Freeholder John C. Bartlett, Jr., announces that the Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation will be conducting a “Soccer Shots” program for children of ages 2-5. Learn how to dribble, pass and shoot. The clinic will take place Thursday, Sept. 14 from 1:00-1:45 pm. at Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood. The fee is $5.00 per child. Program # 303021-1A
To register, send a check made payable to the “County of Ocean” to: Ocean County Parks and Recreation, 1198 Bandon Road, Toms River, NJ 08753. Please provide name, address and daytime telephone number, along with program # when registering.
To receive more information or to receive a Parks & Recreation Newsletter call 732-506-9090 or visit the web site at www.oceancountyparks.org
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The Friends of the Beachwood Branch, 126 Beachwood Boulevard, are hosting their spring book and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29. Continue reading Beachwood Library To Host Spring Book & Bake Sale
Ocean County residents who need to get rid of household hazardous waste like pool chemicals and pesticides can access any of the next five collection dates announced by the Board of Freeholders.
“We will have five additional collection dates beginning with July 16 in Plumsted Township,” said Freeholder Gerry P. Little, liaison to the Ocean County Department of Solid Waste Management. “Our residents can attend any of the five collection sites. Making the program accessible and convenient makes it successful.” Continue reading FIVE MORE DATES FOR HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION
Freeholder John C. Bartlett, Jr. announces that the Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation will be conducting basic Tennis Lessons on Tuesdays, June 7, 14 and 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Continue reading OCEAN COUNTY TENNIS 101
The Yarn Dolls, Mondays, May 16th, & May 23rd, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Knit or crochet with the Yarn Dolls. Bring along your unfinished projects.
An Afternoon of Mah Jong, Thursdays, May 12th, May 19th, & May 26th, 1 – 3:30 PM
If you have your own set, please bring it along. Registration required only for the first visit. This program is for experienced players. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Berkeley Library. Continue reading 2016 May Programs at the Berkeley Branch of the Ocean County Library
An exciting new program, funded through a grant from the Barnegat Bay Partnership, has been developed by Nature Photographer and Author Bob Birdsall and Field Ecologist Terry O’Leary. Entitled “Streaming the Creeks and Rivers in the Barnegat Bay Watershed,” this program features stunning images as well as natural and cultural information for the 20 main streams that flow into the Barnegat Bay. Continue reading Free “Streaming the Barnegat Bay Watershed” Programs in May
Meetings Planned in Beachwood Forever In Our Hearts, an organization to support those who have lost ones to suicide, will start holding meetings in Beachwood. The group will meet the 2nd Saturday of each month at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 130 Cable Ave, Beachwood. The first meeting will be on May 14th. For complete information visit our page at: facebook.com/ForeverNRHearts or call 732-269-3236
Ocean County residents can take advantage of securely disposing personal papers and documents through the county’s free Residential Document Shredding Program beginning in April.
“In 2015, a total of 94 tons or 188,000 pounds of documents were collected and shredded during our collection dates,” said Freeholder Gerry P. Little, who serves as liaison to the Ocean County Department of Solid Waste Management. Continue reading OCEAN COUNTY’S FREE RESIDENTIAL DOCUMENT SHREDDING PROGRAM BEGINS IN APRIL
For years Ocean County Library has provided the community with books and reference services.
Now you can come to the library to explore your creative side.
Many library branches will help you channel their creative side by taking part, along with over 100 libraries, businesses and community groups, in the second annual NJ Makers Day on Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19.
NJ Makers Day emphasizes technology, fine arts and crafting, while providing guidance and materials that allow the community to explore the DIY world. Continue reading Making And Creating At Your Library: Ocean County Library Hosts NJ Makers Day
New Jersey Theatre Alliance’s “Stages Festival” will celebrate its 19th year of bringing professional, Broadway-quality programs to Ocean County Library and presents them to the public, free of charge.
The program was created in 1981 to encourage New Jersey residents to attend their local professional theaters by making the experience affordable, accessible and fun. Since its inception the program has served over 190,000 people of all ages.
The Alliance will present eight programs by four New Jersey theater companies at 14 Ocean County Library branches during March. Continue reading NJ’s Theatre Alliance’s Stages Festival Returns to 14 OCL Branches