Regional Events, Calendar

Schultz-Hill Foundation show benefits music and art in the schools

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:00 pm

submitted / Singer and bandleader Eddie Bruce will headline Lyrics and Laughter Friday, Aug. 22. submitted / Singer and bandleader Eddie Bruce will headline Lyrics and Laughter Friday, Aug. 22.  The Schultz-Hill Foundation support bringing music and arts programs into the schools and Friday August 22 they have a great summertime benefit show to aid the effort; “Lyrics and Laughter” featuring singer and bandleader Eddie Bruce along with comedienne Tammy Pescatelli.

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Cape May County Calendar

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Friday, Aug. 1

SEA ISLE CITY - Sea Isle’s Got Talent 8-10 p.m. at Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, Sea Isle City. See www.seaislecitysgottalent.com

LIFEGUARD RACE SCHEDULE  Margate WWII Memorial Races 6:30 p.m. Margate

Saturday, Aug. 2 

WILDWOOD CRESTWildwood Crest 5k Beach Race 8:30 a.m. beginning and ending at the Wildwood Crest Beach Pier at Heather Road. Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers, as well as the top male and female finishers in categorized age groups. There will also be an untimed 1-mile fun run/walk. Race-day registration will be held 7 a.m. at the Crest Pier See www.wildwoodsnj.com

OCEAN CITY — 85th Anniversary of the Ocean City Pops and Music Pier featuring Richard Troxell 6 p.m. at the Flanders Hotel, 719 E. 11th St., Ocean City. Tickets are $125 and include wine, dinner, dessert and parking. Call Linda Herbert at 609-214-2135 or see www.oceancitypops.com

WILDWOOD CRESTSummer Live Concert 7:30 p.m. at Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, Wildwood Crest. Free. See www.wildwoodcrest.org .

WILDWOOD -Downtown Wildwood Farmer’s Market 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. through Aug. 30 rain or shine at 3501 Pacific Avenue (on the corner of Schellenger and Pacific avenues, Wildwood.) The market will offer fresh locally-grown produce, baked goods, specialty foods, local wine, craft beer and refreshments. See www.WildwoodsNJ.com .

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What's Happening in Atlantic City

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:00 am

What's Happening in Atlantic City What's Happening in Atlantic City  Blake Sheldon 6 p.m. Thursday, July 31 on the Atlantic City beach. Tickets are free via www.ticketmaster.com .

Danielle Bradbery 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 at Resorts. Tickets are $30-$40. See www.ticketmaster.com.

Lewis Black 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 1 and 2 at Borgata’s Music Box. Tickets $475-$85. See www.ticketmaster.com .

Sammy Hagar 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 at Borgata’s Event Center. Tickets are $65-$75. See www.ticketmaster.com.

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Reunions

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:00 am

Upcoming class reunions Upcoming class reunions  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.

Holy Spirit High School Class of 1974 40th class reunion will be held 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 at Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point. See www.hshsclass74.com. Tickets can be purchased through the website. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or leave a message at 609-625-0858 for a return call.

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Upcoming Golf Tournaments week of July 31

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 28, 2014 12:00 am

Golf Tournaments Golf Tournaments

South Jersey Field of Dreams Golf Tournament Thursday, Aug. 7 at the Links in Brigantine. Cost is $89 per person, which includes food, beer and vodka drinks. Registration begins at noon, with a 2 p.m. shotgun start. A Harley-Davidson motorcycle will be given to anyone making a hole-in-one on the 15th hole. All proceeds will benefit the South Jersey Field of Dreams. Call Mel at 609-266-1588.

Knights of Columbus All Saints Council 11th annual scholarship fund Golf Tournament Saturday, Aug. 16 at Mays Landing Country Club. All proceeds go to the All Saints Council scholarship fund. Call Tom Haynes at 609-926-5596 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Upcoming Trips for the week of July 31

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 28, 2014 12:00 am

Upcoming Trips Upcoming Trips 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.

Bus trip to “Moses” at Sight and Sound Theater in Lancaster, Pa.Saturday, Aug. 23, sponsored by Senior Ushers Ministry. Dinner will be at Shady Maple Smorgasbord. Cost is $130 per person. Payment plan available. Call Deaconess Agnes M. Richardson at 609-345-6856.

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Religion Briefs for the week of July 31

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Religion Briefs Religion Briefs  Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church services

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 7004 Ridge Road, Egg Harbor Township will hold the following services: 9:30 a.m. July 27, Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 Divine Liturgy; 10 a.m. July 26, Feast Day of Saint Paraskevi; 10 a.m. Aug. 1, Procession of the Precious Cross; 10 a.m. Aug. 6 Transfiguration of our Lord; 10 a.m. Aug. 15 Dormition of the Theotokos; 10 a.m. Aug. 29 Deheading of John the Baptist; 7 p.m. Aug. 4, 6, 8, 11, and 13 Dormition of the Theotokos; 7 p.m. Aug. 5 Vespers for the Transfiguration of our Lord; 7 p.m. Aug. 14 Vespers for the Dormition of the Theotokos. Call 609-344-2967.

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14 Days events, edition of July, 31

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 27, 2014 12:00 am

14 Days events, edition of July, 31 14 Days events, edition of July, 31 Galloway Carnival 6-10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, July 31-Aug. 2 at the Municipal Complex. For the first time in 20 years there will be fireworks following the carnival at approximately 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2. Call Beth Stasuk at 609-652-8657.
Flashback Friday: Atlantic City Music 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 at Atlantic City Historical Museum.  Listen to songs written about Atlantic City and learn the history behind them. Free. See www.acmuseum.org

Somers Point Summer Concert Series 7-9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 at the William Morrow Beach on Bay Avenue, Somers Point. Free. Roomful of Blues will be performing. Bring a chair, blanket and some friends for a great night along the bay. See www.somerspointbeachconcerts.com.

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Cape May Stage presents ‘Blithe Spirit’

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 25, 2014 04:19 pm

CAPE MAY– Cape May Stage brings Noel Coward’s “Blithe Spirit” to the Robert Shackleton Playhouse from Aug. 6 to Sept. 19.

“Blithe Spirit” involves a novelist who hosts a séance as research for his next novel and gets a little more than he bargained for.

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United Way’s Rubber Ducky Regatta to launch Aug. 17

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 25, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD—United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey in Cape May County will host their Rubber Ducky Regatta 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at Morey’s Piers in Wildwood.

During the event, thousands of rubber racing ducks will splash through the waterpark to support United Way’s work to improve education, income and health in Cape May County. Entry is $5 and includes a souvenir rubber ducky. Ducks are on sale now at locations throughout the county including Morey’s Piers. More information is available at www.UnitedforImpact.org/Cape-May .

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Dante Hall, Atlantic City Theater present ‘Steel Magnolias’

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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.

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Atlantic City Rescue Mission to celebrate 50 years with gala

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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.

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Stanley Cup coming to Atlantic City July 17-18

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 10, 2014 04:41 pm

Submitted / LA Kings' forward and former Flyer Justin Williams, the 2014 Conn Smythe Trophy winner as the NHL's MVP of the postseason, will make an appearance along with the Stanley Cup. Submitted / LA Kings' forward and former Flyer Justin Williams, the 2014 Conn Smythe Trophy winner as the NHL's MVP of the postseason, will make an appearance along with the Stanley Cup. Justin Williams, John Stevens to attend Caesars Entertainment events

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.

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Atlantic City Airshow volunteers needed Aug. 13

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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.

A variety of volunteer positions are available. If you are a fan, veteran, or just have a passion for the show and want to volunteer your time, contact Ryane Watkins, Atlantic City Jaycees at 609-748-7661, or send an email to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Garden State Film Festival puts out call for film, music video entries

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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. 

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Pops to perform free concerts in Stone Harbor

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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.

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Painting at Two Mile Beach

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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.

Janet, a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, specializes in "plein air" watercolor painting. "En plein air" is a phrase used to describe the act of painting outdoors. Sessions will run from 12:30-3:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. There will be a suggested donation of $5 for each session.  Space is limited to 15 people. Pre-register before each session by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or calling 609-513-9349.

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Cape May County Calendar > Ongoing

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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.

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Artists wanted for DoArtAC Boardwalk Art Show

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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.

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4th annual Wounded Warrior Project Golf Outing

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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.

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