Absecon

13th annual Pedal-Paddle-Run set

The Absecon Education Foundation will hold its 13th annual Pedal-Paddle-Run race on Sept. 28, with a rain date of Sept. 29. Registration will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. at Faunce Landing and the bay, and the race starts at 8 a.m. at Heritage Park, 500 Mill Road. For registration and other information, see active.com or abseconschools.org. Call 609-641-5375, ext. 1017.

Miracle Treat Day returns to Dairy Queen

The Absecon Dairy Queen, located by the corner of Route 9 and the White Horse Pike, will participate in Miracle Treat Day Aug. 8. Starting at 11 a.m., the store will donate $1 for every blizzard sold to Children’s Miracle Network, which supports the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and others. Starting at noon, there will be face-painting, games, music and an antique car show, and magician Chad Juros will perform at 7 p.m. For more information, call 609-646-5413.