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Cape May Stage presents “Merry Melodies: A Holiday Celebration”

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 19, 2014 12:00 am

Celebrate the holidays at Cape May Stage with a musical revue, filled with holiday songs and carols at the Robert Shackleton Playhouse, 405 Lafayette St, Cape May.

Merry Melodies is aimed at families. The show is recommended for those 6 and older.

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Atlantic County area Holiday Events

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:00 am

Hoilday Events Hoilday Events   Tuesday, Dec. 16

Holiday Craft 1:30 p.m. for children 3-6 at the Mays Landing branch of the Atlantic County Library, 40 Farragut Ave. Children will make applesauce ornaments and hear a holiday story. Registration is required. Call 609-625-2776, ext. 6304. 

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Ventnor Menorah Lighting 5:30 p.m. in front of the Ventnor Library and Cultural Arts Center, 6500 Atlantic Ave. on the New Haven Avenue side. Rabbi Avrom Rapapport of Ventnor will lead the blessing in song. All are welcome. 

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What's Happening in Atlantic City

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, December 15, 2014 12:00 am

What's Happening in Atlantic City What's Happening in Atlantic City  Air Supply 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21 at Caesars. Tickets $25-$45. See www.ticketmaster.com.

G. Love and Special Sauce 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 28 at Borgata’s Music Box. Tickets $40-$45. See www.ticketmaster.com.

Tiesto 10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 28 at Borgata’s Event Center. Tickets are $80-$90. See www.ticketmaster.com.

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Cape May County Calendar

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Friday, Dec. 19

Free Blood Pressure Screening 9 a.m. at Cape Regional Medical Center, Cape May Court House. Call 609-463-4043.

Saturday, Dec. 20

Nature Walk for all Ages: Edible Ornaments 9:30 a.m. at the Upper Township Library, Petersburg. Call 609-463-6386.

OCEAN CITY - Horse and carriage rides and photos with Santa - Noon-3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 22 through Dec. 21 will be horse and carriage rides in front of City Hall, Ninth Street and Asbury Avenue, and photos with Santa at the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace.

Sunday, Dec. 21

SEA ISLE CITY - Brunch with Santa 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at VFW Post 1963 on JFK Boulevard, Sea Isle City. See www.visitsicnj.com .

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Upcoming Trips

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, December 15, 2014 12:00 am

Upcoming Trips Upcoming Trips

Eleven-day trip to Italy March 9-19 with stops in Venice, Pisa, Florence, Assisi, Rome and Sorrento. Cost is $3,299. Four-star well placed hotels, most meals, tours and entrances per itinerary, trip transfers, taxes, fuel charges, baggage handling and roundtrip air. A $200 deposit holds a spot. Call Kathy 609-390-8999. 

Bus trip to Pennsylvania Dutch Country 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28 departing from the Flagship Resort in Atlantic City. Price is $65 and includes dinner buffet at Good & Plenty Restaurant, door prizes and refreshments on bus. Minutes from the Amish Farm and House, Sight and Sound Theater and American Music Theatre, Rockvale Square, Tanger Outlets and the Bird in Hand Farmers Market. Participants can book the show "Moses" at Sight and Sound Theater. For tickets call Mark Padula at 609-517-0376 or Jesse Kurtz at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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14 Days events

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, December 15, 2014 12:00 am

puut this on your calendar  Jammonton 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17 at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey’s Kramer Hall, 30 Front St., Hammonton. An impromptu band of Stockton faculty and staff and community members will play a variety of acoustic instruments, such as bass, mandolin, dobro, guitar, harmonica and flute. Anyone attending is welcome to bring an acoustic instrument and play a selection of their own. All skill levels welcome. Admission is free. Call 609-652-4593.

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Reunions

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, December 14, 2014 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, December 14, 2014 12:00 am

Religion Briefs Religion Briefs

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Services

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Egg Harbor Township holds divine liturgy services 9:30 a.m. Dec. 21 and 28. Weekday feast services are 10 a.m. Dec. 22 and 24. Nativity of our Lord vesper service is 9 p.m. Dec. 24. See www.holytrinityeggharbor.com. 

Family Shabbat

Beth El Channukah Family Shabbat 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19 at Beth El Mainland at London Square Plaza in Northfield. The service will be led by Rabbi Judi Del Bourgo and Cantor Ralph Goren. All are welcome. Call 609-380-2429.

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Chanukah Wonderland at the mall offers a free afternoon of fun

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 04, 2014 02:13 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Jersey Shore Children’s Museum and Chabad at the Shore are teaming up to present a Chanukah Wonderland 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21 at the Hamilton Mall, 4403 Black Horse Pike.

Admission is free. The event will take place on the second floor near Sears and feature a juggling and stunt show presented by “Ben the Jester.”

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Winter Wonderland benefits Just 4 Kids

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:00 am

ATLANTIC CITY – The fifth Annual Winter Wonderland Holiday Event to benefit the Just 4 Kids Foundation will be held from 6 to 9p.m. on Monday, Dec. 1 in the Ballroom at the Claridge Hotel at Park Place in Atlantic City.

The event will feature a silent auction, live entertainment, a cocktail reception, and hors d’oeuvres, with catering by Brulee. The cost is $20.00 or admission is free with the donation of a new, unwrapped toy valued at $20.

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Bay-Atlantic Symphony to present 2 festive holiday concerts

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:00 am

The Bay-Atlantic Symphony will light up the holidays with its third annual Holiday Concert series of festive music by Bach, Pachelbel, Schubert, Strauss and others 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 13 and 14.

The concerts will be conducted by music director Jed Gaylin. Saturday’s concert will take place at the Richard Stockton College Campus Center Theater on Jimmie Leeds Road in Galloway, and on Sunday the concert will be presented at the Frank Guaracini Jr. Fine and Performing Arts Center at Cumberland County College on College Drive in Vineland.

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Winter Poetry and Prose Getaway to be held at Stockton

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 11, 2014 03:38 pm

The 22nd annual Winter Poetry and Prose Getaway will be held Jan. 16-19 at the Stockton Seaview Hotel in Galloway, featuring workshops for teachers in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting, memoir and songwriting.

Teachers whose schools are part of the Richard Stockton College Educational Technology Training Center may attend using their school’s ETTC credits.

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Garden State Film Festival double feature honors veterans, filmmakers

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 04, 2014 12:22 pm

ATLANTIC CITY – The Garden State Film Festival will present two screenings in Atlantic City and Galloway Saturday, Nov. 15 to honor veterans and independent filmmakers.

A screening of "Honor Flight" 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15 will be held in the main meeting room of the Atlantic City Public Library, 1 N. Tennessee Ave.  The feature-length documentary chronicles the story of four Word War II veterans and their trip to the Washington, D.C., to visit the World War II Memorial. 

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AMI Foundation Food Drive Nov. 3-21

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 27, 2014 12:19 pm

GALLOWAY – The Atlantic Medical Imaging (AMI) Foundation will hold its sixth annual food drive to benefit the Food Bank of South New Jersey and the Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties Monday, Nov. 3, through Friday, Nov. 21.

Anyone may bring canned and other non-perishable food items to any AMI office in Atlantic, Cape May, Monmouth or Ocean counties. A collection bin will be placed at all office locations.

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Learn about the Academy of Culinary Arts at fall open houses

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 13, 2014 10:23 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College will host several open houses this fall for prospective students who love to cook and are interested in starting a career in the culinary field.

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Painting at Two Mile Beach

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 16, 2014 02:12 pm

WILDWOOD CREST—On Thursday, June 19, the next in a series of monthly outdoor painting workshops led by local artist Janet McShain will be held at the Two Mile Beach Visitor Contact Station, 12001 Pacific Ave. in Wildwood Crest.

Janet, a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, specializes in "plein air" watercolor painting. "En plein air" is a phrase used to describe the act of painting outdoors. Sessions will run from 12:30-3:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. There will be a suggested donation of $5 for each session.  Space is limited to 15 people. Pre-register before each session by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or calling 609-513-9349.

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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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