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Examiner Datebook, May 26

• The Ladies of St. Joseph, Millstone Township, will sponsor a bus tour of the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., on Oct. 11. The cost is $99 per person and includes a buffet lunch at the Thayer Hotel. Bus will leave from St. Joseph Church at 8:15 a.m. and return at 8 p.m. There will be a guided tour of West Point at 1 p.m. and free time from 3-4:30 p.m. at the academy. For tickets, call Rosalie, 732-490-5302.

• The Upper Freehold-Allentown Alliance to Prevent Alcoholism and Drug Abuse will present Bike Night 2016 from 5:30-9 p.m. June 8 at The Roost at the Cream Ridge Golf Course, 181 Route 539, Cream Ridge. All makes and models of motorcycles are welcome. There will be door prizes, judging and awards, music, food and beverages. No entry fee, but donations to support the Alliance are welcome. Details: 609-758-7738, ext. 230.

• Camp Invention will take place in Millstone Township this summer. The camp is open to children entering grades one through six. Children will explore connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation. The week begins on Aug. 1 with Michelle Falanga serving as director of the Epic program. Registration is $155 (regular price $255), due to a generous donation provided by the Nordson Corporation Foundation. Details: www.campinvention.org or 800-968-4332.

• The Millstone Township Open Space and Farmland Preservation Council will host the 10th annual clambake fundraiser on June 12 at Wagner Farm Park, Millstone Township. Limited tickets are available and must be purchased in advance. Tickets are $30 per adult and $10 per child if purchased by May 21. Children’s tickets do not include lobster. The adult ticket price increases to $35 effective May 22. Details: Lori Maher, 732-446-4249, ext. 1103, or L-Maher@millstonenj.gov

• Millstone Elks Lodge No. 2613, 22 Burnt Tavern Road, Millstone Township, will run a bus trip to see the New York Mets play the Philadelphia Phillies in Philadelphia on July 15 at 7:05 p.m. Cost is $60 per person and includes bus, game ticket and refreshments on the bus. Bus will leave at 4 p.m. from the Elks lodge. For tickets, call Tom, 732-904-8366. The Elks Lodge has space available for daytime/evening meetings. Details: 609-259-8911.

• CentraState Healthcare System will present a free physician lecture on bariatric surgery, “Is Weight-Loss Surgery Right for You?” on June 1 from 7-8 p.m. at the Star and Barry Tobias Health Awareness Center, Freehold Township. The lecture will discuss who is a candidate for bariatric surgery, weight-loss surgery options, what is involved in each surgical option, the risks and benefits of weight-loss surgery, and life after surgery. The lecture is free, but space is limited and registration is required. To register, call 732-308-0570.

• The Jackson Premium Outlets, Route 537, Jackson, will present a summer concert series every Saturday from 1-4 p.m., weather permitting, outside the food court. The series will begin on May 28 and conclude on Sept. 3. All performances are free and open to the public. Live performances will range from summer tunes to bluegrass, classic rock and pop.

• The Shrewsbury Chorale will present an evening of fine dining, entertainment and prizes at its gift auction fundraiser, The Chorale Goes to the Opera, on June 14 at 5:30 p.m. at St. George’s Greek Orthodox Church, 1033 West Park Ave., Ocean Township. Dinner catered by Buona Sera. BYOB. Advance reservations are required. Cost is $55. Details: 732-747-1362.

• The Summer sessions of Dancing by the Peddie Lake with Candace-Woodward-Clough, offering instruction in swing, foxtrot, waltz and Latin dancing, will be held at 112 Etra Road, Hightstown. Classes will begin June 2 for four weeks and June 24 for four weeks. Beginner classes start at 7:30 p.m., and intermediate classes begin at 8:30 p.m. Cost is $60 per person for a four-week session. Pre-register by calling 732-995-4284. Woodward-Clough is a choreographer, teacher and exercise consultant who has been teaching ballroom, Latin and swing dance for more than 30 years.

• The Monmouth County Retired Educators Association will meet at 11 a.m. June 14 at the Spring Lake Manor, Spring Lake. Installation of officers will take place and the annual Philanthropic Award will be presented. Members are asked to bring a non-perishable donation for the local food bank. The association is collecting school supplies to include in fall backpacks for needy children. For luncheon reservations, call Sue at 732-995-7754 or email sueshrott@gmail.com before June 3. New members are welcome.

• Individuals age 11 and over may receive free instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on June 4. Residents of all towns are welcome to attend. First Aid & CPR, LLC, will host a free American Heart Association hands-only training event at the Manalapan Community Center, 114 Route 33, Manalapan. Training will be offered every hour on the hour from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees will be trained to spot a sudden cardiac arrest, call 911 and provide hands-only CPR and the use of an automated external defibrillator. Pre-registration is required by calling 732-414-6072 or 888-242-4259. Details: www.FirstAid.org

• Vendors are being sought for an Italian festival to be held from June 29 through July 2, 6-11 p.m., at Freehold Raceway, Freehold. The event is sponsored by the Italian American Association of Monmouth County. There will be rides, games, entertainment, crafters and food at the festibal. Details: Cheryl Scuorzo, 732-536-5832.

• 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 (June 2) 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 gmntnews@gmnews.com. Please submit items at least two weeks prior to a scheduled event.

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