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Tips for Beach Kids Family NJ

Tips for Heading to the Beach with Kids

Beach day prep before you had kids: Grab your beach bag, favorite sunglasses and flip flops, and head to the nearest beach. Bonus points if you remembered a towel. Beach day prep after kids: Multiply that by 500 and accept that you will never have enough... Read More

French Fries

Let’s Talk About French Fries

Ah, July, a month we set aside to celebrate all things American like baseball, hot dogs, apple pie … and french fries. July 13 is National French Fry Day, and everyone knows Americans go freaky for french fries. But wait, you say: french fries must... Read More

Sandy Hook Lighthouse

Sandy Hook Lighthouse

As beach lovers head back to the seaside, this Historic Havens turns its focus to a real beacon of history: the Sandy Hook Lighthouse, located in the Fort Hancock section of the Hook. Opened in 1764, it is the oldest lighthouse in the nation and is still... Read More

Count Basie Centre Theatre

New Jersey Theatre News

Count Basie Center for the Arts In May, Red Bank’s Count Basie Theatre was reintroduced with a new name: the Count Basie Center for the Arts. The updated title has been heralded as a finer representation of everything that the facility – which is... Read More

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Day Trip to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Plenty of wonderful museums make a terrific day trip – but at this lovely time of year, what could be better than strolling through an outdoor museum of living plants? That is what the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is considered, and rightfully so. Founded... Read More

Book of English Desserts by Constance Chambers

English Desserts

Many people in America are of English heritage, and this July’s holiday of our country’s independence can be celebrated with The Book of English Desserts by Constance Chambers. It’s available for checkout from Colts Neck Library’s extensive Catherine... Read More

It Only Takes a Second to be Kind

Each month our young authors write, in their own voice, stories that will educate and inform fellow students and parents. If you are a teen who would like to write your story, contact the Journal. We’ll help you polish it up, so don’t worry, let’s... Read More

Eclair

Let’s Talk About Eclairs

“Bon appetit” may be the expression the French use when speaking about enjoying your meal, but when it comes to la patisserie, there is nothing more fondly loved by France than the classic French éclair. The French are well versed in dessert, and... Read More

Newsies Axelrod

Spreading the News-ie!

Have you heard the big news? Newsies is coming to the Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC) in Deal Park! The venue has been earning applause as the Garden State’s newest professional theater, and is conveniently located just five minutes from downtown... Read More

Special Events for June and July 2018

Summer Style at Shadowbrook JUNE 5, 11:30 A.M. SHADOWBROOK AT SHREWSBURY 1 OBRE PLACE, SHREWSBURY The Friends of the Monmouth Museum are hosting a fashion show fundraiser featuring summer chic fashions by 606 in Fair Haven. The event will include lunch,... Read More