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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

Irish Music Show - Albert Music Hall

3/25/2017 - 7:30pm - 11pm
Description A live stage concert of Irish music in the Albert Hall building. Featuring the "Irish Greeter" with lucky chocolate coins for all. Appearing will be "Ballyhaunis" with Irish step dancers, along with other Irish bands. No alcohol or smoking. Doors open at 6pm. Music 7:30pm to 11 pm. Admission $5 Tickets must be purchased at the door on day of show. www.alberthall.org
Cost:$5
Albert Music Hall
131 Wells Mills Rd.
Waretown (Ocean Township)
Contact Elaine Everett
Phone 609-971-1593 Email eever21072@aol.com Website http://www.alberthall.org

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Caught Up In The Swing & PAPA and SINATRA: Their Way - The Atlantic City Ballet - 3/25/2017 - 7pm
Strand Center for the Arts
Two ballets equals one fantastic night of dance! First a comedic ballet created to celebrate Atlantic City Ballet’s 30th Anniversary. Caught Up In The Swing is set in a hotel during the glamorous heyday of 1920’s Atlantic City, this ballet is a fun and reminiscent story with Broadway style dance, tap, ballet and even showgirls, this ballet will have you laughing and tapping your feet from the time the curtain rises.
Tickets $35 Orch/Loge, $25 Mezz, $20 Seniors, $15 Students (Plus $5 fee per ticket).
Strand Center For the Arts
400 Clifton Ave.
Lakewood Township
Kristi Rosa
732-367-7789 pr@strand.org http://www.strand.org/

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Harlem Globetrotters - Pine Belt Arena

When 3/27/2017 - 7pm
The Harlem Globetrotters are an exhibition basketball team that combines athleticism, theater, and comedy. Over the years they have played more than 26,000 exhibition games in 122 countries and territories.
Cost $25-70 + facility fee
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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Disney's The Lion King Jr. - The Strand Theater

When: 3/31/2017 - 7:30pm 4/1/2017 - 7:30pm 4/2/2017 - 2pm
Disney's The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world and now, BBCT is bringing this one-of-a-kind musical to The Stand Theater. The African savannah comes to life on your stage with Simba, Rafiki and an crazy cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle... and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.
$12 ages 12 and under; $15 all others
BCCT, 400 Clifton Ave, Lakewood Township
Contact Jo Anne Mastropasqua
Phone 732-920-9041 Email info@bcct.org Website http://www.bcct.org

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Visions: Art by the Toms River Artist Community (TRAC)
Venue: Ocean County Artists' Guild
When 4/1/2017 -  4/30/2017 - Reception: 1pm - 4pm 4/4/2017. Visit the exhibit Tuesday - Sunday 1:00pm - 4:00pm.
A presentation by this area's fastest growing and most exciting art group. " Visions" will be an exhibit of many different styles and media. The exhibit will be on view the entire month of April.
Cost free
Ocean County Artists' Guild
22 Chestnut Street
Island Heights Borough
Tamara Woronczuk
732-270-3111
Email TWoronczuk@Yahoo.com Website: http://www.ocartistsguild.org


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Palm Sunday Egg Hunt - Date: 4/9/2017 - 1pm
Seaside Heights Beach
1:00 p.m. A Boardwalk and beach full of smiling faces and 15,000 pastel eggs filled with prizes from Boardwalk merchants are all part of the fun! Age groups report to: 0-2 Hancock Avenue, 3-4 Blaine Avenue, 5-6 Sumner Avenue, 7-8 Hamilton Avenue, 9-10 Lincoln Avenue, and Special Needs at Franklin Avenue.
FREE
Seaside Heights Borough
Contact Danielle Gries
Phone 732-830-3700
Email info@exit82.com

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Casino Pier Annual Easter Sale - Date: 4/14/2017 - 11am - 6pm, 4/15/2017 - 11am - 6pm, 4/16/2017 - 11am - 6pm
Venue: Casino Pier
Description SAVE BIG on Casino Pier Ride SURF Cards, Go-Kart SURF Cards and Waterpark Admission SURF Cards. Purchase on property, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11am - 6pm (at Pier Sales Booths and Waterpark Admission Windows). You can also purchase online on our website www.casinopiernj.com Thursday - Monday.
Cost BIG SAVINGS
Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach
800 Ocean Terrace
Seaside Heights Borough
Contact Maria Mastoris
Phone 732-793-6488
Email maria@casinopiernj.com
Website http://www.casinopiernj.com

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Family Health & Safety Fair - Date: 4/28/2017 - 9:30am - 2pm
St. Francis Parish and Community Center
Description 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.
No cost
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
Website http://www.stfranciscenterlbi.org

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2nd Annual May Day - Date: 4/30/2017 - 10am - 4pm
Island Beach State Park
Come explore Island Beach State Park before the summer rush and enjoy a Volleyball tournament, yoga, kids games, nature walks, live music. Food will be available for purchase.
Cost: free
Friends of Island Beach State Park
PO Box 406
GPS Coordinates 39 54’ 18.98” N 74 04' 53.15" W
Seaside Park Borough
Contact Bonnie Delaney Phone 848-333-1949
Email bonnie.delaney@friendsofislandbeach.org
Website http://friendsofibsp.org/

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"Truck"erton Food Truck & Brew Fest - Date: 5/6/2017 - 11am - 6pm
Get a taste of what is coming this year with food trucks, craft brew and live music. Wine tasting and sale by Laurita Winery. Admission $10. Seaport members and under 5 free. Food prices set by individual food truck vendors.
Cost $10; Members free.
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum
120 W Main St
Tuckerton Borough
Contact Brooke Salvanto
Phone 609-296-8868
Email: brookes@tuckertonseaport.org
Website: http://www.tuckertonseaport.org

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Lake Shenadoah Fishing Contest - 5/6/2017 - 7:30am - 2pm
Venue: Lake Shenandoah County Park Boahouse
A Fishing Contest on Lake Shenandoah in Lakewood. Registration begins at 7:30 am. Fish must be submitted by 2:00pm. Prizes will be awarded at 2:15pm. Registration fee is $2.00 for children under 16 years and $4.00 for adults 16 years and up. There will be: free kids fishing instruction, a free kids casting contest, and door prizes.
Cost $2.00 for children under 16 years and $4.00 for adults 16 years and up
Ocean County Park / Lake Shenandoah Park
742 Ocean Ave
Lakewood Township
Contact: Christopher Claus
Phone: 732-506-5122
Email: cclaus@co.ocean.nj.us
Website: http://www.oceancountyparks.org

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EAGLEMANIA - 5/6/2017 - 8pm
Strand Center for the Arts
James D'Amico Productions & Tommy's House Present: EAGLEMANIA-The World’s Greatest Eagles Tribute Band. That isn’t their slogan by mistake. 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.
Cost: Tickets $40 Orchestra & Loge, $35 Mezzanine, $25 Tier (Plus $5 fee per ticket).
Strand Center For the Arts
Address 400 Clifton Ave.
Town Lakewood Township
Contact Kristi Rosa
Phone 732-367-7789
Email pr@strand.org

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Kids' Stuff Flea Market - 5/13/2017 - 9am - 1pm
Venue: Ocean County Park
Come on down to Ocean County Park for a great day out. Buy or Sell kids' stuff. Toys, clothes, sporting goods. Pre register to sell.
Cost Free to shop , $15.00 to Sell
Ocean County Parks & Recreation
659 Ocean Avenue
Lakewood Township
Contact: Lisa O'Neill
Phone: 732-506-9090 x 5951
Email: loneill@co.ocean.nj.us

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FIRST Food Truck of 2017 - kicks off at Laurita Winery - Date: 5/20/2017 - 11am - 9pm, 5/21/2017 - 11am - 8pm
Venue: Laurita Winery

Description IT'S BACK!! Annual Food truck event kicks off at Laurita on May 20 and May 21! Don't miss this awesome event where over 25 food trucks converge on Laurita and meet up with great bands, great food, lots of kids activities and much, much more! Fireworks on Saturday evening!! Check out LauritaWinery.com for more details
Cost: $8 at door/12 and under free. Discount tickets online before the event
Laurita Winery
35 Archertown Road
Plumsted Township
Kate Devine 609-758-8000
Email: kdevine@lauritawinery.com
Website: http://www.LauritaWinery.com

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The Great Rock and Roll Time Machine - 5/20/2017 - 8:00 PM
The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts

Hair Metal Time Machine is an all-out overload of sight and sound that brings the audience back to the 80’s glory days of Day-Glo and Hair Spray, and where you will be treated to hits by all of the biggest names of Heavy Metal: Guns N Roses, Poison, Van Halen, Whitesnake, Motley Crue, and many more!
Cost $25 - $20
Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College
Address: 1 College Drive
Toms River Township
Contact The Grunin Center
Phone 732-255-0500
Email grunincenter@ocean.edu

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Offshore Power Boat Race - 5/21/2017 Venue: Point Pleasant Beach
Ocean Ave.
Point Pleasant Beach Borough
Contact Viola Salvato
Phone: 732-899-2424
Email: chamber@pointpleasantbeachnj.com

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Event: 6th Annual Stokes and Environmental Programs Car Show
Date: 5/27/2017 - 9am - 3pm
Venue: Veteran's Park
Judged show open to all makes and models. Trophies, food and music. Proceeds support environmental education in public schools. Hosted by the Berkeley Township Environmental Education Program Foundation and Vintage Automobile Museum of NJ. Rain date: 5/28
Cost $15 vehicle pre-registration / $20 day of show. Spectators are free
Vintage Automobile Museum of New Jersey
Forest Hills Parkway
Bayville (Berkeley Township)
Contact Sal Ferlise
Phone 609-693-5809
Email sferlisenj@comcast.net

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Happy 250th Birthday, Toms River! 5/24/2017 - 7pm
Venue: Ocean County Historical Society
Toms River Township Clerk and Official Historian, J. Mark Mutter, will trace Toms River's diverse history from the Lenni Lenapes through the Age of Exploration to the Township of Dover incorporation to the current Toms River name change in 2006. Enjoy his enthusiasm for researching, collecting artifacts and education about all aspects of Toms River!
Cost: Admission free
Ocean County Historical Society
26 Hadley Ave.
Toms River Township
Contact: Barbara Reusch
Phone: 732-341-1880
Email: freusch@verizon.net

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Viking Village Art & Craft Shows
Date: 5/28/2017 - 10am - 4:30pm
Venue: Viking Village
When 5/28/2017 - 10am - 4:30pm
Description Over 85 local artists and craftsmen Rain or Shine. Gourmet coffee bar and seafood lunch available for more info call 609-361-8039 VikingVillageShows.com.
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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