month : 07/2016 59 results

Highlands 22nd Annual Clam Fest Offers Clamtastic Fun!

Food and Music lovers will fill the streets at the Highlands Business Partnership’s 22nd Annual Clam Fest from August 4th to August 7th at Huddy Park on Bay & Waterwitch Avenues. The famous Clam Fest is a four-day spectacular event featuring a 120’ seafood court serving the freshest food from many of Highlands’ restaurants. Other festival favorites include the Lions Club Funnel Cakes, and the Highlands Fire Department BBQ tent. Admission and parking is free, and the event takes ...

United Way “Stuff the Bus” School Supply Drive

  United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties is now holding its annual “Stuff the Bus” school supply drive at eight locations throughout Monmouth and Ocean County to meet the growing demand for school supplies needed by children throughout the community. The drive is designed to help ensure that all children begin the school year with the tools they will need to succeed. “Providing these educational supplies helps support a child’s ability to learn while removing some of the ...

Adorable Adoptables from the Monmouth County SPCA

Hi! My name is Bigger. I am a 5 year old little lady. In the summer of 2013, I came to the MCSPCA with my sister, Little, because our owner could not properly care for us anymore. When I first came to the shelter, I was very frightened and shy. It took Little and I a long time to trust our new human friends and environment. During the first several months of our stay, Little and I spent a lot of time hiding and being afraid. Thankfully, the folks at the MCSPCA gave us the time and space ...

New Jersey Repertory Company presents the New Jersey Premiere of IAGO by James McLure

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to announce the New Jersey premiere of IAGO by James McLure. Backstage intrigue, romance, and scandal take place during rehearsals of the Shakespeare classic Othello, which serves as the backdrop for this comedic-drama. Three extraordinary actors at the top of their game along with a well-known director rehearse the passionate play as they whittle away at each other in this highly theatrical production. ...

Six Private Gardens Open To The Public

On Saturday, August 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., six private gardens in the Navesink River area will be open to the public.  They are: 1.  Bruce Huber, 215 McClees Rd., Red Bank, NJ: a tranquil wooded garden with many native plants and an outstanding orchid collection. 2.  Nancy & Dan Crabbe, 904 Navesink River Rd., Locust:  a charming garden with Asian influences, a koi pond and spectacular river vistas. 3.  The Cousins Garden, 2 Orchard Lane, Rumson:  an acre of meticulous ...

Monmouth County to Combat West Nile Virus Appearance

Evidence of West Nile Virus (WNV) activity in two areas of Monmouth County requires that the Monmouth County Mosquito Control Division conduct ground spray mosquito control operations on residential streets from 4 to 6 a.m. on Tuesday, July 26: Atlantic Highlands and Middletown (Hillside section): On residential streets in Atlantic Highlands east of First Avenue to Sears Avenue and north to E. Washington Avenue in Atlantic Highlands, and on residential streets from Portland Avenue to ...

The Guild of Creative Art’s“All-Media, No-Theme Exhibit”

Multi-Media Artwork by Guild Exhibiting Members July 30 – August 24, 2016  Opening reception on Sunday July 31st   3-5 pm Anything goes (more or less) in this wonderful exhibit which will be on display in the main gallery from July 30 - August 24.   The range of media includes acrylic, fiber, oil, pastel, photography, sculpture and watercolor.   Meet the artists at their opening reception on Sunday July 31st  3-5 pm. In addition, art by Guild Exhibiting and Associate ...

Eleventh Annual Kortney’s Challenge Returns To Monmouth Park To Get Tumors Off Kids’ Minds

WHAT: Kortney’s Challenge Two Mile Fun Run/Walk and Day at the Races. Fun family event with additional kids activities like crafts, pony rides and face painting. Radio station 107.1 FM will be on site to DJ and provide giveaways. After the race, join us for a full day of horse races. WHEN: Sunday, August 7, 2016 (rain or shine). Race-day registration and t- shirt/goody bag pick up begin at 8:30 AM, Race starts at 10:00 AM. WHY: The Kortney Rose Foundation with support ...

Rockin’ RiverFest!

By Lori Draz, for the staff of The Journal One of the clear signs of the start to the summer season is the annual celebration of RiverFest. The three-day festival of music, food, and fun returned to Red Bank’s Marine Park on the weekend of June 3, 4, and 5. Threatening weather did little to keep the enthusiastic crowds away, some of whom had traveled as far as Pennsylvania to attend. One of the newest and brightest additions to the RiverFest attractions this year was The Journal tent! ...

Seventh Annual “Kids Triathlon For Bob Kelleher”

By Les Pierce As event director Doug Rice announced last-minute race instructions on his bull horn, the words “have fun” were mentioned many times during the one-minute oration. Yes, this was indeed a race; however, acknowledging that “have fun” was the primary objective of the event, it was apparent that all of the nearly 200 participants were indeed winners. The venue was the seventh annual “Kids Triathlon for Bob Kelleher,” a swim, bike, and run challenge held at Victory ...