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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  dishes!

Laurita Winery

Classical Music Competition

Laurita is hosting a classical
music competition at the winery, 
featuring music students from 
Rowan University competing
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.
Register online!

4/6, 4/7
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
Bellarine Presents:
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
Polar Paddle

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 & 
Brendan Sagalow

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 &
Abigail Washburn

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:  A Sensory
Friendly Performance

An Afternoon of Magic & Illusion
features Kevin Spencer, an
extraordinary magician, in  a fun-filled show that combines  storytelling, stage magic, and  audience participation.

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.

Bollywood Boulevard:
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

Laser  Beatles  - 5:00 PM
Laser  Vinyl  - 6:15 PM
Laser  Pink Floyd: 
ark Side Of The Moon - 7:30 PM
Laser  Pink Floyd:
The Wall  - 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
732- 793-0506

Conservation Talk and
Trail Hike

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  (weather permitting). 

The Downtown Shops @ 53 Main

4/3, 5/1
Indoor Winter
Farmers' Market

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  be updated.

FirstEnergy Park

4/4 - 4/7
Season Opening
Baseball Game
Lakewood BlueClaws
(Philadelphia Phillies)
Hickory Crawdads
(Texas Rangers) 

Thursday: 6:35pm 
Friday: 7:05pm
Saturday: 4:05pm
Sunday: 1:05pm

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.

Strand Theater
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
10th Anniversary

Celebrate the  10th anniversary
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

4/6, 4/7
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  for Opening  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

Science Saturday:
Farming in the Pinelands

11am - 12:30pm
Presenter: Tina Mueller,  Owner/Operator, Sassafras  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.  

Science Saturday:
Coastal Resiliency

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.

Jenkinson's Aquarium

Morning Beach Walk

8am - 9am
Bring the family and join an
interpreter 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!

Casino Pier

Breakfast with the
Easter Bunny

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
Gary Quinn
Joseph H. Vicari, Liaison to Tourism