Do The Shore: January 20 to January 26

Lunch and Learns
Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 12 p.m.
Carriage House of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May
Bring a bag lunch and hear talks on popular topics of history, culture, science and the arts during weekly Lunch and Learn presentations every Wednesday at the Carriage House of the Emlen Physick Estate. This week we will discuss the ’50s woman. Admission is free for MAC members and $5 for non-members and includes beverages. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, call (609)884-5404 or (800) 275-4278 or visit

Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 1:30 p.m.
Autumn Lake Healthcare at Oceanview (The Resort at Oceanview), 2721 Rt. 9, Ocean View
You’re invited to “Bingo!” There is no cost to play, but you could win some great prizes! Gift certificates to Wawa and ShopRite and a Visa Gift Card will go to the winners of the bingo games. Feel free to bring your friends and family. There is enough space for 40 guests, so please be sure to RSVP as soon as possible. For more information, call Activities Director Marie Mele at (609) 624-3881.

Seasonal Science Activities and Crafts
Friday, Jan. 22 at 10 a.m.
The 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! For more information, call (609) 368-1211.

Congress Hall History Tours
Friday, Jan. 22, Saturday, Jan. 23 and Sunday, Jan. 24 at 1:30 p.m.
Congress Hall, 200 Congress Pl., Cape May
Come over to Congress Hall for our new, interactive tours led by ‘Annie Knight’ who owned the hotel from 1904-1931. Tour begins in the lobby and features a 60-minute walking tour through the halls and basement of this grand hotel. Explore Congress Hall and learn more about its remarkable story. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children ages 4-12 and free for children under 4.For more information or to purchase your tickets to the history tour, please call our Concierge at (609) 884-9019 or email us at

Family Night Bowling
Friday, Jan. 22 at 3 p.m.
Mouse Trap Bowling Alley, 2051 Dennisville-Petersburg Rd., Woodbine
Family special from 3 to 7 p.m. $10 per person includes 2 games, shoes, 16″ pizza and a pitcher of soda! For more information, call (609) 861-2695.

Open Swim & Slide
Friday, Jan. 22 at 4 p.m.
Montego Bay Resort Indoor Water Park, 1800 Boardwalk, North Wildwood
Enjoy a heated indoor pool, waterpark with 2 great slides, Tiki Bar, recreation area and much more from 4 to 8 p.m. Cost is $10 per person for those swimming and free for children under 3.

Friday Open Skate – CANCELED
Friday, Jan. 22 at 4 p.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
Join us for Friday Open Skate at 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. All children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call (609) 884-9565.

Ocean City Eastern Star and Masonic Lodge Beef and Beer – RESCHEDULED TO JAN. 30
Saturday, Jan. 23 at 1 p.m.
Charlie’s Bar, 800 Shore Rd., Somers Point
Eastern Star and Masonic Lodge’s annual Beef and Beer at Charlie’s Bar in Somers Point. There will be raffles for beautiful gift baskets. Cost is $25 per person. For more information, call (609) 602-7066.

Italian Night
Saturday, Jan. 23 at 6 p.m.
Women’s Civic Club of Stone Harbor, 100 96th St., Stone Harbor
Authentic Italian cuisine, wine and non-alcoholic beverages for$25 per person. Must purchase tickets in advance. For more information and to purchase tickets, call (609) 536-8277.

Crafts with Critters
Sunday, Jan. 24 at 10 a.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! Ages 3 to 10 at the Education Center. $5 per child No registration needed, just drop in! For more information, call (609) 465-5271.

Four Bassists at Play Jazz Program
Sunday, Jan. 24 at 2 p.m.
Ocean City Free Public Library, 1735 Simpson Ave., Suite 4, Ocean City
Programs on Jazz by Michel Pedicin and the South Jersey Jazz Society have become very popular at the Library. This week is “Four Bassists at Play” with Andy Lalasis and three other musicians playing original and inspiring music on acoustic, electric and synthesized instruments.

St. Barnabas Winter Concert
Sunday, Jan. 24 at 3 p.m.
St. Barnabas by the Bay Church, 13 W. Bates Ave., Villas
The St. Barnabas Winter Concert series continues at St. Barnabas by the Bay Church with Tom Werkheiser, a guitarist and singer/songwriter. A freewill offering will be taken and refreshments will follow the performance. The concert is open to the public. For more information, call (609) 886-5960.

Family Bowl Night
Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 6 p.m.
Island Bowl, 3401 New Jersey Ave., Wildwood
Get your family bowl on! Tuesday is family night at Island Bowl. $2 games, $2 shoes, $2 pizza slices, $2 hot dogs, $2 sodas and $2 domestic drafts!