Wesleyan scholar talk

The Rev. Charles A. Green, a retired elder of the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference, will speak in the Pitman manor auditorium in observance of Methodist church founder John Wesley's Aldersgate experience 270 years ago. Green, pastor of Chalfont United Methodist Church in Chalfont, Pa., holds degrees from Harvard Divinity School and Princeton Theological Seminary. Light refreshments will be served in the library immediately following the presentation. Pitman Manor is at 535 N. Oak Ave., Pitman. Free. 7 p.m. 856-589-7800, Ext. 1413.



Try out for the Mainstage Center for the Arts summer performance of


. Auditions will be held Tuesday and Wednesday in Lincoln Hall, Camden County College, 200 College Dr., Blackwood. Performers will range in age from entering ninth grade to adults. Audition materials can be found online at


or picked up at the Mainstage Center for the Arts office in Lincoln Hall. Free. 6:30 p.m. 856-227-3091 or




Alumni basketball game

Men and women who ever played varsity basketball at Glassboro High School are invited to play in the annual alumni basketball game sponsored by the Glassboro High School Basketball Club. Fans are invited to attend the game for a $1 donation. Glassboro High School is at 550 Joseph Bowe Memorial Blvd. Alumni are encouraged to make a $10 donation to the GHS basketball program. 6 p.m. Players should contact Coach Russ Winsett Jr. at 856-881-2200, Ext. 71613 or e-mail


Sounds of summer

Get into summer mode with the sounds of Ed Coles and the Entertainers, featuring Bill Pollanger, at the West Deptford Library. Tunes will include "Under the Boardwalk," "Wildwood Days," and "On the Way to Cape May." Door prizes. Refreshments by the Friends of the West Deptford Public Library. The West Deptford Public Library is at 420 Crown Point Rd., Thorofare. Free. 7 p.m. 856-845-5593 or



Fund-raising fine art

Spanner, a nonprofit organization that assists young people with developmental disabilities in South Jersey, holds its biannual fund-raising Fine Art Show and Auction at Shannon's Country House, 490 White Horse Pike, Atco. The evening includes open bar for the first hour, hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, wine and cheese, coffee, dessert, and raffle. $20. 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Preview of art, goods and services; 7:30 p.m. Live auction. 856-240-1519, or e-mail Kevin at




Garden lectures

Learn more about your garden during herb and garden lectures and demonstrations Saturday and Sunday. Participants will sit under trees and hear herbalists show and tell all about their favorite plants. The event will be held at the Triple Oak Nursery and Herb Garden, 2359 Delsea, in downtown Franklinville. The festivities include lectures, informal talks and demonstrations, food samples and walks in the herb, perennial, kitchen and hardy tropical display gardens. Lunches will be available both days provided by the Country Garden Club and the Herb Society of America SJ unit. All proceeds will go for horticultural scholarships. The Herb Society of America South Jersey Unit will have an information table where folks can ask their herbal questions. Both Lorraine Kiefer and Ursula Dinshah will do talks throughout the day. Free. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. . 856-694-4272 or



At the Shore

"It's Your Call"


It's Your Call With Lynn Doyle

will telecast four live shows this summer from the Music Pier in Ocean City spotlighting issues affecting teens and people in their 20s. The series begins Saturday with "Defining Your Image!" discussing self-esteem, body image, celebrity influence and fashion. Audience participation is welcome. 9 p.m. Future dates are June 19, July 17 and Aug. 14.

Jane Seymour art exhibit

Ocean Galleries welcomes back Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Seymour for a Memorial Day exhibition. "The Art of Jane Seymour" exhibition in Stone Harbor is open to the public through tomorrow. Seymour will make personal appearances throughout the weekend. After the initial opening weekend, a limited amount of Seymour's watercolors and oil paintings will remain at Ocean Galleries through June 1. Ocean Galleries is at 9618 Third Ave., Stone Harbor. Free. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. 609-264-8004.

Watercolor exhibit

Marie Natale opens her watercolor exhibit "Summer Sisters" today at the Chalfonte Hotel, 301 Howard St., Cape May. The exhibit depicts the nature and people of the Jersey Shore with its long tradition of creating summer families. This exhibit is about the business owners and their seasonal employees who return to shore communities every year to live, work and play together. There will be an opening reception today from 2 to 4 p.m. Natale's art will be in the Hotel's Magnolia Room until June 30. Free. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 609-884-8409 or



- Jennifer Wichterman