Cape May County Calendar

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Thursday, March 26

Childbirth Education 6-8 p.m. at Cape Regional Medical Center in the Maternity Department.  Pre-registration is necessary. Call 609-463-4043.

Friday, March 27

Quizzo Tournament 6:30 p.m. at Sandi Pointe, 908 Shore Road, Somers Point. CONTACT Cape-Atlantic is sponsoring the event. Donation is $10. Prizes will be awarded. It includes a cash bar and you can order from the menu. Call 609-823-1850 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

March 27-28

Eighth annual Singer-Songwriter at historic Congress Hall and on 17 stages in Cape May. The conference features two afternoons of music business panels, workshops, musician mentoring and keynotes.  At night, artists showcase their new music with performances at Cape May venues. Conference registration is $55 and all showcase performances are and start after 7 p.m. Tickets for the Ballroom concerts are $10 in advance and all ages and permitted to attend. See www.sscapemay.com.

March 28-29

Ocean Drive Marathon and Health and Fitness Expo at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Saturday will feature a Health and Fitness Expo in the Wildwoods Convention Center from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Runners may check in and shop for the latest in runner's gear. The Expo is also open to the public and admission is free. Sunday will feature the marathon as well as a 10 mile run starting at 9 a.m. through Cape May County, and a portion includes running the entire length of the Wildwoods Boardwalk. Also included are a 5K run and a 1.5 mile fun run. Call 609-523-0880 or see www.odmarathon.com .

Special Olympics Basketball Competitions at six locations throughout the Wildwoods including the Wildwoods Convention Center (4501 Boardwalk), the Wildwood Crest Pier Recreation Center (5800 Ocean Ave.), Wildwood High School (4300 Pacific Ave.), Wildwood Catholic High School (1500 Central Ave.), the North Wildwood Community Center (900 Central Ave.) and the Wildwood Byrne Community Center (401 West Youngs Ave.).. Competitions will be held from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday and from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sunday at each venue. This event is open to the public and admission is free. Call 609-896-8000 or see www.sonj.org .

Saturday, March 28 

Cape May County Zoo Easter Egg Hunt 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Cape May county Park Central with an Easter egg hunt, photos with the Easter Bunny. Free. Call 609-465-5271.

Artist Michele Sonner Reception 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Splash, 513 Carpenter’s Lane, Washington Street Mall, Cape May. Sonner will discuss her inspiration for her Michou designs and show her newest collection. There will be door prizes, special pricing as well as light refreshments. Call 609-846-7100. 

The Great Egg Hunt 2:30 p.m. at 11th Street and the beach, Ocean City. Five age groups 0-7 years of age. Prices. Raindate March 29. Call 800-BEACH-NJ.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny 8 a.m.-noon at Yianni’s, 841 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Call 609-391-1113.

Cape May County Army National Guard Association breakfast 9 a.m. at the Villas Diner, 2100 Bayshore Road, Villas. Elections of officers will be held.  All branches of the military are welcome. Call 609-729-1596.

One-Day Boating Safety class 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in Price Hall at Academy and Seashore Road, Cold Spring, Cost is $45. Students will receive a NJ Safe Boating Certificate, required by law for anyone age 16 or older who intends to operate a vessel 12 feet and over or a personal watercraft. Thirteen year olds may also take the class, but will not receive a certificate until age 16. Instructors are qualified personnel of the USCG AUX. To schedule a class, call 609-889-7160 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Sunday, March 29

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny 8 a.m.-noon at Arlene’s, 624 Asbury Ave. and Yoasis (2-4 p.m.), 8388 Asbury Ave., Ocean City.

Tuesday, March 31

“A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court” 7 p.m. at the West Cape May Elementary School, 301 Moore St., West Cape May. The play will be performed by students. Based on the Mark Twain classic, the story revolves around Hank, from Hartford, Connecticut in 1889, who finds himself mysteriously in the land of King Arthur. Admission is free. Call 609-884-5898.

April 2-4

12th annual War at the South Jersey Shore National Folkstyle Wrestling Championships at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Weigh-ins for wrestlers will take place in the Wildwoods Convention Center on Thursday, April 2 from 5-9 p.m. Competitions begin at 8 a.m. on both Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4. This event will feature a youth tournament with over 50 weight classes spread across five age divisions, and a high school division with 16 weight classes. Ticket prices are $10 for adults, $5 for students 6 and older, and children under 6 are free. See www.AtlanticCoastWrestling.com

Saturday, April 4

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny 8 a.m.-noon at John & Patty’s, 637, Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Call 609-399-3377.

The Great Egg Hunt 2:30 p.m. at 11th Street and the beach, Ocean City. Five age groups 0-7 years of age. Prices. Raindate March 29. Call 800-BEACH-NJ.

Cape May Point Easter Egg Hunt 10 a.m. at the Park Museum. Limit to 50 children ages 2-4, 5-7, and 8-12. Bring your Easter baskets. Donations of empty plastic eggs appreciated. Free. Call 609-884-2159. 

Easter Egg Hunts noon at 19th Avenue in North Wildwood (Elks Annual event) and Lincoln Avenue in Wildwood (Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt). See www.WildwoodsNJ.com .

Sunday, April 5

Ed’s Funcade Easter Egg Hunt in the Hay noon-1:30 at 23rd Avenue and the boardwalk, North Wildwood. Children 12 and under will have the chance to win prizes and participation is free. See www.WildwoodsNJ.com 

Wednesday, April 8

Fashions for Spring noon-1:45 p.m. at the Tuckahoe Inn, 1 Harbor Road, Beesley's Point. The Cape-Atlantic Christian Women's Connection will host Ta Dah! from Ocean City, to present spring fashions and accessories. Nancy Richards from Smyrna, Delaware, will share her story of for better or worse, “The Day I Said I Do." She and her husband founded “Warrior Heart Relief.” The luncheon price is $16.50.  A free nursery is available by reservation.  To reserve a place, call Arlene at 609-204-3461 or Joyce at 856-765-3775.

April 10-11

Sixth annual Waves of Grace Women’s Wildwood Weekend Retreat at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Hosted by the First United Methodist Church of Hightstown. The retreat begins at 7 p.m. on Friday evening and ends at 5 p.m. on Saturday with (optional) Sunday, April 12 worship on the Wildwoods beach at 10 a.m. (weather permitting). The retreat is open to the public. Admission is $50 for the weekend per person; meals and lodging are additional. Single day rates are also available. Interested women can register at www.hightstownmethodist.org/grow

Friday, April 10

Friday Evening Frog Hikes 7 p.m. at the Cape May Point Museum. Bring flashlights. Cost is $3 per person. Call 609-884-2159.

Saturday, April 11

Wild Walk for Kids 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 11 at the Cape May County Park and Zoo in Cape May Court House. Benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Atlantic and Cape May counties. The second annual Wild Walk for Kids is a two mile walk to raise funds for programs supporting children facing adversity in local communities. Cost is $25 adults/$10 children. Register at www.wildwalkforkids.org .

Saturday, April 18

Saturday Nature Walks 10 a.m. at the Cape May Point State Park. Meet at the office. Free. Call 609-884-2159.

Friday, April 24

“Light Particularly: Alice Steer Wilson’s Cape May” 7 p.m. at Carroll Gallery in the Carriage House of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May. The exhibit is open daily through Nov. 1. See www.capemaymac.org or call 609-884-5404.

Saturday, April 25

Saturday Nature Walks 10 a.m. at the Cape May Point State Park. Meet at the office. Free. Call 609-884-2159.

Wildwood ’70s Concert and Dance Party at the Wildwoods Convention Center. TTickets are $30-$40. See www.ticketmaster.com  or go to City Hall, 4400 New Jersey Ave., Wildwood. 

Wednesday, May 13

15th annual "Be a HERO" Golf Tournament 11:30 a.m. at Sand Barrens Golf Club, Swainton. Lunch and Registration at 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. shotgun start. Dinner and auction following golf. Guests welcome. Call Pam Tyson at 609-626-3880 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Anne DiRenzo 609-567-2241 or fax 609-567-0503. See www.beaherogolf.org .

Saturday, May 23

One day Boating Safety class 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in Price Hall at Academy and Seashore Road, Cold Spring, Cost is $45. Students will receive a NJ Safe Boating Certificate, required by law for anyone age 16 or older who intends to operate a vessel 12 feet and over or a personal watercraft. Thirteen year olds may also take the class, but will not receive a certificate until age 16. Instructors are qualified personnel of the USCG AUX. To schedule a class, call 609-889-7160 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Wednesday, June 3

Cumberland County College Foundation’s 15th annual School Counts! Golf Classic 1 p.m. at Sand Barrens Golf Club, 1765 Route 9 South, Swainton. Cost of $200 includes 18 holes, carts, registration gift, lunch, dinner, and awards. Also included are on-course refreshments, golf clinic, tin cup challenge, door prizes, Hole-In-One contests. Dinner only is $50. Call Sue Perry at 856-691-8600 ext. 1392 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

ONGOING 

If you served on a United State Submarine and would like to join South Jersey Sub Association, call Commander Tom Innocente at 609-927-4358.

Woodworkers: Active woodturning club seeks to expand membership to include those interested in all phases of fine woodworking at the intermediate or advanced level.  Meetings held currently in Upper Township Library, third Tuesday of each month.  Contact Alan at 609-442-0953.

Cold Spring Presbyterian Church, 780 Seashore Road, Cold Spring, is conducting tours of the historic church and surrounding cemetery 10 a.m. each Saturday through September. The oldest gravestone in the cemetery is dated 1742. This year the congregation is celebrating its 300th anniversary. Call 609-884-4065 or see www.oldbrickpresbyterian.com .

Volunteers Wanted for the Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to help low income families in Cape May County. If you would like to help people, call 609-231-5565 or 609-231-3109 for information.

The Cape May County Advisory Commission of the Status of Women is currently seeking applicants for membership. The Commission meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Old Court House, Main St., Cape May Court House. For information and application, call 609-463-6595.

Cape May County Animal Shelter is in need of donations of dog and cat food, pet and shelter supplies. A collection of these items can be dropped off the day of the show to Simone, chairperson of the flea market. For a complete list of what is needed call the shelter at 609-465-8923.

Coalition Against Rape and Abuse is looking for volunteers to go to hospitals and police stations to assist victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Training will begin in February and all training is done in the evening in Cape May County. Call Georgia Dougherty at 609-522-6489.

Holy Redeemer Hospice of Cape May County is recruiting volunteers to spend time with patients, listening, reading and offering support or providing assistance in the office. No personal care is required. Training will be provided. Call 609-463-6084 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Physician Referral Service provides information about physicians including insurances accepted, office locations and hours, and educational background. Operated 24 hours a day by Shore Memorial Hospital. Call 609-653-4600 or see www.shoredoctors.com .

Contact Cape Atlantic offers senior citizens or anyone is alone, housebound or feeling isolated and lonely a daily friendly phone call to say hello and check that all is well. Telephone reassurance calls are free and confidential. Anyone who is interested in receiving a call or who knows someone who might be can call Mike Nees at 609-463-4564.


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