Do The Shore: January 13 to January 19

Stone Magnet Making Craft for Teens
Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 2:30 p.m.
Woodbine Library, 800 Monroe St., Woodbine
Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 6 p.m.
Cape May County Library, 30 Mechanic St., Cape May Court House
The Cape May County Library invites tweens and teens in grades 6-12 to a crafting session featuring stone magnets. We’re going to make magnets using stones and pictures you draw or cut from magazines or books. Bring your own magazines and books if you want, but we’ll have some for you too! Coloring sheets will be provided for younger siblings. No registration required. For more information, please contact the Cape May County Library Teen Department at (609) 463-6357 or

Messy Masterpieces
Thursday, Jan. 14 at 9:30 a.m.
Lower Cape Library, 2600 Bayshore Rd., Villas
Toddlers ages 2-5 are invited to explore their creativity with a weekly hour-long art program featuring stories and a sensory art project. Admission is FREE! For more information, call (609) 886-8999.

Toddler Skate
Friday, Jan. 15 at 9:30 a.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
Join us for a special session of skating for toddlers and caregivers! Enjoy fun music for toddlers and skating in an environment with other toddlers and parents! Guests may bring their own standard or in-line skates or they can rent them from our facility. All children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. 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. For more information, call (609) 884-9565.

Hawk Haven Vineyard’s Cellar Tasting
Saturday, Jan. 16 and Sunday, Jan. 17 at 12 p.m.
Hawk Haven Tasting Room, 600 S. Railroad Ave., Rio Grande
Find out what’s behind the cellar door at Hawk Haven. For only ten hours this January, you’ll be able to taste and purchase some of Hawk Haven’s best cellared wines. Come to our Cellar Wine Tasting from 12 to 5 p.m. and join our winemaking staff in appreciating these outstanding wines while they last. Cellar Wine Tastings are $20 per person; regular Wine Tastings will also be available for $8 per person.

Zoo Society Annual Fundraiser
Saturday, Jan. 16 at 6:30 p.m.
Princeton Bar & Grill, 2008 Dune Dr., Avalon
You’re invited to an evening of MONKEY BUSINESS! Join the Cape May County Zoological Society/ZooFriends in celebrating 2016 Year of the Monkey. Enjoy butlered hors d’oeuvres, classic Asian appetizers and finger foods, a cash bar, raffles, music and dancing. There will be a hilarious stand-up comedy hour featuring nationally touring comedian Tom McTernan and others. This year’s event will raise funds to begin the costly process of building a new multi-species house for monkeys and lemurs and complete the Creatures of the Canopy exhibits for our tamarins and marmosets. These new facilities are designed for improved animal care, zookeeper efficiency and up-close viewing for zoo visitors. Tickets are $50. For more information and to purchase tickets, contact Hannah MacQueen at or (609) 465-9300.

Cape May County Library – Nature Walk for All Ages
Sunday, Jan. 16 at 9:30 a.m.
Upper Cape Branch Library, 2050 Tuckahoe Rd., Petersburg
Sunday, Jan. 16 at 12:30 p.m.
Lower Cape Branch Library, 2600 Bayshore Rd., Villas
The Nature Center of Cape May presents a nature walk series for all ages. Sam Wilson, teacher and naturalist at the New Jersey Audubon’s Nature Center of Cape May, will focus on identifying mammal signs and tracks in wintry weather! All materials will be provided or found in nature. Participants are encouraged to bring their own binoculars. There will be a limited quantity available. Admission is FREE! For more information, call (609) 463-6386 or email

Live Jazz Featuring the Geri Mingori Band
Sunday, Jan. 17 at 3 p.m.
Cape May Jazz Vespers, Decatur St., Cape May
With the finest assembled talent, the Geri Mingori Band gives a memorable and inspiring performance. Limited free parking is available. A $10.00 minimum donation is suggested. Wheelchair accessible. For more information, call Terry at (609) 576-1841 or visit

Sunday Night at the Movies: Billy Elliott
Sunday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m.
The Branches, Rt. 47 at N. 2nd St. & E. Vermont Ave., Rio Grande
Enjoy Sunday Night at the Movies at The Branches, next to St. Mary’s Thrift Shop, behind Family Dollar on Rt. 47, Rio Grande to see “Billy Elliott.” When 11-year-old Billy Elliott trades boxing school for ballet lessons, his father is less than pleased but when the boy wins an audition for the Royal Ballet School, he experiences a change of heart. Rated R. There is no charge for the movie and the evening is open to everyone. Movie goers can bring snacks and non-alcoholic beverages and enjoy a discussion after the movie. For more information, call (609) 385-7231.

Center for Community Arts Exhibit ‘History Speaks’ Exhibit Opening
Monday, Jan. 18 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 “History Speaks: From the Underground Railroad to Segregated Schools to Urban Renewal — Hear the Voices of Cape May’s African-American Community.” It tells the story of Cape May’s African-American community from its earliest days to the present, using the words of people who knew that history best. The public is invited to a free exhibit opening for “Center for Community Arts Celebrates 20 Years of History” on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 18 at 4 p.m. For information on the exhibit, call (609) 884-7525 or visit For gallery hours, call (609) 884-5404 or visit