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Hoops for All basketball tips off Sunday

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Written by Suzanne Marino Friday, January 09, 2015 12:03 am

Margate recreation hoops for all logo MARGATE--Margate Community Education and Recreation presents the ninth annual Hoops for All basketball season begins Sunday, Jan. 11 with games for the next five Sundays and concludes with an awards party Sunday, Feb. 22.

Hoops for All is an instructional basketball league for physically and cognitively challenged children.  The first games of the season will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday Jan. 11 at the Eugene Tighe School located at 7804 Amherst Ave. in Margate.

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Downbeach In Your Town

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:00 am

Holiday on Strings

The Ventnor branch of the Atlantic County Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave., will host Holiday on Strings 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18. The free event is open to all, and registration is requested.  The Wandering Minstrels from The Music Studio in Linwood will present an hour of holiday music. Call 609-823-4614.

Beth Judah Chanukah open house

Congregation Beth Judah preschool will hold a Chanukah open house 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18. There will be dinner and a sing-along. Admission is free, but reservations are required. Contact Morah Andrea at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call Beth Judah 609-822 7116, ext. 120 and leave a message.

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Ladies Night Out to benefit Early Childhood Center playground

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 12, 2014 05:24 am

MARGATE – The Milton & Betty Katz JCC Early Childhood Education Center Parent Committee will hold a Ladies Night Out Shopping Extravaganza 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 in the JCC auditorium, 501 N. Jerome Ave.

There will be cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and music while women shop the more than 50 vendors and enjoy a 20-minute fashion show featuring the fashions of Paris, New York and Madrid, according to organizers.

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Congregation Beth Judah offers community classes

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 10, 2014 11:00 pm

VENTNOR - Congregation Beth Judah, 700 N. Swarthmore Ave., Ventnor, is offering the following community classes at the synagogue. For information or to register call Karen at 609-822-7116, ext. 101.

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Gathering Wool seeks knitters, quilters

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 10, 2013 12:00 am

The Gathering Wool quilting and knitting group meets 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the Ventnor branch of the Atlantic County Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Open to adults. All levels of experience welcome. Chat with and meet your neighbors while you knit or stitch. Bring any project you are working on or come and be inspired. No registration required. Call 609-823-4614.

   

Chess Club seeks players

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 05, 2013 12:00 am

Learn to play chess with the Chess Club noon Saturdays at the Ventnor branch of the Atlantic County Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave. Open to “kids of all ages” and led by Ken Esada, learn to play, or if you already know how, play chess with other interested members. Registration not required. Call 609-823-4614.

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Downbeach ongoing events

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Written by Shaun Smith Tuesday, November 20, 2012 04:24 pm

Ventnor

Ventnor Mothers Club membership

The Ventnor Mothers Club, which began in the 1930s, is seeking members. The group meets 7 p.m. the second Monday of each mother in the community room of the Ventnor Library and Cultural Art Center. Light refreshments are served. All mothers are encouraged to join. Call Barbara Martella (609) 457-8107.

Volunteers needed

The Ventnor senior citizen transportation service is a free shuttle available to all senior citizens residing in Ventnor and provides rides to anywhere in the Downbeach area of Ventnor, Margate, and Longport. In its 15th year, the program is performed by volunteer dispatchers and drivers. Anyone who can donate three hours a day, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Monday-Friday is encouraged to call (609) 823-7994. Leave your name and phone number on the answering machine and someone will return your call. 

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