Eagle Festival 2022 offers live and virtual options
Eagle Festival 2022, hosted by CU Maurice River and other organizations, will feature virtual lectures and in-person activities this year.
The following conferences will take place via Zoom:
- Wings Over the Glades with Debbie Beer, Director of Volunteer Engagement, Natural Lands, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3.
- DEP’s Pond Creek Restoration Project, Higbee Beach, Lower Cape May, with Melissa Woerner, Habitat Planner, New Jersey Fish and Wildlife, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3.
- The Cape May Raptor Banding Project, with Paul Napier, President, Cape May Raptor Banding Project, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5.
In-person activities scheduled for February 5 will include viewing stations with interpreters at Turkey Point, at the end of the road, and Beaver Dam Boat Rentals, Route 553.
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There will also be a variety of guided walks including:
- Turkey Point Birdwatching Walk with Mary Watkins, Cape May Bird Observatory/CU Maurice River, 8 a.m. Feb. 5.
- Marsh Restoration and Wildlife with Jane Morton Galetto, CU Maurice River, 9:30 a.m. Feb. 5.
- Raptors and More with Tony Klock and Kathy Michel, CU Maurice River/Bayshore Center at Bivalve, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Feb. 5.
- Property of Natural Lands Garrison with Brian Johnson of Natural Lands, 10 a.m. Feb. 5.
- Natural Lands Eagle Trail with Steve Eisenhauer of Natural Lands, 1 p.m. Feb. 5.
Additionally, the Bayshore Center in Bivalve will host Soup-er Fest from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Visitors are invited to enjoy a soup (to eat in or take out), activities for children, a visit to the museum and shopping at local merchants. The center is located at 2800 High St., Port Norris.
Registration is compulsory for conferences and walks.
To register or for more information, visit www.cumauriceriver.org.
Haddonfield Plays and Players presents “Songs for a New World”
“It’s about a while. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice…or take a stand…or turn around and go back.”
Haddonfield Plays and Players will present Jason Robert Brown’s musical, “Songs for a New World,” at 8 p.m. Feb. 4 and 5, 3 p.m. Feb. 6, 8 p.m. Feb. 10 and 11, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. 12 February. 3 p.m. on February 13, 8 p.m. on February 17 and 18 and 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on February 19.
Tickets are $30.
Haddonfield Plays and Players is located at 957 E. Atlantic Ave., Haddonfield.
For tickets or information, call (856) 429-8139 or visit www.haddonfieldplayers.com.
Sports Card & Collectibles show scheduled for Bordentown
RK Sports Promotions will host a sports card and collectibles show from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on February 6 at the Town Inn.
The show will feature over 40 boards with old and new sports cards, comics, starting lineups, MacFarlane figures, non-sports cards, Magic The Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh, supplies, packs and unopened wax boxes, autographed memorabilia, backdrops, posters and more.
The hostel is located at 1083 Route 206 North in Bordentown.
For more information, visit www.rksportspromotions.com.
Comedy night planned at Kaycee Ray’s Sports Bar & Pub
Kaycee Ray’s Sports Bar & Pub will host Comedy Night on the first Thursday of every month.
The next event will be at 8 p.m. on February 3.
Scott Friedman is the host. Joseph Anthony is the headliner and Andy Julia is the star performer.
Tickets are $10.
The pub is at 830 E. Landis Ave., in Vineland.
For more information, call (856)-839-0902 or visit www.facebook.com/Kayceerays.
Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing Company welcomes “The Spice of Life”
Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing Company will host “The Spice of Life,” its annual charity event to raise awareness of the benefits of organ donation, from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. on February 5.
The event is held to commemorate the donation of a living kidney from Seth Dolled of Forgotten Boardwalk to his mother, Sharon.
In addition to the once-a-year availability of Lady #8 and the release of a new beer, “The Johnny”, the event will feature a multi-vendor showcase presented in partnership with Asbury Park Punk Rock Flea Market, which will include vinyl records, concert photos, band-related t-shirts and more.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the National Kidney Foundation and the Gift of Life Donor Program. Representatives of these organizations will be on hand to help anyone wishing to register as an organ donor.
Forgotten Boardwalk is located at 1940 Olney Ave., Suite 100, Cherry Hill.
For more information, call (856) 437-0709 or visit forgetboardwalk.com.
Learn more about AJ Meerwald restoration
Join Tim Clark of Clark & Eisele Traditional Boat Building, shipbuilder on the restoration project for the AJ Meerwald, New Jersey’s Official Tall Ship, for “A Shipwrights Tale,” a discussion of the completed work, some of the challenges and what remains to be done, at 6 p.m. on February 3 via Zoom.
For reservations, email [email protected] using the subject line “A Shipwrights Tale” and a link to the program will be provided.
The WinterFest ice skating season is extended
WinterFest Ice Skating at Cooper River Park, presented by the Camden County Board of Commissioners, has extended its season through February 27.
WinterFest also features a heated concession tent with arcade games and dining areas.
Hours of operation are 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 9 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets are $8.50 for ages 12-65, $6.50 for ages 4-11, $5.50 for ages 65 and older and veterans with ID, and free for ages 3 and less.
Skate rental is $5.50.
The rink is located at 501 N. Park Drive in Cherry Hill.
For more information, call (856) 294-7857 or visit Winterfest – Cooper River Rink on Facebook.
Get your tickets for the concerts at the Landis Theater
The Landis Theater will host a variety of concerts including:
- Groove Spot, 8 p.m. Feb. 4, tickets $20.
- The Land of Ozz, a tribute to Ozzy Osbourne, 8 p.m. Feb. 5, tickets $20.
- The “Original” Moonlighters, 8 p.m. Feb. 11, tickets $20.
- Les Exclusifs, 8 p.m. on February 12, tickets $20.
- Songs in the Attic, music by Billy Joel with David Clark, 8 p.m. Feb. 18, tickets $20.
- Sincerely yours, 8 p.m. Feb. 25, tickets $20.
- Tributes +, 8 p.m. February 26, tickets $20.
The theater is at 830 E. Landis Ave., in Vineland.
For tickets or information, call (856) 691-3600 or visit thelandistheater.com.
Nickerson-Rossi Dance performs at Stockton Performing Arts Center
GALLOWAY — Nickerson-Rossi Dance Company, recipients of the 2021 Stockton Dance Company Residency, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on February 4 at the Stockton Performing Arts Center.
The bi-coastal contemporary dance company, founded by Michael Nickerson-Rossi, integrates intricate choreography with moving performances from a talented ensemble of dancers.
Nickerson-Rossi teaches choreography and composition at Johns Hopkins University’s Peabody Conservatory, directs its Palm Springs Dance Academy, and continues to present concert dance works in theaters around the world.
Tickets are $32 with discounts available for seniors, students and children.
The program is sponsored by the Stockton Presidential Initiative Funds and the Division of Academic Affairs.
The center is on the University of Stockton campus at 101 Vera King Farris Drive.
For tickets or information, call (609) 652-9000 or visit www.stockton.edu/pac. Tickets are also available at the box office from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 90 minutes before showtime.
Edelman Planetarium Presents ‘Laser Queen’
Edelman Planetarium’s laser light shows combine the music of favorite bands with stunning and immersive laser imagery.
“Laser Queen” was inspired by Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, Queen, and combines their hit songs such as “We Will Rock You”, “Another One Bites the Dust”, “Somebody to Love” and more, with intense laser programming.
Show times are 7 p.m. Friday through March 25.
Tickets are $5 for adults and non-Rowan students; and $3 for ages 60 and older, children 16 and under, and Rowan students with ID.
The planetarium is located at 201 Mullica Hill Road in Glassboro.
For more information, call (856) 256-4389 or email [email protected]
For tickets, visit https://bit.ly/3gcLmD9.
Soprano Angel Blue featured at Philadelphia Orchestra concerts
Join Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor, Philadelphia Orchestra, and Angel Blue, soprano, for a program at Verizon Hall that includes:
- Aucoin Suite from Eurydice, a world premiere commissioned by the Philadelphia Orchestra.
- Barber Knoxville: Summer 1915.
- Coleman This Is Not a Small Voice, a world premiere commissioned by the Philadelphia Orchestra.
- Symphony No. 1 Prize.
The concerts will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on February 3, at 2 p.m. on February 4 and at 8 p.m. on February 5.
Tickets start at $44.
Verizon Hall is on the Kimmel Cultural Campus in Philadelphia.
For tickets or information, call (215) 893-1999 or visit www.philorch.org.
The roller skating fun continues at the Cape May Convention Hall
The roller skating sessions continue this month at the Cape May Convention Hall.
The February schedule is 4 to 6 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Fridays; and 1 to 3 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and February 21, except no skating on February 19 and 20. All sessions are “family skating”. The schedule is subject to change.
Admission is $5 for skaters and non-skaters. Skate rental is $5 and blade rental is $7.
Children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. No more than four minors per adult.
The room is at 714 Beach Ave., in Cape May.
For schedule and information, visit www.capemaycity.com/roller-skating.
Flashback Fridays planned at The Wave
The Wave at the Golden Nugget will feature Flashback Fridays hosted by Michael James.
Doors will open at 7 p.m. The bands will take the stage at 9 p.m.
The schedule includes:
- Who’s Next, the Who tribute band, on February 4.
- Lounge Fly, Stone Temple Pilot tribute band, February 11.
- Trilogy Tribute, Jagger, Morrison & Joplin tribute bands, February 18.
- Hello I Must Be Going, a Phil Collins tribute band, on February 25.
Golden Nugget is located at 600 Huron Ave., in Atlantic City.
For more information, call (609) 441-2000 or visit www.goldennugget.com/atlantic-city/entertainment/upcoming-events/flashback-fridays.
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