Atlantic County

Atlantic City, Revel will hold a fireworks show 9:30 p.m. at the resort on 500 Boardwalk .

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Estell Manor, Atlantic County will honor its veterans at its 29th annual Veterans Memorial Program at 2 p.m. at the Atlantic County Veterans Cemetery in the county park on Route 50. The ceremony will include the official dedication of the Richard E. Squires Pavilion.

Galloway Township, Car Cruise, 5 to 8 p.m., Historic Smithville and Village Greene, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, Smithville, free admission. 609-748-8999 or

Ventnor, Art in the Park, 4 to 8 p.m., fourth Fridays through September, behind Ventnor Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave.

Cape May County

Ocean City, Business Person's Plunge noon, on the beach opposite Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, preceded by official opening of the beaches for 2013 season. 609-338-7667.

Wildwood, Unlocking of the Ocean Ceremony, noon, on the beach at Burk Avenue, behind Convention Center.

Wildwood, 28th Annual Wildwoods International Kite Festival, kickoff illuminated night kite fly 9 to 11 p.m., on the beach at Rio Grande Avenue, continues 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. 800-992-9732 or or

Avalon, "Stronger than the Storm" one-mile long ribbon cutting event on the Avalon beachfront at 30th Street and the beach at 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, May 25

Atlantic County

Brigantine, Atlantic Brass Band, 7 to 8:30 p.m., North School Auditorium, Lafayette and Evans boulevards, free. 609-264-7350.

Ventnor, Memorial Day Art Exhibit by Holtzman Gallery and Farley and Ferry Realty, For American Freedom and the Freedom of Art, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Little Rock and Atlantic avenues.

Atlantic City, Boardwalk Hall will debut its "Boardwalk Beat" 3-D light show 9 p.m. at 2301 Boardwalk. The show will run every half-hour beginning each night this summer after nightfall.

Somers Point, Michael Pedicin Quintet, 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Loft, Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, $10 cover, seating limited. 609-927-2300 or

Cape May County

Cape May, Peter Nero and the Philly Pops, 8 p.m., Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., $95, free trolley service to and from Cape May Elementary School on Lafayette Street. 609-884-9563 or

Lower Township, Lighthouse Full Moon Climb, 8 to 10 p.m., Cape May Lighthouse, Cape May Point State Park, $7 adults, $3 ages 3 to 12, free to Friends of Lighthouse members, admission to Visitors Orientation Center and ground floor free. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or

Ocean City, StandUp4Seals and Get in the Fight Challenge, 7:30 a.m., Fourth Street Beach, stand up paddle ocean challenge and obstacle course challenge, supports veterans of armed services, $35 individual, $120 team;

Ocean City, Gov. Chris Christie will visit the Boardwalk at 1:45 p.m. at Eighth Street

Ocean City, The Bucks County SINGERS will present a free concert in front of the Ocean City Music Pier on the Boardwalk at 3:30 p.m.

Sea Isle City, The sixth annual "Tri-For-Our Veterans" Triathlon will take place in Sea Isle City beginning at 6:30 a.m.

Wildwood, Gov. Chris Christie will visit the Wildwoods Boardwalk at approximately 3:30 p.m. at 26th Street

Wildwood, A candlelight vigil at the Wildwoods Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall at Fox Park adjacent to the Wildwoods Convention Center at 8 p.m.

Avalon, Bayberry Twiggs Antique show at the Avalon Community Hall on 30th Street and the beach at 9:30 a.m.

Sunday, May 26

Atlantic County

Buena Vista, Memorial Day services 11 a.m. at Saw Mill Park on Route 40 and Fir Avenue in Richland and at noon in front of the Milmay Volunteer Fire Company on Broad Street just off Tuckahoe Road.

Buena, BBQ at 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at New Kuban Museum on 228 Don Road in Buena. 856-697-2255 . $10 donation.

Cape May County

Cape May, Atlantic Brass Band, kickoff Cape May Music Festival, 8 p.m., Rotary Bandstand, Lafayette Street between Decatur and Jackson streets. Bring lawn chair. 609-884-5404 or

Ocean City, Barks on the Boards noon walk and 1 p.m. contest for dogs at Sixth Street Practice Field next to Sports and Civic Center.609-398-9500 or visit

Ocean City, Tenor John Taylor in concert at the Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., 7 p.m. 609-399-1915 or visit

Wildwood Crest, The Fabulous Greaseband, Summer Kickoff Concert, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, bring blanket or chair. 609-523-0202 or

Avalon, Matthew Mullin Memorial 5k Beach Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m. at the Avalon Community Hall on 30th Street and the beach.

Monday, May 27

Atlantic County

Egg Harbor City, Memorial Day Parade, 9:30 a.m., down Philadelphia Avenue, followed by program in Lincoln Park.

Egg Harbor Township Memorial Day Parade, 9 a.m., starts at Zion Road and Mt. Airy and proceeds to Veterans Memorial Park.

Mays Landing Memorial Day Celebration beginning at 11 a.m. at Memorial Park. Refreshments will follow the celebration.

Somers Point, Memorial Day Parade, 11 a.m., from Dawes Avenue School to Patriot Park, Bethel Road and First Street, veterans, military vehicles, scouts, marching bands, antique cars, ceremony follows parade. 609-487-6932.

Northfield, the annual Memorial Day Parade will start 9:30 a.m. at Haddon Avenue and Broad Street and end at City Hall for a ceremony at 10 a.m. Refreshments will follow. 609-517-3478.

Linwood, the annual Memorial Day Parade will begin at 10 a.m. at Poplar Avenue and proceed on Shore Road to the All Wars Memorial Park. Ceremony to follow.

Hammonton, the Memorial Day Parade begins at 11 a.m. at Egg Harbor Road and Bellevue Avenue and ends four blocks north to Veterans Park for a ceremony.

Cape May County

Cape May Memorial Day service Monday 9 a.m. at Columbia Avenue monument

Cape May Memorial Day service with Coast Guard at Convention Hall Monday at 11 a.m.

Cape May Court House, the Cape May County Veterans' Bureau will hold its annual Memorial Day Service at 2 p.m. at the Cape May County Veterans' Cemetery on 129 Crest Haven Road.

Middle Township, the Memorial Day Parade will begin 10 a.m. at Memorial Field and end at the American Legion Post #198 hall on Dias Creek Road for a ceremony.

Ocean City, annual Memorial Day Service, 11 a.m., Veterans Memorial Park, Fifth Street and Wesley Avenue. 609-525-9300.

Sea Isle City, Memorial Day Ceremony, 10 a.m., Veterans Park, JFK Boulevard and Landis Avenue, followed by throwing of wreath into ocean by Beach Patrol to honor naval veterans. 609-263-4461, ext. 1245.

Stone Harbor, the annual parade will take place at noon on 96th Street. 609-368-610

Wildwood, World Indoor Kite Competition, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, kite performances choreographed to music. 800-992-9732 or

Avalon, annual Memorial Day Parade begins at 9 a.m. at 32nd Street and Dune Drive and proceeds north to Veterans Plaza at 21st Street and Dune Drive for a ceremony.

Cumberland County

Millville, the annual Millville Memorial Day Parade will begin at 9 a.m. and will proceed down High Street to Main Street and conclude at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery. A service for naval veterans will be held as the route crosses the Maurice River. 856-825-2189.

Vineland, the annual Memorial Day Parade will start 10 a.m. at Myrtle and Landis avenues and conclude at Landis Park for a ceremony beginning at about 11 a.m. 610-960-5076 or 856-297-3012.


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