Atlantic City

Dad’s Take Your Child to School Day: Fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers, uncles, brothers and other significant male role models in a student’s life are invited to all the elementary schools in the district from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. Tuesday. The program is based on a statewide initiative. The Pennsylvania Avenue School will serve a Continental-style breakfast in the cafetorium. For information, call 609-343-7200, ext. 5021.


Real Ladies of Bridgeton: The Greater Bridgeton Family Success Center has started a new women’s group for ages 21 and older. Women from all walks of life are invited to discuss real-life issues and tips on how to overcome them. The group will meet from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Family Success Center, 155 Spruce St. For information, call 856-451-1133.

Cape May

Fall Fest vendors needed: Cape May United Methodist Church is looking for vendors for its annual Fall Fest in the Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 7 at Gazebo Park, Lafayette Street. The event will benefit the missions of the United Methodist Women. For information, call 609-884-8154.

Egg Harbor City

Project Prom bus trip: Cedar Creek High School’s Project Prom committee will hold a bus trip Oct. 14 to New York City. The bus will leave from the school parking lot at 8 a.m. and return by 8:30 p.m. There are two options: Explore on your own with a drop-off at Tweed Courthouse or Times Square theater district for $40; or a 2.5-hour Brooklyn Bridge and neighborhood walking tour for $75. For more information, call Liz at 609-593-3560, ext. 4001.

Galloway Township

Galloway Green Market: Go Green Galloway and the Absecon Green Team will host a weekly farmers market from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 15 at the Municipal Complex, 300 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. For more information, call 609-742-7076 or visit

Mays Landing

Food pantry open: Families and individuals who need food assistance may visit the Main Street Food Pantry in the lower level of First United Methodist Church, 6011 Main St. The pantry is open from 9 to 11 a.m., 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Residents of surrounding communities are welcome. For information, call 609-625-9446.


Mahjong Mondays: Residents are invited to join a game from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays at the Otto Bruyns Public Library, 241 W. Mill Road. The program is free. For information, call 609-646-4476.

Ocean City

CERT volunteers needed: The city and Upper Township will host free training classes for residents to become certified members of the joint Community Emergency Response Team. Classes will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 19 to Dec. 12, at the Howard S. Stainton Senior Center, 1735 Simpson Ave. Training includes disaster preparation shelter management, CPR/AED, light search and rescue, disaster psychology, terrorism, traffic control and natural disaster preparedness. Participants must be 18 and older. Class size is limited. To register, visit

Somers Point

Town Hall meeting: The community is invited to a meeting about the region’s heroin and opioid epidemic from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Fire Company No. 2, 1 W. New Jersey Ave. The panel will include Mayor Jack Glasser, Chief of Police Michael F. Boyd and mental health professional Tiffany Jenkins, executive director of Promises New Jersey. Attendees will learn how to recognize heroin and opiate use and what type of help and resources are available. For information, call City Hall at 609-927-9088.


Free movie: ”The Circle,” rated PG-13, will be shown 6 p.m. Monday at the Ocean County Library, 380 Bay Ave. It’s free. To register, call 609-296-1470.


Art exhibit at library: “Change of Seasons” by South Jersey artist Anne Reid will hang in the Doris Tripp Memorial Room at the Public Library through September. Most of the watercolor and acrylic paintings are for sale. For information, call 856-794-4244 or visit


Historical Museum: Summer hours at the Historical Society Museum are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday through Sept. 30. The museum closes for the season Oct. 29. For information, call 609-523-0277.

New England bus trip: The Forever Young Club of Notre Dame de la Mer Parish will host A New England Christmas in Newport bus trip from Nov. 27-30. The package includes lodging at Foxwood Casino, guided tour of Newport and a visit to two local mansions. The cost is $550. For information, call Kay at 609-729-5773.

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Teen locker program at library: The Cape May County Library will host a school locker decoration creation event for middle and high school students 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Monroe Street branch. There will be supplies to decorate and personalize the inside of lockers. The program is free and no registration is needed. For information, call 609-463-6340 or email