Saturday, October 29th, 2016
National Cat Day | NATL - Public Interest- "What greater gift than the love of a cat?"—Charles Dickens.
Celebrate cats and help them to find forever homes. Cats can lower blood pressure, offer unconditional love and companionship, tons of laughs and alert their owner to danger. Please visit a local shelter and offer love and life by adopting a cat. Visit click for details for more information.
Sunday, October 30th, 2016
New Moon | NATL - Moon Phases- Moon enters New Moon phase at 1:38PM, EDT.
Monday, October 31st, 2016
Halloween | NATL - Seasonal- Also known as All Hallows Eve, the observance, dating from the sixth or seventh century has long been associated with spirits, witches, and ghosts.
Halloween activities include trick-or-treating, attending costume parties, decorating, carving pumpkins into
jack-o'-lanterns, lighting bonfires, apple bobbing and games, playing pranks, visiting haunted attractions, telling scary stories and watching horror films.
Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
National Men Make Dinner Day | NATL - Public Interest- This day was created for the men who do not know their way around the kitchen and are not familiar with cooking appliances, as well as for the women in their lives who need a break. Non-cooking men are encouraged to have some fun and whip up a special meal for their loved ones. Barbecues not allowed!
For information visit click for details
Friday, November 4th, 2016
Comedy Fundraiser to benefit the Brick Kiwanis | 7:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, stand-up, Kiwanis, fundraisers, funny, charity, VFW Hall, bar,- BACK FOR ITS 2ND YEAR!
Come out & support the Brick Kiwanis at the hottest comedy event in Ocean County! Headlining this show is Johnny Watson, whose credits include Saturday Night Live and Good Morning America! Also appearing on this show are Chip Ambrogio, who is a contributing writer for the Friars Club Roasts, and host Rob Epple, whose appearances include Dangerfield’s Comedy Club and the Comedy Cove in Springfield NJ!
This show is being held FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH at the Brick VFW, located at 373 Adamston Rd. in Brick, NJ.
Doors open at 7PM, show at 8PM. Tickets run $30 (with a $5 discount if you order in advance, so, do that). Snacks available and hot dogs for purchase, with a cash bar and 50/50 too!
For tickets and other information, call 732-691-8580 (Suzanne) or 732-477-5050 (John). Don’t delay!
373 Adamston Rd. Brick NJ 08723
Saturday, November 5th, 2016
Comedy Fundraiser to benefit the New Market Fire Department | 7:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, stand-up, firehouse, fundraisers, funny, charity, firemen, food- BACK FOR ITS 2ND YEAR!
Come out & support the New Market Fire Department at the hottest comedy event in Middlesex County! Headlining this show is Rich Carucci, who has been featured on MLB.com and the New York Post! Also appearing on this show are Sandy Ehlers, writer of her own one-woman show, “Brassy, Sassy and Gassy,” and host Mollie Sperduto, who was a finalist in 2014’s Comedy Competition at the Tropicana A.C.!
This show is being held SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5TH at the New Market Firehouse, located at 801 South Washington Ave., Piscataway NJ.
Doors open at 7PM, show at 8PM. Tickets run $25 and include choice of hamburger/hot dog, with chips and soda. 50/50 and door prizes will be given away after the show!
For tickets, call 732-648-7139, email NMFDfundraiser@gmail.com, or stop by the New Market Firehouse any Monday at 6:30.
New Market Firehouse
801 South Washington Ave. Piscataway NJ 08854
Sadie Hawkins Day | NATL - Public Interest- A popular occasion where women and girls take initiative in inviting a man or boy of their choice for a date. This tradition established in "Li'l Abner" comic strip in 1930s by cartoonist Al Capp. Usually on the first Saturday in November.
Sunday, November 6th, 2016
THE KIDZ BOP KIDS’ “LIFE OF THE PARTY” TOUR | 11:00am - | Arts and Entertainment, Concert, Kids, Family- Happy birthday, KIDZ BOP! The #1 kids’ music brand is taking its 15th birthday celebration on the road with the ALL-NEW “Life Of The Party” tour, and you’re invited! The brand new live show sponsored by Friendly’s Ice Cream® and kids clothing brand Crazy 8 stops in Red Bank on November 6 and features the biggest pop songs of the year and awesome new dance moves. Birthday boys and girls will also be treated to a special surprise from The KIDZ BOP Kids and Friendly’s Ice Cream. The “Life Of The Party” tour is the ultimate pop star experience that’s perfect for the entire family!Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St. Red Bank NJ 07701Jackie Turner 212.598.2256 firstname.lastname@example.org
THE KIDZ BOP KIDS’ “LIFE OF THE PARTY” TOUR | 2:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment, Concert, Kids, Family- Happy birthday, KIDZ BOP! The #1 kids’ music brand is taking its 15th birthday celebration on the road with the ALL-NEW “Life Of The Party” tour, and you’re invited! The brand new live show sponsored by Friendly’s Ice Cream® and kids clothing brand Crazy 8 stops in Red Bank on November 6 and features the biggest pop songs of the year and awesome new dance moves. Birthday boys and girls will also be treated to a special surprise from The KIDZ BOP Kids and Friendly’s Ice Cream. The “Life Of The Party” tour is the ultimate pop star experience that’s perfect for the entire family!Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St. Red Bank NJ 07701Jackie Turner 212.598.2256 email@example.com
Daylight Savings Time Ends | NATL - Seasonal- Standard time resumes 2AM on the first Sunday in November in each time zone. Many people use the popular rule "spring forward and fall back" to remember which way to turn their clocks.
Monday, November 7th, 2016
Moon Phase: First Quarter | NATL - Moon Phases- Moon enters First Quarter phase at 2:51 PM, EST.
Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
General Election Day | NATL - Government- Generally, the Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
Friday, November 11th, 2016
Veterans Day | NATL - National Holidays- Veterans Day is an official United States public holiday, observed annually on November 11, that honors military veterans, that is, persons who served in the United States Armed Forces. It coincides with other holidays, including Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, celebrated in other countries that mark the anniversary of the end of World War I.
Saturday, November 12th, 2016
Special Olympics New Jersey Thanks4Giving Plunge | 10:00am - 2:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser, Thanks4Giving Plunge, Thanks4Giving, Plunge, Polar Plunge, Asbury Park, SONJ- Take a chilly dip into the Atlantic Ocean to benefit more than 25,000 Special Olympics New Jersey athletes. This is your first chance of our plunge season to get in on the fun, so check out click for details for more information and to register!Asbury Park Convention Hall
1300 Ocean Avenue Asbury Park NJ 07712Ed Dean 6098968000x267 firstname.lastname@example.org
Comedy Fundraiser to benefit Caregiver Volunteers of NJ | 7:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, stand-up, gift auction, fundraisers, funny, charity, church, prizes- “Laughter is Good for the Soul” – a great show for a great cause!!
Come out & support Caregiver Volunteers of NJ at the hottest comedy event in Monmouth County! Headlining this show is Doug Karpf, who is a favorite in NYC clubs and performs regularly for the US Armed Forces. Also appearing on this show are Tim Hayes, who you may have seen at the Tropicana, Levity Live and Bananas Comedy Club, and host Mollie Sperduto, whose credits include Broadway Comedy Club and Greenwich Village Comedy Club!
This show is being held SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12TH at St. Robert Bellarmine Church, located at 61 Georgia Rd. in Freehold, NJ. Doors open at 7:00, show at 8:00, and your $35 ticket price includes light refreshments with the show – and be sure to stick around after the show for a fabulous gift auction!
Caregiver Volunteers works to help the elderly and the homebound remain in their homes with dignity and respect – what better way to support this cause than by coming on out for a fun evening? Purchase tickets by calling 732-876-3900 or email email@example.com
St. Robert Bellarmine Church
61 Georgia Rd. Freehold NJ 07728
Monday, November 14th, 2016
Beaver Moon | NATL - Moon Phases- Native American Tribes of New England and the Great Lakes named the November Full Moon the Beaver Moon because at this time of year, beavers are preparing themselves for the coming winter. Moon enters Full Moon phase at 8:52am, EST.
Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
Thursday, November 17th, 2016
Saturday, November 19th, 2016
Ladies Aux Gift Auction & Steak and Bake | 6:00pm - 11:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser, Gift auction, steak and bakeCassville vol. Fire Co. #1
785 miller ave. Jackson NJ 08527
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address Anniversary | NATL - Historical- On this date in 1863, 17 acres of the battlefield at Gettysburg, PA, were dedicated as a national cemetery. The address that Lincoln delivered in less than 2 minutes was later recognized as one of the most eloquent of the English language.
Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
John Kennedy Assassination Anniversary | NATL - Historical- On this date in 1963 President John F. Kennedy was slain by a sniper while riding in an open automobile in Dallas, TX. Accused assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald was killed by Jack Ruby while in police custody awaiting trial.
Thursday, November 24th, 2016
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade | NATL - Public Interest- A part of everyone's Thanksgiving, the parade gets bigger and better every year. Featuring floats, giant balloons, marching bands, and famous people. The three-hour Macy's event is held in New York City starting at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on Thanksgiving Day, and has been televised nationally on NBC since 1952.
Thanksgiving Day | NATL - National Holidays- Legal public holiday. Observed in all states. Originally celebrated as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year.
Friday, November 25th, 2016
Black Friday | NATL - Seasonal- The traditional start of the Christmas shopping season on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Called "Black Friday" because traditionally retailers were in the "black" by this day of year.
Saturday, November 26th, 2016
Small Business Saturday | NATL - Public Interest- A day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. Please join the SBA and organizations across the country in supporting your local small business by shopping at a small business. For more information visit click for details
Monday, November 28th, 2016
Cyber Monday | NATL - Seasonal- Traditional beginning of the online Christmas season.
Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
New Moon | NATL - Moon Phases- Moon enters New Moon phase at 7:18AM, EDT.
Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
Your Mailing Address May Win You $30 | NATL - Public Interest, Win, Cash, Lucky, Address, Number- On the 30th day of January, March, May, July, September, and November we are giving $30 to 30 Lucky Number winners. Check out TownPlanner.com at Noon Eastern Time for the winning numbers! The first 30 people to claim their address wins $30 each. Over $5,000 given away to Lucky Number winners in 2016.
Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting | NATL - Seasonal- The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a world-wide symbol of the holidays, and signals the opening of the holiday shopping season in New York City. Tens of thousands will crowd the sidewalks for the event and millions will watch it live across the globe.
Thursday, December 1st, 2016
National Christmas Tree Lighting | NATL - Seasonal- At President's Park the Holiday Season Begins with the Flip of a Switch!
The National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is a truly unique National Park Service experience! What began as a community event back in 1923 has grown into a nationally televised event with celebrity hosts and performers, and of course the President and First Family.
Friday, December 2nd, 2016
National Salesperson's Day | NATL - Public Interest- An “unofficial” National holiday is celebrated on the first Friday in March. This day honors the value and dedication of the professional salesperson as well as the hard work that they perform.
Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
International Day of Persons With Disabilities | NATL - Public Interest- The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also seeks to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.
Monday, December 5th, 2016
Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
Saint Nicholas Day | NATL - Public Interest- One of the most venerated saints of both Eastern and Western Christian churches, of whose life little is known. Except for the fact that he was a Bishop of Myra (now Turkey) in the fourth century, and that from early times he was noted for his charity. Santa Claus and the presentation of gifts is said to derive from St. Nicholas.
Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day | NATL - Historical- On December 7, 1941 at 7:55AM (local time), "a date that will live in infamy," nearly 200 Japanese aircraft attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, long considered the US "Gibraltar of the Pacific." The raid, which lasted little more than one hour, left nearly 3,000 dead. Almost the entire US Pacific Fleet was at anchor there, and few ships escaped damage. Several were sunk or disabled, while 200 US aircraft on the ground were destroyed. The attack on Pearl Harbor brought about immediate US entry into WWII, a declaration of war being requested by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and approved by Congress December 8, 1941.
Thursday, December 8th, 2016
Feast of The Immaculate Conception | NATL - Religious- Roman Catholic holy day of obligation. A public holiday in Nicaragua.
John Lennon Shot: Anniversary | NATL - Public Interest- On this date in 1980 gunman Mark David Chapman shot and killed rock star John Lennon outside of his apartment building as he returned from a recording session. The death of the former Beatle, who was an international peace activist, shocked the world.
Saturday, December 10th, 2016
Fire & Ice Gala Event | 6:30pm - 10:30pm | Charity, Fundraiser, Gala, Fundraiser, Dinner, Dancing, Live Music- We invite you to join Clean Ocean Action on December 10th, 2016 as we celebrate and raise essential funds for the ocean at COA’s fundraiser, Fire & Ice. Over 300 ocean advocates will enjoy an exciting night with live music, a beach bonfire, ice sculptures, gourmet food and more! For reservations and sponsorship information please visit: click for details
Sponsorship, silent auction items and donations are most welcome. Please contact Tory Woods, Director of Development at Development@CleanOceanAction.org or 732-872-0111 for more information and ways to get involve.Windows on the Water
931 Ocean Aveunue Sea Bright NJ 07760Tory Woods 732.872.0111 firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
Cold Moon | NATL - Moon Phases- The December Full Moon. So called by Native American tribes of New England and the Great Lakes because the nights have become long. Also known as the the Long Nights Moon.
Thursday, December 15th, 2016
Bill of Rights Day | NATL - Historical- On this date in 1791, the first 10 amendments to the US Constitution, known as the Bill Of Rights, became effective following ratification by Virginia.
Friday, December 16th, 2016
Boston Tea Party Anniversary | NATL - Historical- On this date in 1773, the Sons of Liberty, some disguised as Native Americans, boarded three British vessels at Griffin's Wharf, Boston Harbor. Contents of 342 chests of tea were dumped into the harbor as a protest against the Tea Act of 1773 by the American Colonists.
Saturday, December 17th, 2016
Wright Brothers First Powered Flight | NATL - Historical- On this date in 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright, after 3 years of experimentations with kites and gliders, achieved the first documented successful powered and controlled flights of an airplane. The flight was sustained for less than a minute but represented man's first powered airplane flight and the beginning of a new form of transportation.
Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
Winter | NATL - Seasonal- Dec 21 - Mar 20. In the Northern Hemisphere winter begins today with the winter solstice, at 5:44am EST.
Saturday, December 24th, 2016
Christmas Eve | NATL - Seasonal- Christmas Eve, which is the day before Christmas Day, is celebrated in many countries worldwide. It is a Christian observance that falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Eve is celebrated with large family meals featuring traditional dishes. Presents are exchanged and opened, many homes have their Christmas trees lit up, mistletoes hung, and other decorations, such as holly and ivy, at this time of the year.
Sunday, December 25th, 2016
Chanukah | NATL - Religious- Chanukah, the Jewish festival of rededication, also known as the festival of lights, is an eight day festival beginning on the 25th day of the Jewish month of Kislev.
The festival is observed by the kindling of the lights of a unique candelabrum, the nine-branched menorah, one additional light on each night of the holiday, progressing to eight on the final night.
Christmas | NATL - Religious- Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.
Customs include gift giving, completing an Advent calendar or Advent wreath, Christmas music and caroling, exchanging Christmas cards, attending church services, a special meal, and spending time with family and friends.
Monday, December 26th, 2016
Boxing Day | NATL - Seasonal- Boxing Day is December 26, the day after Christmas, and is celebrated in Great Britain and in most areas settled by the English (the U.S. is the major exception), including Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
Some historians say the holiday developed because servants were required to work on Christmas Day, but took the following day off. As servants prepared to leave to visit their families, their employers would present them with gift boxes.
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