Monmouth County ACTS

CCYC Presents “Children’s Specialized Hospital” ZOOM

Virtual (online)




(CCYC) Monmouth County Council for Young
Children is a working group of parents and
community partners who share ideas and
resources. We impact change to make the
community a healthier place to raise our
children. Let’s work together to build stronger
connections for children and families.
à Our Family Advocate program can provide 1:1
assistance to help families access resources
they need
 Learn more about community resources
Share your ideas & concerns
Make a difference for the children in your life
Open to all parents & community members
who live, work & care about children of
Monmouth County
To get involved in or for more information:
Monmouth CCYC
Caroline Studer
MaryBeth DeBrito
Family Advocate
Dorys Reitsma
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Budgeting 101 at Asbury’s Oceans Family Success Center & Online

Budgeting 101

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Asbury Park

Learn how to keep a sustainable budget, how to save, and how to improve your credit.

Oceans Family Success Center
Asbury Park

Oceans Family Success Center strengthens and empowers families in the greater Asbury Park Community through collaborative activities and educational programs. We are a welcoming community center that partners with families to provide hope.

Oceans FSC
1004 Comstock Street
First Floor
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Monmouth County
 (732) 455-5272
 Virtual Meeting
 Fourth Thursdays / 5:00 PM
Sponsored by Oceans Family Success Center
Dennis LoGiudice

Pickup Craft for Adults/Teens: Nature Girl Cross Stitch Set – Bradley Beach

Pickup Craft for Adults/Teens: Nature Girl Cross Stitch set

Date & Time
Fri Jan 27 2023 at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
(Eastern Standard Time)
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Bradley Beach Public Library, 511 4th Ave, Bradley Beach, NJ

Pickup Craft for Adults/Teens: Nature Girl Cross Stitch set
Bradley Beach Public Library

Friday, Jan. 27, 11-4
Registration required, begins Dec 27.

Registrants will receive a kit to cross stitch a picture of a girl with a deer. No prior experience necessary.
Registration required at
Los inscritos recibirán un kit para realizar un punto de cruz de una niña con un venado. No es necesaria experiencia previa.
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Brown Bear, Brown Bear: A Playtime Celebration! Monmouth County Park System Programs

Brown Bear, Brown Bear: A Playtime
(ages 2-4, with adult)
Celebrate Brown Bear, Brown Bear with us! This classic
children’s book by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle is a
favorite of young children and parents. Using song, play
and lots of imagination, we make this story come alive
for your little one.
One Session $11.00 Per Child
Freneau Wds Pk Vis Ctr Program Room 1
Thu, Jan 26 11:00-11:45 AM I0531A
Manasquan Res Env Ctr
Sat, Jan 28 11:00-11:45 AM . I0631A

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

NAMI NJ Online Connection Recovery Support Group for Adults in the LGBTQ+ Community
Meets Sunday / 7:00 PM

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

Sundays at 7 p.m. ET

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 for more information.

 Sunday / 7:00 PM
 RSVP Required
Sponsored by NAMI
 Registration Link
Jay Yudof, MS, Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner, NAMI New Jersey Recovery Programs Coordinator
 Web Site

Teens! Gratitude Journal Making at Holmdel Library

Teens! Gratitude Journal Making at Holmdel Library
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Teens! Gratitude Journal Making at Holmdel Library

Presented by: Teen Programming

Attention teens! Want to start your year off right? Refresh in 2023 by making a gratitude journal where you can store your thoughts and learn more about how important it is to be thankful for the little things in your life.

For grades 6 to 12.

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Teen Programming 732-946-4118
There are many spaces available.

Winter Nature Walks Casual Birder-Monmouth County Park System Program

Winter Nature Walks
Casual Birder
(all ages, under 18 with adult)

Monmouth County Park System Programs
Join a Park System Naturalist for these laid-back
morning bird walks. We’ll meander through the
parks for about an hour and a half to see what birds
we can find. No need to be an expert at identifying
birds to enjoy these walks. A limited number of
binoculars will be available to borrow if needed. We
will go even with light rain or snow so please come
dressed for the weather.
Join us on the following Tuesday mornings at 9:00 AM:
December 6 at Fisherman’s Cove
December 20 at Thompson Pk Marlu Lake
January 17 at Manasquan Res Env Ctr
January 31 at Seven Presidents Pk Pavilion
February 7 at Perrineville Lake Pk Agress Rd Lot
February 21 at Bayshore Waterfront Pk

Wondrous Winter Walk at Thompson Park

Thompson Park Lincroft

Wondrous Winter Walk at Thompson Park
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
10 a.m.
Toss on your winter gear and tag along with a Park System Naturalist as you explore Thompson Park, Lincroft, in the wintertime. Meet in the Old Orchard parking lot. Open to all ages; under 18 with adult. Please Note: Sturdy footwear recommended, trails used may have inclines or tree roots to step over. FREE!

F-1 Students! How to Apply to Brookdale

Brookdale Community College Lincroft Lot 5, MAC 214 Lincroft, NJ

F-1 Students! How to Apply to Brookdale
February 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Meet a member of the International Education Center. Learn about Brookdale and our academic programs. Get help in completing your application. Ask questions about online and in-person classes. Find out about the visa application process.
Please register for this event

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February 2
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Categories:
Community Interest, International Center
International Education Center
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Women’s Conference: He Leads Me Ocean Grove Youth Temple and Event Center

Women's Conference: He Leads Me
Ocean Grove Youth Temple and Event Center

Event by Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association

Ocean Grove Youth Temple and Event Center


Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook
Isaiah 55:8–9 says: “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts are higher than your thoughts.”​​​​​​​​
Have you been searching for an opportunity​​​​​​​​ for spiritual growth and renewal? To dwell in God’s presence? To worship and be challenged by like-minded believers?​​​​​​​​
Join us this February as we learn the simplicity of God’s calling to be still, crave intimacy with Jesus, and surrender to God’s will through His word. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Tickets are limited, so grab yours today! ​​​​​​​​
Open to ALL women. No specific church affiliation required. Groups welcome. 

Kids Create for Change

Kids Create for Change
Sat Feb 04 2023 at 10:30 am
T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center, National Historic Landmark, 94 Drs James Parker Blvd, Red Bank, 

Guiding children from diverse backgrounds to find their voices thru artist expression and helping them to connect with each other to make a difference in their community.
Icebreaker Games
Picture Book Readings & Guest Authors
Special Guests (Barbara DiLorenzo, Diana Lee Santamaria, Culture Connection Theatre)
Artistic projects

Each participant will receive a keepsake book of the group’s artwork and stories at a celebration event on March 24th.

Program (includes lunch)
February 4, 11 & 18 - 10:30am-1:00pm
T Thomas Fortune Cultural Center
94 Drs. James Parker Blvd.
Red Bank, NJ 07701

Presentation and Celebration
March 24 - 6pm
247 Broad Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701

Open to submissions by kids ages 8-11 (Program limited to 20 children). Applications due by January 6, 2023. Acceptance notifications will be sent out by January 13, 2023.

Created by:
United Methodist Church of Red Bank

Cutting, Splitting and Hewing at Historic Longstreet Farm

Historic Longstreet Farm 44 Longstreet Road, Holmdel, NJ

Cutting, Splitting and Hewing at Historic Longstreet Farm
Sunday, February 5, 2023

12-2:30 p.m.

Come out to Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and get warmed up using a two-man saw and splitting wedge; learn how farmers used a froe to rive shingles or a broad ax to hew beams. Open to adults. FREE!