Do The Shore: Jan. 24 to Jan. 30

Lunch & Learn “America: God’s Chosen Nation”
Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 12 p.m.
United Methodist Church, 635 Washington St., Cape May
Bring a bag lunch and hear talks on popular topics of history, culture and the arts during this weekly Lunch & Learn presentation. Admission is free for MAC members and $5 for non-members and includes beverages.

Fireside Chats at Cold Spring Brewery
Thursday, Jan. 25 at 4 p.m.
Cold Spring Brewery, 733 Seashore Rd., Cape May
From 4 to 5 p.m., Cold Spring Brewery will serve up some tasty brews and historical knowledge. Gather round the fireplace at the brewery for this free lecture series with Historic Cold Spring Village’s own Deputy Director Jim Stephens. The topic on Jan. 25 is “Did That Actually Happen? Myths & Strange Truths from New Jersey & American History.” Did Betsy Ross create the design of the flag of the United States? Was Cape May County invaded by British forces? All these questions answered and more. Stop on by and learn something new! For more information, call (609) 898-2300.

Friends of the Physick Estate present Victorian Valentines Workshop
Friday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m.
United Methodist Church, 635 Washington St., Cape May
Learn about Victorian Valentines traditions and then create your own Valentines greeting cards to send to friends and family. All supplies and light refreshments included. Admission is $10.

Cape May County Army National Guard Association Breakfast
Saturday, Jan. 27 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 on Saturday, Jan. 27 at the Villas Diner. 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, Jan. 27 and Sunday, Jan. 28 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 or call (609) 368-1211.

Friends of the World War II Tower present “50 Years Later: 1968 and the Vietnam War – Introduction”
Saturday, Jan. 27 at 1 p.m.
Cape May Lutheran Church, 509 Pittsburgh Ave., Cape May
The year 1968 was pivotal in both Vietnamese and United States history. Learn about these changes in the introductory lecture to this series. Admission is $5 at the door. Free for all World War II veterans, MAC members and students.

Aerodrome Trivia Tournament
Saturday, Jan. 27 and Sunday, Jan. 28 at 5 p.m.
Aerodrome Performance and Event Space, 251 Ranger Rd., Rio Grande
The First Annual Aerodrome Trivia Tournament will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. at the new Aerodrome Performance and Event Space located on the grounds of the Cape May Airport. Rain date is Saturday, Feb. 10 and Sunday, Feb. 11. The cost to enter is a $25 entry fee per team. Cash prizes will be awarded. For more information, please call (323) 793-2153.

Matt Szczur’s 3rd Annual Szcz the Day
Saturday, Jan. 27 at 6 p.m.
Congress Hall, 200 Congress Pl., Cape May
The Matt Szczur Family, along with the Szcz The Day, The Matthew Szczur Foundation, will host the Third Annual “SZCZ the Day” fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 27 at Congress Hall. Proceeds will benefit Szcz The Day, The Matthew Szczur Foundation, which was founded in 2017 by Matt and his wife Natalie. This nonprofit organization’s mission is dedicated to improving the lives of the afflicted and less fortunate through philanthropy, charity and the promotion of voluntarism. For more information, call (609) 498-2777.

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