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Middle 5.10.2006

By Rick Racela



  There’s a great line-up of school concerts at the PAC this week.

  All shows are free to the public.

  Tonight the Middle School will present the Band and Choir Spring Concert and tomorrow the MTHS Vocal Ensembles will perform. Both concerts start at 7:30 p.m. 

  Then on May 16, Elementary No. 2’s 4th and 5th grade Band and Choir will give their show, with the third grade choir performing on May17. Both of these concerts begin at 7 p.m.


  Elementary No. 2’s Science Fair will be held Friday from 6:45-8 p.m. All display boards and materials must be set up between 2-3:30 p.m. in the cafetorium.

  Judging of projects will be made by high school honor students at 4 p.m. Exhibitors must return to school at 6:30 p.m.


  Local school districts will honor their Teachers of the Year on May18 at the 10th annual Teacher Recognition luncheon and ceremony at the American Bounty Cafe at the
Cape May County Technical School.

  Congratulations to the following Middle Township School District teachers: Sandra Kurtz, Julie Moore, Lee-Ann Kane, Berneice Bright and Josephine Bryan.


  The Rec Department will begin summer camp registration on May 15 at the Baker Center, Mondays-Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  Proof of residency and grade must be presented, along with a two-week deposit, at registration.

  Tuition will be $100 per week for the first child and $75 for the second child. There’s no junior high camp this year.


  The semi-annual Oyster or Chicken Luncheon sponsored by the MASH Branch of the Burdette Tomlin Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will be held tomorrow at Henny’s Restaurant in Stone Harbor from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tickets are $10 and may be obtained by calling Dottie Gibbs at 967-3147 or at the door the day of the luncheon.

Public support of this popular fund raising event is greatly appreciated.


  A Spaghetti Dinner to benefit the Rio Grande Rescue Squad will be held on Saturday from 4-8 p.m. at the Green Creek Fire Hall.

   Tickets for adults are $5, children and seniors are $3. For delivery call 886-3427.


You may take your dog or cat to the free rabies clinic at Middle Township Public Works on Saturday from 2-3 p.m.

The building is located

at 400 W. Mechanic St. in Court House.

   Call 465-8732 with questions.


   Summer hours now are in effect at the Cape May County Library location. Hours from May to September will be:

   Monday to Thursday 8:30 a.m. until 9 p.m.,    

   Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,

   Saturday 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.,

   Sunday, the location is closed.   

Don’t forget May 15-17 is the library book sale.


Cape Christian Academy has a community yard sale slated for May 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. If you would like to rent a space, cost is $20.

You provide the table. Call 465-4132.


The annual Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast at the LDS Church, 803 Hand Avenue in Court House, will be held on May 20.

This year there is just one seating, so get there bright and early at 8:30 a.m.


Green Creek Community Church will have a three-day Mother’s Day Weekend Bible Reading on the front lawn of the church located on Route 47.

Readers will begin in the Book of Matthew on Friday from 5-8 p.m., and then will resume on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Readings will conclude on Mother’s Day from 8-10 a.m.

Last year readers got as far as 1 Timothy.

A special Mother’s Day Service will be held in the sanctuary at 11 a.m.

If you would like to spend a half hour reading, please contact Gerry Reeves at 884-3225.


The second annual Drum Fish Tournament is slated for noon May 26 until the close of weigh-in scale at 2 p.m. on May 27.

Entry fee is $100 per boat if paid by May 15. It will cost $150 if paid after that date.

Each boat will be allowed four anglers including the captain. A captain’s meeting will be held on May 25 at 6 p.m. in Atkinson’s Tavern to review rules and issue boat numbers.

Weather dates are May 27 and 28.


Spots are filling up fast, so register today for Zoo Camp 2006, a day camp for Pre-K through 8th grade students at the Cape May County Zoo in Court House.

New this year, morning and afternoon sessions are being offered and a variety of topics will be covered.

All classes run for one week, Monday through Friday.  Morning classes are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and afternoon classes are from 1-4 p.m.

The cost is $90 per week and payment is due at time of registration.

You can register at the park office or by mail. Registration forms are available on or by contacting the Zoo Education Department via email or by calling 609-465-6832. Email is preferred.


   Cape May County Duplicate ACBL Bridge Club April 24 overall winners:

   Jane Green/ Joanne Ryan, Bob Sherwood/ Bob Weber, Larry Allen/Kay Wade, Harriet Walcott/John Cook, Norma Jakominich/ Jerry Mueller.

April 27 overall winners:

Ray Buch/Henry Buchianico, Mike Mueller/Jerry Mueller, William Haas/Robert Sylvia, Joyce Baruffi/ Karen Sylvester, Mike Bruno/ Thomas Tenaglia.


A belated happy birthday goes out to Ron Giordano of Atlantic Beach Realty. He celebrated on May 5.


To all the devoted moms of Middle Township, have a wonderful Mother’s Day.


Please email me at two weeks in advance of your event.

I’d also love to hear how area residents honored their moms this year.


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