BATTLESHIP GOLF TOURNAMENT, MON., OCT. 6, SEA OAKS COUNTRY CLUB
08/23/2914 - 10/06/2014
Sink some for the Battleship!
The annual Battleship Golf Tournament will take place Monday, Oct. 6 at Sea Oaks Country Club, Little Egg Harbor Twp., NJ.
Enjoy lunch, a cocktail reception, awards dinner, lots of prizes and golf on this beautiful course. Plus, proceeds go to the on-going restoration of our nation's most decorated battleship, now a museum and memorial on the Camden Waterfront, NJ.
The greens fee is a $175 donation. Sponsorships are available. To register, call 866-877-6262 ext. 144.
SCHOOL OF ROCK GRADUATION CONCERT FEATURING AMERICAN HITMAN
09/18/2014 - 09/21/2014
Check out student rock groups from the School of Rock, performing songs from The Who, Rolling Stones, Aerosmith and more on the historic fantail of the Battleship New Jersey throughout the day on Saturday, Sept. 20. The day of performance will end with a show by the American Hitmen, a rock group comprised of US Marines.
The schedule of performances on the fantail (tented rear deck) include:
- 9:30am, National Anthem,
- 9:40am, Outbreak
- 10am, Rock 101
- 10:30am The Turbulents
- 11:20am Kirsten Sowers
- 11:45am Rolling Stones vs. The Who
- 2pm Cat in the Wall
- 2:25pm The Grunge Show
- 4:40pm Ancora
- 5:10pm Aerosmith vs. Van Halen
- 7:30pm Green Language
- 8:20pm Sherry Lynn Band
- 9pm American Hitmen
There will be food and a cash bar available on the fantail throughout the day. Proceeds go to the Sarah James Music Foundation and the Battleship.
Tickets are $20 per person, and can be purchased online at www.battleshipnewjersey.org or by calling 866-877-6262, or at the Battleship's Ticket Office throughout the day on Saturday.
MEET THE AUTHOR OF AMERICAN BOYS
09/18/2014 - 09/21/2015
On Saturday, September 20, author Louise Esola will sign books and do a presentation in the Officers Wardroom on her new book, American Boys, about 74 men killed in Vietnam who still do not have their name on the Vietnam Wall.
Book Signings will take place in the Wardroom at 10am, followed by the presentation at 11am. Guests are welcome to purchase the book before or after the presentation. The signing and presentation is free with the purchase of a tour of the Battleship.
SPEND THE FIRST NIGHT OF 2014 OVERNIGHT ON THE BATTLESHIP!
09/11/2014 - 12/15/2014
Spend the First Night of 2015 aboard the Battleship New Jersey!
The ship's award-winning overnight encampment program is now taking reservations for families to board the ship on Dec. 31 and bunk aboard our nation's most decorated battleship!
The New Year's Overnight Encampment includes dinner and breakfast served chowline-style at the crew's galley, a tour of the Battleship, a ride in the 4D flight simulator, and the chance to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did.
Plus, overnight guests will get an amazing view of the Midnight Fireworks show over the Delaware River to bring in the New Year!
The New Year's Overnight Encampment is $72 per person and reservations are necessary. To reserve you bunk, call 866-877-6262 ext. 203. Please note the New Year's Overnight Encampment is a family event* and space is limited. Reservations will be taken on a first come, first serve basis.
* Families must consist of at least one parent, guardian or adult relative, and one child, age 6 - 17.
BATTLESHIP LIT GOLD FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS
09/10/2014 - 10/01/2014
The Battleship New Jersey will be lit gold throughout the month of September for National Childhood Awareness.
More than 15,000 children will be diagnosed with cancer this year and The National Children's Cancer Society (NCCS) is stepping up its battle to make sure children get the treatment they need to courageously face the disease and live victoriously after diagnosis.
The Battleship is joining hundreds of buildings and structures throughout the nation by lighting herself gold throughout September.
To learn more about NCCS and its support services for children with cancer and their families, visit thenccs.org.
FOOD CIRCUS SUPER MARKETS MAKE $8,500 DONATION TO THE BATTLESHIP!
09/04/2014 - 09/21/2014
Joseph Azzolina Jr., of Food Circus Super Markets, presented a donation of over $8,500 to the Battleship for the supermarket chain's "Dollars for the Decks" Program this summer.
The check was presented by Mr. Azzolina (second from right in photo) to Phil Rowan, CEO of the Battleship New Jersey. Board members Ernie Posner (left) and Capt. Walt Urban look on.
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