Examiner Datebook, March 31


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• PeaPod Purse and Wyatt Rehabilitation will host the third annual Lymphedema Awareness 5K Walk on April 2 at the Manalapan Recreation Center, 120 Route 522, Manalapan. Registration at 10 a.m. Walk starts at 11 a.m. The walk will raise funds to help people who have a financial hardship obtain costly compression garments. Cost: $25 per person, children under 12 free, no pets. Register at the event or online at www.elymphedema.org

• The Millstone Township Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will host a spring rummage sale on April 16 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Millstone firehouse, 461 Stagecoach Road. Donations of gently used household items, linens, toys, clothing, books and sporting equipment will be accepted at the firehouse from April 12-14 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Cribs and car seats cannot be accepted. No computers or exercise equipment will be accepted. All proceeds to benefit the Millstone Township Fire Company. Details: Allison, 609-259-9862, Geryl, 609-658-6386.

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• CentraState Healthcare System is offering the cooking class, “Adventures in Eating: Bee Happy and Healthy,” to children 6 and older on April 2 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in Freehold Township. Junior chefs will be introduced to healthy eating through fun, hands-on activities and tasting samples as they prepare nutritious recipes that feature honey. The program cost is $12 per person and $10 for each additional sibling. To register, call 732-308-0570.

• Millstone Township will hold its 10th annual stream cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon April 16. Volunteers will meet at the parking lot behind the municipal court building, 215 Millstone Road (near Rocky Brook Park and the United Presbyterian Church). A free T-shirt and water will be provided. The Millstone Township Environmental Commission and the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association will sponsor the cleanup. The event will count toward volunteer hours for students (bring required forms). Details: 609-259-4341 or mpisauro@thewatershed.org or thewatershed.org/advocacy/stream-cleanup

• The Monmouth County Spring Job Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 1 at the Brookdale Community College Collins Arena, Lincroft. The job fair will provide individuals with access to employers seeking candidates in every discipline, from hospitality and health care to finance, education, telecommunications, computer science and more. The event is free to attend. No registration is required for job-seekers. Employers interested in more information should call 732-683-8850, ext. 3711.

• Knights of Pythias, Grand Lodge Domain of New Jersey, invites men of all ages and from all communities to learn about the organization at a complimentary buffet breakfast and orientation to be held at 10 a.m. May 15 at the Monroe Township Senior Center, 12 Halsey Reed Road, Monroe Township. Guests will learn about the charitable work provided by the Knights and the social activities the group offers. Reservations are required. Details: 609-851-0914 or email al1425@msn.com

• The Allentown Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. April 14 at the Allentown Methodist Church, 23 Church St., Allentown. Guest speaker Jim Shaw, owner of Uncle Jim’s Worm Farm, will explain the science of vermiculture. Details: www.AllentownGardenClub.net

• The Monmouth County Retired Educators Association will meet at 11 a.m. April 12 at Gramercy at Lakeside Manor, Hazlet. Bring a nonperishable donation for the local food bank. Details: 732 995-7754 or sueschrott@gmail.com

• The Ladies of Saint Joseph will present “A Special Springtime Ladies Mimosa Brunch” featuring humorous guest speaker Jamie Novak, author of “Keep This, Toss That.” Finger sandwiches and mimosas will be served. The brunch will take place from noon to 3 p.m. April 17 at the St. Joseph Church Parish Hall, 91 Stillhouse Road, Millstone Township. Residents of all towns are welcome to attend. Cost is $20 per person. Call Rosalie at 732-490-5302 for tickets/reservations.

• The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance meets every Sunday from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Freehold Community Wellness Center, 17 Bannard St., Freehold. Details: 908-433-1993 or 732-367-7450.

• The Essential Tremor Support Group meets from 7-9 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month (April 7) at the Jack Aaronson Conference Center in the Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Campus, 901 W. Main St., Freehold Township. Details: 732-462-8304, after 10 a.m.

Items for the Datebook may be sent via email to cbarcia@gmnews.com. Please submit items at least two weeks prior to a scheduled event.

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