month : 08/2014 22 results

Colts Neck Pet Fair Scheduled for Labor Day Weekend

Celebrate the dog days of summer over Labor Day weekend at the 2014 Colts Neck Pet Fair! The purpose of the pet fair is to raise money for Make a Wish of New Jersey and The Monmouth County SPCA. Dozens of rescue groups have also been invited to set up booths to talk to people about their rescues, and to bring animals that are up for adoption. The pet fair will have dozens of wonderful animals looking for a loving home, and plenty of vendors offering a wide variety of pet-related merchandise. ...

Community Health Education Programs

Monmouth Medical Center Presents the Following Community Health Education Programs for September: CAROTID ARTERY DISEASE - Tuesday, September 2 from 11:15 a.m. to Noon The carotid arteries are two large blood vessels in your neck that supply blood to the brain. Carotid artery disease occurs when fatty, waxy deposits called plaques clog your carotid arteries. During this program, presented by Mark Hirko, M.D., board-certified vascular surgeon and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at ...

Deep Cut Gardens to Host Annual Rose Show

Take some time to stop and smell the roses at the Jersey Shore Rose Society’s (JSRS) 43rd Annual Rose Show on Saturday, September 13 at Deep Cut Gardens in Middletown. Visitors are welcome to watch as roses are prepared for exhibition from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. Then, after judging is complete, entries will remain on exhibit from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. for public viewing. A picturesque, 54-acre horticultural site with many garden-related amenities, including its own Rose Parterre, Deep Cut Gardens ...

September Childbirth & Parenting Programs at Monmouth Medical Center

BABY CARE BASICS - Thursdays, September 4 & 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. This two-session program focuses on the care of the new baby including bathing, dressing, feeding and infant growth. Learn everything you need to know about infant care including development, safety and decisions about returning to work and other adjustments to life with baby for the new parents. The course will be held at Monmouth Medical Center located at 300 Second Avenue in Long Branch. To register, call 732-923-6990. ...

Lecture/Art Demonstration at Monmouth Beach Cultural Center

The Art Society of Monmouth County presents an art demonstration/lecture on Wednesday, September 17 at 11 a.m. at the Monmouth Beach Cultural Center, 128 Ocean Avenue at Seacrest Avenue, Monmouth Beach. The event is open to the public. New members are welcome to join. Blake Patterson of Blake's Bowls will demonstrate his process for making "segmented" wooden bowls from recycled wood. For more details and Blake's complete bio, see www.artsocietyofmonmouthcounty.org. Click on the "Member ...

September Events at the Shore

Whoever said that Labor Day was the last day of summer must not have looked at Monmouth County’s September Calendar of Events. “September is a great month in Monmouth County,” said Freeholder Thomas A. Arnone. “The weather is still warm and there is an incredible variety events all month long, so get out and enjoy all the county has to offer!” The farm markets, outdoor entertainment, festivals, and warm weather continue throughout September, when you can enjoy summer fun without ...

Holmdel Theatre Company Cancels Upcoming Production

The Holmdel Theatre Company posted an announcement on August 28, with news of their planned upcoming production being unexpectedly cancelled. The statement read, "Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Holmdel Theatre Company is regretfully canceling our fall production of The Lion in Winter. We are deeply sorry for any inconvenience." The Holmdel Theatre Company had originally scheduled open auditions this week for the show, with rehearsals planned through September and October and ...

Free Seminar on Alzheimer’s Disease for Caregivers

During the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia disorders, gaps in memory and thinking begin to make it more difficult for the individual to manage day-to-day activities like dressing, bathing and eating without assistance. Personality, behavior and sleep patterns also continue to change.  Family caregivers assume greater responsibility in managing not only the personal care and finances of the individual, but also in meeting the challenges of maintaining safety while ...

Free Cardiac and Concussion Screenings for Young Athletes

The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes will provide free cardiac and concussion baseline screenings to young athletes on Saturday, September 13 from 8 a.m. to noon at Monmouth Medical Center, located at 300 Second Avenue in Long Branch. Available to the first 150 young athletes who sign up, the cardiac screening is open to those ages 6 to 18. When preliminary testing to identify serious cardiac problems is provided to young athletes, sudden cardiac arrest and tragic ...

“Taste of Atlantic Highlands” Showcases Local Fare

The Atlantic Highlands Chamber of Commerce invites one and all to the Third Annual Taste of Atlantic Highlands, to be held on Sunday, September 14, from 12-5 pm. This popular event offers a unique opportunity to sample cuisine from at least 14 wonderful Atlantic Highlands restaurants and food specialty shops in one enjoyable afternoon. Guests will find that the beauty of this historic waterfront town and its burgeoning food scene will combine to provide a feast for the senses. In addition to ...