Places to go, things to do
Aug. 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.
Sept. 5: Annual Boardwalk Art Show, Atlantic City Arts Commission, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., in front of historic Brighton Park and Brighton Amphitheatre between Claridge Hotel and Bally’s Casino on Boardwalk, Atlantic City. Spaces $75. Juried. Cash prizes $100-$500. (609) 992-7224 or email@example.com.
Oct. 10: Art in the Park, Absecon Cultural Arts Alliance, Heritage Park, Absecon. Rain date Oct. 11. Spaces $25, bring tents, covers, chairs. firstname.lastname@example.org or (609) 646-2941.
Aug. 19, 26: “Unpacking the Iran Nuclear Deal — the Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” with Rabbi David M. Weis, 7-8:30 p.m., Beth Israel, 2501 Shore Road, Northfield. Become better acquainted with Iran Nuclear Deal through reading articles prior to class. For a reading list and registration, (609) 641-3600 or email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 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 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.
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 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.
Aug. 29: Fourth annual Family Fun Festival, 2-6 p.m., Linwood Community Church, 1838 Shore Road. Large bouncies, pony rides, petting zoo, carnival games, prizes, horseshoes, checkers, challenge games, dunk tank, hot dogs, popcorn, sno cones and more. Free. (609) 927-2950.
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. 22: Ice cream social, Historical Society of Winslow Township, 1-3 p.m., Winslow Township History Center, 124 Pump Branch Road, Waterford Works. Cost $3-$4. http://www.rootsweb.ances try.com/~njhswt/ or HistoricalSocietyOfWinslowTwp@comcast.net.
Sept. 5: Weymouth Township community yard sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Rain date Sept. 6. (609) 476-2633, ext. 102 or 103.
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. 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 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.
Aug. 20: Roy Speckhardt, executive director of American Humanist Association, will discuss his book, "Creating Change through Humanism," about how people can lead moral lives without belief in a higher power, 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of South Jersey Shore, 75 S. Pomona Road at corner of Liebig Street, Galloway. www.southjerseyhumanists.com.
Sept. 8: Garden talks with Atlantic County Master Gardeners, 6 p.m., Hammonton Community Garden, 11th and Washington streets, behind NJ Transit station. Putting your garden to bed: Garden clean up and using fall/winter cover crops to boost nutrients and control weeds. Free. www.hammonton greencommittee.committee. com.
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.
Aug. 30: Bay Atlantic Symphony’s third year of summer classical series, 5 p.m., The Music Box at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City. Mozart’s Horn Concerto No. 2 in E-flat major, K. 417. Tickets $25. (866) 900-4849 or www.theborgata.com.
Sept. 5: Cumberland County College Jazz Ensemble and Wind Symphony, 8 p.m., Cape May Band Shell, Lafayette Street near Mall. (856) 691-8600, ext. 1292.
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.
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. 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, email@example.com or www.cumauriceriver.org.
Aug. 26: Atlantic Audubon Society meeting, 6:30 p.m., Atlantic County Library System, Galloway Branch, 306 E. Jim Leeds Road. Social hour followed by presentation on Nature/Birding Travel. Free, open to public.
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. 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.stock ton.edu/scosa.
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.
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.
Aug. 21: Lighting Fair, Sustainable EHC, during Jersey Fresh farmers market, 4-7:30 p.m., Lincoln Park, 700 White Horse Pike, Egg Harbor City. NJ Clean Energy Outreach Team sponsored by New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Clean Energy Program will offer ENERGY STAR® qualified products at reduced prices. sustain ableEHC.org or (609) 965-9681.
Aug. 22: L.E.A.D. (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) Olympics, Egg Harbor City Municipal Alliance, Egg Harbor City Kiwanis Club, Egg Harbor City Lake. Water and land games and relays. Limited to 100 participants. Registration 9:30 a.m. Start time 10 a.m. Free, includes T-shirt, lunch. (609) 965-6009.
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 Ugly will tell stories behind murders in Somers Point. Free, donations welcome. (609) 927-2950 or www.somers pointhistory.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. 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.down townhammonton.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. mainstreetham firstname.lastname@example.org 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. 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 email@example.com.
October-February: Girls windmill pitching 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.
Through Aug. 23: “Beehive: The ’60s Musical Sensation,” five female powerhouse vocalists take on hits of Janis Joplin, The Supremes, Carole King, Brenda Lee, Aretha Franklin and more, 8 p.m. Aug. 19-22 and 3 p.m. Aug. 22-23, Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton. On-site Sharrott Wine Lounge open 45 minutes prior to performance and accessible throughout run. Tickets $30. www.TheEagle Theatre.com or (609) 704-5012.
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.
Aug. 19: "New to Medicare," Atlantic County Division of Intergenerational Services, focus on enrollment, Medicare Parts A & B, Part D prescription drug coverage, supplemental coverage and Medicare Advantage Plans, programs that help low-income beneficiaries offset cost of Medicare premiums and co-pays, 5-7 p.m. Aug. 19, Atlantic County Library System/Hammonton, 451 S. Egg Harbor Road. Free. (888) 426-9243.
Aug. 24: “Employment Law ... Know Your Rights,” led by attorney Mark Pfeffer, 6:30-8 p.m., Gilda’s Club South Jersey, 700 New Road, Linwood. Registration. (609) 926-2699 or firstname.lastname@example.org.