Do The Shore: April 11 to April 17

Girls Weekend
Friday, April 13 to Sunday, April 15
Throughout Sea Isle City
Get the girls together and enjoy a weekend of specials and discounts at 40 participating shops, restaurants, salons, fitness centers and hotels. Eat, drink, shop and pamper your way through Sea Isle! For more information, visit or call (609) 263-9090.

Polar & Pup Plunge
Saturday, April 14 at 11:30 a.m.
Beachcomber Camping Resort, 462 Seashore Rd., Cape May
The Pup Plunge allows all pups and their owners the opportunity to support the Cape May County Animal Shelter. The leashed pups will splash along the shoreline going in as far as they wish, or just stick to prancing in the sand. Costumes encouraged for all! A prize will be awarded to the best dressed. $10 registration fee per entry by April 11, $15 after that date. All Polar Plungers receive a free T-shirt, hot chocolate and food. Make checks payable to: Beachcomber Camping Resort, Memo: Polar & Pup Plunge. Mail or drop off at 462 Seashore Rd., Cape May, NJ 08204. For more information, visit

Doo Dah Parade
Saturday, April 14 at 12 p.m.
Sixth Street & Asbury to Fifth Street & Boardwalk, Ocean City
The Doo Dah Parade will feature marching bands, floats, grand marshal Erik Estrada and a brigade of more than 500 basset hounds. . The parade route starts at Sixth Street and travels downtown Asbury Avenue to 12th Street, then turns to the boardwalk at 12th Street and finishes on the boardwalk at Fifth Street. The finale will be a “Pie-asco” at the Ocean City Music Pier, in which everybody is invited to smoosh their friends with shaving-cream pies. For more information, visit

Friends of the WWII Tower Lecture: 50 Years Later… 1968 and the Vietnam War
Saturday, April 14 at 1 p.m.
Cape May Lutheran Church, 509 Pittsburgh Ave., Cape May
1968 was pivotal year in both Vietnam and the United States. Just prior to the Tet offensive and the turning of the War in Southeast Asia, anti-war protests broke out on college campuses in the States and the ensuing youth movement began to change American culture. On April 14, the topic is “House of Pegasus” – Folk Music and the War. The Vietnam War was a dominant musical theme in the ‘60s and ‘70s. Anti-war songs were an integral part of virtually every anti-war protest march and rally. Admission is $5 at the door, and free for all WWII Veterans, Friends of the Tower, MAC members and students. For information, contact Alex Breve at (609) 884-5404 ext. 116 or

Mr. Mature America Pageant
Saturday, April 14 at 7 p.m.
Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terrace, Ocean City
Erik Estrada will emcee the Mr. Mature America Pageant, which will include competition in talent, judge’s interview, poise and appearance, and on-stage question. This event is the first and only pageant of its kind in the United States! For more information, visit

St. Barnabas by the Bay Concert Series
Sunday, April 15 at 3 p.m.
St. Barnabas By-the-Bay Episcopal Church, 13 W. Bates Ave., Villas

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