Category Archives: Pt. Pleasant

Master Gardeners to Offer Tips at Ocean County Library Branches

The Ocean County Library will host a series of Master Gardener programs during April and May at four branches.

Master Gardeners, trained and certified by the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Ocean County, will give horticultural information and gardening tips at the following branches:

•  Toms River Branch, 101 Washington St., 732-349-6200, Rutgers Master Gardeners of Ocean County: Swing into Spring, Wednesday, April 19, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. Enjoy a display of spring flowers, receive information on summer insects, and the services offered at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Center. Continue reading Master Gardeners to Offer Tips at Ocean County Library Branches

Jenkinson’s Aquarium Events April/May

Sunday, April 9th 9:30-11:00am

Behind the Scenes Tour–Discover what goes on behind the scenes at our aquarium while you tour the building from top to bottom! Pre-registration & sneakers are required.  Ages 5 and up only. $15 Adults $10 Children

Monday, April 17th 8am-1pm

Penguin Pointers–Get up close and personal with our famous feathered friends while learning all about these flightless birds and their wild cousins. Pre-registration is required.  Ages 5 and up only. $15 Adults $10 Children Continue reading Jenkinson’s Aquarium Events April/May

Ocean County Library Offers Gang Awareness Series

Gang activity is present throughout the country, state and Ocean County and a series of gang awareness programs are aimed to make residents more aware of this growing issue. Three programs aimed at teens, parents, educators, clergy and other concerned adults about the menace of gangs will take place next month.

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Children’s Puppet Show Coming to Seven Library Branches

The Ocean County Library Puppet Show Players will transform “The Princess and the Pony” picture book into a wonderful children’s puppet show at seven library branches during February.

Children and families will enjoy the story of Princess Pinecone’s birthday. She would like nothing more than to have a horse fit for a warrior. Her parents surprise her with a pony that doesn’t quite meet her expectations. Princess Pinecone may realize there is a warrior in the little pony after all. Continue reading Children’s Puppet Show Coming to Seven Library Branches

Jenkinson’s Aquarium September 2016 Events

Saturday, September 10th 9:00-10:00amAnimal Adventures:  Parrots–This series of programs is designed for those budding animal lovers. These programs take place on scheduled Saturdays and may feature crafts, games, stories, and live animal visits.  Pre-registration & sneakers are required.  $10.00 per child per session. Ages 5-10. Continue reading Jenkinson’s Aquarium September 2016 Events