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APRIL EVENTS
Twelve months of exciting events…
Fireside Chat at Cold Spring Brewery: 2. Cold Spring Brewery, 720 Route 9, Cape May, NJ 08204. 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Gather around the fireplace for a lecture on “Civil War Medicine and Surgery” by Dr. Yusuf Saleeby. 609-884-898-2300, ext. 11. www.hcsv.org

Girls Weekend: Ocean City. 3-5. It’s time to put yourself first! Girls Weekend Downtown on Asbury Avenue between 6th and 14th Streets. Fashion show Kick-Off Event on Friday evening, shopping and dining specials all weekend, accommodation packages, wellness classes, and so much more! www.oceancityvacation.com

County Healthcare Resource Day: 4. The Cape May County Department of Health will be hosting a from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Wildwoods Convention Center featuring FREE screenings for Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar, Cholesterol, Peripheral Artery Disease, Fracture Risk and HIV/AIDS. Visit over 40 exhibits to learn about local healthcare organizations and listen to presentations on key health concerns. FREE admission! 609.463.6521 or www.CMCHealth.net

OC Con Super Hero Run – 1 Mile & Kids Super Hero Obstacle Dash: 4. Ocean City. Pre-registration & Race Day Registration. 9:00AM Start Carey Stadium 6th St & Atlantic Ave. For more information & registration www.ocnj.us/race-events contact: lrumer@ocnj.us or call 609-399-6111.www.ocnj.us

Wheaton Springs 2020: 4. WheatonArts, Millville. Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2020, the new season opens with this indoor/outdoor event featuring special Glass Studio demonstrations, new exhibition tours, a variety of family art activities, and more. Admission is FREE. 800-998-4552, 856-825-6800. www.wheatonarts.org

Wildwood Fishing & Boating Expo: 4-5. Wildwoods Convention Center. Get up close and personal with experts and get to know your retailers on a one on one basis. Saturday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday: 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. 609-377-1617. www.FishingExpoWildwood.com

OC Con - Comic Book & Memorabilia Show: 4-5. Ocean City. Join us for a fun filled weekend at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. www.ocnjcon.com

‘War at the Jersey Shore’ Youth Wrestling Tournament: 9-11. Wildwoods Convention Center. The Atlantic Coast Wrestling Association will host this annual event featuring National Folkstyle Wrestling Championships with more than 2,000 wrestlers representing over 20 states. www.AtlanticCoastWrestling.com

Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce Family Fun Night & Bonfire: 10. Family Fun Night & Bonfire fundraiser on the Wildwood Beach (at Rio Grande Avenue.) 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. – be sure to bring a blanket or beach chair. The event will feature music, a family game garden (including Cornhole, Ladder Ball, Checkers, Jenga & Connect Four) and a giant bonfire. S’mores pits and food & snack stations will be available. Admission Fee. 609-729-4000. www.Wildwoods.com

Second Saturday Wine Tasting: 11. Village on High, Millville – Glasstown Arts District. Admission Fee includes food tastings. 856-371-0716. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com

The Great Egg Hunt: 11. 2:30pm, 11th- 14th St. Beach. Five (5) age groups 0-2yrs and 3yrs (11th Street) 4 and 5yrs (12th Street) 6 & 7yrs old (13th Street), Special Needs Children (14th Street) Rain date: April 12th. 800-BEACH-NJ. www.oceancityvacation.com

Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt: 11. Cape May Elementary School Fields. 10 a.m. www.capemaykiwanis.com

Greater Wildwood Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt: 11. On the beach at Lincoln Avenue in Wildwood at noon. Children ages 1-12 are invited to dig for eggs buried in the sand. Each egg contains a toy and a golden egg is worth a bigger prize. FREE! Rain date is Sunday.  For more information call 609-729-5501.

Elks Annual Easter Egg Hunt: 11. FREE. On the beach at 19th Avenue in North Wildwood at noon. Children 11 and under can pick up eggs and collect prizes. FREE! 609-729-5776. www.elks1896.org

Second Saturday Wine Tasting: 11. Village on High, Millville – Glasstown Arts District. Admission includes food tastings. 856-371-0716. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com

Turtle Fest: 11. Wetlands Institute, Stone Harbor. Hunt for terrapin eggs, play games & earn prizes. Build arts & crafts and get up close with live turtles, and more. Stop by the aquarium and watch the animals. Reservations are suggested. 609-368-1211. www.wetlandsinstitute.org

Easter Sunrise Service: 12. Ocean City. A traditional non-denominational service by the sea. All are welcome. 6:30am, Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Dueling Pianos Show: 12. Ocean City in front of the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk. The Philly Keys will be performing their hit dueling pianos show starting at Noon. Free fun for the entire family! The Philly Keys will take a break for our annual Easter Fashion Promenade. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Easter Fashion Stroll: 12. Ocean City. In front of the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk. Come dressed in your Easter’s best to stroll in our Fashion Stroll and meet the Easter Bunny. Judging begins at 1:00pm. Prizes awarded for Best Dressed Children, Teen, Adults and Family. For more information call 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Easter Fashion Stroll: 12. Cape May. Rotary Park 300 Block of the Washington Street Mall. Noon Registration, 1p.m. stroll, www.capemaycity.com

Easter Sunrise Service: 12. Cape May. The Cove on Beach Avenue, 6:30am, 609-884-3949.

Ed’s Funcade Easter Sunday Egg Hunt: 12. North Wildwood. On the Boardwalk at 23rd Ave. Noon – 1:30 p.m. Kids under 12 win prizes! 609-729-3223. www.EdsFuncade.com

Third Friday: 17. Glasstown Arts District, Millville. The District comes alive with those enjoying the arts, entertainment and more. Exhibition openings, live music, dining and shopping in a festive atmosphere. Levoy Theatre www.levoy.net. 856-293-0556. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com

Waves of Grace Women’s Retreat: 17-18. Wildwoods Convention Center. Be energized by a weekend of worship, workshops, fellowship and more! Fri: 7-9 p.m. Sat: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 609-220-8529 or www.beverlymethodist.org

Mud Hen Half Race Series Weekend: 17-18. The Wildwoods. Several races in various locations including 8k, 5k and a kids’ race. 609-898-8908. www.DelMoSports.com

Exit Zero Jazz Festival: 17-19. Cape May Convention Hall and other venues. One of the most respected music festivals in the world. Over 100 international touring musicians. Atmosphere is styled after European festivals, with fest goers strolling from venue to venue sampling the many styles of music from jazz, soul, reggae, blues, and R&B. 609-849-9202. www.exit0jazzfest.com

Artists’ Studio Tour: 18. Glasstown Arts District, Millville. High Street and 2nd Street galleries, art center, Arts & Innovation center, public and private working studios. Meet 25 plus artists at work. 10a.m. to 4p.m. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com

Doo Dah Parade: 18. Ocean City: 6th to 12th Streets on Asbury Avenue. Noon. Welcome Spring with this comedy parade complete with over 300 basset hounds. Starts on Asbury Ave. and then up to the Boardwalk ending at the Music Pier. For more information call 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Mr. Mature America Pageant: 18. Ocean City Music Pier: Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. Pageant for Men 55 years and older, first event of its kind in the United States. Contestants compete in talent, poise & interview categories. Pageant will emphasize the relevance and contributions of our Senior Citizens. Interested in competing? Email mhartman@ocnj.us or call 609-399-6111. Time: 7pm. Tickets available will be available after February 3, 2020 at www.oceancityvacation.com or by calling 609-399-6111.

Spirit Brands Cheerleading Shore Show Down: 18.Spirit Brands hosts an annual cheerleading competition in the Wildwoods Convention Center. Performances will be choreographed to music and sound effects, and winning teams will be awarded prizes. Admission fee. 866-52-CHEER. www.SpiritBrands.org

Beast of the East Cheerleading Competition: 19. Wildwoods Convention Center. Cheerleading competition. Performances will be choreographed to music and sound effects, and winning teams will be awarded prizes. Admission fee. 866-52-CHEER www.SpiritBrands.org

Business at the Beach Expo: 22. Wildwoods Convention Center. Hundreds of products and services for Cape May County businesses will be held inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. The Expo is open to the business public, featuring over 100 exhibitors – come shop for all your business needs and make important contacts. 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Free. 609-465-7181. www.CapeMayCountyChamber.com

Cape May’s Spring Celebration: 24-May 17.Varied venues in Cape May. Celebrate the season of Spring in America’s first seaside resort with four weeks of events including a Private Homes Tour, Ghost Tours, food and wine events, a Sip Into Spring Festival and crafts show, living history programs, Armed Forces Day, Murder Mystery Dinners and much more. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278. www.capemaymac.org

Boardwalk & Downtown Merchant Table Sales: 25-26. Ocean City. 6th – 14th Sts. on the boardwalk and Asbury Avenue. www.oceancityvacation.com

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