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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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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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The Diving Horse reopens with new executive chef

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, May 21, 2014 11:53 am

AVALON– On Saturday, May 24, co-owners Dan Clark and Ed Hackett will reopen The Diving Horse for its fifth season.  They will also introduce a new executive chef, Palmer Marinelli, who has cooked at their restaurant for the past four years, most recently as Chef de Cuisine.

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Children’s classes planned at Nature Center

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 21, 2014 10:39 am

CAPE MAY — The New Jersey Audubon has announced that special programs for children will resume at the Nature Center of Cape May this month with an added new offering.

Taught by local artist and popular art educator Janet Payne, these programs for the pre-school set have been known to fill up quickly, according to the organization. Center Direct Gretchen Whitman encourages parents to call to reserve a spot.

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14 days calendar > Ongoing

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, December 29, 2013 01:00 am

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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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Tickets on sale for summer concert series

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, December 16, 2013 09:31 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Season tickets are now on sale for The Jersey Shore Pops 2014 summer concert series at the Middle Township Performing Arts Center. The price is $100 for four Saturday evening shows in the series.

The Season Pass includes admission to various after show events, including the opening night reception. Shows start at 7 p.m. 

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