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Holiday Toy Drive 2017

Many of our wonderful organizations do a tremendous amount to support our community. Stafford Township Recreation and the Stafford Township PBA Lcoal 297 are no exception! The 2017 Holiday Toy Drive is preparing to be in full swing! Starting November 6th, 2107- December 15th, 2017, new, unwrapped gifts for boys …

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Haunted Seaport…An Eerily Good Time!

The Haunted Seaport will take place Thursday October 26th through Saturday October 28th from 6-9pm at the Tuckerton Seaport.  Be spooked as Pirates and Sea Captains stroll the boardwalk….take a hayride through the Haunted Woods, if you dare!  Here are the details from the Tuckerton Seaport Facebook Page: Join us …

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Get to The Chicken or the Egg Before the Season Ends!

It’s that time of year again… the days are getting shorter, the weather is getting cooler, and some of our FAVORITE restaurants are getting ready to close for the season. Officially, the Chicken of the Egg will be closing on Sunday, October 29th, 2017. However, kicking the closing weekend off …

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Fall Harvest & Wine Festival

Mark your calendars for Stafford Recreation’s FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL on October 14 & 15 from 12 to 5 p.m. at the Manahawkin Lake Park. The event includes hayrides, pumpkin picking, scarecrow making, inflatable rides and much more. . The day will kick off with the Halloween Parade at noon, beginning …

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45th Annual Long Beach Island Commemorative 18 Mile Run

The 45th Annual Long Beach Island Commemorative 18 Mile Run will take place on Sunday, October 8th beginning at 10:30 a.m. in Holgate, the southernmost point of LBI. Participants will run north on Long Beach Blvd. for 18 miles and finish at Barnegat Light State Park. The event is sponsored …

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“Truck”erton Hard Cider & Fall Fes

Where: The Tuckerton Seaport When: Saturday, October 7th, 2017 Time: 11am- 6pm Fall is in the air and food trucks are back at the Seaport with “Truck”erton Food Truck & Cider Fest on Saturday, October 7 from 11am-6pm. The Seaport will host 12 gourmet food trucks from all over the …

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LBI Sea Glass & Art Festival

Where: Things A Drift, 406 Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom When: Saturday, Sept. 30th at 10am to Sunday, October 1st at 4pm Join us for the 9th annual LBI Sea Glass & Art Festival to support local artists and the community. We have a packed event guide for both Saturday …

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Hurricane Relief RUM-RAISER for Harvey & Irma

Hurricane Relief RUM-RAISER for Harvey & Irma When: TONIGHT!! Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Where: Parker’s Garage & Oyster Saloon Time: 5-7 PM Cost: $20 donation to enter (age 12 and under free) (Checks payable to JETTY ROCK FOUNDATION) Join us for sunset views, local food, beer, wine & rum punch …

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The Makers Festival!

September 16th marks the date of The Makers Festival.  This festival is hosted by The MakeShift Union and will take place at Manahawkin Lake Park.  The mission of this festival is to bring light to those Makers who are shifting the way we see consumerism in America.  Here are more …

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Festival of the Sea!

Rides, games, funnel cakes, cotton candy and good old carnival fun. These memories all encompass the good times I have had at St Francis’s annual summer carnival The Festival of the Sea. As a child and even in my late teens this was something I looked forward to each year. …

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Jazzy Scallop & Seafood Festival

Salty air, soothing jazz music and delicious seafood….sounds perfect, right?  Then set June 24th aside for the Jazzy Scallop and Seafood Festival!  Savor seafood from Viking Village, all prepared by local chefs.  There will be beverages for purchase, a silent auction, great food, jazz music and more!  All proceeds go …

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Pour into Summer Wine Festival June 16th and 17th!

Pour Into Summer Wine Festival will be taking place on Friday June 16th from 4pm-8pm and on Saturday June 17th from 12pm-6pm.  That means two glorious days to enjoy the fruits of New Jersey’s fine wineries.  You can enjoy delicious samples of wine, bottles for purchase, artisans, vendors, food, live …

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Jamie Dewitt …One of LBI’s Pro Surfers!

From LBI waves to the World!! Growing up in Beach Haven, LBI is the most conducive to becoming a professional surfer. Sure it’s a lot better than living landlocked, but New Jersey waves are often looked down upon as not producing enough quality surf to develop talent. LBI native Jamie …

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LBI Farmers Markets…Your Local Food Source!

There is nothing like eating in-season, freshly grown vegetables and fruit. It tastes better, is better for you and supports the local growers and farmers. Eat Local and pick up your fruits and veggies here on LBI… -Foster’s Farm Market – Beach Haven -Country Corner Farm Market – Ship Bottom …

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Farmers Market at Gazebo Park Starting June 22nd!

Fresh local produce is certainly a must during the summer months on LBI!  Luckily the Farmers Market at Gazebo Park will be taking place every Thursday starting June 22nd from 11am-4pm…rain or shine!  Come on out and support the local farmers who provide us with these locally grown goods.  Be …

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