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Summer Fun: Events in the Toms River Area

Remainder of July packed with event

Monday, July 9

Lavallette: Magical Music Review, The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, 2305 Grand Central Ave/Route 35 North. 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. An old-fashioned ice cream shoppe with a vaudeville style nightly broadway cabaret. A unique family entertainment experience where performers maneuver around the entire shop, singing directly to individual guests, and incorporating them into the show. When you order an ice cream sundae, the show is free. Additional programs at 6 p.m. Every Monday. Reservations required. Call 732-854-2779 or www.themusicman.com.

Seaside Park: Farmers’ Market, Seaside Marina, J St. and Central Ave. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fresh produce, flowers, specialty items, pastries and baked goods, cheeses, candies, nuts. Runs Mondays through Sep. 3. Call 732-793-3700 or www.seasideparknj.com

Seaside Heights: Free Music Monday Concert with El Ka Bong, at Hiering Avenue & beach. Begins at 7 pm. Concert goers will be seated on the beach. Call 800-732-7467 or www.exit82.com.

Tuesday, July 10

Lavallette: "Big Miracle" Movies On The Bay, Lavallette Gazebo, Bay Blvd. & Philadelphia Ave. Movies begin at sunset, approximately 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Bring a chair or blanket. Closed captioning and accessible restrooms. In case of inclement weather, the movies will be held 8 p.m. at the Lavallette Elementary School, 105 Brooklyn Ave. Free. Call 732-793-7477 or www.lavallette.org

Seaside Heights: Two Wheel Tuesday & Custom Car Night, Lincoln Ave. & Ocean Terrace. 6 - 10 p.m. Free. Runs Tuesdays July 10 - August 28. Call 800-732-7467 or www.exit82.com

Berkeley: Ocean County Fair begins. Robert Miller Air Park, Route 530. 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. Family entertainment including America’s Got Talent Acrobats, After the Reign Country Band, howling wolves, 4-H display and animals, horse shows, children’s games, rides, craft demonstrations, agricultural displays, demonstrations, and entertainment. Cost for admission and rides varies; call 732-914-9466 or www.oceancountyfair.com

Wednesday, July 11

Toms River: Farmers Market, Water Street. Runs every Wednesday to October 3. Featuring produce, flowers, nuts, baked goods, seafood, pickle, honey and specialty items. Sponsored by Downtown Toms River. Call 732-341-8738 or www.downtowntomsriver.com

Island Beach: The Sedge Island: Then and Now, Island Beach State Park, Rt. 35 South. 9 a.m. to noon. On this peaceful paddle through the bay you’ll learn local history and natural history. Park Naturalists will guide you by kayak to learn how some things have changed and some things remain the same. Ages 14 yrs and older, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration required. Call for prices: 732-793-0506 or www.friendsofislandbeach.org.

Seaside Heights: Movies on the beach, Hiering Avenue and the beach. Dusk. Free. Runs July 5 through August 30. Call 800-732-7467 or www.exit82.com

Berkeley: Ocean County Fair begins. Robert Miller Air Park, Route 530. 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. Family entertainment including America’s Got Talent Acrobats, After the Reign Country Band, howling wolves, 4-H display and animals, horse shows, children’s games, rides, craft demonstrations, agricultural displays, demonstrations, and entertainment. Cost for admission and rides varies; call 732-914-9466 or www.oceancountyfair.com

Berkeley: Eagles tribute band Hotel California performs at Veterans Park, Tilton Boulevard off of Veteran Boulevard. 6 p.m. Bring your own chair. Free. Information: 1-877-627-2757 or http://www.co.ocean.nj.us/OCParks/

Thursday, July 12

Island Beach State Park: Surf Fishing Clinic, Island Beach State Park, Rt. 35 South. Call to schedule and for prices. Learn the techniques for successful surf fishing and try your hand at catching Striped Bass or Fluke. Ages 10 and older. Runs Fridays July 6 - August 31. Call 732-793-0506 or www.friendsofislandbeach.org

Berkeley: Ocean County Fair begins. Robert Miller Air Park, Route 530. 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. Family entertainment including America’s Got Talent Acrobats, After the Reign Country Band, howling wolves, 4-H display and animals, horse shows, children’s games, rides, craft demonstrations, agricultural displays, demonstrations, and entertainment. Cost for admission and rides varies; call 732-914-9466 or www.oceancountyfair.com

Friday, July 13

Seaside Heights: Farmer's Market, Municipal Lot on Routes 35 and 37. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Fridays thru October 26. Call 800-732-7467 or www.exit82.com

Berkeley: Ocean County Fair begins. Robert Miller Air Park, Route 530. 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. Family entertainment including America’s Got Talent Acrobats, After the Reign Country Band, howling wolves, 4-H display and animals, horse shows, children’s games, rides, craft demonstrations, agricultural displays, demonstrations, and entertainment. Cost for admission and rides varies; call 732-914-9466 or www.oceancountyfair.com

Saturday, July 14

Berkeley: Ocean County Fair begins. Robert Miller Air Park, Route 530. 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. Family entertainment including America’s Got Talent Acrobats, After the Reign Country Band, howling wolves, 4-H display and animals, horse shows, children’s games, rides, craft demonstrations, agricultural displays, demonstrations, and entertainment. Cost for admission and rides varies; call 732-914-9466 or www.oceancountyfair.com

Toms River: Toms River Celtic Festival, Christ Episcopal Church, 425 Washington St. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Bring a chair or blanket. Festival includes bagpipe band competition, solo piping competition. Various Irish, Scottish Welch and English vendors with food and merchandise. Sponsored by the Pipes Drums of Barnegat Bay. For prices: www.tomsrivercelticfestival.com

Toms River: 2012 Carousel of Music continues with Wilbur Wittman Revue, Ocean County Library, Washington Street. 7:30 pm. Bring your own chair. Free. Call 877-627-2757 or http://www.co.ocean.nj.us/OCParks/

Sunday, July 15

Berkeley: Ocean County Fair begins. Robert Miller Air Park, Route 530. 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. Family entertainment including America’s Got Talent Acrobats, After the Reign Country Band, howling wolves, 4-H display and animals, horse shows, children’s games, rides, craft demonstrations, agricultural displays, demonstrations, and entertainment. Cost for admission and rides varies; call 732-914-9466 or www.oceancountyfair.com

Seaside Heights: Fireworks on the boardwalk at dusk. Call 800-732-7467 or www.exit82.com

Toms River: Barnegat Bay Garveys and NJ Speed Skiffs will race from the Ocean County Park Administration Offices, Bandon Road. Noon - 4 p.m. as part of the Tour 2012 racing for Autism. Call 732-496-9992 or jerseyoutlaws.com

Toms River: Carousel of Music: Sounds of the Street, Ocean County Library, Washington Street. 7:30 pm. Bring your own chair. Free. Call 1-877-627-2757 or http://www.co.ocean.nj.us/OCParks/

Monday, July 16

Lavallette: Magical Music Review, The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, 2305 Grand Central Ave/Route 35 North. 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. An old-fashioned ice cream shoppe with a vaudeville style nightly broadway cabaret. A unique family entertainment experience where performers maneuver around the entire shop, singing directly to individual guests, and incorporating them into the show. When you order an ice cream sundae, the show is free. Additional programs at 6 p.m. Every Monday. Reservations required. Call 732-854-2779 or www.themusicman.com.

Seaside Park: Farmers’ Market, Seaside Marina, J St. and Central Ave. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fresh produce, flowers, specialty items, pastries and baked goods, cheeses, candies, nuts. Runs Mondays through Sep. 3. Call 732-793-3700 or www.seasideparknj.com

Tuesday, July 17

Lavallette: Movies On The Bay, Lavallette Gazebo, Bay Blvd. & Philadelphia Ave. Movies begin at sunset, approximately 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Bring a chair or blanket. Closed captioning and accessible restrooms. In case of inclement weather, the movies will be held 8 p.m. at the Lavallette Elementary School, 105 Brooklyn Ave. Free. Call 732-793-7477 or www.lavallette.org

Seaside Heights: Two Wheel Tuesday & Custom Car Night, Lincoln Ave. & Ocean Terrace. 6 - 10 p.m. Free. Runs Tuesdays July 10 - August 28. Call 800-732-7467 or www.exit82.com

Wednesday, July 18:

Toms River: Farmers Market, Water Street. Runs every Wednesday to October 3. Featuring produce, flowers, nuts, baked goods, seafood, pickle, honey and specialty items. Sponsored by Downtown Toms River. Call 732-341-8738 or www.downtowntomsriver.com

Island Beach: The Sedge Island: Then and Now, Island Beach State Park, Rt. 35 South. 9 a.m. to noon. On this peaceful paddle through the bay you’ll learn local history and natural history. Park Naturalists will guide you by kayak to learn how some things have changed and some things remain the same. Ages 14 yrs and older, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration required. Call for prices: 732-793-0506 or www.friendsofislandbeach.org.

Seaside Heights: Movies on the beach, Hiering Avenue and the beach. Dusk. Free. Runs July 5 through August 30. Call 800-732-7467 or www.exit82.com

Thursday, July 19

Island Beach State Park: Surf Fishing Clinic, Island Beach State Park, Rt. 35 South. Call to schedule and for prices. Learn the techniques for successful surf fishing and try your hand at catching Striped Bass or Fluke. Ages 10 and older. Runs Fridays July 6 - August 31. Call 732-793-0506 or www.friendsofislandbeach.org

Friday, July 20

Seaside Heights: Farmer's Market, Municipal Lot on Routes 35 and 37. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. thru October 26. Call 800-732-7467 or www.exit82.com

Lakewood: Funtasia Festival for Kids, Ocean County Park, 659 Ocean Ave. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. A day filled with magic, music, sports, games, crafts, and strolling entertainers. Rain site: Lake Riviera Middle School, Brick. Free. Information: 732-509-9090 or www.oceancountyparks.org

Saturday, July 21

Toms River: 10th Annual NJ State Ice Cream Festival, Downtown Toms River, Washington St. 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Ice cream tasting 11:30 am - 3:30 pm. Street fair with kiddie rides. For information on pricing call 732-341-8738 or www.downtowntomsriver.com

Toms River: 35th Annual Wooden Boat Festival held at Huddy Park, Water & Main Streets. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Nautical vendors, marine artists, family boat building and model boat building for children. Food, games and boat rides. Sponsored by Toms River Seaport Society and Maritime Museum. Call 732-349-9209 or www.tomsriverseaport.org

 

Monday, July 23

Lavallette: Magical Music Review, The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, 2305 Grand Central Ave/Route 35 North. 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. An old-fashioned ice cream shoppe with a vaudeville style nightly broadway cabaret. A unique family entertainment experience where performers maneuver around the entire shop, singing directly to individual guests, and incorporating them into the show. When you order an ice cream sundae, the show is free. Additional programs at 6 p.m. Every Monday. Reservations required. Call 732-854-2779 or www.themusicman.com.

Seaside Park: Farmers’ Market, Seaside Marina, J St. and Central Ave. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fresh produce, flowers, specialty items, pastries and baked goods, cheeses, candies, nuts. Runs Mondays through Sep. 3. Call 732-793-3700 or www.seasideparknj.com

Tuesday, July 24

Lavallette: Movies On The Bay, Lavallette Gazebo, Bay Blvd. & Philadelphia Ave. Movies begin at sunset, approximately 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Bring a chair or blanket. Closed captioning and accessible restrooms. In case of inclement weather, the movies will be held 8 p.m. at the Lavallette Elementary School, 105 Brooklyn Ave. Free. Call 732-793-7477 or www.lavallette.org

Seaside Heights: Two Wheel Tuesday & Custom Car Night, Lincoln Ave. & Ocean Terrace. 6 - 10 p.m. Free. Runs Tuesdays July 10 - August 28. Call 800-732-7467 or www.exit82.com

Wednesday, July 25:

Toms River: Farmers Market, Water Street. Runs every Wednesday to October 3. Featuring produce, flowers, nuts, baked goods, seafood, pickle, honey and specialty items. Sponsored by Downtown Toms River. Call 732-341-8738 or www.downtowntomsriver.com

Seaside Heights: Movies on the beach, Hiering Avenue and the beach. Dusk. Free. Runs Wednesdays through August 30. Call 800-732-7467 or www.exit82.com

Island Beach: The Sedge Island: Then and Now, Island Beach State Park, Rt. 35 South. 9 a.m. to noon. On this peaceful paddle through the bay you’ll learn local history and natural history. Park Naturalists will guide you by kayak to learn how some things have changed and some things remain the same. Ages 14 yrs and older, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration required. Call for prices: 732-793-0506 or www.friendsofislandbeach.org.

Thursday, July 26

Island Beach State Park: Surf Fishing Clinic, Island Beach State Park, Rt. 35 South. Call to schedule and for prices. Learn the techniques for successful surf fishing and try your hand at catching Striped Bass or Fluke. Ages 10 and older. Runs Fridays July 6 - August 31. Call 732-793-0506 or www.friendsofislandbeach.org

Friday, July 27

Seaside Heights: Farmer's Market, Municipal Lot on Routes 35 and 37. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Fridays thru October 26. Call 800-732-7467 or www.exit82.com

Monday, July 30

Lavallette: Magical Music Review, The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, 2305 Grand Central Ave/Route 35 North. 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. An old-fashioned ice cream shoppe with a vaudeville style nightly broadway cabaret. A unique family entertainment experience where performers maneuver around the entire shop, singing directly to individual guests, and incorporating them into the show. When you order an ice cream sundae, the show is free. Additional programs at 6 p.m. Every Monday. Reservations required. Call 732-854-2779 or www.themusicman.com.

Seaside Park: Farmers’ Market, Seaside Marina, J St. and Central Ave. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fresh produce, flowers, specialty items, pastries and baked goods, cheeses, candies, nuts. Runs Mondays through Sep. 3. Call 732-793-3700 or www.seasideparknj.com

Tuesday, July 31

Lavallette: Movies On The Bay, Lavallette Gazebo, Bay Blvd. & Philadelphia Ave. Movies begin at sunset, approximately 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Bring a chair or blanket. Closed captioning and accessible restrooms. In case of inclement weather, the movies will be held 8 p.m. at the Lavallette Elementary School, 105 Brooklyn Ave. Free. Call 732-793-7477 or www.lavallette.org

Seaside Heights: Two Wheel Tuesday & Custom Car Night, Lincoln Ave. & Ocean Terrace. 6 - 10 p.m. Free. Runs Tuesdays July 10 - August 28. Call 800-732-7467 or www.exit82.com

Wednesday, August 1:

Toms River: Farmers Market, Water Street. Runs every Wednesday to October 3. Featuring produce, flowers, nuts, baked goods, seafood, pickle, honey and specialty items. Sponsored by Downtown Toms River. Call 732-341-8738 or www.downtowntomsriver.com

Island Beach: The Sedge Island: Then and Now, Island Beach State Park, Rt. 35 South. 9 a.m. to noon. On this peaceful paddle through the bay you’ll learn local history and natural history. Park Naturalists will guide you by kayak to learn how some things have changed and some things remain the same. Ages 14 yrs and older, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration required. Call for prices: 732-793-0506 or www.friendsofislandbeach.org.

Seaside Heights: Movies on the beach, Hiering Avenue and the beach. Dusk. Free. Runs July 5 through August 30. Call 800-732-7467 or www.exit82.com

Thursday, Aug. 2

Island Beach State Park: Surf Fishing Clinic, Island Beach State Park, Rt. 35 South. Call to schedule and for prices. Learn the techniques for successful surf fishing and try your hand at catching Striped Bass or Fluke. Ages 10 and older. Runs Fridays July 6 - August 31. Call 732-793-0506 or www.friendsofislandbeach.org

Friday, Aug. 3

Seaside Heights: Farmer's Market, Municipal Lot on Routes 35 and 37. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. thru October 26. Call 800-732-7467 or www.exit82.com

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