Cape May County Calendar

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Through Feb. 28

OCEAN CITY - Ocean City Realtors host annual food drive - The Ocean City Board of Realtors is kicking off its 2015 community service projects with the annual Food Is Love drive. Donations will be collected now through Feb. 28...

UPPER TOWNSHIP - Registration for soccer in Upper Township is now open. You can register online at www.uppersoccer.com/registration . Registration for students in grades 1-5 runs through Feb. 28. Kindergarten registration ends March 31. Paper forms can be downloaded at the website and mailed in. If your child played in the fall, registration is not necessary for the spring season. For more information, call Nick Goodman at 350-0756 for kindergarten soccer; Dennis Swan at 425-8346 for girls in grades 1-5; and Doug Leap at 390-0505 for boys in grades 1-5.

Sunday, March 1

WILDWOOD - Cheer Tech National Rec & School Championships 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Cheerleading event is open to all recreation and school programs that are members of the American Recreation and School Cheer Association. Performances will be choreographed to music and sound effects, and winning teams will be awarded prizes. Admission is $15 and free for children 3 and under. Call 866.52.CHEER or see www.spiritbrands.org.

Wednesday, March 4

Lunch and Learn noon at the Carriage House on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May. Bring a bag lunch and hear talks on history, culture, science and the arts. This week is Underrated Presidents, presented by Bob Heinly, a follow-up to the discussion of Feb. 25, which will focus on the merits of usually underrated presidents, including Madison, Polk, Taft, Truman and even Nixon. Additions to this list will be welcomed. Admission free for MAC members and $5 for non-members. Admission includes beverages. Call 609-884-5404 or see www.capemaymac.org .

Friday, March 6

World day of Prayer 11 a.m. at Cape May Lutheran Church, 506 Pittsburgh Ave., Cape May. There will be a luncheon in Fellowship Hall immediately after the service. All denominations are welcome. Call Kathleen Moran at 609-770-3329. 

Free Tour of the Emlen Physick Estate to benefit the Cape May Community Food Closet 2 p.m. at 1048 Washington St., Cape May. Bring a donation valued at $5 or more and receive a free tour of the estate. Call 609-884-5404 or see www.capemaymac.org .

Thursday, March 12

Wildwood AARP meeting 11 a.m. at the Wildwood Crest Pier, Heather Road and Atlantic Avenue, Wildwood Crest. Come early for coffee and doughnuts.  Call Sue Kelly, President at 609-523-1127.

Friday, March 13

Free Tour of the Emlen Physick Estate to benefit the Cape May Community Food Closet 2 p.m. at 1048 Washington St., Cape May. Bring a donation valued at $5 or more and receive a free tour of the estate. Call 609-884-5404 or see www.capemaymac.org.

Saturday, March 14

St. Patrick's Day Celebration and Parade 11:30 a.m. on the steps of North Wildwood City Hall (10th and Atlantic Avenues). Parade begins at noon and proceeds north on Atlantic Avenue to Olde New Jersey Avenue. Free. Call 609-522-2955 or see www.northwildwood.com .

Thursday, March 19

Cape May County Civil War Round Table meeting 7 p.m. at the Cape May County Historical Society on Route 9 in Cape May Court House. David Bastain, retired engineer of the Army Corps of Engineers and author of “Grant’s Canal and the Union Attempt to Bypass Vicksburg” will be speaking on the Vicksburg Campaign of 1863. The meeting is open to the public and refreshments will be served. Call 609-465-3535.

Friday, March 20

Free Tour of the Emlen Physick Estate to benefit the Cape May Community Food Closet 2 p.m. at 1048 Washington St., Cape May. Bring a donation valued at $5 or more and receive a free tour of the estate. Call 609-884-5404 or see www.capemaymac.org .

 Saturday, March 21

Ocean City PTA Spring Carnival 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Ocean City High School (use Sixth Street entrance). Games, prizes, refreshments and fun are planned. Tickets available at the door. For more information call 609-399-6111.

Sunday, March 22

Celebrate spring with Doo Wop and dinner in Cape May

Bridal Fair vendor space is available to any businesses catering to wedding events, products, services, brides, grooms, and more. Co-hosted by the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce and the Wildwoods Convention Center, the Spring Bridal Fair will be held at the Wildwoods Convention Center from noon to 4 p.m. The show is free for all brides, grooms, and everyone involved in hosting a wedding or wedding event. Businesses interested in showcasing their products and services at the Spring Bridal Fair can register at www.CapeMayCountyChamber.com/BridalVendor  or call 609-465-7181 for more information.

Saturday, March 28 

OCEAN CITY - The date has been set for the second annual Mr. Mature America Pageant. It will be held on Saturday, March 28 at the Music Pier. The event welcomes men age 55 and older to display their talents and personalities to an appreciative audience. It is the only contest of its kind in the world and last year raised $1,000 for the city’s Food Cupboard and $1,000 for relief aid to the Philippines. This year, the contest will benefit the Food Cupboard. To enter contest, call 609-399-6111 x9300 or email 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.


See also: Ongoing events , Upcoming Trips14 DaysWhat's Happening in Atlantic City, Upcoming Reunions


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