Atlantic City Aquarium
Atlantic City Aquarium at Gardner's Basin displays fish, reptiles and amphibians, with diver shows, baby shark and ray feeding. Admission: $8 adults,
$5 children. Call 609-348-2880.
Santa and aquarium mascot Seaweed, 11 a.m. Saturday,
Dec. 11, followed by exotic animal show.
Holiday story about Snowball the rabbit followed by exotic animal show, 11 a.m. Tuesday,
Bass River State Forest
Free 5-mile nature hike
9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, carpooling from Bass River State Forest to the Pakim Pond area of Brendan Byrne State Forest. Preregister; call 609-296-1114.
NJ Audubon's CMBO has info and equipment at its Research & Education Center, 600 Route 47, Middle Township, and Northwood Center on Lily Lake in Cape May Point. Call 609-861-0700.
Free Sea Watch 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at Seventh Street and beach, Avalon.
Weekly birding (and other) trips Thursday, Dec. 9, to Wednesday, Dec. 15 - Cost $10; show and go. Saturday: Cape May Point State Park 8 to 10 a.m.; meet at wildlife viewing platform.
Cape May Point
Cape May Point State Park has nature trails, wildlife platform and museum. Call 609-884-2159.
of Cape May
N.J. Audubon's Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., has exhibits and observation tower; admission is free. Call
609-898-8848. Kids holiday and crafts party to make gifts and decorations, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11; cost is $15; preregister.
The Conservancy's Bayshores Center, 2350 Route 47, Delmont, has nature trails.
Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, has an aquarium, displays and gift shop. Admission of $8 adults,
$6 ages 3 to 12, includes activities. Call 609-368-1211.
Annual covered dish Quilters Dinner, 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10; bring dish for eight; $10; preregister.
Workshop to make Granny Graham Cracker Cottage,
6:30 p.m. Dec. 16; cost is $12; preregister.
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