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Galloway library events – edition of Feb. 27, 2015

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 27, 2015 11:13 am

Galloway library events – edition of Feb. 27, 2015 Galloway library events – edition of Feb. 27, 2015 Movie and crafts

The library will show a motivational film 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, followed by a craft exercise for children 5 and older. Attendees will munch popcorn as they watch 11-year-old Akeelah learn to believe in herself as she begins winning spelling bees. The movie is rated PG. Registration required for the craft program that starts at noon.

Classic film club

The library will present “They Don’t Make Them Like They Used To: Classic Film Club” 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 2. Adults only. Attendees enjoy treats, watch and discuss films from the Golden Age of Hollywood.

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Galloway-Port Republic In Your Town, Edition of Feb. 25, 2015

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 27, 2015 10:37 am

Galloway-Port Republic In Your Town, Edition of Feb. 25, 2015 Galloway-Port Republic In Your Town, Edition of Feb. 25, 2015 Atlantic Audubon Society meeting

The Atlantic Audubon Society will meet 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25 at the Galloway branch of the Atlantic County Library, 306 Jimmie Leeds Road. A social hour will be followed by the presentation “Fall Songbird Migration in Cape May” at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free, and all are welcome. Light refreshments will be served. Call 609-384-4599.

Children’s book illustrator

The Visual Arts Faculty of Richard Stockton College will host children’s book illustrator Charles Santore. 1 p.m. Sunday, March 1 at Arts in the Afternoon in lecture hall L112, adjacent to the art gallery.

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American Legion to honor the four chaplains

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Written by STAFF Monday, February 09, 2015 02:08 pm

American Legion to honor the four chaplains American Legion to honor the four chaplains

Galloway Township American Legion Post 430 will host its annual God and Country service honoring the four chaplains from the USS Dorchester 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 at Zion Lutheran Church in Egg Harbor City.

The event celebrates and honors the four World War II chaplains who gave up their life jackets so four others might survive the sinking of the ship Feb. 3, 1943.

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Galloway library events – edition of Feb. 5, 2015

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Written by STAFF Sunday, February 08, 2015 12:00 am

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Furry Buddies to visit

Therapy dogs help children ages 6-14 with reading. Donna Downs and Colleen McIntyre-Berenetto bring therapy dogs Cavan, Erin and Freedom 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 9 and 23 and March 9 and 23. Registration requested. 

Kids Only Book Club

The Kids Only Book Club will meet 4 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 9 and March 9. Youngsters age 8-12 may attend. Registration is required. Attendees help choose the book club picks at the first meeting and enjoy tasty snacks as they discuss books.

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Program to help Galloway families feeling the economic pinch

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 04, 2015 09:59 am

GALLOWAY – The Galloway Township Public School District will host a Family Outreach Support Summit from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5 at the Galloway Township Middle School, 100 S. Reeds Road.

The program is intended to help local families who have been affected by the recent economic downturn, including those experiencing casino layoffs and closings.

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Kinetic Poetic of Galloway slates free dance classes and performance

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Written by STAFF Thursday, January 29, 2015 12:21 pm

Kinetic Poetic Collective dancers strike a pose. Kinetic Poetic Collective dancers strike a pose.

The Kinetic Poetic Dance Collective will offer free classes and performances noon Saturday, Feb. 14.

The celebration of community will feature free classes followed by a live in-studio performance by the group at 3 p.m.

Classes include creative dance, 12:15-1 p.m. ages 3-5; hip-hop, 1-1:55 p.m., ages 6-12; adult contemporary, 2-2:55 p.m. teens and adults; and Qigong Tai Chi, 4-5 p.m., teens and adults.

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Port Republic School registration

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Written by STAFF Thursday, January 22, 2015 02:14 pm

Port Republic School registration Port Republic School registration

Kindergarten registration for 2015-2016 at Port Republic School will be by appointment 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, March 24-25.

Children must become five years old on or before Oct. 1.

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Quizzo Night at Assumption

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Written by Steve Prisament Thursday, January 22, 2015 01:25 pm

Quizzo Night at Assumption Quizzo Night at Assumption

Assumption Regional Catholic School will host its second annual Quizzo Night 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31 in the school gymnasium.

Doors open 6:30 p.m.

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.

Free wings, pizza, soda and water. BYOB for 21 and older.

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Cabaret Night coming to Absegami

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Written by STAFF Monday, January 12, 2015 05:11 pm

Absegami junior Natalie Frantz performing in the 2014 Absegami High School Emanon Players Boosters Cabaret Night. Absegami junior Natalie Frantz performing in the 2014 Absegami High School Emanon Players Boosters Cabaret Night. The Absegami High School drama program will present its annual Cabaret Night 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23 in the Performing Arts Center. 

See Absegami’s talented students perform both contemporary and classic torch songs from some of Broadway’s most beloved shows.

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Bay-Atlantic Symphony to present concerts in Vineland, Galloway

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Written by Steve Prisament Sunday, January 04, 2015 09:49 am

Choral Arts of Southern New Jersey is in its third year. Choral Arts of Southern New Jersey is in its third year.

GALLOWAY – Choral works by American composers Ola Gjeilo and Morten Lauridsen, and Antonio Vivaldi’s “Gloria” will highlight Bay-Atlantic Symphony performances Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24 and 25.

The Jan. 24 concert takes place 8 p.m. at the Frank Guaracini Jr. Fine and Performing Arts Center at Cumberland County College in Vineland. The Jan. 25 is scheduled for 2 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Richard Stockton College Performing Arts Center on the main Stockton campus off Jimmie Leeds Road.

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Galloway library has clubs with really long names

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Written by STAFF Friday, January 02, 2015 10:16 am

Enjoying themselves at the December meeting of the Every Third Tuesday I Really, Really Love Books Club are Carol Lott of Galloway, library staffer Patty Maddox, Alice Smith and Elizabeth Egan of Galloway, Billie Finegan and Doris Foreman of Absecon, and Donna Barger of Egg Harbor City. Enjoying themselves at the December meeting of the Every Third Tuesday I Really, Really Love Books Club are Carol Lott of Galloway, library staffer Patty Maddox, Alice Smith and Elizabeth Egan of Galloway, Billie Finegan and Doris Foreman of Absecon, and Donna Barger of Egg Harbor City.

The Atlantic County Library branch offers opportunities for adults to chat and laugh about books they love, books they hate and books they can't live without – and there is no required reading.

The Every Third Tuesday I Really, Really Love Books Club is scheduled to meet 1:30 p.m. Jan. 20, Feb. 18 and March 18 – the third Tuesday in January and the third Wednesdays of February and March, a change made to accommodate scheduling conflicts.

The Be There or Be Square Wednesday Night I Love to Read Books Club meets 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 21, Feb. 18 and March 18.

 

Basket-making workshops for seniors offered at Noyes Museum

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Written by STAFF Wednesday, December 31, 2014 01:54 pm

Basket-making workshops for seniors offered at Noyes Museum Basket-making workshops for seniors offered at Noyes Museum

GALLOWAY – The Stockton Center on Successful Aging will sponsor a yearlong series of craft workshops for older adults at the Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, 733 Lily Lake Road in the Oceanville section of the township. 

Winter workshops on basket making presented by Niki Giberson, owner of Swan Bay Folk Art Center in Port Republic, will be offered 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 10, Feb. 7 and March 7.

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Free senior health workshops to be held at 6 Atlantic County locations

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Written by STAFF Tuesday, December 30, 2014 02:35 pm

Stockton schedules senior healthcare sessions Stockton schedules senior healthcare sessions

The Stockton Center on Successful Aging has partnered with the Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health to sponsor six free workshops in Atlantic County on managing personal health care.

The Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health is a regional chronic disease prevention coalition funded by the New Jersey Department of Health Office of Cancer Control and Prevention.

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Galloway library events – edition of Dec. 18, 2014

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, December 15, 2014 01:01 pm

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Silly pirate entertains

The library will host Adventures with Captain Kristian 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29. Free event is open to all ages. Captain Kristian, the silliest pirate on the high seas, will be joined by his puppet friends. Attendees can take home balloon animals.

 ‘Creative crafternoon’

The Atlantic County Library Galloway branch will offers a “creative crafternoon” for kids 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2. Children ages 6 and older may stop by to do crafts. Participants need to bring only their imagination. All other materials will be supplied.

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Emmaus youth get ready for Christmas pageant

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Written by STAFF Tuesday, December 02, 2014 10:15 am

Rehearsing for the Dec. 14 Emmaus United Methodist Church Christmas Pageant are, from left, Aidan Nooney, Patrick Nooney, Anna Cadogan, Alaina Ford and Kaitlyn Nooney. Rehearsing for the Dec. 14 Emmaus United Methodist Church Christmas Pageant are, from left, Aidan Nooney, Patrick Nooney, Anna Cadogan, Alaina Ford and Kaitlyn Nooney. Youngsters 4 years old through sixth grade can join the fun 10 a.m.-noon Sunday, Dec. 14 as the youth of Emmaus United Methodist Church, on the corner of Moss Mill Road and Route 9 in the Smithville section of Galloway, celebrate Christmas.

The event will include a Christmas pageant that Emmaus youth have been rehearsing for, activities, snacks and Christmas gifts for all the children.

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Our Lady of Perpetual Help to present live Nativity

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Written by STAFF Friday, November 28, 2014 01:07 pm

Assumption Regional Catholic School students portray the characters of the Nativity a year ago. Assumption Regional Catholic School students portray the characters of the Nativity a year ago.

GALLOWAY – Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish will host its fifth annual Live Nativity 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 on the Assumption Regional Catholic School grounds at 146 S. Pitney Road.

Walk up to the Live Nativity that features Assumption school students and live animals or drive up after 7 p.m.

A Christmas tree lighting at 5 p.m. will follow a 4 p.m. Mass at Church of the Assumption.

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