Regional Events, Calendar
Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 15, 2014 07:48 am
CAPE MAY- - New Jersey Audobon’s Cape May Autumn Birding Festival will take place Oct. 24 to 26 at Cape May Convention Hall, and organizers say the event is the oldest bird festival in North America.
The convention center will be filled with vendors and exhibitors, live animals and family activities, while presenters will be featured throughout the weekend.
Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:00 am
COURT HOUSE - The Cape May County Historical and Genealogical Society is inviting members of the public to spend Nov. 7 in Princeton and Trenton as part of the society’s 2014 autumn adventure that will focus on the stitch work of New Jersey schoolgirls, whose work will be on display at Morven Museum.
The trip will leave the Cape May County museum’s grounds at 7:30 a.m. and return between 5 and 6 p.m.
Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 14, 2014 08:37 pm
CAPE MAY – Autumn visitors to Cape May can celebrate the harvest season at the Beach Plum Farm with its Fall Festival, which will feature family activities and pig roasts.
Starting Oct. 11 and taking place each subsequent Saturday through Nov. 1, families, couples and friends can enjoy traditional fall activities such as pumpkin picking and decorating, bird house painting, face painting, chicken feeding, s’mores roasting and hay rides from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Along with the pig roasts, guests can enjoy pumpkin and zucchini bread with seasonally brewed beer from Cape May Brewing Company.
Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 14, 2014 01:34 pm
LOWER TOWNSHIP —Historic Cold Spring Village will host guided ghost walks on select Fridays and Saturdays in October. On Oct. 25, visitors can join paranormal research teams on a ghost investigation in five Village buildings.
Ghost Walks will be offered on Fridays, Oct. 17 and 24, and Saturday, Oct. 18. Guests will be led by lantern light through the shell-lined paths of the village, stopping along the way at the museum’s restored historic buildings to speak of the mysterious happenings reported by staff and said to have been revealed by paranormal investigation teams. Ghost Walks will begin at 8 p.m. at the Route 9 gatehouse and will last about an hour. Admission is $15 and includes a keepsake lantern. Rain dates are the Sundays after each ghost walk.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 13, 2014 11:23 am
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College will host several open houses this fall for prospective students who love to cook and are interested in starting a career in the culinary field.
Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 09, 2014 04:48 pm
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Atlantic Cape Community College will host health career planning sessions at the Mays Landing and Cape May County campuses this fall to provide potential students with valuable tips about careers in allied health. The sessions are free and open to the public.
The sessions are designed for those thinking about pursuing a health career, as well as those considering changing careers, returning to school or those currently enrolled in prerequisite courses for an allied health degree.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 22, 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.
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.
Written by Staff Reports
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.
Written by Staff Reports Sunday, December 29, 2013 01:00 am
Coffee Talk Hope and Healing 3 and 7 p.m. Thursdays and 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Sundays at Ventnor Coffee, 108 Dorset Ave., Ventnor. New Jersey Hope and Healing hosts weekly Coffee Talks for Hurricane Sandy survivors. Business owners, families and individuals impacted by the storm can network, find resources as well as get information related to storm recovery. New Jersey Hope and Healing is sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Disaster and Terrorism Branch, through a FEMA grant.
Hurricane Sandy Support 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ventnor branch of the Atlantic County Library System, 6500 Atlantic Ave. A weekly support group for individuals impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Resources for recovery and elevation information is shared. The meeting is facilitated by New Jersey Hope and Healing, which is sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Disaster and Terrorism Branch, through a FEMA grant. Call Jaime Angelini at 609-652-3800, ext. 308.
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