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Stockton will hold the first in a series of sessions on natural resources and conservation.

Get Out

It’s Thursday, and you have no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check out our picks.

1.

When/Where: Today, Feb. 23 at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey on Vera King Farris Drive, 6 p.m.

Why go? All Sessions are free and open to the public. 

Thursday, February 23

Preserving New Jersey’s Natural Shore

Tim Dillingham, Director, American Littoral Society

Thursday, March 1

Preserving Beach Communities and a Beach Economy in New Jersey

Harry deButts, Jersey Shore Partnership Inc.

Thursday, March 8

Protecting Animal Rights

Rodger Jackson, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Richard Stockton College

Thursday, March 22

Hunters as Conservationists

Fred Everson, New Jersey State Chairman, Ducks Unlimited

Anthony Mauro, Chairman and Co-founder, New Jersey Outdoor Alliance

Thursday, March 29

Conserving and Rebuilding the Atlantic Menhaden Fishery

Paul Eidman, Captain/Owner, Reel Therapy, and Founder, Menhaden Defenders

Thursday, April 5

The Future of Commercial Fishing

Nils Stolpe, Communications Director, Garden State Seafood Association

Thursday, April 12

Access and Preservation in the Pinelands

Jaclyn Rhoads, Director for Conservation Policy, Pinelands Preservation Alliance

Tuesday, April 17

The Hazards of Natural Gas Extraction

Jim Walsh, Eastern Regional Director, Food and Water Watch

Tuesday, April 19

The Future of Natural Gas in New Jersey

2. 

When/Where: Daily at the Noyes Museum of Art, Stockton College, 733 East Lilly Lake Road, Galloway

Why go? Painter and teacher Lance Balderson  presents moods of nature interpreted through abstraction. Strong geometric and rhythmic compositions are infused in Balderson’s  layered paintings. 

Price: Adults $5, Seniors 65-and-older, $4, and members and Stockton students, free.

3.

When/Where: Daily at the Noyes Museum of Art, Stockton College, 733 East Lilly Lake Road, Galloway

Why go? Katherine Stanek and Julia Levitina present representational works with a unique freshness. Levitina sculpts figures and animals in terracotta and bronze, with fine craftsmanship and sensitivity.  Stanek’s work utilizes an innovative use of materials, a combination of cements, aggregates and pigments. In her unique process she uses destruction as a vehicle for creation. Each artist establishes a deep connection to her work as it goes through all the foundry processes. Stanek and Levitina each sculpt, cast and finish their own work, ensuring a very personal quality to each sculpture.

Price: Adults $5, Seniors 65-and-older, $4, and members and Stockton students, free.

4. 

When/Where: Daily at the Noyes Museum of Art, Stockton College, 733 East Lilly Lake Road, Galloway

Why go? George Nick is one of the most respected contemporary realist painters working today. Painting the real world of man-made objects and structures, Nick presents his masterful paintings thick with paint. Intense study of form and color translate information from the real world into his own painterly response.  George Nick’s work is included in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Hirschhorn Museum.

5.

When/Where: Daily at Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike in Mays Landing.

Why go? Three lucky winners will share up to $15,000 in the 2012 Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala 50/50 Raffle. The raffle is sponsored by the Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation, and proceeds benefit student scholarships and Atlantic Cape Foundation operations.

Only 300 tickets will be sold at $100 each. Three cash prizes will be awarded, including: $9,000, first prize; $4,500, second prize; and $1,500, third prize. Dollar amounts are based on all 300 tickets being sold. The winning tickets will be drawn at the March 22 Restaurant Gala at Bally’s Atlantic City. Winners do not need to be present to win.

Now in its 29th year, the Restaurant Gala has raised $2.5 million in student scholarships.

For raffle tickets, order online at atlantic.edu/gala or contact Lauren Canzanese at 609-463-4672 or acccfdn@atlantic.edu.

Price: $100

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