LIFE AT THE JERSEY SHORE, OCEAN COUNTY EDITION

Both Ocean County Parks & Recreation Department and our Ocean County Library system are sponsors of MAJOR events which will be of interest to both residents and visitors of Ocean County.  Below is a comprehensive list of Daily, weekly and monthly activities for the month of July in Ocean County.  The Jersey Shore Convention Visitors Bureau invite you to visit and enjoy life at the Jersey Shore.

Free Events at the Shore

  • JulyOpen, Barnegat Light Museum, 5th St. & Central Ave. (501 Central Ave). The museum is open July & August, daily from 10 –  4 pm,  June September  and   October, weekends from 10 – 4 pm. The Museum Gardens are open all year. Sponsored by the  Barnegat Light Historical Society. Information: 609-494-8578 or www.bl-hs.org – BARNEGAT LIGHTOpen: Show Place Ice Cream Parlour, Centre St. & Beach Ave. 11:30 am – Closing. Enjoy a show and dessert as you become  part of the entertainment, talented wait staff perform Cabaret, Show Tunes and Improvisation. Open daily June 19 –  September 2.  Information: 609-492-0018 or www.theshowplace.org – BEACH HAVENOspreys of Island Beach, Island Beach State Park, Nature Center, Rt. 35 South. 10 am. Learn about the amazing lives of the  Osprey, one of Island Beach’s most prominent wildlife residents. Free.  Paid admission into the Park required. Information:  732-793-0506 or www.conservewildlifenj.org/education/programs/islandbeach – ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK

    Seine the Barnegat Bay, Island Beach State Park, Bathing Beach #1, Rt. 35 South.  11 am & 1 pm. Pull a seine net through the  Barnegat Bay and discover the amazing creatures who live there. Pre-register at the Fish Tanks in the Pavilion, Bathing Beach #1.  Paid admission into the Park required. Information: 732-793-0506 or  www.conservewildlifenj.org/education/programs/islandbeach – ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK

    Daily Beach Walk, Island Beach State Park, Bathing Beach #1 Pavilion, Rt. 35 South. Noon. Explore the plants and animals of  Island Beach and learn how Superstorm Sandy impacted the ecology of this unique barrier island. Pre-Register at the Fish Tanks  in the Pavilion, Bathing Beach #1.  Free.   Paid admission into the Park required. Information: 732-793-0506 or  www.conservewildlifenj.org/education/programs/islandbeach – ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK

    Meet the Locals, Island Beach State Park, Bathing Beach #1, Rt. 35 South. 2 pm. Discover and meet the creatures of the Park’s barrier island ecosystem. Free. Paid admission into the Park required. Information: 732-793-0506 or www.conservewildlifenj.org/education/programs/islandbeach – ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK

    Open for the Season, Six Flags Great Adventure & Wild Safari Off Road Adventure, Rte. 537.  10:30 – 6. Information: 732-928-1821 or  www.sixflags.com/greatAdventure – JACKSON

    Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Open, 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

    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

  • Every SundaySunset Cruise, Miss Barnegat Light, Barnegat Light Yacht Basin, 18th St. 7 pm. Enjoy sunset, wildlife and waters of  Barnegat Light harbor and inlet. Runs Sundays – Thursdays July thru September 1.  $ Information: 609-494-2094 or  www.missbarnegatlight.com – BANEGAT LIGHTDJ Darrin, Fantasy Island Amusement Park, 320 West Seventh. Every Saturday and Sunday from Memorial Day and Labor Day. Information: 609-492-4000 or www.fantasyislandpark.com – BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLANDMayor Gator, Fantasy Island Amusement Park, 320 West Seventh. Mayor Gator will be greeting our guests every Friday and  Saturday  Information: 609-492-4000 or www.fantasyislandpark.com – BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

    Lakehurst Farmers’ Market, Lake Horicon, Union Ave. & Lake St. 8:30 am – 1 pm. Variety of fruits and vegetables.  Runs Sundays June thru September 15th.  Information: 908-910-7859 or  www.lakehurstnj.org – LAKEHURST

    Lakehurst Historical Society & Museum, 300 Center Street. The Museum is open on Wednesdays and Sundays from noon until 3:00. Special tours and small groups can be accommodated with prior notice. Information: 732-657-8864 or  http://www.lakehurstnj.org/historicalmain.html – LAKEHURST

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

    Portrait Painting, Pine Shores Art Association, 94 Stafford Avenue. 1 pm – 3 pm.  Model is provided to draw or paint in the medium of their choice. $ Information: 609-597-3557 or www.pineshoresartassociation.org  – MANAHAWKIN

    Free Vineyard Tour, Laurita Winery, 35 Archertown Road. 1 pm – 6 pm. Weather permitting. Runs all year. Information:   609-758-8000 or www.lauritawinery.com – NEW EGYPT

    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

    Paddlewheel Cruises, River Belle, Broadway. Check website or call for information. Cruise along the waters of the  Manasquan River, Point Pleasant Canal and Barnegat Bay while enjoying Lunch, Brunch or Dinner. Learn about the historical  sites and points of interest that dot the shores. Runs July 2 thru September 1. Information: 732-892-3377 or  www.riverboattour.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

  • Every MondaySunset Cruise, Miss Barnegat Light, Barnegat Light Yacht Basin, 18th St. 7 pm. Enjoy sunset, wildlife and waters of  Barnegat Light harbor and inlet. Runs Sundays – Thursdays July thru September 1.  $ Information: 609-494-2094 or  www.missbarnegatlight.com – BANEGAT LIGHTLacey Schoolhouse Museum, 126 South Main Street (Route 9). Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday  June 14 thru September. Monday, Wednesday & Friday 1 pm – 3 pm & Saturday 10 am – noon. Information: 609-693-1100 or  www.laceytownship.org – FORKED RIVERProspertown Schoolhouse Museum, Municipal Complex, 95 West Veteran’s Highway (Route 528). Open year-round Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm by appointment only.  Information:  or 732-928-1200, ext. 200 http://www.co.ocean.nj.us/museums/Prospertown/about.htm – JACKSON

    Princess/Pirate Tea Party, Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, 2305 Grand Central Ave. (Route 35 north). 4 pm. Performers are  dressed in character (Princesses, Beauties, Princes and Pirates) as they serve a single scoop of ice cream and sing songs to  their guests. Each admission includes a choice of Tiara, Wand, Prince Crown, Clown Nose or Coloring Book. Plus, each admission  includes a complimentary single scoop of ice cream served along with bottomless iced tea. Appropriate for ages up to 9 yrs. old or 3rd Grade.  Runs Mondays July 1 thru  August 26. Information: 732-854-2779 orwww.themusicman.com – LAVALLETTE

    Portrait Sessions, Pine Shores Art Association, 94 Stafford Avenue. 7 pm – 9 pm. The same model poses for several weeks to draw  or paint in the medium of choice. $ Information: 609-597-3557 or  www.pineshoresartassociation.org – MANAHAWKIN

    Beachcombing, Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Boardwalk & Parkway. 6 pm – 6:45 pm.  Explore the shore with staff and see what you can find. Weather permitting.  Free.   Information: 732-899-1659 or  www.jenkinsons.com/aquarium – POINT PLEASANT BEACH

    Kiddie Beach Shows, Jenkinson’s South Beach Stage, 300 Ocean Ave. 7 pm. Runs Mondays June 24 thru August 26.  Information:  732-892-0600 or www.jenkinsons.com – POINT PLEASANT BEACH

    Music Mondays, Hiering Ave. 7 pm.  Rock & roll, oldies, jazz, and pop concert. Bring chair or blanket. Runs Mondays July 1 – September 2. Information: 732-830-3700 or   www.exit82.com – SEASIDE HEIGHTS

    Farmers Market, Seaside Park Marina Lawn, J Street & Central Ave.  11 am – 5 pm. Fresh vegetables and fruit.  Runs Mondays & Fridays from June 3 thru September 2. Information: 732-793-3700 or  www.seasideparknj.org – SEASIDE PARK

    Baby Clams in Your Hand, Island Beach State Park Marina, 24th Ave. 1 pm – 2 pm. Visit a ReClam the Bay shellfish nursery  where thousands of baby shellfish are grown, and learn about shellfish gardening in Barnegat Bay.  Runs Mondays June thru  September 30th. Information: 732-349-1152 or www.ReClamTheBay.org – SOUTH SEASIDE PARK

  • Every TuesdayOpen House Tour, St. Peters at the Light, 7th & Central Ave. 10 am – Noon. Tour the church constructed in 1890 by a  shipbuilder. Information: 609-494-2698 or  www.stpetersbarnegatlight.org – BANEGAT LIGHTSunset Cruise, Miss Barnegat Light, Barnegat Light Yacht Basin, 18th St. 7 pm. Enjoy sunset, wildlife and waters of  Barnegat Light harbor and inlet. Runs Sundays – Thursdays July thru September 1.  $ Information: 609-494-2094 or  www.missbarnegatlight.com – BANEGAT LIGHTWalking 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

    Prospertown Schoolhouse Museum, Municipal Complex, 95 West Veteran’s Highway (Route 528). Open year-round Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm by appointment only.  Information:  or 732-928-1200, ext. 200 http://www.co.ocean.nj.us/museums/Prospertown/about.htm – JACKSON

    Concert: The Island Singers, Village Lutheran Church, 701 Western Blvd. 7:30 pm. Southern Ocean County mixed community chorus  who have been singing together for more than 30 years. Information: 609-597-1474 – LANOKA HARBOR

    Childrens’ Story Time, Fairy Tale Series, The Music Man, 2305 Grand Central Ave. (Route 35 north). 4 pm. Our  performers act out a different fairytale each week. They dress in costume, tell the story of the day and interact with the  audience by requesting their participation.  Each admission includes  a complimentary single scoop of ice cream. Appropriate for ages up toto 9 yrs. old or 3rd Grade. Information: 732-854-2779 orwww.themusicman.com – LAVALLETTE

    Movies on the Bay,  Bay Blvd. & Philadelphia Ave. Movies begin at Sunset approx. 8:30 pm.  Snacks will be available for purchase from the Lavallette  Fire Department Lady’s Auxiliary.  Movies are free.  In case of inclement weather, the movies will be held 8 pm. at the  Lavallette Elementary School, 105 Brooklyn Ave. Closed Captioning And Accessible Restrooms Provided.  Information: www.lavallette.org – LAVALLETTE

    Paddlewheel Cruises, River Belle, Broadway. Check website or call for information. Cruise along the waters of the  Manasquan River, Point Pleasant Canal and Barnegat Bay while enjoying Lunch, Brunch or Dinner. Learn about the historical  sites and points of interest that dot the shores. Runs July 2 thru September 1. Information: 732-892-3377 or  www.riverboattour.com – POINT PLEASANT BEACH

    Wristband Day, Jenkinson’s Amusement Park, Boardwalk & Parkway. Noon – 6 pm. Ride all day long with the $ unlimited ride  wristband. Runs Tuesdays May 28th thru September 3rd Weather Permitting. Information: 732-892-0600 or  www.jenkinsons.com – POINT PLEASANT BEACH

    Dining with Perky, Jenkinson’s Pavilion Restaurant, Boardwalk & Parkway. 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Bring the kids and enjoy a meal with  Perky the Penguin, kids eat free! Runs Tuesdays June 18 thru August 27. Information: 732-892-0600 or  www.jenkinsons.com – POINT PLEASANT BEACH

    ReClam the Bay: Hands On Learning about Sea Creatures, Surf City Spray Beach, 16th St. 9 am – 10 am. Join ReClam the Bay,  and Alliance for a Living Ocean and see and touch live baby clams and oysters, learn about the history, ecology and stewardship  of our bay, then Sea Critter Round Up – Cast a net to find all kinds of creatures living bay. Runs Tuesdays July thru September 3rd.  Information: 732-349-1152 or www.ReClamTheBay.org – SURF CITY

    Open, Ocean County Historical Society Museum, 26 Hadley Ave. Museum hours are Tuesday and Thursday from 1 – 3 pm and the  first Saturday of each month from 1 – 4 pm. You can visit our current exhibit Monday – Friday between from 9:30 am – 4 pm.  Our Research Center is open Tuesday and Wednesday from 1 – 4 PM, and the first Saturday of each month from 1 – 4 PM. Information:  732-341-1880 or www.oceancountyhistory.org – TOMS RIVER

    Weavin’ Tuesdays, Tuckerton Seaport and Baymen’s Museum, 120 W. Main St., Rt. 9. 12 noon till 3 pm. This is for those  unfinished baskets, show and tell, and just about anything baskets. $ Information: 609-296-8868 or  www.tuckertonseaport.org – TUCKERTON

  • Every WednesdaySunset Cruise, Miss Barnegat Light, Barnegat Light Yacht Basin, 18th St. 7 pm. Enjoy sunset, wildlife and waters of  Barnegat Light harbor and inlet. Runs Sundays – Thursdays July thru September 1.  $ Information: 609-494-2094 or  www.missbarnegatlight.com – BANEGAT LIGHTLacey Schoolhouse Museum, 126 South Main Street (Route 9). Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday  June 14 thru September. Monday, Wednesday & Friday 1 pm – 3 pm & Saturday 10 am – noon. Information: 609-693-1100 or  www.laceytownship.org – FORKED RIVERConcerts in the Park, Sunset Park, West Salem Ave. 7 pm – 9 pm. Bring chair or blanket. Runs Wednesdays July 17  thru August 21. Information: 609-361-6000 or www.harveycedars.org – HARVEY CEDARS

    Island Heights Cottage Museum, 105 Simpson Ave. Open year-round Wednesday 1 – 4 pm, Every Third Sat 9 am – 3 pm. Information: 732-929-2815 – ISLAND HEIGHTS

    Prospertown Schoolhouse Museum, Municipal Complex, 95 West Veteran’s Highway (Route 528). Open year-round Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm by appointment only.  Information:  or 732-928-1200, ext. 200 http://www.co.ocean.nj.us/museums/Prospertown/about.htm – JACKSON

    Lakehurst Historical Society & Museum, 300 Center Street. The Museum is open on Wednesdays and Sundays from noon until 3:00. Special tours and small groups can be accommodated with prior notice. Information: 732-657-8864 or  http://www.lakehurstnj.org/historicalmain.html – LAKEHURST

    A “Grease”ful Ice Cream Musical, Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, 2305 Grand Central Ave. (Route 35 north). 4 pm. This   theme show present with various songs that will bring you back and make you want to Hand-Jive once again. When you order an   ice cream sundae, the show is free. Runs Wednesdays July 3 thru August 28. Information: 732-854-2779 or  www.themusicman.com – LAVALLETTE

    Giffordtown Schoolhouse Museum, 35 Leitz Blvd. & Wisteria Lane. Open Wednesday 10 am to Noon and 1 to 4 pm. Saturday 2  – 4 pm from June thru Labor Day. Information: 609-294-1547 or  http://www.tuckertonlehhs.org/schoolhouse.php – LITTLE EGG HARBOR

    Do Your Own Thing, Pine Shores Art Association, 94 Stafford Avenue. 10 am – 2:30 pm. Work in whatever medium you choose.  Information: 609-597-3557 or www.pineshoresartassociation.org  – MANAHAWKIN

    Ocean Gate Historical Museum,  Cape May and Asbury Avenues. Open Saturday 10 am to 12 noon & Wednesday 6:30 to 8 pm  or by appointment. Information: 732-269-8040 or  www.co.ocean.nj.us/museums/index.htm – OCEAN GATE

    Paddlewheel Cruises, River Belle, Broadway. Check website or call for information. Cruise along the waters of the  Manasquan River, Point Pleasant Canal and Barnegat Bay while enjoying Lunch, Brunch or Dinner. Learn about the historical  sites and points of interest that dot the shores. Runs July 2 thru September 1. Information: 732-892-3377 or  www.riverboattour.com – POINT PLEASANT BEACH

    Radio Disney, Jenkinson’s Pavilion Beach Stage, Parkway & Boardwalk. 5 pm – 7 pm. Come join us as we welcome Radio Disney to  the Pavilion Beach Stage for music, games, and plenty of prizes & giveaways. Runs June 26 thru August 28. Information: 732-892-0600  or www.jenkinsons.com – POINT PLEASANT BEACH

    Arts & Crafts, Jenkinson’s Amusement Park, Boardwalk & Parkway. 6 pm. Kids can make arts & crafts in Jenkinson’s Amusement Park.  Runs June 26 thru August 28. Information: 732-892-0600 or  www.jenkinsons.com – POINT PLEASANT BEACH

    Jenkinson’s Music Festival, Jenkinson’s Inlet Stage, Ocean Ave. 7:30 pm. Family entertainment showcases different acts every  week. Runs Wednesdays June 26 thru September 2. Information: 732-892-0600 or  www.jenkinsons.com – POINT PLEASANT BEACH

    Hermit Crab Races, Radio Deck across from Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Boardwalk & Parkway. 7:30 pm.  Family Nothing is more exciting than Jenkinson’s weekly Hermit Crab Races! Runs Wednesdays from June 26 thru August 28.  Information: 732-899-1659 or  www.jenkinsons.com/aquarium – POINT PLEASANT BEACH

    Live Comedy Shows, Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club, 518 Arnold Ave. Call or check website for show times and ticket prices.  Runs Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday all year. Information: 732-899-3900 or  www.unclevinniescomedyclub.com – POINT PLEASANT BEACH

    Fireworks, Boardwalk.  9:30 pm.  Viewable everywhere on the boardwalk. Runs Wednesdays July 3 thru August 28.  Information: 732-830-3700 or  www.exit82.com – SEASIDE HEIGHTS

    Toms River Farmers Market, Huddy Park, West Water & Irons Streets. 11 am – 5 pm. Produce, honey, baked goods, nuts,  herbs, prepared foods.  Sponsored by Downtown Toms River.  Runs May 22 – October 30. Information: 732-341-8738  or www.downtowntomsriver.com – TOMS RIVER

  • Every ThursdayBarnegat’s Farmers’ Market, Gazebo Park, Route 9.  Noon – 5 pm. Jersey Farmers with fresh, homegrown, seasonal produce,  fruits, herbs, flowers, breads, cheeses and pasta. Runs Thursdays June thru October 24th.   Information: 609-693-0080 or www.www.barnegat.net – BARNEGATSunset Cruise, Miss Barnegat Light, Barnegat Light Yacht Basin, 18th St. 7 pm. Enjoy sunset, wildlife and waters of  Barnegat Light harbor and inlet. Runs Sundays – Thursdays July thru September 1.  $ Information: 609-494-2094 or  www.missbarnegatlight.com – BANEGAT LIGHTA Clam Is A Man’s Best Friend, Bay View Park, opposite the Long Beach Township Municipal Building. 10 am – 11 am. Learn about shellfish gardening & the Bay. Hands on presentation, live baby clams and oyster, young and old. Runs Thursdays from June 20 – September 5.  Information: 732-349-1152 or  www.ReClamTheBay.org – BRANT BEACH

    Prospertown Schoolhouse Museum, Municipal Complex, 95 West Veteran’s Highway (Route 528). Open year-round Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm by appointment only.  Information:  or 732-928-1200, ext. 200 http://www.co.ocean.nj.us/museums/Prospertown/about.htm – JACKSON

    July Fireworks, Six Flags Great Adventure, Rte. 537. 10 pm. A heart-pounding show that will bring music to life in the night sky.  Seating is first-come, first-serve in the Great Lake Grandstand with additional viewing along the waterfront. The shows are included  with park admission or Season Pass. Information: 732-928-1821 or  www.sixflags.com/greatAdventure – JACKSON

    Lakeside Children’s Theater Presents: , Beach Complex, Ocean County Park, Rt. 88. 1 pm. Children’s  theater performance. Rain or shine. Free. Runs Thursdays June 13 thru August 22 (except July 4).  Information: 732-506-9090 or  www.oceancountparks.org – LAKEWOOD

    Disneyesque Magical Music Revue, The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, 2305 Grand Central Ave. (Route 35 north). 4 pm.  Various magical song from everyone’s childhood are “mashed up” in this delicious musical offering. When you order an ice  cream sundae, the show is free.  Runs Thursdays July 4 thru August 29. Information: 732-854-2779 or  www.themusicman.com – LAVALLETTE

    Life Drawing, Pine Shores Art Association, 94 Stafford Avenue. 7 pm – 9 pm. An undraped model is provided to draw or paint in  their medium of choice. $ Information: 609-597-3557 or www.pineshoresartassociation.org  – MANAHAWKIN

    Paddlewheel Cruises, River Belle, Broadway. Check website or call for information. Cruise along the waters of the  Manasquan River, Point Pleasant Canal and Barnegat Bay while enjoying Lunch, Brunch or Dinner. Learn about the historical  sites and points of interest that dot the shores. Runs July 2 thru September 1. Information: 732-892-3377 or  www.riverboattour.com – POINT PLEASANT BEACH

    Dolphin Races for Kids, Jenkinson’s Pavilion Beach, Parkway & Boardwalk. 5 pm. Family entertainment. Runs Thursdays June 27  thru August 29.  Information: 732-892-0600 or www.jenkinsons.com – POINT PLEASANT BEACH

    Fireworks, Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, Boardwalk & Parkway. At dark. A Jenkinson’s and Point Pleasant Beach family tradition – come  down to the beach and enjoy our Thursday night weekly fireworks show! Family entertainment weekly fireworks show! Runs Thursday from June 20 thru August 29. Information: 732-892-0600 or www.jenkinsons.com –  POINT PLEASANT BEACH

    Live Comedy Shows, Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club, 518 Arnold Ave. Call or check website for show times and ticket prices.  Runs Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday all year. Information: 732-899-3900 or  www.unclevinniescomedyclub.com – POINT PLEASANT BEACH

    Movies on the Beach 13 & Over, Hiering Ave. Dusk. Bring chair or blanket. Runs Thursdays from July 11 thru September 5.   Free.  Information: 732-830-3700 or www.exit82.com – SEASIDE HEIGHTS

    Baby Clams in your Hands? Surf City Yacht Club, N 10th St. 5 pm – 6 pm.  Visit the shellfish nursery where thousands of  baby shellfish are grown, see, touch and learn about shellfish gardening in Barnegat. Runs Thursdays from June 20 – September  5. Information: 732-349-1152 or www.ReClamTheBay.org – SURF CITY

    Open, Ocean County Historical Society Museum, 26 Hadley Ave. Museum hours are Tuesday and Thursday from 1 – 3 pm and the  first Saturday of each month from 1 – 4 pm. You can visit our current exhibit Monday – Friday between from 9:30 am – 4 pm.  Our Research Center is open Tuesday and Wednesday from 1 – 4 PM, and the first Saturday of each month from 1 – 4 PM. Information:  732-341-1880 or www.oceancountyhistory.org – TOMS RIVER

  • Every FridayBaby Clams in your Hands, Barnegat Light Municipal Boat Ramp, 10th & Bayview. 10 am – 11 am. Visit the shellfish nursery where  thousands of baby shellfish are grown. See, touch and learn about shellfish gardening in Barnegat Bay. Runs Fridays June through  September 5. Information: 732-349-1152 or www.reclamthebay.org – BARNEGAT LIGHTDock tours, Viking Village, 19th & Bayview. 10 am.  Runs from June 28 – August 30.  Call LBI Chamber of Commerce for reservations: 609-494-7211.  Information: 609-361-7008 or www.vikingvillage.net – BARNEGAT LIGHTWalking 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

    Presentation: The Secret Lives of Clams and Oysters, NJ Maritime Museum, 528 Dock Road. 10 am – 11 am. Hands on presentation, learn about shellfish gardening & the Barnegat Bay. Presented by ReClam the Bay. Runs June 28 thru August. Information: 609-492-0202 or ww.museumofnjmh.org – BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

    POP Day, Fantasy Island Amusement Park, 320 West Seventh.  4 – 7 pm. Pay One Price Day.  Runs Fridays June 21 thru August 30 from 4 – 7 pm.  Information: 609-492-4000 or  www.fantasyislandpark.com – BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

    Lacey Schoolhouse Museum, 126 South Main Street (Route 9). Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday  June 14 thru September. Monday, Wednesday & Friday 1 pm – 3 pm & Saturday 10 am – noon. Information: 609-693-1100 or  www.laceytownship.org – FORKED RIVER

    Prospertown Schoolhouse Museum, Municipal Complex, 95 West Veteran’s Highway (Route 528). Open year-round Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm by appointment only.  Information:  or 732-928-1200, ext. 200 http://www.co.ocean.nj.us/museums/Prospertown/about.htm – JACKSON

    Kids Cabaret Showcase, Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, 2305 Grand Central Ave. (Route 35 north). 4 pm. Music Man Kids,  ages 7 – 12, that participated in the weekly Kids Cabaret Club will perform and are ready to experience the stage, lights and  music of a Music Man performance with their very own backup singers. When you order an ice cream sundae, the show is free.  Reservations recommended. Runs Fridays July 5 thru August 30. Information: 732-854-2779 or  www.njmusicman.com – LAVALLETTE

    Discovery Fridays, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd. 10 am. Learn and discover with  ReClam the Bay station, Butterfly Bush/Milkweed Station, Rain Garden Station and a Diamondback Terrapin Nesting Relocation Site. Runs Fridays from June 28 – Augusst 23. Information: 609-494-1241 or www.lbifoundation.org – LOVELADIES

    Farm Fresh Fridays Farmers Market, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd. 11 am – 3 pm.  Fresh flowers, fruits, vegetables, and baked goods.   Runs Fridays May 10 – September 27.  Information: 609-494-1241 or  www.lbifoundation.org – LOVELADIES

    Paddlewheel Cruises, River Belle, Broadway. Check website or call for information. Cruise along the waters of the  Manasquan River, Point Pleasant Canal and Barnegat Bay while enjoying Lunch, Brunch or Dinner. Learn about the historical  sites and points of interest that dot the shores. Runs July 2 thru September 1. Information: 732-892-3377 or  www.riverboattour.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 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

    Live Comedy Shows, Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club, 518 Arnold Ave. Call or check website for show times and ticket prices.  Runs Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday all year. Information: 732-899-3900 or  www.unclevinniescomedyclub.com – POINT PLEASANT BEACH

    Farmers Market, Seaside Park Marina Lawn, J Street & Central Ave.  11 am – 5 pm. Fresh vegetables and fruit.  Runs Mondays & Fridays from June 3 thru September 2. Information: 732-793-3700 or  www.seasideparknj.org – SEASIDE PARK

    Little Red Schoolhouse Museum, Wells Mills Road. Open May – September  Fri & Sat, 1 – 3 pm.  Or by appointment.  Information: 609-693-5666 or  http://www.ocean.nj.us/museums/Waretown/about.htm – WARETOWN

  • Every SaturdayFit Club with Roger, Howe Street Beach, one block south of Bridge Ave. 8 am – 9 am.  Bring towel or blanket.  Runs Tuesday, Thursdays, & Saturdays year round. $  Information: 732-899-0920 or  www.www.therapeutictouchnj.com – BAY HEADMayor Gator, Fantasy Island Amusement Park, 320 West Seventh. Mayor Gator will be greeting our guests every Friday and  Saturday  Information: 609-492-4000 or www.fantasyislandpark.com – BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLANDDJ Darrin, Fantasy Island Amusement Park, 320 West Seventh. Every Saturday and Sunday from Memorial Day and Labor Day. Information: 609-492-4000 or www.fantasyislandpark.com – BEACH HAVEN/LONG BEACH ISLAND

    Lacey Schoolhouse Museum, 126 South Main Street (Route 9). Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday  June 14 thru September. Monday, Wednesday & Friday 1 pm – 3 pm & Saturday 10 am – noon. Information: 609-693-1100 or  www.laceytownship.org – FORKED RIVER

    Giffordtown Schoolhouse Museum, 35 Leitz Blvd. & Wisteria Lane. Open Wednesday 10 am to Noon and 1 to 4 pm. Saturday 2  – 4 pm from June thru Labor Day. Information: 609-294-1547 or  http://www.tuckertonlehhs.org/schoolhouse.php – LITTLE EGG HARBOR

    Free Vineyard Tour, Laurita Winery, 35 Archertown Road. 1 pm – 6 pm. Weather permitting. Runs all year. Information:   609-758-8000 or www.lauritawinery.com – NEW EGYPT

    Ocean Gate Historical Museum,  Cape May and Asbury Avenues. Open Saturday 10 am to 12 noon & Wednesday 6:30 to 8 pm  or by appointment. Information: 732-269-8040 or  www.co.ocean.nj.us/museums/index.htm – OCEAN GATE

    Paddlewheel Cruises, River Belle, Broadway. Check website or call for information. Cruise along the waters of the  Manasquan River, Point Pleasant Canal and Barnegat Bay while enjoying Lunch, Brunch or Dinner. Learn about the historical  sites and points of interest that dot the shores. Runs July 2 thru September 1. Information: 732-892-3377 or  www.riverboattour.com – POINT PLEASANT BEACH

    Live Comedy Shows, Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club, 518 Arnold Ave. Call or check website for show times and ticket prices.  Runs Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday all year. Information: 732-899-3900 or  www.unclevinniescomedyclub.com – POINT PLEASANT BEACH

    Little Red Schoolhouse Museum, Wells Mills Road. Open May – September  Fri & Sat, 1 – 3 pm.  Or by appointment.  Information: 609-693-5666 or  http://www.ocean.nj.us/museums/Waretown/about.htm – WARETOWN

For more information on Events in Monmouth and Ocean Counties please check out the Jersey Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau website at www.visitthejerseyshore.com website or call Robert Hilton executive Director at 732-244-9283 for more information.