The Allentown Art Guild will host a holiday art show and sale from noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 5-6 at 55 N. Main St., Allentown. Details: www.allentownartguild.com.
The Allentown Presbyterian Church, 20 High St., Allentown, will host an Advent village from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 5. Details: www.allentownpresbyterian.org.
Perrineville Jewish Center, Millstone Township, will be starting a chapter of the B’Nai B’rith Youth Organization. Teens will have the opportunity to meet and become friends with other Jewish teens in other BBYO chapters throughout the Northern and Central Councils of the Greater Jersey Hudson River Region. BBYO is unaffiliated with any Jewish denomination (i.e., Reform, Conservative, Orthodox) and accepts members of all backgrounds and interfaith families. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The St. Petersburg Russian Men’s Ensemble will perform at the First Presbyterian Church of Freehold, 118 W. Main St., Freehold, at 7 p.m. Dec. 16. The ensemble will present “The All-Night Vigil” Opus 37 by Sergei Rachmaninoff and Russian folk songs. Tickets are $20. Details: 732-333- 0699.
The Italian American Cultural Society of New Jersey will host a Christmas cocktail party from 7-11 p.m. Dec. 10 at Pub 33, 618 Park Ave., Freehold. The evening will feature entertainer Uncle Floyd. The cost is $45, cash only. Details: 917-743-3311 or 732-861-9465.
The Sisterhood of Temple Shaari Emeth will host Mah Jonggukah from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 20 at the temple, 400 Craig Road, Manalapan. The cost is $16 for members and $18 for nonmembers. A buffet of light lunch, snacks and refreshments will be served. Details: Sheryn1@aol.com.
The Freehold Borough Arts Council will hold a craft fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 5 in the education building of the First Presbyterian Church of Freehold, 118 W. Main St., Freehold. Artists and crafters will be selling handmade items. Admission is free. Details: 732-567-2884.
iPlay America, 110 Schanck Road, Freehold Township, will host a breakfast buffet with Santa Claus from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 5 and Dec. 19. The event will include photos with Santa, story time and interactive activities. The cost is $24.95 for adults and $14.95 for children 12 and younger. Each child’s ticket comes with a $5 game card, a candy cane and a coloring book. Children 2 and younger are admitted free. For more information, visit the website iPlayAmerica.com/Meet-Santa
Hilltop Swim Club, a nonprofit swim club on Clarksburg Road, Roosevelt, will offer a special payment plan for new members who join the club by the end of the year. Shares cost $600 and the cost will be spread over three years – at no interest– if the first payment is made by the end of 2015. Members are also required to pay annual dues of $575 in the spring. The club is limited to 75 shareholders. The 5-acre property includes an Olympic-size pool with a slide and diving board, a baby pool, changing rooms, a playground, and a barbecue grill. Email email@example.com or call 609-448-7742 for more information.
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