Do The Shore: February 22 to February 28

Story Hour at Historic Cold Spring Village
Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 10:30 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 733 Seashore Rd., Cape May
This free, interactive program includes music, stories and crafts centered around Cape May County history! This is a perfect program for children ages 3-12.For more information, visit hcsv.org or call (609) 898-2300 ext. 10.

Thankful Thursday
Thursday, Feb. 23 at 4 p.m.
Cold Spring Brewery, 733 Seashore Rd., Cape May
Celebrate by raising a glass to those who promote the restoration, interpretation and cultural enrichment of greater Cape May for its residents and visitors. Through its sponsorship of cultural and heritage tourism, MAC has helped transform Cape May from a “summer only” beach resort to the country’s leading Victorian theme destination. Part of the sale proceeds will be donated to The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and Humanities. For more information, visit hcsv.org or call (609) 898-2300.

Roller Skating at Cape May Convention Hall
Friday, Feb. 24 and Sunday, Feb. 26
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
Get ready to roll at Cape May Convention Hall! Guests may bring their own standard or in-line skates or they can rent them from our facility. Admission fee is $5 per person. Skate rental is $2 for traditional skates and $4 for in-line skates. Admission for non-skaters is $2. Skaters can take a break from the rink and enjoy soft drinks, water and light snacks at the concession stand. Friday schedule: Toddler Skate 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Open Skate 4 to 6 p.m.; Teen Skate 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday schedule: Open Skate 1 to 3 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.discovercapemaynj.com/roller-skating-1.

Free Pizza & Family Movie Night
Friday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m.
West Cape May Boro Hall, 732 Broadway, West Cape May
The West Cape May Environmental Commission presents Free Pizza and Family Movie Night from 6 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 24. Join your neighbors and friends for a free ocean-themed animated family movie. The movie has a fun and friendly message of the importance of our natural environment as well as the importance of family. Free pizza will be offered at 6 p.m. Before the movie, children will have the opportunity to see some live sea creatures and learn about their habitat. The movie is rated PG. Please call (609) 884-1005 for more information.

Cape May County Army National Guard Association Breakfast
Saturday, Feb. 25 at 9 a.m.
Villas Diner, 2100 Bayshore Rd., Villas
The next Cape May County Army National Guard Association breakfast will be at 0900 hours. All branches of the military are welcome. We look forward to meeting new members who have been honorably discharged from service, along with those currently serving. If you served, and would like to regain that camaraderie, please come join us. See your old friends and make new ones. Call (609) 729-1596 for more information.

Seasonal Science Activities and Crafts
Saturday, Feb. 25 and Sunday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m.
Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor
We believe children and adults learn a great deal through moments of self-exploration. Each week we will offer a new self-guided science activity or craft related to seasonal changes in nature. We provide the supplies and you create the learning! Possible activities related to migration, geology, outdoor exploration, nature crafts, simple science experiments and much more! FREE with admission. For more information, visit wetlandsinstitute.org.

Fallen Heroes Polar Bear Plunge
Saturday, Feb. 25 at 11 a.m.
15th Street and the Beach, North Wildwood
The plunge takes place at 11 a.m. at 15th Street and the beach in North Wildwood. Prizes for best costumes, teams and individuals will be awarded. Join the post party at Keenan’s Irish Pub at noon. Proceeds benefit the Philadelphia Police Fallen Heroes Fund, MRSA awareness and local scholarships. For more information, call (215) 990-8689. Visit FallenHeroPlunge.com to register.

Center for Community Arts Exhibit ‘Moore History’
Saturday, Feb. 25 at 12 p.m.
Carroll Gallery of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May
The Center for Community Arts (CCA) once again presents an exhibit in association with the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) that highlights and illuminates African-American life and history in Cape May and the surrounding region. This year’s exhibit is entitled “Moore History: The Life and Works of William J. Moore.” For more information, contact CCA at (609) 884-7525 or www.CenterforCommunityArts.org, or contact MAC at (609) 884-5404, (800) 275-4278 or www.capemaymac.org.

Crafts with Critters
Sunday, Feb. 26 at 1 p.m.
Cape May County Park & Zoo, 707 Rt. 9 N., Cape May Court House
Come join our education staff for an extra special animal craft project. Guest critters will be on hand to help! This program will be held every Sunday afternoon from 1 to 3 p.m. Ages 3 to 10 plus parents/caregivers are welcome. Crafts with critters will be held at the Education Station just outside the zoo entrance. No registration is necessary, just drop by! Only $5 per child/craft project. For more information, visit cmczoo.com or call (609) 465-5271.

The Atlantic City Jazz Band at 5th Annual Jazz and Jambalaya
Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m.
Messiah Lutheran Church, 2298 N. Route 9, Cape May Court House
Messiah Lutheran Church will host its 5th annual Jazz and Jambalaya on Shrove Tuesday. Enjoy hot jazz and swing from the ‘20s and ‘30s performed by the Atlantic City Jazz Band, as well as jambalaya, corn muffins, dessert, soft drinks and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit Cape Assist, Parent to Parent and Messiah’s anti-addiction ministries. Tickets are $25. To purchase tickets, call (609) 486-6043.

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