Places to go, things to do
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.
Oct. 17: Horsepower by the Bay, cars, vintage boats, military vehicles, vintage fire equipment, flea market/craft show, Somers Point Historical Society, Bay Avenue at Harbor Lane, Somers Point. To register a vehicle, email@example.com. To register for flea market/craft show, firstname.lastname@example.org or (609) 927-2900.
Nov. 7-8: Indoor Fall Antique & Craft Show, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Our Lady of the Lakes Church, 19 Malaga Road, Collings Lakes. More than 30 tables, door prizes, refreshments, homemade baked goods. Tables $20-$35. OLLre@comcast.net or (609) 561-8313.
Oct. 9: New York-based Gallim Dance, Stockton University Dance Company Residency, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, Galloway Twp. Tickets $32. www.stockton.org or (609) 652-9000.
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 Oct. 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Nov. 13-14: “Peter Pan,” 10 a.m. Nov. 13-14, 1 p.m. Nov. 14, Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway. Tickets $7-$9. (856) 384-8381.
Dec. 12-20, 24: “’Twas the Night Before Christmas,” 10 a.m. Dec. 12-18 and 20; 10 a.m. and 1 and 3:30 p.m. Dec. 19; 2 p.m. Dec. 24, Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway. Tickets $7-$9. (856) 384-8381.
Through Nov. 2: Homemade meatballs, sauce, pizzelle sale, Historical Society of Winslow Township, meatballs $8.75 dozen; sauce $3.75 quart; pizzelles $4.75 two dozen. Orders picked up 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 7, Winslow Township History Center, 124 Pump Branch Road, Waterford Works. Place orders by Nov. 2 at (856) 753-0846 or email@example.com.
Oct. 10: “Helping Our Neighbors,” Hammonton Cancer Foundation’s eighth annual fundraiser, 6 p.m., Winslow Manor, Hay and Hall streets, Winslow Township. Includes buffet dinner, homemade desserts, silent auction, honor/memory slide show and entertainment. Sponsors sought. (609) 561-8585.
Oct. 11: Black & White Ball Unplugged, benefits Seashore Gardens Foundation, 6-10 p.m., Haven Nightclub, Golden Nugget, Atlantic City. Dancing, dining, gaming. Complimentary wine and soft drinks. Fun party attire encouraged. Admission $70-$75. seashoregala.org or (609) 748-4614.
Oct. 11: Kiwanis Club chicken barbecue and renovation celebration, noon-5 p.m., Hammonton Lake Park. Live entertainment, family fun. Tickets $12. Tickets available from Kiwanis Club members or at Chatter's Baskets, Hammonton.
Oct. 31: Sub sale, 11 a.m., American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 352, Somers Point. Cost $5. (609) 927-7145.
Nov. 7: Holiday craft show and bake sale, benefits OLMA Athletics and Philip L. Caporale Scholarship Fund, Our Lady of Mercy Academy, Main Road and Catawba Avenue, Newfield. Variety of vendors. (856) 305-8601 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nov. 8: Designer Handbag Bingo, Colony Club of Ocean City, Elks Hall, 1815 Mays Landing/Somers Point Road, Egg Harbor Twp. Doors open noon; games start 1 p.m. Cost $35 for 16 games; extra cards $5. Bring snacks. Cash bar. (609) 938-1157.
Oct. 9: Atlantic Cape Community College Scramble “Fore” Scholarships, Cape May National Golf Club, Route 9, Cape May. Chris Ford will be 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.
Oct. 13: 19th annual Charity Golf Tournament, Hansen Foundation and Hendricks House, Hidden Creek Golf Club, 75 Asbury Road, Egg Harbor Township. Breakfast and registration 8:30 a.m.; shotgun start 10 a.m.; dinner, silent auction, awards 3:30 p.m. Fee $250, includes greens fees, cart, tags, gift, meals, awards. (609) 965-4002.
Oct. 15: HalloGreen Costume Swap, Hammonton Green Committee, 6-9 pm. outside Toy Market, Bellevue Avenue, Hammonton. Donate gently used costume, pick out another for free. www.hammontongreencommittee.com.
Oct. 17: 10th annual Downtown Trick or Treat, MainStreet Hammonton, 1-3 p.m., Third Street to Egg Harbor Road along Bellevue Avenue, Dowtown Hammonton. Child-friendly activities, face painting, crafts and games, DJ spinning child-friendly tunes, costume contest for children and pets with registration 1:30 p.m. at Reagan Rock at corner of Bellevue and Central avenues. Free. Rain date Oct. 24. (609) 567-9014 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 28: 40th annual Halloween parade, Kiwanis Club of Hammonton, 7 p.m., Orchard Street and Egg Harbor Road, up Bellevue Avenue to Atlantic County Human Services Building. Rain date Oct. 29. (609) 561-0525.
Oct. 31: Trick or Treat, 6-8:30 p.m., throughout Hammonton.
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.
Oct. 14: Fourth annual Weymouth Township’s Community Health Fair and Awareness Day, Atlantic County Office on Aging and Disabled, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Weymouth Township Community Center, 1201 Loretto Ave., Belcoville. Valuable information for residents, senior citizens, veterans, disabled veterans, door prizes, refreshmants. Free. (609) 625-2831.
Oct. 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13: Chronic pain support group, five-week support group for those living with chronic pain, 10-11:30 a.m., Mental Health Association in Atlantic County, 4 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Suite 8, Galloway Twp. (609) 652-3800, ext. 308.
Oct. 8: “100 Years of Arthur Miller,” with Dr. Jim Schlatter, 6 p.m., Campus Center Theater, Stockton Performing Arts Center, Galloway Twp. Tickets are free, but must be reserved. (609) 652-9000.
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.
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.
Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28: Learn to Draw Workshops, Stockton Center on Successful Aging, with local artist Tom Sandor, 10 a.m.-noon, Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, Atlantic County Library System, Egg Harbor Township Community Meeting Room, 1 Swift Drive. Fee $5 per session. Registration. www.stockton.edu/scosa or (609) 626-3591.
Oct. 13: Celebrate changing seasons, United Methodist Women, 1-3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 6011 Main St., Mays Landing. Movie "Hocus Pocus" starring Bette Midler. Refreshments. Second floor of two-story building behind church. Elevator available. (609) 625-9446.
Oct. 16, Nov. 13: Technology Workshops for Beginners, Stockton Center on Successful Aging, with Richard Jeffries, Kramer Hall, 30 Front St., Hammonton. Understanding email, noon-2 p.m. Oct. 16; Being safe on the internet, noon-2 p.m. Nov. 13. Free. Registration. (609) 626-3591 or www.stockton.edu/scosa.
Oct. 21, Nov. 19, Dec. 9: Shore’s Senior Socials, 3-4 p.m., Shore Medical Center, 100 Medical Center Way, Somers Point. Experts on variety of topics, free Bingo and prizes, refreshments. Oct. 21, Nutrition Tips for Seniors; Nov. 19, Exercises for Seniors; Dec. 9, Alzheimer's prevention. RSVP. (609) 653-3543.
Oct. 9: Oakcrest High School Athletic Wall of Fame, Induction Class of 2015 dinner, Mario Cappelluti (’86), Jason Brown (’94), Nicole Malfi Nelson (’98), Chereyse Hepburn (’00), 4:30 p.m., Mays Landing Golf and Country Club. Tickets $15-$30. Unveiling of new inductees’ plaques on wall outside gymnasium follows at 7 p.m. Induction class presented to Oakcrest fans during halftime at Falcon’s football game against Lower Cape May, 7:30 p.m. (609) 625-1462.
Oct 10: Touch-A-Truck 4, rescheduled, 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. Also, Family Service Association Family of Year recognized. Admission $5 adults, children free. (609) 569-0239, ext. 1160 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 21: Buena Historical Society meeting, 7:30 p.m., Buena Vista Township Hall, 890 Harding Highway, Buena. Featured: Highland Dairy, Santinello Dairy Farm and Cappy-Ebner Dairies. Photo presentation, artifacts display, talk by several members of dairy families. (856) 466-4654.
Oct. 28: 40th annual Halloween Parade, Kiwanis Club of Hammonton, 7 p.m., Orchard Street and Egg Harbor Road, then down Bellevue Avenue, Hammonton. Rain date Oct. 29.
Through February: Girls windmill pitching and catching 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.
Oct. 13-15, 17: Hammonton Bulldogs Basketball Association registrations, for all recreation and travel basketball programs, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 13-15, Hammonton Middle School gym; 9-11 a.m. Oct. 17, Boyer Avenue Recreation Complex. For students in kindergarten through eighth grade; travel programs start at third grade. Download forms at hammontonbulldogsbasketball.com. (609) 774-7520 or (609) 369-8626.
Through Oct. 10: “CLOSER,” Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Oct. 7, 8+, 9 and 10. +Please Touch Performance. Mature audiences only. Tickets $20-$50. www.TheEagleTheatre.com or (609) 704-5012.
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.
Dec. 5-7, 12-14, 19-21: “Sleigh Ride,” 8 p.m., 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.