Monmouth County ACTS

NAMI NJ Online Connection Recovery Support Group for Adults in the LGBTQ+ Community

Virtual (online)

LGBTQ+ NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group meets on the last Sunday of the month.

NAMI Connection is a peer-led recovery support group for individuals (18+) in the LGBTQ+ community who have a mental health condition. View flyer for the registration link or QR code. Contact jyudof@naminj.org for more information.

NAMI is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to
building better lives for millions of Americans affected by mental health symptoms.
What is the LGBTQ+ NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group?
This NAMI Connection is a peer-led recovery support group for individuals (18+) in
the LGBTQ+ community who are looking for a safe and inclusive space to discuss
mental health and various LGBTQ+ related topics.
Attendees will:
• Empathize and learn from others’ experiences
Share beneficial coping strategies
• Participate in productive discussion
Gain a sense of community and belonging
• Offer encouragement and understanding to others
When will the LGBTQ+ NAMI Support Group meet?
LGBTQ+ Support Group meetings will occur the last Sunday of each month from
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Eastern Time. All meetings will be 90 minutes and are entirely
confidential.
What you need to get started
To register for a meeting, scan the QR code or click here
Contact jyudof@naminj.org for more information.
Bring a friend or anyone whom you believe will benefit, all are welcome!

Free

KIDS! Preschool Storytime – Library in Manalapan

Monmouth County Library Headquarters 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan, NJ

Kids! Preschool Storytime -Headquarters, Indoors -HEADQUARTERS, MANALAPAN

 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan, NJ 07726
 Main number: 732-431-7220

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Preschool Storytime – Age 2 - 4 years with a parent/caregiver

Join us for stories and songs! Monday and Wednesday will be the exact same storytime presented during the week and the stories will change the following Monday.

Free

The LiveWell Center’s Green Market

Event Location LiveWell Center 200 Wyckoff Rd. Suite 1200 Eatontown, NJ 07724

The LiveWell Center's Green Market

It’s the season to buy local fresh fruits and vegetables! Stop by the Anne Vogel Family Care and Wellness Center at 200 Wyckoff Rd, Eatontown, 07724 for our Green Market. Purchase local, fresh, and affordable fruits and veggies. Our registered dietitian will provide meal ideas using this week’s produce. Market is cash only and a free reusable grocery bag is given at purchase. Come see us rain or shine!

Sep 27, 2022 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Oct 11, 2022 11:30am - 2:00pm

Oct 25, 2022 11:30pm - 2:00pm

Event Location

LiveWell Center

200 Wyckoff Rd. Suite 1200

Eatontown, NJ 07724

Free

In-Person English as a Second Language Classes-Monmouth County Eastern Branch

Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch 1001 Highway 35, Shrewsbury, NJ

In-Person English as a Second Language Classes
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you want to speak English?  Learn the language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.  Free English as a Second Language in-person classes will begin at the Eastern Branch in Shrewsbury on September 21st and run through December 14.  

Classes are Wednesday evenings from 7:00 - 8:30 pm, and are offered through LiteracyNJ Monmouth.  

Open to persons 18 years and older.  Please contact Program Director Jhanna Even at 732-702-1895 or at jeven@literacynj.org

*Available to Monmouth County residents only

CONTACT:  Literacy NJ Monmouth  732-702-1895
  jeven@literacynj.org
LOCATION: Eastern Branch - 

Monmouth County Library - Eastern Branch, Shrewsbury

Free

New to Medicare: A SHIP Presentation Long Branch Free Public Library

Long Branch Free Public Library 328 Broadway, Long Branch, NJ

New to Medicare: A SHIP Presentation

Long Branch Free Public Library.

Event by Long Branch Free Public Library

Long Branch Free Public Library

Public · Anyone on or off Facebook

Will you be eligible for Medicare in the next several months? In this 90-minute presentation, an experienced SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) counselor from Family & Children's Service will discuss enrollment, the components of Medicare, options for coverage, and programs that can help qualifying beneficiaries pay for prescription plans and Medicare deductibles and premiums.

Register with Lisa Kelly by contacting her at:

732.222.3900 x2350 or lkelly@longbranchlib.org

Free

Virtual English as a Second Language Classes

Virtual (online)

Virtual English as a Second Language Classes

Do you want to speak English? Learn the language to help you at work, at home and in the community. 

Virtual English as a Second Language classes will be available  September  through  December.

Classes are offered through LiteracyNJ Monmouth. 

Open to adults 18 years and older. Please contact Program Director Jhanna Even at (732) 702-1895, or at jeven@literacynj.org

*Available to Monmouth County residents only

CONTACT:  Literacy NJ Monmouth  732-702-1895  jeven@literacynj.org
LOCATION: ONLINE

Free

Monmouth County Archives & History Day

Brookdale Community College's Robert J. Collins Arena. 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ

Saturday, October 1
2022 Monmouth County Archives & History Day
9am-1pm
Brookdale College-Collins Arena
765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft
Info: 732-308-3771 x 3772
All are invited to the 2022 Monmouth County Archives & History Day hosted 
by Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon and the Archives Division of the Monmouth County Clerk’s Office! 
The event will focus on Monuments and Markers of Monmouth County
More than 50 local and state history organizations will set-up displays on topics relating to New Jersey history and their organizations.

Free

Hazlet Day 2022 at Veterans Park

Veterans Park Hazlet 1776 Union Ave, Hazlet, NJ

Get ready for Hazlet Day on October 1, 2022 from 11 am to 4 pm at Veterans Park, 1776 Union Avenue, Hazlet, New Jersey. 

Hazlet Day is a festive, family-friendly annual event with participation from a wide range of entertainers, food trucks, local merchants, service organizations, first responders and local businesses. 

We welcome vendors and organizations! Vendor set-up is 8:00 am to 9:30 am. Break down is 4:30 pm. No tents or electricity supplied. 

Free

Long Branch Day

Long Branch Free Public Library 328 Broadway, Long Branch, NJ

Long Branch Day is almost here!💚🎉

Join us at the main library (328 Broadway) on Saturday, October 1st from 1pm - 4pm and show your Long Branch Pride!!! There is a rain date of October 2nd from 1pm-4pm.

We will have so many fun activities for all ages. There will be:

🚒 Touch-a-Truck

🎈 Inflatable slides

🎃 Pumpkin Patch

🏠 Bouncy house

🏔 Rock Climbing Wall

💼 Local businesses & non profits

🍔 Food vendors

🎤 DJ performance

🎶 Dance performance

🎵 School performances

🌽 Scarecrow Contest

🧁 Free cupcakes for kids (limited)

🍕 Free pizza for kids (limited)

...and much more!

Free

4th Annual County Seat Jazz & Blues Fest – Downtown Freehold

Downtown Freehold West Main Street, Freehold, NJ

County Seat Jazz & Blues Street Fest
County Seat Jazz & Blues Street Fest

Sunday, October 2nd, 2022

12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

DowntownFreehold.com is excited for another great year working together with the our sponsors vendors and band as we shut down the street to make this event happen for you. This event takes place on West Main Street between Court Street and Throckmorton Street in Downtown Freehold. featuring talented and well-known musicians from the Tri-State Area and beyond. Many vendors are participating with a variety of items from hand rolled cigars being made in front of you to hand crafted jewelry made from sea glass, metal, gem stone, etc. We will also feature vendors with t-shirts, clothing, handmade dog biscuits, soaps, honey, unique crafts, and much more.

Medicare SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) Counselor Offers Help with Medicare Questions

Monmouth County Library Headquarters 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan, NJ

SHIP Counselor Offers Help with Medicare Questions
Medicare SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) is a free, one-on-one counseling service to help answer your questions about Medicare coverage and plan options.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

SHIP volunteer counselor answers Medicare questions on a one-on-one basis. No registration needed. Walk-ins Welcome.

3:00 to 5:00 PM, two sessions in October (the 3rd and 17th) at Library HQ, Manalapan 

Presented by Family and Children's Services of Monmouth County. 

CONTACT:  Programming  732 431 7220ext7222  mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
LOCATION: Library Headquarters Manalapan

Free