Events

Wednesday, March 14

BIG BOOK SALE: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; books, magazines and media for all ages; Public Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. 609-463-6386.

COLLEGE FAIR: 5 to 6:30 p.m., about 40 colleges and universities represented; Middle Township High School gym, Cape May Court House; open to the public, free. Visit middletwp.k12.nj.us.

KNIT NIGHT: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; knitting night at the library for beginners and fanatics; Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Road, Little Egg Harbor Township. 609-294-1197 or TheOceanCountyLibrary.org.

PILGRIM ACADEMY WALK-THRU-WEDNESDAYS: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly through May; guided tours of campus during the open house; Pilgrim Academy, Galloway Township. 609-965-2866.

WALK-IN JOB SKILLS LAB: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays through April 25; helps library patrons with job-related tasks; Public Library, 1 N. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City. 609-345-2269 or ACFPL.org.

Thursday, March 15

ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTARY: 4:30 to 7 p.m.; “A Plastic Ocean”; presented by Cape May Environmental Commission & Surfrider Foundation South Jersey; light refreshments; discussion to follow film; City Hall, 643 Washington St., Cape May. 609-884-9565 or PlasticOceans.org.

COMEDY NIGHT: 6 to 8 p.m.; featuring Michelle Tomko, light refreshments; Kramer Hall, 30 Front St., Hammonton, free. 609-626-3840.

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: 5:30 to 8 p.m.; Atlantic County Library, 1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township. 609-927-8664 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

FREE TAX PREPARATION: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through April 14; for families and individuals with an annual income of less than $54,000; Public Library, 1 N. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City, free. 215-454-6483 or CWFPhilly.org.

GAME NIGHT FOR ADULTS: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays; learn and play games of many types; Public Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. 609-463-6386 or CMCLibrary.org.

GREAT CLASSIC FICTION BOOK CLUB: 4 to 5:45 p.m. third Thursdays; Sallie Mellem will lead the discussion; Public Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. 609-884-8625 or CMCLibrary.org.

INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN: SPRING SESSION 1: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays through April 26; for adults with basic Italian language skills; Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd., Loveladies, $17 per day, $95 for the entire program. 609-494-1241 or LBIFoundation.org.

IRISH DANCING: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays; set and ceili dance lessons; Christ Episcopal Church Hall, 157 Shore Road, Somers Point. 609-398-8636.

NEW JERSEY WRITERS SOCIETY GATHERING: 5 to 7:30 p.m.; in-depth discussion and writing critiques; Public Library, 1058 E. Landis Ave., Vineland. 856-794-4244, ext. 4243 or VinelandLibrary.org.

RED CROSS THIRD ANNUAL RAISING SPIRITS EVENT: 6 to 9 p.m.; food, wine, silent auction; Buena Vista Country Club, 301 Country Club Lane, Buena, $50. 609-646-8330.

THIRD THURSDAY EVENTS: 6 to 8 p.m.; food, music, art galleries, refreshments; Downtown Hammonton. 609-626-3420 or NoyesMuseum.org.

Dining out

Friday, March 16

CORNED BEEF & CABBAGE DINNER: 5 to 8 p.m.; VFW Post 6257, 556 Woodbine Ave., Belleplain, $10. 609-861-2298.

Saturday, March 17

PANCAKE BREAKFAST: 8 to 11 a.m., hosted by Property Owners Assoc. of Cape May Beach; Club House, 201 Clubhouse Drive, Town Bank section of Lower Township; $6 adults, $3 ages 12 and younger. 609-886-3874.

SAINT PATRICK’S DAY DINNER: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Irish menu, music, 50/50, door prizes; proceeds support veterans; VFW Post 8098 Auxiliary, 3029 Spruce Ave., Egg Harbor Township; $10 advance, children free. 609-513-1263.

Sunday, March 18

PASTA DINNER: 1 to 7 p.m., $10 adults, $5 children; St. Gianna Beretta Molla Parish, 1421 New Road, Northfield; purchase tickets at parish office Monday-Thursday. 609-646-5611.

Fundraisers

Friday, March 16

DESIGNER BAG BINGO: 6 p.m. doors open, 7 p.m. games begin; St. James Memorial Hall, 17 S. Newport Ave., Ventnor, benefits Ocean City High School crew; $35 includes 13 rounds of games, coffee, tea and desserts. 856-361-8466 or centronesandra@yahoo .com.

Saturday, March 17

PENNY PARTY: 5 to 9:30 p.m.; hosted by St. Barnabas by The Bay Episcopal Church; Villas Fire Hall, 1619 Bayshore Road, Villas. 609-886-2625.

ST. CATRICK’S DAY PARTY: 7 to 10:30 p.m., snack and dessert-only buffet, beer, wine, soda, DJ, auction, dancing; hosted by LICK (Life Improvement for Cats & Kittens); must be 21; Scullville Fire Hall, Somers Point-Mays Landing Road, Egg Harbor Township; $15 plus canned cat food donation; advance reservations recommended. Send checks payable to LICK, P.O. Box 392, Mays Landing, NJ, 08330.

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Wednesday, March 14

‘1,2,3 GROW WITH ME — FAMILY PLACE’: 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays through March 28; for ages 1 to 3 with parent or caregiver; Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Road, Little Egg Harbor Township. 609-294-1197 or TheOceanCountyLibrary.org.

AFTERNOON PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. Wednesdays through March 28; for ages 3 1/2 to 5; hear fun stories and make a cool craft; Atlantic County Library, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, registration required. 609-652-2352 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

EASTER BUNNY PICTURES: daily through March 31; visit the Easter Bunny for a photo, a memory, and a gift from his basket; Hamilton Mall, 4403 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, photo packages vary in price. 609-382-4727 or ShopHamilton.com.

PLAY DATE AT THE LIBRARY: 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays through March 21; for ages 6 to 36 months; stories, rhymes, songs; Atlantic County Library, 40 Farragut Ave., Mays Landing, registration requested. 609-625-2776 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

TODDLER STORYTIME: 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays through March 28; for ages 1 1/2 to 3; stories and songs; Atlantic County Library, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, registration requested. 609-652-2352 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

TOT TALES: 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays through March 28; for ages 1 to 3 1/2; stories, songs, snacks, craft; Atlantic County Library, 801 Shore Road, Somers Point. 609-927-7113 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY BABY READ & PLAY STORY TIME: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays through March 14; for ages 6 to 36 months; bring your little one for a morning of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and more; Atlantic County Library, 1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township, registration required. 609-927-8664 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through March 14; for ages 3 1/2 to 5; hear stories, play games, do crafts; Atlantic County Library, 1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township, registration required. 609-927-8664 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

WEE READ: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays through March 28; stories, music and movement for ages 0 to 5; Cumberland County Library, 800 E. Commerce St., Bridgeton. 856-453-2210 or CCLNJ.org.

YOUTH GREEK LANGUAGE CLASSES: 3 to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays through June 2018; Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 7004 Ridge Ave., Egg Harbor Township. 609-653-8092, ext. 5 or 609-653-8092, ext. 4 or HolyTrinityEggHarbor.com.

Thursday, March 15

BABY BOUNCE AND PLAY GROUP: 11:30 a.m. to noon Thursdays through March 22; introduce infants to the world of sounds and stories; Public Library, 1 North Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City. 609-345-2269 or ACFPL.org.

BEDTIME STORY TIME: 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. third Thursdays through March 15; for ages 3 1/2 to 7; bedtime stories, simple craft; Atlantic County Library, 40 Farragut Ave., Mays Landing, registration requested. 609-625-2776 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

KIDS DIY: 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. third Thursdays through March 15; for ages 8 to 14; arts, crafts and cool stuff; Atlantic County Library, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, registration required. 609-652-2352 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

LEGO CLUB: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays through March 29; ages 4 to 8; Public Library, 2305 Atlantic Ave., Longport. 609-487-7403 or LongportNJ.Gov/Library.

‘MARCHING WITH AUNT SUSAN’: 4 p.m.; celebrate Women’s History Month; story about Susan B. Anthony; for ages 5 and older; Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Road, Little Egg Harbor Township, registration required. 609-294-1197 or TheOceanCountyLibrary.org.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays through March 29; for ages 3 1/2 to 5; crafts and stories; Atlantic County Library, 451 S. Egg Harbor Road, Hammonton, registration requested. 609-561-2264 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

READ & PLAY BABY: 10:30 to 11 a.m. Thursdays through March 29; for ages 12 to 36 months; stories, songs, stretches, rhymes, puppets, felt boards, finger plays and more; Atlantic County Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor. 609-823-4614 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

ST. MARY’S CHURCH HOMEWORK HELP: 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through June 7, 2018; afterschool program providing kids in grades kindergarten through 6th grade with homework help; St. Mary’s Church, 118 Bayview Ave., Pleasantville. 609-646-1604 or StMarysPleasantville.org.

THURSDAY PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays through March 15; for ages 3 1/2 to 5; stories, games, crafts; Atlantic County Library, 1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township, registration required. 609-927-8664 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

Friday, March 16

STEAM CLUB: 5 to 6:30 p.m. third Fridays through March 16, 2018; ages 8 to 14 explore the basics of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics; Cape May County Library, Technology Learning Center, 30 Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. 609-463-6341 or CMCLibrary.org.

STORYTIME WITH MISS BONNIE: 10:30 to 11 a.m. Fridays through March 23; for ages 3 1/2 to 5; join Miss Bonnie and her crew to hear stories, sing songs and make a quick craft; Atlantic County Library, 201 S. 15th St., Brigantine. 609-266-0110 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

Saturday, March 17

ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT: 9 a.m., Tony Canale Park in Egg Harbor Township, hosted by the Bargaintown Fire Auxiliary with the support of Cardiff Fire Auxiliary. Check in will begin at 9 a.m and the egg hunt will start at 9:30 am. The age groups will be 2-4 year-olds, 5-7 year-olds, 8-10 year-olds and sensory friendly. 609-904-5469 or Bargaintownfire.org/auxiliary.

SATURDAY STORYTIME: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays through March 31; for ages 3 to 5; crafts, snacks, stories and games; Atlantic County Library, 451 S. Egg Harbor Road, Hammonton, registration requested. 609-561-2264 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

S.T.E.A.M. @ YOUR LIBRARY: 2 to 3 p.m.; for ages 8 to 12; explore coding, science experiments, and more; Atlantic County Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor. 609-823-4614 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

THIRD THURSDAY BOOK CLUB: 2 to 3 p.m.; kids ages 8 to 12; explore coding, science experiments, and more; Atlantic County Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor. 609-823-4614 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

Sunday, March 18

SENSORY FRIENDLY EASTER BUNNY: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.; for kids with special needs to experience a visit with the Easter Bunny; Hamilton Mall, 4403 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing. 609-646-8326 or ShopHamilton.com.

YOUTH BULGARIAN LANGUAGE CLASSES: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sundays through June 2018, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 7004 Ridge Ave., Egg Harbor Township. 609-653-8092, ext. 5 or 609-653-8092, ext. 4 or HolyTrinityEggHarbor.com.

Monday, March 19

PET PHOTOS WITH EASTER BUNNY: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through March 26; bring your pets for a picture with the Easter Bunny; Hamilton Mall, 4403 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing. 609-382-4727 or ShopHamilton.com.

PI DAY CELEBRATION: 3:30 to 5 p.m.; for kids in grades k through 8th; William H. Ross III School, 8103 Winchester Ave., Margate City, $25. 609-807-8326 or Margate-NJ.com/Recreation.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Mondays through March 19; for ages 3 1/2 to 5; stories and simple craft; Atlantic County Library, 40 Farragut Ave., Mays Landing, registration requested. 609-625-2776 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

Tuesday, March 20

FURRY BUDDIES: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every other Tuesday through March 20; for ages 6 to 14; read a story to therapy dogs Freedom, Erin, Blue and Cody; Atlantic County Library, 40 Farragut Ave., Mays Landing. 609-625-2776 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

‘LOTS OF DOTS’: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; make your mark with our story and doodle dot activity; for ages 2 to 8; Ocean County Library, 380 Bay Ave., Tuckerton, registration required. 609-296-1470 or TheOceanCountyLibrary.org.

MINECRAFT: 6:30 p.m.; play Minecraft and talk about the game with other players; for ages 9 to 14; Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Road, Little Egg Harbor Township, registration required. 609-294-1197 or TheOceanCountyLibrary.org.

MORNING PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays through March 27; for ages 3 1/2 to 5; hear fun stories and make a cool craft; Atlantic County Library, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, registration required. 609-652-2352 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

POKéMON CLUB: 5 p.m.; Pokémon fans ages 9 to 14; battle, trade cards and meet other fans; bring your DS and games to battle with your parent’s permission; Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Road, Little Egg Harbor Township, registration required. 609-294-1197 or TheOceanCountyLibrary.org.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. Tuesdays through March 20; for ages 3 1/2 to 5; fun stories and a simple craft; Atlantic County Library, 40 Farragut Ave., Mays Landing, registration requested. 609-625-2776 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

TODDLER STORYTIME: 10 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesdays through March 27; for ages 3 to 5; stories, craft, snacks and games; Atlantic County Library, 451 S. Egg Harbor Road, Hammonton, registration requested. 609-561-2264 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

TUESDAY PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays through March 13; for ages 3 1/2 to 5; hear stories, play games, do crafts; Atlantic County Library, 1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township, registration required. 609-927-8664 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

Wednesday, March 21

NEW CHESS CLUB FOR KIDS AND TEENS: 3 to 4:30 p.m. every other Wednesday through April 18; new Chess Club for ages 9 to 18 and players of all experience levels; Public Library, 1 North Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City, free. 609-345-2269 or ACFPL.org.

Thursday, March 22

READ TO A DOG: 4 p.m.; beginning readers can practice their reading skills reading to a gentle, beautiful therapy dog; for ages 5 and older; Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Road, Little Egg Harbor Township, registration required. 609-294-1197 or TheOceanCountyLibrary.org.

Friday, March 23

SENSORY STORYTIME: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. fourth Fridays through March 23; for ages 3 to 5; songs, stories, movement, and play in this sensory and autism-friendly storytime; Atlantic County Library, 40 Farragut Ave., Mays Landing, registration requested. 609-625-2776 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

STEAM FRIDAYS: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. fourth Friday of the month, children will enjoy experimenting, designing, building, computing and crafting each month, Atlantic City Free Public Library, 1 N. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City, free. 609-345-2269, ext. 3050 or dlatham@acfpl.org or Acfpl.org.

Saturday, March 24

LEGO CLUB: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every other Saturday through March 24; for all ages; make Lego creations; Atlantic County Library, 1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township. 609-927-8664 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

LEGO CLUB: 2 to 3 p.m. every other Saturday through March 24; use your imagination and LEGOs to create something awesome; for ages 6 to 12; Public Library, 1 North Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City. 609-345-2269 or ACFPL.org.

Tuesday, March 27

LEGO CLUB: 4 to 5 p.m. fourth Tuesdays through March 27; for ages 6 and older; gather with other LEGO lovers to build something and show the rest of the group; Atlantic County Library, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. 609-652-2352 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

Wednesday, March 28

READ, CHAT & CHEW BOOK CLUB: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. last Wednesdays through March 28; for ages 12 to 16; Atlantic County Library, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, registration requested. 609-652-2352 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

Satuday, March 31

EASTER EGG HUNT: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; for ages 2 to 10; prizes and the annual egg hunt with over 3000 eggs; separate sensory friendly egg hunt for children with special needs; bring a basket to collect eggs; Greentree Church, 125 Schoolhouse Road, Egg Harbor Township, free. 609-927-3838 or Greentree.org.

Wednesday, April 4

MEDICAL EXPLORERS: 5:30 to 7 p.m. first Wednesdays; for high school students interested in medical careers; must be age 14 or older and at least a freshman; Shore Medical Center, 100 Medical Center Way, Somers Point. 609-653-3722 or ShoreMedicalCenter.org.

Monday, April 9

PARENT AND TOT CLASSES: 10 to 11 a.m. second Mondays of the month; provides parents an opportunity to socialize with other new parents while kids experience a fun activity, develop fine motor skills and foster creativity; classes designed for ages 2 and younger; Milton and Betty Katz JCC, 501 N. Jerome Ave., Margate, free. 609-822-1167, ext. 130 or JCCAtlantic.org.

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Groups

Wednesday, March 14

AA MEETING: 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Saturdays, St. James Lutheran Church, 1341 Mays Landing Road, Folsom. 609-561-4488 or StJamesFolsom.org.

ITALIAN CULTURE: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; second Wednesdays; meet with others interested in learning more about Italian art, music, architecture, history, lifestyles; Public Library, 235 32nd St., Avalon, free. 609-967-7155 or AvalonFreeLibrary.org.

NAMI FAMILY-TO-FAMILY CLASSES: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays through June 6; 12-week course for families of individuals diagnosed with a serious mental illness; Jordan Road School, 129 Jordan Road, Somers Point, free, registration required. 609-927-0215 or NAMIAC.org.

WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES NETWORKING/SUPPORT GROUP: 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays; network, find support and discuss relevant topics; Atlantic Center for Independent Living, 4 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Suite 7, Galloway. 609-748-2253 or ArtemisCIL.org.

Thursday, March 15

ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays; for adults who grew up in alcoholic or dysfunctional homes; Absecon United Methodist Church, basement youth room, 100 Pitney Road, Absecon. 609-641-2266 or AdultChildren.org.

AMPOVATION: 6 to 7 p.m. third Thursdays through March 15; amputee support group for new amputees, future amputees, friends and family; led by Mike Braxton, para-athlete and Amputee Coalition Certified Volunteer; Bacharach Institute For Rehabilitation, 61 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Pomona. 609-748-5250 or Bacharach.org.

AMPUTEE SUPPORT GROUP: 6 to 7 p.m. third Thursdays through March 15; new amputees, future amputees, friends and family; presented by Mike Braxton, para-athlete and Amputee Coalition Certified Volunteer; Bacharach Institute For Rehabilitation, 61 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Pomona. 609-748-5250 or Bacharach.org.

DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY SUPPORT GROUP: 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays; peer-run support group for individuals living with anxiety and depression; offered by the Mental Health Association in Atlantic County; AtlantiCare, 501 Scarborough Drive, 3rd floor, Egg Harbor Township. 609-652-3800 or MHAAC.info.

ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE OF SOUTH JERSEY: 7 p.m. third Thursdays through June; St. Francis Cabrini’s Culliney Hall, Second Street and Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City; new members welcome. 609-748-0619.

KIWANIS OF CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE: 6:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays; serves the youth and community of Middle and Dennis townships; Avalon Golf Club & Links Restaurant, 1510 Route 9 North, Cape May Court House. 609-465-7406.

‘LOVE AT FIRST STITCH’ NEEDLECRAFT GROUP: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through March 29; for adults and teens; Atlantic County Library, 134 Philadelphia Ave., Egg Harbor City. 609-804-1063 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

MARVELOUS SLEUTHS BOOK CLUB: 7 to 8 p.m.; “Man Overboard” by J. A. Jance; Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Road, Little Egg Harbor Township. 609-294-1197 or TheOceanCountyLibrary.org.

NAACP GENERAL MEETING: 6:30 to 8 p.m. third Thursdays; monthly meeting; discussing branch’s future events; new members welcome; Atlantic County Library, 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Pleasantville, free. 609-415-0275 or MLPNAACP.org.

STROKE/BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP: 1 to 2 p.m., Cape Regional Medical Center, 2 Stone Harbor Blvd., Cape May Court House. 609-463-4043 or CapeRegional.com.

THIRD THURSDAY BOOK CLUB: 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.; March: “The Letters” by Luanne Rice; for adults and teens; Atlantic County Library, 801 Shore Road, Somers Point. 609-927-7113 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

WOMEN’S COMMUNITY CLUB OF CAPE MAY MEETING: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.; presentation entitled “Your Stories Matter”; Women’s Community Club of Cape May is collecting for their International Outreach Project at each monthly meeting; Women’s Community Club of Cape May, 780 Seashore Road/Academy Road, Cold Spring. 609-675-6693 or vze3568v@comcast.net.

Tuesday, March 20

CHESS CLUB: 4 to 7 p.m.; for all ages; get a lesson from U.S. Chess Federation member, Dylan Clark; Atlantic County Library, 801 Shore Road, Somers Point. 609-927-7113 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

PLEASANTVILLE PAGE TURNERS: 1:30 to 3 p.m.; for adults and teens; come together to discuss literature; Atlantic County Library, 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Pleasantville. 609-641-0771 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

Monday, March 19

ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS: 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays; program for men and women who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes; Trinity United Methodist Church, 20 Route 9, Marmora. 609-432-4177 or AdultChildren.org.

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP: 11 a.m. to noon Mondays; for people affected by a loved one’s drinking; Absecon United Methodist Church, 100 Pitney Road/Church Road, Absecon, free. 856-547-0855 or NJ-Al-Anon.org.

‘SPEAK OF THE SPECTRUM’ MEETING: 6 to 7:15 p.m. first and third Mondays; for ages 16 and older LGBTQ individuals and supportive family/friends to discuss experiences, learn about the community, find support and talk about relevant topics; Mental Health Association in Atlantic County, 4 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Suite 8, Galloway Township. 609-652-3800 or MHAAC.info.

YOUNG ADULTS WITH ANXIETY/DEPRESSION: 6 to 7:15 p.m. third Mondays; peer-run group for individuals ages 20 to 30 who live with anxiety and/or depression; Allies in Caring, 18 Central Ave., Hammonton. 609-652-3800 or MHAAC.info.

Tuesday, March 20

EHLERS-DANLOS SUPPORT GROUP: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. third Tuesdays; for individuals living with disorders that affect connective tissue, skin, joints or blood vessel walls; Atlantic Center for Independent Living, 4 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Suite 7, Galloway Township. 609-748-2253 or ArtemisCIL.org.

ENGLISH CONVERSATION GROUP: 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through March 27; practice speaking English, work on your accent and vocabulary; Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Road, Little Egg Harbor Township. 609-294-1197 or TheOceanCountyLibrary.org.

JERSEY CAPE WRITERS: 10 a.m. to noon third Tuesdays; share your writing in a friendly supportive environment; Public Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. 609-463-6386 or CMCLibrary.org.

SUPPORT FOR ADULT SURVIVORS OF CHILD ABUSE: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays; peer-run, weekly meetings for adults who have experienced physical, sexual and/or emotional child abuse or neglect; trained facilitator with Adult Survivors of Child Abuse; ASCA Offices, 950 Tilton Road, Suite 108, Northfield. 609-652-3800 or ASCASupport.org.

‘THE EVERY THIRD TUESDAY I REALLY, REALLY LOVE BOOKS’ CLUB: 1:30 to 4 p.m.; for adults; Atlantic County Library, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. 609-652-2352 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

Wednesday, March 21

‘BE THERE OR BE SQUARE’ BOOK CLUB: 7 to 8 p.m. third Wednesdays; open to adults; Atlantic County Library, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. 609-652-2352 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

GALLOWAY CAREGIVER SUPPORT: 10 a.m. first and third Wednesdays; for individuals caring for a loved one with medical, mental health/behavioral, disability or age-related issue to receive resources, coping skills, and more; offered by the Mental Health Association in Atlantic County in partnership with the Cape Atlantic Caregiver Coalition; Royal Inn Suites, 214 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, free. 609-652-3800, ext. 310 or MHAAC.info.

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 3 to 4 p.m. March 7, 21; Cape Regional Medical Center, 2 Stone Harbor Blvd., Cape May Court House. 609-463-4043 or CapeRegional.com.

SHORE MEDICAL CENTER’S SENIOR SOCIALS: 3 to 4 p.m. third Wednesdays; bingo, prizes, educational program; tea, coffee, snacks served; Shore Medical Center, 100 Medical Center Way, Somers Point, free. 609-653-3543 or ShoreMedicalCenter.org.

‘TOO MUCH STUFF’ MEETINGS: 1 to 3 p.m. first and third Wednesdays; for people who want to clean up to those who are living with overwhelming clutter; Mental Health Association in Atlantic County, 4 East Jimmie Leeds Road, Suite 8, Galloway. 609-652-3800 or MHAAC.info.

Saturday, March 24

BREAKFAST WITH THE BEADLES: 10 a.m. to noon second and fourth Saturdays; beading and wire working group; finish an old project or start a new one; basic tools provided; coffee, tea; Artistic Touch Beads, 501 N. High St. Cottage J, Millville. 856-500-1630 or ArtisticTouchBeads.com.

Monday, March 26

EGG HARBOR CITY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING: 7 p.m. last Mondays; program “Show and Tell”; open to all; Egg Harbor City Historical Society, 533 London Ave., Egg Harbor City. 609-965-9073.

Tuesday, March 27

ANXIETY PEER WELLNESS GROUP: 1 to 2:15 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays; offered by the Mental Health Association/ICE Wellness Program; topics include wellness, recovery, empowerment, and more; AtlantiCare Behavioral Health, 120 S. White Horse Pike, #2, Hammonton. 609-652-3800 or MHAAC.info.

KNIT WITH THE KNITWITS: 6:30 to 8 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays; learn the basics of knitting and crocheting; Cape May County Library, Technology Learning Center, 30 Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. 609-463-6341 or CMCLibrary.org.

Wednesday, March 28

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS: noon to 1 p.m. March 28, April 25, May 23, June 20; Cape Assist, 3819 New Jersey Ave., Wildwood. 609-522-5960 or CapeAssist.org.

Monday, April 2

EATING DISORDERS DISCUSSION/SUPPORT GROUP: 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. first Mondays; peer-run discussion group; members can share with others as well as gain support, practical skills and tools; offered by the Mental Health Association in Atlantic County; 4 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Suite 8, Galloway Township. 609-652-3800 or MHAAC.info.

Tuesday, April 3

JERSEY CAPE WRITERS MONTHLY MEETING: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. first Tuesdays; come with ten copies of a piece of writing you’d like to share; receive constructive comments on your work; Cape May County Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. 609-231-3959 or 609-463-6386 or CMCLibrary.org.

Wednesday, April 4

VETERANS INFORMATION SERVICES: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. first Wednesdays; Veterans Advocate Lou Green provides assistance to veterans for free; Hamilton Mall, Ruby Tuesday’s entrance, 4403 E. Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing. 609-407-1332.

Thursday, April 5

FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP: 2 to 3 p.m. first Thursdays; for those caring for a loved one; Shore Medical Center, Center for Family Caregivers, Lower Level, 100 Center Way, Somers Point. 609-653-3969 or ShoreMedicalCenter.org.

FIRST THURSDAY BOOK CLUB: 7 to 8 p.m. first Thursdays, Public Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. 609-463-6386 or CMCLibrary.org.

GARDEN CLUB OF SEA ISLE CITY: 7 to 9 p.m. first Thursdays except July and August; Pat Bowman will demonstrate how and when to cut flowers for better growth, demonstrate the Art of Floral Arranging; Community Center, JFK and Park Avenue, Sea Isle City. 609-263-6817.

JERSEY SHORE KNITTING GUILD: 7 to 8:30 p.m. first Thursdays except July; Oct. 5: yarn-themed Bingo; call for supplies list; Ventnor Community Center, South Newport and Atlantic avenues, Ventnor. 609-338-9305.

Saturday, April 7

PARKINSON’S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP: noon to 1 p.m. first Saturdays; hosted by the Parkinson Life Center of Southern New Jersey; Body in Balance, 314 Central Ave., Linwood. 609-365-8499 or ParkinsonLifeCenterofSouthernNJ.org.

Monday, April 9

GALLOWAY PORT REPUBLIC DEMOCRATIC CLUB: 7 to 8:15 p.m. second Mondays, Gourmet Restaurant, Pitney Road, Galloway Township. 973-713-1468.

GO GREEN GALLOWAY MEETING: 7 to 8:15 p.m. second Mondays; meeting of Go Green Galloway, the Sustainability Task Force of Galloway; Galloway Township Municipal Center, 300 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. 609-742-7076 or GoGreenGalloway.org.

NAMI SUPPORT MEETING: 7 to 9 p.m. second Mondays; concurrent support groups for mental health consumers and family members/caregivers; Feb. 12: Christopher Bracey from Oaks Integrated will speak about “Transforming Care for First Episode Psychosis in NJ”; hosted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Atlantic and Cape May counties; Absecon United Methodist Church, 100 Pitney Road, Absecon. 609-927-0215.

VENTNOR AARP CHAPTER 1724: 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. second Mondays; for seniors who live in Atlantic County; featured speakers each month; Ventnor Nutrition Site, 6500 Atlantic Ave., free. 609-266-7129.

Tuesday, April 10

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION’S CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP: 4 to 5 p.m. second Tuesdays; provides emotional, educational and social support for caregivers; Shore Medical Center, The Center for Family Caregivers at Shore Medical Center, Lower Level, 100 Medical Center Way, Somers Point. 609-653-3969 or ShoreMedicalCenter.org.

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP: 5:30 to 7 p.m. second Tuesdays through April 2018; for family members and caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s or dementia; led by Alysia Price, LCSW, LNHA, CALA, CDP, SGLC’s Administrator and Director of Social Services; Seashore Gardens Living Center, 22 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. 609-404-4848.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP: 4 to 5 p.m. second Tuesdays; provides emotional, educational and social support for caregivers; the Center for Family Caregivers at Shore Medical Center, Lower Level, 100 Medical Center Way, Somers Point. 609-653-3969 or ShoreMedicalCenter.org.

Saturday, April 14

STAY FOCUSED PHOTO CLUB: 9:30 a.m. second Saturdays; for photographers of all ages and experience levels; Room F-111, F-Wing, Stockton University, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. StayFocusedPhoto.club.

Health, fitness

Wednesday, March 14

YOGA WITH CECI: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through March 28, Cumberland County Library, 800 E. Commerce St., Bridgeton, donations accepted for the instructor. 856-453-2210 or CCLNJ.org.

Thursday, March 15

CPR RECERTIFICATION: 5 to 8 p.m.; Classrooms A & B, Cape Regional Medical Center, 2 Stone Harbor Blvd., Cape May Court House; $45 class, $60 class and manual, pre-registration required. 609-463-4043 or CapeRegional.com.

DIABETIC EDUCATION HELD IN MARMORA: 1 to 3 p.m. March 8, 15, 22, 29; comprehensive 8-hour program in diabetic management techniques; Cape Regional Diabetes Center, 210 S. Shore Road, Marmora, fee and registration required. 609-463-2547 or CapeRegional.com.

DOUBLE TROUBLE MEETINGS: noon to 1:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays; bi-monthly meeting for individuals living with both mental illness and addiction; hosted by the Mental Health Association of Ocean County; Church of the Holy Spirit, 220 E. Main St., Tuckerton. 732-914-1546.

FREE TAI CHI CLASS: noon to 12:45 p.m.; designed for seniors but open to all; Public Library, 1058 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, registration required. 856-794-4244 ext. 4243 or VinelandLibrary.org.

WELLNESS TIME: 10 to 11 a.m. Thursdays through June 28, 2018; chair yoga and other gentle movement exercises; St. James Lutheran Church, 1341 Mays Landing Road, Folsom, $6-$10. 609-561-4488 or StJamesFolsom.org.

YOGA FOR BEGINNERS: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays through Dec. 20, 2018, Public Library, 6300 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood Crest. 609-463-6386 or CMCLibrary.org.

Friday, March 16

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING: 9 a.m. to noon March 2, 16, Cape Regional Medical Center, 2 Stone Harbor Blvd., Cape May Court House. 609-463-4043 or CapeRegional.com.

PAD SCREENING: 9 a.m. to noon; free PAD (Peripheral Artery Disease) screening; Cape Regional Medical Center, 2 Stone Harbor Blvd., Cape May Court House. 609-463-4043 or CapeRegional.com.

TAI CHI AND QI GONG: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays through March 23; Introduction to Tai Chi and Qigong classes for adults; Public Library, 1 North Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City, free. 609-345-2269 or ACFPL.org.

ZUMBA GOLD FOR THE ACTIVE OLDER ADULT: 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Fridays through Dec. 21, 2018; taught by Cathy Cashmere, licensed Zumba and Zumba Gold instructor; Public Library, 6300 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood Crest. 609-463-6386 or CMCLibrary.org.

Saturday, March 17

DIABETES MANAGEMENT SERIES: 1 to 3 p.m. March 7, 14, 21, 28; comprehensive 8-hour program on diabetes management techniques; Cape Regional Medical Center, 2 Stone Harbor Blvd., Cape May Court House, fee and registration required. 609-463-2547 or CapeRegional.com.

MS SELF-HELP GROUP: 1 to 3 p.m. third Saturdays; for those living with MS or caregiver; Room 4, Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave., Ocean City. 610-888-7942.

PILATES: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; for adults and teens; presented by certified instructor Kristina Carr; Atlantic County Library, 40 Farragut Ave., Mays Landing, $5, registration required. 609-625-2776 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

PILATES YOGA FUSION: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 26, 2018; taught by Kathleen Jespersen; Public Library, 9516 Second Ave., Stone Harbor. 609-463-6386 or CMCLibrary.org.

SMOKING CESSATION: 3 to 4 p.m. March 7, 14, 21, 28; four-week program to help stop smoking; Cape Regional Medical Center, 2 Stone Harbor Blvd., Cape May Court House, $25 registration fee, $15 refunded upon completion of the course. 609-463-4043 or CapeRegional.com.

YOGA AT THE LIBRARY: 10 to 11 a.m.; open to adults and teens; exercise at the library with local instructor Linda Schwartz; Atlantic County Library, 1 Swift Ave., Egg Harbor Township, registration required. 609-927-8664 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

YOGA FOR BEGINNERS: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, Public Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. 609-463-6386 or CMCLibrary.org.

YOGA WITH CECI: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays; donations accepted for the instructor; Public Library, 800 E. Commerce St., Bridgeton. 856-453-2210 or CCLNJ.org.

‘YOGA WITH GOATS’: 1 to 2:30 p.m. third Saturdays through May 19; variety of small goats will be playing while guests relax with some basic yoga poses; Pampered Pup, 2709 Mays Landing Road, Millville. 856-327-3880 or PamperedPupLuxuryPetResort.com.

ZUMBA FITNESS: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Latin dance-inspired fitness class; Public Library, 4800 Central Ave., Sea Isle City. 609-463-6386 or CMCLibrary.org.

ZUMBA GOLD FOR THE ACTIVE OLDER ADULT: 10 to 11 a.m. Saturdays; taught by Cathy Cashmere, licensed Zumba and Zumba Gold instructor; Public Library, 9516 Second Ave., Stone Harbor. 609-463-6386 or CMCLibrary.org.

Monday, March 19

CHAIR YOGA: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays; gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support; Public Library, 9516 Second Ave., Stone Harbor. 609-463-6386 or CMCLibrary.org.

‘SPRING INTO NEW BEGINNINGS WITH ESSENTIAL OILS’: 6 to 8 p.m.; taught by Debbie Valletto, Wellness Advocate; Public Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. 609-463-6386.

YOGA WITH CECI: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays through March 26, Cumberland County Library, 800 E. Commerce St., Bridgeton, donations accepted for the instructor. 856-453-2210 or CCLNJ.org.

ZUMBA GOLD FOR THE ACTIVE OLDER ADULT: 10 to 11 a.m. Mondays; taught by Cathy Cashmere, licensed Zumba and Zumba Gold instructor; Public Library, 4800 Central Ave., Sea Isle City. 609-463-6386 or CMCLibrary.org.

Tuesday, March 20

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP: 8 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays; support group for people whose loved ones suffer from alcoholism; St. John Lutheran Church, 1001 Central Ave., Ocean City. 609-399-0717.

PILATES YOGA FUSION: 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays; taught by Kathleen Jespersen; Lower Cape Library, 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas. 609-463-6386 or CMCLibrary.org.

YOGA FOR BEGINNERS: 3 p.m. Tuesdays; taught by Tammy Decker; Public Library, 9516 Second Ave., Stone Harbor. 609-463-6386 or CMCLibrary.org.

YOGA NIDRA: 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through April 27; guided meditation where the body and mind enters a stage between sleep and consciousness; Enlightened Cafe, 6414 Ventnor Ave., Ventnor City. 609-270-4443.

YOGA PILATES FUSION: 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays; pilates-yoga fusion exercises teach students how to use core stability for every-day movement; Lower Cape Library, 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas. 609-463-6386 or CMCLibrary.org.

ZUMBA FITNESS AT COURT HOUSE LIBRARY: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Latin dance-inspired fitness class; Public Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. 609-463-6386 or CMCLibrary.org.

ZUMBA FITNESS AT WILDWOOD CREST LIBRARY: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Latin dance-inspired fitness class; Public Library, 6300 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood Crest. 609-463-6386 or CMCLibrary.org.

ZUMBA GOLD: 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Tuesdays through May 1; for adults 18 years and older; taught by Terri Rosa-Rhoades, certified Zumba Fitness Instructor; Public Library, 1058 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, registration required. 856-794-4244, ext. 4723 or VinelandLibrary.org.

Wednesday, March 21

COPE GROUP: 2 to 4 p.m. third Wednesdays; for those with aphasia, apraxia or dysarthria; COPE (Communication Opportunities, Programs & Events) is a group that practices communication through social conversation; Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation, 61 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, free. 609-748-5360 or Bacharach.org.

TINNITUS SUPPORT GROUP: 4 p.m., third Wednesday of the month; hosted by the Bacharach Hearing & Balance Center; Galloway Hearing Center, 436 Chris Gaupp Drive, Suite 103, Galloway Township, free. 609-748-5370.

‘TOO MUCH STUFF?’ MEETINGS: 1 to 3 p.m. first and third Wednesdays; for people who want to clean up to those who are living with overwhelming clutter; Mental Health Association in Atlantic County, 4 East Jimmie Leeds Road, Suite 8, Galloway Township. 609-652-3800 or MHAAC.info.

Thursday, March 22

DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP SERIES: 1 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays through March 29; six-week workshop series; Hammonton Canoe Club, 100 Sports Drive, Hammonton, free. 609-567-4341 or QualityInsights-QIN.org.

REIKI & MEDITATION: 6 to 7:30 p.m.; open to any and all who would like to create a connection with oneself; Anchor Day Spa, 1637 New Road, Northfield, $25. 609-816-3250 or EventBrite.com.

Saturday, March 24

YOGA FOR LIFE: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. every other Saturday through March 24; for adults and teens; presented by Janet Hahn; wear loose comfortable clothing and bring mat or towel; Atlantic County Library, 40 Farragut Ave., Mays Landing, $5, registration required. 609-625-2776 or AtlanticLibrary.org.

Tuesday, March 27

HULA HOOP FUN FITNESS CLASS: 7 to 8 p.m. last Tuesdays of the month; taught by Tara Rebel; for ages 12 and older; Dolente Dance & Fitness, 2907 Fire Road, Egg Harbor Township; $10 individuals, $16 for two. H2OHoops.com.

NUTRITION FOR ADULTS: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. fourth Tuesdays; hosted by AtlantiCare; addresses subjects relevant to seniors; lunch provided; AtlantiCare LifeCenter, 2500 English Creek, Building 200, Egg Harbor Township, free. 609-569-7010.

Wednesday, April 4

COMMUNITY STROKE SUPPORT GROUP: 2 to 4 p.m. first Wednesdays; meetings alternate between Bacharach and AtlantiCare Life Center at English Creek; Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation, 61 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Pomona, and AtlantiCare Life Center, 2500 English Creek Ave., Egg Harbor Township; free. 609-652-7000, ext. 5430.

Monday, April 9

NAMI SUPPORT MEETINGS: 7 to 9 p.m. second Monday of the month; hosted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness; open to the public; supportive and stigma free discussion group for family members of those with mental illness and those who need mental health support; Absecon United Methodist Church, 100 Pitney Road, Absecon, free. 609-927-0215 or NAMI.org.

Tuesday, April 10

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP: 5:15 to 8 p.m., second Tuesdays; for family members and caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s or Dementia; learn about resources, find strategies for dealing with a loved one with memory loss, and meet others in similar circumstances; meetings are lead by Jamie Rudy, CDP, CSW; Seashore Gardens Living Center, 22 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, free. 609-404-4848.

Thursday, April 12

IFSS FAMILY MEETING: 10:30 a.m. second Thursdays; meeting for individuals who have a family member living with mental illness; offered by Intensive Family Support Services of the Mental Health Association in Atlantic County, 4 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Suite 8, Galloway Township. 609-652-3800 or MHAAC.info.

Friday, April 13

SENIORS FITNESS AND DANCE: 3 to 4 p.m. second Fridays; taught by Susan Pennypacker; Public Library, 9516 Second Ave., Stone Harbor. 609-463-6386 or CMCLibrary.org.

Music

Thursday, March 15

JIM ‘KIMO’ WEST: 7 to 9 p.m.; slack key guitarist and band leader for “Weird Al” Yankovic; Riverfront Renaissance Center For The Arts, 22 N. High St., Millville, $10. 856-327-4500 or RRCArts.com.

MUSIC OF GEORGE GERSHWIN: 6 to 7 p.m.; presented by Cape May MAC; Cape May City Library, 110 Ocean St., Cape May City. 609-463-6386.

Friday, March 16

CELTIC HARP AND SONG: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with celtic harp and song; music by MaryKay Mann; Public Library, 2305 Atlantic Ave., Longport. 609-487-7403 or LongportNJ.Gov/Library.

OPEN MIC NIGHT: 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 28; open mic night for all musicians; jam with others or go solo; Enlightened Cafe, 6414 Ventnor Ave., Ventnor City. 609-270-4443.

UU VESPERS: 6:30 to 7 p.m.; Music Director Barbara Miller will lead a 20- to 30-minute informal service of sharing, silent meditation, prayer and music; UU Center, 75 S. Pomona Road, Galloway Township. 609-628-3440 or UUCSJS.org.

VILLAGE COFFEE HOUSE: 7:30 p.m.; performance by Regenerated Soul; refreshments served; Village Coffee House of Dennisville UMC, 138 Main St., Dennisville. 609-861-2196 or HistoricUMC.Weebly.com.

Saturday, March 17

THE FIDDLE CLUB PERFORMANCE: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; advanced students to professional fiddle players will perform together; Public Library, 301 Davis Ave., Linwood. 609-926-7991 or LinwoodLibrary.com.

Sunday, March 18

CONCERT WITH SOUP AND SANDWICH: 3 to 5 p.m.; “God is Good All the Time” program; concert by Voices of the Light of LeGrande Music Academy, followed by soup and sandwiches; Historic Friendship Church, Weymouth Road and Friendship Road, Landisville, free. 609-636-7504.

JERSEY SHORE JAZZ VESPERS: 4 to 6 p.m. third Sundays; light refreshments; Asbury United Methodist Church, 1213 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, free will offering taken. 609-703-7907 or JazzVespers.com.

Tuesday, March 20

WINTER MUSIC SERIES: 6:30 p.m., the Martin Bloom Pavilion behind the Margate library. Boulevard Express will present “A Bluegrass Celebration.” Admission is free.

Saturday, March 31

IRISH CEILI: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. last Saturdays of the month through June 30; Mike Garvin Irish Ceili Band; ceili and set dancing, Irish singing with Joe McGonigle and Bob Galbreth; American Legion Hall Post #352, First and Pennslyvania avenues, Somers Point, $5. 609-626-1576.

Sunday, April 8

‘A JAZZY AFTERNOON’: 2 to 5 p.m.; hosted by the Brigantine Beach Cultural Arts Commission; the Larry McKenna Jazz Quartet will be performing; hot buffet luncheon/dinner is included; Laguna Grill & Rum Bar, 1400 Ocean Ave., Brigantine, $40 advance, $45 at the door. 609-266 1685.

Religion

Wednesday, March 14

BIBLE STUDY: 7 p.m. Wednesdays or 10 a.m. Thursdays; discuss the movie/book “The Shack”; all welcome; Lifegate Church, 296 Bethel Road, Somers Point. 609-927-2075 or LifegateNJ.org.

BOOK STUDY: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays through March 7; discuss “Jesus Is...” by Judah Smith; United Methodist Church, 100 Pitney Road, Absecon. 609-335-7109 or AbseconUMC.com.

‘EXPLORE GOD’ DISCUSSION GROUP: 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays; Price Hall, Academy and Seashore Roads, Cape May; open to all. 609-889-3538 or email robriehl@verizon.net.

JPLACE PLUS BOOK DISCUSSION: noon to 2 p.m.; “People of the Book” by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks; Beth Israel Reform Congregation, 2501 Shore Road, Northfield, free, reservations required. 609-641-3600 or BethIsraelNorthfield.org.

MASS HONORING ST. PATRICK: 7 to 9 p.m.; hosted by the Irish American Cultural Society of South Jersey; celebrant will be Rev. Patrick Brady, a native of County Longford, Ireland; Irish hymns, bagpiper; reception to follow service; Our Lady of Sorrows RC church, Wabash and Poplar avenues, Linwood, free-will offering taken for local food pantry. 609-927-1234.

Tuesday, March 20

ADULT BIBLE STUDY: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays through June 2018; Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 7004 Ridge Ave., Egg Harbor Township. 609-653-8092 or HolyTrinityEggHarbor.com.

Saturday, March 24

LENTEN RETREAT: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., light lunch and dessert follows program; all welcome; hosted by St. Elphitha Philoptochos Society, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 7004 Ridge Ave., Egg Harbor Township; reservations required; donations of bleach, laundry detergent, toilet paper, paper towels and household items will be accepted for Haven/Beat the Streets Inc. to help people in need. 609-653-8092, ext. 4 or visit holytrinityeggharbor.com.

Sunday, April 1

COMMUNITY EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE: 6:30 to 7:30 a.m., traditional nondenominational service by the sea, guest speaker United Methodist District Superintendent Brian Roberts, live music; all welcome.

Reunions

OAKCREST CLASS OF 1968 REUNION: 6 to 10 p.m. April 28; 50th year reunion; Mays Landing Country Club, Cates Road, Mays Landing. 609-412-9906.

ATLANTIC CITY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1971: 8 p.m. Aug. 18; 65th birthday celebration for all members of Class of 1971; Smithville Inn, Galloway Township; $45. Call David Goodelman at 609-674-8873 or email ACHigh1971@gmail.com.

Trips

RESORTS CASINO BUS TRIP: 10:15 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 19; continues on third Mondays; hosted by the Manahawkin Senior Social Club; departs from Moose Lodge parking lot, 120 Route 72 West, Stafford Township, $28. 609-597-5222 or 609-607-9970.

LONGWOOD GARDENS: April 18; hosted by Gardening by the Sea Garden Club: bus departs 9 a.m. from Big Lots parking lot in North Cape May and 9:45 a.m. from Pier One in Cape May Court House; return scheduled 4 p.m.; unguided tour at Longwood, lunch on your own; $52 includes bus, admission and drivers tip. RSVP to 609-884-7181 or 609-463-0343.

LANCASTER: May 16, 7:15 a.m. to 8 p.m.; bus trip to Sight & Sound Theater to see “Jesus,” shopping at Tangers Outlets, dining at Shady Maple Smorgasbord; hosted by United Methodist Men of Salem, 815 S. Main St., Pleasantville; $145 adults, $130 ages 12 and younger; $50 deposit to RSVP. 609-646-2220.

TRIP TO NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND: Oct. 22-25; hosted by Brigantine CER; price ranges from $750 to $1,110. 609-264-7350, ext. 1.