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 June 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.
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.
July 1-Aug. 31: “Summertime,” Ocean City Fine Arts League, Art on Asbury, 608 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Reception 6-7:30 p.m. July 10. (609) 814-0308 or oceancityfineartsleague.org.
Aug. 7-Sept. 26: “The Speakeasy Gallery — Art of the Mix Tape,” works by Mike Bell of Northfield, Boonton, Morris County. http://speak easyart.wix.com/speakeasyart#!the-art-of-the-mix-tape/clem
Oct. 5: Works by Mike Bell of Northfield, The Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, High Street, Millville.
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 13: “The Jungle Book,” Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway. Tickets $7-$9. (856) 834-8381.
June 13, 17, 18, 27, July 1, 11, 22, 25, 29: Summer activities for children, Toy Market, 204 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton. Fabulous Stepping Stones on Saturday, June 13; Pom Pom Pictures on Wednesday, June 17; Welcome to Our Science Lab on Third Thursday, June 18; Butterfly Home Improvement on Saturday, June 27; Paint-n-Fly Glider on Wednesday, July 1; Amazing Aquabeads on Saturday, July 11; Volcano Alert: Eruption Today on Wednesday, July 15; DIY Paracord Bracelets on Wednesday, July 22; Design, Paint, ZOOM! on Saturday, July 25; and For your Grandparents — Create a Master-plate on Wednesday, July 29 and Saturday, Aug. 1. Classes $10 each. Registration. (609) 561-2121 or www.mytoymarket.com.
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 12: Haiti benefit concert, Pilgrim Academy staff and graduates, 6:30 p.m., Emmanuel Church, 101 Liverpool Ave., Egg Harbor City.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org or (609) 432-2559.
June 13: Chicken barbecue, noon-6 p.m., Cologne Volunteer Fire Company, 2870 Cologne Ave. 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, email@example.com 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.
July 9: Paint and Sip, Auxiliary of Ancora Hospital, 6:30-9 p.m., Elm Fire Hall, 69 White Horse Pike, Hammonton. Includes door prizes and basket auction. Painting experience not necessary. Tickets $30. BYOB, bring snacks. www.painttyme.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
June 17: “Ask the Pharmacist,” on cancer patients’ medications, 1-2 p.m., Gilda’s Club South Jersey’s satellite, The Living Room, AtlantiCare Health Park, Building 400, 2500 English Creek Ave., Egg Harbor Twp. RSVP. (609) 407-4788 or email@example.com.
June 22: “Proactivity, Profiling and Protection — the Future of Women’s Health,” with Marvin Hyett, MD, 6:30-8 p.m., Gilda’s Club South Jersey, 700 New Road, Linwood. Registration. RSVP at (609) 926-2699 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 15: “Rwandan Genocide," Lunch & Learn lecture, noon-2 p.m., Stockton University’s Manahawkin Instructional Site, 712 East Bay Ave. Lillian Hussong, adjunct professor of Stockton University’s School of General Studies. Rwanda, small African country, garnered worldwide attention in 1994 when 800,000 people were slaughtered in 90 days. Free, includes lunch. RSVP. (609) 626-3883.
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 21: “Song For My Father,” South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble, 3 p.m., Linwood All Wars Memorial Park, Shore Road. Free. If raining, concert will be held at Mainland Regional High School. http://www.sjawe.com or (609) 402-5575.
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.
June 11: Garden Talks, for experienced and beginning gardeners, 5:30 p.m., Atlantic County Utilities Authority, Environmental Park, 6700 Delilah RoadEgg Harbor Township. acua.com or (609) 272-6950.
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 12: Food Truck Festival, MainStreet Hammonton, 5:30-9:30 p.m., along Bellevue Avenue, Central Avenue and North Egg Harbor Road. More than 20 unique food trucks and trailers. Included: musical entertainment, specials and discounts in downtown shops and eateries, art goods at Starving Artists Fair at Noyes Museum. (609) 567-9014 or www.downtownhammonton.com.
June 17: New Day Family Success Center Job Fair, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., New Day Family Success Center, 622-624 S. New York Road, Galloway. Participating companies include Lowe’s, Med A Quest, Devereux New Jersey, Lane Bryant, Ontime Staffing, Brooks Brothers, Clarifi, Right at Home In Home Care & Assistance, Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Job seekers encouraged to bring updated resume and ID. Registration. (609) 652-0230 or http://www.fsasj.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 email@example.com.
June 28: 29th annual Red, White & Blueberry Festival, Greater Hammonton Chamber of Commerce, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Hammonton High School grounds, Old Forks Road. Included: Live music, kiddy rides, 60 crafters, 20 food vendors, Classic Car Show, blueberries in every shape and form, blueberry pie-eating contests. Admission, parking, jitney rides free. www.hammontonNJ.us or (609) 561-9080.
July 11: Egg Harbor City Hometown Celebration, 1-10 p.m., Lincoln Park, White Horse Pike. Included: farmers' market from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., food, vendors, contests, games, music, including Hamilton Township Community Jazz Band, Lighthouse Entertainment and Bob Waters. Gazebo dedicated to memory of Frank Declementi at 3 p.m. Vendors welcome. (609) 965-1195.
July 13-18: 140th Our Lady of Mount Carmel Festival, rides, food concessions, midway games, Fairgrounds, 3rd and French streets, Hammonton.
ThroughJune 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/vets museum or (609) 646-8699.