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APRIL EVENTS
Due to the COVID19 situation, please check all event dates & specifics with the event host…
Carroll Gallery Exhibit: 1-30: Emlen Physick Estate. 1048 Washington St. Cape May. “A Diamond of Their Own: The Remarkable History of the Negro Leagues as portrayed by artist Sydnei SmithJordan”  The exhibit features original artwork created by SmithJordan and artist Chanelle René, that celebrates the indomitable spirit and talent of the men and women who played for the Negro Leagues. The exhibit includes vintage baseball memorabilia and artifacts, courtesy of CCA, The Dempsey family, Mark Kulkowitz, SmithJordan, and Janis Washington White, including historic photos and text from the early days of the Negro Leagues. This exhibit is presented by Cape May MAC (Museums+Arts+Culture) and Center for Community Arts (CCA), in partnership with artist Sydnei SmithJordan. www.capemaymac.org

Girls Weekend: Ocean City. 1–3. 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

Family Photos with the Bunny: Starting on April 1st. Cumberland Mall. Visit the Bunny in Center Court to capture your spring family memories. Digital photo packages are available with options to purchase prints. Reservations are encouraged. Walk-up visits are permitted when space is available. 3849 S. Delsea Dr. Vineland, NJ. 856-825-9507. www.cumberlandmallnj.com/events/
 
Mad Hatter Tea Party: Cumberland Mall. Join us for a children’s Alice in Wonderland-themed Mad Hatter Tea Party! Meet Alice, the Queen of Hearts, and the Mad Hatter himself at Cumberland Mall for an afternoon full of music, games, and fun! Guests will also enjoy a selfie station, face painting, a balloon artist, craft station and more! Light refreshments will be served. 3849 S. Delsea Dr. Vineland, NJ. 856-825-9507. https://bit.ly/3MQVLU1

Cheer Tech Spirit National Championships: 2-3. Wildwoods Convention Center. 9 a.m. 866-52-CHEER.

OC Con Super Hero Run – 1 Mile & Kids Super Hero Obstacle Dash: 2. Ocean City. Pre-registration & Race Day Registration. 9:00AM Start Carey Stadium 6th St & Atlantic Ave. 609-399-6111.www.ocnj.us

OC Con - Comic Book & Memorabilia Show: 2-3. Ocean City. Join us for a fun filled weekend at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. www.ocnjcon.com

Pet Photos with the Bunny: Mondays, April 4 and April 11 from Noon-7:00pm. Cumberland Mall. Get your pets ready for their close-up! Family Pet Photos are available every Monday in Center Court. Digital photo packages are available with options to purchase prints. Reservations are encouraged. Walk-up visits are permitted when space is available. 3849 S. Delsea Dr. Vineland, NJ. 856-825-9507. www.cumberlandmallnj.com/events/
  
Fallen Hero Polar Bear Plunge: 9. 15th Ave. & North Wildwood beach. 215-990-8689. www.fallenheroplunge.com

Mud Hen Half Race Series Weekend: 9. The Wildwoods. Several races in various locations including 8k, 5k and a kids’ race. 609-849-8908. www.DelMoSports.com

Doo Dah Parade: 9. Ocean City. Welcome in the Spring season with this comedy parade complete with over 300 basset hounds. Noon on Asbury Ave. from 6th Street to 12th Street and then up to the Boardwalk ending at 6th & Boardwalk. www.oceancityvacation.com

The Great Egg Hunt: 9. 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 4th. 800-BEACH-NJ. www.oceancityvacation.com

Mr. Mature America Pageant: 9. 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. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Spirit Brands Cheerleading Shore Show Down: 9. 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. 856-783-7611. www.SpiritBrands.org

WWII Lecture: 9, 23. Millville Army Air Field Museum,1 Leddon St. Presented in the Henry E. Wyble Library. 2-3 p.m. Limited Seating; Reserve Seat. 856-327-2347. www.p47millville.org

Beast of the East Cheerleading Competition: 10. Wildwoods Convention Center. Cheerleading competition. Performances will be choreographed to music and sound effects, and winning teams will be awarded prizes. Admission fee. 856-783-7611 www.SpiritBrands.org

Exit Zero Jazz Festival: 13-15. Cape May Ferry Grand Green Space. One of the most respected music festivals in the world. 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.exitzerojazzfestival.com

‘War at the Jersey Shore’ Nat’l Youth Wrestling Tournament: 14-16. Wildwoods Convention Center. 856-642-7592. www.AtlanticCoastWrestling.com

Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce Family Fun Night & Bonfire: 15. Wildwood. Beach at Rio Grande Ave. 6-10 p.m. 609-729-4000. www.Wildwoods.com

Greater Wildwood Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt: 16. Wildwood. FREE. Lincoln Ave Beach. Noon. Rain date 4/17. 609-729-5501.

Step Back Foundation Easter Egg Hunt: 16. Allen Park, North Wildwood. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 609-927-5910.

Elks Annual Easter Egg Hunt: 16. North Wildwood. FREE. 19th Ave Beach. Noon. Children 11 & under. 609-729-5776.

Third Friday: 15. 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

Hangar Clean-Up Day: 16. Rio Grande. 10am - 1pm. Looking to volunteer? Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum is seeking volunteers to help get Historic Hangar #1 in tip-top shape for the upcoming summer season. 609-886-8787. www.usnasw.org

Spring Fling Family Fun Day: 16. Sea Isle City: Excursion Park. 1-3 p.m. Come out for tons of Spring/Easter themed fun! Easter stroll. Music. Photos with the Easter Bunny. Jelly Bean Guessing Contest. Easter Crafts. Egg and Spoon Races. Face Painting. Egg Decorating. 609-263-8687. www.visitsicnj.com

Easter Sunrise Service: 17. 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

All East Baton Twirling Championship: 23-24. Wildwoods Conventions Center. NEW! 9am. 732-962-5112. www.njtwirling.com

Tournament of Bands Indoor Championships: 28-May 1. Wildwoods Convention Center. 8am daily. 609-849-8553. www.njatob.org

Girls Weekend: 29-May 1. Sea Isle City. Featuring endless opportunities to eat, drink, shop, and pamper your way through Sea Isle City, Girls Weekend is the perfect getaway for you and your girlfriends. With nearly 40 participating businesses, the event includes three full days to take advantage of huge discounts on retail, salon and fitness services, restaurants, lodging and more. Don’t miss out on the event that only happens twice per year! www.seaislechamber.com

Sports Memorabilia Show: 30. Ocean City. Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. More details and ticketing info to follow. www.oceancityvacation.com
The Great Egg Hunt: 3. 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 4th. 800-BEACH-NJ. www.oceancityvacation.com

Easter Sunrise Service: 4. 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: 4. 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! 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Easter Fashion Stroll: 4. 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

Girls Weekend: Ocean City. 9-11. 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

OC Con Super Hero Run – 1 Mile & Kids Super Hero Obstacle Dash: 10. 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

OC Con - Comic Book & Memorabilia Show: 10-11. Ocean City. Join us for a fun filled weekend at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. www.ocnjcon.com

Mud Hen Half Race Series Weekend: 16-17. The Wildwoods. Several races in various locations including 8k, 5k and a kids’ race. 609-849-8908. www.DelMoSports.com

Girls Weekend: 16-18. Sea Isle City. Featuring endless opportunities to eat, drink, shop, and pamper your way through Sea Isle City, Girls Weekend is the perfect getaway for you and your girlfriends. With nearly 40 participating businesses, the event includes three full days to take advantage of huge discounts on retail, salon and fitness services, restaurants, lodging and more. Don’t miss out on the event that only happens twice per year! www.seaislechamber.com

Mr. Mature America Pageant: 17. 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: 17.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. 856-783-7611. www.SpiritBrands.org

Beast of the East Cheerleading Competition: 18. Wildwoods Convention Center. Cheerleading competition. Performances will be choreographed to music and sound effects, and winning teams will be awarded prizes. Admission fee. 856-783-7611 www.SpiritBrands.org

Exit Zero Jazz Festival: 23-25. Cape May Ferry Grand Green Space. One of the most respected music festivals in the world. 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.exitzerojazzfestival.com

Boardwalk & Downtown Merchant Table Sales: 24-25. Ocean City. 6th – 14th Sts. on the boardwalk and Asbury Avenue. www.oceancityvacation.com

Spring Sidewalk Sale: 30-May 2: Stone Harbor. The local stores will open their doors for great shopping and promotions throughout town. Plan a weekend of shopping on everything including clothing, shoes, toys, beach gear, home décor and more! www.stoneharborchamber.com

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