Events this Week: Feb. 14 – 21, 2024

Happy Valentine’s Day! Lots of great V-day events for kids, a “nostalgia night” in Avalon where locals tell stories and have drinks, several hikes, and more, all take place this week. Find something to do every week with our events guide, published every Wednesday. Orange links are clickable.

Belleplain Gal-entines Day Hike & Social 

Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 10 a.m. 

Meet at Belleplain Park Office 

Grab your gal pals and join the Belleplain crew at the park office for a 2.5-mile hike followed by Valentine’s Day-themed snacks and drinks.  

Free Monthly Breakfast Forum 

Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 8:30 a.m. 

Dino’s Diner, Rt 50, Seaville 

This month’s topic is: the negative impacts of loneliness and isolation in older adults and how reassurance calls help! RSVP for this free breakfast and conversation by calling Karen Fitzpatrick at 609-382-3358 

Sea Isle Valentine’s Day Party 

Wednesday, Feb. 14 from 10 to 11 a.m.  

Sea Isle Library 

Drop in for some Valentine’s Day fun, featuring holiday-themed crafts & activities. 

Middle School Valentine’s Day Treats 

Wednesday, Feb. 14 from 4 to 6 p.m.  

Lower Township Library  

Enjoy some easy-to-make treats on Valentine’s Day! This is a drop-in style program, with supplies available between the designated hours. All supplies will be provided. Open to anyone in grades 5-8. Please contact us ahead of time at or (609) 463-6350 if your child has a food allergy and would like to attend. We can easily make accommodations so that everyone can participate 

Free Movie: Book Club 

Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 12 p.m. 

Ocean City Public Library Room N110 

Four friends’ lives are turned upside down when their book club tackles the infamous “50 Shades of Grey.” From discovering new romance to rekindling old flames, they inspire each other to make their next chapter the best chapter. 

Tea Time at the History Center 

Thursday, Feb. 15 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.  

Avalon History Center, 215 39th St, Avalon 

Enjoy tea with us as we share memories of old Avalon – and make new ones. 

Sea Isle Roller Skating Night 

Friday, Feb. 16 from 6 to 8 p.m.  

Dealy Field Hockey Rink, Sounds Avenue 

Bring your own blades or skates – this family skate is free to attend, with free hot chocolate. A DJ will play tunes as you skate. Call 609-263-8687 for more info.  

Nostalgia Night – Love is in the Air 

Friday, Feb. 16 from 6 to 7 p.m.  

Rock N’ Chair, 2409 Dune Dr, Avalon 

If you and your sweetheart remember holding hands on Avalon’s beach, relaxing in the dunes, or dancing the night away at Avalon Pier’s Marine Ballroom, come enjoy an evening of reminiscing, refreshments, and sharing the stories of couples whose love and romance began in Avalon. 

Make Your Own Soap  

Friday, Feb. 16 from 2 to 4 p.m.  

Ocean City Public Library 

Learn to make yourmelt and pour glycerin soaps – pick your color, scent, and shape during this free class for adults. Please register in advance starting Feb. 2 on the library’s website.

Belleplain Dog Hike 

Saturday, Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. 

Meet at Belleplain Park Office 

Bring your well-behaved, leashed dogs for this beautiful morning hike. Clean up after your dog! 

Nature and the Environment Family Fun Day 

Saturday, Feb. 17 from 9:30 to 12 p.m. 

Ocean City High School cafeteria 

This year’s fifth annual event will include a wide range of nature and environmentally focused hands-on, interactive, fun and educational experiences for both children and adults. 

Winter Crafts & Collectibles Show 

Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17 and 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Cape May Convention Hall  

High quality crafts and collectibles shows featuring the wares of vendors and crafters from throughout the Northeast. 

Mike’s Seafood Run & Walk For Autism 

Saturday, Feb. 17 at 12 p.m. 

Excursion Park in Sea Isle 

After the run and walk, join us in the heated tents at Excursion Park for live music, an awards ceremony, door prizes, and magicians and face painting for the kids! This family friendly event brings out over 4000 runners and walkers to support kids with disabilities.  

Winter Warrior Festival  

Saturday, Feb. 17 at 8 a.m. 

Ocean City Civic Center, 840 E 6th St, Ocean City  

The inaugural Winter Warrior Festival will be run out of Ocean City Civic Center on Saturday, Feb. 17, and include four components: an obstacle course race for children, a “Winter Warrior” obstacle challenge for parents and individuals, team challenges such as a fire truck pull, and an indoor festival for participants and spectators. 

“Break the Ice!” 

Saturday, Feb. 17 from 10 to 11 a.m. 

Avalon Library, 235 32nd St., Avalon     

Talewise – interactive, educational S.T.E.A.M. children’s programs – is here! Learn all about the changing states of matter as we experiment with the ‘coolest’ thing in science: DRY ICE! This exciting, hands-on S.T.E.M. show is a winter hit! 

Longtails in Love 

Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. 

Lower Township Library  

Join Cape May Bird Observatory’s Program Coordinator, Adehl Schwaderer, to uncover the mysteries of match making on the wintering grounds for the over two dozen species of waterfowl that can be found in Cape May County this time of year. The biology and strategies of finding a mate will be discussed, along with some identification tips if you want to track these birds down in the field yourself! 

Bingo in Sea Isle 

Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.  

Italian American Club, 309 John F Kennedy Boulevard