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ARTS & CRAFTS

AC Craft Market, indoor fine arts and crafts fair, noon to 6 p.m. last Saturday of each month through November, free. Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, 2200 Fairmount Ave., Atlantic City. (609) 626-3805. artsgarageac.com.

CLASSES/CLUBS

Annual Noogiefest Halloween Celebration, for children, families and friends touched by cancer; children should wear costumes; Magician Chad Juros will perform; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 30, reservations required. (609) 926-2699. Email lori@gildasclubsouthjersey.org. Gilda’s Club South Jersey, 700 New Road, Linwood.

Trunk-or-Treat, features safe trick-or-treating at decorated cars, a bonfire, food and treats, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31. (609) 927-2950. Linwood Community Church, 1838 Shore Road, Linwood.

Growing Home School, a fun, educational place to meet up and socialize for homeschoolers, 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesdays through November. (609) 567-2900. hammontonfamilysuccess.org. Hammonton Family Success Center, 310 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton.

Hammonton Mother’s Club Meeting, a non-profit group that provides support, social activities and community involvement for members and their families, 4 to 5 p.m. Nov. 7 and 4:50 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 16. (609) 567-2900. hammontonfamilysuccess.org. Hammonton Family Success Center, 310 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton.

Computers 101, 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 26 and Nov. 9 and 23, registration required. (609) 567-2900. hammontonfamilysuccess.org. Hammonton Family Success Center, 310 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton.

Crocheting, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays through November. (609) 567-2900. hammontonfamilysuccess.org. Hammonton Family Success Center, 310 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton.

EXHIBITS

Exhibit, features artifacts, thousands of pictures, and research related to Somers Point, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays. (609) 927-2900. www.somerspointhistory.org. Somers Point Historical Museum, 745 Shore Road, Somers Point.

Exhibit, “A Time for Change: Civil Rights in South Jersey,” sponsored by Stockton University and the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, and resulting from a collaboration with the African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey, explores South Jersey’s role in the Civil Rights Movement, from local desegregation and anti-discrimination movements, to iconic national events such as the 1964 Democratic National Convention protests in Atlantic City, the first Miss Black America pageant in 1968, the origins of Martin Luther King Day that same year, and racial conflicts in both Camden and Newark as well as how they fit into the larger context of a national movement, 8 a.m. to midnight Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to midnight Sunday, through Dec. 15, Bjork Library. (609) 652-1776. www.stockton.edu. Stockton University, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway.

Exhibit, “Hammonton: 150 Years of Agriculture,” showcases artifacts, documents, photographs and artists’ interpretations related to the topic of agriculture in Hammonton, through Dec. 31. Stockton.edu/Hammonton. Stockton University’s Kramer Hall, Stockton University, 30 Front St., Hammonton.

Exhibit, “Hak Vogrin: A Retrospective,” a contemporary of the neo-expressionist movement, the late Vogrin’s paintings sharply criticize the American political establishment, the destruction of the environment, and the treatment of women and minorities; exhibit includes delicate, thoughtful drawings and ironic cartoons as well as expressive paintings commenting on the issues facing our society, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 30, free admission. (609) 626-3805. artsgarageac.com. Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, 2200 Fairmount Ave., Atlantic City.

Exhibit, “Grand Vista: 21st Century Landscapes,” features recent work by Wes Sherman, Gary Stephan, Ilse Murdock, Judy Simonian and Aaron Williams; guest-curated by native New Jersey artists Danielle Wolfrum and Wes Sherman, these artworks investigate landscape painting as an enduring theme in genre painting in the 21st century, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 30, free admission. (609) 626-3805. artsgarageac.com. Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, 2200 Fairmount Ave., Atlantic City.

Exhibit, “Focus on Economic Inequality,” 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 30, free admission. (609) 626-3805. artsgarageac.com. Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, 2200 Fairmount Ave., Atlantic City. (609) 652-4566.

CHILDREN

Shaping Families, enjoy a fun, family workout, 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays through Nov. 14, free, registration requested. (609) 567-2900. hammontonfamilysuccess.org. Hammonton Family Success Center, 310 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton.

Groovy Kids, play sessions for toddlers and their caregivers, 10 to 11 a.m. Thursdays through Nov. 17, free. (609) 567-2900. hammontonfamilysuccess.org. Hammonton Family Success Center, 310 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton.

“Team Challenge,” based on Food Network’s “Kids Chopped,” designed for child and teen chefs who already know their way around a kitchen, offered monthly, fee $45; registration required. (609) 878-3488. www.kitchen-19.com. Kitchen 19, 19 S. Second St., Hammonton.

Children’s Theater: Malcolm McGhoul’s Halloween Spooktacular, an evil witch, Broomhilda, turns a neighborhood teacher into a mad scientist; watch as some of his students, along with teenage witch, Helpful Helga, follow him back to Transylvania; Wolfie, Drac, Helga and the gang must stop Boomhilda and Mad Scientist from turning Frankie into a bad guy; guests are invited to wear their Halloween costumes, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 28 and 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Oct. 29, tickets $6 to $9. (856) 384-8381. www.thebroadwaytheatre.org. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman.

Children’s Theater: “Pocahontas,” will Pocahontas, an Indian princess be able to bring Native Americans and Settlers together for a Thanksgiving celebration, or will a scheming captain and an evil Witch Doctor thwart her plans, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Nov. 12 and 10 a.m. Nov. 18, tickets $7 to $9. (856) 384-8381. www.thebroadwaytheatre.org. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman.

Children’s Theater: “A Frozen Christmas,” Jack Frost tricks the Snow Queen Olga out of her magical snow powers and takes over Arendelle; he then banishes Olga, Annabelle, Christopher and Sven from the Kingdom; Olaf must get Santa and his reindeer to come to the rescue, 10 a.m. Dec. 3 and 4, 10:30 a.m. Dec. 8 and 9, 7 p.m. Dec. 23 and 10 a.m. Dec. 24, tickets $7 to $9. (856) 384-8381. www.thebroadwaytheatre.org. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman.

Children’s Theater: “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” features the classic story of the reindeer with the red nose, the elf who wants to be a dentist, a nasty Bumble and more, 10 a.m. Dec. 10 to 13, 10:30 a.m. Dec. 14 to 16, 10 a.m., 1 and 3:30 p.m. Dec. 17, and 10 a.m. Dec. 18 to 22, tickets $7 to $9. (856) 384-8381. www.thebroadwaytheatre.org. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman.

FUNDRAISERS

HEALTH & FITNESS

Zumba, with Kymbah, 6 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. Saturdays, first session free. Dr. Martin Luther King Center, 661 Jackson Road, Newtonville.

Anxiety Peer Wellness Group, offered by the Mental Health Association in Atlantic County/ICE Wellness Program, topics include: wellness, recovery, empowerment and more, 1 to 2:15 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Atlanticare Behavioral Health, 120 S. White Horse Pike No. 2, Hammonton. (609) 652-3800, ext. 303. Email cquinn@mhanj.org.

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

Support Group, for individuals living with mental health issues and addiction, 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Ventnor VFW, 601 N. Dorset Ave.; and 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Hope All Day Center, 600 S. Odessa Ave., Egg Harbor City. (609) 652-3800, ext. 303.

Support meeting, sponsored by the Mental Health Association in Atlantic County, for individuals living with Bipolar disorder, offers support, resources, education and information, 7 p.m. Mondays. (609) 652-3800, ext. 303. Ventnor VFW, 601 N. Dorset Ave., Ventnor.

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

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

“Clutter,” a weekly support group is offered to help individuals understand why they acquire/hold on to too many possessions and to learn ways to support a healthier lifestyle, 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Mental Health Association in Atlantic County, 4 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Suite 8, Galloway. Optional ongoing series follows at 2 p.m., which offers an opportunity to learn skills and develop plans to help with the emotional and physical challenges related to clutter. (609) 652-3800, ext. 303. Email cquinn@mhanj.org.

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

Nar-Anon Family Group Meeting, a worldwide fellowship for people affected by a friend or family member with a drug addiction; as a Twelve-Step Program, they offer help by sharing experience, strength, and hope in a safe and anonymous forum, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. (609) 805-3680. (609) 561-6019. Abundant Living Church, 849 Route 54, Buena Vista.

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

Caregiver Support Group, offered by the Mental Health Association in Atlantic County in partnership with the Cape Atlantic Caregiver Coalition, for people caring for a child, spouse, sibling, parent or friend, includes resources, coping skills, self-care and support, 10 to 11:30 a.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of each month, free. (609) 652-3800, ext. 304. Email nmckee@mhanj.org. Royal Suites, 214 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway.

Aphasia Communication Group, offered by the Adler Aphasia Center and facilitated by a licensed speech language pathologist, provides people who have been diagnosed with aphasia with an opportunity to socialize with others who share similar experiences, provide tips to communicate more effectively, and provide time to practice communication skills in a natural environment; Aphasia is a language disorder caused by stroke or other brain injury; it affects spoken language, reading and writing, but does not affect a person’s intellect, 10 a.m. to noon on the second and fourth Fridays of each month. Registration required. Stockton University’s Kramer Hall, 30 Front St., Hammonton. To register: (973) 530-3981 or email wgreenspan@adleraphasiacenter.org. Adler Aphasia Center information: (201) 368-8585 or www.adleraphasiacenter.org.

LECTURES

Vegetarian Workshop Series, with Academy of Culinary Arts alumna Chef Christina Martin, workshops run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; schedule includes: “Plant-based Thanksgiving,” Nov. 5; “Plant-based Desserts,” Nov. 19; and “Seven Greens Plant-based,” Dec. 3; workshop time: Cost: $65, per workshop; registration required. (609) 343-5655. www.atlantic.edu/ce. Kitchen 1 of the Academy of Culinary Arts, Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing.

MUSIC

Concert: Larry Carlton, 8 p.m. Nov. 2, tickets $35. (856) 384-8381. www.thebroadwaytheatre.org. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman.

Concert: Brian Culbertson, 8 p.m. Nov. 4, tickets $35 to $49. (800) 745-3000. www.ticketmaster.com. Scottish Rite Auditorium, 315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood.

Concert: Dave Mason, 8 p.m. Nov. 11, tickets $39 to $49. (800) 745-3000. www.ticketmaster.com. Scottish Rite Auditorium, 315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood.

Concert: David Gray, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23, tickets $59.50 to $75. (800) 745-3000. www.ticketmaster.com. Scottish Rite Auditorium, 315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood.

The Rat Pack: Together Again, features “Frank, Dean and Sammy” in a wonderful mix of song, comedy, sketches, and brilliant musical arrangement, 8 p.m. Nov. 25, tickets $25. (856) 384-8381. www.thebroadwaytheatre.org. www.ratpacktogetheragain.com. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman.

Concert: Rick Springfield: Stripped Down, 7 p.m. Nov. 27, tickets $49.50 to $59.50. (800) 745-3000. www.ticketmaster.com. Scottish Rite Auditorium, 315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood.

Concert: Dave Koz & Friends, 7 p.m. Dec. 4, tickets $42.50 to $175. (800) 745-3000. www.ticketmaster.com. Scottish Rite Auditorium, 315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood.

Concert: The Wizards of Winter, 8 p.m. Dec. 10, tickets $29 to $45. (800) 745-3000. www.ticketmaster.com. Scottish Rite Auditorium, 315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood.

NATURE

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

SENIOR CITIZENS

Senior exercise, 11 a.m. to noon Mondays and Fridays, free. (856) 322-7082. Email Hammontonseniors@gmail.com. Canoe Club of Hammonton, Hammonton Lake Park.

Book Club, 1 p.m. second Mondays, free. (856) 322-7082. Email Hammontonseniors@gmail.com. Canoe Club of Hammonton, Hammonton Lake Park.

Crocheting, knitting and stitch work, all skill levels, Miss Suzi, 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, free. (609) 704-5752. Email Hammontonseniors@gmail.com. Canoe Club of Hammonton, Hammonton Lake Park.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Six Flags Great Adventure’s Fright Fest, offers family-friendly “thrills by day” including a Trick-or-Treat Trail for kids and a zombie-filled “fright by night” with rides, scare zones, terror trails and haunted mazes plus zombies; includes Halloween-themed attractions including four new shows, 5:30 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. Fridays through October, 11 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 29, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 30; 5 to 11 p.m. Oct. 31; admission $46.99 to $52.99 in advance; some haunted attractions require an additional fee; gate prices will be higher. (732) 928-1821. www.sixflags.com/greatadventure. frightfest.sixflags.com/greatadventure. Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson.

English as a Second Language Class, for ages 18 and older, for people who speak Spanish and want to practice basic English speaking skills, 10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, free. (609) 567-2900. hammontonfamilysuccess.org. Hammonton Family Success Center, 310 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton.

Fourth annual Family Thanksgiving Dinner, features hot open face turkey sandwiches with sides and desserts, 5 to 6 p.m. Nov. 21,

Chess Club, learn how to play chess, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. (609) 567-2900. hammontonfamilysuccess.org. Hammonton Family Success Center, 310 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton.

Fall Fun, features amusement rides plus hayrides, a hay maze and pumpkin decorating, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and trick-or-treat weekend, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 28 to 30. (609) 641-7847. storybookland.com. Storybook Land, 6415 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township.

Fall Bridal Show, features more than 30 vendors including DJs, photographers, videographers, hair and makeup artists, florist and more; hors d’oeuvres, champagne and more will be served, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2, free. (609) 652-7777. http://smithvillefallbridalshow.eventbrite.com. Smithville Inn, 1 N. New York Road Galloway.

Atlantic Audubon Society Meeting, features a social hour followed by a presentation about seabirds by Cameron Cox, author of Peterson’s Seabird field guide, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26, free and open to the public. Galloway Library, 306 E. Jim Leeds Road, Galloway.

Flood Insurance Community Outreach Session, hosted by the City of Somers Point, a seminar on ways to reduce flood insurance premiums for residents of Somers Point; attendees should bring a copy of their elevation certificate and their flood insurance policy, 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 29. Somers Point City Hall, 1 W. New Jersey Ave., Somers Point. (866) 599-7065. http://somerspoint.eventbrite.com.

Atlantic City Ballet: “Dracula,” 4 p.m. Oct. 30, tickets $45. (609) 348-7201. www.acballet.org. The Celebrity Theater, Claridge Hotel, Atlantic City.

Open house, learn about the school; meet faculty, students and athletic coaches; take the entrance exam; tour the campus; attend a parent information session; and more, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 11. (856) 697-2600, ext. 149. visit www.hermitsopenhouse.com. St. Augustine College Preparatory School, 611 Cedar Ave., Richland.

Open house, for girls in sixth, seventh and eighth grade, visitors will have an opportunity to tour the campus, meet students, teachers and alumnae, find out more about academics, leadership opportunities and athletics, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10. (856) 697-2008. www.olmanj.org. Our Lady of Mercy Academy, 1001 Main Road, Newfield.

Veterans Day Ceremony, 11 a.m. Nov. 11. Shore Medical Center, 100 Medical Center Way, Somers Point.

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Literacy, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays in October. (609) 567-2900. hammontonfamilysuccess.org. Hammonton Family Success Center, 310 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton.

THEATER

“Will Rogers Follies,” focuses on the life and career of famed humorist and performer Will Rogers, with songs including “Without You,” “Give a Man Enough Rope” and “Never Met a Man I Didn’t Like,” various times Oct. 28 through Nov. 20, tickets $28. (856) 384-8381. www.thebroadwaytheatre.org. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman.

“Little Shop of Horrors,” presented by JRL Productions, in association with Musical Theater International and Dante Hall Theater, find out what happens when a foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to down-and-out, floral assistant Seymour Krelborn, 8 p.m. Oct. 28 and 29, 2 p.m. Oct. 30, 8 p.m. Nov. 4 and 5, and 2 p.m. Nov. 6, and 8 p.m. Nov. 9 to 11, tickets $25. (609) 626-3890. stockton.edu/dante. Dante Hall Theater, 14 N. Mississippi Ave., Atlantic City.

“Once Upon a Christmas Dream,” follow Daniel on a magical adventure as he slips into the dreams of his family members on Christmas Eve; includes singing and dancing to Christmas music and holiday classics including “Away in A Manger,” “I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas” and “Baby It’s Cold Outside,” plus some original holiday songs, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 2 to 18, and 2 p.m. Dec. 3 and 10 and 7 p.m. Dec. 11 and 18, tickets $28. (856) 384-8381. www.thebroadwaytheatre.org. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman.

VETERANS

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

“Veterans Benefits: Are You Eligible?,” for older adults, sponsored by Stockton Center on Successful Aging, presented by Grayson H. Heberley III Esq., a certified elder law attorney, 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 2, free. (609) 625-4878. Email residentservices@woodviewestates.com. Woodview Estates Assisted Living, 5030 Unami Blvd., Mays Landing.

Egg Harbor City’s Veterans Day Parade, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 11. Parade route along Philadelphia Avenue to Route 30 and back to American Legion Post 158 Rudolph-Elmer at 527 Philadelphia Ave. (609) 965-1195. Email hazelmueller@hotmail.com.

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