New beach tag and 4x4 permit office hours
The Beach Tag Office, accessed through the Main Lobby of the Brigantine Community Center, will be open 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Thursday - Monday through April 30; closed on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Crossroads Youth Group
Crossroads Youth Group meets 4-5:30 p.m. every Sunday beginning Sept. 17. 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.
Patrick Kennedy addresses opioid
Former congressman Patrick Kennedy will address the Brigantine community on opioid addiction treatment and mental health issues 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 at St. Thomas the Apostle Church. The event is free and open to all on a first come first seated basis.
Former congressman and Olympian speaks at Brigantine Prayer Breakfast
The seventh annual Brigantine Community Prayer Breakfast is scheduled 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 at St. Philip Hall of St. Thomas Church. This year's keynote speaker will be former five term Congressman and three-time Olympian, Jim Ryun. Cost of the Prayer Breakfast is $20 and includes a buffet breakfast. For tickets call Andy Solari at 609-264-1040.
'History Alive through Film'
The Brigantine CER is offering a course on “History Alive through Film” 6-8:30 p.m. for six Wednesdays beginning Oct. 11. This class will view a series of films, each of which is based upon an actual event and/or person which may spur interest and discussion. Films will be chosen among the following: Iron Jawed Angels, Amelia, Paths of Glory, Inherit the Wind, Cinderella Man, Matewan, Eight Men Out and Good Night and Good Luck. Registration forms are available at the Community Center. Cost is $65, make check or money order payable to the Brigantine CER. Call the CER at 609-264-7350 ext. 1.
Trip to Puglia and Rome
Brigantine CER is sponsoring a 10-day trip to Puglia and Rome April 8-17, 2018. Participants can expect to see Romanesque and baroque cathedrals and monuments, and in Rome, an open air museum that is home to two millennia of architecture, art and culture; and spend hours exploring ancient wonders, traveling between attractions or hunting for the best gelato. Apuglia is a escape to South Italy for a warm Mediterranean breath. Price is $2,895 double occupancy and $3,590 single occupancy and includes eight nights at first-class accomodations, breakfast daily, four lunches and three dinners. For information call at 609-264-7350, ext. 1.
Trip to Chicago
Brigantine CER is sponsoring a seven-day trip trip to Chicago June 16-22, 2018. On the way participants will visit the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., and lunch at historic Sauder Village in Archbold, Ohio. In Chicago there will be a guided tour to include Millennium Park, Grant Park, Navy Pier and more, and visit the Art Institute of Chicago, Wrigley Field, take a narrated Chicago River Cruise and a visit Shed Aquarium. The return trip will feature a campus tour of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, and a sightseeing cruise aboard the Gateway Clipper in Pittsburgh. Price is $2,025 double occupancy, $1,771 per person triple occupancy, and $2,790 single occupancy and includes six nights hotel accommodations, two breakfasts, one lunch and four dinners including a dinner cruise. For information call 609-264-7350, ext. 1.
Trip to Israel
Brigantine CER is sponsoring a 10-day trip to Israel Sept. 30-Oct. 9, 2018. The trip begins in Tel Aviv with a welcome dinner, then goes on to visit the Latrun Area, Jaffa, Caesarea, Haifa, Acre, Nazareth, Cana, Kibbutz, Mount of Beattitudes, Capernaum, Sea of Galilee, Bet She’An, Jerusalem, Masada and the Dead Sea. The price is $4,295 double occupancy, $4,277 triple occupancy and $5,783 single occupancy and includes eight nights accommodations at first-class hotels, 14 meals, eight breakfasts and six three-course dinners. For information call at 609-264-7350, ext. 1.
Seashore Purls Knitters
Seashore Purls invites all knitters and crocheters to weekly meetings 6:30 - 8 p.m. every Thursday at the Brigantine Community Center. Beginners welcome. They have large supply of donated yarn for use in making hats, lap and baby blankets for donating to various places in need.
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.
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 brigantineelks.com.
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 therunningcenter.com/checkout/. The fee is $15 for one class per week, or $25 for two per week. For information call 609-246-6974 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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