Family fun day in Ocean City
What Is It: Unlimited amusement park rides from
1 to 4 p.m. today at Wonderland Pier in Ocean City is the main attraction of the United Way's Family Fun Day.
What To Expect: With the purchase today of a $20 wristband, available at any ticket booth or the customer service center, children of all ages are invited to enjoy unlimited rides on any of the Pier's multi-level amusements. This annual fundraising event at Wonderland Pier benefits the programs of Success By 6, an early childhood initiative coordinated by United Way in Atlantic and Cape May counties.
Event Info: Wonderland Pier is located at 6th Street on the Ocean City Boardwalk. For more information, contact United Way in Atlantic County at 609-404-4483, ext. 19.
Kozak the Magician, Tropicana, Comedy Stop, mature PG-14 material, 7:15 p.m. show, 6:15 p.m. dinner seating,$20 show only ($10 age 11 and younger); $30 dinner and show. 609-348-0920.
Divas Do AC, Resorts Casino Hotel, Screening Room, 8 p.m. $25. 800-322-SHOW.
"Identity: An Exhibition of You," Franklin Institute traveling exhibit, Trump Plaza's East Tower, noon to 7 p.m., $12 adults, $8 ages 12 and younger. 609-441-6000.
Beyond the Falls: Nik Wallenda and the Wellenda Family Experience, Tropicana, Showroom, 3:30 and 8 p.m. $25, $42.50 adults, $15 children 13 and younger. 800-736-1420.
Bally's Atlantic City, Park Place and Boardwalk: Sammy's Beach Bar, 609-340-2000 - Latin Night w/ DJ Cano amd Mauro, 9 p.m.
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, 1 Borgata Way: Gypsy Bar, 609-317-1000 - The Rockets, 9 p.m.; mur.mur, 609-317-1000 - DJ Scene, 10 p.m.
Golden Nugget, Huron Avenue and Brigantine Boulevard: Rush Lounge, 800-777-8477 - Beth Tinnon, 8 p.m.; The Deck, 800-777-8477 - Slamm, 7 p.m.
Trump Plaza Casino Resort, 2500 Boardwalk: Trump Plaza Beach Bar, 609-449-5138 - Dr. Cheeko, 7 p.m.
The Princeton, 2008 Dune Drive, 215-725-8681 - DJ, 10 p.m.
The Windrift, 80th Street and the beach, 609-368-5175 - Jim Bannach. Jeff Walden, Nick & Cara, Dan Brown Duo.
Lefty's Tavern, 547 North Main St., 609-607-0707 - World Tavern Poker, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Brown Room, Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, 609-884-8421 - Wesley Ochs, 8 p.m.
The Rusty Nail, Beach Shack, 205 Beach Ave., 609-884-0017 - Gregg Carpenter, 4:30 p.m.
Caffrey's Tavern Steakhouse, 440 Route 9 South, 609-693-6613 - Miller Bingo, 9 p.m.
The Dubliner Irish Pub and Grill, Downtown Plaza, 325 Jimmie Leeds Road, 609-652-2210 - Quizzo, 8 p.m.
Long Beach Island
Buckalew's Restaurant and Tavern, Beach Haven, 101 N. Bay Ave., 609-492-1065 - Chris Fitz, 9 p.m.
Nardi's Tavern, 118th Street & The Boulevard, Haven Beach, 609-492-9538 - Weird Owl Karaoke, 5 p.m., '70s Night, 9 p.m.
The Sea Shell Resort and Beach Club, 10 S. Atlantic Ave., Beach Haven, 609-492-4611 - Chris Guastelle, 4 p.m. & 10 p.m.
Steve and Cookie's By the Bay, Amherst Ave., 609-823-1163 - Bill McGrady, 7 p.m.
Sea Isle City
Dead Dog Saloon, 39th Street and Landis Avenue, 609-263-7600 - Rob Huntley, 9 p.m.
Kix McNutley's Bar, 63rd Street and Landis Avenue, 609-263-7286 - Karaoke, 9 p.m.
La Costa Lounge, 40th Street and Landis Avenue, 609-263-3756 - 52 Pick Up, 5 p.m., Gypsy Wisdom, 10 p.m.
The Ocean Drive, 40th Street and Landis Avenue, 609-263-1000 - 52 Pick Up, 5 p.m., Gypsy Wisdom, 10:30 p.m.
Springfield Inn, 43rd Street and Pleasure Avenue, 609-263-4951 - Mike LeCompt, 4:30 p.m., Brian and Danny, 9 p.m.
The Crab Trap, 2 Broadway, 609-927-7377 - Dave Boyd, 7 p.m.
Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, 609-927-2759 - Joe Breidenstine Quartet and Friends, 8:30 p.m.
Doyle's Pour House, 210 W. Main St., 609-296-3373 - Quizzo, 8 p.m.
The Deauville Inn, 201 Willard Rd. Strathmere, 609-263-2080 - Tidal Wave, 6 p.m.
Tuckahoe Inn, Route 9, Tuckahoe, 609-390-3322 - Jim Fisher aka Acoustic Fish, 6 p.m.
David Sayh, Sonya White, Greg Morton, Tropicana Comedy Stop, The Quarter, must be 18 or older, 10 p.m., $25.
N.J. Audubon's Cape May Bird Observatory, Research & Education Center, 600 Route 47, Middle Township, and Northwood Center on Lily Lake, Cape May Point, birding trip, $10 show and go: Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge with author Pete Dunne, 7:30 a.m., meet at lot. 609-861-0700.
Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, salt-marsh film and trail walks, 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.; live animal program 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.; seining for tidal life, 3:15 p.m. $8 adults, $6 ages 3 to 12, includes activities. 609-368-1211.
New Jersey Tall Ship A.J. Meerwald, public sails, from Utsch's Marina, 1121 Route 109, Cape May, evening sails: $45 adults, $40 seniors, $22 children 3 to 12; afternoon sails: $40 adults, $35 seniors, $20 children; reservations recommended for all sails. Schedule: www.bayshorediscovery.org or 856-785-2060.
Tours of Jersey-Atlantic Wind Farm, noon to 1 p.m., ACUA Waterwaster Treatment Plant, 1801 Absecon Blvd., Atlantic City, free. 609-272-6950 or www.doatlanticcity.com
Movies under the Stars, dusk, Gardner's Basin, New Hampshire Avenue, Atlantic City, bring chairs, blankets, picnic baskets. 609-344-8338 or www.njcrda.com
Pat Cooper, 8 p.m., Catch a Rising Star's Summer of Stars Comedy Series, Surflight Theater, Engleside and Beach avenues, Beach Haven, $20 to $60. 609-492-9477 or email@example.com
Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., 2065 Route 9, north of Cedar Square Shopping Center, Seaville, $21 adults, $16 children, free tickets for children at gotothecircus.com
Youth Fishing Camp week, 9 a.m. to noon, Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., Cape May, for children 8 and older, $30 per day members; $40 per day nonmembers, camp size limited. 609-898-8848.
Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, Stockton Goes to the Beach Concerts, 8 p.m., Convention Hall, Stockton Place and Beach Avenue, Cape May, $30. 855-708-9699 or www.capemaycity.com
Lands End, summer concert series, 7 p.m., Manahawkin Lake Park pavilion, Routes 9 and 72, Manahawkin, free. www.staffordhistory.org
Little Feat, 8 p.m., Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, Ocean City, $27 advance. 609-525-9248 or 609-525-9300 or tickemaster.com
"A Very Noir Pinot or Sour Grapes," murder mystery dinner theater, 6 p.m., The Palm, 2801 Pacific Ave., The Quarter in Tropicana Casino and Resort, Atlantic City, $75, reservations. 609-344-0483.
Clueless at the Physick Estate, "whodunit," 6:30 p.m., Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May, $15. 609-884-5404.
Lucky Penny, one-man multimedia theater, 8 p.m., Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, Cape May, $20. 609-884-1341 or www.capemaystage.org