Monday December 19th:
1. Brain Games: 1pm at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. Call 609-494-2480 to register.
Tuesday December 20th:
1. Adult Writers Group: 1-3pm at Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. Call 609-494-2480 to register.
2. Totally Toddler: 10:30am Ages 18-36 months at Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. Call 609-494-2480 to register.
Wednesday December 21st:
1. Gaming Club: 7pm at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. Kids ages 10 and older are invited to drop in for Wii games, board games, and cards. Call 509-494-2480 for more information.
2. Teen Advisory Board: 6pm at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. Kids in grades 7-12 are invited to make suggestions for programs, events and more. Call 609-494-2480 for more information.
Thursday December 22nd:
1. Children's Story Hour: 4-5pm at the Beach Haven Library on Third Street. The activity is for grades pre-K to 3rd. Call 609-492-7081 for more information.
Worship on Long Beach Island
- Grace Calvary Church in Ship Bottom - 609-494-7777
- Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church in Beach Haven - 609-492-7571 or 609-492-2108
"It's not just about the journey, it's about the love we want to share with you...Join us at Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church, Marine Street in Beach Haven this Christmas season." Fr. Frank Crumbaugh, Rector/ 609-492-7271/office.
- Saturday, 24 December, 4:30pm - Though it is afull Eucharist, this service is geared especially toward families with children for whom the 10:30pm service is too late. In this service, the children of the parish assembled The Creche.
- Saturday, 24 December, 10:30pm/ - "Midnight Mass."
- Sunday, 25 December, lOam - this is a quiet said service for those who want to keep Christmas worshiping "on the day."
- Sunday, 1 January, 9:30am - a regular Sunday service providing an opportunity to keep Holy Name and begin the new year in prayer.
- Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Brant Beach - 609-494-6888
- Island Baptist Church in Beach Haven - 609-492-7584
- Jewish Community Center of Long Beach Island - 609-492-4090
Please Note: JCC Shabbat Services are Friday evening at 7:30 PM at St.Thomas of Villanova Church in Surf City while the New Synagogue is being built.
- Kynett United Methodist Church of Beach Haven - 609-492-0421
- St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Brant Beach - 609-494-8813
- St. Peter's at the Light Episcopal Church in Barnegat Light - 609-494-2398
- Terrace United Methodist Church in Beach Haven Terrace - 609-492-9843
- Zion Lutheran Church in Barnegat Light - 609-494-8676
Weekly Entertainment and Performances Found At:
- Bayberry Inn: (609-494-8848)
- Buckalew's Tavern & Restaurant: (609-492-1065)
- Daddy O: (609-494-1300)
- The Gateway: (609-494-1661)
- Nardi's Tavern: (609-492-9538)
Barnegat Lighthouse is Open: The # 2 tourism destination in the State Of New Jersey is open on weekends and has reported a "full parking lot" and a great number of visitors in the past few weekends.
"Watercolors: A Visual Story": December 6 - January 31 at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. Watercolor paintings by Pine Shores Art Assn. students of Carol Freas are exhibited. Call 609-494-2480 for more information.
Mah Jong: Wednesdays from 1-3pm at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library In Surf City. Some previous experience is required. Call 609-494-2480 for more information.
Christmas Tree Sale: Through December 24 (or until all trees are sold) at the Shipbottom Fire House. Trees are fresh cut Douglas Firs, free local delivery is available. Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 4-7pm, Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 11am-6pm.
Food Donations Needed: The St. Francis Food Pantry in Brant Beach is acception donations of non-perishable foods as well as detergents, soaps, and shampoo.
Classes & Activities Offered: at the LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences. Classes vary from learning new languages to art mediums and sports lessons. Call 609-494-1241 for more information and registration.
Fiction Writers Group: Forming in Beach Haven: Meets 2 Thursdays per month from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Call Debi for more information 856-912-1369.
December 28: Starlab: A Portable Planetarium at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. Suitable forges 5 to adult. Space is limited, call 609-494-2480 to register.
January 2 and 16: Brain Games: 1pm at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. Call 609-494-2480 to register.
January 3: Free Blood Pressure Screening: 11am at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. No appoinnment necessary.
January 3 and 17: Adult Writers Group: 1-3pm at Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. Call 609-494-2480 to register.
January 5: American Red Cross Bloodmobile: 2-7pm at St. Francis Church Hall in Brant Beach.
January 5: Music & Movement: 10:30am at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. Ages 2-6.
Health and Living Well on LBI
- Flu Shots Offered by Appointment: At the LBI Health Department in Haven Beach. Call 609-492-1212 to make appointment.
- St. Francis Senior Services: Outreach workers are available to assist with a variety of senior needs. Call 609-294-1197 for more information.
- Child & Adolescent Health Programs: Physical exams and immunizations are available for infants and children through age 18 at the LBI Health Department. Call 609-492-1212 for more information.
- Well Baby Clinic: at the LBI Health Department in Haven Beach. Call 609-361-1000 ex 250 or 609-492-1212 for appointment and information.
For Your Interest:
- Seedling Sale: Offered by the Garden Club of LBI A variety of seedlings, grass, and fertilizer tabs. Call 609-494-5791 or visit www.thegardencluboflbi.com for more details.
- LBI Woodcarvers Association: meets 2nd Wednesday of every month at 7:30pm. Call 609-296-5606 for location.
- St. Francis Community Pool Donations Sought: Send to St. Francis Swimming Pool Fund, 4700 Long Beach Blvd. Brant Beach, NJ 08008.
- Beach Haven Community Arts Program's Commemorative Bricks: Bricks are placed in the paths at Veterans' Bicentennial Park in Beach Haven. Donations are $50 and order forms are available at the Beach Haven Library, borough hall, Uncle Will's Pancake House, or call 609-492-8362.
- Ongoing classes at the LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences. Visit http://www.lbifoundation.org/ for schedule and more information.
- New Members Wanted: The St. Francis Guild invites all interested in knitting, crochet, quilting, and/or other crafts to participate. Meets Wednesdays from 10am-2pm at the St. Francis Center in Brant Beach. Call Lenore Kane at 609-494-7330 for more information.
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