Weekly Events on LBI

Dated: 08/08/2011

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The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance. Summer gets hotter with these awesome events!!! Monday August 8th: 1. Monday Madness at Bayview Park: 6:30-8:30pm in Brant Beach. Event features inflatable bounce house and slide, laser tag, and more. This event also targets multi-sport enthusiasts with a sprint distance triathalon series. Call 609-549-0071 for more information about the sports training. 2. Stand-Up Paddleboarding for Adults: 8:30-9:30am at the LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences in Loveladies. Fees vary, call 609-494-1241 for more information. 3. Stand-Up Paddleboarding for Teens: 10-11am at the LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences in Loveladies. Fees vary, call 609-494-1241 for more information. 4. Stories of the Roundtable: 3pm at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. For ages 5-10, call 609-494-2480 to register. 5. (August 8 & 9) Precious Metal Clay - Hollow Form Beads: 9am-4pm at the LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences in Loveladies. Fees vary, call for more information. 6. (August 8-11) Ultimate Recreation Camp Games: 5:30-7pm at St. Francis Center in Brant Beach. For ages 7-11, activities include volleyball, 4-square, and kickball to name a few. Call 609-494-8861 for more information and prices. 7. (August 8-11 and 15-18) Lacrosse Camp: For youth and high school boys and girls. 9am-1pm at Sunset Park in Harvey Cedars. Call 862-215-6540 to register. 8. (August 8-11 and August 13) Reptile World: 7:30, 8:30, and 9:30pm at Fantast Island Amusement Park in Beach Haven. Call 609-492-4000 for information. 9. Children's Sand & Surf Mission: (Monday-Friday through August 12) 16th Street beach in Ship Bottom. Kids ages 4 and older are invited for fun, games & Bible stories. Participation is free. 10-11:45am. In bad weather, program is held at Grace Calvary Church in Ship Bottom. 10. You're Grounded Forever, But First Let's Go Shopping: 7pm at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. Author Susan Shapiro Barash talks to mothers and daughters about major issues and offers help. Call 609-494-2480 to register. Tuesday August 9th: 1. Tuesdays in the Township: Free events July 7th-Sept 6th, including a guided fun run, bike ride, and evening concert. Visit www.longbeachtownship.com for more information. 2. Book Discussion: 7:45pm at the LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences in Loveladies. The subject is The Great House by Nicole Krauss. Donation: $5. Call 609-494-1241 for more information. 3. Festival of the Sea: Through the 14th. 6-10:30pm at St. Francis Center parking lot, Brant Beach. Admission is free, pay 1 price $20 Wed. & Fri, $25 other nights. Rides for all ages, games of chance, and more. Call 609-494-8861 for more information. Wednesday August 10th: 1. Wednesdays Jump In and Swim: South Jersey Running & Traithalon sponsors free instructed 1/4 mile fun swim at Bayview Park in Brant Beach. 6am, Wednesdays through August 31st. 2. Get to Know Your Island: Beach Haven Characters: 10am at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. Debroah Whitcraft and Gretchen of the Museum of NJ Maritime History in Beach Haven present the program. Call 609-494-2480 to register. 3. Jewish Community Center of LBI Bazaar: 8am-3pm at Veterans Bicentennial Park in Beach Haven. More than 100 vendors are expected. Admission is free. 4. Lifeguard in Training Tournament: 8am at Hudson Avenue Beach in Harvey Cedars. 5. Mr. Scott the Music Man: 7pm at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. An interactive concert for children and their families. Call 609-494-2480 to register. 6. Sand Sculpture Contest: 10am at 14th Street Beach in Surf City. The Surf City Taxpayers Assn. and Ron Jon Surf Shop sponsor the event with prizes for kids, teens, adults and groups. Judging takes place between 1-2pm. 7. Shallow Gathering Basket: 10am-4pm at the LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences in Loveladies. Fees vary, call 609-494-1241 for more information. 8. Watercolor Techniques with Carol Freas: (Wednesdays through the 31st) 9:30am-12:30pm at the LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences in Loveladies. Fees vary, call 609-494-1241 for more information. Thursday August 11th: 1. Bead Happy Hour: 5-8pm at Just Bead It in North Beach Haven. Come and learn new beading techniques and make cool spring jewelry! Call 609-492-2323 for more information. 2. Thursday Bay Days: June 30 thru August. Bayview Park, 68th St. & Long Beach Blvd., Brant Beach. ReClam the Bay program, 10am; water seining with Alliance for a Living Ocean, 11am. Ecotours will continue the Bay Days along with kayak/paddle demos by an environmental coordinator. For more information visit http://www.longbeachtownship.com/. 3. Chocolate Fair: 6-8pm at the LBI Historical Museum in Beach Haven. Event features tastings, demos, and more. Adults $10, kids under 12 $5. Call 609-492-0700 for more information. 4. Flea Market: 9am-3pm at the Ship Bottom Boat Ramp. More than 50 vendors are expected. 5. Historic Photo Slide Show with Margaret Buchholz: 7pm at High Point Firehouse in Harvey Cedars. 6. Lunchtime Movie: 12 noon at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. Suitable for all ages, attendees may bring their lunch. Call 609-494-2480 for more information. 7. Miniature Golf Tournament: 10-11:45am at Island Golf in Surf City. The Surf City Taxpayers Assn. hosts the event with prizes for children, teens and adults. 8. Outdoor Photography & Composition: 12:30-2:30pm at the LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences in Loveladies. Fees vary, call 609-494-1241 for more information. 9. Reading Isn't Ruff: 11am at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. Call 609-494-2480 for more information. Friday August 12th: 1. Friday Fun Days: July 1 thru August. Bayview Park, 68th St. & Long Beach Blvd., Brant Beach. Watersports are featured beginning at 5pm. Standup-paddleboard races, windsurfing contest, and "anything that floats" competition. Participants should bring their boards. For more information visit http://www.longbeachtownship.com/ 2. Reading Buddies Closing Program: 2pm at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. For children 12 and younger who participated in the program. Call 609-494-2480 to register. 3. SAIL Appreciation Party: 3:30pm at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. For SAIL participants only. Call 609-494-2480 for more information. Saturday August 13th: 1. Book Bazaar & Summer Sale: 9am-noon at Zion Lutheran Church in Barnegat Light. Crafts, baked goods and more are offered. Call 609-494-2890 for more information. 2. Dart for Art: At the LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences in Loveladies. Tickets are $185, admits 2 and entitles them to take home 1 piece of art. Call 609-494-1241 for more information. 3. Frog & Lizard Magnets: 10-11:30am at the LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences in Loveladies. Fees vary, call 609-494-1241 for more information. 4. "Hooked on Fishing" Tournament: Registration is 8-9am, activities continue to 2pm. At Sunset Park in Harvey Cedars. Surf fishing event is for kids ages 5-17 and features instructional booths, bait, casting instructions, and more. Call John Castrati at 856-220-2082. 5. LBI Longboard Classic Surf Contest & Environmental Fair: 7:30-10:30am at 65th Street Beach in Brant Beach. Live music by The Diamondheads. Registration forms are available at Alliance for a Living Ocean, 1101 Central Avenue in Ship Bottom, as well as South End Surf n'Paddle and Wooden Jetty in Beach Haven. 6. Workshop for Gardeners: All About Bamboo: 10am rain or shine at Bay Avenue Plant Co in Surf City. Ed Wooley of Little Acre Farm in Howell presents the program. Admission is free, call 609-361-8800 for more information. Sunday August 14th: 1. Creative Family Fun with Clay: 10am-noon at the LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences. Fees vary, call 609-494-1241 for more information.
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Kim Pileggi

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