• Shep on Fishing on Saturday, May 9, at 2 p.m. — Michael Shepherd will talk about local fishing hot spots, tournaments, record-setting catches and more. “Shep” writes about fishing for The Press of Atlantic City — where he served as sports editor for more than 30 years — and hosts a Saturday morning fishing show on News Talk 1400 AM WOND.
• Wreck of R.J. Walker on Saturday, June 13, at 2 p.m. — Stephen Nagiewicz will discuss the hydrographic survey vessel R.J. Walker, which sunk off Atlantic City in 1860. Nagiewicz is co-expedition leader of the R.J. Walker Shipwreck Mapping Expedition. He is an acknowledged authority on shipwrecks, with articles appearing in many publications. He teaches Environmental and Marine Science at Atlantic City High School.
The Atlantic City Historical Museum, operated by the Atlantic City Free Public Library since August 2012, showcases the culturally diverse and exciting history of Atlantic City in a nostalgic timeline. Visitors can enjoy exhibits of Garden Pier, Miss America, Mr. Peanut, “Boardwalk Empire” props, sand sculptures and casinos – along with vintage photographs and local artifacts.
The museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday through Wednesday. Admission to the museum is free. Please call (609) 347-5839 for more information.