By Laura Kolnoski
‘Til there was Red Bank’s Two River Theater, it was rare to enjoy quality productions featuring Broadway talent here in Monmouth County. Now, in our own River City, it’s convenient, reasonable, and yes, essential to take advantage of the fine offerings this cultural gem provides.
We caught a unique production of “The Music Man” at the Two River Theater before it headed north to Newark’s significantly larger New Jersey Performing ...
Day Trip to Renault Winery
DAY TRIP TO RENAULT WINERY
By Joanne Colella
It is a rare and wonderful day trip that combines historical highlights, an educational tour, fine dining, the chance to sample award-winning wines, a lovely Tuscan setting, and perhaps even a round of golf – all within an easy drive from home. Renault Winery, located on 1,400 picturesque acres in Egg Harbor City, is one of the Garden State’s most popular tourist attractions and boasts the impressive distinction of being America’s ...
Monmouth County Spring Job Fair is April 4
If you are looking for a job, you should attend the Monmouth County job fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, April 4 at the Brookdale Community College Collins Arena, 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft. This job fair will provide you with access to employers seeking talented candidates in every discipline, from hospitality and health care to finance, education, telecommunications, computer science, and everything in between. One hundred local employers and employment resource organizat...
Gala Dinner & Beatles Cabaret to Benefit Monmouth Civic Chorus
Beatles fans will Come Together at the Monmouth Civic Chorus Spring Soirée, celebrating the music of the Fab Four. The evening includes a gourmet three-course dinner with Beatles tunes performed by Chorus members in a cabaret setting. Guests will enjoy cocktails at the cash bar while bidding on Something in the Silent and Chance Auctions. With a Little Help From Our Friends, the Peter Laurance Jazz Quartet, It Won’t Be Long before all tickets are sold, so don’t Wait!
The event is on ...
Red Bank Recreation News
MARINE PARK BOAT SLIPS
Spring is upon us! Get your slip and your boat in the water on April 1, 2014. The cost to rent a boat slip for the season is $55 per foot for Red Bank residents and $75 per foot for non-residents. Please check the Red Bank Parks & Recreation website for an application at www.redbanknj.org.
TRACK AND FIELD
The season starts in April and runs through July 31. Practices are held on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. for Children ages 5-18. Register now!
The Popes and The Jews: An Interfaith Dialogue on April 2
On Wednesday, April 2 at 7:00 p.m. at Congregation B’nai Israel (CBI) in Rumson, Dr. Carol Rittner, a Catholic nun and a Distinguished Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, will speak about Jewish-Catholic Relations from Pope John XXIII to Pope Francis I. The lecture, which is co-sponsored by CBI, the Church of the Nativity of Fair Haven (Nativity), and the Center for Holocaust Human Rights & Genocide Education (CHHANGE) in ...
Junior League of Monmouth County to Hold 75th Anniversary Gala
The Junior League of Monmouth County (JLMC) is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism by developing the potential of women and improving our community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. In the past decade, the JLMC has contributed time and funds to more than 25 community projects in Monmouth County, including: Monmouth Day Care Center, Children’s Museum at Monmouth Museum, Spring House, and Boys & Girls Club of Monmouth County.
County Preserves Colts Neck Farm
Monmouth County has passed the 200 mark with its preservation of the 16-acre Cicalese farm located on Phalanx and Laird roads. “This farm is best known for its beautiful fields of gladiolas,” said Freeholder Director Lillian G. Burry. “We will continue to see the mid-summer gladiolas, along with other field grown flowers and crops on the landscape, because the Cicalese farm has entered the county’s farmland preservation program.”
Monmouth County purchased an agricultural ...
“Grains of Grace Program” – Haiti Adopt-a-Family Initiative in Red Bank
The Need: For $250, you can feed a family in Haiti with a 50 lb. bag of rice and fuel every four months for an entire year. 100% of your sponsorship will go towards supporting impoverished families living in LaCaju & Ouanaminthe, Haiti. You can adopt a family as an individual, group, business, or a church.
The Date: A work team from the Red Bank area will distribute food to families from May 26-29. Community Partners in Haiti will distribute supplies for the remainder of the ...
17th Annual Brookdale Guitar Show
On Sunday, April 13, students and area residents will be able to enjoy a jam-packed day of music, learning, and shopping at the 17th Annual Brookdale Guitar Show at the Lincroft Campus. Doors open at 10 a.m. and the fun continues till 5 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance online on the show's website at www.brookdaleguitarshow.com.
Brookdale Public Radio 90.5 The Night is extending the special $10 member pricing to all ticket pre-orders. Tickets are $12 at the door. This high-energy ...