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April Children’s Programming at Middletown Township Public Library

Otto the Auto Robot talks car safety for kids, Fri., 4/1 @ 2pm Week of the young Child and National Library Week, 4/10-16 We will have special guests, activities, story times and programs all week long! Visit mtpl.org for details. Earth Day Celebration, Tues., 4/19 @ 4pm Come celebrate Earth Day with the students of Middletown High School North's Environmental Club. They'll read an earth-themed story and then follow up with a related craft. New! Rubber Duckie Book Club/1,000 ...

Family & Children’s Service Announces Spring Fundraisers

Family & Children's Service (FCS), Monmouth County's oldest private, nonprofit social                         service agency, invites the community to join them at their spring fundraisers, including a brand new event in April with the popular and philanthropic "Docs of Rock". The musical ensemble of physicians, veterinarians and academics will take the stage of The Downtown in Red Bank at 7 pm on Sunday, April 24th to raise funds for FCS's Operation Sleighbells, a holiday ...

Makers Come to the Jersey Shore for TEDxNavesink All Day Conference

TEDxNavesink returns to Monmouth University and the Jersey Shore Saturday, April 9, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Pollak Theatre, 400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch, NJ. The annual conference will feature talks by 30 makers from New Jersey, New York and around the globe. Students, educators, technologists, startups, artists and entertainers will perform the talk of their lives on stage to an audience of 700 guests. TEDxNavesink defines makers as revolutionaries who only see malleable things ...

SHAKESPEARE’S Alive At The Library

William Shakespeare may have died 400 years ago next month, but there is no doubt he is alive and well within the Monmouth County Library system. “Shakespeare has had such an influence over the centuries on all manner of written and oral works, it is important that the library highlight some of the impact he has had on the literary world,” said Renee Swartz, Chairperson of the Monmouth County Library Commission. “The branch managers have designed and are offering a broad variety of ...

2016 Monmouth Civic Chorus Scholarship Auditions Announcement

 The Monmouth Civic Chorus has announced its annual scholarship auditions for vocally talented New Jersey high school seniors planning to pursue higher education. Auditions will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 in Red Bank by appointment only. The application deadline is April 23 and the application fee is $10. For information or an audition appointment, call 732-933-9333, e-mail scholarship@monmouthcivicchorus.org or visit monmouthcivicchorus.org and click Sing. A total of $2500 ...

Monmouth Civic Chorus 2016 Spring Soiree Fundraiser

GALA DINNER, FORTIES CABARET TO BENEFIT MONMOUTH CIVIC CHORUS Fans of the 40’s are invited to the Monmouth Civic Chorus Annual Spring Soirée, with the theme “From Big Band to Broadway - Music of the 1940’s.” The evening includes a three-course dinner with entertainment by Chorus members in a cabaret setting. Guests will enjoy cocktails at the cash bar while bidding on the silent and chance auctions. The event is on Saturday, April 30, 2016, 7:00 pm. at the Navesink Country Club, 50 ...

New Jersey State Agricultural Convention

Hope Cahill of Tinton Falls, New Jersey State FFA President, addressed the New Jersey State Agricultural Convention on February 10, 2016 as the NJ FFA Youth Speaker.  During her speech, she highlighted food insecurity in New Jersey – an issue the NJ State FFA Association has been focusing on this year.  She said local FFA chapters have participated in Farmers Against Hunger gleanings, donated food, or volunteered at a food bank, food pantry or soup kitchen.  She urged people to volunteer ...

The Atlantic Highlands Arts Council Presents a Classical Living Room Concert

The Atlantic Highlands Arts Council presents a Classical Living Room Concert with Laura DuBois and Joel DeWitt in a lovely home in Atlantic Highlands on Saturday, April 9th.    DuBois, a former resident and beloved piano teacher, returns from Oregon for a musical tour.  DeWitt, a violinist, is a resident of Atlantic Highlands, an AHAC Board member, and is a Julliard graduate.  The pair have been playing together for over 15 years. The duo will be playing Faure Violin Sonata #1, Bach ...

“Around the Block” Quilt Show At Poricy Park

Rebecca’s Reel Quilters will present the “Around the Block” quilt show at Poricy Park, 345 Oak Hill Road, Middletown.  The May 13th & 14th show will feature over 150 quilts displayed in four park buildings, including the historic Murray farm house and barn.   There will also be a small quilt raffle with over 40 quilts, vendors for shopping, a raffle quilt and more.  Admission:  $7.00, with children under 8 free.  For more information contact QuiltShow@rebeccasreel.org or check ...

Folger/ESU Teaching Shakespeare Workshop” at Two River Theater

Forty teachers from five New Jersey counties assembled at Two River Theater in Red Bank on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, for a full-day Folger/ESU Teaching Shakespeare Workshop. Two members of the Folger Teacher Corps, Josh Cabat, Folger Master Teacher from Roslyn NY, and Kimberly Dickstein, Folger Teacher, from Haddonfield, NJ, took the entire group to the stage and led them through a wide variety of dynamic ways of bringing Shakespeare to life in the classroom. From chanting and movement exerci...