Atlantic City

Benefits enrollment help: Representatives from the Benefits Enrollment Center will be available from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at New York Avenue Apartments, 233 N. New York Ave., to help residents determine if they are eligible for PAAD, LIHEAP, SNAP, Medicaid and Medicare savings programs. For information, call 609-822-1108 or visit

Silent film at Boardwalk Hall: ”The Cameraman,” a 1928 classic black-and-white film starring Buster Keaton will be shown 7 p.m. Friday in the Adrian Phillips Theater at Boardwalk Hall. Staff organist Steven Ball will provide music on the Kimball Theater organ. Tickets are $20. They are available at the box office or

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Barnegat Township

Tea and lecture programs: Adults are invited to a Women’s History Month tea and lecture beginning at noon Saturday at the Ocean County Library branch at 112 Burr St. Tea and light refreshments will be followed by a lecture about the history of tea during the Victorian era. The programs are free but registration is required. For information, call 609-698-3331.


Teen coloring time: Ages 12 and older are invited to relax by coloring pages from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays at the Free Public Library, 150 E. Commerce St. Pencils and coloring materials will be provided. It’s free. For information, call 856-451-2620.

Egg Harbor Township

Dice & Dine fundraiser: The Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools will hold its 10th annual fundraising dinner 6 p.m. April 1 at the Atlantic City Country Club in Northfield. The event will feature live casino games offered by Full House Casino Entertainment, a two-hour open beer and wine bar and food and dessert stations. Tickets are $85 per person. To RSVP, call Ellen Gregory at 609-646-8441, ext. 1017.

Try-it program: Youth struggling with substance-abuse issues are welcome to meet in a group setting with an addiction specialist 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays at the Spruce Family Success Center, 3050 Spruce Ave. The program is free. For information, call 609-569-0376.


Lenten soup and study: St. James Lutheran Church, 1341 Mays Landing Road, holds a free Lenten soup and study program from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through April 12. All are welcome. For information, call 609-335-3083 or

Galloway Township

Home Energy Savings Fair: Go Green Galloway, the township’s sustainability Task Force, invites the community to learn how to reduce energy use at their homes at a free event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday March 25 at Gourmet Italian Cuisine, 324 S. Pitney Road. There will be information and displays from energy efficiency experts and local organizations. Light refreshments will be available. No registration needed. For information, call Mary Crawford at 609-742-7076.

FSC food pantry: The New Day Family Success Center, 622-624 S. New York Road, can help families by providing extra food. Visit the center anytime with a valid ID. For information, call 609-652-0230.


Get tax help: A representative from the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program will be available to offer help from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays through April 14 at Stockton University’s Kramer Hall, 30 Front St. No appointments are necessary. For more information, visit /hammonton.

Little Egg Harbor Twp.

Paint party: The Friends of the Library will hold a fundraising paint party from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Ocean County Library branch at 290 Mathistown Road. Each guest will create a work of art in acrylic paint on a 16-by-20-inch canvas. No experience is needed. Tickets are $15. For information, call 609-294-1197.


Healthy breathing class: Instructor Raquel Jantos leads a free weekly class of gentle relaxation techniques from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays in the meeting room of the Public Library, 8100 Atlantic Ave. No signups are required. There are no classes the last Wednesday of the month until May. For information, call 609-822-4700.

Mays Landing

Lenten lunches: The First United Methodist Church at 6011 Main St. will host its annual free Lenten Lunches program from 11:55 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Wednesdays through April 12. Homemade soups and desserts will be offered. All are welcome. For information, call the church office at 609-625-9446.


Tomato seed sale: The public may purchase Rutgers 250 tomato seeds from Rutgers Master Gardeners of Cumberland County each Wednesday through March 29 at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Education Center, 291 Morton Ave. Seed packets are available while supplies last. The cost is $4 for a packet of seeds. For more information, call Pam at 856-451-2800, ext 4.

Ocean City

French language conversation group: The community is invited to meet with others to practice their foreign-language skills in a relaxed environment from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ocean City Free Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave. All levels of experience are welcome. For information, call Julie at 609-399-2434, ext. 5222, or email

Sea Isle City

Beachcomber guides needed: Volunteers are needed to lead one-hour beach tours Tuesday and Thursday mornings from late June to late August. New tour guides will be fully oriented and trained by experienced beachcombers. If interested, call 215-805-9277.


Gathering Wool group: All skill levels of knitters and crocheters are invited to meet 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the Atlantic County Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave. It’s free. Bring a project to work on. For information, call 609-823-4614.


Open house: The community and potential students are invited to an open house 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary School, 735 Union Road. For more information, call Carol Kirchman at 856-692-8537 ext. 324.


Spring bus trip to Padre Pio center: The Forever Young Club from Notre Dame de la Mer Parish will hold a bus trip April 11 to the National Center for Padre Pio in Pennsylvania. The cost is $62 and includes lunch and a donation to the shrine. For more information, call 609-729-5773.


Municipal Alliance meets: The borough’s Municipal Alliance will meet 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Municipal Building, 501 Washington Ave. The public is invited. For more information, call 609-861-5301.

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