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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
 

2016 Peto Biennial: International Juried Art Exhibition of Contemporary Still Life and Trompe l'Oeil
Venue: John F. Peto Studio Museum
When    8/13/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 8/14/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 8/20/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 8/21/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 8/27/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 8/28/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 9/3/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 9/4/2016 - 1pm - 4pm  Click for more dates
Description In celebration of John F. Peto's enduring legacy, the 2016 Biennial: International Juried Art Exhibition of Contemporary Still Life and Trompe l'Oeil presents nearly 70 works from approximately 200 competition submissions, created by notable living artists from across the country.
Cost Admission is $10 adults, $5 children, 12 and under FREE
Business John F. Peto Studio Museum
Address 102 Cedar Ave.
Town Island Heights Borough
Phone 732-929-4949
Website http://www.petomuseum.org


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Food Trucks at Laurita Winery 2016
Date:  Call or check website, (more)
Venue: Laurita Winery
When  8/20/2016 -8/21/2016 -  9/24/2016 - 9/25/2016 -  10/22/2016 10/23/2016 -  11/12/2016 -  11/13/2016 -
Description Don't miss this food and fun filled weekend at Laurita Winery! Check out all the details @LauritaWinery.com
Cost $8 person/ 12 and under FREE (includes parking, shuttle service and entrance)
Business Laurita Winery
Address 35 Archertown Road
Town Plumsted Township
Contact Kate Devine
Phone 609 758 8000
Email kdevine@lauritawinery.com

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4th Annual Harvest the Bay Festival - August 13
Island Beach State Park, Seaside Park
732-730-0506 http://www.friendsofislandbeach.org

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Free Movies on the Beach at Jenkinson's
Date:   8/19/2016 - Dark: Jurassic World (PG-13) 8/26/2016 - Dark: Star Wars:Force Awakens PG-13 9/2/2016 - Dark:Avengers:Age of Ultron (PG-13)
Join us on the beach north of Jenkinson's Pavilion for Free Movies on the Beach. Every Friday at dark. August 12th: The Good Dinosaur (PG) August 19th: Jurassic World (PG-13) August 26th: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13) September 2nd: Avengers: Age of Ultron (PG-13)
Cost Free
Business Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Address 300 Ocean Avenue
Town Point Pleasant Beach Borough
Contact Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Phone 732-892-0600
Email information@jenkinsons.com


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FREE Guided Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Toms River
Date:  Call for times & tours  8/13/2016 - Call for times & tours 8/20/2016 -  8/27/2016 - 9/3/2016 -  9/10/2016 -  9/17/2016 -  9/24/2016 -  10/1/2016 - Call for times & tours 10/8/2016 - Call for times & tours ?s
Description Most Saturday afternoons from April 30 - October 8, 4 different tours to choose from, reservations required.
Cost Free
Business Ocean County Historical Society
Address 26 Hadley Ave.
Town Toms River Township
Phone 732-664-1318
Email tomsriverwalkingtour@gmail.com

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Big Joe Talent Show
Venue: Jenkinson's Boardwalk

Join us every Sunday night throughout the summer at 7 for the Big Joe Talent Show. Talent acts include singing and dancing by New Jersey's most talented.
Cost: Free
Business Jenkinson's
Address 300 Ocean ave
Town Point Pleasant Beach Borough
Contact Toby Wolf
Phone 732-892-0600
Email information@jenkinsons.com
Website http://www.jenkinsons.com

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Concert Fest 2016
Date:  8/24/2016 - 5pm - 7pm
Venue: Harry Wright Lake

Summer Outdoor Concerts, bring lawn chairs, refreshment vendors available.
Manchester Township Recreation
Lake Rd., Whiting (Manchester Township)
Phone 732-657-8121
Website http://www.manchestertwp.com

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Manchester Concert Fest 2016

8/24/2016 - 5pm - 7pm
Description Summer Outdoor Concerts, bring lawn chairs, refreshment vendors available.
Business Manchester Township Recreation
Address Harry Wright Lake
Lake Rd.
Town Whiting (Manchester Township)
Phone 732-657-8121
Website http://www.manchestertwp.com


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Downtown Art Stroll -  9/1/2016 - 5pm - 8pm
The Art Stroll will consist of artist of all genres who will set up their show and sell their
works on the sidewalks along the Main St. & Washington St., Downtown Toms River.
732-341-8738
Website: http://www.downtowntomsriver.com

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4th Annual Art in the Park
8/20/2016 - 11am - 5pm
Venue: Ocean County Parking Garage, Hadley Ave., Toms River.
Exhibit of all forms of art on display and for sale, vendors, live music. Free to Attend.
Toms River Artist Community [TRAC]
Contact: tomsriverartistcommunity732@gmail.com

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Wine on the Beach Festival - Saturday and Sunday, September 10 and 11
Held on the sand, south beach of Seaside Heights at Blaine Avenue. This upscale event will host a dozen New Jersey wineries and numerous food venues. Musical entertainment is scheduled for both days of the festival. In addition, guests will be able to attend numerous wine-related seminars and presentations.

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Cruisin' Downtown Toms River - Wed, Sept. 14.
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Washington St., Downtown Toms River.
Good times, great music and loads of vintage cars each night! Cruisin'
For more information, call Downtown Toms River at 732-341-8738. www.DowntownTomsRiver.com
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8th Annual “QUE by the SEA” BBQ Festival & Competition, September 16, 17, 18, Seaside Heights.  Friday through Sunday, featuring a BBQ lover’s weekend packed with mouth-watering specialties along with all day musical entertainment, artists and craft vendors, and our eighth annual Seaside Heights BBQ Competition on Grant Avenue. Friday, 5 to 10PM, Saturday, 10AM to 10PM, and Sunday 10AM to 6PM.

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Italian Street Festival - October 7, 8, 9 – Seaside Heights.

Friday through Sunday, featuring performances from Italy. Friday, from 4 to 10 pm, Saturday, 10 am to 10 pm, Sunday, from 10 am to 8 pm. Savor a weekend of delectable Italian specialties, arts and crafts, outstanding entertainment and a parade that is bound to delight young and old alike. 25th Annual Columbus Day Parade at 1:00 pm, Sunday on the Boulevard.
http://www.columbusnj.org
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