Places to go, things to do
2017 New Jersey State Teen Arts Touring Visual Arts Exhibit, features 45 pieces selected from among thousands created by talented teen artists across the state, through Dec. 28. (609) 646-8699, ext. 6314. Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, 2200 Fairmount Ave., Atlantic City.
Exhibit: Members Only, artist reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 7, exhibit, through December. (609) 567-5360. hammontonartscenter.org. Hammonton Arts Center, 219 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton.
Exhibit: “The Lure of South Jersey: The Resettlement of Migrants,” presented by Noyes Museum of Art and South Jersey Culture & History Center, through Jan. 7. Kramer Hall, 30 Front St., Hammonton.
Exhibit, features art by Sue Moerder, mixed-media industrial bone art, and painter Rone Del Galeone, through Dec. 15; gallery hours: 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. (302) 475-2235. Moerder Tattoos & Gallery, 320 12th St., Hammonton.
Exhibit: Black Cowboys & Buffalo Soldiers, tells the story of the black cowboys and soldiers who have been absent from many historic accounts of the West; it focuses on the vital role that these African Americans played in America’s westward expansion and the success of the cattle industry, through Dec. 31. (609) 704-5495. www.aahmsnj.org. African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey, Dr. Martin Luther King Center, 661 Jackson Road, Newtonville.
Exhibit, features military artifacts and personal donations from every war and conflict beginning with the Revolutionary War, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, free admission. (609) 909-5859. www.aclink.org/vetsmuseum. Atlantic County Veterans Museum, Daniel Estell House, 189 State Route 50, Estell Manor, adjacent to the Atlantic County Park and veterans cemetery.
Exhibit, features artifacts, thousands of pictures, and research related to Somers Point, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays. (609) 927-2900. www.somerspointhistory.org. Somers Point Historical Museum, 745 Shore Road, Somers Point.
Exhibit: Life & Times of a Prince, tells the story of Prince (1958 to 2016), a man with extraordinary musical talent who lived to entertain and share his unique perspective of the world, through Dec. 31. (609) 704-5495. www.aahmsnj.org. African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey, Dr. Martin Luther King Center, 661 Jackson Road, Newtonville.
Exhibit: Celebrating Our Youth: Post Millenial Art, an exhibit of artwork by five young artists, T. J. Andrews, Asia Lackland, Dante Martin, Randi Meekins and Romare Wilson; reception features an opportunity to meet the artists and hear from Cheryl Woodruff-Brooks, author of “Chicken Bone Beach: A Pictorial History of Atlantic City’s Missouri Avenue Beach,” who will be available to discuss her book and sign copies; reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 8, exhibit, through December. (609) 350-6662. AAHMSNJ.org. African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey, Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, 2200 Fairmount Ave., Atlantic City.
Holiday Movie Screening: “Elf,” presented by Hammonton Mothers Club, features Will Ferrell as Buddy the Elf in the Newline Cinema film, 3 p.m. Dec. 10, tickets $9. (856) 685-6664. www.kathedral.com. Kathedral Event Center, 499 S. Egg Harbor Road, Hammonton.
Film: “The Polar Express” IMAX 3D, a holiday-themed film, based on the classic Caldecott medal-winning children’s book written by Chris Van Allsburg, which tells the story of a doubting young boy who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole and embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe, 4 p.m. daily through Dec. 14, tickets $16 to $18. www.ticketmaster.com. www.starwars.com/rogue-one. Tropicana Casino, Brighton and Boardwalk, Atlantic City.
“Team Challenge,” based on Food Network’s “Kids Chopped,” designed for child and teen chefs who already know their way around a kitchen, offered monthly, fee $45; registration required. (609) 878-3488. www.kitchen-19.com. Kitchen 19, 19 S. Second St., Hammonton.
Christmas Fantasy with Lights, Santa lights the park at 5 p.m. each night the park is open through Dec. 23; and Christmas Fantasy with Lights, rides, attractions and snack bars will be open; Fantasy with Lights runs through Dec. 30; hours: 2 to 9 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 23; 4:30 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, Dec. 8 to Dec. 29, and Dec. 30, tickets $23.50 in advance and for ages 65 and older and $26.50 at the gate for ages 2 to 64. (609) 641-7847. www.storybookland.com. Storybook Land, 6415 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township.
Children’s Theater: “A Magical Frozen Sleigh Ride,” what happens when Rudolph has lost the Christmas Spirit and decides to leave the North Pole forever? Rudolph finds his way to the Snow Queen’s kingdom where the “Frozen Christmas” friends help him get the Christmas spirit back, 10:30 a.m. Dec. 6 to 8 and 10 a.m. Dec. 9 and 10, tickets $7 to $9. (856) 384-8381. www.thebroadwaytheatre.org. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman.
Children’s Theater: Santa Claus is Coming to Town, learn how Santa Claus came to be, why he delivers toys to children, how his reindeer fly and why his workshop is at the North Pole and how he stood up to grumpy Mayor Burgermeister Meisterburger for outlawing toys, 10 a.m. Dec. 13 to 15, 10 a.m., 1 and 3:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 10 a.m. Dec. 17, 10:30 a.m. Dec. 18 to 21, 7 p.m. Dec. 22, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Dec. 23, and 10 a.m. Dec. 24, tickets $7 to $9. (856) 384-8381. www.thebroadwaytheatre.org. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman.
Disney on Ice: Reach for the Stars, join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Sebastian, the Daughters of Triton, Ariel, Rapunzel, Flynn Rider, Belle, the Beast’s enchanted objects and more, for a musical performance on ice, 7 p.m. Jan. 18 and 19, 1 and 5 p.m. Jan. 20 and 2 p.m. Jan. 21, tickets $15 to $90. (800) 736-1420. www.ticketmaster.com. www.boardwalkhall.com. Boardwalk Hall, 2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City.
Atlantic County Utilities Authority’s 27th annual Holiday Food Drive, Atlantic County residents may to place non-perishable food items in a box or a bag at the curb on their recycling collection day through Dec. 15 for pickup by ACUA recycling crews. All food collected through the Holiday Food Drive will be distributed through the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Southern Branch.
Atlantic Medical Imaging Foundation’s annual Holiday Toy Drive, through Dec. 15. Donors may drop off toys for the Toys for Kids Program at all AMI offices in Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean and Monmouth counties. www.atlanticmedicalimaging.com. www.toysforkidsprogram.org.
HEALTH & FITNESS
Alzheimer’s Support Group meeting, will include information for family members and caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s or dementia regarding dealing with the stress of the winter holiday season, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 12; meetings continuing monthly at 5:30 p.m. Second Tuesdays. (609) 404-4848. http://seashoregardens.org. Seashore Gardens Living Center, 22 W. Jimmie Leeds Road.
AMI Foundation’s Dr. Jan Astin Mobile Digital Mammography Van, offers screenings for women age 40 and older with no current or past breast issues; screenings are processed through their insurance; appointments encouraged, but walk-ins welcome; schedule includes: Dec. 12 Southern Jersey Family Medicine, Hammonton; Dec. 18 Southern Jersey Family Medicine, Atlantic City; Dec. 20 Atlantic County Health Services, Northfield; Dec. 21 ShopRite, Hammonton. (609) 677-9729. www.amifoundation.net.
Overeaters Anonymous: Meetings offer support and fellowship for people suffering from the disease of compulsive eating and food addiction; modeled after the Alcoholics Anonymous’ 12 step program it recognizes that compulsive overeating for many people is an illness that cannot be solved by dieting and willpower alone; no fees or dues; area meetings include: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation, 61 Jimmie Leeds Road, 2nd Floor, Pomona Room, Pomona, (609) 703-0733; 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Evangel Assembly of God, 1100 Route 50, Mays Landing, (609) 271-3980; 9 a.m. Saturdays, Grace Lutheran Church, Dawes Avenue and Shore Road, Somers Point, (609) 317-4376. For information, including additional meeting locations, visit http://www.oa-southjersey.org.
Young Adults with Anxiety/Depression, offered by the Mental Health Association in Atlantic County, a free, peer run group for ages 20 to 30 who live with anxiety and/or depression; topics include wellness tools, mutual support and resource information, 6 p.m. on the third Monday of the month. (609) 652-3800. Email email@example.com. Allies in Caring, 18 Central Ave., Hammonton.
Interactive workshop series for individuals with a physical or mental disability, topics include: decision making, problem solving, communicating with others and strategies for stress management, 10 a.m. Thursdays, free. (609) 748-2253. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Artemis Center for Independent Living, 4 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Suite 7, Galloway.
Zumba, with Kymbah, 6 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. Saturdays, first session free. Dr. Martin Luther King Center, 661 Jackson Road, Newtonville.
Child Abuse Support for Adults, a peer-run, weekly meeting for adults who have experienced physical, sexual and/or emotional child abuse or neglect; hosted by a trained facilitator with Adult Survivors of Child Abuse, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. (609) 652-3800. Email email@example.com. Atlantic Cape Family Support Organization Offices, 950 Tilton Road, Suite 108, Northfield.
Anxiety Peer Wellness Group, offered by the Mental Health Association in Atlantic County/ICE Wellness Program, topics include: wellness, recovery, empowerment and more, 1 to 2:15 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Atlanticare Behavioral Health, 120 S. White Horse Pike No. 2, Hammonton. (609) 652-3800, ext. 303. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Speak of the Spectrum Group, a meeting for LGBTQ individuals and supportive family/friends which offers an opportunity to discuss experiences, learn about the community, find support and discuss relevant topics, meets at 6 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of each month at the Mental Health Association in Atlantic County, 4 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Suite 8, Galloway. (609) 652-3800.
Counseling and referrals, for people coping with addiction to heroin and prescription painkillers; also family members of people with addiction may receive support from trained peer counselors; confidential services, grant-funded, no cost to callers, available 24/7. (855) 652-3737 or TTY (877) 294-4356.
Support Group, for individuals living with mental health issues and addiction, 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Ventnor VFW, 601 N. Dorset Ave.; and 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Hope All Day Center, 600 S. Odessa Ave., Egg Harbor City. (609) 652-3800, ext. 303.
Support meeting, sponsored by the Mental Health Association in Atlantic County, for individuals living with Bipolar disorder, offers support, resources, education and information, 7 p.m. Mondays. (609) 652-3800, ext. 303. Ventnor VFW, 601 N. Dorset Ave., Ventnor.
Women’s Wellness, common stresses and mental health challenges, 6 to 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays. (609) 652-3800, ext. 303. AtlantiCare AIS, 1601 Atlantic Ave., Atlantic City.
“Clutter,” a weekly support group is offered to help individuals understand why they acquire/hold on to too many possessions and to learn ways to support a healthier lifestyle, 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Mental Health Association in Atlantic County, 4 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Suite 8, Galloway. Optional ongoing series follows at 2 p.m., which offers an opportunity to learn skills and develop plans to help with the emotional and physical challenges related to clutter. (609) 652-3800, ext. 303. Email email@example.com.
Intensive Family Support Services Support Group, 10:30 a.m. second Thursdays. (609) 652-3800, ext. 301. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Mental Health Association in Atlantic County, 4 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway.
Nar-Anon Family Group Meeting, a worldwide fellowship for people affected by a friend or family member with a drug addiction; as a Twelve-Step Program, they offer help by sharing experience, strength, and hope in a safe and anonymous forum, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. (609) 805-3680. (609) 561-6019. Abundant Living Church, 849 Route 54, Buena Vista.
Celiac-Gluten Free Support Group, new members welcome, 7 p.m. third Tuesdays. Email Rosaliavalenti@aol.com. (609) 412-8361. AGA office, not affiliated with AGA, 3205 Fire Road, Egg Harbor Township.
Caregiver Support Group, offered by the Mental Health Association in Atlantic County in partnership with the Cape Atlantic Caregiver Coalition, for people caring for a child, spouse, sibling, parent or friend, includes resources, coping skills, self-care and support, 10 to 11:30 a.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of each month, free. (609) 652-3800, ext. 304. Email email@example.com. Royal Suites, 214 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway.
Aphasia Communication Group, offered by the Adler Aphasia Center and facilitated by a licensed speech language pathologist, provides people who have been diagnosed with aphasia with an opportunity to socialize with others who share similar experiences, provide tips to communicate more effectively, and provide time to practice communication skills in a natural environment; Aphasia is a language disorder caused by stroke or other brain injury; it affects spoken language, reading and writing, but does not affect a person’s intellect, 10 a.m. to noon on the second and fourth Fridays of each month. Registration required. Stockton University’s Kramer Hall, 30 Front St., Hammonton. To register: (973) 530-3981 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Adler Aphasia Center information: (201) 368-8585 or www.adleraphasiacenter.org.
Christmas Show: We Three Kings, features the Irish Tenors – Finbar Wright, Anthony Kearns and Ronan Tynan, plus a 28-piece orchestra, 8 p.m. Dec. 9, tickets $55 to $85. (800) 745-3000. www.ResortsAC.com. www.Ticketmaster.com. Resorts International, 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City.
Stockton University’s Handel’s “Messiah,” features a choir with Stockton students and community members, under the direction of Stockton Professor of Music Beverly Vaughn, 7 p.m. Dec. 10, tickets $14 for general admission, $8 for Stockton students and $12 for ages 64 and older and 11 and younger; handicapped accessible seating available; a portion of the ticket proceeds support the Stockton Scholarship Program. (866) 900-4849. www.theborgata.com. Borgata’s Event Center, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City.
Bay-Atlantic Symphony’s Concert and carol sing-alongs, performance includes Holst - “Saint Paul’s Suite,” Bach - “Orchestral Suite No. 3,” Strauss - “Pizzicato Polka,” Russell Steinberg - “Light’s On! A Hanukkah Medley,” Schubert - “Ave Maria,” Adam - “O Holy Night” and Harris - “A Medley of Christmas Carols,” 2 p.m. Dec. 10, tickets $33. (609) 652-9000. stockton.edu/pac. Campus Theater, Stockton University, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway.
“A Very Elvis Christmas,” stars Elvis tribute artist, Jim Barone, 8 p.m. Dec 16, tickets $30 for general admission and $40 for VIP. (609) 626-3890. stockton.edu/dante.Dante Hall Theater, 14 N. Mississippi Ave., Atlantic City
Concert: John Denver Tribute, features Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon performing Denver’s hits including “Rocky Mountain High,” “Take Me Home, Country Roads” and “Annie’s Song,” 8 p.m. Dec. 30, tickets $30. (856) 384-8381. www.thebroadwaytheatre.org. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman.
Concert/New Year’s Eve Celebration, features Joey Pucci and the American Longboards with a tribute to American Rock and Roll including music of the 1950s through the 1970s with hits by Peggy Lee, Nancy Sinatra, The Beach Boys and The Safaris, includes ceremonial Broadway Ball dropping, followed by a non-alcoholic toast to celebrate the New Year, show, 7:30 p.m., ball drop, 10 p.m. Dec. 31, tickets $30. (856) 384-8381. www.thebroadwaytheatre.org. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman.
New Year’s Eve Concert, features the Bay Atlantic Symphony under the direction of Jed Gaylin with renowned soprano Lauren Snouffer; and a performance including a variety of timeless compositions by George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Johann Strauss and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 31, free, tickets required, available to Margate City homeowners, up to four per household, available at the Margate City Library at 8100 Atlantic Ave.; tickets for the general public, up to two per household, available beginning Dec. 4. (609) 449-8780. www.BayAtlanticSymphony.org. Dominick A. Potena Performing Arts Center, 7804 Amherst Ave., Margate.
Concert: Abba Mania, 8 p.m. Jan. 26, tickets $19 to $59. (800) 745-3000. www.ticketmaster.com. Scottish Rite Auditorium, 315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood.
“Beyond the Barrens: A Pinelands Speaker Series,” presented by Batsto Citizens Committee and Wharton State Forest, topics include historical, cultural and natural aspects of South Jersey, 1 p.m. Second Saturdays, admission $2. Batsto Visitors Center, Wharton State Forest, Hammonton. (609) 561-0024. www.batstovillage.org.
Senior University, Holiday Social, 11 a.m. Dec. 6, registration required. (609) 272-6287. AtlantiCare LifeCenter, AtlantiCare Health Park, Egg Harbor Township.
Atlantic Cape Community College’s Club 50 Plus, offers a variety of workshops designed to enhance the personal, professional and social lives of older learners, through this fall, club fee $5, additional cost for workshops. (609) 343-5655. atlantic.edu/ce. Atlantic Cape Community College, Mays Landing and Cape May Court House.
Hammonton Senior Nutrition Center, open 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, lunch available, free but donation of $1 suggested and reservations requested at least two days in advance; activities include: Pinochle, Bridge and other card games, 9 to 11:30 a.m. daily; chair yoga, 11 a.m. Thursdays; crochet lessons, 10 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesdays, reservations requested; and volunteers needed. (609) 645-7700, ext. 6537, or email email@example.com. Hammonton Senior Nutrition Center, 310 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton.
Senior exercise, 10:30 a.m. to noon Mondays and Fridays, free. (609) 567-4341. Email Hammontonseniors@gmail.com. Canoe Club of Hammonton, Hammonton Lake Park.
Chair yoga for seniors, 1 p.m. Wednesdays, free. (609) 567-4341. Email Hammontonseniors@gmail.com. Canoe Club of Hammonton, Hammonton Lake Park.
Book Club, 1:15 p.m. second Friday of each month, free. (609) 567-4341. Email Hammontonseniors@gmail.com. Canoe Club of Hammonton, Hammonton Lake Park.
Crocheting, knitting and stitch work, all skill levels, 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, free. (609) 704-5752. Email Hammontonseniors@gmail.com. Canoe Club of Hammonton, Hammonton Lake Park.
Pinochle, card playing and board games, Monday through Friday, free. (609) 704-5752. Email Hammontonseniors@gmail.com. Canoe Club of Hammonton, Hammonton Lake Park.
Trivia Night, 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays. (609) 965-2111. www.renaultwinery.com. Renault Winery, 72 Bremen Ave., Egg Harbor City.
DiDonato’s Magical Holiday Express, for all ages, features an outdoor train ride through a lighted, magical Christmas village, and visits with Santa and his elves in the workshop, 5 to 9 p.m. today through Dec. 23; train ride only, 5 to 9 p.m. Dec. 26 to 31, tickets $14.95 through Dec. 23 and $9.95 from Dec. 26 to 31. (609) 561-3040. www.didonatofuncenter.com. www.facebook.com/didonatofuncenter. DiDonato Family Fun Center, 1151 S. White Horse Pike, Hammonton.
Cape May Seashore Lines: Santa Express, Santa Express Limited, Santa Starlight Express and Winter Express, join Santa Claus for a train ride on the Cape May Seashore Lines, local trains depart from the Richland Station at 1275 Harding Highway; trains also depart from the Tuckahoe Station at Reading and Railroad avenues in Cape May; all trains except the Winter Express, include an opportunity to travel with Santa, snack service in the cafe and lounge cars and more; the Winter Express offers a post-Christmas opportunity to relax and enjoy a historic train ride; various times Saturday through Dec. 27, tickets $9 to $35 for ages 2 and older, advance ticket purchase recommended. www.the-santa-express.com. Facebook.com/CapeMaySeashoreLines. Cape May Seashore Lines: Richland Train Station, 1275 Harding Highway, Richland.
Information session, for people interested in learning more about careers in health care and nursing and Atlantic Cape Community College’s degree programs in respiratory therapy, radiologic technology, biomedical science, health services and nursing; attendees should arrive early to sign in and collect handouts, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Dec. 7, free. Register: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (609) 343-5048. www.atlantic.edu/program/academic/nursing/upcomingSessions.htm. Atlantic Cape Community College, Room J 202, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing.
“A Family Holiday Spectacular,” presented by JRL Productions, features a classic holiday variety show, a visit from Santa and a holiday sing-along, 8 p.m. Dec. 8, 9 and 15, tickets $10 for Stockton students, $12 for children ages 12 and younger, $18 for seniors and $20 for adults. (609) 626-3890. stockton.edu/dante.Dante Hall Theater, 14 N. Mississippi Ave., Atlantic City
Atlantic City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” 7 p.m. Dec. 8 and 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dec. 9, tickets $33 for adults and $12 for children when accompanied by an adult. calling (609) 652-9000. www.stockton.edu/pac. Stockton Performing Arts Center, Stockton University, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway.
Academy of Culinary Arts: Open house, for prospective students who love to cook and are interested in starting a career in the culinary field, 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 8, registration required: www.atlantic.edu/aca/visit.htm. (800) 645-CHEF. Email email@example.com. www.atlantic.edu/aca. Atlantic Cape Community College, M Building, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing.
Firemen’s Christmas Parade, 7 p.m.. Dec. 9, Downtown Hammonton.
Patcong Valley Model Railroad Club’s Open House, visitors have an opportunity to see highly detailed HO-scale models of many different trains, operated on a large realistic model railroad through beautiful scale scenery of Western Pennsylvania and Eastern New York State, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 9, 10, 16 and 17 and Jan. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21, free, but donations accepted. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. www.patcongvalley.com. Patcong Valley Model Railroad Club, Route 40 and Fir Avenue, Richland.
Holiday souvenir crafts, visit with Santa and holiday tree lighting, noon to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 9. tickets $7 for adults and $5 for children ages 4 to 12. Proceeds will benefit the lighthouse’s education programs. (609) 449-1360. www.abseconlighthouse.org. Absecon Lighthouse, 31 S. Rhode Island Ave., Atlantic City.
Rabies clinic, dogs must be on leashes and cats must be in carriers, 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 10, free. (609) 485-2345. www.atlantic-county.org/animal-shelter. Atlantic County Animal Shelter, 240 Old Turnpike Road, Pleasantville.
FAFSA session, features an opportunity to meet with financial aid specialists regarding 2018-19 online FAFSA form; students must bring their own and their parents’ 2016 tax returns, all W-2 forms, Social Security numbers, FSA ID and password, and photo identification, 12:30 to 2 p.m. Dec. 13 and 5 to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 14, free, registration required. (609) 343-4822. Email email@example.com. atlantic.edu. Lab 132, Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, 1535 Bacharach Blvd., Atlantic City.
Buena Historical Society’s 20th annual Anniversary Christmas Party, Buena Borough Farmer John Formisano of Landisville and Buena Vista Township Reverend David Mallory of Richland will be honored; also include a full buffet and desserts, a cash bar, a Chinese auction, music and door prizes; Dec. 13, tickets $25. For tickets, send a check payable to Buena Historical Society to: Buena Historical Society, P.O. Box 114, Buena, NJ 08310. (856) 466-4654. Five Points Inn, 580 Tuckahoe Road, Vineland.
The Rat Pack Together Again, features Rat Pack impersonators Tony Sands, Johnny Petillo and Geno Monroe recreating the shows presented by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr., in Las Vegas, features songs including “Everybody Loves Somebody,” “Mr. Bojangles,” “My Way,” “New York New York” and more, 8 p.m. Dec. 29, tickets $25. (856) 384-8381. www.thebroadwaytheatre.org. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman.
Hammonton New Year’s Eve Bash, sponsored by MainStreet Hammonton, features music plus free party hats and noisemakers for the first 300 guests; when the town clock strikes midnight, a giant blueberry will drop to signal the official start of 2018, 10 p.m. Dec. 31 to 12:30 a.m. Jan. 1. (609) 567-9014. www.downtownhammonton.com. facebook.com/downtownhammonton. In front of Hammonton Town Hall, 100 Central Ave., Hammonton.
“The Fantasticks” features is an endearing, romantic family musical about a boy, a girl, two fathers and a wall, includes the song, “Try to Remember,” 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, through Dec. 10, tickets $20 to $40. (609) 704-5012. www.eagletheatre.org. Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton.
“Holiday Jubilee: Sounds of the Season,” a holiday revue show designed to captivate audiences of all ages, various times through Dec. 22, tickets $25 for adults and $10 for children. (800) 843-8767. www.tropicana.net. www.ticketmaster.com. Tropicana Casino & Resort, 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City.
“Season’s Greetings!,” follow four Eagle Theatre performers, accompanied by a live band, for a multicultural musical holiday journey around the world, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13 and 14, 8 p.m. Dec. 15, 3 and 8 p.m. Dec. 16, 3 p.m. Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20 and 21, 8 p.m. Dec. 22 and 3 and 8 p.m. Dec. 23, tickets $25 for ages 13 and older, $22.50 for ages 65 and older, and $15 for ages 12 and younger. (856) 685-6664. www.kathedral.com. Kathedral Event Center, 499 S. Egg Harbor Road, Hammonton.
Information on VA, federal, state and county veterans benefits, with veterans advocate Lou Green, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., first Wednesday of each month, Hamilton Mall, Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, Ruby Tuesday entrance.