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What's Happening in Atlantic City

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 26, 2015 12:00 am

What's Happening in Atlantic City What's Happening in Atlantic City  

Indoor Auto Racing 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31 at Boardwalk Hall. Tickets are $17-$25. See www.ticketmaster.com.

Hannibal Buress 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31 at Borgata’s Music Box. Tickets are $30. See www.ticketmaster.com.

Sounds of Philadelphia featuring The O’Jays 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31. Tickets are $49.50-$69.50. See www.ticketmaster.com.

Tavares 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5 at Harrah’s. Tickets are $25.25. See www.ticketmaster.com.

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Upcoming Trips

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 26, 2015 12:00 am

Upcoming Trips Upcoming Trips

Bus trip to the National Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., Thursday, Feb. 19 sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem Counties and the Cumberland County Coalition for Holocaust and Genocide Education. Bus will leave the University Center at Cumberland County College, College Drive, Vineland, at 8 a.m. Park in Lots J and I. The bus will depart the museum 5 p.m. and return by about 9 p.m. A $25 nonrefundable payment must be made by Friday, Feb. 13 to The Jewish Federation of Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem Counties, attn. Steven Schimmel, 1015 E. Park Ave., Vineland, NJ 08360.

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14 Days events

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 26, 2015 12:00 am

puut this on your calendar Indoor Race Weekend Jan. 30-31 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Nonstop racing excitement featuring 198 entrants in three classes and four feature races. Tickets are available at the Boardwalk Hall Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets and www.ticketmaster.com. See www.aarn.com.

Free-throw competition 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30 at the Egg Harbor Township Recreation Center. St. Katharine Drexel Knights of Columbus Council 12868 will hold a free-throw competition for boys and girls ages 9-14. Registration starts 6 p.m. For information call 609 412-1031.

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Reunions

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 25, 2015 12:00 am

Upcoming class reunions Upcoming class reunions MRHS Class of 1995 Reunion

The Mainland Regional High School Class of 1995 is attempting to obtain current contact information for class members. Contact Brian Hartley at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The event is scheduled for March, 2015.

   

Religion Briefs

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 25, 2015 12:00 am

Religion Briefs Religion Briefs   

Sermon at Linwood Community Church

Pastor Tim Vamosi, pastor of Linwood Community Church, will preach on “Does Anyone Really Know What Time It Is?” You may think you can answer the question but the Biblical answer may surprise. The sermon will be peached on Sunday, Feb. 1 at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Passages from II Timothy will be preached at the 6 p.m. service. Sunday School for all ages meets at 9:45 a.m. Linwood Community Church, located at 1838 Shore Road, offers a wide variety of programs for all ages. Programs include Celebrate Recovery, youth programs, weekly Bible studies, Handi*Vangelism for disabled adults and older children, missions, and women’s ministry and men’s ministry. A weekly children’s Bible Club, Olympians, meet every Friday evening. Also, a new Beth Moore Bible study, Mercy Triumphs, begins on Thursday mornings at 10:15 a.m. See www.linwoodcommunitychurch.org or call 609-927-2950.

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Atlantic-Cape Hub to present free Sustainable Schools mixer

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, January 20, 2015 03:13 pm

CORBIN CITY – The Sustainable Jersey Atlantic-Cape May Hub will present a free Sustainable Schools program for green teams in Atlantic and Cape May counties 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3 at L’s Restaurant in Corbin City.

Sustainable Jersey for Schools is a voluntary certification program for public schools that want to go green, conserve resources and take steps to create a brighter future, according to a news release. It is similar to Sustainable Jersey’s municipal certification program.

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Cape May County Calendar

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Wednesday, Jan. 28

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Rutgers Cooperative Extension’s Family and Community Health Sciences Department will hold an information session entitled “Quick and Thrifty Meals” for the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group 5:30-7 p.m. at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Building, 355 Courthouse-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House.  (Turn at the light at ACCC, it is the first building on the right). The building is wheelchair accessible. There is no charge for this program, but advanced registration is required. Call Marian at 609-465-5115, ext. 609.

Jan. 28-Feb. 1

WILDWOOD - Boardwalk Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show 8 a.m. daily at Wildwoods Convention Center. AKC All breed dog show featuring Best of Breed Competition, Police K-9 Unit Demonstration, Obedience and Rally Trials, vendors and more. Ticket prices are $8 for adults, $5 for senior citizens, children 12 and under $2. See www.BoardwalkKennelClub.com .

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Sunday supper and hymn-singing in Congress Hall

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 19, 2015 10:15 pm

CAPE MAY – The public is invited to supper and an “old-timey hymn sing” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, Cape May.

Dinner in the hall’s ballroom includes fried chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, cornbread and apple pie. After supper, join musicians and vocalists Myra Vassian, Don Shough and Tom Naglee Jr. in singing the hymns of years gone by. 

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Bay-Atlantic Symphony nominated for ‘People’s Choice Award’

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 19, 2015 02:14 pm

For the seventh consecutive year, the Bay-Atlantic Symphony has been nominated for the JerseyArts.com  People’s Choice Award, according to a statement.

Members of the symphony have asked the community to vote for the symphony as their favorite “symphony/orchestra” at JerseyArts.com/peopleschoice.

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Celebrate spring with Doo Wop and dinner in Cape May

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 am

CAPE MAY – The public is invited to Doo Wop night, along with dinner, at 5 p.m., Sunday, March 22 at Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, Cape May.

Dane Anthony, and his band, The Sons of Thunder, will perform “Great Balls of Fire,” “Personality,” “Roll Over Beethoven” and a tribute to the Platters.

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Notable Neighbors: Wine and beer tasting is a chance to show some love for marine mammals

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Written by Carol Romano Friday, January 16, 2015 10:20 am

Stranding technician Danielle Brown of Neptune, Monmouth County, and Marine Mammal Stranding Center co-director Sheila Dean of Galloway finalize plans for a wine and beer tasting fundraiser 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6 at Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro in Somers Point. Stranding technician Danielle Brown of Neptune, Monmouth County, and Marine Mammal Stranding Center co-director Sheila Dean of Galloway finalize plans for a wine and beer tasting fundraiser 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6 at Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro in Somers Point. Animal lovers will have a chance to show their support for marine mammals at a Valentine's Day-themed wine and beer tasting to benefit the Marine Mammal Stranding Center 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6 at Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, Somers Point.

It is the organization’s first wine and beer tasting fundraiser, according to MMSC marketing and development director Jill Epple.

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Army National Guard Association breakfast

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 02, 2015 12:00 am

VILLAS – The Cape May County Army National Guard Association will hold a breakfast at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Villas Diner, 2100 Bayshore Road.

All branches of the military are welcomed. New members who have been honorably discharged from service, along with those currently serving, are encouraged to join.

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Cape May County Calendar > Ongoing

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Volunteer Wanted for the Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to help low income families in Cape May County. If you would like to help people, call 609-231-5565 or 231-3109 for information.

The Cape May County Advisory Commission of the Status of Women is currently seeking applicants for membership. The Commission meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Old Court House, Main St., Cape May Court House. For information and application, call 609-463-6595.

Cape May County Animal Shelter is in need of donations of dog and cat food, pet and shelter supplies. A collection of these items can be dropped off the day of the show to Simone, chairperson of the flea market. For a complete list of what is needed call the shelter at 609-465-8923.

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14 days calendar > Ongoing

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, December 29, 2013 12:00 am

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Coffee Talk Hope and Healing 3 and 7 p.m. Thursdays and 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Sundays at Ventnor Coffee, 108 Dorset Ave., Ventnor. New Jersey Hope and Healing hosts weekly Coffee Talks for Hurricane Sandy survivors. Business owners, families and individuals impacted by the storm can network, find resources as well as get information related to storm recovery. New Jersey Hope and Healing is sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Disaster and Terrorism Branch, through a FEMA grant.

Hurricane Sandy Support 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ventnor branch of the Atlantic County Library System, 6500 Atlantic Ave. A weekly support group for individuals impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Resources for recovery and elevation information is shared. The meeting is facilitated by New Jersey Hope and Healing, which is sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Disaster and Terrorism Branch, through a FEMA grant. Call Jaime Angelini at 609-652-3800, ext. 308. 

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