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Date Event Description Time / Location
10/21

Brick Township Chamber of Commerce Chamberfest

The Brick Township Chamber of Commerce will be holding their annual event Chamberfest. The event, which is also their annual meeting with election of the 2015 Board of Directors, will take place at the River Rock Restaurant & Marina Bar at 1600 Route 70 in Brick on Tuesday, October 21st from 5 to 7pm and will feature a variety of exciting components. All attendees are encouraged to bring a plentiful supply of business cards. OceanFirst Bank is the corporate sponsor of the event.

In addition to networking and member infomercials, there will be refreshments, prizes and information about the organization’s free advertising programs and other benefits of membership. Adding excitement to the evening will be the drawing of the winner of the $10,000 (based on the sale of 200 tickets) Dream Dollars Raffle. The raffle raises money for scholarships for deserving students.  This year the organization awarded $22,000 for continuing education. A very limited number of the raffle tickets are still available for purchase. Please call 732-477-4949 if interested or for more information.

The cost to attend this program is $15 for members and $25 for not-yet members for those pre-registered. Reservations are encouraged and may be made by calling the Brick Township Chamber of Commerce at 732-477-4949.

You can find out more about the services and programs they offer by visiting their website at www.brickchamber.com.

INFO 5-7pm, River Rock Restaurant & Marina Bar, 1600 Rt. 70, Brick
10/2310/25

Alice in Wonderland

The Bengal Theatre Company of Barnegat High School presents "Alice in Wonderland" on Thursday, October 23rd and Friday, October 24th at 7pm and on Saturday, October 25th at 2 and 7pm in the school auditorium. It’s the classic tale about a girl who follows her extraordinary dream, and in the process discovers the importance in believing in the unbelievable. Visit BarnegatSchools.com/bhs for more information.

INFO 2 & 7pm, Barnegat High School auditorium
10/24

Women's Council of Realtors Ocean County Chapter annual "Bras for a Cause"

The Women's Council of Realtors Ocean County Chapter will hold their 4th annual "Bras for a Cause" event, featuring male models wearing bras for auction to benefit the American Cancer Society, as well as the Ocean County Board of Realtors Charitable Foundation on Friday, October 24th from 6 to 9pm at the Captain's Inn in Forked River. There will be a live auction, horsd'oeuver stations, cash bar and live music. Come out and support. $20 tickets in advance and $25 at the door. Call 609-618-1669 or 609-335-4547 for more information or to sponsor this event.

INFO 6-9pm, Captain's Inn, E. Lacey Road, Forked River
10/24

Brick Township Volunteer EMS Comedy Night

Brick Township Volunteer EMS Comedy Night, starring The Bread and Milk Guy, Vic DiBitetto and Tom Gooch, Friday, October 24th, 500 Aurora Place, Brick. Doors open at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Refreshments available BYOB 21 permitted. For more information and table reservations, please call Donna at 732 920 3893.

INFO 8pm, 500 Aurora Place, Brick
10/25

Starve Poverty Clothing Giveaway

Starve Poverty will  hold a Clothing Giveaway at the Lanoka Fire Department on Route 9 at Warren Avenue in Lanoka Harbor on Saturday, October 25th from 9am to 1pm. You can shop for gently used clothing and household items at no cost.

INFO 9am-1pm, Lanoka Fire Department, Rt. 9 at Warren Ave., Lanoka Harbor
10/25

Lacey Food Bank Yard Sale

The Lacey Food Bank Yard Sale is coming Saturday, October 25th.

They are in need of two things- DONATIONS AND SHOPPERS!

If people wish to donate, please bring items early Saturday morning 7:30am.

Address: 102 Station Drive at the corner of Parker Ave., Forked River, one block from Route 9.

Shopping hours 9am-3pm.

For more information, please call Regina Discenza, 609-693-6454.

INFO 9am-3pm, 102 Station Drive, Forked River
10/26

MCSPCA Pittie Project Celebration: In honor of Pitbull Awareness Month

MCSPCA Pittie Project Celebration: In honor of Pitbull Awareness Month, the Monmouth County SPCA Pittie Project will be celebrating by hosting A Pittie Celebration on Sunday, October 26th from 11am to 5pm at the shelter at 260 Wall St., Eatontown. There will be rescue groups, music, vendors, food and more. Bring your pittie for free microchipping. The Pittie project aims to provide free spay/neutering, vaccinations and microchipping for pitbulls and pitbull mixes.

INFO 11am-5pm, 260 Wall St., Eatontown
10/26

Jersey Shore Animal Center's annual Holiday Traditions Gift Auction

The Jersey Shore Animal Center will hold its 5th annual Holiday Traditions Gift Auction on Sunday, October 26th from 1 to 4pm at Woodlake Country Club in Lakewood. $35 per ticket. There will be many baskets and exciting gifts. All proceeds will benefit the animals at their shelter. Visit http://www.jerseyshoreanimalcenter.org/events.aspx for more info.

INFO 1-4pm, Woodlake Country Club, Lakewood
10/29

Comedy For A Cause

Toms River High School North presents "Comedy For A Cause" on Wednesday, October 29th at 8:30pm to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and the People’s Pantry of Toms River.

Wednesday, October 29th
Toms River High School North Auditorium
Doors open at 7:30pm
Show starts at 8:30pm
Light refreshments will be available for purchase.
Tickets are $20 each pre-sale and $30 at the door.

Please note, the comedy may contain adult content, 18 years and older only.

Tickets can be purchased on Ticketmaster:
http://www.ticketmaster.com/Comedy-For-A-Cause-tickets/artist/2042985

Tickets may also be purchased at the box office:
1144 Hooper Ave (3rd floor), Toms River
Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:30pm (except holidays)
732-818-8536

INFO 8:30pm, Toms River High School North Auditorium
11/1

Harbor House Color Run for Shelter 5K

Harbor House will hold their Color Run for Shelter 5K at FirstEnergy Park, home of the Lakewood BlueClaws on Saturday, November 1st with registration at 8am. There will also be a 1-mile fun run. There will be a mini kids fair, along with vendors and community resource information tables. Visit OceansHarborHouse.org for more information.

INFO 8am, FirstEnergy Park, Lakewood
11/1

Craft/Vendor Fair

The Lacey Township High School PTSA will host a Craft/Vendor Fair at the school, located at 73 Haines Street in Lanoka Harbor on Saturday, November 1st from 10am to 3pm, featuring over 60 vendors, face painting, gourmet café, gift auction and more. Visit lths.laceyschools.org for more information.

INFO 10am-3pm, Lacey Township High School, 73 Haines Street, Lanoka Harbor
11/311/4

Dr. Ron Rotem’s Halloween Candy Buy Back

Dr. Ron Rotem’s 10th annual Halloween Candy Buy Back to support our troops is going to be monsterous. Starting Monday, November 3rd through Tuesday, November 4th, Dr. Ron Rotem will pay $1.00 per pound of candy, up to 10 pounds per family, with a $50.00 gift card to the child who brings in the most candy by weight.

And attention teachers! If your class brings in the most candy by weight, your class can earn a $400.00 donation from Dr. Rotem. Any class of a public or a private school can participate.

For more information, call Dr. Rotem at 732-341-8500. Visit drrotem.com.

100.1 WJRZ & Dr. Rotem wish you a safe and happy trick or treat!

INFO Call for details, 355 Lakehurst Road, Toms River
11/4

Ocean County Library closed Election Day

All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Election Day, Tuesday, November 4th. They will resume regular business hours on November 5th.

As always, the library website, www.theoceancountylibrary.org  and its databases will be available during that time.

For further information, please contact Ocean County Library at 732-349-6200 or 609-971-0514.

INFO All day, All branches
11/611/8

Book donations needed for Toms River Library

The Friends of the Toms River Library are asking for books, CD’s, and media donations for their Book Sale, scheduled for November 6th thru the 8th. The materials should be in PRISTINE condition. They cannot accept material in poor condition. Textbooks, encyclopedias, old computer books, magazines, abridged or condensed books or phonograph records are all needed. Material can be dropped off at the library during open hours. Your help in making the book sale a success is appreciated.

INFO During open hours, Ocean County Library, 101 Washington Street, Toms River
11/611/8

Friends of the Toms River Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Toms River Library are sponsoring a Book Sale on Thursday, November 6th from 9am to 8pm, Friday, November 7th from 9am to 4pm, and Saturday, November 8th from 9am until 4pm. The hard copy books will cost $1.00, all non-fiction books will cost $1.00, all fiction soft cover will cost $.50 and children’s books will be $.25. It is a wonderful time to gather some material for holiday giving. The sale will take place at the Toms River Library, 101 Washington Street in Toms River.

INFO 9am, Toms River Library, 101 Washington Street, Toms River.
11/8

Faith Community UMC Gift Auction

The Faith Community UMC Gift Auction will be held on Saturday, November 8th at St. Barnabas' Brennan Hall, Rt. 9 in Bayville. Doors open at 5pm. 200+ Gifts and Baskets available. Tickets can be purchased by calling 732-269-9850 or 609-207-9044. Tables of 8-10 can be reserved in advance by calling 732-534-7528. All proceeds benefit the Faith Community United Methodist Community Church.

INFO Doors open at 5pm, St. Barnabas' Brennan Hall, Rt. 9, Bayville
11/9

Adoptable retired Standardbred Harness Race Horses

The Standardbred Retirement Foundation (non-profit) of New Jersey is hosting a "Meet & Greet" on Sunday, November 9th from 3 to 5 pm at Walnridge Farms in Cream Ridge. This is a FREE outdoor afternoon event open to the public, show casing adoptable retired Standardbred Harness Race Horses. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet SRF staff, as well as observe and interact with adoptable horses. Visit www.adoptahorse.org for further details.

INFO 3-5pm, Walnridge Farms, Cream Ridge
11/1311/14

The Diary of Anne Frank

The Southern Regional High School Theatre Company is in production for the annual Fall Play.  This year’s production is The Diary of Anne Frank, a compelling World War II era drama about a family in hiding from the Nazi’s whose young daughter, Anne, kept a diary of their life.

Performances will be Thursday and Friday, November 13th and 14th in the Joseph P. Echle Performing Arts Center in the 9/10 building. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students.  Advance ticket order information can be found on the Southern Regional website www.srsd.net. Tickets can also be purchase at the door the nights of the performance when the box office opens at 6pm.

INFO Visit website for details, Southern Regional High School
11/14

Saint Barbara Philoptochos Society "Bushels of Fun Fall Gift Auction"

The Saint Barbara Philoptochos Society presents their "Bushels of Fun Fall Gift Auction" on Friday, November 14th at 6pm at St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 2200 Church Road, Toms River. $10 entrance fee includes one sheet of tickets for entry level prizes.Over 100 fabulous prizes. Door prizes every auction. Fast food and snacks available for purchase. By NJ state law, adults 18 and older. For more information or for reservations of a table of 5 or more, email: clobman@verizon.net. Entrance tickets available for purchase at the door only.

INFO 6pm, St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 2200 Church Road, Toms River
11/15

Southern Regional Home and School Association annual Craft & Vendor Fair

The Southern Regional Home and School Association (HSA) is sponsoring their annual Craft & Vendor Fair on Saturday, November 15th from 9am until 2pm at the Southern Regional High School 9/10 gym in Manahawkin. This event is one of the main fundraisers for the year, with all proceeds received go directly to the schools within the district. Tables are available. For information and/or a vendor application, contact the association at homenschool@srsd.net.

INFO 9am-2pm, Southern Regional High School 9/10 gym, Manahawkin
11/15

North Star Holiday Bazaar

The North Star Holiday Bazaar will be held on Saturday, November 15th from 9am to 2pm at 1528 Church Road in Toms River. Join us as we begin to celebrate the holidays with music, crafts, baked goods, photos with Santa, gift items from local vendors and artisans, exciting mystery gifts, and a “not quite” silent auction that will round out the festivities.

732-503-4791 www.standrewtr.org

INFO 9am-2pm, 1528 Church Road, Toms River
11/15

Annual Christmas Fair

The 67th annual Christmas Fair will be held at Christ Episcopal Church, 415 Washington St., Toms River on Saturday, November 15th from 9:30am to 4pm. Arts and crafts, baked goods, jewelry, Christmas ornaments, a country store, gift baskets and Chinese Auction will be featured. Luncheon available. Call 732-349-5506 for more information.

INFO 9:30am-4pm, Christ Episcopal Church, 415 Washington St., Toms River
11/15

Beatlemania Stage Show

The timeless music of The Beatles will be brought to life on Saturday, November 15th in a production of the Beatlemania Stage Show at Temple Shalom of Aberdeen, 5 Ayrmont Lane, Aberdeen. Doors open at 6:15pm, with showtime at 8pm. The show will include the complete Beatles experience from the appearance on the Ed Sullivan show, right through to the Magical Mystery Tour, Sgt. Pepper and Abbey Road. Tickets are $75, $50 and $25. Checks should be made payable to Temple Shalom Brotherhood. Please mail ticket request and payment to Temple Shalom, Attn. Beatlemania, 5 Ayrmont Lane, Aberdeen NJ 07747. For additional information, email BeatlemaniaConcertNov15@gmail.com.

INFO 8pm, Temple Shalom of Aberdeen, 5 Ayrmont Lane, Aberdeen
11/17

St. Francis Community Center Thanksgiving Project 2014

St. Francis Community Center Family Support Services is planning the annual Thanksgiving project.

The following items are needed: Frozen Turkeys, Yams, Instant Potatoes,
Stuffing Mix, Gravy, Cranberry Sauce and Canned Vegetables (Corn & Green
Beans).

ShopRite in Manahawkin will collect turkeys purchased at their store for St.
Francis Human Concerns.

Please drop off all donations at the Human Concerns office on or before Monday,
November 17th.

For more information, please contact Family Support Services at 609-494-
8861, ext. 197 or visit www.stfranciscenterlbi.org.

INFO Drop off all donations on or before Monday, November 17th, St. Francis Human Concerns office
11/20

Brick Township Chamber of Commerce’s monthly networking night “Chamber Happy Hour”

Members of the business community are invited to attend the Brick Township Chamber of Commerce’s monthly networking night “Chamber Happy Hour” on Thursday, November 20th at Quaker Steak & Lube in Brick from 5 to 7pm. The “Chamber Happy Hour,” is a networking opportunity created to enable people to meet new business contacts in a casual setting.

The cost to attend this program is $10 for members and $20 for non-members. It includes hors d’oeuvres and one drink ticket for a domestic beer or house wine.

For further information and to register for this event, please call the Brick Township Chamber of Commerce at 732-477-4949 or visit http://www.brickchamber.com.

INFO 5-7pm, Quaker Steak & Lube, Brick
11/29

Craft/Vendor Fair

There will be a Craft/Vendor Fair at the American Legion Post, located at 2025 Church Rd. in Toms River from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, November 29th.

INFO 10am-4pm, American Legion Post, 2025 Church Rd., Toms River
12/9

Friends of the Toms River Library Bus Trip to "Cape May Christmas"

The Friends of the Toms River Library will host a bus trip to "Cape May Christmas" on Tuesday December 9th.

The trip includes a three-course luncheon and a tour of The Southern Mansion, Cape May’s largest Bed and Breakfast. There will be plenty of free time to spend at The Washington Street Mall, Cape May’s popular shopping area. There will also be a Holly Trolley tour of the holiday lights and decorations of this historic city.

The bus will leave the Route 37 Foodtown shopping center, Toms River at 10:30am. The cost of the trip is $82 per person and includes all gratuities. The registration deadline is Tuesday November 18th. Call Lynne at 732-240-2736 to register or for more information.

INFO 10:30am, Cape May
1/24

Gift Auction to Benefit Special Children

The Elks Lodge #1432 in Lakewood will be hosting a “Gift Auction to Benefit Special Children” on January 24th. Located at 711 West Kennedy Boulevard in Lakewood, the Elks will open its doors at 1pm, with numbers being called at 2:30. The $15 admission includes: 1 card of 25 auction tickets, refreshments, and light snacks. There will also be a 50/50 raffle. For more information and for Ad journal rates, please call 732-363-9572.

INFO 1pm, Lakewood Elks Lodge #1432, 711 West Kennedy Blvd., Lakewood
12/31

100.1 WJRZ Internships Available right now!

College students! Want to learn how a real radio station is run and get college credits while you do? Well then 100.1 WJRZ is the place for you!

We have internships available year round; any season to fit your busy schedule. You will learn all aspects of the radio station; from promotions and on-air, to production and sales. Gain college credits, get valuable experience.

For more information or to set up an interview, call Rich Vacca at 609-597-1100, ext. 207 or you can email your resume to rvacca@wjrz.com.

INFO Year round, Manahawkin
12/31

Cell Phones for Soldiers

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.

INFO Call for info, Ocean County
12/31

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 www.theanimalrescuesite.com.

INFO Visit website for details, www.theanimalrescuesite.com
12/31

Petfinder

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 and a library of animal welfare articles. Petfinder is made up of animal-care professionals and regular people volunteering for their local animal welfare organizations all working together to maintain active and accurate homeless pet lists. You can find Petfinder at http://www.petfinder.com or email pets@petfinder.com.

INFO Visit website or email for details, www.petfinder.com