EHT events

EHT events

By LAURA STETSER Staff Writer

School board meetings

The Egg Harbor Township Board of Education is scheduled to hold a work session meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19. Agendas for regular meetings are available in advance at eht.k12.nj.us under Board of Education.

Committee meetings

The Egg Harbor Township Committee meets 5 p.m. Wednesdays in the courtroom at the Municipal Building, 3515 Bargaintown Road. Agendas are available at ehtgov.org. Upcoming meeting date is Dec. 20

Cash raffle

The Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools Inc. is partnering with the Rotary Club of Somers Point and Egg Harbor Township High School’s Project Graduation to host a cash raffle fundraiser that will pay out $25,000 just in time for the holidays. Raffle tickets are $50 each. Only 2,000 tickets will be sold. Drawings take place at Doc’s Place in Somers Point. All ticket holders are eligible drawings. The grand prize drawing of $20,000 will be held Dec. 20. Winners will be contacted via phone or email and will be announced through Facebook and media outlets. Dollar amounts are based on all 2,000 tickets being sold. Proceeds benefit Project Graduation. For tickets, call 609-646-8441, ext. 1017, or email gregorye@eht.k12.nj.us.

Social Security benefits presentation

The Egg Harbor Township library, 1 Swift Ave., will host its monthly presentation on Social Security benefits 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14. The free seminars by Marc Catona, president of the Society for Financial Awareness, are open to adults. Registration is required. For information call 609-927-8664.

Mindfulness meditation

The Egg Harbor Township library, 1 Swift Ave., will host a mindfulness meditation program 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. The events will be presented by trained yoga instructor Linda Schwartz. Registration is requested for each session. For information call 609-927-8664.

Special Education Resource Group

EHT Special Education Resource Group meets 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month at the Alder Avenue Middle School board room. Meeting discussions focus on services provided by the school in addition to services available in the community for children with special needs. Meetings will be Jan. 17, Feb. 21, March 21, April 18 and May 16. For information call Abby Longstreet at 609-214-1453 or email abby@jkagency.com.

Kindergarten registration open

The Egg Harbor Township School District is accepting kindergarten registrations. Call 609-927-4141, ext. 1234, for information or an appointment. Required items include shot records, original birth certificate, mortgage statement, tax bill, utility bill or current lease if renting, and valid driver’s license. Only the legal parent or guardian can register a child. Custody papers are accepted if the legal guardian is not available. Children must be 5 years old on or before Oct. 1, 2017. See eht.k12.nj.us.

Library events

The Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library System hosts many programs and activities, including crafts, story times, book clubs, movie nights, yoga and summer plays. For a full listing and registration information, go to atlanticlibrary.org and click on Calendar of Events. The library is at 1 Swift Ave. Call 609-927-8664.

Recreation Fall Programs

EHT Recreation Program Brochure is currently out. For all the programs offered see EHTRec.com to register.

Recreation Stamp and Scrap

EHT Parks and Recreation hosts stamp and scrap. Bring photos and adhesives to learn how to make cards and scrap book pages using a variety of methods such as rubber stamping, die cutting, paper piecing, water coloring, embossing, and punching. Cost $50 for residents, $55 for nonresidents. Register at EHTRec.com.

Recreation Fitness Classes

EHT Parks and Recreation hosts adult fitness classes at the EHT Community Center. Classes include yoga, walk off the pounds, circuit training, mindfulness-based stress reduction, Zumba, pilates, and more. See EHTRec.com for a complete list.

Recreation Science Explorers

EHT Parks and Recreation Science Explorers provide a hands-on approach to science. The program gives children an opportunity to engage in and conduct experiments and activities having to do with technology, engineering, chemistry, physics and more. The program is for kids grades 3-6. Register at EHTRec.com.

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