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Cape May County Calendar

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Nov. 21-23

CAPE MAY - Holiday Preview Weekend and his elves have decked out the Physick Estate, Washington Avenue, Cape May, with thousands of lights and holiday trimmings. Enjoy a wide variety of holiday tours and food and wine events to get you into the Christmas spirit. Visit the Estate on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. as Santa arrives to flip the switch for the Tree-Lighting Ceremony. For kids, there are Santa’s Trolley Rides. Grown-ups will enjoy holiday ghost tales during Ghosts of Christmas Past Trolley Rides. Friday, Nov. 21 through Sunday, Nov. 23. Call 609-884-5404 or see www.capemaymac.org .

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What's Happening in Atlantic City

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 am

What's Happening in Atlantic City What's Happening in Atlantic City Cedric the Entertainer 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21 at Borgata’s Music Box. Tickets are $55-$65. See www.ticketmaster.com

Taylor Williamson 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21 at Golden Nugget. Tickets are $20-$30. See www.ticketmaster.com.

 

Whiskey Revival 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21 and 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 at Golden Nugget. Tickets are $51. See www.ticketmaster.com.

 

O.A.R. 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 at Tropicana’s Showroom. Tickets are $60-$75. See www.tropicana.net.

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Upcoming Trips

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 am

Upcoming Trips Upcoming Trips Bus trip to see “Don Quixote” at the David Koch Theater at Lincoln Center in New York Sunday, Nov. 23 sponsored by Congregation Beth Israel of Northfield. Performed by the Mikhailovsky Ballet from St. Petersburg, Russia. Bus leaves 8:45 a.m. from Congregation Beth Israel, 2501 Shore Road, Northfield, for the 2 p.m. performance. Orchestra seats are $60 for members and $70 for nonmembers. Cost for the bus is extra; participants may reserve a bus seat only and spend the day in New York. Call Cantor Larisa Averbakh at 609-641-3600, ext. 22. 

Bus trip to see “Moses” at Sight and Sound Theater in Lancaster, Pa., Friday, Nov. 28 with stops for shopping at Kitchen Kettle Village and dinner at Dutch Family Restaurant. Sponsored by Absecon Presbyterian Church. Price is $115 for adults, $95 for teens and $75 for children. Includes show ticket, dinner, gratuities and fees. Call 609-641-3759.

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14 Days events, edition of Nov. 18

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 am

14 Days events, edition of Aug. 7 14 Days events, edition of Aug. 7

18th annual Nouveau Wine & Food Tasting 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21 at Atlantic Cape Community College’s Academy of Culinary Arts.  Over the past 17 years, the Chapter has taken great pride in awarding $75,000 in scholarships to deserving culinary and hospitality students. RSVP to Donna Vassallo, Dame Maître Rôtisseur, by either sending a check for $65 to Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, NJ  08330 or call 609-343-4972.  Credit card payments will be processed through the College upon RSVP.

Absegami to present “Robin Hood”  7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21and Saturday, Nov. 22 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23 in the Performing Arts Center. Absegami High School’s award-winning drama club, the Emanon Players, will present a comedic version of the classic. General admission is $10; $8 for students and senior citizens, and can be purchased at the door. “Robin Hood” contains some adult content; parental guidance is suggested. Call 609-404-2073, ext. 3502, or see www.absegami.net.

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Hoilday Events

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 am

Hoilday Events Hoilday Events

Atlantic County 4H Model Railroad Club's elaborate model trains are now on display on the upper level Hamilton Mall by Sears. Hours are 7-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Call 609-646-6392 or see www.shophamilton.com.

Meet Santa at the Hamilton Mall in the mall's center court now through Christmas Eve.  Santa photo hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Santa feeds his reindeer from 1 to 2 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m. Santa leaves for the North Pole at 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Call 609-646-6392 or see www.shophamilton.com.

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Reunions

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 16, 2014 12:00 am

Upcoming class reunions Upcoming class reunions  Egg Harbor Township High School Class of 2004 10-year reunion 7 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Nov. 29 at Caffe Luciano Lamberti, 301 Somers Point-Longport Blvd. in Egg Harbor Township, just outside of Longport. Cost is $59 plus tax per person.

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Religion Briefs

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 16, 2014 12:00 am

Religion Briefs Religion Briefs Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Services

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Egg Harbor Township will host Divine Liturgy services 9:30 a.m. Nov. 23, and 30. Week Day Feast Services are at 10 a.m. Nov. 21, and 25.  Bible Study is at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 18 and 26. See holytrinityeggharbor.com .

Adult Sunday School 

Are you concerned about current world events and the direction the United States seems to be headed? Does the Bible say anything about America in the last days? If you are puzzled about what you see and hear attend this adult Sunday school class 10-11 a.m. at Weekstown Community Church, 5663 Pleasant Mills Road, Weekstown. For information or directions call 609-214-7320.

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Support workshops offered for parents of older children with special needs

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

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Arc of Atlantic County will host a series of workshops for parents of children 16-21 years old who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. The sessions will address the resources and support available for children as they age out of school entitlement programs.   

The series will include a lecture and strategy session for students considering college or life after high school. Titled Planning for College – A Post-Secondary Option, it will be held Wednesday, Nov 12. Self Direction will be the subject of a workshop Tuesday, Nov 18; and Transportation Options will be the topic of a session Wednesday, Dec. 3.

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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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Wine and champagne classes at Atlantic Cape

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 02:19 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Just in time for the holidays, Atlantic Cape Community College will offer “Discover Your Wine Style” and “Champagne and Sparklers to Get You in the Holiday Spirit” with Atlantic City Bottle Company owners Mark Callazzo and Paul Tonacci.

Discover Your Wine Style will teach participants how to examine the structure of wine and give them tools to select wine based on their preferences and pairings 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20.

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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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