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IMAGE Twin Lights Lecture Series Opens with History of Sandy Hook Pilots
Thursday, 30 October 2014
PHOTO: Twin Lights and New York Harbor Captain Ned Britton to Speak on November 8 Highlands, NJ —  The year 1694 was a good... Read More...
IMAGE Monmouth University Students Volunteer in Local Community at The Big Event
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
PHOTO: Monmouth University volunteers clean up Deal Lake at The Big Event on October 25 West Long Branch, N.J. - Over 600 Monmouth University... Read More...
IMAGE Bishop to Speak on Religion in Public Life at Monmouth U.
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ - Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., will speak at a Symposium on Religion in Public Life in Monmouth University, West Long... Read More...
October 31 is One of the Deadliest Nights of the Year for Pedestrians
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Auto Club Offers Safety Tips for Motorists, Parents, and Trick-Or-Treaters Hamilton, NJ  — Every Halloween, monsters, zombies and ghouls fill... Read More...
IMAGE November 2014 Youth Programs at Middletown Library
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
MIDDLETOWN, NJ - NEW programs, special events & old favorites in November @ Middletown Township Public Library for children, tweens &... Read More...

Columns

IMAGE It's the Great Autumn Scrooge, Charlie Brown!
by Anne Mikolay
Thursday, 30 October 2014
According to Charlie Brown's friend, Linus, “On Halloween night, the Great Pumpkin rises out of his pumpkin patch and flies through the air with... Read More...
IMAGE In Long Branch, Jeff Bell Appeals to Republicans
by Dennis
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Long Branch is known for many things—the beaches, boardwalk, dining, and diversity—but being a bastion of Republicanism is not one of them.... Read More...
IMAGE Volunteers Bring Smiles to Peru
by Daniel J. Vance
Tuesday, 28 October 2014
Though a real estate agent the last 12 years, 52-year-old Kim Hammes of Le Sueur, Minnesota, used to be employed as a court-appointed guardian for... Read More...
IMAGE Review - Men, Women and Children
by David Prown
Monday, 27 October 2014
The other day, I went to see “Men, Women & Children” playing at the Bow-Tie in Red Bank and the 1:59 running time-line fit the slot.... Read More...
IMAGE Review - Gone Girl
by David Prown
Sunday, 26 October 2014
I think the movie "Gone Girl" has been out for at least 3 weeks and I did everything I could to stay away from hearing the storyline outside of the... Read More...

Upcoming Events

Thu Oct 30 @ 3:15PM - 03:45PM
School Age Programs Grades K and up
Thu Oct 30 @ 4:00PM - 04:30PM
Preschool Story Time Ages 3 – 5
Sun Nov 02 @ 2:00AM -
Daylight Savings Time Ends
Mon Nov 03 @10:00AM -
Monday Mix - AH
Wed Nov 05 @ 9:30AM - 10:00AM
Baby Story Time Ages 10 – 24 months

mcps_trail_maintenancePictured – Trails Team 

LINCROFT, NJ —  Looking for a volunteer opportunity?  Look no further than the Monmouth County Park System and its upcoming training for trails team members and docents.  These free training workshops are a great way to learn more about volunteering with the Park System.

First up is the Trails Maintenance Training Workshop for New Team Members at the Thompson Park Annex, Longbridge Road, Holmdel, from 9am-12noon on Saturday, March 9.  Prospective volunteers (age 16 and up) are invited to this free training workshop that serves as an introduction to Park System safety rules, tools and maintenance overview. No experience necessary, just a love of the great outdoors.

Also on Saturday, March 9 is Volunteer Docent/Receptionist Training.  Held from 1:30-3:30pm at the Thompson Park Visitor Center, Newman Springs Road, Lincroft,  this orientation session introduces prospective volunteers age 21 and up to docent opportunities at Bayshore Waterfront Park Activity Center in Port Monmouth, Deep Cut Gardens Horticultural Center in Middletown, Huber Woods Park Environmental Center in Middletown, and the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center in Howell. These volunteers are asked to greet visitors and provide information about exhibits and facilities.

To register for either of these workshops, please contact Melissa Kelly at (732) 842-4000, ext. 4283, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  To learn more about Park System volunteer opportunities, please visit www.monmouthcountyparks.com or call (732) 842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the TTY/TDD number is 711. The Monmouth County Park System, created in 1960 by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is Monmouth County’s Open Space, Parks and Recreation agency.