Category Archives: Lacey Township


The Lacey Township Municipal Alliance, along with the L.T.H.S. AADA, will sponsor a Halloween Costume Parade & Coloring Contest, Saturday, October 21 from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the Lacey Township Middle School, Denton Ave., Forked River.

Pre-registration by Thursday, October 19th is $7.00 for toddlers through 6th Grade.  Admission includes tickets for two hot dogs, a box drink, a trick or treat bag, and other goodies.  Registration after October 19th, or at the door, is $10.00 per child.  Additional drinks and hot dogs will be available for purchase.  Adults and siblings not participating are free.

The picture for the Coloring Contest will be sent home through the schools.  It will also be available at the Lacey Recreation Office and Lacey Library.   Winners of the coloring contest will be announced that day.

Come join us for pumpkin decorating, games, cupcake decorating, crafts, prizes, a costume parade, plus much more!   Pumpkins available to the first to the first 175 participants.  DJ Mike will provide entertainment.

For further information, call the Recreation office at 609-693-1100, ext. 2203.


The Lacey Food Bank Kids Volunteers presents its 8th  Annual Psychic Night on Friday, October 13th at the Captains Inn on Lacey Road in Forked River from 6pm – 10 pm

Admission $30.00 per person includes (1)15 minute reading and refreshments.  Additional reading time is available.  Cash Bar.  Advance reservations strongly recommended. Walk-Ins Welcome 1st Come-1st Serve.  While you wait stop by The Mystic Gem Table where you can test out your own intuitive powers!  ! A silent auction table and other surprises await!! A talented company of intuitives and mediums from Charmed in Company will be on hand to delight and fascinate while shedding light on careers, romance and the chances of winning the next Powerball!!!

Reserve your time slot or for more information call the Lacey Food Bank at 609-242-2848 and leave a message for Laura or email

The Lacey Food Bank is a 501c-3 non-profit organization.  All proceeds from this event to benefit the Lacey Food Bank Kids Christmas and other LFBKids Programs and Projects. Please join our Facebook page at Lacey Food Bank for more information on how you can help us fight childhood hunger and insecurity.

All psychic readings regardless of their content are for entertainment purposes only.
You must be eighteen years or older.


Lacey Township Police and Firefighters receive Award of Valor

Police Officers Anthony Sarno and Christopher Meyler from the Lacey Township Police Department and Firefighters Edward Barker, JR and Robert Anderson from the Forked River Fire Department  who received the National Liberty Museum’s Award of Valor on Tuesday, September 12.  The Awards of Valor honors extraordinary polic officers and firefighters for their remarkable acts of heroism and for being role models in their communities. The Awards of Valor recipients, whose stories are gripping and inspiring, are brave individuals who put themselves in dangerous situations to keep all of us in the community safe.  Police Officers Anthony Sarno and Christopher Meyler from the Lacey Township Police Department and Firefighters Edward Barker, JR and Robert Anderson from the Forked River Fire Department were recognized for their heroic acts in freeing an entrapped 81-year old woman from a garage that was fully engulfed in flames. Continue reading Lacey Township Police and Firefighters receive Award of Valor


Have you ever wondered what it takes to learn to fly? Are you interested in aviation?
Then come to the Lacey Branch of the Ocean County Library System on Wednesday, September 13 at 7 PM for a presentation entitled: “Learning to Fly”.  It will be presented by Melissa Lekas, a small plane pilot, and President of the Garden State Angels Chapter of Women in Aviation. Women in Aviation is an international group of women and men who encourage people to fly or to pursue careers in the aviation field, by offering networking support, mentoring and scholarships. The talk is open to all ages, girls and boys, women and men.  To register, stop at the main desk at the Lacey Branch or by calling 609-693-8566.

Catholic Women of Zion

You are cordially invited to a mini day retreat for women on Saturday, September 16, from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at the Church of St. Pius the Tenth Parish Hall, Forked River.  Our day consists of prayer, speaker, sharing, and lunch.

This month’s speaker is Deacon Earl Lombardo.  Please come, bring a friend, and listen as Deacon Earl shares: “Signs of the anti-Christ.”

Admission is $20.00, payable on the day of the luncheon.  Registration is necessary by the Tuesday before the luncheon.  Please call 609-693-5107, and leave your phone number and spell your last name or you may register on line by visiting  Since the luncheon is catered, if you need to cancel your reservation, please call as soon as possible. Thank you in advance.

Saturday morning Communion Service will be celebrated at 8:00 a.m. in the Chapel.

Lacey Library September 2017 Events

9/1 – 9/30

Display Cases

September 11th collectible items

Meeting Room Art

Oil paintings by Philip Grant.

One-on-One Computer Instruction

Assistance with computers, library resources, eReaders, and tablets. Available by appointment only.  Please call 609-693-8566.

9/2, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 9 am, Saturdays

English as a Second Language Classes (ESL)

All levels welcome.

9/2, 9:30 am, Saturday

Knitting & Crocheting

Come join in – bring your yarn and needles or hooks, and make some new friends while you knit. All skill levels welcome. Continue reading Lacey Library September 2017 Events

Apple Festival Combines with Lacey Day!

The Lacey Township Recreation Department is proud to be organizing the Lacey Day Celebration once again for 2017. This year we are teaming up with the Lacey Historical Society to give the event a new twist, as the annual Apple Festival is going to be combining with our traditional Lacey Day to provide even more old-fashioned fun for the entire family! Apple Fest @ Lacey Day is scheduled for Saturday, September 30 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm at Gille Park in Lacey Township.

The afternoon will include family friendly “old fashioned” games courtesy of the Historical Society, fun craft activities sponsored by Home Depot, demonstrations from several local vendors, community information booths, fire truck rides, an “Any Which Way Apple Pie Contest,” * an apple pie eating contest, and much more!  Continue reading Apple Festival Combines with Lacey Day!