Regional Events, Calendar
Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:00 am
Mainland Regional High School Class of 1969 45th reunion 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 at Morrow Beach in Somers Point Beach. Bring a beach chair and enjoy the free beach concert. Meet at Gregory’s tiki hut out back after the concert.
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Monday through Saturday, July 20-27
WILDWOOD - Sophisticated Productions National Dance Competition 7 a.m.-10 p.m. daily at the Wildwoods Convention Center. This event features choreographed performances by individuals, duets, trios, small groups, large groups, lines and productions, ranging from amateur to experienced dancers. Dancers from all over the country will compete for cash and prizes. Admission is free. See www.wildwoodsnj.com.
Mondays, July 21 -Aug. 11
OCEAN CITY - Ocean City Monday Night Concerts 7:30 p.m.
July 21 Bacon Brothers featuring Kevin Bacon;
July 28 The Machine performing Pink Floyd;
Aug. 4 G. Love and Special Sauce;
Aug. 11 the Indigo Girls, $37.
All other concerts $35. See www.ocnj.us or call 609-525-9300 from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 am
Technically speaking, at Beth Judah
Professor Moshe Eizenberg of the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology will speak at Congregation Beth Judah, Ventnor, during Shabbat morning services 9 a.m. Saturday, July 26. His topic will be “How the Technion has Shaped the State of Israel.” Eizenberg, born in Germany, works in the Department of Materials, Science and Engineering in the areas of electronic materials to develop new materials and fabrication methods to create faster, more advanced microelectronic devices. Share Kiddush luncheon sponsored by the Philadelphia Region of American Technion Society. Call Beth Judah at 609-822-7116.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 am
Bus trip to Philadelphia Barnes Museum Cezanne Exhibit and Reading Terminal Sunday, July 27. Cost is $60 and includes snacks. The bus leaves 9 a.m. from Ventnor tennis courts and will return between 5 and 5:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Arc of Atlantic and Cape May counties. Call Bunny Shore at 609-428-6150.
Phillies vs. Nationals at Nationals Park Sunday, Aug. 3 by Brigantine CER. Call 609-264-7350.
D-Day 70th anniversary Seine River Cruise Aug. 6-16. Pricing for 11-day cruise starts at $4,499. Proceeds benefit St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish. Call Kathy at 609-390-8999.
Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 20, 2014 10:02 am
Somers Point Summer Concert Series 7-9:30 p.m. Friday, July 25 at the William Morrow Beach on Bay Avenue, Somers Point. Free. Hear the music that made Tony Mart’s famous. Bring a chair, blanket and some friends for a great night along the bay. See www.somerspointbeachconcerts.com.
Rhythm in the Park 7 p.m. Friday, July 25 at Tony Canale Park Amphitheater, off of Dogwood Avenue, Egg Harbor Township. Free. Music by the Cumberland County College Wind Symphony. See www.ehtgov.org.
Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 20, 2014 12:00 am
Darius Rucker 8 p.m. Friday, July 25 at Borgata’s Event Center. Tickets $50-$60. See www.ticketmaster.com .
Christina Perri 9 p.m. Friday, July 25 at Revel. Tickets $30-$50. Seewww.ticketmaster.com .
George Lopez 8 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at Borgata’s Event Center. Tickets $55-$85. See www.ticketmaster.com.
Queen and Adam Lambert 8 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City. Tickets $40-$150. See www.ticketmaster.com .
Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 14, 2014 03:10 pm
ATLANTIC CITY – The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey’s Dante Hall Theater Productions and Atlantic City Theater will present “Steel Magnolias” beginning July 18 at Dante Hall, 14 N. Mississippi Ave. in Atlantic City.
Opening night is Friday, July 18, with performances Fridays and Saturdays, July 18, 19, 25 and 26 at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees on July 20 and 27 at 2 p.m.
Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 11, 2014 02:42 pm
GALLOWAY – The Atlantic City Rescue Mission will celebrate its 50th anniversary Thursday, Aug. 14 with a gala celebration at the Richard Stockton College Student Center.
The celebration will feature keynote speaker Bernice King, daughter of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. There will be a buffet dinner and a silent auction. Atlantic City Rescue Mission will also share its accomplishments and broad impact on the local community during the event.
Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 10, 2014 04:41 pm
ATLANTIC CITY – Harrah’s Resort and Caesars Atlantic City will play host to the Stanley Cup, Clarence S. Campbell Western Conference Trophy, and the Conn Smythe MVP Award, along with 2014 Stanley Cup MVP Justin Williams and Kings Associate Head Coach John Stevens July 17-18.
Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 09, 2014 08:05 am
ATLANTIC CITY – Now celebrating its 12th year, the Atlantic City Airshow returns to the skies above the free beaches and Boardwalk of Atlantic City when it flies in noon-3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 07, 2014 01:06 pm
ATLANTIC CITY – The Garden State Film Festival has put out a worldwide call for entries from independent filmmakers for screening during next year’s film festival to be held in Atlantic City March 19-22, 2015. Submission instructions for shorts and features can be found on the festival's website at www.gsff.org. The deadline for submissions is Nov. 1.
The Garden State Film Festival, celebrating its thirteenth anniversary in 2015, is New Jersey's largest and most respected film festival. In 2014, the festival moved from Asbury Park to a new permanent home in Atlantic City, and featured almost 180 films from 17 countries, an open talent casting call, panel discussions, free screening for public school students and opening and closing ceremonies. Ed Asner, Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno, Diane Ladd, screenwriter Scott Neustadter, Bebe Neuwirth, and Laura Dern were among the celebrities and honorees who attended.
Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 06, 2014 12:00 am
Sons of Italy Lodge #2601 Golf Tournament on Saturday, July 19 at the Mays Landing Golf Club, 1855 Cates Road, Mays Landing. 8-9 a.m. registration. Costs are: $35 lunch only, $100 hole sponsor, $100 golf only (includes lunch), $150 golfer with hole sponsorship (includes lunch), $250 twosome with hole sponsorship (includes lunch) and $500 foursome with hole sponsor (includes lunch). RSVP to Joe Marcasciano at 609-703-1584 by July 11, 2014. Mail checks payable to Sons of Italy #2601 to Joe Marcasciano, 13 N. Overbrook Ave., Longport, NJ 08402. All proceeds benefit the Charity and Scholarship Fund.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 30, 2014 12:00 am
STONE HARBOR—The Jersey Shore Pops Orchestra will perform four free outdoor concerts in Stone Harbor this summer as part of the borough’s centennial celebration.
The Pops will perform 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, July 1, 15, 29 and Aug. 12. Guest artists will be scheduled to perform at all four concerts.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 16, 2014 03:12 pm
WILDWOOD CREST—On Thursday, June 19, the next in a series of monthly outdoor painting workshops led by local artist Janet McShain will be held at the Two Mile Beach Visitor Contact Station, 12001 Pacific Ave. in Wildwood Crest.
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Cold Spring Presbyterian Church, 780 Seashore Road, Cold Spring, is conducting tours of the historic church and surrounding cemetery each Saturday, June through September, at 10 a.m. 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.
Volunteer 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 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.
Written by Staff Reports Sunday, May 25, 2014 02:56 pm
ATLANTIC CITY - The Atlantic City Arts Commission and the Noyes Museum of Art of the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey are looking for artists to participate in the DoArtAC Boardwalk Art Show 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 on the Atlantic City boardwalk.
Last year’s show had more than 90 artists, four interactive artists and day full of musical and vocal artists who performed continuous sets on the Kennedy Plaza stage.
Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, May 21, 2014 02:54 pm
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP- The national Wounded Warrior Project organization approved McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links to host the fourth annual Wounded Warrior Project Golf Tournament on Sept. 11.
The VFW Cardiff Memorial Post will partner with The Press of Atlantic City, WMGM NBC40, News/Talk 1400 WOND radio. Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson and New Jersey Assemblyman Chris Brown will act as honorary chairmen. Egg Harbor Township Deputy Mayor and Veterans Advisory Board member U.S. Army Ret. Lt. Col. Paul W. Hodson is tournament director. Businesses and volunteers wishing to help the fundraiser may contact the Egg Harbor Township Mayor’s Office at 609-926-4088.
Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, May 21, 2014 11:53 am
AVALON– On Saturday, May 24, co-owners Dan Clark and Ed Hackett will reopen The Diving Horse for its fifth season. They will also introduce a new executive chef, Palmer Marinelli, who has cooked at their restaurant for the past four years, most recently as Chef de Cuisine.
Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 21, 2014 10:39 am
CAPE MAY — The New Jersey Audubon has announced that special programs for children will resume at the Nature Center of Cape May this month with an added new offering.
Taught by local artist and popular art educator Janet Payne, these programs for the pre-school set have been known to fill up quickly, according to the organization. Center Direct Gretchen Whitman encourages parents to call to reserve a spot.
Written by Staff Reports Sunday, December 29, 2013 01:00 am
Coffee Talk Hope and Healing 3 and 7 p.m. Thursdays and 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Sundays at Ventnor Coffee, 108 Dorset Ave., Ventnor. New Jersey Hope and Healing hosts weekly Coffee Talks for Hurricane Sandy survivors. Business owners, families and individuals impacted by the storm can network, find resources as well as get information related to storm recovery. New Jersey Hope and Healing is sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Disaster and Terrorism Branch, through a FEMA grant.
Hurricane Sandy Support 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ventnor branch of the Atlantic County Library System, 6500 Atlantic Ave. A weekly support group for individuals impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Resources for recovery and elevation information is shared. The meeting is facilitated by New Jersey Hope and Healing, which is sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Disaster and Terrorism Branch, through a FEMA grant. Call Jaime Angelini at 609-652-3800, ext. 308.
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