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Galloway-Port Republic In Your Town Events

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 18, 2014 01:07 pm

In Your Town In Your Town Preschool storytime

The Galloway branch of the Atlantic County Library System will hold programs featuring stories, crafts, and other activities for ages 3½ to 5 at 10:30 a.m., Thursday April 17. May dates are May 1, May 8, May 15, May 22 and May 29. Registration is required. Call 609-652-2352.

Wine by the class at Noyes

There will be a free Wine Education Class to benefit Operation First Response6-7 p.m. Thursday, April 17 at theNoyes Museum of Art of Stockton College. Hosted by White Horse Wine and Spirits, it will be led by wine expert Chad the Tie Guy. An RSVP is required. To register call 609-677-9880, ext. 102 and leave a voicemail or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Each free wine class highlights a different local charity. This month's featured charity is Operation First Response, which supports wounded heroes and their families. After the class there will be a collection to help support the program. Reach the Noyes Museum at 609-652-8848.

Easter flower sale

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"A Fierce Green Fire" movie showing

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 18, 2014 09:32 am

Go Green Galloway Go Green Galloway GALLOWAY-The Go Green Galloway Environmental Movie Series is joining forces with the Hammonton Green Committee’s Eye-Opening Film Series to show “A Fierce Green Fire” at 7p.m. Wednesday, April 23 at Stockton Kramer Hall in Hammonton. This documentary explores the environmental movement spanning 50 years from conservation to climate change.  

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Author to discuss war on drugs and the incarceration of black women April 26 in Galloway

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Attorney Stephanie Bush-Baskette, a former New Jersey legislator, will conduct a free workshop 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation Center in Galloway on her book “Misguided Justice,” about the war on drugs and the incarceration of black women. Attorney Stephanie Bush-Baskette, a former New Jersey legislator, will conduct a free workshop 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation Center in Galloway on her book “Misguided Justice,” about the war on drugs and the incarceration of black women. Attorney Stephanie Bush-Baskette, a former New Jersey legislator, will conduct a free workshop 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation Center in Galloway on her book “Misguided Justice,” about the war on drugs and the incarceration of black women.

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Baked Ham and Oyster Dinner today at Oceanville VFC

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, April 12, 2014 10:01 am

Cost is $15 for adults or $7 for children. You can eat in or take out. Cost is $15 for adults or $7 for children. You can eat in or take out. The Oceanville Volunteer Company No. 1 will hold a Country Baked Ham and Fried Oyster Dinner 4-8 p.m. today (Saturday, April 12) at the Oceanville Firehouse, Route 9 at Leeds Point Road, 4 miles north of Route 30.

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Galloway-Port Republic In Your Town

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 10, 2014 09:00 pm

‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’

 ‘Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr.’ will be staged 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 11 and 12 in the Galloway Township Middle School, 100 S. Reeds Road. Presented by the Galloway Township Middle School Drama Club. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for senior citizens, and $3 for students and children, and is payable at the door. Call 609-748-1250, ext. 5284 for information. 

Smithville hosts Art Walk

There will be an Art Walk 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 12 at Historic Smithville and Village Greene. See www.historicsmithvillenj.com.

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Highland Community Church hosts ‘Passion Drive-Thru’

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 10, 2014 02:59 pm

Submitted-Kayla Friel of Galloway Township and Rachel McMahon of Port Republic help move the logs for the Lord's supper table. Submitted-Kayla Friel of Galloway Township and Rachel McMahon of Port Republic help move the logs for the Lord's supper table. GALLOWAY - For the second year, Highland Community Church will present its Passion Drive-Thru event 7 – 9 p.m. April 11-12, and April 18-19. The event allows those attending to stay in the car while driving through the Highland Community Church property, viewing scenes of the life of Jesus Christ.

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‘One-Man Star Wars Trilogy’ comes to Stockton

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 03, 2014 03:50 pm

Charlie Ross stars in the ‘One-Man Star Wars Trilogy’ April 19 at Stockton. Charlie Ross stars in the ‘One-Man Star Wars Trilogy’ April 19 at Stockton. Charlie Ross will bring his “One-Man Star Wars Trilogy” to the Stockton Performing Arts Center Saturday, April 19.

The show is a solo stage adaptation of the original Star Wars films, Episodes IV through VI. Ross, a Canadian actor, is both the writer and performer of the one-hour production, which has played around the world since it opened in Toronto in 2001.

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‘Les Miserables’ winds up this weekend at Absegami

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, March 17, 2014 06:26 pm

Sophomore Michael Moore and junior Colleen Garrison as the devious Thenardiers in Absegami High School’s production of ‘Les Miserables.’ Sophomore Michael Moore and junior Colleen Garrison as the devious Thenardiers in Absegami High School’s production of ‘Les Miserables.’

The Absegami High School Emanon Players will put on two more shows of “Les Miserables” 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 21-22. 

Tickets are $12, $10 for students and seniors – for sale only at the door both nights.

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Hurricane Sandy documentary

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, March 14, 2014 01:30 pm

Hurricane Sandy documentary Hurricane Sandy documentary

The Stockton@Peace lecture series will host a 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 18 screening of the “Sandy Stories Project” documentary in the Campus Center Theatre.

Produced by the Atlantic County Library, the full-length documentary chronicles the events and aftermath of Hurricane Sandy through the eyes of Brigantine residents.

Beth Bliss, Brigantine branch principal librarian, and Jess Bonnan-White, Stockton assistant professor of criminal justice, will discuss the history of the project and what issues New Jersey communities face as they recover from the storm.

Call 609-652-1776.

 

Galloway library reading and signing

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, March 14, 2014 01:18 pm

Galloway library reading and signing Galloway library reading and signing

A reading and book signing by Galloway author Olga D’Agostino – aka “Mrs. D.” – will be held 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 15 at the Galloway branch of the Atlantic County Library behind the Municipal Complex on Jimmie Leeds Road.

D’Agostino has written the Carlo the Mouse books and many other children’s stories.

Call 609-652-2352 or see mrsdbooks.net.

   

Absegami’s Emanon Players hope audience will be happy to see ‘Les Miserables’

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, March 11, 2014 09:59 am

Cast prepares for two weekends of performances in Absegami’s Performing Arts Center. Cast prepares for two weekends of performances in Absegami’s Performing Arts Center.

GALLOWAY – Absegami High School’s award-winning Emanon Players drama club will present the school edition of the legendary Broadway musical “Les Misérables” for the next two weekends.

Performances are scheduled at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 14 and 15; 3 p.m. Sunday, March 16; and 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 21 and 22.

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South Jersey Gas to hold info session for Port Republic residents

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 11, 2014 09:42 am

PORT REPUBLIC – South Jersey Gas will hold a community information session for Port Republic residents interested in switching to natural gas, beginning 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 20 at the Port Republic Elementary School, 137 Pomona Ave.

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Program traces 75-year history of Forsythe Refuge

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 11, 2014 08:54 am

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge  GALLOWAY – The Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, will present a program tracing its history 7 p.m. Friday, March 21 in the refuge headquarters auditorium. 

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Native plants ready for orders in Galloway

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, February 28, 2014 12:52 pm

Plant swap and sale Plant swap and sale

GALLOWAY – More than 50 varieties of native trees, shrubs and perennials are available for order in conjunction with the sixth annual Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Jersey Shore Native Plant Swap to be held Saturday, May 10.

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Leader of Boston Marathon manhunt to address 200 Club March 16

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, February 18, 2014 04:20 pm

Capt. Raymond Dupuis Capt. Raymond Dupuis

ATLANTIC CITY - The keynote speaker for the 29th Annual Cape/Atlantic Memorial Service and Brunch will be Capt. Raymond Dupuis, commander of field operations for the Watertown, Mass., Police Department.

Watertown was was the site of a manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects April 19, 2013. While under lockdown, thousands of law enforcement officers flooded the town of 33,000 residents and searched a 20-block area for the surviving brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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VA mobile clinic schedules regular stops at Stockton

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 24, 2014 07:05 am

The mobile clinic will be in Stockton Parking Lot 5 from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19. The mobile clinic will be in Stockton Parking Lot 5 from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19.  GALLOWAY - The Wilmington VA Medical Center's Mobile Outreach Clinic will be on the campus of Richard Stockton College 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month through April to offer health care to veterans attending the college and from the community at large.

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