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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…

Monday
Apr 24

St. Francis Community Center Sexual Assault Awareness Month

St. Francis Community Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township

April is Sexual Assault Awareness. Join St. Francis Counseling for Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a Week of Awareness. Every 98 seconds someone is sexually assaulted in the United States. All events occur during the week of April 24 and are FREE to attend. The first 25 participants to register for Zumba, Painting the Town Teal and Sunset Yoga will receive a free gift. The events are as follows: Monday, April 24 – Zumba with instructor Michelle McKenna. Zumba will…

Friday
Apr 28

Relay For Life at the Jersey Shore

Relay For Life in your town

The American Cancer Society hosts Relay For Life events all around the Jersey Shore to remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society make a global impact on cancer. Friday, April 28: Barnegat, Barnegat High School Friday, May 12: Tinton Falls, Monmouth Regional High School Friday, May 19: Wall, Wall High School and Two Rivers, Red Bank Regional High School Saturday, May 20: Southern Ocean County, Southern Regional High School and Berkeley/Lacey, Veterans Park…

Friday
Apr 28

St. Francis Community Center Family Health & Safety Fair

10:00 am, St. Francis Community Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township

The St. Francis Community Center is celebrating 40 years of good health and community support by hosting the Family Health and Safety Fair on Friday, April 28th from 10am to 2pm in the St. Francis Community Center gym, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township. Medical professionals will be available for free screenings: vision, blood pressure, osteoporosis, cholesterol, blood sugar, hearing, skin, dental and more. Admission is FREE and free refreshments will be available. Visit the Family Health and Safety…

Friday
Apr 28

Spaghetti Dinner

4:00 pm, Tuckerton Masonic Lodge 4

Zonta of Southern Ocean County will hold a Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, April 28th from 4 to 7pm at Tuckerton Masonic Lodge 4, located at 122 Church Street in Tuckerton, to benefit Coastal Volunteers in Medicine. Call 609-296-8768 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…

Friday
Apr 28

Our Gang Players presents The Little Mermaid

7:00 pm, Barnegat High School, 180 Bengal Boulevard, Barnegat

Our Gang Players is proud to present Disney's "The Little Mermaid" on Friday and Saturday, April 28th and 29th at 7pm, and Sunday, April 30th at 2pm at Barnegat High School, 180 Bengal Blvd., Barnegat. Reserved seating is available; $18 adults, $15 students and seniors, $10 children 12 & under. Call Sherry at 609-597-0553 or visit www.ourgang.org. Tickets also available at the door.

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

Twin Lights 5K

9:00 am, Twin Lights National Landmark

The Twin Lights Historical Society will hold their Twin Lights 5K on Saturday, April 29th starting at 9am starting in the parking lot of the Twin Lights National Landmark, then looping through the town of Highlands and finishing in front of the lighthouse with a view of the Atlantic Ocean, Sandy Hook and the New York City skyline. Visit twinlightslighthouse.com for more information.

Saturday
Apr 29

MCSPCA Dog Walk & Pet Fair

10:00 am, Brookdale Community College

The Monmouth County SPCA will hold their 23rd annual Dog Walk and Pet Fair on Saturday, April 29th from 10am to 3pm at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft. The event will feature food trucks and vendors, live canine demonstrations, live music by The Wag and more. Rain date is Sunday, May 6. Visit mcspcadogwalk.org for more information.

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.

Saturday
Apr 29

Night At The Races

6:00 pm, East Dover First Aid Building, Garfield Avenue, Toms River

The Toms River East Little League will hold their Night at the Races fundraiser on Saturday, April 29th at the East Dover First Aid Building on Garfield Avenue in Toms River starting at 6pm. Visit tomsrivereast.com or call 908-600-8673 for tickets and more information.

Saturday
Apr 29

Comedy For A Cause

6:00 pm, Holiday Inn, 151 Route 72 West, Manahawkin

Comedy For A Cause will be held on Saturday, April 29th from 6 to 10pm at the Holiday Inn of Manahawkin. Tickets are $40 which includes dinner. There will be a cash bar and silent auction. Comedian Rich Vos will be the headliner with two openers preceding him. Proceeds go to the New Wave Swim Club. This swim club consists of children and adults with intellectual disabilities that attend swim meets all over the state, as well as the Special…

Saturday
Apr 29

Brewing Awareness for Autism

7:00 pm, Beach Haus Brewery

The Autism MVP Foundation will hold their annual Brewing Awareness for Autism event on Saturday, April 29th at the Beach Haus Brewery in Belmar from 7 to 10pm. Enjoy live music and more. Visit autismmvp.org for tickets and more information.

Saturday
Apr 29

iPlay America / Jar of Hope Benefit Concert

10:00 pm, iPlay America

iPlay America is excited to host, along with Jar of Hope, Freestyle artists TKA and Sweet Sensation LIVE at iPlay America’s Event Center on Saturday, April 29th. This event features two great bands that have been rocking since the 80’s and one amazing charity that make this a must see event. Don’t miss your chance to see TKA light up the room with hits like Maria, You Are the One and Come Get My Love, and Sweet Sensations delighting audience…

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

Big Brothers Big Sisters “Bowl for Kids’ Sake”

10:30 am, Playdrome Bowling Alley

Sign up your team for the Big Brothers Big Sisters “Bowl for Kids’ Sake” on Sunday, April 30th at the Playdrome Bowling Alley in Toms River starting at 10:30am. Visit bbbsoc.org or call 732-505-3400 for more information. You don’t have to be a good bowler to participate. Money raised supports the Big Brothers Big Sisters community and school-based mentoring programs here in Ocean County.

Sunday
Apr 30

Red Bank International Beer, Wine and Food Fest

12:00 pm, White Street parking lot

The Red Bank International Beer, Wine and Food Fest will take place on Sunday, April 30th in the White Street parking lot in Red Bank from noon to 7pm. It’s a family friendly outdoor celebration of international food, music, beer and wine, activities for kids and live music on two stages. Visit redbank.org for more information.

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.

Monday
May 1

Paint A Pic

7:00 pm, Baker's Water Street

Warhorse SCUBA will hold a Paint A Pic to support our veterans on Monday, May 1st from 7 to 9pm at Baker's Water Street, 4 Robbins Pkwy, Toms River. Warhorse SCUBA Inc has a simple mission - to help combat veterans through aquatic therapy. There have been many studies proving the benefits of SCUBA for those veterans returning with PTSD, amputees and other disabilities. They are here to help these combat veterans with FREE SCUBA courses and a commitment to…

Tuesday
May 2

Meatball Sub Sale

11:00 am, Bayville First Aid

The Bayville First Aid Auxiliary will hold a Meatball Sub Sale on Tuesday, May 2nd at the First Aid Squad building, located at 660 Route 9 in Bayville from 11am to 1pm. Visit bayvillefas.org or call 732-267-1754 to pre-order and for more information.

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.

Thursday
May 4

Spring Gift Auction

5:30 pm, Clarion Hotel & Conference Center

The Ocean Cares Foundation will hold their Spring Gift Auction on Thursday, May 4th at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center in Toms River. Doors open at 5:30pm. The event includes a Buffet Dinner, Door Prizes, and Gift Auction. Proceeds benefit Ocean Mental Health Services. For tickets and more information, visit oceanmhs.org.

Friday
May 5

In The Heights

7:00 pm, Lakewood High School

Lakewood High School’s Drama Department presents the musical In The Heights, Friday and Saturday, May 5th & 6th at 7pm and Sunday, May 7th at 3pm at the high school, located on Somerset Avenue in Lakewood. Call 908-489-8809 for tickets and more information.

Saturday
May 6

Seaside Walk to Defeat ALS

9:00 am, Boardwalk

The Greater Philadelphia Chapters of the ALS Association will hold their annual Seaside Walk to Defeat ALS on Saturday, May 6th from 9am to noon along the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, starting at Hiering Avenue. Visit alsphiladelphia.org for registration and more information.

Saturday
May 6

Plant Sale

9:00 am, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

The Ocean County Master Gardeners will hold a Plant Sale on Saturday, May 6th at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Ocean County on Whitesville Road at Sunset Ave in Toms River from 9am to 1pm, rain or shine. Call 732-349-1245 or visit ocean.njaes.rutgers.edu for more information.

Saturday
May 6

Mega Gift Auction

10:30 am, Ramada Inn, Toms River

CONTACT of Ocean & Monmouth Counties will hold its 32nd annual Mega Gift Auction and Spring Preview Fashion Show on Saturday, May 6th at the Ramada Inn on Route 70 at Route 9 in Toms River from 10:30am to 3:30pm. For tickets and more information call 732-240-6104.

Saturday
May 6

POAC Walk For A Difference

11:00 am, FirstEnergy Park, 2 Stadium Way, Lakewood

POAC will hold their Walk for a Difference on Saturday, May 6th at noon at FirstEnergy Park, home of the Lakewood BlueClaws, starting with a Resource Fair at 11am. Visit poacwalk.org for registration and more information.

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.

Saturday
May 6

Lady Wolves Softball Fundraising Event

3:00 pm, Headliner, 1401 New Jersey 35, Neptune

Help support the Lady Wolves in their efforts to go to the Youth Softball Nationals in Myrtle Beach, SC. Be at the Headliner in Neptune City on Saturday May 6th at 3pm. Tickets are $20. There will be drinks, entertainment and free food, all for a good cause. For further information on the Lady Wolves, please contact Lou Carlson at 732-693-3630 or Michelle Carlson at 732-763-8206 or email them at [email protected]

Saturday
May 6

Night of Cash

6:00 pm, Holiday Inn

The Southern Ocean Rotary Club is hosting their annual Night of Cash on Saturday, May 6th at the Holiday Inn of Manahawkin. $100 donation per ticket with proceeds to benefit Rotary charities & scholarships for local students. Tickets include 2 drink tickets per person, a buffet dinner, and 1 entry into the Reverse 50/50 Drawing. With $100 donation, additional guest tickets can be purchased for $50 (only for dinner/drinks). Doors open at 5:30pm Buffet Dinner: 6pm Drawings Begin at 7pm…

Saturday
May 6

Gift Auction

6:30 pm, Pioneer Hose Firehouse, Drum Point Rd., Brick

The Pioneer Hose Fire Company Ladies Aux. will host a Gift Auction on Saturday, May 6th. Doors open 6:30pm. Donation $10. Address: 312 Drum Point Rd., Brick. Lots of lovely prizes and a special Mother's Day Gift.

Sunday
May 7

Paulette’s C of Blue 5K / 1 Mile / Kid's Fun Run

8:30 am, CentraState Medical Center, Rt. 33, Freehold

Paulette’s C of Blue 5K, 1 Mile and Kids Fun Run will take place on Sunday, May 7th at CentraState Medical Center, 901 W. Main Street, Freehold from 8:30am to 1pm for Colorectal Cancer fundraising and awareness. Enjoy a day of family fun, children’s activities, local vendors, food, awards, fitness, and hope. Visit centrastatefoundation.org or call 732-294-7026 for more information.

Sunday
May 7

Cruisin' for a Cure

8:45 am, Taylor Avenue Park

The 5th annual Frank V. Panzone Jr. Memorial Cruisin' for a Cure will be held on Sunday, May 7th at Taylor Avenue Park in Beach Haven. This is a motorcycle and classic car ride with After-Party at Joe Pop’s Shore Bar & Restaurant to benefit David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation. Ride registration for the motorcycles and classic cars takes place between 8:45 and 11am before the ride begins. Visit www.davidsdreamandbelieve for more information.

Sunday
May 7

Vendor & Craft Fair

9:00 am, Pioneer Hose Firehouse, Drum Point Rd., Brick

Pioneer Hose Fire Company in Brick will hold a Vendor & Craft Fair with over 40 vendors and crafters on Sunday, May 7th from 9am to 2pm. A portion of the proceeds will go to Ocean of Love of Toms River, to benefit kids with cancer and their families.

Sunday
May 7

Spring Family Fun Day and Car Show

10:00 am, Patterson Greenhouses

Spring Family Fun Day and Car Show will be held on Sunday, May 7th from 10am to 3pm at Patterson Greenhouses in Freehold. Come pick up an early Mother’s Day gift, stroll aisles and aisles of gorgeous flowers. FREE Antique Car Show. All cars welcome. No registration needed. FREE Bounce House. FREE Face Painting. Support Stomp the Monster (www.stompthemonster.org) by enjoying BBQ, beverages, freshly popped popcorn and homemade baked goods. All proceeds from refreshments go toward fighting cancer. For more…

Sunday
May 7

Blessing of the Bikes

12:00 pm, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

The 22nd annual Blessing of the Bikes will be held on Sunday, May 7th at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church on Route 539 in Whiting from noon to 4pm to benefit St. Stephen’s Ministries.Tickets only $15. Enjoy a barbeque, music, activities and more. Call 732-350-2121 for tickets and additional information.

Sunday
May 7

New Jersey AIDS Walk

1:00 pm, The Center

The New Jersey AIDS Walk will take place in Asbury Park on Sunday, May 7th at The Center in Asbury Park on Third Avenue starting at 1pm. Help support the thousands of people living with HIV/AIDS and encourage everyone to know their HIV status. There are also walks in Atlantic City, Morristown, Newark and Ridgewood. Visit njaidswalk.org for more information.

Sunday
May 7

Building for America's Bravest Party

1:00 pm, Leggetts

The Stephan Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation will be hosting a benefit party for their program Building for America's Bravest on Sunday, May 7th from 1 to 6pm at Leggetts, located at 217 1st Ave. in Manasquan. $25 will get you a complimentary drink, food buffet, live music and more. Proceeds to benefit Building for America's Bravest, a program that builds smart homes for injured service men and women. For more info, contact Bobby Baumann at 732-539-0345.

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

Spring Rummage Sale

9:00 am, Christ Episcopal Church

The Women of Christ Episcopal Church at 415 Washington Street in Toms River will hold their annual Spring Rummage Sale on Thursday, May 11th from 9am to 3pm, and on Friday, May 12th from 9am to noon.

Thursday
May 11

Mother's Day Plant Sale

9:00 am, Mystic Island Volunteer Fire Company

Mystic Island Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will hold a Mother's Day Plant Sale on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 11th-13th from 9am to 6pm at the firehouse. Please stop by and check out the large variety of new plants available this year.

Friday
May 12

Mother's Day Flower Sale

3:00 pm, Pioneer Hose Firehouse, Drum Point Rd., Brick

The Pioneer Hose Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will host a Mother's Day Flower Sale, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 12th, 13th and 14th. Address: 312 Drum Point Rd., Brick. Friday 3-7pm, Saturday 9am-4pm,  Sunday 9am-noon.

Friday
May 12

Casino Night Fundraiser

7:00 pm, Belmar boardwalk

North Wall Little League is hosting a Casino Night Fundraiser on Friday May 12th from 7 to 11pm on the boardwalk in Belmar at the 5th Ave. Taylor Pavilion. Casino games, lots of prizes, food and drink. Special guest, former MLB Pitcher & Mets Pitching Coach, Rick Peterson. Text CASINO to 52046 to get your tickets today.

Saturday
May 13

Flea Market

8:00 am, Little Egg Harbor Community Center

The Little Egg Harbor Community Center will host a Flea Market on Saturday, May 13th from 8am to 3pm. Inside spaces are available for $10, outside for $5. Call 609-812-9355 for more info.

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

NAMI New Jersey Walk

9:00 am, Boardwalk

NAMI New Jersey will hold its NAMI New Jersey Walk on Saturday, May 13th on the boardwalk in Seaside Park at N Street starting with check-in at 9am. Visit namiwalks.org or call 732-940-0991 for more information.

Saturday
May 13

Monmouth Beach PTO 5K Run/Walk

9:00 am, Monmouth Beach School

The 23rd annual Monmouth Beach PTO 5K Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, May 13th at the Monmouth Beach School beginning at 9am, with a 5K Fun Run, 9:45am Kids' Race, age 7 and under, followed by a Dolphin Mile for kids 12 and under at 10am. Check their Facebook page for more information. Register online at https://www.raceforum.com/mb17.

Saturday
May 13

Hair Cut-A-Thon

9:00 am, OCVTS Brick Center, 350 Chambers Bridge Road, Brick

Ocean County Vocational Technical School (OCVTS) Cosmetology students will hold their annual Hair Cut-A-Thon on Saturday, May 13th from 9am to noon at the OCVTS Brick Center, 350 Chambers Bridge Road. Men, women, boys and girls - all haircuts are FREE! All donations received will benefit the Autism Speaks Foundation. It’s a great time for a new cool haircut and it’s for a great cause. No appointment is necessary. Bring your friends, bring your family. Come out and support a…

Saturday
May 13

Irish Festival

10:00 am, Lake Topanemus Pond Park

The Ancient Order of Hibernians are hosting their 3rd annual Irish Festival on Saturday, May 13th from 10am to 6pm at Lake Topanemus Pond Park in Freehold. Enjoy traditional Irish music, Irish food and craft vendors. $5 entry fee at the gate. Children under 12 get in free. Visit Central Jersey Irish Festival on Facebook or www.centraljerseyirishfestival.com.

Saturday
May 13

NJ State History Fair

11:00 am, Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Manalapan

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection will hold its annual Spirit of the Jerseys State History Fair on Saturday, May 13th at Monmouth Battlefield State Park from 11am to 5pm, rain or shine. Five centuries of NJ’s history will be represented by exhibitors and reenactors. The centennial of the 1st World War will be commemorated with several special programs. Visit http://www.njhistoryfair.org for more information.

Saturday
May 13

Hollywoof

2:00 pm, Bar Anticipation

Rescue Ridge will host its annual Hollywoof event on Saturday, May 13th at Bar Anticipation in Lake Como from 2 to 7pm. Visit rescueridge.com or call 646-248-4335 for tickets and additional information.

Saturday
May 13

Who Are You Guys

6:00 pm, Performing Arts Center

The Pet Club of Leisure Knoll proudly presents the wonderful band, "Who Are You Guys," sponsored by AristaCare at Manchester on Saturday, May 13th at 6pm at the PAC (Performing Arts Center). For ticket information or questions, please call Linda Campisi at 732-657-9449.

Friday
May 19

New Jersey Seafood Festival

Silver Lake Park, Ocean Avenue, Belmar

The New Jersey Seafood Festival comes to Silver Lake Park in Belmar, Friday, May 19th to Sunday, May 21st. This year over 40 seafood vendors and dozens of crafters coupled with the beer tent and wine garden and an all day lineup of musical performances will make for an awesome weekend. Admission is free! Visit visitbelmarnj.com for more information.

Friday
May 19

Alex and Ani Designs for Charity

6:00 pm, Alex and Ani

Alex and Ani, 12 Broad Street, Red Bank will receive 15% of all sales purchased on Friday, May 19th between 6 and 9pm to benefit the Inches of Hope Childrens Cancer Foundation. Phone orders are accepted as well, and you can even request to hold the sale until the event starts.

Friday
May 19

Food Frolic & Gift Auction

6:00 pm, St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church

The Order of the Evergreen will hold their 21st annual Food Frolic & Gift Auction on Friday, May 19th at Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church on Church Road in Toms River starting at 6pm to benefit Girl Scout programs. Call 732-349-4499 for tickets and more information.

Saturday
May 20

Berkeley/Lacey Relay For Life

12:00 pm, Veterans Park, Forest Hills Parkway, Bayville

The 12th annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Berkeley/Lacey will be held Saturday-Sunday, May 20-21, from 12pm to 6am at Veterans Park in Bayville. Relay For Life is an overnight community celebration where individuals and teams camp out, picnic, play games, fight back and remember those who currently have or have had cancer. The event will begin at 12pm with a free luncheon for cancer survivors (anyone who has ever been diagnosed with cancer), donated by the Forked…

Saturday
May 20

Walk-A-Thon

12:00 pm, Ocean Pathway, Ocean Grove

Mary’s Place by the Sea will hold their 6th annual Walk-A-Thon on Saturday, May 20th at Ocean Pathway in Ocean Grove starting at noon (11am registration). Mary’s Place by the Sea helps to provide a place for women with cancer to heal. Vist www.marysplacebythesea.org for additional information.

Saturday
May 20

Southern Ocean County Relay For Life

2:00 pm, Southern Regional High School, 90 Cedar Bridge Rd., Manahawkin

Join in the fight against cancer at the Relay For Life of Southern Ocean County on Saturday, May 20th from 2pm to midnight at Southern Regional High School in Manahawkin. Wear your favorite Halloween Costume, as this year's theme is "Halloween in May, Scare Cancer Away!" For more information go to www.rflsoc.org.

Saturday
May 20

Casino Night & Gift Auction

6:30 pm, Girl Scouts Activity Center

Pinelanders Youth Soccer Club, based in Howell, is sponsoring a Casino Night and Gift Auction on Saturday, May 20th at the Girl Scouts Activity Center, 127 Yellowbrook Road, Farmingdale. Doors open at 6:30pm. Admission is $40 in advance, $45 at the door, if available, and includes ​food and $100 in play money. For more information, email [email protected]

Sunday
May 21

Kristen’s Legacy of Love 5K Run/1Mile Walk

7:30 am, Seaside Park Boardwalk

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation will hold Kristen’s Legacy of Love 5K Run/1Mile Walk on Sunday, May 21st on the boardwalk in Seaside Park starting with check-in at 7:30am. Visit give.bafound.org/2017KLOL or call 904-662-5993 for more information.

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

Flea Market

9:00 am, Bamber Lakes Fire Company

Bamber Lakes Fire Company will hold their Flea Market on Sunday, May 21st at 2630 Lacey Road in Forked River from 9am to 1pm. Call 609-971-0044 for 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 3

Wicked Rides Hot Rod Showdown

9:00 am, Sea Pirate's Campground

The Wicked Rides Hot Rod Showdown will be held at Sea Pirate's Campground in West Creek on Saturday, June 3rd starting at 9am. Custom Cars, Trucks, Boats, Hot Rods, Motorcycles. $10 entry fee. Several categories of prizes and trophies will be awarded. All welcome. DJ will be supplying the music. Contact Bubba at 609-953-6616 for more info.

Wednesday
Jun 7

Hometown Security Seminar

10:30 am, Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Company

The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce and the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, invite you to attend a Hometown Security Seminar to help local businesses and their employees support the safety and security of the communities they serve. There is no cost to attend this seminar. This program will provide the opportunity for local businesses to collaborate with local, county, state, and…

Saturday
Jun 10

Striper Tournament & Fish Fry

3:00 am, West 78th Street public dock

The High Point Volunteer Fire Company of Harvey Cedars will hold its 10th annual Striper Tournament and Fish Fry on Saturday, June 10th at the West 78th Street public dock in Harvey Cedars starting at 3am. Call 609-494-9169 for more information.

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 24

Jim Hall Memorial Homeless Veterans Motorcycle Ride

10:00 am, Jackson Elks Lodge #2744

The Jim Hall Memorial Homeless Veterans Motorcycle Ride & BBQ Picnic will take place on Saturday, June 24th at the Jackson Elks Lodge #2744. Registration for the ride starts at 9am, the ride kicks off at 10am, the BBQ starts at noon. Cost is $25 pp. Includes food, beverages, entertainment by The Mangos, vendors, and a great time. ALL proceeds to benefit our homeless vets.

Saturday
Jun 24

Sunflower Benefit

2:00 pm, Bar Anticipation

The Sunflower Benefit to raise awareness for Lupus and TTP, in honor of Jenna Rose who sadly, lost her life to these two illnesses, will be held on Saturday, June 24th at Bar Anticipation on 16th Avenue in Lake Como from 2 to 6pm. Tickets are $25 and includes free food, live music, a 50/50 raffle and more. All proceeds will go towards fighting Lupus and TPP. For more information, call Tim Morey 862-237-0130.

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…

Tuesday
Jun 27

Voice Lessons for Men

7:30 pm, New Life Church

The Ocean County Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, a non-profit organization that has been performing and promoting a cappella singing for 60 years, is offering free voice lessons for men of all ages on Tuesday nights from 7:30 to 8:30pm, for six weeks, starting May 23rd at the New Life Church in Toms River. For more information or to register, please contact Brian Shannon at 732-503-8611.

Sunday
Jul 9

Ocean Thunder H.O.G. 2nd annual Children's Specialized Hospital Poker Run & Gift Auction

9:00 am, Harley Davidson of Ocean County

The Ocean Thunder H.O.G. 2nd annual Children's Specialized Hospital Poker Run & Gift Auction will be held on Sunday, July 9th at Harley Davidson of Ocean County, 300 Route 70, Lakewood. Poker Run Registration starts at 9am. Tricky Tray at noon. 100% of the proceeds go to Children's Specialized Hospital. Call 732-503-1735 or visit pokerrunforkids.kintera.org for more information.

Sunday
Jul 16

Riding to Save Lives Motorcycle Run

9:00 am, Shoreline Harley Davidson

Riding to Save Lives Motorcycle Run, a motorcycle charity run to benefit Pitties and Pals rescue, will be held on Sunday, July 16th starting at Shoreline Harley Davidson in Long Branch. Registration from 9 to 11am. Run ends at Latitudes on the River in Forked River with food, live music, raffles and 50/50.

Sunday
Sep 10

Daniel Patrick McCann III Poker Run

Shoreline Harley Davidson

Manasquan Hook & Ladder Fire Company #1 will hold the Daniel Patrick McCann III Poker Run on Sunday, September 10th to benefit the NJ Fallen Firefighters Memorial. It starts at Shoreline Harley Davidson in Long Branch and ends at Manasquan Hook & Ladder #1, located at 33 Abe Voorhees Drive in Manasquan. Live music, barbeque and more. Call 732-223-0929 for more information.

Saturday
Sep 16

Lakewood Lions Renaissance Faire

10:00 am, Pine Park, Lakewood

The Lakewood Lions will hold their Renaissance Faire at Pine Park in Lakewood, Saturday and Sunday, September 16th and 17th; 10am to 6pm on Saturday; 10am to 5pm on Sunday. Enjoy costumed characters, story tellers, musicians, singers, dances, entertainment and more. Visit lakewoodrenfaire.com for more information or call Don at 732-890-9347. The Club’s net proceeds benefit a wide range of Lions Charities and Projects.

Sunday
Sep 24

Hugh Claus Memorial Run

9:00 am, Basketball Courts

Hugh Claus, an Army vet and long time resident of Beachwood lost his life to a rare disease called Amyloidosis in 2013. His daughter organized this 5K Run to raise money for Amyloidosis. All proceeds to benefit the Chip Miller Amyloidosis Foundation. Sunday, September 24th at 9am at the basketball courts on 24th Street, South Seaside Park. 5K Run $25/5K Walk $15/1 Mile Fun Run $15. Register at chipmiller.org under events. Same day registration starts at 7am with price increase.…

Saturday
Sep 30

Tuckerton Seaport Classic & Antique Car and Truck Show

10:00 am, Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum

Drive on down to the Tuckerton Seaport on Saturday, September 30th from 10am to 2pm for the annual Classic and Antique Car & Truck Show, hosted in conjunction with the Vintage Auto Museum of New Jersey. Over 100 antique and classic cars and trucks will be on display, with judging and an awards ceremony rounding out the afternoon. Prizes will include door prizes, special awards, and club participation award. View cars premiering for the first time. Contact Dave at [email protected]

Saturday
Oct 7

Tuckerton Seaport "Truck"erton Food Truck and Hard Cider Fall Fest

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

Drive to the Tuckerton Seaport on Saturday, October 7th for the "Truck"erton Food Truck and Hard Cider Fall Fest from 11am to 6pm. Rain date 10/8. The Seaport will host gourmet food trucks from all over the region to bring a flavorful food blast that will satisfy every taste bud. Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum is located at 120 West Main Street in the heart of historic Tuckerton. Event admission is $8.

Thursday
Oct 26

Tuckerton Seaport Haunted Seaport

6:00 pm, Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum

Visit the Tuckerton Seaport, if you dare, for a fright-astic adventure known in local lore as Haunted Seaport on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 26th, 27th and 28th from 6 to 9pm each night. Pirates and Sea Captains long lost at sea will stroll the Seaport’s boardwalk for a night of screams. Meet and greet with the Jersey Devil, while dancing to music sure to bring even zombies back life. You will not want to miss any of the fantastic…

Friday
Dec 1

Tuckerton Seaport Christkindlmarkt

4:00 pm, Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum

The Tuckerton Seaport rolls out the holly for the annual Christkindlmarkt on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, December 1st, 2nd and 3rd from 4 to 8pm. It's a true Christmas village atmosphere. This is a European style holiday market outdoors and under huge heated tents. Craft and gift vendors, fabulous food court, hot Gluhwein, kiddie rides, Santa, rolling chair sleigh rides on the boardwalk, horse and wagon rides, demonstrations, great entertainment and holiday fun. Come jump start your holiday shopping, get…

Sunday
Dec 31

Cell Phones for Soldiers

Ocean County

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.

Sunday
Dec 31

Petfinder

www.petfinder.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…

Sunday
Dec 31

The Animal Rescue Site

www.theanimalrescuesite.com

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.