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July 2018

Michael’s Summer Camp – Camp Creativity

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

$2

    This summer Michael's Summer Camp, Camp Creativity is offering a 7 week program where kids can create crafts focusing a new theme each week.    Michael's Summer Camp, Camp Creativity   Michael's Camp Creativity Classes meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 am - 12 pm. The cost is only $5 per day for ages 6 and up and $2 for ages 3-6. Projects are different for the two age groups, and coloring pages are available each day. Don't miss…

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Long Beach Free Paddle Boarding Lessons

July 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, repeating until August 27, 2018

Bayview Park, LBI, 68th Street
Brant Beach, NJ United States
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free

Join South End Surf & Paddle to learn how to stand up paddle every Monday from 3-4pm at Bayview Park. A great activity for the whole family!

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Lavallette Beach Treasure Hunt

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until August 27, 2018

President Avenue Beach, 1 President Avenue
Lavallette, NJ 08735 United States
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Bring the family to compete in a weekly beach treasure hunt at President Avenue Beach. Kids of all ages can plop down in the sand and dig to find some coins! Every kid will walk away with a prize and a fun memory with the family. Call (844) 365-6952 with any questions.

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Jenkinson’s Boardwalk “Aquarium Beachcombing”

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until August 27, 2018

Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, 300 Ocean Ave 08742
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
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Explore our beach with our staff during this free program and see what treasures you can find! Great for families, couples or anyone who would like to learn about the critters that call Point Pleasant Beach home! All ages welcome, meet in front of the Aquarium to participate! *Weather permitting.

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Barnegat Lighthouse Concerts

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until August 13, 2018

One event on July 21, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on August 25, 2018 at 7:00pm

Lighthouse State Park, 208 Broadway
Barnegat Light, NJ 08006 United States
Free

Come join us for the Barnegat summer concert series at Lighthouse State Park from 7-9 PM. Come out & enjoy a concert under the light of Old Barney. July 9th – Monday: The Following- 7:00PM, bay front gazebo, 8th & Bayview or the pavilion, 6th & Bayview. Come out and enjoy rock music performed by this local Barnegat Light band. Bring your blankets &/or chairs, 494-9196 July 16th – Monday: The Danksters- 7:00PM, bay front gazebo, 8th & Bayview or the pavilion, 6th Bayview. A…

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Seaside Heights Boardwalk Concert Series

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until September 3, 2018

Dupont Avenue Stage, Dupont Avenue Stage
Seaside Heights, NJ United States
Free

July 16 @ 7:00 PM – Dupont Ave Stage – Time Machine One of the most well known and most sought after bands in the tri-state area, Time Machine is comprised of top musicians and performers giving you unmatched showmanship and professionalism. From Motown to Oldies to today’s top hits and more, they will keep you entertained and awe struck all night long. July 23 @ 7:00 PM – Dupont Ave Stage – JP LaStella and Co. July 30 @…

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Stafford Summer Concert Series

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until August 27, 2018

Free

These concerts are presented free every Monday evening at 7 pm in July and August, beginning on July 9 at the pavilion at Manahawkin Lake Park. While there is no charge, we kindly request a donation at each concert to the Stafford Township Historical Society to help them continue their mission of the restoration and preservation of the Old Stone Store, Railroad Station and Cultural Center (a Revolutionary War era church).  These donations will help to cover the cost of the concerts as well as…

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Seaside Heights Summer Concert Series

July 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Seaside Park Police Department, 1 Municipal Plaza
Seaside Park, NJ United States
Free

Come join us on the Seaside Park Police Department lawn at 7:30 on Mondays this summer! Line up: July 16: The Kootz July 23: Re-Live the Beatles July 30: Strictly 60's August 6: Fish-Eyes Blues August 13: RB Express August 20: Bell Bottom Blues August 27: Where's Judy?

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Seaside Heights 2-for-1 Beach Admission Days

July 17 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating until August 21, 2018

Seaside Heights, NJ Seaside Heights, NJ 08751 United States + Google Map
$8

Seaside Heights Beach will offer a few days during summer 2018 when the daily beach tags price will be reduced. See the schedule below and take advantage of the discounts to enjoy a day at the Seaside Heights Beach.   Seaside Heights B1G1 Beach Pass days 2018 Schedule Mom & Me ~ Bring Mom to the beach in Seaside Heights for 2-for-1 beach admission. July 10, 2018 August 7, 2018 Dad & Me ~ Bring Dad to the beach in Seaside Heights…

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Marquee Cinemas Free Summer Movies in Toms River

July 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until August 22, 2018

Marquee Cinemas, 1311 Route 37 West
Toms River, NJ United States
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Free

Marquee Cinemas celebrates Summer with Free Family Movies!   Marquee Cinemas summer movie series is the perfect way to stay cool this summer. It is part of our series on South Jersey free movies for families. After all don't we all want a way to keep summer fun affordable?   What is the Marquee Cinemas Free Summer Movies Series? The Marquee Cinemas Free Summer Movies is 8 week program of recently released G and PG films for kids. Kids have their choice between 2 free…

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Long Beach Art in the Park

July 17 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2018

Bayview Park, LBI, 68th Street
Brant Beach, NJ United States
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free

Every Tuesday this summer bring the family out to Bayview park to enjoy some arts and crafts!

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Regal Cinemas Summer Movie Express

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2018

$1

 Over the course of 10 weeks New Jersey Regal Cinemas will show select G & PG rated movies for only $1 a showing, Part of the proceeds of admission will benefit the Will Rogers Institute. The movies will be shown on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:00 am. New Jersey Regal Cinemas locations participating in the Regal Cinemas Summer Movie Express Regal Burlington, Stadium 20, Burlington, New Jersey ~ Burlington County Regal Independence Plaza 12, Hamilton, New Jersey ~ Mercer County Regal…

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Long Beach Free Concert Series

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2018

Bayview Park, LBI, 68th Street
Brant Beach, NJ United States
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free

Bring the family along every Tuesday night in Bayview Park for a free and fun concert you can boogie to! Bring some lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy some tunes. This year's lineup: 6/26: Mr. Lovejoy 7/3: Chris Fritz & The Impulsives presented by Barlow Buick GMC 7/10: Billy Walton Band presented by The Adams Group of ReMax of Barnegat Bay 7/17: The Kootz 7/24: Jimmy & The Parrots presented by A Little Bite of Italy & Francis, Chick’s LBI…

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Jenkinson’s Boardwalk “Princess Bingo”

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2018

Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, 300 Ocean Ave 08742
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
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Come join us every week for a classic game with a fairy tale twist! Join your favorite princesses for a fun filled game of BINGO! Feel free to dress up in your gowns and tiaras, or join us straight from the beach, and enjoy some royal fun.

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Jenkinson’s Boardwalk “Princess Palooza” Concert

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on August 14, 2018 at 7:00pm

Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, 300 Ocean Ave 08742
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
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Join us on July 17 and August 14 at 7:00 pm for a Princess Palooza concert! Enjoy the live princess singing show featuring a cast of your favorite fairytale princesses at the Pavilion Beach Stage.

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