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Date Event Description Time / Location

Beach Ball-A-Palooza

The Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation will be throwing a Beach Ball-A-Palooza on Friday, August 1st for all ages from 5:30-8:30pm at Ocean County Park, 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, Many beachy themed groups will be joining the event. There will be kayaking and canoeing on the lake and live music. The family fun will include games, rides, crafts, water sports and community info. Bring your beach blanket, and wear your tropical shirt and enjoy the party. There is no admission fee. The event is held rain or shine. For more information, call 1-877-OCPARKS or visit www.oceancountyparks.org.

INFO 5:30-8:30pm, Ocean County Park, 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood

Phil Wickham Benefit Concerts

On Saturday, August 2nd, singer/songwriter Phil Wickham is coming to New Jersey to perform two concerts in support of Jersey Shore United. JSU is a non-profit that has been assisting families affected by Hurricane Sandy. Phil Wickham will be performing two concerts at 5:30 and 7:30pm at The Church of Grace and Peace, 1563 Old Freehold Road, Toms River. Tickets are now available through www.philwickham.com/tour.

INFO 5:30 and 7:30pm, The Church of Grace and Peace, 1563 Old Freehold Road, Toms River

Lacey Shorefest BBQ

The Lacey United Methodist Church will host the Lacey Shorefest BBQ on Saturday, August 2nd from noon to 4pm. Activities include a car show, vendor/craft show, art show, live music, a petting zoo, pony rides, games and more. Call 609-693-5222 for more information.

INFO Noon-2pm, Lacey United Methodist Church

Manchester Volunteer First Aid Squad 2014 Fundraiser

The Manchester Volunteer First Aid Squad will hold their 2014 Fundraiser on Saturday, August 2nd from noon to 6pm at Kum Sung Martial Arts, 29 South Colonial Drive in Manchester. Check out the Karate and Self Defense Demos, crafts, games and much more. For more info, call Bill at 848-448-7929.

INFO Noon-6pm, Kum Sung Martial Arts, 29 South Colonial Dr., Manchester


Musicfest will be held on Saturday, August 2nd at the American Legion on Radio Road in Little Egg Harbor from 1 to 6pm. Enjoy 10 bands performing non-stop. All proceeds benefit the Coast Guard Enlisted Memorial Foundation. For more information, call 609-296-9771.

INFO 1-6pm, American Legion, Radio Road, Little Egg Harbor

Beatlemania Stage Show Benefit Concert

The Beatlemania Stage Show Concert to benefit Housing and United Services Inc., which works to assist individuals with vision loss and other disabilities, will be on Sunday, August 3rd at the Two River Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue in Red Bank from 3 to 5pm. For tickets contact the Two River Theater box office at www.trtc.org, or by phone at 732-345-1400. Tickets are just $37 for general admission and $55 for premium seating. There will also be a Gift Auction and a 50/50 Raffle.

INFO 3-5pm, Two River Theater, 21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka

The Brick Children's Community Theatre presents Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, August 8th, 9th and 10th at the historic Strand Theatre in Lakewood. $18 adults, $14 seniors, $12 children 12 and under. For tickets, call 732-730-5925 or visit www.bcct.org.

INFO 2 and 7:30pm, Strand Theatre, Lakewood

Festival of the Sea Carnival

St. Francis of Assisi Parish will once again be hosting the Festival of the Sea Carnival, Wednesday, August 6th through Sunday, August 10th, open nightly (weather permitting) from 6 to 10pm on the St. Francis Parish & Center parking lot, located at 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Brant Beach. Admission is FREE!

Pay one price (P.O.P) and ride all the rides you want - all night long. The Pay One Price ride bracelets cost only $25 Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. On Friday, the POP bracelet is only $20.

There will be delicious carnival food favorites, pizza, seafood, ice cream and much more. You can also take a chance on a nightly 50/50. Drawings will be every hour.

For more information, call 609-494-8813 or visit www.lbicarnival.com.

INFO 6-10pm, St. Francis Parish & Center parking lot , 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Brant Beach

Flea Market & New Merchandise

Lanoka Harbor Vol. Fire Company #61 is having a Flea Market & New Merchandise Sale on Saturday, August 16th from 9am to 4pm. For more info, please call Bill at 609-312-8710 or 609-693-3602.

INFO 9am-4pm, Lanoka Harbor Vol. Fire Company #61

Spring Reins of Life Family Fun Fair Fundraiser

Spring Reins of Life will hold a Family Fun Fair Fundraiser on Sunday, August 17th from 10am to 4pm at 1195 Route 70 in Lakewood. Free admission, free gifts for the first 50 kids, free chair massages, door prizes, face painting, remote control car race track, games, amazing vendors. Spring Reins of Life provides free Equine Therapy for Military Veterans and their families, bereaved children and at risk youth. For more info, call Melanie at 732-262-1601.

INFO 10am-4pm, 1195 Route 70, Lakewood

Sheldon Wolpin Memorial Car Show Fundraiser

Lakewood Historical Society and the Lakewood Heritage Commission are holding the first "Sheldon Wolpin Memorial Car Show" Fundraiser on Sunday, August 17th from 2 to 6pm at the Clarence Brown Pavilion, Pine Park, (near the Lakewood Country Club), West County Line Road, Lakewood.

The pre-registration car entrance fee is $12 and $15 the day of the event. The car show lineup will begin at 1pm. The proceeds of the car show will benefit the renovations of Kuser Hall, the home of the Sheldon Wolpin Lakewood Heritage Museum, 500 Country Club Drive, Lakewood Pine Park, Lakewood.

Attendees can also enjoy music by the "Oldies Maven" Jimmy Givens, the "Dr. of Musicology"; a display by the Ocean County Society of Model Railroaders; a P. B. A. Local #71 special full-sized charter bus, through Classic Tours, in memory of fallen police officers, and Local #71's S.W.A.T. (Special Weapons and Tactics) vehicle. P. B. A. members will be selling hot dogs and hamburgers to raise money for their organization.

Registration checks should be made payable to the Lakewood Historical Society, 245 Martine Way Lakewood, NJ 08701. Be sure to include year, make, and model of the car. To register or for more information, contact Jimmy Givens, chairman of fundraising committee for the Lakewood Historical Society, at jimmygivens.com or call the special cruiser hotline at 732-770-7245.

The rain date is Sunday, August 24.

The Lakewood Historical Society is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization. Visit lakewoodnjhistoricalsociety.org. Donations are always welcome.

INFO 2-6pm, Clarence Brown Pavilion, Pine Park, West County Line Road, Lakewood

Stop, Drop and Run 5K

The Barnegat Fire Company will host their 2nd annual Stop, Drop and Run 5K Race along the bay on Saturday, August 30th. Everybody is welcome to register (runners, walkers, kids and strollers). For more information about the race and registration, visit http://www.station11.org/stop-drop-and-run-5k.

INFO 8:30am, Barnegat Fire Company #1, 499 Barnegat Blvd., Barnegat

The National Museum of the Marine Corps

The rumble of tanks. The smell of canon fire. The booming commands of a Drill Instructor. The National Museum of the Marine Corps doesn’t just describe the first 200 years of Marine Corps history, it recreates them. Now we must complete this national tribute by adding the stories of Marines from 1975 to today. Support our mission. Help our grateful nation honor those who served from Beirut to Afghanistan. To learn more, visit MarineHeritage.org.

INFO Visit website for info, Ocean & Monmouth Counties

Southern Ocean Chamber of Commerce Business Boot Camp

The Southern Ocean Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend "Business Boot Camp, Business After Sandy" on Tuesday, September 9th at the Holiday Inn, 151 Route 72 West in Manahawkin from 7:30am to 12:30pm. Connect with fellow business owners during networking sessions to share your experiences and learn from others. Join this FREE half day event.

Please register at http://www.wcecnj.org/seminar-details.aspx?ClassID=877 or contact Southern Ocean County Chamber for more details at 609 494 7211.

INFO 7:30am-12:30pm, Holiday Inn, 151 Route 72 West, Manahawkin

Town-Wide Yard Sale

Stafford Township will hold a TOWN-WIDE YARD SALE
on Saturday, September 13th from 8am to 3pm

To register, stop by the
Bay Avenue Community Center
775 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin


   Email address, phone # and list of items for sale to


Call Debbie at 609-489-0913

Deadline for registration is September 5th

Once registered, your address will appear on the Town-Wide Yard Sale webpage

Items not sold and not wanted can be left at curbside for township pick-up
beginning Monday, September 15th

For more information, contact Debbie at
the Bay Avenue Community Center at 609-489-0913

INFO 8am-3pm, Stafford Township

Wall Cares, Inc., Benefit

Wall Cares, Inc., in conjunction with friends of lifelong Police Officer and former Manasquan Police Chief Daniel Scimeca, is planning a benefit to help defray expenses for Danny and others who have been diagnosed with ALS, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, a.k.a. Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The event will take place on Saturday, September 13th at Leggett’s Sand Bar, 217 First Ave., Manasquan from 5 to 9pm. Call Mary Woelfer at 732-674-5651 for info.

INFO 5-9pm, Leggett’s Sand Bar, 217 First Ave., Manasquan

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County annual Casino Night

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County will hold their 7th annual Casino Night on Friday, September 19th at Woodlake Country Club in Lakewood. 6-7pm Cocktail Reception, 7-11pm Gaming. $100 admission includes, $100 in playing chips, Buffet Dinner, Dessert, Beverages and Cash Bar. For more information, please call 732-505-3400 or email Sue at ssedivec@bbbsoc.org.

INFO 6-11pm, Woodlake Country Club, 25 New Hampshire Ave., Lakewood

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on Saturday, September 27th at the corners of Arnold and Baltimore Avenues in Point Pleasant Beach. Nearly 4,000 people from the Ocean, Monmouth and Middlesex County areas are expected at this year’s event to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease.

Participants will complete a 2.5 mile walk and will learn about Alzheimer's disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical trial enrollment and support programs and services from the Alzheimer’s Association. They will also join in a meaningful tribute ceremony to honor those affected by Alzheimer's disease.

Start or join a team today. Visit alz.org/nj/walk or call 732-832-7818.

INFO Call or visit website for details, Arnold and Baltimore Avenues, Point Pleasant Beach

Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show, presented by the Vietnam Veterans of America New Jersey State Council

The 3rd annual Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show, presented by the Vietnam Veterans of America New Jersey State Council, will be held on Saturday, September 27th from 10am to 4pm at  the PNC Bank Arts Center parking lot, 1 Memorial Lane in Holmdel (exit 116 off the Garden State Parkway). Admission: $20 donation to register vehicle, $5 donation per spectator, children under 12 are free. Join a fun-filled day featuring DJ entertainment, vendors, food and vehicle displays. All registration fees go directly to support the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial and the Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center. For additional information, call Herb at 732-849-5737.

INFO 10am-4pm, PNC Bank Arts Center parking lot, 1 Memorial Lane, Holmdel

Morning Star Presbyterian Church annual Canine Carnival

Morning Star Presbyterian Church will be hosting their 5th annual Canine Carnival on Sunday, October 12th from noon to 4pm on the church grounds. People from surrounding communities will be there to participate with their dogs in a variety of fun and educational events. The money raised will help support many ministries. For more info or to pre-register, visit www.morningstarchurch.org.

INFO Noon-4pm, 1 Morning Star Way, Bayville

100.1 WJRZ Internships Available right now!

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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

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

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


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