Places to go, things to do
July 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.
July 29-30: Safe Boating, Coast Boating School, 6-9:30 p.m., Seaville Motorsports, Route 9. Cost $75. Registration. (732) 279-0562.
July 29-30: Safe Boating, Coast Boating School, 7-10:30 p.m., Washington Twp. Fire Department, Sewell. Cost $75. Registration. (732) 279-0562.
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.
Through Aug. 31: “Summertime,” shoretime favorites, Ocean City Fine Arts League, Art on Asbury, 608 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. (609) 814-0308 or oceancityfineartsleague.org.
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.
Aug. 7-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.
Sept. 1-30: “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.
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
Through Aug. 2: “Shrek The Musical,” The Ritz Theatre, 915 White Horse Pike, Haddon Township. (856) 858-5230.
Through summer: Sesame Place, marks 35th birthday this year, Langhorne, Pa. Festive birthday décor throughout the park, three new rides, special contests and birthday promotions. Admission. (866) GO-4-ELMO or www.sesameplace.com.
Fridays through August: Princesses and Pirates Luncheons, for children ages 3 to 12, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May. Cost $15-$25, includes lunch, princess dress up, pirate gear. (609) 884-5404, (800) 275-4278 or www.capemaymac.org.
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.
July 29, Aug. 1: Summer activities for children, Toy Market, 204 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton. 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 29, Aug. 5: Stockton’s Summer Playhouse, Stockton Performing Arts Center and Greater Ocean City Theatre Company, 10:30 a.m., Stockton Performing Arts Center, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway. “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” on July 29; and “The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig” on Aug. 5. Tickets $12. stockton.edu/pac or (609) 652-9000.
Aug. 5: Kids’ MusicRound, award-winning music and movement experience, for parents and children ages 1 to 5, 6-6:30 p.m., Congregation Beth Israel, 2501 Shore Road, Northfield. Concludes with ice cream. www.kidsmusicround.com, (609) 641-3600 or cookie.feldman@ cbinorthfield.org.
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.
Aug. 1: Annual Egg Harbor City citywide yard sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Registration in advance at city hall to have address on map. Fee $10.
Aug. 1: Craft fair/yard sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Shekinah Chapter #82 Lodge, 1317 Fairton Road, Millville. New items. Spaces $10-$15. (856) 327-1717.
Aug. 6: “Seasons of Service,” Seashore Gardens Foundation’s annual gala, 6 p.m., Seashore Gardens Living Center, 22 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway. Honors individuals in community for leadership and service. Included: cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, tasting stations, dessert tables, silent auction, meet and greet with Miss America Kira Kazantsev. Tickets $150-$200. (609) 748-461, email@example.com or www.seashoregala.org.
Aug. 16: United Way’s 22nd annual Rubber Ducky Regatta, 7,000 yellow ducks racing through Raging Waters, 6:30 p.m., Morey’s Piers, Wildwood. Prizes. Entry $5, includes souvenir duck. www.UnitedforImpact.org/Cape-May or (609) 568-1179.
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.
July 29: “Post Traumatic Growth — The Positive Side Effects of Cancer,” 6:30-8 p.m., Gilda’s Club South Jersey, 700 New Road, Linwood. Registration. (609) 926-2699 or adria@gildasclubsouthjer sey.org.
Aug. 3: “The Myths & Facts of Hospice — Reviewing End-of-Life Choices,” 6:30-8 p.m., Gilda’s Club South Jersey, 700 New Road, Linwood. RSVP. (609) 926-2699 or email@example.com.
Aug. 4: “Kitchen ChemoTherapy,” Gilda’s Club South Jersey’s satellite, noon-1:30 p.m., The Living Room, AtlantiCare Health Park, Building 400, Joseph Stella, MD/Woodlands Conference Room, Egg Harbor Township. Complimentary light lunch at noon. RSVP.(609) 407-4788 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aug. 5: “Yoga is for Everyone ... You, Too!” 6:30-8 p.m., Gilda’s Club South Jersey, 700 New Road, Linwood. RSVP. (609) 926-2699 or email@example.com.
Aug. 11, Sept. 8: Garden talks with Atlantic County Master Gardeners, 6 p.m., Hammonton Community Garden, 11th and Washington streets, behind NJ Transit station. Aug. 11, Extending the growing season: Gardening into the fall and saving seeds for 2016; Sept. 8, Putting your garden to bed: Garden clean up and using fall/winter cover crops to boost nutrients and control weeds. Free. www.hammontongreencommittee.committee.com.
Aug. 13, Sept. 10: Monthly garden lecture series, with Atlantic County Master Gardeners, 5:30 p.m., ACUA Community Garden, 6700 Delilah Road, Egg Harbor Township. The garden offers spaces for those who cannot garden at home. Aug. 13, Extending the Growing Season, gardening into the fall and saving seeds for 2016; Sept. 10, Putting Your Garden to Bed, garden clean up and using fall/winter cover crops to boost nutrients and control weeds. acua.com or (609) 272-6950.
July 29, 31, Sept. 5: Cumberland County College Jazz Ensemble and Wind Symphony, 8 p.m. July 29, Cape May Band Shell, Lafayette Street near Mall; 7 p.m. July 31, Tony Canale Park, Egg Harbor Township; 8 p.m. Sept. 5, Cape May Band Shell, Lafayette Street near Mall. (856) 691-8600, ext. 1292.
July 29, Aug. 5, 12: Buena Vista Township Summer Concert Series, 7 p.m., Michael Debbi Park, Cedar Avenue, Richland. Jim Craine Show, July 29; Lonnie Youngblood, Aug. 5; 45 RPM, Aug. 12. Rain dates Aug. 19, 26. Hot dogs, desserts and beverages available for purchase. Bring lawn chairs. (856) 697-2100 or www.buenavistanj.com.
Aug. 2, 30: Bay Atlantic Symphony’s third year of summer classical series, 5 p.m., The Music Box at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City. Pianist Terrence Wilson Aug. 2. Mozart’s Horn Concerto No. 2 in E-flat major, K. 417 Aug. 30. Tickets $25. (866) 900-4849 or www.theborgata.com.
The remaining concert in the series, on Aug. 30, will feature performed by the Bay Atlantic Symphony’s principal hornist Jonathan Clark, along with Mozart’s overtures to Don Giovanni and The Marriage of Figaro, and Haydn’s Symphony No. 104 in D major, Hob. 1/104, “London.”
Aug. 16: Maroon 5 with special guests, Nick Jonas and Matt McAndrew, Atlantic City Beach. Tickets start at $39.50. Ticketmaster.com.
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.batsto village.org or (609) 561- 0024.
Aug. 14-15, 21-22: 14th annual Purple Martin Spectacular cruise, Citizens United to Protect the Maurice River, aboard The Bodacious, 6:30 p.m., Longreach Marina, 2806 High St., Port Norris. Three hours. Rain or shine. Tickets $35, includes soft drinks, dessert. Reservations. Send check payable to Citizens United to Protect the Maurice River to: Citizens United to Protect the Maurice River, P.O. Box 474, Millville, NJ 08332. (856) 300-5331, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.cumauriceriver.org.
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.
Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24: “Find, Get and Keep the Job You Want: A New Environment Calls for New Strategies,”Stockton Center on Successful Aging, 10 a.m.-noon, Stockton University Campus Center, Meeting Room 2, Galloway. Free. Registration. (609) 626-3591or www.stockton.edu/scosa.
Aug. 4: Technology workshop, Stockton Center on Successful Aging, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Stockton University’s Kramer Hall, 30 Front St., Hammonton. Learn to set up e-mail, Google, Facebook. Beginners welcome. Free. Registration. www.stockton.edu/scosa or (609) 626-3591.
Aug. 12: Financial management workshop, Stockton Center on Successful Aging, 1-3 p.m., Woodview Estates Assisted Living, 5030 Unami Blvd., Mays Landing. Complimentary lunch 1 p.m. Free. Registration. (609) 625-4878 or email@example.com.
Mondays, Fridays through August: ACUA Jersey-Atlantic Wind Farm open house tours, noon, 1801 Absecon Blvd., Atlantic City. Free. www.acua.com. or (609) 272-6950.
July 29, Aug. 26: “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly,” Somers Point Historical Society, stories in each category as they relate to Somers Point, 7 p.m., Somers Point Historical Museum, 745 Shore Road. The Bad: Stories of politicians, murders, and freaky weather happenings on July 29. Free, donations welcome. (609) 927-2950 or www.somers pointhistory.org.
Aug. 1: Third annual Peach Party, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 209 Vine St., parking lot across from Eagle Theatre, Hammonton. Features bushels of peach activities, peach inspired foods, visit from Peach Queens past and present, live music, peach contests, give-aways, Baby Peach Fuzz Contest, Peach Pie Contest. (609) 567-9014.
Aug. 7: Third annual National Night Out, to strengthen bond between community and law enforcement, 6-9 p.m., Hammonton High School, 566 Old Forks Road. Hammonton Police Department will face Hammonton Fire Department in Shoots ’n’ Ladders tug-of-war contest, giant inflatable hamster ball, Atlantic City Aquarium touch tank, photos with Miss New Jersey Lindsey Giannini of Hammonton, games, bounce houses, New Jersey State Police helicopter, Hammonton Police Department officer trading cards, K-9 demonstrations, fire department demonstrations, roller derby demonstrations, Makenzie & Yates Martial Arts demonstrations, visit from Smokey Bear and mascots, Teens and Trucks will offer tips on how teens should approach tractor trailers, live entertainment, variety of food vendors, fireworks. Rain date Aug. 8. (609) 567-2900 or www.natw.org.
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.
Sept. 2: “Thunder Over the Boardwalk,” 13th Atlantic City Airshow. Acts confirmed include U.S. Navy Blue Angels, U. S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team and Geico Skytypers. www.atlanticcityairshow.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.
July 29-Aug. 1: Harlem Globetrotters games and clinics, Wildwoods Convention Center court. Clinics for youth ages 6 to 12, 10 a.m.-noon July 29-Aug. 1. Games 7 p.m. July 29-Aug. 1. Clinics $49, includes ticket to game. Tickets for games and clinics at harlemglobetrotters.com.
Through Aug. 2: “Miss Saigon,” 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, 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.
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.
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.