Family Events in Ocean and Monmouth Counties [LIST]
Wednesday, May 30th … The Emma Havens School PTA in Brick holds a Color Run starting at 4:30 p.m. to benefit classroom libraries. Call 732-785-3000 for more information.
Saturday, June 2nd …. The Avon By The Sea First Aid & Safety Squad holds their 23rd annual Avon 5K Run/Walk along Ocean Avenue and Norwood Avenue starting at 8:30 a.m. Click jsrc.org for more information.
Saturday, June 2nd …. The Ocean County Historical Society holds their first Flea Market on the grounds of their headquarters at 26 Hadley Avenue in Toms River from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Click oceancountyhistory.org or call 732-330-2409 for table information.
Sunday, June 3rd …… The Manasquan Environmental Commission & Manasquan High School Academy of Engineering host outdoor Electric Car Show, with a ride and drive at South Street Plaza Parking Lot in Manasquan from 12 noon -3 p.m. Circle BMW brings electric cars for the public to test drive & explore learn about green technology and enjoy live music. Click their Facebook page or call 732-223-0544 for more information.
Monday, June 5th & Tuesday, June 6th ….. Toms River High School North hosts a presentation with Frank Romeo of "The Art of War" Monday, June 5 and Tuesday, June 6 from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. each day. Romeo is a Vietnam Veteran who was part of a small Special Forces group that was ambushed in August of 1969. He was shot 7 times and woke up months later in a hospital in Japan. After a year of surgeries around the globe, he was discharged from a hospital in Queens where anti-war protesters spit in his face and called him a murderer and a baby killer. Romeo spent 40 years battling an internal struggle with his Vietnam experience and PTSD while raising a family of 7 children on Long Island. His current work is promoting a planned walk across NY State to increase awareness for PTSD and the plight of our many disabled, homeless or unemployed veterans. He plans to raise funds to support a documentary film to spread his message to a national audience. Call 732- 604-5512 for more information.
Friday, June 8th …. The Toms River Marching Mariners hold a Gift Auction at St. Barbara's Greek Orthodox Church on Church Road in Toms River starting at 6 p.m. Check their Facebook page for more information.
Saturday, June 9th … The Beach Haven Chamber of Commerce holds its first Juried Art Walk along Bay Avenue, Beach Haven, a fine arts and fine crafts outdoor festival along starting at 6th Street and ending at Pearl Street from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Click beachhavenchamber.com or call 732-687-1343 for more information.
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