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Sept. 11: 9/11 Commemoration, American Legion Post 158 and Egg Harbor City, 5:30 p.m., Egg Harbor City City Hall, 500 London Ave. Plaque dedicated commemorating piece of World Trade Towers obtained by Commander Thomas Messina.

ARTS

Oct. 10: Art in the Park, Absecon Cultural Arts Alliance, Heritage Park, Absecon. Rain date Oct. 11. Spaces $25, bring tents, covers, chairs. edwfitz@comcast.net or (609) 646-2941.

CLASSES

Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30: "Active Parenting," National Parenting Curriculum by Michael Popkin, PhD, for parents and caregivers of children ages 5 to 12, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Mental Health Association offices, 4 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Suite 8, Galloway Twp. Four-class series. Free. (609) 652-3800, ext. 311, or agroh@mhanj.org.

EXHIBITS

Through Sept. 26: “The Speakeasy Gallery — Art of the Mix Tape,” works by Mike Bell of Northfield, Boonton, Morris County. http://speakeasy art.wix.com/speak easyart#!the- art-of-the-mix-tape/clem.

Through Sept. 30: “Changing Seasons,” celebrate changes from fall to winter, spring to summer, Ocean City Fine Arts League, Art on Asbury, 608 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Reception 6 p.m. Sept. 11. (609) 814-0308 or oceancityfineartsleague.org.

Through October: Summer/fall exhibition, 70 pieces from members of Ocean City Arts League and works by students from The Arc of Atlantic County, Art Gallery at Shore Medical Center, 1 New York Ave., Somers Point. (609) 653-3963.

Through Nov. 3: Visual Arts Alumni Triennial Exhibition, Stockton University Art Galleries, main Galloway campus. Reception, 1-3 p.m. Oct. 10. Free. (609) 652-4214.

Oct. 1-31: “Bird’s Eye View,” looking down from above, Ocean City Fine Arts League, Art on Asbury, 608 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Reception 6 p.m. Oct. 9. (609) 814-0308 or oceancityfineartsleague.org.

Oct. 5: Works by Mike Bell of Northfield, The Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, High Street, Millville.

Nov. 1-30: “Anything Goes,” whimsical to the realistic, scenery to still life, Ocean City Fine Arts League, Art on Asbury, 608 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Reception 6 p.m. Nov. 13. (609) 814-0308 or oceancityfineartsleague.org.

Dec. 1-31: “Petite Show,” smaller is better, Ocean City Fine Arts League, Art on Asbury, 608 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Reception 6 p.m. Dec. 11. (609) 814-0308 or oceancityfineartsleague.org.

FOR THE CHILDREN

Once a month: “Team Challenge,” based on Food Network’s “Kids Chopped,” Kitchen 19, 19 S. Second St., Hammonton. Designed for child and teen chefs who already know way around kitchen. Fee $45. Registration. www.kitchen-19.com or (609) 878-3488.

Sept. 25-26: “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” 10 a.m. Sept. 25-26, 1 p.m. Sept. 26, Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway. Tickets $7-$9. (856) 384-8381.

Oct. 23-24: “The Littlest Witch,” 10 a.m. Oct. 23-24, 1 p.m. Oct. 24, Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway. Tickets $7-$9. (856) 384-8381.

FUNDRAISERS

Sept. 13: Boat cruise aboard Duke O' Fluke, Somers Point Historical Society, 6:30 p.m. Reservations. Cost $20. (609) 927-8002.

Sept. 19: Recycling Central, benefits Hammonton Education Foundation, 9 a.m.-noon, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Society grounds, Third and French streets, Hammonton. DocuVault Delaware Valley offers onsite, safe, secure shredding of documents. Shred up to three 33-gallon bags of paper for $20. Businesses charged on sliding scale, ranging from $50 for up to 150 pounds to $250 for up to 1,000 pounds. Hammonton Lions Club will collect eyeglasses and hearing aids. The Hammonton branch of Atlantic County Library System will collect books. Hammonton High School Green Earth Club will collect old cell phones. Computers and related equipment also will be collected and recycled. Part of town’s Green Weekend (609) 561-0343 or (609) 561-7012.

Sept. 20: 14th annual Beagle Barbecue, Penny Angels Beagle Rescue, noon-4 p.m., Atlantic County Park, Pavilion A, Route 50, Estell Manor. Refreshments, entertainment, children’s activities, beagle parade, best dressed costumes, blessing of the animals. Tickets $7-$15. (609) 965-9476, beagler534@comcast.net or christrt@comcast.net.

Sept. 26: Seventh annual Walk for the Wounded, 3-mile walk, Ocean City Boardwalk. Registration 8:30 a.m. at Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. Ceremony 9:30 a.m. Walk starts at 10 a.m. www.walkforthewounded.org.

Oct. 3: Flea market, Bayview Ladies Auxiliary, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Bayview Fire House, Route 9, Galloway. Rain or shine. Spaces $10-$15. (609) 652-7337 or (609) 652-7385.

Oct. 10: “Helping Our Neighbors,” Hammonton Cancer Foundation’s eighth annual fundraiser, 6 p.m., Winslow Manor, Hay and Hall streets, Winslow Township. Includes buffet dinner, homemade desserts, silent auction, honor/memory slide show and entertainment. Sponsors sought. (609) 561-8585.

Oct. 11: Kiwanis Club chicken barbecue and renovation celebration, noon-5 p.m., Hammonton Lake Park. Live entertainment, family fun. Tickets $12. Tickets available from Kiwanis Club members or at Chatter's Baskets, Hammonton.

GOLF

Sept. 29: Annual Stockton University Golf Classic, benefiting Stockton students, Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club, 401 S. New York Road, Galloway Twp. Includes “Beat the Pro” with LPGA Professional Laura Diaz, Million Dollar Hole-in-One Challenge. Fee includes $100 gift certificate, $10,000 Putting Contest, silent auction. Schedule: 11 a.m., registration and lunch, $10,000 putting contest, silent auction; 1 p.m., shotgun start, scramble format; 6 p.m., cocktail reception, dinner and awards ceremony, silent auction continues. www.stockton.edu/golf, (609) 652-4830 or Dawn.Hans@Stockton.edu.

Oct. 9: Atlantic Cape Community College Scramble “Fore” Scholarships, Cape May National Golf Club, Route 9, Cape May. Chris Ford featured guest. Scramble format. Shotgun start 12:30 p.m. Fee $150 per person, $500 per foursome. Includes gift, lunch, awards dinner, skills challenges. Sponsorship or player information, (609) 343-4986 or amcmacki@atlantic.edu.

HEALTH & FITNESS

24/7: Counseling and referrals for those coping with addiction to heroin and prescription painkillers. Concerned family members of those also may receive support from trained peer counselors. Confidential services, grant-funded, no cost to callers. (855) 652-3737 or TTY (877) 294-4356.

Mondays-Fridays: Flu shots, 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, Stillwater Building, 201 S. Shore Road, Northfield; 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays only, 310 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton. No appointments necessary. Fee $15, free for Medicare B card holders. (609) 645-5933.

Tuesdays: Women's Wellness, common stresses and mental health challenges, 6-7:15 p.m., AtlantiCare AIS, 1601 Atlantic Ave., Atlantic City. (609) 652-3800, ext. 303.

Second Tuesdays: Alzheimer’s Support Group, 5:15 p.m., Seashore Gardens Living Center, 22 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway. For family members and caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Second Thursdays: Intensive Family Support Services support group, 10:30 a.m., Mental Health Association in Atlantic County, 4 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway. (609) 652-3800, ext.301 or cmiller@mhanj.org.

Third Tuesdays: Celiac-Gluten Free Support Group, 7 p.m., AGA office, not affiliated with AGA, 3205 Fire Road, Egg Harbor Township. New members welcome. Rosaliavalenti@aol.com or (609) 412-8361.

LECTURE

Sept. 10: Monthly garden lecture series, with Atlantic County Master Gardeners, 5:30 p.m., ACUA Geo Community Garden, 6700 Delilah Road, Egg Harbor Township. “Putting Your Garden to Bed,” garden clean up and using fall/winter cover crops to boost nutrients and control weeds. The garden offers spaces for those who cannot garden at home. acua.com or (609) 272-6950.

MUSIC

Sept. 12: Philadelphia United Jazz Festival, presented by Philadelphia Daily News, 1:30-10 p.m., South Street West between Broad and 16th streets. Free.

Dec. 7: “Times Remembered,” South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble, holiday spectacular, Stockton University Performing Arts Center, Galloway. Reserve now. (609) 652-9000 or www.SJAWE.com.

NATURE

Second Saturdays: “Beyond the Barrens: A Pinelands Speaker Series,” Batsto Citizens Committee and Wharton State Forest, 1 p.m., Batsto Visitors Center, Wharton State Forest, Hammonton. Topics on historical, cultural and natural aspects of South Jersey. Cost $2. www.batstovillage.org or (609) 561- 0024.

SENIOR CITIZENS

Mondays, Fridays: Senior exercise, AtlantiCare, Certified Instructor Carol Martynuik, 1 p.m., Canoe Club Of Hammonton, Hammonton Lake Park. Free. (609) 567-4380 or Hammontonseniors@gmail.com.

Wednesdays: Chair yoga, Hammonton Recreation Department, Certified Instructor Carol Martynuik, 1 p.m., Canoe Club Of Hammonton, Hammonton Lake Park. Free. (609) 704-5752, (609) 567-4380 or Hammontonseniors@gmail.com.

Wednesdays: Needlework, all skill levels, Miss Suzi, 2-4 p.m., Canoe Club Of Hammonton, Hammonton Lake Park. Free. (856) 322-7082, (609) 567-4380 or Hammontonseniors@gmail.com.

Second Tuesday of month through summer: Games for Seniors, United Methodist Women, 1-3:30 p.m., The First United Methodist Church of Mays Landing, 6011 Main St. Back building with elevator.

Sept. 18: Ability Fair, Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation and Stockton University, noon-5 p.m., Stockton University Event Center, Galloway Twp. Featured: More than 40 vendors, products and services designed to help seniors and disabled lead more mobile and fulfilling lives, Faces4Autism, Jewish Family Services and other agencies. Power wheelchairs, ramps, home remodeling, accessible cars and assistive devices. Free, registration required. www.abilityfair.com.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Sept. 11: Cruisin’ MainStreet: Remember Friday Nights, hundreds of classic cars fill streets of Downtown Hammonton, 5:30pm., rain date Sept 12. Includes bubble gum blowing and hula-hoop contests, food, in-store specials, family fun. (609) 567-9014 or www.downtownhammonton.com.

Sept. 13: “Water Bark,” famed puppy pool party, 5-7 p.m., Raging Waters Water Park, Morey’s Mariner’s Pier, Schellenger Avenue and Boardwalk, Wildwood. Benefits New Jersey SPCA. Includes canine activities, water stations, souvenir, dog treats, food and beverage menu options for humans. Admission $10 per person, $20 per dog. Proof of rabies vaccine, leashes, advance registration required. www.moreyspiers.com/gonetothedogs.

Sept. 19: 11th annual Town Wide Community Yard Sale, MainStreet Hammonton, part of town’s Green Weekend, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Registration and $10 fee due by Sept. 10 to be included on map. mainstreethammonton@ymail.com or (609) 567-9014.

Sept. 19: Recycling Central, benefits Hammonton Education Foundation, 9 a.m.-noon, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Society grounds, Third and French streets, Hammonton. DocuVault Delaware Valley offers onsite, safe, secure shredding of documents. Shred up to three 33-gallon bags of paper for $20. Businesses charged on sliding scale, ranging from $50 for up to 150 pounds to $250 for up to 1,000 pounds. Hammonton Lions Club will collect eyeglasses and hearing aids. The Hammonton branch of Atlantic County Library System will collect books. Hammonton High School Green Earth Club will collect old cell phones. Computers and related equipment also will be collected and recycled. Part of town’s Green Weekend (609) 561-0343 or (609) 561-7012.

Sept. 19: “Celebrating Peace,” Herban Legend Autumn Drum Circle, Village Greene, 615 E. Moss Mill Road, Historic Smithville. Includes: Tai Chi 10 a.m., meditation 11 a.m., Djembe Workshop on basics of West African Drumming noon, West African dance performance 1 p.m., Poets on social and planetary issues 2 p.m., Drum Circle 3 p.m., vendors. Rain date Sept. 20. Free. (609_ 204-5957 or legenddrumcircles@yahoo.com.

Sept. 20: Hammonton’s 8th annual Green Day Festival, part of town’s Green Weekend, noon-4 p.m., grounds of St. Joseph High School, 328 Vine St., Hammonton. hammontongreencommittee.com.

Sept. 26: Touch-A-Truck 4, children and families explore heavy machinery and meet people who build, protect and serve community, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Cardiff Center, Black Horse Pike. Mascots, special performances, snack bars, food trucks, face painting, games, crafts, local vendors. Admission $5 adults, children free. (609) 569-0239, ext. 1160 or torrina.bennett-michael@fsasj.org.

Oct. 17: Horsepower by the Bay, cars, vintage boats, military vehicles, vintage fire equipment, flea market/craft show, Somers Point Historical Society, Bay Avenue at Harbor Lane, Somers Point. To register a vehicle, coupe1956@aol.com. To register for flea market/craft show, sphs55@yahoo.com or (609) 927-2900.

SPORTS

October-February: Girls windmill pitching and catching clinics, Tom Besser’s Elite Fastpitch, for girls in second to 12th grades, locations in Barnegat, Berlin, Deptford, Jamesburg, Piscataway, South Amboy and Toms River. Fee $145 for six sessions. (609) 268-9754 or www.elitefastpitch.com.

THEATER

Sept. 10-Oct. 4: “Lend Me A Tenor,” The Ritz Theatre, 915 White Horse Pike, Haddon Township. (856) 858-5230.

Sept. 11-Oct. 4: “Phantom,” 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, 7 p.m. Sept. 27, Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway. Tickets $28. (856) 384-8381.

Sept. 11-Oct. 10: “CLOSER,” Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Sept. 11, 12, 17*, 18, 19, 24*, 25 and 26 and Oct. 1*, 2, 3, 7, 8+, 9 and 10 and at 3 p.m. Sept. 13, 20 and 27 and Oct. 4. *Talk Back Session. +Please Touch Performance. Mature audiences only. Tickets $20-$50. www.TheEagleTheatre.com or (609) 704-5012.

Oct. 29-Nov. 22: “Rent,” The Ritz Theatre, 915 White Horse Pike, Haddon Township. (856) 858-5230.

Oct. 30-Nov. 22: “Brigadoon,” 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, 7 p.m. Nov. 15, Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway. Tickets $28. (856) 384-8381.

VETERANS

First Wednesdays: Information on VA, federal, state and county veterans benefits, with veterans advocate Lou Green, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., first Wednesday of each month, Hamilton Mall, Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, Ruby Tuesday entrance.

Third Tuesdays: Donations for Atlantic County Veterans Museum, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., third Tuesdays through Sept. 22, Atlantic County Library System’s Mays Landing branch, 40 Farragut Ave. www.aclink.org/vetsmuseum or (609) 646-8699, ext. 6314.

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