Category Archives: Ocean County

WHEN FORECASTERS SAY SNOW OCEAN COUNTY SAYS READY

WHEN forecasters start using the s-word – snow – or other terms like wintry mix, Ocean County officials say the County road crews, buildings and grounds and other departments are ready for whatever Mother Nature throws its way.

“Certainly it’s early in the season but we know the weather can be fickle,” said Freeholder Deputy Director Gerry P. Little, who serves as liaison to the Ocean County Road Department. “With drops in the temperature expected and some forecasters talking about a wintry mix this weekend, we want our citizens to know Ocean County is well prepared for winter weather – whenever it gets here and whatever form it comes in.” Continue reading WHEN FORECASTERS SAY SNOW OCEAN COUNTY SAYS READY

OCEAN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE TOY DRIVE UNDERWAY

OCEAN COUNTY officials are hoping to make this holiday season the most wonderful time of the year for everyone and are asking for your help.

“We are encouraging our citizens to help those less fortunate by participating in the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office Annual Toy Drive,” said Ocean County Freeholder John P. Kelly, Director of Law and Public Safety. “This drive has helped hundreds of families and children in past years and we want to do the same in 2017.

“With this annual toy drive, under the direction of Sheriff Michael Mastronardy, we have the opportunity to help bring a little holiday happiness into the lives of families that may be going through a difficult time,” Kelly said. Continue reading OCEAN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE TOY DRIVE UNDERWAY

Christkindlmarkt Old Time Holiday Craft Market

Christkindlmarkt Holiday Craft Market
December 1 – 4pm-8pm
December 2 – 10am-5pm
December 3 – 10am-4pm
Christkindlmarkt is a family fun three day event  celebrating the traditions of the season with a Holiday Market and Craft Fair under a huge heated tent and throughout the Seaport buildings. Come jump start your holiday shopping or get in the holiday spirit with a horse drawn wagon ride.

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AC Ballet’s Nutcracker Returns To Atlantic City To Create Holiday Magic

The Atlantic City Ballet will once again bring their spectacular holiday theatrical event to The Circus Maximus Theater. The Nutcracker is a treasured classic that tells the story of a little girl named Clara who is given a magical nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve. Embarking on a wondrous journey through the Kingdom of Snow and the Land of Sweets, Clara encounters many unforgettable and timeless characters. Young and old alike will experience the many magical moments, of this beloved holiday ballet. There’s no better way to spend the holidays with family and friends than by
sharing Atlantic City Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker. Don’t miss this opportunity to see this holiday classic. It is a night too magical to miss!!!!! This year’s production in Atlantic City is being Co-presented by Docks Oyster House. Continue reading AC Ballet’s Nutcracker Returns To Atlantic City To Create Holiday Magic

Breakfast With Buster Food & Toy Drive on December 9th

The 18th annual Breakfast With Buster Holiday Food & Toy Drive returns to FirstEnergy Park on Saturday, December 9th from 9 am – 11 am. This year’s event is presented by Rosko’s Bagels in Jackson.
Once again, Buster will be joined by his holiday friend, Santa Claus, at the event, which is free to the public. The BlueClaws ask that those in attendance bring unwrapped toys and/or non-perishable food with all donations benefiting the Salvation Army of Ocean County.

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13th Annual Rotem Dental Care Candy Buy-back Program Benefits Soldiers Serving Overseas — Winners Announced

Donating that candy stash proves to be easy when it benefits U.S. troops serving overseas who could use a sweet treat from home. For the 13th year, Rotem Dental Care held its annual candy drive and buy-back program, rewarding children with a dollar a pound, up to 10 pounds, for their candy; and giving special prizes to the individual and club that donated the most candy.

Aidan Miller, age 10, Beachwood, won $50 for bringing in 17 pounds of candy, the most by weight. Aidan, a Cub Scout for four years, dressed as Voldemort from Harry Potter, went to two Trick or Treat events, and rode on the Scout float in the Toms River Parade. Continue reading 13th Annual Rotem Dental Care Candy Buy-back Program Benefits Soldiers Serving Overseas — Winners Announced

Celebrate the 95th Holiday Season of The Strand Center for the Arts

The celebration of The Strand Center for the Arts’ 95th holiday season hosted by Lakewood Mayor Ray Coles begins at 7:00 p.m. in The Strand Gallery on December 13, 2017.

Tickets cost $100.00 each and include light fare, an open bar, entertainment, and a gift basket auction, all of which will benefit The Strand. Journal ads range from $150 to $750. Sponsorships include marquee recognition, ad journals, and gala tickets. Continue reading Celebrate the 95th Holiday Season of The Strand Center for the Arts