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WEEKLY EVENTS are scheduled at the public library, 1058 E. Landis Ave. Pre-registration is requested; call 794-4244 for more information or to register for these programs:

Preschool Story Time: 10:30-11:15 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9; ages 3-5;

Teen Club Meeting: 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9; ages 13-18;

Scrabble: 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10; all ages;

Baby Time: 10:30-11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 11; ages 6-23 mo.;

Toddler Time: 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15.

GIANFRANCO MOI, a junior engineering major, was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Elizabethtown College.

ADMISSION GAME, an interactive process of the college admission process was postponed and will now take place 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9 at VHS South auditorium.

AMERICAN RED Cross lifeguarding course will be held at the YMCA of Vineland, 1159 E. Landis Ave. Prescreening session is 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11. Classes will be held 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 19 to March 26. Call 691-0030 or visit

BETH ISRAEL Congregation will present a Shabbat Healing Service 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 12 at the synagogue, 1015 E. Park Ave. The service, with the theme of After Tucson: A Renewal of Body, a Renewal of Spirit, will consist of meditative prayers, readings and introspection. Musical selections will be performed by Dennis Krasnokutsky of the Bay-Atlantic Symphony and the Philadelphia Virtuoso Chamber of Orchestra. Call 691-0852.

SEMPER MARINE Detachment No. 205, 2041 W. Landis Ave., will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Sunday, Feb. 13. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children 5-12. The menu includes scrambled eggs, pancakes, grits, sausage, bacon, chipped beef and hash browns.

PASTA DINNER to raise funds for the Vineland High School baskeball team is 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13 at the North Italy Hall, 414 Virano Lane. The event is sponsored by the Vineland Baseball Parent Association. Tickets cost $10 per adult and $7 per child younger than 12. Email

AMERICAN RED Cross blood drive is 2-7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14 at Moose Hall, 187 W. Wheat Rd.

ASK YOUR Legislator Day with Assemblyman Matt Milam is 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15 at the Greater Vineland Chamber of Commerce office. Call 691-7400.

VHS BOYS’ tennis team is selling tickets for sub sandwiches as a fundraiser. The subs will be available at Baci Produce Outlet and Deli, Lincoln and Dante avenues. Tickets must be used by June 30. Cost is $7. Choices include Italian, American, ham and cheese or tuna sandwiches. Email Coach Harry Silverstein at

VINELAND PUBLIC Library, 1058 E. Landis Ave., will be closed Thursday, Feb. 17 for a mandatory furlough day. However, the library will be open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21 for President’s Day.

LANDIS THEATER Performing Arts Center announces the first six films in its 2011 Movie Night at the Landis classic film series. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $7. A dinner and a movie special is also available and costs $27 per person. The schedule includes Casablanca on Feb. 17; Some Like It Hot on March 17; An American in Paris on April 21; North by Northwest on May 19 and Dr. Strangelove on June 16. Visit or call 691-1121.

NEW JERSEY Writer’s Society meets 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 at the Vineland Public Library, 1058 E. Landis Ave. The non-profit organization is dedicated to helping writers connect and encourage each other. Email

ELLISON SCHOOL will host its spring open house and bring a friend to school day Thursday, Feb. 17. Visiting students will arrive at 8 a.m., and the open house tours will be available 9 a.m.-noon. Visit the newly expanded facility and see students and teachers in action. Prospective students may visit for the day. Call 691-1734 or visit

ANNUAL LIP SYNC concert is 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17 at Mennies Elementary School, 361 E. Grant Ave. Mennies teachers and staff will perform a variety of popular songs. Tickets cost $2 for adults and $1 for students. A bake sale will be held during intermission. Proceeds benefit the school’s scholarship fund. Call 794-6957.

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP Luncheon of the Greater Vineland Chamber of Commerce is 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 17 at Mori’s Restaurant. The topic is Vineland City Departments: Your Business Partners. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. Call 691-7400.

VINELAND PIGTAIL League will hold registration for girls softball. Registration is 6-8 p.m. Feb. 17, 24 and 28 in the cafeteria at Veterans Memorial School, 424 S. Main Rd. Visit www.leaguelineup.comwelcome.asp?url=vol or call 327-0230.

JOIN THE VINELAND Regional Dance Company for an elegant cocktail hour with live entertainment and a gourment dinner. Wrap Your Love Around the VRDC is 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19 at Running Deer Golf Club. Cost is $100. Proceeds benefit the dancers’ attendance at the Northeast Regional Dance America Festival. Call Grace at 358-8628 or visit

VINELAND BASEBALL Program will host a youth baseball tournament May 27-30. The tournament will have two divisions per age group. This unique tournament allows for the competitive travel ball team to play in one division and the local town all-star team to compete against other teams of the same demographics. For more information, email

AIR FORCE Airman First Class Justine N. Johnson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. She is the daughter of Stacee L. and Curtis Johnson and is a 2008 graduate of Vineland High School.

DIVORCECARE, a non-denominational support group, meets 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Vineland First Church of the Nazarene, N. Delsea Drive and Forest Grove Road. Meetings feature videotape seminar sessions about divorce and recovery topics. Call Sandy or Fred at 697-4945.

FREE RABIES INOCULATION program is Feb. 26 at South Vineland Fire Hall/EMS Station, 876 W. Sherman Ave., and the Carl Arthur Center, 217 N. Third St. The clinic is open to dogs only 9-11 a.m. and to cats only 11 a.m.-1 p.m. If your pet has been previously vaccinated, bring a copy of the vaccination slip in order to get the three-year shot. Otherwise, the one-year shot will be given. All pets must be leashed or in enclosed carriers. The inoculation is sponsored by the Vineland Department of Health and the New Jersey State Health Department.

MONTHLY BOOK discussion is 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23 at Vineland Public Library. Color of Water by James McBride will be discussed.

VISIT VINELAND Public Library, 1058 E. Landis Ave., for a book display of African American authors in honor of Black History Month.

PARENTS CAN now enroll their three-year-old children in the new K3-First Grade Learning Center at Cumberland Christian School. Parents will have the option of flexible scheduling including half or full days with a certified teacher and an aide.

LANDIS MARKETPLACE, downtown Vineland’s unique new public market, announces that Ike’s Fresh Seafood and Seasons Handmade Ice Cream and Desserts will open in the market.

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