Examiner’s Agenda, October 6 – centraljersey.com

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• Growing up Jewish in Perrineville and Roosevelt: A Talk by William Agress will be presented via Zoom by the Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County, Freehold Township, at 2 p.m. on October 24. Admission: $ 5 for museum members and $ 7 for non-members. For RVSP, call 732-252-6990, email [email protected], or visit www.jhmomc.org

• The Jackson Memorial The Jaguar High School Marching Band will host a Showcase of Champions competition on October 9th. Award-winning bands from across the state will compete and be judged on the music and performance of their show on the pitch. All are welcome to attend the show at Jack Munley Field at Jackson Memorial High School, 101 Don Connor Blvd., Jackson. The music competition will begin at 6:20 pm Reduced admission for those in uniform or with military or first responder ID.

• Monmouth County Park System will be hosting a windmill demonstration on October 9-10, 16-17, 23-24 and 30-31 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Historic Walnford, Walnford Road, Upper Freehold Township. See the 19th century flour mill in action. Free event. Details: 732-842-4000.

• Monmouth County Park System will host Nature on the Move – Autumn Nights on October 8 at 5:30 p.m. at Turkey Swamp Park, Freehold Township, shelter parking lot. Look for the colorful Nature on the Move van from the park system and join a park naturalist for a hands-on, 45- to 60-minute interactive program. Free event. Details: 732-842-4000.

• Monmouth County Park System will host Thompson Park Day on October 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Thompson Park in Lincroft. The event for all ages includes pumpkin painting, wagon rides, kids’ races, entertainment and more. Some activities are chargeable. Entrance and parking are free. Details: 732-842-4000.

• The Allentown Lions will host a beer garden on October 8 from 5 to 9 pm and October 9 to 10 from noon to 9 pm There will be live music; with over 20 craft beers available for purchase. The beer garden will be behind Bloomers & Things Florist, 24 S. Main St., Allentown. All welcome. Visit the Lions Facebook page or website at www.allentownlionsclub.com

• United Methodist DeBows Church, at the intersection of Route 571 and Route 537, Jackson, will host a flea market on October 9 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Table space (no table) for vendors is $ 10. Contact Sue at 732-928-0352 to reserve a space or for more information. The group Libby Prison Minstrels will perform from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Additional information is available at www.debowsumc.org

• A Howl-o-Ween family festival The Dog Festival will be celebrated at Marty’s Place, 118 Route 526, Upper Freehold Township, from noon to 4 p.m. on October 23 (rain date October 24).
There will be dog costume competitions, a walk, hay walks, a pet photo booth, K-9 police dog demonstrations, live music, food trucks, games and activities for the kids. , adults and dogs. Adults, children and dogs are welcome to dress up and participate in a variety of competitions. Admission is $ 5 for adults; children under 6 are free. All proceeds will go to senior dogs in the care of Marty’s Place. Details: www.martysplace.org or call 609-259-1278.

• The monthly meeting of the NJ Health Care Networking Group will be held on October 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. online via Zoom. The NJ Health Care Networking Group is a free organization for anyone in the health care industry, including those who provide ancillary products and services. Main Street Medicap Inc., the VIP Member Spotlight, is hosting the October meeting. To register and receive a Zoom code to join the meeting, email [email protected]

• The village of Allentown Initiative (TAVI) invites neighborhood residents to join a special effort to sponsor local businesses. Sign up at www.allentownvinj.org to receive a weekly email featuring Allentown shops and restaurants. The email will feature unique products, services and specials offered by entrepreneurs across Allentown and Upper Freehold Township. There is no charge to participate. To register and for more information, visit www.allentownvinj.org

• Medical Center The Center has launched a new online bereavement support group led by licensed clinical social workers and certified in bereavement counseling to help those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. The group is open to adult members of the community who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Private groups provide a safe, non-judgmental space for participants to share their emotions and struggles. The group meets via Zoom on the first and third Thursday of each month at 3 p.m. To register, call 732-303-5170 or email [email protected] or [email protected]

• Samaritan Center, a joint ministry of the Presbyterian churches of St. Thomas More and Old Tivent, operates a pantry to provide additional food to those in need in Manalapan, Marlboro, Englishtown and Millstone Township. For more information, call 732-446-1142 and make an appointment. Donations of funds and food are gratefully accepted to support the running of the center. Volunteers are always welcome.

• Embroiderers Guild of America – Monmouth Chapter is dedicated to teaching and sharing the joys of sewing. The organization welcomes embroiderers of all levels. The evening stitchers will meet via Zoom on the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. The stitchers of the day will meet via Zoom on the third Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. organization

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