Lines for Children in Hammonton and other things to do At The Shore Today

Linda Stanton amid samples of the literature planned for use during the event. Tuesday October 9 2012 Linda Stanton of Sweetwater is organizing the first Lines on the Pines for Kids event at Batsto Village in November. She hopes to introduce many younger learners to the beauty, the literature and the art of the plush Pine Barrens. (The Press of Atlantic City / Ben Fogletto)

Pines for kids in Hammonton

What Is It: The first annual Lines on the Pines for Kids, organized by Linda Stanton, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Historic Batsto Village Visitor Center, Wharton State Forest, Hammonton.

What To Expect: Artists, crafters, authors, musicians and performers and photographers will participate in this event geared toward children. There will be basket making, paint-and-take-home ceramics, Pine Barrens face painting, handmade jewelry, map reading, hiking safety, fire safety and fire prevention outdoors as well as an opportunity to meet authors and receive autographed copies of their books. A special class will be held at 10 a.m. for third graders and 1:30 p.m. for fourth graders with 20 children in each session. These children will learn about the life and habitat of the Pine Barrens Treefrog and create their own Treefrog pictures. Pre-registration is required for these classes, but it can be done on site.

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Event Info: This a rain or shine event. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 609-561-0024.



With the New Jersey shore recovering in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, readers are advised to call to check on scheduled events.


Kozak the Magician, Tropicana, Comedy Stop,

6:30 p.m., dinner seating

5:30 p.m., $20 show only ($10 age 11 and younger); $30 dinner and show, mature PG-14 material. 609-348-0920.

Legends in Concert, Bally's, Palace Theater, 8 p.m. $32.50. 609-340-2709.

Divas Do AC, below. Resorts Casino Hotel, Screening Room, 9 p.m. $25. 800-322-SHOW.


Jodi Wiener, Joey Vega, Uncle Larry Reeb, Borgata Comedy Club, The Music Box, 9 p.m., $20.

Vinnie Nardiello, Paul Lyons, Gary Delena, Tropicana Comedy Stop, The Quarter, must be 18 or older, 9 p.m., $25.


Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, 3400 Pacific Ave.: Ono Chinese Bistro, 609-340-4636 - Alex Brown with Zack Brown, 6 p.m.

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa,

1 Borgata Way: Gypsy Bar, 609-317-1000 - Lost in Paris, 8:30 p.m.; MIXX, 609-317-1000 - Paul Castro, below, 10 p.m.

Resorts Casino Hotel, 1133 Boardwalk: ProBar, 800-336-6378 - Music Video, 8 p.m. DJ Will Smith, 10 p.m.

Tropicana Casino and Resort, 2831 Boardwalk: Planet Rose Karaoke Lounge, The Quarter, 609-344-6565 - Karaoke, 8 p.m.

Cape May

Mad Batter, 19 Jackson St., 609-884-5970 - Open Mic, MQ Murphy, 7 p.m.

The Pilot House, 142 Decatur St., Washington Street Mall, Cape May, 609-884-3449 - Happy Hour music with Barry, 4 to 6 p.m.

Somers Point

Restaurant Week, Three-course dinner $25.07, two-course lunch, $11.07, participating restaurants include Clancy's By The Bay, Fitzpatrick's Deli & Steakhouse, Greate Bay Country Club, Joe's Mediterranean Grill, Latz's By The Bay, Philippe Chin French Asian Bistro, Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, The Windjammer, Great Bay Gallery, Charlie's Bar and Crab Trap.

Philippe Chin Bistro, 800 Bay Ave., 609-926-3500 - Salsa Sunday with dancing, 7:30 p.m.


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, Cape May Hawkwatch, dawn to dusk, Cape May Point State Park platform, free; Avalon Seawatch, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Seventh Street and ocean, Avalon, free; birding trips, $10 show and go: Cox Hall Creek WMA, 7:30 a.m., at lot, west end Shawmount Avenue, Lower Township. 609-861-0700.


Weekend Social, 7:30 a.m. to noon, Boardwalk Operations Center, Indiana Avenue and Boardwalk, Atlantic City, weather permitting and while supplies last, complimentary cup of coffee, special programs and displays from local retailers, tires pumped for bicyclists, register to win bag full of DO AC goodies. 609-347-0500 or

Annual Crafts Marketplace,

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, 733 Lily Lake Road, Galloway Township, Oceanville, juried festival of fine art and crafts, indoors and outdoors, rain or shine, live music by Hofenakus, refreshments available for purchase, regular museum admission applies, $5 adults, $4 students, seniors. 609-652-8848 or

Cheer Tech Island Championship U.S. Finals, cheerleading competition, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, spectators $15 adults, $10 ages 10 and younger, free age 3 and younger. 866-52-CHEER or

Gimme Five Food Drive, Ripley's Believe It or Not!, 1441 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, donate five non-perishable food items and get admission ticket for $5 (regular adult ticket $15.99), food collected goes to Community Food Bank of New Jersey, hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. 609-347-2001.

Crowning of 2013 Dog of the Year, 11:30 a.m., Port O'Call, 15th Street and Boardwalk, Ocean City, canine costume contest, silent auction, free registration.


"Sixteen Candelabras," dinner theater, 7:30 p.m., Elaine's Victorian Inn, 513 Lafayette St., Cape May, full course dinner and show, $44.95 adults, $34.95 teens, $24.95 children, reservations recommended. 609-884-4358 or 609-884-1199.

"Poe, Times Two," 3 p.m., Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, Cape May, one-man stage adaptations of two works by Edgar Allan Poe, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. 609-884-1341 or

"Churchill," one-man play about Sir Winston Churchill, 2 p.m., Campus Center Theatre, main campus, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, Richard Stockton College. $35, $40. 609-652-9000 or

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