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Galloway-Port Republic In Your Town, Edition of Nov. 26, 2014

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, November 25, 2014 09:22 am

Galloway-Port Republic In Your Town, Edition of Nov. 26, 2014 Galloway-Port Republic In Your Town, Edition of Nov. 26, 2014  Santa’s Free Toyshop

Donations of new or gently-used children’s coats, baby items, holiday decorations, toys, puzzles, games, crafts, dolls, trucks, cars, etc., can be dropped off 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 and Saturday, Dec. 6 at Santa’s Free Toyshop in Reformation Lutheran Church, Route 9 and Biscayne Avenue, Galloway. The “toyshop” will be open for shopping 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 13, with all items free. Call Kirsten Sullivan at 609-748-1250, ext. 4311, or Kim Gollub, at 609-338-9845.

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Port Republic tree lighting

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, November 24, 2014 04:26 pm

Port Republic tree lighting Port Republic tree lighting The traditional Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Port Republic will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4 at Harry Bowen Memorial Park.

Homemade cookies and hot chocolate will be served.

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Santa’s Free Toyshop

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, November 24, 2014 10:18 am

Santa’s Free Toyshop Santa’s Free Toyshop Donations of new or gently-used children’s coats, baby items, holiday decorations, toys, puzzles, games, crafts, dolls, trucks, cars, etc., can be dropped off 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 and Saturday, Dec. 6 at Santa’s Free Toyshop in Reformation Lutheran Church, Route 9 and Biscayne Avenue, Galloway.

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‘Into Foreverland’ book signing

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Written by STAFF Friday, November 21, 2014 10:32 am

‘Into Foreverland’ book signing ‘Into Foreverland’ book signing

Author Tootsie Barron of the Smithville section of Galloway will hold a book signing 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14 in the lobby of Smithville Inn.

Her book, the love story, “Into Foreverland,” will be available to purchase.

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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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‘Nutcracker’ coming to Stockton Dec. 12-13

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Written by STAFF Monday, November 17, 2014 12:34 pm

‘Nutcracker’ coming to Stockton Dec. 12-13 ‘Nutcracker’ coming to Stockton Dec. 12-13

GALLOWAY – Celebrate a long-cherished tradition of holiday performances from the Atlantic City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” when it returns to the Stockton Performing Arts Center Friday and Saturday, Dec. 12-13. 

Showtime for Imagination Station School groups is 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12.  Tickets are $11. 

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Wind Ensemble blowing in for the holidays

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Written by STAFF Monday, November 17, 2014 09:22 am

The South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble is a member of the South Jersey Cultural Alliance. The South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble is a member of the South Jersey Cultural Alliance. GALLOWAY – The South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble will present its 18th annual holiday concert, “Into the Light,” 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, in the Performing Arts Center at Richard Stockton College.

It will be a musical journey from the darkness of human experience into the light and joy of the season.   The Wind Ensemble will create the mood through music, including Mussorgsky's "Night on Bald Mountain," Orff's "Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi" from Carmina Burana, and Melillo's "Escape from Plato's Cave." 

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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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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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