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Kites & Castles - Every Thursday from 6/28 through 8/23
Venue: Philadelphia Avenue Beach
Free and fun family event with a themed sand castle contest, kite flying, and great prizes! Grand prize winner and different theme every week.
Cost: free
Lavallette Borough
Contact: Rebecca Malloy
Phone: 732-300-7462
Email: president@lavallettebusiness.com
Website: http://lavallettebusiness.com, www.enjoylavallette.com

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Big Joe Talent Show
Date:  8/5/2018 - 7pm
Venue: Jenkinson's Boardwalk
An entertaining event held on Sunday nights at 7 pm starting June 24th! Bring the whole family for a fun night out at the Big Joe Talent Show.
Cost: free
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach Borough
Jenkinson's 732-892-0600
Email: information@jenkinsons.com

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Mermaid Day at Breakwater Beach Waterpark
Date: 8/3/2018 - 1pm - 3pm, 8/13/2018 - 1pm - 3pm
Venue: Breakwater Beach Waterpark
Mark your calendars because a mermaid is coming to visit and she is bringing the fun from under the sea to Breakwater Beach Waterpark. Our mermaid friend will be available to meet with you from 1 to 3pm. Come learn about her mermaid pod, as she tells stories of her underwater adventures. Hear her sing songs of the sea and take pictures with her and make mermaid memories.
Waterpark admission
Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach
62 Grant Avenue
Seaside Heights Borough
Maria Mastoris
Phone 732-793-6488
Email maria@casinopiernj.com

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Viking Village Antique & Collectible Show 8/5/2018 - 9am - 5pm
Venue: Viking Village
Viking Village Antique & Collectible Show Sunday August 5th 9am -5pm 19th & Bayview Barnegat Light NJ Over 65 Quality Dealers with something for everyone. Rain or Shine - Free Admission Fresh Seafood Lunch, Coffee Bar and ATM on premises
Cost Free Admission
Viking Village Shows
19th & Bayview Ave
Barnegat Light Township
Contact Pam Larson
Phone 609-361-8039
Email vikingshows@gmail.com

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"Friendly Tiger" at Casino Pier 8/6/2018 - 6pm - 8pm
Venue: Pier Grill at Casino Pier
Enjoy Character Dining with “Friendly Tiger” and Slider! Face Painting is also available! At the Pier Grill, from 6pm-8pm, Friendly Tiger & Slider will be available for pictures while you eat! Kids eat free off Kid’s Menu with $15 adult purchase at the Pier Grill *limit 2 children per $15 adult purchase
Kids eat FREE with $15 adult purchase
Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach
800 Boardwalk
Seaside Heights Borough
Contact Maria Mastoris
Phone 732-793-6488
Email maria@casinopiernj.com

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Pine Shores' Annual Student Show
Date: 8/6/2018 - Reception 6:30pm, 8/8/2018 - 10am - 2:30pm, 8/12/2018 - 1pm - 3pm
Pine Shores Art Association Gallery
Artists who have taken classes at Pines Shores during the past two years may submit one painting to the annual student show. Results of the judging are announced at the monthly general meeting. Following the awards ceremony, Glenys Baulderstone will present a Sumi-E painting demonstration.
Cost - Free, general public are welcome.
Pine Shores Art Association
94 Stafford Avenue
Manahawkin (Stafford Township)
Suzi Hoffman
Phone 240-462-8963
Email redcanoestudio@comcast.net

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National Night Out Against Crime 8/7/2018 - 6pm
Venue: Windward Beach
National Night Out Against Crime & Kids Day Celebration This event features police exhibits and demonstrations, games, information from kids groups and organizations, the Police Camp Graduation and more for the whole family.
Cost Free
Brick Township Recreation Dept
401 Chambers Bridge Rd
Town - Brick Township
Contact Cindy Colantoni
Phone 732-262-1073

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Free Movies at the Beach 8/10/2018 - At Dark, 8/17/2018 - At Dark, 8/24/2018 - At Dark
North of Jenkinson's Pavilion
With popular favorites such as "Finding Dory" or "Moana," free beach movies is an event you don't want to miss! Every Friday night at dark, a different movie will be shown. So kick back, relax, and enjoy the movie!

Jenkinson's Boardwalk
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach Borough
Contact Jenkinson's 732-892-0600
Email: information@jenkinsons.com

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lue Claw Crab Race and Craft Show 8/18/2018 - 10am - 3pm
Harvey Cedars Sunset Park
Come join the fun! A blue claw crab race for the kids and lots of arts and crafts for the rest of the family. You can either bring your own crab or rent one from the sponsors, PBA 175. Prizes awarded for several categories. The Craft Show features handmade items, something for everyone. Food is available.
Cost - free admission
Harvey Cedars Activity Committee
West Salem Ave
Harvey Cedars Borough
Contact Diana Stott
Phone 609-361-7990

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Big Joe Talent Show - 8/19/2018 - 7pm
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
An entertaining event held on Sunday nights at 7 pm starting June 24th! Bring the whole family for a fun night out at the Big Joe Talent Show.
Cost free
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
300 Ocean Avenue
Town Point Pleasant Beach Borough
Contact Jenkinson's
Phone 732-892-0600
Email information@jenkinsons.com

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Songs in the Attic: The Music of Billy Joel 8/20/2018 - 5:30pm, 8pm - Surflight Theatre
Since the release of “Piano Man” in 1973, Billy Joel has had 33 Top 40 hits spanning 3 decades, all written by the man himself. “Songs In The Attic” is a musical tribute conceived and presented with a tremendous amount of detail and affection for the material by Long Island veteran singer/piano player David Clark.
Cost $37.50
Surflight Theatre
PO Box 1155
201 Engleside Ave.
Beach Haven Township
Contact Mary Beth Smartt
Phone 609-492-9477
Email mbsmartt@surflight.org

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Hot Halloween 8/22/2018 - 3pm - 7pm, 8/23/2018 - 3pm - 7pm  Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Dust off those costumes and celebrate HOT HALLOWEEN with us at Jenkinson's Boardwalk. Enjoy a fun day including face painters, balloonists, strolling entertainment, and nightly shows at 6 pm on the South Stage!
Cost free
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach Borough
Contact Jenkinson's
Phone 732-892-0600
Email information@jenkinsons.com

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Brick Township Presents the Basso Brothers 8/22/2018 - 7pm
Trader's Cove Marina Park
The ultimate acoustic classic rock duo the "Basso Brothers" Concert. Jam out to acoustic performances of all your classic rock favorites from the 70s, 80s, and 90s.
Cost FREE Concert. No Reservations are required for outside seating. Patrons may bring their own lawn chairs.
Township of Brick
40 Mantoloking Road
Brick Township
Contact Carol A. Smith
Phone 732-262-4622
Email csmith@twp.brick.nj.us

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Ocean County Mall Car Cruise 8/22/2018 - 5pm - 9pm
Car cruise to the mall co-sponsored by the Vintage Automobile Museum of NJ. Open to all vehicles. Best of show trophy, paved parking, and food and drink available. Rain date August 23.
Cost Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted
Vintage Automobile Museum of New Jersey
1201 Hooper Ave (intersection of Hooper and Bay Aves.)
Parking lot near Bahama Breeze
Toms River Township
Dave DiEugenio
Phone 609-713-4310
Email Ddieugenio@comcast.net

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3rd Annual VFW Post 10118 Classic Car Show 8/25/2018 - 8am - 2:30pm
Venue: VFW Post 10118
Car show is open to all cars and trucks, but only those 1993 and older will be judged. The show is co-sponsored by VFW Post 10118 and the Vintage Automobile Museum of NJ. Trophies by judges choice, dash plaques for the first 100 vehicles, with food and beverage available. Vendor fee $50. Rain date is Aug. 26.
Cost $15 pre-registration / $20 day of show. Spectators are free
Vintage Automobile Museum of New Jersey
2652 W. Lacey Rd.
Forked River (Lacey Township)
Contact Bill Coon
Phone 732-278-5624
Email buckeyebillnj@verizon.net

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JDRF and FARE Crab Race 8/25/2018 - 5pm
Breakwater Beach Waterpark
On Saturday August 25th (raindate August 26th) at 5:00pm, artificial plastic crabs will be released from Patriot’s Plunge into the Revolutionary River at Breakwater Beach in a race to benefit Juvenile Diabetes and Food Allergy Research Education. You can purchase your “crab” for only $5 in the waterpark any day we are open! Full details at www.casinopiernj.com
Cost $5 Donation per crab
Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach
62 Grant Avenue
Seaside Heights Borough
Contact: Maria Mastoris
Phone: 732-793-6488
Email: maria@casinopiernj.com

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Bright Star - 8/29/2018 - 8pm, 8/30/2018 - 2pm, 8pm, 8/31/2018 - 8pm, 9/1 8pm, 9/2 - 2pm, 9/4 - 2pm & 8pm, 9/5 - 8pm, 9/6 - 2pm & 8pm, 9/7 - 8pm, 9/8 - 8pm, 9/9 -2pm
Surflight Theatre
NEW JERSEY PREMIER! Inspired by a real event and featuring the Grammy-nominated score by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Broadway’s Bright Star is set in the American South of the 1920s and ‘40s. The story revolves around a literary editor’s meeting with a soldier who has returned from World War II with whom she shares a special connection.
Cost $39/adults & seniors; $29/children 12 and under
Surflight Theatre
PO Box 1155
201 Engleside Ave.
Beach Haven Township
Mary Beth Smartt
Phone: 609-492-9477
Email: mbsmartt@surflight.org

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Adult Night Out: Indigo Dyeing 8/30/2018 - 7pm
LBI Foundation of Arts & Sciences
Join instructor Crystal while she walks you through the process of Indigo Dyeing! Bring your own white garment or cloth to dye (LBIF will have a limited supply for purchase).
Cost $20
The LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences
120 Long Beach Blvd.
Loveladies (Long Beach Township)
Contact: Alison
Phone: 609-494-1241
Email: abozoski@lbifoundation.org

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Viking Village Art & Craft Show - 9/2/2018 - 10am - 4pm
Viking Village
Description: over 80 Fine Artists & Craftsmen, Free Admission, Rain or Shine - 10am-4pm
Cost Free Admission
Viking Village Shows
19th & Bayview Ave
Barnegat Township
Contact: Pam Larson
Phone: 609-361-8039

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