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Wildwoods to hold 105th baby parade

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 26, 2014 12:00 am

The baby parade begins 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 30 on the boardwalk in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center at Burk Avenue in Wildwood. The baby parade begins 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 30 on the boardwalk in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center at Burk Avenue in Wildwood. The 105th Wildwoods baby parade kicks off this year with the Wildwoods Baby Waddle Contest Tuesday, July 29 – the day before the parade, which has been a Wildwood tradition since 1909.

The baby waddle will take place 10 a.m. on the grassy circle in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center. Participants of walking or crawling age are encouraged to show off their technique to win prizes.

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Stone Harbor Arts and Crafts Festival to feature 200 exhibitors

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Written by Joan Kostiuk Saturday, July 26, 2014 12:00 am

Coffee table by Wine Barrel Designs. Coffee table by Wine Barrel Designs. The 52nd annual Stone Harbor Arts and Crafts Festival will bring more than 200 artisans from 12 states to the Stone Harbor Recreation Field to show and sell their work Aug. 2 and 3.

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Swashbuckling adventures come to Cape May stage and screen

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Burt Lancaster stars in the 1952 classic ‘The Crimson Pirate.’ Burt Lancaster stars in the 1952 classic ‘The Crimson Pirate.’ August at the East Lynne Theater will be all about swashbuckling. With “Zorro!” running currently on the mainstage through Aug. 30, the company’s Sunday Film Series, co-sponsored by the Cape May Film Society, will present two high-seas adventures – “The Crimson Pirate” (1952) 8:30 p.m. Aug. 3 and “The Black Pirate” (1926) 8:30 p.m. Aug. 10.

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Make tracks to Historic Cold Spring Village for Railroad Days

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 24, 2014 05:20 pm

Model and toy trains will be on display throughout the village both days. Model and toy trains will be on display throughout the village both days. All are welcome aboard for some fun and adventure during Historic Cold Spring Village's annual Railroad Days weekend Saturday and Sunday, July 26-27.

The event runs 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. both days and will feature displays on railroad history, along with model and toy trains.

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Golf Tournaments

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 am

Golf Tournaments Golf Tournaments South Jersey Field of Dreams Golf Tournament Thursday, Aug. 7 at the Links in Brigantine. Cost is $89 per person, which includes food, beer and vodka drinks. Registration begins at noon, with a 2 p.m. shotgun start. A Harley-Davidson motorcycle will be given to anyone making a hole-in-one on the 15th hole. All proceeds will benefit the South Jersey Field of Dreams. Call Mel at 609-266-1588.

Knights of Columbus All Saints Council 11th annual scholarship fund Golf Tournament Saturday, Aug. 16 at Mays Landing Country Club. All proceeds go to the All Saints Council scholarship fund. Call Tom Haynes at 609-926-5596 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Elvis tribute to follow crowning of Miss North Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 17, 2014 04:56 pm

The crowning of Miss North Wildwood will take place 7 p.m. at the Lou Booth Amphitheater on Second and Ocean avenues in North Wildwood.

Immediately after the crowning, Jesse Garron will take the stage at 8 p.m. with a tribute to Elvis.

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Bennie and the Jets to play Centennial Park

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 17, 2014 04:51 pm

 Elton John tribute band WIDLWOOD CREST - The Elton John tribute band Bennie and the Jets will take the stage at Centennial Park for a free concert 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 19 as part of the Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series.

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Combing for treasure

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Written by Lauren Dickey Thursday, July 17, 2014 03:43 pm

Sarah Martin, 5, takes a close look at a mussel she found while beachcombing in Sea Isle City. / Lauren Dickey Sarah Martin, 5, takes a close look at a mussel she found while beachcombing in Sea Isle City. / Lauren Dickey Sea Isle City offers tips and tidbits for better beachcombing

People of all ages often feel the desire to bring home a souvenir from a vacation at the beach – and many times that memento is a seashell found at the shoreline.

Sea Isle City has been assisting beachgoers with this desire for years, offering tips on beachcombing and information about shells and the shore every Tuesday and Thursday morning all summer long.

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Young sailors learn the ropes in yacht club classes

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Written by Lauren Dickey Monday, July 07, 2014 06:27 pm

Sea Isle City Yacht Club is offering sailing lessons again this summer until Aug. 11. / Lauren Dickey Sea Isle City Yacht Club is offering sailing lessons again this summer until Aug. 11. / Lauren Dickey While sailing may look blissfully carefree, learning how to how to navigate, tie knots, manipulate sails, tack, dock, operate a tiller and other tasks is a complex undertaking. Just mastering the parts of a sailboat and other vocabulary can be daunting: aft, alee, port, starboard, backstay, bollard, gaff, keel, clove hitch, gunwale, lubber’s line and yaw are words children don’t often learn in school.

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Zap! Pow! Kazam! Local cartoonist teaches kids super drawing skills

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Written by Marjorie Preston Monday, July 07, 2014 04:11 pm

Joe Del Beato, who has made his career as an artist for Marvel and DC Comics, teaches kids how to draw in a class at the Ventnor Library. Joe Del Beato, who has made his career as an artist for Marvel and DC Comics, teaches kids how to draw in a class at the Ventnor Library. He doesn’t have Batman’s utility belt, Iron Man’s armored power suit or Superman’s cape. But among comic book enthusiasts, Ventnor artist Joe Del Beato is something of a superhero.

Over a 30-year career, Del Beato has worked for the twin titans of the cartoon industry: DC and Marvel Comics. He has drawn some of the greatest characters in the comic-strip catalog: Captain America, Thor, Wolverine, GI Joe, the Avengers, the Fantastic Four, and many more. On Saturday mornings at the Ventnor branch of the Atlantic County Library, he shares his knowledge with aspiring young artists in a class called Comic Drawing.

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