Cape May

Convention Hall to hold teen dances

Cape May Convention Hall is happy to announce the return of teen dances. This monthly event features a safe and friendly environment for seventh through 12th graders. Teen Night takes place on the following Friday evenings from 7 to 9:30 p.m.: Feb. 22, March 22 and April 12.

Admission is $5. Tickets can be purchased at the Cape May Convention Hall beginning at 6:30 p.m. on nights of the dance.

Local DJ and Police Athletic League representative, Tony Genaro will be playing house music. Line up and request your favorite songs.

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Craft, antiques show planned

The region’s most sought-after antiques dealers and crafters come together for a two-day show in Victorian Cape May from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, and Sunday, Feb. 17. The show features handmade items, gifts, country antiques, glassware, miniatures, silver, furniture and more. Crafts & Antiques in Winter will be held at Cape May Convention Hall, Beach Avenue at Decatur. Admission is $2.

Black social, civic groups topic of panel

The Center for Community Arts (CCA) presents an exhibit and panel discussion Presidents’ Day Weekend featuring the role played by black fraternal, social and civic organizations in African American social life in Cape May County.

On Sunday, Feb. 17, at 4 p.m., the public is invited to join representatives from CCA and the local community for this panel discussion at the Carriage House Gallery on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., focusing on the exhibit, “Celebrating Community Service: Black Fraternal, Social and Civic Organizations of Cape May County.” This exhibit explores the significance of black fraternal, social and civic organizations in African American social life, featuring such organizations as the GEMS, the Prince Hall Masons, the Eastern Stars and the Black USO, among others.

Admission to the exhibit and discussion are free. The gallery is open Saturday, Feb. 16, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 17, 11 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.; and Monday, Feb. 18, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The exhibit is sponsored by CCA, in association with MAC. For information on the exhibit, call 609-884-7525 or see CenterforCommunityArts.org.