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Halloween Happenings in Victorian Cape May

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 23, 2014 02:58 pm

CAPE MAY — Experience two more full weeks of seaside spirits as Halloween Happenings continue in Victorian Cape May, sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC), from Friday, Oct. 24 through Saturday, Nov. 1. Get into the “spirit” of the season with the final two weeks of Halloween-themed tours and events including ghost trolley tours, spooky tours of Cape May’s original haunted house, the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate, psychic teas, murder mystery dinners, paranormal experiences with investigator and medium Craig McManus, and much more.

Cape May’s “original haunted house,” the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate, is the setting for Phantoms of the Physick Estate. An evening tour is geared to those with a taste for terror, and a day time tour is appropriate for most children.

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DAV Flag Retirement Ceremony

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 23, 2014 02:44 pm

DEL HAVEN – On Sunday, Oct. 26, at 1:30 p.m. the Disabled American Veterans, Cape May County Chapter 44 will hold their 14th American Flag retirement ceremony.

If anyone has tattered, torn or faded flags that you would like to have put to rest in the proper manner, please contact the DAV Chapter #44, drop them off at the headquarters before this Saturday or bring them to the ceremony.

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Christ Child Card and Game Luncheon Nov. 17

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 23, 2014 02:19 pm

CAPE MAY – The Christ Child Society is sponsoring a Card and Game Luncheon on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Grand Hotel, 1045 Beach Ave, Cape May.

The luncheon menu will offer a choice of a Crabcake Sandwich platter or a combination Chicken, Tuna & Seafood Salad platter, and dessert and coffee or tea. Tickets are $25 and reservations can be made by calling Pat at (609) 435-5654 or Cindy at (609) 889-7730. All proceeds benefit children in need in the community.

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Pumpkin carving at the Nature Center

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 22, 2014 06:51 pm

CAPE MAY – The Nature Center of Cape May will hold a Pumpkin-Palooza event from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at the Charlotte Todd Education Building.

The Nature Center will furnish the supplies, patterns and even a few spooky treats. You bring your own pumpkin and imagination. Parents can bring a spare pumpkin and join in on the fun.

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Library hosts glow in the dark story time

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 20, 2014 02:27 pm

VILLAS – Children, four and older, along with their families, are invited to a “glow in the dark story time,” at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30 at the Lower Cape Branch of the County Library, 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas.

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Cape May’s Halloween Happenings 2014 Calendar

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 20, 2014 12:00 am

Oct. 10 to Nov. 2

Halloween Happenings in Victorian Cape May: Three weeks of specially-themed tours and events including Walks with the Ghostwriter, Madame Parmentier’s Psychic Teas, Scarecrow Alley, Midnight at the Physick Estate, Historic Haunts Combination Tours, Phantoms of the Physick Estate and much more to help you get into the “spirit” of the season. Friday, Oct. 10 through Sunday, Nov. 2. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC).

For more information on any of the following events, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org .

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Cape May Stage continues staged reading series

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 16, 2014 12:46 pm

CAPE MAY – Cape May Stage’s Monday night reading series will continue throughout October. 

On Monday nights this fall, the company will host two different series of staged readings. The first, “Danger: Stay Away!” is a continuation of last year’s series and tackles provocative and risqué works, according to a release. The second, “Masters of Modern Drama,” seeks to bring contemporary classics by prolific playwrights to the stage.

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Oktoberfest celebration at Cape May Airport

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:47 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Townbank Oktoberfest celebration will be held from Oct. 17-19 at the Cape May Airport.

The festival is a fundraiser for the Town Bank Volunteer Fire Company in Lower Township. This year’s event will include a variety of both seasonal and regular beers, live music, food, crafters, and family entertainment.

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Nature Center Beach Sweep Oct. 25

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:32 pm

CAPE MAY – Why are beach sweeps so important? 

Because even though those who live at the shore know how hazardous balloons and plastic bags can be to marine life, visitors to the shore are very often less careful.
For over 30 years Clean Ocean Action has carefully tracked and cataloged the type of debris and refuse recovered during every clean up so that focused emphasis can be placed on specific items. Twenty years ago it was hypodermic needles, 10 years ago it was plastic 6-pack rings, and today it is balloons and plastic shopping bags.
The only way to remove trash and dangerous debris from our beaches and harbor is by picking it up. Consider joining the Nature Center on Saturday, Oct. 25, for Clean Ocean Action’s biannual beach sweep. Meet at the Nature Center of Cape May at 9 a.m. – they wil

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Cape May Stage presents a talk-back with Reagan’s Debate Advisor

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 13, 2014 01:39 pm

Myles Martel (R) and Pres. Ronald Reagan Myles Martel (R) and Pres. Ronald Reagan CAPE MAY – On Friday, Oct. 17, Cape May Stage presents an opportunity to hear Myles Martel, debate advisor to President Ronald Reagan, speak about his time working for the president.

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