Coin and money show: The Atlantic County Numismatic Society will hold its annual coin and money show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 22 at Our Lady of Sorrows Church hall, Wabash Avenue, Linwood. More than 45 dealers will participate. Anyone wanting to buy, sell or trade will receive a free appraisal. Security will be provided. Admission is free. There will be refreshments available. For information, call Tom at 609-652-1181 or Jerry at 609-641-3286.

Everything You Need to Know About Medicare: Gilda’s Club South Jersey, 700 New Road, will host an informational meeting presented by Hafetz & Associates from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24. The program is free and open to the community. There will be a question-and-answer session following the presentation. Refreshments will be served. Registration is required. For information, call 609-926-2699 or email adria@gildas

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Atlantic Cape financial aid workshops: Atlantic Cape Community College will hold free financial aid night workshops 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Room M129 in the Academy of Culinary Arts Building, Mays Landing campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike, and 5:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Room 204, Worthington Atlantic City campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd. The workshops will discuss understanding the components of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, types of financial aid available, scholarship opportunities and important deadlines and documents. To register, call Carol Fraone at 609-343-5009.

CASA fundraisers: Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children of Atlantic and Cape May Counties celebrates 15 years of service with two community awareness events Oct. 20. A breakfast will be held 8:30 a.m. at Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club in Galloway Township, followed by a luncheon 12:30 p.m. at the Sand Barrens Golf Club in Cape May Court House. Both events are free to attend, but a reservation is required. For information, call 609-601-7800 or visit

County flu clinics: The Division of Public Health will provide flu shots for county residents ages 18 and older through Nov. 10, while supplies last. Appointments are not required. Hours are from 10 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday at the Stillwater Building, 201 S. Shore Road, Northfield, and 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at 310 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton. There is a $15 fee for flu shots. There is no out-of-pocket cost for residents with Medicare Part B coverage who present their card at the time of vaccination. For information, call 609-645-5933 or visit /flu.

Tax-aide volunteers needed: AARP Foundation is looking for volunteers to help with tax preparation services in Atlantic County. Volunteers will be trained on the latest tax preparation forms and software.

For information, call 609-272-1323 or visit /taxaide.

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Free parenting workshop: The Department of Human Services, Cape May County Healthy Community Coalition, Cape Assist, Lower Township Healthy Youth Coalition, Cape Counseling Services and Lighthouse Church will present a Dr. Buzz event to provide parents and educators with tools to navigate at-risk youth. “Preventing Substance Abuse for those with Mental/Learning Disabilities by Developing an Emotionally Intelligent Classroom & Household” will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 27 at 1248 Route 9 South, Cape May Court House. Light refreshments will be available. For information, call Natalia at 609-522-5960 or email Dr. Buzz Mingin is an author and speaker specializing in children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional disorders.

Catholic schools open house: Cape Trinity Catholic School at 1500 Central Ave., North Wildwood, will hold an open house 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27 for families with children entering preschool and kindergarten through eighth grade. For more information, call 609-522-2704 or visit capetrinity Wildwood Catholic High School also will welcome interested students from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. to meet with faculty, moderators and coaches. For information, call 609-522-7257.

Free PAD screenings: Appointments are being taken for free peripheral artery disease screenings from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 21 at Cape Regional Medical Center in Cape May Court House. A brief history of symptoms and current health conditions will be requested when patients call for an appointment. The 15-minute ultrasound screening procedure is noninvasive and involves taking blood pressures of arms and ultrasound readings of ankles. Patients are asked to enter through the outpatient entrance. For information, call Bonnie Kratzer at 609-463-4043.

Smoking-cessation classes: The Center for Lifestyle Management at Cape Regional Health System in Cape May Court House will hold smoking-cessation classes from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays in November. The program will be held in the Brodesser Cancer Center Conference Room. The fee is $25, with a refund of $15 if you attend all of the classes. For more information or to register, call Bonnie Kratzer at 609-463-4043.


CCTEC info session: Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders and their parents or guardians are invited to register for a free information session from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 19 at Cumberland County Technical Education Center, 3400 College Drive in Vineland. Students interested in applying must attend an information session and receive an application. To register, call 856-451-9000 or visit

Inspira hosts women’s support group: Inspira Cancer Services invites area residents to a support program discussing breast cancer 6 p.m. Oct. 25 at Inspira Medical Center, 1505 W. Sherman Ave., Vineland. To RSVP, call 856-841-8673.

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