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Week of Oct. 9-Oct. 15

Special Events

2019 CAI-NJ Annual Conference & Expo
Thursday, Oct. 17
The Event Center at iPlay America
110 Schanck Road, Freehold
Free for Community Managers, Board Members and Homeowners
Attendee pre-registration is recommended
Info www.cainj.org
email Angela@CAINJ.org or call 609-588-0030

Fright Fest
More than 20 Halloween-themed attractions including new scares and shows; Thrills By Day with rides and family-friendly entertainment; Fright By Night with mazes, scare zones, shows and rides in the dark.
Weekends and select days through Nov. 3
Six Flags Great Adventure
1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson

The Middlesex County 4-H Haunted House and Hayrides
every Friday and Saturday in October from 7-10:30 p.m.
The 4-H Center, 645 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick
Cost: $5 for one activity or $8 for a combination ticket. Proceeds benefit 4-H community service projects.
For more information, contact the 4-H office at 732-398-5261 or email 4H.information@co.middlesex.nj.us

History of Spanish and Italian Immigrants in New Jersey
A Lecture-Demonstration focusing on Spain’s 300-year rule over Siciliy and Naples
Presented by Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre and accompanied by music, dance and demonstrations
Oct. 9, 6:30-8 p.m.
Rutgers Academic Building (RAB 1180)
15 Seminary Place, New Brunswick
Reservations at 732-598-3979; alboradadance@optonline.net

The Beer Run 5K and Craft Beer Festival
Sunday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Historic Village at Allaire
4263 Atlantic Ave., Wall
Tickets: $69.95 for 5K and beer festival and beer festival only available via Eventbrite

The Aubrey Foundation Purple for Pappas 5K Run & Walk
children’s activities, food and entertainment
Oct. 20. Race starts at 10 a.m.
North Brunswick Community Park
2053 Route 130, North Brunswick
Register online at purpleforpappas5k.theaubreyfoundation.org

Thompson Park Day
Strut Your Mutt Doggie Costume Contest, Scarecrow Contest, Pumpkin Painting, Explore your Natural World and Gardens, Wagon Rides, Entertainment, Rides, Kids Races, Food Vendors, Pottery Demonstrations, Ceramics, Archery, Canoeing, Climbing Wall, Fall Festival Games, Relays, Fall Sports Activities, Fall Festival Family Games and more
Sunday, Oct. 20, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thompson Park
805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft
Free Admission, Free Parking
732-842-4000, ext. 4312; www.monmouthcountyparks.com

Connecting with Your Past Lives with Medium Barbara Mackey
Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Monmouth Museum
1 Museum Drive, Lincroft
on the campus of Brookdale Community College, Parking Lot #1
Ticket: $50
732-224-1993; monmouthmuseum.org

Heart of Oneness Holistic Expo
Oct. 27 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Radisson Hotel Crystal Ballroom
50 Gibson Place, Freehold
Admission: $5, children under 13 free

8th Annual Hub City Sounds
5th Annual Corazon Latino Festival in partnership with El Mercado Esperanza
Sunday, Oct. 27, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Joyce Kilmer Park, 143 Joyce Kilmer Ave., New Brunswick
908-917-2862; www.NewBrunswickArts.org

Polka dance
Hosted by The South Amboy-Sayreville rotary as a fundraiser to support community service projects.
Sunday, Nov. 10, starting at 2 p.m.
The VFW located on Jernee Mill Road, Sayreville
Tickets: $20 per person. Refreshments and polish kitchen available for purchase.
For ticket information contact 732-721-0400 or 732-721-0475 or sasyrotary@gmail.com


The Atlantic City Ballet presents Dracula
Oct. 27 at 4 p.m.
Strand Center for the Arts
400 Clifton Ave., Lakewood
Tickets: $35 Orch/Loge, $25 Mezz, $20 Seniors, $15 Students
732-367-7789; strand.org

World of Dance Live! Tour
Monday, Oct. 28, from 8-10 p.m.
The Event Center at iPlay America
110 Schanck Road, Freehold
tickets: $35-$85
732-577-8200; www.iplayamerica.com

On Stage

Funny Girl
through Oct. 12
Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.
Main Street Theatre
3018 Bordentown Ave., Parlin

through Oct.13
Joan and Robert Rechnitz Theater
Two River Theater, 21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank
Tickets: $40-$70; $25 under age 30
732-345-1400; tworivertheater.org

Last Days of Summer
a new musical based on the best-selling novel by Steve Kluger
Oct. 15-Nov. 10
The Elizabeth Ross Johnson Theater at The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center
11 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick

Lend Me a Tenor
Ken Ludwig’s farce, directed by Michael Tota
Oct. 18-Nov. 10
Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.
Center Playhouse
35 South St, downtown Freehold
Tickets for most productions are priced at $26-28
732-462-9093; www.centerplayers.org


Fall Concert Series
Wednesdays in September and October in front of the Hall of Records, downtown Freehold, from 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
CSN Songs Oct. 9

Music at Saint Mary’s presents an American Organ Recital 
Join organists Shea Velloso and Christopher Deibert as they open the 2019-2020 concert season with an old-fashioned Americana organ recital. This concert/sing-a-long event will highlight the power and majesty of the Saint Mary Church Jardine and Sons 1883 pipe organ.
Sunday, Oct. 20, at 4 p.m.
Saint Mary Church, 256 Augusta St., South Amboy
Free admission ($15 donation suggested). A wine and cheese reception will follow the concert.
For questions call MASM at 732-857-0202

Chamber Music series
Princeton Symphony Orchestra Chamber Music Quartet for Violin, Cello, Oboe and Viola
Monday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m.
Monroe Township Public Library
4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Township
Registration is not required. Free Admission
Sponsored by the Monroe Township Cultural Arts Commission

Downtown Lunchtime Recital Series
Join the Manhattan Saxophone Quartet as they perform a celebrated collection of French works that highlight the saxophone’s unique story in the world of French music.
Oct. 23 at 12:15 p.m.
Enjoy some of Lillian Copland’s favorite pieces from the classic oboe repertoire, as well as a newly composed solo oboe piece inspired by nature.
Nov. 6 at 12:15 .m.
First Reformed Church of New Brunswick
9 Bayard St., New Brunswick
Free recital, free lunch and free parking. Barrier-free entrance at 9 Bayard Street. Parking vouchers are available for the Church St. Parking Deck.

An Evening of Musical Favorites
Featuring Cantor Wayne Siet, accompanied by David Schlossberg
Saturday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m.
The Monroe Township Senior Center
12 Halsey Reed Road, Monroe Township
Admission: $36 per person. Paid reservations recommended.
732-252-6990; jhmomc.org/events

Popular Classics with The Princeton Symphony Orchestra
Presented by Monroe Township Cultural Arts Commission
Enjoy the full orchestral concert of music, conducted by Nell Flanders, featuring Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, and the music of Johann Strauss, Jr., and Ennio Morricone.
Sunday, Nov. 10, at 4 p.m.
Richard P. Marasco Center for the Performing Arts
1629 Perrineville Road, Monroe Township
Cost: $25 for Patrons of the Arts; $30 General; Students [with ID] Free
1-800-514-3849 from 9 a.m.-10 p.m. EST; 732-521-4400 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. or 877-77CLICK

Monroe Township Chorus Presents 
“A World of Song” 
Free Concert
Sunday, Nov. 17
Concert Begins at 2 p.m. Doors Open 1:15 p.m.
Richard P. Marasco Performing Arts Center
Monroe Township Middle School
1629 Perrineville Road, Monroe Township
For Information: Sheila Werfel, Director, at 609-619-3229

For Kids

Witten by Victoria Kann, Pinkalicious is a fun, family-friendly musical for children ages 2-10.
Oct. 13 at 3 p.m.
Axelrod Performing Arts Center
100 Grant Ave., Deal Park
Tickets: $22.50-$28
732-531-9106, ext. 14; www.axelrodartscenter.com


Free Comedy Night
comedian Mike Bonner is the host
Oct. 11, starts at 8 p.m.
reservations recommended
Station Bar & Grill Restaurant
2625 Route 130 South, Cranbury
609-655-5550; stationbarandgrill.com

Please call or check the website for the venue to determine if the event is taking place or has been rescheduled.


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