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Cuisine on the Green @ Atlantis
Cuisine Live Cooking Demonstration Dinners:
Road Food -
An American Adventure
6:30pm - 9:30pm
You don't need to drive around America looking for great food. Come to Cuisine on the Green for an eater's guide to hot spots across America. Their chefs will demonstrate classic, regional roadside dishes throughout the various regions of the country. You can also listen to live music while you are savoring these
Classical Music Competition
Laurita is hosting a classical
music competition at the winery,
featuring music students from
for cash prizes. Musical gems
featuring oboe, clarinet, trumpet,
violin, and viola will be performed
by talented young people striving
to make it in the classical music world.
Come and enjoy this exciting evening of beautiful music, and support these young musicians from Rowan with your presence!
4/4 thru 5/9
2019 Laurita Idol
Spring Singing Showcase!
7pm - 9pm
Come see some amazingly
talented competition in our
Laurita Idol Singing Competition.
Auditions April 4 and Finale May 9.
Girls Getaway Weekend
Grab your girlfriends for a
weekend at Laurita Winery!
Wine, good food and fun
vendors! Don't miss this great getaway!
Stafford Township Arts Center (STAC)
Ocean First Theater
3/29 - 3/31
Schoolhouse Rock Live, Jr!
The Emmy Award-winning
Saturday morning educational
cartoon series and pop culture
phenomenon is now the basis
for this musical, which follows
Tracey, a young schoolteacher,
who is nervous about her first
day of teaching.
South End Surf N' Paddle
3rd Annual SUP
11am - 3pm
Just because winter has rolled
around doesn't mean you can't
still sneak out on the water for
some fun. Throw on your wetsuits
and booties, a wool cap and join in
for a winter paddle race in the frigid
(hopefully not frozen) waters of Barnegat Bay.
After the race join at the shop to warm up
and enjoy hot dogs, hamburgers, hot beverages,
and the award ceremony.
Exit 82 Theatre
Comedy Night w/
Casey Balsham &
Casey performs all over NYC
and has been seen on Lifetime,
NuVo TV's Stand Up and Deliver,
TIDAL's No Small Talk Series and
Gotham Comedy Live. Casey has
also performed in the off-Broadway
production of HA! The Musical.
Kicking off the show is
Comedian Brendan Sagalow
. Brendan has written for MTV's Joking Off, been a featured guest on many Sirius XM shows.
Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College
Robert Eric's Piano Man -
A Tribute to Billy Joel
Known as "Philly's Piano Man,"
Robert Eric began his career
with the group "Big Shot,"
Billy Joel's back-up band. He
has also toured with "Rocksplosion"
as Billy Joel and has opened for the
man himself twice at the Wachovia Center,
with Billy asking for and receiving a big round of applause from the crowd in honor of the warm-up tribute act. This guy looks, sounds, talks, acts, and plays just like him!
Introducing Alexis Morrast
Alexis Jessica Morrast began
singing at the age of three. The
youngest of six, this singer/
songwriter is a 16-year-old
phenom and native of Newark,
now residing in Plainfield, New Jersey.
She is not only a two- time Amateur
Night Winner at The Apollo but also
won "Showtime at the Apollo," which aired on Fox TV and was hosted by Steve Harvey! Not to be complacent, she continued studying and working hard to become the recipient of the 2017 Hot House Magazine "Best Up and Coming Young Artist Award."
Béla Fleck &
Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn,
"the king and queen of the banjo"
(Paste Magazine), have a musical
partnership like no other. Béla
Fleck is a fifteen-time Grammy
Award winner who has taken the
instrument across multiple genres,
and Abigail Washburn a singer-songwriter
and clawhammer banjo player who
re-radicalized it by combining it with Far East culture and sounds.
An Afternoon of Magic & Illusion:
An Afternoon of Magic & Illusion
features Kevin Spencer, an
extraordinary magician, in
a fun-filled show that combines
storytelling, stage magic, and
Temple Grandin - The Way I See It:
A Personal Look at Autism & Asperger's
Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is the
most accomplished and well-known
adult with autism in the world. In
this lecture, Dr. Grandin gets down
to the REAL issues of autism, the
ones parents, teachers, and individuals
on the spectrum face every day.
A Journey Through
Hindi Cinema Live
Lose yourself in the world
of Bollywood through live music,
dance, and multimedia with
Bollywood Boulevard. Bollywood
Boulevard will have you falling in
love with the vibrance, emotions,
and heart-pounding beat that inspires the world's largest entertainment industry!
Robert J. Novins Planetarium
@ Ocean County College
Space Aliens: Searching For Life In The Universe
Join our alien experts-"Hopeful"
and "Skeptical"-as they examine
eXtra-terrestrial files and try to
convince each other whether or
not life exists beyond the Earth.
Follow their astrobiology arguments
from the ocean floor to a journey across the galaxy!
Spring Laser Fest Pick 3 Pass
- 5:00 PM
- 6:15 PM
ark Side Of The Moon
- 7:30 PM
- 8:45 PM
Laser Metallica 10:00 PM
Each show has a separate admission
but your package includes your
choice of any three shows at a
discounted rate for the Planetarium's
Spring Laser Fest!
Pink Floyd Package:
The Wall &
Dark Side of the Moon
Can't choose between Pink Floyd's
The Wall or Dark Side Of The Moon?
Go to both and save or you can pay
for each one separately. The Planetarium's
Pink Floyd Package includes tickets
to both The Wall and Dark Side Of The Moon.
Island Beach State Park
Conservation Talk and
Learn more about the natural
beauty of Island Beach State Park
with the weekly Conservation Talks.
Each Sunday will feature a different
speaker. Topics include native plants,
dune ecology, wildlife studies, and more!
Coffee and pastries provided. After the
presentation, join for a trail hike
The Downtown Shops @ 53 Main
Noon - 5pm
The Downtown Toms River
Business Improvement District
is bringing their farmers' market
back indoors this winter! Join
the first Weds. of the month,
Feb-May, located inside The
Downtown Shops @ 53 Main.
Baked goods, gourmet foods,
Italian specialties, pickles, olives,
salsa, jams, honey, wine, and
homemade butter. check back
as vendors and items will continually
The BlueClaws is hosting two Dollar Days at FirstEnergy Park with tickets available for just $1 for the games on Saturday, April 6th and Sunday, April 7th.
The BlueClaws opened a brand-new Mini Golf Course, Home Run Pavilion (boardwalk game area), and Biergarten in 2018 and in 2019 will open brand new, revamped picnic areas.
4/5 - 4/7
BCCT presents Aladdin Jr.
Welcome to Agrabah!
The story you know and
love has been given the
royal treatment! Aladdin
and his three friends, Babkak,
Omar, and Kassim, are down
on their luck until Aladdin
discovers a magic lamp and
the Genie who has the power
to grant three wishes.
Ocean County Restaurants
4/5 - 4/15
Jersey Shore Restaurant Week
of Jersey Shore Restaurant Week
at Participating Ocean County Restaurants!
This 10th anniversary edition of the
popular event will have diners
relishing on various dishes from
the prix fixe menus that the
participating restaurants will be
offering for the occasion.
Six Flags Great Adventure
Six Flags Great Adventure &
Safari Off Road Adventure
Opens for the Season
After a long winter, what
better way to celebrate
spring than with coaster,
thrills and family fun?Come
Weekend to take a spin on El
Toro, Kingda Ka, Nitro, BATMAN: T
he Ride and more. Don't forget
to grab the whole family for an
off- road Safari adventure. Go
round on the big wheel and
catch a glimpse of 2019's new
ride construction and be sure
not to forget that funnel cake!
New Egypt Speedway
Cabin Fever 40 Mod,
NEWS, Crt & 4C & Rookies
1pm - 9pm
New Egypt Speedway begins its
22nd season as a dirt track.
The chase begins for the $10,000
title for our
Vahlco Racing Wheels
Modifieds which will do battle
in the Cabin Fever 40 that pays
$3,000 to win and $300 to start
along with the first points races
of the season for the Larry's Hot Rods and Harleys LLC
North East Wingless Sprint Cars
Crate Modifieds, 4-Cylinders & the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman!
LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences
Farming in the Pinelands
11am - 12:30pm
Presenter: Tina Mueller,
Hill Farm, Barnegat, NJ
Farming in the Pinelands?
What is so unique about our
Pinelands soil and ecosystem?
Take a visual tour of Sassafras
Hill Farm and learn about the
process and seasonality of growing
food from concept to consumption
about creating a self-sustaining
ecosystem, the importance of bees
on our farm, and the importance
of farming to carbon sequestration.
11am - 12:30pm
Presenter: Amy Williams,
New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium's
Coastal Ecosystems Extension Agent
Did you know that many scientists
throughout NJ are working together
to create more resilient ecosystems?
Learn about the different types of
living shoreline projects that increase
ecological benefits while combating
destructive erosion. Dr. Williams will
explain the efforts being conducted by
New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, Stevens Institute of Technology, and the New Jersey Coastal Resiliency Collaborative through grants and citizen science networks.
Morning Beach Walk
8am - 9am
Bring the family and join an
for a walk on the
beach as they share information
about shells, birds, marine animals,
beach creatures and more. You
never know what you might find along the way. All ages.
Behind the Scenes Tours
9:30am - 11am
Discover what goes on
behind those closed doors
at the aquarium as you
tour the building with
our staff. Pre-registration
and sneakers are required.
For ages 5 and up only.
Fantasy Island Amusement Park
4/1 - 4/30
The 2019 Pre-Season Ride Sale
The 2019 Pre-Season Ride Sale
will take place April 1-30th!
$60 for 120 Ride Tokens
(Making Tokens 1/2 price!)
You will be able to purchase
online or in the Arcade
during normal operating hours.
Limited Time Special!
Purchase online April 1st-14th and receive a brand new 2019 Souvenir Cup for every 2 packages you purchase. Bring your cup with on every visit to the park! Refills are just $0.75 each!
Breakfast with the
9:30am & 11am
Enjoy breakfast and
fun with the Easter Bunny!
Pre-Registration is required!
There will be two different
time slots to choose from.
Your ticket includes a
breakfast buffet, $5 Arcade
SURF card, photos with the
Easter Bunny, Face Painting
and Special Character Appearance!
Supported in part by a grant from the
NJ State Department,
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
Joseph H. Vicari, Liaison to Tourism