Dining out

BEEF AND BEER for Animal Alliance of Cape May County and Animal Welfare Society, 3-7 p.m. May 4, Bolero Resort, 3320 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood. Proceeds will go to fund new spay-neuter clinic. Tickets $20/advance, $25/door. Call Animal Alliance at 609-465-6388, Animal Welfare at 609-465-3403, Harry Weimar at 215-203-2045, Charlotte Anderson at 609-408-2850.

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 breakfast 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.



Story Time, 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Thursdays May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, and 10 a.m. 10:45 a.m. Tuesdays May 6, 13, 20, 27, stories, songs and crafts for children of all ages;

Creative Writing, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. May 1, tips and feedback on poetry, memoirs, short stories, articles, and books, registration requested, 609-967-7155;

Lego Club, 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. May 2;

iPad Workshop: Pinterest, Instagram, and Steller, 10 a.m. to noon May 3, bring Apple ID and password, 609-967-7155;

Knitting Club, 3:30-4:30 p.m. May 5, 12, and 19, meet and share knitting techniques;

Smart Phone Users Group, 5:30-7:45 p.m. May 5, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. – iPhones, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m.-Android & Windows phones;

Great Decisions Foreign Policy, 5:45-7:45 p.m. May 5, discussion group;

Apple Computer Class- Safari and Google Search, 4-6 p.m. May 6, 609-967-7155;

Avalon Free Public Library, 235 32nd Street, Avalon. AvalonFreeLibrary.org

DUNE ECOLOGY PROGRAMS 10:30 a.m. May 3, 10 at Two Mile Beach Unit of Cape May National Wildlife Refuge, Visitor Contact Station, 12001 Pacific Ave. (Ocean Drive), Wildwood Crest. Limited to 20 participants, register at info@friendsofcapemayrefuge.org or 609-513-9349. Dress for the weather. Free loaner binoculars available. Bring bug spray, sunscreen and water.

ECOLOGY PROGRAM 11 a.m. May 4 by Friends of Cape May National Wildlife Refuge and reTURN the Favor New Jersey, Kimbles Beach on Delaware Bay, Cape May Court House. Program on horseshoe crabs, shorebirds, and importance of Delaware Bay to their survival. Come for walk on beach, rescue any stranded horseshoe crabs. See returnthefavornj.org.

SAFE BOATING CLASS, 6-9:30 p.m. May 5-6, fulfills state law requirement for safe boating course, Bayside Recreation Center, 520 Bay Ave., Ocean City, $75. 732-279-0562 or Captain@coastboatingschool.com or Coastboatingschool.com

AUTHOR LEE CHILD to visit Avalon Library as part of library's Summer Author Series, 7 p.m. July 16, Avalon Elementary School auditorium. Q-and-A and book-signing to follow. 'Never Go Back,' 'A Wanted Man' and 'The Affair' will be available for sale. No tickets required, event is free and open to public. Seating is first-come, first-served beginning at 6 p.m. See avalonfreelibrary.org.

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 EVENTS, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, see wetlandsinstitute.org. Creature Feature and Craft, 2 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; Aquarium Feeding, 11 a.m. Saturdays; Aquarium Teaching Tank, 11 a.m. Sundays; Science Feature and Activity, 2 p.m. Sundays.


WILDLIFE FRIENDLY PLANT SALE at Nature Center of Cape May, native, traditional plants and shrubs to attract birds and butterflies, especially monarch butterflies. Order by April 30, pick up plants May 10-11. Call 609-898-8848 for order forms or questions.

RUMMAGE SALE, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 2 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 3, Episcopal Church of the Advent Parish Hall, 612 Franklin St., Cape May. Men's, women's and children's clothing and accessories, household items, linens, books. Call 609-884-3065.

ANNUAL FLOWER SALE by Sea Isle Garden Club, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 17-18, Dealy Field (basketball court), 6108 Central Ave. Variety of annuals, geraniums and hanging baskets.

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

NAME THAT FISH CONTEST by Flanders Hotel in Ocean City for mascot, include memorable name and explanation for name. Winning contestant will receive free lunch for two at Emily's and photo shoot with mascot. Post entry under fish photo at facebook.com/TheFlandersHotel. Winner to be announced May 1.

LEARN TO LINE DANCE 2 p.m. May 2, Fridays through June 13, Sea Isle City Library, 4800 Central Ave., Sea Isle City. adultevents@cmclibrary.org

GET IN GEAR FOR ROTARY 8 a.m. registration May 3, 11 a.m. lunch, presented by Burke Motor Group, ride as far as you like, prizes for top fund raisers, 519 Stone Harbor Blvd., Cape May Court House, $25, free ages 18 and under, but must collect $25 in sponsors. 609-463-5757 or franceyburke@hotmail.com or eventsbyburke.com/home.html

MONDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES all showings at 7 p.m. May 12: 'Grasso: Beyond the Paint,' documentary on Cape May artist. Performing Arts Center of Middle Township, 212 Bayberry Dr., Cape May Court House, $8. 609-463-1924 or MiddlePAC.net

CAPE MAY FLOWER SHOW, 12:30-7 p.m. May 16, 'A Magical Garden of Children's Stories,' refreshments, vendors, Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May, free. 609-315-6860.

GAME NIGHT, ages 13 to 20, 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

MOMMY AND ME CHILDREN'S PROGRAM, 10-11 a.m. Fridays to May 9, Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave. For ages 2-4. Adult participation and preregistration required. Cost per class $5/members, $7/nonmembers. Call 609-898-8848.

ART FOR LITTLE HANDS, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fridays to May 9, Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave. For ages 3-5. Preregistration required. Cost per class $10/members, $13/non-members. Call 609-898-8848.

SUMMER THEATER CAMP June 30-Aug. 16, ages 7-17, presented by Shore (Sure) Productions, covers all phases of theater, full-scale production of 'The Little Mermaid.' Performing Arts Center of Middle Township, 212 Bayberry Dr., Cape May Court House, $8. 609-463-1924 or MiddlePAC.net or ShoreProductionsCamp.com.

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 Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor for a musical hour to help children explore melody and rhythm. See musictogetherofcapemay.com for a schedule and to sign up.

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.


FAMILY AID BENEFIT CONCERT featuring Karla Rivera Bucklew and Ingrid Forss, 7 p.m. May 3, Parkway South SDA Church, Roosevelt Boulevard and Route 9 North, Marmora. Call 609-675-4124 or see Facebook.com/FamilyAidConcert. Admission is free, but donations to Family Aid Fund are appreciated.

KENTUCKY DERBY DAY PARTY to benefit The Branches, 4 p.m. May 3, Wetlands Institute. Kentucky Derby on big screen, with hors d'oeuvres, Derby pie, live music, silent auction, cash bar. Dress is Derby attire. Derby hats available for purchase at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Stone Harbor. Tickets $35, availability limited, call 609-368-5922. Tote board sponsorships available. Proceeds benefit The Branches

WINGS AND WINE FOR THE ZOO, Natali Vineyards Fundraiser for Cape May County Zoo, 2-7 p.m. May 3, 3 p.m. Bird of Prey show, food, music, and fun for the entire family, meet the zoo animal ambassadors and their curators, learn about wine and wine making, 221 N. Delsea Drive (N. Route 47), Cape May Court House. 609-465-0075 or hmacqueen@cmczoo.org or NataliWines.com

'HATS OFF TO CINCO DE MAYO' FASHION SHOW May 4 at Grand Hotel Penthouse, 1045 Beach Ave., Cape May. Registration and no bid auction ticket sales begin at noon with a sit-down luncheon at 1 p.m. Women are encouraged to wear hats or a sombrero, prizes will be awarded Tickets $35, call 609-231-1813 for reservations. Event funds scholarships for Cape May County women; proceeds from no-bid auction benefit League of Women Voters of Cape May County and the American Association or of University Women.

TOUR DE TUCKAHOE BIKE TOUR AND DUATHLON/SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER May 4, hosted by Greater Tuckahoe Merchants Association: 2-mile run, 9-mile bike, 2-mile run; children and adults; refreshments, games, prizes, including bikes; benefits the Merchants Scholarship Fund, Amanda's Field, Route 50, Petersburg. 609-628-0101 or TourDeTuckahoe.com

JDRF WALK TO CURE DIABETES 9:30 a.m. May 17, funds raised support research to cure, treat, and prevent type 1 diabetes, Morey's Adventure Pier, Boardwalk, Wildwood, donation suggested. Contact Ashley at atrasser@jdrf.org or Walk.JDRF.org

SPRING FAMILY FUN DAY 2 to 10 p.m. May 17, Fluharty's Buck Tavern, 621 Route 50, Corbin City, rain date May 18, food, drink specials, live music, kid friendly activities, benefits Jennifer Ann Ward Memorial Fund, $30 adults, $10 ages 4-12, free age 3 and younger. 609-602-5394 or 609-827-3119.

SHOE COLLECTION FOR SOLES4SOULS, by Cabrera Property Management, through May 18, shoe donations accepted at 6203 New Jersey Ave., Wildwood Crest. 609-374-0196 or 609-729-9185.

WINGS N WATER BENEFIT AUCTION, 6-10 p.m. Aug. 2, catered food, cocktails, wines, supports conservation, research and education programs, silent auction, live auction, Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd, Stone Harbor, $100 general admission, $150 patron, $250 sponsor. WetlandsInstitute.org/events/wings-n-water-auction.

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.

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE by Animal Alliance of Cape May County Inc. to help defray cost associated with running clinic. Annual dues for individual members $10. To join or donate, send payment to Animal Alliance of Cape May County, PO Box 172, Cape May, NJ 08204. Membership cards sent via email unless otherwise requested. To volunteer, contact animalallianceclinic@yahoo.com or 609-465-6388.

Golf events


SEA ISLE GARDEN CLUB 7:30 p.m. May 1, Community Lodge, JFK Boulevard and Park Road. Program: Terri Chiddenton on founders of the modern day blueberry industry in Whites Bog.

RETIRED EDUCATORS OF CAPE MAY COUNTY LUNCHEON 11:30 a.m. May 8, Avalon Links Golf Club, reservation deadline May 1. Cost is $22. Call Diane Church at 609-884-7800.

AARP CHAPTER 1062 of Ocean City, 2 p.m. May 16, Ocean City Senior Center, 18th and Simpson streets. Speaker: Bob Marzutti, American Legion, on 'Serving Those Who Served Us Overseas.'

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

AARP CHAPTER 710 OF SEA ISLE CITY 1 p.m. second Thursday, Community Lodge, 300 JFK Boulevard, Sea Isle City. Call 609-263-1453.

AARP OF THE WILDWOODS, 11 a.m. second Thursdays, Wildwood Crest Pier on Ocean Avenue. All welcome, come early for coffee and doughnuts. Call 609-523-1127.

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 RETIRED PHILADELPHIA POLICE meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. on the last Friday of each month at Dino's Diner, 31 Route 50, Seaville. $12 per person includes breakfast entree from special menu with bottomless cup of coffee or tea (includes tax and gratuity). Guest speaker each month. No reservations needed. For more information or to be added to the email list for monthly notifications, contact Lee Rominiecki at Leonrom354@comcast.net.

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.

SAFEHAVEN fellowship group for gay Christians of all varieties, 7 p.m. first Sundays, providing a safe and comfortable place to explore their experiences as people of faith in the LGBTQ community. Meets at the Branches, Route 47, Rio Grande, behind Family Dollar store.

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

SEA ISLE CITY GARDEN CLUB regular meetings 7:30 p.m. first Thursdays in March, April, May, September, October, November, Community Lodge, JFK Boulevard and Park Road.

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

AEROBICS CLASSES FOR ADULTS 9 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Community Lodge, 300 JFK Boulevard, Sea Isle City, $5 per class. 609-263-0050.

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.

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.

SIT-AND-BE-FIT CLASSES for local seniors, 2:15 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, Community Lodge, 300 JFK Boulevard, Sea Isle City, free, must bring photo I.D. 609-263-0050.

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 invited. Call 609-602-3398 or see njbeachyoga.com.

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

YOGA FOR EVERYBODY, 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Stone Harbor Rec Center with Kathleen Jespersen, for 18 and older.

Holiday events

Music, arts

BROADWAY REVUE by Shaken Not Stirred Players, 7 p.m. May 3, by Catholic Daughters Court of Our Lady of Mercy No. 1655 of St. Joseph Church in Sea Isle City, parish auditorium, 44th Street and Central Avenue. Raffle tickets on sale. Tickets $25 each for show, one drink and hors d'oeuvres, available at door or in advance, call 609-861-0865 or 609-478-2939.

OCEAN CITY'S GOT TALENT competition, open to public, 7:30 p.m. May 3, Ocean City Music Pier. Tickets $10, proceeds benefit Greater Ocean City Theatre Company, call 609-525-9300 or see ocnj.us/boxoffice.

LANDAU EUGENE MURPHY JR. and No Vacancy Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. May 4, Cape May Convention Hall. Admission $30 plus applicable facility fee, see box office or call 855-708-9699 or 609-884-9563.

THE ANGELUS CHORUS 4 p.m. May 4, benefits the United States Coast Guard Family Assistance Fund, Performing Arts Center of Middle Township, 212 Bayberry Drive, Cape May Court House, $5. 609-465-4902.

OCHS INSTRUMENTAL DEPARTMENT SPRING CONCERT 7 p.m. May 6, Bill and Nancy Hughes Performing Arts Center, 501 Atlantic Ave., Ocean City. Admission $5/adults, $3/students. Tickets available at door.

FREE MOVIES by Ocean City Fine Arts League: May 6, 'Music of the Heart'; June 10, 'A Prairie Home Companion.' Call 609-814-0308 or 609-399-2434.

85TH ANNIVERSARY OF OCEAN CITY POPS AND MUSIC PIER 6-11 p.m. Aug. 2, featuring music from 1929 to 2014, fine wines, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, dessert, Flanders Hotel, 719 E. 11th Street, Ocean City. OceanCityPops.org.

OLD-TIME COUNTRY AND BLUEGRASS GOSPEL MUSIC at Petersburg United Methodist Church, Route 610, Petersburg, 7 p.m. fourth Fridays, light refreshments follow. Call Cindy Berry at 856-825-1447 or email TheBerryPickers@comcast.net.

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.


CHURCH SERVICES, worship 9:30 a.m. and church school 9:30 a.m. Sundays, First United Methodist Church of Wildwood Crest, 6700 Atlantic Ave. Call 609-729-4265 or 609-522-6439.

FREE CHRISTIAN PRESCHOOL PROGRAM 9:30-11:0 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.

MEN'S PRAYER BREAKFAST, 8-9 a.m. Saturdays, continental breakfast, fellowship, and a short devotional reading, First UMC of Wildwood Crest, 6700 Atlantic Ave. 609-729-4265.

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.


ATLANTIC CITY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF '64 planned for 2014. Email Eve Rose at ERose08021@aol.com for more information.

ATLANTIC CITY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1969 45th reunion, July 18-19. Email sharon.waterspratt@facebook.com or call 609-992-4522.

HOLY SPIRIT HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1974 40th reunion, 7-11 p.m. Aug. 2, Greate Bay Country Club, Somers Point. For information, see hshsclass74.com, where tickets can be purchased. For information, email HSHSclass74@comcast.net or leave a message at 609-625-0858 for a return call.


WINTERTHUR GALLERIES 'DOWNTON ABBEY' EXHIBIT by Linwood Public Library, May 1, $75 includes bus, entrance to exhibit, house and gardens. Lunch not included. Cafes available on premises. Call 609-926-7991, ext. 1.

ANNAPOLIS, MD., May 3 by Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department, $37, call 609-272-8120 or see ehtgov.org.

'SOUTH PACIFIC' May 4 by Beth El Synagogue in Margate, limited seating, $65 per person includes show, lunch and transportation, call 609-823-2725.

BARTRAM'S HOUSE AND GARDENS, WOODLANDS MANSION AND GARDENS 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. May 7 by Offshore Garden Club, meet at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Linwood, $75. Contact Sue at 609-927-6001 or Richsuegoldstein@verizon.net or Linda at 856-692-4465.

'BUSYBODY' at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse and Dinner Theater, May 8 by AARP Pleasantville Chapter No. 5317, $80 per person, includes transportation, show, lunch. Call L. Freeman at 609-646-4805.

'MUSIC OF THE NIGHT,' songs of Andrew Lloyd Weber at American Music Theater in Lancaster, Pa., May 10 by Hammonton Canoe Club. Complete luncheon at Eden Resort included, total $90. Call Carmela at 609-561-4734.

PHILLIES VS. ANGELS (with Mike Trout), May 14 by Msgr. James J. Zegers Resurrection Knights of Columbus to benefit its charities, price $70, call 609-628-3307.

BUS TRIPS TO BENEFIT ARC OF ATLANTIC AND CAPE MAY COUNTIES: One Wednesday and one Sunday every month, through August. Upcoming dates include: New York Theater District, May 14 and 18, $30 per person, bus leaves from Ventnor tennis courts, limited seating. Trips also set for Aug. 6 and 20. Call Bunny Shore at 609-428-6150.

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 17, $37. For information on Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department spring trips, call 609-272-8120 or see ehtgov.org.

SAVANNAH AND CHARLESTON by Brigantine Community Education and Recreation, June 1-7, call 609-264-7350.

NEW YORK CITY June 11 by Temple Emeth Shalom in Ventnor, $35 per person, enjoy city on your own. Call Bebe Markman at 609-822-5682 or Carol Myerowitz at 609-822-3940

NORTHERN ITALY by Brigantine Community Education and Recreation, Sept. 21-30, call 609-264-7350.s