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Bellarine Theatre Presents Roald Dahl’s Giant Peach Jr.

MARCH 31 – APRIL 2, 2017
Based on one of Roald Dahl’s most poignantly quirky stories, Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach JR. is a brand new take on this “masterpeach” of a tale. Featuring a wickedly tuneful score and a witty and charming book, this adventurous musical about courage and self-discovery is destined to be a classic.

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Science Saturday: Create Your Own Native Plant Garden

Presenters: Becky Laboy, Education Outreach Specialist, Ocean County Soil Conservation District & Karen Walzer, Public Outreach Coordinator, Barnegat Bay Partnership

Be inspired to create a native plant garden using Jersey-Friendly Yards, www.jerseyyards.org, an online guide to environmentally friendly landscaping in New Jersey. The website provides information about planting site-specific native species based on the conditions in your yard and improving overall garden health. Becky & Karen, will showcase resources and practical applications including the results of several Jersey-Friendly Yards Projects

April 1st 11:00 am-12:30 pm

Long Beach Island Foundation of Arts and Sciences

HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE WEEK EVENTS AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE

The Center for Holocaust, Genocide, & Human Rights Education at Ocean County College will sponsor a weeklong Holocaust Remembrance Program from April 23 to April 28 on the Ocean County College Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.  This year’s program is dedicated to the memory of the victims of Terezín Camp; it is a celebration of their creative spirit and enduring art and music. Continue reading HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE WEEK EVENTS AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE

5TH ANNUAL FRANK V. PANZONE JR. MEMORIAL CRUISIN FOR A CURE

Please join us on Sunday May 7th for our 5th Annual Frank V. Panzone Jr. Memorial Cruisin for a Cure. This is a motorcycle and classic car ride with a family-friendly After-Party at Joe Pop’s Shore Bar & Restaurant to benefit David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation. We are extremely grateful and equally excited to announce that our generous friends from Barlow Buick GMC of Manahawkin are returning this year as our Presenting Sponsors. We are honored when a respected business in the community like Barlow Buick GMC combines forces with us to support our families battling a cancer diagnosis.  Continue reading 5TH ANNUAL FRANK V. PANZONE JR. MEMORIAL CRUISIN FOR A CURE

LEARN ABOUT AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE

The Center for Student Success at Ocean County College will present Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Basics & Beyond on Friday, April 28 at 9:30 a.m., Room 104, Gateway (Building #101), Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.  The event is free and open to the community.  Please park in Parking Lot #5 or #6.

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SPRING IS BUSTING OUT AT NOVINS PLANETARIUM WITH APRIL SHOWS

Enjoy a celestial experience at the Robert J. Novins Planetarium (Bldg #13) on the Ocean County College Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.  Please park in Parking Lot #2.  Enjoy a variety of laser, kids, and sky shows!

LASER SHOWS!

Laser Electropop – Sat, April 1 at 8:30 p.m.  Prepare your senses for you are about to experience an audio-visual onslaught of intense laser light set to today’s hottest streaming hits!  From synth pop heavies like Lady Gaga and Daft Punk to alt-rockin’ Bastille and Grouplove, this show has it all.  Other artists include Demi Lovato, Katy Perry, Tiesto, and Pharrell Williams, along with Afrojack, The Chainsmokers, Lil Jon & DJ Snake, and Lorde.  So sit back and let the laser show do the work!

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Ten of New Jersey’s Best Wineries Announced for 2017 Waretown Spring Wine Festival

The 2017 Waretown Spring Wine Festival, one of New Jersey’s top annual attractions for the last three years, has put out the list today of its participating wineries for this year’s festival.

Its list of featured wineries includes those often ranked among the best from throughout the Garden State for their awards and superb wines and beautiful vineyards. Continue reading Ten of New Jersey’s Best Wineries Announced for 2017 Waretown Spring Wine Festival

107.1 The BOSS-Air Talent announced

The New 107.1 The BOSS, Classic Rock of the ‘70s, ‘80s, and More, launches its new lineup on Monday, March 27th with the 5:30 a.m. debut of “The Morning Kickstart” with Rob Acampora and Wendy McClure.

Acampora, who previously worked through most of the ’90s at WHTG-FM, is a born and bred Jersey boy, whose stops include WSTW in Delaware, B104 in the Lehigh Valley, and local entities B98.5 and (most recently) Thunder 106. He is joined by seasoned broadcaster McClure, who has an extensive radio resume that includes The Wall Street Journal Radio Network, WPST, B98.5 and Q102 in Philadelphia.

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Volunteers needed in Ocean and Monmouth Counties

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED- NJ Blood Services, which supplies blood to 60 hospitals throughout the state, is in need of volunteers to work blood drives in Ocean and Monmouth Counties, especially in the Toms River area. The blood service volunteer is an integral member of our collection team. Your tasks would be to assist donors with registration, watch them in canteen for post donation reactions, and how to respond to their needs. A blood service volunteer should have the ability to relate to the public, be able to perform different jobs as needed, and have the willingness to follow the rules. For additional information contact, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, Manager of Community Relations & Volunteer Services Jan Zepka at 732-616-8741.

JERRY’S GIRLS at Walnut Street Theatre

Walnut Street Theatre’s 2016-2017 Independence Studio on 3 season concludes with an electrifying tribute to an all-American master of song, Jerry Herman, in JERRY’S GIRLS. Directed and choreographed by Ellie Mooney, the production begins with previews on April 4th, opens on April 6th and continues through July 2nd in the Walnut’s Independence Studio on 3.

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