Places to go, things to do
June 24, July 15, 22, 29, Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26, Sept. 2: ArtBar, with Valerie J Waywell-Peirson, 6:30-9 p.m., Circle Tavern at Princeton, 2008 Dune Drive, Avalon. Cost $45, includes lesson, beverages, appetizers. Art supplies provided. Reservations. ValerieJWaywell@gmail.com or (609) 374-4670.
Wednesdays, July 1-Aug. 26: Financial Peace University, with Dave Ramsey, 6:30-8:30 p..m., Greentree Church, 125 Schoolhouse Road, Egg Harbor Township. Nine week video/discussion class teaches how to get out of debt by implementing step-by-step process. Fee $93. www.greentree.org or (609) 927-3838.
Through July 31: "Thanks, Mom!," Nashville North Studios and TLC Rehab & Wellness, features award-winning artists, Kathleen Arleth, Shirley Hawthorne, Mary Ann Kline, Nancy Palermo, Leonard Wilkinson, Carol Zerbe, Colleen Cornell and Judith Saylor Allison, TLC Rehab & Wellness, 1418 New Road, Suite 3, Northfield. (609) 504-5044.
June 2-28: "Flowers," Ocean City Fine Arts League, Art on Asbury, 608 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Reception 6-7:30 p.m. June 12. (609) 814-0308 or oceancityfineartsleague.org.
June 9: "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" (2011), Ocean City Fine Arts League, 6:30 p.m., Ocean City Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave. (609) 814-0308 or (609) 399-2434.
FOR THE CHILDREN
Through June 26: Disney's "The Lion King," Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St., Philadelphia. (215) 893-1999.
Through summer: Sesame Place, opens for season, marks 35th birthday this year, Langhorne, Pa. Character birthday celebration 10 a.m. opening day. Throughout season, festive birthday décor throughout the park, three new rides, special contests and birthday promotions. Admission. (866) GO-4-ELMO or www.sesameplace.com.
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.
June 5: Special Abilities Night, construction-themed adventure park, 5-8 p.m., Diggerland, 100 Pinedge Court, West Berlin. Modifications will be made. diggerlandusa.com/sand/.
June 5, 13: "The Jungle Book," Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway. Tickets $7-$9. (856) 834-8381.
July 9-Aug. 2: "Shrek The Musical," The Ritz Theatre, 915 White Horse Pike, Haddon Township. (856) 858-5230.
July 15-18: "Dinah and the Dinosaurs," 10 a.m. July 15-17, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. July 18, Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway. Tickets $7-$9. (856) 834-8381.
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.
June 6: Hammonton Cancer Foundation's Helping Our Neighbors Cancer Walk, 10 a.m.-noon, Hammonton Middle School. Includes tribute wall, live entertainment, children's activities and light refreshments. Registration 9 a.m., $15-$20. Rain or shine. hammontoncancerfoundation.org, (609) 561-0343 or (609) 561-8585.
June 6: Stockton University's seventh annual G. Larry James Legacy Fund Bike Ride, Campus Center, main Galloway Campus. Registration 6:45 a.m. Ride 8 a.m. 12-, 30- or 62-mile distance options. Riders must wear helmets. Registration $35-$60. Road support, lunch included. Rain or shine. www.stockton.edu/legacybikeride.
June 6: Pancake breakfast, 7-11 a.m., Pinelands United Methodist Church at Nesco, 3551 Nesco Road (Route 542), Hammonton. Eat-in or take-out. Cost $4-$6, free for children younger than 3. (609) 804-1844 or www.PinelandsUMC.org.
June 6: Get Ready Matric Century, bicycle ride, South Jersey Wheelmen, 8 a.m., Fort Mott State Park, Pennsville. 31- or 62-mile options through flat to slightly rolling farm country terrain. Fee $20, includes cue sheets, route marking, sag service, food stops. For more info see www.sjwheelmen.org.
June 7: Eighth annual Potluck Dinner for Peace, 2 p.m., home of a PeacePilgrim100 board member, Egg Harbor City. Peace Pilgrim's sister, 100-year-old Helene Young of Galloway Township will host in preparation for city's annual Peace Pilgrim Celebration in September. Share vegetarian or vegan meal. May bring acoustic instrument. www.peacepilgrim100.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or (609) 965-5681.
June 12-13: American Cancer Society Relay For Life, 6 p.m. June 12 to 6 a.m. June 13, Mainland Regional High School, 1301 Oak Ave., Linwood. Overnight event to recognize that cancer doesn't sleep. Participants walk around track to raise money. No fee to participate. Includes candlelight vigil at nightfall. Volunteers of all ages needed. Sponsorships needed. www.RelayForLife.org/LinwoodNJ, email@example.com or (609) 432-2559.
June 13: Chicken barbecue, noon-6 p.m., Cologne Volunteer Fire Company. Cost $10, includes half chicken, baked beans, potato salad, dinner roll. Desserts, clams, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, French fries available for purchase. Outside picnic area, bounce ride, horseshoes, music. (609) 965-3320.
June 18: Chefs at the Shore, 5:30-9 p.m., Historic Gardner's Basin, Atlantic City. Tickets $50-$60. www.acaquarium.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or (609) 348-2880, ext. 25.
June 20: Yard sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Pinelands United Methodist Church at Nesco, 3551 Nesco Road (Route 542), Hammonton. Benefits mission work of United Methodist Women. Rain date June 27. Spaces $10. (609) 561-3483 or (609) 561-0579.
June 7: 18th annual golf tournament benefits Greater Egg Harbor Regional Education Foundation in memory of Ralph W. Martin, Blue Heron Pines Golf Club, 550 Country Club Dr, Egg Harbor City. Registration, lunch, driving range 1 p.m. Tee-off 2 p.m. Fee $125-$135, dinner only $25. Registration. (609) 625-1399.
June 10: Marc L. Rosenberg Memorial Golf Tournament, benefits Congregation Beth Israel of Northfield, Blue Heron Pines, 550 Country Club Drive, Egg Harbor City. Lunch noon, shotgun start 1 p.m., barbecue awards dinner. Fee $200, includes gifts, lunch, greens fees, cart, cocktail reception, awards dinner. Rain or shine. Registration. (609) 641-3600 or email@example.com.
June 17: Gabrielle Nicole Campione Memorial Golf Tournament, Blue Heron Pines Country Club Drive, Egg Harbor City. Registration 11 a.m. Barbecue lunch noon. Shotgun tee-off scramble format 1 p.m. Buffet dinner 6 p.m. Fee $135, includes lunch, cart, greens fees, gifts, refreshments on course, buffet dinner. Dinner only $45. Registration. (609) 820-2762 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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.
June 14: Choral music, featuring Leonard Bernstein's "MASS," by The Beatles, Billy Joel, Simon and Garfunkel, Sting, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 6011 Main St., Mays Landing. Free.
June 16: John Mellencamp's "Plain Spoken" tour, 8 p.m., Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St., Philadelphia. (215) 893-1999.
June 26: Celtic Women's Anniversary Tour, 8 p.m., Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St., Philadelphia. (215) 893-1999.
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.
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.
Through June 18: Cape May's 2014-2015 Designer Show House, self-guided and guided tours, times vary, Ocean Victorian, 25 Ocean St., Cape May. Admission $10. (609) 884-5404 or www.capemaymac.org.
June 26, July 17, Aug. 14: Shabbat on the Beach, Congregation Beth Israel of Northfield, 5:30 p.m., Huntington Avenue beach, Margate. Bring beach chairs or blanket. In event of rain, services at Congregation Beth Israel, 2501 Shore Road, Northfield. (609) 641-3600 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through June 27: "The Graduate," 8 p.m. June 4*, 5, 6, 11*, 12, 13, 18*, 19, 20, 24, 25+, 26, 27, 3 p.m. June 7, 14, 21, Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton. *Talk Back Session, +Please Touch Performance. Tickets $20-$50. On-site wine lounge. www.TheEagleTheatre.com or (609) 704-5012.
July 10-Aug. 2: "Miss Saigon," 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, 7 p.m. July 26, Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway. Tickets $28. (856) 384-8381.
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.
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.