Category Archives: Toms River

Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce to honor Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey

On Friday, December 22, 2017, Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce will honor Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey with the 2017 #WeAreTR Award at their #WeAreTR Holiday Luncheon sponsored by Grunin Holdings & The Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation at The Villa, 10 Highland Parkway, Toms River.  The cost of the event is $35 for members and $50 for future members.  Registration and Networking begin at 11:30 am.  Event entertainment provided by Versatile Event Designs.  Donations collected at the event will benefit Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey. Continue reading Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce to honor Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey

Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce helps raise $1200 to benefit local nonprofits

On Monday, November 6, 2017, Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with local nonprofits, JBJ Soul Kitchen and HOPE Sheds Light held a Business After Hours.  Due to the success of the event the Chamber was able to raise nearly $1200 to be split between the two nonprofit organizations.

GTRCC Business After Hours have been scheduled throughout the year to provide Chamber members, as well as future members an opportunity to network.  These events also benefit the featured nonprofit of the evening by providing exposure as well as monetary donations.

MIDWEEK JAZZ AT GRUNIN CENTER FEATURES NEW SPIN FOR THE HOLIDAY

Jazz saxophonists Peter & Will Anderson present George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess on Wednesday, December 13 at 8:00 p.m. on the Main Stage, Grunin Center, Ocean County College, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.  Please use Parking Lot #2. Tickets: $24-$20. Purchase tickets online http://grunincenter.org, call 732-255-0500, or visit the Box Office, Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm.

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TOMS RIVER’S OWN NEW YORK YANKEE TODD FRAZIER TO SPEAK AT GRUNIN CENTER – JANUARY 19

New York Yankee Todd Frazier comes home to Toms River for An Evening with Todd Frazier on Friday, January 19 at 8:00 p.m. at the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College. This moderated lecture will take place on the Main Stage, Grunin Center, OCC Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.

Hometown baseball hero Todd Frazier will join fans from his native Toms River for an evening of baseball talk! Along with moderator veteran sports anchor Russ Salzberg, Frazier will discuss his experiences playing baseball and growing up in Toms River all the way through his current Major League Baseball success! Continue reading TOMS RIVER’S OWN NEW YORK YANKEE TODD FRAZIER TO SPEAK AT GRUNIN CENTER – JANUARY 19

Variety of Holiday Shows Light up the Grunin Center at OCC

The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts will present a full schedule of Holiday Shows from November 30 through December 21.  All shows take place at the Grunin Center, Ocean County College Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.  Please use Parking Lot #2.

OCC Repertory Theatre Company presents THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGAENT EVER, Thurs, Nov 30, and Fri, Dec 1 and Dec 8, 7:30pm; Sat, Dec 2 and Dec 9, 8pm; and Sun, Dec 3 and Dec 10, 2pm, Black Box Theatre, $15. A unique and entertaining spin on an age-old tale. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever has an edge – but the edge is funny, irreverent, and irresistible. Author Barbara Robinson’s prose is fast, clever, and very funny. Though it’s all in fun, it offers a subtle but important lesson: Just because you’re bad doesn’t mean you’re hopeless. Continue reading Variety of Holiday Shows Light up the Grunin Center at OCC

Author Nancy Jo Sales To Discuss Social Media and its Impact on Teens At Toms River Library Program

Award winning author Nancy Jo Sales will discuss her book, “American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 at the Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St.

Sales is an award-winning journalist and author who has written for Vanity Fair, New York, Harper’s Bazaar, and many other publications. She is known for her reporting on youth culture and crime and for her profiles of pop-culture icons. Continue reading Author Nancy Jo Sales To Discuss Social Media and its Impact on Teens At Toms River Library Program

“THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH” AT GRUNIN CENTER FEATURING PETER NOONE AND HERMAN’S HERMITS

Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone come to the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College on Saturday, November 25, with two shows! Matinee at 2:00 p.m. and Evening at 8:00 p.m. Performances take place on the Main Stage, Grunin Center, OCC Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ. Continue reading “THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH” AT GRUNIN CENTER FEATURING PETER NOONE AND HERMAN’S HERMITS

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK EVENTS AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE

The Global Education Committee and Student Life Committee at Ocean County College (OCC) present International Education Week, “Bound to the Destiny of Others.” All events take place on the Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.  Free and open to the public. Continue reading INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK EVENTS AT OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE

CELEBRITIES COME TO THE JERSEY SHORE FOR THE FIRST ANNUAL SUPERHERO SUPERFEST: A BRAND NEW FAMILY FRIENDLY COMIC-CON

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No! It’s SUPERHERO SUPERFEST!  Press Communications, LLC will host their Inaugural SUPERHERO SUPERFEST event on November 4th, 2017 at the Toms River High School North Arena in Toms River from 11am to 6pm.

Superhero Superfest is an interactive, FAMILY FRIENDLY, “comic-con” for the superhero/comic book/sci-fi SUPER FAN.  Press Communication’s mission for this event is to help young people follow their passion of creativity, art and expression. The event will feature celebrity icons including: Star Trek Deep Space Nine star, Rene Auberjonois, and Fear The Walking Dead Star, Danay Garcia. Auberjonois and Garcia will hold autograph signings and deliver an hour presentation at the event.

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