Roller Skating at Cape May Convention Hall
Friday, Jan. 13 at 9:30 a.m., 4 and 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 14 at 1 and 4 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 15 at 1 and 4 p.m., and Monday, Jan. 16 at 1 p.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
Get ready to roll at Cape May Convention Hall for winter roller skating! 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. Soft drinks, water and light snacks are available at the concession stand. Toddler Skate is Friday at 9:30 a.m. and Teen Skate is Friday at 6:30 p.m. On Monday, Jan. 16, enjoy MLK Holiday Skate. For more information, visit www.discovercapemaynj.com/roller-skating-1.
Polar Bear Pre-Plunge Beef ‘n Brrr to Benefit Special Olympics NJ
Friday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m.
Bolero Resort, 3320 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood
As the Special Olympics New Jersey returns to the Wildwoods for the annual Polar Bear Plunge, a kick-off event will take place at the Bolero Resort from 7 to 11 p.m. A $20 donation will raise money for the event and includes roast beef sandwiches, salad, wings and draft beer, as well as a 50/50 raffle, live auction and live music! The Polar Bear Plunge will take place on Saturday behind the Wildwoods Convention Center and you do not need to be a participant to attend the Beef ‘n Brrr. The event supports training and competition for more than 22,000 athletes of Special Olympics New Jersey. For more information, call (609) 896-8000 or visit www.NJPolarPlunge.org.
Law Enforcement Polar Bear Plunge
Saturday, Jan. 14 at 10 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Centers & Wildwoods Beach
Join in the fun of a January Polar Bear Plunge at the Wildwoods Convention Center and the Wildwoods Beach! Registration begins at 10 a.m. Plunge begins at 1 p.m. Event supports training and competition for more than 22,000 athletes of Special Olympics New Jersey. For more information, call (609) 896-8000 or visit www.NJPolarPlunge.org.
Center for Community Arts Exhibit ‘Moore History’
Saturday, Jan. 14 at 12 p.m. and Monday, Jan. 16 at 4 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.” The exhibit will be open to the public on Jan. 14 with an official opening ceremony on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 16 at 4 p.m. The exhibit opening is free and open to the public; light refreshments will be served. Dates and hours of the exhibit vary. 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.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ceremony
Saturday, Jan. 14 at 1 p.m.
Bill & Nancy Hughes Performing Arts Center, Ocean City High School, 5th & Atlantic Ave., Ocean City
Ceremony begins at 1 p.m. at the Bill & Nancy Hughes Performing Arts Center, located at the Ocean City High School. Please use 6th St. entrance. Immediately following the ceremony, stay and enjoy a Soul Food Dinner, a southern-style comfort menu to include fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, corn bread, collard greens and more! For more information, call (609) 399-6111 or visit www.oceancityvacation.com.
Performance by Pianist Jon Pruitt
Sunday, Jan. 15 at 3 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church of Cape May, 500 Hughes St., Cape May
Renowned pianist Jon Pruitt will perform at the First Presbyterian Church of Cape May. A part of the South Jersey music scene for decades, Jon has performed as a soloist and supporting member with the area’s finest musicians. Although comfortable in all musical genres, Jon will be bringing his jazz chops to play with some of the Cape May Jazz Vespers members. Jon also is a principle in Pruitt Productions, providing audio production for the radio and advertising industries. Mr. Pruitt has graciously donated his time and talents to the Cape May Vespers December Benefit series as well. Limited free parking is available. A $10 minimum donation is suggested. Wheelchair accessible. For more information, call (609) 576-1841 or visit www.capemayjazzvespers.com.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Monday, Jan. 16 at 9 a.m.
Howard S. Stainton Senior Center, Community Center, 17th & Simpson Ave., Ocean City
Contribute to a morning of service and participate in a city-wide clean up from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sign ups, supply distribution and lunch will take place at the Howard S. Stainton Senior Center, located in the Community Center. To participate or for more information, call (609) 399-6111 ext. 9711 or visit www.oceancityvacation.com.
All U Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner
Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 4 p.m.
Villas VFW, 6 E. Delaware Pkwy., Villas
Come join the Villas VFW for the monthly All U Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. For just $7, enjoy spaghetti, meatballs, salad, roll/ butter and homemade desserts! Also catch Johnny Tocco live from 4 to 8 p.m.! All proceeds benefit packages to our deployed military. For more information, call (609) 886-3488.
‘The Girl on the Train’ Screening
Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 6 p.m.
Avalon Free Public Library, 235 32nd St., Avalon
Come see “The Girl on the Train” at Avalon Free Public Library starring Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett and Rebecca Ferguson. Synopsis: A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life. This film is rated PG for drama, mystery and thriller. For further information on rating, please review the MPAA Guidelines at www.mpaa.org. Encore presentation is Thursday, Jan. 19. Free admission! For more information, call (609) 967-7155 or visit www.avalonfreelibrary.org.