Terror in the Junkyard
The Scullville Volunteer Fire Company’s annual Terror in the Junkyard Hayride and Maze is open 7 -11 p.m. every Friday and Saturday and 7-10 p.m. every Sunday in October at Flemings Junkyard, 353 Zion Road in Egg Harbor Township. Hayride admission is $10, maze admission is $5 and a combo ticket is $13. No group rates. Zombie shootout tickets are $5 for 50 paintballs, the gun and air canister. See scullvillefire.org/hayride.html.
Meet the candidates night
The Egg Harbor Township Home and School Association is hosting at meet the candidates night for the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education election 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20 in the boardroom of Alder Avenue Middle School. Six candidates are running for three open seats. The event will be moderated by former mayor and talk show host Bob Burns and will include candidate statements and a question-and-answer session. Call Shae Dailyda at 609-839-1661.
EHTHS football games
The Egg Harbor Township High School football team, cheerleaders and marching band will host homes games 6 p.m. Fridays at the Bruce W. Wolrab Stadium. The team plays St. Augustine Prep Oct. 21 and Hammonton Oct. 28 . The full season schedule is available at ehtfootball.com.
EHT BMX Trunk or Treat
The Egg Harbor Township BMX Mom Squad is hosting a trunk or treat 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 at the BMX track in Veterans Memorial Park in Egg Harbor Township. Admission is free but donations are welcome. Prizes will be awarded for best trunk decoration, and refreshments will be available for purchase. Call Beth Russ at 609-412-6312 or Barbara Dodd at 609-517-1340.
The Friends of the Egg Harbor Township Dog Park will hold a Pawsta Dinner fundraiser 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 at McCullough’s Pub and Restaurant, 3016 Ocean Heights Ave. Tickets are $30. Proceeds benefit the development of the Egg Harbor Township Dog Park on Swift Avenue. Cash bar, Chinese auction, prizes, DJ and more. Call 609-926-1068 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. See ehtdogpark.com.
Charity hockey game for injured officer
The Atlantic City Guns and Hoses hockey team will face off against the Camden County Police Department Blue Nights 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 at Flyers Skate Zone, 501 Albany Ave., Atlantic City, in a charity hockey game to benefit Atlantic City Police Officer Josh Vadell, who was shot in the line of duty Labor Day weekend. Admission is $10. There will be auctions, a 50-50 and raffles of autographed Philadelphia Flyers memorabilia and more. There will be an after party with live music at The Wonderbar after the game. Call 609-839-0222.
Special education resource group
The Egg Harbor Township Special Education Resource Group meets 7 p.m. one Monday a month at Alder Avenue Middle School. The meetings provide a stress-free way for special needs parents, staff, administrators and guest speakers to address topics regarding special education services and strategies. The meeting dates are Oct. 24 (boardroom), Nov. 21 (boardroom), Jan. 23 (library), Feb. 22 (boardroom), March 20 (boardroom), April 24 (library) and May 22 (library). See EHT Special Education Resource Group on Facebook, call Abby Longstreet at 609-214-1453 or email email@example.com.
The Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department will hold a Halloween Spooktacular 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 at the Community Center. There will be Halloween goodies, activities, craft stations, pumpkin decorating and a costume parade with prizes. For ages 3-11. Admission is $5. Registration is required. Call 609-272-8120 or see ehtrec.com.
The Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library will hold a discussion group for adults 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 titled “Learning from The Milgram Experiments,” about psychologist Stanley Milgram’s obedience experiments. Admission is free. The library is at 1 Swift Ave. Call 609-927-8664.
Kindergarten fact-finding meeting
The Egg Harbor Township Board of Education ad hoc committee exploring the possibility of full-day kindergarten will hold its first meeting 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 at Slaybaugh Primary School. See eht.k12.nj.us.
'Poe, Dreams of Madness’
The Egg Harbor Township High School Drama Club will present “Poe, Dreams of Madness,” a new play by alumna Allyssa Hynes Oct. 27-Oct. 30. Showtime is 6:30 p.m. Thursday through Friday, Oct. 27-29 (doors open 6:15) and 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30 (doors open 1: 15). Tickets are $5. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 609-653-0100, ext. 6632.
The Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library, 1 Swift Ave., hosts a film club where adults can watch and discuss a movie. Popcorn is included. The group meets 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 25 and Nov. 29 and 6:15 p.m. Dec. 27. Call 609- 927-8664.
Ranch home luncheon
Ranch Hope Auxiliary 13 Atlantic County will hold a covered dish luncheon at noon Tuesday, Oct. 25 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 290 Asbury Road. Ranch Hope provides outpatient counseling, residential treatment, special education, independent living, adventure-based activities and day camps for at-risk children. All are welcome. Members are asked to bring bingo prizes, men’s and women’s sweatshirts, body wash and toothpaste for the boys at the ranch. New members welcome. Call Karen Frampus, president, at 609-476-3250.
Community pride day
The Fall Community Pride Day is 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Community Center, 5045 English Creek Ave. Participants will be assigned a location to pick up debris and trash. T-shirts, gloves, trash bags and lunch provided. Register by calling 609-926-3838.
The Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library, 1 Swift Ave., holds chess days 2:30-4:30 p.m. Saturdays, Oct.29 and Nov. 26 in the meeting room. Bring your own chessboard and set. Call 609-927-8664.
Pet costume party
Newkirk Family Veterinarians, 3085 English Creek Ave., is hosting a Howl-n-ween Costume Party 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. Registration is $5; proceeds benefit local animals in need. Free food, drinks and other snacks will be available. Judging begins 3 p.m. Call 609-645-2120.
"A Night of Music: One Piano Many Hands" piano concert will be performed 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Ocean Heights Presbyterian Church, 2116 Ocean Heights Ave. The performance features four- and six-handed compositions with Heera Ghorashi, Alice Groome and Scott Breiner. Special guest musicians include Roberta Beckler and Robert Helsabeck. Free admission. A goodwill offering will be collected. Call 609-788-0271.
Bluegrass concert fundraiser
The Billie Jo Turnure-Bennett Foundation will present a bluegrass concert to raise funds for its scholarship program for Egg Harbor Township High School seniors 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30 at Zion United Methodist Church. Admission is free, but donations will be collected. Light refreshments will be available. Call Kellie Chambers at 609-226-0372.
Trick or treat
Trick or treat time in Egg Harbor Township is 6-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31. See ehtgov.org.
School board schedule
The Egg Harbor Township Board of Education has scheduled regular public meetings 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 1 and 22 and Dec. 13. Public work sessions are scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 15 and Dec. 20. All meetings are preceded by a closed executive session at 6 p.m. All meetings are held in the boardroom at Alder Avenue Middle School. For agendas, see eht.k12.nj.us.
Township Committee schedule
The Egg Harbor Township Committee will meet 5 p.m. Wednesdays Nov. 2 and 30 and Dec. 21. For agendas see ehtgov.org.
The township’s annual Holiday Craft Show is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5. The show features an assortment of jewelry, crafts and homemade food. Admission is free. See ehtrec.com.
The Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library, 1 Swift Ave., hosts a book club for adults. The books and meeting times are “Dead Wake” by Erik Larson 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, and “Hurricane Sisters” by Dorothea Benton Frank 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1. Call 609-927-8664.
The Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library, 1 Swift Ave., holds Lego Club 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, Nov. 5 and 19 and Dec. 10. The club is open to children of all ages. Call 609-927-8664.
Youth Basketball League
The recreation department’s is accepting registration for the fall youth basketball league. The league will play Nov.16-March 24. The fee is $95 and this includes a jersey. This year participants will be evaluated in November so teams can be created. Once each team is made up, coaches will contact with information on practice and game schedules. Volunteer coaches are needed. Email Rick Audet at email@example.com to volunteer. To register call 609-272-8120 or see ehtrec.com.
The Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library, 1 Swift Ave., holds storytime 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Nov. 17 (no storytime Nov. 8). Bedtime storytime is held 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 16. Children from 3 years, 6 months to 5 hear stories, do crafts and have fun. Registration is required for any session. Call 609-927-8664.
Kids book clubs
The Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library, 1 Swift Ave., offers the Middle School Book Club for ages 9 to 14 at 5 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 10 and Dec. 8. Participants talk about their favorite books; contact the library for the title being discussed. Call 609-927-8664.