The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide (SPTS) will hold their first Walk for Wellness: A Stride Against Suicide hosted by the SPTS Youth Council. The Walk for Wellness includes a 5k walk followed by a Wellness Fair. All proceeds from the Walk will directly support the Youth Council. The Youth Council is comprised of three components: the Youth Council, The Youth Wellness Summit, and SPTS Teen University.
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Walnut Street Theatre concludes its landmark 208th season with an exciting musical inspired by the 1977 film that became a cultural phenomenon, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER. Directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford, this high energy musical begins previews on May 16th, opens on May 24th and runs through July 16th on the WST Mainstage.
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The Ocean County Library will be holding a Tools for Teens and Adults Opiate and Heroin Forum at 6 pm, Thursday, May 4, at the Toms River Branch, 101 Washington Street. Continue reading Opiate and Heroin Forum to be Held at Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library
The Ocean County Library’s eighth annual Prom Dress Giveaway is happening throughout the month of April at four of the library branches. As part of the event, middle school and high school students have access to gently used prom dresses at no cost. Thanks to the many local donations, teens are able to try on different dresses at any of the distribution sites. The dresses will be available from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on April 25 and 26 at the Barnegat branch, and from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on April 28 and 29 at the Manchester branch. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is requested. To register, visit www.theoceancountylibrary.org or call your local library branch. Pictured at the Bishop Building during the Toms River stop of the giveaway from left to right are Ocean County Library Director Susan Quinn, Ocean Country Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari, and Ocean County Library Teen Service Supervisor Jeannie Collacott.
Over 20 healthcare employers will be at the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St., from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 10. Continue reading Toms River Library Offers Healthcare Job Fair
Exactly what free services are available for Ocean County’s uninsured and underinsured populations? In recognition of Minority Health Awareness Month, Ocean Health Initiatives (OHI), a federally qualified health center (FQHC), will be providing information on April 26, 27, and 28 at three of its health centers about health services, such as Rapid HIV/AIDS Test, free pregnancy tests and screenings, and information on vaccinations and immunizations. Continue reading Minority Health Awareness at OHI This April
Pacers Running is proud to host this year’s Novo Nordisk New Jersey Marathon & Half Marathon presented by LifeTime Fitness on Sunday, April 30th. Beginning at 7:30am, both races will start in Oceanport’s Monmouth Park and finish on the Long Branch Ocean Promenade. This years race is generously supported by Novo Nordisk and LifeTime Fitness. Continue reading Pacers Running Hosts 21st Annual Novo Nordisk New Jersey Marathon & Half Marathon Presented by LifeTime on April 30th
The 95th anniversary celebration of the Strand Center for the Arts begins at 6:00 p.m. with a cocktail party in the Strand gallery hosted by Lakewood Mayor Ray Coles on April 26, 2017. Lori Davis and Sheri Gilmore will entertain guests with Karaoke, along with guest appearances by Tony and Heidi DeFabritus, Arlan Feiles, Chris Rockwell, Richie (Elvis) Santa, Robert Santa, and many others. Continue reading Celebrate the 95th Anniversary of Strand Center for the Arts
On Saturday April 29, 2017, Jenkinson’s Aquarium and MATES Project Terrapin will host Turtle Appreciation Day. Learn what you can do to support turtle conservation! Continue reading MATES Project Terrapin and JENKINSON’S AQUARIUM PARTNER TO CELEBRATE TURTLE APPRECIATION DAY 2017
Saturday May 6th All Day
Join us for a celebration of these fabulous creatures! Come find out what they are, where they are, the threats they face and how you can help them! There will be keeper chats, crafts and more! All ages. Included with admission. Continue reading Jenkinson’s Aquarium May & June Events