Center for Community Arts Exhibit ‘Moore History’
Wednesday, March 29 to Tuesday, April 4
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.” Hours 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.
Story Hour at Historic Cold Spring Village
Wednesday, March 29 at 10:30 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 733 Seashore Rd., Cape May
This free, interactive program includes music, stories and crafts centered around Cape May County history! This is a perfect program for children ages 3-12. On March 29, we will read stories about chickens, and learn about their important role on the farm. Children will make their own chicken craft! For more information, visit hcsv.org or call (609) 898-2300 ext. 10.
‘Lunch and Learn’ Series
Wednesday, March 29 at 12 p.m.
United Methodist Church, 635 Washington St., Cape May
Bring a bag lunch and learn during this winter’s Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) Lunch and Learn series — informative talks on popular topics of history, culture, science and the arts at noon on Wednesdays through March 30. Free for MAC members and $5 for non-members. Admission includes beverages. This week’s topic is “An Afternoon with Sinatra” with Rich Chiemingo. For more information, call (609) 884-5404 or visit www.capemaymac.org.
Ocean City High School Drama Guild Presents ‘Bye Bye Birdie!’
Thursday, March 30 to Saturday, April 1
Ocean City High School, 501 Atlantic Ave., Ocean City
Ocean City High School (OCHS) Drama Guild proudly presents “Bye Bye Birdie!” at the high school’s Hughes Performing Arts Center. A classic among American High School Productions, “Bye Bye Birdie!” is a Tony award-winning musical, which first appeared on Broadway in 1963. Over 100 OCHS students are involved in the production, including the cast, stage crew, tech crew, set design, marketing and make-up. Show times are Thursday, March 30 and Friday, March 31 at 7 p.m., and Saturday, April 1 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students and seniors. Tickets may be purchased in advance by contacting the Box Office at (609) 399-1290 ext. 1442. For more information, visit the OCHS Drama Guild Facebook page, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, March 31 to Sunday, April 2
Asbury Avenue, 6th and 14th Streets, Ocean City
It’s time to put yourself first! Girls Weekend in Downtown Ocean City begins at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 31 with a Fashion Show featuring men’s and women’s clothing available in local stores. Tickets are $20 and are available by calling (609) 399-1412 or by visiting the City Hall Welcome Center, Ninth Street and Asbury Avenue; the Roy Gillian Welcome Center on the Route 52 causeway; 7th Street Surf Shop; Ta-Dah, 1040 Asbury Ave. location; or The Sneaker Shop, 704 Asbury Ave. The show will be held at Glazed Over Studios, also at 704 Asbury Ave., and doors open at 6 p.m. For more information, visit the Girls Weekend Facebook event page, or call 1 (800) BEACH-NJ or (609) 399-1412.
OC Con – Comic Book & Memorabilia Show
Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2
Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, Ocean City
Hollywood icons Billy Dee Williams and Seth Gilliam will be special guests at the OC-Con Comic Convention on April 1 and 2. OC-Con features meet-the-artist sessions, discussion panels, costume contests, a superhero run, and the display and sale of comic books and memorabilia. Tickets are available at oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice, by calling (609) 399-6111, at the City Hall Welcome Center on Ninth Street and Asbury Avenue, or at the Roy Gillian Welcome Center on the Route 52 causeway. For more information, visit ocnjcon.com.
Wildlife Gardening Workshops with Pat Sutton
Saturday, April 1 at 10 a.m.
New Jersey Audubon’s Goshen Center for Research and Education, 600 Rt. 47 N., Cape May Court House
Nobody better understands the connection between gardening for wildlife and the use of native plants than Pat Sutton. This workshop focuses on landscape design with wildlife in mind. The workshop is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost for the workshop is $40 for NJ Audubon members and $50 for nonmembers. Please note that there is a 20 participant limit. Preregistration is required, so call (609) 427-3045 today and reserve your space. For more information, visit www.PatSuttonWildlifeGarden.com.
Seasonal Science Activities and Crafts
Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2 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.