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Talking Sticks Screening, LBI

The Lighthouse International Film Society, Rock Solid Productions & The Surf City Fire Department will present the screening of Talking Sticks on Saturday February 17th at 7:00 PM at The Surf City Firehouse 713 Long Beach Boulevard, Surf City, NJ 08008.  Demonstration and Q & A with director/musician Arthur Lipner.
 
A musician embarks on a path of musical discovery with the keyboard percussion instruments vibraphone and marimba. Taking us on a his inter and outer journeys is Arther Lipner, one of today’s top players. Learn of  the central roles marimba plays in the cultures of Ghana and Mexico.  Watch marimbas being made in Ghana, Mexico and USA factories. Hear vibes and marimba with the National Symphony of Brazil,and experience Carnival in streets of Rio.  In Norway, Lipner improvises on a xylophone he makes out of ice!
A historical perspective of jazz vibes is interwoven through personal interviews with legendary percussionists Gary Burton, Mike Mainieri and others. Experience extraordinary concert footage along with fascinating information and Lipner’s inspiring story of global musical connection Talking Sticks . Arthur Lipner will be present after the screening for a Q&A and demonstration. This presentation is co-sponsored by Rock Solid Productions and The Surf City Fire Department.Family Friendly. All ages welcomed!
 
 
Talking Sticks- Screening/Q&A/Demonstration

Saturday Feb. 17

7:00 p.m.
Surf City Firehouse
Surf City NJ 08008

Screening Film

Demonstration with musician Arthur Lipner

Price: $5.00- FREE for LIFS members and children
Tickets are available at the door and on our website.http://www.lighthousefilmfestival.org
 
SAVE THE DATES!The 10th Annual Lighthouse International Film Festival will take place June 7-10, 2018 on Long Beach Island.Like Us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/LIFFofLBI/?ref=hlFollow us on instagramhttp://lighthouseinternationalfilm/

Website:

http://www.lighthousefilmfestival.org

7th Annual March Madness Foul Shooting Contest

The 7th Annual March Madness Foul Shooting Contest will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM in the Community Center Gym.

The Foul Shooting Contest is open to grades Kindergarten through high school and adults. Registration is required. You can pick up Registration Forms at the Community Center Front Desk or on-line at stfranciscenterlbi.org. All registration forms need to be returned to Mike Thompson at St. Francis Community Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township, NJ 08008. Registration is open the morning of the event. A fee of $3.00 is required. All participants must be registered in order to participate.

All participants will be placed into groups: Kindergarten (modified distance and basket), 1st & 2nd Grades (modified distance and basket), 3rd & 4th Grades (modified distance), 5th & 6th Grades, 7th & 8th Grades, High School, Ladies 18 and older and Men’s 18 and older. Category winners receive new outdoor basketballs.

For more information please call Mike Thompson at 609-494-8861 ext. 105 or visit our website at: www.stfranciscenterlbi.org.

Turtles of the Barnegat Bay Watershed

 Presenter:
John Wnek, Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science, and Project Terrapin
Family Program: 10:00am – 11:00 am
 Bring your family to meet and interact with some of our local turtle species up close and personal, like the Northern Diamondback Terrapin.

 

Adult Program: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Dr. Wnek will focus on the continuing efforts to retrieve derelict fishing gear from Barnegat Bay with updates regarding bycatch, and a recent crab pot survey on LBI.
LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd, Loveladies, NJ 08008

Spring Activities at St. Francis Community Center

Registration for spring activities at St. Francis Community Center is
scheduled for Monday, February 12 at 9:00 am. The Community Center is located at 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township NJ. Classes begin Monday, March 3. Brochures can be picked up at St. Francis Community Center or online at: www.stfranciscenterlbi.org. Continue reading Spring Activities at St. Francis Community Center

Lighthouse International Film Society Presents Talking Sticks

The Lighthouse International Film Society will present the screening of Talking Sticks on Saturday February 17th at 7:00 PM at The Surf City Firehouse 713 Long Beach Boulevard, Surf City, NJ 08008.  Demonstration and Q&A with director Arthur Lipner.
 
A musician embarks on a path of musical discovery with the keyboard percussion instruments vibraphone and marimba. Taking us on a his inter and outer journeys is Arther Lipner, one of today’s top players. Learn of  the central roles marimba plays in the cultures of Ghana and Mexico.  Watch marimbas being made in Ghana, Mexico and USA factories. Hear vibes and marimba with the National Symphony of Brazil,and experience Carnival in streets of Rio.  In Norway, Lipner improvises on a xylophone he makes out of ice! A historical perspective of jazz vibes is interwoven through personal interviews with legendary percussionists Gary Burton, Mike Mainieri and others. Experience extraordinary concert footage along with fascinating information and Lipner’s inspiring story of global musical connection Talking Sticks. Arthur Lipner will be present after the screening for a Q&A and demonstration. Family Friendly. All ages welcomed!

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Deep Freeze Fest

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26TH
  7:00 – 10:00PM
The Deep Freeze Fest will transform the LBIF gallery into a cozy winter wonderland with live music by FUNK SHWAY & THE DOJO BIRDS, a German-style pretzel bar courtesy of THE ARLINGTON RESTAURANT, fire pits & s’mores, snacks, art auction, plus cold brews from PINELANDS BREWING COMPANY! This community fundraiser will benefit the LBIF to help maintain year round programming for the arts & sciences
 

so bring your friends!
FREE ADMISSION!


> Beer wristbands & snacks will be available for purchase at the door. **$20 Beer Wristbands will be available for purchase at the door ONLY. (Must be 21+ to purchase wrist band, please be prepared with ID) <
Guests may leave their cars in our parking lot overnight – don’t drink & drive.
THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS EVENT SPONSORS

Super Plunge XIII Set For Super Bowl Sunday Brant Beach

The 14th Annual Super “Plunge” Sunday is scheduled for Super Bowl Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 1:00 PM. Participants are invited to brave the icy, cold Atlantic Ocean, and will have plenty of time to be home for the big game. Super Plunge XIV, a fundraiser organized by St. Francis Community Center and the Swim Teams of Southern Regional High School, will take place at the 48th Street Beach in the Brant Beach section of Long Beach Township. Continue reading Super Plunge XIII Set For Super Bowl Sunday Brant Beach

St. Francis Counseling Service Presents Parenting AFTER

St. Francis Counseling Services presents Parenting AFTER.
Join this FREE confidential group with other parents managing the world after your child has been sexually abused. Gain support, develop emotional coping skills and learn ways to understand and manage the post-trauma behaviors and emotions of your child.
Group will being Tuesday, January 23 and will run for six weeks every Tuesday through February 27. Group time will be 7:00-8:30 PM and will be held in Toms River, New Jersey.

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Made On Main

This holiday season we are continuing to encourage our friends, family & following to shop small, local & handmade! Please join us on Saturday, November 25 for Made On Main, a Makers Pop Up at The Union Market.

Imagine a sparkling cozy outdoor market featuring talented artisans, fire pits, Bellarine Theatre Company carolers, and most importantly, pictures (and gift requests) with the jolly man himself. Made on Main will also feature locally crafted beverages and food, hot chocolate and s’mores for guests to enjoy. Inside, our gallery features a handmade boutique that is shoppable all year long!

This event is FREE for all to attend & is the perfect place to start (or finish!) your holiday shopping! Visit our Facebook event page for more details!

Interested in vending?  Please complete the application prior to tomorrow, November 19th at 11:59p.

Apply to Vend HERE!

Happy (almost) holidays!

Erin, Jeannine & Dani

Forked River Gazette