- Category: News
SEA BRIGHT, NJ - Registrations are now being accepted for SkimBash 2011, the Jersey Shore's premier Pro/Am skimboarding contest held June 25-26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on the Sea Bright Municipal Beach. This Skim USA points-accredited skimboarding competition attracts amateur and professional skimboarders from around the county and across the country.
Prizes are awarded to first, second and third place finishers in all divisions; the Pro division skims for a cash purse.
Spectators are welcome! This is a family event on the beach with music, food, and giveaways. Please come out and support the local skimboarding community.
The contest is sponsored by Jersey Shore Skim Camp and presented by Skim City. For more information about the event, and to download a registration form, please visit www.SkimBash.com, email [email protected] or call 732-598-6029.
- Category: Monmouth County
RED BANK, NJ – The George Sheehan Classic 5 Mile Run is set for 8:30 a.m. Saturday, June 18, 2011. More than 3,000 runners from around the world are expected to participate in what has become one of the Jersey Shore’s most popular road races. In addition, thousands more participate in the pre- and post-race events held on June 17th and 18th.
Start of 2010 Sheehan Classic 5 Mile Race
Race organizers moved the race to June from it's traditional date in mid-August and the response from the runners was overwhelming in favor of the move. “The George Sheehan Classic is an extremely popular race for both elite and local runners, but New Jersey’s hot, humid August weather had been a problem,” said race director Philip Hinck. “… and hosting the event on a June weekend provides a chance for the entire family to enjoy the early summer weather.”
- Category: Monmouth County
MIDDLETOWN, NJ - There are only a few days left to visit the Stately Homes by-the-Sea Designer Show House. Don’t miss your opportunity to tour the luxurious interiors and stroll through the lush gardens of Holly Hill, featuring the artistry of more than 35 of the region’s top interior designers, decorators and landscape artists. Round out your day at this historic country estate with lunch at the Show House Café by Salt Creek Grille and shopping at the show house designer boutique.
Don’t delay, the clock is ticking. After June 12, this edition of Stately Homes by-the-Sea, like Cinderella at the stroke of midnight, will be just a beautiful memory.
Stately Homes by-the-Sea Designer Show House is presented by Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey (VNACJ), a member of VNA Health Group.
Stately Homes by-the-Sea is open Tuesday –Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. There are no refunds and no rain dates for this event. Please note that the Show House is not handicapped accessible. Children under the age of 12 will not be admitted. Additional information on the Show House, events and ticket sales can be found online at www.statelyhomesbythesea.com.
- Category: News
Two-day project reopens busy local road
HAZLET, NJ – The Middle Road bridge (R-15) over Flat Creek reopened this afternoon to motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic after a two day closure for scheduled repair work to the bridge’s timber structure.
Motorists used signed detours between
“The scheduled repairs consisted of a steel plate, steel channel and mudsill repair to restore the structural integrity of the timber nail laminated deck,” county Engineer Joseph M. Ettore said. “The extreme weather this past winter accelerated the deterioration rate to warrant this interim repair work in anticipation of the eventual replacement of the bridge”
The work was performed by the county’s on-call maintenance contractor, IEW Construction Group Inc. of
- Category: Arts & Culture
Red Bank RiverCenter presents LunchMusic and StreetLife Summer Performing Artist Series
RED BANK, NJ – The parks and sidewalks of Red Bank will be alive with music and entertainment as Red Bank’s summer music schedules rolls out beginning Wednesday, June 1st. Red Bank RiverCenter promises to have a fun and lively line-up of musical entertainment and performances every Wednesday in June and every Saturday evening this summer.
Beginning June 1st, music lovers, office workers, childcare givers, moms, dads and just about anyone who needs a break on “hump day” are invited to Red Bank’s Riverside Gardens Park on West Front Street in downtown Red Bank to enjoy FREE lunchtime concerts every Wednesday in June from Noon to 2pm.
We are proud to announce FREE fitness classes at lunchtime as well! Red Bank’s own Power Center and Dancing Foot Yoga will be joining LunchMusic! Power Center will be offering a free class from 12pm to 1pm called East West CHI-Camp class taught by John Nies. Dancing Foot Yoga will be offering an Introduction to Yoga class from 1pm to 2pm. Please bring your own mat and towel!
In addition, many Red Bank restaurants and eateries will be advertising delicious lunch specials packed “to go” so they can easily be taken down to the park! Take advantage of the wonderful views of the river while you enjoy some delicious food or just to take a break and soak up some sun along with the cool vibes of Lunch Music.