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Special Events for March/April 2019

Saturday, March 16

Cookstove Demonstration

11 am, Longstreet Farm

Roberts Rd., Holmdel

The staff at the historic Longstreet Farm will cook on the wood-fired stove for this educational demonstration. They will give presentations on how recipes, cooking techniques and kitchens have changed since the 1890s. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 732-946-3758.


Thursday, March 21

Irish Language Series

7 pm, Brookdale Community College

765 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft

Designed for beginners to fluent speakers, students will be divided into groups, each with its own instructor, based on abilities and needs. Groups will interact with one another and participate in joint activities. This format will enhance the objective of keeping Irish available as the living, spoken language at the very heart of Irish culture. Whether you’re looking to dive into the Tain Bo Culaigne or just pick up a few phrases for travel, this program will work for you! There are 10 sessions from March 21 through May 23. The fee to register is $119, with code XIRIL 025.


Saturday, March 30

Classic Radio Westerns & Comedy

7:30 pm, Middletown Arts Center

36 Church St., Middletown

Aural Radio Theater presents an evening of classic radio episodes of The Shadow; Gunsmoke; The Bickersons and Abbott & Costello. Come for a unique and memorable performance on stage, including Foley Sound Effects and music. Admission is $10. Call Middletown Arts Center at 732-706-4100 for tickets.


Sunday, March 31

Double Dare Live

7 pm, Count Basie Center for the Arts

99 Monmouth St., Red Bank

The messiest game show on TV is now the messiest game show on the road. Double Dare Live is coming Red Bank and will bring all the action and excitement of Nickelodeon’s hugely popular TV show to the stage. All the slime-soaking, pie-plastering and booger-busting will be hosted by the Double Dare legend himself, Marc Summers. Tickets start at $35. For more information and to apply to be a contestant, visit


Sunday, April 7

Street Fair & Craft Show

11 am, Downtown Red Bank

Broad Street and Monmouth Avenue

New Jersey’s largest street fair organizer, with 29 events throughout the state, is coming to Red Bank for the Street Fair & Craft Show on April 7 from 11 am to 5 pm. Vendors can sell goods or services or use this as an opportunity to meet customers and advertise their business. There will be artists, crafters, food vendors, kids’ rides, games, live music, a DJ, dance performances, martial arts demonstrations and more. Admission is free for spectators. For more information or to apply, visit, email or call 908-654-1400.

Saturday, April 13

Easter Egg Hunt

3 pm, West Park Playground

3 Rumson Rd., Rumson

The fifth annual West Park Easter Egg Hunt will kick off at 3 pm, followed by an Easter Egg Potluck Soirée and Egg Coloring at 4 pm at 41 Waterman Ave. All neighbors, friends and family are welcome to attend both events. Treat- or toy-filled eggs can be dropped off at 41 Waterman Ave. by 1 pm. Older kids can meet at the park to hide eggs at 2:15 pm. Contact hosts Victoria Bowley at and Cynda Kliewe at to contribute.

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