Regional Events, Calendar

Spring Bridal Fair at The Flanders

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:00 am

i do The Gazette and Current Newspapers present their Spring Bridal Fair and Fashion Show 12:30-4 p.m. Sunday, March 29 at The Flanders Hotel, 11th Street and Boardwalk in Ocean City. The fashion show, which starts at 2:30, is presented by Tesi Bridal & Formal Boutique and At Your Service Formalwear. This event is free to attend, however brides must pre-register at www.shorenewstoday.com to qualify for door prizes.  Brides can also register at the door.

 

Easter Happenings

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 23, 2015 08:35 am

Easter Happenings Easter Happenings Breakfast with the Easter Bunny 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 28 at Yianni’s, 841 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Call 609-391-1113.

The Great Egg Hunt 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28 at 11th Street and the beach, Ocean City. For children up to age 7; there will be five age groups. Candy and prizes. Raindate March 29. Call 800-BEACH-NJ.

Egg Harbor City Rotary Club Easter Egg Hunt 10 a.m. Saturday, March 28 at Rotary Park on London Avenue Claudius Street. Children from toddlers to age 9 are invited to hunt for eggs, meet the Easter Bunny, and find special eggs for an extra prize. Rain date is 10 a.m. Saturday, April 4.

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What's Happening in Atlantic City

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 23, 2015 12:00 am

What's Happening in Atlantic City What's Happening in Atlantic City  

Miranda Lambert with Justin Moore Friday, March 27 at Boardwalk Hall. Ticket prices TBA. See www.ticketmaster.com.

Sebastian Maniscalco 9 p.m. Saturday, March 28 at Borgata’s Music Box. Tickets are $25. See www.ticketmaster.com.

Steve Harvey 8 p.m. Saturday, March 28 at Tropicana Showroom. See www.ticketmaster.com. 

Al Pacino 9 p.m. Saturday, March 28 at Caesars. Tickets are $75-$135. See www.ticketmaster.com

GQ Band and Ladies of Skyy with Mara Justine 8 p.m. Saturday, March 28 at Trump Taj Mahal. Tickets are $20 and $50. See www.ticketmaster.com.

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14 Days events

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 23, 2015 12:00 am

put this on your calendar “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf” Performance 7 p.m. Friday, March 27 at Walter Edge Theater at Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing. Award-winning play is presented in recognition of Women’s History Month. Tickets are $15; $5 for students with a valid ID. Contact Culture Collective at 609-318-4904 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

An Evening with the Arts 7 p.m. Friday, March 27 at the Noyes Museum of Art, 733 Lilly Lake Road in the Oceanville section of Galloway. Absecon Education Foundation fundraiser includes gourmet buffet, exhibit and silent auction, libations and full museum access. Tickets are $25; proceeds benefit foundation programs that enhance education opportunities for Absecon students and residents. For tickets call Janice Clark at the Emma C. Attales school office, 609-641-5375.

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Golf Tournaments

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 23, 2015 12:00 am

Golf Tournaments Golf Tournaments

15th annual John R. Elliott Be a HERO Golf Tournament 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 13 at Sand Barrens Golf Club in Swainton. Lunch and registration 11:30 a.m.; 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost is $250 and includes lunch, dinner banquet and auction; $50 for dinner and auction only. Call Pam Tyson at 609-626-3880 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it g. Anne DiRenzo 609-567-2241 or fax 609-567-0503. See www.beaherogolf.org

First annual Tee It Up for Cancer 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at Twisted Dune Golf Club, Egg Harbor Township. The entry fee for the tournament is $100 per person which includes 18 holes of golf with a shotgun start, buffet dinner, beer all day, contests, 50/50 raffle, and silent auction.

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Reunions

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, March 22, 2015 12:00 am

Upcoming class reunions Upcoming class reunions

2nd Infantry Division Veterans, Mid-Atlantic Branch of the Second Indianhead Division Association will have its annual reunion May 1-3 at the Continental Inn in Lancaster, Pa. 

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Religion Briefs

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, March 22, 2015 12:00 am

Religion Briefs Religion Briefs Peace Lutheran Church services and groups

Peace Lutheran Church, is an LCMS (Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod), located at 328 East Great Creek Road, Galloway. On Sundays, there is adult Bible Study at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday School and Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. Lenten Midweek (March 26 ) at 7 p.m. Holy Week: Palm Sunday on March 29 at 10:30 a.m., Seder Service April 2 at 6 p.m., Good Friday April 3 at 7 p.m. and Easter Sunday, April 5 at 10:30 a.m. Other groups are: Youth Group, Lutheran World Relief quilting, monthly Men's & Women's Bible Study, Lutheran Women's Missionary League and more. Call 609-748-1777 or see www.facebook.com/PLCGalloway

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Upcoming Trips

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, March 22, 2015 12:00 am

Upcoming Trips Upcoming Trips

Washington, D.C. bus trip Saturday, March 28. The Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department is hosting the trip. Bus leaves at 7 a.m. from the Municipal Building, 3515 Bargaintown Road. It will drop off at the Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institute and will depart Washington 6 p.m. Cost is $38. Call at 609-272-8120 to reserve a seat.

Bus trip to Pennsylvania Dutch Country 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28 departing from the Flagship Resort in Atlantic City. Price is $65 and includes dinner buffet at Good and Plenty Restaurant, door prizes and refreshments on bus. Minutes from the Amish Farm and House, Sight and Sound Theater and American Music Theatre, Rockvale Square, Tanger Outlets and the Bird in Hand Farmers Market. Participants can book the show "Moses" at Sight and Sound Theater. For tickets call Mark Padula at 609-517-0376 or Jesse Kurtz at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Easter egg hunt planned at Cape May Point State Park

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 17, 2015 09:37 am

CAPE MAY POINT – Children two to 12 are invited to bring baskets or buckets to the free Easter egg hunt at Cape May Point State Park at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 4 to gather eggs filled with candy.

Children are divided into three age groups for the hunt, and the number of children is limited to 50, according to park officials.

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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 .

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The terror of submarines presentation planned

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:00 am

CAPE MAY – The public is invited to a presentation of “the terror of submarines,” from 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 18 at Cape May Lutheran Church, 509 Pittsburgh Ave.

The program will focus on submarine warfare in the North Atlantic during World War II, and emphasis will be placed on submarine actions in the Cape May Area.

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Mold remediation class scheduled at Lower Cape Library

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 16, 2015 09:36 am

VILLAS – The public is invited to learn more about mold remediation during a presentation by Karen Lawinski, of the county Department of Health, at 6 p.m., Monday, March 16, at the Lower Cape Library, 2600 Bayshore Road.

Participants in the class will learn what mold is, how it affects health, and how to clear it from a home. Those attendees whose homes were affected by Hurricane Sandy will receive a $50 remedy kit.

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Pancake breakfast planned for Turtle Fest

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 am

The public is invited to a pancake breakfast on Saturday, April 4, to celebrate Turtle Fest at the Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Boulevard.

To accommodate a larger audience, four seatings for the breakfast are planned at 9, 10, 10:45 and 11:30 a.m.

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Ocean Drive marathon and health and fitness expo

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 16, 2015 12:00 am

WILDWOOD – Runners are invited to a health and fitness exposition in the Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, on Saturday, March 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., followed by a marathon on Sunday, March 29, beginning at 9 a.m.

The free exposition is also open to the public.

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Stockton Center on Successful Aging offers drawing workshop

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, March 15, 2015 12:00 am

The Stockton Center on Successful Aging will offer “Learn to Draw” workshops in March and April at the Community Meeting Room of the Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library, 1 Swift Drive.

Tom Sandor, a local artist and SCOSA volunteer, will help participants learn to draw what they “see” at their own pace, develop their powers of observation and define their individual style. With emphasis on self-discovery and skill development, the class will focus on building and refining basic skills, exploring a broad range of drawing materials and sharing ideas and techniques.

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Boogie on down to Wildwood ’70s concert

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 28, 2015 12:00 am

WILDWOOD – Men and women are invited to don their leisure suits or Qiana dresses to take part in a 1970s dance party and concert at the Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Saturday, April 25.

“We have an impressive list of performers taking the stage,” said Mayor Ernie Troiano.  “Tavares, Evelyn Champagne King, MFSB, The Ritchie Family, Denise Montana and Purple Reign will all be here.”

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Beef and beer for Christopher South Feb. 28

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 27, 2015 02:47 pm

CAPE MAY – There will be a beef and beer fundraiser for Christopher South from 5-9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28 at VFW Post 386, 419 Congress Street in Cape May.

South, a reporter with The Gazette and Leader newspapers, had a heart attack on Dec. 26 and was airlifted to AtlantiCare Medical Center. His insurance, however, did not become effective until Jan. 1.

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Classic gospel songs and dinner at Congress Hall

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 27, 2015 12:00 am

CAPE MAY – The public is invited to dinner and a concert of classic gospel tunes, featuring Myra Vassian, at 5 p.m., Sunday, March 1 at Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, Cape May.

A three-course dinner at The Blue Pig Tavern begins the evening and includes a complimentary glass of house wine. Afterward, Vassian will serenade the audience with songs from her roots in the Appalachian Mountains.

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St. Patrick’s Day celebration and parade

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, February 22, 2015 01:38 pm

shamrock The public is invited to a free St. Patrick’s Day celebration and parade beginning at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, March 14, on the steps of North Wildwood City Hall at 10th and Atlantic avenues. The parade steps off at noon and proceeds north on Atlantic Avenue to Olde New Jersey Avenue.

Kevin McCloskey is scheduled to serve as grand marshal for this year’s parade.

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Songs from the Appalachians at Congress Hall

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, February 22, 2015 12:00 am

The public is invited to the event, "Going Home: Myra Vassian and Friends in Concert," from 5 to 9 p.m., Sunday, March 1, at Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place.

Myra Vassian will sing the songs from the Appalachian Mountains, gospel tunes, and more.

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