Atlantic City

Rotary Club guest speaker: John Heenan, professor at Atlantic Cape Community College Criminal Justice Institue, will talk at Thursday’s Rotary Club meeting at Vic and Anthony’s Restaurant in Golden Nugget. Meetings are open to the public and free to attend. Guests are welcome to come at 5:30 p.m. for light fare at a cost of $5. The program begins 6 p.m. For information, call 609-703-9000 or visit

Chelsea Neighborhood Association meets: Residents are invited to the civic group’s next monthly meeting 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Sovereign Avenue School cafeteria. Guest speaker will be Debbie Giacomoni of CASA of Atlantic and Cape May Counties. For information, call Carol Ruffu at 609-348-8887.

Barnegat Township

Opioid crisis discussion: The Democratic Club invites the community to a program 7 p.m. March 28 at the Recreation Center, 900 W. Bay Ave. The topic will be examining how the opioid crisis is being met in local schools. Guest speaker will be Andrea Zapcic, a Brick Township councilwoman who works with Meridian Healthcare. Light refreshments will be served. For information, call Marianne P. Clemente, club vice president, at 212-249-6292.


Free rabies clinic: The borough will hold its annual free vaccination clinic for pets from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the municipal garage on Backline Road. For information, call 609-561-3178.


Winter foreign films series: The Public Library at 8100 Atlantic Ave. shows foreign films on the first and third Thursdays of the month. Showings are at 2 and 6 p.m. The program is free. For movie titles and information, call 609-822-4700.


Pierogi sale: Sts. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 77 Hogbin Road, will hold a pierogi and home-baked goods sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. There will be an indoor garage sale at the same time. Proceeds benefit upkeep and maintenance of the church. For information, call 856-697-2255.


High school yearbooks for sale: A limited number of Pleasantville High School yearbooks from 1946 to 2016 are available for purchase for $40 each. If interested call Tracy Boswell at 609-383-4064 or email

NAACP meeting: The local branch of the NAACP meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. third Thursdays of the month at the Atlantic County Library, 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. The public is invited. It’s free to attend and new members are welcome. For information, call 609-415-0275 or visit

Stafford Township

Mahjong at the library: Meet to play with others from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Fridays at the Ocean County Library, 129 N. Main St. The program is free. For information, call 609-597-3381.


Free rabies clinic: The city will hold rabies clinics for dogs and cats Saturday at the Carl Arthur Center, 217 N. Third St. Dogs will be seen from 9 to 11 a.m. only; cats from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For information, call the Health Department at 856-794-4000.

Singers wanted: The Singing Ambassadors are looking for people who love to sing. The group is accepting new members ages 14 and older. Meetings are held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays at the Senior Center at Sixth and Elmer streets. For information, call 856-563-0376.


Municipal Alliance meets: Mayor William Pikolycky invites the community to the next meeting of the Woodbine Municipal Alliance at 5 p.m. March 22. It will be held at the Anne Azeez Instructional Annex of the Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine History, 610 Washington Ave. Temerity Berry of Cape Assist will present a program about the impact of early first use of alcohol and drugs on brain development and dependency. It’s free to attend. For information, call the mayor’s office at 609-861-5301.