month : 10/2014 50 results

American Girl Tea Party

Attention, American Girl fans! On Sunday, November 16 at 11:45 a.m., Congregation B’nai Israel (CBI) in Rumson will be hosting an American Girl Tea Party for kids age 6 and up. Bring your favorite doll to meet Rebecca Rubin, an American Girl historic character who grew up in New York in 1914. The tea party will include a light lunch, beverage, and dessert, plus crafts and puzzles. Everyone welcome, but seating is limited, so register early. The cost is $5 per CBI member and $10 for ...

Serving Up Cheer with Holiday Express

Local restaurants will be helping to serve up needed meals to go with holiday cheer this season, lending their support to Holiday Express. Salt Creek Grille of Rumson, Joe Leone’s of Point Pleasant, MerriMakers Catering of Edison, McLoone’s of Long Branch, Asbury Park and West Orange, The Windmill of Long Branch, and Jersey Mike’s of Point Pleasant will be donating an estimated 3,800 hot cooked meals along with thousands of subs and hot dogs that will be delivered by Holiday Express to ...

Red Bank Catholic Presents “Lost in Yonkers”

This November, the Red Bank Catholic High School Casey Players will present Neil Simon’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Lost in Yonkers, the piece the New York Post called "the best play Simon ever wrote." This dramatic comedy has heart, humor, and hope. The original hit Broadway production featured Irene Worth, Mercedes Ruehl, and Kevin Spacey in award-winning performances. Written by America's great comedic playwright, this memory play is set in Yonkers in 1942 and features some of ...

Monmouth County to Hold Caregiver Retreat

Taking care of an elderly parent or loved one can be a physical and emotional drain on caregivers and their families. That’s why it’s important to care for oneself, even just for one day. To help caregivers, the Monmouth County Office on Aging is sponsoring a free caregiver retreat from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 15 at the Sheraton Hotel in Eatontown. The program, designed for those who care for people over age 60, includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and access to ...

Middletown Holiday Train Ride Ticket Presale Begins November 3

Middletown's annual Holiday Train Ride will be held on Saturday, December 6. Train rides are available at either 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. The trip features visits from Santa and friends, caroling, and goodie bags. Trains leave and return to Middletown Train Station. Pre-registration is required. 2014 Holiday Train Ride Tickets will go on sale for Middletown residents ONLY on Monday, November 3 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Middletown Arts Center, 36 Church Street. Tickets can only be purcha...

Denim & Pearls: Clean Ocean Action’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

Clean Ocean Action (COA) is celebrating 30 amazing years of ocean advocacy and protection! Denim & Pearls will be held on Friday, November 14 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Windows on the Water, 931 Ocean Avenue in Sea Bright. Denim & Pearls will host over 300 ocean advocates, elected officials, and new and longtime supporters of Clean Ocean Action.  This night of casual elegance and fun with a panoramic view of the ocean will highlight food by Chef ­­­Pete Cruz of Windows on the Water and ...

Cancer Support Community Presents 8th Annual Celebration of Life

The Cancer Support Community at Monmouth Medical Center will host its eighth annual Celebration of Life on Thursday, November 20 at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club, located at 20 Shore Oaks Drive in Farmingdale, beginning at 7 p.m. The annual event features food, wine, and fashions modeled by cancer survivors. This year, the Cancer Support Community welcomes Celebration of Life Ambassador Seth Grumet, cancer survivor and founder of Stomp the Monster. Local community leader, restaurateur, ...

Free Lung Cancer Education and Screening Event

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States and it is most curable when diagnosed early. In an effort to help identify those who may be at high-risk for developing lung cancer, the Leon Hess Cancer Center at Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, will offer a free lung cancer education and screening event on Tuesday, November 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Cranmer Ambulatory Surgery Center at Monmouth Medical Center, located at 300 Second Avenue in Long ...

Park System Plans Fall Craft Show at Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 8, the Monmouth County Park System will host its Fall Craft Show at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. This seasonal craft show features local artists and crafters and their original works. Look for the perfect holiday gift or decoration among the unique, hand-crafted items available. Vendors are still being accepted for this event. Interested crafters can download an application at www.monmouthcountyparks.com or call 732-542-1642, ...

Arbor Day Slogan Contest

The Atlantic Highlands Shade Tree Commission is inviting children, ages 5 to 12, residing or attending school in Atlantic Highlands, to participate in an Arbor Day Slogan Contest. Julius Sterling Morton initiated the first Arbor Day in Nebraska on April 10, 1872 to increase appreciation and awareness of the important role trees play in the environment and in the quality of life. By 1920, all states had passed laws to celebrate the day. In New Jersey, Arbor Day is celebrated on the last ...