Hooked on Fishing event set for Saturday

Hooked on Fishing is back on Brigantine Beach. This annual free event is for kids, ages 6 to 15. It will take place from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. July 27 on the beach at 16th Street. Registration starts at 8 a.m.

T-shirts for all participants and free fishing rods for the first 100 to sign up. Prizes and lunch will be provided.

There also will be a water rescue demonstration by the U.S. Coast Guard. Event Sponsored by the Brigantine Municipal Alliance and  the Association of Surf Anglers Clubs.

Brigantine Island triathlon scheduled for Aug. 3

The 26th annual Brigantine Island Tirathlon will be held Aug. 3 and will start at 8 a.m. at the City Dock at 26th St. and Bayshore Ave.

The triathlon consists of a quarter mile swim in the bay, an 11-mile bike ride and a 4-mile run. An awards ceremony and buffet will be held at the 26th Street Recreation Complex, the site of the finish line, immediately following the event.

For more information or to become a volunteer, call the Community Education and Recreation Department at 609-264-7350.