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DO The Library
The Atlantic City Free Public Library offers a wide range of events for all ages.
Wednesdays @ 10:30 a.m.
Yoga for Beginners
Learn the poses, breathing techniques and set the path for mental clarity in this hour-long class.
Thursday, October 3 @ 5:00 p.m.
As part of the library’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, head to the Richmond Avenue Branch to hear the sounds of classical and popular Spanish music provided by Ana Gayoso.
Fridays @ 10:30 a.m.
Introduction to Tai Chi and Qigong
Combining slow deliberate movements, mediation and breathing exercises, the ancient Chinese practices of Tai Chi and Qigong can help with circulation, balance and alignment.
Wednesday, October 16 @ 3:00 p.m.
Who says crafts are just for kids? The library’s Adult Craft Circle offers participants (18 and over) the chance to show off their knack for creativity. This month’s craft: Autumn leaf candle holder.
Throughout the month, kids (ages 6-12) will use their imagination to create and take home crafts with seasonal themes.
Tuesday, October 8 & 22: Origami Claws
Friday, October 11: Tie Dye T-Shirts
Tuesday, October 15: Day of the Dead Mask
To see a full calendar of free events provided by the library, visit www.acfpl.org
DO The Arts Garage
Saturdays @ 11:30 a.m.
Children (ages 5-12) are encouraged to show their artistic side during satARTdays, a themed art program where kids will create charming, delightful and unique projects to take home.
You must sign up ahead of time to guarantee a spot. Register at [email protected].
Friday, October 11 @ 6:00 p.m.
The Arts Garage will host a Second Friday reception highlighting the new exhibitions: Into the Forest and Stuart Lehrman.
Wednesday, October 16 @ 7:00 p.m.
The South Jersey Poets Collective presents World Above, an open mic and featured poet reading.
DO Bass Pro
Take a trip to Bass Pro Shops for their funtastic Spooktacular Halloween Event. Beginning Saturday, October 19 to Thursday, October 31, the whole family can enjoy free photos, games, crafts and more. On Thursday, October 31, in-store Trick or Treating begins at 6:00 p.m., as does a Halloween Costume Parade for kids 12 and under.
DO Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall
Monday - Friday
Curated by the Atlantic City Free Public Library, the “Atlantic City Experience” provides an interactive timeline with movable partitions and a mini theater with video clips highlighting key dates in the City’s rich past. There are also several historic display cases and touch screens with hundreds of archival images of Atlantic City. This historical showcase is open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
DO Dante Hall
Tuesdays @ 6:30 p.m.
Tap into your inner comedian with an Improv Comedy Workshop instructed by Unity’s Theatre Troup.
Flex your funny bone while improving your self-confidence, building better communication and exploring your creativity.
Wednesdays @ 6:30 p.m.
Learn the practice of acting and behaving instinctively during The Art of Doing Workshop. Presented by the Atlantic City Theatre Company, this workshop is designed to stop the flow of internal dialogue and help participants “get out of their heads.”
With first class entertainment, name brand shopping outlets and eclectic dining options, DOing AC free is one of the many ways to enjoy this amazing city.
In addition to the DO FREE listings here, the Atlantic City casinos and many area establishments also offer free entertainment year round.
For a list of other free and inexpensive ways to enjoy Atlantic City, click here.
About the CRDA:
The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents since 1984. Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, the Authority's mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state's key economic development agency for Atlantic City. CRDA's expanded responsibilities now include land use regulation, tourism marketing and clean and safe initiatives. The CRDA also oversees Historic Boardwalk Hall (the leading entertainment venue of its size in the country) and the Atlantic City Convention Center. In total, CRDA has invested nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide, of which $1.8 billion has been invested in Atlantic City, spurring business investments and expansions, and creating permanent jobs in the process.
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