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Science Saturday: Earth Day Plant Sale 4/21/2018 - 11am - 12:30pm
Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences
Science Saturdays tackle today’s most pressing scientific & environmental issues that directly affect our shore community & the Barnegat Bay. They are interactive & informative hands-on presentations in an informal atmosphere. April 21 - Earth Day Plant Sale. Attend a session to explain the importance of using local plants in your garden. The informational session is free to attend, with local plants on hand for purchase.
Cost free to attend
The LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences
120 Long Beach Blvd.
Loveladies (Long Beach Township)
Contact Jillian
Phone 609-494-1241
Email: office@lbifoundation.org

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Family Health & Safety Fair - 4/20/2018 - 10am - 1pm
St. Francis Parish and Community Center
Free continental breakfast and many free health screenings are offered. Call St. Francis Community Center Senior Services at 609-494-8861 for more information or visit: www.stfranciscenterlbi.org. Sponsored by: St. Francis Community Center, Long Beach Island Health Department and Southern Ocean Medical Center.
St. Francis Parish and Community Center
4700 Long Beach Blvd.
Brant Beach (Long Beach Township)
Contact Linda Falb
Phone 609-494-8861
Email lfalb@stfrancislbi.org
http://www.stfranciscenterlbi.org

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DISNEY JUNIOR DANCE PARTY ON TOUR! 4/21/2018 - 3pm
RWJBarnabas Health Arena / Formerly known as Pine Belt Arena
Are you ready to DANCE? Disney Junior Dance Party is an ALL NEW interactive live concert experience. Sing along to Disney Junior’s greatest hits with your favorite characters: Mickey and the Roadster Racers, Sofia The First, Puppy Dog Pals, Elena of Avalor, Doc McStuffins, Vampirina, The Lion Guard and more! Kids of all ages and their families are invited to get up and dance, play games and join the biggest dance party around!
Cost $30:00 - $35.00
RWJBarnabas Health Arena/Formerly Pine Belt Arena
1245 Old Freehold Rd.
Toms River Township
Contact Tammi Millar
Phone 732-818-8536
Email tmillar@trschools.com
Website http://www.pinebeltarena.com

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Eaglemania 5/6/2018 - 8pm
The Strand Center for the Arts
EagleMania has dedicated itself to faithfully reproducing the sound of The Eagles for the past three years. Since their inception, EagleMania has been thrilling audiences all over the East Coast with their stunning five part harmonies and their uncanny ability to emulate The Eagles note by note. Their show consists of all of the Eagles greatest hits, as well as some of the solo work of many of the individual members such as Don Henley, Glenn Frey, and Joe Walsh.
Cost $25-$40*
Strand Center for the Arts
400 Clifton Ave.
Lakewood Township
Contact Kristi
Phone 732-367-7789
Email kristi@strand.org

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CC Concert Band Presents: A Salute to Broadway, Part II 5/5/2018 - 7pm
Venue: The Grunin Center
Main Stage, Adult $20, Senior $18 There is nothing better than a Broadway Show, except for Part II of the OCC Concert Band’s Salute to Broadway! As a follow up to last year’s hugely successful spring concert, the OCC Concert Band has taken a cue from their fans and will present A Salute to Broadway, Part II. Featuring songs from My Fair Lady, Cats, Porgy and Bess, and many, many more! Directed by Anthony Tafrow.
Adult $20, Senior $18
Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College
1 College Drive
Toms River Township
Grunin Center Box Office
Phone 732-255-0500
Email grunincenter@ocean.edu

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Truckerton Food Truck & Brew Fiesta
Date: 5/5/2018 - 10am - 5pm, 5/6/2018 - 10am - 5pm
Tuckerton Seaport
Come celebrate Cinco de Mayo with us! Tuckerton Seaport’s signature event returns for the 5th consecutive year with a Cinco de Mayo twist. The festival will be held on Saturday, May 5th from 11am-6pm and Sunday, May 6th from 11am-5pm. As in years past, attendees can expect food and fun from over a dozen food trucks featuring the best from North and South Jersey, as well as 12 craft brews and live music; additionally, this year’s event will feature a Taco Eating Contest!
Event admission is $10 for adults, and free for Seaport Members and children under 5.
The Tuckerton Seaport & Bayments Museum
120 W. Main St.
Tuckerton Borough
Katie Sain
Phone 609-296-8868
Email katies@tuckertonseaport.org

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2018 Point Pleasant Beach Offshore Grand Prix
Date: 5/17/2018 - 10am - 5pm, 5/18/2018 - 10am - 5pm, 5/19/2018 - 10am - 5pm, 5/20/2018 - 10am - 5pm
Offshore Powerboat Race
Raceboats on display Friday May18, on Arnold Avenue from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Saturday, May 19, boats on display at Arnold Avenue Parking lot 10:00am to 4:00pm. Parade of boats through Point Pleasant Beach 5PM, Saturday. Sunday, May 20, Race starts at 12 noon in the Atlantic Ocean. Best viewing from the Point Pleasant Beach Boardwalk.
Cost Free
New Jersey Offshore Powerboat Racing Association
Arnold Avenue Parking Lot
Point Pleasant Beach Borough
Contact Angelo Juliano ( Treasurer )
Phone 973-317-3372
Email angelojuliano638@gmail.com

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Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi 5/16/2018 - 8pm
Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts
5/16/2018 - 8pm
Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi are without a doubt two of the greatest exponents of classic jazz piano, specializing in the exciting sounds of ragtime, stride, swing and boogie-woogie. For this special concert, the husband-and-wife team will join forces to play a series of intricate “four hand” duets on a single piano. “I love to hear Stephanie and Paolo together,” says pianist and NEA Jazz Master Dick Hyman. “They are an inspiration. Such sympatico! Such back-and-forth!
Cost Adult $24, Senior $20
Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College
1 College Drive
Toms River Township
Contact Jessica Zawerczuk
Phone 732-255-0500
Email grunincenter@ocean.edu

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Paranormal Investigation at The Strand - 4/6/2018 - 7pm
The Strand Theater
Join us for an evening of unexplained ghostly sightings, voices & activities that have been documented at the Strand Theater as featured in the APPs. This is a one night event hosted by New Jersey Paranormal Investigations. Hear the claims and participate first hand in the investigation. Everything you have seen on TV but have been reluctant to explore you will overcome and realize some fears are real!
Cost: $40
Strand Center for the Arts
400 Clifton Ave.
Lakewood Township
Kristi: 732-367-7789
Website: http://www.strand.org

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TUSK - A Benefit Concert - 4/7/2018 - 8pm
Grunin Center for the Arts
TUSK covers all the great hits of Fleetwood Mac. The five seasoned, well-respected musicians comprising TUSK have been making music together in various combinations and styles, in original outfits and in cover bands, for over twenty-five years. The Ocean County College Foundation and The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts are partnering to host a benefit concert to support the students of OCC.
Cost: VIP Reception & Concert, $100; Show Only, $45
Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College
Ocean County College, College Drive
Toms River Township
Contact: Grunin Center Box Office
Phone: 732-255-0500
Website: http://www.grunincenter.org/event/tusk-benefit-concert/

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Free First Saturdays at Historic Arts Colony of Island Heights
4/7/2018 - 1pm - 4pm, 5/5/2018 - 1pm - 4pm, 6/2/2018 - 1pm - 4pm
John F. Peto Studio Museum and other Island Heights Arts & Cultures Attractions

The John F. Peto Studio Museum joins the other arts & culture attractions on Island Heights by offering free admission on the first Saturday of the month including the Ocean County Artists Guild, the Island Heights Cottage Museum, and the Ludlow Thorston Galleries.
Cost: FREE
John F. Peto Studio Museum, 102 Cedar Avenue, PO Box 1022, Island Heights Borough
Contact: Jack O'Byrne
Phone: 732-929-4949
Website: http://petomuseum.org

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Erin Brockovich – Blauvelt Lecture Series - 4/12/2018 - 7pm
Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts
Say the name Erin Brockovich and you think, strong, tough, stubborn, and sexy. Brockovich is all that and definitely more. She is a modern-day “David” who loves a good brawl with today’s “Goliaths.” She thrives on being the voice for those who don’t know how to yell. She is a rebel. She is a fighter. She is a mother. She is a woman. She is you and me.
Cost: Lecture $40, Add-On Meet & Greet, $35
Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College
Ocean County College, College Drive
Toms River Township
Contact: Grunin Center Box Office
Phone: 732-255-0500
Website: http://www.grunincenter.org/event/erin-brockovich-blauvelt-lecture-series/

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Homemade Pizza Demonstration and Tasting - 4/13/2018 - 7pm
Venue: John F. Peto Studio Museum
Come join us for fun and homemade pizza cooked in a mobile pizza oven for our Fridays at Peto series. Come see the home and studio of the internationally renowned painter John F. Peto in the meticulously restored 140 year old historic house.
Cost: $5
John F. Peto Studio Museum
102 Cedar Ave.
Island Heights Borough
Contact: http://www.petomuseum.org
Phone: 732-929-4949

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Wood Burning Workshop - 4/14/2018 - 10am - 2pm
Venue: Tuckerton Seaport
Try your hand at wood burning! Pyrography is the process of burning a design into wood. The instructor, Greg Melega, will walk you through every step of the process from creating a design to the subtle techniques involved to make that image stand out on wood!
Cost: Members: $55 Non-Members: $65
The Tuckerton Seaport & Bayments Museum
120 W. Main St.
Tuckerton Borough
Contact: Katie Sain
Phone: 609-296-8868
Website: http://www.tuckertonseaport.org/

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DISNEY JUNIOR DANCE PARTY ON TOUR! 4/21/2018 - 3pm
RWJBarnabas Health Arena / Formerly known as Pine Belt Arena

Are you ready to DANCE? Disney Junior Dance Party is an ALL NEW interactive live concert experience. Sing along to Disney Junior’s greatest hits with your favorite characters: Mickey and the Roadster Racers, Sofia The First, Puppy Dog Pals, Elena of Avalor, Doc McStuffins, Vampirina, The Lion Guard and more! Kids of all ages and their families are invited to get up and dance, play games and join the biggest dance party around!
Cost: $ 30:00 - $ 35.00
RWJBarnabas Health Arena/Formerly Pine Belt Arena
1245 Old Freehold Rd.
Toms River Township
Contact: Tammi Millar
Phone: 732-818-8536
Website: http://www.pinebeltarena.com

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Science Saturday: The Ocean's Impact on LBI's Weather - 4/28/2018 - 11am - 12:30pm
Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences

Science Saturdays tackle today’s most pressing scientific & environmental issues that directly affect our shore community & the Barnegat Bay. They are interactive & informative hands-on presentations in an informal atmosphere. April 28 - The Ocean's Impact on LBI's Weather with Jonathan Carr, Founder and Forecaster at Weather NJ. The ocean has a huge impact on the year-round weather & climate conditions for LBI. Learn about air masses, frontal boundaries, and more!
Cost: $5/person, free for LBIF members
The LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences
120 Long Beach Blvd.
Loveladies (Long Beach Township)
Contact: Jillian
Phone: 609-494-1241
Email: office@lbifoundation.org
Website: http://www.lbifoundation.org/

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The Ocean County College 14-piece Jazz Band under the direction of Prof. Dave Marowitz together with OCC dancers under the direction of Prof. Catherine Mancuso, will be performing and recording live for their brand new DVD in The Grunin Center For the Arts on the Ocean County College campus in Toms River on Saturday, May 12. Show time is 8:00 to 9:30 PM. These talented and entertaining singers, instrumentalists, and dancers will perform original versions of music from the repertoire of Ella Fitzgerald, Betty Carter, and King Pleasure, Swing, Soul, Latin jazz, and jazz-rock styles. Admission is FREE.

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The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts - Man of La Mancha - July 13, 2018 through July 22, 2018
OCC Repertory Theatre Company Presents:

Man of La Mancha is one of the world's most popular musicals. Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes seventeenth-century masterwork Don Quixote and set during the Spanish Inquisition, the original 1965 production won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Cervantes is in prison awaiting trial. He and his fellow prisoners perform a play-within-a-play, telling the story of the elderly Alonso Quijana, who renames himself Don Quixote and goes on a quest to right all wrongs in the world.

Featuring classic numbers including The Impossible Dream, Don Quixote, Dulcinea, I Really Like Him and Little Bird, the story transforms the prisoners and touches the audience.

Performances:
Friday, July 13, 2018 at 7:30pm
Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 8:00pm
Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 2:00pm
Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 7:30pm
Friday, July 20, 2018 at 7:30pm
Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 8:00pm
Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 2:00pm

Contact: http://www.grunincenter.org/event/man-of-la-mancha/
Phone: 732-255-0500
Email: grunincenter@ocean.edu

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