Welcome to the First Weekend of Black History Month

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!

Welcome to the First Weekend of Black History Month

THURSDAY Feb. 1, 2024

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NEW JERSEY


Need Help Filling Out the FAFSA? ACHS Students Can Get Assistance at the School

Jersey Girls Exhibit Opens at 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.  

Our 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.

Build Self Confidence in an Online Workshop

Building Confidence 101 Alantic City
Are you ready to step into a more confident version of yourself? Join me for this empowering online workshop Building Confidence 101.

Learn about the Humpback Whale in Cape May

Harborside Chats
Take a break from your busy day to learn something new.

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

Have a Night on the Town to Benefit Bay Atlantic Symphony!

Join the Bay Atlantic Symphony Board for a lovely mid-winter cocktail and silent auction event to celebrate decades of great music and musical artists in the Atlantic County area. For information, please contact (609) 449-8873.

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


WILDWOOD

Check Out the Youth Wrestling Tournament in Wildwood (Thursday-Sunday)

National Youth Wrestling Duals - The Wildwoods, NJ
Wildwoods Convention Center. The Atlantic Coast Wrestling Association hosts an elementary and middle school wrestling tournament for grades K through 8,

It's No Cover Jazz Night at Wilson's with the John G. Caley Quintet Featuring Suzanne Burgess! That's Right, Free!

No Cover Jazz Night featuring John G. Coley Quintet ft. Suzanne Burgess | Wilson’s Live
<p>Two full sets<br />\nDoors open at 6 pm.<br />\nPlease make your reservation online. Walk-in reservations are welcome. </p>\n

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PENNSYLVANIA


Have Some Grown Folks Fun at the Games and Cocktails Game Night

Games and Cocktails
A night of board games, video games, and cocktails!

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!

Check Out Live Jazz with Tonya Lynette in Philly!

Live Jazz with Featured Vocalist, the Dynamic TONYA LYNETTE
Live Jazz with vocalist Tonya Lynette at the Lenni 2/1/24

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!

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


Meet "Let Us Descend" Author Jesmyn Ward at the "Still I Rise" Series at the Wilmington Public Library

“Still I Rise” with author Jesmyn Ward
OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • Instant New York Times Bestseller • Shortlisted for the 2024 Carnegie Medal for Excellence From Jesmyn Ward—the two-time National Book Award winner,…

Try Your Hand at Trivia Night at the Greene Turtle in Middletown

Thursday Night Trivia at Greene Turtle w/ Will Sheridan & DJ Tim Dogg
Trivia Night Thursday

Meet Up with Other Potential Real Estate Investors in Bear!

Create Generational Wealth with Real Estate - Bear, DE
Learn what the Pro’s know about investing in real estate.

Learn More about Women's Freedom to Be Safe in Lewes

State of the State of Women in Delaware: Freedom to Be Safe
Learn more about the state of women’s freedom to be safe in Delaware.

WASHINGTON, DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


Soulful Sounds Might Remind You of Lucy and Ricky in Arlington

Soulful Sounds near DC!
NYC’s Jazzy R&B Duo is returning to the DC area! Their shows always sell out, so advance tickets are strongly recommended.

Celebrate Langston Hughes' Birthday with the Spoken Word in DC

This Is The Honey: A Great Day In Poetry - DC Tour Stop
Join Mahogany Books & Planet Word for A Great Day In Poetry featuring poets from This is The Honey Anthology

Come Kick It with a Grown & Sexy Crowd in DC! No Cover!

Utopia Thursdays
Utopia @LimaTwistDC DC’s All New Premiere Dinner Experience

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. 2, 2024


NEW JERSEY


Check Out High School Hoops at the Battle By The Bay Invitational (Friday-Sunday)

** Atlantic City Battle By The Bay - Official Website **

5 p.m. ACIT H.S. vs Egg Harbor Township H.S.

6:30 p.m. Kingsway H.S. vs Atlantic City H.S. (Girls)

8 p.m. St. Augustine Prep vs Atlantic City High

DJ Wormy Worm is Back with the Opening Set by DJ Able

Enjoy First Friday Jazz with Eddie Morgan

Eddie Morgan and his band bring Jazz and popular music favorites to the stage at Rhythm & Spirits the first Friday of every month at 8:30 p.m. No cover, reservations are recommended, bar seating is first come first served and standing room.

Check Out the Motorcycles and Other Motorsport Toys at the Atlantic City International Motorsports Show

Atlantic City International Motorsports Show at Showboat Feb. 2-4. The Country's Most Complete Motorcycle Show Series! Atlantic City International Motorsports Show.

Where: Showboat Hotel, 801 Boardwalk; Atlantic City, NJ 08401

When: Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Do Some Crafting with the Kids at the "Make Your Own Flatbread Pizza" Workshop at Renault Winery

Kids Workshop: Pizza Party
Join us for a fun-filled Kids Workshop: Pizza Party where little ones can make and enjoy their own delicious pizzas together!

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!

The Pool at Harrah's Always Has Something Going On, There's a Cover!

DJ Vito G @ Harrahs Pool AC February 2
Tickets: http://tinyurl.com/vitog2 Call 215.694.8584 for VIP Bottle Service Tables, Group Tickets & Discounted Rate Hotel Rooms

WILDWOOD

Check Out the Youth Wrestling Tournament in Wildwood (Thursday-Sunday)

National Youth Wrestling Duals - The Wildwoods, NJ
Wildwoods Convention Center. The Atlantic Coast Wrestling Association hosts an elementary and middle school wrestling tournament for grades K through 8,

Enjoy a No Cover Happy Hour and Day Party at Wilson's!

Wilson’s No Cover All Night Long Happy Hour Day Party & Dinner w Chef Milly | Wilson’s Live
<p>This Saturday Night, Wilson\‘s has a NO COVER Appreciation Day Party !!! Come in to experience Chef Milly of Hell\’s Kitchen Seasons 14 & 17 incredible soulful cuisine. Make this […]</p>\n

Come to Wilson's for the Happy Hour and Day Party! Stay for First Friday Afro-Caribbean Vibes

First Friday Afro Caribbean Vibes hosted/powered by LUXE and djalamo | Wilson’s Live
<p>🚨NEW VIBE ALERT🚨 AFRO CARIBBEAN 1ST FRIDAY\’S‼️ LUXE💎 AND FRIENDS ARE BRINGING YOU THE HOTTEST AFROBEATS, REGGAE DANCEHALL, SOCA, CALYPSO, ROOTS, LOVERS ROCK, & MORE‼️ 🥳WE ARE THEE BIRTHDAY DESTINATION🎉 […]</p>\n

Learn to Make Awe Inspiring Floral Arrangements in Burlington

Floral Arranging 101 for Adults
Looking to learn the basics of floral arranging so you can step up your DIY?! This class is for you! BYOB is welcome! Drink responsibly!

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PENNSYLVANIA



Celebrate the Start of Black History Month with a Networking Event in Philly

LikeMinded
Celebrate the beginning of Black History Month at LikeMinded with your black and brown professional community.

Learn to Make Your Own T-Shirts at a Sip and Press Party!

Sip and press party
Know someone working the 9-to-5 office and want to have a little after work fun with karaoke dancing eating and crafting. Here’s your chance

Explore Affordable Fine Dining at Center City District Restaurant Week (Ends Saturday)

Center City District Restaurant Week
Center City District Restaurant Week (CCDRW) returns in the new year to highlight some of the city’s best and most diverse culinary venues.

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!

DELAWARE


Check Out Friday Night Live in Wilmington!

Friday Night Live
Major party and live performances

Enjoy High School Hoops at a Basketball Tournament in Wilmington!

2024 SL24 Memorial Classic (Friday Night)
SL24 Feb 2-3 2024

WASHINGTON, DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


Meet Kwame and Chubb Rock at the Hip-Hop Shop in DC!

Kwame x Chubb Rock | Meet & Greet + Podcast
Meet & Greet | Podcast | Art Unveiling

Check Out the Secret Society Band in Brandywine! Free Before 8 p.m.!

Secret Society Band Live @ Piano Keys Lounge Feb 2, 2024
Friday, Feb. 2, 2024, Join us @ Piano Keys Lounge Come socialize, dance, dine and be entertained by Secret Band. Music by Dj Amp C

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


SATURDAY Feb. 3, 2024

Whatever you do today, make a memory!


NEW JERSEY


Check Out High School Hoops at the Battle By The Bay Invitational

** Atlantic City Battle By The Bay - Official Website **

Saturday, February 3, 2024  / Session B

12:30 p.m. ST. Thomas Aquinas H.S. vs Audenrien H.S. (Phila.)

2 p.m. Salem H.S. vs Paulsboro H.S.

Saturday, February 3, 2024  / Session C

4 p.m. Brooklyn Collegiate H.S. vs Math Civic Science H.S. (Phlia.)

5:30 p.m. South Shore H.S. (Brooklyn) vs Elizabeth H.S.

7 p.m. Linden H.S. vs  Camden Eastside H.S.

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

The Masons Are Holding a Community Giveback at Renaissance Plaza in AC

We are back at it. Serving our community from Noon-3 p.m. Beginning the new year right, pooling resources and helping those in need!!! Come out and support. . Donations and volunteers are appreciated and welcomed!!

Explore Harriet Tubman's Ties to South Jersey!

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

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Watch the Birdie! Enjoy Bird Watching in Cape May

Birding Cape May Point
Join CMBO naturalists for 2 hours of birding around beautiful Cape May Point!

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.

Raphy Prior @ Harrahs Pool AC Day Party February 3
Tickets: http://tinyurl.com/raphypool Call 215.694.8584 for VIP Bottle Service Tables, Group Tickets & Discounted Rate Hotel Rooms
DJ Obscene @ Harrahs Pool AC February 3
Tickets: http://tinyurl.com/obscene3 Call 215.694.8584 for VIP Bottle Service Tables, Group Tickets & Discounted Rate Hotel Rooms

WILDWOOD


Check Out the Youth Wrestling Tournament in Wildwood (Thursday-Sunday)

National Youth Wrestling Duals - The Wildwoods, NJ
Wildwoods Convention Center. The Atlantic Coast Wrestling Association hosts an elementary and middle school wrestling tournament for grades K through 8,

See Sheldon Price Featuring Pamela Renee Smith at Wilson's!

Sheldon Price ft. Pamela Renee Smith | Wilson’s Live
<p>Sheldon Price is an established nightclub performer in Las Vegas and has hosted shows for the Delfonics, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes. He has entertained at the Sands, the […]</p>\n

Come to Wilson's for the Sheldon Price Show! Stay For Lady B's Basement Party!

Lady B Basement Party | Wilson’s Live
<p>Doors open at 10 pm •<br />\nIndoor & Outdoor •<br />\nTickets are online and at the door •<br />\nRelaxed Dress Code •<br />\nSpecial Late Night Menu •<br />\nHappy Hour All Night</p>\n

Skate to all Your R&B Favorites in Frankin!

A Thin Line Between Love & Skate
Skating and singing to all of your favorite R&B hits and favorites all night long.

Let Your Inner Caribbean Loose at Island Vibes in Mount Holly!

Island Vibez Caribbean Night Glow Party
Bro & Sis Ent. Presents the ULTIMATE Island Vibez Caribbean Night “Glow Party” !!
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PENNSYLVANIA


Celebrate Black History with a Mix & Mingle Networking Event in Philly

Mix & Mingle Networking Event
The Mix & Mingle Networking event is a free event for the Black community to come together and highlight our brands. Donations are welcome

Prepare for Some Reasonably-Priced Fine Dining During Center City District Restaurant Week

Center City District Restaurant Week
Center City District Restaurant Week (CCDRW) returns in the new year to highlight some of the city’s best and most diverse culinary venues.

Enjoy Open Mic Night at "Voices in Power" in Philly

Voices In Power: a Poetry Open Mic Experience Ft. Ayanna Florence | PHILLY
a Poetry Open Mic Experience featuring the #1 Ranked Womxn Poet in the World Ayanna Florence. This isn’t an experience you want to miss.

This Is the Dawning of the Age of Aquarius in Philly! There's a Day Party and then Another Celebration at 10 p.m.

THE AQUARIUS WINTER WONDERLAND DAY PARTY
COME CELEBRATE WITH THE AQUARIUS CREW! ALL ZODIAC SIGNS ARE WELCOMED
Age of Aquarius Bday Celebration @ Noto Philly February 3 - RSVP Free b4 11
VIP Bottle Service Tables and Group Tickets: 215.694.8584

DELAWARE


Party with a Purpose! Alpha Phi Alpha Is Holding a Fundraiser in Dover

2nd Annual Key 83 Foundation Fundraiser Gala
Join us for the 2nd Annual Key 83 Foundation Fundraiser Gala, an epic night of celebration and giving back, where we’ll come together to sup

Check Out Some High School Hoops at SL24 Memorial Classic in Wilmington!

2024 SL24 Memorial Classic (Saturday)
SL24 Saturday Ticket

WASHINGTON DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


It's National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day! Have Some in DC

Here’s The Scoop celebrates National Ice Cream For Breakfast Day!
Join us for a fun morning as you indulge in the yummiest ice cream celebrating National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day !

Check Out the "For the Culture" Marketplace in DC! Free to Shop, Fee to Vend!

FOR THE CULTURE MARKETPLACE
DMV DOES AND DJ CURRY PHOTOGRAPHY ARE PARTNERING AGAIN TO BRING THE DMV: FOR THE CULTURE MARKETPLACE: SIP, VIBE AND SHOP!

Show Them You've Been Sent By God at Christian Speed Dating in Lanham!

In Person Event: Christian Speed Dating 28-45
Professionals in the City. The Real Amour is hosting an in-person singles dinner event in Lanham, Maryland for singles age 28-45

Celebrate Your Consciousness at a Lecture in Capitol Heights

Countering the Whitewashing of the Afrikan Mind by Dr Ray Hagins
This lecture is designed to help our people have a clear understanding of what is necessary to prevent the whitewashing of the Afrikan mind.

Celebrate Maryland Governor Wes Moore's Journey at an Art Exhibition in West Kensington

Wes Moore: From Campaign to Governor Art Exhibition
Join us for an awesome art exhibition featuring Wes Moore’s journey from campaign to governor, where you can witness his incredible story in

Celebrate Black History Month with a Kick-off Celebration in DC

D.C. Black History Celebration Committee Black History Kick-Off
D.C. Black History Celebration Committee (DCBHCC) In-Person 2024 Black History Kick-Off.

SUNDAY Feb. 4, 2024



NEW JERSEY


Check Out High School Hoops at the Battle By The Bay Invitational (Friday-Sunday)

** Atlantic City Battle By The Bay - Official Website **

Sunday, February 4, 2024  / Session D

11 a.m. Immaculate Conception H.S. vs Manasquan H.S.

12:30 p.m. College Achieve Charter (Neptune) vs Yeshivah of Flatbush

2 p.m. Pleasantville High vs Atlantic City High

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

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

The Atlantic City Chapter of the Links, Inc., Hosts an Artist Reception for Michele Foster-Lucas at the Noyes Arts Garage !!

Paint Your Pet at the "Pal-N-Tines" Paint Party!!!

“Pal-N-Tine’s” Day Paint Party 2024 | culturalartsalliance
Paint your pet at our all-level instructor led Paint Party!

Party at the Island Water Park on a Sunday!!!

Sexy Sundays at The Island Bar inside The Showboat Hotel
Food, Music, Drinks & Giveaways

Check Out Tommy Davidson at Resorts!!!

TOMMY DAVIDSON LIVE IN ATLANTIC CITY FEBRUARY 4TH, 2024
Get ready for an unforgettable night as FNO Event Culture brings you the hilarious Tommy Davidson live in Atlantic City on February 4th 2024

WILDWOOD


Check Out the Youth Wrestling Tournament in Wildwood (Thursday-Sunday)

National Youth Wrestling Duals - The Wildwoods, NJ
Wildwoods Convention Center. The Atlantic Coast Wrestling Association hosts an elementary and middle school wrestling tournament for grades K through 8,

It's All about R&B at Wilson's on Sunday! Come for the "I Love R&B" Brunch Stay for the "Ultimate Line Dance Workshop"

I Love R&B Brunch Powered by: Chef Milly of Hell’s Kitchen | Wilson’s Live
<p>Brunch 12 to 4 pm • Food powered by: @chef_milly • Music provided by: @iamdjalamo • Hookahs & Cigars on the Patio powered by: @she_puffz • Bottle Specials • Tower Specials • FREE Birthday Party Breakdown</p>\n
The Ultimate Line Dance Workshop | I am Kenny J Productions & I Love R&B Day Party with Chef Milly & DJTYC501 | Wilson’s Live
<p>Doors open at 5 pm • Happy Hour 5 pm to 7 pm • Relaxed Dress Code • Line Dancing Workshop 6 pm to 9 pm • Doors close at 10 pm</p>\n

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PENNSYLVANIA


Start Your Wellness Journey with an Exotic Fruit Tasting in Philly!

EXOTIC FRUIT TASTING SENSORY EXPERIENCE
Fruit tasting seminar in a luxurious spa that teaches you nutrition via fruit and vegetable art. Attendees receive a free wellness consult.

Check Out a Walking Tour of Black History in Philly

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

DELAWARE


Try a Scavenger Hunt in Dover

Puzzling Adventures Scavenger Hunt - Dover
Puzzling Adventures™ are a cross between a scavenger hunt, an adventure race, and an informative self-guided walking tour.

WASHINGTON, DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


Heading to T&T (Trinadad and Tobago) for Carnival? Enjoy the Sendoff Party in DC!

*NEW DATE!!* Trinidad Carnival Send-Off 2024!
The Official Trinidad Carnival Send-Off for 2024!

Enjoy Some Family Friendly Fun Celebrating the Spirit of Mardi Gras in DC

Family Funday: Mardi Gras Party with Live Music and Facepainting
metrobar welcomes families to our family fun day! We have exciting opportunties for kids of all ages.

Enjoy Some R&B and See Who Can Be Sexy in Sneakers in Brandywine

1st SUNDAY/FUNDAY - R&B/SEXY & SNEAKERS
Get ready for the ultimate Sunday Funday experience filled with smooth R&B vibes, sexy vibes, and of course, rock your favorite sneakers whi

It's Aquarius Season and It's Time to Party in Upper Marlboro

Aquarius Affair Day Party Birthday Bash
Come celebrate with the hottest Aquarius’ across the DMV!!! All Zodiacs are Welcome. A good Time is Mandatory!!!




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