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Thursday
May 26

Golf Outing

8:00 am, Veterans Park, Forest Hills Parkway, Bayville

The Central Regional Alumni Association will hold their 9th annual Alumni Golf Outing on Thursday, May 26th at Veterans Park in Bayville, starting at 8am to benefit scholarships awarded to graduating seniors. Call 732-496-1012 or visit centralregionalalumniassociationbayvillenj.org for more information.

Thursday
May 26

Art Party

6:00 pm, Villaggio Mediterranean Grill & Brick Oven Pizza, 100 McKinley Avenue, Manahawkin

Join Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County as they partner with Two Chicks and a Paintbrush for a night of fun, art, food and drinks on Thursday, May 26th from 6 to 9pm at Villaggio Mediterranean Grill in Manahawkin. Come paint your own wine glasses. $40. RSVP to Alice at 732-505-3400. Must be 18+ to attend. BYOB.

Saturday
May 28

Memorial Weekend Festival

Memorial Weekend Festival

Bradley Beach kicks off summer with their annual Memorial Weekend Festival, May 28th to May 30th starting with a parade at 10am along Ocean Avenue. Enjoy kiddie rides, shipwreck miniature golf, live music and more. Call 732-776-2999, ext. 1050 for more information.

Saturday
May 28

Flea Market

9:00 am, Faith Community Church

Faith Community Church in Bayville will be holding a Flea Market on Saturday, May 28th from 9am to 3pm. Stop in for lunch, then see what everyone has to offer. Vendors include Posh, Paparazzi, doTerra Oil, Jewelry in Candles, Crystal Jewelry, LulaRoe, Avon, Pink Zebra, Scentsy, Younique, Dog Treats, Origami Owl, Thirty One, Pampered Chef, plus Flea Market vendors. Call Arlene at 609-207-9044 to reserve your spot. Visit http://heyevent.com/event/qxnscpuh5yo7ca/faith-community-umw-flea-market

Saturday
May 28

Craft/Vendor Fair

10:00 am, Whispering Pines Park

The Manitou Park Fire Company Women's Auxiliary will hold their 2nd annual Craft/Vendor Fair on Saturday, May 28th from 10am to 4pm at Whispering Pines Park in Berkeley Township.

Sunday
May 29

Memorial Day Picnic

1:00 pm, Toms River Elks #1875

Toms River Elks #1875 will have a Memorial Day Picnic on Sunday, May 29th at their headquarters located at 600 Washington Street in Toms River starting at 1pm. Enjoy music from True Tones. Call 732-267-9574 or visit tomsriverelks.com for more information.

Tuesday
May 31

Tuckerton Seaport needs your help!

Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum

Early Tuesday morning on May 3rd at 12:58am, the police alerted Tuckerton Seaport that a sprinkler was going off on the top floor of the Visitor Center. While the cause of the fire suppression sprinkler's activation is uncertain, all 3 floors of the Visitor Center including the Gift Shop, Offices, Rutgers Exhibit, Wildside Exhibit, and Electrical Room experienced a significant amount of water damage. Action was immediately taken to mitigate further damage. Their insurance company is processing the claim, but…

Tuesday
May 31

Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore Princess Party Recruitment Night

6:00 pm, Lacey Community Hall, Route 9 and Lacey Road, Forked River

The Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore will hold a Princess Party Recruitment Night on Tuesday, May 31st from 6 to 8pm at Lacey Community Hall on Lacey Road in Forked River for girls in grades K-12, including special needs. Information on camp will also be available. Troop leaders are also needed. Financial aid is available. Call 732-349-4499 for more information.

Wednesday
Jun 1

New Jersey Teen Arts Festival

Ocean County College

The New Jersey State Teen Arts Festival will be held June 1st, 2nd and 3rd at the Toms River campus of Ocean County College. It offers an opportunity for young artists in New Jersey to receive invaluable feedback and instruction from professionals in the creative and performing arts. For 40 years, the Festival has been the premiere arts event for high school and middle school students from throughout the state, bringing them together to explore artistic possibilities, share achievements in…

Friday
Jun 3

Flavor Unleashed

6:00 pm, Uncle Will's Pancake House

The "Flavor Unleashed" Dinner to benefit The Friends of Southern Ocean County Animal Shelter will be held on Friday, June 3rd from 6 to 8pm at Uncle Will's Pancake House, 3 S. Bay Ave., Beach Haven. Door prizes and silent auction. $40 per person. Tickets available at Lucky's Bed and Biscuit, 609-597-9009.

Saturday
Jun 4

Sgt. John Lyons Run to Remember

8:30 am, 24th Ave.

The Sgt. John Lyons Run to Remember will be held on Saturday, June 4th in Seaside Park. Proceeds to Wounded Warrior Project and ORC Scholarship Fund. 5K/1 Mile Fun Run registration: sign up online at rtrj.org. 1 Mile starts 8:30am, 5K starts at 9am. Awards: 5K: Top 3 overall M/F and age groups. Directions: Follow signs for Island Beach State Park, So. Seaside Park on 24th Ave. Meet at 24th Ave. basketball courts. Parking available in center median on Central Avenue.…

Saturday
Jun 4

FREE American Heart Association Adult Hands-Only CPR Training

9:00 am, Manalapan Township Community Center

Manalapan, NJ First Aid & CPR, LLC is proud to announce a FREE American Heart Association Adult Hands-Only CPR Training event at the Manalapan Township Community Center on Saturday June 4th. Pre-Registration is required for the 1-hour training that will be offered at the Manalapan Twp. Community Center, 114 Route 33, West Manalapan, throughout the day from 9am through 4pm every hour on the hour. Attendees will be trained to spot a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), call 911, and provide…

Saturday
Jun 4

Monmouth County Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk

10:00 am, Monmouth University

The Monmouth County Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk will be held on Saturday, June 4th at Monmouth University, West Long Branch. Pancreatic Cancer Research events are a great way to increase funding for research and raise awareness for pancreatic cancer. Lustgarten Foundation Events serve as a wonderful celebration of the progress being made in the fight against this disease, and your important participation provides hope for the future. Pre-Registration Fee: $50. Registration: 8:30am | Walk starts at 10am. Visit 2016monmouthwalk.kintera.org for more information.

Saturday
Jun 4

Summerfest In The Park

11:00 am, Community Park, Point Pleasant

The Point Pleasant Chamber of Commerce presents their 26th annual Summerfest In The Park on Saturday, June 4th from 11am to 7pm in Community Park, at the corner of Beaver Dam Road and Bridge Ave. Enjoy live music, a beer and wine garden, vendors, an expo, artists, children’s activities, rides and food. Visit pointpleasantchamber.org or call 732-295-8850 for more information.

Saturday
Jun 4

Strawberry Festival

12:00 pm, Ocean Community Church

Ocean Community Church in Manahawkin will host their 36th annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 4th from noon to 3pm. Come out and enjoy delicious strawberry shortcake made with pound cake, ice cream, strawberries and real whipped cream. There will be handmade crafts, jewelry, baked goods and attic treasures for sale. Admission is free. Tickets for shortcake are $6/adults, $3/children 10 and under. Tickets available in advance and at the door. Questions, call the church office at 609-597-5151.

Saturday
Jun 4

Casey Vetrano Bowling Benefit and Gift Auction

1:00 pm, Shore Lanes

The 6th annual Casey Vetrano Bowling Benefit and Gift Auction will take place on Saturday, June 4th from 1 to 6pm at Shore Lanes on Route 35 in Neptune, to benefit Ronald McDonald Camp. Enjoy live music, ice cream, caricature painting an a poker run mystery ride. Visit carneyvetranobenefit.webs.com or call 732- 775-6050 for more information.

Sunday
Jun 5

Down on the Farm 5K & Family Fun Day

9:00 am, Allaire Community Farm

The Allaire Community Farm presents their Down on the Farm 5K & Family Fun Day on Sunday, June 5th from 9am to 4pm at the farm, located at 2840 Allaire Road in Wall, to benefit the farm and the Visitation Relief Center. Visit raceroster.com for more information.

Sunday
Jun 5

Poker Run

9:00 am, Jacks Goal Line Stand

Strength & Honor New Jersey will be hosting a Poker Run on Sunday, June 5th. Registration is 9 to 11am at Jacks Goal Line Stand in Long Branch. The ride starts in Long Branch and ends at Bar Anticipation in Lake Como. At Bar A, there will be poker, a 50/50 raffle, live music, free food, and more. Tickets are $25 for riders, $15 for passengers. All proceeds to benefit Veterans Care Services, and Local Public Safety Organization. More info…

Sunday
Jun 5

Ronald McDonald House Walk for Kids

9:00 am, Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson

The Ronald McDonald House of Central & Northern New Jersey will hold their 17th annual Walk for Kids on Sunday, June 5th at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson starting at 9am. Register online and receive a free "Walk For Kids" t-shirt, free parking, and spend the day in the park. Pre-register at rmh-cnj.ejoinme.org or get more information. Everyone is welcome to join Ronald McDonald on this walk around Great Adventure. Come as an individual, family or build a team with your…

Sunday
Jun 5

Nutter Run

10:30 am, Sea Girt

The New Jersey Army National Guard Officer Candidate School’s 12th annual Nutter Run will take place on Sunday, June 5th in Sea Girt starting at 10:30am. The SSNO was established in the memory of Sergeant Sam Nutter, and benefits Army National Guard families in need. Visit sgtnutterrun.org for more information.

Monday
Jun 6

Jim Goddard Memorial Golf Tournament

11:00 am, Spring Meadow Golf Course

Manasquan Elks Lodge #2534 will host the Jim Goddard Memorial Golf Tournament on Monday, June 6th at Spring Meadow Golf Course on Atlantic Avenue in Farmingdale starting at 11am. Call 732-223-2534 for more information.

Wednesday
Jun 8

Red, White and Brew

5:30 pm, Toms River Country Club

The 11th annual Red, White and Brew Wine Tasting Event will take place at the Toms River Country Club on Wednesday, June 8th from 5:30 to 8:30pm to benefit the J. Phillip Citta Regional Cancer Center at Community Medical Center. For Ticket Information, call 732-557-8131 or visit cmcgiving.org.

Friday
Jun 10

Gift Auction

6:00 pm, St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 2200 Church Road, Toms River

Toms River High School North Marching Mariners Boosters are hosting their 5th annual Gift Auction on Friday, June 10th from 6 to 11pm at St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church in Toms River. Win wonderful prizes and have fun. General admission tickets are $20. Dessert and beverages are included. BYOB and BYOF (Food). Presale tickets are available. A $25 value for $20. All proceeds earned will be used toward the much needed repair or replacement of band instruments. For more information…

Saturday
Jun 11

Striper Shootout & Fish Fry

High Point Vol. Fire Co.

The High Point Vol. Fire Co. Striper Shootout & Fish Fry will be held on Saturday, June 11th in Harvey Cedars, LBI. It's an all boat Striped Bass Tournament that draws on average 50 to 60 boats every year. The after party consists of a live band, 20 keg beer truck, tequila bar, epic raffle prize tables, silent auction, an all you can eat fish fry. Sponsors, donated raffle prizes, silent auction items from local artists, food donations, etc are all…

Saturday
Jun 11

Lacey Fishing Derby

8:00 am, Mill Pond School

The Lacey High School Fishing Club, Lacey Municipal Alliance & Lacey Recreation will hold the inaugural Lacey Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 11th from 8am to noon at Mill Pond School. Call 609-661-3003 for more information.

Saturday
Jun 11

Short Stacks for a Tall Cause

8:00 am, Applebee's

Come out to support the Manchester Volunteer Fire Company at their Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, June 11th at the Applebee's in Manchester. The breakfast runs from 8 to 10am and includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, and a beverage all for $10. Check out the Manchester Volunteer Fire Company Facebook page, email [email protected], or call 848-992-7280 for more information.

Saturday
Jun 11

Stafford Township Founder's Day

10:00 am, Doc Cramer Sports Complex

Join your friends and neighbors and celebrate Stafford Township’s Founder's Day on Saturday, June 11th. The day starts off with a brunch at the Stafford Fire House for area residents 70 years or older, followed by a hometown parade that kicks off at 10am and runs along Stafford Avenue to Route 9. NEW THIS YEAR: Festivities are set to begin at the Doc Cramer Sports Complex at 2pm. Activities will include Opening Ceremonies, Entertainment , Craft and Food Vendors, Local…

Saturday
Jun 11

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 11th for the 5th 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 for a fun-filled day…

Saturday
Jun 11

Lacey Shorefest

11:00 am, Lacey United Methodist Church, 203 Lacey Road, Forked River

The Lacey United Methodist Church will hold Lacey Shorefest on Saturday, June 11th from 11am to 4pm at the church located at 203 Lacey Road in Forked River. There will be Food Trucks, a Car Show, Art Show, Petting Zoo and more. Call 609-693-5222 for more information.

Saturday
Jun 11

Chili Cook Off

1:00 pm, Sea Pirate Campground

The Parkertown and Eagleswood Fire Companies will hold a Chili Cook Off on Saturday, June 11th starting at 1pm at Sea Pirate Campground on Route 9 in West Creek. Call 609-296-7400 for more information.

Saturday
Jun 11

Scholarship Celebration

6:00 pm, Ocean County College, Main Campus

The Ocean County College Foundation will host their annual Scholarship Celebration on Saturday, June 11th at the OCC Main Campus in Toms River starting at 6pm with a buffet dinner, entertainment, silent auction and more. Call 732-255-0492 or visit ocean.edu for more information.

Sunday
Jun 12

Flag Day Ceremony

12:00 pm, Manahawkin Elks Lodge #2340, 520 Hilliard Blvd., Manahawkin

The Manahawkin Elks Lodge, located at 520 Hilliard Blvd., Manahawkin, will be hosting a Flag Day public event on Sunday, June 12th at noon. Lodge Officers conduct a ceremony in remembrance of the day (June 14, 1777) when congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the national flag of the United States. Local Armed Forces personnel also attend and participate in the ceremony. Following the ceremony, the Elks lodge will hold their annual "Cheeseburgers in Paradise" event at 1pm for…

Monday
Jun 13

Free citizenship preparation classes

6:00 pm, Donovan High School

Free citizenship preparation classes will be offered this summer from June 21st to July 28th at Donovan High School, Toms River. Classes will be on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 to 9pm. In order to qualify, you must have a green card for at least 5 years and be able to speak, read and write English. Registration is on Monday, June 13th at 6pm. Call Sr. Margaret Nulty at 732-998-3153  or email [email protected] to pre-register.

Saturday
Jun 18

Stafford Run for Hope

7:00 am, Manahawkin Lake Park, Rt. 9 and North Lakeshore Drive, Manahawkin

The Stafford Run for Hope to benefit David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation will be held on Saturday, June 18th at Manahawkin Lake Park starting at 7am. The Triathlon, Duathlon and Aquabike will start at 7am sharp. The Run for Hope 5K will start at 7:30am. All events start and finish at Manahawkin Lake Park. Register online here.

Saturday
Jun 18

Saverio B. Costantino Memorial Food Drive

9:00 am, Gille Park

The Saverio B. Costantino Memorial Food Drive will take place on Saturday, June 18th at Gille Park in Forked River from 9am to 5pm, to benefit the Lacey Food Bank. Enjoy music, entertainment and more. Visit their Facebook page for more information.

Saturday
Jun 18

St. Francis Community Center Spring Craft Show

9:30 am, St. Francis Community Center Gym, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township

The annual Spring Craft Show will take place on Saturday, June 18th from 9:30am to 4pm at the St. Francis Community Center Gym, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township. Enjoy many new crafts as well as old favorites. Highlights include, handmade baskets and soap, silver and seaglass jewelry, driftwood art, shell craft, knitted and crochet items, quilts, home décor, LBI gifts, photographs and so much more. There will be a Chance Auction and breakfast & lunch will be available.…

Saturday
Jun 18

Equality Walk

11:00 am, Kennedy Park

The 2016 Equality Walk REGISTER: www.GSEquality.org/Walk DAY: Saturday, June 18th TIME: Registration begins at 10am; Walk steps off at approximately 11am PLACE: Kennedy Park in Asbury Park (Grand Avenue between Cookman Ave and Lake Ave. Using a GPS? 517 Lake Ave. is the nearest address. Please use street parking. Meet us on Grand Avenue between Cookman Ave. and Lake Ave. - RAIN OR SHINE! This year’s theme, Stepping Toward Lived Equality, reflects an emphasis on strengthening our recent wins in…

Saturday
Jun 18

Antique Appraisals

11:30 am, Forked River Presbyterian Church, 131 North Main St. (Route 9), Forked River

The Forked River Presbyterian Church is sponsoring Antique Appraisals on Saturday, June 18th from 11:30am to 4:30pm at the church, located at 131 North Main Street (Route 9). Legacies Old & New will be available to appraise your antiques at $5 per item (five item limit per person), on a first come-first served basis. A light lunch, snacks, coffee, tea, and soda will be available for purchase. Dig out those treasures that have been passed down to you from your…

Monday
Jun 20

Tom G. Jr. Memorial Golf Outing

11:30 am, Woodlake Country Club, 25 New Hampshire Ave., Lakewood

Tom Giannattasio Jr. 17th annual Memorial Golf Outing at Woodlake Country Club, 25 New Hampshire Ave., Lakewood, Monday, June 20th - Rain or Shine. Registration & Lunch - 12pm ~ Tee Time – 1:30pm (Shotgun Start - Scramble). Post Outing and Awards Dinner will be held at Woodlake Country Club. Fee is $140 per player which includes green fees, locker room, cart, lunch, refreshments, prizes and awards dinner. Register at www.TomGJrMemorialFund.com. Call 732-477-8959.

Tuesday
Jun 21

Golf Outing

8:30 am, Woodlake Country Club, 25 New Hampshire Ave., Lakewood

The Center for Vocational Rehabilitation will be holding their annual Golf Outing on Tuesday, June 21st at Woodlake Country Club in Lakewood. Registration is at 7:30am. Shotgun start at 8:30am. There will be food, contests, games and prizes, with all proceeds to benefit CVR. CVR is an organization that has been helping individuals with disabilities in many aspects of their lives for over 50 years. To register or to become a sponsor visit cvrus.org. For more info, please contact Holly…

Friday
Jun 24

Autism Speaks Wrestling Fundraiser

7:00 pm, Russell O. Brackman Middle School

There will be a fundraiser for Team for Jason's Jems on Friday, June 24th from 7 to 10pm, with all proceeds going to Autism Speaks. A Night of Pro Wrestling by Gamechanger Wrestling will take place at the Russell O. Brackman Middle School in Barnegat. Tickets available online at gamechangerwrestling.com, at Bruno's Meat Market on Route 9, or by calling 201-257-8621.    

Saturday
Jun 25

Summerbrew 2016

5:00 pm, Island Heights Volunteer Fire Company

Island Heights Volunteer Fire Company 1 will hold their annual Summerbrew 2016 on Saturday, June 25th from 5 to 8pm at their firehouse, located at 15 Lake Avenue in Island Heights. Enjoy a wide selection of foreign and domestic beers, plus local craft beers, plus live entertainment from The Nines. Check their Facebook page or call 732-674-7869 for tickets and additional information.

Sunday
Jun 26

Pine Beach 5K

8:00 am, Vista Park

The Ocean Running Club will hold their Pine Beach 5K on Sunday, June 26th at Vista Park in Pine Beach starting at 8am. Proceeds benefit Pine Beach Volunteer Fire Department and Ocean Running Club Scholarship Fund. Visit raceforum.com/pb5k or call 732- 341-0838 for more information.

Sunday
Jun 26

Rides and Rods

12:00 pm, Manahawkin Elks Lodge #2340, 520 Hilliard Blvd., Manahawkin

The Manahawkin Elks Lodge, located at 520 Hilliard Blvd., Manahawkin, will host a Rides and Rods day of fun and entertainment on Sunday, June 26th from noon to 5pm. A variety of motorcycles and classic cars will be on display. Public is welcome to attend. Admission is free. Food and beverages will be sold on the premises.

Thursday
Jun 30

Striper Marathon

JCSA Clubhouse

Jersey Coast Shark Anglers - Striper Marathon! Price: $120 per angler  Date: May 1st - June 30th 2016 First 80 Anglers - $5280 in Prizes! First Bass Weighed In Over 50lbs is  Guaranteed $250! Fish Your Way: Private Boat, Head Boat, Kayak or Beach Captain's Meeting Fri. Apr. 29th at 7pm JCSA Clubhouse 385 Herbertsville Rd. Brick, NJ For additional info and entry, visit https://www.jcsa.org/purchase-tournaments.html

Saturday
Jul 9

Toms River Lemonade Day

Lemonade Day

Toms River Lemonade Day is a community-wide educational program that teaches youth the entrepreneurial skills necessary to start, own, and operate their own business; a lemonade stand. Youth who register (most typically 3rd – 6th graders) are taught 14 lessons from their entrepreneurial workbook with either a parent, teacher, youth organization leader or other adult mentor. At the conclusion of the lessons, they are prepared to open their first business, a lemonade stand, on Lemonade Day on Saturday, July 9th.…

Sunday
Jul 10

Seafood Festival by the Bay

12:00 pm, Dutchman's Brauhaus

The Seafood Festival by the Bay will be held on Sunday, July 10th from noon to 6pm in the parking area along the Bay at the Dutchman's Brauhaus, 2500 E. Bay Ave., Manahawkin (Cedar Bonnet Island). This is the home of the Maximilian Foundation Organization. The Maximilian Foundation is a non-profit, tax exempt organization dedicated and committed to supporting bona fide programs that work with Children and Adolescents insecurities through counseling, substance abuse awareness and education. Visit www.themaximilianfoundation.org/  

Monday
Jul 11

Toms River Police Youth Camp

8:30 am, Toms River Police Youth Camp

Toms River Police will hold their second annual Youth Camp, Monday through Friday, July 11th to July 15th from 8:30am to 3pm each day to give Toms River children an inside look at law enforcement. Participants will get to ride in police cars, utilize specialized police equipment, learn self-defense tactics, and physical agility. Send an email to [email protected] for more information.

Saturday
Jul 16

Chicken Barbecue Fundraiser

Pleasant Plains Volunteer Fire Department, 40 Clayton Avenue, Toms River

Pleasant Plains Volunteer Fire Department will be holding their 35th Chicken Barbecue fundraiser on Saturday, July 16th at their firehouse at 40 Clayton Avenue in Toms River. Call 732-349-0808 or 732-664-2237 for more info.

Saturday
Jul 16

Undy Run/Walk

8:00 am, Great Lawn

The Undy Run/Walk, a family and dog-friendly, underwear-themed 5K that raises awareness and funds for cancer awareness and prevention, will be held on Saturday, July 16th on the Great Lawn at Pier Village in Long Branch. Registration at 7am. Starting time is 8am. Register now at Undy Run/Walk

Sunday
Jul 17

Riding to Save Lives Motorcycle Run

9:00 am, Rubber Side Down

Pitties and Pals Rescue will hold their Riding to Save Lives Motorcycle Run on Sunday, July 17th starting at Rubber Side Down on Route 70 in Whiting at 9am. An after-ride party follows at Latitudes on the River in Forked River. Call 732-278-4201 for more information.

Monday
Jul 18

Golf Fore America’s Bravest Tournament

Eagle Oaks Country Club

The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation will host their 3rd annual Golf Fore America’s Bravest Tournament on Monday, July 18th at Eagle Oaks Golf Club in Farmingdale. Visit tunnel2towers.org for more information.

Friday
Jul 29

Disney's The Little Mermaid

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

BCCT (Brick Children's Community Theatre presents Disney's The Little Mermaid at The Historic Strand Theater, 400 Clifton Avenue, Lakewood. Friday, July 29th at 7:30pm, Saturday, July 30th at 2 and 7:30pm, Sunday, July 31st at 2pm. $14 children 12 and under • $16 seniors/students • $18 adults. For info, visit www.bcct.org

Saturday
Jul 30

Art Star Craft Bazaar

10:00 am, Bradley Park

The Art Star Craft Bazaar returns to Asbury Park on Saturday, July 30th from 10am to 7pm and Sunday, July 31st from 10am to 4pm at Bradley Park, Ocean Ave. & 5th Ave., Asbury Park. Shoppers can expect over 40 curated Art/Craft Vendors from the region, many of whom will be showing in Asbury for the first time. All work will be of high quality, affordable, and there will be something for everyone. Expect fine art prints, jewelry, home goods,…

Monday
Aug 1

Karl Nelson Celebrity Golf Tournament

10:00 am, Pine Barrens Golf Club

Ocean of Love will hold the Karl Nelson Celebrity Golf Tournament on Monday, August 1st at the Pine Barrens Golf Club in Jackson starting at 10am. Visit oceanoflove.org for more information.

Sunday
Aug 7

Kortney’s Challenge 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk

8:30 am, Monmouth Park Racetrack, Oceanport

The Kortney’s Challenge 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk will take place on Sunday, August 7th at Monmouth Park in Oceanport starting at 8:30am. Walkers and runners of all levels and strollers welcome with free fun for kids before and after the race. Visit thekortneyrosefoundation.org or call 732- 222-1491 for registration and more information.

Tuesday
Aug 9

Paint Your Pet

6:30 pm, Tuscan Bistro Bar

You will have the chance to Paint Your Pet with the Jersey Shore Animal Center and My Creative Canvas on Tuesday, August 9th from 6:30 to 9:30pm at the Tuscan Bistro and Bar in Toms River. $50 per painter and seats are limited. All you have to do is provide the studio a picture of your pet and they will sketch it out and they will be there to help you make it come alive. You can purchase tickets at…

Tuesday
Aug 16

Beach Band Aid

7:00 pm, Jenkinson's Boardwalk

The Point Pleasant First Aid & Emergency Squad will hold Beach Band Aid on Tuesday, August 16th at Jenkinson’s on Ocean Avenue in Point Pleasant Beach starting at 7pm. Enjoy Woodstock-era music performed by Glenn Burtnik and The Summer of Love and help raise funds for a new ambulance. Check their Facebook page for tickets and additional information.

Thursday
Sep 1

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.

Saturday
Sep 17

Jersey Shore Out of the Darkness Walk

Jersey Shore Out of the Darkness Walk

The Jersey Shore Out of the Darkness Walk will be held on Saturday, September 17th at the Manasquan Boardwalk. Funds will allow AFSP ( American Foundation for Suicide Prevention) to fund research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss. For more information, contact: Jessi Gregory, Walk Chair at 908-433-9185 [email protected] Lorraine Mackin, New Jersey AFSP Area Director at 908-514-6028 [email protected]

Saturday
Sep 17

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 17th and 18th from 10am to 6pm. Enjoy costumed characters, story tellers, musicians, singers, dances, entertainment and more. Visit lakewoodrenfaire.com for more information.

Sunday
Sep 25

Hugh Claus Memorial Run

7:00 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 25th at 7am 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
Oct 1

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, October 1st 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 15

Lighthouse Challenge of NJ

8:00 am, New Jersey’s historic lighthouses and related museums

The New Jersey Lighthouses and select museums happily announce that they are again hosting The Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey the weekend of October 15th and 16th. Visit all of New Jersey’s historic lighthouses and related museums during this weekend of fun and exploration and help raise funds for the continued preservation, education and restoration of these historic structures.  A Fall weekend of family fun. For more information on the Lighthouse Challenge, please visit http://lhchallengenj.org/home.php.

Thursday
Oct 20

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 20th, 21st and 22nd 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. Try to find your way out of our phragmites maze and climb aboard a hayride for a ghostly howling good time through the Haunted Woods. Meet and greet…

Wednesday
Nov 16

March of Dimes New Jersey Chapter Nurse of the Year Awards

Pines Manor

Nominations are now open for the 11th annual March of Dimes New Jersey Chapter Nurse of the Year Awards. The March of Dimes will be honoring nurses, the unsung heroes of healthcare, for their outstanding contributions. The award ceremony will be held on November 16th, 2016 at Pines Manor in Edison, New Jersey. Nominations for nurses in 17 different categories are being accepted until July 15th, 2016. Nurses throughout the state who have been nominated will gather with coworkers, families…

Friday
Dec 2

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 2nd, 3rd and 4th 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…

Saturday
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…

Saturday
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.