Category Archives: Pt. Pleasant


Freeholder John C. Bartlett, Jr., announces that the Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation will be conducting a Pickle Ball Social.  Join us for this game that combines badminton, tennis and ping pong.  All equipment will be supplied.

The event will be held at Beaver Dam Creek County Park, Pt. Pleasant, Friday, Sept. 22 @ 10:00-11:30, program # 303495-2A.  Another social will meet at the Tennis Courts, Tip Seaman County Park, Tuckerton, Tuesday Sept. 12 at 10:00 to 11:30 pm.  The fee is $5.00 per person.  Program #303495-2B. Continue reading INTRO to PICKLE BALL & SOCIAL

Point Pleasant Library Invites Public To Enjoy a Story Time Picnic In The Park

Pack a picnic and listen to a story at Campbell Park located behind the Point Pleasant Borough Branch of the Ocean County Library, 834 Beaver Dam Rd., at 11 a.m. July 11 and August 8.

This family program will feature a special storytime in the park. In the event of rain, it will take place in the meeting room of the library.

The program is free but registration is required. You can register by calling the branch at 732-295-1555 or visit

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