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Nov 5

Stafford Township PBA Holiday Toy Drive

Stafford Township Police Dept.

Please help the Stafford Township PBA Local 297 and Stafford Recreation annual Holiday Toy Drive. Let’s help make this a happy holiday season for Stafford Township children in need. They are looking for new, unwrapped gifts for boys and girls, newborn through age 18 (toys and age-appropriate items such as craft sets, coats, clothing and accessories, movie tickets, gift cards and certificates, etc.). Donations can be dropped off at any time at the Police Department at the Stafford Township Municipal…

Dec 1

Holiday Spectacular & Train Display

12:00 am, InfoAge Science Center, 2201 Marconi Road, Wall

The Garden State Central Model Railroad Club, Toys for Tots and InfoAge present their Holiday Spectacular & Train Display. Saturdays & Sundays December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16 & 22 noon until 5pm at InfoAge Science Center, 2201 Marconi Road, Wall. Donation: Adults $7, Kids $3. Come see operating train layouts and displays. Santa will be there, so bring your camera. Admit one adult FREE December 1, 2, 8 & 9 with an new, unwrapped toy for the Marine…

Dec 22

Christmas Cantata

3:00 pm, Forked River Presbyterian Church

Forked River Presbyterian Church presents a Christmas Cantata on Saturday, December 22nd. A Christmas Cantata, "Go Sing it on the Mountain," by Pepper Choplin will be presented by the combined voice and handbell choirs of the Forked River Presbyterian Church. Gathering music will begin at 2:30pm, followed by the Cantata at 3pm. A reception will follow the program. Admission is free, but a good will offering will be taken.

Dec 30

St. Stephen's King of the Hill Bowling Tournament

6:30 pm, Playdrome Lanes

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church of Whiting invites all area bowlers to enter their monthly King of the Hill Bowling Tournament on Sunday, December 30th at 6:30pm at Playdrome Lanes in Toms River. The all new King of the Hill features a low cost $40 entry fee and an 80% handicap based on a score of 230. The 2nd round of competition features the king having to fight his or her way through the field of the top 7 who ultimately advance.…

Dec 31

First Night Ocean County in Seaside Heights

12:00 pm, Inside the arcades along the boardwalk

First Night Ocean County in Seaside Heights is a family New Year's celebration starting at noon on New Year's Eve inside the arcades along the boardwalk, with entertainment, face painters, caricature artists, balloonists, magic shows, jugglers, crafts, and fireworks at 5pm. Bracelets will be on sale beginning Black Friday at the County Connection in the Ocean County Mall. Click their Facebook page for for information.

Jan 5

Charity Hockey Game

7:00 pm, Winding River Ice Rink

Members of the Berkeley, Manchester, and Toms River Township Police Department’s will take on the Toms River Blackhawks on Saturday, January 5th at 7pm at the Winding River Ice Rink in Toms River for a Charity Hockey Game to benefit Berkeley Township EMT Megan Franzoso. Megan works with the Silverton EMS and Tri-Boro First Aid Squad. She went into cardiac arrest in September and has been recovering. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more information.

Jan 12

Fisherman's Flea Market

9:00 am, Lacey Township High School, 73 Haines Street, Lanoka Harbor

The Lacey Township High School Fishing Club 10th annual Fisherman's Flea Market will be held on Saturday, January 12th from 9am to 2pm in the LTHS gym, 73 Haines Street, Lanoka Harbor. Check out used fishing and outdoor gear. Proceeds will fund club activities and scholarships for student members. Call 609-661-3003 for more information.

Jan 14

NJ High School Diploma Prep & ESL Classes

The Educational Services at St. Francis Community Center would like to announce enrollment for the 2019 winter classes. New Jersey High School Diploma Prep Class and English as a Second Language (ESL) are offered throughout Ocean County. Registration is scheduled for January 14th, 15th and 28th and includes: intake, assessments and orientation. GED CLASSES Holy Family Church; 1139 E. Countyline Road, Lakewood Registration: January 14th @ 6pm Southern Regional High School 600 Main St., Manahawkin Registration: January 14th @ 6pm…

Jan 16

Senior Volunteer Fair

1:00 pm, Bay Avenue Community Center

Looking to give back or get more involved in our community? To get out and about, learn new skills, make new friends, build your self-confidence, reduce stress and improve your mental and physical well-being? VOLUNTEERING can do all that for you and more. Come to the Stafford Township Recreation Senior Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, January 16th from 1 to 4pm at the Bay Avenue Community Center, 775 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin. Volunteer and meet representatives from a wide array of…

Jan 17

CONTACT of Ocean & Monmouth Counties Volunteer Training

6:30 pm, The Chelsea in Brick

CONTACT of Ocean & Monmouth Counties will begin Crisis Hotline Volunteer Training on Thursday, January 17th at The Chelsea in Brick, once a week for 12 weeks from 6:30 to 9:30pm. CONTACT is a 24-hour crisis intervention hotline that also provides information and referral to community resources. Call 732-240-6104 or visit for more information.

Jan 20

Harlem Wizards vs. Jackson Teachers

4:00 pm, Jackson Liberty High School

Teachers from Crawford, Holman and Rosenauer Elementary Schools in Jackson, McAuliffe Middle School, plus the school superintendent and the principals of Crawford and McAuliffe will take on the Harlem Wizards on Sunday, January 20th in the Jackson Liberty High School gym on North Hope Chapel Road in Jackson starting at 4pm Visit for tickets and more information.

Jan 31

Collier Team Trikeathon

5:30 pm, Vonage Campus

Collier Youth Services will hold their Team Trikeathon on Thursday, January 31st at Vonage Campus on Main Street in Holmdel starting at 5:30pm. Teams of 5-8 friends will compete against other teams racing tricycles to win bragging rights as the ultimate gang of trikes. Enjoy food and live entertainment, which will help send over 200 economically disadvantaged Monmouth County youth to Kateri Day Camp for free. For more information, visit or call 732-946-4771, ext. 130.

Feb 3

Super Plunge Sunday

1:00 pm, 48th Street Beach

The 15th annual Super Plunge Sunday is scheduled for Sunday, February 3rd at 1pm. Participants are invited to brave the icy, cold Atlantic Ocean, and will have plenty of time to be home for the big game. Super Plunge XV, a fundraiser organized by St. Francis Community Center and the Swim Teams of Southern Regional High School, will take place at the 48th Street Beach in the Brant Beach section of Long Beach Township. The “Plunge” has become a popular…

Feb 3

St. Francis Community Center $5,000 Travel Gift Certificate Raffle

1:45 pm, St. Francis Community Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township

Looking for a unique gift? Want to get away this winter? Do you have a birthday or anniversary in your future? Look no further, St. Francis Community Center is raffling off a $5,000 Travel Gift Certificate, which makes a great gift for any occasion. Why not stop by and purchase a raffle ticket (or two) for your chance for a great trip. Only 1000 tickets are being sold and tickets are only $25 each. Tickets are currently on sale at…

Feb 17

Jersey Shore Guitar & Amplifier Show

9:30 am, Bayville Elks Lodge #2394

Bayville Elks #2394 Motorcycle Committee will hold their Jersey Shore Guitar & Amplifier Show on Sunday, February 17th at the Bayville Elks Lodge on Route 9 in Bayville from 9:30am to 5pm. Buy, sell and enjoy live music, presented by Albert Music Hall. Call 732-929-2628 for more information.

Feb 23

New Jersey Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge

9:00 am, Seaside Heights

New Jersey Special Olympics will hold their Polar Bear Plunge in Seaside Heights on Saturday, February 23rd starting with registration at 9am. Thousands will take the plunge into the freezing cold Atlantic Ocean in support of New Jersey Special Olympics’ sports training and athletic competition to help children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the state. Visit for more information.

Mar 3

Art & Soul Art Show and Brunch

11:00 am, Jay and Linda Grunin Center Art Gallery

The OceanCares Foundation Art & Soul Art Show and Brunch, benefiting Ocean Mental Health Services, will be held on Sunday, March 3rd from 11am to 2pm at the Jay and Linda Grunin Center Art Gallery in Toms River. Tickets: $35 per person. Register: The event will showcase the tremendous talent OceanMHS has discovered from individuals suffering with mental illness. This is an opportunity to eliminate barriers and misconceptions surrounding mental health, encourage positive conversations to reduce stigma, and shed…

May 4

Walk to End Bladder Cancer

12:00 pm, Bradley Beach Boardwalk

The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network will hold their Walk to End Bladder Cancer on Saturday, May 4th starting at noon on the Bradley Beach Boardwalk, to help fund bladder cancer education, awareness and research. Visit for more information.

Dec 31

Soroptimist Grant Program

Throughout 2018-2019, Soroptimist International of the Central Jersey Coast will partner with The HOPE Center of Toms River to provide feminine hygiene and grooming products to women and girls in immediate crisis. Our objective is to lessen the amount of time missed from work and/or school by women, most likely heads of households, and school-aged girls due to the unavailability of these products. SICJC has been awarded a grant from Soroptimist International of the Americas to help SICJC achieve its…

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 732-606-6040. Nancy Seibert has been collecting for “Cell…

Dec 31


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…

Dec 31

The Animal Rescue Site

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