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Tri-City Information Datebook, Sept. 28

• Study what it takes to be a ghost hunter and see the subtle gear that helps to identify spectres. New Jersey Paranormal Investigations will take you to the darkish facet on the Ocean County Library Toms River Department, 101 Washington St., Toms River, at 7 p.m. Oct. 17. This system might be led by NJPI founder Barry Ruggiero, who has researched hair-raising occurrences for greater than 12 years. Registration at is required to attend this free program. Particulars: 732-349-6200.

• Take part a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and revel in music and dance by the Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre on the Ocean County Library Jackson Department, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, at 2 p.m. Oct. 8. The Hispanic Tapas Dance Program might be a combination of classical, regional and flamenco dances from Spain, and Latin American dances from Mexico and Ecuador. All are welcome to attend. Registration at is required for this free program. Particulars: 732-928-4400.

• DeBows United Methodist Church, on the intersection of Route 571 and Route 537, Jackson, will host a flea market on Oct. 1 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (rain date is Oct. 8). Desk house (no desk) for distributors is $10. Contact Sue at 732-598-7352 to order an area or for extra info. All are welcome to attend. Extra info might be discovered at

• The Monmouth County Park System will host the Informal Birder on Oct. 4 at 9 a.m. at Turkey Swamp Park, Freehold Township, meet on the Oak Level shelter constructing; and on Oct. 11 at 9 a.m. at Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Middle, Howell. Be a part of a park system naturalist for a morning hen stroll (90 minutes). Free. Particulars: 732-842-4000.

• The Monmouth County Park System will host a Cookstove Demonstration on Oct. 8 and Oct. 22 from 11 a.m. to three p.m. at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. See what’s cooking on the woodstove and uncover how recipes, cooking methods and kitchens have modified for the reason that Nineties. Free. Particulars: 732-842-4000.

• The Monmouth County Park System will host Accordion Melodies of the Nineties on Oct. 15 from 1-3 p.m. at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. Hear melodies of the Nineties performed on the accordion. Free. Particulars: 732-842-4000.

• The Monmouth County Park System will host Thompson Park Day on Oct. 16 from 11 a.m. to five p.m. at Thompson Park, Lincroft. Take pleasure in this household enjoyable occasion that features pumpkin portray, wagon rides, youngsters’s races, leisure and extra. Some actions have a payment. Admission and parking are free. Particulars: 732-842-4000.

• The Monmouth County Park System will host Piano Ballads from the Flip of the Century on Oct. 22 from 1-3 p.m. at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. Faucet your ft, dance a one-step or sing-along to in style turn-of-the-Nineteenth-century ballads as they’re performed within the farmhouse. Free. Particulars: 732-842-4000.

• The Monmouth County Park System will host Nature on the Transfer on Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. on the Manasquan River Greenway, Howell (meet on the Winter Run Exercise Middle). Search for the park system’s colourful Nature on the Transfer van and be a part of a park system naturalist for a 30-minute to 45-minute hands-on interactive program. Free. Particulars: 732-842-4000.

• The Monmouth County Park System will host a Nineteenth Century Woodworking Demonstration on Oct. 29 from midday to three p.m. at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel.
See how a woodworker research his supplies, plies his instruments and crafts stunning and practical objects. Free. Particulars: 732-842-4000.

• Actor, author and stand-up comic Paul Reiser will carry out on the Jay and Linda
Grunin Middle for the Arts at Ocean County School, Toms River, on Oct. 8 at 8 p.m. Singer-songwriter Vance Gilbert will open the night. Tickets are $35 to $55. Reiser has
obtained a number of Emmy, Golden Globe, American Comedy Award and Display screen Actors Guild nominations, and was named one in all Comedy Central’s “High 100 Comedians of All Time.” To buy tickets, name 732-255-0500 or go to

• Thompson Park Day might be held from 11 a.m. to five p.m. Oct. 16 at Thompson Park, 805 Newman Springs Street (Route 520), Lincroft. Actions embody youngsters’s races, archery, pumpkin portray, wagon rides and extra. Highlights embody a scarecrow contest and a Spooktacular Jack O’ Lantern contest. Particulars for these contests can be found on-line at Some actions require a payment. Admission and parking are free.

• Rutgers Grasp Gardeners of Monmouth County will current Birds, Bugs and Past,
Celebrating Nature, a free competition for kids of all ages, open air from midday to 4 p.m. Oct. 8 (rain or shine) on the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Agriculture Constructing, 4000 Kozloski Street, Freehold Township. There might be nature-inspired actions, crafts and academic shows, 4-H animals, bugs and reptiles, and extra. Kids should be accompanied by an grownup. Particulars: 732-303-7614.

• The Ocean County Library will host archivist-historian Mickey DiCamillo’s presentation, “When There Had been Witches: An Exploration of the Salem Witch Trials,” on the Toms River Department, 101 Washington Road, at 7 p.m. Oct. 4, and on the Manchester Department, 21 Colonial Drive, at 7 p.m. Oct. 24. Program attendees may have the chance to participate in studying transcripts of the interrogations undergone by suspected witches. Registration at is required for this free program.

•The Monmouth County Retired Educators Affiliation will meet at 11 a.m. Oct. 11 on the Waterview Pavilion, Belmar. Previous to the assembly, PAC endorsed candidates working for workplace might be out there for members to fulfill and voice their considerations. Members are inspired to deliver a non-perishable donation for the meals financial institution. For luncheon reservations, contact Checks payable to MCREA for $30 ought to be mailed to Sue Shrott, 162 Harbor Circle Drive, Freehold, NJ 07728 and obtained earlier than Sept. 30. Test the MCREA Fb web page or web site for updates. New members are all the time welcome.

• The twenty sixth annual Monmouth County Clerk’s Archives and Historical past Day might be held on Oct. 1 on the Robert J. Collins Area at Brookdale Neighborhood School, Lincroft, starting at 9 a.m. The occasion is organized by the Monmouth County Clerk’s Archives Division. Greater than 50 native and state historic societies, museums and archives will arrange tables regarding the mission and actions of their organizations. All are invited to attend the free occasion. To view the preliminary program, go to

• The Vacation Made in Monmouth occasion will happen from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 10 within the Robert J. Collins Area on the campus of Brookdale Neighborhood School, Route 520, Lincroft (the unique date was Dec. 3). Vendor registration will open at 10 a.m. Sept. 27. Particulars: 732-431-7387.

• The string quartet Brooklyn Rider will deliver their progressive new challenge, The 4 Parts, to the Major Stage on the Jay and Linda Grunin Middle for the Arts at Ocean County School, Toms River, on Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $32 to $38. Brooklyn Rider has carved out a novel house on this planet of string quartets over the previous 15 years, illuminating works of the previous with contemporary perception whereas coaxing the style into the long run via an inclusive programming imaginative and prescient. To buy tickets, go to or name 732-255-0500.

• Jackson Township will conduct a rabies vaccination clinic for canines and cats from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 15 (rain or shine) on the public works storage, 10 Don Connor Blvd. Canine should be on a leash; cats should be in a service. For a pet to obtain a three-year shot, proprietor should deliver proof of prior rabies vaccination. If no proof is offered, vaccination might be legitimate for one 12 months. Particulars: Division of Animal Management, 732-928-1200, ext. 1296, or 732-928-5780.

• Marty’s Place Howl-o-Ween Household Fest might be held from midday to five p.m. Oct. 22 at Marty’s Place, 118 Route 526, Higher Freehold Township. All proceeds will profit the senior canines cared for by Marty’s Place. It is a dog-friendly occasion. Highlights will embody canine costume contests, a leisurely stroll, agility demonstrations, hayrides, a pet picture sales space, police canine demonstrations, reside music from AlterEgo, distributors, meals vehicles and extra. All people and canines are welcome to decorate in costume. Prizes might be awarded in a number of classes. Admission is $5 for adults; youngsters below 6 are free.

• Dove Hospice Companies of New Jersey is in search of volunteers who’re prepared to make a distinction with people who’re experiencing the problem of end-of-life. Volunteers dedicate a small period of time every month to supply companionship-friendly visits; play playing cards; stitching, knitting or craft initiatives; music enrichment; pet remedy; and workplace or administrative help. Dove Hospice Companies can also be in search of veterans who’re eager about offering compassion, assist and outreach to fellow veterans and their households. Visits might be made to people dwelling in amenities or non-public houses. Ongoing coaching is supplied. Volunteers should be 18 or older and a COVID vaccine is required. Particulars: Michelle Rutigliano, 732-405-3035.

• The Monmouth County Park System will host Live performance within the Park: A Night time of Jazz and Blues on Sept. 30 from 7-8:30 p.m. on the Thompson Park Theater Barn, Lincroft. The roots of blues and jazz music run deep on the Jersey Shore. Hearken to expertise from the world. Convey chairs or blankets, meals and comfortable drinks. The live performance might be held open air, however will transfer indoors if the climate is inclement. All ages welcome; below 18 should be accompanied by an grownup. Free. Particulars: 732-842-4000.

• Ladies of Coloration dialogue group is a web-based assembly held as soon as a month (third Tuesday at 5:30 pm) to debate points, coping methods and sources related to girls of coloration. Provided by the Psychological Well being Affiliation in New Jersey. Upcoming assembly dates are Oct. 18, Nov. 22 and Dec. 20.  E-mail to obtain a hyperlink.

• “A Gathering of Womyn of Coloration” is a web-based group that meets as soon as a month for all LGBTQ womyn of coloration within the Black, Indigenous, Folks of Coloration neighborhood. The group is an open dialogue of a number of subjects. The group meets on the primary Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. Upcoming dates are Oct. 6, Nov. 3 and Dec. 1. Provided by the Psychological Well being Affiliation in New Jersey, the company’s PEWS program and the Emotional Assist for Households of Coloration Initiative. To obtain a hyperlink, electronic mail

• For people who are coping with melancholy, bipolar dysfunction and anxiousness, there’s assist out there that’s free, confidential and led by a skilled facilitator. The Despair and Bipolar Assist Alliance meets on Wednesdays from 12:30-2 p.m. at Brighter Days Neighborhood Wellness Middle, 268 Bennetts Mills Street, Jackson. There are not any physicians or therapists within the group, simply people who reside with a psychological well being situation. Members attempt to assist to one another and share their tales. Particulars: Valerie, 610-766-0658, or go to

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