 240-482-1980 or visit

Free rabies clinic: The Atlantic County Animal Shelter will hold a rabies vaccination clinic for pets from 9 to 11 a.m. Sunday at shelter headquarters at 240 Old Turnpike Road, Pleasantville. Bring proof of any previous vaccination. For information, call 609-485-2345.

CASA volunteers needed: Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children of Atlantic and Cape May Counties seeks volunteer advocates for children living in foster care. Training is free. Sessions will be held noon to 1 p.m. and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 20 at 321 Shore Road, Somers Point. For more information, call 609-601-7800 or visit

Cape May

Cape May County Technical School open house: The Cape May County Technical School will hold its annual open house 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. The event is open to the public and includes information about the high school, career/technical education, exploratory program, academic classes, admission process and co-curricular activities. Light refreshments will be served in the cafeteria. The school is located at 188 Crest Haven Road, Cape May Court House. For information, call 609-380-0220 or visit

Mobile mammography van schedule: The AMI Foundation’s Dr. Jan Astin Mobile Digital Mammography Van will visit Autumn Lake Healthcare at Oceanview, 2721 Route 9, Dennis Township, on Nov. 29 to provide breast cancer screenings for women. Screenings are processed through the client’s insurance. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. To schedule a visit, call 609-677-9729.

Cape Assist offers public advocates: Families may meet with public advocates for counsel and information about substance abuse issues from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays at Middle Township Municipal Court, 2 S. Boyd St., Cape May Court House, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at Wildwood Municipal Court, 115 Davis Ave. The program is free. For more information, call 609-522-5960 or email

Grandparents support group: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group will meet Wednesday at the co-op office in Cape May Court House. A light supper will be served at 5:30 p.m., followed by the program at 6 p.m. Childcare will be provided for the grandchildren. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. For information, call 609-465-5115, ext. 3609.