Cape May Gazette | Events

State park event targets invasive plants

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY POINT – The New Jersey Audubon and the Cape May Habitat Restoration Task Force are seeking volunteers to help cut and remove garlic mustard and other invasive plants within Cape May Point State Park from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, May 3.

Volunteers are asked to meet in front of the hawk watch platform in the park. Come dressed in work clothes and bring work gloves and pruners if you have them.

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Cycle the Cape for a Cause

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 22, 2014 06:51 pm

CAPE MAY — Cycle the Cape for a Cause is a casual bike and walking tour of the Cape May countryside. Visit local eco-friendly locations easily reachable from the state park. You determine the pace and destinations you would like to visit.

The tour will start and end at the Cape May Point Lighthouse on Saturday, May 3. The event is from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration is $20 for adults and $12 for children under 12.

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LCMR Class of 2014 holding fundraiser

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 22, 2014 04:49 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Lower Cape May Regional High School’S Class of 2014 will host a fundraiser FROM 7-11 P.M. on Saturday, May 3 at the Grand Hotel to benefit the Sign Legacy Project. The event will feature a live concert by Elton John tribute band “Bennie and the Jets.”

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Crest Savings Bank sponsors Victorian Family Fair

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 14, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY – Crest Savings Bank is sponsoring the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities’ (MAC) Victorian Family Fair on Saturday, June 28.

The event will take place on the grounds of the Physick Estate and will feature craft vendors, live music, entertainment, living history characters and food, according to a press release.

   

Tour de Cape May bike ride

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 09, 2014 12:00 am

 CAPE MAY – The Tour de Cape May bike ride will take place on Saturday, May 31. Riders can pedal 10 or 20 miles ride. The event is a ride, not a race, so any bike will do as participants pedal along at their own pace.

The ride begins at 8 a.m. at the Cape May Lewes Ferry parking lot. Pre-registration is $10 or $15 on the day of the ride. Registration includes a free T-shirt and a drawstring bag or wristband.

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East Lynne Theater Company holding summer student workshop

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 09, 2014 12:00 am

 
One of East Lynne Theater Company's past student summer workshop productions. One of East Lynne Theater Company's past student summer workshop productions.  CAPE MAY – Applications are available for the East Lynne Theater Company's Summer Student Workshop. Students will perform "The Dancing Princesses" based on a tale by the Brothers Grimm.

The last seven productions, "Alice in Wonderland," "The Little Princess," "Hans Brinker," "Connecticut Yankees in Queen Guenever's Court," "Little Women," "Storybook Theater," and "1,001 Arabian Nights," were performed by students in front of standing-room only audiences. This year, twelve students ages 11-16 will have the opportunity to work with ELTC's professional staff, including Sally Bingham, who is heading up this year's workshop.

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Cape May Community News

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 09, 2014 12:00 am

Bus trip to D.C.

The Macedonia Baptist Church in Cape May will sponsor a bus trip to Washington, D.C. on Saturday, April 12. The trip includes a tour of the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial, tour of botanical gardens and cherry blossoms. Cost is $80. For more information, call Florence at 609-884-4538 or Alice at 609-884-4812.

Song Circle

A song circle and sing-along will be held on Tuesday, April 18 at Cape May City Library. The event is free. No talent necessary. For more information, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Shore Grand Slam set for April 21

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 08, 2014 07:57 pm

 CAPE MAY – The Center for Community Arts will hold its Shore Grand Slam at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 21 at Cape May Stage’s Robert Shackleton Playhouse, corner of Lafayette and Bank streets in Cape May.

Winners of the Storytelling, Poetry Slams and Bull Slams from the Winter Slam Series will compete for the grand prize. The theme for this event is “Once Upon A Time…”

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Dale Gerhard to speak at the Nature Center April 8

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, April 05, 2014 04:23 pm

CAPE MAY — Atlantic City Press photographer Dale Gerhard is the guest speaker at the next Harborside Chat at the Nature Center stating 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 8.

The Chats are held at the Charlotte Van Leer Todd Education Hall overlooking Cape May Harbor at 1600 Delaware Ave. Admission is free although donations are requested. Light refreshments will be served. 

For more information contact the Center at 609-898-8848.

 

World Series of Birding returns in May

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 29, 2014 08:00 am

CAPE MAY – More than 100 teams are expected to come to New Jersey and Cape May on May 10 for the 31st annual World Series of Birding, hosted by the New Jersey Audubon.

Teams have up to 24 hours to count as many bird species as they can identify by sight or sound within the state of New Jersey. Each species seen or heard counts as one.

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