The 18th Annual Holiday Job Fair will be coming to the Ocean County Mall on Saturday, Sept. 23.
Co-sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the job fair is scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. in the Center Court of the Ocean County Mall.
“Businesses start preparing for the holiday season early,” said Ocean County Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari, who is also liaison to the Ocean County Workforce Development Board. “The job fair not only helps out retailers, but it is a great resource for individuals looking for a job.” Continue reading ANNUAL HOLIDAY JOB FAIR TO COME TO THE OCEAN COUNTY MALL
Résonances boréales – Northern Vibes shows how classical music can take on an unusual form when it kicks off the classical series at the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College for the 2017-2018 season. Performances take place on the OCC Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.
Résonances boréales – Northern Vibes: Wednesday, October 4, 2:00 p.m., and Friday, October 6, 7:30 p.m., $20. Light Refreshments will be served. Location: Novins Planetarium. This unique classical concert takes the form of a multimedia projection in the planetarium. With an upright piano anchored to the rock of the Canadian Shield, Roman Zavada created new piano compositions inspired by the aurora borealis of the Northwest Territories. Zavada then returned to the scene of his creation to capture with his video team the northern lights in 360 degrees and in real time. Acclaimed by critics and the public for its beauty and originality, this outstanding 360 degree piano performance immerses the audience above the 60th parallel deep into the heart of the northern spirit.
Continue reading CLASSICAL MUSIC TAKES ON UNUSUAL FORMS AT GRUNIN CENTER
From raising awareness through programs on sexual assault to recognizing the many contributions of women throughout history, the Ocean County Advisory Commission on the Status of Women turns 40 this year.
“For four decades, the Women’s Commission has opened doors for women who look for helpful resources,” said Ocean County Freeholder Virginia E. Haines, who serves as liaison to the commission. “The Commission has expanded over the years to help women meet the challenges they face personally and professionally.”
In recognition of its 40th anniversary, the Advisory Commission is hosting a celebration to honor the past and present commissioners, advocates, and partners who work to advance the status of women and their families in Ocean County. Continue reading OCEAN COUNTY ADVISORY COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN CELEBRATES 40 YEARS
¡CANINO! Pioneers. Trailblazers. Those who dare come in all shapes and sizes. On Wednesday, October 18, the Center for Access & Equality and the Athletics Department at Ocean County College will sponsor Meet Women’s World Boxing Champions Bonnie Canino & Yvonne Reis! All events take place on Ocean County College’s Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ. Admission: Free and open to the public. Continue reading MEET WOMEN’S WORLD BOXING CHAMPIONS AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE
The crew of the USS Challenger, a chapter of STARFLEET: The International STAR TREK Fan Association will host a “Star Trek Celebration” from 11 am to 4 pm, Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Toms River branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St. Toms River.
Star Trek fans have a lot to celebrate. This year marks the 30th anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation which premiered on Sept. 28, 1987. The syndicated series captivated a whole new generation of Star Trek fans. It led to three Star Trek spinoffs including, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager and Star Trek: Enterprise. The cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation also appeared in four feature length films following its seven season run. Continue reading STAR TREK Celebration Beams Down To Toms River Library Saturday, Sept. 23
Enjoy a celestial experience at the Robert J. Novins Planetarium (Bldg #13) on the Ocean County College Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ. Please park in Parking Lot #2. Enjoy a variety of laser, kids, and sky shows!
Sat, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28 at 8:30pm; Mon, Oct 9, and Sat, Oct 21, 28 at 2pm – Laser Fright Light (Ages 10 & over) Looking for a unique way to send chills up your spine? Your favorite Halloween hits are set to haunting lasers! Playlist: “Attack of the Radioactive Hamsters,” “Godzilla,” “Boris the Spider,” “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” “Dead Man’s Party,” “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” “Frankenstein,” “Feed My Frankenstein,” “Iron Man,” “Men In Black,” “Monster Mash,” “Purple People Eater,” “Re: Your Brains,” “Thriller,” and a Horror Movie Theme Medley: Halloween,Insidious, Jaws, Nosferatu, and Psycho.
Continue reading SEPT & OCT SHOWS FEATURE HALLOWEEN, LASERS, & MORE AT NOVINS PLANETARIUM
The Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 2nd Annual SUP the River 2017 fundraiser on Saturday, September 16, 2017, at the Toms River Country Club. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Barnegat Bay Partnership* at Ocean County College. Continue reading Barnegat Bay Partnership REdonates funds to Texas National Estuary Programs
Ocean County officials will mark the 16th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001 by laying wreaths at the county’s September 11 Memorial monument on Hooper Avenue, Toms River.
Ocean County Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari will be joined by Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato at 8:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 11, in placing wreaths at the September 11 Memorial and at the nearby monument recognizing the military personnel from Ocean County that have died during the ongoing War on Terror. The monuments are located in the courtyard between 119 and 129 Hooper Ave., here.
“We remember the thousands of victims of the terrorist attacks on American soil in New York City, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania,” Vicari said. “We remember our 19 residents from the County and all those who had connections to Ocean County that were lost that day. It was a day in our history that we will never forget.
“We also recognize the work of the emergency responders and we deeply appreciate the efforts of all those who worked tirelessly to help save lives and in the aftermath of the attacks,” Vicari said.
The public is invited to attend.