The Jersey Shore by Karl Hess: June 2013

Fun things to do in Ocean County June 21, June 22 and June 23, 2013

Things to do in Ocean County June 21, June 22 and June 23 2013. Fun things to do in Toms River, Berkeley, Lacey Twp, Barnegat, Manahawkin, Brick, Point Pleasant and throughout Ocean County this weekend.

June 21

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Seven Bridges for Seven Brothers, Bengal Auditorium, Barnegat High School, 180 Bengal Blvd. 8 pm. Musical performance about seven sweeties and their shotgun weddings. $ Information: 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org - BARNEGAT

George M!, Surflight Theatre, Engleside & Beach. 2 pm. The Yankee Doodle Dandy musical performance of the life story of George M. Cohan. $ Information: 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org - BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

Children's Theatre: The Cat in the Hat, Surflight Theatre, Engleside & Beach. 6:00 pm. From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that THE CAT IN THE HAT is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. $ Information: 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org - BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

Summertime Magic, Fantasy Island Amusement Park, 320 West Seventh. 7:30 pm, 8:30 pm & 9:30 pm. This exciting, unique, and sometimes educational production is filled with amazing feats of magic that will leave you on the edge of your seat, and cheering for more! Information: 609-492-4000 or www.fantasyislandpark.com - BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

Larry Stevens Band, Surflight Theatre, Engleside & Beach. 8:30 pm. A night of Rock and Country Fusion featuring Muddy Shews (Southside Johnny), Liberty Devitto (Billy Joel) and Van Manakas (Windham Hill Records). $ Information: 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org - BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Open for the season, Rte. 537. Check website for times. Features high-speed rides, a 45-acre tropical getaway, and one of the longest, laziest rivers in creation. Open daily June 21 - September 2. Information: 732-928-2000 or www.sixflags.com/hurricaneharbornj - JACKSON

Backstage Pass Concert Series: Thomas Wesley Stern Concert, Strand Center for the Arts, 400 Clifton Ave. 8 pm. Nostalgic and contemporary four piece band, intimate performance allows the audience to sit on stage with the performers. $ Information: 732-367-7789 or www.strand.org - LAKEWOOD

Broadway Cabarets, Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, 2305 Grand Central Ave. (Route 35 north). Shows run from 5:30 pm continuously throughout the night. An old-fashioned ice cream shoppe with a vaudeville style nightly broadway cabaret.It’s a family entertainment experience that appeals to all ages. When you order an ice cream sundae, the show is free. Runs daily June 21 thru September 1. Information: 732-854-2779 or www.themusicman.com - LAVALLETTE

2013 35th Annual Mako Fever Catch It Tournament. Call or check website for details, Weigh in: 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm each day. Captains meeting June 20 at Hoffman’s Marina, 608 Green Ave., Brielle at 7 pm. Information:732-600-5681 or www.jcsa.org - OCEAN COUNTY OCEANS

Movies on the Beach, Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, Boardwalk & Parkway. At dark. Runs Fridays June 21 thru August 30. Information: 732-892-0600 or www.jenkinsons.com - POINT PLEASANT BEACH

Wristband Night, Jenkinson’s Amusement Park, Boardwalk & Parkway. 5 pm – 11 pm. Ride all night long with the $ unlimited ride wristband. Run Friday June 7 thru September 13. Information: 732-892-0600 or www.jenkinsons.com - POINT PLEASANT BEACH

Summer Schedule, Robert J. Novins Planetarium, Ocean County College, College Drive, off Hooper Ave. TBA, 7:00 pm & Laser Show - TBA, 8:15 pm. Information: 732-255-0343 or www.ocean.edu/campus/planetarium - TOMS RIVER

June 22

Barnegat Concert: Timeless Soundz, Public Dock, East Bay Ave. 7 - 9 pm. Please bring your chairs. All concerts are free of charge. In the event of rain, the concert will be moved to the Brackman Middle School, 600 Barnegat Blvd. North, doors will open at 6:30 pm. - BARNEGAT

Seven Bridges for Seven Brothers, Bengal Auditorium, Barnegat High School, 180 Bengal Blvd. 8 pm. Musical performance about seven sweeties and their shotgun weddings. $ Information: 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org - BARNEGAT

George M!, Surflight Theatre, Engleside & Beach. 2:00 & 8:00 pm The Yankee Doodle Dandy musical performance of the life story of George M. Cohan. $ Information: 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org - BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

Children's Theatre: Cinderella, Surflight Theatre, Engleside & Beach. 10:30 am. This bright version of the classic children’s fairy tale has all the charm of the original story and all of the familiar characters $ Information: 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org - BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

IH Secret Gardens & Scenic Porches Tour, Island Heights Cultural & Heritage Association, 15 Simpson Ave. 10 am - 4 pm. Tour 8+ wonderful private gardens & porches in Historic Island Heights!! O.C. Master Gardeners on The Cottage porch. Come see how beautifully Island Heights has recovered after Sandy! $ Information: 732-929-4779 - ISLAND HEIGHTS

Concert: Mary Mary, Northern Star Arena, Six Flags Great Adventure, Rte. 537. A live gospel concert. Free with theme park admission or a season pass. Information: 732-928-1821 or www.sixflags.com/greatAdventure - JACKSON

Tours of Navy Lakehurst, Navy Lakehurst, Route 547. Meet at Cathedral of the Air, 264 New Hope Rd. Tour the Navy Lakehurst Information Center, the Ready Room, the POW-MIA Room, Historic Hangar One, the Hindenburg Crash Site Memorial Marker. Registration two weeks prior is mandatory. The tour is unable to accomodate unregistered walk-ins on the day of the tour due to security regulations. Wednesday tours are for DOD personal and groups 10 or more. No foreign nationals are permitted on the tours due to security reasons. 2nd & 4th Saturday of the Month April - October. 2nd Saturday of the month November - March. Information and registration: 732-818-7520 or www.nlhs.com - LAKEHURST

3rd Annual Brewfest at the Ballpark, FirstEnergy Park, Cedar Bridge & New Hampshire Aves. 1st Session: Noon - 4 pm, 2nd Session: 6 pm - 10 pm. Sample over 100 styles of domestic and imported beers including local brews.95.9 WRAT will be on site broadcasting live during both sessions, food, music and prizes. Information: 732-901-7000 or www.blueclaws.com - LAKEWOOD

Broadway Cabarets, Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, 2305 Grand Central Ave. (Route 35 north). Shows run from 5:30 pm continuously throughout the night. An old-fashioned ice cream shoppe with a vaudeville style nightly broadway cabaret. It’s a family entertainment experience that appeals to all ages. When you order an ice cream sundae, the show is free. Runs daily June 21 thru September 1. Information: 732-854-2779 or www.themusicman.com - LAVALLETTE

LBI Artist Open Studio Tour, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd. 10 am – 4 pm. Information: 609-494-1241 or www.lbifoundation.org - LOVELADIES

Mechanics Night, New Egypt Speedway, 720 Route 539. 6 pm. 358 Modifieds, Sportsman, HCI/Spike-N-Go Rookies, 305 Sprints, Mechanic's Race. Schedule subject to change. Information: 609-758-1900 or www.newegyptspeedway.net - NEW EGYPT

2013 35th Annual Mako Fever Catch It Tournament. Call or check website for details, Weigh in: 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm each day. Captains meeting June 20 at Hoffman’s Marina, 608 Green Ave., Brielle at 7 pm. Information:732-600-5681 or www.jcsa.org - OCEAN COUNTY OCEANS

Summer Schedule, Robert J. Novins Planetarium, Ocean County College, College Drive, off Hooper Ave. Children's Show - TBA, 11:30 am; Wonders of the Summer Sky, 1:00 pm; TBA, 2:30 pm; Laser Show - TBA, 4:00 pm; TBA, 7:00 pm; Laser Show - TBA, 8:15 pm & Summer Star Watch, 8:00 pm. Information: 732-255-0343 or www.ocean.edu/campus/planetarium - TOMS RIVER

Art Show and Sale, Toms River Artist Community, 218 Main St. 1 pm - 4 pm. Local artist showing selling artwork, sculpture, jewelry, note cards. Information: 732-604-8210 or www.webaddress.com - TOMS RIVER

Barrier Island: Sand and Silly Shellfish, Tuckerton Seaport and Baymen's Museum, 120 W. Main St., Rt. 9. 10 am – 11 am. Examine different kinds of sand using scientific tools, discover critters that once lived inside unique shells on the barrier islands. Information: 609-812-0649 or www.jcnerr.org - TUCKERTON

21st Annual Baymen’s Seafood & Music Festival, Tuckerton Seaport and Baymen's Museum, 120 W. Main St., Rt. 9. 11 am – 5 pm. Enjoy Jersey fresh clams, crabs, scallops and shrimp from local seafood purveyors, crafters, vendors, music, food, family activities, demonstrations, boat rides, boat builders, and decoy carvers. Speak with commercial fishermen to learn about occupations on the bay or take a clam shucking class. Information: 609-296-8868 or www.tuckertonseaport.org - TUCKERTON

June 23

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Seven Bridges for Seven Brothers, Bengal Auditorium, Barnegat High School, 180 Bengal Blvd. 2 pm. Musical performance about seven sweeties and their shotgun weddings. $ Information: 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org - BARNEGAT

George M!, Surflight Theatre, Engleside & Beach. 2 pm. The Yankee Doodle Dandy musical performance of the life story of George M. Cohan. $ Information: 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org - BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

Children's Theatre: Peter Pan and Captain Hook, Surflight Theatre, Engleside & Beach. 6:00 pm. Return to Neverland as Peter Pan joins Wendy and the Lost Boys to save Tinkerbell and Tiger Lily from Captain Hook and is band of pirates. $ Information: 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org - BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

IH Secret Gardens & Scenic Porches Tour, Island Heights Cultural & Heritage Association, 15 Simpson Ave. 12 noon - 4 pm. Tour 8+ wonderful private gardens & porches in Historic Island Heights!! O.C. Master Gardeners on The Cottage porch. Come see how beautifully Island Heights has recovered after Sandy! $ Information: 732-929-4779 - ISLAND HEIGHTS

Giant Yard Sale, Ocean County Park, Route 88. 8 am - Noon. Toys, games, clothes, furniture, new and used items, food and refreshments available for purchase. Rain or shine. Information: 732-506-9090 or www.oceancountyparks.org - LAKEWOOD

Broadway Cabarets, Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, 2305 Grand Central Ave. (Route 35 north). Shows run from 5:30 pm continuously throughout the night. An old-fashioned ice cream shoppe with a vaudeville style nightly broadway cabaret. It’s a family entertainment experience that appeals to all ages. When you order an ice cream sundae, the show is free. Runs daily June 21 thru September 1. Information: 732-854-2779 or www.themusicman.com - LAVALLETTE

Movie on the Beach: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd. Dusk. Bring a chair or blanket. Information: 609-494-1241 or www.lbifoundation.org - LOVELADIES

LBI Artist Open Studio Tour, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd. 10 am – 4 pm. Information: 609-494-1241 or www.lbifoundation.org - LOVELADIES

Sunday Drum Circle, First Aid Building, Rt. 35 South & 2nd Ave. 1 pm. All welcome to drum with a group of people to make rhythms with unique instruments. Free. Information: sundaydrumcircle@hotmail.com - NORMANDY BEACH/TOMS RIVER

2013 35th Annual Mako Fever Catch It Tournament. Call or check website for details, Weigh in: 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm each day. Captains meeting June 20 at Hoffman’s Marina, 608 Green Ave., Brielle at 7 pm. Information:732-600-5681 or www.jcsa.org - OCEAN COUNTY OCEANS

Pine Beach 5K and 1 Mile Riverside Run, Vista Park, Riverside Dr. & Midland Ave. 1 Mile: 8:15 am, 5K: 9 am. Fast, scenic, USATF certified 3.1-mile course along the Toms River and through the quiet streets of Pine Beach, cash prizes awarded. $ Information: 732-349-6425 or www.pinebeachborough.us - PINE BEACH

Big Joe Talent Show, Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, Boardwalk & Parkway. 7 pm. Family entertainment. Runs Sundays June 23 thru September 2. Information: 732-892-0600 or www.jenkinsons.com - POINT PLEASANT BEACH

Summer Schedule, Robert J. Novins Planetarium, Ocean County College, College Drive, off Hooper Ave. Children's Show - TBA, 11:30 am; Wonders of the Summer Sky, 1:00 pm; TBA, 2:30 pm & TBA, 4:00 pm. Information: 732-255-0343 or www.ocean.edu/campus/planetarium - TOMS RIVER

21st Annual Baymen’s Seafood & Music Festival, Tuckerton Seaport and Baymen's Museum, 120 W. Main St., Rt. 9. 11 am – 5 pm. Enjoy Jersey fresh clams, crabs, scallops and shrimp from local seafood purveyors, crafters, vendors, music, food, family activities, demonstrations, boat rides, boat builders, and decoy carvers. Speak with commercial fishermen to learn about occupations on the bay or take a clam shucking class. Information: 609-296-8868 or www.tuckertonseaport.org - TUCKERTON

“Through Their Eyes”, Little Red School House Museum, Wells Mills Rd., Rt. 532. 2 pm. Remembering Those Who Served in Korea and Vietnam. Russell Risden will be telling the stories of servicemen and women who served during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. See military items from the veterans to help visualize their service and legacy. Free. Information: 609-693-4187 - WARETOWN

 

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