Do The Shore: March 17 to March 23

The Great Egg Hunt

March 27 and April 3, 2021

The traditional beach event moves up onto the Ocean City boardwalk this year. Participating merchants will invite children up to age 7 to visit stores with their families to collect eggs filled with treats and surprises. The event will run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. or while supplies last. Flyers will direct families to participating stores. Call 1-800-BEACH-NJ for more information.

Take a “Be Kind” Story Walk

Visit Ocean City Public Library’s StoryWalk ® at Wesley Park (Lake Memorial Park, located at 407 Wesley Ave, OC).  Walk around the park while reading the story “Be Kind” by Pat Zietlow Miller, and illustrated by Jen Hill. The StoryWalk ® will be displayed until April 10th.  For more information call (609)-399-2434.

NJ Polar Pear Plunge

Continues Virtually in 2021

The 15th annual Polar Bear Plunge at Wildwood, sponsored by the New Jersey Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), is organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics New Jersey in partnership with the City of Wildwood and Wildwoods Convention Center and supported by Wawa. Registration is only $25 and individuals must raise $100 minimum to participate prior to March 27. The event raised over $344,000 in January 2020. To learn more about the annual Polar Bear Plunge in Wildwood visit

Physick Estate Scavenger Hunt

Continues Through July 31, 2021. Call to Confirm Times.

Have an adventure the whole family will enjoy at the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate! Use our map to explore the grounds and find the answers to questions about the Physick family and life in Victorian times on this educational scavenger hunt. Turn in your answer sheet at the Carriage House Museum Shop and receive a prize! Available daily at the Hill House office or the Carriage House Visitors Center at the Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. and at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth.

Creature Feature and Craft

Continues through May 9, 2021. 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Watch this Virtual Creature Feature online and then pop in for a visit to get up close and personal with a host of live animals including turtles, crabs, mollusks, horseshoe crabs, or the popular animals of Finding Nemo. After the presentation, grab your very own take-and-make craft for home! All virtual presentations are available for viewing on the Aquarium Bytes section of our Virtual Wetlands Experience portal on our website. The Wetlands Institute is located at 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd, Stone Harbor New Jersey 08247.

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*Events are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please check with each event organizer before attending.*