Annual Baby Shower to benefit Mommies Served Hope Pregnancy Center in Ocean City and Covenant House in Atlantic City, Sunday, Jan. 27, Noon to 2 p.m., Culliney Hall at St. Frances Cabrini Church, 2nd & Atlantic, Ocean City.  Admission is a NEW unwrapped baby gift for a newborn such as diapers, bottles, wipes and “onsies.” Activities include games, activities and High Tea. Contact Sister Joelle Thren at 609-399-2643 or

Good Counsel Homes South Jersey Annual Buffet and Baskets, Saturday, Feb. 23, Infant Jesus Parish, (St. Margaret’s Gym), Woodbury Heights, doors open at 6 p.m. All you can eat buffet, music by MCaesars Productions, and gift baskets.  All proceeds will benefit Good Counsel Homes, Riverside. Advance tickets by Feb. 18, $30; after 2/18 and at the door ticket prices, $40. Bring your family and friends. For tickets call Rob, 856-649-9519 or email DIETRICHRW@AOL.COM

Christ the King Regional School, 164 Hopkins Ave., Haddonfield, Beach Party Designer Bag Bingo, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. in the gym. Admission cost, $35, includes 13 games with coffee and dessert table. More features include basket raffles, 50/50 and special jackpot bingo games. Visit for advance tickets. Proceeds benefit CKRS educational programs.

Knights of Columbus Archangel Council 7429, Berlin, Pasta Dinner and Entertainment, Saturday, Feb. 16 from 5:30 to 9 p.m., Our Lady of Mt. Carmel gym, 178 W. White Horse Pike, Berlin. Children infant to 4 years/FREE; children 5-10 years/$5; 11 years and up/$25. BYOB, 50/50, door prizes, music by D.J. Tommy D, singing, Sinatra, salad and pasta by Acclaimed Chef Lou. All proceeds will be donated to St. Vincent DePaul Society, Berlin toward the replacement of 1981 Ole Faithful. For advance tickets contact Bill Bansch, 609-685-6969 or

St. Andrew the Apostle Church, Gibbsboro, night of painting, Thursday, Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m., girls’ night out or family fun night. Tickets are $35 for adults, $15 for children 15 and under. Price includes canvas and all painting supplies, as well as dessert, coffee, tea, and water. Feel free to bring snacks and beverages. Make checks out to Saint Andrew the Apostle, mail to 27 Kresson-Gibbsboro Rd., Gibbsboro, NJ 08026. All proceeds benefit Little Angels Academy Preschool. For more info contact Joanna Smith, or 856-435-1585.

St. Vincent de Paul Regional School 7th Annual Designer Bag Bingo, Saturday, Feb. 2 at St. Gianna’s Parish Hall, Northfield. Tickets are $35 for 10 games and can be purchased now by emailing or calling the school 609-625-1565.  Doors open at 5 p.m., bingo begins at 6:30.  Features: Raffle baskets and a 50/50. Beverages and snacks will be sold, but feel free to bring your own.  No alcohol, must be 18 to attend.

Saint John Paul II R.S., 55 Warwick Rd., Stratford, will host the annual Basket Auction, Saturday, Jan. 26, doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is $5/pp (free admission for 5 yrs. and under), includes chance to win a Super Sized Family Basket and door prizes. Basket prizes include: Disney Hopper passes, cash, jewelry, designer bags, gift cards + more. Concessions will be available to purchase. Tickets may be ordered by sending payment to the school with checks made to: St. John Paul II R.S. or email Ann Buechele, for more ticket and event information. Event details are on the school website:

St. Michael School, 51 W. North St., Clayton, Comedy Night, Feb. 9. Ticket are $40 and include dinner, dessert, and all the laughs you can handle. A 50/50 and a few large baskets will be raffled. For more info call 856-881-0067.

St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish Weekly Bingo, every Thursday. Doors open 5:30 p.m., bingo at 7 p.m., Corpus Christi Church Hall, 369 Georgetown Rd., Carneys Point. For more information: 856-299-3833

Bingo at St. Peter in Merchantville, Wednesdays, doors will open at 5:30 p.m., food will be available for purchase; Bingo will start at 7 p.m., 15 games including a progressive jackpot; Pastors Hall, located below the church. For more info call 856-663-1373.

St. Stephen Parish, Pennsauken and Knights of Columbus Council 3512, working together to build “Prayer Pavers to Our Lady.” Order forms after weekend Masses or online at For more information, contact Michael Ciarrocca, 856-425-4799 or

Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Progressive Bingo Wednesdays at 100 South Ave., Lindenwold, and Wednesdays and Fridays at 55 Warwick Road, Stratford, doors open 5:30 p.m. Call 856-783-3088.

The Christ Child Society, North Cape May, needs new cribs, other baby furniture and clothing and layettes for babies in need and coats and hats to help children in need in the community. Items go directly to the children through local agencies. Monetary donations of any amount are greatly appreciated, payable to the Christ Child Society, PO Box 882, North Cape May, NJ 08204 or for more information, call 609-602-7682.

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