Do the Shore: 12/23-12/30

There are tons of ways to continue your fun at the Shore after the presents have been unwrapped. Check out some of the highlights here.

Battle of the Boards Basketball Classic
Tuesday, December 23 from 1:30-9 PM
Where: Wildwood Convention Center 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood

Crest Savings Bank presents “Battle at the Boards” Dec. 23, beginning at 1:30 p.m. This special one-day basketball tournament will feature a handful of local and out-of-area boys and girls teams competing in showcase games. Included in the Battle at the Boards are the popular Andrew Alameno Memorial boys and girls island championship games between Wildwood and Wildwood Catholic high schools.

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Boardwalk Basketball Classic
Friday, December 26 to Tuesday, December 30 from 9-5 PM
Where: Wildwood Convention Center 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood

The Boardwalk Basketball Classic Tournament was founded in 1998 and continues to be the largest single-venue coed high school holiday basketball tournament in the United States. This five-day tournament helps to raise college scholarship money for graduating seniors for the two high schools that host the tournament, Wildwood and Wildwood Catholic. The event is made up of brackets named in memory of residents from the area. The 2013 tournament hosted over 70+ different girls’ and boys’ high school basketball teams from New Jersey and other surrounding states. The Boardwalk Basketball Classic is strictly a not-for-profit event and has raised over $275,000 in scholarship money since its inception.

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Tim Kerr Charities: Dashing Through the Sand
Saturday, December 27 from 9:30-12:30 PM
Where: Avalon Community Hall 3001 Avalon Avenue, Avalon

Tim Kerr Charities, Inc. was created by Tim Kerr specifically to raise funds for physically and mentally challenged children and their families. For more information see their website at

American Red Cross Blood Drive
Tuesday, December 30 from 10-3 PM
Where: Sea Isle City Library 4800 Central Avenue, Sea Isle City

Blood donation is a simple four step process: registration, medical history and mini-physical, donation and refreshments. Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood and the number one reason donors say they give blood is because they “want to help others.” Please donate blood today! To make an appointment with American Red Cross please visit Walk-ins are welcomed.
Use the code: SEA ISLE LIBRARY

For more information about these, and other community events, see the Herald’s online calendar.

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