The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you.”B.B. King
While our local non-profits and event centers are currently closed, many of them have gotten creative to bring you some amazing virtual events to enjoy from home. So if you’re looking for some online learning experiences, a date night alternative, or a virtual field trip for your kids, check out these local offerings.
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Virtually Cape May is a series of streaming happy hour concerts by Cape May musicians, to fill the gap and soothe the spirit during COVID19 isolation.
Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/virtuallycapemay/
Tales of the Victorians – at Home is a virtual weekly short story reading series from East Lynne Theater that will be available on their YouTube Channel every Thursday.
View Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWGuk-EDm3w
Cape May Yoga is offering virtual yoga classes through the end of May, 2020. You can check out their schedule on their website and sign up for $5/class.
Learn more at: http://www.capemayyoganj.com/classes.html
Cape May County Zoo has created a Virtual Zoo School for kids of all ages. Each day they feature a short video of a different animal and teach you all about it. At the end of every video they give you a challenge to do right at home.
Learn more at: http://www.capemaycountynj.gov/1400/Virtual-Zoo-School
Enjoy some free videos from past Coast Guard Community Festivals, including a ship tour, a helicopter tour, and a search and rescue demo. And check out their virtual art gallery put together in partnership with the Museum of Cape May.
View art gallery at: https://coastguardcommunity.org/foundation/programs/virtual-coast-guard-art-exhibit/
Historic Cold Spring Village is holding a free virtual presentation on May 7 at 1 pm titled “Are We There Yet? A History of Travel to Cape May”. Join presenter John Ryan, HCSV Chief Operations Office for a look at how traveling “down the shore” evolved from sailboats, to stagecoaches, and steamboats to railroads.
Cape May Stage is offering a series of free virtual play readings, starting with “Gravediggers” on Thursday, May 7 at 6 pm. Visit their Facebook events page to join in.
Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/events/3006685732729712/
Join eight local craft breweries for the first Cape May County Virtual Beer Fest on Saturday, May 9, from Noon to 4 pm. Pick up variety packs at participating breweries and clear your calendar for an afternoon of virtual fun.
Learn more at: https://cmcvbf.com/
New Jersey Audubon’s 43rd Annual Spring Birding Festival is being held as a two-day virtual event on May 23 and May 24, 2020. The festival will feature legendary birding hot spots in Cape May, NJ, along with daily keynote speakers and educational sessions online.
Learn more at: https://njaudubon.org/cape-may-spring-festival/
Check out the New Jersey Audubon’s Media Center for videos and podcasts about wildlife, ecology, and other issues at the heart of New Jersey Audubon’s conservation mission.
Learn more at: https://njaudubon.org/media-center/
Many local churches are now offering live and/or recorded video streams of their services along with daily inspirations on social media. You can see a list of these on our Community Resources page.
If you’re a full-time or part-time resident of Cape May, now is a great time to use your local library card and take advantage of free eBooks, streaming movies, and more. And if you don’t already have a library card, you can get one online!
Learn more at: https://cmclibrary.org/about-the-library/get-a-library-card
If you have updated information about any virtual events created by Cape May organizations, please send an email to email@example.com.