Thursday, Jan. 30

‘IRISH DANCING — A CASUAL APPROACH’: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays; set and ceili dance lessons with Bonnie and Ed Quigley; Christ Episcopal Church Hall, 157 Shore Road, Somers Point, small fee. 609-398-8636.

PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT: exhibited 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays through Feb. 24; four local photographers will have their works on display; 3 to 6 p.m. Jan. 6, opening reception; Atlantic County Historical Society Museum, 907 Shore Road, Somers Point. 609-335-3313.

Friday, Jan. 31

FIRE PIT FRIDAY AT WILLOW CREEK WINERY: 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Fridays; live music from local musicians, sample local wines; Willow Creek Winery, 168 Stevens St., Cape May, no cover charge. 609-770-8782 or WillowCreekWineryCapeMay.com.

MILITARY VETERANS AND FAMILY RESOURCE FAIR: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; features 30-plus vendors, K9 Demonstration by K9 Warrior Service Dog Organization, video presented by the Naval Air Station Wildwood Museum and fun and games with CAT Country WPUR 107.3; Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, free. 609-600-7757 or CMCPros.net.

‘NIGHT UNDER THE STARS’ DANCE EVENT: 5:45 to 7:15 p.m.; dress up and take your daughter on a date; open to all families living in Atlantic County; New Day Family Success Center, 622-624 S New York Road, Galloway Township, pre-registration required. 609-652-0230 or NewDayFSC.org.

Saturday, Feb. 1

8TH ANNUAL NIGHT AT THE RACES: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.; support the Southern Regional Golden Rams Marching Band and enjoy an entertaining night out at our 8th Annual Night at the Races; watch unviewed, pre-recorded races and place your bets at the start; prizes include cash gift cards, a tablet, laptop, LED HDTV and more; must be 21 or older; Stafford Township Volunteer Fire Company, 133 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin, $25. 609-489-1588.

ATLANTIC CHRISTIAN ‘BOWLS OF HOPE’ SOUP COOK-OFF: 6 to 8 p.m.; enjoy tasty, hot soups donated by local restaurants and chefs; vote for your favorite soup to win the Golden Spoon Award; student talent show and silent auction; proceeds support the school’s educational programs and the Atlantic City Rescue Mission; bring a can of soup to donate to the Community Food Bank of NJ; Atlantic Christian School, 391 Zion Road, Egg Harbor Township, $20. 609-653-1199 or ACSEHT.org/Bowls-Of-Hope.

CAPE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY’S SOUPER BOWL SATURDAY: noon to 3 p.m.; soup, chili and chowder cook-off; have lunch and bring home dinner while listening to local praise bands; benefits Cape Christian Academy’s scholarship fund; Cape Christian Academy, 10 Oyster Road, Cape May Court House, pints $6/quarts $10. 609-465-4132 or CapeChristianAcademy.com.

SOUTH VINELAND INDOOR/OUTDOOR YARD SALE: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. first Saturdays through March 2020, South Vineland United Methodist Church, 2724 South Main Road, corner of Sherman Avenue, Vineland. 856-696-1044.

Monday, Feb. 3

‘MOVE AND DANCE’ CLASS: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays; presented by Cathy Cashmere; learn to line dance; Wildwood Crest Library, 6300 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood Crest. 609-463-6386 or CCCInspire.com.

Tuesday, Feb. 4

SQUARE DANCE OPEN HOUSE: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays; hosted by the Rainbow Squares Dance Club; for people interested in learning square dancing; Milmay Volunteer Fire Department, 225 Broad St., Milmay, first night free, $5 per night after. 856-825-1809 or 609-839-3796 or Rainbow Squares.Club.

Thursday, Feb. 6

CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH AT THE KATZ JCC: 7 p.m.; speaker is book author Mark Dolinger, “Black Power, Jewish Politics: Reinventing the Alliance in the 1960s”; Milton & Betty Katz JCC, 501 N. Jerome Ave., Margate, free. 609-822-1167 or JCCAtlantic.org.

‘VIEW FROM ABOVE’: 7 to 8:30 p.m.; National Geographic Live — “View From Above”; Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts, 1 College Drive, Toms River, $27 adults, $22 seniors, $22 kids. 732-255-0500 or GruninCenter.org.

Friday, Feb. 7

MAHJONG BRUNCH: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 7, March 3; Milton & Betty Katz JCC, 501 N. Jerome Ave., Margate, up to one week before: $14 members, $18 guests; after one week before: $18 members, $22 guests. 609-822-1167.

Saturday, Feb. 29

IRISH CEILI DANCE: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. last Saturday of the month through June 2020; dancing to music by the South Jersey Ceili Band and songs by Joe McGonigle and Bob Galbraith, guest musicians; American Legion Hall Post #352, First and Pennsylvania avenues, Somers Point. 609-626-1576 or IACSSJ.org.

Music

Friday, Jan. 31

‘ALIVE WITH MUSIC!’: 10 to 11 a.m. Fridays through Dec. 31; join music teacher Dee Mann every Friday to make music; The Pine Street Recreation Building, 25 Pine St., Manahawkin, $5 per session, registration required. 609-915-4946.

FLASHBACK FRIDAYS: 7 p.m. doors open, 9 p.m. concerts, Fridays; tribute bands from your favorite eras; The Showroom at Golden Nugget Casino, Huron Avenue and Brigantine Boulevard, Atlantic City, free admission. 610-228-2353 or GoldenNugget.com/Atlantic-City.

THE BILLY WALTON BAND: 7:30 to 10 p.m., Lizzie Rose Music Room, 217 E. Main St., Tuckerton, $20 advance, $25 day of show. 609-389-0118 or LizzieRose Music.com.

Saturday, Feb. 1

BLACK HISTORY MONTH CONCERT SERIES: 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturdays in February; features a variety of local popular bands and musicians; Public Library, 1 N. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City, free. 609-601-6344 or ACFPL.org.

DRIVE (A CARS TRIBUTE BAND): 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.; Lizzie Rose Music Room, 217 East Main Street, Tuckerton, $27 advance, $35 day of show. 609-389-0118 or LizzieRoseMusic.com.

Saturday, Feb. 8

‘FROM RAGTIME TO SWINGTIME’ — A CELEBRATION OF BLACK SONGWRITERS AND SINGERS: 2 to 3:30 p.m.; in honor of Black History Month, the Vintage Jazz Band will perform “From Ragtime to Swingtime — A Celebration of Black Songwriters & Singers: 1900-1940”; learn about songs by Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Fats Waller, Ethel Waters and more; Public Library, 1 Swift Drive, Egg Harbor Township. 609-927-8664.

Theater

Thursday, Jan. 30

COCKTAIL PARTY & COMEDY SHOW: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.; AtlantiCare Young Professionals Cocktail Party & Comedy Show; The Society Club and The Borgata Comedy Club, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City. 888-569-1000 or AtlantiCare.org/YP.

Friday, Jan. 31

VAUDEVILLE REVUE — BRIGANTINE: 8 to 9:30 p.m.; music, singing, and lots of variety acts; Brigantine Lighthouse Players, 1501 W. Brigantine Ave., Brigantine, $15. 610-308-9701 or LighthousePlayers.com.

Tuesday, Feb. 4

IMPROV ACTING WORKSHOPS: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays; improvisational acting workshops hosted by Unity’s Theatre Troupe; for ages 18 and older; Dante Hall Theater, 14 N. Mississippi Ave., Atlantic City, free. 609-705-9007 or UnitysTheatreTroupe.com.

Saturday, Feb. 15

PLAYERS AND PLAYWRIGHTS BY THE JERSEY SHORE: 1 p.m.; third Saturdays; bring a script for each character in your play; aspiring playwrights, actors, and public welcome; Public Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor. 609-350-6310.

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