Night at campaign headquarters

Join Assembly candidate Vince Sera and members of the Brigantine Republican Club for a night at campaign headquarters. Volunteers are needed 4-8 p.m. Friday, May 19. For information or to RSVP, email

National Honor Society induction ceremony

The Brigantine North Middle School will have its 20th National Junior Honor Society induction ceremony 7 p.m. Friday, May 19 in the Middle School auditorium. All former members are invited and encouraged to attend. Jen Daniels, the first Honor Society president and current Comcast Sports anchor, will be the guest speaker. For information call Larry DiGiovanni at 609-264-9505 or email

Medieval movie

The Brigantine library will show a free move 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20, as part of Medieval Month. This animated adaptation of a classic fable chronicles King Arthur's humble beginnings. Light refreshments will be provided. Please advise of any food allergies. Call 609-266-1001.

Democratic Club meeting

The Brigantine Democratic Club is moving meetings to 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month starting Wednesday, May 24 at the Community Center. Light fare will be served. New members are welcome.

Kindness event

The Brigantine library will host an acts of kindness event 3 p.m. Thursday, May 25. The free program is open to all. Registration is requested. Light refreshments will be provided. Please advise of any food allergies. Call 609-266-0110.

Welcome Back Summer Party

The American Legion will hold a Welcome Back Summer Party 5 p.m. Saturday, May 27 at the post. There will be live music, food and margaritas to welcome back all our summer friends. All are welcome. Admission is $15. Dinners will now be served 5 p.m. Friday nights for members and guests, with a different menu every Friday. Call the post at 609-266-9477.

Brigantine Farmers Market

Brigantine Farmers Market runs 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 27 at 15th Street and Revere Boulevard, rain or shine. There will be more than 50 vendors, live entertainment, kids activities and cooking demonstrations. The market is plastic free, so bring your own shopping bag.

Classic Car Show and Parade

The Brigantine Lions Club will hold its fifth annual Car Show and Parade 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, May 28 along Brigantine Avenue to support its Seeing Eye Puppy program. About 100 classic cars are expected. They will be on display in the parking lot of St. George's Pub.

Substance abuse meeting

A meeting aimed at increasing awareness and understanding of substance abuse will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 30 at the Elks Lodge. Sponsored by multiple organizations across Brigantine, the meeting is geared toward adults.

Boating safety classes

Brigantine Flotilla 85 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct “About Boating Safely” classes 9 a.m. Saturdays, June 10, July 8 and Aug. 12 at the Brigantine Beach Community Center, 265 42nd St. Each class lasts eight hours and includes lunch. Upon passing the test at the end of the class, a NJ Boating Safety certificate will be issued. A $60 prepaid registration is required. To register call 609-926-7607 and leave a message or email For class information see

Wine Tasting Reception

The Brigantine Lions Club hosts a wine reception 5-8 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at the home of George and Sally Blood, 89 Lagoon Blvd. An assortment of hors d'oeuvres and desserts will be served. Cost is $40 per person, which benefits Lions programs for the blind and visually impaired. Call Lion George at 609-457-8181 for tickets prior to the reception.

Fine Arts Festival

The Brigantine Beach Cultural Arts Commission will hold its annual Fine Arts Festival June 18-July 19 at the Brigantine Historical Museum. This event allows local artists to display their artwork. A meet the artists reception will be held 5-7 p.m. June 25. To participate call Pam Carchidi at 609-266-3808 for information on how to register.

Trip to London

Brigantine CER is sponsoring a seven-day, five-night trip to London Sept. 7-13. Flight leaves from Philadelphia Airport. Bus transportation to and from the airport is provided. Guests will stay at the Copthome Tara, a four-star hotel in the Kensington section of London. Price includes daily breakfast, two dinners with water and wine or beer, one pub lunch with beer and one additional lunch with beverages. There will be a full-day guided orientation tour of London’s highlights with a visit to the British Museum; a full-day guided tour of UNESCO World Heritage Centre, Blenheim Palace and a visit to Oxford; a half-day guided tour to Windsor and a visit to Windsor Castle; and a musical theater performance in London’s Theatre District. The price is $2,299 double occupancy. For single occupancy add $425. For a brochure or information, call at 609-264-7350, ext. 1 or stop by the Community Center and pick up a brochure.

Course in Miracles Study Group

Brigantine Community Education and Recreation hosts a Course in Miracles Study Group 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the center. Call 609-264-7350, ext. 1.

Crossroads Youth Group

Crossroads Youth Group meets 7-8 p.m. every Sunday. Sponsored by the Community Presbyterian Church, the group is open to sixth- through eighth-grade youths in Brigantine. They meet weekly, and the meetings or outings consist of community service, fun and fellowship, spirituality and current issues. It is a positive atmosphere that stresses acceptance and is a true example of how to have fun without drugs or alcohol. Crossroads sponsors a Halloween hayride, an Easter egg hunt and the junior high dances that are held once a month. Open registration is extended each Sunday.


The Brigantine Community Center offers mahjong games 1-4 p.m. Thursdays on the second floor at the Community Center. For information call 609-264-7350, ext. 1.

Weight Watchers meetings

Weight Watcher Meetings are held every Tuesday morning starting with weigh-in at 9:30 a.m. followed by a meeting at 10 a.m. Come in and learn how to successfully lose weight by following a customized food and activity plan to help you look and feel better and have more energy. Weight Watchers also offers a handy food and activity tracker, thousands of meal ideas and practically every healthy-living tool you can imagine. For information call the CER Office at 609-264-7350, ext. 1.

Thrift shop open

The thrift shop of the Community Presbyterian Church, 1501 W. Brigantine Ave., is open 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays. Shop for bargains on gently used clothing for men, women and children, as well as shoes, small appliances, household items and jewelry. New items are received daily. Call the church office at 609-266-7942.

Quizzo team trivia

Quizzo is held 7-9 p.m. every Wednesday in the Brigantine Elks Lodge lounge, 400 W. Shore Drive. Prizes are awarded. See

Treadmilling for walkers

The Running Center is partnering with the Brigantine Fitness Center to present a fitness class for active adults. Treadmilling for Walkers is offered noon Mondays and Wednesdays at the Brigantine Fitness Center. The class is led by Mindy Solkin, owner and head coach of The Running Center. She created the class to give seniors a full-body workout. The one-hour classes are open to members and nonmembers of the fitness center. Registration for one or two days per week is available at The fee is $15 for one class per week, or $25 for two per week. For information call 609-246-6974 or email

Senior bingo

The Brigantine Beach Community Center hosts senior bingo 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. For information call 609-264-7350.

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