Dining out

CAPE MAY COUNTY ARMY NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION breakfast 9 a.m. May 25 at the Villas Diner, 2100 Bayshore Road, Villas. All branches of the military are welcomed, and we look forward to meeting new members who have been honorably discharged from service, along with those currently serving.

OCEAN CITY VFW POST BREAKFAST, open to public, second and fourth Sundays from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Post, Bay Avenue at 15th Street. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, creamed beef with warm biscuits, two breakfasts meats, OJ, milk, coffee and tea. Events raises funds for Post, veterans initiatives. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 10 and younger. Reservations not necessary. Call 609-391-8660.

Education

VESSEL SAFETY CHECK by Flotilla 83 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 25, Schooner Island Marina, 5100 Lake Road, Wildwood.

SAFE BOATING CLASSES, by USCGA Flotilla 86, May 25, June 1, July 6, Aug. 3 Price Hall, Academy and Seashore Roads, Cold Spring. Students will receive a New Jersey Safe Boating Certificate, which is required by law for all persons 16 years of age and older who intend to operate a personal watercraft or vessel 12 feet or longer. Call 609-889-2236.

SAFE BOATING CLASS by Delsea Power Squadron, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 8, Minmar Marina, Sea Isle City, $55, preregistration required. Contact Ed McGarvey at 609-703-9688 or whiskaway3@verizon.net.

SAFE BOATING CLASS, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 22, July 20 and Aug. 10, Coast Guard Training Center, Cape May. Cost $55, includes lunch. Call 609-898-0442.

WINDOWS 8 FOR SENIORS at Avalon Free Public Library, 10 a.m.-noon Fridays to June 28 (no class May 24). Getting to Know Windows 8, Hands on with Apps, Windows 8 and the Web, Keeping in Touch with People, Photos, Music and Videos, Organizing Your Files. Classes have separate signups to build on each other. Open to adults, bring own computer if possible. Register by calling 609-967-7155 or at circulation desk.

LEARN HOW TO PLAY BRIDGE 1 p.m. Mondays, Sea Isle Branch Library, 4800 Central Ave., Sea Isle City. Call 609-263-7301.

QIGONG AND TAI CHI FOR YOUR HEALTH CLASSES, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Lower Cape Branch Library, 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas. Call 609-886-8999.

WETLANDS INSTITUTE PROGRAMS: Aquarium Feedings, 2:15 p.m. Saturdays; Salt Marsh Safari, 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. Saturdays. Free with admission. 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd. Call 609-368-1211.

Etc.

TRI-FOR-OUR-VETERANS TRIATHLON May 25, beginning at 6:30 a.m., Sea Isle City. Quarter-mile ocean swim, 8.5-mile bike race, 3.1-mile run. All proceeds benefit Semper Fi Fund and Sea Isle City VFW Post 1963. Volunteers needed, see triforourveterans.com and click ‘volunteer.’ Cost to compete ranges from $80/military personnel to $115/non-military athletes. Registration closes 11:59 p.m. May 24. See triforourveterans.com or register in person at VFW Post 1963, 4001 JFK Blvd., between 3 and 7 p.m. May 24.

YARD SALE, BAKE SALE items by Ranch Hope Auxiliary 18, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. May 25, Shore Acres, 1621 Route 9 South, Palermo.

VENDORS WANTED for Cold Spring Presbyterian Church flea market 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 25 (rain date June 1), $10/space, bring own table. Price Hall parking lot, Academy and Seashore roads. Call 609-884-4065.

FLEA MARKET AND HOAGIE SALE, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 25, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 30th Street and Bay Avenue, Ocean City. To reserve table call 609-399-1019.

OCEAN CITY TABERNACLE PROGRAMS: Phil Vischer, creator of Veggie Tales, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. May 26; Tenor John Taylor Concert, 7 p.m. May 26. Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave. Call 609-399-1915.

RUNWAY 5K and 1-mile fun walk, June 8, registration begins at 7 a.m., race starts at 9. a.m. Cape May Airport in Lower Township, All runners registered before June 1 will be entered in a drawing to win a ride on the B-17 ‘Yankee Lady’ To register, visit usnasw.org.

VENDORS SOUGHT for Fall Fest in the Park. $50 per space for the event 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 12 at Rotary Park on Lafayette Street in Cape May. No food vendors. For details and application, call 609-886-0489.

CAPE SHORE CHORUS OF SWEET ADELINES looking for new members. Women who love to sing can visit a rehearsal from 7:15 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at the Abundant Life Church, Route 50, Seaville. Call Cheryl at 609-463-0134.

COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Seaville United Methodist Church, 3100 Route 9. No financial information needed, just bring ID.

DANCING GRANNIES, tap for mature adults, beginner sessions on Thursdays, Cape May Dance Co., 3305 Breakwater Plaza, North Cape May. Call 609-889-1856.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED by New Jersey Audubon’s Nature Center of Cape May, especially receptionists, greeters and gift shop cashiers. Pick up application at the center, 1600 Delaware Ave., Cape May, call 609-898-8848 or email nccm@njaudubon.org.

For fun

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL AND CRAFT SHOW 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 1 (rain date June 2), Gandy Farmstead, 26 Tyler Road (Route 616), Greenfield. Presented by Historical Preservation Society of Upper Township. Call 609-628-2425 or see uppertwphistory.org.

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL by Cold Spring Presbyterian Church, bazaar, hot dogs, baked goods, more, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 8, Price Hall, Academy and Seashore roads. Call 609-884-4065 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. See oldbrickpresbyterian.com.

HISTORIC CHURCH AND CEMETERY TOURS by Cold Spring Presbyterian Church, 10 a.m. Saturdays through August, 780 Seashore Road, Cold Spring. Call 609-884-4065 or see oldbrickpresbyterian.com.

BOOK SALE 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays and 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, CitiFinancial, 20 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House. Paperback books $2 each or three for $5; hardback books $4 each or three for $10. Call 609-463-3535.

GAME NIGHT, ages 13 to 26, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Cape May County Library, Main Branch, 30 Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. Call teen librarian at 609-463-6350.

WETLANDS INSTITUTE Science Feature conservation demonstrations at 2:15 p.m. Fridays; Aquarium Feedings with Wetlands Institute staff, or just watch turtles chase minnows and the horseshoe crab gobble shrimp, noon Saturdays. Also on Saturday: Kids Crafts and Creature Features. Seashell Discovery and Creature Feature animal demonstrations on Sundays. Activities are included with general admission. Call for weekly topics 609-368-1211. 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Middle Township.

For youths

AQUATIC ROBOTICS DAY CAMP in partnership with Rutgers’ Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences and the University of Delaware, Cape May County 4-H offers camp for sixth- through eighth-grade students at the Nature Center of Cape May. The camp will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration is $300 with a $50 discount for registered 4-H members and members of NJ Audubon/Nature Center of Cape May. For more information, call 609-465-5115, ext. 605, or email jkaravan@njaes.rutgers.edu.

CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINMENT AT GILLIAN’S FUNLAND, 6 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, Marina Park, 42nd Place and Bay, Sea Isle City. Call 609-263-8687.

LEGO CLUB AT THE CAPE MAY COUNTY LIBRARY, ages 5 to 12: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. first Saturdays, Main Branch, 30 Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. No registration required. Call the Children’s Room at 609-463-6354.

MUSIC TOGETHER: Join Miss Lelah at the Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor for a musical hour to help children explore melody and rhythm. See musictogetherofcapemay.com for a complete schedule and to sign up.

OCEAN CITY LIBRARY FALL CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS: Rhythm and rhymes, birth to age 2, 11 to 11:20 a.m. Tuesdays; Family Craft Time, ages 7-12, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Toddler Time, ages 2-3, 10:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays; Story Train, ages 3-5, 1:30 to 2 p.m. Wednesdays; Book Surfers, fourth and fifth grades, 2:30 p.m. Thursdays; Seashore Story Time, ages 3-5, 10:30 a.m. Fridays. All at the library, 1735 Simpson Ave., Ocean City. Call 609-399-2434.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME, 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Sea Isle City Public Library, 126 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Sea Isle City. Call 609-263-8485.

Fundraisers

FLEA MARKET AND HOAGIE SALE, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 25 Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 30th Street and Bay Avenue, Ocean City. Tables available for flea market. Call 609-399-1019 to reserve.

STEP UP FOR THE ARC walkathon 10 a.m. June 1, registration at 9 a.m., oceanfront promenade in Sea Isle City. Call 609-861-7100.

OPERATION FIRST RESPONSE STICKER FUNDRAISER, cost $5 each, available at the Ocean City Fire Department, Sixth Street, Fire Station 2, 29th Street and Fire Station 3, 46th Street. Also online at ocfire.org, or call 609-525-9183.

AUXILIARY OF SHORE MEDICAL CENTER shops are located at Marmora South Shore Plaza, 232 South Shore Road, Marmora, call 609-390-0913; Somers Point Shopping Center, Route 9, Somers Point, call 609-653-8374. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays to Fridays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. All proceeds go to the Auxiliary’s pledge to Shore Tomorrow, an expansion project of Shore Medical Center. For information, to donate or to volunteer call any shop.

COAT DRIVE to benefit Atlantic City Rescue Mission by Mike and Pam Cardinale, owners of Mrs. Brizzle’s Buns and Deli. Donations of gently worn and new winter coats and jackets for adults and children needed; place in collection bin at eatery, 4601 Landis Ave., Sea Isle City, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Call 609-263-2773.

Golf events

START THE SEASON GOLF WEEKEND by Sea Isle City Chamber of Commerce and Revitalization’s 2013, May 31-June 2, discounts at golf courses and other incentives. Email dcislekid@comcast.net, call 609-263-9090 or see seaislechamber.com.

FORE CONTACT GOLF OUTING, noon June 9, The Pines at Clermont. Cost $80, includes barbecue. Sponsorships $100 to businesses that would like to host a hole on the course. Cart sponsorship is $25. Call Ann Magee at 609-823-1850 or 609-463-4564.

Groups

JERSEY CAPE SHELL CLUB, 7 p.m. June 5, Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, Tom Grace presents, “Freshwater Shelling in the Wild West,” newcomers welcome. 609-368-1211.

AA AND AL-ANON SUPPORT GROUPS at Cape Regional Medical Center, Stone Harbor Boulevard, Cape May Court House. Call 609-463-4043.

ANGELUS CHORUS seeks new singing members. The group rehearses at the Middle Township High School during the school year and performs concerts in the winter and spring. Call Carolyn at 609-898-0324.

ART HISTORY DISCUSSION GROUP, 3 p.m. every other Tuesday, Cape May County Library Lower Branch, 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas. Call 609-886-8999.

CAPE ATLANTIC WOODTURNERS: Learn to Turn. Meets 7 p.m. every third Tuesday at Upper Township Library. Call Ron at 609-601-2663 for details.

CAPE MAY COUNTY ADVISORY COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN, 5:30 p.m. first Tuesdays, Old Courthouse building, 11 North Main St., Cape May Court House.

CO-DEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS (CODA) 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Seaville United Methodist Church, 3100 Shore Road, Seaville. Call 609-408-8033. Also, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Trinity United Methodist Church, 20 N. Shore Road, Marmora. Call Yvonne at 609-408-8033.

COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS, 6:30 p.m. second Tuesdays, at Lighthouse Church, Route 9, Cape May Court House, for bereaved parents, grandparents, siblings. Call 609-886-2118.

GREAT CLASSICS BOOK CLUB, 4 p.m. third Thursdays, Main Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. Call 609-463-6350.

HEARTBREAK TO HEALING GRIEF SUPPORT for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. Call 609-345-3230 for literature and information, or just to talk.

JERSEY CAPE SHELL CLUB, 7 p.m. first Wednesdays, Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor. 609-368-1211.

PLAYERS AND PLAYWRIGHTS BY THE JERSEY SHORE meets last Saturday of the month. Bring copies of your original work to the second floor of the Ventnor Library at 1 p.m. New members (playwrights and actors) and the public always welcome. Call 609-601-9191.

SALVATION ARMY SEEKS VOLUNTEERS to help low income families in Cape May County. Call 609-231-5565 or 609-231-3109.

SEX AND LOVE ADDICTS ANONYMOUS 12-step recovery program, 7 p.m. Mondays at Trinity Methodist Church, 20 Route 9 North, Marmora, use side door off parking lot, not affiliated with any religions and confidentiality and privacy respected.

SUICIDE SURVIVORS group for bereaved by Seaville United Methodist Church, 6 to 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at the church, 3100 Shore Road, Seaville.

Health, fitness

CAPE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAMS: AA and AlAnon, May 26 at 10 a.m. in Classrooms A and B; May 27 at 7 p.m. in Classrooms A and B; AA May 29 in rooms 3 and 4 at 8:30 p.m.; Overeaters Anonymous, May 27 at 7 p.m. in Conference Room 5; Amputee Support Group, 1 p.m. May 28, Maruchi room; For more information on any program or to register call 609-463-4043.

FREE HEALTH AND FITNESS FAIR 9 a.m.-noon June 1, Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, Sea Isle City. Participants range from dental and medical professionals to fitness experts and nutritionists. Call 609-263-9090 or see seaislechamber.com.

EXERCISE CLASSES by Cape May Recreation at the Franklin Street School gym in Cape May: Jazz Aerobics, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 classes, $30 or $4 per class; Chair Aerobics and Stretching, 9 to 9:45 a.m. Tuesdays, 10 classes $30 or $4 per class; Zumba with Kelly, 6 to 6:45 p.m. Thursdays, cost $5 per class.

FITNESS CLASSES IN CAPE MAY: Ballet Sculpt, uses ballet barre and light weights to create strong lean muscles. Beginners welcome; 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, instructor Karen Manette Bosna; Ballet Sculpt Pilates Fusion, uses ballet and Pilates exercises that work the entire body. Beginners welcome, 11 a.m. to noon Fridays, instructor Karen Manette Bosna; Transformational Pilates, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sundays, instructor Tammy Decker. All at Franklin Street Civic Center, 720 Franklin St., Cape May. Call 609-884-9565 or see capemayrecreation.org.

FIT SENIORS EXERCISE CLASSES, age 60 and older, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Crest Pier, 5800 Ocean Ave., Wildwood Crest. Cost $5 per class or 12 for $50, call 609-523-0202.

INTRODUCTION TO YOGA, 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Stone Harbor Recreation Center, Second Avenue and 82nd Street. Call 609-368-6809.

JUMBA GOLD, low impact workout, 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays and 10:45 a.m. Thursdays, First United Methodist Church of Wildwood Crest, 6700 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood Crest. Cost $5 per class. Call 609-827-5924 or 609-729-4265.

WEEKLY YOGA CLASSES at Sea Isle City’s Community Lodge, 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 7:30 a.m. Fridays at the Community Lodge, JFK Boulevard and Park Road, led by Teri O’Connor, E-RYT. Cost is $10 per student. Walk-ins welcome, all are invited. Call 609-602-3398 or see njbeachyoga.com.

YOGA CLASSES, 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. and 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesdays and 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. Thursdays, Crest Pier Recreation Center, 5800 Ocean Ave,. Wildwood Crest. Cost $5 per class or $50 for 12 sessions. All ages are welcome. Attendees are encouraged to arrive five minutes prior to start time and to bring their own mats. Call 609-523-0202.

Holiday events

MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY 10 a.m. May 27, Veterans Park, JFK Boulevard and Landis Avenue, Sea Isle City. Call 609-263-4461, ext. 1245, and see vfwpost1963.com.

Music, arts

PETER NERO AND PHILLY POPS, 8 p.m. May 25, Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave. See capemayconventionhall.org or calli 855-708-9699 or 609-884-9563 for tickets. Street parking available, also free, round-trip trolley from Cape May Elementary School on Lafayette Street.

‘HOW TO MAKE A ROPE SWING’ to June 7, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, Cape May. Shows are Wednesday-Saturday 8 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. Tickets are $35 adults, $30 seniors and $15 students. May 17 is a half-price preview, May 26 matinee is half-price for seniors 62 and older. Call 609-884-1341 or see capemaystage.org.

BILL HALEY JR AND THE COMETS 7:30 p.m. July 1, Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Drive, Cape May. Tickets $28. Call 855-708-9699 or 609-884-9563.

MUSICAL MONDAYS, 3RD ROCK, 7 p.m. third Monday of each month, Ocean City Repertory Theater, 813 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Call 609-457-6686 or see facebook.com/oceancityrepertorytheater.

SHORE MEMORIES IN WATERCOLOR II, 1:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sea Isle City Branch Library, 4800 Central Ave., Sea Isle City. Registration required, call 609-263-7301 or see cmclibrary.org.

Religion

CHURCH SERVICES, Worship, 9:30 a.m. and Church School, 9:30 a.m. Sundays, The First United Methodist Church of Wildwood Crest, 6700 Atlantic Ave. Call the church office at 609-729-4265 or Parsonage at 609-522-6439.

FREE CHRISTIAN PRESCHOOL PROGRAM 9:30 to 11:0 a.m. Mondays, Greater Vision Bible Fellowship, 172 Route 50, Seaville. Preregister anytime at greatervisionbf.webs.com or call Missy at 609-463-9067.

INTERDENOMINATIONAL CHRISTIAN MEN’S GROUP, 9:15 a.m. first and third Wednesdays, Price Hall, Academy and Seashore roads, Cold Spring. Call Rob Riehl at 609-889-3538 or email robriehl@verizon.net.

JUDAISM 101 CLASS, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesdays, Beth Judah Temple, Spencer and Pacific avenues, Wildwood. The course is for Jews and non-Jews interested in learing the basics of this religion. The class is free to members of Beth Judah Temple and $10 for non-members or $80 (paid in advance) for the entire course. Call 609-522-7541.

PURPOSE-DRIVEN LIFE SERIES, 10:15 a.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Cold Spring Presbyterian Church, Academy and Seashore roads, Cold Spring. Call Rob Riehl at 609-889-3538 or email robriehl@verizon.net.

Reunions

HOLY SPIRIT HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1983 30-year reunion, 6:30-10:30 p.m. July 27, Log Cabin, 600 Jerome Ave., Margate. Tickets $25/advance, $30/door, includes dinner, dancing and raffles. Cash bar. Send checks payable to: HSHS Class of 83 to 1510 Holly Lane, Northfield, NJ 08225. Call 609-703-4347 or email to briky63@comcast.net.

CLASS OF 1963 INFORMATION SOUGHT by Wildwood High School Fifty Plus Reunion Committee. Class of 1963 will be honored this year at the annual reunion, Oct. 13 at Wildwood Convention Center, all who attended Wildwood High School from 1963 and earlier are invited. Call Eileen Fausey at 609-465-9061 or email wecook@verizon.net.

Trips

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 8 by Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department, $37, call 609-272-8120.

GROUNDS FOR SCULPTURE in Hamilton June 12 by Margate Library, $85 includes transportation, admission, guides, luncheon, taxes, all gratuities. See margatelibrary.org or call 609-822-4700.

NEW YORK, June 12 and 26 and July 17, $30 per person. Portion of proceeds to benefit Arc of Atlantic and Cape May counties. Call B. Shore at 609-428-6150.

SPIRIT OF PHILADELPHIA CRUISE on Delaware Bay, June 18 by Cape Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, $80 per person includes Comfort Coach transportation, buffet luncheon, entertainment. Call 609 884 5971.

NEW YORK CITY by Temple Emeth Shalom, June 26, call Carol Myerowitz at 609-822-3940 or Bebe Markman at 609-822-2967.

YANKEES VS. ORIOLES at Camden Yards, June 30, by Brigantine Community Education and Recreation Department. Call 609-264-7350.

YANKEES VS. TWINS at Yankee Stadium, July 14, by Brigantine Community Education and Recreation Department. Call 609-264-7350

HUNTERDON HILLS PLAYHOUSE, dinner theater, Aug. 8, by Absecon AARP. Call 609-646-0018 or 609-652-1104.

GET AWAY TO WRITE IN SCOTLAND, Aug. 8-15, Murphy Writing Seminars, registration information at MurphyWriting.com.

IMPERIAL CITIES, Sept. 2-12. Brochures may be picked up at Brigantine Beach Community Hall, City Hall, The Links, Acme and Brigantine Fitness. Call 609-264-7350.

ARLINGTON CEMETERY WASHINGTON, D.C., WAR MEMORIALS by Justice Lodge in Linwood, Sept. 22. Cost $65. Make checks payable to Justice Lodge F&AM 285 and mail to Jim Goldsmith, 6 Haviv Drive, Northfield, NJ 08225.