Calendar of Events


Thursday, May 16

Hammonton, Third Thursday event, 6 to 9 p.m., downtown business district, "Retro" theme, sock hop shopping, entertainment specials, art, food, music.

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Margate, "Fresh Ears" classical music lecture, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Public Library, 8100 Atlantic Ave., free.

Friday, May 17

Atlantic City, Diva Bingo, 8 p.m., Resorts Casino Hotel, Superstar Theater, registration 7 to 8 p.m., $10 donation benefits AtlantiCare Mobile Mammography Assistance Fund.

Mays Landing, Jersey Gumbo Kick Off Party, 6 p.m., Main Street American Cafe, 6001 Main St., free samples of Carmen Marotta's Jersey Crab Gumbo and Chef Richard Spurlock's Andouille Sausage Gumbo, live music by Mojo Mozart and Mardi Gras Swingers.

Millville, Third Friday in Glasstown Arts District, 6 to 9 p.m., Glasstown Arts District, entertainment, live music, dining and shopping specials, artist demonstrations. 856-293-0556

Saturday, May 18

Beach Haven, "Pour into Summer - Summer Wine Festival," noon to 5 p.m. May 18, 19, Taylor Avenue Ball Field, Taylor and Bay avenues, wine tastings and sales, live music, gourmet food offerings, ticket required to sample wines, $12 advance, $15 gate, age 21 and younger free. 609-492-7211 or

Cape May, Spring Forum "Water Matters," 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., "National Geographic Live!" presentations, guest speakers, $50.

Lower Township, Armed Forces Day ceremony, 11 a.m., World War II Lookout Tower Museum & Memorial, Sunset Boulevard.

Ocean City, Heartwalk, American Heart Association, 10:30 a.m., registration 9 a.m., Sports and Civic Center, 6th Street off Boardwalk. 609-926-3663.

Sea Isle City, Community Day, 10 a.m., Community Lodge, 300 JFK Blvd., flag pole dedication, children's activities, bicycle registrations, demonstration by Cape May County SWAT Team,Sheriff's Mounted Division. 609-263-4461, ext.1245, or

Ventnor, 4th Annual Walk for Williams Syndrome, 10 a.m., registration 9 a.m., gazebo at Newport Avenue and the boardwalk, rain date May 19, benefits Williams Syndrome Association, portion of proceeds also benefits Downbeach Film Festival, $20 individual, $50 family of four.

Wildwood, Walk to Cure Diabetes, 10:30 a.m., on the Boardwalk, registration 9:30 a.m., Morey's Adventure Pier/Guest Services, live entertainment, DJ, benefits Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. or 856-429-1101.

Sunday, May 19

Atlantic City, Pirate Day, 1 p.m., Absecon Lighthouse, 31 S. Rhode Island Ave., Philadelphia Fight Ensemble pirate show, lighthouse open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., kids encouraged to dress as pirates, admission includes goodie bag, snacks, lighthouse climb, first 120 visitors treated to Jolly Roger Cruise, 3 p.m., Atlantic City Cruises' Cruisin One, $12 kids, $6 adults.

Hammonton, Shine in the Pines Spring Event, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Batsto Historic Village, 31 Batsto Road and Route 542, Cruisin' Classics Auto Club of Hammonton, crafts, antique and collectibles vendors, live bluegrass music, food vendors, free admission and parking. 609-561-8575 or

Tuckerton, Bluegrass and Barbecue, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 19, gates open 10 a.m., Tuckerton Seaport, 120 W. Main St., live music, food vendors, crafters, boat rides, children's activities, $8 adults, $6 members, seniors, $5 children. 609-296-8868

Monday, May 20

Vineland, "Fresh Ears" classical music lecture, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Public Library, Community Event Room, 1058 E. Landis Ave., free. 856-794-4244 or

Wednesday, May 22

Hammonton, Free screening of documentary "Miss Representation," 7 p.m., Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., part of Eye Opening Film and Lecture Series. 609-704-5012 or


Saturday, May 18

Mays Landing, Radio Disney Road Crew AM640, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Hamilton Mall, Center Court, 4403 Black Horse Pike, music, games, prizes, entertainment, free.


Friday, May 17

Cape May, "An Evening with the Fred Hall Orchestra," 7:30 p.m., Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., $15.

Saturday, May 18

Bridgeton, Make a Joyful Noise Gospel Festival, 3 to 7 p.m., Bridgeton High School, 111 N. West Ave., live music by The Harmonica Man, The SJ Community Men's Chorus, The Voices of Glory, New Mt. Zion All Male Chorus, The Mighty Men of Baltimore, $20 advance, $22 door, 856-327-1036 or 856-455-6328.

Sunday, May 19

Atlantic City, Geri Rizzo, Jersey Shore Jazz Vespers, 4 p.m., Asbury United Methodist Church, 1213 Pacific Ave., concert and CD signing, refreshments, donations accepted. 609-703-7907.

Cape May, Ben Mauger Vintage Jazz Band, 2 to 4 p.m., VFW Post 386, 419 Congress St., $15 advance and members of Cape May Traditional Jazz Society, $20 door, proceeds donated to Food Bank of Southern Jersey.

Cape May, Jazz Vespers, Breckerville - Jazz Fusion, 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Hughes and Decatur streets, $5 minimum donation, free parking.

Somers Point, Doug Murdock Meistersingers, 3 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 157 Shore Road, Bicentennial Celebration Concert of music by Giuseppi Verdi and Richard Wagner, $10. 609-377-5460.

Monday, May 20

Bridgeton, Gospel concert, 6 p.m., Cumberland Regional High School Performing Arts Center, 90 Silver Lake Road, Breakthrough Gospel Choir, free, donation of canned goods benefits local food banks. 856-451-9400, ext. 233.


Thursday, May 16

Beach Haven, "Sleuth," comedy thriller, 2 and 8 p.m. May 16, 8 p.m. May 17, 18, 2 p.m. May 19, Surflight Theater, Engleside and Beach avenues, $45, $35 dinner packages available. 609-492-9477 or

Stafford Township, "S'Wonderful: The New Gershwin Musical," 2 and 8 p.m. May 16; 3 p.m. May 19; OceanFirst Theater, Stafford Township Arts Center, 1000 McKinley Ave., Manahawkin, $35 adults, $20 age 12 and younger.

Friday, May 17

Atlantic City, Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park," 8 p.m. May 17, 18; 2 p.m. May 19, Ninth Circle Players, Dante Hall Theater of Richard Stockton College, 14 N. Mississippi Ave., $20 adults, $18 seniors and Stockton students.

Cape May Court House, "Martin & Lewis: A Tribute Show," 7:30 p.m. May 17, 18, Performing Arts Center, 212 Bayberry Drive, $25. 609-463-1924.

Millville, "Biloxi Blues," Neil Simon comedy, 8 p.m. May 17, 2 and 8 p.m. May 18, 3 p.m. May 19, The Off Broad Street Players, Levoy Theatre, 130 N. High St., $20 adults, $14 seniors, students.

Friday, May 24

Beach Haven, "The Boyfriend," comedy thriller, 2 and 8 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sundays, 2 and 8 p.m. Tuesdays, 2 p.m. Wednesdays, through June 16, Surflight Theater, Engleside and Beach avenues, $45, $35 dinner packages available; "George M!" June 19-July 17; 609-492-9477 or

Sunday, May 26

Beach Haven, Tommy Tune in "Taps, Tunes, and Tall Tales," 8 p.m. May 26, 2 p.m. May 27, Surflight Theater. Engleside and Beach avenues, performance on May 26 benefits Surflight Theatre from storm damage, $75. 609-492-9477 or

Friday, June 7

Hammonton, "Urinetown: The Musical," 8 p.m. June 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29; 3 p.m. June 16, 23, Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., $25 general admission, $30 front row. 609-704-5012 or

Wednesday, June 12

Cape May, "Lend Me A Tenor," comedy, 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, June 12 – July 26, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. June 12: half-price preview performance; June 30: half-price senior performance; June 21: Pay- What-You- Can-Night. 609-884-1341.

Friday, June 14

Vineland, "Saluting Our Heroes Through A Century of Broadway," musical acts, 7 p.m. June 14, 15, doors open 6:30 p.m., St. Padre Pio Parish Players, St. Mary School, 735 Union Road, $10. 856-692-7136 or 856-692-8537.

Wednesday, July 31

Cape May, "Boeing Boeing," comedy, 8 p.m., Tuesdays through Sundays, July 31-Sept. 13, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. July 31: half-price preview performance; Aug. 18: half-price senior performance; Sept. 3: Pay-What-You-Can-Night. 609-884-1341.

Friday, Sept. 6

Millville, "Les Miserables," Sept. 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, Cumberland Players, Levoy Theatre, 128 North High St., $20. 856-327-6400 or

Wednesday, Sept. 18

Cape May, "Freud's Last Session," drama, 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, Sept. 18-Oct. 19, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. Sept. 18: half-price preview performance; Oct. 2: half-price senior performance; Oct. 10: Pay-What-You-Can-Night. 609-884-1341.

Wednesday, Oct. 23

Cape May, "A Walk in the Woods," drama, 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Oct. 23-Nov. 16, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. Oct. 23: half-price preview performance; Nov. 3: half-price senior performance; Nov. 8: Pay-What-You-Can-Night. 609-884-1341.

Friday, Nov. 29

Cape May, "Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol," 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 3 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Nov. 29-Dec. 29, Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. Dec. 8: half-price senior performance; Dec. 14: Pay-What-You-Can-Matinee. 609-884-1341.


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