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National Lighthouse Day – Wildwood 2019

Hereford Light House Village of Anglesea, 111 North Central Avenue, North Wildwood

You are invited to join  in celebrating National Lighthouse Day! This day will mark the 230th anniversary of the signing of the 1789 Lighthouse Act.  A ceremony will begin at...


National Lighthouse Day at Absecon Lighthouse

Absecon Lighthouse 31 S Rhode Island Ave, Atlantic City

Wednesday, August 7 National Lighthouse Day Kids 11 & under climb free Lighthouse Festival LIVE MUSIC & Wine Tasting at the lighthouse (ticket price & times to be determined). For...


National Lighthouse Day at Sandy Hook Lighthouse

Sandy Hook Lighthouse 85 Mercer Rd, Highlands

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:00pm - 5:00pm National Lighthouse Day honors the beacon of light that for hundreds of years symbolized safety and security for ships and boats at sea....


Italian Festival in Ocean Township

Joe Palaia Park, 200 Whalepond Rd., Oakhurst, NJ 07755

43rd Annual Township of Ocean Italian Festival -  Wednesday, August 7th - Sunday, August 11th from 5:00pm - 11:00pm FREE ADMISSION! FREE PARKING! (enter early each night at 4:30pm). There...


Night Out Against Crime in Berkeley Township

Veterans Park - Bayville 489 Forest Hills Parkway, Bayville

 Wed., Aug. 7 ~ Night Out Against Crime 5:30 pm to 7:00pm– Visit with our Police, Fire & First Aid Squads and check out the equipment and trucks. Games, prizes,...


National Night Out in Vernon

Maple Grange Park 36 Maple Grange Road, Vernon

On Wednesday, August 7, 2019, join the police department, civic groups and other agencies from throughout the area at Vernon’s Night Out. Rain date is August 8.   The free...


Saint Rocco’s Festival – Fort Lee

Saint Rocco's Fair - Fort Lee Fort Lee

Celebrating 90 years, Fort Lee oldest tradition, the festival celebrating the annual feast in honor of Saint Rocco, will be August 7-11 this year. The Italian-American Mutual Aid Society will...


Somerdale Summer Concert Series 2019

CooperTowne Center 711 Evesham Ave, Somerdale

Somerdale Summer Concert Series 2019 at CooperTowne Center from 6:30pm - 9:00pm. Line Up ~ August 7 - Don't Call Me Francis August 14 - Suitecase Murphy August 21 -...


Free Movies on the Beach in Asbury Park 2019

Second Avenue Beach - Asbury Park Asbury Park

Celebrating 10 years of providing free moving screenings on the Second Avenue beach in front of Langosta Lounge, the Asbury Park Film Initiative has just announced its 2019 lineup. APFI...


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