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The Fall Card and Game Party Luncheon will take place on Wednesday, September 17th at the St. Francis Community Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township. For more information, please visit stfranciscenterlbi.org or call 609-494-8861.
The Brick Township Chamber of Commerce will be holding a nine hole Golf Outing and Family Picnic on Thursday, September 18th at the Forge Pond Golf Course in Brick. The event will provide a wonderful afternoon of networking and camaraderie for the business community. Businesses are invited to participate both as sponsors and as golfers.Registration will begin at 3pm, with a shotgun start at 3:30pm. A picnic style dinner provided by Bubbakoo’s Burritos, Chick-Fil-A, Famous Dave’s and Prime Food Market will be served outdoors starting at 5pm. Bring your chair or blanket.
The event offers fun for the whole family with games and prizes. The cost for golf and picnic, $65, golf only is $50 and picnic only $20.
Sponsorship opportunities available and player registration are on a first-come, first-reserved basis. For more information, visit http://www.brickchamber.com.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County will hold their 7th annual Casino Night on Friday, September 19th at Woodlake Country Club in Lakewood. 6-7pm Cocktail Reception, 7-11pm Gaming. $100 admission includes, $100 in playing chips, Buffet Dinner, Dessert, Beverages and Cash Bar. For more information, please call 732-505-3400 or email Sue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There will be a fundraiser at Silverton Firehouse on Friday, September 19th from 6 to 10pm for Tim Geoghegan, who was involved in a serious car accident. Tim serves as a volunteer firefighter, EMT, and part-time police officer.
You can also help by donating at gofundme.com: http://www.gofundme.com/av7myk.
The Lakewood Lions Renaissance Faire now in it's 33rd year is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, September 20th and 21st from 10am to 6pm at Pine Park in Lakewood. Visit www.lakewoodrenfair.com for more info.
Bring Your Pet Pooch To The Beach!
The Brick Rotary Club will be sponsoring the 5th annual "Dog Fest," a day of food and fun for our furry friends and their families. The event will take place on Sunday, September 21st from 11am to 4pm at Windward Beach on Princeton Avenue in Brick.
The day’s festivities will include canine demonstrations, contests, prizes, food and fun for our furry friends and their families. There will be contests for the dogs in costume and in various categories. Demonstrations of various service dogs will take place throughout the day. Families can shop for supplies and services for their pets that are provided by local vendors. There will be food and refreshments for humans too.
Program sponsorships are available, as well as space for food vendors and service-supply vendors. The fee for exhibitor space is $100 for each 10’x10’ space; non-profit (501c3) is only $50.
Please call event co-chair, Elizabeth at 732-451-1185 for information.
General admission is $5 and children under 13 free. There will be an additional registration fee for competing canines. For additional information and forms, please visit www.brickrotary.com.
Meet with a variety of local agencies and organizations that are looking for your help at the Toms River branch of the Ocean County Library at a Volunteer Fair, Tuesday September 23rd from 2 to 6:30pm. Various talents and skills are needed from volunteers, and many organizations will provide training to novices. Volunteer opportunities include, but are not limited to:
Computer and technology
Advocacy and educational events
The program is free and open to the public. For information, call the branch 732-349-6200 or visit www.theoceancountylibrary.org and click the "Events/ Calendar" tab.
Miss Piggy once said, "Never eat more than you can lift," BUT, you can at THE STRAND fundraiser at Houlihan’s this September!
The board of THE STRAND is inviting the public to a fundraiser Tuesday, September 23rd from 5 to 9pm at Houlihan’s Restaurant, 491 Route 70 East, Brick. Just present a flyer and eat. Houlihan’s will donate 10 percent of the proceeds for the evening to benefit THE STRAND as long as you present the flyer about this event.
Download the flyer at www.strand.org. For more information, call Fran, the office manager, at 732-367-7789, ext. 214.
The Women of Christ Episcopal Church of Toms River will hold their annual Fall Rummage Sale on Thursday, September 25th from 10am to 3pm and on Friday, September 26th from 9am to noon. Friday will be bag day. Used clothing, toys, small appliances, household linens, books and much more will be on hand.
Starting on Friday, September 26th and continuing through Sunday, September 28th, the St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church of Toms River will host their 40th annual Greek Festival. This year’s will be the best ever, with a spectacular Greek menu, dancing, live music, famous Greek Pastries and must see performances by the award winning GOYA Dance Troupe.
The opening and closing times are as follows:
Friday, September 26: Noon-Midnight
Saturday, September 27: Noon-Midnight
Sunday, September 28: Noon-6pm
The festival will be held at the St. Barbara Community Center and Church grounds, located at 2200 Church Road, Toms River. Parking will be on the premises with over-flow parking at Ocean County College Lot #2 (across the street from the church grounds) with continuous door to door Shuttle Bus Service.
Come hungry since the food is the main attraction.
Please call the church office for more information at 732-255-5525 or visit www.stbarbaranj.org.
The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on Saturday, September 27th at the corners of Arnold and Baltimore Avenues in Point Pleasant Beach. Nearly 4,000 people from the Ocean, Monmouth and Middlesex County areas are expected at this year’s event to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease.
Participants will complete a 2.5 mile walk and will learn about Alzheimer's disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical trial enrollment and support programs and services from the Alzheimer’s Association. They will also join in a meaningful tribute ceremony to honor those affected by Alzheimer's disease.
Start or join a team today. Visit alz.org/nj/walk or call 732-832-7818.
Help Cub Scout Pack 30 of Citta Elementary School in Toms River to raise money for their big camping trip to the Philadelphia Zoo at Stop & Shop, 2360 Rt. 9, Toms River on Saturday, September 27th from 9am to 1pm. A portion will go to Pack 30’s "Save Our Animals" project, which is their theme of the year. Pack 30 will be basing their entire year on what they can do to help save our animals.
They will also be doing separate fundraisers to get a trailer for their overnight camping trips.
With Popcorn Show and Sell sales scouts and their families will stand outside of a store location and ask if anyone would like to purchase popcorn from their pack.
The 3rd annual Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show, presented by the Vietnam Veterans of America New Jersey State Council, will be held on Saturday, September 27th from 10am to 4pm at the PNC Bank Arts Center parking lot, 1 Memorial Lane in Holmdel (exit 116 off the Garden State Parkway). Admission: $20 donation to register vehicle, $5 donation per spectator, children under 12 are free. Join a fun-filled day featuring DJ entertainment, vendors, food and vehicle displays. All registration fees go directly to support the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial and the Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center. For additional information, call Herb at 732-849-5737.
The Friends of Toms River Library will host their 3rd annual Golf Outing on Wednesday, October 8th at Bey Lea Golf Course in Toms River. All proceeds support the Toms River library branch, including the purchase of special equipment and sponsorship of various programs and children’s activities.
The cost to play in the golf outing is $80 for a single golfer, $300 for a foursome and $100 for a hole sponsor.
For information or inquiries, contact Nancy Gardner at 732-604-9696.
Join us for a round of golf and buffet dinner and support the library.
Help Cub Scout Pack 30 of Citta Elementary School in Toms River to raise money for their big camping trip to the Philadelphia Zoo at ShopRite, 2 Rt. 37 W, Toms River on Saturday, October 11th from 9am to 1pm. A portion will go to Pack 30’s "Save Our Animals" project, which is their theme of the year. Pack 30 will be basing their entire year on what they can do to help save our animals.
Join in the fun for the first ever Color Me Belmar - Run for FRA 3K on the beautiful beaches of Belmar on Saturday, October 11th at 10am. Color Me Belmar - Run for FRA 3K is all about colorful fun with friends and family. Participants can walk or run together and all are welcome to participate as long as they have fun and don't take things too seriously. There are no age limits. T-shirts will be provided to those who sign up before 9/10. The run will benefit local children with developmental disabilities served by the non-profit FRA, serving the community for 35 years and offering "PossAbilities for People with disAbilities." Register today at frainc.org.
EVENT: Color Me Belmar - Run for FRA 3K
DATE: Saturday, October 11th TIME: 10am start
WHERE: Belmar Beach - 1st Ave. & Ocean Ave.
REGISTER AT: www.frainc.org.
The Barnegat Township Educational Foundation presents RESTORE the GORE 2014.
Haunted School Bus Rides, Halloween Contests, Skits, Scary Scenes, Amusements & Zombies.
Saturday and Sunday, October 11th & 12th from 11am to 10pm.
Activities in and around the Edwards School parking lot and football field on Rt. 9 in Barnegat.
Vendors are needed. Call Penny ay 732-569-5769.
Morning Star Presbyterian Church will be hosting their 5th annual Canine Carnival on Sunday, October 12th from noon to 4pm on the church grounds. People from surrounding communities will be there to participate with their dogs in a variety of fun and educational events. The money raised will help support many ministries. For more info or to pre-register, visit www.morningstarchurch.org.
Come support “Donations for Daddy” at iPlay America on October 16th at 6PM.Donations for Daddy is a benefit concert for the father of local pop artist Veronica Kole, who was recently diagnosed with stage 4 liver cancer. The concert will feature his daughter Veronica Kole and artists like Brenda K Starr, Jill Jenson, Danielle Dante and so more TBA. There will be raffles, prizes, giveaways and more. Presale tickets cost $20 and tickets at the door cost $25. Proceeds will help to pay the families medical bills as well as a portion being donated to the Sloan Kettering's Research Patient Center. That’s the “Donations for Daddy” benefit concert at 6PM on October 16th at iPlay America located at 110 Schanck Road in Freehold NJ.
Saturday, October 18th, rain or shine, Windward Beach, Brick
1-Mile Fun Run for all ages & Kiddie Dash
7am check in
8:15am Kiddie Dash (ages 2-9)
8am Fun Run
8:30am 5-K certified timed
For more information, call 732-262-1075
The Jersey Shore Animal Center will hold its 5th annual Holiday Traditions Gift Auction on Sunday, October 26th from 1 to 4pm at Woodlake Country Club in Lakewood. $35 per ticket. There will be many baskets and exciting gifts. All proceeds will benefit the animals at their shelter. Visit http://www.jerseyshoreanimalcenter.org/events.aspx for more info.
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 email@example.com.
The Elks Lodge #1432 in Lakewood will be hosting a “Gift Auction to Benefit Special Children” on January 24, 2015. Located at 711 West Kennedy Boulevard, in Lakewood NJ, the Elks will open its doors at 1pm, with numbers being called at 2:30. The $15 admission includes: 1 card of 25 auction tickets, refreshments, and light snacks. There will also be a 50/50 raffle. Come out and support the Lakewood Elks Lodge #1432 at 711 West Kennedy Boulevard in Lakewood, on January 24th 2015 as they host the “Gift Auction to Benefit Special Children.” For more information, and for Ad journal rates, please call 732-363-9572.
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