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Jenkinson's Aquarium

Month of January

Don't Miss Out! During the
month of January, Jenkinson's
Aquarium is offering HALF-PRICE  admission Monday thru Friday!  Excludes weekends and holidays! 

Penguin Awareness Day

1pm - 4pm
There are African penguins  at the aquarium, but did you  know there are actually 18  different species of penguin  in the world? This is a day to  celebrate all 18 species!! Learn  about them through crafts,
activities, and keeper chats.  Included with admission.

T he Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum

Lunch N' Learn Programs:
Blue Claw Crabs

Join Paul Jivoff from Rider University  to learn about the blue claw crab!  Participants can bring a lunch or  take advantage of our lunch opti on.

Robert J. Novins Planetarium
@ Ocean County College


This odyssey through the beauty  and forces of space is accompanied  composed of selected symphonic  works by Philip Glass, echoing the  immensity of the Universe in a  spectacular transformation from  the infinitely large to the infinitely small! 

Laser Metallica

Metal meets lasers! And it  is intense! The theater shakes  with awesome hits from Metallica!  Now Metallica's tempos, instrumentals,  themes and sounds are joined with  laser lights. Your pulse and body  will pound as the music fills both  your ears and eyes.

1/12, 1/19
One Day on Mars

Join the expedition to  Mars and enjoy a thrilling  immersive experience!  You'll
dive into the depths of  seemingly bottomless canyons  and brave the violent winds that  sweep across the icy dunes. Explore  a world that humans may well  visit within the next few decades. 

Laser Beatles

The "Fab Four's" best spanning
6 years and 11 albums becomes
the background for dazzling
laser-art and spectacular digital
and analog effects.

Ocean County Parks & Recreation

Staff Stories - Cattus Island Versus Superstorm Sandy
@ Cattus Island County Park

The Cooper Environmental Center
at Cattus Island County Park is
offering a power point and lecture
series during the cold days of winter.  Come inside and join a park naturalist  for a themed presentation.

Winter Beach Blast 
Ocean County Mall

Join Ocean County Parks & Recreation Dept. at the Ocean County Mall for games, crafts, dancing and the World's Largest Twister Game. 

Laurita Winery

1/19, 1/20
Laurita's Winter Fest

Enjoy some of the best  Gourmet Food Trucks,  over 6 Wine Bars (inside  and out) and 2 Tasting  Tent Areas! Featuring  Hand-Sculpted Ice Displays,  access to some of the most  scenic views in New Jersey,  40 fire pits, kids playgrounds  and a Free Souvenir Laurita Wine Glass!

The Strand Center for the Arts

Tramps Like Us:
The Planet's Most Revered
Bruce Springsteen Band 

Tramps Like Us brings more  than 25 years of road-tested
musicianship that have won  this band the hard-earned  distinction of the planet's   most revered Bruce Springsteen  Tribute band.

LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences

Science Saturday:
The Coast Resilience Puzzle

11am - 12:30pm
Presenter: Lisa Auermuller, Jacques Cousteau  What are the pieces & how do they fit?  Jacques Cousteau's strong partnerships  with local communities, state agencies,  & NOAA's Office for Coastal Management
positioned it well to put federal adaptation  tools and decision support frameworks  to work for the state.

Ocean County Historical Society

RMS Titanic &
Halifax,Nova Scotia

You've heard about the  Titanic's sinking in the  North Atlantic in mid-April  of 1912. But did you know the  role the city of Halifax, Nova  Scotia played in the retrieval  process? Hear researcher Sandra Gray,  a Forked River resident, share the  personal stories & other intriguing  facts she's discovered during visits to Halifax.

Supported in part by a grant from the NJ State
Dept.  Division of Travel and Tourism

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Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders:

Director,  Virginia E. Haines
Deputy Director, John P. Kelly
Gerry P. Little
Gary Quinn
Joseph H. Vicari, Liaison to Tourism