Do The Shore: April 10 to April 16

Business at the Beach Expo
Wednesday, April 10 at 4 p.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood

Hundreds of products and services for Cape May County businesses will be held inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. The Expo is open to the business public, featuring over 100 exhibitors - come shop for all your business needs and make important contacts. The largest business networking event in Cape May County allows you to meet with potential suppliers and network with potential customers.

Expo seminars will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and again from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The main exhibit will take place from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free admission, free parking, complimentary refreshments, and a chance to win many great door prizes! For more information, call 609-465-7181 or visit www.CapeMayCountyChamber.com/expo.

National Bookmobile Day
Wednesday, April 10 at 10:30 am
Various Cape May County Library Branches

On Wednesday, April 10, the Cape May County Library will celebrate National Bookmobile Day, recognizing the contributions of the dedicated bookmobile staff that provide library services to their communities.The Cape May County Library is celebrating National Bookmobile Day by taking our bookmobile to five branches from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., where patrons are invited to step aboard the truck and check out materials, from children’s books, adult books, DVDs, and audio books. The bookmobile will make stops to the following locations on Wednesday, April 10th :

•     Upper Township Branch: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

•     Sea Isle City Branch: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

•     Woodbine Branch: 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

•     Lower Township Branch: 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

•     Wildwood Crest Branch: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Beth Judah Wildwood's Pasta Primavera Fundraiser with Chef Mia
Thursday, April 11 at 4:30 p.m.
Beth Judah Temple, Pacific & Spencer Avenues

Chef Mia Chiarella of Mia Mia Raw Bar and Ristorante in Wildwood is serving as guest chef for Beth Judah Temple’s spring fundraiser on Thursday, April 11, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Temple’s Social Hall, Spencer and Pacific Avenues in Wildwood.

Chef Mia will work from the Temple’s kitchen and prepare a dinner of pasta primavera, salad and dessert for take-out.  Limited seating is available for dining in.

Tickets are $18, and the event is open to the public.  Reserve your dinner by sending a check to: Beth Judah Temple, PO Box 1183, Wildwood, NJ  08260.  Please include the number of take-out vs. dine-in dinners with your check.  The deadline for reservations is April 3.  Dinners may be picked up between 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. on April 11.

Proceeds from the event help offset the costs of day-to-day operations and maintenance for the historic Wildwood temple, which was completed in 1929.

For more information, phone the Beth Judah office at 609-522-7541 or visit Beth Judah Wildwood on Facebook.  Located at the corner of Spencer and Pacific Avenues in Wildwood, Beth Judah is Cape May County’s only active synagogue. 

Spring Exit Zero Jazz Festival
Friday April 12 to Sunday April 14
Various venues

The 2019 Spring Exit Zero Jazz Festival kicks off in Cape May, NJ, Friday, April 12, 2019. Headline Artist of the Festival is CHICK COREA TRILOGY with CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE AND BRIAN BLADE.

Twice a year, sensory experiences go on overload in Cape May when the Exit Zero Jazz Festival stages its world-class music fest. Music can be heard everywhere- on the streets in the form of New Orleans style second line parades, in the clubs and restaurants bursting at the seams with music and on two main stages with international touring artists throwing down at what has become known as one of the most creative and respected festivals in the country.

Tickets starting at $28. For more information visit online at www.exitzerojazzfestival.com

Mystery Dinner Fundraiser
Friday, April 12 at 7 p.m.
Josie Kelly’s Public House, 908 Shore Road, Somer’s Point

The Ocean City Education Foundation will host a Mystery Dinner Fundraiser Friday, April 12 from 7-10 p.m. at Josie Kelly's, Shore Road, Somers Point. The Greater Ocean City Theatre Company will perform the wedding-themed show entitled, "Something Old, Something New, Something Stolen, Something Blue." Wedding attire optional. The event will benefit new student wellness initiatives in the Ocean City School District. Tickets are $40 and includes buffet and performance. There will also be a cash bar and basket raffles. For tickets, see OCNJEF.com or call 609-425-6245.

Clean Ocean Action Spring Beach Clean Up
Saturday, April 13 at 9 a.m.
Poplar Avenue Beach, Wildwood

Bring gloves and a friend. Come anytime between 9-noon and stay as long as you want. Help our community, marine life, and beaches by picking up trash and making them ready for those sunny summer days! All ages welcome. When you arrive you will be given black bags for trash and white for recyclables, as well as data cards to track what kind of trash you pick up.

MAC’s Lunch & Learn: Dr. Anna Hand: Pioneering Woman in Victorian Medicine
Saturday, April 13 at 11:30 a.m.
Lucky Bones Restaurant, 1200 Route 109, Cape May

On Saturday, April 13 "Lucky Bones Lunch & Learn - Victorian Fathers of Science Fiction and Horror," with Melissa Palmer, will feature an in-depth look at how Victorian ideals brought about two of the most influential genres in modern literature, and how writers like Wells, Verne, Poe and Dickens used science and the supernatural to make bold social commentary on the world around them. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Lucky Bones Restaurant, 1200 Route 109, Cape May. Admission is $20 and includes a buffet luncheon and lecture. Beverages may be purchased separately. Limited event.

Downtown Wildwood Wine & Chocolate Lovers Weekend
Saturday and Sunday, April 13 to 14
Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Avenue, Wildwood

It's a dream come true for all Chocolate lovers! Downtown Wildwood Wine & Chocolate Lovers Weekend will be showcasing all things chocolate at Byrne Plaza on April 13th (noon to 8 pm) and April 14th (noon to 5 pm). There will be candies, fudge, cookies, cheesecakes, fruit and nuts, just to name a few. Chocolate Wine, Beer / Stout and Spirits will be available for sampling and bottle sales too! There will be an assortment of food trucks as well as food and artisan vendors offering Easter and Chocolate inspired wares and products. Entertainment will include live and DJ music plus lawn games for the entire family, including an Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, chances to win an Easter Basket each day and more!

Saturday, April 13 from Noon to 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 14 from Noon to 6 p.m.

The NFL Is Coming To Ocean City High School
Saturday, April 13 at 6 p.m.
Ocean City High School, 501 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City

Come to Ocean City High School for a great family FUN-draiser where NFL players will take the court and play basketball against Ocean City All-Star students, parents, teachers, and community members. The court will shake with this high intensity and FUN event for all!

Proceeds benefit Lonnie Allgood's Dreams for Kids and the Ocean City Education Foundation.