Posted by: Drew | May 11, 2008

Events For The Weekend of May 16th, 17th & 18th 2008 at the Jersey Shore

Well it’s no secret that the season is about to explode in about 2 weeks. Make sure you check out the Jersey Shore Roller Girls kick some Benny Butt on the 17th in Asbury Park. We will be reporting live from the Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City, NJ for the Grand Opening ribbon cutting ceremony for the Havana Rooftop Slots at Tropicana Casino & Resort or maybe we will see you on the beach in Avalon or Wildwood this week.

Asbury Park

Friday, May 16

The Dejas at Twisted Tree Cafe, 6-7 pm

Majnun at Twisted Tree Cafe, 7-9 pm

Mike Ness of Social Distortion, Jesse Dayton at The Stone Pony, 7:30 pm, all ages

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, presented by ArtsCAP’s Acting Studio in association with Madison

Marquette at Asbury Park High School, 8 pm

Adam Arcuragi, Birdie Num Num & the Spirit Squad, Roadside Graves at Asbury Lanes, 8 pm

Saturday, May 17

Benefit concert for the Valerie Fund Center for Children with Cancer and Blood Disorders, Atonement Lutheran Church Hall, 308 First Ave., 1-5 pm, free admission, refreshments served

Virago at Twisted Tree Cafe, 7 pm

Flat-Track Roller Derby: Jersey Shore Roller Girls vs. Garden State Rollergirls, music by The Coppertones at Convention Hall, 7 pm

Mike Ness of Social Distortion, Jesse Dayton at The Stone Pony, 7 pm, all ages


You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, presented by ArtsCAP’s Acting Studio in association with Madison Marquette at Asbury Park High School, 8 pm

Sunday, May 18

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, presented by ArtsCAP’s Acting Studio in association with Madison Marquette at Asbury Park High School, 3 pm

Spiraling, April Smith, A Love Like Pi at The Stone Pony, 5 pm, all ages

Bob Egan on piano at Moonstruck, 7 pm

Atlantic City

Harrahs

May 16th – 18th 2008 Deborah Gibson – Pop Goes Broadway

The Concert Venue
Price $25

Showboat

May 17th 2008 Belinda Carlisle

House of Blues
Price $43, $33

May 17th 2008 Michalis Hatzigiannis

House of Blues
Price $96

Avalon

May 17, 2008 – Safe Boating Course – 9:30-5:30 – Elementary School – 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 Elementary School. 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.

May 17, 2008 – Watercolor with Anna Marie Zabielski – Library – 9 – 4 Sponsored by the Library & the Cape May County Art League

Anna Marie’s impressionistic renderings expressed with bright, clean color are exhibited in both juried and invitational shows. Her paintings hang in corporate and private collections on the East and West Coasts and in Great Britain.

Ms. Zabielski is the recipient of many fine art awards including Best of Show, First Second, Third and Honorable Mentions, as well as Merit Awards. She is a member of the Philadelphia Watercolor Society, an Associate Member of the Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts in Millville, NJ, as well as a member of Gallery 50, Inc. in Bridgeton, NJ and the New Jersey American Artists’ Professional League. Anna Marie also is a member and has served on the Board of the Cape May County Art League.

Students will paint first on the Yupo paper and then paint the same subject or a similar subject on the traditional 140 lb. watercolor paper. The focus of the workshop is to experience the benefits and nuances of both papers and observe how the same painting looks different because of the difference in the surfaces. For more information including a list of supplies, click here.

Limited seating. Registration required. For more information, call 967-7155.

May 17th 2008 Avalon Garden Club Plant & Bake Sale
12:00pm to 3:00pm
Phone: 856-424-3846
Contact name: Joy Gligor

Avalon Garden Club Plant & Bake Sale to be held on Friday, May 16th & Saturday, May 17th from Noon till 3:00 pm in the Community Hall 30th St & the beach. For more information contact Peggy 368-1330. A wide variety of plants can be ordered through pre-sale, however all of those plants may not be available on the actual days of the sale unless ordered in advance.

72 hour, 70 mile run from the Commodore Barry Bridge to Avalon, NJ.

May 18th 2008 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Matthew Cubbler, a Collegeville, Pennsylvania police officer will be conducting a 72 hour, 70 mile run from the Commodore Barry Bridge to Avalon, NJ. The run is expected to conclude on Sunday, May 18th, at 1pm at the Veterans’ Plaza in Avalon. Various elected officials from the Avalon and Philadelphia areas will be on hand to welcome Matt at the conclusion of his run. Matt is attempting to raise $50,000 for an organization called C.O.P.S., and for scholarships for children with various physical and mental disabilities.

May 17 & 18, 2008 – MS Bikeathon

Avalon is one of the stops on the 2 day MS Bikeathon– Contact you local Muscular Dystrophy office for more info.

The Mid Jersey is proud to offer five different tours!

170 Miles of Open Road Ahead
Saturday and Sunday May 17th – 18th.
Ride Starts at Monmouth University Saturday

Challenge yourself…Enjoy the miles of seaside communities along with the exhilarating satisfaction of completing 170 miles. Perfect tour for the avid cyclst.
Registration 7:00 AM Ride starts at 8:00 AM Minimum Pledge Requirement $350
EARLY BIRD FEE $40 (ENDS 1/11/08)
GENERAL FEE $50 (BY 4/18/08)
LATE FEE $60 (BY 5/12/08) Click here to register now!

Saturday 85 Miles – One day ride
Saturday May 17th – Starts at Monmouth University
Enjoy the camaraderie of your friends, teammates, or family for a day of cycling or challenge yourself to a century! PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ONE DAY 85 MILE TOUR WILL HAVE TWO SCHEDULED SHUTTLE BUSES LEAVING PINELANDS AT APPROXIMATELY 4:00 PM AND 6:00 PM ONLY.
Registration 7:00 AM Ride starts at 8:00 AM Minimum Pledge Requirement $300
EARLY BIRD FEE $30 (ENDS 1/11/08)
GENERAL FEE $40 (BY 4/18/08)
LATE FEE $50 (BY 5/12/08) Click here to register now!

Sunday 85 Miles – One day ride
Sunday May 18th – Starts at Pinelands Regional School
Enjoy the camaraderie of your friends, teammates, or family for a day of cycling or challenge yourself to a century! PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ONE DAY 85 MILE TOUR WILL HAVE TWO SCHEDULED SHUTTLE BUSES LEAVING CAPE MAY AT APPROXIMATELY 4:00 PM AND 6:00 PM ONLY.
Registration 7:00 AM Ride starts at 8:00 AM Minimum Pledge Requirement $300
EARLY BIRD FEE $30 (ENDS 1/11/08)
GENERAL FEE $40 (BY 4/18/08)
LATE FEE $50 (BY 5/12/08) Click here to register now!

50 Miles – One day ride
Saturday May 17th – Starts at Monmouth University
Sit back and enjoy the scenery. This tour will take you through beautiful beach front towns such as Belmar, Spring Lake and Brielle. Complete the tour at Monmouth University where you will enjoy a relaxing lunch!
Registration 8:00 AM Ride starts at 9:00 AM Minimum Pledge Requirement $200
EARLY BIRD FEE $20 (ENDS 1/11/08)
GENERAL FEE $30 (BY 4/18/08)
LATE FEE $40 (BY 5/12/08) Click here to register now!

25 Miles – Cycling for the whole family!
Saturday May 17th – Starts at Monmouth University

Perfect ride for your family or friends. Enjoy a charming ride through the Jersey Shore and return to Monmouth University for a festive lunch!
Registration 9:00 AM Ride starts at 10:00 AM Minimum Pledge Requirement $100
EARLY BIRD FEE $15 (ENDS 1/11/08)
GENERAL FEE $25 (BY 4/18/08)
LATE FEE $35 (BY 5/12/08) Click here to register now!

Stone Harbor

May 17th 2008 Community Yard Sale

Sponsored by the Garden Club

Sea Isle City

May 17th 2008 Garden Club Flower Sale
Municipal Marina Bldg., 346-42nd Place,
10AM-2PM, 263-1157

May 17th 2008
11AM-2PM $10 Pre-Registration, $15 Same Day, 390-7946

May 17-18 2008 17th Annual Bike MS “Coast to Coast” Bike Ride, 732-660-1005,Ext. 22

May 18th 2008 10th Annual Turtle Party
Lobster Loft, 42nd Place & The Bay,
6-10PM, 263-9643

It’s Turtle Party Time in Sea Isle City The Beachcombing Guides of Sea Isle City will hold their 10th Annual Turtle Party (adults only) on Sunday, May 18, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at Lobster Loft Restaurant. Tickets are $15 per person and include a delicious dinner, cash bar, fabulous door prizes, musical entertainment by popular Frank Brad, and dancing, according to Eleanor Moore, coordinator. The event benefits the Beachcombing Program, which every summer takes approximately 3000 children and adults on educational fun-filled tours of the beach.

Wildwood

May 17th 2008 Pirate Day with Captain Kidd

Parade registration 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. at Wildwoods Convention Center. Parade steps off at 10:15 a.m and proceeds north on Boardwalk to 16th St. Treasure hunt and special surprise appearances on the beach at end of parade. 609.522.2955 or www.northwildwood.com.

May 16th – 18th 2008 Spring Beach Jam

Beach Jam is enjoying its 13th year of providing scouts with an exciting, memorable and safe camping adventure. This unique event takes place on the beach at Morey’s Piers with the beautiful Atlantic Ocean as a backdrop. Here’s a look at some Beach Jam highlights:

* World Class Amusement Rides filled with exciting rides and attraction
* Camping on Wildwood’s famous beach
* Live entertainment
* Beach bonfires
* Delicious catered meals
* Unlimited Boardwalk Tram Rides

For More Information and Pricing

GOOD TURN FOR AMERICA…LETS RAISE ONE TON OF FOOD

Help Morey’s Piers support the United Way First Call for Help Food Pantry by bringing canned or non-perishable food to Beach Jam. And what’s more? Scouts can log hours to Good Turn for America. Earn a Good Turn for America pin right here at Morey’s Piers. In 2007, participating Beach Jam scouts raised nearly 1,500 pounds of food. This year, our goal is to raise ONE TON of food – that’s 2,000 pounds. Together, we can do it!
For more information please visit www.goodturnforamerica.org.

Morey’s Piers, Schellenger Avenue & the Boardwalk, Wildwood. Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts from around the country camp on the beach between Schellenger Avenue and Spencer Avenue. Entrance fee for participants. 609-522-3900 or www.MoreysPiers.com

Cape May

May 17 2008 Spring Festival Antiques & Collectibles Show

The Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., becomes an outdoor marketplace as vendors from throughout the Northeast display their wares. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, May 3. Free admission.
Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC).
For more information, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org.

May 17th 2008 at 6pm Sandra Bloodworth’s Opening Night Artist Reception Party

SOMA NewArt GALLERY
Carpenter’s Square Mall, 31 Perry Street
somagallery@verizon.net

There will be light food and drink catered by Frescos Restaurant.
Sandra Bloodworth’s “Intimate Feasts” is an extraordinary presentation of paintings depicting shared moments through portraits of meals. Each painting evolves as a performance art piece, the food carefully prepared, the place settings sculptural, with strong colors and textures showcasing the dishes that are in themselves the work of art. Bloodworth focuses on capturing that moment in time, and creating on canvas a portrait of that special meal and occasion.

Ocean City

May 16, 2008 “Greece Now and Then” Gallery Show

1st – 28th – “Art on Asbury” Presents – oils, acrylic, watercolor paintings depicting Greek life by Anthe Capitan-Valais. A portion of sales goes to replant olive and chestnut trees that perished in the 2007 wildfires in Greece. These and over 200 art works by area artists are for sale. Gallery hours – 10am -5pm. Visit their new location at 608 Asbury Ave.. For more information call 609-814-0308 or visit www.oceancityfineartsleague.org

May 17, 2008 American Heart Assoc. Heart Walk

Registration begins at 9am at the Sports & Civic Center, 6th & Boardwalk, walk begins at 10:30am. Please plan to join us and be part of the American Heart Association’s campaign to get America walking! Join the movement. Start today. Call 609-223-3762 or visit www.heartwalk.kintera.org/southernnjspring

May 17, 2008 Worlds of Wellness

Fri., 2pm – 7pm, Sat.,10am – 8pm at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terr. & boardwalk. An event designed to celebrate, educate and move forward into more healthy lifestyles for the mind, body and soul. See interesting vendors from across the country. Experience awesome workshops and valuable giveaways. Register online at www.worldsofwellness.com for overnight packages, workshops and to attend the expo. For more information call 609-399-9136.

May 17, 2008 Spend the Day in New York City

Cost $30. Bus leaves the Ocean City Transportation Center, 10th & Haven at 8:00am. Departs New York City at 6:00pm. Register at City Hall Annex, 9th & Asbury. Mon. – Fri., 9am – 4:30pm. For more information contact the Division of Recreation at 609-525-9304.
May 18, 2008 Ocean City Triathlon

6am, begins at the Aquatic & Fitness Center, 17th & Simpson Ave.. ¼ mile Swim (Pool), 2 mile Run/16 mile Bike/2 mile Run. Also a Kids Course: 1/8 mile Swim (Pool), 1 mile Run/8 Mile Bike/ 1 mile Run. For more information call 609-525-9317.

Smithville

May 17th 2008 MAYFEST 10:00am – 5:00pm

Historic Smithville
Village Greene
Rt. 9 & Moss Mill Rd.
Phone: 609.748.6160

100 + juried Crafters will be in attendance plus… an International Food Court, live music, children’s activities and of course our 60 Charming Shoppes. FREE admission.

Long Beach Island (LBI)

Saturday, May 17, 2008 Flea Market – Ladies Auxiliary Stafford Township Fire Co. # 1

9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Stafford Township Fire Company #1
Stafford Avenue
Manahawkin, NJ 08050

Ladies Auxiliary, Stafford Township Volunteer Fire Company Flea Market ~ Vendors Wanted ~ New items, used items, crafters, Demonstrators… Spring has sprung and it is time to clean out. Inside table or space (3×8) only $20.00. Outside space (10×10) only $20.00. Event will be rain or shine, no refunds. To rent a space or for additional information contact Deborah at 609-698-3041.
Saturday, May 17, 2008 LBI Historical Assoc. – Annual Spring Gala

6:00 pm

Buckalew’s Restaurant
101 North Bay Avenue
Beach Haven, NJ 08008

Annual Spring Gala- Buckalew’s Restaurant. Wine tasting, art auction, and chinese auction. Tickets $65.00 per person. Contact Floss (492-2602) or Sandy (492-6820) for additional information and tickets.
Saturday, May 17, 2008 Pet Day
9am – 3pm

Meadowedge Park
550 East Bay Ave
Barnegat, NJ 08005
609-698-0080 x 122

All day event for pets and their owners
Saturday, May 16 & 17, 2008 Ship Bottom Borough Wide Sidewalk Sale – All Day

Ship Bottom Borough
Ship Bottom, NJ 08008
(609) 494-2127
Ship Bottom Borough Wide Sidewalk Sale. Many of our Merchants will be participating in Sidewalk Sales. All Merchants are encouraged to participate.
Sunday, May 18, 2008 Garden State Philharmonic: Pop Goes the Pops! at 3:00 PM

Ocean First – STAC Theater
1000 McKinley Avenue
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Phone: (609) 489-8600

Garden State Philharmonic: POP Goes the Pops! Tickets: $30 Adults, $35 Seniors & Students, $15 Children (12 & Under), $20 groups of 12 or more. Groups of 12 or more also benefit from receiving 1 complimentary chaperon or group leader ticket for every 15 tickets purchased.
Sunday, May 18, 2008 2nd Annual Barbecue & Bluegrass Jamboree

10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuckerton Seaport
120 West Main Street
Tuckerton, NJ 08087
Phone: (609) 296-8868
Kick off the summer with the down home sounds of Bluegrass and the sweet smell of barbeque in celebration of International Bluegrass Month and National Barbeque Month. Crafters, vendors, food & refreshments, family activities, demonstrations, boat rides and music by Home Cookin’, Up & Running and more. General Admission: Adults: $8.00, SEnior 62 and older: $6.00, Children 5 and under: Free. Members – $6.00

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