'Clam-A-Rama' in Cape May

Clamshell pitching and live entertainment will help kick off the summer in Cape May, when the annual "Clam-A-Rama" takes place Saturday, May 19.

The fun begins in front of the Beach Shack, with clamshell pitching from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the beach. The tournament will consist of a "round robin" phase and a single-elimination round.

The day includes live entertainment from the Banana Trio and clam specials all day at the Rusty Nail. Clamshell pitching expert Joe McGettigan, of Clam Drain, will oversee the tournament. The tournament winner receives an overnight stay at the Beach Shack, and all registrants receive an official clamshell pitching tournament T-shirt. Tournament registration is $20 per person and takes place rain or shine.

To register for the tournament, go to www.BeachShack.com.

KOOL Beach Ball Fundraiser for Community FoodBank

Radio personalities at KOOL 98.3-FM will come together to provide entertainment for this year's KOOL Beach Ball, the annual fundraiser for the Community FoodBank of New Jersey.

The Beach Ball is set for 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at the Atlantic City Country Club. The ball features samplings from area restaurants, entertainment and auction items. Participating restaurants include Renault Winery and Tuscany House, Philips Seafood, Greate Bay Country Club, Busch's Seafood Restaurant, Atlantic City Country Club and Merion Caters.

Tickets are $100 per person. Tables of 10 are available for $900. Call 609-383-8843.

Little Miss Springtime Pageant

Girls ages 3 to 6 from Atlantic and Cumberland counties are invited to enter the first Little Miss Springtime contest, taking place 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at the Buena Vista Camping Resort, during the Springtime Home, Garden & Craftsmen Expo.

Girls should arrive in their best dressy spring outfit for the crowning of Little Miss Springtime and her court. Girls may carry baskets filled with flowers or wear a spring hat.

Admission and parking for the Springtime Home Expo is free. Entry forms and details are available at www.sjpringtimehomeexpo.com. Buena Vista Camping Resort is located at 775 Harding Highway.