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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: 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


Teen Art at the Guild
Venue: Ocean County Artists' Guild
When 5/18/2016 - 6:30pm - 8pm 5/25/2016 - 6:30pm - 8pm 6/1/2016 - 6:30pm - 8pm  Click for more dates
Description Carol Colvin provided teens with instruction geared to the use of preferred materials (drawing, painting) with emphasis on composition, values ands color harmony. This is an 8 week on-going studio class for ages 13 plus.
Cost Members $120./Non-members $144.
Business Ocean County Artists' Guild
Address 22 Chestnut Street
Town Island Heights Borough
Contact Tamara Woronczuk
Phone 732-270-3111
Email TWoronczuk@Yahoo.com
Website http://www.ocartistsguild.org


Jersey Shore Festival
When 5/20/2016 - All day 5/21/2016 - All day 5/22/2016 - All day  Click for more dates
Description The Jersey Shore Festival is a free admission music and arts festival that kicks off the summer festival season and proves that summer really does start sooner at the Jersey Shore. With performances by over 350 artists from around the world, the Jersey Shore Festival is the premier emerging artist festival in New Jersey!
Cost Free
Business Seaside Heights Business Improvement District
Address
Town Seaside Heights Borough
Contact Danielle Gries
Phone 732-830-3700
Email info@exit82.com
Website http://www.jerseyshorefestival.com


2016 Peto Biennial: International Juried Art Exhibition of Contemporary Still Life and Trompe l'Oeil
Venue: John F. Peto Studio Museum
When 5/21/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 5/22/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 5/28/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 5/29/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 6/4/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 6/5/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 6/11/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 6/12/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 6/18/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 6/19/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 6/25/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 6/26/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 7/2/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 7/3/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 7/9/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 7/10/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 7/16/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 7/17/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 7/23/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 7/24/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 7/30/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 7/31/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 8/6/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 8/7/2016 - 1pm - 4pm 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


NJ State Chili & Salsa Cook-off
5/21/2016 - 11am - 5pm
Description Please join The Downtown Toms River Business Improvement District for the 27th Annual Chili & Salsa Cook-off. Over 40 cooks vying for the top prize of best Chili & Salsa. Live entertainment, street vendors, food vendors, and a beer & wine garden. Admission is free. Tasting Kits are $7.00 For more info visit our website www.downtowntomsriver.com
Cost Free Admission
Business Downtown Toms River
Address Washington Street
Town Toms River Township
Contact Kim Dippolito
Phone 732-341-8738
Email kdippolito@downtowntomsriver.com
Website http://www.downtowntomsriver.com


Food Trucks at Laurita Winery 2016
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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
Website http://www.LauritaWinery.com


Cattus Island Nature Walks
Venue: Cattus Island County Park
When 5/21/2016 - 2pm - 3pm 5/22/2016 - 2pm - 3pm 6/4/2016 - 2pm - 3pm 6/5/2016 - 2pm - 3pm 6/18/2016 - 2pm - 3pm 6/19/2016 - 2pm - 3pm  Click for more dates
Description Fun, educational and interactive look at the wilds of Cattus Island County Park.
Cost Free
Business Cattus Island County Park
Address 1170 Cattus Island Blvd.
Town Toms River Township
Phone 732-270-6960
Website http://www.oceancountyparks.org


Event: Offshore Power Boat Race
Venue: Point Pleasant Beach
When 5/22/2016 - Noon & 2pm
Description Off Shore Power Boat Race
Cost 0
Business Point Pleasant Beach Chamber of Commerce
Address Ocean Ave.
Town Point Pleasant Beach Borough
Contact Viola Salvato
Phone 732-899-2424
Email chamber@pointpleasantbeachnj.com
Website http://www.pointchamber.com


OCC Jazz Band
Venue: Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library
When 5/24/2016 - 7pm
Description The students under the direction of Dave Marowitz will perform music ranging from vocal styles and repertoire of Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and Nat King Cole, the urban blues of Jimmy Bassett, as well as soul jazz, jazz-rock/fusion, and a contemporary rendition of music of Dave Brubeck.
Cost Free
Business Ocean County Library, Toms River Branch
Address 101 Washington St.
Town Toms River Township
Contact Karla Ivarson
Phone 732-349-6200 Ext. 5122
Email kivarson@theoceancountylibrary.org
Website http://www.theoceancountylibrary.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


Senior Citizens Art Exhibit
Venue: Grunin Center Art Gallery
When 6/1/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/2/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/3/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/4/2016 - 9am - Noon 6/6/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/7/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/8/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/9/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/10/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/11/2016 - 9am - Noon 6/13/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/14/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/15/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/16/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/17/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/18/2016 - 9am - Noon 6/20/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/21/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/22/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/23/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/24/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/25/2016 - 9am - Noon 6/27/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/28/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/29/2016 - 8am - 8pm 6/30/2016 - 8am - 8pm  Click for more dates
Description Exhibit of professional and nonprofessional artists, 60 years of age or older, who are residents of Ocean County that will display their artwork.
Cost Free
Business Ocean County College
Address Ocean County College
(contd) College Dr.
Town Toms River Township
Phone 732-255-0500
Website www.grunincenter.org


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


Point Pleasant Summerfest
Venue: Point Pleasant Community Park
When 6/4/2016 - 11am- 7pm
Description 26th Annual Point Pleasant Summerfest In The Park Official Summer Kick-Off Festival sponsored by Pine Belt Enterprises 120 Market Vendors & Exhibitors, 15 Food Trucks & Restaurants Beer Wine and Food Garden Rides Live Music Free Parking Kick-Off Adult Only Party Friday, June 3 6:00 - 10:00 PM Music Food Beer Wine
Cost Free to Attend
Business Point Pleasant Chamber of Commerce
Address Corner of Bridge Ave and Beaver Dam Rd
Town Point Pleasant Borough
Contact Eileen McCabe
Phone 732.295.8850
Email info@pointpleasantchamber.com
Website http://www.pointpleasantchamber.com


19th Annual Barnegat Bay Festival
Venue: Wanamaker Complex
When 6/5/2016 - 10am - 4pm
Description Located in beautiful Island Heights right on the Barnegat Bay, this free, family oriented festival celebrates the Barnegat Bay as a treasured natural resource for all who live here or visit here as tourists. Through environmental education, music, art & crafts, boat rides, and hands-on activities, all ages learn how they can help to protect the Barnegat Bay, its history, and its culture. Enjoy kayaking, paddle boarding, canoeing, and pontoon boat rides as part of the festival experience.
Cost FREE
Business Barnegat Bay Partnership
Address
Town Island Heights Borough
Contact Betsy Hyle
Phone 732-914-8109
Email kwalzer@ocean.edu
Website http://bbp.ocean.edu


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


Privateers & Pirate Festival
Venue: Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum
When 6/11/2016 - 11am - 5pm
Description Learn the difference between privateers and pirates and then be one. Pirate history - authentic and make believe - plus a treasure scavenger hunt, games, costume contest and craft activities. Enjoy the crew of Valhalla Pirates with pirate fun and demos. Pirates for Sail will provide live music plus the Sea Dogs Privateers, Pirate Ship Obstacle Course, Pirate Photo Booth and Craft Corner compliments of Jersey Family Fun.
Cost General Admission. Members Free.
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


Pour Into Summer Wine Festival
Venue: Panzone Park
When 6/11/2016 - 1pm - 7pm 6/12/2016 - Noon- 4pm  Click for more dates
Description Wine aficionados will descend on Beach Haven’s Taylor Avenue Waterfront to sample and purchase over 200 varietals of the best wines from regional vineyards - DiMatteo Vineyard, Natali Vineyards, Valenzano Winery, Auburn Road Vineyards, Coda Rossa Winery, Plagido’s Winery, Wagonhouse Winery, Monroeville Vineyard & Winery, Renault Winery, Salem Oak Vineyards, and Renault Winery. Live music. local food vendors, and artisan crafts
Cost $15 advance
Business Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce
Address 830 North Bay Avenue
Town Beach Haven Township
Contact Communications Manager
Phone 609 494 7211
Email info@sochamber.com
Website http://www.newjerseywineevents.com/pour-into-summer-2016.html


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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