Events this Week: April 3 – 10, 2024

April showers bring May flowers and lots of indoor events. Comic-Con returns to Ocean City this week, a famous Catholic tradition returns to Cape May, bands bring free concerts to local libraries, and more during this very wet week at the shore.

OC Con Comic Book & Memorabilia Show

Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7

Ocean City Music Pier

Save the Date! Join us for a fun filled weekend at the Music Pier.

Cape May Blessing of the Waters

Saturday, April 6 at 11 a.m.

Fisherman’s Memorial, 1021 Delaware Ave, Cape May

This ceremony, a tradition in Cape May, memorializes those lost at sea.

Free Concert: McDermott’s Handy, A Traditional Irish Band

Saturday, April 6 from 1 to 1 p.m.

Avalon Free Public Library, 235 32nd St.

Fresh from their Harp Tour of Ireland, Avalon Library presents McDermott’s Handy, a duo playing traditional Irish music in the South Jersey area since 1979. Featuring a variety of instruments and singing in English and Irish, “Come Take the Byroads” and join us for an immersive afternoon concert.

Free Movie: Brother Bear

Saturday, April 6 at 1:30 p.m.

Wildwood Crest Library

North Wildwood Polar Plunge

Saturday, April 6 at 11 a.m.

Inlet beach in North Wildwood

The Annual Plunge takes place at 11 a.m. at the inlet beach in North Wildwood. Post party will take place at Keenan’s Irish Pub and sponsoring establishments. Proceeds benefit the families of police officers lost in the line of duty. Registration fee is $40 day of event. Children under 15 years old are $15.

Stone Harbor Job Fair

Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Downtown Stone Harbor

The Stone Harbor Chamber hosts their annual in-person Job Fair on Saturday, April 6. Come in to town, stop in their Welcome Center at 212 96th Street to pick up a list of participating businesses and follow their Facebook page for updates.

OC CON Super Hero Run

Saturday, April 6 at 9 a.m.

Ocean City Music Pier

A 1-mile and Kids Superhero obstacle dash!

Free Movie: Past Lives

Monday, April 8 at 5 p.m.

Avalon Free Public Library, 235 32nd St.

Join us for an Art House Film Night to watch one of the many free Kanopy movies available with your library card! Films are not rated. Titles are subject to change based on availability on Kanopy.

Free Movie: Wonka

Tuesday, April 9 at 6 p.m.

Avalon Free Public Library, 235 32nd St.

Arbor Day Sapling Giveaway

Wednesday, April 10, and Thursday, April 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Borough Hall, 732 Broadway, West Cape May

In honor of Arbor Day, the West Cape May Shade Tree Commission is giving away tree saplings.