Historical museum open for summer: The Brigantine Historical Society Museum at 3607 Atlantic Brigantine Blvd., is open daily from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. through the fall. Admission is free. For information, call 609-266-1158 or email Bob Gale at

Jigsaw puzzlers program: All ages are invited to visit the local branch of the Atlantic County Library at 201 15th St. S. to work on a series of jigsaw puzzles during regular hours through March 30. For information, call 609-266-0110 or visit

Seashore Purls: Residents of all ages are invited to meet with others for knitting, crocheting and socializing from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Community Center, 265 42nd St. It’s free to attend. For information, call 609-266-1751.

Buena Vista Township

Historical Society meets: The Buena Historical Society meets 7:30 p.m. third Wednesdays at Town Hall, 890 Harding Highway/Route 40. The group recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. Meetings are free to attend and open to the public. Refreshments are served. For more information, call Debra Casazza at 856-466-4654.

Cape May Court House

Walk in Wednesday: Library staff will help patrons with questions about using their mobile devices on a first-come, first-served basis from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays in the Technology Learning Center at the Cape May County Library branch, 30 Mechanic St. For information, call 609-463-6341 or

Game night for adults: Residents are invited to play games from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Public Library, 30 W. Mechanic St. It’s free to join. For information, call 609-463-6386 or visit

Commercial Township

2nd Friday on the Bay: The Bayshore Center at Bivalve, 2800 High St., Port Norris, hosts an open house at the Delaware Bay Museum featuring live music, topical presentations, food, beverages and activities from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Admission is free. For information, call 856-785-2060 or visit

Dennis Township

Egg Harbor City

Historical Society meetings: The local Historical Society meets 7 p.m. last Mondays of the month at 533 London Ave. The meetings are open to the community. For information, call 609-965-9073.

Egg Harbor Township

ACS Community Yard Sale: Atlantic Christian School’s fifth annual Community Yard Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 13 at the school campus at 391 Zion Road. There will be vendors, food and drinks for sale, with proceeds benefitting the ACS senior class. For more information or to reserve a vendor spot, call Jessica Martin at 609-653-1199 or email

Democratic Club meeting: The community is invited to join the EHT Democratic Club from 6:30 to 8 p.m. fourth Tuesdays at the Atlantic County Library branch at 1 Swift Drive. For information, call 609-816-0303.

Buy-a-brick fundraiser: The Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society is selling commemorative paving bricks that will be permanently installed on the grounds of the Historical Society Museum and Research Library at 6647 West Jersey Ave. The bricks may be personalized in memory of a loved one or to honor an individual, family or group. The cost is $50. For information, call 609-813-2002.{div class=”LEDescription”}{div class=”LEEventWrapper”}{div class=”LEDescription”}Monday Morning Madness: The summer youth entertainment series hosted by the township Recreation Department will be held this year at the Robert J. Lincoln Amphitheater at Tony Canale Park off Dogwood Avenue. Programs take place 11 a.m. Monday and last about 45 minutes. July 1: Ken Northridge magic; July 8: Family Stages theater production; July 15: Science Tellers, educational; July 22: Ken Kerwood, magic and comedy; July 29: Big Jeff, singer; Aug. 5: Tucker’s Tales, puppet theater; Aug. 12: Mr. Magico, magician and entertainer; Aug. 19: Chad Juros: magician.

Rhythm in the Park concerts: The Recreation Department will host a free summer concert series held from 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays at the Robert J. Lincoln Amphitheater at Tony Canale Park off Dogwood Avenue. July 5: Cumberland County College Jazz & Wind Bank; July 12: Duck and Cover; July 19: Thriving Seas; July 26: Jersey Jukebox; Aug. 2: Juicy: Aug. 9: Suite Inspiration; Aug. 16: The Remedy Band; Aug. 23: Rhythm Wranglers. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. For information, call 609-272-8120.

Under the Stars movies: The Recreation Department will host free movies this summer at the Robert J. Lincoln Amphitheater at Tony Canale Park off Dogwood Avenue. Weather permitting, start time is at dusk, about 8 p.m. July 20: “Incredibles 2,” rated PG; Aug. 17: “Spider Man: Into the Spider Verse,” rated PG. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. For information, call 609-272-8120.

Estell Manor{/div}{/div}{/div}Volunteers needed: The city seeks residents interested in helping with Sustainable Jersey programs and special events in the community. To volunteer, call the Municipal Clerk’s Office at 609-476-2692.


Volunteers needed: Anyone interested in joining the environmental commission should call Borough Hall at 609-561-3178 or email

Galloway Township

SJIA summer mixer: The South Jersey Indian Association invites the community to its summer mixer and law enforcement meet and greet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday June 30 at the Hindu Temple, 571 S. Pomona Road. Police, fire and K-9 units from the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office, Galloway Township and the surrounding communities will participate. The event is free. There will be demonstrations, entertainment and a bounce house for kids. For information, email

Summer art show: The Galloway Cultural Arts Center invites the public to view its summer show “Local Color, Beaches, Fields and Flowers,” through Sept. 21 at the Atlantic County Library branch at 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. The exhibit is open during regular library hours. For information, visit or on Facebook at Gallowayarts.{div id=”site-container”}{div class=”offcanvas-inner”}{div id=”main-body-container”}{div class=”row”}{div class=”main-content col-lg-8 col-md-7”}{div class=”main-content-wrap”}{div id=”asset-content” data-asset-uuid=”82494fd8-5fad-5787-b8cd-114f63afbc44”}{div class=”row”}{div class=”col-lg-12 col-md-12 col-sm-12” data-subscription-required-class=”col-xs-12”}{div class=”asset-body” data-subscription-required-class=”asset-body”}{div class=”asset-content p402_premium subscriber-premium”}{div class=”tnt-ads-container text-center”}Democratic Club meeting: The Galloway Port Republic Democratic Club meets from 7 to 8:15 p.m. first Wednesdays at the Atlantic County Library branch at 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. New members are welcome. For information, call 609-652-9559.{/div}{/div}{/div}{/div}{/div}{/div}{/div}{/div}{/div}{/div}{/div}{/div} {div class=”asset-masthead”}Go Green Galloway: The township’s sustainability task force meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. third Wednesdays at the Atlantic County Library brach at 306 E Jimmie Leeds Road. For information, call 609-742-7076 or visit{/div}Hammonton

Independence Day celebration: MainStreet Hammonton will host its fourth annual holiday parade beginning 11 a.m. July 4 on Bellevue Avenue from Egg Harbor Road to Third Street. Groups, organizations or individuals who would like to participate should call 609-377-4474. The community is invited to watch fireworks at dusk at Lake Park. For information, call Town Hall at 609-567-4300.

‘Let’s Knit’ Club: Seniors ages 60 and older are invited to bring and work on their knit and crochet projects from 10 to 11:30 a.m. third and fourth Mondays and the Senior Nutrition Site, 310 Bellevue Ave. For information, call 609-645-7700, ext. 6537.

English as a Second Language class: Learn basic vocabulary and practice speaking skills from 10:30 a.m. to noon Mondays at the Family Success Center, 310 Bellevue Ave. The program is free. For information, call 609-567-2900.{div class=”ebg8 twSimpleListEvent0_1300543”}{div class=”twEventDetails”}{div class=”twDescription”}Linwood{/div}{/div}{/div}Friends of the Arboretum meet: The public is invited to meetings held 6 p.m. second Thursdays at the arboretum, 1410 Wabash Ave. For information, call 609-338-9305.

Little Egg Harbor Twp.

Mahjong at the library: {a}Learn the game and play with others 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at the Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Road. Bring a current year gaming card and game sets if you have them. For information, call 609-294-1197 or visit{/a}

English conversation group: Area residents new to speaking English are invited to join conversations on a variety of topics from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Road. The program is free. For information, call 609-294-1197.

fourth tuesdays — Genealogy Club: The Genealogy Club of Little Egg Harbor will meet 7 p.m. May 28 at the Senior Center, 641 Radio Road. The group meets fourth Tuesdays. Anybody interested in researching family history is invited to join. For information, call 609-597-5222 or visit


Historical Society open house: The community is invited from 4 to 7 p.m. July 5 to an open house at the Longport Historical Society, 235 Atlantic Ave. The museum features 10 rooms of local memorabilia. Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served. For information, call 609-487-7403.

Historical museum opens: The Longport Historical Society Museum and Porch Store at 2305 Atlantic Ave. is open from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Labor Day. Michael Cohen’s video “Longport The Way We Were,” is shown every week. For information, call 609-487-7403.

Knitting group at library: The Longport Needlers meet 10 a.m. Mondays at the Public Library, 2305 Atlantic Ave. All are welcome. For more information, call 609-487-7403 or visit LongportNJ.Gov/Library.

Pinochle Club: All levels of players are invited to sit in from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays at the Public Library, 2305 Atlantic Ave. For more information, call 609-487-7403 or visit LongportNJ.Gov/Library.

Art at the library: The Public Library at 2305 Atlantic Ave. hosts exhibits of local artists. Any artist wishing to display work should call 609-487-7403.

Lower Township


Tai chi in the park: The weekly tai chi program is held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays in the park at the Public Library, 8100 Atlantic Ave. All skill levels are welcome. Bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothing. For information, call 609-822-4700.

dont delete, save for future dates......Margate Concerned Citizens Group: The next meeting of the local community group will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 17 at the Public Library, 8100 Atlantic Ave. The meeting is open to all Margate taxpayers. For information, call 609-822-4700 or 609-823-7113. .................2019 dates: July 22; Aug 19; Sept. 16; Oct. 21; Nov. 18.

Mays Landing

Middle Township

American Legion recruitment campaign: Thurston Elmer Wood American Legion Post 198 seeks new members. Membership is open to anyone who served during a time of active military conflict. Membership is also available in the Sons of the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary. For more information, email


Pine Barrens talk: Countryside Garden Club will host a talk by Mark Demitroff titled Our Forest Heritage: Pine Belt Employments, at 2 p.m. July 11 at Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, 22 N. High St. The lecture is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 856-835-3426.

Luna-Belle campaign: The Millville Historical Society seeks to raise $10,000 to purchase an original carousel horse from the former Union Lake Luna Park. The Society has named the horse Luna-Belle, in honor of the park. The horse will be displayed at The Mansion House on Columbia Avenue. Contributions in any amount are needed. For more information, call Jane Christy at 856 825 0066 or visit

Toastmasters club: The Speak E-Z Toastmasters-Leadership Club meets from 7 to 8:15 p.m. first and third Thursdays at Millville Medical Center, 1700 N. Tenth St. Toastmasters provides an opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills. Membership is open. Guests are asked to arrive by 6:45 p.m. For more information visit

Mullica Township

Historical Society Museum: The Mullica in the Pines Historical Society Museum is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays at the Hilda Frame School, 3410 Nesco Road. The Patriotic Display features a military storyboard of William Kay Phillis’ military career during WWII and Korea. For information, call 609-561-4034.


Connolly Mile Run: The 38th annual Frank Connolly Memorial Mile Run will be held 8:30 a.m. July 4, before the start of the city’s Independence Day parade. The race is open to all ages and starts at Dolphin Avenue and Shore Road, ending at City Hall. Register day of race from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m. The fee is $5. Cash prices, trophies and medals will be awarded. The first 200 finishers will receive a T-shirt. For information, call Jay Hurley at 609-457-8449 or email runjh!

English as a Second Language: Practice speaking skills and receive instruction from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays at the Otto Bruyns Public Library, 241 W. Mill Road. The program is free. For information, call 609-646-4476.

Kiwanis meeting: The Northfield-Linwood Kiwanis Club meets from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Atlantic City Country Club, 1 Leo Fraser Drive. The group welcomes past and prospective members for fellowship and community volunteerism. For information, call 609-470-1032.

Mahjong Mondays: Residents are invited to join a game from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays at the Otto Bruyns Public Library, 241 W. Mill Road. The program is free. For information, call 609-646-4476.

Get tech help: The Otto Bruyns Public Library offers a free program, Open Tech Questions, 1 p.m. Fridays. Staff will be available to answer technology questions ranging from how to send an email to editing a spreadsheet. For more information, call 609-646-4476.

North Wildwood{p class=”ydp2664ccfemsonormal”}Summer outdoor Shabbat services: Beth Judah Temple will host outdoor Shabbat services at 6:30 p.m. July 26 at the Booth Amphitheatre, Second and Ocean avenues, to be conducted by Rabbi Ron Isaacs. In case of inclement weather, services will move to the Temple at Spencer and Pacific avenues. All are welcome. For information, call the Beth Judah office at 609-522-7541.{p class=”ydp2664ccfemsonormal”}Ocean City

Miss Ocean City Pageant: Miss Ocean City 2020 will be crowed Aug. 10 at the Music Pier. Contestants will compete in interview, talent, swimsuit, poise and on-stage question. For show information, visit the Welcome Center at City Hall, 861 Asbury Ave.

Ocean Township

Yarn Benders: Adults are invited to bring their knitting needles for a weekly session with other crafters from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at the Ocean County Library, 112 Main St., Waretown. All skill levels are welcome. The program is free. For information, call 609-693-5133 or 609-971-0514, ext. 7602.{div class=”twDescription”}{a}Pleasantville{/a}{/div} {div class=”twDescription”}Pre-K registration: The Pleasantville School District is conducting registration for the 2019-20 pre-K program for children ages 3 and 4 who live in the district. Bring appropriate documents to 16 W. Leeds Ave., next to the Leeds Avenue School, from 9 a.m. to noon or 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. For more information, call 609-383-6800, ext. 2523.

Pleasantville Purls: The Atlantic County Library branch at 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. invites knitters of all ages and all skill levels to meet from 1 to 3 p.m. first Wednesdays of each month. For more information, call 609-641-1778.{/div}Library book sale: The Atlantic County Library Foundation book sale continues daily at the library branch at 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. For information, call 609-641-1778 or visit

Creative coloring for adults: Join with others for a relaxing coloring program 1:30 p.m. Saturdays at the local branch of the Atlantic County Library, 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. All materials will be provided. The program is free. For information, call 609-641-1778.

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

Sea Isle City

City Council reorganization meeting: The public is invited to attend the reorganization meeting and swearing in of Mayor Len Desiderio and Councilmen Frank Edwardi and Bill Kehner at noon Monday July 1 at the Excursion Park Band Shell, JFK Boulevard and the Promenade. In the event of foul weather, the meeting will take place at City Hall, 233 JFK Boulevard.

Worship service for beach patrol: A special Mass in honor of all deceased Sea Isle City Lifeguards will be held 8 a.m. July 11 at Saint Joseph Catholic Church, 4300 Landis Ave. The public is welcome to attend. The service is part of the events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the beach patrol. For information, visit

Centennial parade: The beach patrol will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a parade 10:45 a.m. July 11 along the Promenade from 29th to 44th streets. SICBP alumnus Andy Sannino, the oldest living Sea Isle City lifeguard, will serve as grand marshal. The parade will also feature lifeguard boats, additional alumni and more. For information, visit

Beach patrol open house: The public is invited to guided tours through Sea Isle City Beach Patrol Headquarters on the 44th Street beach from 1 to 5 p.m. July 11 and 13. Displayed will be equipment, awards from competitions and photos from past decades. For information, visit

Beach Bards reading series: The Beach Bards Summer Poetry & Prose reading series will take place 6 p.m. third Mondays at the Cape May County Library branch, 4800 Central Ave. The free series begins on June 17 and will feature Doug Otto and Lorraine Walker Williams. For information, call Antoinette Libro Braca at 609-263-5491.

Prescription drop box: The Police Department has a medicine drop box set up in the lobby of City Hall, 233 JFK Blvd., to allow residents and visitors to safely and anonymously dispose of unused and unwanted prescription medications. The lobby is open 24 hours. For information, call the SICPD at 609-263-4311.

Blood-pressure screenings: The Division of Emergency Medical Services will offer free blood-pressure screenings to the public from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Ambulance Corps Building, 201 JFK Blvd. Reservations are not required.

Bingo nights: The Italian-American Club will host monthly Bingo games on the third Wednesdays of each month at the Italian-American Club at 309 JFK Blvd. The cost is $35 for 10 games. Winners receive all cash prizes. Doors open 6 p.m. and games begin at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited. Food will be available for purchase.

Civic Club meets: The Civic Club meets from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesdays in the Community Lodge, 300 JFK Blvd., to play bridge, pinochle, mahjong and other games. Women and men may play. For more information, call 609-465-3251.

Historical photos sought: The Historical Society is in need of photos of the carousel and Boardwalk prior to the Storm of 1962. If you have photos you wish to donate, call 609-263-2992 or stop by the Historical Museum in the public library at 4800 Central Ave. Photos also may be emailed to

Food Cupboard open: The United Methodist Church, 4102 Central Ave., can help people in need. The church’s Food Cupboard has toiletries, meats, canned goods and other nonperishable food items for anyone who is having trouble making ends meet. The church accepts donations from the public to help keep the shelves stocked. For information, call 609-231-4929.

New social club for single women: A new group for single, divorced or widowed women of any age will meet at the Community Lodge, 300 JFK Blvd. The focus is to offer socializing and camaraderie. It is free to join. For more information, call 609-263-2081.

Citizen Call Check program: Local senior adults or physically disabled residents may sign up for a free service to ensure they are safe in their homes. Once registered, residents place a phone call to the Police Department each morning to check in. If the police don’t receive a call by 11 a.m. each day, they will either phone you or send an officer to your door. For information, call 609-263-4311, ext. 2223 or 2246, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Somers Point

Garden contest: Registration is open for the Green Thumb Garden Club’s annual garden contest. There are categories for all types of gardens. Entries must be received by July 2, with judging to follow the week of July 8. For more information, call 609-204-4107.

Historical Museum hours: The Somers Point Historical Museum at 745 Shore Road is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through August. Additional hours are Tuesdays in July and August from 7 to 9 p.m. The museum, built circa 1886, houses exhibits and vintage photos. Donations related to Somers Point are welcome. For information, call 609-927-2900 or visit

Help the troops: AMVETS Post 911 is collecting donations of new or used DVDs to send to troops in Iraq and Afghanistan and other areas of the world. Donations are accepted at Chester’s Pastry Pantry Bakery, 506 New Road, or at Bennett Chevrolet, 6721 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township. Monetary donations to help pay for mailing costs also will be accepted. Send checks to AMVETS Post 911, P.O. Box 413, Somers Point, NJ, 08244.

Stafford Township{div class=”twDescription”}{p class=”gmail-m347461471146699483ydp8fd9fb1byiv6845277065ydpf933d27dmsonormal”}Memories with Music program: The Recreation Department is looking for donations of of new or used Ipods and MP3 players to kick off a community effort to get music into the lives of people with dementia. With the help of caregivers, volunteers will personalize each player with a patient’s favorite songs. The players are then given to patients. Donations may be dropped off at the Recreation Office, Town Hall, 260 E. Bay Ave.; the Community Center, 775 E. Bay Ave.; and the Pine Street Recreation Building, 25 Pine St. For more information, call Deb Budesa at 609-597-1000, ext. 8583.{/div} {div class=”twDescription”}{a}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. Bring the current-year game card and game sets if you have them. Experience is helpful but not necessary. The program is free. For information, call 609-597-3381.{/a}

Quilters group: The Pieceful Shores Quilt Guild meets 1 p.m. third Wednesdays and 7 p.m. fourth Thursdays at the Bay Ave Community Center, 775 E. Bay Ave., Manahawkin. Guests are welcome. For more information, call Shelly Gishe at 609-312-7692 or Betty Maquire at 609-812-9348

{a}Drop-in computer help: The computer lab staff is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays at the Ocean County Library, 129 N. Main St., to offer hands-on help. For information, call 609-597-3381.{/a}{/div}Surf City{div class=”twDescription”}{a}Tuckerton{/a}{/div} {div class=”twDescription”}{div class=”twDescription”}{div class=”twDescription”}{a} {/a}{/div}{/div}{/div} {div class=”twDescription”}{a}Upper Township{/a}{/div} {div class=”address col-sm-12 col-lg-4 col-md-6”}{div class=”twDescription”}2nd tuesdays — Green Team meetings: The Sustainable Jersey Upper Township Green Team invites residents to volunteer to help with community projects. Meetings are held 1 p.m. second Tuesdays in the Township Hall conference room. For more information, email{/div}{/div}Mahjong at the library: Players meet Wednesdays at the Schiavo Library at 801 S. Commonwealth Ave. in Strathmere. Lessons may also be scheduled with Wendy. For times and more information, call 609-486-6265.



Concert and fireworks in the park: The community is invited to a performance by The Bud Cavallo Duo at 7 p.m., followed by the Cumberland County College Jazz Band and Wind Symphony at 8 p.m. at Giampietro Park, 3231 E. Landis Ave. Firworks will end the evening. Seating is available or bring your own chairs.

Patriots Pride Car Cruise: The South Jersey Cruisers Association Car Club will host its Patriots Pride Car Cruise from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 7, rain or shine. The new location for the cruise is at Saint Anthony’s Greek Hall, 430 W. Wheat Road. Participation is open to foreign and domestic cars of all years. The event is free. There will be food available for purchase and music will be provided by WVLT 92.1 cruisin’ DJ Pepper Paul. Partial proceeds will benefit the New Jersey Veterans Home. For information call 856-692-8930.

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.

Woman’s Club seeks members: The Woman’s Club of Vineland is looking for women interested in helping the community with various projects and meeting women with similar interests. For more information, call 856-692-3977.

West Cape May


Historical Society museum reopens: The George Boyer Museum at 3907 Pacific Ave. is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays during the summer. This year, the museum features an expanded gift shop. For information, call 609-523-0277 or visit

Downtown farmers market: Vendors will sell fresh fruits, vegetables, plants, flowers, eggs, herbs, baked goods, wine, nuts, candy, candles, jewelry and more from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 28 at Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Ave. For information, call 609-523-1602 or visit

Wildwood Crest


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