MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — A portion of Route 9 is scheduled to be closed Friday evening for the township’s Christmas parade.
Route 9, from Mechanic Street to Shellbay Avenue will be closed from 5:45 p.m. to 7 p.m., according to a news release from township police. Parking will not be allowed on either side of the route while it’s closed.
Holiday recital series at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall
The Historic Organ Restoration Committee Inc. is hosting a series of free holiday recitals around Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall’s Deck the Hall event. Local organists will play 10 recitals Mondays through Fridays at noon between Dec. 9 and Dec. 20.
Toy drive at Romanelli's Garden Cafe
Romanelli's Garden Cafe is partnering up with For Atlantic City By Atlantic City (4ACxAC) to help the children of Atlantic City receive Christmas toys and are offering discounts to those who bring in donations.
The donation drive started Nov. 18 and is focusing on toys for ages 5 and up for the children in the Atlantic City Homework program, ran by Dr. Colon of Stockton University.
New toys, in their original packaging, can be dropped off at the cafe, 279 S. New York Road, Galloway
Menorah lighting in Ventnor
The Ventnor City Fire Department is getting ready for the gelt drop and Menorah lighting 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Chabad Chai Center, 6605 Atlantic Ave. Mayor Beth Holtzman will be lighting the first candle, and the Ventnor School and Chabad Hebrew School will be performing.
Cape May County
Ocean City’s Old-Fashioned Family Christmas
AN OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS EXHIBIT: daily through Jan. 1; exhibit of holiday traditions through the years complete with model trains, toys and more; Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May. 609-884-5404 or CapeMayMAC.org.