Weekend Planner, Feb. 1- 3

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - There's no reason to stay indoors after the snow clears. There's plenty to do around the township and also a few noteworthy events in other area towns. Details are below:

Knights of Columbus announce free throw contest

The annual Knights of Columbus Basketball Free Throw Contest is 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 at the Community Center on English Creek Avenue. It's open to boys and girls ages 10-14.  Registration will occur just before the event. For more information call (609) 272-8120. 

Science programs for kids

The township recreation department is hosting science programs for kids in 9-10 a.m. (kindergarten age) and 10:15-11:15 a.m. (first and second grades) on Saturdays, Feb. 2 (tools and measurement). Cost is $20. Call (609) 272-8120 to register.

Boardwalk Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show

The Boardwalk Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show kicked off Wednesday, with competitions starting at 8 a.m. daily Friday, Feb. 1 through the show’s close on Sunday, Feb. 3 at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Ticket prices are $7 for adults, $5 for senior citizens and $2 for children under 12. Tickets will be available at the door the day of the event.

3 champions among early entries for Boardwalk Hall Indoor Races

The list of TQ Midget drivers entered for the Len Sammons Motorsports Productions Indoor Auto Races Friday and Saturday, Feb. 1-2 in Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall will ultimately approach seven dozen. Among the earliest entries are three who earned major series or individual high-profile track championships in 2012.The schedule of events calls for qualifying activity for all four classes on Friday, Feb. 1 followed by a 20-lap 600 Micro feature and a 30-lap TQ Midget main event. On Saturday, once qualifying establishes the starting field, the 600 Micros will compete in a 20-lap feature, Slingshots in a 25-lap finale, and Champ Karts in a like distance main event, while the TQ Midgets conclude the two days of racing with a 40-lap climactic feature. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com or at the Boardwalk Hall box office. For information call the show office, (609) 888-3618 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. or see www.aarn.com

Super Bowl Sub Sale 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 at the American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 352, First and Pennsylvania avenues, Somers Point. Italian sub is $5. Call (609) 927-7145.

Brown foundation to hold Super Bowl XLVII pre-party

The Chief Arthur R. Brown Jr. Memorial Scholarship Foundation’s 21st annual Super Bowl pre-party hosted by Assemblyman Chris Brown will take place 2-7 p.m. on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3 at the Mays Landing Country Club, 1855 Cates Road in Hamilton Township.Tickets are $20 at the door and include a buffet, door prizes and a mug to hold $1 beverage refills. Proceeds benefit the foundation, which has awarded more than $215,000 in scholarships and financial aid to South Jersey residents.

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