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Date Event Description Time / Location

St. Francis Community Center Fall Activities Registration

The St. Francis Community Center Fall Activities Registration will take place on Tuesday, September 2nd at 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township. For more information, please visit stfranciscenterlbi.org or call 609-494-8861.

INFO Call or visit website for details, St. Francis Community Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township

Mayor Carmen Amato & Berkeley Recreation 3rd annual School Supply Drive

Mayor Carmen Amato & Berkeley Recreation 3rd annual School Supply Drive

As a special incentive, those who participate and drop off school supplies will be entered into a FREE raffle with the chance of winning 1 of 4 $25 ShopRite Gift Cards. The School Supply drive will end on September 3rd. School supplies can be dropped off at the Berkeley Recreation Center, Route 9 in Bayville or the Mayor’s Office at Town Hall. You will receive a free raffle ticket. Four tickets will be drawn on Wednesday September 4th.

 Supplies that are needed:

Back Packs

Note Books

Safety Scissors'

Pens & Pencils


Color Markers

Glue and Glue Sticks



Questions? Call 732-244-7400, ext. 203. We will be collecting school supplies for our neediest Berkeley Township School Children. In the wake of Sandy, we anticipate the need to be greater than last year.

INFO Ends September 3rd, Berkeley Township

Walk with Joe

Please join us for the 13th anniversary of "Walk with Joe," a memorial 5K walk honoring Patrick "Joe" Driscoll, Christopher Gray and Tom McCann, local area residents who lost their lives on September 11th, 2001. The Walk will be held on Saturday, September 6th at 10am at Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Manalapan. Please visit www.walkwithjoe.com to register and obtain additional information. All proceeds are donated to local charities and non-profit organizations.

INFO 10am, Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Manalapan

Celebrate Maritime Heritage at Tuckerton Seaport

Set sail at the Tuckerton Seaport for the Maritime Heritage Festival, featuring the 15th annual Antique and Classic Boat Show on Saturday and Sunday, September 6th and 7th. From 10am until 5pm each day, the Seaport will offer demonstrations, tours and hands-on activities focused on the rich maritime heritage of the Jersey Shore. The Seaport has a full schedule of activities planned for this weekend long celebration with something for everyone. There will be live music from Valerie Vaughn on Saturday from noon to 4pm. Festival Highlights include:

Randy Budd of Pine Knot Surfboards will be demonstrating  Alaia and “Kookbox” construction (in tent by NJ Surf Museum).

Master Basket Maker, Mary May will demonstrate how to make traditional South Jersey maritime baskets, including pound fish baskets and eel traps.

Model Boat Club.

Meet commercial clammer, Fred Kalm and learn how to tong for clams.

Learn how to tie maritime knots.

Watch Tanner Holcolmb- fishing lures.

Learn about making traditional South Jersey Crafts, including sneakboxes and garveys.

Meet decoy carvers, including members of our Youth Carving Club.

Make toy sneakboxes.

Learn about our new 44’ Coast Guard Boat by one of her crew members, Captain Dave Wick (Saturday Only).

Meet U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer, Karen Voorhees, who is an Aviation Survival Technician at USCG Air Station Atlantic City (Saturday Only).

Margaret Bucholz presentation on NJ Shipwrecks at 1:30pm (Sunday Only).

Bounce House (Saturday) and boat rides on the Tuckerton Creek are included with admission.

The Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum is located at 120 West Main Street in the heart of historic Tuckerton. Event admission includes access to the Seaport’s 40 acres of family fun, featuring maritime activities, historic and recreated buildings, live animals, boardwalk, miniature golf course and exhibits. Adults $8, seniors $6, children 5-12 $5, children under 5 and Seaport members are free.

These events are supported in part by a grant from the New Jersey Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism, www.visitnj.org. For more information, “like” the Tuckerton Seaport on Facebook or call 609-296-8868.

INFO 10am-5pm, Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum, 120 West Main Street, Tuckerton

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

Come Help Brick Township Build a Kaboom Playground

Come Help Brick Township Build a Kaboom Playground

Build date: Saturday, September 13th

Location: Windward Beach Playground

Join us as we team up to build a playground for the children at Windward Beach in Brick. The Township is seeking 30 volunteers who do not have to be skilled, trained or have any special tools; they just have to be enthusiastic, energetic, a team player, willing to work, and have fun.

Help will be needed at 8am to start preparing the site. The official build day will begin at noon, with community volunteers and the opening ceremony. Lunch, beverages and activities will be provided. The build will happen rain or shine.

Call Cynthia Colantoni at Brick Township Parks & Recreation, 732-262-1073.

INFO 8am, Windward Beach, Brick

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

BBBS annual Beach Volleyball Tournament

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth and Middlesex Counies will hold their annual Beach Volleyball Tournament on Sunday, September 14th in Manasquan. Both competitive and recreational teams are welcome to compete. Trophies, giveaways, food and fun are all included. For more information, visit www.bbbsmmc.org.

INFO Visit website for details, Manasquan

St. Francis Community Center Fall Card and Game Party Luncheon

The Fall Card and Game Party Luncheon will take place on Wednesday, September 17th at the St. Francis Community Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township. For more information, please visit stfranciscenterlbi.org or call 609-494-8861.

INFO Call or visit website for details, St. Francis Community Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township

Brick Township Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing and Family Picnic

The Brick Township Chamber of Commerce will be holding a nine hole Golf Outing and Family Picnic on Thursday, September 18th at the Forge Pond Golf Course in Brick. The event will provide a wonderful afternoon of networking and camaraderie for the business community. Businesses are invited to participate both as sponsors and as golfers.Registration will begin at 3pm, with a shotgun start at 3:30pm. A picnic style dinner provided by Bubbakoo’s Burritos, Chick-Fil-A, Famous Dave’s and Prime Food Market will be served outdoors starting at 5pm. Bring your chair or blanket.

The event offers fun for the whole family with games and prizes. The cost for golf and picnic, $65, golf only is $50 and picnic only $20.

Sponsorship opportunities available and player registration are on a first-come, first-reserved basis. For more information, visit http://www.brickchamber.com.

INFO Registration at 3pm, with a shotgun start at 3:30pm, Forge Pond Golf Course, Brick

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

Fundraiser for Tim Geoghegan

There will be a a fundraiser at Silverton Firehouse on Thursday, September 19th from 6 to 10pm for Tim Geoghegan, who was involved in a serious car accident. Tim serves as a volunteer firefighter, EMT, and part-time police officer.

You can also help by donating at gofundme.com: http://www.gofundme.com/av7myk.


INFO 6-10pm, Silverton Firehouse

The Last Blast of Summer- Chili Cook Off

Emmanuel Community Church, 331 Wheaton Ave. in Bayville will be hosting  "The Last Blast of Summer- Chili Cook Off" on Saturday, September 20th from 11am to 3pm. The community is invited to this FREE event. Enjoy delicious food, beverages and desserts live music and plenty of games for the kids. For more information, call 732-269-5690 or go to www.ECCBayville.org/LASTBLAST.

INFO 11am-3pm, Emmanuel Community Church, 331 Wheaton Ave., Bayville

Brick Rotary Club annual "Dog Fest"

Bring Your Pet Pooch To The Beach!

The Brick Rotary Club will be sponsoring the 5th annual "Dog Fest," a day of food and fun for our furry friends and their families. The event will take place on Sunday, September 21st from 11am to 4pm at Windward Beach on Princeton Avenue in Brick.

The day’s festivities will include canine demonstrations, contests, prizes, food and fun for our furry friends and their families. There will be contests for the dogs in costume and in various categories. Demonstrations of various service dogs will take place throughout the day.  Families can shop for supplies and services for their pets that are provided by local vendors. There will be food and refreshments for humans too.

Program sponsorships are available, as well as space for food vendors and service-supply vendors. The fee for exhibitor space is $100 for each 10’x10’ space; non-profit (501c3) is only $50.

Please call event co-chair, Elizabeth at 732-451-1185 for information.

General admission is $5 and children under 13 free. There will be an additional registration fee for competing canines. For additional information and forms, please visit www.brickrotary.com.

INFO 11am-4pm, Windward Beach, Princeton Avenue, Brick

Toms River Library Volunteer Fair

Meet with a variety of local agencies and organizations that are looking for your help at the Toms River branch of the Ocean County Library at a Volunteer Fair, Tuesday September 23rd from 2 to 6:30pm. Various talents and skills are needed from volunteers, and many organizations will provide training to novices. Volunteer opportunities include, but are not limited to:

Clerical/ office

Computer and technology





Advocacy and educational events

The program is free and open to the public. For information, call the branch 732-349-6200 or visit www.theoceancountylibrary.org and click the "Events/ Calendar" tab.

INFO 2-6pm, Toms River branch, 101 Washington Street

Dine to Donate to THE STRAND Fundraiser

Miss Piggy once said, "Never eat more than you can lift," BUT, you can at THE STRAND fundraiser at Houlihan’s this September!

The board of THE STRAND is inviting the public to a fundraiser Tuesday, September 23rd from 5 to 9pm at Houlihan’s Restaurant, 491 Route 70 East, Brick. Just present a flyer and eat. Houlihan’s will donate 10 percent of the proceeds for the evening to benefit THE STRAND as long as you present the flyer about this event.

Download the flyer at www.strand.org. For more information, call Fran, the office manager, at 732-367-7789, ext. 214.

INFO 5-9pm, Houlihan’s Restaurant, 491 Route 70 East, Brick

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

East Coast Car & Truck Club Baywick Plaza Car Cruise

The East Coast Car & Truck Club Baywick Plaza Car Cruise will take place every 2nd & 4th Saturday till October at the Baywick Plaza, 333 Route 9, Bayville from 5 to 8pm. There will be music, food discounts, door prizes, trophies, games and fun for the whole family. We collect donations for two charities: Ocean of Love and the Dennis W. Zilinski II Memorial Fund. For more info, visit www.eastcoastcarandtruck.org.

INFO 5-8pm, Baywick Plaza, 333 Rt. 9, Bayville

Color Me Belmar - Run for FRA 3K

Join in the fun for the first ever Color Me Belmar - Run for FRA 3K on the beautiful beaches of Belmar on Saturday, October 11th at 10am. Color Me Belmar - Run for FRA 3K is all about colorful fun with friends and family. Participants can walk or run together and all are welcome to participate as long as they have fun and don't take things too seriously. There are no age limits. T-shirts will be provided to those who sign up before 9/10. The run will benefit local children with developmental disabilities served by the non-profit FRA, serving the community for 35 years and offering "PossAbilities for People with disAbilities." Register today at frainc.org.

EVENT: Color Me Belmar - Run for FRA 3K

DATE: Saturday, October 11th TIME: 10am start

WHERE: Belmar Beach - 1st Ave. & Ocean Ave.

REGISTER AT: www.frainc.org.

INFO 10am, Belmar Beach - 1st Ave. & Ocean Ave.

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

BricktoberFest 5K

BricktoberFest 5K

Saturday, October 18th, rain or shine, Windward Beach, Brick

1-Mile Fun Run for all ages & Kiddie Dash

7am check in

8:15am Kiddie Dash (ages 2-9)

8am Fun Run

8:30am 5-K certified timed

For more information, call 732-262-1075

INFO 7am check in, Windward Beach, Brick

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

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

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