It's a Pre-Valentines, Pre-Mardi Gras, Superbowl Sunday Weekend

There's a lot to do from NJ to the DMV. Check out the Atlantic City Focus Weekend Guide to find out what's happening!

It's a Pre-Valentines, Pre-Mardi Gras, Superbowl Sunday Weekend

THURSDAY Feb. 8, 2024

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NEW JERSEY


The Twin Poets Are Coming Back to Atlantic Cape Community College

Twin Poets: Our Work, Our Words
The Twin Poets, Nnamdi Chukwuocha and Al Mills, are a powerful literary duo that harness their love for the written and spoken word with their dedication to service in the community, to their families and country. Named the 17th Poets Laureate for the State of Delaware in 2015, the Twin Poets will share their newly curated project: United Sounds rooted in the challenges and opportunities of the African American experience. The first 25 current students will receive a free copy of the Twin Poets’ book. This performance is free and open to the public.

Celebrate Black History Month with a Tour in Galloway

African American History Contributions of African Queen
Lets celebrate !

Support the Jersey Girls Exhibit at the African-American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey in Newtonville

A group exhibit titled "Jersey Girls" will be on display from February 1 - April 30, 2024 at the African-American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Center at 661 Jackson Road in Newtonville. This is the fourth time the museum has hosted a "Jersey Girls" exhibit highlighting the work of local artists.

 The museum routinely supports talented artists by providing them with gallery opportunities. The "Jersey Girls" exhibit, organized by founder and president Ralph E. Hunter, Sr., will include artwork by established and emerging artists in the local art community. The artwork of the women included in this exhibit represents the rich diversity of artistic talent available in our area.  

The artists are: Nastassia Davis, Kandice Fields, Jasmine Haines, Heather Deegan Hires, Randi Meekins, Glynnis Reed, Chanelle René, Sydnéi Smith Jordan, Simone and Hazel Levy Washington.

Call  (609) 704-5495 for museum hours.

The New Jersey Agricultural Convention Is Wrapping Up in AC

FSMA PSR Training, Feb 8, 2024, NJ Ag Convention in Atlantic City
Food Safety Modernization Act: Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training

Sharpen Your Sketch Skills! Draw with a Live Model

Life Drawing with Art Club -Veronica
Offering an affordable and super fun evening of drawing from a live model!

History Buff? Tour the Oldest Continually Operating Winery in the Country

The Tour & Taste of Renault
Explore the world of Renault Winery & Resort’s history as the oldest continually operating winery in the United States.

Good Music, Food and Drink Specials at the Good Dog Bar

AtlantiCare Holds Its Red Dress/Red Tie Reception Fundraiser

AtlantiCare is hosting its 15th Annual Red Dress/Red Tie Reception and Super Raffle. The company is asking you to join them for this important fundraiser by purchasing a ticket to the reception and/r purchase a raffle ticket to support its Heart Institute's programs and services. Proceeds also help place AEDs in schools, libraries, fire departments and other public locations throughout our community. Reception Ticket price: $75 | Raffle Ticket price: $20*

Are You a Walking Wealth of Unnecessary Information? You Might Find Your Tribe at Trivia Night in Egg Harbor Township!



Try Speed Dating Wilson's Style! Show You're the One in Two Minutes

Wilson’s Speed Dating | Wilson’s Live
<p>ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A MATCH? COME OUT TO WILSON\’S SPEED DATING EVENT ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH. $8 HAPPY HOUR 6 TO 9 PM @DJTYC501 SPINNING ALL NIGHT CELEBRITY CHEF […]</p>\n

Check Out the Disappointed Tourist Art Exhibit at Rowan University!

The Disappointed Tourist at Rowan University Art Gallery & Museum
Schedule your gallery visit to see Ellen Harvey’s traveling exhibition, The Disappointed Tourist, on view from January 16 - March 9, 2024.

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PENNSYLVANIA


Learn to Balance Work Life and Real Life at Clock In, Clock Out!

Clock In, Clock Out
This program aim to explore the multifaceted aspects of maintaining work-life balance.

Open Up Some Pre-Valentine's Day Fun at the Lock & Key Singles Party

Philadelphia PA VALENTINE Lock & Key Singles Party Drinkers Pub Ages 21-55
Woman gets locks, men get keys. Try to unlock and meet your match as you interact and meet everyone there! Make new friends & maybe more!

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Tour the Wagner Museum in Philly! No Charge!

Visit the Wagner Museum 2024
Welcome to the Wagner - a National Historic Landmark natural history museum in Philadelphia!

Sing Loud, Sing Off Key, Just Sing at Late Night Karaoke in Philly!

Late Night Karaoke
Get ready to sing your heart out at Late Night Karaoke, where you can showcase your talent and party till the early hours of the morning!


DELAWARE


Sonia Sanchez and Talib Kweli Speak at the Wilmington Public Library

“Still I Rise” with Sonia Sanchez and Talib Kweli
Sonia Sanchez—poet, activist, scholar—was the Laura Carnell Professor of English and Women’s Studies at Temple University. She is the recipient of both the Robert Frost Medal for…

Get into the Rhythm of Working Out with Cardio Drumming

Cardio Drumming Party
Full Body Workout, All levels welcome, great fun and exercise for the entire family.


WASHINGTON, DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


How Do You Feel about the AI Revolution? Let's Talk about It at Busboys and Poets in DC

Culture Series: Creative AI - Threat or Opportunity?
As the world continues to get more technologically advanced, are the resulting effects more helpful or hurtful? Explore with Latoya Peterson

Check Out Some Free R&B in DC!

TOP 5 R&B Thursday’s @ Union Live
Come join us at Union Live for TOP 5 R&B Thursday’s, where we’ll groove to the best R&B hits, live and in person!

Calling All Artists! The Galactic Panther's Mic Is Open

Galactic Panther’s Poetry Night Open Mic Hosted By: Artie Foxx
Join us for an out-of-this-world poetry night with the incredible Artie Foxx and Brown Paper Doll!

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Let Your Inner Caribbean Loose at Reggae Thursdays in DC!

Reggae Thursdays @ Pure Lounge | 2 for 1 Drink Special
Happy Hour that turns into a dope party towards the end of the night. We will be playing your best Caribbean music, afrobeats & hip hop.

FRIDAY Feb. 9 2024


NEW JERSEY


AC's Own DJ Fah D Plays Hip-Hop Night at the Anchor Rock Club

Hip-Hop & Soul
Friday Feb 9th it’s Hip-Hop Night Newage Vs Classics. Spinning All Today Hits and Introducing Group Hip Hop Karaoke 2010’s Classics

Check Out Holy Spirit's Spartan Night Fundraiser

The 2024 Holy Spirit Spartans - Night at the Races offers a fun and exciting evening of cocktails, dining, horse races, Ticket - silent & live auctions, dancing, door prizes, 50/50 raffle and more! 5 p.m. ACIT H.S. vs Egg Harbor Township H.S.

Paint & Sip with a Nature Artist in Northfield!

Paint & sip with Nature Artist Alexis Flack Experience the fun of print, paint & sip with Alexis of Wild Grown Art!" Spend a Galentine's girls' night out with your friends & family and create a piece of art to remember your time together. Participants will go home with a beautiful handmade journal, created from sturdy paper & twine and decorated with prints & paints. 

Galentine’s Paint, print, & Sip
Paint & sip with Nature Artist Alexis Flack

Nephew Tommy from the Steve Harvey Morning Show Is Holding a Step Show with Alpha Kappa Alpha Inc. in AC

AKA North Atlantic Region’s HomeKoming Step Show
We will see you at

Are You in the Mood to Mask? Check Out a Mardi Gras Affair on the Friday Before Fat Tuesday at the Claridge Hotel

A Mardi Gras Affair at The Claridge Hotel
Join us February 9, 2024 for some French Quarter Flavors at Leavander’s 22 at the Claridge Hotel.

Do Some Crafting with the Kids at the "Build Your Own Marshmallow Bouquet" at Renault Winery

Kids Workshop: Build Your Own Marshmallow Bouquet
Come join our Kids Workshop and have a blast building your very own marshmallow bouquet on February 9th, 2024

Get Ready to Roll & Bounce at Young's Open Skate Night!

FRIDAY OPEN SKATE - 7:30 PM - 10 PM
Join us for a safe night of skating at Young’s Skating Center in Mays Landing, NJ!


Enjoy Seafood Friday Night & Chill Day Party at Wilson's!

Wilson’s Friday Night Seafood & Chill Day Party with Chef Milly & DJTYC501 | Wilson’s Live
<p> WALK-IN OR RESERVE YOUR SPOT ONLINE!! CHEF MILLY OF HELL\‘S KITCHEN SEASONS 14 & 17 NOT TO BE MISSED...INCREDIBLE SEAFOOD EXPERIENCE!! WILSON\’S FRIDAY NIGHT SEAFOOD R&B AND CHILL WITH […]</p>\n

Come to Wilson's for the Day Party! Stay for Under the Influence of R&B Party

Under the Influence of R&B hosted and powered by LUXE & djalamo
THIS & EVERY FRIDAY 10p – 3a LUXEPresents “UNDER the INFLUENCE of R&B” ft. DJ ALAMO, CHEF MILLY, and Friends.

Enjoy a Lovers & Friends Semi-Formal in Clementon!

Lovers & Friends
Good Company presents Lovers & Friends hosted by Stevie C and Apollo.
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PENNSYLVANIA



Smile Awhile at Reggae Vibes in Philly!

Reggae Vibes
A New Spin on Stretching and fitness. Come take my evening class to get you ready for a Chill yet Exhilarating weekend!

Experience a Taste of Philly with a Reading Terminal Market Tour!

Reading Terminal Market Tour
Come taste the Market’s history and hear stories of some of the 80+ small, family-owned businesses in the iconic Reading Terminal Market!

DELAWARE


Enjoy a Cupcake Themed Paint & Sip in Smyrna!

Sweets and Sips: Canvas and Cupcakes
Enjoy a creative, social night out to Paint, sip and sample a sweet tree !

Celebrate National Pizza Day in Bridgeville!

NATIONAL PIZZA DAY - Enjoy a slice a pizza while you shop with us
Come celebrate NATIONAL PIZZA DAY with us, indulge in a delicious slice while you shop and have a great time!

WASHINGTON, DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


It's All about R&B in DC! Check Out the Valentine's Edition

RNB NIGHT: Dance The Night Away Valentine’s Edition
Get ready to groove and celebrate love at our “Date Night: Dance The Night Away Valentine’s Edition” event on February 10, 2024, where you c

Find Your Next Deal at Speed Networking in DC

Friends in Beauty - Speed Networking Event
The #1 networking event for DMV beauty industry professionals. #IntrovertApproved

It's Never Too Late for Brunch at Young and Hungry Bottomless Fridays in DC!

YOUNG AND HUNGRY BOTTOMLESS FRIDAYS AT AIR|FRIDAY NIGHT BRUNCH & MIMOSAS
Join us at Air for Young and Hungry Bottomless Fridays, where you can indulge in a never-ending feast of delicious brunch delights and endle

Laughter Is the Best Medicine! Check Out the Mic Divas Comedy Night in Silver Spring

Mic Divas Comedy Night
Joke Sistas is an all female comedy show featuring the funniest women to ever grace the mic. Be prepared to laugh all night.


SATURDAY Feb. 10, 2024

Whatever you do today, make a memory!


NEW JERSEY


Check Out Karaoke with AC's Own Big Al at the Showboat

Check Out the Lovers & Friends Valentine Concert at Showboat

Ready for Some Classic Fisticuffs? There's a Boxing Showcase at Showboat

Showboat Boxing Showcase
Join us for the Showboat Showcase sponsored by the New Jersey Give a Kid a Dream Foundation and sanctioned by NJ USA Boxing.

Get Romantic at a Couples Cooking Class at the Claridge

Valentine’s Couples Cooking Class and Dinner at The Claridge Hotel
Embark on a culinary journey as you and your partner indulge in a fun filled, hands-on interactive cooking class.

Explore Harriet Tubman's Ties to South Jersey!

Museum Tour
Admission to the Harriet Tubman Museum in Cape May, New Jersey

Watch the Birdie! Enjoy Bird Watching in Cape May

Winter Birding in Cape May
Join Program Coordinator Adehl Schwaderer and CMBO naturalists on a search for wintering waterfowl from Avalon to Cape May!

The Pool at Harrah's Has a Day Party. Then the Flow Changes at 10 p.m.!!! It's Easy to Find a Discount Promo Code.

NICO OSO at The Pool Day Club - Harrahs AC
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HENRY FONG at The Pool After Dark - Harrahs AC
YOU MUST PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS HERE: https://bit.ly/HenryFong210 Use promo code: GOGOGO and save $10 off each ticket!


Remember Where Luther Vandross Got His Start? See "Change" at Wilson's!

THE LEGENDARY INTERNATIONAL RECORDING GROUP “CHANGE” | Wilson’s Live
<p>DOORS OPEN AT 6 PM ONE FULL NON-STOP 1 1/2 HOUR SET FROM 8 PM TO 9:30 PM GET READY!!! THE LEGENDARY INTERNATIONAL RECORDING GROUP “CHANGE” CHANGE Members (Group Photo) […]</p>\n

Step Back in Time and Enjoy the Music of the 90s until Now!

90s Till Now
Come join us and take a tour in the music Time Machine from the 90s till now enjoying the vibes of music and food in the Dome.

WILDWOOD


Dance the Night Away with Local Celebrities!

The Wildwoods Dancing With Local Celebrities
Wildwoods Dancing With Local Celebrities will be a night filled with fun, excitement and lots of dance moves!
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PENNSYLVANIA


Celebrate Black Joy with an Open Mic Night in Philly

Blk Ivy Thrift Open Mic Night
In Celebration of Black Joy Month Join Us for our First Open Mic Night Series

Embrace Black Excellence with Young Vibrant Professionals in Philly!

BLACK EXCELLENCE :: FRAME ::: SAT.02.10
BLACK EXCELLENCE :: FRAME ::: SAT.02.10

DELAWARE


Party with a Purpose! Support the Omega Psi Phi Sweetheart Ball!

The Nu Upsilon Chapter Omega Sweetheart Ball
Spend your Valentine’s Day with the Wilmington Ques of the Nu Upsilon Chapter for our Annual Grown & Sexy Omega Sweetheart Ball.

Check Out a Soulful Valentine in Dover!

A Soulful Valentine
Join us for a romantic evening boasting live music performed by national recording artist Angelica Baylor and a three-course meal.

WASHINGTON DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


Join the Nupes of the Sandy Spring/College Park (MD) Alumni Chapter for a Night of NBA Fun while celebrating HBCUs and the Divine 9

CPSS, HBCU & Divine 9 NBA Night at Capital One Arena
Join us for an electrifying night at Capital One Arena celebrating CPSS, HBCU & the Divine 9, happening on February 10, 2024!

Celebrate the Spirit of the Caribbean at Reggae Fest in DC

Reggae Fest D.C. at The Howard Theatre
Reggae Fest D.C. is back at The Howard Theatre

Listen to R&B All Night at Love Jones in DC!

Love Jones
R&B ALL NIGHT …MOVIE

Hear the Drum Tell Its Story in DC!

His Story of the Drum
Join us for an epic journey through the captivating beats and rhythms that shaped history, as we unveil His Story of the Drum!

Celebrate Black History Month with a Tour of the Lee-Fendall House in Alexandria Where Enslaved and Free Workers Lived Under the Same Roof

Under the Same Roof: Enslaved and Free Workers at Lee-Fendall
Learn about the enslaved and free African Americans who lived and worked at the Lee-Fendall House.

Looking for a Few Laughs? You'll Find Them at the Comedy Playhouse in Brandywine

Michael Colyar Comedian, Mike Broolks & Stacey Carvar Comedy Playhouse
Piano Keys Restaurant & Lounge Comedy Playhouse with Head Liner Comedian Michael Collar, feature Mike Brooks, hosted by Stacey Carver

SUNDAY Feb. 11, 2024


NEW JERSEY


It's Superbowl Sunday!! Here Are a Few Places to Check Out the Big Game

SuperBowl Sunday at Island Bar - Showboat Hotel & Resort
Join us at The Island Bar for the biggest Super Bowl Sunday watch party in the City! Drink specials, food specials, live DJ & giveaway’s!
Super Bowl Party at SW Riverdeck
Get ready for the ultimate Super Bowl Party at SW Riverdeck! Pong tournament, open bar, buffet and more!

For even more places to watch the game, click the link below.

https://www.atlanticcitynj.com/events/superbowl-sunday/

Tony Day & Across the Globe Appearing at Kelsey's.

Kelsey's, 1545 Pacific Avenue; Atlantic City, NJ 08401,



It's All about R&B and the Superbowl at Wilson's on Sunday!

I Love R&B Brunch Powered by: Chef Milly of Hell’s Kitchen | Wilson’s Live
<p>The secret is out… Wilson’s Restaurant & Jazz Lounge presents… THE HOTTEST WEEKLY BRUNCH IN SOUTH JERSEY… “I LOVE R&B BRUNCH” every Sunday from 12PM TIL 4PM! “I LOVE R&B […]</p>\n

Come for the "I Love R&B" Brunch Stay for the Superbowl Party

Chiefs vs 49ers Super Bowl LVIII Watch Party | Wilson’s Live
<p>SUPER BOWL LVIII IS HERE!!!! GRAB YOUR TICKETS FOR THE CHIEFS VS 49ERS SUPER BOWL WATCH PARTY!!! GAME ON ALL 12 LARGE SCREENS!! $8 HAPPY HOUR | BEER BUCKETS | […]</p>\n

Celebrate Valentine's Day Early in Sicklerville!

A Lover & Friends Valentines Day Brunch
Join us for a heartwarming and delicious Lover & Friends Valentine’s Day Brunch where love, friendship, and mouthwatering food come together

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PENNSYLVANIA


Check Out a Walking Tour of Black History in Philly

Philadelphia Black History Tour (Philadelphia’s orig. name was Coaquannock)
Join us for an unforgettable journey through the rich and vibrant history of Philadelphia’s Black experience.

It's Superbowl Sunday! Here are a Few Places to Watch the Big Game in Philly!

Big Game Sunday at The Post
Watch the Super Bowl at The Post and upgrade your experience by reserving your table for your watch party crew!
Super Bowl Party
Join us as we tune in to football’s biggest night! Super Bowl 2024. Kansas City Chiefs vs San Francisco 49ers.

DELAWARE


Check Out the Big Game in Wilmington!

Super Bowl 2024
Join us for our annual Super Bowl Gamewatch on Sunday Feb 11th 2024 at 6 PM.

WASHINGTON, DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


Here Are a Few Places to Watch the Super Bowl in the DMV

49ers Vs. Chiefs Super Bowl VLIII @ Piano Keys Lounge Sunday, FEB. 11
FEB 11, 2024. Super Bowl LVIII @ Piano Keys Lounge . Come watch the game on 200 inch screen TV. Hosted by Dickson.
SUPER BOWL AT SHELTER - UNLIMITED DRAFTS, CASKS & BITES FOR THE BIG GAME!
Unlimited pours of 50+ Drafts & Casks AND unlimited Slice Joint Pizza & Bites for Super Bowl LVIII!
SOULCIAL SUNDAY GAMEDAY BOWL PARTY
Tailgaters mount up! We start grilling at 2pm and start the fun at 4pm. 6:30pm Football Kickoff! Come out and enjoy another great time!

Not Interested in the Big Game? Stop by Soulflex & Stretch

SoulFlex & Stretch
Get ready to unleash your soul’s potential and experience the ultimate spiritual, mental, and physical connection with SoulFlexology®.

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