Local musician Matt O’Ree celebrates his birthday this Friday night by holding a special Birthday Show at Jamian’s Food and Drink in Red Bank.

21+ Block Party happens Friday night at iPlay America in Freehold with drink specials, live DJ, arcade, laser tag and more.

Want to get your wine on?? Or maybe you need a little help with your wine game… Friday night, The Wine Cellar in Red Bank hosts a Complimentary Premium Sampling, uncorking some their most sought after bottles. Plus they have a special guest appearance by one of their vendors that will be pouring and discussing all things wine. 

Feeling a little sappy this time of year?  Well, you can collect sap in the woods this Saturday at Middletown Recreation.  Tap some trees, taste fresh maple sap and compare it to the finished, concentrated product – Syrup!  3 – 4 PM

The 7th Annual Silverball Winter Gala for Autism happens Saturday night at the Silverball Museum Arcade in Asbury Park.  Enjoy live music, grand buffet, seafood bar, and free play.  Langosta Lounge will be catering the event as well as a make-your-own Sundae Bar from Days Ice Cream and desserts from Confections of a Rock Star.  Cocktail attire. 7 – 11 PM.

McDonagh’s Pub in Keyport hosts a Dog Adoption Event and Fundraiser on Saturday and Sunday with prizes, foster dogs, pop up market, and a bring-your-own dog day on Saturday. 

Saturday it’s the 22nd Annual CBA Craft Show at Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft with all kinds of crafters and artists.  10 Am to 4 PM.

One Day on Mars at the Robert J. Novins Planetarium Saturday Night.  Take a “road trip” to the Red Planet and enjoy a fascinating, thrilling, immersive experience set to the driving beat of an original soundtrack by DUMAS. You’ll dive into the depths of seemingly bottomless canyons and brave the violent winds that sweep across the icy dunes.  As you explore a world that humans may well visit within the next few decades.  7 PM.

Saturday night Laser Rock returns to the Robert J. Novins Planetarium in Toms River.  This Saturday featuring music from ZZ Top, Yes, Ozzy Osbourne, David Bowie, Led Zepplin and more.  8:30 PM

You’re never too old to enjoy Girl Scout Cookies. Sunday, Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten in Asbury Park host their annual tradition of pairing flights of bier with your favorite Girl Scout Cookies.  Plus, after you enjoy your pairing, you can take home a box of your favorite cookies at the Pop-Up Girl Scout cookie sale.  Noon to 5 PM.

The 5th Annual Bicycle Jumble happens on Sunday at Second Life Bikes, Main Street in Asbury Park. 10 AM to 2 PM.  Basically, it’s a flea market for bike lovers.

Search for Seals in the Surf, Sunday at Gateway National Recreation Area in the Highlands. 10 Am to 12 Noon

The luck of the Irish smiles open us this weekend, as St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations kick off at the Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade, stepping off on Sunday at 12:30 and heading down Main Street.  For the full Jersey Shore St. Patrick’s Day Parade Guide, check out our free app, and stay connected with 94.3 The Point.

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