Posted by: Drew | April 6, 2008

Events at the Jersey Shore for the Weekend of April 11 – April 12 – April 13

Jersey Shore Roller GirlsAsbury Park

April 12th, 2008
Asbury Park Convention Hall Jersey Shore Roller Girls All Stars VS Lehigh Valley’s The Special Vixens Unit


Community Calendar
April 12, 2008 – Drawing – Art Rm, Library – 10 – 3

Sponsored by the Library & the Cape May County Art League
Drawing Workshop will include techniques in various back and white media, demonstrations by the instructor, and a group critique. Participants should bring supplies: sketchbook, pencils, charcoal, and an eraser. Free of charge. All levels are welcome. Class size is limited to 20. Registration is required.

April 12, 2008 – Big Band Dance-8:30pm-Community Hall

Dance to the music of the Kathleen Angelo & Co at the Community Hall. Doors open at 8pm it is a BYOB event with the snack bar open for sodas and snacks. Ice and water are provided free. Reservations can be made at 609-967-3066

April 14, 2008 – Scrabble 6-8 p. m. in the library
Scrabble 6-8 p.m. in the Library


Beast of the East

April 13, 2008
On the Beach &
Wildwood Convention Center
Wildwood, NJ

$35 per athlete *

(if paid by Early Registration date of 3/30/2008)

Cheer Tech will hold its Annual Beast of the East competition on the Beach and at the Wildwood Convention Center in Wildwood, NJ. This competition has Recreation, School, College, Open and All-Star Divisions.All teams will compete on a 42′ x 42′ non spring floor EXCEPT All Star teams levels 3, 4, 5, & 6 which will compete on a 54′ by 42′ spring floor inside. Those teams warming up will have no designated practice area except for a mat for tumbling. All teams receive trophies and all athletes receive pins. Grand Champions will be declared Beast of the East and will receive Hooded sweatshirts.

Don’t forget to check out our Fundraising Program.

Click here to download a registration form
Register by phone at (866) 52-CHEER
Register by fax at (856) 679-0408

To Register for Beast of the East at the $35 an athlete price you must have competed at another Cheer Tech competition during the 2007-2008 season. Otherwise, the price is $50 an athlete.

04/11/2008 – 04/12/2008

2008 Annual Physical Therapy Conference

Wildwoods Convention Center’s Starlight Ballroom – The American Physical Therapy Association of New Jersey will hold their Annual Conference starting at 7:30 am on Friday and Saturday. Conference is open to all licensed Physical Therapists. Registration Fees apply. For more information please call 609-208-0200 or email

Schedule and Registration

Program Descriptions

To reserve a HOTEL ROOM in Wildwood, click here

Slate of Candidates
Nomination Form
Consent to Serve Form

Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities

A HOME HEALTH SIG meeting & WOMEN’S HEALTH SIG meeting will take place during the BREAKFAST ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS on Saturday, April 12 at 7:45 AM in Wildwood. RSVP by calling (609) 208-0200.

Beef-n-Beer Benefit for Children of the Performing Arts

04/12/2008 – 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Looking for something to do on Saturday night, April 12th. We have an exciting night of fun planned at the Bayview Inn, Wildwood Crest. The Spirit Parent Boosters is hosting a Beef –n- Beef from 7:00pm – 10:00pm. There will be beef, beer, giveaways and a live DJ. This fun and exciting event is to benefit children of the performing arts. Tickets are $20pp and can be purchased at the door. Please come support our children.

Cape May

April 12th Craft Show, Convention Hall, 10AM-5PM

The 15th Annual Spring Craft Show will take place Saturday, April 12 in Cape May Convention Hall from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. A variety of crafter’s will be participating. Interested crafter’s call Cape May Civic Affairs 884-9565.

April 12 The Natural Garden Landscape Design Workshop

Nature Center of Cape May 1600 Delaware Ave Cape May,
Contact name: Gretchen Ferrante
Phone: 609-898-8848

The Nature Center will once again offer the popular “Natural Garden: a Landscape Design Workshop” on Saturday, April 12. This workshop is a great opportunity to learn how to apply for WHIP grant funds. Landscape design professionals, led by Nature Center director and master gardener Gretchen Ferrante, will demonstrate how to create a backyard haven for native and migratory birds and butterflies. Participants will leave the workshop with a design plan in hand and a tote bag full of valuable resources.
The workshop takes place from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Weather permitting; participants will visit several local gardens to observe unique wildlife habitat designs. The Landscape Design Workshop fee is $30.00, discounted to $20.00 for NJAS members. Offered only once annually, this workshop fills quickly. Register early!

April 12 Possum & The Peepers Children’s Program, Nature Center of Cape May

SOMA Cape May New Jersey“Meet the Artists” Night at Soma NewArt Gallery

04/12/2008 – 6:00pm to 04/12/2008 – 9:00pm

SOMA NewArt Gallery announces the first show of the 2008 season, the eagerly anticipated group exhibition celebrating the diverse work of five important regional artists.


TERRI AMIG: ‘BOVINE PORTRAITS’- paintings in oil
PENNY BECK: ‘FINFISH’- paint and mixed media
PETER CORNOG: ‘IN THE WOOD’- sculpture in natural wood

SOMA Gallery
31 Perry Street, Carpenter’s Square Mall, Cape May, (609)

April 12 – May 11, 2008

Opening Night, Meet the Artists Party
Saturday Evening, April 12th 6 – 9PM

Sea Isle City

Jersey Shore Parrot Head Club Fundraiser

04/12/2008 7:00pm – 11:00pm

The year’s major fundraiser and best party will feature PARROTBEACH one of America’s top Jimmy Buffett tribute bands. Spring Island Frenzy will be held at The Ocean Drive, 40th and Landis, in Sea Isle City, NJ.

Doors open at 7:00 pm. $10 admission includes: Cheeseburger-in-Paradise buffet, great give-aways, plus free T-shirts to the first 100 guests. Advance tickets are also available from The Ocean Drive by phone at 609-263-1000. Overnight accommodations are available through The Coast Motel, 609-263-1111.

Proceeds benefit: Brendan Borek High Tides Memorial Fund, a local non-profit that provides assistance to families which have children with cancer, and Volunteers in Medicine of Cape May County, working to find a solution to America’s uninsured.

Ocean City

Women’s Conference
April 12, 2008
Gloria Gaither, Women’s Conference Speaker, songwriter, Friday-Saturday, April 11-12 Amy Hayes, Women’s Conference Musician, Friday-Saturday, April 11-12 (registration fee for women’s conference)

Ocean City Free Public Library Book Sale
April 12, 2008

In the Library Atrium, Fri. 6pm – 8:45pm, Sat. 9am – 2pm. 17th & Simpson Ave.. Sponsored by the Friends/Volunteers of the Ocean City Free Public Library. For more information call 399-2434.

LBI Area

Model Railroad Exhibition

Friday, April 11, 2008 thru Sunday, April 13, 2008

St. Mary’s Parish Center
Route 9 & Route 72
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Phone: (609) 709-5592

Model Railroad Exhibition ~ All Proceeds Benefit Autism Research ~ Jump on board!!! St. Mary’s Parish Center… April 11 – 4pm – 8pm (pre-view), April 12 – 10am – 4pm, April 13 – 10am – 3pm. Featuring… Original Railroad Layouts, Rideable Steam Locomotive, Coast Guard Exhibit, Radio Control Aircraft Display. Vendors and Exhibitors welcome. Event sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, Annunciation Council 3826 and Local Charities. Donation: Adults – $5.00, Children – $3.00, Children under 5 – free. For Additional Information call Ken – 609-494-4761 of the Knight of Columbus – 609-709-5592.


Friday, April 11, 2008 thru Sunday, April 27, 2008
2 and 8 pm
Surflight Theatre
Engleside and Beach Aves
PO Box 1155
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
(609) 492-9477
(609) 492-0047

An exhilarating song and dance revue that celebrates the Swing music of the 40’s. This uniquely American form of popular music and dance exploded out of pre-war Harlem’s hotbed of youth culture and swept the world. Specialty styles made famous by artists such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Benny Goodman are conveyed entirely through high energy song and dance. This enthralling show includes classics such as It Don’t Mean a Thing,Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, and I’ll be Seeing You 8:00PM Show: April 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26 2:00PM Matinee: April 12, 13, 15, 16, 20, 22, 23, 27

LBI Family Walk

Saturday, April 12, 2008 9:00 AM
Long Beach Island Health Department
11601 Long Beach Blvd.
Haven Beach, NJ 08008
(609) 492-1212

LBI Family Walk – The Long Beach Island Health Department, as part of a Partners for Health Initiative, will host a Family Walk. Parents and children are invited to come out to walk together. The walk begins at 9:00 am in Long Beach Township, weather permitting. Families are encouraged to walk one mile. Each child will receive a free pedometer. After the walk, families will be encouraged to keep a fitness log for a few weeks. Families who return their completed log will receive a “goody bag” and a chance to win bikes. Participants are asked to pre-register by April 4 by calling 609-492-1212. Join us- Start your way to a healthy fitness habit.

Tuckerton Seaport Art Show and Sale

Saturday, March 29, 2008 thru Sunday, April 20, 2008
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuckerton Seaport
120 West Main Street
Tuckerton, NJ 08087
(609) 296-8868

“Come see, Come Sea”, art show and sale in the Lighthouse Gallery featuring original oil, watercolor, acrylic and pastel pieces and three-dimensional work. All art will be available for sale throughout the exhibit dates. Opening reception and awards presentation Friday, March 28, 7pm. Special Art Show & Sale 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
(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.”

Asbury Park

Friday, April 11

Sekond Skyn CD release show, Friends of Bill Wilson, Unseen Vision, Mikell’s Plot, Ophicus at The Stone Pony, 7 pm, all ages

Majnun at Twisted Tree Cafe, 7-9 pm

Delicious, Atomic Bitchwax at Asbury Lanes, 8 pm

The Afterbangs at The Saint, 8 pm

Christine Martucci at Georgie’s

Saturday, April 12

The Bay State, The Barnstormers at Asbury Lanes, 2 pm, all ages

Nicole DeFino at Twisted Tree Cafe, 3-3:30 pm

Faren at Twisted Tree Cafe, 3:45-4:15 pm

Kenny Boy at Twisted Tree Cafe, 4:30-5 pm

15 Keys at Twisted Tree Cafe, 5:30-6:30 pm

Flat-Track Roller Derby: Jersey Shore Roller Girls vs. Special Vixens Unit at Convention Hall, 6 pm, info at

Michael Brett at Twisted Tree Cafe, 7-9:15 pm

State Radio at The Stone Pony, 7 pm, all ages

Ossie Dellimore, Predator Dub Assassins at The Saint, 8 pm

Frank Lombardi at Brickwall, 9 pm

Sunday, April 13

Madison Marquette job fair at Convention Hall, 11 am-4 pm

Jade, Kaliope, Senium, Johnny Suicide, Thruway at The Stone Pony, 2 pm, all ages

Chuck Schaeffer, Joe Iantosca, Mike Kuhl, Michael Patrick & Victory Gin at Twisted Tree Cafe, 4-8 pm

Organ recital by Timothy Broege at Trinity Episcopal Church, 503 Asbury Ave., 4 pm

Downtown Glee Club of New York, choirs of St. Mary’s by the Sea Episcopal Church, Point Pleasant Beach, and St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church at St. Augustine’s, Prospect and Atlantic avenues, 4 pm

Choral Evensong – with Trinity Choir at Trinity Episcopal Church 503 Asbury Ave., 4:30 pm

Billy Walton Band, Dr. Phil & the Heartattacks, Jacque Major at The Stone Pony, 6 pm, all ages

Wednesday, April 16

Hit the Switch, Hour of the Wolf, Smartbomb at Asbury Lanes, 8 pm, all ages

Thursday, April 17

The Misfits, Zombie Mafia, Black Tooth Grin at The Stone Pony, 7 pm, all ages

Jazz, blues and funk with the Def Tet Trio at Market in the Middle, 7:30 pm

Laura Warshauer at Twisted Tree Cafe, 8 pm

Casey and Friends at Brickwall, 8-11 pm

Pat Guadagno at Mattison Park, 8 pm



  1. I would like to submit a Press release for our upcoming Art Exhibition. What would be the appropriate email address. Thanks

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