Posted by: Drew | March 30, 2008

Events For the Weekend of April 5th and 6th

Asbury Park

The 6th Garden State Film Festival April 4th to the 6th – Experiencetheshore.com should be making an appearance at the event! If you see us make sure you say hello.

Check out our friends over at Asburypark.net for extensive listing of all events happening this weekend.

Avalon

April 5, 2008 – Safe Boating Course – 9:30-5:30 – Senior Center – Sponsored by the Library

The Avalon Free Public Library is offering the Boater Safety Course on Saturday, April 5, May 3, May 17, June 21, and July 26. Class hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Senior Center. Members of the U.S. Delsea Power Squadron will be teaching the basics of safety such as seamanship, boat handling, boat types, rules of the road, navigation aids, regulations, adverse conditions, trailering and introductory piloting. Upon successful completion of the exam, the NJ Boater Safety Certificate will be issued.

Classes are limited to 20 people. Registration is required by calling Frank Leone of the Power Squadron at 609-398-2649. Course is free. Payment of $25 for materials and license fees must be received for registration to be complete.

Cape May

MOMMY AND ME CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS
April 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
For ages 2 to 4 years old.
For curious naturalists-to-be and their parents, guardians, or grandparents. Each week we’ll focus on a different aspect of nature with stories, songs, crafts, activities, outdoor experiences, and lots of fun! We encourage children and parents to explore the natural world together. Adult participation is required. Preregistration is necessary.
Cost: $60 members, $80 nonmembers.
The Mad Batter at the Carroll Villa
19 Jackson Street
Cape May, NJ 08204
609-884-5970
American Microbrews Dinner
Friday, April 4, 2008: 7:30pm
Celebrate Spring at the Mad Batter with a four-course dinner of American fare with each course paired with a different beer. $60. Limited to 60.

Cape May’s Fishing Flea Market
Cape May Convention Hall
714 Beach Avenue
Cape May Court House
Phone: 660-7650

 

The Cape May Fishing Flea Market is Sunday April 6th at Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ.
This is a great opportunity for potential vendors to go through their collections and sell off the equipment they don’t use, and at the same time buy some new things you might need to complete your fishing arsenal. Anyone interested in participating please call 609-660-7650 for information.
For show patrons, there will be old, new, used, antique fishing equipment, rods, reels, lures, and nautical décor for sale. Admission is $3.00, children 12 and under are free. Public show hours are 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Museum Kids Club Presents “Paul Revere”

Cape May County Museum
504 Route 9 North
CMCH, NJ
April 5th 11:00am to 12:00pm

The Museum Kids Club welcomes Historian Jackie Bagley as she presents “Paul Revere.” Who was Paul Revere? Did he really say “The British are coming?” What was the name of his horse? Do you think you know the real story? Step back in time and listen as Jackie Bagley recreates and tells the story of the infamous midnight ride of Paul Revere.

The CMC Museum received a special project re-grant from the CMC Division of Culture & Heritage, under the direction of the County’s Board of Chosen Freeholders. The Division administered the funds that had been provided through a grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a Division of the Department of State.

Wildwood


Wildwoods Boat & Fishing Show

Wildwoods Convention Center. Annual showcase of major boat manufacturers, accessories, services and exhibitions .Fri: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m., Sat: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sun: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 12 – 18 and free for children 12 and under. Outdoor used boat marketplace on Montgomery Avenue parking lot. 609.729.4000

2nd Annual Candlelight Dinner and Fashion Show
Widlwoods Convention Center’s Starlight Ballroom – Cape Human Resources Inc. has partnered with the Slavation Army to hold the 2nd Annual Candlelight Dinner and Fashion Show. 7pm – 11pm. Tickets are $50 per person or $80 per couple. For more information please call 609-889-2699 or 609-231-3109.

LBI Area

Tuckerton Seaport ArtFest
Saturday, March 29, 2008 thru Saturday, April 26, 2008
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuckerton Seaport
120 West Main Street
Tuckerton, NJ 08087
Phone: (609) 296-8868

A celebration of creative expression to include art, theater, music and photography along with classes and demonstrations of South Jersey fol arts for both children and adults. Special Art Fest Admission: $3.00. Members Free.


Gems of the Silent Screen

Saturday, March 15, 2008 thru Monday, September 15, 2008
10 A. M. 5 P.M.
Poster Gallery at Unshredded Nostalgia
323 S Main St Route 9
Barnaget, nj 08005
Phone: (609) 660-2626

Barnegat, NJ—Unshredded Nostalgia, New Jersey’s only metropolitan-style poster gallery showcasing original movie, television and stage posters announces a rare poster exhibit featuring the era of silent movies. The exhibit titled “Gems of the Silent Screen,” opens to the public on March 15, 2008, with an opening night gala reception from 5-7 PM. Almost 40 one-of-a-kind and rarely seen silent movie posters from 1915-1930 will be on display. Some of the posters include Charlie Chaplin in Fireman, Lillian Gish in Birth of a Nation directed by D.W. Griffith, and William S. Hart in Truthful Tulliver. “We are delighted that our gallery was chosen to display The “Gems of the Silent Screen” exhibit,” says owner and silent movie buff Jim Episale.” While major museums have displayed silent movie posters, gallery showings are quite unique. We have been fortunate to house a number of diverse poster exhibits. We are pleased to add this exhibit to our repertoire.”

Argonautika

Thursday, March 13, 2008 thru Sunday, April 06, 2008
McCarter Theatre Center
91 University Place
Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone: 608-258-ARTS

ARGONAUTIKA The Voyage of Jason and the Argonauts Written and directed by MARY ZIMMERMAN After Apollonius of Rhodes and Gaius Valerius Flaccus Translations by PETER GREEN and DAVID R. SLAVITT Tickets: $33 – $49 Matthews Theater With dazzling theatrics and fantastical storytelling, Argonautika recounts Jason’s perilous quest to capture the Golden Fleece. With goddesses at their side, Jason and his crew encounter monsters, nymphs, demons and other astonishing obstacles. Heroes are made and destroyed, and promises made in the name of love are broken. Ages 10 and up.

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