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Week of Feb. 5-Feb. 11

Special Events

The Casual Birder at Dorbrook Recreation Area
Feb. 6, 9 a.m.
Join a Park System Naturalist for a laid-back morning bird walk at the Dorbrook Recreation Area, Colts Neck. Meet in the soccer field parking area. Meander through the park for about an hour and a half to see what birds we can find. No need to be an expert at identifying birds to enjoy this walk. A limited number of binoculars will be available to borrow if needed. Come dressed for the weather. Free.
Dorbrook Recreation Area
353 Route 537, Colts Neck
www.monmouthcountyparks.com

Super Pet Expo
Feb. 7-9. Friday 3-8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center
97 Sunfield Ave., Edison
732-417-1400; www.njexpocenter.com
www.SuperPetExpo.com

Historical Valentines at Historic Walnford
Feb. 8 and Feb. 9, 1-4 p.m.
View samples of historical 19th century Valentines at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold, and make your own card using a wide array of historically inspired materials. Open to ages 10 and up. Free.
Historic Walnford
62 Walnford Road, Upper Freehold
609-259-6275; www.monmouthcountyparks.com

Seashell Sunday at Bayshore Waterfront Park
Feb. 9, 1-2 p.m.
Bayshore Waterfront Park Activity Center, Port Monmouth
Learn about seashells and how to collect them without harming the environment. Features an assortment of live mollusks, crustaceans, and beach finds and artifacts. Free.
Bayshore Waterfront Park
719 Port Monmouth Road, Port Monmouth
www.monmouthcountyparks.com

Cookstove Demonstration at Historic Longstreet Farm
Feb. 15, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
See what’s cooking on the woodstove at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and discover how recipes, cooking techniques and kitchens have changed since the 1890s. Free.
Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Road, Holmdel
732-946-3758; www.monmouthcountyparks.com

The 2020 Progressive Insurance Saltwater Fishing Expo
More than 200 exhibitors selling saltwater fishing products, from new boats and kayaks to an array of accessories including fishing rods, reels and lures. The annual event includes a seminar on filleting and preparing fish, a Fishing 101 Interactive Center, a 50-foot casting pond, a fishing simulator and free fishing for children 11 and younger.
March 13, noon-8 p.m., March 14, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.,
March 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center
97 Sunfield Ave., Edison
Tickets: $13 adults, $3 children ages 6-11, free for children 5 and younger when accompanied by an adult. All children 11 and under will receive free admission on March 15. Rods Go Free on March 13 – anyone named Rod or any variation of the name will receive free admission with a valid form of ID.
saltwater.sportshows.com

The Heart of Oneness Holistic Expo
Reiki, crystals, psychic readings, workshops and aura photography.
March 27, 5-9 p.m., March 28, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., March 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
The New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center
97 Sunfield Ave., Edison
www.heartofonenessholisticexpo.com

Music

Sing with the Monroe Township Chorus
Soprano, Alto, Tenor or Bass
Join the Monroe Township Chorus, sing four part harmony and rehearse at the Monroe Township Senior Center,
12 Halsey Reed Road.
Tuesday mornings from 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
For more information contact Sheila Werfel, Director, at 609-619-3229.

Wade Cota
Feb. 7 at 8 p.m. Doors at 7 p.m.
iPlay America, 110 Schanck Road, Freehold
General Admission Tickets: Advanced $20, Day of Show $25, VIP $45
732-577-8200; www.iplayamerica.com

Rutgers with Rutgers Symphony Orchestra: The Tales of Hoffmann
Feb. 9, at 2 p.m.
New Brunswick Performing Arts Center – Elizabeth Ross Johnson Theater, 11 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick
Tickets: Public $15, Seniors, Rutgers Alumni & Employees $10, Students $5
732-745-8000; nbpac.org; www.masongross.rutgers.edu

Jazz Jam Sessions
Co-presented by NJPAC and the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers-Newark
Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Clement’s Place, 15 Washington St., Newark
Free
www.njpac.org/event/jazz-jam-sessions

The Music of Eric Clapton, played and sung by the band Slow Hands
A special two-hour concert March 29 at 4 p.m.
Monroe TWP High School
200 Schoolhouse Road, Monroe Township
Tickets: Adults $30, Patrons $25, Students Free (High school and college students need proof current ID)
www.monroetownshipculturalarts.com
Tickets will also be available for purchase at the box office 1 hour before the performance

For Kids

Kids! Valentine’s Day Family Craft
Age 3-Grade 2. Registration required.
Feb. 10, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Holmdel Public Library
101 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel
732-946-4118; monmouthcountylib.org

Kids! Valentine’s Day Craft
Feb. 12, 4-4:30 p.m.
Monmouth County Library
1 Winthrop Drive, Colts Neck
732-431-5656; monmouthcountylib.org

Kids! Valentine’s Day Craft
Feb. 13, 4-4:30 p.m.
Monmouth County Library
16 S. Main St., Allentown
609-259-7565; monmouthcountylib.org

Film

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2020
Select Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings through Feb. 28
Voorhees Hall #105
Rutgers University, 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick
Tickets: $14 Advance, $12 General, $10 Students and Seniors, $9 Rutgers Film Co-op/NJMAC Friends (Except the screenings on Feb. 21 and Feb. 28 which are free)
848-932-8482; www.njfilmfest.com

2020 United States Super 8 Film & Digital Video Festival
Feb. 22-23 at 7 p.m.
Voorhees Hall #105
Rutgers University, 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick
Tickets: $14 Advance, $12 General, $10 Students/Seniors
848-932-8482; www.njfilmfest.com

On Stage

Cabaret   
Presented by Kelsey Theatre and Theater to Go
Feb. 7, 8 at 8 p.m.
Feb. 9 at 2 p.m.
Kelsey Theatre
1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor
Tickets: $22
609-570-3333; kelseytheatre.org

Midwives
Through Feb. 16
The Arthur Laurents Theater at The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center
11 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick
www.GeorgeStreetPlayhouse.org

A Little Shakespeare: Twelfth Night
Through Feb. 9
Marion Huber Theater
Two River Theater
21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank
Tickets: $20 adults, $15 children 12 and under
732-345-1400; tworivertheater.org

The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Feb. 7-23
Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. and
Sunday matinees at 3 p.m.
Playhouse 22
721 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick
Tickets: $22 adults, $20 seniors and students
732-254-3939; www.playhouse22.org

Same Time Next Year
Feb. 14-March 8
Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. and
Sundays at 2 p.m.
Center Playhouse
35 South St, downtown Freehold
Tickets: $26-28
732-462-9093; www.centerplayers.org

Conscience
March 3-March 29
The Arthur Laurents Theater at The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center
11 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick
www.GeorgeStreetPlayhouse.org 

Footloose
March 6, 7, 13, 14 at 7 p.m.
March 8 at 2 p.m.
March 12 at 5 p.m.
The Henderson Theater on the Christian Brothers Academy campus, 850 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft
The show on Friday, March 13 will be modified to be sensory friendly.
Tickets: $10 adults (over 16), $7 children, $5 seniors and CBA students. Tickets can be purchased at cba.booktix.com or at the door.
More information at cbalincroftnj.org/theatre or on the company’s social media pages (@PegasusProdCo on Instagram and Twitter, Pegasus Production Company on Facebook).

Comedy

Free Comedy Night
comedian Mike Bonner is the host
Feb. 7, starts at 8 p.m.
reservations recommended
Station Bar & Grill Restaurant
2625 Route 130 South, Cranbury
609-655-5550; stationbarandgrill.com

The Capitol Steps will perform “The Lyin’ Kings”
The Capitol Steps document modern American political history through satirical comedy skits and songs. Today’s troupe is a blend of former Capitol Hill staffers from both parties as well as independents, actors, comedians, Broadway performers, various sectors of the media, and other walks of life.
Feb. 15, at 8 p.m.
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center, located in the Deal Park section of Ocean Township.
Tickets: $38-$56. Group rates are available for parties of ten or more. Subscription packages are also available for the 2020 musical season.
732-531-9106; www.axelrodartscenter.com/capitol-steps

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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