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Roll Out The Ribbons
Roll Out The Ribbons is the Toms River High School North Mariners football team’s cancer awareness campaign for October. Many people are familiar with cancer awareness ribbons, such as the pink ribbon, which represents the important fight against breast cancer. There is also a colored ribbon to represent the fight against nearly every type of cancer. The team is working to educate about the risk factors associated with cancer and preventive approaches to the disease by collecting $1 donations for Ribbons of Honor that can be personalized and tied to the home side fence.


Tuesday, September 30

Neptune Township hosts a Prepare-a-Thon on South Concourse Avenue from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. with a water rescue and fire fighting demonstration, DWI simulatrion, information and activity booths and more.


Wednesday, October 1

All Shore Band Festival
Jackson Liberty High School hosts the All Shore Band Festival starting at 5 p.m. featuring performances by Shore Regional, Toms River North,East & South, Ocean Township, Neptune, Manasquan, Jackson Memorial, Monmouth Regional and Manchester. Check their Facebook page for more information. Rain date is Thursday, October 2.

Thursday, October 2

College Night at the Jersey Shore
Visit with over 125 colleges, universities, technical schools and the military at College Night at the Jersey Shore from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Pine Belt Arena on the campus of Toms River High School North. For more information call (908) 783-3385.

Open House
The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties hosts an Open House at their facility on Route 66 in Neptune from 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tour the FoodBank facilities, including the organic garden, the 30,000+ square foot warehouse and the mobile pantry; learn about how food is procured and distributed to more than 130,000 residents of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, and participate in hands-on activities and demonstrations. Click or call (732) 918-2600.

Friday, October 3

Alex’s Million Mile Walk
Lacey Kids for a Cure hosts a 1 mile walk at Gille Park in Forked River starting at 6 p.m with free lemonade served after the event. Call 609-389-3469 or check their Facebook page for more information.

Saturday, October 4

Shark Run 5K
The Bay Head Home and School Association holds their annual Shark Run 5K to benefit the Bay Head Elementary School which suffered significant damage and loss from Superstorm Sandy and is still working to rebuild the school. Click for registration and additional information.

Big Top Dragon Circus
The Brick Marching Dragon Caravan presents MusicFest 2014: Big Top Dragon Circus at Brick High School on Chambersbridge Road starting at 4 p.m. 21 high school bands from around New Jersey will compete in US Bands competition.

FISH (Fishin’ in Seaside Heights)
The Seaside Heights Fishing Club hosts the children’s fishing tournament FISH on the oceanfront between Dupont and Grant Aves staring with registration at 2 p.m. Click for more information.

Classic Car & Truck Show
The Whiting Business Association hosts their 2nd annual Classic Car & Truck Show at the Whiting Towne Center starting at 11 a.m. to benefit the Whiting Food Pantry with music, vendors, giveaways and more. Click for more information.

Fall Festival & Motorcycle Poker Run
The Silverton Volunteer Company holds their annual Fall Festival & Motorcycle Poker Run starting with an 80 to 100-mile motorcycle/classic car Poker Run beginning at Charlie Brown’s located at 11 Kettle Creek Road in Toms River at 11 a.m. The Fall Festival takes place from 11 a.m- 6 p.m. at the Firehouse on Kettle Creek Road with live music, inflatable kids rides, face painting, fire equipment displays and truck rides, craft and community vendors and more. Click for more information.

4th Annual 5K Canine Classic Run/Walk 
The Purr’n Pooch Foundation for Animals holds its 4th Annual 5K Canine Classic Run/Walk at Pier Village in Long Branch starting at 8 a.m. Dogs on leashes are welcome. The Purr’n Pooch Foundation for Animals awards annual grants to non-profit, no-kill animal welfare organizations to be used for day-to-day operations, emergency relief, spay/neuter efforts, veterinary care, equipment, construction, vehicle purchases, educational programs and special projects. Click for more information.

Concours d’Elegance to Benefit BBBSMMC
The Monmouth County Concours d’Elegance to benefit Bib Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth and Middlesex Counties takes place at Hop Brook Farm on Holmdel Road in Holmdel from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. as car collectors and affcionados display over 135 antique automobiles and motorcycles. There will also be a fashion show. Click for more information.

Sunday, October 5

Flapjack Fundraiser
The Toms River North Indians Cheerleaders hold a Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast at the Applebee’s at the Ocean County Mall on Hooper Avenue in Toms River from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. to raise funds for travel and new uniforms. Call 732-966-7866 for more information.

Toy Run Foundation
The Toy Run Foundation hosts its annual Motorcycle Toy Run starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Southern Regional Middle School parking lot, 75 Cedar Bridge Road in Manahawkin. A fully escorted Run will travel a 65-mile scenic route ending at at St. Mary’s Parish Center, Manahawkin, for food and drinks. Bring a toy ($10 value) plus $10.00 per person to register. For more information click or call (609)-290-0587

Autumn Toast to a Healthy Environment
Clean Water Action New Jersey hosts its fifth annual Autumn Toast to a Healthy Environment charity auction and wine & chocolate tasting at the Pine Barrens Golf Club in Jackson starting at 1 p.m. The event features silent and live auctions along with wine & chocolate tastings, light fare and live jazz music. Proceeds from the event benefit Clean Water Action New Jersey and its charitable arm, Clean Water Fund. Click  for more information.


Thursday, October 9

OCFVTS Golf Outing
The Ocean County Foundation for Vocational Technical Education holds their 16th annual Golf Outing at the Atlantis Golf Course in Little Egg Harbor. Click for more information.

Friday, October 10 – Sunday, October 12

Italian Street Festival
The Italian Street Festival takes place in Seaside Heights Friday from 4 PM to 10 PM, Saturday from 10 AM to 10 PM and Sunday from 10 AM to 8 PM. Enjoy a weekend of Italian specialties, arts and crafts, entertainment and the Ocean County Columbus Day parade stepping off Sunday at 1 p.m. Click for more information.

Saturday, October 11

Showcase of Champions
The Jackson Memorial High School Band hosts their Showcase of Champions and 50th anniversary celebration at the school’s Jack Munley Field on Don Connor Boulevard starting at 5:10 p.m. Some of the area’s best marching bands will compete as all past music department alumni and teachers are honored afterwards . Call 732-833-4600 or click for more information.

Walk Now for Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks hosts the Jersey Shore Walk Now at the Great Lawn on the boardwalk in Long Branch, a fun-filled, family friendly event that is their single most powerful fundraiser to fund vital research. Click for more information.

A Night of Laughter
The Monmouth County SPCA Pittie Project and Ocean County Bully Group present A Night of Laughter at the Hamilton Fire House on Jumping Brook Road in Neptune starting with dinner at 6 p.m. Call 732-278-4201 for tickets and additional information.

Color Me Belmar Run for FRA 3K
The first Color Me Belmar Run for FRA (Family Resouce Associates) 3K takes place along Belmar Beach on First Avenue and Ocean Avenue starting at 10 a.m. Participants can walk or run together and all are welcome to participate as long as they have fun and don’t take things too seriously and there are no age limits. The run will benefit local children with developmental disabilities served by FRA. Click for more information.

Sunday, October 12

Pumpkin Express
The Leta Kids present Pumpkin Express fundraiser to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation at the Laurelton Fire House on Route 88 in Brick from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Purchase a painted pumpkin done by a professional artist and enjoy games, raffles, freshly baked treats and more. Click or call 732-458-6674.

Monday, October 13

Golf Tournament
The Special Needs Children’s Committee of Point Pleasant Elks #1698 hoslds their annual fall Golf Tournament at the Spring Meadow Golf Course in Wall.

Thursday, October 16

Gift Auction and Dinner
The Central Regional High School Chorus and Discover Club hosts a Gift Auction and Dinner at the Bayville Elks starting at 6 p.m. to benefit their trip to Washington D.C. Click for tickets and additional information.

Friday, October 17

Arc of Monmouth 65th Anniversary
The Arc of Monmouth presents a dinner, dance and tricky tray raffle to commemorate its 65th Anniversary at the Sheraton of Eatontown starting at 6:30 p.m. Click or by calling (732) 493-1919 ext. 125 for information about tickets and sponsorship opportunities.

Saturday, October 18 and Sunday, October 19

Boo at the Boardwalk
Jenkinson’s presents their Boo at the Boardwalk free Halloween event for kids at the Jenkinson’s Boardwalk in Point Pleasant on Saturday, October 18 and Sunday, October 19 & Saturday, October 25 and and Sunday, October 26 from 12 noon-4 p.m. each day. Activities include arts and crafts, facepainting, trick or treating and more. Click for more information.

Saturday, October 18

Harvest Arts Festival
The Harvest Arts Festival takes place in downtown Toms River from 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m with live entertainment, activities for the kids and displays by area arts and crafters. Click for more information.

The Greenville Elementary School of Howell Student Council hosts a Walk-a-Thon to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand starting at 8 a.m. The Student Council earned the HTEA Bill O’Brien Community Service Grant which is funding the event. Other activities include a dunk tank, music, a cotton candy machine and more. Click for more information.

Point Pleasant Beach Chowder & Music Fest
The Point Pleasant Beach Chamber of Commerce presents their 2nd annual Chowder & Music Fest with a beer garden, crafters and chowder sampling. Click for more information.

Gift Auction
Our Special Kids of Toms River hosts their annual Gift Auction at the Toms River Elks Lodge on Washington Street starting at 5 p.m. Call 732-341-4591 for tickets and additional information.

Sarcoidosis Awareness Fundraiser
The Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research hosts their 4th annual Sarcoidosis Awareness Fundraiser at Leggett’s Sand Bar in Manasquan from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. featuring live music from Don’t Know Jack, a gift auction, dinner and more.

Life is about Family, Friends and Fun Fundraiser
The Ryan C. Viscito Fund (RCVF) holds its 4th annual Life is about Family, Friends and Fun fundraisier at the American Legion located at 21 Gully Road in Neptune from 6-10 pm. RCVF provides scholarships to local students particularly those of St. Rose High School and alumni graduates of Seashore School as well as scholarships and medical assistance to children afflicted with MPS I – Hurler Syndrome. Call 732-859-8282 for more information.

Light the Night Walk
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society hosts their Light the Night Walk at the Great Lawn in Long Branch starting at 5 p.m. The Walk funds treatments that are saving the lives of patients today. LLS is making cures happen by providing patient support services, advocacy for lifesaving treatments and the most promising cancer research anywhere. Click here for more information.

Sunday, October 19

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
The American Cancer Society’s annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event takes place in Point Pleasant Beach starting at 8 a.m. Making Strides Against Breast Cance is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor breast cancer survivors, raise awareness about what can be done to reduce breast cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease with breast cancer research, information and services, and access to mammograms for women who need them. Click for more information.

Seaside Half Marathon & 5K Run
The 37th annual Seaside Half Marathon & 5K Run tales place along the Seaside Heights boardwalk and into Island Beach State Park starting at 9 a.m. to benefit the Tri-Boro First Aid Squad. Call (908)783-7526 or click for registration and additional information.

Monday, October 20

Blood Drive
Ocean County College’s Southern Education Center, located at 195 Cedar Bridge Road, Manahawkin, hosts a Blood Drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with New Jersey Blood Services, a Division of the New York Blood Center. Call 609-978-2077 for more information.

Chef’s Night Out
The HOPE Center hosts their 4th annual Chef’s Night Out at the Woodlake County Club in Lakewood from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Sample the specialties of over 20 restaurants and help support the HOPE Center with their mission of providing support, resources, referrals, food and limited financial assistance to those working to overcome a current life crisis.Call 732-341-4447 for more information.

Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26

Boo at the Boardwalk
Jenkinson’s presents their Boo at the Boardwalk free Halloween event for kids at the Jenkinson’s Boardwalk in Point Pleasant from 12 noon-4 p.m. each day. Activities include arts and crafts, facepainting, trick or treating and more. Click for more information.

Friday, October 24

Hearts of Gold Gala
The United Way of Ocean County hosts their Hearts of Gold Gala at the Crystal Point Yacht Club in Point Pleasant honoring Exelon Generation’s Oyster Creek plant. Click for more information.

Comedy Night
Brick Township EMS hosts a Comedy Night at the EMS Building located at 500 Aurora Place in Brick starting at 8 p.m. Scheduled to perform are Vic DiBitetto and Tom Gooch. Call 732-920-3893 for tickets and additional information.

Saturday, October 25

Clothing Giveaway
Starve Poverty holds a Clothing Giveaway at the Lanoka Fire Department on Route 9 at Warren Avenue in Lanoka Harbor from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m . Shop for gently used clothing and household items at no cost.

Sunday, October 26

Trick or Trot
The Jersey Shore Running Club holds their 21st annual Trick or Trot at Seven Presidents Park in Long Branch to benefit the Monmouth County SPCA starting at 9:30 a.m. Click for more information.

Holiday Traditions Gift Auction
The Jersey Shore Animal Center hosts their 5th annual Holiday Traditions Gift Auction at the Woodlake Country Club in Lakewood from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Call 732-920-1600 X208 or click for more information.

Point Pleasant Halloween Parade
The 34th annual Costume and Float Halloween Parade in Point Pleasant steps off from the STS Tire on Bridge Avenue in Point Pleasant at 1p.m. Click for more information.

Wednesday, October 29

Comedy for a Cause
Comedy For A Cause takes place at Toms A Benefit for the Wounded Warrior Project and the People’s Pantry of Toms River starting at 8:30 p.m.


Saturday, November 1

Battle of the Bags
The Battle of the Bags Cornhole Tournament to benefit Evan Doucette takes place at the Tab Ramos Sports Center on Blair Road in Aberdeen starting with registration at 5:30 p.m. Evan, a lifelong Keyport resident who played on the high school team, was diagnosed in July 2014 with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Proceeds from the event will go towards his expenses in his fight against the disease. Check the event’s Facebook page for more information.

Pound the Pavement for Purple
The Pound the Pavement for Purple 5K Run/2 Mile Walk to benefit Pancreatic Cancer Research takes place at Veterans Memorial Park on Old Corlies Avenue in Neptune starting at 10 a.m. Click for more information.

Saturday, November 15

American Gold Mother’s Dinner/Gift Auction
The Department of New Jersey American Gold Star Mothers Inc hosts a Dinner/Gift Auction at the Waterview Pavillion in Belmar from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Click or call 732-996-0693 for more information.

Craft & Vendor Fair
The Southern Regional Home and School Association (HSA) hosts their annual Craft & Vendor Fair on Saturday, November 15th from 9 AM until 2 PM in the 9/10 gym.

Saturday, November 23

Holiday Bazaar
St. Peter’s Church holds their Holiday Bazaar at the church at the corner of Throckmorton Street and Main Street in Freehold from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Click for more information.

Around The Shore

Emmanuel Cancer Foundation
The the Emmanuel Cancer Foundation provides a variety of specialized services, at no charge, to any New Jersey family facing the challenges of caring for a child with cancer. accomplish this through professional in-home counseling, advocacy on behalf of the families, material support such as food, clothing, toys, and household items and emergency financial relief. Call 908-322-4323 or click for additional information.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors USA
Neighbors HelpingNeighbors USA is a free, peer-led volunteer job search networking and support group targeted to individuals who are actively looking for work and interested in reinvgorating their job search.Membership is open to anyone in career transition, including unemployed, underemployed individuals and recent college graduates in the fields of business, non-profit, and education, as well as persons re entering the job market, struggling small business owners and anyone looking for part-time or volunteer work. Click for meeting locations around New Jersey.

The Childhood Leukemia Foundation
The Childhood Leukemia Foundation is a national nonprofit organization devoted to making a difference in lives of children battling cancer. Since their inception in 1992, their mission has remained resolute to create innovative free programs to support the emotional needs of pediatric cancer patients and their families too. Located in Brick, CLF’s welcomes groups and individuals seeking volunteer opportunities. Visit or call 732-920-8860 for more infomation.

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) holds volunteer training throughout New Jersey. The goal of the CASA volunteer is to facilitate placement of a child into safe, permanent home. They are looking for individuals with a desire to help children – no special background is needed. Call 732-270-6803 or visit for more information.

The Hope Center at the House of Hope of Oceans County, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that provides help and hope for those who are in need. Their mission is to provide resources, referrals, food and targeted financial assistance to clients as they work to overcome life crisis. Clients come to them with a variety of needs, including shelter for the homeless or to help with other urgent needs, which are paid through their Human Needs Fund.

What if it was your friend or family member who needed life saving blood? Would you be there? TheCommunity Blood Council of New Jersey is there, a not-for-profit blood center helping save lives. Help save lives by donating blood or setting up a blood drive in your area. For more information call the Community Blood Council at 877-244-8365.

Each year, there are over 2 million poison exposures reported to Poison Control Centers across the US. The New Jersey Poison Information and Education System (NJPIES) has been the state’s regional drug and poison information system for the past 25 years. NJPIES is a non-profit organization that offers poison emergency and drug information services to NJ residents via its hotline (1-800-222-1222). Trained health professionals (doctor, nurse, or pharmacist) are available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week to assist callers with poison emergencies, poison prevention information, drug information, food poisoning, carbon monoxide poisoning, treatment advice following bites/stings, medication side effects and interactions, etc. All calls are free and confidential. Services are available for the hearing impaired (973-926-8008) and for those who speak languages other than English.

New Jersey’s statewide 2-1-1 Help Line is a 24/7 one-stop, non-emergency call center operated by the United Way for people seeking help & information. Easily accessible by landline, cell phone and the internet at, calls are free & confidential with multi-lingual specialists always available. Specialists can provide information & referral services to callers about a variety of issues including basic human needs resources, support for seniors & persons with disabilities, support for children & families, employment support.

You hoped it wouldn’t happen but it has. You’ve lost your job. You’ve got a family to support. Your skills may be out of date. What do you do now? You need the personal support and services of a unique organization. Professional Services Group is ready to help. They can help you with everything from resume writing to interviewing and everything else you need to showcase your valuable skills. If the unthinkable has happened, don’t hesitate. PSG is a no-cost New Jersey Department of Labor supported volunteer organization for professionals in transition. More Info

The County Connection, located near JC Penney’s at the Ocean County Mall, is a service of the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders. County residents can learn about programs, services and activities available to them in Ocean County. The County Connection is open regular mall hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays. For more information, call (732)288-7777 or visit the County Connection web site at

Einstein’s Alley Vet Career Connect - Einstein’s Alley Vet Career Connect is designed to match members of the New Jersey National Guard, a New Jersey veteran or the spouse of a veteran the veteran, to the career that is perfectly suited to them. This initiative focuses on the individual soldier’s strengths and motivations by using a proven Personality Assessment Profile that has been used by over 25K companies to assess over 2.5 million people. This Profile objectively quantifies an individual’s competencies as well as their strengths and potential and matches those core strengths to the requirements of a job. The expected outcome is a career and not just a job – with the employer needs matched to the employee’s career desires. For more information call (609)524-1200.

Dell’Omo Realtors in Plaza II on Route 35 in Ocean Township is teaming with the Monmouth County SPCA to find homes for people and pets. With every home sold Dell’Omo Realtors will sponsor a pet at the shelter. The office will also act as a drop-off location for blankets, towels other items for the MSPCA’s pets. For more information call (732)531-5008 or visit

Ocean County Hunger Relief is collecting children’s clothes, coats, & shoes (sizes infant to teen), book bags, and lunch boxes for needy children in Ocean County. There is a desperate need because the organization almost never has these items. Especially needed are baby items such as diapers, wipes, shampoo, baby wash, etc. The children receiving the donations are either very poor or homeless. Donations may be dropped off at the Hunger Relief office on North Main Street in Toms River or by calling (732) 505-HELP or by visiting

Jersey Shore Partnership - Did you know that bathing water quality at New Jersey’s ocean and bay beaches is checked at least once a week? Testing is done more frequently here than in any other state to make sure that our water is safe for swimming. New Jersey has set the standard for nationwide water quality testing. The Jersey Shore Partnership is New Jersey’s leading champion for beach protection and replenishment. To learn more, visit

The Ashley Lauren Foundation, a non profit, charitable organization dedicated to bringing hope and help to children in New Jersey who have been diagnosed with cancer seeks volunteers throughout the state to help them achieve this goal. Volunteer opportunities include providing material & emotional support, helping with parties & other fun activities for the children, helping with grant writing, public relations and media support, legal assistance, office help and printing services. Please call 732-458-4200 or visit for more information.

Did you know nearly twenty percent of adults living in New Jersey cannot read a newspaper, fill out a job application, decipher a train or bus schedule, or understand verbal instructions in the workplace? Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County is seeking volunteer tutors to teach basic literacy and English as a Second Language to local residents in Monmouth County. There are presently students waiting for tutors. They need your help. Training classes are being conducted now and throughout the coming months. Contact Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County at 732-571-0209 or visit

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