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• The Ocean-Monmouth Hearing Loss Support Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters, Manalapan. Audiologist Carrie Shapiro-Basen will discuss hearing loss issues, tinnitus and communications strategies for deaf and hard of hearing people. Projected simultaneous CART captioning will be provided to aid hearing-challenged attendees. Details: oceanmonmouthhla@yahoo.com
• A Back to Friday night Sabbath service will take place at the Freehold Jewish Center, 59 Broad St., Freehold Borough, on Sept. 9, preceded by a brisket barbecue at 6:15 p.m. Services will follow in the sanctuary at 7:15 p.m. RSVP by calling 732-462-0254.
• A flea market will be held in the Freehold Jewish Center parking lot, 59 Broad St., Freehold Borough, on Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Parking spaces” in the lot are $36 per spot. The synagogue will have its own tables for those who wish to donate items. To reserve a spot, call 732-462-0254.
• An identity theft symposium will be offered to the public from 6:15-8:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters, Manalapan. There is no cost to attend. Presenters from Microsoft and the Division of Consumer Affairs will teach attendees how to troubleshoot and protect identity, and privacy and personal data from being stolen online. Seating is limited. Register at www.millstonedems.org or call 609-495-4391.
• The Millstone Elks will host their first Antique and Classic Car Show from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Millstone Township Middle School, 5 Dawson Ct., Millstone Township. All years, makes and models welcome; $15 pre-registration, $20 day of show. Free admission to all spectators. Proceeds to benefit children with special needs. Music by Wolfman Jerry. Details: 732-637-8720.
• The Shrewsbury Chorale invites choral singers to participate in its open rehearsals on Sept. 13 and Sept. 20 from 7:45-10 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County, 1475 W. Front St., Lincroft. Learn about the organization, join in the fun, and schedule an audition. Scores provided. Details: 732-747-1362 or www.shrewsburychorale.org
• A night of comedy, dinner and gift auctions to benefit The Seeing Eye will be held at Sterling Gardens, Matawan, on Sept. 29. Admission is $38 per person. Checks may be sent to The Seeing Eye, P.O.Box 276, Manalapan, NJ 07726. Tables of up to 10 people may be reserved. Gift auction tickets will be sold at the event. RSVP by Sept. 20. Details: 732-272-7078.
• Congregation Ahavat Olam, 106 Windeler Road, Howell, will host a vendor/craft fair on Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will feature jewelry, wood products, Tupperware, sports, soaps, books, party supplies, elder law services, banking services, Judaica, clothing, handbags and more. Free admission. Details: robertaL0511@hotmail.com
• A flea market and trash and treasure sale will be held by the Old Brick Church, 490 Route 520, Marlboro, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 24. A wide variety of items will be available for sale along with a lunch menu and home-baked goods. Spaces are now available to the public for $15. Details: Sharon, 732-264-3046.
• The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County, Freehold Township, will welcome Chris Tashima, Academy Award winning director, and actor of “Visas and Virtue,” on Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. Admission is $8 for museum members and $10 for non-members. A question and answer session will follow the screening of the film. Details: 732-252-6990 or www.jhmomc.org
• The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County, Freehold Township, will welcome sports attorney Keith Glass, who will present a talk on “The Past, Present, and Future of Professional Sports” on Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $8 for museum members and $10 for non-members. Glass has been representing professional athletes for some 30 years. Details: 732-252-6990 or www.jhmomc.org
• The Jersey Shore Rose Society will host its 45th annual Rose Show from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 17 at Deep Cut Gardens, 152 Red Hill Road, Middletown. There will be displays of locally grown roses, arrangements and rose photography. Consulting rosarians will be available to answer your questions. Free admission. Details: http://www.jsroses.com
• The Manalapan-Englishtown Regional School District Board of Education will meet at the district offices, 54 Main St., Englishtown, at 7:30 p.m. on the following dates: Sept. 6 (committee of the whole) and Sept. 20 (regular action meeting). Meetings are open to the public. Details: 732-786-2500.
• Monmouth County will host document shredding events on the following dates: Sept. 17, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Freehold Township municipal building, corner of Schanck and Stillwells Corner roads, and Oct. 1, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Colts Neck municipal building, 124 Cedar Drive. Service is free to county residents. Limit 100 pounds of documents. Remove large binder clips; staples and paper clips may remain. Details: 732-683-8686, ext. 6721.
• Freehold Art Society will meet at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan, on Sept. 28 at 6:45 p.m. Freehold Township artist Hillary Binder-Klein will present “Let’s Talk About Framing” and discuss how art work can be enhanced by using one of three attractive framing choices. The meeting is free and open to the public. Details: 732-938-6415.
• “Digging for Roots in the Garden State” will be the topic at the Sept. 11 Monmouth County Genealogy Society general meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Community Center, 72 Broad St., Eatontown. The speaker will be Michelle Chubenko, a professional genealogist whose company, Jersey Roots Genealogy, performs research using statewide sources at the state archives and other local repositories for northern and central New Jersey. Details: slfugateobrien@aol.com
• The 19th annual Citizen Police Academy will be held at the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office Public Safety Center, Freehold Township, beginning Sept. 20 (six Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m., no fee). Citizen Police Academy provides an overview of law enforcement services in Monmouth County. Applications are available to county residents age 18 or older who have no criminal record. Deadline to apply is Sept. 4. Details: Undersheriff Ted Freeman at 732-431-6400, ext. 1110.
• On Sept. 20, Brandeis University Professor Thomas Doherty will speak about The Great American (Television) Novel. Doherty is a professor of American Studies and a cultural historian with special interests in Hollywood cinema. The luncheon in Freehold Township is sponsored by the New Jersey Region of the Brandeis National Committee. Proceeds will support research into neurodegenerative diseases. Cost: $50 for BNC members; $60 for the general public. Details: Audrey, 732-254-3235.
• The 15th annual Walk With Joe, a memorial 5-kilometer walk, will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 10 at Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Route 33, Manalapan. The walk honors Joe Driscoll, Christopher Gray and Tom McCann, area residents who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. All proceeds from the event are donated to local charities and nonprofit organizations. Details: www.walkwithjoe.com
• A Harvest Fest will be held from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Baird homestead, 24 Baird Road, Millstone Township. Pumpkin and house tour with $5 admission. Face art, pumpkin patch, games, arts and crafts, petting zoo, hay ride and entertainment. Details: www.mtfriendsofhistory.org
• The Monmouth County Genealogy Society will present its fall workshop, “An In-Depth Look at Federal Census Records,” on Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Community Center, 72 Broad St., Eatontown. Four presenters will focus on that topic. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $15 for society members ($20 at the door) and $20 for non-members. Checks should be made payable to the Monmouth County Genealogy Society and mailed to Education Committee, Monmouth County Genealogy Society, P.O. Box 5, Lincroft, NJ 07738-0005. Details: Beverly at 732-747-8505.
• The Freehold Township Education Foundation will host its fifth annual Monte Carlo Night fundraiser from 6-11 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Eagle Oaks Country Club, Howell. There will be casino games, a gift basket auction and a silent auction. Tickets are $84 to $100. Proceeds from the fundraiser will support the Freehold Township K-8 School District. Visit www.ftefnj.org to register.
• New Jersey Blood Services, which supplies blood products and services to 60 hospitals throughout the state, is in need of volunteers at blood drives. Volunteers assist donors with registration, escorting and canteen duties, and watch for post-donation reactions. Details: R. Jan Zepka, 732-616-8741.
• The Essential Tremor Support Group meets from 7-9 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month (Sept. 1) at the Jack Aaronson Conference Center at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. Details: 732-462-8304, after 10 a.m.
• The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance will meet in the spiritual center of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 1 Phalanx Road, Colts Neck, from 7:30-9 p.m. every Thursday. Details: 732-536-5826 or 732-320-0029.
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