Open Mic at the V
Wednesday, April 6 at 7 p.m.
Cape May VFW Post 386, 419 Congress St., Cape May
Charlie’s Open Mic at the V runs on Wednesdays from 7 to 10 p.m. at Cape May VFW Post 386. Bring your instrument to accompany yourself. Bands are welcome. The public is welcome to participate. All levels of talent and experience welcome. Come out and play a live audience in an encouraging atmosphere. For more information, email Chris at email@example.com.
Ghosts of Cape May Trolley Tour
Friday, April 8 at 7 p.m.
Washington Street Mall Information Booth, Washington Street Mall at Ocean Street, Cape May
Nobody knows Cape May’s ghosts better than psychic medium Craig McManus. Your MAC guide relates his findings on this 30-minute trolley tour through darkened streets and flickering gas lamps. Discover just what the ghosts said to McManus and where they are living… well, sort of. Begins at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth where tickets are sold. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children (ages 3-12). You can also purchase tickets at the Physick Estate at 1048 Washington St. at the Carriage House or the Hill House Office. For more information, call (609) 884-5404.
Autism Awareness Walk
Saturday, April 9 at 10 a.m.
The Soar Church, 1324 Dehirsch Ave., Woodbine
Help us support autism by making a pledge to walk in our walk-a-thon. Or, you can support a participant by placing your pledge with them. The proceeds from this event support Ocean Academy and Woodbine Elementary School. The event will start at the SOAR Church and continue on the walk/bike path in Woodbine. The event will begin at 11 a.m. Late registration is at 10 a.m.; registration fee is $10. Refreshments and informative resources will be available post run. Rain date is April 16. For more information or donations, contact The Soar Church at (609) 861-2847 or visit thesoarchurch.com.
Super Hero Comics Weekend
Saturday, April 9 and Sunday, April 10
Music Pier, Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terrace, Ocean City
During this weekend devoted to the comics, visitors will be able to meet the creators of super heroes and comic book characters at the Music Pier. Stop by Sunday at 2 p.m. to participate in or see a Cosplay (costume contest). Event begins on Saturday, April 9 at 9 a.m. with a one mile Super Hero Run followed by a Super Hero Obstacle Dash at noon. Contestants are encouraged to compete in Super Hero costumes. Register at www.ocnj.us/Race-Events. Show hours are Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for children (12 and under). Two day admissions are $8 for adults, $3 for children (12 and under). For more information, call (609) 399-6111, or visit www.oceancityvacation.com or www.oceancitylibrary.org.
Saturday, April 9 and Sunday, April 10
Asbury Avenue between 6th and 14th Streets, Ocean City
Downtown Asbury Avenue and the Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a new event, Girls Weekend, scheduled on Asbury Avenue between 6th and 14th Streets. Enjoy dining offers, spa specials, shopping discounts, yoga and wellness classes, craft projects, hotel and B&B packages and more.
Spring In Tuckahoe Craftsmen & Home Event
Saturday, April 9 and Sunday, April 10 at 10 a.m.
Upper Township Community Center, 1790 Rt. 50, Upper Township
The Spring in Tuckahoe Craftsmen & Home Event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. This two-day event will feature an Art & Craft Show, a Spring Home Event and networking companies all under one roof. Over 80 vendors are expected to participate. Visitors will find wood furniture, doll clothes, pet treats, ceramics, fiber arts, photography, outdoor furnishings, watercolors, spring wreaths, hand crafted jewelry and country crafts. Direct sale companies and Home Show companies will be on hand offering savings on hundreds of products and services. This event offers free shopping bags, great food, giveaways and more. General admission is $2 or free with a pet food donation. All pet food donations are being collected for Animal Rescues. For more information, call Kathy at (856) 765-0118 or visit springtimeintuckahoe.com.
1st Dennis Township Community Day
Sunday, April 10 at 10 a.m.
Dennis Township Elementary School, 165 Academy Rd., Dennisville
The Dennis Township School PTA along with Dennis Township Education Association Pride and the Municipal Alliance Committees is pleased to present its 1st Dennis Township Community Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This very special day will be focusing on bringing the community together. All proceeds raised will be used to provide anti-bullying programs for Dennis Township School District. The day will kick off with a 3K Color Run at 12 noon that is open to the entire community followed by an inflatable obstacle course provided by the DTEA Pride committee. Both events will promote healthiness and happiness by bringing the community together. After the race, participants will have the opportunity to enjoy music, face painting, food, a magician-balloon artist and much more. To join in the fun of the 3K Color Run, register at shop.schoolathon.org/181574, Group ID – 120202. For more information, contact Patty at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MaryLou Newnam Jazz Band
Sunday, April 10 at 2 p.m.
VFW Post 386, 419 Congress St., Cape May
Cape May Traditional Jazz Society presents Traditional Jazz. MaryLou Newnam will be on clarinet, Randy Reinhart will be on cornet, Fred Scott will be on trombone, Pat Mercuri will be on guitar, Jack Hegyi will be on bass and Lew Leabman will be on drums. Tickets are $15 advance purchase, $20 at the door, $15 for CMTJS members and FREE for students with a school ID or parents. Everyone is welcome. Proceeds will be donated to the Food Bank of Southern Jersey to help support local needs. Free parking, cash bar, optional dinner at 4:30 p.m. Come and enjoy some great Dixieland music! For more information and tickets, call (609) 884-7961 or (609) 675-0175, or visit www.capemaytraditionaljazzsociety.com.
Sunday, April 10 at 4:30 p.m.
Wildwood Crest Vol. Fire House, 7100 Pacific Ave., Wildwood Crest
Wildwood Crest Vol. Fire Co. Aux. is hosting a Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings on April 10 at the Fire House. We will also have our famous homemade desserts! Price is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. For more information, contact Kathy at (609) 827-0013 or email@example.com.
Doo Wop Night with Dane Anthony
Sunday, April 10 at 7 p.m.
Congress Hall, 200 Congress Pl., Cape May
One of the most popular bandleaders in the Boiler Room once again brings his band The Sons of Thunder to perform unforgettable songs from a beloved era gone by. Featuring music from the 50s and more, Dane Anthony’s show brings you tunes such as “Great Balls of Fire,” “Personality,” “Roll Over Beethoven” and a tribute to the Platters. Known for his great energy and charisma onstage, Dane Anthony and his band will fill the Ballroom of Congress Hall with music and memories. Tickets to dinner and a show may be purchased for $36.99 or $9.99 for children ages 4-12. Tickets to a concert alone may be purchased for $15. Dinner is served at the Blue Pig Tavern. Suggested reservation times are between 5 and 5:45 p.m. in order to allow time to attend the performance at 7 p.m. For tickets and information, please call the Blue Pig Tavern at (609) 884-8422.
Littlest Explorers at the Zoo – Week 2
Tuesday, April 12 at 9:30 a.m.
Cape May County Park & Zoo, 707 Rt. 9 N., Cape May Court House
Toddlers ages 2 and 3 are invited to enjoy crafts, story time and special visits from real live animals. This class is designed for parent or adult caregiver (not just mom) and child to learn about animals and nature at your amazing Zoo. Each class will focus on a specific theme and the amazing, awe-inspiring animal it represents. This week’s topic is “Colors, Colors, Colors!” Play-based activities include animal visits, biofact viewing, interactive games, nature crafts, songs and stories. Program encourages adult participation in the learning process and is a great opportunity for the younger child to get a head start on learning about nature, conservation and our wonderful facility right here in their backyard. Price is $15 per class. Class is limited to eight children (16 parents and children). For more information, call (609) 465-5271.
Sea Glass Pendant Workshop
Tuesday, April 12 at 10 a.m.
Woodbine Library, 800 Monroe St., Woodbine
Mayor William Pikolycky is pleased to announce that the Cape May County Library will be holding a beginning wire technique workshop at the Woodbine Branch from 10 a.m. to noon on creating a sea glass pendant. Learn to create a stunning sea glass pendant using silver plated wire. This technique is called a “border wrap” and can be used on sea glass, shells, cabochons and large beads as well as many other things. It is a great “intermediate” technique for those having basic wire working knowledge. A $12 non-refundable materials fee is due at registration. All participants must bring their own jewelry working tools (available at Michaels or any art supply store). For additional information, please call (609) 463-6386 or visit www.cmclibrary.org.