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Cape May County Calendar

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Thursday, Aug. 21

SEA ISLE CITY - Free Family Dance Party 7:30-9 p.m. at Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, Sea Isle City. See www.visitsicnj.com .

Friday, Aug. 22

LOWER TOWNSHIP - Seafood feast Aug. 22

Aug 22-24

Sports Card, Toys, Comics and Collectibles Show 3-9 p.m. Aug. 22, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 23 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Collectibles, memorabilia and guest star appearances, plus more than 100 tables of collectibles: sports cards old and new, sets, autographed memorabilia, posters, supplies, toys, coins, beanie babies, comics, jerseys, videos and more. Admission is free. See www.wildwoodsnj.com

“Aladdin and his Magical Lamp” 7 p.m. Aug. 22, 23 and 24 and 2 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Stone Harbor Elementary School auditorium, 275 93rd St. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children in advance and can be purchased 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday at Stone Harbor Elementary School auditorium. Tickets at the door are $12 for adults and $10 for children for evening performances and $8 for matinee. General admission only. Call 609-408-1917.

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Upcoming Trips for the week of Aug. 21

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:00 am

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

Washington, D.C. bus trip with U.S. Capitol tour Tuesday, Aug. 26. Leaving Egg Harbor Township parking lot of Boscov’s at 6 a.m. All-day parking available. Free snacks and drinks onboard. Cost is $60 per person. U.S. Capitol tour and Air and Space Museum. Back in Boscov’s parking lot at 9:30 p.m. Contact Bryan Roscoe at 609-788-8930. Mail checks to: DAV Chapter 10, 1204 Old Zion Road,  Egg Harbor Township, NJ.

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14 Days events, edition of Aug. 21

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:00 am

14 Days events, edition of Aug. 7 14 Days events, edition of Aug. 7  Rhythm in the Park 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 at Tony Canale Park Amphitheater, off of Dogwood Avenue, Egg Harbor Township. Free. This week’s music will be performed by Jersey Juke Box. See www.ehtgov.org.

Bartram Beach Block Concert 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 at Bartram Place and Boardwalk, Atlantic City. Concert by Bud Noble Trio. Bring chairs/blankets. Call 609-377-7117 or 609-345-2269, ext. 3112.

The 13th annual Claudia Ann Bergman Benefit for Brain Cancer Research 4-8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24 at Margate Log Cabin, Jerome and Marshall avenues, Margate. Cash bar available. Also, music, entertainment, prizes. All proceeds benefit the Claudia Fun for Neuro-Oncology Research at Johns Hopkins Hospital Kimmel Cancer Center. Tickets are $35 for adults, $12 for children in advance; $40/$15 at the door. For tickets and information, call 609-823-2594 or 609-823-1909. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , visit claudiafund.com.

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Artists presented for Labor Day weekend

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 18, 2014 06:43 pm

STONE HARBOR –Ocean Galleries will host two artists for a Labor Day weekend exhibition: Viktor Shvaiko and Thomas Stiltz.  “Wine and Romance - the Evocative Images of Viktor Shvaiko and Thomas Stiltz” runs Friday, Aug, 29 through Sunday, Aug. 31.

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What's Happening in Atlantic City

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 18, 2014 05:00 pm

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

Chicago and REO Speedwagon 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 at Borgata’s Event Center. Tickets are $66-$96. See www.ticketmaster.com.

Kevin Hart and Friends Comedy All Stars 8 and 11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 at Caesars. Tickets $65-$125. See www.ticketmaster.com. 

Howie Mandel 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 at Borgata’s Music Box. Tickets are $69-$79. See www.ticketmaster.com. 

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Cape May Stage presents ‘Blithe Spirit’

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 18, 2014 03:37 pm

CAPE MAY–Cape May Stage brings Noel Coward’s “Blithe Spirit” to the Robert Shackleton Playhouse through 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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Gilda’s Club South Jersey hosts 'Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Treatments and Side Effects'

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 18, 2014 12:51 pm

Linwood, NJ – Gilda’s Club South Jersey, located at 700 New Road, will host Dr. Julianne Childs of the H.O.P.E. Community Cancer Center. Childs is a Gilda’s Club South Jersey Medical Resource Council Member.  This event is free and open to the community.

On Aug. 25th, from 5:30-7:30pm, Childs will discuss strategies to manage treatment side effects such as fatigue, hair loss, anemia, infection and pain.  Learn how to manage emotional distress & optimize quality of life during and after cancer treatment.   Light supper provided.

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Gilda’s Club South Jersey to host “Ask the Breast Surgeon”

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 18, 2014 12:47 pm

August supper lecture to feature Dr. Anjeanette T. Brown

Egg Harbor Township, NJ – Gilda’s Club South Jersey’s satellite, The Living Room, will present  “Ask the Breast  Surgeon,” a supper lecture from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 at the AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner, 106 Court House South Dennis Road, Building 200, Cape May Court House.

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Upcoming Golf Tournaments, week of Aug. 21

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 pm

Golf Tournaments Golf Tournaments Fourth annual Coach Wilk Golf Tournament 12:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 at McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links in Egg Harbor Township. Proceeds benefit the Peggy Spiegler Melanoma Research Foundation and the George Wilkinson Scholarship Fund. Donations in Wilkinson’s name may be made to the Peggy Spiegler Melanoma Research Foundation (PSMRF) at www.psmrf.org or by sending a check to the organization in care of Neil Spiegler, PSMRF, 410 Gatewood Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003. To participate as a player or sponsor, call 856-795-7840 or go to www.psmrf.org.

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Reunions

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 am

Upcoming class reunions Upcoming class reunions

Atlantic City High School Class of 1959 55th reunion 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 at Mays Landing Country Club, 1855 Cates Road, Mays Landing. Cost is $60. Casual dress. Call Stella Ann Borenstein 609-822-3737 or Barbara Holtz 609-822-7095.

Pleasantville High School's Class of 1954 60th year class reunion noon Friday, Sept. 5 at Harbor Pines Golf Club, 500 St. Andrews Drive, Egg Harbor Township. Cost is $28 per person. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Seafood feast Aug. 22

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 17, 2014 12:00 am

LOWER TOWNSHIP — Historic Cold Spring Village will host a Seafood Feast 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Cold Spring Grange Restaurant. Proceeds of the Seafood Feast will benefit the restoration of the Grange Restaurant on the grounds of Historic Cold Spring Village.

The Cold Spring Grange Restaurant’s chef Vincent Buchter will cater the event, bringing a combination of locally produced, farm-to-table delicacies and comfort foods to the full seafood buffet.  Tickets are $45.00 per person. Advance ticket purchase is required for this event. Call 609-898-2300 ext. 10 to purchase tickets.

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Religion Briefs for the week of Aug. 21

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 17, 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. Aug. 24, and 31 Divine Liturgy; 10 a.m. Aug. 29, Beheading of John the Baptist. Call 609-344-2967. 

Beth Judah hosts Shabbat on the Rocks

Congregation Beth Judah will welcome Shabbat with appetizers and drinks 6 p.m. Friday evening, Aug. 22 before Kabbalat Shabbat services. Created by Hazzan Jeffrey S. Myers, and funded through anonymous sources, the Honey Neustadter Memorial Garden becomes an island refuge for all who wish to relax at the end of the week and welcome in the Shabbat. The tiki bar has pina coladas and margaritas, regular or virgin, and tasty appetizers. Relax and schmooze for a half hour and then participate in a Kabbalat Shabbat service led by Rabbi Aaron M. Gaber. All are welcome. Call 609-344-6284.

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Philadelphia Boys Choir Day in Cape May

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 17, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY — The Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale will present a full-length concert 8 p.m. Aug. 23 at Cape May Convention Hall.

The Emmy winning and Grammy nominated Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale is composed of 80 boys choir members complemented by a 20-member men’s chorale and Jeffrey R. Smith on the piano, according to event organizers.

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Insane Inflatable 5k coming to Bader Field

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Written by James Fitzpatrick Friday, August 08, 2014 11:40 am

ATLANTIC CITY – The Insane Inflatable 5k is coming to Bader Field in Atlantic City from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug.16. Instead of a traditional 5k, the 3.1-mile layout is an extreme obstacle course in which participants have to overcome inflatable objects. It is not timed.

Open to participants as young as age 6, they start in "waves" beginning at 9 a.m. with the last one at 1 p.m.  

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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 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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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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