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Cape May County Calendar

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Thursday, Sept. 11

WILDWOOD CREST - Patriot’s Day Memorial Service 5:30 p.m. at New Jersey and Miami avenues in Wildwood Crest. See www.visitwildwoodcrest.com .

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP - Patriot Day 5 p.m. at the County Administration Building, 4 Moore Road, Cape May Court House. Call 609-463-6678.

Saturday, Sept. 13 

SEA ISLE CITY - Fall Family Festival 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at JFK Boulevard and the promenade in Sea Isle City. See www.visitsicnj.com.

 CAPE MAY - Mutt Strut is Sept. 13 -  8 a.m.-noon on the Cape May Promenade. Register near Convention Hall on Beach Avenue. Auction, K-9 demos and dog information. Cost is $1 per leg ($2 per person, $4 per dog); free for children under 10. Proceeds go toward the purchase of K-9 protective vests for Cape May County Sheriff’s Office and area dog training programs. Rain date is Sept. 14. For information email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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14 Days events, edition of Sept. 12

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 08, 2014 09:00 am

14 Days events, edition of Aug. 7 14 Days events, edition of Aug. 7

Cocktails with Contact Cape-Atlantic 6-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, on the beach at The Deauville Inn, Strathmere. Tickets are $35. Free beer tasting featuring Tuckahoe Brewing Co., barbecue, music, dancing, cash bar and door prizes. Proceeds support free services for the elderly and disabled, helping them to continue living safely at home. Call 609-823-1850.

Artist Reception for Magdalena (Magi) Kernan 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12 at the Noyes Art Garage of Stockton College, 2200 Fairmount Ave., Atlantic City. Kernan’s exhibit, “Illegal Pictures from Bioko Island” will be on display in the Osprey Gallery Sept. 1-30.  The reception will feature live music performed by Argo and refreshments provided by The Iron Room.With a $25 purchase from any Arts Garage shop, parking in the attached Wave garage is free. Call 609-626-3805.

Car Cruise 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12 at Historic Smithville Village Green, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, Smithville. Free admission. Call 609-748-8999.

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What's Happening in Atlantic City

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 08, 2014 12:00 am

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

The Swon Brothers 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12 at Resorts. Tickets $30-$40. See www.ticketmaster.com.

Steely Dan 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12 at Caesars. Tickets are $65-$125. See www.caesarsac.com.

Travis Tritt 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 at Mark G. Estess Arena in Trump Taj Mahal. Tickets $20. See www.ticketmaster.com.

Gary V’s 30th Anniversary Concert Tour 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at Trump Taj Mahal, Mark G. Etess Arena. Tickets $65-$100. See www.ticketmaster.com.

The Manhattans 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25 at Harrah’s. Tickets $19.99. See www.harrahsac.com.

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High-speed action planned for Hydrofest

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 08, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD CREST – A weekend of high-speed action featuring powerboats reaching speeds up to 140 mph will take place during the Wildwoods Hydrofest Saturday, Sept. 13 and Sunday, Sept. 14 on Sunset Lake in Wildwood Crest, located at Rambler Road and New Jersey Avenue.

Powerboat races begin at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Wildwoods Hydrofest will also offer a six-block marketplace featuring powerboat racing merchandise and craft and food vendors from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. both days as well.

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Civil War Weekend at Cold Spring

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 08, 2014 12:00 am

LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Civil War comes to life at Historic Cold Spring Village’s annual Civil War Weekend, Saturday, Sept. 13 and Sunday, Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  

Visitors can tour Union and Confederate camps and meet authentically clad and equipped military and civilian re-enactors who will discuss the everyday lives of Civil War soldiers and the roles civilians played in supporting them.

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Oktoberfest will benefit Town Bank Fire Company

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 08, 2014 12:00 am

LOWER TOWNSHIP — The third annual Town Bank Fire Company Oktoberfest at the Cape May Airport will be Oct. 17 to 19 with the Cape May Brewery providing the official Oktoberfest beer for the festival.

The Town Bank Fire Company organizes the event annually as a fundraiser. This year’s event will include a variety of both seasonal and regular beers, live music, food, crafters, and family entertainment.

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Upcoming Trips for the week of Sept. 12

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, September 07, 2014 12:00 pm

Upcoming Trips Upcoming Trips

“Moses” at Sight and Sound Theater, Lancaster, Pa., Thursday, Oct 9. Cost is $106. Hosted by Absecon AARP 705. Includes lunch at Hershey Farms. Call 609-350-5063.

Trip to the 911 Museum in New York City, Tuesday, Oct. 28. Trip will include a walking tour of the Lower East Side. Lunch at Katz's Delicatessen is on your own. For information call (609)926-3606.

Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library bus trip Wednesday, Oct. 29. The Margate Library will visit the museum exhibit, "Costumes of Downton Abbey." It will complement the High Tea at the Hotel DuPont. Tickets are $85 per person (non-refundable) and include transportation and tip, admission, tours and tea. Reservations and payment may be made at the circulation desk. Contact the Margate Library at 609-822-4700 or margatelibrary.org for information.

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Upcoming Golf Tournaments, week of Sept. 12

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, September 07, 2014 12:00 am

Golf Tournaments Golf Tournaments  Wounded Warrior golf tournament set for Sept. 11 in EHT -  The fourth annual Wounded Warrior Project golf tournament will be held Thursday, Sept. 11 at McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links.

Fourth annual Golf Fore Kids 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16 at Hidden Creek Golf Club, 75 Asbury Road, Egg Harbor Township. Benefiting Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m., lunch at 11 a.m. and shotgun start at noon. Reception and awards begin at 5:30 p.m. Call 609-909-2990.

Nineteenth annual NJSGA Senior Four-Ball Championship Tuesday, Sept. 16 at Galloway National Golf Club. Cost is $280 per two-person team (male golfers age 55 or older as of Sept. 16, 2014), which includes carts, lunch and range fee. The team handicap limit is 30.0. Registration ends 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2. Register online at www.njsga.org.

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Religion Briefs for the week of Sept. 12

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, September 07, 2014 12:00 am

Religion Briefs Religion Briefs  

The Great Date Night

Marriage Matters is hosting "The Great Date Night" 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26 at Beacon Evangelical Free Church, 420 S. Sixth Ave. in Galoway. Mark Cable is a Christian singer/songwriter who offers a special night out for married couples.  Refreshments will be served. Cost is $25 per couple in advance. Tickets are available at Beacon Church. Call 609-748-0001 or see www.beaconefc.org

Beth El Synagogue Service Times

Beth El Synagogue, Margate - Daily minyans 7:30 a.m., 5:45 p.m. Beth El Mainland, Northfield -Tuesday morning minyan 6:30 a.m. Friday night Family Shabbat services Northfield 7 p.m. Sept. 12 and 19. Every Saturday morning in Margate at 9:30 a.m., Kiddish follows Beth El Synagogue High Holiday Services Wednesday, Sept. 24 - Erev Rosh Hashanah, 6:30 p.m. service Thursday, Sept. 25 – first day Rosh Hashanah 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. Family Service, 6 p.m. Tashlich, Friday, Sept. 26 - second day Rosh Hashanah, 9 a.m. service, Mincha at 6:30 p.m. Beth El Margate office 609-823-2725, Beth El Mainland 609-380-2429.

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Monarch migration tours with Pat Sutton

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, September 07, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY — Cape May County is home to several butterfly gardens, making it an ideal location to enjoy the annual monarch butterfly migration. On Friday, Sept. 19 through Sunday, Sept. 21 local naturalist and author Pat Sutton will host her final tours of the season through butterfly gardens around the county.

Event organizers say these private gardens will soon be attracting dozens of migrating monarchs. Sutton will point out the importance of native plants, healthy insect populations, water sources and adequate cover in each unique garden.

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Food truck fest debuts in Sea Isle

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, September 07, 2014 12:00 am

SEA ISLE CITY — The Sea Isle City’s first Food Truck Festival will take place from Sept. 26 to Sept. 28, on the grounds of Kix McNutley’s, 63rd and Landis Avenue Friday. Sept 26 will be a preview night with some of the vendors open. The remaining vendors will be open Saturday Sept. 27 and Sunday Sept. 28.

The festival will host trucks from Sum Pig, El Lechon De Negro, Surf and Turf, Zinna’s Bistro, Ahh! La Cart, Pura Vida Dogs, Shore Shake, Lincoln Grill, Churro Heaven, On a Roll Street Food, and more.

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Reunions

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 06, 2014 12:00 am

Upcoming class reunions Upcoming class reunions

Pleasantville High School Class of 1957 57th reunion from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 20 at Smithville Inn, located in Historic Smithville. Cost is $25 per person. For more information email Sylvia French at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 609-641-0089 or 609-652-1352.

Mainland Regional High School Class of 1964 50th reunion 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Atlantic City Country Club. The following classmates are asked to call or email organizer: Sharon Balance, Betty Back, Kathleen Dillon, Richard Dooner, Barbara Fox, Lois Hardy, Emily (Ginny) Hartt, Elizabeth Joyce, Kathleen Leary, Kenneth Nicholls Jr., Judith Richardson, Donna Salisbury, Rose Shackleford, David Shaw, Joseph Simon and James Barry Smith. Call Michele Ulrich Ward at 609-927-4984 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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EHC plans 7th annual Peace Pilgrim Celebration

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 05, 2014 11:57 am

Submitted/ Drum circle facilitator Dave Shaman of Northfield gets a beat going with Egg Harbor City Councilwoman Hazel Mueller and Dale Young of Cherry Hill, nephew of the Peace Pilgrim.
Submitted/ Drum circle facilitator Dave Shaman of Northfield gets a beat going with Egg Harbor City Councilwoman Hazel Mueller and Dale Young of Cherry Hill, nephew of the Peace Pilgrim. EGG HARBOR CITY – At a time when peace in the world seems elusive, the city’s seventh annual Peace Pilgrim Celebration Sept. 20-21 will celebrate the life and work of an American sage who walked her talk for peace.

The two-day event recalls the mission of Peace Pilgrim, born Mildred Lisette Norman in Egg Harbor City 1908, who walked highways and byways for more than 27 years spreading her simple but profound message of peace: “Overcome evil with good, falsehood with truth, and hatred with love.”

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Players and Playwrights to meet

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, September 04, 2014 12:00 am

Players and Playwrights by the Jersey Shore, which has been enriching the local arts scene for more than 10 years, will meet on the third Saturday of the month during the fall season.

Meetings will be held at the Ventnor Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave., 1-4 p.m. Sept. 20 and Oct. 18. The theater group will move to the Northfield Library, 241 W. Mill Road, Northfield, 1-4 p.m. Nov. 15 and Dec. 20.

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Taste your way around the world with Academy of Culinary Arts Dessert Series

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 30, 2014 01:00 pm

MAYS LANDING—Atlantic Cape Community College’s Academy of Culinary Arts will offer dessert enthusiasts opportunities to learn how to prepare an assortment of sweet treats just in time for the holidays. Chef Mary Lou D’Angelo ’85 ACA of Ventnor City will lead the series.

Explore three delicious American desserts: Bread pudding with bourbon sauce, apple cobbler, and individual strawberry shortcakes with cinnamon honey biscuits in American Fare, Sept. 10.

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Noyes Arts Garage hosts ‘Jazz Portraits’

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 22, 2014 02:57 pm

Jeff Schwachter / ‘Jazz Portraits,’ featuring this portrait of trumpeter Miles Davis among many others, is at The Noyes Arts Garage through Sept. 17. Jeff Schwachter / ‘Jazz Portraits,’ featuring this portrait of trumpeter Miles Davis among many others, is at The Noyes Arts Garage through Sept. 17. ATLANTIC CITY – The Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton College in Atlantic City is hosting an exhibit of jazz musician portraits by local artist Jeff Schwachter through Sept. 17.

Schwachter, an accomplished journalist, musician, and artist started working on his jazz portraits as a student at Temple University. His later affiliation with Atlantic City Weekly as a reporter and editor provided access to iconic jazz and other musicians.

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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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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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