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Dec
9
Fri
Camden & Gloucester Counties Pearl Harbor Commemoration Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Camden & Gloucester Counties Pearl Harbor Commemoration Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States
All veterans are invited to attend a special ceremony to remember the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, presented by the Camden and Gloucester County Freeholders, at 10:30am on Friday, Dec. 9.
 The ceremony, which will take place on the fantail (tented rear deck) of the Battleship, will feature keynote remarks by Con. Donald Norcross, 1st District, NJ, musical performances by Eastern High School Band, singer Maria DiSciullo, and bugler Greg Murphy, a 21 Gun Salute by Marine Corps League 1775 Detachment, salutes to veterans and a wreath presentation to remember those killed in the Pearl Harbor attack.  The event is free to attend and there will also be complimentary coffee, hot chocolate and donuts, courtesy of the Camden County Canteen.  Free parking in lot #1 across from the BB&T Pavilion and shuttle service will be available.
May
13
Sat
Girls Only Overnight Encampment! @ Battleship New Jersey
May 13 @ 5:00 pm – May 14 @ 12:00 pm
Girls Only Overnight Encampment! @ Battleship New Jersey | Camden | New Jersey | United States

This night, the girls are in charge!

Your Girl Scout troop is invited to a spend a fun, educational and totally cool night aboard the Battleship New Jersey!  Our award-winning overnight encampment program features dinner and breakfast served from the chowline, a guided tour of the Battleship, a ride in the 4D Flight Simulator and the opportunity to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did!

Plus, girls can participate in a USO-style show, complete with performers in period dress and learn about how women helped build the Battleship during WWII.  Girl Scouts will also get a “Women Serving Our Nation” patch!

Girls Only Nights are scheduled for Saturday, May 13, 2017 and Saturday, October 14, 2017.

The Battleship’s Girls Only Night is $69 per person.  To reserve your bunks, call 866-877-6262 ext. 203.

May
28
Sun
Fire the Gun to Celebrate Waterfront Day, Sunday, May 28 @ Battleship New Jersey
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fire the Gun to Celebrate Waterfront Day, Sunday, May 28 @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

To celebrate Waterfront Day on Sunday, May 28, the Battleship will allow guests touring the ship that day to fire the saluting gun every hour from 10am to 5pm.  Guests can enter to fire the gun at the Ticket Office of the Battleship.

The Battleship will join other attractions along both sides of the River on May 28 to celebrate the Waterfront!  For more information on activities, visit https://www.spiritcruises.com/philadelphia/cruises/specialty/waterfront-day

The day will conclude with a fireworks show over the River at dusk.  Guests can come aboard the Battleship to watch the fireworks for a $10 donation.  The Battleship will have music, food and bar concessions for the fireworks show.  The ship will open at 7pm for fireworks on May 28,

May
29
Mon
Memorial Day Ceremony Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Memorial Day Ceremony Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

The Battleship remembers our military men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice with a memorial service, conducted by the Bishop Eustace Knights of Columbus.  The ceremony, which will take place on the forecastle (forward deck) and is free to attend, will include a live performance of TAPS and the casting of a memorial wreath into the Delaware River.

Jul
1
Sat
Steel Beach Party on the Battleship, Sat., July 1 @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Steel Beach Party on the Battleship, Sat., July 1 @ Battleship New Jersey | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Enjoy a delicious BBQ on the fantail, courtesy of Mission BBQ!, open bar, entertainment – including the Phillies Phanatic! – and the best view of the fireworks over the Delaware River at dusk.  It’s all happening at the Steel Beach Blast on the Battleship New Jersey, Saturday, July 1 from 7pm to 10pm.

 
Most importantly, all proceeds go to the on-going restoration of the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.
 
Tickets are $175 per person and sponsorship’s are available.
 
For more information or to purchase a ticket, call 866-877-6262 ext. 144.
Sep
9
Sat
WMGK Brew Blast 2017 @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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Thanks to everyone who purchased a ticket to this year’s beer festival!  We’ll see you on the fantail from 1pm to 5pm for some great beer, music and food!he

If you want to take a tour of the Battleship — which is included with your Brew Blast ticket — we recommend you come early, around 11am – 11:30am.  The Fire Power tour is approximately 90 minutes.  Touring early will give you plenty of time to experience our nation’s most decorated battleship and be ready for beer, which will be available at precisely 1pm.

HANG WITH THE MGK DJS
WMGK’s John DeBella, Debbi Calton, Andre Gardner & Ray Koob will be on board ready to talk music & beer with you. There will also be great food available for purchase.

ATTENTION DESIGNATED DRIVERS –
All patrons entering the MGK Brew Blast event space must be 21 years or older, including Designated Drivers.

THE BEERS
This year’s line-up is here. More may be added.

Allagash, Ballast Point, Blue Moon, Boulevard, Brooklyn, Devil’s Backbone, Dogfish Head, Double Nickel, Evil Genius, Evolution, Flying Fish, Forgotten Boardwalk, Founders, Glasstown, Great Lakes, Harpoon, Heavy Seas, Lagunitas, Leinenkugel, Magic Hat, Modelo Especial , Neshaminy Creek, New Belgium, Ommegang , Owl’s Brew, Pacifico, Revolution Brewing, Saint Benjamin, Shipyard, Sly Fox, Southern Tier, Terrapin, Three3’s, Troegs, Tuckahoe, Village Idiot, Yuengling, 1911 Ciders.

PARKING
$10 parking is available at the garage next to BB&T Pavilion. It is a short walk from the parking garage to the Battleship.

GET SOCIAL
If you’re posting about going to the Brew Blast on social media or posting pictures of the event while there, make sure you tag @WMGK and/or use the hashtag #MGKBrewBlast .

GETTING THERE WITHOUT DRIVING
Riverlink Ferry:
Those coming from Philadelphia can take the Riverlink Ferry to the Entertainment Center stop and take a short walk directly to Battleship NJ from the parking lot.

Riverline Light Rail Train:
Ride NJ TRANSIT’s River LINE to the Battleship!
Exit at Entertainment Center and walk around the Susquehanna Bank Center. For information, rates and schedules visit www.riverline.com or call 973-275-5555.

PATCO:
If taking PATCO from Philadelphia or within NJ, you can take PATCO to the Broadway Station/Walter Rand Transportation Center stop. You can purchase a ticket and get on the Riverline Light Rail Train and take that to the Entertainment Center/BB&T Pavilion stop. Once off the train you can walk around the Susquehanna Bank Center (about 2 or 3 minute walk) to the Battleship.

 

 

 

 

Feb
1
Thu
Bowling for the Battleship! @ Pinsetter's Bowl
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bowling for the Battleship! @ Pinsetter's Bowl  | Pennsauken Township | New Jersey | United States

Come out and roll some for the Battleship!  We’ll be bowling at Pinsetter’s Bowl in Merchantville, NJ on Feb. 1 from 7pm to 10pm.  Just a $25 donation includes unlimited bowling for the three hours, shoes and a hot dinner.  There’s also a bar there, but you are on your own for drinks!

Tickets are available at the Battleship Ticket office, online, or by calling 866-877-6262 ext. 107 or 108.

May
28
Mon
Memorial Day Ceremony on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Memorial Day Ceremony on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

The Battleship remembers our military men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice with a memorial service, conducted by the Bishop Eustace Knights of Columbus.  The ceremony, which will take place on the forecastle (forward deck) and is free to attend, will include a live performance of TAPS and the casting of a memorial wreath into the Delaware River.

Oct
20
Sat
Girls Only Overnight Encampment in October @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm
Girls Only Overnight Encampment in October @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

This night, the girls are in charge!

Your Girl Scout troop is invited to a spend a fun, educational and totally cool night aboard the Battleship New Jersey!  Our award-winning overnight encampment program features dinner and breakfast served from the chowline, a guided tour of the Battleship, and the opportunity to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did!

Plus, girls can participate in a USO-style show, complete with performers and learn about how women helped build the Battleship during WWII.  Girl Scouts will also get a “Women Serving Our Nation” patch!

Girls Only Nights are scheduled for Saturday, October 20, 2018 and Saturday, May 18, 2019.

The Battleship’s Girls Only Night is $69 per person.  To reserve your bunks, call 866-877-6262 ext. 203.

Nov
22
Thu
Battleship Closed for Tours on Thanksgiving @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 22 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Battleship Closed for Tours on Thanksgiving @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

The Battleship will be closed for tours on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 22. Have a safe and happy holiday!

The Battleship will be open on Black “Dragon” Friday, Nov. 23, from 9:30am to 3pm. The Battleship Gift Shop will offer an extra 10% discount on all purchases on Black “Dragon” Friday!

May
18
Sat
Girls Only Overnight Encampment in May
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – May 19 @ 12:00 pm
Girls Only Overnight Encampment in May @ Camden | New Jersey | United States

This night, the girls are in charge!

Your Girl Scout troop is invited to a spend a fun, educational and totally cool night aboard the Battleship New Jersey!  Our award-winning overnight encampment program features dinner and breakfast served from the chowline, a guided tour of the Battleship, and the opportunity to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did!

Plus, girls can participate in a USO-style show, complete with performers and learn about how women helped build the Battleship during WWII.  Girl Scouts will also get a “Women Serving Our Nation” patch!

Girls Only Nights are scheduled for Saturday, October 20, 2018 and Saturday, May 18, 2019.

The Battleship’s Girls Only Night is $69 per person.  To reserve your bunks, call 866-877-6262 ext. 203.

May
25
Mon
Memorial Day Facebook Live Ceremony from the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Memorial Day Facebook Live Ceremony from the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will remember our military heroes who gave

the ultimate sacrifice for our nation with a Facebook Live ceremony on Memorial Day, Monday,

May 25 at 10am.

 

The Memorial Day ceremony will feature an overview on the history and significance of Memorial

Day by Battleship Curator, Ryan Szimanski, and a talk on what Memorial Day means by Army

veteran and Director of Accounting for the Battleship, Mike Hayes.  The ceremony will end with

the casting of a memorial wreath onto the Delaware River.

 

Since the Battleship remains closed for tours due to the coronavirus, the ceremony will be shown

on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/BattleshipNJ

 

 

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