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Toms River is a Township in Ocean Co., NJ. On November 7, 2006, voters approved a change of the official name of Township of Dover (or, Dover Township) to the Township of Toms River.*

 
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BRICKTOWN
Brick Township is a Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township had a total population of 76,119, making it the second most populous municipality in Ocean County behind Toms River Township.

After hovering for years in the top five, in 2006, the township earned the title of "America's Safest City", out of 371 cities included nationwide in the 13th annual Morgan Quitno survey.*
 
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SEASIDE HEIGHTS
Seaside Heights is a resort community, with a beach, an amusement-oriented boardwalk, and numerous clubs and bars, making it a popular destination. Seaside Heights calls itself, "Your Home For Family Fun Since 1913!" Peak months are July and August, but the season actually runs March-October.*


 
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EVENTS IN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ
 
Event: Albert Hall Country & Bluegrass Show
Description: A live stage concert of country and bluegrass music in the new Albert Hall building. Be prepared to be entertained Pineland style while listening to leading regional bands from the tri-state area. No alcohol or smoking. Air conditioned. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Music 7:30 pm to 11pm. Admission $5 Tickets must be purchased at the door. www.alberthall.org
Business: Albert Music Hall
When: 4/30/2016 - 7:30pm 5/7/2016 - 7:30pm 5/14/2016 - 7:30pm 5/21/2016 - 7:30pm 5/28/2016 - 7:30pm 6/4/2016 - 7:30pm 6/11/2016 - 7:30pm 6/18/2016 - 7:30pm 6/25/2016 - 7:30pm 7/2/2016 - 7:30pm 7/9/2016 - 7:30pm 7/16/2016 - 7:30pm 7/23/2016 - 7:30pm 7/30/2016 - 7:30pm 8/6/2016 - 7:30pm 8/13/2016 - 7:30pm 8/20/2016 - 7:30pm 8/27/2016 - 7:30pm 9/3/2016 - 7:30pm 9/10/2016 - 7:30pm 9/17/2016 - 7:30pm 9/24/2016 - 7:30pm 10/1/2016 - 7:30pm 10/8/2016 - 7:30pm 10/15/2016 - 7:30pm 10/22/2016 - 7:30pm 10/29/2016 - 7:30pm 11/5/2016 - 7:30pm 11/12/2016 - 7:30pm 11/19/2016 - 7:30pm 11/26/2016 - 7:30pm 12/3/2016 - 7:30pm 12/10/2016 - 7:30pm 12/17/2016 - 7:30pm 12/24/2016 - 7:30pm 12/31/2016 - 7:30pm
Cost: $5
Street: 131 Wells Mills Rd.
Town: Waretown (Ocean Township)
Contact: Elaine Everett
Phone: 609-971-1593
Email: eever21072@aol.com
Website: http://www.alberthall.org


2nd Annual Touch-A-Truck
Venue : Manahawkin Lake Park
When 4/30/2016 - 11am - 4pm
Description Join us in the festivities to support your community! Climb * Explore * Learn * TOUCH! There will be a wide array of vehicles on display for all attendees to explore! Vehicles such as Police Vehicles, Fire Trucks, Earth Movers, Dump Trucks, and others! Many Kid's Activities: Clown, Face-Painting, Bounce Houses, Music, and More! Local Craft & Food Vendors, Businesses (both profit and non-profit) This event is Rain or Shine - FREE ADMISSION MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW
Cost 0.00
Business Stafford Chamber of Commerce
Address Route 9 & North Lakeshore Drive
Town Manahawkin (Stafford Township)
Contact Rocco Manochio
Phone 609-401-2525
Email info@staffordchamber.com
Website https://www.facebook.com/events/774503089362987/


Laurita Winery's First Annual Bacon Fest
Venue : Laurita Winery
When 4/30/2016 - All day 5/1/2016 - All day
Description Live entertainment, wine dancing & tasting, free vineyard tours, 15 food trucks with bacon-themed specialty items, mechanical bull, pony rides, 4H Club & Barnyard Friends, artisan craft vendors, kids playground, bounce house and face painting, and scenic views.
Cost $8 person/ 12 and under FREE (includes parking, shuttle service and entrance & special souvenir wine glass)
Business Laurita Winery
Address 35 Archertown Road
Town Plumsted Township
Contact Kate Devine
Phone 609-758-8000
Email kdevine@lauritawinery.com
Website http://www.LauritaWinery.com


"Truck"erton - Spring Edition
When 4/30/2016 - 11am - 7pm 5/1/2016 - 11am - 5pm
Description Get a taste of what is coming this year with food trucks, craft beers and live music. Music by the Pickles, Diablo Sandwich, and Nectar & Ambrosia on Saturday and Billy Walton, the Pickles, and Gary Philips on Sunday.
Cost $8 Admission. Seaport Members & Children under 5 Free. Food and drink prices set by individual vendors.
Business Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum
Address 120 W Main St
Town Tuckerton Borough
Contact Brooke Salvanto
Phone 609-296-8868
Email brookes@tuckertonseaport.org
Website http://www.tuckertonseaport.org



Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus Venue : Ocean County College
When 5/5/2016 - 8pm
Description The Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus entertains audiences, supports communities, and fosters acceptance through exceptional musical performance. Its repertoire includes a broad range of styles, including art music from the 17th century to the present, spirituals, sacred music, holiday tunes, love ballads, comic pieces, pop and rock songs, Broadway and Hollywood, opera choruses, folk songs from around the world, the latest LGBT empowerment music, and other newly commissioned LGBT works.
Cost Adult $29 / Senior $26 / Subscriber $24
Business Ocean County College
Address Grunin Center for the Arts
(contd) College Drive
Town Toms River Township
Phone 732-255-0500
Website http://www.grunincenter.org



Event: The Bronx Wanderers
Description: A father & two sons living the American rock & roll dream. This family exudes dynamic enthusiasm and a genuine love of the music they perform. Recreating the magic of the 50s, 60s, 70s, and today, The Bronx Wanderers will tell the stories and play the music that will take you as close as you can get to having lived the actual experience with an added dose of pure Italian “famiglia.” This show delivers a “back to the future” type of rocket fuel in a high-octane rock & roll experience!
Business: Ocean County College
When: 5/7/2016 - 8:00 PM
Cost: Adult $29 / Senior $26 / Subscriber $24
Street: Ocean County College
College Dr.
Town: Toms River Township
Contact: Grunin Center for the Arts
Phone: 732-255-0500
Email:
Website: http://www.grunincenter.org


Event: A Tale of Two Cities performed by National Players
Description: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Dickens’ novel, A Tale of Two Cities, about the people of France and Britain during the reign of terror is vividly brought to life in this bold new adaptation. Justice, sacrifice, class, love, and duty are put to the test as leaders are beheaded and a people rebel. As blood flows in the streets, is anyone truly innocent? National Players has traveled America, for 65 years, presenting classic plays interpreted in fresh and invigorating ways.
Business: Ocean County College
When: 5/15/2016 - 2:00 PM
Cost: Adult $29 / Senior $26 / Subscriber $24
Street: Ocean County College
College Dr.
Town: Toms River Township
Contact: Grunin Center for the Arts
Phone: 732-255-0500
Email:
Website: http://www.grunincenter.org



Lighthouse International Film Festival Kick Off Party!
Venue : Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences
When 5/7/2016 - 7pm
Description Meet the Filmmakers, Q& A with Director, Film Screening, Preview LIFF 2016 Films, Silent Auction, Hor d'oeuvres, Libations!Ticket can be purchased at : Things A Drift (Ship Bottom) South End 'N Surf and Paddle (Beach Haven) Mary Allen Realty (Ship Bottom) or our website: www.lighthousefilmfestival.com
Cost $25.00 per person
Business Lighthouse International Film Festival
Address 120 Long Beach Blvd.
Town Loveladies (Long Beach Township)
Contact Christine Rooney & Jill Voshell
Phone 571-212-3292
Email filmfestivalpr@gmail.com
Website http://www.lighthousefilmfestival.org



Event: Meet Our Animals
Venue : Ocean County Parks and Recreation
When 5/7/2016 - 1pm - 2pm 6/4/2016 - 1pm - 2pm  Click for more dates
Description Since Superstorm Sandy, the animals of the Cooper Environmental Center have been on "vacation" at Jakes Branch County Park. Visit and learn about the unique turtles and snakes found in our area.
Business Ocean County Parks and Recreation
Address Jakes Branch County Park
(contd) 1100 Double Trouble Rd.
Town Beachwood Township
Phone 732-281-2750
Website http://www.oceancountyparks.org




Event: Mother's Day Celebration
Venue : Jenkinson's Aquarium
When 5/8/2016 - All day
Description All moms admitted free with paid child admission!
Business Jenkinson's Aquarium
Address 300 Ocean Avenue
Town Point Pleasant Beach Borough
Contact Cynthia Claus
Phone 732-899-1659
Email jenkinsonsaquarium@comcast.net
Website http://www.jenkinsons.com/aquarium



Event: Astronomy Day and Star Party
Venue : Jakes Branch County Park
When 5/14/2016 - 2pm-5pm, Star Party: 9pm - 11pm
Description The Astronomical Society of Toms River Area (ASTRA) will be hosting a fun-filled day of space education and activities and an awesome night of observing the stars and planets. Learn how to make a comet, discover how telescopes work and make a crater of the moon.
Cost Free
Business Ocean County Parks and Recreation
Address 1100 Double Trouble Rd
Town Beachwood Township
Phone 732-281-2750
Website http://www.oceancountyparks.org



Event: Marches & Overtures performed by Ocean County College Concert Band
Venue : Grunin Center for the Arts
When 5/14/2016 - 8pm
Description Spring is a time of awakening from the cold winter. The OCC Concert Band will awaken you with the exciting sounds of Marches & Overtures. This fast-paced program will feature “Overture in Bb” by Ceasar Giovaninni, “Blue Lake Overture” by John Barnes Chance, exciting movie sound tracks from John Williams, and a few Sousa Marches thrown in for good measure! Join us and be prepared to be energized and awakened.
Cost Adult $24 / Senior $20 / Student $10
Business Ocean County College
Address Ocean County College
(contd) College Drive
Town Toms River Township
Phone 732-255-0500
Website http://www.grunincenter.org


Event: 25th Annual Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament
When 5/15/2016 - 6:30pm - 1pm
Description Fishing Tournament.
Cost Call or check website
Business Ocean County Business Development & Tourism
Address Route 35 South
Town Seaside Park Borough
Phone 732-793-0506
Website http://www.thefriendsofislandbeach.org


Event: Opening Night Ribbon Cutting @ The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe
Description: Opening Night Gala Seatings begin at 6:30pm
Business: The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe
When: 5/27/2016 - 6:30pm - 11pm
Cost: When you buy an Ice Cream Sundae the Show is FREE
Street: 2305 Grand Central Ave
Town: Lavallette Borough
Contact: Aggie Roberts
Phone: 732-854-2779
Email: info@themusicman.com
Website: http://www.themusicman.com


Event: Adam Pascal & Daphne Rubin-Vega (stars of "RENT")
Description: Eighteen years after Daphne Rubin-Vega and Adam Pascal originated their roles Off-Broadway in the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize Winning Musical, RENT, "Mimi" & "Roger" reunite! Together, these two iconic Broadway and rock stars, will bring the magic of RENT and their characters back to the stage for this one night only Jersey Shore concert. Fans of RENT are sure to hear such iconic songs as "Light My Candle," "Glory," "Out Tonight," and of course, "Another Day."
Business: Ocean County College
When: 6/3/2016 - 8pm
Cost: Adult $35 / Senior $32 / Subscriber $30
Street: Grunin Center for the Arts
College Drive
Town: Toms River Township
Contact:
Phone: 732-255-0500
Email:
Website: http://www.grunincenter.org


Event: Swingadelic Salutes The Three Louis
Description: Few entertainers had as much fun on stage as Louis Armstrong, Louis Prima, and Louis Jordan. It’s certain that Swingadelic will make its MidWeek Jazz debut by bringing the hits of these legendary artists back to life once again!
Business: Ocean County College
When: 6/8/2016 - 8:00 PM
Cost: Adult $24 / Senior $18 / Student $12
Street: College Drive
Town: Toms River Township
Contact: Grunin Center for the Arts
Phone: 732-255-0500
Email:
Website: http://www.grunincenter.org


Event: TRICKY TRAY
Description: Exit 82 Theatre's 5th Annual TRICKY TRAY is back and better than ever on Sunday, June 12th at 1pm at the Elks Lodge in Toms River! This big event features hundreds of prizes to be won and fun games to play! SNEAK PEAK of some of our prizes: Roku smart TV Vacation packages FitBit Michael Kors leather handbag Coach leather tote Beats headphones For more information, please visit www.exit82theatre.com
Business: Exit 82 Theatre Company
When: 6/12/2016 - 1:00 PM
Cost: $20 General Admission
Street: Elks Lodge 600 Washington St, Toms River, NJ 08753
Town: Toms River Township
Contact: keely davenport
Phone: 908-910-4868
Email: exit82theatre@gmail.com
Website: http://www.exit82theatre.com

 
 
 

 







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