Regional Events, Calendar

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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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.

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14 Days events

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 23, 2015 09:00 am

put this on your calendar Salute to the Spartans Bash Friday, Feb. 27 at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City. The evening features dinner, dancing to music by Cheers the Band, and an auction. Holy Spirit 1968 graduate Jay Connell will be recognized as the 50th anniversary Celebration Caritas Award recipient. To become a sponsor or purchase a ticket email advancement@holyspirithighschool or call 609-646-3000, ext. 311. Proceeds benefit Holy Spirit High School students.

Tween Days in the Teen Lounge 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Atlantic City Public Library, 1 N. Tennessee Ave.  Kids are invited to rock out in the Main Library’s Teen Space and enjoy gaming. Participants need a library card in good standing to participate. Ages 9-12. Call 609-345-2269, ext. 3077.

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What's Happening in Atlantic City

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

What's Happening in Atlantic City What's Happening in Atlantic City  Eli Young Band 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 in Tropicana’s Showroom. Tickets are $25-$40. See www.ticketmaster.com.

Themis Adamantidis 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 at Resorts. Tickets are $65-$155. See www.ticketmaster.com.

 

Al Kaz 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 at Trump Taj Mahal. Tickets are $20. See www.ticketmaster.com.

Harlem Globetrotters 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5 at Boardwalk Hall. Tickets start at $22. See www.ticketmaster.com.

Jefferson Starship 8 p.m. Thursday, March 5 at Harrah’s. Tickets are $20. See www.ticketmaster.com.

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Upcoming Trips

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

Upcoming Trips Upcoming Trips Bus trip to Mozart’s Flute and Harp Concerto 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 at Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank. Bus departs 5:30 p.m. from the Boscov’s parking lot in Egg Harbor Township. Featuring NJSO principal flutist Bart Feller and harpist Stacey Shames. Tickets are $100 and $125. See www.A1Toursonline.com or call 609-593-6349.  

Philadelphia Flower Show bus trip 8 a.m. Monday, March 2 from the Margate Library. Tickets are $50 (non-refundable) and include transportation and Flower Show ticket. Sign-up at the library ASAP. Make checks payable to MLHSA (Margate Library and Historical Society Alliance). See www.margatelibrary.org, or call the Margate Library, 609-822-4700. 

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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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Reunions

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

Upcoming class reunions Upcoming class reunions

MRHS Class of 1995 20th Reunion 6-10 p.m. Friday, March 13 at Linwood Country Club. Contact Brian Hartley ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) or Bill Driscoll ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) for payment information. The cost is $65 per person.

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

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Religion Briefs

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

Religion Briefs Religion Briefs   Holy Trinity services

Services and events at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Egg Harbor Township are 9:30 a.m. Sundays; 10 a.m. weekday feast services March 25; evening feast services 5 p.m. March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 6:30 p.m. March 4, 11, 18 and 25, and 7 p.m. March 6, 13, 20, and 27. Bible study is 7 p.m. Tuesdays, March 3, 10, 17, and 31. Greek school is Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Modern Greek is 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 5 and 12. Youth confessions March 2, 3, and 4. See www.holytrinityeggharbor.com or call 609-653-8092, ext. 5.

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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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‘Romantic’ and ‘Viennese’ concerts scheduled this summer

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

AVALON - The public is invited to two free concerts this summer presented by the Bay-Atlantic Symphony at Avalon Elementary School, 235 32nd St., as part of the Symphony by the Sea series.

On Saturday, July 18 at 7 p.m., the orchestra will present “Isn’t It Romantic,” with a selection by Dvorak, featuring cellist Christine Lamprea, and music by Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov.

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Pancake breakfast planned for Turtle Fest

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, February 22, 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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Special Olympics Spring Sports Festival basketball finals

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

WILDWOOD – The public is invited to attend the free Special Olympics Spring Sports Festival basketball finals at the Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, March 28, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, March 29.

More than 1,000 Special Olympics athletes from around the state are expected to compete in the basketball competitions.

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8th annual Singer-Songwriter of Cape May returns in March

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 21, 2015 01:35 pm

CAPE MAY – The public is invited to the 8th annual Singer-Songwriter of Cape May Conference and Showcase, March 27 – 28, at Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place.

More than 60 music industry professionals and 180 acts and artists are expected at the weekend conference.

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Author to speak on 1863 Vicksburg campaign

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 21, 2015 12:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The Cape May County Civil War Round Table will host David Bastain, a retired engineer from the Army Corps of Engineers and author of “Grant’s Canal and the Union Attempt to Bypass Vicksburg,” for a presentation on the Vicksburg campaign of 1863 at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March, 19 in the Military Room in the barn of the Cape May County Historical Society on Route 9.

The meeting is open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

 

Trivia night at Cold Spring Village

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 20, 2015 12:00 am

The public is invited to the 2nd annual trivia night at Historic Cold Spring Village from 7 to 9:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb 25.

Teams will be challenged with questions from Jim Stephens, the village's director of education and interpretation.

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Ron Jaworski to speak at 200 Club’s Mass and brunch

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 20, 2015 12:00 am

ATLANTIC CITY – The public is invited to the 30th annual Memorial Mass and Brunch at 10:30 a.m., Sunday, March 15, at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, 1409 Pacific Ave., hosted by the 200 Club of Atlantic and Cape May counties.

Ron Jaworski, former NFL quarterback and ESPN analyst, is scheduled to speak, and music will be provided by Kenny I.

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World Day of Prayer at United Methodist Church

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 19, 2015 11:53 am

ERMA – The public is invited to take part in the World Day of Prayer at 1 p.m., Friday, March 6, at Tabernacle United Methodist Church, 702 Seashore Road, hosted by the United Methodist Women.

Also participating in the service are women from St. Barnabas by the Bay Episcopal, Villas, Cold Spring Presbyterian, Cold Spring, and Holy Spirit Lutheran, Villas.

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Pizza and Movie Night offered by environmental commission

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 19, 2015 12:00 am

WEST CAPE MAY – The public is invited to enjoy free pizza and while watching the movie “Epic,” from 6-8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27 at West Cape May Borough Hall, 732 Broadway, presented by West Cape May Environmental Commission.

“Epic” is an animated adventure and was inspired by the characters in William Joyce's children's book “The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs.”

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Comedy show planned by PAL of Cape May

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 18, 2015 01:39 pm

Patty Rosborough Patty Rosborough Chris Roach Chris Roach   Jimmy Failla Jimmy Failla CAPE MAY - The public is invited to the 10th annual comedy night social at 7 p.m., Friday, March 13 at Cape May Convention Hall, presented by the Police Athletic League of Cape May.

Scheduled performers include Patty Rosborough, Jimmy Failla and Chris Roach. Light fare and beverages will be provided by Lucky Bones.

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