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Statewide Recovery Month Festival, Coming to Middletown, Will Feature Internationally Renowned Author

September is National Recovery Month and The Middletown Arts Center (36 Church St, Middletown, NJ 07748) will host a statewide recovery month event, on September 18, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The event, the “2nd Annual New Jersey Celebrates Recovery” is free and open to the public but registration is required via www.CelebrateRecoveryNJ.com. The event seeks to remove the stigma associated with substance use disorders and drug use, and will feature a full range of art, entertain...

Girl Scouts Announce “Phenomenal Women Under 40” Honorees

In less than two weeks, the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore will honor 10 outstanding young professionals with the first ever Phenom Award. The award, which honors Phenomenal Women Under 40 recognizes emerging, young, female leaders under the age of 40 from Monmouth and Ocean counties not only for who they are, but also for the potential of what they might achieve in their futures. This is the inaugural year for this award, which is expected to become an annual Girl Scout celebration of ...

Neo-Latino: Critical Mass Invitational Exhibition Curated by Monica S. Camin

  When does a population reach a point of pivotal change? When does a group go from being an element of a community to being a leading voice in its future? These are questions examined in Neo-Latino: Critical Mass, a group art exhibition presented at the Monmouth Museum from September 16 - November 6, 2016.   “2016 is a crucial year for the Latino/a voice, especially with this year's’ monumental election. The works of art presented will delve into the importance of a ...

Park System Hosts Wind & Sea Festival at Bayshore Waterfront Park

From kite flying to kayaking, the Monmouth County Park System’s upcoming Wind & Sea Festival is brimming with coastal activities for the whole family to enjoy.  Held on Saturday, September 17 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., this event will take place at Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth.  Planned activities for the day include: Beach Volleyball Fishing & Crabbing Disc Golf Hula Dancing Kayaking Kite Flying Sailing Sand Castle Building Sand Casting Seining Sh...

Deep Cut Gardens To Host Rose Show

Take some time to stop and smell the roses at the Jersey Shore Rose Society’s (JSRS) 45th Annual Rose Show on Saturday, September 17 at Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown. Watch as roses are prepared for exhibition from 8-10 a.m.; entries will remain on exhibit from 12:30-3:30 p.m. after judging is complete. Visitors are invited to view locally grown roses and consult visiting JSRS Rosarians on rose selection and care. Free garden tours will be offered.    JSRS Rose Show “Fun Facts” ·...

Investors Foundation Awards $5,000 to Collier Youth Services for Kateri Day Camp

Collier Youth Services, a non-profit organization that empowers at-risk youth to grow toward their potential in an environment of belonging, dignity, and hope, is proud to announce that Investors Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to Collier for Kateri Day Camp.   Located on Collier’s property in Marlboro Township, Kateri Day Camp serves approximately 175 underprivileged children each summer. These children, ages 5-13, journey to Kateri Day Camp from all parts of Monmouth County.  ...

Environmental and Social Justice Activists to Rally in Red Bank

Hundreds of grassroots activists are set to take to the streets in Red Bank next Saturday morning for an event headlined by Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein.  The March for Environmental Justice, hosted by the Green Party of New Jersey (GPNJ) and organized in collaboration with a diverse collective of political, environmental and social justice organizations, will bring together a massive gathering of activists committed to drawing attention for the cause of environmental and ...