It’s unacceptable to spend the first weekend of spring inside. Choose from some of the awesome events happening in South Jersey to celebrate the start of the season.
Wildwoods Boardwalk Spring 5K
Get moving this weekend while raising money for the Special Olympics New Jersey in the Wildwoods. Choose from a fun run 5k, 1-mile run or 1-mile walk to start the day. Registration opens at 9 am, and the race starts at 10 am on the boardwalk in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center. The top three male and top three female finishers will receive awards, and all runners are invited to the Special Olympics New Jersey Spring Games Opening Ceremony at 9:30 am. Sign-up costs $25 for adults and $15 for students. For more information, visit the website.
Lenape Band Parents Association Spring Craft Show
Get in the spring spirit with a day of crafts at the Lenape Band Parents Association spring craft show. Vendors will be selling their products from 9 am to 3 pm, and light refreshments will be sold in the North Cafe. For more information, email email@example.com or call 856-778-5887.
Family Fishing Day Open House & Reunion
See what Liberty Lake Day Camp has to offer while competing in this family-friendly fishing competition. Prizes will be awarded for the biggest fish, most fish caught and smallest fish. Also, try out the rock wall, play a game of Ga-Ga and dig into some s’mores at this free event that runs from 11 am to 3 pm. For more information, call 609-499-7820 or visit the website.
Garden Chair Workshop
Join Dan Benarcik of Chanticleer Gardens to construct your own garden chair from noon to 3 pm. This fun and industrious session at Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton will yield a brand-new chair for every participant. All materials are provided, but guests are asked to bring their own cordless drill. Cost is $235 for members; $245 for non-members. For more information, call 609-586-0616 or visit the website.