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The Monmouth County Department of Public Information & Tourism strives to ensure the accuracy of the Calendar of Event listings, but changes sometimes occur without our knowledge. Monmouth County cannot be held liable in the event of omissions or errors on Calendar of Events and its listings. Contact the respective organization prior to attending the event to confirm information.
36th Annual Juried Art Exhibition

January 17- March 8, 2015

Call or see site for details
(732) 747-2266

This exhibition features some work in a variety of genres and media.

The Monmouth Museum
at Brookdale Community College
765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft
Boeing Boeing

February 6-March 8, 2015

See times
732-462-9093

An American architect and rich playboy is living a beautfiul life in Paris surrounded by his lovely finance; the real question is which one?
Times:
Fridays & Saturdays: 8 p.m.
Sundays: 2 p.m.

At Center Playhouse
35 South Street, Freehold
Guadalupe in the Guest Room

February 14-March 15, 2015

8:00 p.m.
732-345-1400

A Mexican woman whose daughter's
untimely death leaves her struggling
with her American son-in-law and in
a country she is not used to.
Two River Theater,
21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank
The Straight Marriage Play

February 26-March 29, 2015

Call for time
732-229-3166

A World Premiere Comedy by Michael Tucker (Star of L.A. Law).
NJ Repertory Company
179 Broadway, Long Branch
"Digging the Whole"

February 27-March 8, 2015

See times
732-224-2801

The audience will decide the ending to this family-friendly musical about nature and responsibility.
Dates and Times
February 27 & March 6: 10 a.m.
February 28 & March 7: 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
March 1 & March 8: 2 p.m.

The Performing Arts Center
Brookdale Community College
765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft
Eyesights 2015

February 28-April 9, 2015

noon to 7 p.m.
732-741-1441

Monmouth County's prestigious Juried Photography Exhibit featuring many works of art in monochrome & color.

Opening Reception: March 1, 3-5 p.m. & Awards at 4 p.m.
The Guild of Creative Art
620 Broad Street, Shrewsbury
Member Miniatures: Big Art in Small Packages

March 1-15, 2015

Opening Reception:4-6 p.m.
732-747-2266

A juried exhibition of small works (no larger than 12" x 12" when framed) in a variety of different media.
Opening Reception:4-6 p.m. on January 17.
Monmouth Museum
P.O. Box 359
Lincroft, NJ 07738
Pottery Open House

March 4, 2015

4-8 p.m.
732-842-4000

Take a pottery class & try your luck at the potter's wheel. Open to ages 7 and up, under 18 with adult. FREE!
Thompson Park Creative Arts Center
805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft
Urinetown - The Musical

March 4-8 & 10-12, 2015

8 p.m.
732-263-6889

Flash forward to a future dystopia where a severe water shortage has made public pay-per-use toilets a legal necessity.
Monmouth University
Lauren K. Woods Theatre
400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch
Spank! Harder: The Fifty Shades Parody

March 4, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

The Fifty Shades Parody
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank
Gallery Exhibit: Dylan Scholinksi

March 5, 2015

2:30 p.m.
732-263-6889

Dylan Scholinksi is a distinguished artist, author and public speaker whose award winning book "The Last Time I Wore a Dress: A Memoir" was listed in the Top 10 Must Reads in Out Magazines first transgender issue.
Pollak Gallery at Monmouth University
400 Cedar Ave., Long Branch
On Screen in Person: Still Dreaming

March 5, 2015

7:30 p.m.
732-263-5715

Still Dreaming follows a group of elderly entertainers and a pair of young directors hired to stage an in-house performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Monmouth University
Pollak Theatre
400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch
Burt Bacharach

March 6, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Burt Bacharach is viewed as of one of the greatest composers of all time and the ultra-cool cult hero of the contemporary music set.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Sing-A-Long Frozen

March 7, 2015

11 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.
732-842-9000

Let it go with Elsa, Anna, Olaf and more at Sing-Along Frozen!
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Open Hearth - Open House (Free Event)

March 7, 2015

noon-4 p.m.
732-462-1466

Observe eighteenth-century style cooking over the blazing open hearth and experience colonial life as you tour the Covenhoven House.

150 W. Main St.
Freehold
Salsa Night

March 7, 2015

7-8 p.m.
732-446-8308

Manalapan Arts Council presents Salsa Night, an evening of dancing, dinner, DJ & dance lessons.
Knob Hill Country Club
2 Shinnecock Drive, Manalapan
Irish Folk Music with "Three Pints Shy" at Allaire

March 7, 2015

7:30 p.m.
732-919-3500

Advance reservations are recommended.
Allaire Chapel
Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
World's Best Short Films: Asbury Shorts New York

March 7, 2015

8 p.m.
732-528-9211

The "World's Best Short Films," New York City's longest running exhibition of award-winning short films.

Algonquin Arts Theatre
173 Main Street, Manasquan
Girls Night: The Musical

March 7, 2015

8 p.m.
732-263-6889

A touching and hilarious 'tell-it-like-it-is' musical takes audiences on a journey into the lives of a group of female friends.
Pollak Theatre
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch
Belmar Restaurant Tour "A True Taste of Belmar"

March 8, 2015

Noon - 4:30 p.m.
732-681-3700 ext. 214

Sample the fine cusine of
local Belmar restaurants.
(Check website for
participating Restaurants.)
Downtown Belmar
Asbury Park 2nd Annual St. Patricks Day Parade

March 8, 2015

1 p.m.
732-775-7676

Asbury Park's 2nd Annual
St.Patricks Day Parade! Marching bands,
antique cars, floats & more.
The parade route runs from the waterfront to Main St. with a reviewing stand on Cookman Ave. in Press Plaza.
Main St.
Asbury Park
Rumson St.Patrick's Day Parade

March 8, 2015

1 p.m.
732-224-9097

Bask in the Irish spirit at the Rumson St.Patrick's Day Parade! Bring the family to see over 15 bands, floats,Irish Step dancers, Antique cars & much more.
Parade will start in the area of Victory Park on Lafayette St. & River Road, and continue down River Road.
Bradley Beach Art Exhibit and Wine Tasting

March 8, 2015

2-4 p.m.
732-869-1020

Join for wine tastings along with work of local artists on display.
Bradley Beach Public Library
511 4th Ave.
Bradley Beach
Monmouth Civic Chorus - A Joyful Noise

March 8, 2015

4:00 p.m.
732-933-9333

Vibrant music in Hebrew and Latin will be heard in a joyful noise.
First Presbyterian Church of Red Bank
255 Harding Road, Red Bank
Michael Bolton

March 8, 2015

7:30 p.m.
732-842-9000

Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank
Winter Speaker Event- A History of Inventing in New Jersey

March 10, 2015

7:15 p.m.
732-531-2136

Listen to Linda Barth, author of A History of Inventing in New Jersey, speak about her fascination with New Jersey history.
The Township of Ocean Historical Museum
703 Deal Road, Oakhurst
When the Gays Move into Mr. Rodgers Neighborhood

March 11, 2015

7 p.m.
732-263-5715

Joe & Bil explore the realities and human dimensions of living in a world of heterosexual privilege.
Pollak Theatre
400 Cedar Ave., Long Branch
ZZ Top (Date Moved to March 11)

March 11, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank
National Theatre of London: Of Mice and Men (Broadcast in HD)

March 12, 2015

7 p.m.
732-571-3483

Golden Globe Winner James Franco and Tony Award nominee Chris O'Dowd star in this hit Broadway production, filmed on stage.
Pollak Theatre
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Avenue, Long Branch
Godspell

March 13-15 & 20-22, 2015

See times
732-291-9211

Monmouth Players presents Godspell, book by John Michael Tebelak.
Dates & Times:
March 13,14,20, 21: 8:15 p.m.
March 15 & 22: 2 p.m.

Navesink Arts Center
Dean K. Anderson Theater
143 Monmouth Avenue, Atlantic Highlands
Once Upon a Leprechaun

March 13-15, 20-22, 2015

Call for time
732-583-7874

Book by Patrick Rainville Dorn
Music and Lyrics by Bill Francoeur
Sportlight Player
Route 34 & Franklin St., Matawan
The Nerds St. Patrick's Day Party

March 13, 2015

9 p.m.
732-577-8200

Join for the ultimate St. Patrick's Day Party with live music, festivities & more!
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road, Freehold
Rossini's La Donna Del Lago (Broadcast in HD)

March 14 & 29, 2015

1 p.m.
732-263-6889

Showcase of vocal virtuosity set in the medieval Scottish highlands and based on a beloved novel.
Encore: Sunday, March 29: 1 p.m. Monmouth University
400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch
Celebrate International Pi Day

March 14, 2015

2:30 p.m.
732-431-7220

Celebrate Pi Day with a visit from Albert Einstein.
Manalapan Library Headquarters
125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan
Kalin & Myles

March 14, 2015

7:30 p.m.
732-577-8200

This hip-hop duo have toured and recorded new music, boasting over 55,000 YouTube Subscribers.
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road, Freehold
Glen Burtnik's Summer of Love

March 14, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank
Caladh Nua

March 14, 2015

8 p.m.
732-528-9211

Caladh Nua is a tightly-knit, vibrant band with its origins deeply rooted in the Southern countries of Ireland.
Algonquin Arts Theatre
175 Main St., Manasquan
Freehold Borough Art Council's Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

March 15, 2015

noon
732-333-0094

Join for the Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade!
Parade begins at Borough Hall
51 West Main St., Freehold
St. Patrick's Day in the 1830's

March 15, 2015

12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
732-919-3500

Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
The Art Baron Quartet

March 15, 2015

2 p.m.
732-431-7220

Jazz Concert at the
Manalapan Headquarters Library
125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan
Rockit! Live

March 15, 2015

3 p.m.
732-842-9000

Made in America: A Tribute to American Bands ft. the Best of Aerosmith.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Flavor of Freehold

March 18-19, 2015

5:30 - 8 p.m.
732-333-0094

Sample some of Downtown Freehold's most loved restaurants and shops.
E. Main Street, Freehold
Parmalee

March 19, 2015

7 p.m.
732-577-2938

This Country Rock Band has its roots in bluegrass, traditional country, southern rock and blues covers.
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road, Freehold
An Evening of Spirit with James Van Praagh

March 19, 2015

7:30 p.m.
732-842-9000

James Van Praagh bridge the gap
between two planes of existence,
that of the living and that of the dead
with evidential proof.
Count Basie Theatre,
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Savor the Arts of Ireland!

March 20-22, 2015

Call for time
732-706-4100

A weekend long event featuring The Dublin City Ramblers, Ireland's #1 Ballad & Folk Group.
The Middletown Arts Center
36 Church Street
Middletown, NJ
Jersey Shore: America's Playground

March 20-April 26, 2015

Musem hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
732-747-2266

Take a trip back in time to grand hotels and boardwalks through photos, paintings, souvenirs and more.
Monmouth Museum
Lot #1, 765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ
Rent!

March 20-22, 28-29, 2015

See times
732-531-9100 x.142

This hit Broadway Musical comes to the Jersey Shore!
Dates & Times:
March 20,21,28: 8 p.m.
March 22 & 29: 3 p.m.

100 Grant Ave, Deal
Fifth Harmony: The Reflection Tour

March 20, 2015

7 p.m.
732-842-9000

The "fearsome fivesome" brings their show-stopping vocals, charisma, and genuine sisterly bond to an amazing show.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Downtown Freehold Pub Crawl

March 20, 2015

9-11 p.m.
732-333-0094

Join at participating Pubs for tastings & fun! Enjoy Bagpipers from 8-10 p.m.
Downtown Freehold
Long Light Theory and Practicum with Visions Photographic Workshops

March 21-22, 2015

See times
732-245-6699

Discussion on exposures beyond one second, the quality of light, appropriate shooting conditions, per-visualization and more.
March 21: 12-7 p.m.
March 22: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.


Visions Photographic Workshops Studio
Avon-by-the-Sea
Chocolate Lovers' Weekend in Ocean Grove

March 21 & 22, 2015

10 am
800-388-4768 or 732-774-1391

Sat: Hunt for Hearts: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tour of Inns: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Special chocolate lovers' dinners at participating OG restaurants
Sun: Winter Walk: noon - 3 p.m.
Events begin at Chamber Office
45 Pilgrim Pathway
Sponsored by the OG Area Chamber of Commerce
Annual Highlands St. Patrick's Day Parade

March 21, 2015

2 p.m.
(732) 291-4713

Begins at Huddy Park, proceeding down Bay Ave.
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Rachmaninoff & Tchaikovsky

March 21, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

A heart-wrenching meditation on the transforming power of love and the inexorable workings of fate.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Lauren Fox: Canyon Folkies Over the Hills & Under the Covers

March 21, 2015

8 p.m.
732-263-6889

Lauren Fox tells the story of the magical time and place where today's musical icons became legends.
Pollak Theatre
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch
Red Bank Wedding Walk

March 22, 2015

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
732-842-4244

One day, free event to showcase Red Bank as a one-stop shopping destination for brides, grooms, their bridal parties and families.
146 Bodman Pl.
Red Bank
Bradley Beach Restaurant Tour

March 22, 2015

11a.m.-3 p.m.
732-776-2999

Enjoy delicious restaurants from all over town! Presented by the Bradley Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Borough of Bradley Beach.
Tickets being sold at Borough Hall, D'Arcy's and The Ground Round.
Tour will take at various locations in town.
Romeo & Juliet

March 22, 2015

3 p.m.
732-683-6889

William Shakespeare's timeless story is brought to stage though breathtaking choreography.
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch
Monmouth Symphony Orchestra

March 22, 2015

3 p.m.
732-842-9000

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Ballet: Romeo & Juliet (Broadcast in HD)

March 22, 2015

3 p.m.
732-263-6889

The rivalry between the Capulets and the Montagues brings bloodshed to the city of Verona.
Pollak Theatre
Monmouth University
Rixton

March 22, 2015

5 p.m.
732-577-8200

This British Pop/Rock and R&B band has made their US debut with "Me and My Broken Heart".
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road, Freehold
Visiting Writer: Brooks Haxton

March 24, 2015

4:30 p.m.
732-263-6889

Brooks Haxton's books include six collections of poems from Knopf, two book-length narrative poems, and one book of creative non-fiction.
Monmouth University
Wilson Auditorium
400 Cedar Ave., Long Branch
Historically Speaking Lecture Series: Molly Pitcher and Women of the Army

March 25, 2015

7 p.m.
732-462-1466

Take a look at the story of the Molly Pitcher in broader context with Dr. David Martin.
Monmouth Battlefield Visitor Center
16 NJ Business 33
Manalapan, NJ 07726
A Woman in Berlin

March 25, 2015

7:30 p.m.
732-263-6889

Watch five films on the life-and-death decisions that people made in the invaded countries to survive in the war.
Monmouth University
Pollak Theatre
400 Cedar Ave., Long Branch
Miss Nelson is Missing

March 26, 2015

10 a.m.
732-571-3483

The students in room 207 were
the worst-behaved class untill
one day the class gets the strictest
subsitute they have ever met!
Monmouth University
Pollak Theatre
400 Cedar Avenue, Long Branch
Jesus Christ Superstar

March 27-29, 2015

see times
732-842-9000

A modern-day passion play in the guise of a rock opera that has wowed audiences for many years.
Dates and Times:
March 27: 8 p.m.
March 28: 2 & 8 p.m.
March 29: 3 p.m.

Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
First Senior Exhibition- Graphic Design and Animation

March 27-April 4, 2015

7-9 p.m.
732-571-3483

Exhibition featuring the work of Monmouth University graduating seniors who will be receiving their degree in Graphic Design and Animation.
Monmouth University
Rechnitz Hall, DiMattio Gallery
400 Cedar Ave., Long Branch
Toshi Reagon & BIGLovely

March 27, 2015

8 p.m.
732-2636889

A one-woman celebration of all that's dynamic, progressive & uplifting in American music. This versatile singer brings a show of big-hearted approaches to rock, blues, R&B & much more!
Monmouth University
Pollak Theatre
400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch
Songwriters by the Sea

March 28, 2015

8:00 p.m.
732-263-6889

Joe D'Urso and Joe Rapolla return to Monmouth University for an evening of intimate, relaxed and inspired round-robins.
Lauren K. Woods Theatre
400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch
Keansburg Amusements Annual Easter Egg Hunt

March 29, 2015

1:00 p.m.
732-495-1400

Enjoy rides and fun
Hunt for Easter Eggs.
Keansburg Amusements
275 Beachway, Keansburg
(Rain or shine Event)
The African Children's Choir

March 31, 2015

7 p.m.
732-842-9000

The voices of 31 children of war-torn Africa come to the West to bring the first tour of the choir.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
NTL: Behind the Beautiful Forevers

March 31, 2015

7 p.m.
732-263-6889

A Broadcast in HD Meera Syal returns to the National Theatre, directed by Rufus Norris.
Pollak Theatre
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Ave., Long Branch
The Very Best of Celtic Thunder

April 2, 2015

7:30 p.m.
732-842-9000

An eclectic collection of the group’s best-loved and most popular songs from the past seven years.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
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