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Cell Phones for Soldiers are being collected by Nancy Seibert, along with the Berkeley Twp. Regular Republican Club “Support the Troops Project."
They collect any phone in any condition and send them to a recycler for free 60-minute calling cards for our troops serving overseas.
If you have an old cell phone to donate, or have a soldier serving overseas and would like to send them free calling cards, call Nancy at 732-232-5410.
The Animal Rescue Site helps fund food and care for rescued animals. Your daily click on their website helps their sponsors pay for food and care. 100% of sponsor money goes to charity. Each click will gave the value of .6 bowls of food for rescued animals. Shop their online store and give more. Please visit The Animal Rescue Site at www.theanimalrescuesite.com.
Petfinder is an online, searchable database of animals who need homes. It is also a directory of more than 13,000 animal shelters and adoption organizations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Organizations maintain their own home pages and available-pet databases. From the comfort of their personal computers, pet lovers can search for a pet that best matches their needs. They can then reference a shelter's Web page and discover what services it offers. Petfinder also includes classified ads, discussion forums and a library of animal welfare articles. Petfinder is made up of animal-care professionals and regular people volunteering for their local animal welfare organizations all working together to maintain active and accurate homeless pet lists. You can find Petfinder at http://www.petfinder.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All branches of the Ocean County Library will begin collecting gently used gowns and formal dresses on January 5th for its annual Prom Dress Giveaways.
Dresses can be both long and short styles for teens and can include bridesmaid’s dresses and cocktail dresses. Donations of shoes, handbags and accessories are also welcome.
To donate the items, simply deliver them to any one of the 21 locations in Ocean County. Donations will be accepted until April 27th.
The annual event provides dresses to middle school and high school aged students at no charge, so they can attend their school’s graduations and dances. This year the Prom Dress Giveaways will take place at the following library branches:
Lakewood, Saturday, March 28th: 10am-3pm.
Barnegat, Tuesday, March 31st: 4-8pm and Wednesday, April 1st: 4-8pm.
Little Egg Harbor, Wednesday, April 22nd: 4-8pm and Thursday, April 23rd: 4-8pm.
Manchester, Tuesday, April 28th: 4-8pm.
Toms River, Thursday, April 30th: 4-8pm, Friday, May 1st: 1-4pm and Saturday, May 2nd: 10am-3pm.
More information about the Prom Dress Giveaway can be found at www.theoceancountylibrary.org.
Belmar-Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade Fundraisers, Numerous Activities Slated With less than 60 days left before the Belmar-Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the parade committee has begun the kick-off to the annual event.
The Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee recently announced that Paul Caverly, Belmar, will be this year's Grand Marshal and Jane Donovan, Manasquan, will be the Deputy Grand Marshal. From now until parade day, which is March 1, the committee will be hosting fundraisers and activities.
These fundraisers include: Sunday, Jan. 11 at the Manasquan Beach House, 390 East Main St. Manasquan, from 2 to 6 p.m.;
Sunday, Jan. 18 at the Friendly Sons Of The Shillelagh [FSOS], Old Bridge, from 3 to 7 pm.;
Sunday, Jan. 25 at Bar Anticipation, 16th Ave, Lake Como, from 2 to 6 p.m.;
Sunday, Feb. 8 at Connolly Station, Main Street in Belmar, from 2 to 6 pm.;
Sunday, Feb. 15 at the Boathouse Bar & Grill, Main Street and 15th Avenue in Belmar from 2 to 6 p.m.;
Sunday, Feb. 22 at 507 Main in Belmar from 2 to 6 p.m.
For a $10 donation the fundraisers include a hot and cold buffet and live entertainment. On Friday, February 27, 2015, the committee will host 5th Annual Evening of Irish Culture featuring the Patricia Murphy School of Irish Dance.
Dance music will also be provided by Round the House. The event will be held at the Waterview Pavilion, SH 35, Belmar from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Tickets, which must be purchased in advance through Feb. 16, cost $65 each and include cocktail hour, a four-course dinner and open bar.
For questions contact IrishCultureEvent@gmail.com. For more information on the parade or any of the upcoming events, log on to the parade committee’s website: http://www.belmarparade.com/
The Grand Marshal and Deputy Grand Marshal of the parade will be sworn in Saturday, February 28, at the Investiture Mass which will take place at St Rose Church in Belmar at 10 a.m. An Investiture Luncheon will immediately follow at Doolan’s Shore Club, Route 71 in Spring Lake Heights. The luncheon donation is $30.
Did you know tests that could save your life from cancer are now available for little or no cost, thanks to the health care law called the Affordable Care Act? Let this be the year you get screening tests that can prevent cancer or detect it early, when it’s most treatable. Don’t let concerns get in your way. Talk to a doctor or other medical professionals to learn more about the best cancer testing options for you.
NOW YOU HAVE OPTIONS. IT’S YOUR CHOICE! LET’S DO THIS!
To learn more about how the health care law can help you and your family get tested for cancer, contact your American Cancer Society at cancer.org or call 1-800-227-2345.
And for answers to questions about the law or enrolling in a health care plan, visit healthcare.gov or call 1-800-318-2596.
Southern Regional High School will be hosting "Rebound: The Chris Herren Story" on Thursday, January 29th at 6:30pm in the 11/12 gymnasium. Chris Herren (former NBA/NCAA Basketball star) initiated this project as a part of a non-profit foundation called The Herren Project, dedicated to providing treatment, educational and mentoring programs to those touched by addition and to educate people of all ages on the dangers of substance abuse.
Tickets for the evening event are limited, free, and available in the Southern Regional main offices of the 9/10 building, the 11/12 building and the Middle School.
Toms River High School North presents Legally Blonde the Musical on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, January 29th, 30th and 31st at 7pm in the school’s auditorium. Visit trnhs.booktix.com for tickets and additional information.
Cinderella’s Closet of Monmouth County will host their 8th annual Prom Fashion Show at Jumping Brook Country Club in Neptune on Friday, January 30th from 7 to 10pm. Area high school students will add their own original prom designs to the runway to help Cinderella’s Closet ensure that no student has to forfeit the lifelong memories of attending prom due to financial hardship. The Prom Fashion Show is the main fundraising event to benefit Cinderella’s Closet Prom Boutique on March 21st. Visit cinderellasclosetmc.org for tickets and additional information.
Cinderella’s Closet of Monmouth County accepts registration from students with demonstrated financial need, who are referred through their guidance counselors, social workers and clergy. If you know of a student in need, visit cinderellasclosetmc.org for more information.
Room In Our Hearts, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families whose homes have been affected by crisis, will host "Brush & Brew" at Colts Neck Firehouse #1 on Route 537 in Colts Neck on Friday, January 30th from 7 to 11pm. Create a beautiful painting with step-by-step help from professional teachers, while enjoying food and wine from Monmouth County’s own 4JG’s Vineyard or beer from Belford Brewing Company. Visit roominourhearts.org or call 732-620-4944 for more information.
The Southern Regional Gold Rams Marching Band will hold their "Night at the Races Fundraiser" to benefit their scholarship fund at Stafford Volunteer Fire Company #1 on Stafford Ave. in Manahawkin on Saturday, January 31st from 6:30 to 10:30pm. Call 609-597-9481 for more information.
Come out for a good cause and have fun while you are at it. The Zumba for Autism Benefit, hosted by Jasmine Rose Studio's The Magic of Dance, is taking place at the Pleasant Plains First Aid in Toms River on Saturday, January 31st. There will be a raffle and other fun games plus onsite child care. Receive homemade jams, butters and dog treats for your door entry donations. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to a local Toms River Cub Scout Pack.
The Rotary Club of Asbury Park is sponsoring the Rotary Polar Plunge to raise funds for Rotary Eye Rescue and the Mya Lin Terry Foundation, Saturday morning, January 31st on the Asbury Park Boardwalk at McLoone’s, just south of Convention Hall. Win prizes by raising money for these great causes and have fun taking the plunge into the Atlantic Ocean. Get more details at www.rotarypolarplunge.org.
The Southern Regional Memorial Scholarship Fund will hold "Bowling for Scholarship Dollars" on Saturday, January 31st from 1 to 4pm at Thunderbird Lanes in Manahawkin. The cost is $20 for adult bowlers and $10 for children and student bowlers. Two games of bowling (with shoes) and buffet style food and beverages are included. For more information, contact Harold Elliott at 609-812-1415.
Bricktown Veterinarian Hospital presents "A Night of Laughter" at the Manasquan Elks on Stockton Lake Boulevard in Manasquan on Saturday, January 31st starting at 8pm, featuring comedians John Pizzi, Peter Sasso and Renee DeLorenzo. Proceeds will benefit the Bricktown Veterinarian Molly Marie Angel Fund, which helps care for sick and homeless pets. Call 732-477-9440 for more information.
The 11th annual Super “Plunge” Sunday is scheduled for Sunday, February 1st at 1pm. Participants are invited to brave the icy, cold Atlantic Ocean, and will have plenty of time to be home for the big game. Super Plunge XI, a fundraiser organized by St. Francis Community Center and the Swim Teams of Southern Regional High School, will take place at the 48th Street Beach in the Brant Beach section of Long Beach Township.
Pre-registration is required. Registration will take place in the Senior Lounge at the Community Center on Saturday, January 31st from 9am to 1pm and on Sunday, February 1st from 10am to 12pm. Registration forms can be picked up in advance at the front desk of the Community Center.
The fee is $30 per person on or before January 30th and $35 after January 30th.
The student registration fee is only $15 on or before January 30th and $20 after January 30th.
Participants are encouraged to seek sponsor donations in addition to their registration fee.
For more information, contact the St. Francis Community Center, 4700 Long Beach Boulevard, Brant Beach, 609- 494-8861.
The Volunteer Tax-Aide Program, sponsored by AARP, can prepare your income tax for free at locations in Manahawkin, Little Egg Harbor and Lanoka Harbor from February 2nd through April 15th. Call 609-294-0730 for an appointment.
The Ocean County Vocational Technical School will host a Career Training Programs Open House at various locations throughout Ocean County on Thursday, February 5th from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Call 732-244-1122 or visit ocvts.org for more information.
Brick Center 350 Chambers Bridge Road, Brick, NJ 08723 732-286-5670 Toms River Center 1299 Old Freehold Road, Toms River, NJ 08753 732-473-3100 Jackson Center 850 Toms River Road, Jackson, NJ 08527 732-286-5665 Waretown Center 423 Wells Mills Road, Waretown, NJ 08758 732-286-5660
OCVTS offers over 30 career programs for high school students and adults with schedules to fit your life. It is the perfect opportunity to check out the career and technical education programs available at OCVTS.
OCVTS shared-time career and technical education programs offer college-bound students opportunities to earn college credits that will transfer to our partnered colleges and universities.
All Fur Love presents their 4th annual Dinner & Gift Auction on Thursday, February 5th from 6 to 10pm at the Doubletree Hotel in Tinton Falls, with special guest Daniel, The Miracle Beagle. All Fur Love is a no-kill, all-volunteer animal rescue. Call 732-616-3368 or visit AllFurLove.org for more information.
A Cornhole Tournament in support of the Police Unity Tour Riders will be held at the Brick Police Athletic League Building on Drum Point Road in Brick on Saturday, February 7th starting at 11am. Call 732-929-2027, ext. 2422 for more information.
The Ashley Lauren Foundation will hold their 4th annual Butterfly Ball and 10th Anniversary Celebration at the Ocean Place Resort in Long Branch on Saturday, February 7th starting at 6:30pm. Enjoy an evening of fine food, drink and entertainment by Mack and Soul, while raising funds and increasing awareness of The Ashley Lauren Foundation’s mission of providing Hope & Help for Children with Cancer in New Jersey. Anita DelPesce and Robert Montesano will also be honored for their work with the Foundation. Visit ashleylaurenfoundation.org or call 732-414-1625 for more information.
Emmanuel Community Church, 331 Wheaton Ave., in Bayville will be hosting the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Seminar starting Sunday, February 8th from 7 to 8:30pm. The classes are designed to teach you and your family how to get out of debt, stay out of debt, and build wealth. This 9 week seminar is taught through video sessions, workbooks, discussions and accountability groups that will change your whole attitude about money. The cost of the kit is $100 per family. Contact the church at 732-269-5690 to pre-register.
For more information, call 732-269-5690 or go to www.ECCBayville.org.
The Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation will be conducting a new class called Tumble & Rumble. Join this fun exercise program on soft safe equipment on Monday, February 9th from 1-2 pm at the Program Room, Parks Administration Offices, Toms River. Ages 3 to 5 years welcomed, $5 per child.
To register, send a check made payable to the “County of Ocean” to: Ocean County Parks and Recreation, 1198 Bandon Road, Toms River, NJ 08753. Please provide name, address and daytime telephone number, along with program number 423021-1B when registering.
To receive more information or to receive a Parks & Recreation Newsletter, call toll free 1-877-OCPARKS or visit www.oceancountyparks.org.
The Greater Ocean Township Chamber of Commerce’s (GOTCC) will hold their 5th Annual Wine, Chocolate & Cheese Tasting Benefit and New Member Drive on Wednesday, February 12th at the award-winning Shore Antique Center at 413 Allen Avenue in neighboring Allenhurst. The event that will begin at 5:30 pm will once again be sponsored by Wegmans Market of Ocean.
This year is the GOTCC’s 30th anniversary and they are celebrating by holding the price down to $15 per person and having more varieties of everything - wine, chocolate, cheese, food and coffee. According to Rose O’Connor Myer, co-owner of Shore Antique Center, also a GOTCC Board Trustee “This year, in addition to last year’s participants, all of whom will be back, we welcome Deal’s The Bar Room and Asbury Park’s Kim Marie’s restaurants, Belmar’s The Chocolate Carousel and Ocean’s Shore Cake Supply; Allenhurst’s Buy-Rite Liquors and Eatontown’s Eagle Specialty Coffee.” Returning participants include Ocean’s Wegmans Market who will feature a larger selection of international cheeses; Ocean’s Buona Sera Palazzo, EJ Gallo Winery, Dove Chocolate Discoveries and Tinton Fall’s Lindt Chocolate Shop from the Jersey Shore Premium Factory Outlet.
The event is a benefit for The Community Hope Fund, a 501c(3) under the auspices of the Township of Ocean that helps local families in need and the Greater Ocean Township Chamber of Commerce.
In connection with the GOTCC’s 30th anniversary, GOTCC members and business people with businesses located in Monmouth and Ocean Counties who register online by 2/5 and attend the event will receive 30 entries into the GOTCC’s year-long anniversary contest celebration “GOT 30.” Pre-contest registration is required to generate the entries in this automated contest. Register for “GOT 30” at www.GOT30.org, where the rules and regulations of the contest are also posted.
For additional information, please contact the GOTCC at 732.660.1888.
OHI (Ocean Health Initiatives), a Ocean County federally qualified health center and 501 (c)(3), is hosting Casino Night, its annual Valentine's Day Fundraiser, with dinner, dancing and a silent auction, Friday, February 13th from 6 to 11pm at The Mill at Spring Lake Heights, 101 Old Mill Road, Spring Lake Heights. Tickets are $125 each, and include an open bar and hors d’oeuvres from 6:30 to 7:30pm. Sponsorships ranging from $200 to $2500; donations; journal ads; items for the gift auction and premium ticket packages are available and are 100 percent tax deductible, excluding the cost of the dinner.
The proceeds will be used to support OHI’s continuing mission of providing high quality primary and preventative care services in its multi-specialty practice and enhance the medical care services to children, adults and seniors of Ocean County, regardless of insurance or ability to pay.
For further information, tickets or sponsorships, visit www.ohinj.org/casinonight2 or contact Kim Tozzi at 732-719-9015 or email@example.com. The deadline for ad journal proofs is Tuesday, February 3.
Community Options will hold their annual Cupid’s Chase 5K on Saturday, February 14th at Hemmingway’s on the Boulevard in Seaside Heights starting at 10am to help their support of individuals with developmental disabilities. Visit comop.org for more information.
The Joan Dancy and PALS (People with ALS) Foundation will hold their 9th annual Valentine Plunge on Valentine's Day, Saturday, February 14th at noon on the main beach in Manasquan. Their mission, to help people in the shore area afflicted with ALS, by providing a better quality of life for them and their families. Visit valentineplunge.com for more information.
Club MAC in February - Be Mine, Valentine!
Date: February 14
Description: Drop off your little cherubs at MAC for a Valentine's party while you enjoy a night out! Pizza, snack and drink provided! Ages 5+ Pre-registration is required. 732 706 4100 Admission: $25 per child
Ocean Wreck Divers will host their Scuba Flea Market at Toms River Intermediate School on Sunday, February 15th from 9am to 2pm. Find bargains on new and used scuba diving gear. Dive shops, dive boats and dive clubs will also be part of the market. Visit oceanwreckdivers.com for more information.
Love is in the air once again for the Monmouth County SPCA's Valentine's Brunch! The event is being held at McLoone's Pier House at Pier Village in Long Branch on Sunday, February 15th at 11am.
Whether you have a human Valentine or not, this yearly fundraiser is a wonderful and selfless way to share your love and support for the homeless animals of the MCSPCA!
This year, we will graciously honor two of our devoted volunteers, Jane Lisa & Emelia Accardi for their dedication and hard work in renovating our Cat Porch. The former space was seasonal & sometimes unfit for the cats to use in inclement weather, so with the help of Jane & Emelia, along with countless others, the space was transformed into a year-round enrichment area where the cats can stretch out, play and relax with plenty of sunshine and outdoor sights to see. Now, the newly renovated porch will allow cats to put their best “paw” forward for adopters to see and help them find their forever homes!
The buffet brunch is $85 per person and includes a complimentary Bloody Mary or Mimosa. There is also a huge chance auction, 50/50 raffle, delicious raw bar & so much more!
Valet parking is available and ALL proceeds to benefit the Monmouth County SPCA! Please RSVP by February 9th.
Please vist MonmouthCountySPCA.org and click the events tab to get your tickets!
The Garden State Youth Orchestra presents its Winter Concert on Sunday, February 15th at 3pm at Toms River High School North. For more Information, call 732-255–0460.
New Jersey Special Olympics will hold their Polar Bear Plunge in Seaside Heights on Saturday, February 21st at 9am starting with registration. Nearly 6,000 will take the plunge into the freezing cold Atlantic Ocean in support of New Jersey Special Olympics’ sports training and athletic competition to children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the state. Visit NJPolarPlunge.org for more information.
The Ocean County Columbus Day Parade Committee will hold a Pasta and Sinatra Fundraiser on Sunday, February 22nd at 3pm at Hemingway's Cafe', 612 Boulevard, Seaside Heights. $30 per person if purchased before February 14, $40 after that- includes dinner, show and a cash bar. Call Michael Blandina at 732-477-6507 for tickets.
Join the Friends of Southern Ocean County Animal Shelter for their "Spay-getti Dinner" on Monday, February 23rd at Villaggio Mediterranean Grill & Brick Oven Pizza, 100 McKinley Avenue in Manahawkin. $30 per person for salad, spaghetti, meatballs, dessert and drink, plus 5 tickets for the Silent Auction. Call Connie at 609-618-0954 for tickets.
The Southern Regional Theatre Company will present Disney’s Beauty and the Beast in the Joseph P. Echle Performing Arts Center in the 9/10 building of the high school. The production opens Wednesday, February 25th and will run for four nights, with the final performance on Saturday, February 28th. All shows are at 7pm. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $8 for students. Advanced ticket order forms can be found on the district website www.srsd.net. Order forms can also be found in each main office. Advance ticket sales deadline is Friday, February 6th. After that date, no advance ticket requests will be accepted. Remaining tickets may be purchased at the door on the night of each performance when the box office opens at 6pm.
The Friends of the Stafford Library Book Sale will be held on Thursday, February 26th from 9am to 1pm at 129 N. Main Street in Manahawkin.
The Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation will be conducting a new class, FUNdamentals of Fun. Learn the basics of classic games and sports. This class will be held Thursday, February 26th from 1 to 2pm in the Program Room, Parks Administration Office, Toms River. Children ages 3-5 years welcomed. The fee is $5.
To register, send a check made payable to the “County of Ocean” to: Ocean County Parks and Recreation, 1198 Bandon Road, Toms River, NJ 08753. Please provide name, address and daytime telephone number, along with program # 423021-1C when registering.
The Lacey Lightning 1 14U Travel Baseball Team will hold a Comedy Night at the Knights of Columbus on Lacey Road in Forked River on Friday, February 27th starting at 8pm. Call 609-548-2643 for tickets and additional information.
The Dance to Inspire, "One Smile at a Time" Gift Auction to benefit the Ashley Lauren Foundation will take place at the Crystal Point Yacht Club in Point Pleasant on Sunday, March 1st from noon to 4pm. Call 732-606-3067 for tickets and additional information.
Ocean Township PTA Gift Auction Saturday, March 7th @ the Waretown Elementary School, Waretown
Doors open at 5pm
Admission is $5 and includes a sheet of white tickets, baked goods and coffee/tea
Additional food& beverage will be available for purchase
All proceeds benefit the students of the Ocean Township School District
****MUST BE 18 TO ATTEND*****
Any questions contact Michele Clineman @ 609 709-9941
Ocean of Love presents their Casino Royale Casino Night on Saturday, March 7th at the Crystal Point Yacht Club in Point Pleasant. Visit oceanoflove.org for tickets and additional information.
The New Jersey Elks 8th annual John Sentner Memorial Freezin’ for a Reason Plunge takes place on Saturday, March 14th at Manasquan Beach, with check-in at Leggett’s Sand Bar, 217 1st Avenue, Manasquan at 10am. The Plunge will benefit Children’s Specialized Hospital, the nation’s largest provider of pediatric rehabilitation services for children with special needs and the Elks of New Jersey’s Camp Moore. Visit elksplunge2015.kintera.org for additional information.
The Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation will be sponsoring the Fun Bus/Fitness Program for children ages 3-6 years. A refurbished school bus brightly decorated and full of gym equipment will be parked and ready for your child to play and have supervised fun.
The program is held rain or shine at the Parks Administration Office, Toms River on Thursday March 19th from 1 to 2pm. The fee is $12 per child.
To register, send a check made payable to the “County of Ocean” to: Ocean County Parks and Recreation, 1198 Bandon Road, Toms River, NJ 08753. Please provide name, address and daytime telephone number, along with program # 423021-2A. when registering.
To receive more information or to receive a Parks & Recreation Newsletter, call 732-506-9090 or visit www.oceancountyparks.org.
Cinderella’s Closet of Monmouth County will host their annual Charity Prom Boutique on Saturday, March 21st from 8am to 3pm at Long Branch High School. Personal shoppers and personal shopper assistants will work with every client to choose the best gown and/or tuxedo/suit, the shoes, the accessories, such as evening handbags, jewelry and wraps. Make-up for the day of prom will also be provided.
The Jackson Memorial Marching Band will host a Flapjack Breakfast at Applebee’s on Route 9 North in Howell on Saturday, March 21st from 8 to 10am. Call 732-598-0363 for additional information
The Ocean County Parks and Recreation Department is conducting a new program called Born to Play. Children will enjoy indoor obstacle course, scooters and parachute games. The cost is $5 per child, ages 3 to 5 years. The class will be held at the Program Room of the Parks Administration Office, 1198 Bandon Road, Toms River on Tuesday, March 24 from 1 to 2pm.
To register, send a check made payable to the “County of Ocean" to: Ocean County Parks and Recreation, 1198 Bandon Road, Toms River, NJ 08753. Please provide name, address and daytime telephone number, along with program # 423021-1D when registering.
For more information or to receive a Parks & Recreation Newsletter, call 732-506-9090 or visit www.oceancountyparks.org.
Crafters and vendors are needed for a Spring Boutique being held at the Russell O Brackman Middle School in Barnegat on Saturday, March 28th from 10am to 3pm. $20 per space (table included). For more info and application, please email ROBMSchool@yahoo.com.
The Manchester Township Alliance is proud and pleased to sponsor the 4th annual Penguin Plunge. This event helps raise money for the Prom and Graduation for the students of the Manchester Township Regional Day School. This is a school for special children with special needs. 100% of the profits of this event will go to the Regional Day School students.
Come brave the icy waters of the Whiting Lake for a wonderful cause!
Date: Sunday, March 29th
Place: Whiting Lake, Lake Road, Whiting
PLEASE REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE BY MARCH 17, 2015.
There is an age minimum of 12 years old. Each minor must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older. A maximum of three minors may register per 1 adult.
A plunge is considered entering the water up to your waist.
To register or make a tax deductible donation, contact Linda McCarthy at 732-928-1500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact Manchester Alliance Coordinator Tracy Sloan at 732-657-7892 or sloanT89@msn.com.
Manchester PAL will be serving hot chocolate and coffee for the event.
The event is limited to the first 250 registered participants.
The 13th annual Ship Bottom Sprint for Life (a 5k run, 2 mile fitness walk, and kidz mini sprint) will take place on Saturday, April 11th. This event raises money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, in addition to various other charitable, non-profit organizations. For more information, please visit www.ShipBottomSprint.com.
Join TEDxNavesink for the first TEDx conference on Accelerators on Saturday, April 11th, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm at Monmouth University, 400 Cedar Avenue in West Long Branch, NJ.
TEDxNavesink: Accelerators will offer two dozen live talks and entertainment on how accelerators are creating game-changing innovation and thought.
Accelerators provide the fuel for which ideas and products are evolved or created, poking holes in knowledge and memes in a memorable way.
Today’s accelerators are shaping our emerging and upcoming future. Ticket prices vary.
Visit tedxnavesink.com to volunteer and purchase tickets.
The Monmouth Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America, Inc. presents An Exhibit of Fine Needle Arts “With Needle and Thread,” Saturday, April 25th from 10am to 4pm and Sunday, April 26th from 11am to 4pm at the Middletown Arts Center, next to the train station at 36 Church Street, Middletown. For more information, call 732-706-4100 or visit www.mcega.org and www.middletownarts.org.
The Toms River Kiwanis Daybreak Club will be hosting/fundraising for the 24th annual "River to Bay 5k" on Saturday, May 2nd. Ad journal sponsorships and runner sign-up forms are available to raise money for the club to donate to local children's charities and non-profit organizations. This is the clubs largest fundraising event each year. Call 732-505-4755 for more info.
NAMIWalks New Jersey will hold their annual walk on the boardwalk in Seaside Park on Saturday, May 16th. Registration at 9am. NAMIWalks New Jersey is the largest and most successful mental health awareness and fundraising event in America. Visit NAMIWalks.org for more information.
The Barbara Forfar Nursing Scholarship teams-up with the Idle Hour Restaurant & Bar to celebrate its Five-Year Anniversary on Saturday, May 30th starting at 1pm, highlighted with the return of legendary NJ country-rockers Kinderhook to Point Pleasant for the first time in over thirty years. The six hour fundraiser will also feature performances from Jersey Shore icons, The Mangos, Timepiece, Ned Ryerson and his new band The Groundhogs, plus other special guests, and will include an all you can eat BBQ buffet, outside tent party, cash bar, coffee, soft drinks, dessert, games, prizes, giveaways and much more for the entire family.
The event will take place on Saturday, May 30th from 1 to 7pm at the Idle Hour Restaurant & Bar, located at 2600 Route 88 in Point Pleasant Borough. Tickets are $20 per person (kids 12 and under are free) and are available for advance purchase at Eventbrite.com or The Idle Hour in Point Pleasant, 732-899-2102. For group advance sales, call 732-270-3066. Day of Event (remaining tickets) sold at the door on the day of the event. All proceeds from the event will benefit The Barbara Forfar Nursing Scholarship Fund, which annually helps the nurses and nursing students of Ocean Medical Center by providing nursing scholarships to nurses and nursing students looking to further their formal education in the nursing profession. For more information about The Barbara Forfar Nursing Scholarship Fund, including all details about the May 30th Rock for the Nurses Five-Year Anniversary Party, log on to the official website at www.forfarscholarship.org or connect with The Barbara Forfar Nursing Scholarship Fund on Facebook or Twitter.
Morning Star Presbyterian Church presents its 6th annual Canine Carnival on Sunday, October 11th from noon to 4pm. For more information or to pre-register, visit www.morningstarchurch.org, facebook.com/morningstarpresbyterianchurch, or call Karen at 732-779-4968.
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