Drumming during the Kwanzaa celebration at the Atlantic City Library, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018.

Atlantic City

The Atlantic City Free Public Library will hold its 32nd annual Kwanzaa Celebration 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28 at the main library located at 1 N. Tennessee Ave.


The City of Margate and the Margate City Public Library will present the Bay Atlantic Symphony New Year’s Eve concert 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31 at the Dominick A. Potena Performing Arts Center, 7804 Amherst Ave. Admission is free, but tickets are required. Tickets are available for Margate residents only starting 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Margate City Public Library, 8100 Atlantic Ave. Tickets must be picked up in person. Photo ID and proof of residency required. Limit two tickets per household. Non-residents can pick up any remaining tickets starting Dec. 14 at the library. See bayatlanticsymphony.org.

Ring in the New Year Downbeach style at the 26th annual Polar Bear Plunge sponsored by Robert’s Place in Margate.

Robert’s Place will celebrate the New Year in true Downbeach style at the 26th annual Polar Bear Plunge.At noon on New Year’s Day, thousands of people will gather on the beach at Essex Avenue for a quick dip into the ocean. Organized by Margate watering hole, Robert’s Place, the event raises funds for the Wounded Warrior Project. Participants are invited to “pre-game” at the bar before the event and then continue the party afterwards.