Examiner Datebook, Sept. 22

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• The Allentown Library, 16 S. Main St., Allentown, will host Live Life in Color, a coloring program for adults, on the following dates: 2 p.m. Oct. 4 (Nordic designs), Nov. 1 (tessellations; optical illusions and 3-D) and Dec. 6 (inspirational quotes); and at 1 p.m. Oct. 19 (flowers) and Nov. 16 (stained glass). Supplies and refreshments provided. Details: 609-259-7565.
• The Heart of New Jersey Chorus is hosting an open house for ladies who love to sing. Open house rehearsals will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Millstone Township Primary School, 18 Schoolhouse Road, Millstone Township. Details: 609-469-4537 or email [email protected]
• The Ladies of St. Joseph, Millstone Township, will sponsor a bus trip to Lancaster, Pa., for Sight & Sound Theatres’ presentation of “Samson” on Dec. 6. Bus departs from St. Joseph Church at 9 a.m. and returns at approximately 8:30 p.m. There will be a traditional Pennsylvania Dutch smorgasbord lunch at Shady Maple and shopping time after lunch. Cost is $125 per person. Details: Rosalie, 732-490-5302.
• The United Presbyterian Church of Millstone will host a yard sale and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 15 (rain or shine). Vendors are being sought; cost is $15 per space. Early vendors get under cover in pavilion. Deadline for tables is Oct. 9. Details: 609-448-7181.
• An artisan festival and barn salvage sale will be held at the Oakley farmstead, corner of Wemrock Road and Oakley Drive, Freehold Township, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 2. Salvage items from local barns will be available for purchase (barn wood, wide plank flooring, porch posts, mantles, windows, shutters, etc.). Artisan craft vendors, food trucks and more. Details: email [email protected]
• A multi-family community yard sale will be held at Jensen’s Deep Run community center, 20 Longview Trail, Cream Ridge (Plumsted Township) on Sept. 24 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (rain or shine). All are welcome to attend. The entrance to Jensen’s Deep Run is on Route 537, a short distance east of the Route 537 and Route 539 intersection. Proceed to stop sign; community center is on the right.
• Archives and History Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters, Manalapan. More than 60 local and state history organizations will have displays about topics relating to New Jersey history and their organization. To become an exhibitor, call 732-308-3771.
• 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 Villagers of Allentown will begin their 49th year with a salad and ice cream social on Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. at the Allentown First Aid Squad building, Waker Avenue. Local Abundance will present the program. New members are welcome to join the Villagers. Details: 609-758-3711.
• 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
• A fall flea market will be held at St. John the Baptist Church, 1282 Yardville-Allentown Road, Upper Freehold Township (Allentown), from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 24 (rain or shine). Proceeds will benefit the St. Vincent de Paul Society. All welcome to attend. Details: Karen Smith, 609-902-1973.
• 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.
• 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
• The Essential Tremor Support Group meets from 7-9 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month (Nov. 3; no October meeting) 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 [email protected]. Please submit items at least two weeks prior to a scheduled event.