Monmouth County ACTS

Seining Along Sandy Hook Bay at Bayshore Waterfront Park

Bayshore Waterfront Park Port Monmouth

Seining Along Sandy Hook Bay at Bayshore Waterfront Park
Friday, June 30, 2023

11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park in Port Monmouth for this hands-on nature program. Discover a variety of fish, crabs, and other sea creatures as we pull a long seine net along the edge of Sandy Hook Bay. Closed-toe shoes are required. Meet on the beach near the parking lot. Parents or guardians are required to stay with and supervise their children. No swimming during the event. This program is designed for individuals and families. Weather permitting. FREE!

YOGA: Virtual Classes for Beginners and Beyond

Virtual (online)

YOGA: Virtual Classes for Beginners and Beyond
YOGA: virtual sessions available 24/7 Before attempting any exercise programs, consult your health care provider.

Continue on your own path with refreshing new yoga sessions, available for beginners or more advanced participants, thoughtfully presented by Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound Yoga.

Yoga offers your body and mind many paths to de-stress, to improve flexibility, to unwind. Deep breathing and slow stretching movements warm the muscles, while a standing pose may build balance and strength.

You are invited to choose your own path with movements from the advanced offerings, as well as some of the most Library-popular beginner videos, also offered by Yogi Steven.

These are the session titles for beginners: Yoga Breathing; Yoga Stretching; Yoga Movement; Yoga Stretching with Support.

These are the session titles for advanced participants: Yoga on the Mat; Beyond Beginner.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library. This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

Date:
Sunday Jul 2, 2023
Contact:
HQ Reference 732 431 7220 x7222 mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
Location:
ONLINE

Free

Virtual Pregnancy and Breast Feeding Support Group

Virtual (online)

Virtual Pregnancy and Breast Feeding Support Group
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Do you have questions about pregnancy or breastfeeding?

We are pleased to offer our communities a safe place for new and expecting moms to connect online.

In a friendly virtual environment our Board Certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and Lactation Consultants will provide guidance and answer questions about what to expect during pregnancy, birth and postpartum, as well as, latch issues, breast/nipple pain, milk supply concerns, pumping, supplementation, returning to work and weaning for breastfeeding mothers.

We are here to support you. For more information and to be sent the link to participate in the group please register online.

Held on Mondays from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Event Dates
Select an event date to start registration.
Jun 26, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Jul 3, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Jul 10, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Jul 17, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Jul 24, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Jul 31, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Aug 7, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Aug 14, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Aug 21, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Aug 28, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Event Location
Event Registration
Price: Free

Sponsoring Facility: Clara Maass Medical Center
Community Medical Center
Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center
Jersey City Medical Center
Monmouth Medical Center
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset
RWJBarnabas Health

Registration Type: Online Registration

Registration Info:

Please register for the event online. You will be sent a link to participate in the event via email from the event coordinator.

Free

The LiveWell Center’s Green Market

Anne Vogel Family Care and Wellness Center 200 Wyckoff Road, Suite 1200, Eatontown, NJ, United States

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 credit card only and a free reusable grocery bag is given at purchase. Come see us rain or shine!

Event Dates
Jun 27, 2023 11:30am - 2:00pm

Jul 4, 2023 11:30am - 2:00pm

Jul 11, 2023 11:30am - 2:00pm

Jul 18, 2023 11:30am - 2:00pm

Event Location
LiveWell Center

200 Wyckoff Rd. Suite 1200

Eatontown, NJ 07724

Get Directions

Event Registration
Price: Free

Sponsoring Facility: Monmouth Medical Center
Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus

Registration Type: No Registration Required

Event Coordinator
Abby Thompson, Program Director

Time-Efficient Exercise Class-Brookdale Wellness Center

Brookdale Lincroft Lincroft, NJ

Time-Efficient Exercise Class
July 5 @ 7:45 am - 8:30 am

The Wellness Center Presents Their FREE Summer Programming – Open To All!

“If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.”

Join us for a new weekly exercise series here at Brookdale Community College. More information below or click here for the flyer.

Greg Mahadeen’s Time-Efficient Exercise Class Series – Click Here To Sign Up

Greg is here and ready to share is knowledge about exercise and fitness! Join him and the Wellness Center for their summer physical wellness series, starting on Wednesday, June 14th. Participants will learn how to incorporate bodyweight exercises and small studio equipment into a workout for functional strength and endurance. Discover a variety of total body, integrated strength and mobility training exercises that can be simple to follow and accessible to all participants. Please bring a towel and water, mats are supplied unless you would like your own. Limited Space Available!

Free

Community Garden Volunteering with LiveWell Center

Community Garden Volunteering (in-person)
Thursdays, July 6, 13, 20, and 27 | 9 – 10 a.m.
Join us at the Eatontown Community Garden as we tend to the
LiveWell Center’s garden bed at the shared site. The Garden is
located on Grant Avenue in Eatontown, across from Husky Brook
Park. Meet our staff members in the parking lot and head into
the garden together to plant tomatoes, cucumbers, and zucchini.
Once harvested in the summer, produce will be donated to the
Eatontown food pantry. Group will not meet if it is raining. Call
Abby Thompson, Program Director, at 862.781.3542 with any
questions!
Attendance is free, registration encouraged: http://bit.ly/3nF4ZdT

Free

Chair Yoga at the LiveWell Center (in-person)

LiveWell Center 200 Wyckoff Rd. Suite 1200, Eatontown, NJ

Chair Yoga at the LiveWell Center (in-person)
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Join us at the LiveWell Center for yoga which can help harmonize, relax & rejuvenate your body, mind, and emotions. This class will help gently build muscle strength and promote flexibility, as well as improve mental clarity and focus. Our yoga practice will include physical postures, breathing techniques & meditation for a full body wellness experience. Chair yoga provides all of the benefits of a traditional yoga class without having to get down on the floor! This class includes seated movements in the chair as well as standing postures with the assistance of the chair. Everyone is encouraged to work at their own pace and ability; all levels of fitness and flexibility are welcome!

Event Dates
Select an event date to start registration.
Jul 7, 2023 10:00am - 10:45am
Jul 21, 2023 10:00am - 10:45am
Event Location
LiveWell Center

200 Wyckoff Rd. Suite 1200

Eatontown, NJ 07724

Get Directions

Event Registration
Price: Free

Sponsoring Facility: Monmouth Medical Center
Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus

Registration Type: Online Registration

Registration Info:

Attendance is free, registration required.
Event Coordinator
Abby Thompson, Program Director
abigail.thompson@rwjbh.org

Free

Historic Portland Place Tours-Hartshorne Woods Park

Hartshorne Woods Park 1402 Portland Road, Highlands, NJ

Historic Portland Place Tours
Wednesday-Sunday, July 5-9, 2023

10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.

Tour this beautifully restored 18th century house with exhibits that help tell the story of the region's history and the Hartshorne family legacy in Monmouth County. Tours are limited to 10 persons and may be suspended during inclement weather. Register on site at the Portland Place Visitor Center, Hartshorne Woods Park, Locust, day of tour. FREE!

Free

Monmouth County Library Summer Reading Challenges All Together Now, it’s time for summer reading!

Summer Reading Challenges
All Together Now, it's time for summer reading!

The 2023 Summer Reading Theme is kindness, friendship, and unity, and the slogan is "All Together Now/ Todos Juntos Ahora".

Monmouth County Libraries offer Reading Rewards for specific reading goals for Adults, Young Adults, and Children.

Signup on our Beanstack page for hours of reading fun and rewards!

Date:
Sunday Jul 9, 2023
Contact:
HQ Reference 732-431-7220 x 7222 mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
Location:
All Branches

Free

Seining Along Sandy Hook Bay at Bayshore Waterfront Park

Bayshore Waterfront Park Port Monmouth

Seining Along Sandy Hook Bay at Bayshore Waterfront Park
Monday, July 10, 2023

11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park in Port Monmouth for this hands-on nature program. Discover a variety of fish, crabs, and other sea creatures as we pull a long seine net along the edge of Sandy Hook Bay. Closed-toe shoes are required. Meet on the beach near the parking lot. Parents or guardians are required to stay with and supervise their children. No swimming during the event. This program is designed for individuals and families. Weather permitting. FREE!

Free

Summer Safety: Live Zoom Presentation

Virtual (online)

Summer Safety: Live Zoom Program
Summer Safety: Live Zoom Presentation

Presented by Rachel Tansey

Time outdoors during the warmer months can be a wonderful way to enjoy the longer days and spend time with family and friends. However we still need to be safe not only in the sun but with our food and activities as well. Join us to discuss some tips to stay safe in the summer.

About the Presenter: Rachel Tansey is a Senior Extension Associate for the Family & Community Health Sciences Department under Rutgers Cooperative Extension in Monmouth County. Ms. Tansey earned her bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences from Rutgers University and a master’s degree in Holistic Health from Georgian Court University. Rachel works with local partners to educate residents on various topics centered around nutrition, wellness, and healthy well-being. Her primary concentration areas are in community health education, wellness & self-care, nutritious eating, and healthy lifestyles with an emphasis on wellness in the workplace.

In partnership with the Moorestown Library, this session will be conducted on Zoom and is free of charge. Registration and internet access are required to attend. Register below to receive emailed information on how to access the conversation.
Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library. This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

Date:
Tuesday Jul 11, 2023
Time:
10:30 AM
Contact:
HQ Reference 732-431-7220 x 7222 mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
Location:
ONLINE

Free