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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 ...

Meet “Monuments Man” Harry Ettlinger at Congregation B’nai Israel in Rumson

On Sunday, November 23 at 11:30 a.m., Congregation B’nai Israel in Rumson (CBI) will host Harry Ettlinger, one of the last surviving members of the World War II unit that rescued cultural treasures and artwork from destruction by Hitler and the German military. Mr. Ettlinger will speak about his life and his role in this special unit, which was recently featured in the 2014 film “The Monuments Men,” directed by and starring George Clooney. Now age 89, Mr. Ettlinger was born to a German ...

Learn About Daughters of the American Revolution

New Jersey DAR Shrewsbury Towne-Monmouth Chapter will be holding its monthly meeting at 7:00 p.m. on November 3 at the Shrewsbury Historic Society building, 419 Sycamore Avenue in Shrewsbury. The meeting’s topic, “Everything You Wanted to Know About DAR... But Was Afraid to Ask” will answer questions about what the organization, Daughters of the American Revolution, is and its importance in today’s world. Everyone is invited. The meeting begins at 7:00 p.m., with refreshments to ...

Middletown Veterans Day Breakfast

Middletown VFW Post 2179 will host a free breakfast on Sunday, November 9 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. in celebration of Veterans Day. This special event, co-sponsored by Middletown Township, will be held in lieu of a parade, due to the paving of Wilson Avenue. The post is located 1 Veterans Lane in Port Monmouth. A ceremony paying tribute to all veterans will be held following breakfast. Everyone is welcome to bring their colors and participate in the massing of colors. The breakfast menu includes ...