Fourth Annual Monmouth County Gayla a Great Success
On May 30, the Red Bank Regional (RBR) Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) hosted the fourth annual Gayla. Over 100 students from over 15 high schools in Monmouth County strolled under the balloon rainbow toward the RBR Commons, where they enjoyed great music, dancing, food, and lots of fun. The Gayla is sponsored by the MakeItBetter4Youth Foundation, Monmouth County’s consortium for LGBT youth. All open-minded teenagers (13 to 19 years old) were welcome.
RBR GSA adviser Stacy Liss commented, ...
“Down the Jersey Shore” at the Little Silver Library
All are invited to the Little Silver Public Library on Thursday, July 17 at 7:00 p.m., when author Margaret Buchholz presents "Down the Jersey Shore." Her book, Shore Chronicles, is an extraordinary collection of fifty accounts of visits to the Jersey Shore between 1764 and 1955. The book includes writing by well-known figures John J. Audubon, Walt Whitman, Robert Louis Stevenson, Stephen Crane, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It also includes ordinary people with remarkable impressions of their ...
July Programs and Events at the Red Bank Public Library
Children ages 3 to 12 are invited to enjoy an array of summer activities in the “Fizz, Boom, READ!” Summer Reading Program with a science theme at the Red Bank Public Library. The Summer Reading Program will run throughout the summer, with a grand Summer Reading Finale Party on Friday, August 22 at 3:00 p.m.
Children ages 3 to 5 can take part in Pre-K Sci-Time featuring a science-themed short video, a snack, and related craft on Wednesday, July 9 at 1:30 p.m. This program is free and ...
Breast Intentions Holds Sixth Annual Charity Ball
Local non-profit organization Breast Intentions, based in Middletown, honored plastic surgeon Dr. John M. Taylor at their sixth formal gala, “A Celebration of Hope, Determination, and Courage,” on Saturday, May 3.
Dr. Taylor earned two undergraduate degrees in Chemical Engineering and Life Sciences at M.I.T. From there, he went on to medical school at the University of Pennsylvania to pursue medicine. Later, at Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, he ...
Monmouth Medical Center July Support Groups
SHORE-AREA STROKE SURVIVORS SUPPORT GROUP
Wednesdays, July 2 & 16 from 2 to 4 p.m.
This group, co-sponsored by HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Tinton Falls, offers support and education for stroke survivors, their families, caregivers and friends who are coping with recovery from stroke. This support group, which features monthly speakers on stroke-related topics, is held at The HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Tinton Falls Cafeteria, located at 2 Centre Plaza. For inform...
Kidz-4-Kidz Peformance of “Seussical” to Benefit Ashley Lauren Foundation
Kidz-4-Kidz, the theatrical arm of The Ashley Lauren Foundation, a Colts Neck-based non-profit organization dedicated to bringing hope and help to children throughout New Jersey who suffer from cancer through financial, material, and emotional support, will present the musical Seussical ™ on July 25 at 7:30 p.m. and July 26 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at The Strand Theatre, 400 Clifton Avenue in Lakewood, NJ.
All of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters are lovingly brought to life by Tony ...
NJ Transit Offering Summertime Express Trains to County Beach Towns
Next stop, Monmouth County beaches!
Looking for a way to get down to the Jersey Shore quickly and without sitting in traffic? NJ Transit will now offer four new, roundtrip express trains on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays beginning June 28 and continuing through September 1.
“I commend NJ Transit for offering this service and the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) for allocating funding for this service,” said Freeholder Thomas A. Arnone, liaison to the Department ...
Knitting Class at the Atlantic Highlands Library
The Ocean Patterns Knitting Class will be holding a special class that is open to patrons of all ages - adults, teens, and children. The class will be held on Monday, July 21 at 10:00 a.m. at the Atlantic Highlands Library, 100 First Avenue in Atlantic Highlands.
Please bring to class the following: medium needles and medium yarn (knitting worsted). Registration is required. Please contact the library at 732-291-1956.
Music, Motors, and More at the Monmouth County Fair
The excitement is building and plans are gearing up for the 40th Annual Monmouth County Fair, coming to the East Freehold Showgrounds on Kozloski Road in Freehold from Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27. Hours for this family favorite fun tradition will be Wednesday through Saturday from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Along with fireworks, contests, pig races, home and garden competitions, art shows, 4-H displays, rides, games, vendors, foods, ...