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Events in Ocean County NJ

Staff Stories - Environmental Center, Cattus Island
Date:  3/14/2019 - 1pm - 2pm
Cattus Island County Park
The Cooper Environmental Center at Cattus Island County Park is offering a power point and lecture series during the cold days of winter. Come inside and join a park naturalist for a themed presentation. Thursday, January 17th - Cattus Island Versus Superstorm Sandy Thursday, February 14 - Birds of Ocean County Thursday, March 14 - Bountiful Butterflies
Cost: FREE
Cattus Island County Park
1170 Cattus Island Blvd.
Toms River Township
Contact: Janet Kline
Phone: 732-270-6960

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Nature Walks - Cattus Island
Venue: Cattus Island County Park
When:  2/16/2019 - 2pm 2/17/2019 - 2pm 2/23/2019 - 2pm 2/24/2019 - 2pm 3/2/2019 - 2pm 3/3/2019 - 2pm 3/9/2019 - 2pm 3/10/2019
Be a part of a 38 year tradition. Join a park naturalist and follow in the footsteps of such legendary local environmentalists as A. Morton and Betty Cooper, Dorothy Hale and Pete McClain. Be prepared to discover the fascinating and diverse wonders of the natural world. No registration required.
Cost: FREE
Cattus Island County Park
1170 Cattus Island Blvd.
Toms River Township
Contact: Janet Kline
Phone 732-270-6960
Email Jkline@co.ocean.nj.us
Website http://www.oceancountyparks.org

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An Intimate Evening with Rickie Lee Jones
Date: 2/22/2019 - 8pm
Venue: Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts
Two-time Grammy winner Rickie Lee Jones exploded onto the pop scene in 1978 and has made a career of fearlessly experimenting with her sound and persona over 15 critically acclaimed albums. Rickie is both a character in the songs and the songwriter singing, defying convention with her sometimes brazen sexuality and the mixed bag of jazz, rock and what has come to be known as ‘confessional’ songwriter performances.
Cost Tickets $49 – $39
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
Email grunincenter@ocean.edu
Website http://www.grunincenter.org

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Turtle Feeding at Cattus Island County Park
Date: 2/16/2019 - 1:30pm, 2/17/2019 - 1:30pm, 2/23/2019 - 1:30pm
Cattus Island County Park
Are you curious about the habitats and habits of some of Ocean County's many turtles? Join a park naturalist as they demonstrate the feeding and care of some of our native reptiles.
Cost FREE
Cattus Island County Park
1170 Cattus Island Blvd.
Toms River Township
Contact Janet Kline
Phone 732-270-6960
Email Jkline@co.ocean.nj.us
Website http://www.oceancountyparks.org

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Rediscovering the Hidden Meanings in Peto’s Art and Photography
Date: 2/16/2019 - 1pm - 4pm, 2/17/2019 - 1pm - 4pm, 2/23/2019 - 1pm - 4pm
Venue: John F. Peto Studio Museum
Exhibit brings together original pictures from public and private collections, along with an array of history artifacts, objects, documents and photographs from the Museum's archives, to examine the relationship between John F. Peto and the images that he chose to present in his paintings. Visit our website for the latest information about exhibitions, workshops, lectures and free concerts: http://petomuseum.org/events.
Cost Admission Fee for Docent-Led Tour; Members FREE
John F. Peto Studio Museum
102 Cedar Avenue
PO Box 102
Island Heights Borough
Contact Mary Judge
Phone 732-929-4949
Email info@petomuseum.org
Website http://www.petomuseum.org

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Wildlife Photography Exhibit
Date: 2/14/2019 - 9am - 4pm, through March 16
Venue: Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences
This exhibit showcases the beauty of nature and the unseen secrets of NJ through photographs. As an organization that prides itself on both art and science, the LBIF combines these two subjects in one exhibition to show the natural diversity that NJ has to offer. Exhibit open through March 16. The gallery is free & open to the public. ARTIST RECEPTION & POTLUCK sponsored by Breaker Zine – Friday, February 15 – 5pm-7pm Bring a dish to share & meet some of the artists featured in this exhibit.
Cost Free
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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Gallery Opening Reception
Date: 3/3/2019 - 1pm - 4pm
Venue: Ocean County Artists' Guild
When 3/3/2019 - 1pm - 4pm
Celebration of Student Art Month, reception on March 3rd and on display all month
Cost Free
Ocean County Artists' Guild
22 Chestnut Avenue
Island Heights Borough
Wendy Kovacs
Phone 732-270-3111
Email info@ocartistsguild.org
Website http://www.ocartistsguild.org

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Hairspray Sing-Along with host Jeremy Grunin!
Date: 3/22/2019 - 8pm
Venue: Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts
Join host Jeremy Grunin… aka Edna Turnblad… for Hairspray Sing-Along! Get your hair done and your vocal chords warmed up and join us for a hilarious, upbeat, fun-loving, can’t stop the beat Sing-Along. Don’t know all the words? No problem! We’ll have them onscreen to make sure you keep up! You can’t help but feel good watching this film’s star-studded cast including Zac Efron, Queen Latifah, Michelle Pfeiffer, and John Travolta. Dressing up encouraged! Show us your best 60’s do!
Cost Tickets $10
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
Email grunincenter@ocean.edu
Website http://www.grunincenter.org/event/hairspray-sing-along-with-host-jeremy-grunin/

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Irish Night at Albert Music Hall
Date: 3/23/2019 - 7:30pm - 11pm
Venue: Albert Music Hall
A live stage concert of Irish music in Albert Music. Our "Irish Greeter" will have lucky chocolate coins for all. Appearing will be the Devrin Academy Step Dancers, Ballyhaunis Irish Band, Church Street Revival Irish Band, River Drivers "Irish" Band, & Martin Kavanaugh & the Hard Road Travelers Irish Band. No alcohol or smoking. Doors open at 6pm. Music 7:30pm to 11 pm. Admission $5 Tickets must be purchased at the door on the night of the show. www.alberthall.org
Cost $5
Albert Music Hall
131 Wells Mills Rd.
Town Waretown (Ocean Township)
Contact Elaine Everett
Phone 609-971-1593
Email eever21072@aol.com
Website http://www.alberthall.org

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International Polar Bear Day
Date: 2/23/2019 - Noon - 4pm
Venue: Jenkinson's Aquarium
Every year, this global event draws attention to the challenges polar bears face in a warming Arctic—and how we each can help. Educational displays, crafts and activities.
Cost Free with Admission
Jenkinson's Aquarium
300 Ocean Ave
Point Pleasant Beach Borough
Contact Carol McCallum
Phone 732-899-1659
Email conservation@jenkinsons.com

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Science Saturday: Is it Weather or is it Climate?
Date: 3/2/2019 - 11am - 12:30pm
Venue: Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences
Join us for Science Saturdays as we tackle today's most pressing scientific, environmental, & sustainability issues in an informal atmosphere. March 2: Is it Weather or is it Climate? Presenter: Jonathan Carr, WeatherNJ There is often confusion between weather and climate. Jonathan Carr will explain the difference in local terms using our own backyard as the example. Jonathan will use a little history and a look into the future to help us all to understand.
Cost $5/person, free for LBIF members (individual & above)
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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