Community Events & Programs

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  • GEAR UP Summer Academy at Brookdale Community College
    Saturday, July 20 @ 8:00 AM in Lincroft
    GEAR UP for Success

    GEAR UP Summer Academy at Brookdale Community College

    Summer enrichment academy for students in grades 6-12 attending Asbury Park Middle School and High School.

  • Mayor's Wellness Committee Hosts Family Day at the Beach
    Saturday, July 20 @ 12:00 PM in Asbury Park

    Mayor's Wellness Committee Hosts Family Day at the Beach

    Enjoy Surf Lessons, Beach Volleyball, Live Music, and More with the Mayor's Wellness Committee and Surfrider Foundation

  • Tiny Porch Concert Series - Jim Josselyn Group
    Saturday, July 20 @ 6:00 PM in Red Bank
    T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center

    Tiny Porch Concert Series - Jim Josselyn Group

    The Jim Josselyn Group kicks off a jazzy summer at the T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center in Red Bank, opening the popular Tiny Porch Concert Series, starting Saturday, July 20 at 6 pm. Bring a lawn chair, and park yourself on the beautiful front lawn of the Cultural Center, kick back, relax, and enjoy cool jazz.

  • Monmouth ACTS in My Community @ 180 Turning Lives Around Family Justice Center
    Monday, July 22 @ 9:00 AM (Weekly)

    Monmouth ACTS in My Community @ 180 Turning Lives Around Family Justice Center

    Monmouth County residents can connect with a Division of Social Services (DSS) representative at 180 Turning Lives Around Family Justice Center, Freehold: Mondays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m

  • Seguridad Durante El Verano y En El Agua
    Monday, July 22 @ 12:00 PM
    Central Jersey Family Health Consortium

    Seguridad Durante El Verano y En El Agua Virtual

    Únase a nosotros mientras aprendemos como mantener el verano divertido y seguro con la Alianza contra el Daño Cerebral de NJ. Diseñada para familias, esta sesión discute la seguridad en aguas abiertas, la seguridad dentro y alrededor de las piscinas, el ajuste adecuado del chaleco salvavidas, y los consejos seguridad en el sol.

  • Our Health to Hold: UV Safety Month
    Wednesday, July 24 @ 10:00 AM

    Our Health to Hold: UV Safety Month Virtual

    A series guide to Monmouth & Ocean County cancer, chronic disease & COVID-19 resources prevention, screening, social & support services. Presented by Coalition Partners. Join us! Webinars are held on the 4th Wednesday of every month from 10AM-11AM. 

  • Monmouth County Fair
    Wednesday, July 24 @ 4:00 PM in Freehold
    Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners:, Monmouth County Park System and the Monmouth County 4-H Association.
    East Freehold Showgrounds, Kozloski Road, Freehold

    Monmouth County Fair

    Packed with excitement, the Monmouth County Fair features live entertainment, 4-H shows & exhibits, the Park System's exhibit Manasquan Reservoir - Nature in Your Neighborhood, opening night fireworks (weather permitting), and more.

  • Ice Cream Social
    Wednesday, July 24 @ 4:30 PM in Leonardo
    Bayshore Family Success Center

    Ice Cream Social

    Let's celebrate National Ice Cream month together! Stop by and beat the heat with a tasty treat! Bring the whole family to Bayshore Family Success Center and indulge in some yummy ice cream!

  • 10th Annual RAISE Youth Transition Summit
    Thursday, July 25 @ 10:00 AM in St. Louis
    The National RAISE Center

    10th Annual RAISE Youth Transition Summit

    The National RAISE Center will be hosting its 10th Summit in St. Louis, Missouri. This summit will focus on developing and strengthening relationships with key partners to improve transition outcomes. We have enabled a virtual option, so if you are not attending in person, you can still participate virtually.

  • Lunch Break & Hackensack Meridian Riverview Hiring Event
    Thursday, July 25 @ 11:00 AM in Red Bank
    Lunch Break Community Kitchen

    Lunch Break & Hackensack Meridian Riverview Hiring Event

    Lunch Break has partnered with Hackensack Meridian Health to host monthly hiring events in our new building. Hackensack's Riverview Medical Center is seeking to fill positions in Food Services, Environmental Services (Housekeeping) as well as Patient Care Technicians, Cater To You Associates, and Patient Transport.

  • Monmouth County Park System: Life in a Freshwater Pond
    Thursday, July 25 @ 11:00 AM in Aberdeen (Weekly)
    Monmouth County Park System
    Freneau Woods Park

    Monmouth County Park System: Life in a Freshwater Pond

    Join Park System Naturalists on Thursday mornings this summer for a free exploration of a freshwater pond. We’ll look for basking turtles, hopping frogs, hunting herons, splashing fish and anything else that catches our eye. We will also discover the unique life that lies underneath the water in a freshwater pond.

  • Chair Yoga at the Lunch Break Community Kitchen
    Thursday, July 25 @ 11:30 AM in Red Bank (Weekly)
    Lunch Break Community Kitchen

    Chair Yoga at the Lunch Break Community Kitchen

    Stretch with Us! Join us in our Community Kitchen for Chair Yoga every Thursday! All are welcome!

  • Trail Walk
    Thursday, July 25 @ 11:30 AM in Leonardo
    Bayshore Family Success Center

    Trail Walk

    Get your sneakers on and come join us on the trail to enjoy all the Henry Hudson Trail has to offer! We will be meeting at the Bayshore Family Success Center and be exploring the trails. RSVP is not required.

  • The Keys to Healthy Eating - Mike Duffy
    Thursday, July 25 @ 1:00 PM in Oakhurst
    West Park Recreation Center

    The Keys to Healthy Eating - Mike Duffy

    Personal trainer Mike Duffy will discuss "The Keys to Healthy Eating".  Mike will discuss practical strategies for meal planning and mindful eating, empowering seniors to make informed choices that support their overall health and well-being.  Mr. Duffy will be catering the event through Local Urban Kitchen.  Registration required for this free event.

  • Parenting Power Hour
    Thursday, July 25 @ 5:00 PM in Asbury Park (WeekLast)
    Our Village - Interfaith Neighbors, KYDS, Hackensack Meridian
    Launch Center - Suite 105

    Parenting Power Hour

    Monthly parenting seminars with Our Village. Last Thursday of the month at 5PM. All are welcome, including children. Refreshments will be served!

  • Asylees/Refugees NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group
    Friday, July 26 @ 4:00 PM (Weekly)
    NAMI

    Asylees/Refugees NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group Virtual

    NAMI NJ and Interfaith Rise collaborate to offer a NAMI Connection Recovery Online Support Group for asylees and refugees.

  • Lunch Break Community Dinner!
    Friday, July 26 @ 6:00 PM in Red Bank (Weekly)
    Lunch Break Community Kitchen

    Lunch Break Community Dinner!

    Join us every Friday night for Community Dinner at the Lunch Break Community Kitchen! All are welcome!

  • No Wrong Door: Helping Older Adults Connect With Services
    Tuesday, July 30 @ 2:00 PM

    No Wrong Door: Helping Older Adults Connect With Services

    Join us for this interactive discussion with Anahita Feltz, Business Administrator, Old Bridge NJ as she explains the “No Wrong Door Approach” to connecting residents with the help they need. Followed by an update on the eligibility expansions in the NJSave programs and how to use the online application.

  • Maternal Health Innovation & Reproductive Health: What is New in the World of Contraceptives?
    Friday, August 2 @ 12:00 PM
    Rutgers and Project Echo

    Maternal Health Innovation & Reproductive Health: What is New in the World of Contraceptives? Virtual

    Inviting families and community organizations: Join Rutgers Project Echo's community chats to share resources, brainstorm solutions, for healthier families, and feel empowered with the knowledge and skills to provide the best possible care for yourself and your loved ones.

  • Peacemakers' Workshop
    Friday, August 2 @ 6:00 PM in Neptune City
    Alternatives to Violence Project-New Jersey

    Peacemakers' Workshop

    Learn nonviolent conflict resolution in this weekend-long, interactive peacemaking retreat with the Alternatives to Violence Project - New Jersey.

  • Free Diaper Giveaways at The People's Pantry
    Tuesday, August 6 @ 3:30 PM in Asbury Park (Monthly)
    The People's Pantry
    Mount Carmel Church

    Free Diaper Giveaways at The People's Pantry

    The People's Pantry, in collaboration with the Diaper Bank at Child Care Resources in Red Bank, will be giving out hundreds of diapers to families in need on 7/16 and 8/16, 2024. The giveaway is first come, first served.

  • Monmouth County's Mobile County Connection - Ocean Township
    Wednesday, August 7 @ 10:00 AM in Ocean Township
    Monmouth County
    Ocean Township Branch, Shrewsbury Monmouth County Library

    Monmouth County's Mobile County Connection - Ocean Township

    The Mobile County Connection goes on the road and visits several municipalities, libraries, and senior communities throughout the year. Staff from the three County government offices are housed in a large mobile command center to provide information and services to residents.

  • Manalapan Parks & Recreation Dance -A-Thon & Mini Resource Fair
    Saturday, August 10 @ 4:00 PM in Manalapan Township
    Manalapan Recreation
    West End Pavilion & Field K, Manalapan Recreation Center

    Manalapan Parks & Recreation Dance -A-Thon & Mini Resource Fair

    Come join the Manalapan Parks and Recreation Department for our inaugural Dance-a-thon to benefit our therapeutic recreation programs for individuals with special needs! Staff will be on site to chat and give information about our special needs programs for both children and adults.  Th.e event is free

  • Community Annual Picnic & Softball Classic
    Saturday, August 17 @ 9:00 AM in Red Bank
    Count Basie Park

    Community Annual Picnic & Softball Classic

    Join us for our Community Annual Picnic & Softball Classic on August 17 from 9am-2:30pm! Activities for all ages as well as a Backpack Giveaway at 10am, first come, first served. Children must be present to receive a backpack. Health and social services are also in attendance! A day of fun for all!

  • Our Health to Hold: National Immunization Awareness Month
    Wednesday, August 28 @ 10:00 AM

    Our Health to Hold: National Immunization Awareness Month Virtual

    A series guide to Monmouth & Ocean County cancer, chronic disease & COVID-19 resources prevention, screening, social & support services. Presented by Coalition Partners. Join us! Webinars are held on the 4th Wednesday of every month from 10AM-11AM. 

  • Invitation to the Largest Musical Environmental Festival-Labor Day Weekend 2024
    Saturday, August 31 @ 1:00 PM in Asbury Park
    Sunset Park

    Invitation to the Largest Musical Environmental Festival-Labor Day Weekend 2024

    NJ Friends of Clearwater (NJFC) is inviting you to join us on Labor Day Weekend Sat, Aug 31, 1pm-8pm and Sun, Sept 1, 1pm-5pm for its 49th Annual NJ Clearwater Festival of music and song, information and action in celebration of the environment.

  • Monmouth County's Mobile County Connection - Wall Township
    Wednesday, September 4 @ 10:00 AM in Wall Township
    Monmouth County
    Wall Township, Monmouth County Library

    Monmouth County's Mobile County Connection - Wall Township

    The Mobile County Connection goes on the road and visits several municipalities, libraries, and senior communities throughout the year. Staff from the three County government offices are housed in a large mobile command center to provide information and services to residents.

  • Save the Date - Neptune Day 2024
    Saturday, September 14 @ 12:00 PM in Neptune Township
    Neptune Township Department of Recreation
    Middle and High School parking lots

    Save the Date - Neptune Day 2024

    Join us on Saturday, September 14th, for great food, vendors, inflatables, games, local groups, and more! The rain date is Sunday, September 15th. Register on CommunityPass, or call 732-869,1202.

  • Moceans Beach Bash - A Fully Accessible Beach Party
    Sunday, September 15 @ 1:00 PM in Long Branch
    MOCEANS Center for Independent Living
    Pier Village

    Moceans Beach Bash - A Fully Accessible Beach Party

    MOCEANS is ready to party with a fully accessible day at the beach. Expect live music, activities and wheelchairs on the sand! The best part is the smile on faces of people for whom the beach was always out of reach! Free, accessible & fun for all, Rain or Shine!

  • Our Health to Hold: National Prostate & Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
    Wednesday, September 25 @ 10:00 AM

    Our Health to Hold: National Prostate & Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month Virtual

    A series guide to Monmouth & Ocean County cancer, chronic disease & COVID-19 resources prevention, screening, social & support services. Presented by Coalition Partners. Join us! Webinars are held on the 4th Wednesday of every month from 10AM-11AM. 

  • NJ I/DD Youth Transition Conference
    Tuesday, October 1 - Thursday, October 3 @ 9:00 AM
    Values Into Action NJ & the NJ YTC Planning Committee

    NJ I/DD Youth Transition Conference Virtual

    The 4th Annual NJ I/DD Youth Transition Conference is for youth with disabilities transitioning to the adult world of services, their families & caregivers and the professionals who serve them. NJ's premier conference on all-things Transition Into Adulthood related- join us virtually on October 1st and 3rd with a special virtual Resource Spotlight Networking Event on October 4th, 2024.

  • Monmouth County's Mobile County Connection - Manalapan
    Wednesday, October 16 @ 10:00 AM in Manalapan
    Monmouth County
    Headquarters, - Manalapan, Monmouth County Library

    Monmouth County's Mobile County Connection - Manalapan

    The Mobile County Connection goes on the road and visits several municipalities, libraries, and senior communities throughout the year. Staff from the three County government offices are housed in a large mobile command center to provide information and services to residents.

  • Our Health to Hold: National Breast & Liver Cancer Awareness Month
    Wednesday, October 23 @ 10:00 AM

    Our Health to Hold: National Breast & Liver Cancer Awareness Month Virtual

    A series guide to Monmouth & Ocean County cancer, chronic disease & COVID-19 resources prevention, screening, social & support services. Presented by Coalition Partners. Join us! Webinars are held on the 4th Wednesday of every month from 10AM-11AM. 

  • Our Health to Hold: Lung Cancer Awareness Month
    Wednesday, November 27 @ 10:00 AM

    Our Health to Hold: Lung Cancer Awareness Month Virtual

    A series guide to Monmouth & Ocean County cancer, chronic disease & COVID-19 resources prevention, screening, social & support services. Presented by Coalition Partners. Join us! Webinars are held on the 4th Wednesday of every month from 10AM-11AM.