Avalon + Stone Harbor News and Activities

April 11, 2024

Wetlands Institute – Stone Harbor

Stone Harbor: Now accepting applications for the following Summer 2024 seasonal positions:

Sports Clinic Coaches, Basketball League Coaches and Helpers, Office/Tennis Hut Staff. Send applications with cover letter to: recdirector@shnj.org Download Application

Fire Hydrant Flushing To Begin in Stone Harbor the Week Of April 15th

A message from the Dept. of Public Works of Stone Harbor: READ MORE

Stone Harbor Public Restrooms At Water Tower Comfort Station Now Open

The HVAC issues have been resolved, and the restrooms are open to the public once again.

Stone Harbor Roadwork

The roadwork scheduled for 96th Street has been delayed due to this week’s unfavorable weather conditions. The updated schedule is below. Please plan accordingly. WORK SCHEDULE

They’re Back, Laughing Gull are Nesting!

The Wetlands Institute reports that the first Laughing Gulls have appeared on Ring Island, near the Institute.  Commonly known as seagulls, the iconic birds are now arriving for the summer season.  Ring Island is a marshy island behind Stone Harbor that is the summer home of thousands of seagulls.

The Inaugural Spring into Summer Program

The Inaugural Spring into Summer Program will take place throughout the month of June in Avalon.  Each week will focus on a specific theme and the hope is this event will encourage owners and visitors to enjoy June at the beach.

Buy Online! Avalon and Stone Harbor Beach Tags Are Now Available

Avalon and Stone Harbor Beach Tags for 2024
Avalon and Stone Harbor beach tags are available for purchase online, at pre-season prices!  Both towns have partnered with tag manufacturer Jersey Cape Tags, making it easy to acquire your tags in advance of the season. PURCHASE

History Center Lecture: Let’s Play Ball – a History of Baseball in America

Saturday – April 13th – 1PM – 9th Street Tennis Building – Avalon

America Bat and ball games have been played in America since the late 1700s and between 1850 and 1870, it was thousands of part-time athletes who turned an informal game into a codified sport.
Join us to learn about the origin of this uniquely American pastime.

Birding at Cape May Point

Saturday – April 13th

Photo by @DJMAN5 – TripAdvisor Contributor

Join CMBO naturalists for 2 hours of birding around beautiful Cape May Point! The “shoulder season” in Cape May is a wonderful time for birding and there’s no better place to do it than the Cape May Point State Park. With its diversity of habitat – beach, dunes, ponds, forest, and marsh – it’s the perfect spot for migrating waterfowl, songbirds and shorebirds to stop and refuel as the push of spring migration begins. TICKETS/MORE INFO

Business at the Beach EXPO

Wednesday – April 17th – 4PM – 7PM – Wildwood Convention Center

The Expo is the place to shop for all your business needs and make important contacts. The premier business networking event in Cape May County allows you to network with potential customers and find out what’s new with products and services for your business at the Wildwoods Convention Center. The Expo is known for its quality attendance and friendly atmosphere. The event is free to attend. MORE INFO

Earth Day Celebration Cape County Park and Zoo

Saturday – April 20th – 10AM – 3PM

Our Earth Day Celebration is back and bigger than ever! Do you have a Earth friendly business and would like to participate as a vendor? Please call our office at 609-465-5271 X 4139 for more information.
Also seeking craft exhibitors. Cape May County Park and Zoo US-9 North Cape May Court House.

Avalon Spring Dune Grass Planting

Saturday – April 20 – 8:30am – Avalon Community Hall

Avalon holds Dune Grass Plantings twice each year for volunteers to participate in protecting our beautiful shoreline. Plantings are held in late April and late October and are open to volunteers young and old. Some teachers even give their students extra credit for participating in this important Community event. Volunteers meet at the Avalon Community Hall, 30th Street and Avalon Avenue at 8:30 a.m. and are given a brief tutorial on the technique to be used when planting the dune grasses. After the Dune Grass planting, there is a bagged light lunch provided outside Community Hall. READ MORE

Avalon Environmental Commission – Garden Club Celebrate Arbor Day!

Tuesday – April 26th – 10:30AM

Please join Mayor John McCorristin, the Avalon Environmental Commission, and the Avalon Garden Club for the annual Arbor Day celebration in Avalon.
Join us at the traffic island at 48th Street and Dune Drive.

Terrapin Nesting Season is Here!

Protecting our local environment is most effective when it is a community-wide effort. Thank you to everyone who is doing their part!   Please remember. Terrapins are wild animals; please leave them in their wild homes. If you find an injured terrapin, the best thing to do is contact a wildlife rehabilitator directly and take the animal there. READ MORE

New Spring 2024 Seven Mile Living Brochure

The RJ Soens Group of Compass RE presents the 2024 Spring edition of Seven Mile Living. This guide has up-to-date real estate market data, available properties for sale, and more! VIEW GUIDE


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