Feb 21, 2019

Special Events for February 2019

Special Events October 2018 Monmouth County NJ The Journal

February 10

Art Gallery Show

3 pm, Guild of Creative Arts

620 Broad St., Shrewsbury

Meet the artists at the opening reception of the Exhibiting & Associate Members Gallery Show on Sunday, Feb. 10 and visit the gallery throughout the month. The range of media includes acrylic, fiber, mixed media, oil, pastel, photography, sculpture and watercolor. End-of-show pickup will be on Wednesday, Feb. 27 from noon to 7 pm. For more information, call 732-741-1441 or visit guildofcreativeart.org/exhibits/future-exhibits.

February 12

Disney’s DCapella

7 pm, Count Basie Center for the Arts

99 Monmouth St., Red Bank

DCappella, Disney Music Group’s new a cappella group featuring seven world-class vocalists, embarked on its first North American tour in January. Created by Disney and contemporary a cappella legend Deke Sharon (Pitch Perfect, The Sing Off and much more), the tour will continue this month, captivating audiences with its modern a cappella versions of classic Disney hits. Tickets start at $30. For more information, visit thebasie.org/events/disneys-dcappella.

February 13

For the Love of Food

7 pm, Holmdel Library & Learning Center

101 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, discover the ways in which food and love are intertwined. Participants will explore myths and facts about chocolate, honey and other historically romantic foods. Vanessa Young, founder of Thirsty Radish, is writer, recipe developer, poet and educator focused on the intersection of food and culture. She will discuss the art and science of romantic meals and provide inspiration for creating them at home. For more information, call 732-946-4118.

February 17

Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure

1 pm, Count Basie Center for the Arts

99 Monmouth St., Red Bank

From the creators of Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live comes an immersive experience that takes explorers to the depths of the ocean to discover prehistoric marine reptiles. Erth shows are at the forefront of family entertainment, using actors, technology, puppets, science and imagination to create an amazing visual experience that connects young audiences to the real science of paleontology. Tickets start at $25. For more information, visit thebasie.org/events/erths-prehistoric-aquarium.

February 20

Afternoon Movie for Adults

2 pm, Colts Neck Library

1 Winthrop Drive, Colts Neck

The Colts Neck Library shows a movie for adults every third Wednesday of the month. In celebration of Black History Month, the film to be shown on Feb. 20 is Mr. Church. In this PG-13 picture starring Eddie Murphy and Britt Robertson, a black cook cares for a cancer-stricken woman and her young daughter in 1965 Los Angeles. For more information, call 732-431-5656.