Places to go, things to do
Exhibit, “Without Papers,” hosted by Stockton University’s Kramer Hall and the Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University, features work by sculptor Jim Dessicino; his sculptures often examine the relationship between art and national identity, through March 25. Kramer Hall, 30 Front St., Hammonton.
Exhibit, features art by Sue Moerder and Dan Fisher, through Feb. 13; gallery hours: 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. (302) 475-2235. Moerder Tattoos & Gallery, 320 12th St., Hammonton.
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.
Film: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” an IMAX 3D experience, various times through Jan. 25, tickets $18. www.ticketmaster.com. www.starwars.com. Tropicana Casino, Brighton and Boardwalk, Atlantic City.
Children’s Theater: “Little Red Riding Hood,” 10:30 a.m. Jan. 26 and 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Jan. 27, tickets $7 to $9. (856) 384-8381. www.thebroadwaytheatre.org. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman.
Crafts for kids: Make Your Own Soap, recommended for ages 6 and older, noon Jan. 28, cost $10. (609) 561-2121. www.mytoymarket.com. Toy Market, 204 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton; and Historic Smithville, 1 N. New York Road, Smithville.
Crafts for kids: Be Mine Valentine Frame, recommended for ages 5 and older, paint and decorate a porcelain frame for someone special, noon to 2 p.m. Feb. 3, cost $10. (609) 561-2121. www.mytoymarket.com. Toy Market, 204 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton; and Historic Smithville, 1 N. New York Road, Smithville.
Children’s Theater: “Wizard of Oz,” 10:30 a.m. Feb. 7 to 9 and 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Feb. 10, tickets $7 to $9. (856) 384-8381. www.thebroadwaytheatre.org. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman.
Crafts for kids: Puppet Palooza, recommended for ages 4 to 8, create a sock puppet, learn puppet techniques and share your puppet’s story, 11 a.m. Feb. 16, cost $10. (609) 561-2121. www.mytoymarket.com. Toy Market, 204 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton.
Children’s Theater: “Mr. Malcolm’s Mathemaniacs, 10:30 a.m. March 8 and 9, tickets $7 to $9. (856) 384-8381. www.thebroadwaytheatre.org. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman.
Children’s Theater: “Jungle Book,” 10:30 a.m. March 23 and 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. March 24, tickets $7 to $9. (856) 384-8381. www.thebroadwaytheatre.org. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman.
Share-A-Haircut campaign, Hair Cuttery will donate a free haircut certificate to a homeless adult or child for every haircut purchased on Feb. 5 and 6. Area Hair Cuttery locations include: Hammonton Square, 79 S. White Horse Pike, Suite B, Hammonton, (609) 567-9199, and Wrangleboro Consumer Square, 320 Consumer Square, Mays Landing, (609) 645-9820. www.haircuttery.com.
HEALTH & FITNESS
“Working with Children: The Importance of Understanding Trauma,” presented by AtlantiCare Healthy Schools Healthy Children, features an interactive workshop on the principles of trauma-informed care, created for people serving children and families, registration and breakfast, 8:30 a.m., workshop, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 24, registration fee $25, includes parking voucher, breakfast, lunch, CMEs and CEUs for nurses and social workers and professional development hours; proceeds support scholarships for workshop participation and community programming. Email email@example.com. Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel, 2 Convention Blvd., Atlantic City.
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: Jan. 26 John Brooks IOP Clinic, Atlantic City; and Jan. 31 The Atrium Apartments at Egg Harbor, Egg Harbor Township. (609) 677-9729. www.amifoundation.net.
Workshop: Emergency Preparedness for People with Functional Needs, individuals who live with a disability are invited to learn about local offices of emergency management; evacuation “go” bags; the Register Ready database; and tips for sheltering in place, 10:30 a.m. to noon or 2 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 7, free, reservations recommended. (609) 748-ABLE. Artemis Center for Independent Living, 4 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Suite 7, Galloway.
Rabies Vaccination Clinic, 9 to 11 a.m. Feb. 11, free. Dogs must be brought on leashes and cats in carriers. (609) 485-2345. www.aclink.org/animalshelter. Atlantic County Animal Shelter, 240 Old Turnpike Road, Pleasantville.
Interactive life skills workshops, for individuals who live with a physical, mental or any other type of disability; topics include: decision making, problem solving, communication skills and 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.
Caregiver support and networking group, offered by the Mental Health Association in Atlantic County in partnership with the Cape Atlantic Caregiver Coalition, for anyone caring for a child, spouse, sibling, parent or friend; topics include: local resources, coping skills, self-care and support, 10 a.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month, free. (609) 652-3800, ext. 310. Royal Suites, 214 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway.
Alzheimer’s Support Group meeting, will include information for family members and caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s or dementia, 5:30 p.m. second Tuesday of the month. (609) 404-4848. http://seashoregardens.org. Seashore Gardens Living Center, 22 W. Jimmie Leeds Road.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com.
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 Monday of the month and 2 p.m. on the third Friday of the 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.
Evenings at Forsythe, presentations start at 6:30 p.m.; schedule includes: Feb. 15, “What’s in the Noyes Today” with Michael Cagno, executive director of the Noyes Museum of Art, will provide a glimpse of the new and exciting collections from world-renown artists and local talent; March 15, “Creating Your Own Backyard Habitat,” prepare for the spring by learning how to create your own backyard habitat with naturalist and author Pat Sutton, free. (609) 652-1665. www.fws.gov. Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Great Creek Road, Oceanville.
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.
Kathedral Local Series: Megan Knight, features a CD release party for “State Of Mind,” doors open, 6:30 p.m., show, 7 p.m. Feb. 9, tickets $10. (856) 685-6664. www.kathedral.com. Kathedral Event Center, 499 S. Egg Harbor Road, Hammonton.
Concert: Steve Hackett: Tour de Force 2018, 8 p.m. Feb. 16 and 17, tickets $39 to $59. (800) 745-3000. www.ticketmaster.com. Scottish Rite Auditorium, 315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood.
Concert: Dixie Dregs, features the original lineup, 8 p.m. March 9, tickets $39 to $59. (800) 745-3000. www.ticketmaster.com. Scottish Rite Auditorium, 315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood.
Concert: The Zombies, 8 p.m. March 10, tickets $39 to $50. (800) 745-3000. www.ticketmaster.com. Scottish Rite Auditorium, 315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood.
Concert: Marc Cohn, also features the Blind Boys of Alabama, 8 p.m. March 17, tickets $39 to $69. (800) 745-3000. www.ticketmaster.com. Scottish Rite Auditorium, 315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood.
Concert: The Beach Boys, 7:30 p.m. March 20, tickets $49 to $75. (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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Shore Senior Socials: A free monthly social and educational event hosted by Shore Medical Center volunteers and featuring Bingo, complimentary refreshments, and an educational session hosted by a Shore health expert or community partner. Programs will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month in DiOrio Hall at Shore Medical Center, 100 Medical Center Way, Somers Point.For a list of upcoming topics, visit: https://shoremedicalcenter.org/shore-senior-socials. For reservations or information, call (609) 653-3543.
Trivia Night, 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays. (609) 965-2111. www.renaultwinery.com. Renault Winery, 72 Bremen Ave., Egg Harbor City.
Atlantic Audubon Society meeting, features a social hour followed by Susan Puder’s presentation, “Birding in Panama,” public welcome, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 24. Atlantic County Library, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway.
Open house: Academy of Culinary Arts, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Jan. 25, 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 19, 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 21, 1 to 3 p.m. April 8 at the college-wide open house, and 5:30 to 7 p.m. May 9, registration required. Registration: www.atlantic.edu/aca/visit.htm. (800) 645-CHEF. Email email@example.com. www.atlantic.edu/aca. Academy of Culinary Arts, M Building, Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing.
Murder in the Tropics, features an interactive dinner show with the audience helping the overwhelmed Island Police Chief solve a murder which takes place during a press party announcing Hurricane Pictures’ new film being produced on the tiny Tropical Island of No Go Pogo, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 26, tickets $60. (609) 965-2111. www.renaultwinery.com. Renault Winery, 72 Bremen Ave., Egg Harbor City.
Square dance lessons, hosted by Rainbow Squares Square Dance Club, couples, families and singles welcome, 7 to 9 p.m. Jan 27, free. (856) 447-3439. (856) 825-1809. (609) 839-3796. Milmay Fire Hall, 225 Broad St., Milmay.
Wine Glass Painting Party, 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 28, tickets $49.95, includes lunch, a one-year Gold Card Membership and a wine glass and painting supplies, reservations required. (800) 666-9463. www.tomasellowinery.com. Tomasello Winery, 225 N. White Horse Pike, Hammonton.
Chocolate Infused Dinner and Wine Tasting, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 2, tickets $59. (609) 965-2111. www.renaultwinery.com. Renault Winery, 72 Bremen Ave., Egg Harbor City.
Wine Tasting Art Show, for ages 21 and older, features art show with more than 20 local and regional artists, wine tasting, appetizers, music and raffles, 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 7, tickets $25 in advance or $30 at the door; proceeds will be used for scholarships for hospitality students from Stockton University, Atlantic Cape Community College and Fairleigh Dickinson University at ACCC. (609) 449-7145. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. eventbrite.com. The Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, 2200 Fairmount Ave., Atlantic City.
Narcan training, free information and training sessions regarding the drug overdose antidote Narcan; free kits available, 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 7, March 7 and April 4, registration required. (856) 263-8193. Email email@example.com. Southern Regional Institute and ETTC at Stockton University Parkway Building, 10 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway.
Valentine’s Dinner Dance Party, includes gourmet dinner plus music by Diamond DJs, Feb. 10, tickets $45; cash bar available. (800) 666-9463. www.tomasellowinery.com. Tomasello Winery, 225 N. White Horse Pike, Hammonton.
“Funny Girl,” a musical based on the life and career of Broadway star, film actress, and comedian Fanny Brice; features songs including “I’m the Biggest Star,” “Don’t Rain on My Parade,” “Sadie, Sadie,” and “People,” various times through Feb. 4, tickets $31. (856) 384-8381. www.thebroadwaytheatre.org. Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 43 S. Broadway, Pitman.
Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women: The Musical,” 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24 through Feb. 25, tickets $20 to $40. (609) 704-5012. www.eagletheatre.org. Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton.
Ken Ludwig’s “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery,” presented by Walnut Street Theatre, features an adaptation and witty sendup of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10, tickets $33. (609) 652-9000. stockton.edu/pac. Stockton Performing Arts Center, Stockton University, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway.
Fool Moon Theatre’s “Love, Loss and What I Wore,” features a series of hilarious and heart-breaking monologues and ensemble pieces about women, clothes and memory, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9 and 10 and 2 p.m. Feb. 11 and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16 and 17 and 2 p.m. Feb. 18, tickets $25 and $30. (609) 653-0553. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. www.gatewaybythebay.org. Gateway Playhouse, 738 Bay Ave., Somers Point.
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.