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Mayor's Wellness Campaign
Through  March 29, 2018

8 week wellness program; no cost to participate, all are welcome!

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Avalon Elementary School Presents “Willy Wonka, Jr.”
March 21-22, 2018

Join Avalon Elementary School Drama Club as they travel into a world of pure imagination!

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Wetlands Institute Lecture Series

Lunch & Learn: A weekly exploration of topics important to our coastal and wetland ecosystems. Each week will feature a different speaker and topic of discussion.

March 23, 2018: "The Selection and Use of Conservation Plants for Improving Coastal Ecosystems"
This presentation will discuss selecting the appropriate coastal plant species to use for dune and shoreline stabilization that also function to create improved, wildlife friendly riparian buffers. Presented by: Chris Miller, Manager/Plant Specialist, USDA-NRCS, Cape May Plant Materials Center.

Covered Dish Dinners: Held the last Friday of each month, January - March, with guest speakers from around the region sharing their knowledge of important issues in the field of environmental science and biology.

March 30, 2018: "Parsons Seafood - The Past and Present "
Join in for the final Covered Dish Dinner of the 2018 season as Dale Parson presents a brief history of the company and the evolution of aquaculture techniques.

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Easter Egg Hunt - Stone Harbor
March 24, 2018 (Rain Date: March 25th)

Hosted by Stone Harbor Volunteer Fire Company #1.

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March 24, 2018

This free event will feature the Easter Bunny from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will kick off with an Easter Egg Hunt in the park. The Easter Bunny will be busy packing lots of new and animal themed eggs along with more eggs than EVER before. Visitors will have an opportunity to have their picture taken with the popular rabbit – so bring your camera!

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Easter Egg Hunt - Avalon
March 31, 2018

Hosted by Avalon Recreation Department; 8th-12th Street Fields.

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Turtle Fest
March 31, 2018

Enjoy a pancake breakfast and activities for the whole family at The Wetlands Institute!  While you are there, earn a few turtle bucks and cash them in for prizes… Go on an egg hunt, create arts and crafts, help a naturalist search for turtle hatchlings along the trail, enjoy special turtle creature feature live animal presentations and stop by the aquarium to say hello to the octopus and watch the animals have breakfast too!

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Watch Party at the History Center
April 7, 2018

Visit the History Center for a screening of Avalon's 1992 Centennial Slideshow, plus video clips from the centennial parade!

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Big Band Dance
April 14, 2018

"Rick Martin Swing Band"   ~  7pm at the Avalon Community Hall.

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Teatime at the History Center
April 19, 2018

Enjoy tea as The Avalon History Center shares memories of old Avalon, and makes new ones!

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Dune Grass Planting & Clean Ocean Action Beach Sweep
April 21, 2018

The Borough of Avalon will be holding two special events on Saturday, April 21st to further improve the environment and sustainability of the beachfront. Avalon will hold its annual spring dune grass planting day, and also partner with Clean Ocean Action on its 33rd Annual Beach Sweep event.

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Ocean Drive Marathon
April 22, 2018

Ocean Drive Marathon/10 Miler/5K.

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Avalon Announces Summer Beach Movie Lineup
Summer 2018

The Avalon Department of Recreation has announced its Summer Beach Movie lineup for 2018. This summer’s lineup features some films that were huge hits at the box office that are brand new to the lineup of free movies to be shown Tuesday evenings at dusk on Avalon’s 30th Street beach.

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Avalon Announces Thursdays on Dune Concert Series Lineup
Summer 2018

The Avalon Department of Recreation announced the 2018 lineup of the Borough’s popular “Thursdays on Dune” concert series. Eight free concerts will be held in downtown Avalon in the heart of the business district from late June through August.

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Spring News - Stone Harbor

View the Borough's Spring Newsletter for information on recent Stone Harbor news, activities and happenings.

Stone Harbor, NJ News

Avalon Introduces Municipal Budget

The Avalon Borough Council formally introduced the 2018 municipal budget at the Wednesday, February 28th Council meeting.

More - Avalon Introduces Municipal Budget; Decrease in Tax Rate; Lowest Tax Rate in County

Annual Report - Stone Harbor Beaches

This annual report presents the status of the beaches and dunes within the Borough of Stone Harbor from October 2016 to October 2017.

2017 Annual Report On Condition Of Municipal Beaches - Read Full Report

Stone Harbor Municipal Budget 2018

A special meeting was held on February 17th to review the 2018 municipal budget for the Borough of Stone Harbor.

Presentation of Stone Harbor Municipal Budget 2018 -  View Presentation

Municipal Aid Grant

The Borough of Avalon has secured a state grant for the reconstruction of 35th Street between Dune Drive and First Avenue.

Avalon Receives Municipal Aid Grant For Street Work - Read More

Recreation Departments

Check out the wide variety of activities, programs and events offered by our local Recreation Departments.

Avalon Recreation   |   Stone Harbor Recreation 

The Wetlands Institute

Weekends are a great time to see what's happening at The Wetlands Institute. Check out their events calendar for important details...take a look and join in for an adventure in exploration and discovery!

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Avalon Free Public Library

Movies, Creative Writing, Lecture Series, Workshops, Story Time and more.

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Information Guides

Special events, facilities, beaches, summer sports camps, local area activities, public works and more.

2018 Guides are in progress. Take a look at 2017 for an idea of things to come...

Avalon   |   Stone Harbor

Seasonal Beach Tags

Seasonal beach tags can also be purchased any time via a mobile phone app.

Avalon  |  Stone Harbor


Local Area Information, News & Events

Whether you are looking to relocate or just visit Cape May County, NJ, be sure to take advantage of our varied seashore activities and things to do: relaxing beaches, dolphin and bird watching, fishing and boat trips, bicycling and surfing, plus the arts and history, tours, festivals, theaters, fine dining and much more.

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