Beginning November 1st
Lunch Break - Holiday Toy Drive

Individuals, businesses and corporations can get into the holiday spirit by purchasing new toys and gift cards for ages newborn to 17 years. Or, if  preferred, make a monetary donation and Lunch Break will do the shopping. Toy Drive collection begins Nov. 1st. The deadline for bringing unwrapped gifts to Lunch Break is 3 p.m. Tuesday, December 10th. Lunch Break thanks its donors and volunteers for their generous support in making a child’s holiday wish come true. Toys will be distributed to families during a holiday shopping day on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 at Tower Hill Church in Red Bank. Go to for more information and to participate in our online pledging. For more information, contact Program Director Sharda Jetwani Love, MSW, (732) 747-8577, Ext. 3011

November 4th, November 10th and November 21st
Embroiderers' Guild of America-Monmouth Chapter is dedicated to teaching and sharing the joys of needlework.  We welcome stitchers of all levels.

There are sit-&-stitch tables at each meeting as well as special projects. Evening stitchers will meet Monday, November 4, 2019 from 7:00 to 9:00PM at the Colts Neck Library, 1 Winthrop Drive, Colts Neck, NJ.  Sunday stitchers will meet Sunday, November 10, 2019, from 1:00 to 4:00pm, at the DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Drive, Maplewood, NJ.  Day stitchers will meet Thursday, November 21, 2019, from 10:00am to 2:00pm, at the Colts Neck Community Church, 25 Merchant Way, Colts Neck, NJ. For more information, contact TONI at 732-462-5540 or visit:

Wednesday, November 13th
Girl Scout Mini Food Drive at the Galley Restaurant

On November 13 at 4pm, Brownie Troop 201 from Oakhurst/OTES, will go to the Galley (1313 Memorial Dr, Asbury Park) to make their own pizza. At 5pm, families are invited to buy dinner and hang out. We are asking people to bring in non perishable items to be donated to Fulfill.   

Saturday, November 16th from 8am - 4pm (rain date is 11/23)
St. Thomas A.M.E. Zion Church - Flea Market / Open To All

Spaces are available for $20.00, Tables available for $10.00
For Further Inquiries Please contact Carl Bowles - 732-977-9879 or Michael Scalzo - 732-299-8565
St. Thomas A.M.E. Zion Church - 87 Squankum Road, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
Rev. Lester Baylor, Pastor | (732) 542-8205

Sunday, November 17th at 2pm
“500 Years On The Navesink”
An informative presentation on Monmouth County’s Native American Heritage
by Claire Garland (Director, The Sand Hill Indian Historical Association) at The Historic Crawford House In Tinton Falls

For centuries before the arrival of Europeans in the 1600’s, eastern Monmouth County was the Territory of the Turtle Clan of Lenape Native Americans. Join us as Ms. Garland traces the fascinating and little known history of our Native American heritage in Monmouth County.  Ms. Garland will display a selection of historical artifacts from her collection. The Crawford House is located at 750 Tinton Ave in Tinton Falls just around the corner from MJ’s and Woody’s, across the bridge.

Monday, November 18th | Modern Day Toxicity
@ Nutrition and Weight Loss Center -

1819 Highway 35 North, Oakhurst, NJ 07755
Join us on Monday, November 18 at 7:00 pm for "Modern Day Toxicity".  Dr. Trish at Nutrition and Weight Loss Center and Meredith Perabo from Beautycounter (a clean beauty company) have teamed up  to show us how to detoxify from the inside and outside.  Call today to reserve your seat!  732-609-3366

Tuesday, November 26th at 7:30pm
Thanksgiving Service at Oakhurst Methodist Church -

103 Monmouth Rd, Oakhurst
We will have a Thanksgiving service, Tuesday evening.  All are invited to attend.  Any questions, please call church office, 732-531-1150, between 9am-1pm, Monday-Friday.

Sunday, December 1st at 5pm
Christmas Tree Lighting at St. George Greek Orthodox Church
1033 W. Park Ave, Ocean, NJ

Please join us for an evening of fellowship, caroling and refreshments on the grounds of our St. George Greek Orthodox Church! Surprise visit from you-know-who!  
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