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Katz JCC to host vegan Thanksgiving feast

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 16, 2014 04:30 pm

MARGATE – The Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center will host a vegan community Thanksgiving feast noon-3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 27.

“We invite vegans and nonvegans alike to help us put compassion into action and adopt a kinder more considerate holiday this year,” said Jack I. Fox, JCC chief executive officer. “This will be an afternoon where your palate will be tantalized by remarkable wholesome cuisine while you continue to learn about the meaning of a gentle Thanksgiving, all while you share a special afternoon with friends and loved ones.”

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Downbeach In Your Town

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Players and Playwrights meet

Players and Playwrights of the Jersey Shore will meet at the Ventnor Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. New playwrights, actors and the public are always welcome. Writers are asked to bring one copy for each character in their play and an additional copy for professional playwright John Pietrowski of Playwrights Theater of Madison. For more information, call Rachel Kaplan at 609-601-9191.

Dance with the Stars at Beth El

Beth El Synagogue Dancing with the Stars will be held 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19 at the Beth El Social Hall, 500 N. Jerome Ave., Margate. Come out and dance to the music of the Golden Era. A live music trio will be playing the big band classics, covering waltzes, fox trot and Latin tempos. Refreshments will be served. Cost is $10. Reservations requested. Couples and singles are welcome. For more information or to reserve your place, contact 609-823-2725.

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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 06:24 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 Saturday, October 11, 2014 12:00 am

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 01:00 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 01:00 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 05:24 pm

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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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