• Monalapan-Englishman The Regional School District Board for Education will hold a regular meeting at 7:30 p.m., March 15, at Wemrock Brook School, 118 Millhurst Road, Manalapan; and a special meeting at 7:30 p.m., March 28 (preliminary budget approval) at Wemrock Brook School, 118 Millhurst Road, Manalapan. Meetings are open to the public.
• Citizens for the informed Land Use (CILU) and Holmdel Green Team will be the joint organizers of the Zoom presentation by Gardener / Compost Master and Rain Gardens Specialist Tom Matulevich “Healthy Garden through Composting”. Matulevich will explain the intricacies of composting. The Zoom presentation will take place at 7.30pm on March 21 and is free and open to the public. To register, contact Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org. The presentation will be broadcast live and recorded on the CILU channel on YouTube (look for CILU Holmdel). Details: email Jenny at email@example.com or call 732-264-8482.
• Historic village The first Daffodil Days festival will take place in Allentown from March 26 to April 3. The festival includes family activities among 3,000 daffodils.
The parade at noon on March 26 will open more than 30 events (many free) and special promotions for boutiques. Master gardeners will answer questions, and guests will meet with the heroine of the War of Independence Molly Pitcher. There will be an independent tour of the local scenic area. Guests can enjoy a homemade chocolate product and create craft projects on the theme of daffodils. Visit www.allentownvinj.org to get the full daily calendar of events. Daffodil Days are coming to Allentown thanks to the Allentown Village Initiative, which focuses on local history education and history conservation, natural resource protection, economic development, and the arts and culture.
• Take me to the river, March 16 at 19:30 at 19:30 via Zoom will be presented a guide to the waterfront. The presentation is sponsored by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association. Gleitz, chief park planner for the Monmouth County Park System, will talk about recreational access to water in the park system. To access the Zoom presentation, go to NavesinkMaritime.Org/Events to register
• Free area A parade on St. Patrick’s Day is scheduled for March 13 at the Arts Council. The parade will begin at 1 p.m. from McLean Street to Elks Point. After the parade, live music parties will be held at Columbian Club, 70 E. Main St., and Elks Lodge, 73 E. Main St. Eddie Testa Band will perform in the Elks Lodge. Details: Visit downtownfreehold.com. Check the website after 3pm on March 12 to check the cancellation of the event.
• Freehold Elks Lodge № 1454 will hold a Sunday breakfast from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the third Sunday of each month at the Lodge, 73 E. Main St., Freehold Borough. The next date is March 20th. Extensive menu to order. Adults, $ 11; children under 12 and under, $ 5.
• Fourth year The Heroes Breakfast will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. April 2 at Freehold Township High School, 281 Elton-Adelphia Road, Freehold Township. Meet your favorite characters. Put on a suit. The menu includes pancakes, bagels, donuts, bacon, sausage, juice and coffee. Tickets for children from 3 to 12 – $ 5; $ 7 for children over 13; and free for children under 2 years old. Part of the proceeds will be donated to the Make a Wish Fund. Register by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone 732-431-8460, ext. 3011, or visit tinyurl.com/FTCB2022. Compliance with COVID school district protocols is required.
• Monmouth County March 10 from 19:00 to 20:00 in the center of visitors to Freno Woods Park, Aberdeen, will host a series of lectures on nature: cicadas of Monmouth County. Learn about these adorable birds, how to recognize them and how to draw them to bird feeders while a naturalist talks about the park system. Free. Details: 732-842-4000.
• Monmouth County March 12 from 10.00 to 13.00 in the recreation center Fort Manmouth, in Tsinton Falls, the park system will host a summer job fair. Discover the summer job opportunities available in the park system. Positions include lifeguards, camp counselors, park and golf course maintenance workers, swimming instructors and more. Details: 732-842-4000.
• Monmouth County A Cookstove demonstration will take place on March 12 and 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdale. See what is cooked on a wood stove, and find out how recipes, cooking methods and cuisines have changed since the 1890s. Free. Details: 732-842-4000.
• Monmouth County Piano ballads of the beginning of the century will be played on March 12 from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdale, in the Park System. Free. Details: 732-842-4000.
• Monmouth County On March 13 from 12.00 to 14.00 at the Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdale, in the Park System there will be a demonstration of horse plowing. Stop in the field and talk to the staff about the steps needed to get a good harvest, and maybe even get a chance to plow (with the help of a farmer). Depending on the weather. Free. Details: 732-842-4000.
• Monmouth County The Park System will host Casual Birder on March 29 at 9 a.m. in Big Brook Park, Marlborough, to meet in the parking lot. Join a naturalist park system for a morning bird walk. Free. Details: 732-842-4000.
• Monmouth County Accordion tunes from the 1890s will be played on March 19 from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdale, in the Park System. Listen to the tunes of the 1890s that played the accordion. Free. Details: 732-842-4000.
• Monmouth County March 20 from noon to 2.30pm at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdale, Park System will host Starting Your Spring Garden. Find out which vegetables to start now that will thrive in cool spring weather. With the help of gardeners, guests will make a newspaper pot and start a collection of seeds that can be transplanted into your garden at home. Cost – $ 5 per person; cash or check only. Details: 732-842-4000.
• Join the United Way Monmouth and Ocean counties and DowntownFreehold.com for the United for Impact Food Truck festival from noon to 6pm on April 24 along West Main Street, Freehold. There will be food trucks, beer, live music, games and more in support of the United Way mission. Sponsorship opportunities and vendor tables are available. Register at uwmoc.org/food-truck-festival
• Free moose The Motorcycle Committee on April 30, despite the rain or sun, will present on April 30 in memory of Chris Malvon and other killed and seriously injured veterans of the Army of Hope Poker Run 2022 New Jersey. Anyone can register from 9 am to 11 am at Freehold Elks Lodge No. 1454, 73 E. Main St., Freehold Borough. Poker Run begins and ends in the lodge. The cost is $ 20 per driver and $ 15 per passenger, and it includes poker, a party at 1pm, food, drinks and a DJ. Admission to the party is only $ 15. Details: Christine Reese, 347-739-6254, or Joe Pindilli, 908-635-4788.
• Master Rutgers Gardeners will hold a spring sale on May 13-14 at the Monmouth County Cooperative Extension, New Jersey Agricultural Experimental Station, through Rutgers University, 4000 Kozloski Road, Freehold. Beautiful plants and free gardening talks from Rutgers Master Gardeners will be available both days.
Details: visit https://monmouth.njaes.rutgers.edu/master-gardeners/
• New society began at the United Methodist Church of Morganville, 215 Conover Road, Marlborough. “Pizza with God” is pizza, followed by music and crafts with youth crafts. Come the way you are and bring dessert to share. The program will take place on the first Saturday of each month. Request registration on the church’s Facebook page, but attendance is not required. Details: Harry Cross, 908-770-6607.
• Monmouth County officials planned the following paper shredding activities: Aug. 6, Freehold Borough, Park Avenue Elementary School, 280 Park Avenue; Sept. 24, Marlborough Municipal Complex, 1979 Township Drive; Oct. 1, Colts Neck, Town Hall Parking, 124 Cedar Drive; October 8, Freehold Township, 1 Municipal Plaza. All shredding activities will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. County residents can shred up to 100 pounds of paperwork. Large binder clamps must be removed from the documents; staples and paper clips may remain. Information on paper shredding and recycling activities can be found in the recycling section of the county website www.visitmonmouth.com or by calling 732-683-8686, ext. 8967.
• Freehold High School The 1972 graduate will celebrate his 50th birthday on July 23 at the American Freehold Borough Hotel. Tickets cost $ 85 per person and must be purchased in advance; tickets will not be sold at the door. The deadline for buying tickets is July 13. For more information, contact Sue Schrott at Sueshrott@gmail.com or 732-995-7754.
• Monmouth County The library offers six classes available at any time and without prior registration for virtual yoga, highlighting breathing, movement, stretching and other activities. Each program is offered at https: // ly / MonCoLibraryYoga. The program is offered by Stephen Russell of Becoming Sound. Those interested can choose their own path with movements from the six most popular series of library video classes. Yoga Breathing Sessions; Yoga Stretching; Yoga movement; Yoga Stretching with support; Yoga at home on the floor; and Yoga at home standing. Individuals should consult a physician before beginning any exercise program.
• New Jersey Blood Service, the New York Blood Center unit is looking for volunteers to help donors at regional blood donations. No medical education required. Volunteers should be friendly to provide friendly customer service, be able to perform tasks as needed and should present evidence of vaccination against COVID before volunteering. There must be transport. All training is underway, including safety precautions for staff and blood donors. For more information, call or email Sharon Zates at 732-850-8906, Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. To apply online as a blood donation volunteer, go to https://www.nybc.org/support-us/ volunteer-nybc / volunteer-application /
• Embroidery Guild America – Monmouth section is dedicated to learning and sharing the joys of handicrafts. The organization welcomes seamstresses of all levels. Evening seamstresses will meet through Zoom on the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. Daytime embroiderers will meet through Zoom on the third Thursday of each month at 10am. Details: Tony, 732-462-5540, or visit the website: www.mcega. arg
• CentraState Medical The center has launched a new online grief support group led by licensed clinical social workers certified in mountain counseling to help people who have experienced the loss of a loved one. The group is open to adult community members who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Private groups provide a safe space without condemnation for participants to share their emotions and struggles. The band meets through Zoom on the first and third Thursday of each month at 3 p.m.
• Samaritan Center manages the food pantry to provide extra food to those in need in Manalapan, Marlboro, Morganville, Angletown and Millstone. For information call 732-446-1142 and make an appointment. Donations of funds and food are gratefully accepted to support the work of the center.
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