Spring Block Party
Saturday, May 2 from 9am to 5pm
Where: 5th -14th Streets on Asbury Avenue, Ocean City
Over 350 crafters, food vendors, music and more. For more information call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.
4th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk
Saturday May 2 from 10am to 12pm
Where: Cape May County Park & Zoo, 707 Route 9 North, Court House
Registration for the Breast Cancer Awareness Walk is free. There will be a warm-up session before the start of the walk led by Delores Nordone from Curves Gym. The first 100 participants will receive a free T-shirt. Donations are welcomed and will go to American Cancer Society. Walk at your own pace. This is not a competition. The main goal of the walk is to bring awareness to Breast Cancer and to learn the risk factors associated with it. Throughout the walk there will be educational material on Breast Cancer to bring awareness.
Eco Fair: Artful Living, Hand Made and Home Grown
Saturday, May 2 from 10am to 4pm
Where: WheatonArts, 1100 Village Drive, Millville
Produced in partnership with the Cumberland County Improvement Authority, this free “Community Open House” on May 2 showcases home grown native plants, herbs and berries, handmade items from New Jersey artists and craftspeople, wellness information and a variety of hands-on crafts and activities for families. Admission is free for all visitors throughout the day.
Captain Kidd Pirate Day
Saturday, May 2 from 11am to 1pm
Where: 26th and Boardwalk, Wildwood
The Captain Kidd Pirate costume parade begins on 26th & the Boardwalk at 11 a.m. The Treasure hunt follows at 19th & beach for children ages 12 and under. Prizes include cash, bikes, weekend stays, gift cards and more. To register for the parade only call 609.522.2955. Registration is not necessary to participate in the treasure hunt on the beach.
Beach Plum Farm Spring Festival
Saturday, May 2 from 11am to 5pm
Where: 140 Stevens Street, Cape May
Bring the whole family down to Beach Plum Farm for our second annual Spring Festival! Come and feast on roast lamb with farm fresh sides and sip on some local beer from Cape May Brewery. Don’t forget to pick up a signature Mason jar sweet tea while you’re here, and check out our piglets, chickens, honey bees and new ducks! You will even get the chance to meet “Blue the Pig!” Beach Plum Farm’s Spring Festival is a day full of family fun activities: hop on a hayride, go on a scavenger hunt through the farm, learn how to plant a flower in your own painted flower pot, and roast delicious s’more.
Sunday, May 3 from 12pm to 2pm
Where: Cape May National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters, 24 Kimbles Beach Road, Court House
The Friends of Cape May National Wildlife Refuge will host a free family event focusing on the arrival of thousands of these spawning horseshoe crabs on Delaware Bay beaches and the shorebirds that depend on their eggs to fuel their migration to the Arctic. The program will offer expert speakers, crafts for kids, and a walk on Kimbles Beach to watch for horseshoe crabs as they come ashore with the tide.
Feasting on History – 15th Annual Restaurant Gala
Tuesday, May 5 at 6pm
Where: Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum
Savor foods from your favorite area restaurants and enjoy a wide variety of wine and beer, all while supporting a great cause! Guests will have the chance to vote for their favorites in the “Best of Feasting on History” contest and bid on artwork, jewelry, exciting experiences and more in a silent auction.
For more information about these and other community events, see the Herald’s online calendar