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Week of Jan. 29-Feb. 4

Special Events

Yarn Bee at Historic Longstreet Farm
Feb. 1, 12-2:30 p.m.
Whether starting a new hobby or working on an old project, all are welcome to this gathering at Historic Longstreet Farm, Longstreet. Knit or crochet at your own pace, and farm staff will be on hand to assist those learning. Bring your own supplies, or borrow ours for the session. Open to ages 10 and up; under 18 with adult.
Cost: $5 per person; cash or check only.
732-946-3758; www.monmouthcountyparks.com

Groundhog’s Day at Historic Walnford
Come to Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold, and enjoy fun facts and activities for all ages to celebrate groundhogs and working our way through the winter.
Feb. 2, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Free.
609-259-6275; www.monmouthcountyparks.com

Open Ceramics
Feb. 2, 12:30-4:30 p.m.
Come to the Thompson Park Creative Arts Center, Lincroft, and choose from a large selection of bisque fired pottery pieces to glaze and make your own. Children age 12 and under are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is $6 per hour plus price of bisque ware; cash or check only. Pieces will be fired in about a week.
732-842-4000, ext. 4343; www.monmouthcountyparks.com

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

Stitches in Time at Historic Longstreet Farm
Feb. 22, 12-2:30 p.m.
Visit Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, for an informal session on hand-sewing basics – learn five basic stitches, easy mending techniques, or bring a project to work on.
Open to ages 7 and up. Free.
Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Road, Holmdel
732-946-3758; www.monmouthcountyparks.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: 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

Opera Theater 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

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)

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Tickets will also be available for purchase at the box office 1 hour before the performance

For Kids

Beauty and the Beast
Through April 15
Saturdays at 2:15 p.m. Doors open at 2 p.m.
First Avenue Playhouse
123 First Ave., Atlantic Highlands
Tickets: $10
reservations: 732-291-1216
www.papermoonpuppettheatre.com

Main Street Theatre Company
Kidsworks production of Snow White
Through Feb. 2
Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m.
3018 Bordentown Ave., Parlin
www.smstc.org

Kids! Afternoon Activities: Crafting Surprise
Jan. 29, 4:15-4:50 p.m.
Revisit past projects in this surprise craft event. Grades K and up. Space is limited; register in-person, by phone, or online. http://bit.ly/HQKids
Monmouth County Library Headquarters
125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan
732-431-7220, ext.7226; monmouthcountylib.org

Kids! Family Craft Time: Hot Chocolate Mug
Jan. 30, 11-11:30 a.m.
Ages 2 and up with parent/caregiver. No registration required.
Monmouth County Library
251 Middle Road Hazlet
732-264-7164; monmouthcountylib.org

Kids! Cozy Winter Fun! Stage a Story presents The Mitten
Feb. 1, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day with Stage a Story. An interactive storytelling performance where you get to be the star. Space is limited; register for each program in-person, by phone, or online http://bit.ly/HQKids
All ages welcome.
Monmouth County Library Headquarters
125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan
732-431-7220, ext.7226; monmouthcountylib.org

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

Howell Kids! You Stole a Pizza My Heart
Make a Valentine paper pizza slice for a special friend. Snacks Served. Please let the Librarian know if your child has food allergies.
Feb. 12, 4:15-5 p.m.
Monmouth County Library
318 Old Tavern Road, Howell
732-938-2300; 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

On Stage

Cabaret
Presented by Kelsey Theatre and Theater to Go
Jan. 31, Feb. 1, 7, 8 at 8 p.m.
Feb. 2, 9 at 2 p.m.
Kelsey Theatre
1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor
Tickets: $22
609-570-3333; kelseytheatre.org

Twelfth Night
Through Feb. 2
Joan and Robert Rechnitz Theater
Two River Theater
21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank
732-345-1400; tworivertheater.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
Jan. 31-Feb. 9
A 75-minute abridged version of a Shakespeare play, performed and supported backstage by high school students, and directed and designed by theater professionals.
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
Based on Charles Dickens’ final unfinished novel, this musical whodunit invites the audience to solve its mystery by choosing the identity of the murderer.
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

August Wilson’s Radio Golf
Feb. 29 – March 22
Director Brandon J. Dirden returns to direct August Wilson’s Radio Golf, the American Century Cycle’s 10th and final play, set in 1997.
Joan and Robert Rechnitz Theater
Two River Theater
21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank
732-345-1400; tworivertheater.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

Comedy

Free Comedy Night
comedian Mike Bonner is the host
Jan. 31, 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

A Night of Comedy
Fundraiser to benefit Damon House, Inc.
March 5.
Doors open at 5 p.m. Buffet 5:30-6:30 p.m. Comedy show 7 p.m.
Tickets: $40 in advance, $50 at the door
Stress Factory Comedy Club
90 Church St., New Brunswick
732-828-3988; jweist@damonhouse.org

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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