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Events

Feb
9
Fri
Lovers and Other Strangers @ Freehold Resident Theatre Company
Feb 9 – Mar 11 all-day
Lovers and Other Strangers @ Freehold Resident Theatre Company  | Freehold | New Jersey | United States

“Lovers and Other Strangers” is a hilarious compilation of shows featuring the many complications of love. Come to Freehold Resident Theatre this February and March to join in on the fun!

Feb
11
Sun
Linwood Arboretum @ Linwood Arboretum
Feb 11 – Feb 28 all-day
Linwood Arboretum @ Linwood Arboretum | Linwood | New Jersey | United States

The Linwood Arboretum, a pocket sized public garden with something in bloom every day of the year, has hosted visitors from around the world. The garden highlights worthy but uncommon plants that thrive in this area. We have collections of magnolias, hydrangeas, witch hazels, camellias, a bog garden and more.

Garden helpers of all ages and skills are welcome, there is always something to learn and do. Contact us through our web page or Facebook page for information about volunteering, visiting, tours and membership. Friends of the Linwood Arboretum meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 6pm. The arboretum is open to the public every day, dawn to dusk.

Feb
17
Sat
The Bridge of San Luis Ray @ Two River Theatre
Feb 17 – Mar 18 all-day
The Bridge of San Luis Ray @ Two River Theatre  | Red Bank | New Jersey | United States

Come see “The Bridge of San Luis Ray” by Thornton Wilder winner of three Pulitzer Prizes, based on his classic novel. This quiet masterpiece—a dazzling rumination on the nature of love—will be brought to life on stage by a troupe of actors led by one of the singular figures in the American theater: writer and actor David Greenspan, the winner of five Obie Awards.

Feb
19
Mon
School’s Out Drop-In Day
Feb 19 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
School's Out Drop-In Day @ Tinton Falls | New Jersey | United States

We promise you won’t be bored on your day off from school! Fort Monmouth Recreation Center in Tinton Falls will have Science Exploration Stations, Take Home Kids Creations and Building Fun.

Appropriate for ages 5-10. This is a self-guided program, so at least one adult guardian must stay in the building.

Feb
20
Tue
Pier Village Restaurant Week @ Pier Village
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – Feb 28 @ 1:00 am
Pier Village Restaurant Week @ Pier Village  | Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

Pier Village’s culinary scene heats up February during Pier Village Restaurant Week. From February 20 – 28, 2018, enjoy an amazing 3-course pre-fix menu at a great price from participating Pier Village Restaurants.

Participating Restaurants:
Avenue
Beach House
Faustini Wines
McLoones
Oni Ramen House
Sirena
The Wine Loft

Rebirth of a Nation: Film Screening @ Monmouth University Wilson Hall Auditorium
Feb 20 @ 4:30 pm
Rebirth of a Nation: Film Screening @ Monmouth University Wilson Hall Auditorium | West Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

Come see Paul D. Miller’s powerful film, Rebirth of a Nation. This is a free event and open to the public! Stay after for an open discussion led by Monmouth University Faculty.

DIAVOLO: Architecture in Motion @ Count Basie Theatre
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
DIAVOLO: Architecture in Motion @ Count Basie Theatre | Red Bank | New Jersey | United States

 

Diavolo architecture in motion uses dance to portray the connection between the human body and its architectural environment. The Diavolo group has had an incredible twenty five years of performances and continue to put on a great show for all. With intense physical choreography, no narration and incredible display the performance shows how we as humans are all affected emotionally, physically and mentally with the experiences and places that humans inhabit.

Feb
22
Thu
Girls Night Out at Laurita Winery @ Laurita Winery
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Girls Night Out at Laurita Winery @ Laurita Winery | Plumsted Township | New Jersey | United States
Grab your girlfriends and head over for wine sipping and relaxation! $5 glasses and music. Look for special classes online that come with additional fee.

 

Monmouth University Men’s Basketball @ Ocean First Bank Center @ Ocean First Bank Center
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monmouth University Men's Basketball @ Ocean First Bank Center @ Ocean First Bank Center | West Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

The Hawks play instate rival Rider at home in a MAAC Conference game.

The Reluctant Fundamentalist, World Cinema Series @ Monmouth University Pollak Theatre
Feb 22 @ 7:30 pm
The Reluctant Fundamentalist, World Cinema Series @ Monmouth University Pollak Theatre | West Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

The World Cinema Series presents The Reluctant Fundamentalist, starring Liev Shreibner and Riz Ahmed. This is a political thriller drama based around the novel published in 2007 by Mohsin Hamid. Come out with friends to enjoy this free event!

Anthony Jeselnik Funny Games 2018 World Tour @ Count Basie Theatre
Feb 22 @ 8:00 pm
Anthony Jeselnik Funny Games 2018 World Tour @ Count Basie Theatre  | Red Bank | New Jersey | United States

Anthony Jeselnik is a stand-up comedian from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Anthony starred in and created THE JESELNIK OFFENSIVE, which ran for two seasons on Comedy Central. Anthony has written for and appeared on several roasts for Comedy Central, most notably THE ROAST OF DONALD TRUMP and THE ROAST OF CHARLIE SHEEN.

Anthony has performed on CONAN, THE TONIGHT SHOW, JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE and was the first ever stand-up comic to appear on LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON. He has also written for LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON and received an Emmy Nomination for his work on A NIGHT OF TOO MANY STARS: AN OVERBOOKED CONCERT FOR AUTISM EDUCATION.

Anthony was named one of Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch in 2008 and one of Comedy Central’s Hot Comics in 2009. In 2010, Anthony released his debut comedy album, SHAKESPEARE, through Comedy Central Records. In 2013, he released CALIGULA, his first hour long special, to critical acclaim. Anthony hosted season nine of NBC’s LAST COMIC STANDING alongside judges Norm Macdonald, Roseanne Barr and Keenen Ivory Wayans. Anthony received praise for his hour long special THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS, which was released by Netflix in 2015.

Feb
23
Fri
Mya’s Pocketbook Bingo @ Italian American Association of Ocean Township
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Mya's Pocketbook Bingo @ Italian American Association of Ocean Township | New Jersey | United States

Budded on Earth, To Bloom In Heaven The Mya Lin Terry Foundation, is a charitable, non-profit organization, created to honor the memory and continue the legacy of an amazing little girl, Ms. Mya Lin Terry, The Warrior Princess.

Luke Bryan at Boardwalk City Hall @ Board Walk City Hall
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Luke Bryan at Boardwalk City Hall @ Board Walk City Hall | Atlantic City | New Jersey | United States

Luke Bryan will bring his ” What Makes You Country” Tour to Atlantic City’s Historic Boardwalk Hall on Friday, February 23 at 7:00 PM. Also appearing are special guest Kip Moore and The Cadillac Three.

Monmouth University Women’s Basketball @ Ocean First Bank Center @ Ocean First Bank Center
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monmouth University Women's Basketball @ Ocean First Bank Center @ Ocean First Bank Center | West Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

The Lady Hawks play FairField at home in a MAAC Conference game.

Adam Trent Magic Show @ Count Basie Theatre
Feb 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Come to Count Basie Theatre this February for the exhilarating, mind-altering performance that is the Magic of Adam Trent. Show starts at 8PM February 23rd at Count Basie Theatre, and tickets run from $29 to $79.

“Seeing is dis-believing!” – New York Times

Feb
24
Sat
Mardi Gras at Laurita Winery @ Laurita Winery
Feb 24 all-day
Mardi Gras at Laurita Winery @ Laurita Winery  | Plumsted Township | New Jersey | United States

Come celebrate Mardi Gras at Laurita Winery! Amazing bands and authentic New Orleans food! Don’t miss this great celebration!

Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside Heights @ Seaside Heights Beach and Boardwalk near Spicy
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside Heights @ Seaside Heights Beach and Boardwalk near Spicy | Seaside Heights | New Jersey | United States

Annual Polar Bear Plunge, Saturday, February 24, 2018. Registration begins at 9 am. Plunge takes place at 1:00 pm in the ocean in front of Spicy Cantina in Seaside Heights, N.J. For more information visit www.plungeseaside.org.

A Tribute to Steve Marriott & The Music of Small Faces & Humble Pie @ McLoone's Supper Club
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A Tribute to Steve Marriott & The Music of Small Faces & Humble Pie @ McLoone's Supper Club | Asbury Park | New Jersey | United States

The Rockit Live Foundation is New Jersey’s leading rock band program for young musicians, ages 8-18. Rockit, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, helps nurture, inspire and enrich the lives of young musicians through live music education partnered with the Count Basie Theatre in the heart of Red Bank New Jersey. Rockit also provides professional development and music scholarships while emphasizing the importance of community charity efforts. Rockit Advisory Board members, Maureen and Steven Van Zandt, Carmine Appice, Eddie Brigati, Jacquie Lee and Rich Russo lend their talent and support to a cause they keep close to their hearts. Rockit alumni having gone on to tour with Steve Vai, perform with Keith Urban, sing on Broadway and become finalists on The X-Factor and NBC’s The Voice.    

Katt Williams @ Boardwalk Hall
Feb 24 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Katt Williams @ Boardwalk Hall | Atlantic City | New Jersey | United States

Comedy icon, Katt Williams will be performing LIVE at Boardwalk Hall on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 8:00 PM. Tickets for the show officially go on sale Friday November 10 at 12:00 PM

Feb
25
Sun
Sunday Brunch Buffet at MJ’s Buttonwood Manor
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday Brunch Buffet at MJ's Buttonwood Manor @ Matawan | New Jersey | United States

Join MJ’s at Buttonwood Manor for a fun Sunday brunch with loved ones. From 11 am to 2 pm, enjoy a diverse buffet with hand-carved roasts, made to order omelet station, assortment of dishes and salads, and display of delicious desserts.

Each adult entree starts at $27.99 and includes all you can eat as well as a complimentary mimosa or bloody mary. Children under 12 are $13.99 for the same delicious brunch fix-ins.

Call for reservations and reserve your spot today! Can’t make it this week? This happens every Sunday at MJ’s at Buttonwood Manor.

Under the Sea Family Brunch! Celebrate COA’s Birthday! @ Bahrs Landing
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Under the Sea Family Brunch! Celebrate COA's Birthday! @ Bahrs Landing  | Highlands | New Jersey | United States

You’re Invited!
Celebrate Clean Ocean Action’s Birthday at an Under the Sea Family Brunch!
Who: All friends of the ocean, the small and the tall
Attire: Dress up as your favorite sea creature, mermaid, merman or be creative!
What: Family Brunch featuring delicious food, drink specials for the adults, kids crafts, and a special interactive experience with marine life from Jenkinson’s Aquarium!
Help protect the ocean while celebrating COA’s Birthday!
The proceeds from the event will help to raise important funds for COA’s year-round ocean protection programs. Learn more at CleanOceanAction.org!
Tickets may also be purchased via check, cash, or over the phone at 732-872-0111. Please call ASAP to reserve your tickets!

Chili cook off, Highlands New Jersey @ INLET Cafe
Feb 25 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come to the INLET Cafe in Highlands, New Jersey on Sunday, February 25th for an annual Chili Cook off. Tickets are $30 and include Chili Tasting(s), Two Beer Tickets, and Two voting ballots for your Chili of choice. All proceeds will benefit the 2018 St. Patricks Day Parade.

Stephanie Segal Miller Water Color Class @ Arts Garage
Feb 25 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Stephanie Segal Miller Water Color Class @ Arts Garage  | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States

Have you ever wanted to try watercolor painting? Here’s your chance! Enjoy the wonderful world of watercolor in this fun and relaxing class. Beginners and explorers welcome. Bring your own photo or work from a still life.

The Legacy Project: A Dance of Hope @ Pollak Theatre
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm
The Legacy Project: A Dance of Hope @ Pollak Theatre | West Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

Acclaimed choreographer and storyteller Carolyn Dorfman has created an exultant “dance-theatre” trilogy that connects us through our common human experience. Told through the lens of a child of Holocaust survivors, dances illustrate the devastation, yet inspires hope as immigrants’ journey to a new land that promises new beginnings! Our deepest desires for peace, freedom and family are illuminated in this triumphant work that will make you cry, laugh, think and celebrate the capacity of the human spirit to rise above all circumstance.

Feb
27
Tue
Songwriter’s Showcase @ Cafe Artiste
Feb 27 all-day
Songwriter's Showcase @ Cafe Artiste | New Jersey | United States

Tuesdays at 7 is time for you to shine! Cafe Artiste is the best place for any artist, young or old to perform some new talent. Sign up online for the ability to sing, perform a song, and show off your writing expertise.

Not ready to show off your skills? Come back next week, they do it every tuesday!