Egg Harbor Township Ongoing Events

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Ongoing events

BOE meeting schedule

The Board of Education holds meetings on Tuesdays in the board room of Alder Avenue Middle School. Work session meetings begin at 7 p.m. Regular meetings begin with an executive session at 6:30 p.m. followed by the public portion at 8 p.m. Agendas for each meeting can be found on the district website under the tab “Board of Education.” Regular meetings are Jan. 28, Feb. 11, Feb. 25, March 11, March 25, April 8, April 22, May 13, May 27, June 10, June 24, July 22, Aug. 26, Sept. 9, Sept. 23, Oct. 14, Oct. 28, Nov. 11, Nov. 25 and Dec. 9.

 Township Committee schedule

Egg Harbor Township Committee holds meetings at 5 p.m. Wednesdays in the municipal courtroom inside the Municipal Building, 3515 Bargaintown Road. Agendas can be viewed at www.ehtgov.org. The meetings are Jan. 22, Feb. 12, Feb. 26, March 12, March 26, April 9, April 23, May 14, May 28, June 25, July 23, Aug. 27, Sept. 10, Sept. 24, Oct. 8, Oct. 22, Nov. 12, Nov. 25 and Dec. 17.

 Discount amusement, ski lift tickets

The Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department is selling discount winter ski lift tickets to various area resorts and admission tickets to Adventure Aquarium and Sam’s Water Park. Ticket prices can be viewed at www.ehtgov.org/recreation. Purchases are made in cash or money order only at the Community Center, 5045 English Creek Ave. Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Call 609-272-8120.

Tutoring

Weeknight tutoring sessions for students in first grade through high school are available through the township Community Center. Cost is $30 per one-hour session. Students must register for a minimum of four sessions. Tutors are available for math, reading, spelling, science, English or homework assistance. Sessions are one-hour blocks and can be scheduled by calling 609-272-8120.

Ready to Ride

The Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League is offering ongoing registrations for its Ready to Ride program. Ready to Ride is a family oriented ATV, dirt bike and go-kart riding site operated by the PAL. Located at 2590 Ridge Ave. (between the Black Horse Pike and Delilah Road) the 35-acre member riding area consists of more than 8 miles of maintained trails, go-kart track, beginner track and motocross track. Riding area is open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. See www.EHTPAL.org. Registration and safety orientation is required before use. Call 609-645-8413 to make an appointment.

Aviation Club

The Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League is offering ongoing registration for its Aviation Club. Members explore the science of flight through classroom sessions, flight simulators, trips to air shows, museums, airports and other aviation-related activities. The club meets 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays in the Area 51 aviation room in the lower building at the Ridge Avenue Ready to Ride Center; due to frequent trips, call for meeting locations at 609-645-8413. Open to students in grade 9-12. See www.EHTPAL.org.

Astronomy Club

The South Jersey Astronomy Club holds free public meetings 7:30 p.m. every second Thursday at the Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library on Ocean Heights Avenue. For information see www.SJAC.us or call 609-653-0711.

AtlantiCare seminars, support groups

The AtlantiCare LifeCenter at 2500 English Creek Ave. in Egg Harbor Township hosts a number of support groups. Topics include diabetes, gastric bypass and lap band surgery, breast cancer, and radiation and chemotherapy treatments. For information call the center at 888-569-1000.

 Depression awareness group

The Matt McIntosh Foundation holds peer support meetings, where friendship, education, introspection and a home cooked meal are provided 5 p.m. every Friday night at the McIntosh family residence at 156 Tryens Drive in Mays Landing. The organization will be planning several events in the coming months to promote its cause, including car washes, beach cleanups, surf contests and awareness walks. For information call Kevin Coopersmith at 609-457-3284.

MOMS Club of EHT

The MOMS Club of Egg Harbor Township, a support group for local mothers, meets the first Friday of every month. New members are always welcome. See www.momsclub.org or email momsclubofeht@yahoo.comfor information.

Kiwanis Club

The Egg Harbor Township Kiwanis Club is looking for members. The group meets 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at East Bay Crab and Grille Restaurant, 6701 Black Horse Pike in Egg Harbor Township. Call 609-653-8309.

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