EVENT LISTINGS as of August 4, 2017

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08/26/2017 - 08/27/2017 - Thunder Over Dover: 2017 Dover AFB Open House:  All Day
The United States Air Force Thunderbirds will return to the Dover skies August 26-27, 2017, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. www.dover.af.mil/ThunderOverDover Dover AFB, 13th Street, Dover, DE


08/27/2017 - End of Watch Memorial Ride:  9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Come see us at the Memorial Ride fundraiser for fallen Delaware Heroes. We've lost 6 first responders in the past 10 months and want to honor them and their familes. There is an escorted motorcycle ride that will begin at Rommel HD in Smyrna and end at Delaware Park for an afternoon of food trucks, beverage sales, live entertainment, lots of vendors and kid-friendly activities. Registration for the motorcycle ride can be done online through the ticket link provided in this event. Onsite registration will also be available from 9 am to 10:30 am at the Rommel Harley-Davidson Smyrna location. The Fallen Heroes Benefit at Delaware Park will begin around 10 am and is open to anyone. There is no cost to enter this event, however donations will be accepted and there will be plenty of parking for cars. Rommel Harley Davidson, 450 Stadium St., Smyrna, DE


08/27/2017 - Rolling Thunder Poker RUn:  9:00 am
The ride starts at Tramontin Harley-Davidson, 482 Hope Blairstown Road in Hope. Registration is from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The ride fee is $20.00 per person. The ride ends with food, music, prizes and more. For more information call (908) 455-0709 or go to http://www.rollingthundernj3.wixsite.com/rtnj3. Tramontin Harley-Davidson, 482 Hope Blairstown Road, Hope, PA


08/27/2017 - Bike Blessing - Light House Riders:  9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Light House Riders Biker Blessing at Kingsway Church on Sunday August 27th. Coffee and donuts beginning at 9:30am. Biker Blessing at 10:15am. Church Service to follow. All are welcome to attend. Questions, contact John at john.m.laks@gmail.com or 609-502-9726. Free boot shine! Kingsway Church, 2701 Chapel Ave, Cherry Hill, NJ


08/27/2017 - Delaware Fallen Heroes Benefit Delaware Park Picnic Grove:  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This Fallen Heroes Benefit will be at the Delaware Park Picnic Grove that features a shaded picnic grove with large tents, drink specials, live music, fire and police demonstrations and displays, vendors, penny social, and more. This is a family-friendly event, so we encourage you to spread the word throughout the community. Parking for cars is available, so come early and see the bikes from the “Heroes End of Watch Memorial Ride” arrive around 11:45 a.m. The bikes will be parked in a designated area away from the cars where you will be able to view them. Gates are open from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. We ask those arriving by car to donate what you can. There will be some bonus gifts to anyone who registers at the gate. Please follow instructions from our staff for parking when you arrive. All proceeds will go to the 6 families that lost a Hero this year. Our main sponsors are Delaware Park Race Track and Casino and Rommel’s Harley Davidson in Smyrna. Any vendors interested in participating in the Delaware Fallen Heroes Benefit, please email us at heroesmemorialrun@gmail.com for more information. Delaware Park, 777 Delaware Park Blvd, Wilmington, DE


08/27/2017 - 10th annual Salute to Our Veterans Car Show:  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The South Jersey Cruisers Association Car Club, Nostalgia Knights Classic Car Club, the Fox family and DJ Steve Tatz and Cruisin’ WVLT 92.1 will host the 10th annual Salute to Our Veterans, a car and motorcycle cruise dedicated to the veterans who live at the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 27 at 524 Northwest Blvd. The rain date is Oct. 29. More than 500 cars and 200 motorcycles are expected to attend the event which is free for participants and spectators. The cruise is open to cars that are American marques only and all motorcycles. New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home At Vineland, 524 N West Blvd, Vineland, NJ


08/27/2017 - Evesham Fallen Heroes Softball Tournament:  11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Come out August 27th for the Fallen Hero Softball Tournament - @ the Diamonds at Arrowhead Park Come out and support the Evesham Township Police Department, Fire Department, and local businesses as they come together to celebrate the lives of local fallen heroes. Admission is free! This is going to be a great family event with Music, Food Trucks, Face Painting, Balloon Artist, Celebrity Athlete Guests, Gift Basket Auction and much much more. All Fundraising proceeds going to the families of our fallen hometown heroes. A night of fun and remembrance. During the event we are holding a game between the Police and Fire Explorers (they are high school aged children who learn about police and fire service through a partnership with the Boys Scouts). This game will be played in honor of Max Scherzer, who was a School Resource Officer with the Westampton Police Department. Max died last year. We are looking for a sponsor for this game. The money raised will be placed into a scholarship fund in Max’s name that will be awarded to a Cherokee HS student who is selected by Max’s family. Please contact Monica Vandenberg with any questions or donations, her email is vandenbergm@evesham-nj.gov The Diamonds At Arrowhead Park, 984 Tuckerton Road, Marlton, NJ


08/27/2017 - Somerset Patriots vs. Bridgeport Bluefish:  5:05 pm - 8:05 pm
The Somerset Patriots will honor all Veterans during a pregame ceremony on the field beginning at 4:15 pm Arrive early to be part of our special Veterans Celebration with keynote speakers- Medal of Honor recipient Colonel Jack Jacobs and Lieutenant General Richard Zilmer Patriots players will be available from 4:00 pm-4:15 pm on the field to sign autographs presented by Somerset County Park Foundation After the game, everyone gets to Run The Bases presented by BathFitter AARP Sunday: Buy One Get One Free (Field & Upper Box Tickets) For AARP Members TD Bank Ballpark, 860 E Main St, Bridgewater, NJ


List published August 4, 2017 – Be sure to check our website for updated lists, submit your event and sign up on our email list. For questions or comments, contact Sue Quinn-Morris at squinn9807@aol.com or call 856-495-7270