Happenings

Thursday, Feb. 14

Atlantic City, Valentine's Day Group Wedding, Vow Renewal and Civil Union Ceremony, 2 p.m., Ballroom, Boardwalk Hall, non-denominational ceremony, includes champagne toast, wedding cake, photo opportunities, must obtain own marriage or civil union license, free for couples and their guests, must pre-register by Feb. 10. 609-449-7126

Atlantic City, De"Light"ful Date Days, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Feb. 14-17, Absecon Lighthouse, 31 S. Rhode Island Ave., two-for-one climbs, last climb 3:30 p.m., includes voucher for one complimentary bowl of soup at Tony Boloney's, $7. 609-449-1360 or www.abseconlighthouse.org

Friday, Feb. 15

Cape May, Roller skating, 4 to 9 p.m. Friday; 1 to 3 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, through April 7, Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., $5 to skate, $2 non-skaters, bring own skates or rent ($2 traditional skates, $4 in-line skates). 609-884-9526 or go to

Saturday, Feb. 16

Atlantic City, President's Weekend aquarium shows, Feb. 16-18, Atlantic City Aquarium, Gardner's Basin, North New Hampshire Avenue, 11 a.m. Live Diver Feeding Show, noon and 3 p.m. feeding time for juvenile cow nose rays and bat rays, 2 p.m. Exotic Animal Show, aquarium open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., $8 adults, $6 seniors, $5 ages 4 to 12, discount coupon on website. 609-348-2880 or www.acaquarium.com

Cape May, Crafts and Antiques in Winter, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Feb. 16, 17, Convention Hall, Beach Avenue at Stockton, $2 adults, free ages 12 and younger. 609-884-5404

Cape May Point, Presidents' Day Weekend at Lighthouse, noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 15, 17, 18, Cape May Lighthouse, Cape May Point State Park, Lower Township, tower admission $7 adults, $3 ages 3-12, ground floor free. 609-884-5404.

Cape May Court House, Cape May County Art League Art Show, Feb. 15-18, opening reception 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 15, Kindle Auto Plaza Showroom, 525 Stone Harbor Blvd., refreshments served. 609-465-5000.

Sea Isle City, Polar Bear Plunge, 2 p.m., JFK Boulevard beach, must be age 12 and older, $25 registration required; pre-plunge activities kickoff 10 a.m. at Family Tent, LaCosta Complex, JFK Boulevard and Landis Avenue. 609-263-3756 or go to

Wildwood, Northeast Futsal Regional Championship, indoor soccer tournament, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Feb. 16-18, Convention Center, 4501Boardwalk, spectators $10 per day, $15 weekend. 800-992-9732 or www.futsal.com

Sunday, Feb. 17

Cape May, Free panel discussion, 4 p.m., Carriage House Gallery, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St.,in conjunction with exhibit "Celebrating Community Service: Black Fraternal, Social and Civic Organizations of Cape May County." 609-884-7525 or go to

Sea Isle City, 5th Annual Run/Walk for Autism, 12:30 p.m., on the boardwalk, food, entertainment, awards ceremony to follow in heated tents JFK Boulevard and Landis Avenue, advance registration $25 run, $20 walk; day of $30, $25. 609-778-8418 or go to

Thursday, Feb. 21

Hammonton, "Hammonton Loves ... Stockton," Downtown Hammonton Third Thursday event, 6 to 9 p.m., downtown businesses feature art and music of Richard Stockton College students, staff, alumni, tour new Stockton satellite facility. 609-567-9014.

Margate, Free music lecture, "How Composers Work," 6 to 7:30 p.m., Public Library, 8100 Atlantic Ave. 609-822-4700 or go to www.bayatlantic.org

Friday, Feb. 22

West Cape May, Free family movie and pizza night, 6 to 8:30 p.m., West Cape May Boro Hall, 732 Broadway, movie "Big Miracle," rated PG. 609-884-1005.

Vineland, Kiwanis Club Comedy Show, 6:30 p.m., Five Points Inn Restaurant, 580 E. Landis Ave., headliner comics Jeff Norris, Joey Callahan, includes buffet, cash bar, silent auction, $35, adults only. 856-696-4040

Vineland, Winter Beach Party, 6 to 8 p.m., register by Feb. 21, YMCA, 1159 East Landis Ave., swimming, games, snacks, $6 YMCA members, $9 program members, $12 nonmembers. 856-691-0030.

Kids

Saturday, Feb. 16

Millville, "Discover the Warmth" children's activities, 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sunday in February, WheatonArts and Cultural Center, Event Center, 1501 Glasstown Road, free. 800-998-4552 or wheatonarts.org

Sunday, Feb. 17

Atlantic City, Fun Day Sundays, 2 p.m., historical, cultural themes arts and crafts program, Free Public Library, One N. Tennessee Ave., for age 8 through adult, free, registration required. 609-345-2269, ext. 3050. Feb. 17: Peace, Love and Hope Collages; Feb. 24: African Shields.

Tuesday, Feb. 19

Atlantic City, Fishy tales, preschool story time, 11 a.m., Feb. 19, 26, Atlantic City Aquarium, Gardner's Basin, N. New Hampshire Avenue, includes craft or activity, aquarium open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., $8 adults, $6 seniors, $5 ages 4 to 12, coupons for discounted admission on website. 609-348-2880 or go to

Music

Thursday, Feb. 14

Atlantic City, "From Atlantic City, With Love," free concert of Broadway love songs for Atlantic City senior citizens, 2 p.m., Dante Hall Theater of Stockton College, 14 S. Mississippi Ave., free transportation available, Valentine's Day Dessert Party follows concert, admission on first come, first served basis. 888-426-9243 or go to www.schultz-hill.org

Millville, The Official Blues Brothers Revue, 8 p.m., Levoy Theatre, 126 North High St., $33 to $38. 856-327-6400

Friday, Feb. 15

Vineland, Brother Joscephus and The Love Revolution Orchestra, 8 p.m., Apple Farm at the Landis, Landis Theatre, 830 E. Landis Ave., $17.50, $30.

Saturday, Feb. 16

Cape May Court House, Afternoon of Jazz with Geno White Trio, 1 to 5 p.m., rain or shine, Natali Vineyards, 21 N. Delsea Dr., music, wine tastings, winery tour, free admission. 609-465-0075 or go to www.natalivineyards.com

Ocean City, "I Love N.Y.," cabaret of Broadway love songs, Ocean City Theatre Company, 8 p.m. show, 7 p.m. dessert reception, Hughes Performing Arts Center, Ocean City High School, 6th and Atlantic Avenue, advance $18, door $20. 609-525-9300.

Somers Point, Atlantic City Jazz Band, Somers Point Jazz Society Winter Series, 8:30 p.m., Gregory's Restaurant, 900 Shore Road, free, donations accepted. 609-927-6677 or www.spjazz.org

Vineland, Peter Yarrow, 8 p.m., Apple Farm at the Landis, Landis Theatre, 830 E. Landis Ave., $30, $50. 856-691-1121 or go to www.landistheatre.com

Sunday, Feb. 17

Cape May, Tim Lekan, jazz vespers, 3 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hughes and Decatur streets, $5 suggested donation. 609-884-0680 or go to

Atlantic City, Tony Day Quartet, salute to Duke Ellington, 4 p.m., Asbury United Methodist Church, 1213 Pacific Ave., free. 609-703-7907 or go to

Theater

Thursday, Feb. 14

Vineland, "Moonstruck," Valentine's Day movie, 7:30 p.m., Landis Theatre, 830 E. Landis Ave., rated PG, $5. 856-691-1121

Friday, Feb. 15

Millville, "Damn Yankees," 8 p.m. Feb. 15, 16, 22, 23; 3 p.m. Feb. 17, 24, Off Broad Street Players, Levoy Theatre, 130 N. High St., $20 adults, $14 students, senior adults. 856-327-6400

Thursday, Feb. 21

Rowan University, "Who Will Carry The Word?" Holocaust drama, 8 p.m. Feb. 21; 7 and 9 p.m. Feb. 22, 23, 28, March 1, 2; 3 and 5 p.m. Feb. 24; 3 p.m. March 3; Black Box Theatre, first floor Westby Hall, main campus, Route 322, Glassboro, $15, $10 seniors, non-Rowan students/alumni/staff, Rowan students free with ID. 856-256-4545

Friday, Feb. 22

Beach Haven, "Arsenic & Old Lace," comedy, 7 p.m. Feb. 22, 23; 2 p.m. Feb. 24, Our Gang Players, Surflight Theater, Engleside and Beach avenues, opening night $15, includes intermission repast with cast, $10 Saturday, Sunday. 609-597-0553.

Sunday, February 24

Vineland, Paula Poundstone, comedy, 7 p.m., Apple Farm at the Landis, Landis Theatre, 830 E. Landis Ave., $35, $60. 856-691-1121 or www.landistheatre.com

Friday, March 1

Hammonton, "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," comedy, 8 p.m. March 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23; 3 p.m. March 10, 17; Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., $25. 609-704-5012 or www.theeagletheatre.com

Wednesday, March 6

Richard Stockton College, Celtic Nights: Journey of Hope, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, main campus, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, vocalists, step-dancers, $25, $40. 609-652-9000 or www.stockton.edu/pac

Friday, March 8

Beach Haven, "The Last Five Years," musical, 7 p.m. March, 8, 9; 2 p.m. March 10, Our Gang Players, Surflight Theater, Engleside and Beach avenues, $15 adults, $12. 609-597-0553 or www.ourgang.org

Wednesday, March, 13

Millville, Golden Dragon Acrobats: Cirque Ziva, 12:30 and 7:30 p.m., Levoy Theater, 126 N. High St., afternoon: $24.50-$29.50 adults; $18 students, seniors; evening: $40. 856-327-6400 or www.levoy.net

Friday, April 5

Beach Haven, "Carousel," musical, 7 p.m. April 5, 6; 2 p.m. April 7, Our Gang Players, Surflight Theater, Engleside and Beach avenues, $15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 age 12 and younger. 609-597-0553 or www.ourgang.org

Thursday, April 11

Ocean County College, Shakespeare's "The Merry Wives of Windsor," 7:30 p.m. preview performance, OCC Theatre Company, Black Box Theatre, Academic Wing, Arts & Community Center, main campus, College Drive, Toms River, limited seating, $10. 732-255-0500 or www.ocean.edu

Friday, April 12

Ocean County College, Shakespeare's "The Merry Wives of Windsor," 7:30 p.m. April 12, 19; 8 p.m. April 13, 20; 2 p.m. April 14, OCC Theatre Company, Black Box Theatre, Academic Wing, Arts & Community Center, main campus, College Drive, Toms River, limited seating, $22 adult, $20 senior adult, $10 student. 732-255-0500 or www.ocean.edu

Friday, April 19

Hammonton, "Hair," rock musical, 8 p.m. April 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, May 3, 4, 9, 10, 11; 3 p.m. April 28, May 5, Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., $25. 609-704-5012 or www.theeagletheatre.com

Tuesday, April 23

Beach Haven, "Thank You for the Music - A Modern Tribute to ABBA," musica, April 23-May 4, Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, $45, group rates, dinner packages available. 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org

Tuesday, May 7

Beach Haven, Broadway at the Beach summer series, Surflight Theater, Engleside and Beach avenues, "Sleuth," May 7-19; "The Boyfriend," May 24-June 16; "George M!" June 19-July 17; Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific," July 10-28; "Les Miserables," July 31-Aug. 18; "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown," Aug. 21-Sept. 8; "Our Town," Sept. 25-Oct. 6; "Irving Berlin's White Christmas," Dec. 3-22; $45. 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org

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