Last Updated on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 01:58 pm
Family friendly magic show at the Comedy Stop
ATLANTIC CITY – The Comedy Stop Café and Cabaret is offering an all-new family friendly magic this summer.
Magician and Atlantic City native Joe Holiday will bring his all-ages 60-minute show to the Comedy Stop six nights a week at 6:30 p.m. (no show on Wednesdays).
Last Updated on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 11:58 am
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — The Cape May County Veterans Bureau will hold its annual Memorial Day Service 2 p.m. Monday, May 27at the Cape May County Veterans’ Cemetery, 129 Crest Haven Road, Cape May Court House.
An Australian performer has joined an American with South Jersey ties to form an act that pays tribute to Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.
The act debuted in Australia last October, made its first appearance in the United States in Nevada on Mother’s Day and will come to the East Coast for the first time for 7:30 p.m. shows Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18 at the Performing Arts Center of Middle Township.
AVALON — The Avalon Performing Arts Council will open the season Saturday, June 1 with Blackthorn, a popular Philadelphia-based group whose original sounds focus on the harmonies of their Irish roots.
The group, which this year celebrates more than 20 years, has evolved as a different kind of Irish band, according to concert organizers. Their music pays homage to the influences of their past, while at the same time being contemporary peppered with rock ’n’ roll.
Last Updated on Monday, May 13, 2013 04:50 pm
Toddler Storytime 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, through May 21 at the Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library System, 1 Swift Ave. Call (609) 927-8664.
Gathering Wool 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, through May 28 at the Ventnor branch of the Atlantic County Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave. The meetings are open to adults and all levels of experience are welcome to chat, snack and meet neighbors while knitting or stitching. Participants may bring any project they are working on or come to be inspired. Call (609) 823-4614.
English Conversation Group 6 p.m. Tuesdays, through May 28 at the Pleasantville branch of the Atlantic County Library, 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. The group is open to adults and registration is requested. Participants learn new vocabulary and improve their pronunciation while having fun and making friends in a relaxed setting. Call (609) 641-1778.
The Avalon Garden Club will be present its annual fashion show and luncheon "Fashions by the Sea" on Wednesday, May 22 at the Windrift Hotel. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. with the fashion show at 1:30 p.m. Fashions on display are by Bellanova from Stone Harbor. Tickets are $30. For more details call 368-3753.
CAPE MAY – Cape May will present An Evening with the Fred Hall Orchestra on Friday, May 17 at Cape May Convention Hall, featuring show tunes, disco, big band music, oldies and rock.
“Since 1971, the name Fred Hall has been synonymous with the most lively, sophisticated and professional dance orchestras in the entire Delaware Valley,” reads a statement from organizers. “Fred Hall Orchestra has performed at hundreds of prestigious affairs throughout the region.”
CAPE MAY — GABLES of Cape May County is holding its annual auction 7 p.m. Friday May 17 at the Inn of Cape May 7 Ocean St. in Cape May.
New this year is the focus on original art work, with pieces in several media including, oils, acrylics, watercolors and pastels. Artist's works include mixed media, stained glass, mosaics, photography, and jewelry.
Last Updated on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 09:57 am
Wednesday, May 22
Avalon Garden Club Fashion Show and Luncheon 11:30 a.m. at the Windrift Hotel, Level 2. Show begins at 1:30 p.m. Fashions by Bellanova, Stone Harbor. Tickets $30. Open to the public. Call Betty at 609-368-3753.
Thursday, May 23
10th annual Card Party Luncheon 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Grand Hotel, Cape May. Sponsored by the Cape Regional Medical Center Auxiliary. Tickets are $27. A cash bar will be available. For reservations call Sue at 609 884-9155.
Birth Made Simple class 6-8 p.m. at Cape Regional Medical Center. Pre-registration is necessary. Call 609-463-4043.
Pulmonary Support Group 11:30 a.m. in classroom A at Cape Regional Medical Center. Call 609-463-4043.
Friday, May 24
Alexandre Renoir Receptions 6-10 p.m. at Ocean Galleries, Third Avenue, Stone Harbor. See www.oceangalleries.com .
Bird Sanctuary Tour 10 a.m. at 112th Street and Second Avenue, Stone Harbor. Call 368-7447.
Unlocking of the Ocean Ceremony noon on the Wildwoods' beach next to the Wildwoods Convention Center. Guest speakers and local dignitaries will attend. Call 729-9000 or see www.wildwoodsnj.com .
Unlocking of the Ocean and Business Persons Plunge noon at Moorlyn Terrace Street beach, Ocean City. See www.ocnj.us or call 525-9300.
New Jersey State Gymnastic Competitions 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Competitions will take place on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26. United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs will host the event. Free. See www.Wildwoodsnj.com .
Annual Wildwoods International Kite Festival, the largest kite festival in North America, takes place on the beach at Rio Grande Avenue and inside the Wildwoods Convention Center through Monday, May 27. This event is free to spectators. See www.Wildwoodsnj.com .
ATLANTIC CITY - The 2013 Atlantic City Hospitality Trade Show will be held Tuesday, May 21, at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. For the second consecutive year, the show will be held in conjunction with the East Coast Gaming Congress. The Exhibit Floor will be open 11:45 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
There is no charge for admission, which includes free access to the East Coast Gaming Congress keynote presentation by Casino Association of New Jersey President Tony Rodio, as well as two panel discussions, “Before and After: Recreating Casino/Hotel Destinations,” and “State Lotteries: What’s Next?,” all on Tuesday, May 21.
Last Updated on Monday, May 20, 2013 10:53 am
CAPE MAY COUNTY - The Cape Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors is seeking girls ages 13-16 to compete in the Miss Cape May County Outstanding Teen pageant Saturday, July 13 at the Ocean City Music Pier. Rehearsals will be held several nights prior to the pageant. A mandatory orientation will be 6:30 p.m. June 26. The contest will consist of a six-minute judges’ interview, a fitness routine (to be learned at rehearsals), a 90-second talent presentation, and evening wear with an on-stage question.
Last Updated on Monday, May 13, 2013 03:01 pm
Cold Spring Presbyterian Church Tours 10 a.m. Saturdays, May through August. The oldest gravestone in the cemetery is dated 1742. The congregation will be celebrating its 300th anniversary in 2014. The church is located at 780 Seashore Road in Cold Spring. For information call 884-4065 Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or see .www.oldbrickpresbyterian.com .
Rooted, a youth ministry at Second Cape May Baptist Church, 600 S Shore Road, Marmora, will meet every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. for Rooted Kids for boys and girls in grade k-5 for songs, games, snacks and Bible time. Rooted Middle School Ministry (grades 6-7-8) gets together at 6 p.m. and Rooted High School Ministry at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday nights in the Fellowship Hall. Young adults (20-30s) check out Twentysomething on Sunday evenings. This group is lead by Michael Capito and meets in the Youth Center at 7:30 p.m. Call 609-390-0681. If you served on a U.S. Submarine, you are eligible to join our South Jersey Submariner Association. Call Tom Carty at 625-0267 for details.
Compassionate Friends Support Group meets 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Lighthouse Church, Route 9, Cape May Court House. This is a support group for bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings. For information call 886-2118.
CAPE MAY – Cape May Stage will present the world premiere of New Jersey playwright Shawn Fisher’s “How to Make a Rope Swing” at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 17 at the Robert Shackleton Playhouse on Bank and Lafayette streets.
The play will mark the theater’s 25th anniversary season.
Peter Nero and the Philadelphia Pops will return for a second concert at Cape May Convention Hall 8 p.m. Saturday, May 25, in Cape May.
“There’s no place like the South Jersey Shore for Memorial Day weekend and no orchestra like ours to celebrate this patriotic holiday at Cape May Convention Hall,” said Peter Nero. “We are honored the city of Cape May asked us to be a part of this special second annual celebration.”
The Cape Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors is looking for contestants to compete July 13 in the Miss Cape May County and Miss Cape Resort pageants at the Ocean City Music Pier.
Last Updated on Thursday, May 09, 2013 04:26 pm
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Celebrate Recovery program
A Celebrate Recovery program kicks off 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 20 at Linwood Community Church, 1838 Shore Road. The biblical and balanced program is designed to help people struggling with hurts, habits and hangups by showing them the loving power of Jesus Christ through a recovery process. Call (609) 927-2950 for information.