ASBURY PARK, NJ – Join Former Asbury Park Resident, Lynn Humphrey and Her Friends at the Asbury Park Museum located 1200 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park on the Asbury Park Boardwalk at the 5th Avenue Pavilion, Suite 503 on Saturdays, Feb 2, 9, 16 & 23 in February 2019 from 1PM-2PM For African-American Read-In By The Shore Days

The Asbury Park Museum Opens at 12 Noon

Admission is FREE but a small donation to the Museum is appreciated. Come relax in the back and enjoy excerpts from books, poems, etc by African-American Authors. Some of those reading include Former Mayor of Asbury Park and Dean of Brookdale College, Ed Johnson, Dean Dr.  Walter Greason of Monmouth University, Former Head of Red Bank Library, Elizabeth McDermott, and Accomplished Author, Carmen Rubin. This family oriented event is open To All Ages. Spots are filling fast if you would like to read Contact: Lynn Humphrey, 732-389-2572, [email protected]

Community Certificates are available

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The 30th Annual African-American Read In is a national celebration of African-American Culture & Literature. Established in 1990 by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month. Further Info AARI:

The Asbury Park Museum is Open Fridays, 12noon-6PM, Saturdays, 12noon-8PM and Sundays, 12noon-6PM until March 10, 2019

A 1,400-square-foot museum loaded with exhibits and artifacts of music. Featuring a Gift Shop of Fabulous One-of-a-Kind Gifts Sponsored by the Asbury Galleria, in cooperation with Classic Urban Harmony founders Charlie and Pam Horner, the Asbury Park Historical Society, and the NJ Pan African Chamber of Commerce, based in Asbury Park.

Lynn Humphrey is the daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs William Cleary. Born in Red Bank, raised in Long Branch. Lynn considers herself a Monmouth County Girl having lived in various areas of Monmouth County and has settled down to live in Eatontown since 2006.  Graduating Long Branch High School in 1971, Lynn is a self taught computer novice since September 1998 who took her last drink on July 7, 1998, A Day By Day Journey of How I Became Sober in 1998

A volunteer who gathered over 300 hours each year from 2004-2009, volunteering at the MS Bike Ride for 10 years at SCAN for 7 years, and at Holiday Express for 6 years.  Lynn has been a member of NJ Friends of Clearwater since 2009, volunteer coordinator from 2009-2017 Creater and owner of the former website, BizEturtle, started in 2007 and closed in 2017 Member and Researcher/Archivist of the T. Thomas Fortune Foundation since 2013

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Allan Dean is editor, publisher, and founder of the Atlantic Highlands Herald. Published since 1999 and selected in 2000 by the Borough of Atlantic Highlands as one of their official newspapers, making...