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Holiday Express to Deliver Music, Fun, and Holiday Cheer at Collier Youth Services

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 excited to announce that Holiday Express will be performing for their students on December 7, 2016.  The day will include multiple musical presentations, gifts for all the students and lunch supplied by Jersey Mikes along with a wonderful spirit of kindness.   Comprised of more than 2,000 volunteers, Holiday Express visits more ...

Gloria Nilson, Bruce Thompson and Mary Ann McDonald Honored at FCS Leading Lights Gala

Nearly 200 guests raised a glass to FCS (Family & Children’s Service), Monmouth County’s oldest, nonprofit social service agency on Saturday, October 29th, at the 2016 Leading Lights Gala, raising more than $100,000 to support critical community-based programs and services, including intervention services for neglected and exploited adults, home health and respite care for families caring for aging loved ones, and financial management services for those at risk of homelessness. ...

Family Day at Monmouth County Historical Association

Monmouth County Historical Association’s museum at 70 Court Street will hold a special Family Day on Friday, November 25, 2016 from 10am to 4pm. Spend time with your family with museum activities and learn about our shared history. In the morning, visit our Battle of Monmouth exhibition, That Memorable Sabbath-day: The Battle of Monmouth in Drawings, Paintings & Prints, and join in activities such as a scavenger hunt, drawing your pictures of the infamous battle, finding Molly Pitcher ...

All Aboard for a Fun Filled Family Day of Excitement!

The Model Train & Toy Expo is gaining traction as it steams ahead for its debut at Christian Brothers Academy, 850 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft,, New Jersey 07738 on Sunday,Nov.20, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  Everyone loves toy trains so bring the whole family.  Besides, kids of all ages have always been fascinated by model trains; in fact, children under 10 are admitted free with an adult. Also, we will have a special presentation at 11:00 AM by Frank Duke on “Questions on Model ...

Red Bank Regional presents “The Crucible”

The Red Bank Regional (RBR) Theatre Company will present Arthur Miller’s American Classic play The Crucible in December.  Performances will take place on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, December 1, 2, and 3 at 7 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students 18 and younger and senior citizens 62 and older. (RBR students and staff are free.)  Red Bank Regional is located at 101 Ridge Road in Little Silver, NJ. Tickets can be ordered through the website MySchoolBucks or purchased ...

RBR Celebrates Its Students Roots During Hispanic Heritage Month

On October 17, the Red Bank Regional High School (RBR) held its traditional celebration in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month arranged by the Multi-Cultural Club with performances by the RBR Visual & Performing Arts Academy. Principal Risa Clay welcomed her students in English while RBR senior Corey Van Huff, Neptune City, translated in Spanish, “Here at RBR we are proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and recognize the achievements of a culture that is prominently represented in ...

Child’s view of the Pearl Harbor attack

A special presentations from the Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library of Honolulu, Hawaii will be featured at the Eastern Branch of the Monmouth County Library on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 5 p.m. at the Route 35 facility. Dorinda Makanonalani Nicholson, who was six years old and a resident of Pearl City Peninsula on Dec. 7, 1941, will speak via Skype from Hawaii to recount her experience and memories of the day which is forever known as the “date that will live in infamy.” Mrs. Nicholson lived ...

Park Service featured at Library

Representatives of both the National Park Service and the Army Ground Forces Association will join with photographer Daniel Berg Saturday Dec. 17 at a reception from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch, Route 35, to pay tribute to the Centennial Year of the National Park Service. Berg’s work will be featured throughout December in an exhibition of various scenes and sights at Sandy Hook, the National Park Service’s Recreation Area which includes Fort Hancock, the ...

The Power of Craft for Health and Healing

Producer, director and writer Callie Lasch will present a program highlighting an appreciation of handmade craft as a transformative tool for learning and healing at the Eastern Branch of the Monmouth County Library on Friday, Dec. 9 at 11 a.m. Lasch has been addressing and  exhibiting handmade craft and use of hands as a means of learning and healing for more than 20 years, and will bring ideas to the table on how using hands in creative work reduces anxiety and depression, particularly ...