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Annual Movers, Shakers and Difference Makers luncheon supports Gilda’s Club

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:16 pm

ATLANTIC CITY – The Palm Restaurant will host the 10th annual Movers, Shakers and Difference Makers luncheon to support Gilda’s Club South Jersey starting at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 5.

Palm Restaurant general manager and long-time supporter of the event, Paul Sandler will serve as a co-chairperson of the luncheon.

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Cape May County Calendar

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Aug. 24-29

WILDWOOD - Restaurant Week in the Wildwoods Some 25 participating restaurants will be offering four-course dinners including appetizer, salad, entrée and dessert for $30. For a list of restaurants and their menus see www.WildwoodByTheSeaRestaurantWeek.com.

Wednesday-Friday Aug. 27-29

Annual AirFest 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, 500 Forrestal Road, at the Cape May County Airport in Lower Township. Admission fee. See www.usnasw.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 27

Summer Live Concert 7:30 p.m. at Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, Wildwood Crest. Free. Seewww.wildwoodcrest.org.

Annual AirFest 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, 500 Forrestal Road, at the Cape May County Airport in Lower Township. Admission fee. See www.usnasw.org.

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Upcoming Trips for the week of Aug. 28

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 25, 2014 12:00 pm

Upcoming Trips Upcoming Trips

 “Moses” at Sight and Sound Theater, Lancaster, Pa. on Oct 9. Cost is $106. Hosted by Absecon AARP No. 705. Includes lunch at Hershey Farms. Call 609-350-5063.

Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library bus trip Wednesday, Oct. 29. The Margate Library will visit the renowned museum exhibit, "Costumes of Downton Abbey." It will complement the High Tea at the Hotel DuPont. Tickets are $85 per person (non-refundable) and include: transportation and tip, admission, tours and Tea. Reservations can be made in person at the Circulation Desk and must be accompanied by payment. For more information, contact the Margate Library: 609-822-4700, or see margatelibrary.org.

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What's Happening in Atlantic City

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 25, 2014 09:00 am

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

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29 at Borgata’s Music Box. Tickets are $30-$35. See www.ticketmaster.com.

Cassadee Pope 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29 at Showboat’s House of Blues. Tickets $19.50-$39.50. See www.houseofblues.com.

Journey 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29 at Caesars. Tickets $105-$185. See www.ticketmaster.com.

The Oak Ridge Boys 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29 at Golden Nugget. Tickets $30-$45. See www.ticketmaster.com.

Prince Royce 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at Revel’s Ovation Hall. Tickets are $58-$98. See www.ticketmaster.com or call 800-745-3000.

The Hooters 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at the Revel’s The Social. Tickets are $45-$60. See www.ticketmaster.com.

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14 Days events, edition of Aug. 28

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 25, 2014 12:00 am

14 Days events, edition of Aug. 7 14 Days events, edition of Aug. 7 ‘Frozen’ to be featured at Movies Under the Stars

Little kids sing its iconic lyrics at home, in the mall, on the street and in the car, and it has singlehandedly become of the most popular computer animated films of all time with nearly half a billion dollars generated in the United States alone since its theatrical unveiling on Nov. 27, 2013. “Frozen” has taken the world by storm and captivated audiences of all ages. 

 

The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority’s Movies Under the Stars wraps up its summer schedule when it features “Frozen” twice next week on Friday, Aug. 29, at Bartram Place and the Boardwalk (located between Columbia and Kingston avenues) and on Sunday, Aug. 31 at the Brighton Park amphitheatre and the Boardwalk.

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Reunions

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 24, 2014 03:00 pm

Upcoming class reunions Upcoming class reunions

Pleasantville High School's Class of 1954 60th year class reunion noon Friday, Sept. 5 at Harbor Pines Golf Club, 500 St. Andrews Drive, Egg Harbor Township. Cost is $28 per person. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Pleasantville High School Class of 1957 57th reunion from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 20 at Smithville Inn, located in Historic Smithville. Cost is $25 per person. For more information email Sylvia French at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 609-641-0089 or 609-652-1352.

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Upcoming Golf Tournaments, week of Aug. 28

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 24, 2014 12:00 pm

Golf Tournaments Golf Tournaments Nineteenth annual Men’s Club golf tournament Wednesday, Sept. 3 at Linwood Country Club.  Congregation Beth Judah will hold the only pro-am event in the area. Registration is at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch at 12:30 p.m. Shotgun start, ends with a kosher meat dinner.  Hole-in-one gifts include a luxury auto, $15,000 shopping spree at Serago Roberts jewelers and a $15,000 cash prize. A special drawing will be held for a piece of jewelry donated by Serago Roberts.  For detailed information and a registration form, call Ethel at Congregation Beth Judah, 609-822-7116, ext. 102.

Nineteenth annual NJSGA Senior Four-Ball Championship Tuesday, Sept. 16 at Galloway National Golf Club. Cost is $280 per two-person team (male golfers age 55 or older as of Sept. 16, 2014), which includes carts, lunch and range fee. The team handicap limit is 30.0. Registration ends 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2. Register online at www.njsga.org

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Religion Briefs for the week of Aug. 28

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 24, 2014 12:00 am

Religion Briefs Religion Briefs  

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church services

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 7004 Ridge Road, Egg Harbor Township will hold the following services: 9:30 a.m. Aug. 31 Divine Liturgy; 10 a.m. Aug. 29, Beheading of John the Baptist. Call 609-344-2967.

Guest speaker at Beth El Synagogue

Mark Talesnick, associate professor Technion Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel, is the guest speaker at Beth El Synagogue in Margate, Shabbat morning Saturday, Aug. 30. Starts at 9:30 a.m. Call 609-823-2725.

Kabbalat Shabbat on the beach

Congregation Beth Judah will have Kabbalat Shabbat services on the Newport Avenue beach, Ventnor, 6 p.m. Friday evenings Aug. 31. Enjoy an upbeat, musical service led by Rabbi Aaron M. Gaber and Hazzan Jeffrey S. Myers, enhanced by guest clergy from other participating congregations and the Beth Judah Alive Band. Bring your beach chair, your singing voice and your dancing flip flops and welcome in the Shabbat. Beth Judah will supply the prayer books and the Kiddush following services.

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Noyes Arts Garage hosts ‘Jazz Portraits’

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 22, 2014 02:57 pm

Jeff Schwachter / ‘Jazz Portraits,’ featuring this portrait of trumpeter Miles Davis among many others, is at The Noyes Arts Garage through Sept. 17. Jeff Schwachter / ‘Jazz Portraits,’ featuring this portrait of trumpeter Miles Davis among many others, is at The Noyes Arts Garage through Sept. 17. ATLANTIC CITY – The Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton College in Atlantic City is hosting an exhibit of jazz musician portraits by local artist Jeff Schwachter through Sept. 17.

Schwachter, an accomplished journalist, musician, and artist started working on his jazz portraits as a student at Temple University. His later affiliation with Atlantic City Weekly as a reporter and editor provided access to iconic jazz and other musicians.

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Artists presented for Labor Day weekend

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 18, 2014 06:43 pm

STONE HARBOR –Ocean Galleries will host two artists for a Labor Day weekend exhibition: Viktor Shvaiko and Thomas Stiltz.  “Wine and Romance - the Evocative Images of Viktor Shvaiko and Thomas Stiltz” runs Friday, Aug, 29 through Sunday, Aug. 31.

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Cape May Stage presents ‘Blithe Spirit’

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 18, 2014 03:37 pm

CAPE MAY–Cape May Stage brings Noel Coward’s “Blithe Spirit” to the Robert Shackleton Playhouse through Sept. 19.

“Blithe Spirit” involves a novelist who hosts a séance as research for his next novel and gets a little more than he bargained for.

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Gilda’s Club South Jersey hosts 'Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Treatments and Side Effects'

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 18, 2014 12:51 pm

Linwood, NJ – Gilda’s Club South Jersey, located at 700 New Road, will host Dr. Julianne Childs of the H.O.P.E. Community Cancer Center. Childs is a Gilda’s Club South Jersey Medical Resource Council Member.  This event is free and open to the community.

On Aug. 25th, from 5:30-7:30pm, Childs will discuss strategies to manage treatment side effects such as fatigue, hair loss, anemia, infection and pain.  Learn how to manage emotional distress & optimize quality of life during and after cancer treatment.   Light supper provided.

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Gilda’s Club South Jersey to host “Ask the Breast Surgeon”

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 18, 2014 12:47 pm

August supper lecture to feature Dr. Anjeanette T. Brown

Egg Harbor Township, NJ – Gilda’s Club South Jersey’s satellite, The Living Room, will present  “Ask the Breast  Surgeon,” a supper lecture from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 at the AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner, 106 Court House South Dennis Road, Building 200, Cape May Court House.

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Insane Inflatable 5k coming to Bader Field

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Written by James Fitzpatrick Friday, August 08, 2014 11:40 am

ATLANTIC CITY – The Insane Inflatable 5k is coming to Bader Field in Atlantic City from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug.16. Instead of a traditional 5k, the 3.1-mile layout is an extreme obstacle course in which participants have to overcome inflatable objects. It is not timed.

Open to participants as young as age 6, they start in "waves" beginning at 9 a.m. with the last one at 1 p.m.  

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Schultz-Hill Foundation show benefits music and art in the schools

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:00 pm

submitted / Singer and bandleader Eddie Bruce will headline Lyrics and Laughter Friday, Aug. 22. submitted / Singer and bandleader Eddie Bruce will headline Lyrics and Laughter Friday, Aug. 22.  The Schultz-Hill Foundation support bringing music and arts programs into the schools and Friday August 22 they have a great summertime benefit show to aid the effort; “Lyrics and Laughter” featuring singer and bandleader Eddie Bruce along with comedienne Tammy Pescatelli.

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Cape May Stage presents ‘Blithe Spirit’

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 25, 2014 04:19 pm

CAPE MAY– Cape May Stage brings Noel Coward’s “Blithe Spirit” to the Robert Shackleton Playhouse from Aug. 6 to Sept. 19.

“Blithe Spirit” involves a novelist who hosts a séance as research for his next novel and gets a little more than he bargained for.

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Dante Hall, Atlantic City Theater present ‘Steel Magnolias’

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 14, 2014 03:10 pm

ATLANTIC CITY – The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey’s Dante Hall Theater Productions and Atlantic City Theater will present “Steel Magnolias” beginning July 18 at Dante Hall, 14 N. Mississippi Ave. in Atlantic City.

Opening night is Friday, July 18, with performances Fridays and Saturdays, July 18, 19, 25 and 26 at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees on July 20 and 27 at 2 p.m.

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Atlantic City Rescue Mission to celebrate 50 years with gala

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 11, 2014 02:42 pm

GALLOWAY – The Atlantic City Rescue Mission will celebrate its 50th anniversary Thursday, Aug. 14 with a gala celebration at the Richard Stockton College Student Center.

The celebration will feature keynote speaker Bernice King, daughter of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. There will be a buffet dinner and a silent auction. Atlantic City Rescue Mission will also share its accomplishments and broad impact on the local community during the event.

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Garden State Film Festival puts out call for film, music video entries

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 07, 2014 01:06 pm

ATLANTIC CITY – The Garden State Film Festival has put out a worldwide call for entries from independent filmmakers for screening during next year’s film festival to be held in Atlantic City March 19-22, 2015. Submission instructions for shorts and features can be found on the festival's website at www.gsff.org. The deadline for submissions is Nov. 1. 

The Garden State Film Festival, celebrating its thirteenth anniversary in 2015, is New Jersey's largest and most respected film festival.  In 2014, the festival moved from Asbury Park to a new permanent home in Atlantic City, and featured almost 180 films from 17 countries, an open talent casting call, panel discussions, free screening for public school students and opening and closing ceremonies.  Ed Asner, Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno, Diane Ladd, screenwriter Scott Neustadter, Bebe Neuwirth, and Laura Dern were among the celebrities and honorees who attended. 

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Pops to perform free concerts in Stone Harbor

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 30, 2014 12:00 am

STONE HARBOR—The Jersey Shore Pops Orchestra will perform four free outdoor concerts in Stone Harbor this summer as part of the borough’s centennial celebration. 

The Pops will perform 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, July 1, 15, 29 and Aug. 12. Guest artists will be scheduled to perform at all four concerts.

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