Toddler Storytime 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, through May 21 at the Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library System, 1 Swift Ave. Call (609) 927-8664.
Gathering Wool 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, through May 28 at the Ventnor branch of the Atlantic County Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave. The meetings are open to adults and all levels of experience are welcome to chat, snack and meet neighbors while knitting or stitching. Participants may bring any project they are working on or come to be inspired. Call (609) 823-4614.
English Conversation Group 6 p.m. Tuesdays, through May 28 at the Pleasantville branch of the Atlantic County Library, 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. The group is open to adults and registration is requested. Participants learn new vocabulary and improve their pronunciation while having fun and making friends in a relaxed setting. Call (609) 641-1778.
R.E.A.D. Program with Willow 2-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, through May 29 at the Galloway branch of the Atlantic County Library, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway. The library hosts the R.E.A.D. Program for children ages 4-8. In person registration and an application are required. Certified R.E.A.D. Program facilitator Karen Lockhart presents one-on-one literacy sessions along with Willow, mild-mannered, and trained reading therapy dog. Call (609) 652-2352.
Storyhour 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Thursdays, through May 16 at the Somers Point branch of the Atlantic County Library, 801 Shore Road. For children ages 3 to 6. Storyhour is also offered on Saturdays, April 6 through May 18 at 10:30 a.m. Call (609) 927-7113.
Learn to Play Chess noon-5 p.m. Saturdays through May at the Ventnor branch of the Atlantic County Library System, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Kids of all ages are invited to learn to play chess. The programs are led by Ken Esada. Call (609) 823-4614.
Afternoon Acoustics 1-3 p.m. every Sunday at the Noyes Museum of Art, 733 Lily Lake Road, Oceanville. A weekly event that showcases acoustic sessions by local musicians Yuni Sabatino, Hofenakus, ARGO, and Zebras and Bulls Fight Tonight. Admission: $5 adults, $4 for students and seniors. View all upcoming exhibitions and events at www.noyesmuseum.org or call (609) 652-8848.
Preschool Rhyme Time 10:30 a.m. Thursdays in February at the Atlantic City Public Library, 1 N. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City. Stories, songs, finger plays and crafts. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For ages 3-5. Call (609) 345-2269, ext. 3050.
Woodturning Club seeks members from beginners to experienced. Meets every third Tuesday offering workshops and demos in Egg Harbor Township. Call Ron at (609) 601-2663.
Atlantic County Historical Society Library and Museum hours are 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday at 907 Shore Road, Somers Point. Library research is $5 per day for nonmembers. Museums tours are free. Donations, new members and volunteers are always welcome. Call (609) 927-5218.
Adults-only Open Mic 7:30 p.m. the fourth Friday of each month at Ocean City Fine Arts League, 608 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Call (609) 675-0133.
Alcove Thrift Shop Seeks Volunteers to be sorters, pricers and cashiers. Training will be provided. Workers are needed for one to four hours during the 10 a.m.-2 p.m. or 2-6 p.m. shifts Monday through Saturday at the shop in Northfield. Call (609) 484-1133.
Amateur Radio Operators (Hams) Meeting 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month except in January at the Anthony “Tony” Canale Training Center, 5033 English Creek Ave., Egg Harbor Township. Beginners and experienced hams are all welcome. Call Bill of the Southern Counties Amateur Radio Association at (609) 892-7888.
American Association of University Women, Atlantic County branch, meets on the third Monday at various locations. Prospective members and visitors are welcome. For information call (609) 398-6367 or (609) 965-4360.
Arts on the Avenue 1-9 p.m. the first Friday of every month in downtown Hammonton. Free. Call (609) 567-9014 or visit www.artsontheavenue.com.
Atlantic City Figure Skating Club is looking for new members of all ages and skating levels. Call (609) 926-3213 or stop by Flyers Skate Zone of Atlantic City 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
Atlantic County Chapter of the Nashville Songwriters Association International meets 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month at the Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library on Ocean Heights Avenue. Meetings will focus on song craft, the business of songwriting and feedback. Come prepared to play a song live or on CD/cassette and bring 10 copies of your lyrics to share. Contact Mike (Amoriello) Michnya at (609) 601-0352.
Atlantic County Library Book Club in a Bag provides local book clubs with access to more than 25 titles. Contains 10 copies of a book, along with questions, author biographies and other tools to promote discussion. For a list of titles see www.atlanticlibrary.org/outreach/book_club_in_bag.asp. To reserve a title call (609) 625-2776, ext. 6338.
Atlantic-Cape May Chapter of the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners meets 5:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Greate Bay Country Club on Somers Point-Mays Landing Road in Somers Point. Cost is $35. Call Jane Ann Hart at (609) 266-9139 or see www.atlanticcapemaynjawbo.org.
Bargaintown AARP Chapter 982 meets 1 p.m. the second Friday of every month at the Grace Lutheran Church, 11 E. Dawes Ave., Somers Point. Guests are welcome. Call (609) 390-1361.
Book Discussion Group for Adults meets once a month at the Galloway Township branch of the Atlantic County Library, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. Meetings are 7 p.m. Thursdays. Call (609) 652-2352.
Cape Atlantic Woodturning Club Learn to Turn workshops and demonstrations 7-9 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month at the Upper Township Library. For details call Ron at (609) 601-2663.
Concerned Citizens for a Better Egg Harbor Township meets 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at the Atlantic County Library on Ocean Heights Avenue. All are welcome.
Crafters Village at Gardner's Basin 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, Sunday and Monday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Gardner's Basin Maritime Park, 800 N. New Hampshire Ave., Atlantic City. Call (609) 348-2880 or see www.acaquarium.com.
Creative Crafts 3:30 p.m. every Wednesday in the meeting room at the Atlantic City Free Public Library. Children 6-12 are invited to make and take home crafts with seasonal themes. Call (609) 345-2269 ext. 3050, or visit the Youth Services Department for information.
Current Events Discussion 10:30 a.m. to noon every Wednesday at the Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library, Ocean Heights Avenue at 1 Swift Ave. For information call (609) 927-8644 or (609) 601-7752.
Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge is seeking volunteers to help staff the new Visitor Information Center at Great Creek Road in Oceanville, Galloway. Flexible schedule. No experience needed. Many other opportunities available. Call Sandy at (609) 652-1665.
Epiphany Arts Café 6 p.m. Fridays at Church of the Epiphany, 6605 Ventnor Ave., Ventnor. Open to all artists. Bring your sketch book, painting project, play your guitar, read your poetry or just hang out. See www.ventnorisart.com.
Free Basic Beading Classes 6-9 p.m. every Wednesday and Thursday at Bumble Beeds on the Village Greene in Historic Smithville Village in Galloway. Call (609) 652-3158.
Free Classes for Seniors 12:30-2 p.m. every Wednesday at Mainland Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Pleasantville. A light lunch will be provided.
Free Computer Classes for adults in the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Computer Lab at the Pleasantville branch of the Atlantic County Library, 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Registration required. Call (609) 641-1778.
Free Job Loss Career Workshop 10 a.m.-noon every Monday at the T. Byrd Training Center, 1501 S. New Road, Pleasantville. Call (609) 484-9356 before 10 a.m. the Thursday before the event.
Free Music Classes at Central United Methodist Church on Central Avenue and Shore Road in Linwood: Introduction to Hand Bells 5 p.m. Wednesdays; Beginning Acoustic Guitar and Keyboard 5 p.m. Thursdays. New students admitted on a rotating basis. To register call Carlyn Yard, director of music development through the church office, at (609) 927-4882.
Free Storytime 10:30 a.m. every Saturday at Kidz Creations, 811 Asbury Ave., Ocean City.
Gathering wool 10 a.m. Tuesdays through Dec. 18 at Ventnor branch of the Atlantic County Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor. Adult crafters of all levels of experience are welcome to chat, snack and meet their neighbors while they knit, stitch, bead and sew. Participants may bring any project they are working on or come to be inspired. Call (609) 823-4614.
Historic Absecon Lighthouse Keeper Sleeper program offers educational sleepovers for youth groups focusing on fun, maritime history, and science. Junior keepers enjoy a nighttime climb for spectacular views of Atlantic City, construct their own lighthouse with craft materials, learn how to use a compass, and learn maritime history through multimedia instruction on select Friday and Saturday nights. Snacks, breakfast, and onsite gated parking included, and ghost stories are optional. This program is $45 per person. Call (609) 449-1360.
Jersey Shore Ballroom Dance Club invites everyone for fun, fitness and friendship. Dances are held once a month on Saturday or Sunday evenings. For dates and locations see www.DanceJerseyShore.com or call Sharon at (609) 926-1654 or Pam (609) 398-8170.
Jewelry classes forming Fridays and Saturdays at the Ventnor City Cultural Center, 6500 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor. Call (609) 823-7952 or (609) 287-6449.
Mainland Rotary Club meets 7 a.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at Athena's Restaurant on New Road (Route 9) in Northfield. To join or attend a meeting, call Dave Blyler at (609) 432-5347.
Mid-Atlantic AARP Chapter 4991 meets 12:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at the Galloway Township branch of the Atlantic County Library, 30 W. Jimmie Leeds Road. Call (609) 965-0670.
Mid-Atlantic AARP Ventnor Chapter 1724 meets 1:30 p.m. the second Monday of every month at the Ventnor Senior Center at 6500 Atlantic Ave. Call (609) 572-1960.
Model Train Display free and open to the public 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. every Wednesday and Saturday at the Shore Mall in Egg Harbor Township.
Monday Morning Madness 11 a.m. Monday mornings outside theEgg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library System on Swift Drive. Bring lawn chair or blanket. See www.ehtgov.org or call (609) 272-8120.
Monthly Book Discussion at the Ventnor branch of the Atlantic County Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Registration is required for any session. Call the library for book titles and dates at (609) 823-4614.
Music Experience 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Margate Public Library, Bloom Pavilion, 8100 Atlantic Ave. Composer, teacher and former music critic Paul M. Somers presents programs in cooperation with the Bay-Atlantic Symphony. Free. Call (609) 822-4700.
Quilting and Knitting Groups for adults meet 2 p.m. (quilters) and 6:30 p.m. (knitters) Thursdays at the Brigantine branch of the Atlantic County Library, 201 15th St. South. Free; all skill levels welcome. Call (609) 266-0110.
Read with the Therapy Dogs 4 p.m. Wednesdays at the Ventnor branch of the Atlantic County Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Children read for 15-minute sessions with Barbara and Luke from Intermountain Therapy Animals. Call the library at (609) 823-4614.
Safe Kids Car Seat Checkups 9 a.m.-1 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at Bennett Chevrolet, 6721 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Saturday of each month at Action Auto Body, 14 12th St. on the corner of Bellevue and Railroad avenues, Hammonton. Call AtlantiCare at (888) 569-1000.
Sandpiper Orchid Society of Atlantic and Cape May Counties meets 7 p.m. every fourth Thursday at the Galloway Township branch of the Atlantic County Library. For all levels of orchid lovers; free. Help and education always offered. Call (609) 884-9232.
Saturday Family Movie Matinees 2 p.m. at the Egg Harbor City branch of the Atlantic County Library, 134 Philadelphia Ave. Everyone is invited, but registration is requested. Call the library at (609) 804-1063.
South Jersey Animal Advocates, affiliated with the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Jersey Shore, meets 11:30 a.m. the second Sunday of the month at 75 S. Pomona Road at the corner of Liebig Street in Galloway Township. Open to anyone interested in working to advance animal welfare. See http://uucsjs.org/social_action.html.
South Jersey Astronomy Club holds free public meetings 7:30 p.m. every second Thursday at the Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library on Ocean Heights Avenue. For information see www.SJAC.us.
South Jersey Fair Trade Alliance meets 6:30 p.m. every third Monday at the Atlantic County Utilities Authority, 6700 Delilah Road in Egg Harbor Township. Meetings are open to all, and there will be light refreshments. See www.southjerseyfairtrade.com.
South Jersey Humanists Monthly Meeting 10:30 a.m. the last Saturday of each month at the Linwood Public Library, 301 Davis Ave. See www.southjerseyhumanists.com.
Storytime at Absecon Library 10 a.m. Wednesdays at the Absecon Public Library, 305 New Jersey Ave. Character Storytime is 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month featuring characters from Fairytale Entertainment. Call (609) 646-2228.
Sweet Adelines International Cape Shore Chorus is searching for women singers of all ages in Cape May, Cumberland and Atlantic counties to sing four-part barbershop harmony. Any woman of average singing ability, with or without vocal training, will find a part that fits her voice range. Cape Shore Chorus performs regularly at civic events and charitable functions, in addition to promoting harmony and friendship among women. Weekly rehearsals are 7:15 p.m. Thursdays at the Abundant Life Church, Route 50 in Seaville. Call Cheryl at (609) 463-0134 or Brenda (609) 463-8870. Learn more at www.sweetadelineintl.org.
Third Thursdays 6-9 p.m. every third Thursday in Downtown Hammonton. Features art events, extended shopping hours, special discounts and free events. See www.downtownhammonton.org.
Underground Youth Club for eighth through 12th-grade students 6-9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday at Salem United Methodist Church, corner of South Main and Park Avenue (across from Cedar Food Market) in Pleasantville. Activities include SAT prep, Culinary Art Club, peer mediation, computer lab, life skills, career training, entrepreneurial club, movies nights, video tournaments, Student Record Label, Homework Central with a certified teacher and trips. Call (609) 677-0080.
Ventnor AARP Chapter 1724 meets 1:30 p.m. the second Monday of the month at the Ventnor Cultural Arts Center, 6500 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor. Nonmembers welcome. Call Berenice at (609) 572-1960 to confirm dates.
Volunteers at CONTACT Cape-Atlantic offer free daily phone calls to say hello and check that all is well. Volunteers are eager to help the disabled, elderly, and isolated citizens of Atlantic County and Cape May counties who want to continue living independently. If you are interested in receiving CONTACT calls, or if you know someone who might be, contact Jennifer Goudie at (609) 823-0762 (Atlantic County) or (609) 463-4564 (Cape May County).
Young-at-Art Gallery children’s artwork in exhibits that change monthly at the Noyes Museum of Art on Lily Lake Road in Galloway Township. Open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for seniors and students. Call (609) 652-8848 or visit www.noyesmuseum.org.
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