On Friday, November 4th … The Interfaith Hospitality Network of Ocean County hosts its 5th annual Gift Auction & Dinner at the Woodland Country Club in Lakewood starting at 5:30 p.m. Call 732-736-1550 for tickets and more information.


Saturday, November 5th – Sunday, November 6th …. The Maximilian Foundation hosts its 2nd annual Striped Bass Boat Tournament and Family Fish Fry Saturday, November 5 – Sunday, November 6 at the Manahawkin Elks Lodge on Hilliard Boulevard in Manahawkin with a boat tournament on Saturday and family fish fry on Sunday. Visit themaximilianfoundation.org  for more information.


Thursday, November 17th … The Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce along with Brick Township, Lakewood, Point Pleasant & Point Pleasant Beach Chambers of Commerce host the Five Chambers of Commerce Mega Business Expo at Martell’s Tiki Bar, on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Click tomsriverchamber.com for more information.


Saturday, November 19th … CONTACT of Ocean & Monmouth Counties hosts their Fall Luncheon & Show at Woodlake Country Club on New Hampshire Avenue in Lakewood starting at 10 a.m. featuring live music, shopping and more. Call 732-240-6104 for tickets and additional information.


Saturday, December 3rd … The Monmouth Museum hosts The Caboose Mystery – A Train Themed Magic Show at the museum located at 765 Newman Springs Road in Lincroft starting at noon. Volunteers will be turned into Junior Train Engineers in this high energy train-themed family magic show. Call 732-747=2266 or click monmouthmuseum.org for tickets and more information.


Saturday, December 3rd … The Triboro First Aid Squad holds a Christmas Gift Shop at the Squad house on J Street in Seaside Park from noon – 3 a.m. Call 732-830-3236 or click tri-borofirstaid.com for more information.


Saturday, December 3rd …. The Toms River High School East Marching Raider Band holds a Super Bingo fundraiser at the Toms River Elks Lodge on Washington St. in Toms River starting at noon. Call 908-330-5666 for tickets and additional information.


Sunday, December 4th … The Jackson Liberty Lion Band hosts their 4th Annual Vendor & Craft Fair in the high school gym on Hope Chapel Road from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Friday, December 16th …. The NJ Dance Project presents The Nutcracker Ballet performed by area dance students of all ages at the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts on the campus of Ocean County College in Toms River starting at 5 p.m. newjerseydanceproj.wixsite.com for tickets and additional information.