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14 Days events, edition of Nov. 26

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:00 am

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

Self-Defense Class 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28 and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29 at Athletes Arbor, 540 Hamilton Ave., Linwood. Open house weekend. Free with preregistration. Call 609-204-2373.

Turkey Trot 5K, fun run 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 at the Egg Harbor Nature Reserve off Zion Road in Egg Harbor Township. Register in advance at www.ehtgov.org/NatureReserve/. Same-day registration begins 7:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit the Egg Harbor Nature Reserve in Egg Harbor Township. Contact Brent at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 609-602-1086.

Cape Shore Chorale 10th anniversary Concert 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30 at Grace Lutheran Church, 11 E. Dawes Ave., Somers Point. Refreshments after the concert. See www.capeshorechorale.org or 609-861-2311.

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Hoilday Events

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:00 am

Hoilday Events Hoilday Events

Nov. 27

Gentle Vegan Thanksgiving Community Feast noon-3 p.m. at the Milton and Betty Katz JCC, 501 N. Jerome Ave., Margate. There will be appearances by vegan chefs, authors and advocates, a raffle and silent auction. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for children and can be purchased at the JCC box office. Call 609-822-1167, ext. 159 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Proceeds benefit animal sanctuaries, shelters and JCC scholarships. 

Nov. 28

Our Miracle on Asbury Avenue 2-5 p.m. on Asbury Avenue in downtown Ocean City. Join merchants and Chamber of Commerce in celebrating an old fashioned, Downtown Christmas and the arrival of Santa from the top of City Hall roof. See www.ocnj.us.  

Christmas in the Downtown 2-5 p.m. in Ocean City. Santa will arrive, and merchants will kick off an old-fashioned downtown Christmas. See www.ocnj.us.  

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What's Happening in Atlantic City

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 24, 2014 12:00 am

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

Tony Bennett with Antonia Bennett 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28 at Borgata’s Event Center. Tickets are $70-$146. See www.ticketmaster.com.

Lynyrd Skynyrd 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28 at Tropicana Showroom. Tickets are $85-$115. See www.ticketmaster.com.

Bill Engvall 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28 at Golden Nugget. Tickets $75-$95. See www.ticketmaster.com. 

The Temptations featuring Dennis Edwards 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 at Resorts. Tickets are $40-$50. See www.ticketmaster.com.

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Cape May County Calendar

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Thursday, Nov. 27

OCEAN CITY - The Fast and the Furriest 5K Turkey Trot and 1-Mile Fun Run will begin 8:30 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 27, at the Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. The run benefits the Ocean City Humane Society. Preregister online at www.active.com . Preregistered packet pick up is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26 at the senior center, 1735 Simpson Ave. Race-day registration is 7-8:25 a.m. in front of the Music Pier. Applications are available at the Aquatic and Fitness Center, The Sneaker Shop and the Humane Society. For more information, call 609-398-5068.

Friday, Nov. 28

OCEAN CITY - Christmas in the Downtown – “Our Miracle on Asbury Avenue” 2 to 5 p.m. Join the merchants in kicking off an old-fashioned Downtown Christmas.

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Upcoming Trips

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 24, 2014 12:00 am

Upcoming Trips Upcoming Trips

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.

Brandywine Christmas trip Tuesday, Dec. 2.Join the Absecon 9-11 Memorial Committee and Community Affairs for this holiday tour. Cost is $100 and includes transportation, lunch at the Great House Restaurant, tour of QVC studios and shopping followed by a visit to the Longwood Gardens Christmas Display. Bus departs 9:30 a.m. from Absecon American Legion, New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road, and returns 8 p.m. Call Terry Iaconelli at 609-383-1010.

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Reunions

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 23, 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 23, 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. Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14, 21 and 28. Weekday feast services are 10 a.m. Dec. 4, 5, 9, 12, 13, 15, 22 and 24. Nativity of our Lord vesper service is 9 p.m. Dec. 24. Bible study is 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Dec. 2, 9 and 16. See www.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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