Latin music in Atlantic City
What Is It: Magdaliz and her Latin Ensemble Crisol, which is Spanish for melting pot, perform tonight at Kennedy Plaza in Atlantic City.
What To Expect: The group has been performing in Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania and this state since 1997. The band is dedicated to the interpretation of a variety of folk and traditional music genres from Cuba, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and other parts of Latin America. This appearance is co-sponsored by the Atlantic City Free Public Library and City of Atlantic City and funded in part by the Casino Reinvestment Authority.
Event Info: Magdaliz and her Latin Ensemble Crisol perform a free show at 7 tonight. For more information, call 609-345-2269, ext. 3112.
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 ages 11 and younger); $30 dinner and show. 609-348-0920.
Legends in Concert, Bally's, Palace Theater, 3 and 8 p.m. $32.50. 609-340-2709.
"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.
Beatlemania Now, Trump Plaza, 8 p.m. $32.50.
Donny and Marie, Caesars,
8 p.m. $45, $85, $105. 800-677-SHOW.
Vinnie Mark, Nore Davis, Vic DiBeiteto, Borgata Comedy Club, The Music Box, 9 p.m., $20.
Anton Shuford, Paul Lyons and Manny Oliveira, Tropicana Comedy Stop, The Quarter, must be 18 or older, 10 p.m., $25.
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 Point, 7:30 a.m., at platform. 609-861-0700.
N.J. Audubon's Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., Cape May history for families, 10:30 a.m., $10 adults,
$7 ages 3 to 12; family campfire with music and hike, 7:30 p.m., $5. 609-898-8848.
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.
Family summer movie series, "Avatar," dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.), Police and Fire Memorial Plaza, between City Hall and County Building on Tennessee Avenue, Atlantic City, outside, bring beach chair, adults must accompany children, free. 609-347-6836.
Family Fun Days at Cape May Lighthouse, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Cape May Point State Park, Lower Township, hands-on activities for children, entertainment, craft vendors, free; separate admission to climb lighthouse: $7 adults, $3 children
3 to 12. 609-884-5404.
80th Annual Queen Maysea Coronation, 7 p.m., Convention Hall, Stockton Place at Beach Avenue, Cape May. 609-884-9565.
Sand Sculpting Contest,
9 a.m., Sixth Street beach, Ocean City, free entry, prizes awarded. 609-525-9300.
Miss Crustacean Hermit Crab Beauty Pageant, 1 p.m., Sixth Street beach, Ocean City, followed by Hermit Crab Races, both events free. 609-525-9300.
Baby parade, 6 p.m., rain date Aug 2, along the Boardwalk, from Convention Center at Burk Avenue to 16th Street, North Wildwood, theme "Saluting America's Heroes," free registration 4:30 to 5:15 p.m.
609-729-4000 or email
Wacky Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Absecon Lighthouse, 31 S. Rhode Island Ave., Atlantic City, themes crafts, activities, snacks, $10 per child includes activities tower climb, adult supervision required, reservations suggested.
"Red Riding Hood's Woods," 10:30 a.m., Stockton's Children's Summer Playhouse, Convention Hall, Stockton Place and Beach Avenue, Cape May, $8. capemaycity.com or 855-708-9699.
Summer concert series,
7 p.m., rain or shine, Michael Debbi Park, Cedar Avenue, Richland, Buena Vista Township, seating available or bring lawn chair, free.
Summer concert series,
7:30 p.m., Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, Wildwood Crest, free, bring blanket or chair. 609-523-0202 or visitwildwoodcrest.com.
Golden Nugget, Huron Avenue and Brigantine Boulevard: The Deck, 800-777-8477 - Country Nights, 7 p.m.
Harrah's Resort, 777 Harrah's Blvd.: The Pool After Dark, 609-441-5165 - Sindustry Wednesday with DJ Vito G,
10 p.m.; Xhibition Bar, 800-242-7724 - DJ Kay Jay, 10 p.m.
Tropicana Casino and Resort, 2831 Boardwalk: Anthem, 609-576-5206 - Fish Out OF Water and DJs, 10 p.m.; Providence, The Quarter, 609-345-7800 - Pink House with performance by Kim Sozzi, 10 p.m.; Ri-Ra, The Quarter, 609-348-8600 - Acoustic Wednesdays and Ri Ra, 9 p.m.; Planet Rose Karaoke Lounge, The Quarter, 609-344-6565 - Karaoke,
Trump Plaza Casino Resort, Boardwalk at Mississippi Avenue: Trump Plaza Beach Bar, 609-449-5138 - Lunes De Jangueo, DJ and Tsunami Tropical Band with salsa instructions, 8 p.m.
W.L.Goodfellows and Co., 310 E. White Horse Pike, 609-652-1942 - Karaoke, 8 p.m.
Bobby Dee's Rock'n Chair Restaurant, 2409 Dune Drive, 609-967-3300 - Rob Lipkin, 7:30 p.m.
The Princeton, 2008 Dune Drive, 215-725-8681 -DJ,
The Windrift, 80th Street and the beach, 609-368-5175 - Dennis Holmes, 3 p.m.; Kate Delany, 6 p.m.; Dueling Pianos, 8 p.m.; DJ Will, DJ Jeff Walden, Amish Outlaws, 10 p.m.
Lefty's Tavern, 547 North Main St., 609-607-0707 - Open Mic Night, 8 p.m.
The Bridgewater Pub, 22 S. Laurel St., 856-455-9551 - DJs, 9 p.m.
Boiler Room, Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, 609-884-8421-Open Mic with Don Shaw, 8:30 p.m.; Singer Songwriter Showcase, 11 p.m.
Brown Room, Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, 609-884-8421 - Matt Santry, 8 p.m.
The Rusty Nail, Beach Shack 205 Beach Ave., 609-884-0017 - Wesley Ochs, 4:30 p.m.
Mad Batter, 19 Jackson St., 609-884-5970 - Blondage,
The Merion Inn, 106 Decatur St. at Columbia Avenue,
609-884-8363 - Barry Miles, 5:30 p.m.; Jazz Trio, 8:30 p.m.
The Pilot House, 142 Decatur St. on the Washington Street Mall, Cape May, 609-884-3449 - Family Friendly Trivia, 8 p.m.
The Ugly Mug, 462 Washington St., 609-884-3459 - Karaoke, 9 p.m.
Egg Harbor Township
Caffe Luciano, 301 Longport Blvd., 609-822-1002 - Don't Call Me Francis, 9 p.m.
A Touch of Italy, 6629 Black Horse Pike, 609-646-1855 - Alex Glover and Bob Mower,
JD's Pub and Grille, 45 S. New York Rd., 609-404-9000 - Quizzo, 8 p.m.
Long Beach Island
Nardi's Tavern, 118th Street & The Boulevard, Haven Beach, 609-492-9538 - Weird Owl Karaoke, 5 p.m.; Rock Lobsters, 9 p.m.
Sofia, 9314 Amherst Ave.,
609-822-9111 - DJ, 10 p.m.
Steve and Cookie's By the Bay, Amherst Ave., 609-823-1163 - Joe Mancini and Friends, 7 p.m.
Tomatoe's, 9300 Amherst Ave., 609-822-7535 - Rock and Roll Sushi, 9 p.m.
Applebee's Restaurant, 700 Consumer Square, 609-383-9290 - Quizzo, 9 p.m.
51 Bethel Road, 609-653-2270 - Quizzo, 8:30 p.m.
Philippe Chin Bistro, 800 Bay Ave., 609-926-3500 - The Danny Mitchell Experience, 7:30 p.m.
The Crab Trap, 2 Broadway, 609-927-7377 - Higher Ground, 7 p.m.
Gregory's Restaurant, 900 Shore Road, 609-927-6665 - Karaoke, 10 p.m.
Sea Isle City
Kix McNutley's Bar, 63rd Street and Landis Avenue,
609-263-7286 - Irish Night with Cletus McBride, 9 p.m.
La Costa Lounge, 40th Street and Landis Avenue, 609-263-3756 - Joe and Darryl, 5 p.m.; Karma, 10:30 p.m.
Springfield Inn, 43rd Street and Pleasure Avenue, 609-263-4951 - Rad & Kell, 4:30 p.m.; The Wet Bandits, 9 p.m.
Dead Dog Saloon, 39th Street and Landis Avenue, 609-263-7600 - Frankie Cervantes,
The Deauville Inn, 201 Willard Road, Strathmere, 609-263-2080 - Kenny Jeremiah & Bittersweet, 6 p.m.
Tuckahoe Inn, Route 9, Tuckahoe, 609-390-3322 - Bob Campanell, 5 p.m.; Reggae Night with SMB, 6 p.m.
Kelly's Cafe, 4400 Atlantic Ave., 609-522-6817 - Chris Huff, 7:30 p.m.
Shamrock Cafe, 3700 Pacific Ave., 609-522-7552 - Big Daddy, 10 p.m.
"The Sound of Music," 2 p.m., Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, Beach Haven, $36-$54. 609-492-9477 or surflight.org
"The Poe Mysteries,"
8:30 p.m., East Lynne Theater Company, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., Cape May, $30 adults, $25 seniors, $15 students, free age 12 and younger. 609-884-5898 or
Clueless at the Physick Estate, "whodunit," 6:30 p.m., Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May, $15. 609-884-5404.
"Gypsy," 8 p.m., Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Drive, Barnegat, $35 adults, $20 children 12 and younger. 609-312-8306 or oceantheatre.org
Mike Marino with Jeff Pirrami, 8 p.m., Catch a Rising Star's Summer of Stars Comedy Series, Surflight Theatre, Engleside and Beach avenues, Beach Haven, $20 to $60. catcharisingstar.com or