NFL Films voice narrator Leonard Dozier is stopping by the Atlantic City Library Thursday, Aug. 17, as part of his 2017 Songwriter Tour.
A multi-faceted performer, the film and, award-winning voice actor and vocalist is a native of South Jersey who acquired an affinity for both acting and music. Sea-sawing back and forth between both passions, Dozier hosts voice acting workshops in several cities and narrates for NFL Films — while continuing to write his own music.
Those looking to liven up the middle of their week should mosey on over to Margate 7-9 p.m. …
Music will win out Thursday when he performs pieces from his album “Songwriter” starting at 5 p.m. as part of the library’s Third Thursday Concert Series. The album pays tribute to artists such as James Taylor and Stevie Wonder. The concert is free and the library is located at 1 N. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City. Call 609-345-2269, ext. 3112 or go to ACFPL.org.
JAFCO hosts a night worthy of the Great Gatsby
The Jewish Adoption and Family Care Options (JAFCO) held a “Great Gatsby Soiree” Saturday, Aug. 12, in the ballroom of The Claridge Hotel. Guests got in the spirit of the event donning zoot suits and flapper attire, while noshing on yummy apps followed by a surf-and-turf dinner. NBC10’s Ted Greenberg served as Master of Ceremonies while the Atlantic City Ballet held a brief 1920s-inspired performance. JAFCO’s mission is “to care for abused and neglected children and those with developmental disabilities in the Jewish community while working in partnership with families in the entire community.” For information call 610-525-1040 or go to JAFCO.org.