Category Archives: Waretown

Beyond and Within: Outsider Art 

The term Outsider art describes works created outside the boundaries of the established art scene or official culture.  Other labels used to describe this particular group of art are Intuitive, Naïve, or Visionary art.  These artists have developed their own unique styles to solve creative problems or to express themselves without formal training.  Their images are often uninhibited, spontaneous, and psychic.  For the month of October, the Waretown Branch of the Ocean County Library presents a display of such artists both from our local area and from the Trenton Community A-TEAM (TCAT) Artists group. Continue reading Beyond and Within: Outsider Art 

BNI Lacey Networking Group Meeting

The BNI Lacey Networking Group is pleased to announce that their Chapter will be hosting a special Visitors Day Networking Meeting at Kristy’s Diner, 562 Route 9, Waretown NJ on July 20th at 8AM.

“This special meeting is geared toward helping local business people gain insight on how BNI works,” says prominent local businessperson Dan Covell, of Ameriprise Financial. How to build a successful referral based business through a structured word-of-mouth marketing program will be the focus of this meeting. Continue reading BNI Lacey Networking Group Meeting

Skipperettes Card Party

A Card and Game Party Fundraiser will be hosted by the Skipperettes of Skippers Cove Beach Club on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 12 noon. Admission is $5.00 per person which includes a dessert buffet and a chance to win a door prize.  In addition, the Beachcombers are selling raffle tickets for some amazing baskets of merchandise! Bring your own cards, dominoes or whatever game you like to play.  The event will be held at the Skippers Cove Beach Club, 5 Bluebeard Way, Waretown. Call Barbara at (609) 693-9639 for advance tickets. Tickets will be available at the door, but the event is limited to 90 people and tickets are on a first come first served basis.

20th Annual Barnegat Bay Environmental Educators Roundtable

20th Annual Barnegat Bay Environmental Educators Roundtable at the Lighthouse Center for Natural Resource Education in Waretown, New Jersey.

This much anticipated and regionally significant educators’ workshop is scheduled for April 19, 2017 from 3 PM until 7:45 PM. This year’s theme is “Re-Discovering Barnegat Bay” with workshop topics that reflect the important and diverse natural resources that sustain a healthy Barnegat Bay Watershed. Registration is open to adults interested in “re-discovering” Ocean County’s unique wetlands, woodlands, native flora and fauna, and historic people and places; facilitators represent diverse environmental organizations and agencies.

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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