The Arc of Monmouth’s Walk & 5K Fundraiser Returns to Asbury Park on April 9
The Arc of Monmouth’s Walk & 5K returns to the boards of Asbury Park on Saturday, April 9, 2016 to benefit individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), with an after-party inside the legendary Convention Hall.
“Step Up for The Arc” is one of The Arc of Monmouth's largest annual fundraisers, attracting more than 800 participants and growing. Last year, this event raised over $50,000 for employment, housing, recreation and other vital services for individuals ...
Meet Chance & Ginger: Adorable Adoptables
Hi, I am Chance and I am a 2 year old Terrier mix who is looking to
bring some adventure into your life. I'm originally from the city but
came to stay here at the MCSPCA when my previous owner was no longer
able to care for me. I am very young at heart and therefore, of
course, I like to play!! I especially love squeaky toys and balls,
and you'll probably always see me carrying one around!!!
I am ...
Authors Book Faire at Eastern Branch April 9th
With 16 different authors signed up, and a schedule for hearing each of them respond to questions or talk about their books, throughout the day. Ye Olde Monmouth County Authors Book Faire slated for April 9 promises to bring a crowd to the Monmouth County Library’s Eastern Branch, Route 35.
The event, the first of its kind in Monmouth County, possibly the state, is sponsored by the Monmouth County Genealogy Society and the Shrewsbury Historical Society to keep residents and visitors ...
Two River Theater Continues Its Season With Shakespeare’s Pericles
Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the full cast and creative team for its production of Shakespeare’s Pericles, featuring original music and lyrics by multidisciplinary artist Rinde Eckert, who also plays Gower/Old Pericles.
Pericles is choreographed by Tony nominee Dan Knechtges (Lysistrata Jones, Xanadu) and directed by acclaimed theater and opera director David Schweizer, whose past collaborati...
Annual Shakespeare Competition for High School Students
On March 5th, students from thirteen New Jersey high schools assembled on the stage at Brookdale Community College’s elegant theater for a competition that challenged their intellects and acting skills, the 26th annual Shakespeare Competition for high school students sponsored by the Monmouth County Branch of the English-Speaking Union. The winner will go on to a national competition at Lincoln Center in New York on April 26 - 28, where the top prize will include an all-expenses paid ...
New Student Grant Writing Program at Voyagers’ Awarded $20,000
In an environment where students are told that anything is possible, they come to believe it—and act accordingly. Case in point: grant writing. While it’s fair to assume this would be undertaken by professional adults, students at Voyagers’ Community School in Eatontown are learning the complex process in order to obtain a few choice things for their recently renovated facility.
In March 2016, the first grants were awarded by the Robert L. Stott Foundation and the Stott family. The ...