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Monday
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 1

Choose Summer at Stockton University

Stockton University

Choose Summer at Stockton University. Stockton is offering 300 plus courses, with over 165 online classes. 5 locations, including their new beachfront campus in Atlantic City. Take advantage of tuition and housing discounts and a special offer to take 3 classes for the price of 2. Learn more by visiting Stockton online.

Friday
Apr 5

St. Francis Community Center Sexual Assault Awareness Month

St. Francis Community Center

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. St. Francis Counseling Service is the designated Sexual Abuse and Assault Program for Ocean County. Sexual Abuse Counseling and Prevention programming is provided at no cost to residents. Join St. Francis Counseling for Sexual Assault Awareness Month with activities to bring awareness throughout Ocean County. Friday, April 5 – Join the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and St. Francis Community Counseling Service to Step up to the Plate against Sexual Violence at the FirstEnergy Park…

Wednesday
Apr 24

Dining For Adoptables

6:30 pm, The Renaissance

The Associated Humane Societies of Tinton Falls will hold their Dining for Adoptables Food Festival on Wednesday, April 24th from 6:30 to 9:30pm at The Renaissance in Ocean Township. Taste samples of great food while supporting the adoption of shelter animals. Click Dining4Adoptables.eventbrite.com for tickets and more information. Visit www.ahscares.org.

Thursday
Apr 25

St. Francis Community Center Family Health & Safety Fair

10:00 am, St. Francis Community Center

The St. Francis Community Center is celebrating 43 years of good health and community support by hosting the Family Health and Safety Fair on Thursday, April 25th from 10am to 1pm 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. The Ocean County Department of Solid Waste Management will be on hand with their Residential…

Friday
Apr 26

Gift Auction

5:30 pm, Toms River Elks Lodge #1875

Toms River Elks Lodge #1875 will host their annual Gift Auction on Friday, April 26th at the lodge, located at 600 Washington Street in Toms River starting at 5:30pm. Check their Facebook page for more information.

Friday
Apr 26

Designer Bag Bingo

7:00 pm, Eagleswood Firehouse

Family Promise of Southern Ocean County will host Designer Bag Bingo on Friday, April 26th at the Eagleswood Firehouse in West Creek. Doors open at 6pm, calling starts at 7pm. Admission is $35 and includes 4 bingo boards with 10 games each. There will be a gift auction a 50/50 and snacks, desserts and beverages for sale. All participants must be 18 years or older and no alcohol is permitted. To purchase tickets, call Family Promise at 609-994-3317. Tickets will…

Saturday
Apr 27

Spring Benefit Car Show

9:00 am, Tune Time Performance

Tune Time Performance in Lakewood will hold their annual Spring Benefit Car Show on Saturday, April 27th from 9am to 4pm. Entry is free for spectators, $20 to enter a car in the show. All proceeds will be donated to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. There will be raffles, food trucks and more. Raffle entries go straight to the charity bucket.

Saturday
Apr 27

Island Heights Earth Day Celebration

9:00 am, Wanamaker Field

The Island Heights Environmental Committee will hold their Island Heights Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 27th from 9am to 2pm at Wanamaker Field, with eco-friendly vendors, free seedlings of native shrubs in exchange for a bag of litter and more. Visit their Facebook page for more information.

Saturday
Apr 27

Indoor Flea Market

9:00 am, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church of Whiting is holding an Indoor Flea Market on Saturday, April 27th from 9am to 1pm. If you have items to sell, tables are available for $10. Please come and browse, as there will be a variety of items on display. The Kitchen Café will be open with lunch and snack items for sale. For further information or to reserve a table, call JoAnn Smithson at 732-408-5351 or call St. Stephen's Parish office at 732-350-2121.

Saturday
Apr 27

Lake Como 5K Romp

10:00 am, Bar Anticipation

The Jersey Shore Running Club will host the 15th annual Lake Como 5K Romp on Saturday, April 27th at 10am at Bar Anticipation in Lake Como to benefit the BPOE Elks Camp Moore for Children with Special Needs, and the Lake Como Giving Tree. The 5K Race is open to runners and walkers of all ages. Registration fees: $25 through April 19, $30 after April 20. After the race, enjoy the Post Race Party at Bar Anticipation's annual Spring Bash.…

Saturday
Apr 27

Pt. Pleasant Borough Earth Day Celebration 2019

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

The 2019 Earth Day Celebration, hosted by the Pt. Pleasant Borough's Environmental Commission will be held on Saturday, April 27th at Riverfront Park from noon to 4pm, (rain date 4/28). The event showcases vendors of green products/ideas, environmental organizations and local businesses. This year, one of the focuses of the Commission is to spread awareness of Integrated Pest Management: broad-based approach that integrates practices for economic control of pests. Vendors' exhibits will have a theme, a product, or a lesson that is…

Sunday
Apr 28

Pretty Woman, The Musical!

9:00 am, Broadway

Stafford Recreation invites you on a trip to Broadway’s Pretty Woman, The Musical! Sunday, April 28th Tickets $145 per person Leave the hassle of driving and parking behind to enjoy a day in exciting New York City to see Pretty Woman The Musical on Broadway and have some time on your own. Bus departs the Bay Avenue Community Center, 775 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin at 9am and returns at 8pm. To register, please call Stafford Recreation at 609-597-1000, ext. 8573.

Sunday
Apr 28

Over/Under Handicap Doubles Tournament

10:00 am, Playdrome Lanes

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Whiting will hold the 3rd annual Over/Under Handicap Doubles Tournament on Sunday, April 28th at 10am at Playdrome Lanes in Toms River. All bowlers both over and under the age of 50 are invited to enter the tournament as a doubles team. Call Bill at 732-814-6683, Playdrome Lanes at 732-349-5345 or St. Stephen's Parish office at 732-350-2121 for more information.

Sunday
Apr 28

Rebuilding Warriors Fundraiser

2:00 pm, Headliner

The 5th annual Rebuilding Warriors Fundraiser will be held on Sunday, April 28th from 2 to 7pm at the Headliner in Neptune. Tickets are $25, with proceeds to benefit Rebuilding Warriors, a non-profit organization that provides highly trained and socialized service/companion dogs to veterans diagnosed with PTSD and TBI (traumatic brain injuries). There will be raffles, live music, free food and more. Visit www.rebuildingwarriors.com.

Tuesday
Apr 30

A Night To Knockout Pet Cancer

7:00 pm, Langosta Lounge

The Brodie Fund will be hosting their annual Night To Knockout Pet Cancer Benefit on Tuesday, April 30th from 7 to 10pm at Langosta Lounge, located at 1000 Ocean Avenue in Asbury Park. Tickets are $80 and includes dinner, raffles, live music, prizes and more. All proceeds to benefit the Brodie Fund, a non-profit organization that gives grants to families, in need, with pets diagnosed with cancer. For more info or to purchase tickets click here.

Wednesday
May 1

Senior Information Expo

10:00 am

Stafford Recreation will host a Senior Information Expo on Wednesday, May 1st from 10am to noon at the Bay Avenue Community Center, 775 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin and the Pine Street Recreation Building, 25 Pine Street, Manahawkin. Enjoy light refreshments and entertainment. Call Jen McBrien at 609-597-1000, ext. 8573 for more info. Helpful and Beneficial Information on: Senior Services Local Groups Businesses Organizations and more.

Wednesday
May 1

Boxers & Bras for a Cause Gala

6:00 pm, Sheraton Eatontown

Join the Monmouth County Women's Council of Realtors and all of their many supporters in the real estate industry at the Boxers & Bras for a Cause 2019 Gala on Wednesday, May 1st from 6 to 10pm at the Sheraton Eatontown Hotel. Enjoy a fun-filled evening with a great purpose; raising funds to fight back and put an end to cancer. Throughout the evening, they will be auctioning off decorated boxers and bras, each with a unique theme, modeled by wonderful…

Thursday
May 2

Bus Trip to Tropicana

9:15 am, Tropicana

St. Francis of Assisi Parish is running a Bus Trip to the Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City on Thursday, May 2nd. The bus will leave St. Francis of Assisi Church parking lot promptly at 9:15am and will return at 5:30pm. St. Francis Parish is located at 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township. The cost of the trip is $30 and you will receive $25 in slot play. A limited amount of tickets are available at the front desk of the…

Thursday
May 2

Mary’s Place by the Sea NOURISH YOU

9:30 am, Mary’s Place by the Sea

Mary’s Place by the Sea will open its home on Thursday, May 2nd to thirty women from the Jersey Shore region for a day of self-care. Event participants will nourish their minds, bodies and souls through guided instructional classes including nutrition education, Soul Collage®, bracelet-making and intention-setting, yoga and meditation. While enjoying a plant-based lunch, attendees will listen-in on an intimate "fireside chat” with Executive Coach and Speaker Jeanie Coomber, Mary's Place co-founders Michele Gannon and Maria McKeon, and Karen Campi from All in the…

Friday
May 3

Stafford Recreation Pine Street Movie Matinee

1:00 pm, Pine Street Recreation Building

Stafford Recreation invites you to join them on the first Friday of each month at 1pm in the Pine Street Recreation Building for their FREE Pine Street Movie Matinee. Enjoy the show in the cozy comfort of the Community Room with free popcorn. For more information, please call Deb Budesa at 609-597-1000, ext. 8583 or email [email protected] Visit www.staffordnj.gov/220/Recreation.

Saturday
May 4

Healing Mission

8:00 am, Christ Episcopal Church

Christ Episcopal Church in Toms River will hold a Healing Mission on Saturday, May 4th from 8am to 3pm. The theme "The Power of Resurrection" will feature their guest speaker the Rev. Mother JoEllen Werthman. Music is by "Celebrate" and breakfast and lunch will be provided. Catered luncheon is $10 per person. Pre-registration required by April 30th. Please come out and join us for this spiritual and uplifting event, healing prayers, and fellowship. For further information, please call Christ Episcopal…

Saturday
May 4

Jersey Shore 5K & Team Hope Walk

9:00 am, Bar Anticipation

The Huntington's Disease Society of America will hold their Jersey Shore 5K & Team Hope Walk on Saturday, May 4th at Bar Anticipation in Lake Como starting at 9am. Thousands of families, friends, co-workers, neighbors and communities walk together each year to support HDSA's fight to improve the lives of people affected by Huntington's Disease. Call 212-242-1968 or visit hdsa.org for more information.

Saturday
May 4

Gift Auction, Spring Luncheon & Fashion Show

10:30 am, Ramada Inn of Toms River

CONTACT of Ocean & Monmouth Counties will host their 34th annual Gift Auction, Spring Luncheon & Fashion Show on Saturday, May 4th from 10:30am to 3:30pm at the Ramada Inn of Toms River. Visit contactoceanmonmouth.org for more information.

Saturday
May 4

Cornhole for a Cause

11:00 am, Brick PAL

Wingman Planning, the OceanCares Foundation and Ocean Mental Health are hosting their "Cornhole for a Cause" Cornhole Tournament in support of May being Mental Health Awareness Month on Saturday, May 4th from 11am to 6pm at the Brick PAL on Drum Point Road. Get your team together as space is limited. Once the brackets are filled that is iT. $40 Registration/Check In: 11am Games begin at noon. Register your team by emailing: [email protected] If you wish to donate, purchase a…

Saturday
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 support.bcan.org for more information.

Saturday
May 4

Paint the Mall Purple

12:00 pm, Freehold Raceway Mall

The CFC Loud N Clear Foundation will host their Paint the Mall Purple - Mental Health & Substance Abuse Awareness Day on Saturday, May 4th from noon to 4pm at the Freehold Raceway Mall. Depression, anxiety, ADD, OCD, and other mental health issues are rampant among our youth. How can we help someone suffering? What resources are available? How can someone find recovery? This event is family-friendly, free and open to the public. Call 833-300-4673 or visit healingus.org for more…

Saturday
May 4

Quatro De Mayo Poker Run

1:00 pm, Bayville Elks Lodge #2394

Bayville Elks Lodge 2394 will host their annual Quatro De Mayo Poker Run on Saturday, May 4th from 1 to 5pm. This is an any means of transportation Poker Run. $20 to participate. Registration starts at 9:30am. $15 to join the party at 1pm. Tricky Tray and 50/50. Live music by Slap Happy. And a  very special piñata! Call 732-597-4566.

Sunday
May 5

Indoor Kids' Yard Sale

1:00 am, St. Denis School

Macaroni Kid Central Jersey Shore will hold "Next Size Up: Indoor Kids' Yard Sale" on Sunday, May 5th from 1 to 4pm at the St. Denis School in Manasquan, with gently used children's clothing and toys. Donations of canned food will be accepted for the St. Denis Food Pantry. Visit centraljerseyshore.macaronikid.com for more information.

Sunday
May 5

Paulette’s C of Blue 5K / 1 Mile Run

8:30 am, CentraState Medical Center

Paulette’s C of Blue annual 5K & 1 Mile Run will take place on Sunday, May 5th from 8:30am to 1pm at CentraState Medical Center, 901 W. Main Street, Freehold for Colorectal Cancer fundraising and awareness. In addition to the 5K, enjoy fitness classes and demos, food trucks gift raffles, health screenings, fundraising prizes and children’s activities, vendors and more. Vist their Facebook page or call 732- 294-7030 for more information.

Sunday
May 5

Cruisin' for a Cure

9:00 am, Beach Haven Moose Lodge

The 7th annual Frank V. Panzone Jr. Memorial Cruisin' for a Cure will be held on Sunday, May 5th starting at Beach Haven Moose Lodge in Manahawkin. Registration begins at 9am with kickstands up at 11am. 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. Visit www.davidsdreamandbelieve for more information.

Sunday
May 5

Blessing of the Bikes

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

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Whiting will host their annual Blessing of the Bikes on Sunday, May 5th from noon to 4pm. All motorcycles will be blessed at 2pm by Father Paul. Tickets are $15 per rider, with the proceeds to benefit St. Stephen's Ministry. No charge for children under 10. Ticket price includes, barbecue, pork, non-alcoholic beverages. For further information on purchasing tickets, please call the parish office at 732-350-2121, Monday-Thursday, 10am-2pm or email [email protected] On the web at…

Wednesday
May 8

Bus Trip to Longwood Gardens

8:30 am, Longwood Gardens

Join Stafford Recreation for a trip to magnificent Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. The Gardens are world renowned for their stunning landscapes and conservatories filled with every flora imaginable. Wednesday, May 8th. Bus departs the Bay Avenue Community Center (775 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin) at 8:30am and returns at 5pm. Lunch is on your own; two restaurants conveniently located on the grounds. Ticket price of $59/person includes bus ride, entry ticket and guided tour. To register, please call the Recreation Office…

Thursday
May 9

Mental Health & Wellness Fair

10:00 am, Ocean County College

The OceanCares Foundation will hold their 2nd annual Mental Health & Wellness Fair on Thursday, May 9th from 10am to 3pm rain or shine at Ocean County College in Toms River. Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month as a community to explore all of the pieces of the puzzle: Mental, Physical and Spiritual for Wholistic Health. No Registration Required – this event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Ocean County College Campus, Main Campus, Parking Lot 2, College Drive, Toms…

Thursday
May 9

South Pacific Island Dancers

6:30 pm, Stafford Branch of the Ocean County Library

The South Pacific Island Dancers will perform at the Stafford Library on Thursday, May 9th at 6:30pm. Join us for an evening of Polynesian dance with New Jersey’s own South Pacific Island Dancers. First come, first served. Seating starts at 6pm. Sponsored by the Friends of the Stafford Library.

Saturday
May 11

Postal Food Drive

The National Association of Letter Carriers for the U.S. Postal Service will hold their 27th annual Food Drive on Saturday, May 11th. Leave a donation of a non-perishable food item at your mailbox for your carrier to pick up.

Saturday
May 11

Central New Jersey Brain Tumor Walk

8:00 am, Asbury Park Boardwalk

The Central New Jersey Brain Tumor Walk will take place on the Asbury Park Boardwalk on Saturday, May 11th at 8am, This family-friendly walk offers the chance to honor and remember loved ones and connect with brain tumor fighters and patients. All proceeds raised will go to the National Brain Tumor Society to help discover new and better treatments for brain tumor patients. Visit www.braintumorwalk.org/centralnewjersey or call 848-218-2493.

Saturday
May 11

Casino Night

6:00 pm, Greenbriar Oceanaire Clubhouse Ballroom

The Rotary Club of Barnegat will host a Casino Night on Saturday, May 11th from 6 to 10pm at the Greenbriar Oceanaire Clubhouse Ballroom in Waretown. Ticket price includes $75 worth of playing chips and access to the open bar & buffet. 100% of the proceeds will go to Rotary Club projects. Tickets are $75. Call Bill Ridgway at 609-548-1039 or register online at barnegatrotary.org.

Sunday
May 12

Komen More Than Pink Walk Early Registration

Six Flags Great Adventure

Don't miss your chance to sign up early for the Komen More Than Pink Walk at Six Flags Great Adventure in November. Only $15 if you sign up by May 12th. Take advantage of this lower registration fee. Sign up now! Komen Central and South Jersey is hosting their More Than Pink Walk at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson on Sunday, November 3rd; a 5K Run or 1 Mile Health Walk weaving through the Six Flags Great Adventure Safari and…

Monday
May 13

Hair Raiser

3:00 pm, Salon Cémone

Salon Cémone will host their 11th annual Lock of Love “Hair Raiser” on Monday, May 13th from 3 to 8pm at the salon, located at the Towne Point Shopping Center on Rt. 9 South in Manalapan. Call 908-347-6519 or visit their Facebook page for more information.

Wednesday
May 15

Defensive Driving Course

6:00 pm, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus

The Ocean County Engineering Department will hold a Defensive Driving Course, Wednesday's May 15th and 22nd from 6 to 9pm at Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood. The program will aid in a New Jersey Insurance Discount and will serve as a Two-Point Reduction Class. Participants must attend both sessions to receive full credit. The course is being offered to residents for $18. Please call 888-724-7123 to sign up.

Thursday
May 16

Gift Auction

6:30 pm, South Wall Banquet Hall

The Team Challenge Crohns and Colitis Foundation will hold a Gift Auction on Thursday, May 16th at the South Wall Banquet Hall on Atlantic Avenue in Wall Township starting at 6:30pm. Call 973-919-2137 or visit tcgiftauction.com for more information.

Friday
May 17

Spring Garden Days Plant Sale

8:00 am, Monmouth County Agriculture Building

The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Monmouth County will host their Spring Garden Days Plant Sale on Friday, May 17th from 8am to 5pm at the Monmouth County Agriculture Building, located at 4000 Kozloski Road in Freehold, with annuals, perrenials, a flea market and more. Call 732-303-7614 or click visitmonmouth.com for more information.

Friday
May 17

Wine & Beer Tasting

6:00 pm, Knights of Columbus

The Woman’s Club of Lacey will host a Wine & Beer Tasting on Friday, May 17th from 6 to 10pm at the Knights of Columbus, located at 5 Lacey Road in Forked River, to benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children of New Jersey (CASA). Visit womanscluboflacey.org or call 732- 948-1911 for more information.

Saturday
May 18

Flea Market

9:00 am, Lakeside Garden Club

Lakeside Gardeners will hold a Flea Market on Saturday, May 18th from 9am to 2pm at the Lakeside Garden Club in Whiting. Old and new treasures. For further information or table reservations, call Maria at 609-618-4036.

Saturday
May 18

FINE Art Show & Sale

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

St. Francis Community Center will be hosting their FINE Art Show and Sale on Saturday, May 18th from 9:30am to 4pm, and Sunday, May 19th from 9:30am to 2pm in the St. Francis Community Center gym, located at 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township. Professional and amateur artists participate in the show, with fine art works encompassing almost every media. These award winning artists and photographers will be showing breathtaking LBI and international landscapes, florals, birds and so much…

Saturday
May 18

Marine Corps Run for Freedom 5K

9:30 am, iPlay America

The Marine Corps Run for Freedom 5K will be held on Saturday, May 18th and will start and finish at iPlay America in Freehold. The race begins at 9:30am and runs a course around Freehold Township. Proceeds will go to the Marine Raiders Foundation, the Semper Fi Fund, and the Philip A. Reynolds Marine Corps League Detachment’s morale, welfare, and recreation fund. Visit marinecorpsrunforfreedom5k.org for more information.

Saturday
May 18

Treasure Sale, Luncheon and Bake Sale

10:00 am, Wright Memorial Presbyterian Church

Wright Memorial Presbyterian Church in Barnegat will host their Treasure Sale, Luncheon and Bake Sale on Saturday, May 18th from 10am to 2pm. There will be household items, jewelry, collectibles, antiques, tools, sports equipment and other items, all in good condition and sold at reasonable prices. The luncheon will feature delicious homemade sandwiches and desserts. The bake table will have a large selection of homemade baked items for sale. The event is sponsored by the Presbyterian Women of the church, which…

Saturday
May 18

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 18th from 11am to 2pm at FirstEnergy Park, home of the Lakewood BlueClaws, to help fund their free events and services for the autism community, like free training for parents and educators, free recreational and support services to children and adults with autism and their families, and free training for police and first responders. Visit poacwalk.org for registration and more information.

Saturday
May 18

Walk-A-Thon and 5K

11:00 am, Ocean Pathway

Mary's Place by the Sea will host their Walk-A-Thon and 5K on Saturday, May 18th starting at 11am on Ocean Pathway in Ocean Grove. Mary’s Place by the Sea is a respite home for women who are receiving treatment for cancer and are given the opportunity to pause and focus on their healing, mind, body and soul, while enjoying integrative services that complement their medical treatment. Call 732-455-5344 or visit runsignup.com for more information.

Saturday
May 18

Food Truck Festival Fundraiser

12:00 pm, Southern Regional High School

Southern Regional High School’s Class of 2021 will be hosting its second annual Food Truck Festival Fundraiser on Saturday, May 18th from 12 to 5pm at Southern Regional High School on Rt. 9 in Manahawkin. The cost of admission is $5, which includes access to the different food trucks, an ice cream truck, a variety of vendors and live music. The entrance fee will also cover children’s activities, including games and prizes, as well as emergency vehicles to explore, face…

Saturday
May 18

Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Scholarship Showcase

6:00 pm, Toms River High School East

The Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids 2nd annual Scholarship Showcase will be held on Saturday, May 18th at 6pm Toms River High School East. The Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides funding for ongoing performing arts lessons throughout the school year and/or summer camp program to kids 7-18 living with financial challenges. Scholarship recipients that have been taking lessons in dancing, acting, singing, and instrumental music will take the stage and share all…

Sunday
May 19

Jar Of Hope Stadium Run

7:00 am, FirstEnergy Park, Lakewood

Jar of Hope will host their annual Stadium Run at FirstEnergy Park, home of the Lakewood BlueClaws, on Sunday, May 19th from 7am to 1pm. Events are available for all ages and all levels of fitness. Jar of Hope is a national non-profit organization that is dedicated to bringing awareness and raising funds directed to ongoing research in the hope of eliminating Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Check their Facebook page for more information.

Sunday
May 19

Take Steps Walk

9:00 am, Asbury Park Boardwalk

The Crohns & Colitis Foundation will hold their Take Steps Walk on Sunday, May 19th on the Asbury Park Boardwalk starting at 9am. Call 646-455-9848 or visit online.crohnscolitisfoundation.org for more information.

Monday
May 20

Spring Tee Off

11:30 am, Hollywood Golf Club

The United Way of Monmouth & Ocean Counties will host their Spring Tee Off Golf Tournament on Monday, May 20th starting at 11:30am at the Hollywood Golf Club on Roseld Avenue in Deal. All new or increased donations will be matched by the Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation. For more information, visit uwmoc.org or call 848-206-2036.

Wednesday
May 22

Toms River Field of Dreams Charity Softball Game

5:00 pm, Toms River High School East

Join 100.1 WJRZ at the Toms River Field of Dreams Charity Softball Game on Wednesday, May 22nd at Toms River High School East starting at 5pm. Featuring the staff of Hooper Ave. Elementary vs. Silver Bay Elementary. All Tickets $5. Children Under 5 FREE. All proceeds from the evening will benefit and support the Toms River Field of Dreams, a sports complex dedicated to children with special needs.

Saturday
May 25

Dollar Auction

1:00 pm, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Whiting will hold a Dollar Auction on Saturday, May 25th at 1pm. Doors open at noon. Admission is free. Bring your dollars. For further information, please call the St. Stephen's Parish office at 732-350-2121.

Thursday
May 30

Dinner With Spirit

6:30 pm, Captain's Inn

The Captain’s Inn in Forked River will host "Dinner with Spirit," featuring Medium & Divine Spiritual Life Coach, Cassandra Bodhi on Thursday, May 30th starting at 6:30pm to benefit Ocean of Love.

Friday
May 31

Patriotic Dance

7:00 pm, Crestwood Village VII

The Residents Club of Crestwood Village VII will host their 7th annual Patriotic Dance on Friday, May 31st at 7pm. Music and dancing from 7 to 11pm. B.Y.O.B. Wild Rose will be playing some great classic songs, including a few patriotic tunes. All vets that attend are asked to wear something to represent their branch of service, and all others to wear some red, white and blue. Line dancers and singles are always welcome. Tickets are $20 and on sale starting…

Saturday
Jun 1

Pancreatic Cancer Walk

10:00 am, Great Lawn

The 10th annual Monmouth County Pancreatic Cancer Walk will be held on Saturday, June 1st starting at 10am on the Great Lawn at Pier Village in Long Branch. 100% of all money raised goes to Pancreatic Cancer Research with the Lustgarten Foundation. Visit lustgarten.org for more information.

Wednesday
Jun 5

Hometown Security Seminar

10:00 am, Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Company

The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, in collaboration with the U.S. 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. This program will provide the opportunity for local businesses to collaborate with local, county, state, and federal law enforcement and homeland security organizations. Topics include: Active Shooter Response, Physical Protective Measures, and Cybersecurity. WHEN Wednesday June 5,…

Saturday
Jun 8

Young Eagles Flight Rally

10:00 am, Monmouth Jet Center

Boys and girls ages 8-17 will have an opportunity to experience an airplane ride on Saturday, June 8th, as Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 315 of the North Jersey Shore hosts a Young Eagles Flight Rally at Monmouth Jet Center. There is no charge for Young Eagle flights. Those attending the flight rally are asked to enter the airport at Hurley Pond Road west of Highway 34 and proceed to the Main Terminal Building, starting at 9:30am to register for…

Saturday
Jun 8

Craft Beer Blast/Chili Cook Off

1:00 pm, Sea Pirate Campground

The annual Craft Beer Blast/Chili Cook Off to benefit Eagleswood and Parkertown Fire Companies will take place on Saturday, June 8th from 1 to 4pm at the Sea Pirate Campground in West Creek. Enter to win prizes for your best Chili and your best decorated booth. Prizes also awarded to the best Fire House Chili. You can also come by and be a taste tester. For a small donation, you can test all the chili and vote on your favorite…

Wednesday
Jun 12

Sylvia's Children Volunteer Trip to Uganda

Mbiriizi Advanced Primary School

Sylvia's children invites you to join its volunteer trip to Uganda in June to help make a difference in children’s lives. Volunteers will put on the orphans birthday party at the Mbiriizi Advanced Primary School. This will help improve the lives of over 1,000 children attending the school. The cost is $3,995 and includes airfare, lodging, meals and a three day safari. For more information, contact Sylvia Allen at 732-241-1144 or [email protected]

Saturday
Jun 15

Swap Meet & Car Show

9:00 am, Community Hall

Sentimental Cruisers will hold their Swap Meet & Car Show on Saturday, June 15th from 9am to 2pm, rain or shine at Community Hall, 101 N. Main St., Forked River. For event and pre-registration info, call Bill Moglia at 732-281-4370.

Saturday
Jun 22

Nam Knights of America Motorcycle Club Open House and Fundraiser

American Legion Post 294

Join the Nam Knights of America Motorcycle Club for an Open House and Fundraiser on Saturday, June 22nd at American Legion Post 294 on Fort Dix Road in Pemberton. The mission of The Nam Knights of America is to honor the memory of American Veterans and Police Officers who lost their lives in the line of duty and to assist their families. (Rain date: Sunday, June 23) For more info, click here.

Saturday
Jun 22

“We Are Rising” Scholarship Breakfast

9:00 am, Eagle Ridge County Club

Rays of Hope will hold their “We Are Rising” Scholarship Breakfast on Saturday, June 22nd at Eagle Ridge Golf Club in Lakewood from 9am to noon. Rays of Hope is a volunteer youth community service organization focused on developing future leaders through community service and advocacy. Visit raysofhopeinc.org for tickets and more information.

Sunday
Jun 23

Pine Beach 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run

8:00 am, Vista Park

The Ocean Running Club will host their annual Pine Beach 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run on Sunday, June 23rd in Vista Park to benefit the Pine Beach Volunteer Fire and Police Departments, as well as fund scholarships for high school students at Toms River South, North, East and Monsignor Donovan. Visit runsignup.com for more information.

Monday
Jun 24

Ladies (and Gents) on the Links

10:00 am, Hollywood Golf Club

First Tee of the Jersey Shore will host their 2nd annual Ladies (and Gents) on the Links on Monday, June 24th starting at 10am at the Hollywood Golf Club on Roseld Avenue in Deal. LPGA Tour veteran and ten-time winner Val Skinner will be honored with the Jersey Shore Ace Award. Visit thefirstteejerseyshore.org or call 732-759-2170 for more information.

Saturday
Jul 27

Rock the River

12:00 pm, Huddy Park

Rock the River will take place on Saturday, July 27th from noon to 8pm in Huddy Park, Downtown Toms River. Enjoy an energetic musical line up, eclectic entertainment, and a variety of vendors and food trucks. The show is brought to you by Bubby's Beanery, Downtown Toms River and the Little by Little Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to helping children with brain cancer and their families. The Headliner is David Cook, an American Idol winning recording artist who just finished…

Tuesday
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…

Thursday
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…

Thursday
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…

Thursday
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.