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100.1 WJRZ Events

Date Event Description Time / Location

100.1 WJRZ Kids Halloween Costume Contest

The 100.1 WJRZ Kids Halloween Costume Contest and live broadcast will be held at the Ocean County Mall center court on Thursday, October 30th. Registration will be from 3 to 6pm. The contest starts promptly at 6pm. Children ages 4-10 with adult supervision come join the fun and enter the contest. Trophies will be awarded to the Spookiest, Most Creative and Best costumes.

INFO Registration: 3-6pm, Ocean County Mall center court, Toms River

Hometown Heroes Zombie 5K Fun Run

100.1 WJRZ is proud to be a part of the Hometown Heroes Zombie 5K Fun Run on Sunday, November 2nd starting at 9am. Hosted on 100 acres at Argos Farm in Forked River, the Zombie 5K will feature apocalyptic obstacles, including a giant corn maze. We’ll also have free face painting at The Zombification Station by professional make-up artists.

Enjoy the day with family and friends at Argos’ brand new Farm Market and Café, by savoring seasonal treats, including apple cider donuts and fudge. Come for the run, but stay for the fun!

We will be giving away prizes for Best Zombie, First Finisher and so much more!

Sign up today for your free event t-shirt and other great goodies. Tickets available by visiting

 Nutrishop will also be on hand with Swag Bag Giveaways.

Argos Farm, off Exit 74 in Lacey Twp.

A zombie filled obstacle run through. Come dressed as a zombie or human or visit our zombification station.

100 Acres Including, Corn Cannon, Hay Mountain, 30 Ft. Hay Slide. Navigate the Corn Maze of Doom.

Come for the run and stay for the fun with everything that Argos Farm has to offer: Hay Rides, Pony Rides, All new Argos Farm Market and Café.

Tickets available by visiting

INFO 9am-2pm, Argos Farm, 1250 Lacey Road, Forked River

Dr. Ron Rotem’s Halloween Candy Buy Back

100.1 WJRZ will be at Dr. Ron Rotem’s office, 355 Lakehurst Road in Toms River on Monday, November 3rd from 3 to 5pm to support Dr. Rotem’s Halloween Candy Buy Back Contest for our troops.

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

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

INFO 3-5pm, 355 Lakehurst Road, Toms River

Downtown Toms River Farmers Market

Join 100.1 WJRZ at the Downtown Toms River Jersey Fresh Farmers’ Market on Wednesday, November, 5th in lot H, on the southeast corner of West Water and Irons Streets in Downtown Toms River from 11am to 5pm, rain or shine. Join us the first Wednesday of each month to celebrate Jersey Fresh Fruit and vegetables. Enter the free raffle to win a basket of Jersey Fresh produce, featuring the fruit and vegetable of the month.

INFO 11am-5pm, Lot H, corner of West Water and Irons Streets, Toms River

Ocean County Veterans Day Parade

Join 100.1 WJRZ at the annual Ocean County Veterans Day Parade, as we honor our veterans who have served in the Armed Forces, Tuesday, November 11th at 9:30am down Main and Washington Streets in Toms River.

INFO 9:30am, Main and Washington Streets, Toms River

Downtown Toms River Christmas Tree Lighting

Have some holiday fun with 100.1 WJRZ's Glenn Kalina at the Downtown Toms River Christmas Tree Lighting, Friday, December 5th starting at 6pm. The Christmas Tree Lighting festivities begin around the Christmas Tree at Town Hall Courtyard. Toms River Fire Co. #1 will arrive with Santa at 7:30pm for the Tree lighting and kids can enjoy photos with Santa at Town Hall.

INFO 6pm, Town Hall Courtyard, Washington St., Toms River

Jingle Bells Run

Join 100.1 WJRZ at the 16th annual Jingle Bells Run, presented by The Rotary Club of Toms River, Sunday, December 7th on Washington Street, Downtown Toms River. The one-mile Fun Run starts at 3pm, with the 5k Race beginning at 3:30pm. Dedicated to the Memory of Det. Mark Catalano of the Toms River Police Department, The Rotary Club of Toms River is establishing an annual Law Enforcement student scholarship in his name. Proceeds will fund scholarships for local high school students. To register, visit and click on Jingle Bells Run.

INFO 2-5pm, Washington Street, Downtown Toms River