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Thursday
Mar 23

Southern Regional High School Band Concert

7:00 pm, Southern Regional High School

The Southern Regional High School Band Concert will be held on Thursday, March 23rd at 7pm. The concert features the Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble playing songs prepared for the Rowan Concert Band Festival. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students.

Thursday
Mar 23

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee!

7:00 pm, Barnegat High School

The Bengal Theatre Company of Barnegat High School will be performing The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee! This fun, modern musical uses a great score, and endless hilarity to tell the story of six quirky kids on their quest to win a local spelling bee. Along the way, the kids learn about winning and losing, and how to do both with heart, dignity and humor. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors, and can either be…

Friday
Mar 24

Southern Regional Jazz Festival

4:00 pm, Southern Regional High School

The Southern Regional High School Jazz Festival will be held on Friday, March 24th, featuring thirteen local jazz bands. The event will run from 4 to 9pm. Admission will be $10 for adults and $5 seniors/students. The festival begins at 4pm with the middle school and elementary school bands followed by high school jazz ensembles.

Friday
Mar 24

Helping Hands Benefit Basketball Game

7:30 pm, Brick Township High School

The Brick Township Policemen’s Benevolent Association will hold their 24th annual Helping Hands Benefit Basketball Game on Friday, March 24th at the Brick Township High School gym starting at 7:30pm. Members of the Brick Township Police Department will take on the Brick Township Green Dragon Football Team in a game of basketball to raise money for a 5 year old, who has been diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Call 732-262-1100 for tickets and more information.

Saturday
Mar 25

East Percussion & Winds Championship

Pine Belt Arena

Winter Guard International will hold the East Percussion & Winds Championship at the Pine Belt Arena on the campus of Toms River High School North, Saturday and Sunday, March 25th and 26th, featuring premier percussion and winds teams in the region. Visit wgi.org for tickets and additional information.

Saturday
Mar 25

Indoor Yard Sale & Flea Market

8:00 am, Barnegat High School

Barnegat High School’s Winter Guard will hold an Indoor Yard Sale & Flea Market on Saturday, March 25th in the high school cafeteria from 8am to 5pm. Call 609- 660-7510 or visit bhs.barnegatschools.com for additional information or to rent a table.

Saturday
Mar 25

Manahawkin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

9:00 am, Manahawkin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Join 100.1 WJRZ at Manahawkin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, 500 Rt. 72 in Manahawkin on Saturday, March 25th from 9 to 11am. Check out all the great Mayhem March deals at Manahawkin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Win tickets to the Harlem Globetrotters action packed 2017 World Tour, coming to the Pine Belt Arena in Toms River on Monday, March 27th at 7pm. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com.

Saturday
Mar 25

Clothing Donation

9:00 am, Point Pleasant Borough Firehouse

The Point Pleasant Borough Ladies Auxiliary for the Fire Department will be holding a Clothing Donation on Saturday and Sunday, March 25th and 26th from 9am to 3pm at the firehouse on Beaverdam Road in Point Pleasant. Can accept: Clothes, shoes, housewares (excluding appliances), linens, comforters, belts, toys, bikes, etc. Proceeds will benefit the Point Pleasant Borough Volunteer Firemen.

Saturday
Mar 25

Pine Belt Chevrolet & Spring Fever Party Passes

2:00 pm, Pine Belt Chevrolet

Join 100.1 WJRZ and Barbara Farragher at Pine Belt Chevrolet on Route 88 in Lakewood, Saturday, March 25th from 2 to 4pm for their 80th Anniversary Party. New York Giants’ Damon “Snacks” Harrison will be on hand. Pick up a 4-pack of 'JRZ Spring Fever party passes. Win tickets to the Harlem Globetrotters action packed 2017 World Tour, coming to the Pine Belt Arena in Toms River on Monday, March 27th at 7pm. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com. Enter to…

Saturday
Mar 25

Big Brothers Big Sisters annual “Mentoring Works Gala”

6:00 pm, Eagle Ridge County Club

Join Big Brothers Big Sisters for their annual “Mentoring Works Gala” on Saturday, March 25th from 6 to 11pm at Eagle Ridge Golf Club in Lakewood. Tickets to the gala include dinner and dancing, along with door prizes and auction items. For tickets, call Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County at 732-505-3400 or visit bbbsoc.org. Tickets: $150 pp 6-7pm Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres 7pm Dinner and Awards Includes Open Bar, Silent Auction, 50/50 and music by Kindred Spirits.

Sunday
Mar 26

Easter Event

10:00 am, I’m Possible Training

The Beauty Foundation for Cancer Care will hold their Easter Event on Sunday, March 26th at I’m Possible Training on Route 537 in Colts Neck from 10am to 2pm, including breakfast, photos with the Easter Bunny, an Easter egg hunt and more. Visit beautyfoundationnj.com for tickets and more information.

Sunday
Mar 26

Benefit For Jaxson Laing

12:00 pm, Point Pleasant Elks Lodge

The Point Pleasant Elks will host a Benefit for Jaxson Laing at their headquarters on Arnold Avenue in Point Pleasant on Sunday, March 26th from noon to 5pm. Enjoy a pasta dinner and live music from Guys with Beards. Call 732-740-4908 for tickets and more information.

Sunday
Mar 26

Penguin Plunge

1:00 pm, Harry Wright Lake, 1501 Lake Road, Whiting

The Manchester Township Alliance is proud and pleased to sponsor the annual Penguin Plunge on Sunday, March 26th at 1pm at Harry Wright Lake in Whiting. This event helps raise money for the Prom and Graduation for the students of the Manchester Township Regional Day School. To register, call 732-928-1500.  

Sunday
Mar 26

Benefit Tea

2:00 pm, The Celtic Knot Fish and Chip

The New Jersey Period Project will hold a drive to collect feminine hygiene products for the HOPE Center of NJ on Sunday, March 26th from 2 to 5pm at The Celtic Knot Fish and Chip (inside Cameron's Market), 284 Brick Blvd., Brick. Bring your unopened boxes of pads or tampons for chances to win unique raffle prizes. Additional raffle tickets available for $1 each. Enjoy a cup of tea, free face painting for the kids and special menu items for…

Wednesday
Mar 29

Special Education Resources Fair

5:00 pm, Brick Township High School

The Brick Township School District presents their Special Education Resources Fair on Wednesday, March 29th at Brick Township High School on Chambers Bridge Road from 5 to 7pm. Meet agencies offering resources to students with special needs. Visit brickschools.org for more information.

Friday
Mar 31

Casino Night

6:00 pm, Eagle Ridge County Club

Dottie’s House will hold a Casino Night on Friday, March 31st from 6 to 10pm at Eagle Ridge County Club in Lakewood. Dottie’s House is a transitional housing facility designed to aid women and children who have survived domestic violence. Visit Dottieshouse.org for tickets and more information.

Friday
Mar 31

Easter Musical

7:00 pm, Emmanuel Community Church, 331 Wheaton Ave., Bayville

Emmanuel Community Church, 331 Wheaton Ave. in Bayville will be observing the Easter season with an Easter musical titled "The Tomb Is Empty" on Friday, March 31st at 7pm and on Sunday, April 2nd at 10am. The Good Friday service will be on April 14th at 7pm. Come out and celebrate with us on April 16th at our Sunrise service at 6:50am at Veterans Park in Bayville followed by Easter services at 8:30 & 10am at the church. For more…

Friday
Mar 31

Totally Awesome 80s Game Show Fundraiser

7:00 pm, Brick Township First Aid Building

Brandon’s Elves, a non-profit established to remember Brandon Holt, a 6 year old who lost his life to a tragic and preventable gun accident in 2013, is hosting a Totally Awesome 80s Game Show Fundraiser on Friday, March 31st from 7 to 11pm at the Brick Township First Aid Building. DJ Stu will be playing all of our favorite 80's music, there will be an 80's Costume Contest and a Karaoke Contest, with the main attraction, a fun interactive Game…

Friday
Mar 31

BCCT presents The Lion King Jr.

7:30 pm, Strand Theater, 400 Clifton Avenue, Lakewood

Brick Children's Community Theatre presents The Lion King Jr. Friday, March 31st at 7:30pm, Saturday, April 1st at 2pm and 7:30pm, Sunday, April 2nd at 2pm. Location: Strand Theater, 400 Clifton Avenue, Lakewood. $12 Children 12 and under • $15 all others. Plus a $1.50 service charge per ticket. For tickets, visit https://bcct.booktix.com. For info, visit www.bcct.org. For general info, call 732-920-9041.

Friday
Mar 31

SWF Pro Wrestling

8:00 pm, Bayville VFW

SWF Pro Wrestling returns to Bayville on Friday, March 31st at Bayville VFW 9503, 383 Veterans Blvd. Meet and greet at 7pm. Bell time 8pm. Tickets start at $15 or a family 4-pack for $50. For tickets, call 201-539-3558 or visit swfpro.com. Stars appearing: The Patriot, Slayer, Monsters Asylum and many more!

Saturday
Apr 1

April is National-Adopt-a-Greyhound Month

Ocean & Monmouth Counties

What’s gentle, graceful, a 40 mile per hour couch potato and waiting to be welcomed into a loving and permanent home? Answer: A greyhound. April is National-Adopt-a-Greyhound Month and a great time to adopt a beautiful companion into your home today. Closed racing tracks have resulted in displaced greyhounds, fewer adoptions and more returns. Thousands of greyhounds are being cared for by adoption groups across the country as they wait to be adopted into permanent homes. Please help ensure that…

Saturday
Apr 1

Town Wide Flea Market

8:00 am, Brick Township

The Brick Township Marching Dragon Caravan will hold a Town Wide Flea Market on Saturday, April 1st from 8am to 3pm. Call 848-333-4026 for more information and to reserve a spot.

Saturday
Apr 1

Spring Indoor Flea Market

9:00 am, Forked River Presbyterian Church, 131 North Main St. (Route 9), Forked River

The Forked River Presbyterian Church is holding a Spring Indoor Flea Market on Saturday, April 1st from 9am to 2pm. Rent a table for $15 or two tables for $25. You keep all your profits. They provide 6 foot tables, publicity throughout area, town permits, and parking. Refreshments and lunch will be available for purchase. A Home Baked Dessert Table will be featured. Also, available are beautifully hand crafted items for spring, books and games, toys, jewelry and household items.…

Saturday
Apr 1

Free Southern Ocean Home Recovery Workshop

10:00 am, Southern Ocean Home Recovery Workshop

The Southern Ocean Home Recovery Workshop, a FREE community service event, will be held on Saturday, April 1st from 10am to 4pm at 915 Radio Road in Little Egg Harbor. The workshop will focus on providing the tools to help Southern Ocean County residents return to their storm-damaged homes or offer other options to consider. Refreshments will be served, so come on out to learn about grant money, house raising/lifting, home rebuilding, new construction, home financing, what your property is…

Saturday
Apr 1

Spaghetti Dinner

5:00 pm, Tri-Boro First Aid Squad Building, J Street, Seaside Park

The Tri-Boro First Aid Squad will hold a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, April 1st from 5 to 7:30pm at their squad house, located at 61 J Street in Seaside Park. Call 732-830-3236 for tickets and additional information.

Saturday
Apr 1

Comedy Fundraiser

6:00 pm, Beach Haven Volunteer Fire Company

The Beach Haven Volunteer Fire Company will host a Comedy Fundraiser on Saturday, April 1st at their firehouse on Bay Avenue in Beach Haven starting at 6pm. Call 732-903-4386 or visit beachhavenfire.com for tickets and more information.

Saturday
Apr 1

UNICO Gift Auction Dinner Show

6:00 pm, White Sands Hotel

The UNICO Gift Auction Dinner Show will be held on Saturday, April 1st from 6 to 10pm in the White Sands Hotel Main Ballroom in Pt. Pleasant Beach. Live entertainment by Bob Kulik of The Happenings. Tuscan Buffet by Chef George. Gift Baskets and Raffles. All proceeds to local scholarships and St. Jude's/Jimmy V. Cancer Research. Tickets $50 in advance only. For reserved seating, call Bob at 732-899-0095.

Saturday
Apr 1

100.1 WJRZ Spring Fever Party

8:00 pm, Martell's Tiki Bar, Pt. Pleasant Beach

100.1 WJRZ has Spring Fever and a Party is the Cure at Martell's on the Boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, Saturday, April 1st starting at 8pm. WJRZ has your tickets to the party to help you put the winter behind you and look forward to Spring. Free Food Buffet. Live Music by "The Kicks." PLUS... One listener who wins their tickets on-air will win the grand prize of an all-inclusive Apple Vacation for 4 to Grand Palladium White Sand Resort…

Saturday
Apr 1

Comedy Night Fundraiser

8:00 pm, Holy Family Lutheran Church

Toms River Cub Scout Pack 92 presents their first ever fundraising Comedy Night on Saturday, April 1st, featuring Jeff Norris and friends. Come have a fun Saturday night for a good cause at the Holy Family Lutheran Church, 1500 Hooper Ave in Toms River. Bring your favorite foods and snacks and BYOB too (beer and wine only). Doors at 6:30pm, showtime at 8pm. Must be 21 to attend. $20 dollars per person at the door. Come out and support the…

Sunday
Apr 2

Benefit for Brett Hansen

4:00 pm, The Headliner

The Headliner in Neptune will host a Benefit for Brett Hansen on Sunday, April 2nd from 4 to 8pm, featuring live music from Suspended Justice. Brett is a Toms River Police officer who was seriously injured in an off-duty accident on the Garden State Parkway and faces multiple surgeries as part of his recovery. Call 732-600-7476 for more information.

Sunday
Apr 2

Bravo Amici

8:00 pm, Pollak Theatre

Autism Speaks NJ presents Bravo Amici at the Pollak Theatre at Monmouth University on Sunday, April 2nd at 8pm. This special concert presentation, held on World Autism Awareness Day, will feature Geoff Sewell, founder of the classical crossover opera band Amici Forever and his cast of Broadway performers, singing favorite pieces from well-known musicals, operas and popular music. Call 732-263-6889 for more information.

Wednesday
Apr 5

Senior Softball League

Berkeley Township

The Berkeley Senior Softball League opens up their rosters to include any Ocean County resident who will be 55 or older in 2017. The league is a competitive league with games played Tuesday and Thursday mornings, April through August. Tryouts are held in late March and early April. Applications are available at leaguelineup.com/berkeleyssl or by calling 732-350-7063. Registration deadline is April 5th.

Wednesday
Apr 5

Atlantic Builders Convention

10:00 am, Atlantic City Convention Center

Check out the 100.1 WJRZ booth at the Atlantic Builders Convention, Wednesday and Thursday, April 5th and 6th at the Atlantic City Convention Center. Exhibit show hours are 10am to 4pm. Connect with 6,500+ building industry professionals. Attend educational and accredited courses. Network and grow your business.

Friday
Apr 7

2017 Lakehurst Beauty, Fashion and Prom Expo

5:00 pm, LaBove Grande Banquet and Circle Landmark Restaurant

The 2017 Lakehurst Beauty, Fashion and Prom Expo will be held at LaBove Grande in Lakehurst on Friday, April 7th from 5 to 9pm. The Prom Expo is going to mirror a bridal event where outside vendors are invited to participate in a vendor fair atmosphere, followed by a full on fashion show and many surprises. The Prom Expo Committee will select a diverse modeling entourage from local area schools and will show students in the current tuxedo and gown…

Friday
Apr 7

Fish & Chip Dinner

5:00 pm, St. Francis Parish and Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., LBI

St. Francis Parish will hold a Fish & Chip Dinner fundraiser, catered by Thistle of Kearny, on Friday, April 7th from 5 to 7pm at the St. Francis Community Center. Adult fish or chicken dinner is $16 and children’s fish or chicken dinner is $8. Take out dinners will be available at 4:30pm. Dinner includes: Fish (or chicken) & chips, beverage and dessert. Dine in or take out. Event tickets are on sale now at the St. Francis Center’s front…

Friday
Apr 7

The Way Down Wanderers Benefit Concert

8:00 pm, Stockton University Campus Center Theater

5-piece modern-folk Americana act, The Way Down Wanderers will headline a concert on Friday, April 7th at 8pm at the Stockton University Campus Center Theatre in Galloway to benefit the Stacy Moore Hagan Memorial Estuarine Internship Operating Fund at the University. The benefit concert is presented by Folk Across the Street Productions. The ticket price, $20 in advance, $25 at the door and $10 with student ID, will support the internship program. For tickets or to make a donation, call 609-296-9150 or go…

Saturday
Apr 8

Ship Bottom Sprint for Life

10:00 am, Ship Bottom Boat Ramp

Join the 15th annual Ship Bottom Sprint for Life on Saturday, April 8th at 10am at the Ship Bottom Boat Ramp, 1000 Shore Ave., Ship Bottom. Sprint for Life is a 5K Run/2 Mile Fitness Walk, raising money for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Check out www.shipbottomsprint.com for all sign up information. The after Race Party and Gift Auction will be at Joe Pop's Shore Bar.

Saturday
Apr 8

The Overdose Prevention Agency Corp. Benefit Concert

2:00 pm, Bar Anticipation

The LaBamba and the Hubcaps Reunion Concert to benefit (TOPAC) The Overdose Prevention Agency Corp. will be held on Saturday, April 8th at Bar Anticipation in Lake Como/Belmar. Doors open at 1pm, show begins at 2pm. The proceeds will help save lives from overdose deaths! 34 lives have been saved so far from TOPAC's program. Tickets $35 (adults 21 and over). Call 609-581-0600 or visit Eventbrite.com

Saturday
Apr 8

Fish and Chips Dinner

4:30 pm, Forked River Presbyterian Church, 131 North Main St. (Route 9), Forked River

A Fish and Chips Dinner will be held on Saturday, April 8th at the Forked River Presbyterian Church. The dinner, prepared by "Thistle," consists of crispy fish or chicken, chips, coleslaw, beverage and dessert. Seating times are 4:30 and 6pm. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children age 10 years and under. They can be purchased at the church office weekdays from 9am to 1pm or call 609-693-5624. NO tickets will be sold at the door.

Sunday
Apr 9

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

8:00 am, Lakehurst Community Center

The Lakehurst Volunteer Fire Company presents Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Sunday, April 9th from 8am to 1pm at the Lakehurst Community Center. $5 all you can eat pancakes.

Sunday
Apr 9

Pancake Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

9:00 am, Toms River Elks Lodge No. 1875, 600 Washington Street

Come out and support Toms River Fire Company No. 2 on Sunday, April 9th from 9am to 1pm at Toms River Elks Lodge No. 1875 with a Pancake Breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, bacon, coffee, tea, orange juice, apple juice and milk. All you can eat. $8 for adults 12 and older, $5 for children 11 and under. Take pictures with the Easter Bunny and enter a raffle to win prizes. Proceeds benefit Toms River Fire Company…

Sunday
Apr 9

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

10:00 am, Glendola Fire Company

The Glendola Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will hold their Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Sunday, April 9th at the fire company on Belmar Boulevard in Wall from 10am to 1pm. Call 732-681-6435 for tickets and more information.

Sunday
Apr 9

Auxiliary Gift Auction

12:00 pm, American Legion Post 129

The American Legion of Toms River will hold their annual Auxiliary Gift Auction on Sunday, April 9th from noon to 5pm. This 18 or older event is $8 per person and includes food and great prizes, including a 50 inch color TV. All proceeds to benefit American Legion Post 129 in Toms River. For more info, visit americanlegionpost129.webs.com.

Sunday
Apr 9

Reiki Day

1:00 pm, The Center for Conscious Caregiving

The Center for Conscious Caregiving in Brick will hold Reiki Day on Sunday, April 9th from 1 to 5pm. Are you stressed, anxious, tired, or feeling burned out? Then come join us for our Community Reiki Day! For a donation of any amount, you will receive a 30 minute Reiki session from one of their Reiki Volunteers. Reiki is a spiritual healing practice. Because Reiki practice is balancing at every level, it can help in any situation, even when it…

Sunday
Apr 9

Easter Cantata

3:00 pm, Forked River Presbyterian Church, 131 North Main St. (Route 9), Forked River

An Easter Cantata, "Upon This Rock: The Passion, the Question, the Call," by Pepper Choplin, will be presented by the choirs of the Forked River Presbyterian Church on Sunday, April 9th at 3pm. A reception will follow in Fellowship Hall. Admission is free - a free will offering will be taken. The church is located at 131 North Main Street (Route 9) where EVERYONE is welcome. For additional information, contact the church office weekdays from 9am to 1pm at 609-693-5624.

Thursday
Apr 13

Free Income Tax Prepared

Manahawkin, Little Egg Harbor and Lanoka Harbor

The Volunteer Tax-Aide Program, sponsored by AARP, can prepare your income tax for free at locations in Southern Ocean County from February 6th through April 13th. Call 609-294-0730 for more information. Mondays: (except 2/20): 9am to 2pm - WALK IN @ St. Mary's of the Pines Parish Center, 100 Bishop Lane, (off McKinley Ave.) Manahawkin. Tuesdays: 1-5pm - WALK IN @ Village Lutheran Church, 701 Western Blvd., Lanoka Harbor. Wednesdays: 9am-1pm - WALK IN @ St. Theresa Church Faith Formation…

Thursday
Apr 13

Lakewood BlueClaws Home Opener vs. Greensboro

6:35 pm, FirstEnergy Park, 2 Stadium Way, Lakewood

100.1 WJRZ and the Lakewood BlueClaws welcome back all of their wonderful fans for an exciting new season at FirstEnergy Park. The home opener is Thursday, April 13th against Greensboro at 6:35pm. WJRZ will be on hand before and during the game.

Saturday
Apr 22

Flea Market and Food Trucks

10:00 am, Taunton School

The Taunton School of Howell will hold their 2nd annual Flea Market and Food Trucks on Saturday, April 22nd from 10am to 2pm at the school, located on Taunton Drive in Howell, to raise money for PTA projects, such as cultural arts and playground equipment. Check out their Facebook page for more information.

Saturday
Apr 22

Waretown Spring Wine Festival

12:00 pm, Waretown Recreational and Lake Area, 905 Wells Mill Road, Waretown

Join 100.1 WJRZ at the 3rd annual Waretown Spring Wine Festival, Saturday and Sunday, April 22nd and 23rd from noon to 5pm, rain or shine at the Waretown Recreational and Lake Area, 182 Wells Mills Road, Waretown (just off exit 69). Sample over 75 wines from award winning New Jersey wineries; enjoy live music, along with over 30 unique and different food and craft vendors from around the state. Tickets available for those over 21 at the gate or through…

Saturday
Apr 22

2017 Earth Day Celebration

12:00 pm, Riverfront Park, Maxson Avenue and River Road, Point Pleasant

The Pt. Pleasant Borough's Environmental Commission presents the 2017 Earth Day Celebration at Riverfront Park on Saturday, April 22nd from noon to 4pm, (rain date 4/23). Vendors' exhibits will have a theme, a product, or a lesson that is Environmentally Themed in nature.

Saturday
Apr 22

Comedy Night and Dinner

4:00 pm, Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club

Warhorse SCUBA will host a Comedy Night and Dinner on Saturday, April 22nd from 4 to 8pm at Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club in Point Pleasant. Call 855-943-4837 or visit warhorsescuba.com for tickets and more information.

Saturday
Apr 22

Comedy Night Fundraiser

6:30 pm, Saint Barbara Parish Athletic Center

Support our veterans with PTSD at the Comedy Night Fundraiser on Saturday, April 22nd at the Saint Barbara Parish Athletic Center, 2200 Church Road, Toms River at 6:30pm. This is an all-inclusive night of comedy, dinner and drinks starting at $65 per person. Every penny of the profit proceeds will go to purchase a Service Dog for one of our deserving veterans. For tickets and more info, call 732-678-6431.

Sunday
Apr 23

Spring Flea Market

9:00 am, American Legion Post 129, 2025 Church Road, Toms River

American Legion Post #129, 2025 Church Rd., Toms River, will hold a Spring Flea Market on Sunday, April 23rd from 9am to 3pm. Inside space is $20 with a table provided, and outside space is $10 without a table provided. Payment is required in advance to hold your spot. For more info, call Jacqueline at 732-330-8748.

Sunday
Apr 23

Oceanport Color Run

9:00 am, Blackberry Bay Park

The Maple Place Middle School of Oceanport will hold the Oceanport Color Run on Sunday, April 23rd at Blackberry Bay Park in Oceanport starting at 9am. There will be an untimed 2.8 mile Fun Run for all ages and fitness abilities. Along the route, participants will pass through vibrant color zones, making it a colorful experience. Call 732-331-6060 for more information.

Tuesday
Apr 25

Spring College Kickoff

6:00 pm, Pine Belt Arena

The Ocean County Personnel & Guidance Association (OCPGA) is hosting its 3rd annual “Spring College Kickoff!” on Tuesday, April 25th from 6 to 8pm at the Pine Belt Arena at Toms River High School North. This has quickly become one of the most popular college fairs in New Jersey. Up to 100 Colleges, Universities, Technical Schools, and the Military will be represented. Prior to the event, at 5:30pm, they will have a representative from HESAA to speak about Financial Aid…

Thursday
Apr 27

Hearts for Hope Casino Night

6:00 pm, Eagle Ridge Golf Club, Lakewood

Hope Sheds Light will hold their Hearts for Hope Casino Night on Thursday, April 27th at Eagle Ridge Golf Club in Lakewood from 6 to 10pm. The mission of Hope Sheds Light, Inc. is to raise awareness and educate individuals, families and the community about the disease of addiction and to provide hope and resources towards recovery. Visit hopeshedslight.org for tickets and more information.

Friday
Apr 28

Cardboard Box City 2017

6:00 pm, St. Mary's of the Pines Parish Center

To experience the poverty and disconnectedness of the homeless, Family Promise of Southern Ocean invites you to join their Cardboard Box City event on Friday, April 28th starting at 6pm till the next morning at 7am at St. Mary of the Pines Church on 100 Bishop Lane in Manahawkin. Participants will sleep in their own constructed cardboard boxes. A light dinner, breakfast and activities will be provided. Registration is required and pledge forms will be given to participants for raising…

Friday
Apr 28

Jersey Shore Animal Center Paint & Sip Fundraiser

6:30 pm, American Legion

The Jersey Shore Animal Center is pairing up with My Creative Canvas and having a Paint & Sip Fundraiser for the animals at the American Legion on Mantoloking Road in Brick on Friday, April 28th from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Choice of two designs, ‘Best Friends’ and/or ‘Anchor in the sand.’ BYOB and snacks at an additional cost. First come first serve seating. Limited seating, so purchase your ticket today at jerseyshoreanimalcenter.org/upcoming-events or call Katie at 732-920-1600, ext. 207 BEFORE April…

Saturday
Apr 29

Southern FEA Holding Children’s Flea Market

8:00 am, Southern Regional High School 9/10 gym, Manahawkin

The Southern Regional Future Educators Association will be holding its first Children’s Flea Market on Saturday, April 29th in the Southern Regional High School 9/10 gym from 8am to 2pm. The cost of a 6’ table is $30. The flea market is intended for vendors to sell child related items such as used clothing, toys, and books. Other child related vendors will be considered. Future Educators will also accept donations of child related items to be sold by the organization. Proceeds from sale of tables and donations…

Saturday
Apr 29

Walk MS

9:00 am, Seaside Boardwalk

Every year, Walk MS goes farther and pushes harder to raise money that will move us closer to a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. Join 100.1 WJRZ for the annual Walk MS on the Seaside Boardwalk at the municipal lot, 1709 N. Ocean Avenue, between Stockton and Decatur in Seaside Park on Saturday, April 29th, as we move to create a world free of MS. Registration at 9am, Walk at 10am- RAIN OR SHINE. For more information or to register or volunteer,…

Saturday
Apr 29

Stafford Chamber "Touch a Truck"

11:00 am, Manahawkin Lake Park, Rt. 9 and North Lakeshore Drive, Manahawkin

Join 100.1 WJRZ for the 3rd annual Touch a Truck, presented by the Stafford Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, April 29th from 11am to 4pm at the Manahawkin Lake Park, showcasing a wide array of vehicles for everyone to explore. Police Vehicles, Fire Trucks, Earth Movers, Cranes, Dump Trucks, and more! Activities throughout the day include Face-Painting, Bounce Houses, Music, Local Crafts and a variety of foods. Rain or shine, free admission. For further information, visit StaffordChamber.com.

Saturday
Apr 29

Shop, Sell, Strut

2:00 pm, Lake Terrace

Autism New Jersey will hold their Shop, Sell, Strut event on Saturday, April 29th at Lake Terrace in Lakewood starting at 2pm. Enjoy refreshments and live entertainment while selling or shopping for gently worn pageant, dance and cheer wardrobe, followed by a Couture Fashion Show featuring the latest runway trends from New Jersey boutiques. Check out their Facebook page or call 848-992-3370 for tickets and more information.

Saturday
Apr 29

Gift Auction

6:00 pm, Brick VFW Post 8867, 373 Adamston Road, Brick

The Point Pleasant Beach Rotary will hold their annual Gift Auction on Saturday, April 29th from 6 to 10pm at the Brick VFW on Adamston Road in Brick. Call 973-699-7989 for tickets and more information.

Sunday
Apr 30

Jersey Shore Animal Center Atlantic City Bus Trip

Tropicana

The Jersey Shore Animal Center is taking a bus trip to Atlantic City’s Tropicana on Sunday, April 30th. Please come to support the animals waiting for their new home. Tickets will be $30 per person. You will receive a $25 slot play from Tropicana. Pick up and drop off location will be at the Laurel Square (Kmart Plaza) in Brick. Please arrive at 9:45am. Bus will return at 6pm. For tickets, please visit the Jersey Shore Animal Center, located at…

Sunday
Apr 30

Tinton Falls Humane Society seeking donations

Tinton Falls Humane Society

The Tinton Falls Humane Society are currently seeking donations to fund a much-needed shelter upgrade including fencing, animal food, sheds and more. Donations can be dropped off at the shelter, located at 2960 Shafto Road in Tinton Falls, seven days a week, as early as 9am. For more information or to donate, visit ahscares.org.

Sunday
Apr 30

Lakewood BlueClaws Buster's Birthday vs. Kannapolis

1:05 pm, FirstEnergy Park, 2 Stadium Way, Lakewood

Batter up with 100.1 WJRZ and the Lakewood BlueClaws. BlueClaws mascot Buster celebrates his 17th birthday with all his mascot friends on Sunday, April 30th against Kannapolis at 1:05pm. Kids Eat Free at every Sunday & Monday BlueClaws home game. All kids 12 & under receive a free hot dog, bag of chips, and a soda! Each Sunday is a Sunday FUNDay. Kids Eat Free, Kids Run the Bases after the game, adults can enjoy $2 Coronas and fans can…

Sunday
Apr 30

Southern Regional Java and Jazz

3:00 pm, Southern Regional High School

The annual Java and Jazz Concert will be held on Sunday, April 30th at 3pm in the Southern Regional High School 11/12 cafeteria. All three of the district jazz bands will perform at this event, along with special guests from the University of the Arts, Chris Farr and Matt Gallagher. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children, which includes coffee, tea and dessert.

Wednesday
May 3

Mental Health & Substance Abuse Treatment Provider Fair

4:30 pm, Ocean County Library

NAMI Ocean County will hold their Mental Health & Substance Abuse Treatment Provider Fair on Wednesday, May 3rd from 4:30 to 6:30pm at the Toms River branch of the Ocean County Library on Washington Street in Toms River. Call 732- 244-4401 for more information.

Saturday
May 6

Toms River Food Fest

11:00 am, Washington Street, Downtown Toms River

Enjoy a day of fun for the whole family with 100.1 WJRZ at the annual Toms River Food Fest, Saturday, May 6th from 11am to 8pm on Washington Street, Downtown Toms River. Sponsored by the Township of Toms River. Everyone is welcome to this all-day event featuring: • Food, craft and local business vendors! • Live music with four bands! • A beer and wine garden! •Children’s rides! Click here for more info!

Saturday
May 6

Tuckerton Seaport "Truck"erton Food Truck & Brew Fest

11:00 am, Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum

Drive to the Tuckerton Seaport on Saturday, May 6th and join 100.1 WJRZ for the "Truck"erton Food Truck & Brew Fest - Spring Edition starting at 11am. The Seaport will host more than a dozen gourmet food trucks from all over the region to bring a flavorful food blast that will satisfy every taste bud. Choose from fresh sandwiches and salads to fried alligator legs and everything in between. Live music, great food, and you can wash it all down with…

Saturday
May 6

AmpUp! Walk/Run to End Bladder Cancer

1:00 pm, AmpUp! Walk/Run to End Bladder Cancer

The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network will hold their AmpUp! Walk/Run to End Bladder Cancer on Saturday, May 6th on Main Street in Bradley Beach starting at 1pm to increase bladder cancer awareness, support those living with this disease, and raise funds to find a cure. Visit ampupbcan.org or call 888-901-2226 for registration and more information.

Wednesday
May 10

Southern Ocean County Chamber Breakfast

8:30 am, Holiday Inn

Join 100.1 WJRZ at the Southern Ocean County Chamber Breakfast Meeting at the Holiday Inn of Manahawkin on Rt.72, Wednesday, May 10th from 8:30 to 10am. $20 with RSVP $25 at door 8:15am registration / 8:30am start time. Open to the public... new members are welcome! For more info, visit the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce website or call or call 609-494-7211.

Wednesday
May 10

Greater Ocean Township Chamber of Commerce Business & Consumer Expo

5:30 pm, Jumping Brook Country Club, 210 Jumping Brook Road, Neptune

The Greater Ocean Township Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business and Consumer Expo on Wednesday, May 10th at Jumping Brook Country Club in Neptune from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Admission is free and there will be over 100 exhibitors, $8,000 in door prizes, and culinary samples. Participating vendors will receive presentation tips, a listing on the GOTCC website and more. For more info or to register CLICK HERE!

Thursday
May 11

Hospital Week LIVE BROADCAST @ Southern Ocean Medical Center

6:00 am, Southern Ocean Medical Center, Manahawkin

TJ Bryan will broadcast live from Southern Ocean Medical Center in honor of National Hospital Week on Thursday, May 11th from 6 to 10am. This is a wonderful way to recognize all of the unique and talented nurses for their unending dedication to the delivery of quality healthcare and to pay tribute to the hardworking women and men who take care of others in our community. Listen to 100.1 WJRZ for all the fun and excitement of the day.

Saturday
May 13

Chase the Rainbow 5k Color Run

8:30 am, Bucks Mill Park

Colts Neck High School, the Naval Junior ROTC, and Free the Children will be hosting the Chase the Rainbow 5k Color Run on Saturday, May 13th at Bucks Mill Park in Colts Neck from 8:30 to 11:30am. All ages are welcome. To register or to donate, visit www.chasetherainbow5k.com. All proceeds to benefit The Lupus Foundation, the National Parkinson Foundation, and Free the Children, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping impoverished children in the world.

Saturday
May 13

Bark in the Park

12:00 pm, FirstEnergy Park, 2 Stadium Way, Lakewood

Come join 100.1 WJRZ as we celebrate man's best friend at Bark in the Park on Saturday, May 13th from noon to 3pm at FirstEnergy Park, home of the Lakewood BlueClaws. Local animal shelters and rescue groups will be on site to help you choose the right pet for you. You and your dog will enjoy pet contests and much more. And both of you can stay for the 4:05pm BlueClaws game against the Columbia Fireflies with the purchase of…

Saturday
May 20

New Jersey State Chili and Salsa Cook-off

11:00 am, Washington Street, Downtown Toms River

Join 100.1 WJRZ at the 28th annual New Jersey State Chili and Salsa Cook-off, presented by Downtown Toms River, rain or shine, Saturday, May 20th starting at 11am on Washington Street. Enjoy a full day festival, with something for chili lovers of all ages, live music and the opportunity to taste the numerous chili and salsa entries. For more info, call the Downtown Toms River office at 732-341-8738.      

Sunday
May 21

Monmouth & Ocean County Take Steps Walk

9:00 am, Bradley Park

The New Jersey chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation will hold their Monmouth & Ocean County Take Steps Walk at Bradley Park in Asbury Park on Sunday, May 21st starting at 9am. The Walk is a family friendly fundraising and walk event where patients, loved ones, friends and supporters empower and inspire each other to fight against Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Visit ccfa.org  or call 732-786-9960 for registration and more information.

Sunday
May 21

New Jersey Rock and Walk

9:30 am, Bradley Beach Boardwalk

The NJ Chapter of the Tears Foundation will be holding their annual New Jersey Rock and Walk on Sunday, May 21st beginning at 9:30am on the Bradley Beach Boardwalk. All proceeds to benefit the NJ Tears Foundation, who help families that have gone through the tragic loss of an infant. To register and start your own fundraising page, visit the tearsfoundation.org/newjerseywalk.

Wednesday
May 31

Panic/Anxiety support group P.H.O.B.I.A.

7:00 pm, St. Stephen’s Church

The Panic/Anxiety support group P.H.O.B.I.A. meets every Wednesday night from 7 to 9pm at St. Stephen’s Church in Waretown in classroom #4. Established in Ocean County for 33 years, P.H.O.B.I.A. is a self-help support group that helps people with panic/anxiety and depression. For more information, contact Cathy Rohowyj at [email protected]  or visit www.members.tripod.com/~phobiagroup/index.html.

Saturday
Jun 10

Tuckerton Seaport Privateers & Pirates Festival

11:00 am, Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum

Where do Pirates hang out at the Jersey Shore? At Tuckerton Seaport of course! Arrrgh, me hearties. Would-be pirates of all ages are invited to the Tuckerton Seaport on Saturday, June 10th from 11am to 5pm for the 6th annual Privateers & Pirates Festival, when the Seaport will be taken over by Captain Black and the crew of the Valhalla, who have been plundering the eastern shore of the American colonies for centuries. This is your chance to set sail…

Saturday
Jun 10

Jersey Shore Wine Festival

12:00 pm, FirstEnergy Park, 2 Stadium Way, Lakewood

Join 100.1 WJRZ  at the 7th annual Jersey Shore Wine Festival on Saturday and Sunday, June 10th and 11th from noon to 5 pm at the Lakewood BlueClaws Stadium. Sample over 100+ wines from eleven New Jersey wineries, get a commemorative glass and enjoy live music. Entertainment, crafters, food. Tickets available for those over 21 through EventBrite.com, via allenconsulting.com and at the Lakewood BlueClaws. Designated drivers are free. Sponsored by 100.1 WJRZ, Asbury Park Press and NJ Monthly. Contact Sylvia @…

Wednesday
Jun 14

Cruisin' Downtown Toms River

6:00 pm, Washington Street, Downtown Toms River

Join all the action on Wednesday, June 14th with 100.1 WJRZ at Cruisin' Downtown on Washington Street from 6 to 9pm, presented by Downtown Toms River and the Vintage Auto Club of Ocean County. Enjoy classic cars and motorcycles, along with entertainment and live music. Register on site to be eligible to win Best in Show trophies.

Sunday
Jun 18

Lakewood BlueClaws vs. Hickory

1:05 pm, FirstEnergy Park, 2 Stadium Way, Lakewood

Batter up with 100.1 WJRZ and the Lakewood BlueClaws on Sunday, June 18th against Hickory at 1:05pm. Spend Father's Day at the ballpark and after the game fathers and their children can play catch on the field. Plus, the first 1,500 adults 21 & older receive a BlueClaws BBQ Apron thanks to Advance Auto Parts. Kids Eat Free at every Sunday & Monday BlueClaws home game. All kids 12 & under receive a free hot dog, bag of chips, and…

Saturday
Jun 24

Tuckerton Seaport Baymen’s Seafood & Music Festival

11:00 am, Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum

Experience Jersey’s Freshest at the 25th annual Baymen’s Seafood & Music Festival at the Tuckerton Seaport. 100.1 WJRZ and Matt Knight will be on hand on Saturday, June 24th from 11am to 5pm. On Saturday and Sunday, June 24th and 25th from 11am to 5pm, the Tuckerton Seaport will host its annual Baymen’s Seafood & Music Festival. Enjoy delicious Jersey fresh clams, crabs, scallops and shrimp from the finest local seafood purveyors. Drink from the brew court featuring crafted beers…

Sunday
Jun 25

5k and 1 Mile Run

7:00 am, Vista Park

Ocean Running Club is proud to present the annual Pine Beach 5K Run on Sunday, June 25th starting at 7am at Vista Park in Pine Beach. The 5K and 1 Mile Run provide runners with a quaint view of Pine Beach as they run through scenic residential neighborhoods and along the Toms River. The race starts and ends at Vista Park, Riverside Drive, Pine Beach. Race times are: 1 Mile Run is at 8am - 5K Race at 8am. Awards…

Monday
Jun 26

Lakewood BlueClaws vs. Greensboro

7:05 pm, FirstEnergy Park, 2 Stadium Way, Lakewood

Batter up with 100.1 WJRZ and the Lakewood BlueClaws on Monday, June 26th against Greensboro at 7:05pm. Kids Eat Free at every Sunday & Monday BlueClaws home game. All kids 12 & under receive a free hot dog, bag of chips, and a soda! WJRZ will be on hand before and during the game at FirstEnergy Park.

Sunday
Jul 2

Lakewood BlueClaws vs. Hagerstown

1:05 pm, FirstEnergy Park, 2 Stadium Way, Lakewood

Batter up with 100.1 WJRZ and the Lakewood BlueClaws on Sunday, July 2nd against Hagerstown at 1:05pm. Join the fun before the game as the BlueClaws offer Touch-a-Truck for the second time. The fun begins at 11am and is free to participate. Kids Eat Free at every Sunday & Monday BlueClaws home game. All kids 12 & under receive a free hot dog, bag of chips, and a soda! Each Sunday is a Sunday FUNDay. Kids Eat Free, Kids Run…

Wednesday
Jul 12

Cruisin' Downtown Toms River

6:00 pm, Washington Street, Downtown Toms River

Join all the action with 100.1 WJRZ on Wednesday, July 12th at Cruisin' Downtown on Washington Street from 6 to 9pm, presented by Downtown Toms River and the Vintage Auto Club of Ocean County. Enjoy classic cars and motorcycles, along with entertainment and live music. Register on site to be eligible to win Best in Show trophies.

Saturday
Jul 15

Downtown Toms River Summer Festival

12:00 pm, Washington Street, Downtown Toms River

Join 100.1 WJRZ at the Summer Festival, Saturday, July 15th from noon to 6pm on Washington Street, Downtown Toms River. Enjoy a family fun day with live entertainment, crafters and food and games and prizes. Visit downtowntomsriver.com.