Megadeth at House of Blues

Who Are They: With its nihilistic lyrics, tight instrumental skills, speed and aggressive approach, Megadeth became one of the most popular and successful trash metal bands of the 1980s. The group headlines tonight in Showboat Casino-Hotel.

What To Expect: Led by former Metallica singer-guitarist Dave Mustaine, Megadeth will play its 1992 release, "Countdown to Extinction," from beginning to end in the exact order on the CD. Other songs that will be performed based on a concert earlier this month in New York include "Trust," "Hangar 18" and "Peace Sells." The southern California hard rock trio Kyng will be the opening act.

Event Info: Concert starts 8 tonight in the Music Hall at the House of Blues Atlantic City. Tickets, priced $39.50 and $49.50, are available at the HOB box office, Ticketmaster and pressofatlanticcity.com/tickets

Diva Bingo at Resorts

What Is It: A Diva Bingo event will be hosted by the cast of "Divas Do AC" tonight at Resorts Casino Hotel. It is presented by The Ladies Invitational Bluefish Tournament to help fight breast cancer.

What To Expect: "Divas" cast members, who are mostly female impersonators, will host bingo. Look for Phyl Craig, who portrays Liza Minnelli. The theme is "pretty in pink." The best-dressed person wins a prize. Outrageous outfits are encouraged. Bingo prizes will be awarded in slot cash. Patrons can sign up for a players card at the promotions booth.

Event Info: Registration takes place 7 to 8 tonight. at the casino, located at 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City. Bingo begins at 8 tonight. The $10 donation benefits AtlantiCare's Mobile Mammogra-phy Assistance Fund. For more information, call 609-340-6000.

Watoto Children's Choir of Uganda in Linwood

What Is It: Children orphaned by civil war, disease and genocide comprise the internationally acclaimed Watoto Children's Choir of Uganda. The choir performs tonight at Central United Methodist Church in Linwood.

What To Expect: Watoto Children's Choir of Uganda brings a musical message of peace and hope for the children of Africa. The group has performed for presidents and royalty around the globe. This is their seventh visit to Central United Methodist Church. The children are known for their joyful exuberance, colorful native costumes and beautiful voices.

Event Info: The concert kicks off 6:30 tonight at the church on the corner of Central Avenue and Shore Road. The concert is free. A good will offering for the choir will be collected. The international tour serves to raise both awareness of and resources for the 2,000 orphans and young female survivors of brutal war atrocities cared for by the Watoto Children's Ministry. The Watoto choir, and stories of the children, can be viewed at watoto.com/the-choir

Casinos

Kozak the Magician, Tropicana, Comedy Stop, 6:30 p.m., dinner seating 5:30 p.m., $20 show only ($10 age 11 and younger); $30 dinner and show, mature PG-14 material. 609-348-0920.

Divas Do AC, Resorts Casino Hotel, Screening Room, 10 p.m. $25. 800-322-SHOW.

Legends in Concert, Bally's, Palace Theater, 8 p.m. $32.50. 609-340-2709.

Don Felder, Golden Nugget, The Showroom, 9 p.m. $33.85, $44.02. 800-777-8477.

Wanda Sykes, Borgata, Music Box, 9 p.m. $55, $59.50. 609-677-1000.

Comedy

Alycia Cooper, Brian McFadden, Al Ducharme, Tropicana Comedy Stop, The Quarter, must be 18 or older,

9 p.m., $27; 11:15 p.m. $25.

Nature

N.J. Audubon's Cape May Bird Observatory, Research & Education Center, 600 Route 47, Middle Township, and Northwood Center on Lily Lake, Cape May Point, Cape May Hawkwatch, dawn to dusk, Cape May Point State Park platform, free; Avalon Seawatch,

7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Seventh Street and ocean, Avalon, free.

609-861-0700.

Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, science program, 2:15 p.m., $8 adults, $6 ages 3 to 12, includes activities. 609-368-1211.

Events

"Headliners" current events discussions, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Richard Stockton College, Campus Center lounge, top floor, main campus off Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township.

Girls Weekend, throughout Sea Isle City, discounts, specials participating salons, shops, boutiques, eateries, live entertainment, wine tasting events, dancing. 609-263-9090 or seaislechamber.com

Pointe Blank Comedy Series, 9 p.m., Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, Somers Point, seating 8 p.m., national headliners and local showcase, $15 advance, $20 door. acrocksolid.com

Music

Paula Johns: Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, Somers Point, doors open 6:30 P.M., $20. 609-927-6677 or spjazz.org

Theater

"Poe, Times Two," 8 p.m., Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, Cape May, one-man stage adaptations of two works by Edgar Allan Poe, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. 609-884-1341 or capemaystage.org

"Annie," 8 p.m., Off Broad Street Players, Levoy Theatre, 126 N. High St., Millville, $20 adults, $14 seniors, students. 856-327-6400 or levoy.net

Moliere's "Tartuffe," comedy, 7:30 p.m., Richard Stockton College, Performing Arts Center, main campus, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, $8 general admission, $6 students and senior adults. 609-652-9000.

"Amadeus," 7 p.m., Ocean County College, Performing Arts Center, main campus, College Drive, Toms River, $13, half price for Saturday matinee. 732-255-0500 or tickets.ocean.edu

"The Importance of Being Earnest," 8 p.m., Cumberland Players, The Little Theatre, Sherman Avenue and the Boulevard, Vineland.

856-692-5626 or

Nightlife

Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, 3400 Pacific Ave.: The Burger Bar, 609-340-4636 - Kerry Kearney, 9 p.m.; The Dizzy Dolphin, 609-340-4636 - Flip N' Mickey's, 9 p.m.

Bally's Atlantic City, Park Place and Boardwalk: Harry's Oyster Bar & Seafood, 609-340-2000 - Live music, 7 p.m.; The Mountain Bar, 609-340-2000 - DJ Kyle Sweeny,

9 p.m.; Vixens, 10 p.m.

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa,

1 Borgata Way: Gypsy Bar, 609-317-1000 - Garden State Radio, 7 p.m.; Gypsy Wisdom, 11 p.m.

Caesars Atlantic City, 2100 Pacific Ave.: Dusk, 609-345-3875 - Charlie Hunnam, 10 p.m.; Mia, 609-348-4411 -

DJ Lu'AP, 10 p.m.; Toga Bar, 609-348-4411 - DJ Redline and Toga Dancers, 10 p.m.

Golden Nugget, Huron Avenue and Brigantine Boulevard: Live Bar, 800-777-8477 - House DJ, 10 p.m.; Rush Lounge, 800-777-8477 - Bobby Hunter, 6 p.m.; Funkybone, 10 p.m.;

46 Bar, 800-777-8477 -

DJ and dancers, 10 p.m.

Harrah's Resort, 777 Harrah's Blvd.: Eden Lounge, 609-441-5165 - Don't Call Me Francis, 9:15 p.m.; The Pool After Dark, 609-441-5165 - VH1's Big Ang, Milky Mike and DJ Camilo, 10 p.m.; Xhibition Bar,

800-242-7724 - DJ K Styles, 11:30 p.m.

Resorts Casino Hotel, 1133 Boardwalk: 25 Hours, 800-336-6378 - Blanche, 4 p.m.; Sherrie Gold, 10 p.m.; The Piano Bar, 800-336-6378 - Music Videos, 8 p.m.; DJ Zathan, 10 p.m.; Gogo Boys,

11 p.m.; ProBar, 800-336-6378 - Music Videos, 8 p.m.; DJ Zathan, 10 p.m.; Gogo Boys,

11 p.m.

Revel, 500 Boardwalk: The Social, 609-572-6488 - Stellar Mojo, 8 p.m.; Ivan Kane's Royal Jelly Burlesque Nightclub, 609-225-9898 - DJs, Classic Burlesque

11:30 p.m. and 1 a.m.; Rock 'n Roll Burlesque 2 a.m.; HQ,

855-348-0500 - Michael Woods, 10 p.m.

Showboat Casino-Hotel, 801 Boardwalk: House of Blues Party Pit, 609-343-4000 - DJ Sonatra, 9 p.m.; Sleeveless Hearts and Dancers, 10 p.m.

Tropicana Casino and Resort, 2831 Boardwalk: Anthem, 609-576-5206 - DJ Luap and DJ B Easy, 10 p.m.; Boogie Nights, 888-940-7080 - Afro Night, wear an afro and get in free to 11 p.m.; Providence, The Quarter, 609-345-7800 - Kalkutta and June, 10 p.m.; Rumba Lounge, The Quarter, 609-340-4000 - Dancers and DJs, 10 p.m.; Cuba Libre, The Quarter, 609-348-6700 - Late Night Latin Floorshow, 11 p.m., 11:30 p.m. and midnight; Firewaters, 609-344-6699 - DJ Dance Party, 10 p.m.; Tango's Lounge, 609-345-7800 - DJ Alisha Monique,

7 p.m.; DJ Ralph D'Amelio,

11 p.m.; Planet Rose Karaoke Lounge, The Quarter, 609-344-6565 - Karaoke, 8 p.m.

Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, 1000 Boardwalk at Virginia Avenue: Ego, 609-449-5138 - Almost Angels and DJ Freezie, 10 p.m.; Casbah,

609-449-5138 - DJ, 10 p.m.

Absecon

W.L.Goodfellows and Co.,

310 E. White Horse Pike, 609-652-1942 - Karaoke, 8 p.m.

Atlantic City

Tun Tavern, 2 Convention Blvd., 609-347-7800 -

Jon Anthony, 8 p.m.

Bridgeton

The Bridgewater Pub, 22 S. Laurel St., 856-455-9551 - DJs, 9 p.m.

Cape May

Boiler Room, Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, 609-884-8421 - DJ Dramatik, 9 p.m.

Brown Room, Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, 609-884-8421 - Wesley Ochs, 8 p.m.

Ebbitt Room, The Virginia Hotel, 25 Jackson St., 609-884-5700 - Paul Sottile, 6:30 p.m.

Hemingway's, Cape May Grand Hotel, Beach and Philadelphia avenues, 609-884-5611 - DJ, 9 p.m.

The Pilot House, 142 Decatur St., on the Washington Street Mall, Cape May, 609-884-3449 - Open mic hosted by Barry,

8 p.m.

The Ugly Mug, 462 Washington St., 609-884-3459 - Live music, 9 p.m.

Corbin City

Buck Tavern, 621 N.J. 50,

609-628-3117 - Spencer Belz, 6 p.m.

Galloway Township

Bulldog's Bar and Grill,

743 White Horse Pike, 609-965-4433 - DJ Dance Party,

10 p.m.

Assaggio!, 500 W. White Horse Pike, 609-965-3303 - Live piano music, 7 p.m.

Fred and Ethel's Lantern Light Tavern, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, 609-652-0544 - Joe of Motts Creek Pikers, 7 p.m.

Hammonton

DiDonato's Bowling Center and Cocktail Lounge, 1151 White Horse Pike, 609-561-3040 - Karaoke, 8:30 p.m.

Margate

Sofia, 9314 Amherst Ave.,

609-822-9111 - Live music and piano, 7 p.m.

Mays Landing

The Dockside Grille, The Inn at Sugar Hill, 5704 Mays Landing Road, 609-625-2226 - Local musicians Rock The Dock,

6 p.m.

Testa's Good Guys Pub,

5698 Somers Point-Mays Landing Road, 609-625-1926 - DJ dance party, 10 p.m.

Watering Hole Cafe, 6494 Weymouth Road, 609-625-9300 - Cancer Benefit, 7 p.m.

Millville

Bogart's Books, 210 N. High St., 856-327-3714 - Al Griggs and Flying Dogs of Jupiter,

7 p.m.

Old Oar House Irish Pub,

123 N. High St., 856-293-1200 - Undercover, 9 p.m.

Something Sweet, 206 N. High St., 856-765-3819 - Bill Gatier and Friends, 7 p.m.

Richland

The Rail, Route 40 and Cedar Avenue, 856-697-RAIL - Revolve - Beatles Tribute Band.

Somers Point

Philippe Chin Bistro, 800 Bay Ave., 609-926-3500 - jazz with Shawn Ashley, 8 p.m.

Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, 609-927-2759 - Paula Johns - Ella Fitzgerald Tribute, 6:30 p.m.; Yvonne and Jack, 7 p.m.

Upper Township

Yesterday's Tavern, 316 Roosevelt Blvd., 609-390-1757 - Live music, 9:30 p.m.