Food and Film Night
The Longport Public Library, 2305 Atlantic Ave., will hold a Food and Film Series screening of "Churchill" at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13. For more, see longportnj.gov/library or call 609-487-7403.
Congregation Shirat Hayam, 700 N. Swarthmore Ave. in Ventnor, will present a special video concert, "IL Volo, a tribute to the Three Tenors," along with an Italian dinner 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17. The trio of young Italian tenors has appeared worldwide honoring the legend of the famous Three Tenors: Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti and Jose Carreras. Piero Barone, Ignacio Boschetto and Gianluca Ginoble bring their iconic classical music to new audiences. $20 per person. For reservations, call 609-822-7116.
Predict the Weather
The Longport Public Library, 2305 Atlantic Ave., will hold a Tuesday Talk: Weather Predictions at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18. See longportnj.gov/library or call 609-487-7403.
Margate's Renaissance Mayor
The Margate Library and Historical Society Alliance will hold a program 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Historic City Hall, 1 S. Washington Ave. James P. Savio will present "Mayor William H. Ross: Margate's Renaissance Mayor." The program is free and open to the public. Call 609-822-4700.
Beth El Synagogue, 500 N. Jerome Ave., Margate will present Movie Night 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18 with a showing of “A Tale of Love and Darkness” staring Natalie Portman. This is an emotional and thought provoking story about Fania, a young wife and mother in war torn Jerusalem, during the early years of the State of Israel. Admission is $5 and includes movie and snacks. All are welcome. For more information, call 609-823-2725.
The Longport Public Library, 2305 Atlantic Ave., will hold an author event with Jane Kelly at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20. See longportnj.gov/library or call 609-487-7403.
Annual Boo Bash
Ventnor will hold its annual Boo Bash 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at Ventnor Plaza Shopping Center, 5100 Wellington Ave. in the former Peeble's store. The event includes music, entertainment, carnival games, face painting, interactive games, pumpkin decorating, petting zoo, balloon art and free popcorn. Parents are encouraged to bring a camera to take photos with costumed characters. Goodie bags will be distributed to children. Volunteers needed for set up and day of event. Contact Wally at 609-214-8293, or email email@example.com.
Silent film screening
The Historic Organ Restoration Committee at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City will have a silent film screening 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, of the Alfred Hitchcock classic "The Lodger." Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at Boardwalk Hall box office or at Ticketmaster locations. Call 800-736-1420. See boardwalkorgans.org.
The Metropolitan Business and Citizens Association will hold its 27th annual Installation and Awards Gala 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23 at Tropicana ballroom. The event features opulent fare, cash bar, DJ, and installation of officers and awards presentations. Lloyd D. Levenson is master of ceremonies, Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian will install officers, and Miss NJ Senior America Becky Orsatti will provide guest vocals. Tickets are $110 per person. RSVP by Oct. 17. Call 609-348-12903 or see www.mbcanj.com for tickets.
Steve & Cookies By The Bay will present its annual Herb Dinner 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24 at the restaurant, 9700 Amherst Ave., Margate. Enjoy a three-course vegetarian meal made with seasonal herbs and vegetables and complimented with an interactive discussion with herbalist Gayle Gross and Cookie Till. Event benefits JFS health and wellness initiatives. Tickets are $100, seating is limited. Wine raffle is $25 and every entry wins a bottle of wine. Contact Beth Joseph at 609-822-7409 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Margate Education Foundation and Margate Recreation Department will host a Monster Mash 1-Mile Spooky Family Fun Run/Walk 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 at Margate Municipal Building, 9001 Winchester Ave. The run/walk starts at the old Union Avenue School parking lot and travels to the Eugene A. Tighe Middle School. Registration is at 3:30 p.m. Fee is $10 per person or $50 per family. Halloween costumes are encouraged. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the Tighe School along with Jenga, spike ball and corn hole games. Prizes will be awarded for best costume and fastest runner. For information and sponsorships, call Anita Grimley at 609-335-8101 or email email@example.com.
Family Movie Night
The Longport Public Library, 2305 Atlantic Ave., will hold a Family Movie Night, Casper6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27. For more see longportnj.gov/library or call 609-487-7403.
Storytime with Miss New Jersey
The Longport Public Library, 2305 Atlantic Ave., will host Storytime with Miss New Jersey, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. For more see longportnj.gov/library or call 609-487-7403.
Mega Superhero Walk
FACES 4 Autism will hold its fourth annual Mega Superhero Walk 4 Autism 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at St. James Church Hall, 6415 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor. Vendors, exhibit tables and sponsorship opportunities available. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAH Awareness Walk
The third annual i am CAH Awareness Walk/Run will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, on the Boardwalk at Newport Avenue in Ventnor. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Raindate Oct. 29. Register by Oct. 13 and raise $25 to receive a walk T-shirt. Walk or run to raise awareness of congenital adrenal hyperplasia and raise funds for CARES. Register at caresfoundation.z2systems.com/campaign.jsp?campaign=142& or contact Dina Matos at email@example.com or 908-364-0272 for more information.
Step Up for the Arc Walk
The Arc of Atlantic County will presents its annual Step Up for the Arc Walk, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 on the boardwalk in Ventnor. Form a team and walk to help people with developmental disabilities. Walkers and sponsors are needed. Register at 8:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Parish, 6415 Atlantic Ave.; walk steps off at 9:30 a.m. Registration fee is $25 for adults, $10 for children 13 and under. Contact Mary Ruley Moyer at 609-485-0800, ext. 135 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beth El Holiday Bazaar
Beth El Synagogue, 500 N. Jerome Ave., Margate will hold its annual Holiday Bazaar 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. There will be lots of vendors, entertainment, children's activities, Men's Club Cafe, serving breakfast and lunch. The Beth El gift shop will be open. Vendor spaces available. $50 for a 6-foot table with cover. Call 609-823-2725.
Inventing New Jersey
The Margate Library and Historical Society Alliance will present a program 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 at Historic City Hall, 1 S. Washington Ave. Linda L. Barth, author and officers of the League of Historical Societies of New Jersey will present "A Historiy of Inventing in New Jersey: From Thomas Edison to the Ice Cream Cone." The program is free and open to the public. Call the library at 609-822-4700 for more information.
The Zookeepers Wife
Beth El Synagogue, 500 N. Jerome Ave., Margate will host an afternoon at the movies 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8. The movie is "The Zookeepers Wife" about a couple who run the Warsaw Zoo. The movie is set in 1939 Warsaw, Poland when the country was invaded by the Nazis. Admission is $5 and includes light snacks. All are welcome. Call 609-823-2725.
Fall Programs at the Longport Library
The Longport Library, 2305 Atlantic Ave., will host weekly programs throughout the fall. Weekly children's programs include Homework Help Tuesdays at 5-8 p.m., Storytime and Crafts at 10:30 a.m. every Saturday and Makerspace Challenge for all ages at 3:30 p.m. every Saturday. Adult programs include Technology Tuesdays at 10 a.m., Pinochle Club for new and experienced players Tuesdays at 3 p.m., and Wednesday Writer's Group at 10 a.m. Longport Needlers meet 10 a.m. on Mondays. For more see longportnj.gov/library or call 609-487-7403.
Checkmates Chess Club
Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave., will hold an open chess program for all ages every Saturday from noon to 4:30 p.m., through Dec. 30. Join chess expert Ken Esada and play a friendly game or two. Beginners are welcome; the games double as lessons. Call the library at 609-823-4614.
Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave. welcomes adults to join a quilting and knitting group that meets 10 a.m. to noon every Tuesday through Nov. 28 (except Tuesday, Nov. 7 when the library is closed for Election Day). The program is free. All levels of experience are welcome. Join the group to stitch, loop, knit, crochet, craft and chat. Call the library at 609-823-4614.
Read and Play Baby
Atlantic County Library System/Ventnor, 6500 Atlantic Ave., invites little ones between the ages of 12 and 36 months to its young storytime activity, 10:30 a.m. Thursday mornings Nov. 9 and 16 and Dec. 7 and 14. Registration is requested for any session. Come enjoy stories, songs, stretches, rhymes, puppets, felt boards, fingerplays and more with your child.Call the library at 609-823-4614.
Need a Ride?
The Ventnor Senior Transportation Service provides free rides to the market, bank, beauty salon, doctor's office or lab in Longport, Margate and Ventnor to Ventnor residents age 60 or older without serious handicaps. The shuttle will operate 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. To arrange a pickup call 609-823-7994 the day before and leave a message.
Tour the Historic Organs at Boardwalk Hall
The Historic Organ Restoration Committee Inc. presents free half-hour recitals and tours of the historic organs at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City at noon Monday through Friday, May through September. Full behind-the-scenes tours are available 10 a.m. to noon every Wednesday year-round. See boardwalkorgans.org or call 609-402-9584.
Senior activities in Ventnor
The Ventnor Senior Center, 6500 Atlantic Ave., offers various programs for senior citizens 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. Transportation is provided by a county bus if needed. Lunch is provided for a small donation. For information call Diane Cherry at 609-822-9239.
Senior activities at the Rosin Center
The Rosin Center at the Herman Pogachefsky Senior Pavilion, 1102 Atlantic Ave., Atlantic City, holds weekday activities including armchair exercises, yoga, health and musical programs, bingo, Alzheimer's caregivers group and Shabbat luncheons on Fridays. For more information call 609-345-3057.
Village by the Shore and the Katz JCC present Chi Kung with Rose 9:45-10:45 a.m. every Friday at the JCC, 501 N. Jerome Ave., Margate. Harmonize mind and body with slow, gentle movement and mental concentration. Increases balance, reduces stress, lowers blood pressure. Free for Village by the Shore and JCC members; $20 for a JCC day pass for nonmembers. Contact Tina Serota at 609-822-1109 or email@example.com.
Village by the Shore and the Katz JCC will present Mindfulness Stretch with Cheryl 10:45-11:40 a.m. every Friday at the Katz JCC, 501 N. Jerome Ave., Margate. Suitable for all ages and abilities. Bring a yoga mat and water bottle. Free for Village by the Shore and JCC members; $20 for a JCC day pass for nonmembers. Contact Tina Serota at 609-822-1109 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Needlework with Friends
Village by the Shore holds Needlework with Friends 10 a.m.-noon every Thursday at the Katz JCC, 501 N. Jerome Ave., Margate. Knitting, crochet, needlepoint, quilting or cross-stitch. Bring needles, yarn, fabric and your latest project. Facilitated by Fran Baronowitz of the South Jersey Knitting Guild. Free. Contact Tina Serota at 609-822-1109 or email@example.com.
Classes at Ventnor Cultural Arts Center
Classes in drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry making, children’s art, dance and Zumba are held at the Ventnor City Cultural Arts Center, 6500 Atlantic Ave. throughout the year. For information and class schedules call Victoria Clark at 609-823-7952 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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