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Out & About Ocean County Online Event Listings Calendar
Welcome to Out & About Ocean County’s new web-based events calendar. This calendar is the online counterpart to our quarterly publication, which features a comprehensive listing of upcoming Ocean County arts, heritage, and cultural events and activities. Events are listed in chronological order by date, but are also searchable by month and genre.

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The symbols listed below provide a guide to accessibility services offered for individuals with disabilities at each event or venue. After each event listing, if applicable, you will find the ADA symbol which corresponds to the services offered. The Ocean County Cultural Heritage Commission cannot bear responsibility for errors or omissions. Please be sure to call presenters to confirm this information.



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Portrait sessions
Mondays throughout the year
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Pine Shores Art Association
Portrait sessions with model every Monday night (except meeting or lecture nights).
Location: 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin NJ 08050
Cost: small model fee ($2)
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W, A

Saturday Pastel Classes
Saturdays, throughout the year
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Pine Shores Art Asociation
Explore pastel techniques with Linda Coulter in this ongoing pay-as-you-go class. Receive individual attention and advise.
Location: 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin
Cost: $20 members / $22 non-members per session
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W, A

Tuesdays Artists Helping Artists
Tuesdays, throughout the year except winter
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Pine Shores Art Asociation
Advice and assistance is available to artists.
Location: 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin
Cost: Free to members (membership dues is $25/year)
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W, A

Do Your Own Thing Wednesdays
Wednesdays, throughout the year
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Pine Shores Art Asociation
Members may drop in and work in whatever medium they choose. Advice and assistance is available. Open session. No fee
Location: 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin
Cost: Free to members (membership dues is $25/year)
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W, A

Life Drawing Thursdays
Thursdays, throughout the year
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Pine Shores Art Asociation
An undraped model is provided for members to draw or paint in their medium of choice. Advice and assistance is provided if needed.
Location: 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin
Cost: $5 model fee (membership dues is $25/year)
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W, A

Portrait Painting Sundays
Sundays, throughout the year
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Pine Shores Art Asociation
Model is provided for members to draw or paint in the medium of their choice. Assistance available.
Location: 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin
Cost: $2 model fee (Annual membership dues is $25)
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W, A

Mondays - Portrait Sessions
Mondays, throughout the year
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Pine Shores Art Asociation
The same model poses for several weeks for members to draw or paint in the medium of their choice. Assistance is available
Location: 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin
Cost: $2 model fee (Annual membership dues is $25)
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W, A

Open Mic Night
First Wednesday of each month
7:00 pm
Ocean County Library, Toms River Branch
Open Mic Night. Join us for a night of acoustic entertainment. New and experienced musicians, comedians and spoken word artists are invited to come share a song or three. Performer sign-ups are at 6:30 pm.
Location: 101 Washington Street, Toms River, NJ
Cost: Free
Phone: (732) 349-6200
Website: www.theoceancountylibrary.org
  
Accessibility: Wheelchair is available for patron use.

Figure Drawing
Saturdays, Ongoing
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
OCEAN COUNTY ARTISTS GUILD
Undraped figure drawing with live model in short poses (1 to 15 minutes).
Location: 22 Chestnut Ave., Island Heights, NJ 08732
Cost: $10 session fee + model
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: We are wheelchair accessible

Portrait Group
Sundays, Ongoing
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
OCEAN COUNTY ARTISTS GUILD
Portraits from live models in long poses, in all mediums.
Location: 22 Chestnut Ave., Island Heights, NJ 08732
Cost: $7.00 per session + model
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: We are wheelchair accessible

Teen Art with Carol Colvin
Tuesdays, Ongoing
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
OCEAN COUNTY ARTISTS GUILD
Instruction is geared to enhancing a student's use of preferred materials with a emphasis on composition, values, and color harmony. Portfolio needs are addressed.
Location: 22 Chestnut Ave., Island Heights, NJ 08732
Cost: Members: $90/Non-members: $110 per 6 week session
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: We are wheelchair accessible

Clay Building with Barbara de la Cuesta
Fridays, Ongoing
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
OCEAN COUNTY ARTISTS GUILD
Slab and coil building in pottery and sculpture.
Location: 22 Chestnut Ave., Island Heights, NJ 08732
Cost: $3.00 per session
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: We are wheelchair accessible

Children's Art with Alison Amelchenko
Tuesdays, Ongoing
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
OCEAN COUNTY ARTISTS GUILD
Children will learn basic drawing techniques, color mixing, composition, and perspective with acrylics to create fun paintings and drawings.
Location: 22 Chestnut Ave., Island Heights, NJ 08732
Cost: Members: $90/Non-members: $110 per 6 week session
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: We are wheelchair accessible

Artist's Do Your Own Thing
Thursdays, Ongoing
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
OCEAN COUNTY ARTISTS GUILD
A fun time to work with others in a creative atmosphere. Bring your own equipment. Join us for lunch!
Location: 22 Chestnut Ave., Island Heights, NJ 08732
Cost: $3.00 per session
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: We are wheelchair accessible

Pastels with Linda Coulter
Fridays, Ongoing
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
OCEAN COUNTY ARTISTS GUILD
Using these pure pigments, pastels create stunning landscapes, still-life and portraits. Watch them pop off the page!
Location: 22 Chestnut Ave., Island Heights, NJ 08732
Cost: Members: $90/Non-members: $110
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: We are wheelchair accessible

Reduction Printing - Richard Kushinsky
Tuesdays, Ongoing
12:30 PM -4:00 PM
OCEAN COUNTY ARTISTS GUILD
Reduction printing in all forms using water-based inks and hand-printing.
Location: 22 Chestnut Ave., Island Heights, NJ 08732
Cost: $7 per session. Materials provided at cost.
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: We are wheelchair accessible

Children's Art with Alison Amelchenko
Wednesdays, ongoing
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
OCEAN COUNTY ARTISTS GUILD
Children will learn basic drawing techniques, color mixing, composition, and perspective with acrylics to create fun paintings and drawings.
Location: 22 Chestnut Ave., Island Heights, NJ 08732
Cost: Members: $90/Non-members: $110 per 6 week session
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: We are wheelchair accessible

Do Your Own Thing
Wednesdays throughout the year
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Pine Shores Art Association
: Bring your art supplies and paint or draw in the company of your fellow artists and students. The gallery is also open to the public at this time so you are welcome to just drop in to see what we do.
Location: 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin
Cost: FREE to members
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W, A

Do Your Own Thing
Wednesdays, throughout the year
10:00 AM - 2:30PM
Pine Shores Art Association
Bring your art supplies and paint or draw in the company of your fellow artists and students. The gallery is also open to the public at this time so you are welcome to just drop in to see what we do.
Location: 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin
Cost: Free to members
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W, A

Life Drawing
Thursdays, throughout the year
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Pine Shores Art Association
Live undraped model sessions for adult members.
Location: 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin
Cost: small model fee ($5)
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W, A

Life Drawing - monitored sessions
Thursdays throughout the year
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Pine Shores Art Association
Live undraped model sessions for adult members of Pine Shores. Bring your drawing supplies.
Location: 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin
Cost: (small model fee ($5)
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W, A

Pastels with Linda Coulter
Saturdays throughout the year
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Pine Shores Art Association
A pay-as-you-go pastel class with instructor Linda Coulter.
Location: 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin
Cost: $20/members; $22/nonmembers
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W, A

Portrait sessions
Sundays throughout the year
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Pine Shores Art Association
Portrait sessions with model every Sunday. Bring your sketching or painting supplies. $2 model fee.
Location: 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin
Cost: FREE to members; $2 model fee
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W, A

Portrait sessions
Sundays, throughout the year
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Pine Shores Art Association
Monitored portrait sessions every Sunday.
Location: 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin
Cost: small model fee ($2)
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W, A

Pine Shores Art Association Monthly Membership meeting
First Monday of each month
First Monday of each month 7:00 PM
Pine Shores Art Association
All are welcome to join us! Our meetings begin with light refreshments and are followed by a FREE art demonstration by a professional artist. Check our website for more information and updates.
Location: 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin
Cost: FREE
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W, A

Portrait sessions
Mondays throughout the year
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Pine Shores Art Association
Portrait sessions with model every Monday night (except meeting or lecture nights). Bring your sketching or painting supplies.
Location: 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin
Cost: FREE to members; $2 model fee
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W, A

Art for Children
Tuesdays, Starting January 7
5:00 - 5:30 PM
Ocean County Artists Guild
Draw, mix colors, learn how to develop perspective and composition using acrylics with Alison Amelchenko.
Location: 22 Chestnut Ave, Island Heights
Cost: $120 Members/$144 Non-members
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: The Guild is wheelchair accessible..

Art for Children (ages 10-12)
Wednesdays, Starting January 8
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Ocean County Artists Guild
Learn basic drawing techniques, color mixing, composition and perspective. With Alison Amelchenko.
Location: 22 Chestnut Ave, Island Heights
Cost: $120 members/$144 Non-members
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: The Guild is wheelchair accessible..

Art for Children (ages 5-12)
Wednesdays, Starting January 8
4:00 - 5:30 PM
Ocean County Artists Guild
Learn basic drawing, color mixing, composition and perspective. With Alison Amelchenko.
Location: 22 Chestnut Ave, Island Heights
Cost: $120 Members/$144 Non-members
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: The Guild is wheelchair accessible..

Art for Teens (ages 13+)
Wednesdays, Starting January 8
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Ocean County Artists Guild
Join this studio art class with Carol Colvin. Instruction is geared to enhance a student's preferred use of materials and develop strong skills. Portfolio needs are addressed.
Location: 22 Chestnut Ave, Island Heights
Cost: $120 members / $144 non-members
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: The Guild is wheelchair accessible..

Sports in Ocean County
Mon., April 7 through Fri., October 17
Monday thru Friday, 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM, and first Saturday each month. 1:00-4:00 PM
Ocean County Historical Society
Equipment, clothing, and other artifacts of Ocean County sports participants of past decades.
Location: 26 Hadley Ave., Toms River
Cost: Donation as desired
Phone: (732) 341-1880
Website: www.oceancountyhistory.org

Accessibility: three steps to first floor exhibit area

M. Christina Geis Art Gallery
Sat., July 19- Fri., Jan 30
9:00am-8:00 pm
Georgian Court University
July 19–August 15 Student Exhibit August 25–October 9 Exhibit by Lynn Peters, Professional Contemporary Artist, Ceramic with Acrylic, Wood Sculptures & Mixed Media October 13–November 7 B.F.A. Senior Exhibit of Emily Donovan November 10–December 5 Exhibit by Peter Chanthanakone, Professional Artist December 8–12 Graphic Design Students Exhibit December 15–January 30 David Lindsay, Professional Photographer & Artist
Location: 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood
Cost: Free Admission(open to public)
Phone: (732) 987-2263
Website: http://www.georgian.edu/mosaic/


Crazy for You
Thursday, August 9 - Sunday, August 16
August 7, 10, 13 - 14 2:00 PM; August 7 - 9, 14 - 15, 16 8:00 PM
Ocean Professional Theatre Company
Crazy For You: A high energy comedy including madcap mishaps, plot twists, fabulous dance numbers and classic Gershwin music. A tale of boy meets girl in the wild west. The stage struck son of a New York banking family is sent to Deadrock, Nevada to close down the local theater. But when he falls head over heels for the owner’s daughter, he finds himself putting on a show to save the theatre and to keep his dreams of romance alive. Memorable Gershwin tunes include “I Got Rhythm,” “Nice Work if You Can Get It,” and “Someone to Watch Over Me.” August 7 - August 16, 2014 Call 609-312-8306 for Reservations $35/Adults $20/Children 12 & Under All Seating is Reserved Group Packages and Gift Certificates available Free Parking Handicapped Accessible http://www.oceantheatre.org/
Location: 180 Bengal Blvd, Barnegat; Bengal Auditorium at Barnegat High School
Cost: $35/adults $20/children 12 & under
Phone: (609) 312-8306
Website: http://www.oceantheatre.org
 

Acrylic Painting with Jim Cordasco
Thursday, August. 7, 14, 21, 28
August 7, 14, 21, 28 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Pine Shores Art association
Professional artist, Jim Cordasco shares his expertise with students, teaching the guidelines for proper acrylic painting.
Location: 94 Stafford ave., Manahawkin
Cost: $50/ members; $75/nonmembers
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W, A

Drawing Classes with Tom Rutledge
Friday, August 8, 15, 22, 29
August 8, 15, 22, 29 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Pine Shores Art Association
Tom is a highly skilled artist and teacher. His drawing classes consist of figure, still life, portrait and landscape drawing. Tom is dedicated to helping students become more disciplined and to develop their own individual style
Location: 94 Stafford Ave, Manahawkin
Cost: $50/members; $75/nonmembers
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W,A

Oil Painting (Clouds and Sky) with Linda Ramsay
Monday & Tuesday, August 11 - 12
August 11 - 12 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Pine Shores Art Association
Linda is a successful painter who will share her oil techniques with students in this workshop.
Location: 94 Stafford Ave, Manahawkin
Cost: $50/members; $75/nonmembers
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W,A

The Jungle Book - presented by Ocean Professional Theatre Company
Tuesday & Wednesday,August 12- 13; Friday & Saturday August 15 - 16
August 12- 13 & 15 6:00 PM; August 16 10:00 AM
Ocean Professional Theatre Company
The Jungle Book: The jungle is jumpin' with jazz in this exciting Disney classic! Join Mowgli, Baloo, King Louie and the gang as they swing their way through madcap adventures and thwart the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan. Specially adapted from the beloved film, this musical includes all your favorite Disney tunes, like "The Bare Necessities," and "I Wan'na Be Like You." With colorful characters and that toe-tapping jungle rhythm, Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK KIDS is sure to be a crowd-pleaser for audiences of all ages.
Location: 180 Bengal Blvd, Barnegat; Bengal Auditorium at Barnegat High School
Cost: $10/all tickets
Phone: (609) 312-8306
Website: http://www.oceantheatre.org
 

MidWeek Jazz Presents Cynthia Sayer
Wednesday, August 13
August 13 8:00 p.m.
Ocean County College Arts & Community Center
Cynthia Sayer, one of the world's foremost four-string banjoists, will be making her Ocean County College debut on this evening, riding high on the success of her new CD, "Joyride." A founding member of Woody Allen's New Orleans Jazz Band,Sayer is an in-demand artist at festivals around the world and promises to generate plenty of heat on this summer night at OCC!
Location: The Arts & Community Center of Ocean County College
Cost: $22 adults/$18 senior/$12 student
Phone: (732) 255-0500
Website: www.ocean.edu - tickets.ocean.edu
  

Jesse McCartney in Concert
Friday, August 15
8:00 P.M.
Six Flags Great Adventure
Join us on August 15 in Showcase Theater for an intimate night with Jesse McCartney in concert. Show starts at 8 pm and requires an additional admission ticket.
Location: Six Flags Great Adventure, 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
Cost: $15-$35
Phone: (732) 928-2000
Website: https://www.sixflags.com/greatadventure/special-events/concert/jesse-mccartney-concer
 

Local Men Who Fought In the Civil War
Saturday, August 16
August 16 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuckerton Historical Society
Pete Stemmer will talk about local men who served in the Civil War. Bring family stories, photos, memorabilia, etc to share with the group.
Location: Giffordtown Schoolhouse Museum, 35 Leitz Blvd., Little Egg Harbor
Cost: Free
Phone: (609) 294-1547
Website: http://www.tuckertonhistoricalsociety.org/
 

Watercolors with Mikkey Tarantino
Tuesday, August 19 & 26
August 19 & 26 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Pine Shores Art Association
Mikkey has won several awards for her paintings. She will help students loosen up in fun and creative ways.
Location: 94 Stafford Ave, Manahawkin
Cost: $50/members; $75/nonmembers
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W,A

Bonnie & Clyde
Thursday, Aug 21 to Saturday, Aug 30
August 21, 24, 27, 28 2:00 PM August 21 - 23, 28, 29, 30 9:00 PM
Ocean Professional Theatre Company
Bonnie & Clyde: Armed and amorous, shameless and alluring, their electrifying story of love, adventure and crime hijacked the American imagination during the Great Depression. Fresh from Broadway, a thrilling musical with a non-traditional score, combining blues, gospel and rockabilly music including “Raise a Little Hell,” “God’s Arms are Always Open,” and “You Can Do Better than Him.”
Location: 180 Bengal Blvd, Barnegat; Bengal Auditorium at Barnegat High School
Cost: $35/adults $20/children 12 & under
Phone: (609) 312-8306
Website: http://www.oceantheatre.org
 

Bob Andrews and others
Friday, August 22
August 22 7:00 PM
Ocean County Artists Guild
A summer's evening of music
Location: 22 Chestnut Avenue, Island Heights
Cost: $5.00 donation requested
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: wheelchair accessible

RunAround Concert
Saturday, August 23
4:00 - 9:00 PM
RunAround Concert
Join us for RunAround a Pop Experience as part of the MIKE AND IKE® ZOURS® Six Flags Summer Concert series! Concert takes place in the Plymouth Rock Assurance® Arena from 4-9 p.m. on August 23, 2014. Don't miss Jake Miller, Nick Tangorra, Jacob Whitesides, Before You Exit, Spencer Southerland, Jordan Fisher and more for this exciting concert!
Location: 01 Six Flags Blvd. Jackson
Cost: $59.99 General Admission
Phone: (732) 928-2000
Website: https://www.sixflags.com/greatadventure/special-events/concert/runaround-concert
 

Sleeping Beauty
Tuesday & Wednesday, August 26 - 27; Friday & Saturday 29 - 30
August 26 -27 & 29 6:00 PM; August 30 10:00 AM
Ocean Professional Theatre Company
Sleeping Beauty: Join us in far off kingdom for this musical adaptation of the timeless classic Sleeping Beauty. What's the best way to wake up a sleeping princess? Only a kiss from her one true love of course! A charming story of caring parents, good fairies, an evil witch and her evil curse and the handsome prince who brings our story to a happy ending!
Location: 180 Bengal Blvd, Barnegat; Bengal Auditorium at Barnegat High School
Cost: $10/all tickets
Phone: (609) 312-8306
Website: http://www.oceantheatre.org
 

Swinging Saturday: RB Express
Saturday, August 30
2:00 pm
Ocean County Library
The RB Express are a New Jersey-based vocal group whose tight harmonies and broad vocal ranges recreate the sounds of the doo wop era. Insightful commentaries precede each number, and as the members take turns singing lead on one song and harmony on the next you’ll be transported back to the golden days of the street corner serenades!
Location: 101 Washington St. Toms River, NJ 08753
Cost: Free!
Phone: (732) 349-6200
Website: www.theoceancountylibrary.org


28th Annual Antiques & Collectibles Faire
Saturday, August 30
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, rain or shiine
Ocean County Historical Society
Shop for antiques & collectibles from vendors near & far, crafts, used books, genealogical research booklets, paintings & photographs, delicious baked goods. Meet NJ authors. Enjoy music performed by Music Academy of Toms River and Sal Aversano. Try to win the 50/50 raffle. Fun and treasures for everyone!
Location: Ocean County Parking Garage (Madison Ave, Toms River) and 26 Hadley Ave., Toms River
Cost: Free admission
Phone: (732) 341-1880
Website: www.oceancountyhistory.org

Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible in Parking Garage

Sara Evans in Concert
Sunday, August 31
7:00 PM
Six Flags Great Adventure
Join us for Sara Evans in concert as part of Salute the Troops sponsored by Nash 94.7! Concert takes place at 7 p.m. in the Plymouth Rock Assurance® Arena and is free with theme park admission or season pass!
Location: 1 Six Flags Blvd. Jackson
Cost: Free with theme park admission
Phone: (732) 928-2000
Website: https://www.sixflags.com/greatadventure/special-events/concert/sara-evans-concert
 

Open Mic Night
First Wednesday of each month, September - May
6:30 sign up to perform, 7:00 PM performances begin
Ocean County Library
Hosted by local musician Domenick Carino. New & experienced musicians, comedians and spoken word artists share songs. All ages encouraged.
Location: 101 Washington Street, Toms River
Cost: Free
Phone: (732) 349-6200
Website: www.theoceancountylibrary.org
 
Accessibility: A wheelchair and walker are available for patrons.

Exploring the Spiritual: Women in the New Testament
Thursday, September 4
7:00 pm
Georgian Court University
The topic of women in the New Testament surfaces as an important one in 21st-century Christianity. Since the percentage of women in these churches remains high, it is imperative that women of faith understand their biblical foremothers. Moreover, Christian men, especially those who serve in ministry, also need to understand women from the sacred text in their roles both as faithful followers of Jesus and leaders in the movement to follow Jesus.
Location: 900 Lakewood Avenue
Cost: Free admissions
Phone: (732) 987-2263
Website: http://www.georgian.edu/mosaic/


Annual Print Exhibit
Sunday, September 7
September 7 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ocean County Artists Guild
View variety of recent prints featuring monoprints, intaglio and relief prints. Opening reception
Location: 22 Chestnut Avenue, Island Heights
Cost: free
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: wheelchair accessible

Ocean County Bluegrass Festival
Sunday, Sept. 7
noon - 5 PM
Albert Music Hall
Live stage, indoor, concert of bluegrass music featuring regional bluegrass bands from the tri-state area. Be prepared to be entertained Pinelands style.
Location: 131 Wells Mills Rd., Waretown, NJ
Cost: $10
Phone: (609) 971-1593
Website: www.alberthall.org


Print Show, Members Show
Sunday, Spetember 7
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ocean County Artists Guild
View a variety of printmaking techniques and members interpretations of still life
Location: 22 Chestnut Avenue, Island Heights
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: wheelchair accessible

Tom Rutledge- Charcoal Drawing Demo
Monday, September 8
September 8 7:00 PM
Pine Shores Art Association
Following our regular meeting, artist Tom Rutledge will provide a demonstration of his charcoal drawing techniques. Light refreshments available before meeting. ALL are welcome! Come and join us and see what we have to offer to the community.
Location: 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin
Cost: FREE
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W, A

Jean Uhl Spicer-watercolor
Monday - Wednesday, September 8 - 10
September 8 - 10 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Ocean County Artists Guild
Paint beautiful watercolor with this well-known artist.
Location: 22 Chestnut Avenue, Island Heights
Cost: to be announced
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: wheelchair accessible

Audition for the New Jersey Chamber Singers
Mondays, September 8 & 15
7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
New Jersey Chamber Singers
The ensemble is comprised of auditioned singers, both professional and amateur. Maximum membership is 32. Concert season begins in September and ends in May. Rehearsals are held in Manasquan every Monday from 7:30pm-10:00pm. If you are interested in auditioning, please contact our membership chairman, Sandy Grebel, at membership@njchambersingers.org.
Location: Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 6 Osborn Ave., Manasquan
Cost: Members who are accepted pay annual dues.
Phone: (732) 295-9650
Website: http://64.106.243.187/njcs/Membership/
 
Accessibility: Church accessibility.

Watercolor on Yupo with Lee Fricke
Tuesday, September 9, 16, 23, 30
August 9, 16, 23,30 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Pine Shores Art Association
One of Pine Shores most dedicated instructors will share her techniques for creating beautiful watercolor paintings on Yupo (a non-absorbent "paper").
Location: 94 Stafford Ave, Manahawkin
Cost: $50/members; $75/nonmembers
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W,A

Watercolor on Yupo with Lee Fricke
Tuesday, September 9, 16, 23,& 30
September 9, 16, 23 & 30 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Pine Shores Art Association
One of Pine Shores most dedicated instructors will share her techniques for creating beautiful watercolor paintings on Yupo (a non-absorbent "paper").
Location: 94 Stafford Ave, Manahawkin
Cost: $50/members; $75/nonmembers
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W,A

MidWeek Jazz presents The Jazz Lobsters
Wednesday, September 10
September 10 8:00 p.m.
Ocean County College Arts & Community Center
In what is becoming an annual tradition at MidWeek Jazz, the Jazz Lobsters Big Band triumphantly returns to OCC for another evning of swinging music featuring some of NJ"s top jazz musicians. Known in this region as the best of the Big Bands, this 18-piece plowerhouse ensemble has thrilled audiences throughout the state and beyond. One of Ocean County favorites!
Location: The Arts & Community Center of Ocean County College
Cost: $22 adults/$18 senior/$12 student
Phone: (732) 255-0500
Website: www.ocean.edu - tickets.ocean.edu
  

Drawing with Charcoal - Tom Rutledge
Thursday & Friday, September 11 - 12
September 11 - 12 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Pine Shores Art Association
Tom is a very dedicated teacher and a skilled artist and professional illustrator. New this year, he will be instructing students in drawing with charcoal - one of the many mediums in which he is highly proficient.
Location: 94 Stafford Ave, Manahawkin
Cost: $50/members; $75/nonmembers
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W,A

Ye Old Clamtown Antiques Flea Market
Saturday, September 13
September 13 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuckerton Historical Society
This marks its 40th year. Appraiser Table. Approx. 100 antique dealers. Selected food vendors. RAIN DATES 14th or 20th. Dealers call 609-296-2584.
Location: Tip Seaman Park, Tuckerton
Cost: Free
Phone: (609) 294-1547
Website: http://www.tuckertonhistoricalsociety.org/
 

Quilts Along the Bay
Saturday & Sunday, September 13 - 14
September 13 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM; September 14 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Barnegat Historical Society
Annual quilt show and sale. This year's show will also include a display of antique dolls and doll quilts
Location: Barnegat Community Center, West Bay Avenue, Barnegat
Cost: $5.00
Phone: (960) 969-8332
Website: www.barnegathistoricalsociety.com
   
Accessibility: venue is wheelchair accessible including restrooms

Thomas Pandolfi Presents Schumann/Brahms
Sunday, September 14
4:00 PM
Presbyterian Church of Toms River
American virtuoso pianist Thomas Pandolfi returns to dazzle our audience with his passionate artistry & amazing technique.
Location: 1070 Hooper Avenue, Toms River
Cost: Requested donation -- $12 per person
Phone: (732) 349-1331
Website: www.pctr.org

Accessibility: handicapped accessible

Sabrina Carpenter in Concert
Sunday, September 14
4:00 p.m.
Six Flags Great Adventure
Join us for Sabrina Carpenter in concert! The show takes place in the Plymouth Rock Assurance Arena at 4 p.m. and is included with theme park admission or Season Pass. Sabrina Carpenter is a fourteen-year-old, Philadelphia area native on the rise after signing with Hollywood Records and releasing her new EP Can't Blame a Girl For Trying. Performing was always a part of her life growing up with her multi-talented family full of actors, musicians and dancers.
Location: 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
Cost: Free with theme park admission or season pass
Phone: (732) 928-2000
Website: https://www.sixflags.com/greatadventure/special-events/concert/sabrina-carpenter-conc
 

Mixed Media
Wed., Sept. 17 - Sat., Oct. 25
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Ocean County Artists Guild
Use a variety of materials and paints to create unique and original works of art with Francine Van Ostrand
Location: 22 Chestnut Avenue, Island Heights
Cost: Contact the Guild
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: the Guild is wheelchair accessible

Throwback Thursday: Pickling!
Thursday, September 18
6:30 PM
Ocean County Library
Learn how to make your own pickles. Participants will also have a chance to taste some pickles made using the lacto-fermentation process that will be demonstrated.
Location: 101 Washington Street, Toms River
Cost: Free
Phone: (732) 349-6200
Website: www.theoceancountylibrary.org
 
Accessibility: A wheelchair and walker are available for patrons.

Watercolor Workshop (street scenes) with Robert Heyer
Thursday & Fiday, September 18 - 19
September 18 - 19 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Pine Shores Art Association
Robert Heyer is a highly skilled award-winning artist. He will share his successful techniques with students in this 2 day workshop.
Location: 94 Stafford Ave, Manahawkin
Cost: $50/members; $75/nonmembers
Phone: (609) 597-3557
Website: pineshoresartassociation.org
  
Accessibility: W,A

Acoustic Music
Friday, September 19
September 19 7:00 PM
Ocean County Artists Guild
Featuring music by the Acoustic Musicians Guild
Location: 22 Chestnut Avenue, Island Heights
Cost: $5.00 donation requested
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: wheelchair accessible

Garden State Cultural Latino Festival
September 20
11AM to 5 PM
NAALP
Cultural Latino Festival with live folkloric music with representation of each country!
Location: Lake Terrace, 1690 Oak St., Lakewood, NJ
Cost: FREE
Phone: (732) 534-5959
Website: www.jarodassociates.com


betty riehl
Saturday, September 20
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Jersey Shore Quilters
A large display of quilts in a peaceful setting of a church.
Location: Good shepherd lutheran church 708 ocean Rd E point pleasant
Cost: free will donation
Phone: (732) 899-7326
  

Volunteer Fair
Tuesday, September 23
2:00 - 6:30 PM
Ocean County Library
Meet with a variety of local organizations that are looking for your help. Many different talents and skills are needed and many organizations provided training to volunteers. Find an organization that is a perfect match for you.
Location: 101 Washington Street, Toms River
Cost: Free
Phone: (732) 349-6200
Website: www.theoceancountylibrary.org
 
Accessibility: A wheelchair and walker are available for patrons.

Demondtration by Ken Stetz
Wednesday, September 24
7:00 PM
Ocean County Artists Guild
Ken will demonstrate his illustrations and other pen and ink creations.
Location: 22 Chestnut Avenue, Island Heights
Cost: Free
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: wheelchair accessible

Pen and Ink Plus with Ken Stetz
Wednesday, September 24
September 24 7:00 PM
Ocean County Artists Guild
Watch this master of pen and ink create drawings with a shore theme and then enhance them with watercolor washes.
Location: 22 Chestnut Avenue, Island Heights
Cost: free
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: wheelchair accessible

Lectures-In-Song with Fred Miller
Friday, September 26
6:30 pm
Georgian Court University
Fred Miller’s Lectures-In-Song focus on a great personality or significant aspect of American Popular Song’s Golden Age. Seated at the piano, Mr. Miller not only performs the songs, but also provides historical insight into the life and times of these musical eras.
Location: 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood
Cost: $39 per person; includes a multicourse dinner and presentation; reservations required
Phone: (732) 987-2263
Website: http://www.georgian.edu/mosaic/


Let us Never Forget: Stories and Paintings of World War II
Saturday, September 27
2:00pm
Ocean County Library--Jackson Branch
Join us for a journey through the battles, stories and heroes of war told by the award winning military artist and author, Francis J. McGinley. Mr. McGinley will be sharing stories and displaying his original paintings from his book, Let Us Never Forget. His books will be available for purchase and library books will be available for Ocean County Library cardholders to borrow. A book signing will take place after the program
Location: 2 Jackson Drive, Toms River
Cost: Free
Phone: (732) 928-4400
  

GospelFest
Saturday, September 27
12:00 - 4:00 PM
Ocean County Library
Ocean County Library celebrates Gospel Music Month. Come and enjoy a day of Gospel music presented by Local and Statewide choirs, soloists and Praise and Worship teams. Included will be Arts Ministries such as dance, mime, Spoken Word and Dramatic presentations. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Please register by calling 732-349-6200.
Location: 101 Washington Street, Toms River
Cost: Free
Phone: (732) 349-6200
Website: www.theoceancountylibrary.org
 
Accessibility: A wheelchair and walker are available for patrons.

Cuban Blues: Time in a Cuban Prison
Tuesday, September 30
7:00 PM
Ocean County Library
Gordon Hesse’s life was rather ordinary until he ended up in solitary confinement in a Cuban prison, was placed on house arrest in a mansion, expected to be shot by a firing squad, got thrown back into prison, started a riot, and was freed for telling his first lie. Please register by calling 732-349-6200.
Location: 101 Washington Street, Toms River
Cost: Free
Phone: (732) 349-6200
Website: www.theoceancountylibrary.org
 
Accessibility: A wheelchair and walker are available for patrons.

Darryl Urig: Expressive Landscapes
Wednesday, October 1
9:00 - 4:00 PM
Ocean County Artists Guild
Learn to use painting knives to create expressive works
Location: 22 Chestnut Avenue, Island Heights
Cost: Contact the Guild
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: the Guild is wheelchair accessible

Colonial Mount Holly Walking Tour
Thursday, October 2
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Ocean County Historical Society
Van trip led by Candace Lillie to Burlington County with walking tour of Burlington Prison Museum, historic Friends Meeting house, one-room Brainerd School House, and oldest firehouse in the US. Lunch is on your own or at Robin's Nest Restaurant, with time to browse Mill shops along Rancocas River.
Location: Meet at OCHS, 26 Hadley Ave., Toms River, NJ 08753
Cost: $25 per person, rain or shine
Phone: (732) 341-1880
Website: www.oceancountyhistory.org

Accessibility: Must be able to board van and walk short distances

From the Small Screen: All in the Family vs. The Honeymooners
Thursday, October 2
6:00 pm
Georgian Court University
Ralph is the eternal optimist; always pursuing the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Archie is the realist; knowing at the end of the rainbow he will find nothing more than an empty pot. Explore how both programs became groundbreaking comedy classics in opposite directions.
Location: 900 Lakewood Avenue
Cost: $12 per person in advance; $15 per person at the door; reservations required.
Phone: (732) 987-2263
Website: http://www.georgian.edu/mosaic/


Mothers and Daughters:Kindred Spirits and the Ladies of Provence
Sunday, October 5
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Ocean County Artists Guild
Art work featuring the connection between mothers and daughters in Gallery 1; Gallery 2 will feature creations by members of their recent trip to Provence, France,
Location: 22 Chestnut Avenue, Island Heights
Cost: Free
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: wheelchair accessible

The Costumes of Downton Abbey
Thursday, October 9
Bus leaves 8:00 AM sharp & returns approx. 5:30 PM
Ocean County Historical Society
Bus trip to Winterthur, DuPont's home; tour gardens, grounds; self-guided tour of Downton Abbey exhibit; lunch; driver's gratuity.
Location: Bus leaves from 26 Hadley Ave., Toms River, 08753
Cost: $65 members, $70 non-members, due by September 5th
Phone: (732) 255-4359
Website: email: ronjj2@comcast.net; gtomkowich@comast.net

Accessibility: gardens & grounds, tram; Winterthur & Downton Abbey exhibit, walk

Adventures in Fine Art: Dada & Surrealism
Friday, October 10
6:30 pm
Georgian Court University
Born of the horrors of World War I, Dada is an early form of shock art, produced by a loosely formed group of Europeans. Though mostly in protest, some works are quite whimsical as well as satiric.
Location: 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood
Cost: $39 per person; includes a multicourse French dinner and a multimedia lecture.
Phone: (732) 987-2263
Website: http://www.georgian.edu/mosaic/


The Jersey Devil and Beyond
Saturday,October 11
October 11 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tuckerton Historical Society
Historian Mark Demitroff shares tales of local Folklore.
Location: Giffordtown Schoolhouse Museum. 35 Leitz Blvd.,Little Egg Harbor
Cost: Free
Phone: (609) 294-1547
Website: http://www.tuckertonhistoricalsociety.org/
 

Caves and Caving
Tuesday, October 14
7:00 PM
Ocean County Library
Join Carolyn Zangara, a member of the Central New Jersey Grotto, to learn what caves can be found in New Jersey and what the sport of caving is like. It is not intended to present enough information for people to begin to caving on their own. The Central New Jersey Grotto is a non-profit organization founded in 1978 for the purpose of advancing the study, conservation, exploration and knowledge of caves. It is the local chapter of the National Speleological Society. Please register for this event by calling 732-349-6200.
Location: 101 Washington Street, Toms River
Cost: Free
Phone: (732) 349-6200
Website: www.theoceancountylibrary.org
 
Accessibility: A wheelchair and walker are available for patrons.

Artisan's Marketplace
Saturday - Sunday, October 18 - 19
October 18 - 19 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ocean County Artists Guild
Featuring the sale of beautiful hand made craft items from any vendor/craftspeople.
Location: 22 Chestnut Avenue, Island Heights
Cost: free
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: wheelchair accessible

Schumann/Brahms --Thomas Pandolfi
Sunday, October 19
4:00 PM
Presbyterian Church of Toms River
American vitruoso pianist Thomas Pandolfi returns to dazzle our audience with his passionate artistry and amazing technique
Location: 1070 Hooper Ave., Toms River
Cost: Requested donation -- $12 per person
Phone: (732) 349-1331
Website: www.pctr.org

Accessibility: handicapped accessible

Emily Asher's Garden Party--Jazz
Sunday, October 19
4:00 PM
Presbyterian Church of Toms River
Emily Asher, trombone & vocals, leads a band of fine musicians in extraordinary hot jazz
Location: 1070 Hooper Ave., Toms River
Cost: Requested donation -- $12 per person
Phone: (732) 349-1331
Website: www.pctr.org

Accessibility: handicapped accessible

Batman 75th Anniversary
Thursday, October 23
6:30 PM
Ocean County Library
Please join us for the 75th Anniversary of Batman! Come check out the Batmobile, hear speakers, wear your favorite Batman-themed costume and spend some time with fans of the caped crusader! Thursday October 23rd, 6:30pm. Check out www.theoceancountylibrary.org for more information.
Location: 101 Washington St. Toms River
Cost: Free
Phone: (732) 349-6200
Website: www.theoceancountylibrary.org
 

Acoustic Musicians Guild Concert
Friday, October 24
Gallery opens 7:00 PM, Concert begins at 8:00 PM
Ocean County Artists Guild
Hear a wide variety of acoustic music in a Victorian house setting.
Location: 22 Chestnut Avenue, Island Heights
Cost: $5.00 donation requested
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: the Guild is wheelchair accessible

Aleksandr Vosin: Accordionist Extraordinaire
Saturday, October 25
2:00pm
Ocean County Library--Jackson Branch
Mr. Vasin earned a PhD in his instrument from one of the top conservatories in the former Soviet Union. This sixty minute concert will include Brazilian, Cuban, Moldavian, Russian and Jazz genres. Please Register
Location: 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson
Cost: Free
Phone: (732) 928-4400
Website: www.theoceancountylibrary.org
 

Fall 2014 Concert Series
Sat., Oct. 25 - Sun., Dec. 14
11:00 am
Georgian Court University
Jazz Band Concert October 25 (Saturday), 11:00 am, Gavan Student Lounge Concert Band Concert December 1 (Monday), 7:30 pm, Casino Chorale Concert December 13 (Saturday), 7:00 pm, Casino Senior Voice Recital of Jaella Molina December 14 (Saturday), 2:00 pm, Marron Chapel
Location: 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood
Cost: Concerts are $10 per person; $5 per senior citizen or non-GCU student;FREE for GCU ID
Phone: (732) 987-2263
Website: http://www.georgian.edu/mosaic/


Nanny Rose School of Etiquette
Sat., Nov. 1 or Sun., Nov. 2
1:00 pm
Georgian Court University
In this delightful 90-minute program, Nanny Rose and her domestic Olivia teach children proper manners and etiquette for dining at home, in a restaurant, or at a more formal affair. This fun and fast-paced show provides lots of laughs as your little ladies and gentlemen learn in a relaxed, entertaining atmosphere. This program is appropriate for boys and girls, ages 5 to 12.
Location: 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood
Cost: $20 per child; $15 per adult
Phone: (732) 987-2263
Website: http://www.georgian.edu/mosaic/


Mindscapes: the art of Robert Henne
Sunday, November 2
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Ocean County Artists Guild
featuring the oil, acrylic and mixed media work of this local artist.
Location: 22 Chestnut Avenue, Island Heights
Cost: Free
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: wheelchair accessible

Watercolor with Marie Natale
Monday, November 3
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ocean County Artists Guild
Learn to use watercolor in fresh new ways in a fun atmosphere
Location: 22 Chestnut Avenue, Island Heights
Cost: contact the Guild
Phone: (732) 270-3111
Website: www.ocartistsguild.org
 
Accessibility: the Guild is wheelchair accessible

Antiwar Dissent & Peace Activism during World War I
Tuesday, November 4
6:00 pm
Georgian Court University
The peace movement engaged in humanitarian activism overseas by providing relief, assisting reconstruction, and promoting peace and reconciliation. It also raised key issues—particularly dissent in wartime, civil liberties, the meaning of patriotism, and citizen peace activism—that remain vital to American democracy.
Location: 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood
Cost: Free Admission
Phone: (732) 987-2263
Website: http://www.georgian.edu/mosaic/


Mrs. Gould’s 13th Annual Holiday Social
Tues., Nov 11- Sat., Dec 20
11:30 am
Georgian Court University
The tradition continues for many as they start their holiday season with the Goulds. The Mansion at Georgian Court will be aglow with cheer as you join us for Mrs. Gould’s 13th Annual Holiday Social. Hear the continuing saga of Edith and George Gould and their seven children, while celebrating the holidays as they did in the early 1900s in the magnificent Great Hall.
Location: 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood
Cost: $45 per person; includes performance and tea luncheon.
Phone: (732) 987-2263
Website: http://www.georgian.edu/mosaic/


Musical Storytelling with Maestro Anthony LaGruth
Friday, November 14
12:30 pm
Georgian Court University
Learn the stories behind some of the world’s best-known composers and music from Maestro Anthony LaGruth, conductor and artistic director of the Garden State Philharmonic and GCU lecturer in music. Hear musical excerpts as you explore the backgrounds of these iconic artists and their music.
Location: 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood
Cost: $39 per person; includes a multicourse lunch and a multimedia lecture.
Phone: (732) 987-2263
Website: http://www.georgian.edu/mosaic/


Gettysburg
Saturday, November 15
November 15 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuckerton Historical Society
The Battle of Gettysburg.
Location: Giffordtown Schoolhouse Museum. 35 Leitz Blvd., Little Egg Harbor
Cost: Free
Phone: (609) 294-1547
Website: http://www.tuckertonhistoricalsociety.org/
 

Christmas at the Havens Homestead Museum - 17th Annual Holiday Event
Friday, Dec. 5 & Sunday, Dec. 7
Dec. 5 from 3 to 7 pm; Dec. 7 from 12 to 4 pm
Brick Township Historical Society
Theme at the museum: Toys, Trees and Trains, Oh My! Visit our farmhouse & other buildings to enjoy the decorations and trains, homemade refreshments, and take a picture with the Victorian Santa. Costumed docents add to the ambience.
Location: 521 Herbertsville Rd., Brick
Cost: Donation: $5 for adults, children under 12 are free.
Phone: (732) 785-2500
Website: www.bricktwphistoricalsociety.com


Musical Journey Around the World
Saturday, December 6
2:00pm
Ocean County Library--Jackson Branch
Acclaimed International Concert violinist David Podles takes you on an enriching and invigorating musical tour of Europe, Russia and the United States. Highlighting some of the most famous, poignant and exciting pieces that represent each of the different countries, this program covers classical, folk and gypsy genres during this memorable tour around the world.
Location: 101Washington Street, Toms River
Cost: Free
Phone: (732) 928-4400
Website: www.theoceancountylibrary.org
 

Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 6
9:00-11:00 am
Georgian Court University
Bring your children for a tasty breakfast and fun family activities. Capture the memory with a photo taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus!
Location: 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood
Cost: MILL members; and their children/grandchildren:$3 per child aged 3–13; $11 for person
Phone: (732) 987-2263
Website: http://www.georgian.edu/mosaic/


Christmas Concert
Sunday, December 7
4:00 PM
Presbyterian Church of Toms River
Sanctuary Choir will perform John Rutter's "Gloria" and familiar carol arrangements.
Location: 1070 Hooper Avenue, Toms River
Cost: Suggested donation--$12 per person
Phone: (732) 349-1331
Website: www.pctr.org

Accessibility: handicapped accessible

Ebenezer - Presented by Ocean Professional Theatre Company
Fri., Dec. 12 - 14 & 19 - 20
Dec. 13, 14, 20, 21 at 2:00 PM Dec. 16, 17, 18 at 3:30 Dec. 12, 13, 19, 20 at 7:30 PM
Ocean Professional Theatre Company
Ebenezer: Charles Dickens’ classic tale comes to life on the stage with music and dancing and holiday “spirits.” The story tells of bitter and miserly Ebenezer Scrooge's ideological, ethical, and emotional transformation resulting from supernatural visits from Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come. Get into the spirit of the season. Bring the whole family to see this holiday favorite.
Location: 1000 McKinley Ave, Manahawkin, Ocean First Stafford Township Art Center
Cost: $35/adults $20/children 12 & under
Phone: (609) 312-8306
Website: http://www.oceantheatre.org
 

Christmas Party
Saturday, December 13
December 13 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuckerton Historical Society
Christmas Party at Little Borough Hall. Christmas in Tuckerton is something to look forward to as part of our holidays. Clam Chowder and cookies after 6:00 PM.
Location: Little Borough Hall, Tuckerton
Cost: Free
Phone: (609) 294-1547
Website: http://www.tuckertonhistoricalsociety.org/
 

Movie & More: It’s a Wonderful Life
Saturday, December 13
3:30 pm
Georgian Court University
Without question, It’s a Wonderful Life is one of the most beloved and highly acclaimed motion pictures ever made. Star James Stewart and director Frank Capra repeatedly proclaimed this perennial holiday classic to be their personal favorite. The charming, and at times harrowing, story of George Bailey and his life-altering tribulations in fictitious Bedford Falls are well known. Learn about the complex backstory of how It’s a Wonderful Life came to fruition and more.
Location: 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood
Cost: $12 per person; $15 per person at the door; reservations required.
Phone: (732) 987-2263
Website: http://www.georgian.edu/mosaic/


New Year’s Day with the Garden State Philharmonic
Thursday, January 1, 2015
11:00 am
Georgian Court University
Borrowing from Viennese tradition, Maestro Anthony LaGruth and the GSP will kick off 2015 with a musical celebration. The joyous selections will be as light as champagne bubbles, with both contemporary and classical pieces. A buffet brunch includes juices, egg casserole, fruits, sausage, French toast, bakery delights, fruit salad, and of course, strong coffees and teas! Mimosas and Bloody Marys are optional.
Location: 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood
Cost: $50 per person, includes brunch, alcoholic beverages, and concert; $42 per person,
Phone: (732) 987-2263
Website: http://www.georgian.edu/mosaic/



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