The Jersey Shore by Karl Hess: July 2013

Fun things to do in Ocean County July 26, July 27 and July 28 2013

Things to do in Ocean County July 26, July 27 and July 28 2013. Fun things to do in Toms River, Berkeley, Lacey Twp, Barnegat, Manahawkin, Brick, Point Pleasant and throughout The Jersey Shore in Ocean County this weekend.

July 26

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Ocean Professional Theatre Company presents: Cats, Bengal Auditorium, Barnegat High School, 180 Bengal Blvd. 8 pm. The show takes place in a junkyard where the local cats are auditioning to be chosen by their leader, Old Deuteronomy, to journey to the Heaviside Layer to be reborn. All Seating is reserved. Free Parking & Handicapped Accessible $ Information: 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org - BARNEGAT

Ocean Professional Theatre Company presents: The Wizard of Oz, Bengal Auditorium, Barnegat High School, 180 Bengal Blvd. 6 pm. All Seating is reserved. Free Parking & Handicapped Accessible $ Information: 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org - BARNEGAT

Walking Tours thru Historic District , Long Beach Island Historical Museum, Engleside & Beach Aves. 10 am. Leave from the porch of the Museum. Weather permitting. $ Information: 609-492-0700 or www.lbimuseum.com - BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

Children's Theatre: Alice in Wonderland, Jr., Surflight Theatre, Engleside & Beach. 10:30 am. Join Alice’s madcap adventures in Wonderland as she chases the White Rabbit, races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with the Tweedles, raps with a bubble-blowing Caterpillar, and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game! Roles are plentiful, including three Cheshire Cats and dozens of other wonderfully wacky characters. $ Information: 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org - BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

South Pacific, Surflight Theatre, Engleside & Beach. 2:00 pm. The story centers on Nellie Forbush, an American nurse stationed at a U.S. Naval base during World War II who falls in love with an expatriate French plantation owner but struggles to accept his mixed-race children. $ Information: 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org - BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

Magical Christmas Show, Fantasy Island Amusement Park, 320 West Seventh. 7:30 pm, 8:30 pm & 9:30 pm. Toy maker Papa Gepetto has come to work for Santa. He is joined by a living Rag doll and a cast of elaborately costumed Christmas characters to create this fun filled family show. Information: 609-492-4000 or www.fantasyislandpark.com - BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

Comedy & Concerts Series: Sensational Soul Cruisers, Surflight Theatre, Engleside & Beach. 8:30 pm. NJs Favorite Soul Band cruises through Barry White to the Drifters with an eleven piece band. $ Information: 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org - BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

Neil Simon’s Play Jakes Women, Bob Anstett Cultural Center, 515 Herbertsville Rd. 2 pm. Theatre performance presented by Guild Theatreworks. $ Information: 732-262-1006 or www.guildtheatreworks.org - BRICK

Denise Miller, Mary Lutton & Gail Gilrane Concert, Ocean County Artists Guild, Ocean and Chestnut Avenues. Doors open 7 pm, Show 8 pm. Concert and visit the art galleries. $5 donation. Information: 732-270-3111 or www.ocartistsguild.org - ISLAND HEIGHTS

July Jingle, Six Flags Great Adventure, Rte. 537. The three-day celebration will include events such as fireworks, food demonstrations and a “Jingle Ball” concert July 27 featuring performances by Nikki Williams and Timeflies during the holiday-themed event. Information: 732-928-1821 or www.sixflags.com/greatAdventure - JACKSON

Minor League BASEBALL: Greenville Drive (Boston Red Sox) vs. Lakewood BlueClaws (Philadelphia Phillies), FirstEnergy Park, Cedar Bridge & New Hampshire Aves. 7:05 pm. Fireworks/Christmas In July/ Single-A baseball. Information: 732-901-7000 or www.blueclaws.com - LAKEWOOD

Peter Pan, The Strand Center for the Arts, 400 Clifton Ave. 7:30 pm. Join Peter, Wendy, Tinkerbell, Captain Hook and a host of indians and pirates for a musical adventure. Presented by Kidz-4-Kidz. $ Information: 732-367-7789 or www.strand.org - LAKEWOOD

Skim Boarding Competition, Reese Avenue Oceanfront. More Info To Follow Information: www.lavallette.org - LAVALLETTE

Comedy Show: Gilbert Gottfried What the Duck Tour! Sea Oaks Country Club, 99 Golf View Dr. 8 pm. Comedy Show presented by Catch a Rising Star. $ Information: 609-296-2656 or www.catcharisingstar.com - LITTLE EGG HARBOR

Wristband Night, Jenkinson’s Amusement Park, Boardwalk & Parkway. 5 pm – 11 pm. Ride all night long with the $ unlimited ride wristband. Run Friday May 17th thru September 13th Weather Permitting. Information: 732-892-0600 or www.jenkinsons.com - POINT PLEASANT BEACH

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

Summer Schedule, Robert J. Novins Planetarium, Ocean County College, College Drive, off Hooper Ave. Kaluoka'hina: The Enchanted Reef, 11:30 am; Wonders of the Summer Sky, 1:00 pm; Bad Astronomy: Myths & Misconceptions,, 2:30 pm; Laser Pop, 4:00 pm; Wonders of the Summer Sky, 7:00 pm & Laser Vinyl, 8:15 pm. Information: 732-255-0343 or www.ocean.edu/campus/planetarium - TOMS RIVER

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Arts & Community Center Theatre, Ocean County College, College Drive, off Hooper Ave. 7:30 pm. Tale of six adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling bee championship of a lifetime. $ Information: 732-255-0500 or www.ocean.edu - TOMS RIVER

Carousel of Music 2013: The Briartones, Ocean County Library, 101 Washington Street. 7:30 pm. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. - TOMS RIVER

Friday Night Concert: Billy Walton Band, Tuckerton Seaport and Baymen's Museum, 120 W. Main St., Rt. 9. 6:30 pm. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Information: 609-296-8868 or www.tuckertonseaport.org - TUCKERTON

July 27

Ocean Professional Theatre Company presents: The Wizard of Oz, Bengal Auditorium, Barnegat High School, 180 Bengal Blvd. 10 am. All Seating is reserved. Free Parking & Handicapped Accessible $ Information: 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org - BARNEGAT

Barnegat Concert: The Mango Man, Public Dock, East Bay Ave. 6 - 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

Carousel of Music 2013: Mango Men, Public Dock, East Bay Ave. 7:30 pm. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. - BARNEGAT

Ocean Professional Theatre Company presents: Cats, Bengal Auditorium, Barnegat High School, 180 Bengal Blvd. 8 pm. The show takes place in a junkyard where the local cats are auditioning to be chosen by their leader, Old Deuteronomy, to journey to the Heaviside Layer to be reborn. All Seating is reserved. Free Parking & Handicapped Accessible $ Information: 609-312-8306 or www.oceantheatre.org - BARNEGAT

Zion Book & Craft Show, Zion Lutheran Church, 18th & Central Ave. 9 am – 1 pm. Book & Arts & Crafts Vendors. Information: 609-494-8676 or www.zionlbi.org - BARNEGAT LIGHT

Barnegat Light Ocean Mile Swim, Ocean between 20th and 13th St. Registration from 3 - 6 pm, Raceat 6:30 pm. Cost includes t-shirt and food & drink following the race, 1-mile ocean swim. $ Information: 609-290-5918 or www.barnegatlight.org - BARNEGAT LIGHT

Fire Company Fresh Fish Feast, Barnegat Light Firehouse, 10th & Central Ave. 4 pm – 8 pm. Sample donated fisherman’s catch. $ Information: 609-494-1280 or www.barnegatlightfire.org - BARNEGAT LIGHT

Children's Theatre: Sleeping Beauty, Surflight Theatre, Engleside & Beach. 10:30 am. A delightful group of characters are assembled, that young audiences will find as enchanting as the magic in the story itself. There’s Chester the Jester, Typsy the Gypsy and the Royal Magician who is so inept he transforms himself into a frog. $ Information: 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org - BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

South Pacific, Surflight Theatre, Engleside & Beach. 8:00 pm. The story centers on Nellie Forbush, an American nurse stationed at a U.S. Naval base during World War II who falls in love with an expatriate French plantation owner but struggles to accept his mixed-race children. $ Information: 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org - BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

Antique Show & Sale, St. Francis Community Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd. 9:30 am – 4 pm. Variety of antiques under one roof, estate jewelry, coins, vintage kitchen, ladies accessories, toys, sports memorabilia and more! $ Information: 609-494-8861 or www.stfranciscenterlbi.com/ - BRANT BEACH, LONG BEACH ISLAND

Neil Simon’s Play Jakes Women, Bob Anstett Cultural Center, 515 Herbertsville Rd. 2 pm. Theatre performance presented by Guild Theatreworks. $ Information: 732-262-1006 or www.guildtheatreworks.org - BRICK

Appearance by Animal Planet’s ‘Gator Boys’, Six Flags Great Adventure, Rte. 537. Guests can meet the hosts of Animal Planet’s “Gator Boys,” Paul Bedard and Jimmy Riffle. Both men are longtime gator handlers and are known to swim, wrestle and even kiss alligators. They will make appearances throughout the day in both the theme park and safari. Information: 732-928-1821 or www.sixflags.com/greatAdventure - JACKSON

July Jingle, Six Flags Great Adventure, Rte. 537. The three-day celebration will include events such as fireworks, food demonstrations and a “Jingle Ball” concert July 27 featuring performances by Nikki Williams and Timeflies during the holiday-themed event. 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

Minor League BASEBALL: Greenville Drive (Boston Red Sox) vs. Lakewood BlueClaws (Philadelphia Phillies), FirstEnergy Park, Cedar Bridge & New Hampshire Aves. 7:05 pm. Bruce Springsteen Appreciation Night/Scout Night/Scout Night Sleepover/ Single-A baseball. Information: 732-901-7000 or www.blueclaws.com - LAKEWOOD

Peter Pan, The Strand Center for the Arts, 400 Clifton Ave. 3 pm & 7:30 pm. Join Peter, Wendy, Tinkerbell, Captain Hook and a host of indians and pirates for a musical adventure. Presented by Kidz-4-Kidz. $ Information: 732-367-7789 or www.strand.org - LAKEWOOD

The Beer and Wine Tasting, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd. 7 pm – 9:30 pm. Beer and wine tasting, live music, hors d’oeuvres and prizes Receive a limited edition 2013 event glass, must be 21 years and older. $ Information: 609-494-1241 or www.lbifoundation.org - LOVELADIES

Powder Puff, New Egypt Speedway, 720 Route 539. 6 pm. 358 Modifieds, Sportsman, Street Stocks, Powder Puff Race. Schedule subject to change. Information: 609-758-1900 or www.newegyptspeedway.net - NEW EGYPT

19th Annual Point Pleasant Elks Van Duyn Open Fluke Tournament. All day. Cash prizes in heaviest fluke and in Calcutta prizes, Kayak division and food and beverage available. Captains meeting July 26 7 pm, Point Pleasant Elks Lodge. $ Information: 732-899-7638 or www.pointpleasantelks.org - POINT PLEASANT/OCEAN COUNTY

15th Annual Memories by the Bay Classic Car Show, Waterfront Park, 10th St. 8 am – 3 pm. Classic, custom, hot rods, and antique cars and trucks. Food and beverages provided by Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Company. Hosted by Vintage Automobile Museum NJ. Information: 732-600-5103 or www.vintageautomuseum.org - SHIP BOTTOM

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. Information: 732-255-0343 or www.ocean.edu/campus/planetarium - TOMS RIVER

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Arts & Community Center Theatre, Ocean County College, College Drive, off Hooper Ave. 8 pm. Tale of six adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling bee championship of a lifetime. $ Information: 732-255-0500 or www.ocean.edu - TOMS RIVER

July 28

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Barnegat Concert: Sure Cats, 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

Blessing of the Fleet, Barnegat Light Yacht Basin, 18th & Bayview Ave. 5:45 pm. Dockside ceremony to fleet for a safe boating season followed by boat rides through the inlet. Information: 609-494-9196 or www.barnegatlight.org - BARNEGAT LIGHT

South Pacific, Surflight Theatre, Engleside & Beach. 2:00 pm. The story centers on Nellie Forbush, an American nurse stationed at a U.S. Naval base during World War II who falls in love with an expatriate French plantation owner but struggles to accept his mixed-race children. $ Information: 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org - BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

Children's Theatre: Willy Wonka, Jr., Surflight Theatre, Engleside & Beach. 6:00 pm. This scrumdidilyumptious musical is guaranteed to delight everyone’s sweet tooth. With this show’s flexible cast size, featuring roles for all ages, this production will take audiences on a fantasy ride into the land of pure imagination! $ Information: 609-492-9477 or www.surflight.org - BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

Carousel of Music 2013: Jersey Gold Band, Beachwood Beach. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. 7:30 pm. - BEACHWOOD

Antique Show & Sale, St. Francis Community Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd. 9;30 am – 2 pm. Variety of antiques under one roof, estate jewelry, coins, vintage kitchen, ladies accessories, toys, sports memorabilia and more! $ Information: 609-494-8861 or www.stfranciscenterlbi.com/ - BRANT BEACH, LONG BEACH ISLAND

Seniors Got Talent, Strand Center for the Arts, 400 Clifton Ave. VIP Lunch Buffet 1 pm, Show 3 pm. Talent show that features top selected singers, dancers, magicians, comedians and other performers over 60 years of age from Ocean County perform for cash prizes. VIP includes lunch buffet. $ Information: 732-367-7789 or www.strand.org - LAKEWOOD

Family Show with Mark Rust, Lakewood All Wars Municipal Band, North Lake Dr. 1 pm. Fun-filled family entertainment with audience participation led by Mark Rust, performing a variety of songs and instrument. Rust will teach traditional American country dances and “Tunes on Spoons” during which children and adults learn to play the “Spoons,” and much more. Information: 732-905-3405 or www.lakewoodnj.gov - LAKEWOOD

Minor League BASEBALL: Greenville Drive (Boston Red Sox) vs. Lakewood BlueClaws (Philadelphia Phillies), FirstEnergy Park, Cedar Bridge & New Hampshire Aves. 5:05 pm. Kids Eat Free-All Children 12 & Under/WWE Legend Jerry "The King" Lawler Autograph Signing/BlueClaws Night of Champions/ZAGAT Night/ Single-A baseball. Information: 732-901-7000 or www.blueclaws.com - LAKEWOOD

Summer Evening Concert Series: A Little Bit of Heaven, Gazebo, Bay Blvd. & Philadelphia Ave. Runs July thru September 1. Information: 732-793-7477 or www.lavallette.org - LAVALLETTE

Family Concert with Mr. Ray, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd. 7 pm. Join Mr. Ray and his kid’s chorus, dance along to original songs. Donation. 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

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

Movies on the Beach, Hiering Ave. Dusk. Free Family friendly G rated movies on the beach. Bring chair or blanket. Runs Sundays from July 7 thru September 1. Information: 732-830-3700 or www.exit82.com - SEASIDE HEIGHTS

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

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Arts & Community Center Theatre, Ocean County College, College Drive, off Hooper Ave. 2 pm. Tale of six adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling bee championship of a lifetime. $ Information: 732-255-0500 or www.ocean.edu - TOMS RIVER

 

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