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The Battleship Blast fund raising dinner, presented by Vitarelli’s Catering, will take place on Saturday, July 2 at 6pm. Guests will enjoy a delicious dinner, appetizers, entertainment and the unique view of the fireworks over the Delaware River! Plus all proceeds will do to the on-going restoration and support of the Battleship.
Tickets are a $175 donation. Sponsorships are available. For more information or to purchase your tickets, email email@example.com or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144.
For a memorable local and seasonal cuisine to complement a wide range of event styles, contact Vitarelli’s Catering at www.cateringbyvitarellis.com.
Michael Rooker, star of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and The Walking Dead, will be visiting the Battleship New Jersey this coming Friday, June 2nd at 11 a.m. to fire off the 5-inch portside (Philadelphia-side) gun on the deck of the Battleship New Jersey. Rooker is appearing this weekend at the Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Enjoy a Dietz & Watson hot dog for just $1! We are celebrating National Hot Dog Day tomorrow, Wednesday, July 19, on the Battleship New Jersey with hot dogs for $1 at the Chowline, open for lunch from 11:30am to 2pm.
Experience the Chowline as part of a tour of the World’s Greatest Battleship, open for tours every day from 9:30am to 5pm.
Sink some for the Battleship! Our annual golf tournament will take place on Monday, Sept. 25 at Pennsauken Country Club, Pennsauken, NJ. Cocktails, dinner and great prizes. There will once again be a morning session and an afternoon session. Greens fee is a $185 donation per golfer. Partnerships, including hole sponsorships and banners, are available.
For more information, call 866-877-6262 ext. 144 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
VIEW THE LIGHT ART SHOW LIVE
Experience the unique Light Art work of world-renowned Swiss Light Artist Gerry Hofstetter and his daughter, Céline Hofstetter. of
Hofstetter Inc., Los Angeles. A free show with Light Art projected onto the Battleship will take place on Sunday, Oct. 8 from 7pm to 9pm.
Guests can experience the unique light designs from the pier and promenade. The Light Art Show will take place rain or shine!
The “Light Art Grand Tour USA” will feature one U.S. monument/landmark per state and for one night project a free public light art performance for around 2 hours to highlight the friendship between US and Switzerland. The pioneering spirit of the “Light Art Grand Tour USA” characterizes America’s history. The monuments featured in this extraordinary Light Art Tour will recall the history surrounding each individual location. Each one is an important piece in the jigsaw puzzle making up the founding of the United States of America and plays a role in fostering friendships with other countries, including Switzerland.
The show is made possible by donations from former Chairperson of the Board of Trustees and Assemblywoman Patricia Jones and former Chairman of the Board and current Chairman of the Curatorial and Education Committee Dennis Levitt.
Information and illumination schedule see www.grandtour-usa.ch
Help a child in the area enjoy a nicer Christmas! The Battleship is partnering with the US Marine Corps Reserves “Toys for Tots” Program. People who bring in a new toy or game to donate to Toys for Tots can get a 20% discount off their tour purchase. The program will run through Dec. 21. So bring in your new toys and games, and give a child in the area a better Holiday Season!
Help a needy family in our community have a nicer Holiday Season. The Battleship has joined forces with the US Marine Corps Reserve by participating in their annual Toys for Tots program, now through Dec. 19. Bring in a new toy or game for an area family and you’ll get a 20% discount on a Fire Power Tour of the World’s Greatest Battleship! Toys and games can be dropped off in the Toys for Tots Box in the Battleship’s Visitors Center.
Thanks and have a Happy Holiday Season!
The Battleship is currently not accepting any new reservations for the New Year’s Overnight. Thanks to all the families that reserved their bunks! Have a great night aboard the Big J!
Families can experience the First Night of 2019 aboard the Battleship New Jersey! Our award-winning overnight program features dinner and breakfast served at the chowline, a guided tour of the Battleship, the chance to fire a saluting gun and the opportunity to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did.
Further, at midnight, all guests can enjoy the amazing view of the SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront!
The First Night overnight is $79 per person. Guests must be part of a family, which means at least one parent or guardian and one child age 6 – 17.
For reservations, call 866-877-6262 ext. 203.