month : 03/2014 30 results

Freeholders Sponsor April Food Drive

County’s partnership with FoodBank aims to restock shelves The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders is continuing its springtime partnership with the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties and collecting non-perishable food for the entire month of April. “One in every 10 people in Monmouth County receives emergency food from the FoodBank’s network of pantries, soup kitchens and other agencies,” Freeholder John P. Curley said. “The spring is when donations to the Food ...

Middletown Arts Center Offers “Day Off” Program for Children

MIDDLETOWN ARTS CENTER OFFERS "DAY OFF" PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN WHO CRAVE CREATIVITY Spring break arts enrichment classes available to elementary students from Middletown and surrounding communities The Middletown Arts Center (MAC), located at 36 Church Street in Middletown, N.J., will host its popular "Day Off" program April 14-18 and  April 21-25. The MAC offers families from Middletown and surrounding communities affordable half or full day of schedules for children in Kindergarten ...

Tryouts for Colts Neck Travel Soccer Teams

The Colts Neck Soccer Club will hold its annual tryouts on May 8-10 for the 2014-2015 season for all boys’ and girls’ traveling soccer teams in the U-8 through U-14 age groups.  The tryouts will be held at Cedar Drive School.  All Colts Neck residents are welcome to try out for their age appropriate team. To access the tryout schedule and to pre-register for the tryouts on-line (which is strongly encouraged), log onto the Colts Neck Sports Foundation website at www.coltsnecks...

Plans Underway for 2014 Farmers’ Market in Atlantic Highlands

It is hard to think that the warm weather is just around the corner, but the groundhog’s six weeks is not a long time! The Atlantic Highlands Chamber of Commerce is already planning the 2014 Farmers’ Market. This year, it will begin on June 6th and continue until October 10th (and maybe beyond).  This will be the town’s 7th year of presenting this very popular market.  The chamber is already receiving inquiries from vendors about booths in Veteran’s Park (across from Borough Hall ...

Safe Not Sorry Program

The Holmdel Police Department will be hosting its 6th Annual Safe Not Sorry program. This program was created to help the young women of the community to better understand the dangers they may face as college freshmen, but also in their everyday lives.  The program this year will be held over four nights on April 21, 23, 28,  and 30 at the Holmdel Community Center, located next door to Town Hall. Attendance at all four nights is mandatory for all students, and parents may attend if ...

SJVHS Presents “Once on This Island”

Saint John Vianney High School and Lancer Productions are proud to present their spring musical, Once on This Island, on April 3, 4, and 5 at 8 p.m. and April 6 at 2 p.m. in the Theater at SJVHS. Once on This Island is a tale of star-crossed lovers that boasts fun music and a heartwarming tale of the power of love. Directors Mrs. Ryan, Ms. Figur, and Mrs. Terry are excited to be working with this talented cast, band, and crew and invite you to be part of the adventure.  Reserve your ...

Living Stations of the Cross at St. Catharine’s

The Living Stations of the Cross, presented by St. Catharine Youth Group, will be performed at St. Catharine Church, 108 Middletown Road, Holmdel, on Fridays, April 11 & 18, at 7:30 p.m.  All are invited.

Middletown Committeeman Scharfenberger Talks about Old First Church March 29

As part of the Middletown 350 celebration, Middletown Committeeman Gerry Scharfenberger will be giving a talk on the archaeological excavation he conducted at the 17th-century Old First Church. The talk will be held this Saturday, March 29 at 10 a.m. at the Middletown Arts Center.  The Old First Church housed the first Baptist congregation in New Jersey and was also notable for its use as a hospital by the British Army after the Battle of Monmouth.Old First Church is located in the Middletown ...

8th Annual Beauty Ball

Few phrases change a person's life more profoundly than "you have cancer." Cancer is devastating to the whole family. But with your help, it doesn't have to be. Beauty Ball, hosted by The Beauty Foundation for Cancer Care, brings our community together to support families with men, women, or children being treated for cancer. The Beauty Ball, now in its 8th year, is the largest fundraising effort for The Beauty Foundation for Cancer Care. Beauty Ball will be held on Saturday, March 22 from ...