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Galloway-Port Republic In Your Town, Edition of Dec. 18, 2014

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, December 16, 2014 01:00 pm

Galloway-Port Republic In Your Town, Edition of Dec. 18, 2014 Galloway-Port Republic In Your Town, Edition of Dec. 18, 2014

‘A Holiday Spectacular’

The Absegami High School Performing Arts Department will present “A Holiday Spectacular” 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec.18.

Band, dance, choir drama and film and media departments will all perform.

In addition, there will be presentations by the Galloway Township Middle School band and choir.

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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

Galloway library events – edition of Dec. 18, 2014 Galloway library events – edition of Dec. 18, 2014

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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Candlelight Christmas Eve Service

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Written by STAFF Wednesday, December 03, 2014 04:10 pm

Candlelight Christmas Eve Service Candlelight Christmas Eve Service

Mainland Baptist Church, 512 S. Pitney Road, Galloway, will hold a Candlelight Christmas Eve service 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24.

The community is welcome to join in, and families can make the service part of their Christmas traditions.

Call 609-652-7507.

 

Galloway-Port Republic In Your Town

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, December 03, 2014 08:49 am

Galloway-Port Republic In Your Town, Edition of Dec. 4, 2014 Galloway-Port Republic In Your Town, Edition of Dec. 4, 2014 Pilgrim Academy Live Nativity

Pilgrim Academy will hold a Live Nativity Drive Thru 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12 at the school: 301 W. Moss Mill Road, Galloway. Call 609-965-2866.

Visit Santa Claus

Pictures and visits with Santa Claus are scheduled noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Pomona Volunteer Fire Company, 225 W. White Horse Pike. The Ladies Auxiliary will have refreshments, games and more for the youngsters. Call 609-652-7675 or 609-412-1534.

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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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Regular events at Historic Smithville

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Written by STAFF Friday, November 28, 2014 10:24 am

Regular events at Historic Smithville Regular events at Historic Smithville

Holiday light show

More than 120 “Christmas trees” constructed from over 50,000 Christmas lights, float on Lake Meone in the center of Historic Smithville. The moment darkness falls, an orchestrated show of lights and music is played out across the lake. The lights seem to dance and chase each other to the music all the while reflecting off the water’s surface. The show can be seen from either side of the village as well as the bridge. It runs 5-8:30 p.m. through Jan. 6.

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Assumption raffling a chance at $5,000

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Written by STAFF Tuesday, November 18, 2014 02:50 pm

Assumption raffling a chance at $5,000 Assumption raffling a chance at $5,000

Assumption Regional Catholic School is selling tickets for $100 each in its annual 50-50 raffle.

Only 200 tickets will be sold for the drawing Dec. 19 at the school’s Christmas Pageant at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Assumption Church.

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Ongoing Galloway event list

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Written by James Fitzpatrick Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 am

Ongoing events in Galloway Ongoing events in Galloway Workshops at Galloway Senior Center

Stockton Center on Successful Aging (SCOSA) will present one-hour weekly exercise workshops 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays through Dec. 18 at the Galloway Community Services Senior Center, 621 W. White Horse Pike in Egg Harbor City. The cost is $5 per session, collected by the instructor. No mats needed; wear comfortable clothing. Register at www.stockton.edu/scosa; click on the Older Adult Education navigation link, or call 609-626-3591.  

Introduction to Windows 8

Introduction to Windows 8 for adults is offered at the Galloway branch of the Atlantic County Library 2 p.m. Saturday,  Dec. 13. Registration is required. The library is located at 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. Call 609-652-2352 to register.

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Galloway library events – edition of Nov. 13, 2014

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Written by STAFF Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:00 am

Galloway library events – edition of Nov. 6, 2014 Galloway library events – edition of Nov. 6, 2014 Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime will be offered at the Galloway branch of the Atlantic County Library 10:30 a.m. Thursdays,  Nov. 20, Dec. 4 and Dec. 11. It will also be presented 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5. Suggested for ages 3½-5. Children enjoy stories and activities.

Toddler Storytime

Toddler Storytime will be offered at the Galloway branch of the Atlantic County Library 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 26 and Dec. 3. Suggested for ages 1½ -3.  Bring little ones to hear stories and sing songs. 

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Galloway welcomes Santa in a big way

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Written by Steve Prisament Saturday, November 08, 2014 03:19 pm

Frosty is among the characters joining youngsters in the Colonia Inn parking lot, awaiting Santa’s arrival in 2012. Frosty is among the characters joining youngsters in the Colonia Inn parking lot, awaiting Santa’s arrival in 2012.

GALLOWAY – Santa has a friend in Galloway. She’s Beth Stasuk, director of community services.

“Santa will be arriving by fire truck at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5,” Stasuk said. “It will be Mrs. Claus and him. And there’ll be a large group of their character friends waiting for them in the Colonial Inn parking lot at Historic Smithville.”

Among the characters will be newcomers Elsa and Olaf from “Frozen.” Olaf is a snowman who will probably get along real well with Galloway character regular Frosty.

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Free guided tours offered Saturdays at Forsythe

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Written by James Fitzpatrick Tuesday, October 07, 2014 03:21 pm

Submitted / Advance registration is recommended for the 12-seat electric bus. Call 609-652-1665 to sign up. Submitted / Advance registration is recommended for the 12-seat electric bus. Call 609-652-1665 to sign up. GALLOWAY – Free guided tours of the Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Galloway are available 1 p.m. every Saturday.

The tour along Wildlife Drive lasts about 2½ hours and is conducted by volunteer naturalists and drivers from the Friends of Forsythe, a volunteer organization that supports the refuge.

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