ADVERTISEMENT

News

News copy history book, May 11

• municipal officials in Manalapan announced that the regular meeting of the township committee originally scheduled for May 25 has been canceled and rescheduled to June 1. The closed workshop session will begin at 5 p.m. and the public segment will begin at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will take place in person only at City Hall, 120 Road 522 and Taylors Mills Road.

• Monmouth County Park System will present the musical “Camelot” produced by Mickey and Judy Productions at Thompson Park Theater Barn, Lincroft. Shows at 7 pm on May 13, 14, 20 and 21. The show is open to ages 12 and up, under 18 with two adults. The cost is $15 per person; $10 for people 55 and older and children ages 12-17. Tickets are sold at the door as space permits; However, pre-registration is recommended. To register, visit www.MonmouthCountyParks.com or call 732-842-4000.

• Blood Services in New Jersey, a division of the New York Blood Center, will conduct blood drives that are open to the public. The following blood drives are scheduled: May 13, Freehold Raceway Mall, 3710 Route 9, Freehold Township, 12:30-6:30 p.m. To donate blood or for information on how to organize a blood drive, call 1-800-933- 2566 or visit www.nybloodcenter.org

• Monmouth County The Park System will host Walnford Day on May 15 from 11am-5pm at Historic Walnford, Walnford Rd, Upper Hold. This family-friendly event offers visitors the opportunity to explore the historic site, see the 19th-century mill windmill in action, tour the Waln’s elegant family home and go on a horse-drawn carriage tour (1-4 p.m.). Special Guests Magnolia Street String will perform bluegrass music from 1-4pm. Entry and parking are free. Details: Visit www.MonmouthCountyParks.com or call 732-842-4000.

• Free ownership of Alex Lodge 1454 All-U-Can-Eat Sunday Breakfast will be held from 9-11:30 a.m. on the third Sunday (May 15) of each month at Resort 73 E. Main St. , Freehold Borough. Extensive menu cooked to order. adults, $11; Children 12 and under, $5.

• Mr. Rutgers Gardeners will hold a Spring Garden Day Plant Sale May 13-14 at the Monmouth County Cooperative Extension, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, through Rutgers University, 4000 Kozlowski Road, Freehold Township. Gorgeous plants and free gardening talks by Rutgers Master Gardeners will be available on both days.
Details: visit https://monmouth.njaes.rutgers.edu/master-gardeners/

• Morganville United Methodist Church, 215 Conover Road, off Route 79, Marlborough, reopened its thrift store on Saturday. The thrift store will be open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon through July. New and nearby items including clothing, toys, home décor, jewelry, household items, crafts and holiday decorations will be available for purchase. Everyone is welcome to visit the thrift store.

• Monmouth County The Park System will host mill demonstrations on May 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Historic Walnford, Walnford Road, Upper Freehold Township. Watch the 19th century mill in action. Each demonstration takes about 15 minutes. free. Details: 732-842-4000.

• Monmouth County The Park System will host a stovetop demonstration on May 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Historic Longstreet Farm, Longstreet Rd, Holmdel. Learn what’s cooked on a wood stove and discover how recipes, cooking techniques, and kitchens have changed since the 1890s. free. Details: 732-842-4000.

• Monmouth County Park System will host Splendid Spring Strolls on May 23 from 10-11:30 a.m. in Freneau Woods Park, Aberdeen Township, in the visitor center parking lot. Join the park system’s naturalist on a peaceful walk through the park. Strong shoes are recommended as the trails used may have slopes or tree roots to cross. free. Details: 732-842-4000.

• Monmouth County The Park System will host a 19th Century Woodworking Show on May 14 from 12-3 p.m. at Historic Longstreet Farm, Longstreet Rd, Holmdel. See a carpenter using carpentry and carpentry tools from the 19th century. free. Details: 732-842-4000.

• Monmouth County Park System will host Piano Ballads from Turn of the Century on May 14 from 1-3 p.m. at Historic Longstreet Farm, Longstreet Road, Holmdel. free. Details: 732-842-4000.

• Monmouth County The Park System will host a horse-drawn plowing demo on May 15 from noon to 2 p.m. at Historic Longstreet Farm, Longstreet Road, Holmdel. according to the weather. free. Details: 732-842-4000.

• Monmouth County Park System will host Climb Time on May 17 from 3-6 pm in Freneau Woods Park, Aberdeen Township; and on May 22 from 3 p.m. in Turkey Swamp Park, Freehold Township. Try this park system’s 25-foot-high portable climbing wall. Individuals must be 42 inches or taller to climb. Open to ages 8 and up; Under 18 years with an adult. free. Details: 732-842-4000.

• Monmouth County The Park System will host accordion tunes from the 1890s on May 21 from 1-3 p.m. at Historic Long Street Farm, Long Street Rd, Holmdale. free. Details: 732-842-4000.

• Monmouth County Park System Nature on the Move will host May 21 at 3 p.m. at the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, in the visitor center parking lot. Find Nature on the Move van in the park system and join the park system’s naturalist for a hands-on 45 to 60 minute interactive program. free. Details: 732-842-4000.

• Monmouth County The Park System will host historic tours of Lewis Battery May 28-29 from noon to 4 p.m. at Hartshorne Woods Park, Highlands, in the Rocky Point section. Take a tour of the restored Historic Battery Lewis and learn about the history of this important former coastal defense site. free. Details: 732-842-4000.

• Monmouth County The Park System will host a Decoration Day celebration on May 30 from noon to 3 p.m. at Historic Longstreet Farm, Longstreet Road, Holmdel. Enjoy the company of family and friends as the park system honors this early American holiday. free. Details: 732-842-4000.

• New Fellowship It started at Morganville United Methodist Church, 215 Conover Road, Marlboro. Pizza with God features a pizza meal followed by music and dedication with crafts for children. Come as you are and bring dessert to share. The program will be held on the first Saturday of every month. Registration is required on the church’s Facebook page, but is not required to attend. Details: Harry Cross, 908-770-6607.

• Freehold High School The class of 1972 will celebrate their class’s 50-year reunion on July 23 at the American Hotel, Freehold Borough. Tickets are $85 per person and must be purchased in advance; No tickets will be sold at the door. The deadline for purchasing tickets is July 13. For more information, contact Sue Shrott via email at [email protected] or call 732-995-7754.

• Monmouth County Officials Schedule the following paper shredding events: August 6, Freehold Borough, Park Avenue Elementary School, 280 Park Avenue; Sept 24, Marlborough Town Hall, 1979 Township Drive; October 1, Colts Neck, Municipal Parking Lot, 124 Cedar Drive; October 8, Freehold Town Hall, 1 Municipal Plaza. All slicing events will be held from 9am to 1pm. County residents may shred up to 100 pounds of documents. Large binder clips should be removed from documents; Staples and paper clips can stay put. Information about paper shredding and recycling events can be found in the recycling section of the county’s website, www.visitmonmouth.com, or call 732-683-8686, ext. 8967.

• Monmouth County The library offers six classes available at any time and without any prior registration on virtual yoga, highlighting breathing, movement, stretching, and other activities. Each program is offered at https://ly/MonCoLibraryYoga. Programs are presented by Stephen Russell of Becoming Sound. Interested individuals can choose their own motion path from six of the most popular video series in the library. The sessions are breathing yoga. Yoga stretches. Yoga movement yoga stretching with support. Yoga at home on the floor. And yoga at home. Individuals should consult their physician before beginning any exercise program.

• New Jersey blood services, A department of the New York Blood Center is looking for volunteers to help donors with blood drives in the area. No medical background necessary. Volunteers must be open to providing friendly customer service, be able to perform tasks as needed, and must provide proof of coronavirus vaccination prior to volunteering. You must have transportation. All training is provided, including precautions for the safety of staff and blood donors. For additional information, call or text Sharon Zeets at 732-850-8906, Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. To apply online as a blood drive volunteer, go to https://www.nybc. org/support-us/volunteer-nybc/volunteer app/

• Guild of Embroiders of America – Monmouth Chapter is dedicated to teaching and sharing the joys of embroidery. The organization welcomes seamstresses of all levels. Evening Zoom Sewingers will meet on the first Monday of every month at 7pm Daily Zoom Daily Sewingers will meet on the third Thursday of every month at 10am Details: Toni, 732-462-5540, or visit the website: www.mcega. Deer

• Samaritan Center It operates a pantry to provide supplementary food to those in need in Manalapan, Marlborough, Morganville, Englishtown and the town of Milestone. For information, call 732-446-1142 and make an appointment. Donations of money and food are gratefully accepted to support the operation of the center.

History Book items can be sent to [email protected] Please send in items at least two weeks prior to the scheduled event.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT PUB